Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club offers the ONLY true Kosher Vacation in the Caribbean certified by OK Kosher for a truly once in a lifetime vacation catered specifically to the dietary needs of the Kosher Travel.
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort has made the highest commitment to cater to the Kosher Travelers by providing you with the latest Kosher Kitchen along with certification by OK Kosher. Relax and enter into your next vacation with complete confidence. The resort has a dedicated team/staff who will cater to your needs and concerns to ensure you the best kosher vacation experience ever.
The Kosher experience is enhanced by you when you travel with a group of 20 or more you can bring your own Rabbi and he will travel as our guest for the week with a free room and all-inclusive covered for your stay (4-night minimum). This is truly the best way to have the comfort of you Rabbi with you every step of the way to ensure that your needs are being met by the resort.
Kosher Vacation in the Caribbean
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, Dominican Republic, Offers Year-Round Kosher Kitchen, Synagogue and Rabbinical Services. Information About the Program / Resort
PUERTO PLATA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC – Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, located in Puerto Plata on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, has announced the launch of its kosher vacation program consisting of a full kosher kitchen, two kosher restaurants with a kosher buffet and kosher a la carte menu, an orthodox synagogue, and services. The kosher kitchen and kosher restaurant operations will be under the strict rabbinical orthodox supervision, with mashgichim on-site following the Kashruth Jewish Dietary Law for Glatt kosher food, Chalav Yisroel and Pas Yisroel. A variety of Sephardic, Ashkenazi, Middle Eastern and international menu items will be offered.
OK Kosher Certification
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort, also known as (Lifestyle), has been honored with the distinction of receiving the prestigious OK Kosher Certification, one of the most respected global symbols of kosher approval in an era of soaring demand for kosher food.
Lifestyle’s complete year-round kosher vacation experience features a full kosher kitchen with kosher chef in residence, a kosher restaurant with a buffet and an a la carte menu, an orthodox synagogue, rabbinical services, and a 6 bedroom kosher villa which will be available soon to our guests only. We acquired the kosher villa specifically to cater to your traveling needs with 6 full bedrooms, and a complete kosher kitchen. Under the leadership of Rabbi Don Yoel Levy and his father, Rabbi Berel Levy, consumers have come to equate the OK symbol with elite kosher standards since 1935. Operating on six continents and supported by more than 350 of the world’s leading kosher experts, OK Kosher certifies more than 500,000 products, produced by over 2,500 companies, and a select few resort properties.
Upcoming holidays during which appropriate kosher foods will be served at Lifestyle include Rosh Hashana, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Shemini Atzeret and Simchat Torah. Each and every Shabbat there will be a Friday night Meal and Kiddush served early Shabbat afternoon. Later on Shabbat day, Seudah Shlishit will be available.
Chef Profile: Daniel Ohana
Daniel Ohana graduated from the Cooking School Hotel Tadmor, worked as cook at Hotel Gane Shulamit Eilat with Israel Kosher Food, as Sou Chef with Company Ship Sim Line, at Grill Time Restaurant Montreal Kosher Food, at Ilana’s Catering, Florida Kosher Food, as chef at Four-Point Sheraton Niagara Falls Kosher Food Chabad, and as Chef with Jewish Federation Montreal Kosher Food.
The Kosher Kitchen
Our newest restaurant on property, features a high-end, Kosher style buffet and a la carte for breakfast, lunch and dinner including international dishes from around the world and different specialty items daily on the grill such as blackened fresh grouper, lamb, and fresh homemade pasta. An organic salad bar is also featured. Blues is located in the Presidential Suites area of the Resort, adjacent to JAZZ specialty restaurant and the Bourbon Street Bar.
Hours of Operation
Breakfast: 7 am–10:30 am
The Kosher kitchen operations will be under the strict rabbinical orthodox supervision of OK Kosher’s Rabbi Don Yoel Levy, Rabbi Gornish and Rabbi Dovid Golowinski, and LHVR kosher chef Dani Ohana with a mashgiach on site following the Kashruth Jewish Dietary Laws for Glatt kosher, Chalav Yisroel and Pas Yisroel. A variety of Sephardic, Ashkenazi and international menu items will be offered. Daniel Ohana graduated from the Cooking School Hotel Tadmor, worked as cook at Hotel Gane Shulamit Eilat with Israel Kosher Food, as Sou Chef with Company Ship Sim Line, at Grill Time Restaurant Montreal Kosher Food, at Ilana’s Catering, Florida Kosher Food, as chef at Four-Point Shertaon Niagara Falls Kosher Food Chabad, and as Chef with Jewish Federation Montreal Kosher Food.
Synagogue is open all day – every day
- There are morning services every day with the resident Rabbi
- Resident Rabbi available daily
Reading Material & features at the synagogue:
- All prayer books are the same but with different traditions serving Jewish people with different traditions
- Siddur Sefarad – A PRAYER BOOK FOR WEEKDAYS AND SHABBAT (SATURDAY) IN SYNAGOGUE
- Siddur Ashkenaz – A PRAYER BOOK FOR WEEKDAYS AND SHABBAT (SATURDAY) IN SYNAGOGUE
- Chabad Siddur – A PRAYER BOOK FOR WEEKDAYS AND SHABBAT (SATURDAY) IN SYNAGOGUE
- Sefarad/Ashkenaz/Chabad – Terms of different traditions used by Jewish people from different countries
- Chumash (Gutnick) -Bible – 5 books of Moses- used in the synagogue weekday and Shabbat
- Tallitot – Prayer shawls -used during prayer weekday or Shabbat – by men only
- Gross Kipot-Head Covers for men -placed by entrance of synagogue
- Gross Ladies Caps – for women only- placed by entrance of synagogue
- Challah covers -to cover challah bread used on Shabbat and Jewish holidays
- Benchers – booklet of one or two pages-blessings and prayers after meal used weekday or Shabbat