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It’s that time of year again! Time to hide away those winter clothes and bring out the beach apparel.    

So, how does traveling to a sunny, warm paradise in the Caribbean called Casa de Campo, sounds like?

Here’s our Top 5 Spring Break things to do :

  1. The first thing to do is reserve where you going to stay during these vacations, and the best way to do it is by booking through https://www.luxury-resort-properties.com the most effective way to guarantee your perfect vacations.
  2. Book an excursion to one of our beautiful islands like Catalina Island, or Saona Island.
     
  3. Enjoy buggy rides and canopy ziplines at Rancho Cumayasa and visit the old Taino Caves http://cumayasaskyadventure.com/
     
  4. Whether you want to party all night, or just sit back, relax, and enjoy the picture perfect scenery, we recommend you to visit Altos de Chavon, a re-creation of a Medieval European Village. There you will find a variety of Restaurants and Bars, a number of Shops featuring diverse craftworks, Art Galleries, the magnificent St. Stanislaus Church (perfect for a wedding venue), the Regional Museum of Archeology, and a Roman-styled 5,000-seat Amphitheatre. This year Jennifer Lopez will perform for Easter.

    5. If you are more of an outdoor sports person, Casa de Campo also offers you the opportunity to enjoy  activities such as Tennis, Horseback Riding, enjoy watching Polo Matches (also known to be the sport of Kings), Donkey Polo, Shooting Center, Water Sports options, for example;
  • Deep-Sea Fishing or Fresh water Angling.
  • Kayaking (off Minitas Beach or by the tranquil Chavon River).
  • Snorkeling or Diving (at Minitas Beach or you can book an excursion with us to one of our amazing off shore islands).
  • Sailing: who wouldn’t enjoy the experience of sailing in the Caribbean waters (in Minitas Beach or from Minitas to La Marina).
  • Golfing (experience the sporting life by playing in one of the most famous golf courses in the Caribbean).

No matter which one you choose, you are definitely going to have an amazing time and a once in a lifetime experience during your stay here in Casa de Campo (for more info visit our link).                              

Whether you choose to spend your vacations practicing fun sports, adventuring with great excursions or just soaking up the tropical sun while drinking a Pina Colada, Casa de Campo won’t disappoint you. AND remember for this to happen, for you to enjoy the perfect getaway don’t forget to book with us, and we will guarantee you will have the best vacation you dreamed of.

Casa de Campo is becoming increasingly popular with families from around the world because the resort offers countless activities for little ones and parents alike. From fun educational day camps for toddlers to adrenaline-pumping adventures the whole family can enjoy, these are just a few ways families can make the most of their time at the resort.

Kid’s Programs

Little ones as young as one and up to 12 years old can join one of Casa de Campo’s supervised kid’s programs that feature fun activities like puppet shows, mural painting, treasure hunts, pony rides and water sports. The programs are designed to teach children new skills, spark creative expression and let kids be kids outside in the fresh air. Even better, parents can enjoy some free time next to the pool or on the golf course knowing that their children are in good hands with friendly and experienced counselors.

Water Sports

What kid doesn’t love to splash around in the water? Grab a snorkel and a pair of fins and explore the underwater world just off of private Minitas Beach, hire a kayak and make your way up the Chavón River to see Altos de Chavón perched high above and lush greenery on all sides, or take a catamaran over to Catalina Island where sun, sea and sand awaits. Other popular water sports at Casa de Campo include paddle surfing (also known as stand up paddling), sailing and deep-sea fishing. and scuba diving.

Horseback Riding & Polo

The equestrian center at Casa de Campo offers one-on-one and group classes for riders of all ages including English and Western style riding, jumping, polo and rodeo tricks. Families can also sign up for guided horseback riding tours that will take you through sugarcane fields, past placid lakes, and on to working ranches where you can see cowboys leading herds of cattle and horses through the fields.

Summer Camps

If you happen to be at Casa de Campo during summer break, there are plenty of summer camps for kids to choose from including the Stage Performing Arts Camp in La Romana, the Creative Explorations Summer Program at the Chavón Regional Archaeological Museum in Altos de Chavón, and the week-long sleepover camp at Ki-Ra Holistic Living Centre. There are also sports camps available like polo clinics, the Junior Golf Academy, and the FCBEscola soccer camp designed by FC Barcelona.

Family Excursions

Sure, you could spend your entire time at Casa de Campo hanging out by the pool or on the beach, but there are so many amazing things to see and do just a short drive from the resort. Take a trip to the magnificent Las Maravillas cave system where you can see ancient cave paintings by the Taíno people. Fly through the air over the treetops on a zipline adventure, careen through the countryside in a buggy, or take a glass-bottom boat tour to see colorful reefs, tropical fish and sharks directly under your feet. Or just learn a bit more of the history of the island in a fun way and visit the Archeological Museum at Altos de Chavon.


 

Last year Casa de Campo hosted the Polo Challenge RD, the first ever high-handicap polo series ever played in the Dominican Republic. The event was registered in the World Polo Tour, and it was a huge success with Lechuza Caracas coming out on top as the champions at the Caribbean Open Finals. Casa de Campo was chosen (along with Los Establos in Cap Cana) to host the matches not only because the polo grounds here are some of the best in the Caribbean, but because the resort is fast becoming known around the world as a premier polo destination.

 

Directed by Argentinian-born professional polo player Fernando Arata, the Polo Club at Casa de Campo boasts not one, but three 300-yard playing fields where many national and international tournaments take place, as well as a practice field where players can polish their game. Moreover, Casa de Campo has the largest string of polo ponies owned by one brand, and guests are welcome to hire ponies for stick and ball matches.

 

For those who have never played polo before, or for those who know how to play but want to brush up on their skills, the Polo Club at Casa de Campo offers group and private polo lessons for all levels year round. You can start off with an assistant instructor who will provide you with gear, teach you the rules and get you out on the field, and then once you have the basics down, you can move on to lessons with a polo professional to learn new tricks and tips that will help you take your game to the next level.

 

Polo is also a great way for children to learn teamwork and hand-eye coordination and get some exercise out in the fresh air. During the summers, Casa de Campo offers polo clinics for kids every Sunday from 9am to 11am with discounts for groups with three or more children. Parents can also sign up their little ones for group or one-on-one polo lessons at the equestrian center any time of year, as well as Western and English style riding classes and jumping and rodeo trick sessions.

 

Finally, for those who prefer to take in their polo chukkas from the sidelines rather than in the saddle, regular polo matches take place between the months of November to April. Casa de Campo will also host the second season of the Polo Challenge where you can watch top players like Juan Martin Nero, Adolfo Cambiaso and David Sterling make history on the fields and put the Dominican Republic on the map as one of the world’s most sought-after polo destinations.

 

UPCOMING POLO EVENTS AT CASA DE CAMPO

 

February 9th   Silver Cup Polo Challenge 2017  

March 4th       Gold Cup Polo Challenge 2017    

March 30th     Caribbean Open Polo Challenge 2017