The Pirate Rum Factory offers two very different--and equally engrossing--experiences in Bavaro. First off, you can sample and purchase some of the artisanal rum the distillery produces based on centuries-old "pirate" recipes--from mamajuana and lemon to pineapple and passion fruit. The rum bottles, each and every one richly hand-painted, are treasures in and of themselves.
And there's the peek inside the Taino Cave, a foray that'll teach you a little of the history of the indigenous Taino people of the Caribbean and also give you a glimpse of the big-eyed Jamaican fruit bats that roost inside the striking cavern. Now that's an adventure worth toasting with a bit of pirate rum!
As one of the region's most popular beaches, Bavaro Beach attracts throngs of visitors. Lined with... Read more