Archive for August, 2010
Palma’s Sand Beach Bar & Restaurant is located on the beach in the heart of Cortecito, Punta Cana (See Map 4). It’s between Grand Palladium Royal Suites Turquesa and Carabela Bavaro Beach hotels, next door to Captain Cook. Read More→
Captain Cook Restaurant is on the beach in Cortecito, next door to Palma’s Sand Bar & Restaurant (See Map 4). Captain Cook specialises in seafood. Some say it’s a tourist trap, some really like it. The service can be slow.
They do a group price deal for 60$US per head which includes a seafood grill, drinks and transport. Read More→
Titanus Giganteus (cue schoolboy sniggering, that’s its real name) is the world’s largest beetle (in length). This handsome specimen was found in August 2010 on our porch in Bayahibe, Dominican Republic (90 minutes from Punta Cana). They have been spotted on a number of evenings flying around our apartment grounds after recent heavy rains. One of this one’s relatives unfortunately met its end in our pool. Read More→
Punta Cana vacation rentals:
An alternative to staying at a Punta Cana AI resort is to opt for a villa or condo rental. Anyone considering this option would be wise to go through a reputable rental agency.
The three agencies listed below have a good selection of rental and for sale properties that fit every budget. The agencies are owned and managed by reputable people who have US licences. They all live right here in Punta Cana and can be seen daily on the streets of Bavaro. Read More→