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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Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Dominican Republic
Mar17

Beach Thursday Pic of the Week – Dominican Republic

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I’m not sure if it’s the stormy clouds above this Dominican Republic beach, the overall composition of the photo (rule of thirds, people!) or just the natural beauty of the beach that made this the most liked “beach pic of the day” image on my Facebook page. There must be something about those Dominican Republic beaches, however, as the second most liked image was also from the DR. Previously nowhere near the top of my travel to do...

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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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