Hotel Carmen in Jarabacoa
Salto Grande in Azua is worth the trip
Bayaguana’s Loma Pan de Azúcar eco lodge
Southwest cleared for FLL-PUJ flights
Maroon 5 coming to Punta Cana



Hotel Carmen in Jarabacoa
President Danilo Medina was in the mountain destination of Jarabacoa, La Vega on Thursday, 24 August 2017 for the formal inauguration of the Hotel Carmen at the Jarabacoa Country Club. The Hotel Carmen has 20 comfortable cabañas for guests to enjoy the natural beauty of the mountain destination.

The promoter, former Minister Felix Jimenez (Felucho), is a high-ranking officer of the ruling PLD political party. At present, he is the president of the Dominican Petroleum Refinery (Refidomsa PDV). At the inauguration, Jiménez said the Jarabacoa Country Club is the 34th real estate project he has carried out in his 41 years as a realtor.

The Hotel Carmen is managed by Hostales de Montaña and is a first phase hotel operation of the Jarabacoa Country Club 80,000 m2 real estate development with 600 meters bordering the Yaque del Norte River.


Salto Grande in Azua is worth the trip
It can be done in a day trip from Santo Domingo. Visit the Salto Grande waterfall with its water falling from a height of 35 meters. Salto Grande is the largest of four waterfalls from the 12-km Rio Grande waterfall. The swimming holes are ideal for bathing and relaxing after a moderately challenging hike. The waterfalls are part of the Parque Nacional Francisco Alberto Caamaño Deñó, a dry forest protected area. The Rio Grande River feeds the aqueduct of the Las Charcas municipal district.

The Francisco Alberto Caamaño Deñó National Park has over 8 kms of hiking trails, including 4.7 kms bordering the Rio Grande.

See a video of Salto Grande at:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lzWmUBk7ah4
https://www.diariolibre.com/medioamb...azua-NX7617924


Bayaguana’s Loma Pan de Azúcar eco lodge
Located in Comatillo, Bayaguana, adjacent to the Los Haitises National Park, Hostal Ecológico Loma Pan de Azúcar (Helpa) is open for business. The eco-lodge is about an hour and a half from Santo Domingo. The area where the lodge is located is surrounded by rivers and is perfect for day hiking and bird watching.

There are eight wooden cabanas with capacity for four persons each. For a big family, there is also a casa grande with five comfortable rooms, living room and kitchen.

The lodge offers wall climbing, billiards or just chilling by the pool in these intense days of summer heat.

Emilio Echaverria, project developer and Valeria Canto, the resident manager, explain the hotel also features mountain bike excursions and others such as the hike to the Salto Alto waterfall.

http://eldia.com.do/hostal-ecologico...edio-ambiente/
http://www.helpa.com.do/


Southwest cleared for FLL-PUJ flights
The Dominican government has granted permission for Southwest Airlines to fly from Fort Lauderdale-Hollywood International Airport (FLL) to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ). The flight opens up a new option for travel to Florida from the Dominican Republic.

http://www.jac.gob.do/index.php/noti...mercados-en-rd


Maroon 5 coming to Punta Cana
Maroon 5, the American pop rock group directed by three time Grammy award winner, Adam Levine will be playing on Saturday, 9 September 2017 at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana as of 8pm.

Their mix of polished pop/rock and neo-soul songs has made them one of the most popular bands of the new millennium, with songs like "This Love," "She Will Be Loved."

Maroon 5 line up is Adam Levine, lead vocals and guitar; Jesse Carmichael, keyboards, rhythm guitar and backing vocals; James Valentine, lead and rhythm guitar, backing vocals; Mickey Madden, bass guitar; Matt Flynn playing drums and percussion; and keyboardist and backing vocals, PJ Morton.

Tickets run from RD$1,800 ground and VIP tickets ranging from RD$4,000 to RD$18,000 special guest are for sale at Ticket Express at their Av. Tiradentes 16 corner Rafael Augusto Sánchez address in Naco and by contacting the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana.