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Newark, Delaware
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First time which resort?

Hi all,

We will be going to punta cana next year and wanted some suggestion for resorts.

We will be joined by our friends from germany.

We recently went to Grand Palladium mexico and loved it and was hoping to get some insight from you guys as to how the GP in punata cana is?

Our friends also recommeded the iberostar dominicana

and I read good reviews of Mejestic Elegence, so we don't know which resort to book.

From our experience in GP inmexico what we liked

- amazing service from staff

- great food (buffet and a la cartes)

- no need to make reservations in a la carte

- great beach

- its huge resort but we liked it and the fact we could go and use any of the other resorts service.

- nightly entertainment shows etc

Also, it wasn't an all adults but we found that the beach was so long that in our section threre were very few kids, so we enjoyed that too.

We are in our late 20's

Tequesta, FL
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for Puerto Aventuras, Punta Cana
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1. Re: First time which resort?

Why not just select the Grand Palladium complex in Punta Cana? It is alittle smaller than their Puerto Aventuras Mexico property but just as amazing with above-average food & beverage quality & service for Punta Cana!

Toronto, Canada
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2. Re: First time which resort?

Each of the resorts you mentioned has adult only options as well. But of course, this costs more. And there are other adult only options you may want to consider, if it's in your budget.

Here's a link to maps of the resorts, if you'd like to get a feel for the layouts, size of beach, etc.



Edited: 10:45 am, November 30, 2012
Tequesta, FL
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for Puerto Aventuras, Punta Cana
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3. Re: First time which resort?

Here's a link to a regional resort map to give you an overall sense of perspective:


Dallas, Texas
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4. Re: First time which resort?

We have been to both Palladiums....Mexico & Punta Cana. We enjoyed both & would go back to either in a heartbeat!

Arnprior, Canada
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5. Re: First time which resort?

Here is a link to the arial view of the resorts.


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