Punta Cana

Puntacana Village Shops, Restaurants & Market

Welcome to Puntacana Village!  Located on the grounds of the Puntacana Resort & Club, the marketplace includes restaurants and shops in an open-air environment shady by a canopy of beautiful trees.  The distance to the Village from Tortuga Bay is too great for our golf cart battery, so we arranged for a lift. There are a variety of restaurants in…Read More

Short on Time, Long on Luxury: Tortuga Bay, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Tortuga Bay

When our kids were young, we had no problem taking them out of school for a week or more to take a trip to the Caribbean.  That changed when our oldest went off to college, and our traditional Thanksgiving vacation was not possible.  Our daughter had only a few days off from classes for the Thanksgiving holiday, so we skipped…Read More

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic with Brian and Sarah

I have always wanted to go to Carnival in the Caribbean, but we never seemed to be in the islands at the right time.  My friend and photographer, Brian Sprague, and his friend, Sarah, celebrated their birthdays in in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, and were kind enough to share their experiences, including Carnival!  For those new to the area, the…Read More