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Resort Recomendations

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Resort Recomendations

Hi There,

We are looking for resort recommendations for a trip in March.

Travellers will be:

Myself and Wife (Late 30s)

5yr old son

2 Friends also Husband and Wife (Late 30s)

We are looking for the following:

Nice Rooms (We can be picky with this so looking for something probably 5 star)

Good kids Club (We are doing an all inclusive for this reason)

Good drink selection (Will pay more for top shelf)

Good food options

A Nice beach to 2 wives are always at home on the beach.

Nice grounds and pools for playing with our son.

A little night life not super important as we have gotten older seem to be more day partiers now :)

Resorts we have been looking at:

The Reserve at both Paradisus

Now Onyx

Palladium (not sure which one to stay at)

Hard Rock

Open to any suggestions though. Appreciate any comments and help as this will be our first time to Punta Cana.


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Green Springs, Oh
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1. Re: Resort Recomendations

Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro is THE only place to go!!! None other will even compare.

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2. Re: Resort Recomendations

"Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro is THE only place to go!!! None other will even compare."

Not with a 5 year old. It is AO.

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3. Re: Resort Recomendations

I'd say stay at the palladium. Which section you ask.....

Bavaro Section is the largest and you may find yourself in a building far from anything on the resort.especially with little ones.

Palace is the smallest section nearest the beach but in my opinion guests are in the more "mature" category and not many kids.......

Punta Cana Section is centrally located in the properties with the kids club and kids pool...so I think this would be your best pick

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4. Re: Resort Recomendations

Grand Palladium . Also check Dreams La Romana.

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5. Re: Resort Recomendations

Thanks everyone appreciate the suggestions and look forward to more

Arnprior, Canada
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6. Re: Resort Recomendations

I may even be inclined to do a Riu property given it is spring break and they do not allow spring breakers there.

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7. Re: Resort Recomendations

Iberostar Bavaro Suites has a great beach, good food, a Kids Club and the overall property is beautiful, very tropical with flamingos and lots of birds. There is also a nightclub, nightly shows and all rooms have two floors, they are very spacious. There is also a kids pool with a small waterpark and splash pool.

Another option you might want to check out is Royalton Punta Cana, a very elegant property with great food and also a nice beach. A great plus here is that guests also have access to the adjoining, family friendly Memories Splash Resort, that features one of the biggest waterparks in the Caribbean.

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