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Altos de Chavon School of Design

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Address: La Romana, Dominican Republic
Phone Number: +1 809-523-8011
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Located in a small Mediterranean-style town, this school trains top...

Located in a small Mediterranean-style town, this school trains top Dominican artists in a wide array of fields.

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Art School in Altos de Chavon

Well managed and great results! Great talents discovered every year! Thank's to Marina and her team!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 26 July 2016
Dominique D
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

Well managed and great results! Great talents discovered every year! Thank's to Marina and her team!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Thank Dominique D
Stoney Creek, Ontario
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016

We stopped in as part of a bus tour. Very interesting. The buildings are quiet different and the area is great for picture taking.

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Thank Richard M
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 February 2016

Interesting that children of all ages go to this school and we were told it's funded by donations. Kids with a lot of talent. Unfortunately, they weren't there the day we visited. Would have loved to see them in action.

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Thank Melissa P
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 September 2015

We spend a week teaching a "Communications" workshop for local students and it was one of the best teaching experiences of my life. The students were super interested, the staff was amazing and the place is breathtaking.

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2015 via mobile

We loved our time spent here. Affordable, unique, and you feel like you've been transported back in time. Don't pay the cruise ship to get you there, you can get a very nice air conditioned van for $7 each right outside of the terminal.

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Middletown, Ohio, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 August 2014

Located in the Altos de Chavon Village, this was a such a letdown. You entered the school went into a back room where they were weaving the fabric to make blankets. There were two people in the room, one working the loom and the other doing the actual weaving. Upon exiting, another person came and sat at the front door.... More 

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1 Thank Rhonda F
Dartmouth, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 March 2014

The Altos de Chavon is a beautiful replica of an Italian village. The views of the Chavon River are outstanding! Lovely artists' shops and boutiques plus restaurants.

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Vancouver
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 11 February 2014

Likes:the ancient Santo Domingo,the stores,people were nice everywhere Cons: a noisy,old bus (noisy engine,everything was shaking inside etc)

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Boca Raton, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 December 2013

Want to study art? It doesn't get any better. Wonderful 1976 stone reproduction of quaint Italian village. Get creative and get inspired!

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Bayahibe, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2012

Great places to unwine and relax, wallk and enjoy the great scenery!! Food is a little expensive, but well worth it!!

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