Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Lighthouse Beach Bar, Dominican Republic
Dec12

Beach Bar Pic of the Week – Lighthouse Beach Bar, Dominican Republic

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Travel the world and you’ll be unlikely to find a more unique beach bar than the Lighthouse Beach Bar in the Dominican Republic. Located at the Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus, a short drive from La Romana on Playa Dominicus, the beach bar is appropriately named. Modeled after a lighthouse, the beach bar is perched on an outcropping of the beach, protected by rocks from the sea at its feet. It’s one of the most photographed beach bars in...

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There’s Another Elvis’ Beach Bar!
Apr06

There’s Another Elvis’ Beach Bar!

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Most of us already know about Elvis’ Beach Bar in Sandy Ground, Anguilla, but did you know there’s another one just east of Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic? Located on Playa Bergantin, the Elvis’ Beach Bar (sometimes referred to as Elvis’s) in Puerto Plata is a short boat ride away from the popular Playa Dorada. In fact, the beach bar offers convenient boat transfers from Playa Dorada – you just need to...

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Big Lee’s Beach Bar – Feeling the Love in Puerto Plata
May19

Big Lee’s Beach Bar – Feeling the Love in Puerto Plata

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Lee Peak is the owner of Big Lee’s Beach Bar in Puerto Plata and besides being one of the best bars in the Dominican Republic, it’s also likely to be the most fun you’ll have on the beach in Puerto Plata. I’ve featured Big Lee’s Beach Bar on the blog before, helping to kick off the celebrations for the third anniversary. I’ve gotten to know Big Lee via emails and Facebook and according to his longtime customers, the personality he...

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Photo of the Day: Beach Bar at the Hacienda Dominicus, Dominican Republic
Sep14

Photo of the Day: Beach Bar at the Hacienda Dominicus, Dominican Republic

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Image of the beach bar at the Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus in La Romana, Dominican Republic. Photo by Clive Gutteridge. Share this:TweetShare on...

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Happy Birthday, Big Lee’s Beach Bar!
Sep05

Happy Birthday, Big Lee’s Beach Bar!

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September isn’t just my birthday month (this Sunday – cash gifts accepted!). Big Lee’s Beach Bar, located in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic, celebrates three years in business this month. The official celebration is scheduled for September 20th and will include an all day party, free buffet and karaoke in the evening. If you can’t make it on that date, I’m sure Big Lee would be more than willing to celebrate three years in business...

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Photo of the Day – Cabarete Beach Bar, Dominican Republic … Plus the Farewell Tour Continues
Mar07

Photo of the Day – Cabarete Beach Bar, Dominican Republic … Plus the Farewell Tour Continues

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Beach bar found on a Cabarete beach in the Dominican Republic – a reminder that any true beach bar can be rebuilt in a week. As I get ready to move this blog to a self hosted site and WordPress promptly kicks me off the Reader, I’ve started some “I’m moving” articles in the hope that some of you will find my featured photos pretty enough and my commentary bearable enough to follow me and keep in contact....

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