Articles Mentioning Punta Cana Hotels

Best Boutique All-Inclusives in the Dominican Republic

If you’ve never personally experienced an all-inclusive vacation in the Dominican Republic, your impression of one might hinge on long buffet lines and lip-synched Michael Jackson shows. It’s true that big, booze-happy all-inclusive resorts are quite popular, especially in Punta Cana (the country’s tourism hub), but they’re far from the island’s only hotel option, or…

Best Bang-for-Your-Buck All-Inclusives in the Dominican Republic

Travel dollars can go far in the Dominican Republic, especially at the country’s hundreds of all-inclusive resorts where most costs are built into the rates. For travelers who’d rather not have to get their wallet involved every time they want to have a meal, grab a drink, or take a catamaran out for a spin,…

7 Best All-Inclusive Resorts With Casinos

What’s better than a vacation in a laid-back locale with a white-sand beach, turquoise waters, and balmy breezes? A vacation with all of those perks plus some exciting casino action. If you think you need to head to Las Vegas or Atlantic City for high-stakes thrills, you’re in for a pleasant surprise. Curacao, Aruba, and…

The Most Stunning Beach Towns in the Dominican Republic

Aerial View of Excellence Punta Cana/Oyster The Dominican Republic is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Caribbean — and for good reason. For starters, it’s absolutely stunning. It boasts white- and golden-sand beaches, swaying palm trees protected by the government, turquoise waters, and pleasant year-round temperatures. And since it’s the second-largest country…

9 Amazing Swim-Up Bars in Punta Cana

We know — a swim-up bar is a big draw for many travelers heading to Punta Cana. We can’t blame you! It’s a fun social space that blends two of the best things about tropical vacations (pools and bars, of course!). So we’ve rounded up some of our favorite swim-up bars in Punta Cana. Cheers!

What a Week-Long All-Inclusive Vacation Costs in Top Destinations

All-inclusive resorts run the gamut, from intimate properties with high-end facilities to cheap hotels with a party atmosphere. Whether in lush St. Lucia or more-developed Cancun, all-inclusives also vary in price, making them suitable for well-heeled honeymooners or budget-minded bachelorette groups. To help you get a feel for how much a week-long all-inclusive stay actually…

The 7 Most Amazing, Surprisingly Affordable Beach Destinations

Sometimes, you just need a beach getaway. Unfortunately, you also often need a thick wallet to enjoy one properly. But before you convince yourself that you simply don’t have the cash for a vacation to fill-in-the-blank, take a look at our list of seven amazing beach destinations — that are surprisingly affordable.

13 of the Best Swim-Up Bars at Caribbean All-Inclusives

Some trips are all about hitting museums, joining guided tours, and scrambling to see as many local sights and landmarks as possible. Beach vacations are emphatically not those trips — especially those at all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, where the itinerary revolves around lounging on the beach, strolling in the surf, and simply gliding across…

8 of the Best Spring Break Party Destinations

March is the unofficial month of spring break, which — at least to hundreds of thousands of college students across the nation — means it’s a 30-day stretch of time dedicated to partying, preferably in beachy locales around the world. We’ve already given you the inside scoop on where to spend an awesome alternative spring…

8 of the Prettiest Beaches in the Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is no secret to travelers who crave gorgeous tropical landscapes, stunning Caribbean seas, buzzing Latin culture, and an escape from the brutal winters found elsewhere in the world. It also happens to have some of the world’s most beautiful beaches. And while many seasoned D.R. vacationers know all about the country’s most…