Villa Serena Hotel
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... Parillada Mixta at an Argentine restaurant, and a whole grilled Red Snapper at a beach grill at Playa Rincon – but not much of it except for a side of tostones (deep fried plantain slices) was very Dominican.
I drove back across the peninsula via a different route through a beautiful landscape of tropical forest and banana and cocoa plantations, a perfect tropical Caribbean paradise with some great views of the Atlantic and the ...
nights. At 1,000 Dominican pesos or about $23/night for a room with private
bath and air con it was my kind of place. Samana is on the south side of the
peninsula looking across Samana Bay to the mainland. La Bahia de Samana is the
winter habitat of most of the North Atlantic’s population of Humpback Whales
and is considered one of the world’s top ten whale-watching destinations. I was
there a few days to early, though. Their arrival is ...
... s brains in. I hope they drink so much Ron punch tonight that they end up in Ron induced comas until we leave. I will add some photos to show you some bits of the resort that we hadn't told you about. The public beach is really nice - we have had some nice walks on there both at night and during sunset. After 6, the beach becomes hotel property so all the boats have to leave. This is the section of the beach that was the setting for the old Bacardi advert. We saw some ...
... wok. Not sure why it was in a wok. It was basically strawberry gateau. We liked the guava cake and the chocolate cornflake cakes but as usual the Caribbean puddings are a bit pants. Today it's Dominican night. Who knows what treats lie ahead.... There are some right strange people here. I shall tell you about a few: 1. A man who looks like a cross between Bill Clinton and Father Ted - we like to call him Bill ...
... beach you’re drenched. I’m concerned about the ecological impacts of my sweat to the ocean’s salinity, but I plunge in nonetheless.
The bay we are in is beautiful – La Playita. La Playita is a long curving white sand beach, capped on either end by short rocky points. It is a Saturday, but there are fewer than 20 people on the entire beach. No hawkers to worry about.
It was about 5 years ago that I was able to ...