This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Miches. To help you make friends with Miches before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!
Miches is a city in the Dominican Republic that is one of the most attractive in the region. It is also a fishing village located to the south of Samana Bay. While it may be attractive, it is not popular with many tourists. This adds to the overall quaint charm of the area, though, as the beaches and city are not congested throughout the year.
Tourism is a growing industry in Miches, so more hostels are popping up in the area. One of the best aspects of hostels here is that they attempt to be green so that they may preserve the environment. However, hostels are run by friendly locals who provide all the amenities you might need to enjoy your stay there.
While in Miches, be sure to try out the local cuisine. There are not many restaurants here, but the local options are quite delicious. Seafood is the prime fare in this fishing village. In addition to traditional Caribbean dishes, you can also sample the many international options, including fast food.
The biggest attraction in Miches is not the food – it is the beach. Sun-kissed, golden sands and local parks are scattered in and around the city for you to visit and relax in. The Playa Arriba is one of the most sought-after beaches here, with calm, blue water perfect for swimming. You can also visit the Redona Beach, which is a little further away.
If it is activities you are looking for, you can engage in a quite a few in Miches. Most of them are focused around the sea, and common activities include beach volleyball, football, scuba diving, and snorkeling. The latter two are ideal for when you stay near the beach. Scuba and snorkeling equipment can be rented in town. There are many local coaches who can help you with diving and guide you to the best undersea locations in the seas around Miches.
Written by local enthusiast for Miches hostelsJakob Lombardi