Welcome to “The Memorial Day Getaway” Excursions Page!

(Excursions are not included in accommodation packages. Excursion will be at an additional cost)

This year we have partnered with Excursion tour operators to provide you with the latest and greatest excursion options available to Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club members and guests. When signing up for any excursion, make sure that you use the code MDG2017 on the registration form to identify yourself as a MDG participant.

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(Excursions are not included in accommodation packages. Excursion will be at an additional cost)

Be sure to save the date for Friday, May 26th, 2017 for the MDG Zip Line Group Excursion and Saturday, May 27th, 2017 for the MDG ATV Excursions and Sunday, May 28th, 2017 for the MDG Waterfall Excursions.

Visit the newest project from the Luna Tours family: Ziplines adventures at Monkey Jungle! Constructed by one of Canada’s most experienced Zipline Tour builders together with a structural engineer from the United States, it’s the only ACCT certified tour on the North Coast. The exhilarating adventure takes you flying across the magnificent valley of the Monkey Jungle estate. Your naturalist guides will show you the way, helping you make the most of the adventure and unlocking the secrets of the region.

 

 

Want to get off the beaten track? Get your motor running, strap yourself into the drivers seat of an Outback Terra Cross ATV buggy and head out on this thrilling off road adventure!
Navigate rocky roads through the north coasts awe inspiring back country making strategic pit stops along the way to refresh and take photos. We guarantee you’ll truly be amazed by the natural beauty of the real Dominican Republic! Traverse through towering palm and mahogany groves, rolling farm fields and enjoy breathtaking mountain and ocean vistas which once were hideouts for the infamous pirates of The Caribbean!

 

Get ready for the thrill of a lifetime! At about 20 kilometers of Puerto Plata lies on of the best kept adventurous secrets in the Dominican Republic. Mother Nature has crafted breathtaking waterfalls, etched out of limestone, All for your enjoyment.
Once arrived at the 12th waterfall the adventure begins! You will go through each level by jumping, swimming and sliding down natural waterslides, following the expert instructions from our guides. Waterfalls like The Virgin, La Tinajita
await you!

 

 

WANT TO DO SOMETHING GOOD? BOOK A SOCIALLY CONSCIOUS EXCURSION!

http://www.dovemissions.org

Want to give back and learn more about the Dominican culture in Puerto Plata?  We have the opportunity for you! Visit Dove Missions Youth Development Center. A trip serving with DOVE makes a difference in the lives of children, while providing the opportunity to truly embrace and understand a new culture. The mission has always remained the same–to provide opportunity and hope to at-risk children.

$40 tax deductible donation to Dove Missions

To reserve your spot, please email Anna at volunteer@dovemissions.org and make sure to mention the Memorial Day Getaway.  You will get an email with instructions on how to proceed.

As a volunteer, you will experience the culture in a safe, positive environment while learning about the area and all that Puerto Plata has to offer. Every hug and smile from our children and their families will illustrate the Dominican happiness! The children benefit by having people help improve their English skills while feeling the love you bring by volunteering. Having mentors who care is important for every child.

Dove Missions would love to have you! You will be picked up at the Tropical Hotel by driver Juan and Operations and Youth Center Director Martina in our van at 9 am. You will begin with a tour of the barrios where our kids and their families live so you can meet people and learn more about the culture.  Next, they will bring you to the Youth Development Center where you will help with breakfast and work with kids on their daily lesson, lead by our teacher Teresa.

The students usually work on English to go with the weekly theme to foster self-esteem, cooperation, respect, responsibility, goal setting and leadership skills. Next, you will help with an activity to go with the subject. This can consist of jewelry making, performing arts, health and wellness, photography or a craft. You will end the morning playing on the playground, jumping rope, playing basketball or playing on the swings.  You will give hugs, good byes and then head back to the resort at Noon.

For our field experience, we ask for a $40 tax deductible donation to Dove Missions.  To learn more about the center, please visit dovemissions.org or call Anna at 1-304-376-5164.  Space is limited to 15 forFriday and 15 for Saturday during this event so make sure not to miss the opportunity.  To reserve your spot, please email Anna at volunteer@dovemissions.org and make sure to mention the Memorial Day Getaway.  You will get an email with instructions on how to proceed.  We hope to see you in May!

 

 

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