A weekend in Samana (Part 6) – Las Terrenas and Home


On the final day of our long weekend tour of the Samana Peninsula we decided to take the long route home. It was Independence Day so the town awoke slowly (though as ever, not us – awake at 6.15!).

Checking out at 10am (why does packing 2 bags always take so long with 4 kids?) we headed toward Las Terrenas – described in the guide books as probably the best tropical paradise in this land of tropical paradises. [Read more…]

My Holiday (by Matt)

A Toucan by Matthew (click for larger image)

Cabarete Beach by Matthew (Click for larger image)

On Monday 26th December my family went to a villa in Cabarete. Our house was number one 110. It took us 1.5 hours to get there and cost about 1,000 pounds to rent out for two weeks. ¬†When we got there we found out that it had a TV and a swimming pool. At about 11:59 they managed to drag us away from [Read more…]

Our Holiday by Ben

Cabarete Beach by Ben (Click for larger image)

On Boxing Day we went to a peaceful town called Caberete. Our villa was called one 110 Calle Bahia (Bay Road). Cabarete was clean and peaceful and people spoke American, French, Spanish, Dutch and German. The beach was clean, relaxing and calm. [Read more…]