I saw a few pretty harsh reviews of the outside town in Bavaro. I assume that it was because the people visited in '03. When we went in '06, it was not that bad. Sure, it is a very, very poor area, but ALL the people we ever met were very nice and polite. In fact, it is because of the people, not the hotel, that we are going to go back.
Outside of hotel, we went to the downtown area to check out the grocery store and shops, etc. My daughters got their hair braided by two nice ladies. We wanted to shop a bit, but every shop was pretty much the same. All the vendors were beckoning us to come in. Most of the shopkeepers were nice, but some were very aggressive. In any event, we bought a few things, at U...Read More