Entries by Cap Cana News

THE EASTER EGG

Article repost from Wikipedia Easter eggs, also called Paschal eggs, are decorated eggs that are often given to celebrate Easter or springtime. As such, Easter eggs are common during the season of Easter tide (Easter season). The oldest tradition is to use dyed and painted chicken eggs, but a modern custom is to substitute chocolate eggs, or plastic eggs filled with confectionery such as chocolate. Although eggs, in… Continue Reading

DOMINICAN CARNIVAL FOLKLORE

Although some towns celebrate it during March, Holy Week, and August, the Carnival in the Dominican Republic is celebrated throughout the entire month of February. The festival usually climaxes around February 27th, which is the Dominican Independence Day. In Santo Domingo, this primarily involves a large display of military power (including the Dominican air force, navy, and other armed forces)…. Continue Reading

9 SPOTS TO DINE AND WINE DURING HOLY WEEK

There’s much good reason to stay in Cap Cana during Holy Week. Apart from stress-free traffic, paradisaical beaches, Eco-adventure excursions, the best golf of the Caribbean and Mexico, an active sport fishing season,  children and family activities through out the whole complex, it all comes down to fueling energy with the most exceptional gastronomy of the region. Mediteranean, italian, latin-american… Continue Reading

SAY NO TO LOBSTER, SUPPORT THE BAN

From the 1st. of March to the 30th of June the capture and marketing of spiny lobster species , Caribbean spiny (Panulirusargus), spotted spiny (Panulirusguttatus), slipper lobster (Scyllaridesaequinoctialis) and Spanish slipper lobster (Parribacusantarcticus) is banned throughout the Dominican Republic’s territory (Decree 119-12 of Law 307-04, issued by President Leonel Fernandez on March 16, 2012). Violating this provision… Continue Reading

Eden Roc at Cap Cana welcomes the renowned Chef Patrick O’Connell

January 18, 2016 (Cap Cana, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic) – The renowned American chef Patrick O’Connell of The Inn at Little Washington in Washington made his way south to participate in a exclusive Culinary Weekends at Eden Roc at Cap Cana, as part of a Relais & Chateuax chef-exchange program. Chef Patrick O’Connell and Chef Re Fraschini joinied in the kitchen… Continue Reading

AGUALINDA AND LECHUZA THROUGH TO BRONZE CUP FINAL ON SATURDAY AT LOS ESTABLOS

Article repost from Pololine Agualinda 10 Samanes 7 MVP Pelón Stirling From the throw-in to the final bell, Agualinda had their opponents in a headlock. Uruguayan Stirling was unstoppable, scoring two goals in the first chukka and three in the second, while Frayssinet could only put score one in the first. Silva was valiant and… Continue Reading

Caribbean Billfish Project Sets Attainable Future Management Goals

Article repost from MarlinMag Billfish Management To decrease the excessive billfish mortality rate, the IGFA and the Caribbean Billfish Project aim to create sustainable management in the western Atlantic. Billfish species (blue and white marlin, sailfish and spearfish) make significant contributions to Caribbean economies through commercial and recreational fisheries, and are also incidental bycatch species… Continue Reading