El Portillo Beach Resort

LG EL PORTILLO, Samaná Peninsula, Dominican Republic | Hotel
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Travel Blogs from Samaná Peninsula

Samana, Dominican Republic

A travel blog entry by jvrk

... as developed as other ports, but it was fine. Lots of individuals hawking tours and some kids begging, stray dogs wandering, but nothing that was worse that other parts of the world. We walked along the water, and the scenery was nice and green. We walked to a little market and browsed for a souvenir. We found a little pot and the woman started out at $10. I could have talked her down, but what’s ...

Waaaay over do blog

A travel blog entry by angela_smith


... include them in my projects. So they were invited to English classes. I was offering the class to people 14 years old and up, who could read and right. Pretty much everyone has difficulty reading Spanish no matter what their age, but people under 14 are still learning to read/write. I knew pretty well the people under 14 that could read/write and told them they were invited to the class. The reunion the 16th was to figure out what days/times people wanted class.


A travel blog entry by white-travels


Heavy rain before we got up. Took the tender to Samana from the boat at 09.30 and the sun was very hot. Negotiated a taxi (Honda CRV) to take us to Playa Rincon. Apparently, this is one of the top 10 beaches in the world (according to Conde Nast Traveler): 'it is not perfect in the manicured, raked-sand way, but in the wild and deserted way'. The road out of Samana was pretty rough and Pepe, our driver for the day, slowed to avoid potholes and went on the wrong side of the ...

Hotel Haven - the first review

A travel blog entry by sundboell

... t get any fresher that this) food ? What beats swimming in the Caribbean with good friends and two dogs, while the locals turn their stereos louder and louder to lure us into their beach restaurants - where we then get served the best fish I've tasted in a very long time ? Forget about the rat, the lack of electricity and running water; those obstacles will be overcome soon. Forget about the mosquitos (unless the one that's left finds a partner, ...

I'm Official!

A travel blog entry by jayrbird


... heating up. If you're tired of seeing/talking/thinking/debating about it, I can definitely say that I understand. On May 16th, there is a presidential election here in the Dominican Republic, which has been the center of the nation's attention for months. We were warned about this during our staging in Washington, D.C. back in February and were advised to not wear the any of the political party colors and to stay out of riots and rallies. ...


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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