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40th birthday. 20 people. please help

Phoenix, Arizona
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40th birthday. 20 people. please help

We have been to Mexico RM numerous times and want somewhere new. We think we've decided on Punta Cana. My friend that turns 40 is the single one in the group. He would prefer adult only/adult section ok.

Is there a place that has GREAT Beach that you can walk to other bars off property.

no wristbands/towel cards/dinner reservations/dixie cups.

Activities at night would be great but not needed, he is turning 40. lol.

We were recommended to Iberostar Grand or Excellence by our travel agent. Your thoughts? We would like to have several to research and campare.

In Mexico we've been to the Secrets/Excellence/el dorado properties and like the good service/food. So if there is anything you think we should research, Please let me know.

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1. Re: 40th birthday. 20 people. please help

Paradisus Palma Real has adults only Royal Service, with lots of a la carte options and good food. Beautiful stretch of beach where you can walk for long distances, fairly centrally located ( 20 mins from airport). They do have wristbands to distinguish which package you have purchased (but they are very tasteful - not like hospital bracelets), and depending on when you travel, they may require dinner reservations, but Royal Service guests get priority access. There are no towel cards - you can have as many as you want. If you are interested in golf - Cocotal course is right across the street, Palma Real shopping centre is situated at entrance to the property. No dixie cups for your drinks from the bar - decent sized glasses. They do have activities at night (although I have never bothered), and there is a casino. If it is within budget, I would highly recommend it.

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2. Re: 40th birthday. 20 people. please help

if you stay atexcellence there is nowhere to walk to

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3. Re: 40th birthday. 20 people. please help

The Palladium complex sounds like a good fit for your upcoming event. It has the Royal Suites Turquesa (adults only) section and is right aside of a small village called Corcetito where you can mix with the locals via a short walk on the beach.

All the resorts in PC that I'm familiar with require the wrist bands.

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4. Re: 40th birthday. 20 people. please help

I understand that the Dreams resorts do not use wrist bands and do not require dinner reservations, however they are not adults only.

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5. Re: 40th birthday. 20 people. please help

Thanks for the suggestions. Paradisus Palma Real and Royal Suites Turquesa will be looked at.

Someone also suggested Majestic Elegance?? It's not Adults only but does it have any of the other features?

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