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- Airport Transportation
- Continental Breakfast
- Wireless internet connection in public areas
- Wireless internet connection in room (surcharge)
- Smoking rooms available
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We finally managed to get into one of the onsite restaurants. We had dinner this evening at La Luna Steakhouse. You do not have to pay at the restraints but you do need a reservation and it can take days to be able to get in. Regardless of the wait it was a great experience. La Luna is set on one of the many interconnected ponds, so there is plentiful wildlife surrounding you throughout your candle lit dining experience. The ducks, ...
We gave the local market another try today and actually bought a few souvenirs. We managed to fend off their overly aggressive sales tactics, but it just about finished me. I've heard enough 'cheapie cheapie', 'best price', and 'bless my store' to last me a lifetime. I really don't think that they ...
Today was spent on the resort, not the beach, just in and around the resort grounds. We took the time to walk the grounds some more and see the wildlife up a little closer. There are quite a variety of birds living on the grounds. The ones we recognize are peacocks, pigeons, geese, flamingos and cranes. There are several species that we do not recognize as well. In the ponds there are turtles, a variety of fish and very large toads or ...
... that mall management had 'no guns' signs posted on the doors :/ From there our bus took the journey to the fishing village of Bayahibe where we met our catamaran that would take us to Isla Saona. The catamarans are huge, you could easily transport 100 people on them. The ride itself was beautiful, the amount of cigarette smoke and the music volume was not. I think that they believe here that everyone wants to be drunk all ...
... church, Cathedral of Santo Domingo, was ornate and looked as though it belonged in Europe.
On another day, we took a boat to Saona Island as part of a tour where we are bbq, fruit and collected seashells that we brought home with us. We went through a cave complex (called Los Tres Ojos) with crystal clear blue ponds and fossils all around. On our way home, we stopped at a tobacco farm, and for Dave this might have been the highlight of the trip. He'd grown his ...