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Lincoln, United...
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Thinking of booking a 50th birthday surprise holiday for my wife in the Dominican Republic.

Dont really have any knowledge of the island at all so would like some recommendations in best resorts hotels etc

To narrow it down a bit, if I book it will probably be through thomson or similar for 2 weeks all inclusive.



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1. Re: recommendations

Firstly best to narrow down the area and find what ticks your boxes.......then you can research different hotels in your chosen area.

South East - Punta Cana, long sandy white beach, with resort after resort along the coastline mostly for R& R Bayahibe, La Romana calm waters, lovely beach also...these areas are more of a resort based holiday as not a lot to do off resorts apart from organised tours but these are easily booked.

North Coast........golden beaches not your typical white sandy Caribbean looking beach but lots to do off resort....Samana area but unfortunately to get to any hotels you have a 4 + hour transfer as flights from the UK only go into Puerto Plata ( POP) and not the local El Catey airport.


Edited: 06 May 2014, 12:33
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