Villas Rio Mar
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- Continental Breakfast
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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TravelPod Member ReviewsVillas Rio Mar Dominical
Everything was great - the service, the location, the grounds. A perfect family holiday.
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Travel Blogs from Dominical
Sitting at the reception desk welcoming late night arrivals at Rudy's Hotel in San Isidro, I feel I have stepped back into a past life.
My first true 'mission' began today with a trip into San Isidro and shall continue tomorrow as I return back to the mountains to meet with a noble man by the name of Ananias. Ananias has been granted responsibility of leading the weekly liturgy at a catholic church in the village ...
There's something to be said about using the sun as a biological clock. Whenever I 'm away from electricity, I feel like my body becomes almost instantly in tune with the daylight/moonlight. When the sun goes down, I sleep. When the sun comes up, I wake. I usually feel refreshed and more alive in the mornings, and physically and mentally tired at night. Seeing as our day ended the previous night shortly after candles were necessary to ...
... pool was very welcome. Its much hotter and more humid the further south we go on the Pacific coast so we are resigned to being sweaty for the next 2 weeks.
Seeing as my toes were a bit sore it was a great excuse to do as little as possible although walking with my boots is OK in short bursts. The night walk was another winner with our guide Victor. Again really knowledgeable and saw things that ...
... but there was a sign that strong current, no swimming. I was scared to go in the water after seeing that sign. I got in for quick dips to cool off.
The sun pretty powerful so I decided to head back to the hostel to chill out. I spent the rest of the day reading, playing cards and resting in the hammocks. I love Dominical. I really don't want to leave. I would love to come back here someday, hopefully soon!
The next morning, I was on a mission to get to ...
Dominica was always one of the ports I wasn't overly excited for. I had
nothing planned, and was mostly excited to get it over with and move on to
Brazil. In fact, Dominica w...as added to our itinerary fairly last minute when
Cuba was taken out because of the Americans. Way to go Americans. Also a
common misconception for Dominica is that it is the Dominican Republic. It
is not. My bank also suffered from this misconception when giving me 200 CAD
worth of the ...