Villages & Culture Activities

Five Island Villages

Dominicana | Jamaica | Haití
Puerto Rico | Cuba

Travel through time and space as you experience thousands of years worth of culture from five different island nations, each with its own flavor and appeal.

Island of Quisqueya

The Dominican Republic
The Dominican Republic

The people of Dominican Republic really know how to have fun, in fact, their sense of humor is well known throughout the Caribbean.  But the root of that wit is love, respect, and generosity.

Cultural Presentation:  20-minutes

What you’ll experience

If you like to laugh – a lot – come see one of the Caribbean Luau’s most popular cultural presentations where you will learn how to crack open a coconut using a callao or a small rock, marvel as our strong young men climb 50-foot coconut trees.  Learn how to start fire by rubbing two sticks and how to move your hips to Merengue classes.  As you stroll through our village, take a moment to notice how our taino caney or huts are constructed without nails and how they create their own natural air conditioning.

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Dominicans are known as “the fun and happy people,” so sit down and have some laughs with our villagers.

Island of Xaymaca

Jamaica
Jamaica

Reggae is in the air in Jamaica. It’s reflected in the beautiful faces of the villagers, their lilting voices and mesmerizing moves to this famous sound and dance.

Cultural Presentation: 20-minutes

What you’ll experience

The Jamaicans really know how to swing their hips. In the process, they’ll get you shaking and shimmying yourself. Oh, and don’t miss the Taino special wedding ceremony, where you will discover romance with an island beat!You can also sample a delightful bite of melt-in-your-mouth coconut bread, and practice throwing a spear at a coconut.

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Jaimaca is the only English speaking island in the Great Antilles, and they’re known for their hospitality and love to share their culture with visitors.

Island of Ayiti

Haití
Haití

Welcome to Haiti. Haitians are well known for their arts and crafts, wood carving and paintings. 

Cultural Presentations:  20-minutes

What you’ll experience

At the Haitian village kids and adults will enjoy painting directly on coconuts. Coconut is ideal for painting and you can take the coconuts as a souvenir from your Dominican Vacation at the Caribbean Luau.  You can also mail it to a friend via the post office – it’s a lot more fun and personalized than a postcard! 

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Haiti is the only island of the Major Antilles where French and Creole are spoken. Come meet the smiling Haitian faces who will teach you how to paint on coconuts!  

Island of Boriken

Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico

Puerto Rico is one islands of the Antilles where the Taino culture has been greatly preserved and it is reflected in its food and music.

Cultural Presentations:  20-minutes

What you’ll experience

Feel the power as Taino warriors give you an enthusiastic welcome while the women entertain with traditional dance. Then get your Puerto Rican groove by dancing Plena. In this Village you can learn how to make coconut oil, get a Taino tattoo.

Talk to a villager

Puerto Rico is part of the USA territory and it is the only Major Antille island where both Enlish and Spanish are considered official languages. Puertoricans are USA citizens and can travel freely to the States. They are a warm and caring people with some exciting tales to share, stop and visit the village of Puerto Rico!

Island of Cabao

Cuba
Cuba

Cuba speaks in rhythms: The strumming of a Bogó, the maracas and the movements of the hips. The warmth you feel in your heart as you visit our beautiful island home is what we call genuine Cuban hospitality.

Cultural Presentations:  20-minutes

What you’ll experience

In the Cuban Village, you will experience our culture through sight, sound, smell and touch. Talented villagers share the beauty of the islands through dance and song while cha-cha lessons are provided throughout the day under a magnificent shade tree. Learn how to play maracas and bongos then test your abilities in the Great Battle of the Bongos where audience members compete for the championship. 

Demonstrations are also interactive as you taste freshly prepared Casabe, and discover the art of weaving coconut leaves. Even the village itself is a testament to Caribbean ingenuity as you witness how the sky, land and sea work in harmony.

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Cuba is the largest island of the Major Antilles. It is well known for their hand rolled cigars, their music and rum.  Come have fun a la Cubana!

JOIN US FOR A NIGHT OF FIRE & DANCE UNDER THE STARS!

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