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Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

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Kingsville, Canada
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Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

We are thinking of staying at the Iberostar Grand, it would be our first trip to Punta Cana. We were wondering if there is a town nearby similar to Playa del Carmen for shopping or sightseeing...also wondered if the grounds of the Iberostar hotels are within walking distance of each other...thanks!

chicago
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1. Re: Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

yes all the iberostars are in a line you can walk to them all, dont think you will find that playa del carmon type town though, nothing like 5th ave,

Erieau, Canada
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2. Re: Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

No town similar to PDC, in Punta Cana, the grounds of all 4 Iberostars are adjacent to each other.

Amsterdam
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3. Re: Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

Hi,

Been to both Iberostar Grand's and the lay out of the all the resorts is pretty much the same in Paraiso as it is in Bavaro.

But indeed, Punta Cana does not have much nearby that is anything like Playa del Carmen. The resorts in Punta Cana dont eveb have a shoppinh plaza like the one in Paraiso has.

Still Grand Bavaro is my favorite over Paraiso. The beach is much nicer and I love the bathroom. (but the bar at Paraiso is better than Bavaro though).

Amy

Kingsville, Canada
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4. Re: Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

thanks for the answers - really helps!

ny
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5. Re: Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

I am going 4/3-4/8if you have any questions when i return please ask.

Kingsville, Canada
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6. Re: Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

Sounds great thanks! Have been to playa del Carmen 9 times at the Riu Palace ...Wanting to try something different and had wondered how they compared.

cape cod...
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7. Re: Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

You will love PC and the Grand in particular. They offer so much with all of the resorts within your reach. We have traveled outside the resort but it isn;t as commercialized at PDC thank God! Yet anyways........If you want to shop there is a line of shacks next to the Grand that offer souvenirs and such. There is also a mall inside the Iberostar property. This is not the same experience you get in PDC at Walmart.

Have a great trip! You will love it so much!

Kingsville, Canada
posts: 38
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8. Re: Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

Thanks ! starting to lean towards Punta Cana after all...are there any excursions anyone can recommend? thanks again...

cape cod...
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9. Re: Iberostar Grand ~ Town similar to Playa Del Carmen?

Macao Surf Camp is awesome. Rafael will come pick you up at your hotel and you will enjoy surf lessons and he will return you to your hotel. Great time! My family loves it and visits every time we're there! You can look it up on Tripadvisor things to do section.

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