As part of the new activities promoting entertainment and healthy outdoors fun, Casa de Campo Resort recently opened a new Petting Zoo. The mini-farm located in the facilities of the Equestrian Center has a wide variety of domestic animals ready to be pampered by its visitors. This new project was conceived by Fernando Arata, director […]
The entire east coast of the Dominican Republic is a haven for many marine species, especially turtles.
With the arrival of July we’re now officially one month into the Hurricane Season 2014 with 5 more months to go. July also brings higher temperatures, because last month (on June 21st), we welcomed the start of the warmer summer months in the Northern Hemisphere, characterized by longer days and shorter nights. But, the best […]
It’s turtle nesting season here in the Dominican Republic, all the way until November, and we here at Casa de Campo Living want to take you behind the scenes. Come along!
March to November in the Dominican Republic is turtle nesting season – which means right now on the Dominican Republic’s many beaches; Hawksbill turtles, Green turtles and Leatherback turtles are laying their eggs – some even right here on Minitas Beach and on nearby Saona Island!
Excellent news for Casa de Campo! The “Caribbean’s Most Complete Resort” has now become even more complete – with the addition of the Uwescuba Dive Center in the Marina Casa de Campo, offering dive and snorkeling excursions for beginners, as well as for advanced divers – technical wreck and cave diving.
Each Vilebrequin Collection comes with a wonderful story to tell. This is my favorite one. For the 40th year anniversary of the brand, they decided to support the Plant A Fish foundation for Sea Turtle Restoration along with Fabien Cousteau. Fabien is the grandson of noted ocean explorer Jacques Cousteau, and founder of the non-profit organisation; Plant […]
Hawksbill turtles and indeed all marine turtles are nearing extinction in the Dominican Republic- but thanks to the tireless efforts of a humble fisherman from Saona Island, the numbers of these beautiful creatures are slowly increasing.
In the early hours of Sunday morning the 5th of August 2012, I was lucky enough to witness one of the most incredible things I have ever seen in my life – a Hawksbill turtle nesting right here in Casa de Campo on Minitas Beach!
Casa de Campo is a paradise, where you can golf, play tennis, sunbathe, go boating and essentially enjoy a wonderfully relaxed life or a fantastic vacation – and now, Casa de Campo is also home to TURTLES!