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Punta Cana or Bayahibe??

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Punta Cana or Bayahibe??

It is my 1st time visiting the DR. I am going 8/25. Currently I have a reservation at Grand Bahia Principe La Romana, but I have not read too many good things about the food, beach, etc so I am looking to stay elsewhere.

I heard Bayahibe has nicer beaches and more of that Carribean feel since the water is a bit more calm. It seems like there is more to do in terms of sightseeing and trips in Bayahibe as well.

The thing I read about Punta Cana is that it is newer so the rooms, service, and food are better.

UGH!! At a total loss.

Bayahibe

Looking at the Dreams or Iberostar

Punta Cana

Dreams, Now Larimar, Majestic, Barcelo.

Please HELP. So many choices and I'm sure they are all nice one way or another.

***ANY SUGGESTIONS, INSIGHT OR JUST PLAIN HELP WOULD BE MUCH APPRECIATED.

Edited: 31 July 2013, 05:00
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1. Re: Punta Cana or Bayahibe??

Bayihide or PC would be a better choice

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2. Re: Punta Cana or Bayahibe??

Bayahibe - Caribbean sea, always calm - watch live at http://bayahibewebcam.com/

Punta Cana - Atlantic ocean - not as calm as in Bayahibe

Denise

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3. Re: Punta Cana or Bayahibe??

Thanks Denise. That's what I read. I guess there are Pros and Cons to everything. Heard Punta Cana is way more up to date while Bayahibe is a bit on the older side.

Most of the people travel from Punta Cana to Bayahibe for the excursions because of the calm waters.

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4. Re: Punta Cana or Bayahibe??

It depends what you prefer

Great resorts in Punta Cana with beautiful pools, 35 mile long beach if you like long beach walks, sometimes not as great for swimming if it gets too wavy, not too easy to get out to see the local towns

Great resorts in Bayahibe / Dominicus area of course with pools also, you can go for a long beach walk from Dominicus beach all the way to the National park, easy walk to Dominicus or Bayahibe (depends on what resort you choose) to explore the local life a bit.

discoverbayahibe.com/your-dominican-holiday-…

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