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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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Aug31

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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According to this article from Traveler’s Digest, the Dominican Republic (DR) welcomed the most tourists to its shores for island nations in the Caribbean. The article, from 2014, noted that the country that shares the island of Hispaniola with Haiti, had 4.3 million visitors for the time period measure, easily outdistancing second place Puerto Rico and its 3 million visitors. It’s no wonder, then, that the most liked image in our...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Sunrise on Bavaro Beach, Dominican Republic
Dec22

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Sunrise on Bavaro Beach, Dominican Republic

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I love sunsets as much as the next person but if I can ever drag myself out of bed early enough to catch a sunrise, I really hope it looks like this one on Bavaro Beach in the Dominican Republic. It was the most liked image of our “Beach pic of the day” posts from the past week and looking at the picture, it’s easy to see why. I hear mimosas are extra tasty in the morning – maybe I’ll have to give it a try. To download the high...

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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Discovering the Dominican Republic
Dec08

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Discovering the Dominican Republic

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The beaches of the Dominican Republic have been featured in this column before, not surprising as the number of visitors to this Caribbean island dwarf many of the other destinations typically featured on my Facebook page. It was no surprise, then, that this image was the most liked from my daily “beach pic of the day” posts. Although I’m not sure where this photo was taken, my guess is most of us wouldn’t mind taking a walk off this...

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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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