Plaza Lusitania

C/ Principal, Las Galeras, Samaná Peninsula, Dominican Republic | Hotel
 

Travel Blogs from Las Galeras

Go Galeras

A travel blog entry by straykat6

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... Terrenas later in the week as it is a popular cosmopolitan area with a European influence. Not surprisingly, the German people I met in Playa Limon highly recommended it. Anyway, another two hours sitting in the bed of a truck and I finally arrived in Las Galeras.

The hotel where I stayed was a small place with maybe five guest houses and a central kitchen/restaurant all set in a lush tropical garden. The 45 year old Belgian owner ...

Rum & Rifles in Playa Limon

A travel blog entry by straykat6

2
11

... kid. I think that was the most action he'd seen all year!

After two nights at Rancho La Cueva I set out for my next destination: Las Galeras. Playa Limon was a nice stop on my way up from Punta Cana but unfortunately not a necessary destination that I would go out of my way for again. The Swiss owner's Dominican wife was very friendly and the other travelers were nice to chat with but what came next... far exceeded my expectations.
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Samana, Dominican Republic

A travel blog entry by buddyp

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... Clouds were building up by this time, so it was good to head back. Our guide told us about the national sport of baseball, and the local here David “Big Papi” Ortiz. Later I showed the guide my Boston Strong hat and he loved it! He also hates the Yankees. We are now friends for life.

We returned to the dock and quickly boarded a tender back to the Noordam. We had a few sprinkles as we waited to board. It was nice to be back home.

By ...

4th July

A travel blog entry by harrywalker

2

... people got seriously burnt. My factor 30 was pushed to its limits, but I evaded the burn. That night, there was a beach party in a beach bar for the peace corps with a huge mixture of locals and Americans getting drunk. It was really fun, but I sweated shed loads.

The next day we chilled at the nearer Playita which was just as incredible. Everyone was feeling a little ...

Traveling with 'the boy'

A travel blog entry by thepotvins

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30

... but didn’t really work too well for us.

After an hour on hold with Continental, and an hour on the phone with an agent we worked it out…what had happened is that the 2pm flight they originally had us on was cancelled, so the 7am flight is the only option on Friday. They automatically switched us to that (brilliant).

The solution was that they’d fly us to Newark the day before, and put us up in a hotel, buy us dinner, ...

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This hotel, located on C/ Principal, Las Galeras, is near Spanish Wells, Gaulding's Cay, Tarpum Bay, and Rock Sound.
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    4.50 of 5 stars Outstanding