Punta Cana Journals

A Hidden Jewel in the Dominican Republic

An April 2004 trip to Punta Cana by jcurtner

Quote: This was a weeklong getaway to a four-star all-inclusive adult resort in the Dominican Republic.

A Hidden Jewel in the Dominican Republic

Overview

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Everything was "excellente!" and delivered by a staff that continued to impress us with something new everyday that would top the day before. They served top shelf liquors (you gotta try the Coco Locos). There was beautiful scuba diving, deserted beaches, and Palm Groves greet you every day. First-class service is an understatement and everyone (guests and staff) was friendly and interactive.Quick Tips: Try a different restaurant every day. Remember your actual age (not your mental one) when getting suckered into playing water polo. Try the Mamajauna (a.k.a. Dominican Viagra) -- it's a rum drink that is mixed and cured with honey, wine, and assorted herbal barks. . . absolutely delicious!...Read More

Secrets Excellence

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Story/Tip

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I am writing to attempt to put into words something that has so far, since our return, been nearly impossible to convey to all the people I have spoken with. My wife and I returned last week from our first visit to the Dominican Republic and our first stay at Secrets Excellence in Punta Cana. To say that we both had the most wonderful time of our lives is such an understatement that it almost sounds trite. We found ourselves catching our breath and in wonderment every day when we were continually impressed by something new that we saw, something that the resort did or how we were treated. From the moment of arrival to a chilled champagne mimosa through walking into our room on our final night to...Read More