beaches

Los Gringos Beach East Of Nagua – Yet Another Uncrowded Beach On The North Coast

Los Gringos Beach in Nagua is one of those fairly well developed beaches that can be quite crowded on holidays and the occasional weekend.  However on most weekdays you can have the whole beach to your self.  Nagua is a busy town of about 80,000 people so you can imagine how festive this beach can […]

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Discovering Another Deserted Beach On The North Coast

I just love the North Coast of the Dominican Republic near Cabrera.  It seems that if you point your car down any path or road toward the ocean you will end up discovering another unspoiled, uncrowded beach just waiting for you to settle in for a nice day on the beach. On our free North […]

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Kicking Off 2017 With A Visit To A New Beach – Will 2017 Be Your Year For Change

It looks like Cabrera Dominican Republic will be a good, stable place to be in 2017.  While a lot of my more conservative American friends seem to be enjoying a little bit of euphoria over the election of Trump, I have to caution you not to get too complacent.  After all, the US still faces a staggering […]

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Chillin Out On A Deserted Beach In Cabrera Dominican Republic

It is common to find long stretches of unspoiled and uncrowded beaches on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic near Cabrera.  After days of writing articles DR Escapes it is time to play Robinson Crusoe  on this deserted beach for an afternoon.  Even though I have the beach almost to myself, there is still a […]

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Exploring Pirate Beach Near Cabrera

Some days you just need a little time off-the-beaten-path to clear the cobwebs out of your brain and to just relax.  Thankfully there is no shortage of out of the way spots up here on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic.  Whether you prefer the sounds of waves lapping on the beach or the […]

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Bavaro Dominican Republic – A Tourist Shopping Meca Right On The Beach

Bavaro is one of those iconic little beach towns on the southeast coast of the Dominican Republic.  Just a few miles north of the famous Punta Cana resort town.  As you would expect, Bavaro is jam packed with every imaginable tourist gift store and beach supply store.  I think of this little town as a […]

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Continuing Our Southeast DR Road Trip – Another State Of Art Highway Project

We see evidence in the news everyday that many countries are struggling and facing financial turmoil, yet we continue to see ample evidence that the Dominican Republic continues on its upswing.  As we were traversing the mid-south to southeast regions of the Island, we stumbled on yet another one of the many new road construction […]

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Caño Hondo Eco Lodge and Taino Caves – Southeast DR Road Trip 2015

The Caño Hondo Eco Lodge and nearby Taino Caves were a real treat along our road trip through the Southeast region of the DR.  As you probably know if you have followed our blog post for very long, we tend to fly from the seat of our pants when we set out on our vacation road […]

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Let’s Explore The Southeast Region Of The DR – Road Trip 2015

Finally, Liane and I were able to block out a week between the free Discovery Tours to take a little vacation of our own.  This year we decided to explore the Southeast region of the Dominican Republic.  As you will see in this series of videos we start our little adventure traversing that beautiful stretch […]

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A Lazy Day At Bacardi Island – Another North Coast Beach Escape

Bacardi Island, just of the coast of Samana Dominican Republic, is one of those perfect settings for a lazy day on the beach.  One of the neat things that Johnny does when a new batch of students graduate his English Language school is treat them to a little outing at one of the nearby beaches. […]

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