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Following are highlights of all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Paradisus Punta Cana

Paradisus Punta Cana has 424 suites ranging from 504 to more than 1,000 square feet, 12 restaurants and eight bars, nightly entertainment, seven swimming pools, a main lagoon style swimming pool, the Royal Service pool exclusively for adults, The Reserve exclusive pool, two kids’ pools, four tennis courts and three paddle courts; casino spa and fitness center; the Kids Zone, a tropical-theme playground; plus classes, water sports and meeting space.

Occidental Grand Punta Cana

Occidental Grand Punta Cana is a Spanish-style resort with more than 700 yards of beachfront, 865 rooms in 17 three-story, white buildings; nine themed restaurants and seven bars, all included in the nightly room rate; three lagoon-style swimming pools—one dedicated to children only as part of the Kids Club; and daily activities, water sports and live nightly shows. It is located about 20 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport.

Ocean Blue Golf and amp; Beach Resort

Ocean Blue Golf and amp; Beach Resort has 374 suites, two swimming pools, seven restaurants and 10 bars, a kids club and a teens club, spa and casino, and a full array of water sports and excursions. Guests also have access on the property to bowling and a climbing wall. The resort is 35 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport.

Dreams Punta Cana Resort and amp; Spa

Dreams Punta Cana Resort and amp; Spa has seven international restaurants and 10 bars, an Explorer’s Club for kids and the Core Zone for teens. Excursions for golf, sightseeing and other activities are available.

Excellence Punta Cana

Excellence Punta Cana is an all-inclusive resort located 35 miles from Punta Cana International Airport and 60 miles from La Romana International Airport. Facilities include two pools, eight restaurants and 10 bars, a fitness center and tennis courts, classes and non-motorized water sports. Horseback riding is part of the inclusive package.

Punta Cana Resort and amp; Club

Punta Cana Resort and amp; Club It has grown to encompass over 15,000 acres, Six Senses Spa, championship golf courses, an Ecological Reserve with 15 natural springs, a full service marina, several restaurants, a shopping village, and the modern Punta Cana International Airport. Accommodations include the Tortuga Bay villas, Puntacana Hotel and rentals in exclusive villa communities. Eight dining options are available. In addition to golf, recreation opportunities include tennis, horseback riding and wind sailing.

Scott S. Bateman is a professional journalist who has traveled widely throughout the Caribbean and the Americas. He is the author of four books about cruising in the Caribbean, Alaska and Mexican Riviera.
February 17, 2020