BEFORE IT'S RUINED

The Dominican Republic's Last Frontier

By , Tuesday, Nov 17, 2009, 12:00 AM

Source Article: The Dominican Republic's Last Frontier

The main beach in Las Terrenas, just one of many untouched stretches of white sand on the Samaná Peninsula. (David Nicolas)

Aude Mentrier and her mastiff at her hotel, Villas Eva Luna. (David Nicolas)

The fried plantains at Luis, on Playa Cosón. (David Nicolas)

Inside one of Eva Luna's five bungalows. (David Nicolas)

The lounge area at the restaurant La Terrasse. (David Nicolas)

The beach bar at the Hotel Alisei & Spa. (David Nicolas)

The main beach in Las Terrenas. (David Nicolas)

The terrace off one of the two-bedroom bungalows at Eva Luna. (David Nicolas)

The road near Eva Luna. (David Nicolas)

Fishermen's Village, a row of restaurants and cafés that open up to the beach. (David Nicolas)

Fresh bread at Sucré Salé. (David Nicolas)