Las Terrenas is nestled between The Haities mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, on the Samana Peninsula in the Dominican Republic. This Dominican town has a cosmopolitan charm, In addition to the Dominicans, the community is composed of French, Italians, Germans, Canadians and Americans, who have chosen Las Terrenas as their home. Many of them went on vacation and stayed for life! This creates a very pleasant atmosphere where daily, the friendly locals, expatriates and tourists mingle harmoniously. This melting pot of local and foreign influences is sublimated in the kitchen of the restaurants in Las Terrenas, which is remarkably creative and of a high quality, which fuses French cuisine with local specialties, using fresh produce from the sea. Be sure to explore the many excellent restaurants in the Fisherman's Village, about 1.5 km, at the edge of the beach, some have French chefs!