Caribbean

Playa Bavaro
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Punta Cana – Beautiful, Affordable Caribbean Beach Vacation

After 7 hours of driving through heavy rain from Samana, navigating through 100’s of pot holes, the road slowly turned into beautiful 4 lanes highway passing through sugar cane plantations as we get closer to Punta Cana.  Based on the more developed highway infrastructure, we can feel that we were approaching an area of mass tourism.  After spending the past […]

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Relaxing on Playa Bavaro - Punta Cana Beach
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Best Beaches in Punta Cana

With 35 km of continuous white sand, Punta Cana has no shortage of beautiful beaches.  The beaches around Punta Cana are some of the best in the Caribbean, and without doubt the most spectacular beaches of the entire Dominican Republic .  Ask anyone who’s been to Punta Cana, and they will tell you that the beaches are among the most […]

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Best Off the Beaten Path Beach – Playa Rincon
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Best Off the Beaten Path Beach – Playa Rincon

There comes a point, during the trip to the secluded Playa Rincón, where you wonder if it’s going to be worth it. After all, you drove 4 hrs from Puerto Plata or 7 hrs from Punta Cana to the remote Samana Peninsula to make sure you didn’t miss this beach.  You battled terrible roads, pot holes, blew out a tire, […]

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Crystal Clear Water - Saona Island - Dominican Republic
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Isla Saona – Dominican Beach/Island Paradise

If you are in the Dominican Republic (DR) and considering whether to do a trip to Isla Saona, GO!  You cannot miss it if you have made it to the DR.   We have seen many beaches and islands around the world and Saona’s beauty will always be in our memories. Saona is a tropical island located on the southeast tip […]

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Playa Dorada - Puerto Plata
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Puerto Plata – Dominican Republic North Coast

Puerto Plata area is one of the popular destinations in the Dominican Republic.  Located in the North coast, Puerto Plata is surrounded by mostly lush green coconut forest and tannish/gray sand beaches. The lush green coconut forest leaning into the beaches make for some great tropical paradise photos.  Most tourists come to Puerto Plata to stay at the beach around […]

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Windsurfing and Kitesurfing in Aruba
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Windsurfing and Kitesurfing in Aruba

Because of the strong trade wind (typically blow at a steady 20-25 knots year-around) and its flat seas, Aruba is famous for windsurfing and kitesurfing.  The biggest and best known watersports event of the Caribbean for the past 24 years, the Aruba Hi-Winds, occurs at Fisherman’s Hut (Hadicurari) annually in June/July. Hadicurari, known to the locals as Fisherman’s Huts, is […]

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