Flamenco Beach Resort

P.O. Box 538, Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic | Resort
Prices starting from $79.00
 

Travel Blogs from Puerto Plata

Our last day of service

A travel blog entry by smitherland

10

... hug this little girl with all her might as a final goodbye brought tears to my eyes. I cannot even put into words the pride and joy that I felt at that moment, but I'm so thankful to have witnessed it.
We walked to el camiente one last time for a fish fry. It looked like fish had come straight from the river and into the fryer, and those who had it loved it. I got a special bacon like side dish with beans and rice.
We went back to the hotel to cool off for an ...

It's Thursday and nobody's salty

A travel blog entry by smitherland

4

... next car (and that's saying something). She'd negotiate a killer price with the vendors then the rest of the girls would partake in the great prices. Triple win!

One artist/vendor gave me a henna tattoo as a sample, a lovely mariposa. We ran into him afterwards at an ice cream shop and I bought him an ice cream as a thank you. The genuine thanks we both felt for the generosity the other shared held no air of condescension, or awkwardness, ...

Cumpleanos de mi hija

A travel blog entry by smitherland

4

... it as a lucky hat.

After our day with the kids we had a quick dip in the pool and delivered our donations and supplies to Dream.

Otto took us shopping for souvenirs-- that was interesting. The kids had been taught about bartering and some were anxious to try their skills. Many were very good. I thought I was impressive for buying handmade wooden spoons for ...

Rural Work Retreat

A travel blog entry by stephbrand

4
15

... of the coolest parts was seeing a cocoa pod picked right from the tree. Hopefully the picture (credit to Ms. Alex Hall) helps in the description, but after the cocoa pod is opened, there are cocoa beans that are covered in a white coating. The white coating can be eaten and is very sweet. Inside the white part is the cocoa bean (which is very bitter) and is roasted to make chocolate. So we finished our tour and ate dinner with the community.

Day 2: The ...

Homesick

A travel blog entry by tiffanybowman12

... of straight up being homesick until tonight. I have a picture of my dogs Hudson and Toostie as my background, and it made me realize how much I’ve missed in 6 weeks. Hudson isn’t going to look anything like he used to and I’m going to have to work to get Toostie to love me. On top of this, my niece is getting so big. Her hair goes into pigtails now and I’ve only seen a picture. I’ll see her in exactly a week and ...

Location

This resort, located on P.O. Box 538, Puerto Plata, is near Altos de Chavon Village, Bayahibe, Dye Fore, and Minitas.
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