Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo
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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 ...
... but there aren’t many ways to
make even a pretty basic living. The settlements all look a little
hardscrabble, but maybe in a warm climate you don’t need much more to survive
than a roof over your head and enough income to buy food. The peninsula is
actually one of the main growing areas for the D.R.’s significant production of
organic cocoa, but growing agricultural commodities usually doesn’t provide
much income for too many people.
... 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 ...