From the Playa Dorada resort complex, we took a bus 1 hour west along the coast to Luperon Bay, where we caught a small catamaran. There were catamaran trips with more than 70 people on them, but we chose the smaller one, which had about 20 people.
We sailed out into the ocean, and it was a blast when the captain sailed directly into the swells, soaking us (not so much fun for the people who got seasick). We sailed to a village located on a sandy white beach, close to where Christopher Columbus first landed when he "discovered" the island.
At the village, children playing naked in the ocean welcomed us, while the adults waited to barter with us for jewelry, carvings, sea shells, fr...Read More