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The Lakes Barcelo Golf Club, Punta Cana

This is the ultimate where to go and must see single-source for the top Caribbean island and Central America destinations, Bahamas, Puerto Rico, Barbados, Dominican Republic, Costa Rica, Panama, Belize, Mexico and more!

Travel Tips Include Santo Domingo, La Romana, Casa de Compo golf resorts, Punta Cana golf resorts, Santiago, Puerto Plata, Isle Verde, Condado, San Juan, Dorado beach, Rio Mar beach, Bridgetown, St. Lawrence Gap, Holetown, Sandy Lane Barbados, The Crane Barbados.

Hard Rock Cafe', Punta Cana

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Puerto Rico Hotels & Casinos

The Conrad Condado Plaza Hotel has a great location, trendy upscale lobby bar and beachfront walking path. Also, a unique, highly rated, pricey restaurant Pikayo www.wilobenet.com 

 Eternal Lobby Lounge, Conrad Condado Plaza Hotel, Puerto Rico

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Radisson Hotel on Av Ashford, live salsa Cuban Tropical music band on Tuesday through Sunday (pricey bar, beer is $8); casino is very entertaining and lively, feels a little crowded at times.

La Concha Resort Hotel at 1077 Av Ashford, Condado; “Latino Chic” with infinity pool and lush foliage visible from the lobby; lively casino atmosphere; The hotel features the giant, undulating shell of the Perla Restaurant. Ben Affleck (Best Picture for “Argo,” 2013) and his wife, Jennifer Garner, visited during filming of Affleck’s movie, “Runner, Runner.” The 1958 architectural landmark was completely renovated in 2008 for its 50th anniversary. The 2010 addition of the tower suite made it one of San Juan’s premier hotels. read more: www.laconcharesort.com/

La Concha Resort, San Juan, Puerto Rico

 Ritz Carlton Hotel in Isle Verde; luxurious with first class service; amazing hotel and casino. Read more: www.ritzcarlton.com/en/Properties/SanJuan/

 

Ritz Carlton pool, Puerto Rico

 

 

 

 

 

 

Best Western Plus Condado Palm Inn (formerly the Diamond Palace Hotel & Casino) 55 Av Condado, recent renovation, great location, improved service, budget hotel. Use Best Western website for information, no direct website link as of this update. If staying at the Double Tree by Hilton, you may have use of the facilities of the sister beach resorts at the Marriott La Concha (about 20 minute walk) and Marriott Courtyard. Stay at Golden Sands Villas and have access to Embassy Suite facilities and golf. Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort & Casino - beautiful resort beach area; hotel needs some renovations; 301 Hwy 693, Dorado Read more: www.hyatthaciendadelmar.hyatt.com

More Casinos

Stellaris Casino at San Juan Marriott Resort, (chic, trendy, great beach, great bar) 1309 Av Ashford Condado Plaza Hotel & Casino the casino is upstairs and is very energetic with live music. El San Juan Hotel & Casino in Isle Verde has a great flow with all the lobby bar music and guest mingling. Ritz Carlton Hotel in Isle Verde, upscale casino atmosphere, small with many gaming choices; parking deck across the street, get ticket validated with players card Best Western Plus (formerly the Diamond Palace Hotel & Casino) 55 Av Condado. Hyatt Dorado Beach Resort & Casino; beautiful resort beach area; hotel needs some renovations; 301 Hwy 693, Dorado InterContinental San Juan Resort & Casino Radisson Ambassador Plaza Hotel & Casino Puerto Rico Hotels & Casinos

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Bahamas Nightlife

Graycliff Hotel & Restaurant – Excellent premium cocktails, must try an Espresso or coffee drink; also has a Beer garden; “the 5-star resort, has opened its kitchen doors to guests who wish to take a culinary tour like no other. The Graycliff Culinary Academy will offer guests interactive cooking classes by appointment. Rum tasting tours are also available.

Graycliff will shortly have its very own state-of-the-art factory, which will create heavenly chocolate and truffles with very special cocoa blends. Perfect partnered with the Graycliff 100% Certified Organic Espresso and Graycliff Signature House Blend Coffee.”

Bahamas Travel Tips Nightlife

Bambu Club – Favorite bar or party club for timeshare visitors, hotel staff, locals and cruise ship staff; upstairs dance club; great DJ, Top 40, hip-hop, R & B, Latin, reggae from 9pm to 2am, then 2am to 5am Euro House, Ibiza, South Beach, beautiful wood trim open air setting; small yet cozy spot; place fills up fast, get there before 12; open Tuesday thru Saturday, closed Sunday; located upstairs of Harley Davidson store, Prince George Plaza 242-326-6627

Señor Frog’s – large open dance area with patio; best bar for loud fun party; all types of music; come to drink and sing along; Senor Frogson Bay St. near cruise ships

High Rollers Lounge – two locations; drink specials Wednesday to Sunday; ladies night Sunday; Faith Ave South 242-341-6053 and Coral Harbour Plaza 242-362-0999

Aura Nightclub in Atlantis casino area delivers the ultimate disco or party club experience on the island; dress to impress; sunken dance floor, upscale; 242-363-2000DSCN0729

Club Fluid – the latest hip-hop, R & B, two dance floors; on Bay St 242-325-4691

Waterloo

– In a former Bahamian mansion; indoor and outdoor party areas; sports bar; five bar areas; on Bay St. 242-393-7324

Bullion Bar at the British Colonial Hilton – Jazz is live every Tuesday and Thursday night; casual menu; largest selection of rums in Nassau; fine wines and specialty cocktails 242-322-3301

22 Above Lounge at Wyndham Nassau Resort & Crystal Palace Casino on Cable Beach – extensive martini list, wines by the glass and award-winning tropical concoctions

Marley’s Resort – dance club, as in the famous Bob Marley, has reggae bands on weekend nights; Cable Beach area

MESA Grille at The Cove Atlantis Resort – Great evening chill bar scene to meet people and enjoy a great selection of exotic Margaritas and premium cocktails. Take a taxi or the free shuttle from the casino.

The Cain at The Cove Atlantis Resort – Great afternoon or early evening place to meet and greet; a lot of chairs at the bar, patio or near the pool; exotic drink menu; Take a taxi or the free shuttle from the casino, walk down towards the Starbucks

Virgil’s BBQ at The Reef Atlantis Resort – modern sports bar, great selection of beers; awesome bar food menu

Frankie Bananas Martini Bar & Cigar Lounge – Indoor and outdoor bar; live music some nights; they sell cigars, but not really a “cigar lounge”; great part location is Fish Fry at Arawak Cay, so you can walk and check out the locals and several bars; open on Sunday, everything shuts down at midnight

Dilly Tree – Bahamian music, live band and locals; for the mature crowd; on Tonique Williams Darling Hwy. 242-356-7200

Club Luna – Bahamian trendy hot spot, several bars and balconies; young-professional crowd on West Bay across from Saunders Beach 242-326-6227

Topless Clubs

Magic cityvery tight security, must check cell phone at door for $5 fee; cover charge $25; private dances $30; VIP room; music kicks; dancers work for tips; about $30 taxi fare from Paradise island area; Westridge Mall, Cable Beach

Charms closer to Paradise Island area; sketchy neighborhood; lively joint

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