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Punta Cana Mike's Private Dominican Adventure

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
+1 829-981-7989
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Ranked #8 of 156 Activities in Punta Cana
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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Owner description: Let me personally introduce you to the ways of the local culture that exists here on the east end of the island. From the barrios, cities and countryside, you will experience firsthand in an informal and personal manner, what makes the region what it is. Small group size ensures that you will not just be another number on the tour. Encounters are with real people going about their lives as they do every day. All tours are conducted in comfortable air conditioned vehicles and narrated in native English.I look forward to showing you the Dominican Republic I have come to know!
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I had the best massage in my life from wendy niney I the club yhi spa paradisus thank you and her for great time I will be back for another one next year for sure thank you again wendy niney yours truley duane Anderson new ower of club melia.

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london
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2014 NEW

I was really looking forward to doing the Boca De Yuma tour and it didn't disappoint! Pick up was smooth and on time and there were only 5 people on the tour which was great First we went to the school which was a real eye opener. It was great to learn about its history and also interact with the... More

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PuntaCanaMike, Owner at Punta Cana Mike's Private Dominican Adventure, responded to this review

Hello Helen...thanks for your review. As you know, the school survives off of the generosity of many around the world. Some bring large sums of items and some small bags....it is...ALL... appreciated and as I mentioned..."giving a little...changes a lot". All items are sorted and placed in appropriate locations and obviously during the teaching time this is seldom possible, as... More

Boston, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014 NEW

So I scheduled the Boca de Yuma tour with Mike about 4 weeks out. Mike responded very quickly and said he would contact me with the info closer to the date. 4 weeks later we are in the gorgeous Punta Cana and I realize the day before I had never received an email confirming the time. So I send him... More

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Bávaro, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 22, 2014 NEW

I have finally done the famous PCM private tour......it is great, I myself live in the DR and too often tourists are presented a folklore image of the country... an image that is derived from the real thing. At least here you feel the real thing. The school visit is real and the feeling you will get from seeing these... More

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Beavercreek, Ohio
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014 NEW

This tour showed us the real life of the Dominican people. We seen cigar making, Rum Making and a visit to a school. We also visited a market, a church and a local bar. This is a good tour with ten people and the guide.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2014

Punta Cana Mike was THE best part of my family's trip to the DR, hands down. Within minutes, it seems that Mike has a grasp of what you and your group will appreciate most about Punta Cana, and he does an excellent job of delivering it. We stopped at the school, which was great, then stopped at the chocolate/cigar making... More

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Ajax, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

The experience itself was safe and awesome but the staff were so focused, professional, courteous and on time that the entire experience was just out of this world......would do it again in the blink of an eye.

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South Bend, Indiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

PC Mike's trip was amazing! We visited a dominican school where we got to interact with the children (and help by taking school supplies for them!), we played dominoes with the locals and walked through a huge food market, learned about cigar rolling and chocolate making, did rum tasting.......amazing!!! It was the best part of our trip because we got... More

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Nevada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 14, 2014

Great overview of life outside the resort, we toured the school, met several students, Saint Magdalena and spent time with the children outside. The poverty of the countryside is depressing but you really should see how the locals live. The tour also included a one-stop shopping experience for cigars, rum, chocolate and souvenirs where we dropped a tidy sum. Lastly... More

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Brampton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

My husband and I did the Higuey Circle tour on October 29/14. I sent Mike an email before arriving to book his tour. We had a great time. Mike is very personable and very knowledgeable about all things Dominican, current affairs, politics, history, education system and cigars! It was a very well informed tour. There were 10 people (including us)... More

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