Articles Mentioning Dominican Republic Hotels

The 12 Best All-Inclusive Resorts With Lazy Rivers

Whether you’re a couple who wants to relax with a cocktail in hand or a family looking to keep the kids entertained, an all-inclusive resort is often the best way to go. While we’ve seen many oceanfront pools, theaters, and beautiful beaches at all-inclusive resorts, those with lazy rivers are rare, despite their appeal for…

6 Important Things to Ask When Checking Into an All-Inclusive Resort

Seasoned travelers with more than a few all-inclusive stays under their belt know that quality can vary from resort to resort. Take Punta Cana, a gorgeous stretch of prime beaches and plenty of all-inclusive properties, for example. While many of the resorts here have similar concepts and designs, differences tend to sneak up that may…

10 Important Things to Know Before Visiting Punta Cana

Majestic Colonial Punta Cana/Oyster Until the 1970s, Punta Borrachon (Drunkard’s Point) was about a five-mile stretch of powder-white beaches with sparkling blue water, dense foliage with a few fishing villages, and no modern infrastructure. A group of forward-thinking American developers purchased the land and renamed it Punta Cana, setting off a chain of events and…

Top 7 Punta Cana All-Inclusive Resorts With Water Parks

Family-friendly fun is never hard to find in Punta Cana, where no less than 75 all-inclusive resorts (by Oyster’s count) promise easy access to awesome beaches for swimming and snorkeling and pools that seem to go on forever. These seven Punta Cana all-inclusive resorts with water parks take their kid-friendliness to the next level, offering…

8 Destinations That Cater to Every Vice

Vices are often tied to the seven deadly sins — greed, gluttony, lust, sloth, wrath, envy, and pride — but these behaviors don’t always have to be so dramatic. Generally speaking, a vice is defined as an act that is viewed as pleasurable for some and wicked or detrimental to others. Far be it from…

The Best Weekend Getaways in the Caribbean

We love a good weekend getaway — they’re the perfect cure when you’re yearning for some relaxation, but have to be in the office on Monday. While you may think domestically when it comes to weekend trips, some destinations in the Caribbean are perfectly suitable for a quick jaunt. We rounded up six beautiful Caribbean…

The 15 Best Luxury All-Inclusive Resorts on the Beach in the Caribbean

There are three words that we love to see together: luxury, all-inclusive, and beach. It’s even better when they’re describing a picture-perfect resort in the Caribbean. We set out to find the best of the best when it comes to luxurious all-inclusive resorts along the beach in the Caribbean. From Montego Bay to St. Lucia,…

The Best Time to Visit the Dominican Republic

Beach at Portblue Le Sivory Punta Cana The Dominican Republic is a small country that borders Haiti on the island of Hispaniola. Its gorgeous waters, soft-sand beaches, popular golf courses, and rugged terrain draw beach bums and adventure-seekers alike. Year-round temperatures stay warm, with average lows hitting the mid-70s and highs reaching around 90 degrees…

Puerto Rico vs. Dominican Republic: Which Destination Is Right for You?

Villa Montana Beach Resort, Puerto Rico Located a couple hundred miles away from each other, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic — both discovered by Christopher Columbus in the 15th century — are essentially neighbors in the Caribbean Sea. The two Spanish-speaking spots are popular among vacationers, thanks to their year-round warm weather, beautiful beaches,…

Is the Dominican Republic Safe to Visit?

British outlet Daily Express recently published a piece about the Dominican Republic, with a headline that reads “Crimewave Grips Holiday Hotspot.” The article details an advisory from the U.K. Foreign Office, focusing on a spate of violent car robberies near the Las Americas airport in Santa Domingo. But if you read the report that the…