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Restrictions on Easter Week

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Restrictions on Easter Week

A group of us are planning on going to the VH Gran Ventana from April 19th to the 26th and were wondering about the restrictions in the week prior to Easter.

I read online that the discos and casinos off the resort will be closed. Can anyone confirm if this is true and to what extent the religious holiday has on travelling at this time?

Thanks for your responses!


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1. Re: Restrictions on Easter Week

I'm not sure about discos and casinos being closed, but I know that motorised water sports are shut down during that time.

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2. Re: Restrictions on Easter Week

Everything runs as normal its only motorized water sports that have restrictions due to safety over the Easter weekend.You will find the resorts alot busier over the Easter too as the the Dominican families hit the resorts and beaches for their holidays.


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3. Re: Restrictions on Easter Week

We were at the Catalonia last year during Easter week. Didn't notice any restrictions on the resort, although we were told that there would not be any water sports. No biggie for us. We did have a wonderful time on the public beach beside the resort where we met a couple of Dominican families enjoying the celebration and family time on the beach. The children were beautiful and the food was magnificent! We were honoured to be welcomed for a brief while to sit and chat.


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4. Re: Restrictions on Easter Week

Thanks for your replies!!!

We're going to be booking something soon. We're looking at three resorts now. Oh the joys of planning a group trip. :(

Things of importance are a good beach, lots of daytime activties, more than one a la Carte rest, and a variety of night time activities. We love to go out and dance!!

Our age's are in the late 30's. There are three of us so far and it would be nice to find a place with a low single supplement or a big room where we can get a rollaway bed and share.

So we're looking at the VH Gran Ventana, Blue Bay Villas Doradas or something in Cabarete like Viva Wyndham Tangerine (hear that the town is very fun and active at night)

Any suggestions on this?

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