Newsletter: August 2019

PUERTO PLATA: our foodie-minded resort

Good food is one of life’s greatest pleasures. The quality of the ingredients, a wide array of menus, elegant presentation….it is said we feast with our eyes first. What sets the culinary experience at Viva Wyndham V Heavens apart is the freedom to pick and choose your meals. Reservations for a-la-carte restaurants are not required. […]

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SAONA: A magnificent island in the heart of a national park

Christened Saona in 1494, the former Adamanay is a singular island in the Caribbean Sea. Once property of the Tainos, it later came to be discovered by an acquaintance of Christopher Columbus who came from Savona. Centuries later, it remains a marvel Not far from the northeast coast of the present-day Dominican Republic, the Adamany […]

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MEXICO: Have you heard about XCaret and Xel-Há Adventure Parks?

Xcaret, voted the best park in the world in 2016 and 2017, offers 50 unique experiences, of which 39 are included in the price of the admission ticket. You can dive in three underground rivers (Azul River, Manati River and Maya River) or in natural freshwater pools, go snorkeling and be in awe of sea […]

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GOLF: playing on the green fields at Grand Bahama Island

The words “golf” and “Bahamas” can lead to think of something prohibitive. Quite the opposite, everything is possible near the Viva Wyndham Fortuna Beach. For everyone. Among the strengths of Grand Bahama Island, one of the most vibrant islands of the archipelago, are the golf courses. Par 72 in The Reef Golf Course inaugurated in […]

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TRIVIA: a simple recipe with an intriguing historical twist

“Johnny Cake” is derived from “Journey Cake”; it’s the name of a sweet bread that Bahamanian sponge fishermen used to cook on the small stoves of their boats during long trips out at sea. A simple dish with a beautiful story, that you can easily prepare at home. Ingredients: 2 cups flour Half a cup […]

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