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First time to Punta Cana

Dexter, MO
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First time to Punta Cana

We are thinking of trying Punta Cana this year. We usually go to the Riviera Maya. It is myself, my husband and our 2yo. So we are looking for some place kid friendly with a kids pool. We are looking at Dream PB, Dreams PC, Iberostar Bavaro and Barcelo Palace. Any and all suggestions welcomed.


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1. Re: First time to Punta Cana

out of your list don't take the Dreams Punta cana,

as it is not locate not even near Punta Cana, but over 1 hr Busride North.

after a long journey including the flight you do not want to spend such long time on a Bus before finally arriving, Kiddies do not like that very much.

Happy Travels


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2. Re: First time to Punta Cana

We have been to Dreams Punt Cana3 times but never traveled there with kids.

As Mike said it is a long bus ride after a long trip.

The beach is huge but a little on the rough side for a 2 year old. It can have some strong currents and steep drop offs near the reef.

You might want to look into Dreams Palm Beach or the Iberostar. Here is a link for you to view.


Have not been yet but on my list

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3. Re: First time to Punta Cana

Being to the Iberostar Bavaro 7-8 times

no kids, but seems very good for young

kids the ocean is good most of the time

and a kids pool, kids club and, kidshows

at night . Cheers

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4. Re: First time to Punta Cana

Let me just say...you've made the right choice going to Punta Cana over the Maya Riveria:) In my opinion....you can't go wrong. If you love the Maya...you will like and love and love and love Punta Cana!!

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