Villa Serena Hotel
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... different shades of blue, green, and turquoise because of its clarity and the light and varying sand color in the shallows. So this is what a perfect beach looks like? I guess I have to admit that being more of a mountain man I’m not too much of a connoisseur of beaches, but lack of crowds, colorful water, palm trees near the shore line, and green hills across the bay works for me!
On my third day based on Samana I drove ...
... so powerful as to create much danger of riptides.
The Samana Peninsula is full of small villages filled with
people who look like they have little to do. You can see why so many Dominicans
immigrate to New York City. It’s a paradise where you can hang around, twiddle
your thumbs, go to the beach, and maybe figure out ways to hussle tourists with
boat excursions to deserted islands or steer them to a place where you can get
a commission on their shopping or ...
... 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 ...
Hello! Sorry we haven't written for a few days but our internet signal has been almost non-existent so we haven't been able to post anything. Since we last wrote, we have had to make some really difficult decisions - for example: Pool or beach? What time shall we get up? Buffet or a la carte restaurant? Which cocktail should we have? Rum or no rum? Should we eat inside or outside? Tasting menu or not? Do my Flipflops match my bikini? Should we watch the entertainment or just ...
... go. Without so much as asking for a credit card they accept our voucher and give us a room key. 10pm. We order room service (surprisingly good), and set our 4:30am wake-up call.
Heading to the Dominican. Apart from getting up early, day 2 or travel goes fairly well. We have a lot of luggage to haul around, but after the first day, no real complaints.
Once again, the boy is good on the airplane…he doesn’t sleep much on the plane ...