Altos de Chavon

This Weekend in Casa: 16th- 19th Sept

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This weekend we have the launch party of the new cigars ‘Sejias Signature Series’ and ‘Mi Dominicana’ at the Casa Montecristo on Friday night, as well as live music and dancing at the La Caña bar with the Dekadas Quartet.

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Thursday Sept 16th

Friday Sept 17th

Saturday Sept 18th

Sunday Sept 19th

PHOTO: Tennis players at the Fundacion MIR Family Weekend for Life event, more photos from the event here.

THINGS TO DO!

As well as this weekend’s events and activities happening in Casa de Campo, there are a number of ‘THINGS TO DO’ in Casa de Campo and further afield, available every week. Here’s our guide – to keep you busy! We’ll be adding to this list, so keep checking back for different things to do!

Tabacalera_de_garciaThe Tabacalera de Garcia Factory Tours
The Tabacalera de Garcia is the world’s largest hand-rolled cigar factory and is open to the public for FREE tours, which take you through the many stages which go into the creation of every cigar.
Tours are available Monday to Friday, between 8 am and 4 pm and Saturdays between 8am and 12pm, by appointment.
To book call: 809-556-2127 extension 2341 or email [email protected]
To read our review of the Tabacalera de Garcia Factory Tours, click here.

aquanautas_bayahibeAquaNautus Helmet Diving in Bayahibe
AquaNautas helmet diving is quiet simply a unique and incredible experience – all the fun and beauty of real diving without all the scary, stressful parts! Located in nearby Bayahibe, Helmet Diving makes a great family excursion – explore under the sea and explore a little of beautiful Bayahibe!
For kids age 12 and over, US$45 per person. To make a reservation, email: [email protected]
To read our review of AquaNautus Helmet Diving, click here.

cygalle_healing_spaThe Cygalle Healing Spa
The Cygalle Healing Spa, found in the Casa de Campo main hotel area, near to the pool is a haven of tranquility, which offers top-class massages and a heavenly Water Ritual room with sauna, steam room, hot and cold plunge pools and showers for two! To read about their Hot Stone Massage, click here and to read about their Tropical Day Dream massage, click here.

WHERE TO EAT!

There are many great restaurant in and outside of Casa de Campo, here is our short guide to a few of your options!

rico_bisto_la_romana Rico Bistro, La Romana
Rico Bistro is a fantastic new ‘hole in the wall’ in La Romana on the Avenida Santa Rosa, which serves delicious, freshly prepared food at very reasonable prices. They have a varied menu including classic Mexican dishes such as Burritos, fresh pasta, delicious salads, a melt-in-your-mouth Churrasco and an awesome cheesecake!
To see photos and read our review, click here.

onno's_bar_altos_de_chavonOnno’s Bar, Altos de Chavon
Onno’s bar, as the name suggests is a bar, but as well as being one of Altos de Chavon’s night-time hotspots, it’s also a nice place to eat. They have a varied menu with ‘bar’ classics such onion rings, burgers and pizzas but also have  fantastic seafood and every week they off up weekly specials. On Sundays, the Onno’s Sunday BBQ is a great option for families with freshly cooked meats served straight off the outside BBQ. To see photos and read our reviews on the Onno’s Bar, click on these links: fantastic seafood, weekly specials, Onno’s Sunday BBQ,

la_piazetta_altos_de_chavonLa Piazetta, Altos de Chavon
La Piazetta has been an Altos de Chavon staple for many many years and with good reason: it is quiet simply excellent! A traditional Italian restaurant, with rustic charm and great food such as tuna tartare, the Italian Antipasto, beef steak, lamb chops and fish. Reservations: Casa de Campo EXT 5339
To see photos and read our review of La Piazetta, click here.

Dom Ham, is a GREAT burger place, with burgers, sausage, steaks, chicken wings, tostones and fries. There is nothing fancy about Dom Ham, but the food is good! Located a mere five minutes from the gates of Casa de Campo in La Romana, one street up from the Clinica Canela (Calle Altragracia Esq. Benito Moncion.)
To see photos and read our review of Dom Ham, click here.
A traditional Spanish restaurant with Asturian cider, papas bravas, croquettes, chorizo and much more!
Centro Asturiano de Santo Domingo, Av.Bolivar No 58, Gazcue. Tel: 09-682-2156 or 809-854-3456
To see photos and read our review of the Centro Asturiano, click here.

PHOTO: The Kandela! dancers giving quiet a booty-shaking show! The Kandela! dancers will be preforming THIS Thursday the 26th of August, 9PM at the La Caña Restaurant and Lounge by Il Circo.

SAVE THE DATE! The Bazaar Dueños 2010 will take place on Sunday October 10! To reserve a table contact us on:
809-523-2045 or email [email protected]

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MAIN PHOTO: By Michael Hohmann from Germany, Michael was here in Casa de Campo and the Dominican Republic taking photos for an upcoming piece on the Dominican Republic’s East coast, which will appear in TOP Magazin Frankfurt. Many thanks to Michael for allowing me to use his photos!

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