Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo
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- Tennis Court
- Minbar in room
- Airport Transportation
- Multilingual staff
TripAdvisor Reviews Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo Las Terrenas
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... reached by boat that automobile, but the winding road through small villages was not a bad one and the final approach from the hills to the beach did provide the sensation of arriving at a remote tropical paradise.
Playa Rincon is palm-fringed with very white sand and two crescent shaped beaches on either side of a small headland, one with the rough surf of the open Atlantic, the other the tranquil waters of a sheltered bay. The water ...
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 ...
... on the beach including a hummingbird which you can just see at the top of one of the photos I will add here. On the day when we went on our trip, people from other hotels were going to spend the afternoon on our island's public beach as part of their excursion. There's quite a few shops and restaurants on there during the day. We can go on there if we want to, but there's no point when it's busy with intruders and all the sellers try to sell you stuff. It's much nicer when ...
... there with his Dominican wife and one-year-old baby plus her two teenage daughters. They were all very warm and kind and Ron's wife cooked a delicious grilled fish for me every night. It rained all the next day so I moseyed around the pueblo looking at the gift shops and chatting with the locals. But the reason why I came to Las Galeras was Playa Rincon - one of the nicest beaches in DR with white sand, tiny lapping waves and palm trees ...
... for a girl who loves the beach), I was debating where to go. The top beaches are in British Virgin Islands, Turks & Caicos, Puerto Rico, Bermuda, Aruba, Cuba and Grand Cayman. But I had a friend in Dominican Republic and as I speak Spanish and I had heard how hospitable Dominicans are, I decided to head there. I booked a flight to Punta Cana and started learning about the country (i.e. locating the nicest beaches). I knew I didn't ...