Punta Cana Journals

Paradise found

An April 1999 trip to Punta Cana by voyageuse

Quote: The eastern coast of the Dominican Republic is of immense natural beauty. I share with you our relaxing three week trip to the five-star all-inclusive Paradisus resort know as the Melia Vacation Club Timeshare. Care to join me?

Paradise found

Overview

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The friendly locals! The Dominicans are truly wonderful people. They have a love of life that is contagious! They certainly helped make this trip a memorable experience. Of course, the beautiful Caribbean Sea had something to do with it too!Quick Tips: Please be aware that the Punta Cana region, is a mega all-inclusive resort planet! There is not much else – it’s a coastline dotted with coconut palms and all-inclusive resorts. So if you’re adventurous and like to explore the surrounding area, there is not much besides the beautiful coastline to explore. But sometimes a relaxing vacation is just what the doctor ordered and you can't go wrong here! For those who would prefer not take the ...Read More

Los Corales

Hotel

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This is a little hotel with studio units on the beach in the Cortesito area of Punta Cana. It's on the same stretch of beach as the Melia Tropical Resort. We had a comfortable studio on the third (top) floor and had access to a private rooftop terrace with a table and two chaise lounges, and a cute little cooling tub.

This hotel is geared towards the self-serve traveler, unlike the many all-inclusive resorts in the area. We stayed here a few nights before our timeshare exchange check-in date and we enjoyed it!

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on September 24, 2003

Los Corales
Punta Cana Dominican Republic
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Paradisus/Melia Vacation Club timeshare

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Story/Tip

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THE UNITS: The resort consists of 29 bungalow style buildings containing over 400 rooms, of which only 4 bungalows were timeshare the rest is hotel. The units are very nice. Our unit #2013 Ocean front 2nd floor (top floor) was a junior suite which is like a studio. Good for a couple. The air-conditioned unit consisted of a sunken living area, the king bed was two steps above, enhanced by huge columns, and big terra cotta urns, very tropical looking. Red clay tile floors throughout the unit, the bedspread, curtains, fabric on the chairs and pullout sofa were all the same, creating an atmosphere of designer custom made, which further enhanced the already lovely unit. The small kitche...Read More