Travel Blogs from Las Galeras
... Terrenas later in the week as it is a popular cosmopolitan area with a European influence. Not surprisingly, the German people I met in Playa Limon highly recommended it. Anyway, another two hours sitting in the bed of a truck and I finally arrived in Las Galeras.
The hotel where I stayed was a small place with maybe five guest houses and a central kitchen/restaurant all set in a lush tropical garden. The 45 year old Belgian owner ...
... the local "buses" which are more like shuttle vans packed to the gills with people) from Higuey, and Higuey looked like it was equidistant from Playa Limon as Punta Cana, so I figured I could handle a two hour bus ride, even after 8 hours of flying, if it meant I could spend the next two days on a semi private beach.
Well, six hours and three transfers later, I finally arrived at El Cedro, a small village close to Playa Limon. I ...
... we had our best dinner in the main dining room so far. The service was prompt and the food excellent. We followed this with a fun show featuring Tricia Kelly. She does celebrity singer impersonations while mixing in humor. Here voice is excellent. For our California friends watch for her in your area and catch her if you can. She does a great job!
Tomorrow is a sea day. We have nothing planned as of yet. I may take some ship photos and share them with you tomorrow ...
... a mansion in a small beach village in the north of Samana, and 16 of us piled in for three nights of partying. The house looked like a drug lord owned it, and was just 15 mins walk from an incredible beach.
The first day we went to Playa Rincon which is meant to be one of the nicest beaches in the Caribbean. We played, drank beer and sun bathed for the whole day, ...
... and I have my smoothie.
After feeding the rambunctious boy, I head back up to the ticket counter. Score! Line is down to 5 people. 45 minutes later it is down to 4 people. Whoa, now we’re moving. Struggling with the boy has me sweaty and tired, but 15 minutes later we’re finally talking to someone. After I confirm that this guy can “help” us, I call Farida and have her come meet me.
The “helpful” gate ...
TripAdvisor Reviews Rincon Rubi Las Galeras
Other places to stay in Las Galeras
Bahia de Rincon, Las Galeras | Hotelfrom $111