When former Paramount Studios set designer and cinema stylist Roberto Coppa was given carte blanche to design the artists village of Altos de Chavón, he was tasked with building a mecca for art and culture. Often referenced as a replica of a 16th century Mediterranean village, Altos de Chavón is far from being a replica, […]
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“El Torito” kept Dueños on their feet at this year’s Beach Dinner Party!
We may have been a bit tired after a long day of sports, activities and fun, but that didn’t stop Casa de Campo dueños from celebrating as we had never seen them before at the Dueños 2016 Dinner-Dance Party; with none other than El Torito in charge of keeping everyone on their feet!
REAL Tarot Reader is back by popular demand THIS SUNDAY at Fresh Fresh
Last Sunday at the Altos de Chavón Fall Fest, there was a little inconspicuous corner that grabbed the attention of many. Tucked behind a weaved curtain in Fresh Fresh, a REAL Tarot Reader spent the day delving into the past, present and future of the many who scheduled an appointment and stepped into the tarotist’s […]
Velvet actors are in Casa de Campo filming a pirates’ movie!
Velvet fans are probably WELL AWARE that Raul de la Riva (Asier Etxeandia) and Pedrito Infantes (Adrian Lastra) are in Casa de Campo and loving every minute of it! They are the lead actors of a film being shot at Altos de Chavón called Nadie Muere en Ambrosia…and you guessed it: Ambrosia is the one […]
The 2016 Fall Fest, as seen by the Fundación MIR!
When we started organizing the 2016 Altos de Chavón Fall Fest, the guest list was one of the first things we took care of. We wanted the community at large to take part in this event. At the top of this list were the children of the Fundación MIR, the Hogar del Niño and the Niños […]
10 Things We Loved About Fall Fest
Altos de Chavón Fall Fest may be over, but that doesn’t keep us from oohing and aahing over the best memories and pictures! See how we kicked back on Sunday with treats, arts & crafts, live music, friends and good times. Until next time!!!
Casa’s Autumn Weekend Plans: Dueños 2016, Altos de Chavón Fall Fest, Gipsy Kings and more!
We’ve been announcing several activities for the weekend, and here we’re bringing you a breakdown of ALL of them! Throughout the week, we’ll also be posting more info on some of these activities so stay tuned! In the meantime, mark you calendars for everything there is to do and see which ones you want to try, or […]
Announcing the Altos de Chavón Fall Fest: Sunday, Oct. 30th!
If you thought Dueños 2016 weekend was going to be fun, keep reading to find out how Casa de Campo Living is going to make it EPIC! In partnership with ALL of the Altos de Chavón stores and restaurants, we are putting together the Altos de Chavón Fall Fest, an afternoon for brunching, mimosas, incredible […]
Looking back at a Mexican Weekend with Chef Gerardo Vázquez Lugo **Update: More Pictures!!**
I’m a very unique foodie. In addition to being vegetarian, I love ethnic food—Ethiopian and Indian cuisine being my favorite. But for me, Mexican cooking is in a league of its own. The spiciness and the creative reinvention of the same basic ingredients in infinite combinations makes Mexican food that international “comfort food” I crave. […]
Carlos Vives visits Fundación MIR upon arrival to the Dominican Republic!
In the lead up to the Carlos Vives concert at Casa de Campo’s Altos de Chavón amphitheater, the much-anticipated Columbian singer first gave a visit to the children of Fundación MIR! He arrived at the La Romana Airport on Friday and was greeted by Rafael Torres and Gamal Hache as he stepped off the plane. Vives then […]
Get to know Bar Monaco, opening at the old Papa Jack’s December 2016
This holiday season in Casa de Campo promises to be an exciting one, with new establishments, like 30Sinco re-freshening the dining and nightlife scene. Last month we let you know that Papa Jack’s was sold and closing, and today we are exclusively introducing Bar Monaco, the new stylish establishment that will take its place this […]