El Portillo Beach Resort

LG EL PORTILLO, Samaná Peninsula, Dominican Republic | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Samaná Peninsula

Coco Loco for Cayo

A travel blog entry by azuremyst1984

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... sundries in thatch huts. I found these characters to be a bit pushier than than the usual vendors we'd encountered on previous islands, although I guess I cannot blame them since we were told ours was the first cruise ship to visit the island in 5 months. Being the first of the season would explain my initial thoughts on how there were so many ripe coconuts readily available for so cheap, but enough about the coconuts, I know.
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The Great Escape

A travel blog entry by gilmer

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... for this excursion was that it included the beach chairs, a fairly private area on the beach away from the larger crowds and use of snorkels, kayaks and water tubes. Joanne and I enjoyed just relaxing.

I especially liked the pineapple drinks (alcohol served in a pineapple cut out in the middle) - YUM YUM. There were coconut drinks but I waited too long to get one - they sold out.

All around ...

Learning the Facts of Life

A travel blog entry by angela_smith

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... said that phrase to me.

WAITING FOR OCTOBER: As you all know I have been in my own house since March. I walked all my stuff over at night so no one could see my stuff. Now I have more stuff: stove, gas tank, wooden table for stove, twin bed, queen bed, sheets for wall dividers, giant tank to store water. I don’t let anyone inside my house and if my door’s open all they can see are some chairs. I was saving up to buy a table ...

6 day visit to 2 year site

A travel blog entry by angela_smith

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... it and talk or to say call me back a little later.

October 19th 2010 to October 24, 2010

6 DAY VISIT TO 2 YEAR SITE...We got back to the capital from Constanza on Saturday. The following Tuesday we left for 6 days. Most people packed all of their stuff and brought it to the training center Tuesday at 7 am that they were taking to their site. That involved each person calling a taxi for themself to fit all their stuff. I was ...

Sit right back and you'll hear a tale

A travel blog entry by projectpaz

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... whales use the Samana bay as a breeding ground and nursery. Whale watching as a tourist industry began in the 70’s and has been a boom for what was originally a sleepy coastal town. Whale watching tourism is wide and varied, with everything from a short hour and a half tour of the bay, to multi day excursions with “soft encounters” with the whales. We were pressed for time and money so we decided on a short little jaunt out into the bay. We found ...

Location

This hotel, located on LG EL PORTILLO, Samaná Peninsula, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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TripAdvisor Reviews El Portillo Beach Resort Samaná Peninsula

4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding

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