Tropical Beach Club
Travel Blogs from Cabarete
We left the TEARS team yesterday (sad to say goodbye!) and spent a day of rest and fun in Puerto Plata today. We head back to Calgary tomorrow. We fly out on WS 2519 and arrive in Toronto at 6:20 p.m. Our flight to Calgary is WS 671 departing at 7:45 and arriving at 9:54 p.m.
... The moto driver was one of the hotel regulars - not a complete stranger. But still - that's pretty impressive service.)
Oh, and the 13# of laundry - 350 $RD = @ $8.14 USD
For dinner, the stars finally aligned and we dined at Parilla de Louis - " The Chicken Shack". Big grill out front that could probably hold 100 chickens - Mike was most envious. We split a ...
Today's highlight was dinner at Bliss, an Italian restaurant situated in a converted hotel. The ambiance is great as their pool from when it was a hotel is still there and is now part of the courtyard are around which a few tables are arranged. Unfortunately for the one woman who tried it - you can't walk on water. ...
... on; mounting, steering and stopping and then off we went. Our parting instruction from the owner was, "when you hear 3 whistles, hold on you are going to gallop, have fun."
The route started out gently, taking use through the local town to the trail paths. As we neared the exit of the town the horses started to get frisky and speed up a little . Soon came what they had been waiting for. Three whistles from the head ranchero, their cue to gallop up the hill. The saddles ...
Today was a good day. After a breakfast of Fruit Loops and Sobrino, we got on the guagua headed towards Cabral. Today Leah went with us, so we made it there for sure. We waited a bit for Eduardo to pick us up (Eduardo is the medical student interested in OB/GYN whose Dad is Dr. Gray's friend).
Eventually, Eduardo drove up in his tiny car reminiscent of a Scion XA. We listened to Mumford and Sons as we drove towards Corominas. I had been wondering whether we were going to park ...
How has this hotel rated in the past?
- Swimming pool