Archive for March, 2012
Punta Cana ranks as the number two destination for spring breakers according to STA Travel, the world’s largest student travel agency based in Dallas, Texas. The only destination more popular with spring breakers is Cancun Mexico which came in number one.
The top ten most popular spring break locations for college kids are:
1. Cancun, Mexico
2. Punta Cana,Dominican Republic
3. Miami (South Beach)
4. Panama City Beach, Fla.
5. Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
6. Acapulco, Mexico
7. Montego Bay/Negril, Jamaica
8. Nassau, Bahamas
9. Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
10. Las Vegas
Here is an article from the Huffington Post on the top spring break destinations.
The Paradisus Resorts, Melia Hotels International’s luxurious all-inclusive brand, announces the expansion of its partnership with seven-star Michelin Chef Martin Berasategui to its Punta Cana properties. The expansion into the Dominican Republic will introduce two unique concepts by Chef Berasategui-whose eponymous restaurant in Lasarte-Oria, Spain is the recipient of three Michelin stars- to every Paradisus property.
21 April 2012 will mark the openings of both Passion by Martin Berasategui at Paradisus Palma Real and Fuego Gastro Bar at Paradisus Punta Cana. Read More→
An excursion to Isla Saona is the number one most popular tour for visitors to Punta Cana. Isla Saona is a beautiful island off of the southern coast of the Dominican Republic and is a protected nature preserve as it belongs to the National Park of the East.
Isla Saona is the top excursion on many Punta Cana visitors things to do list. Typically, to visit Isla Saona, an excursion begins with a 40-50 minute bus ride from your hotel in Punta Cana to the small fishing village of Bayahibe where boats to the island depart from. Excursion companies transport you to Isla Saona on speedboats or catamarans or a combination of speedboat one way and a catamaran the other way. Free drinks and a beach barbeque are usually included in the pricing.
There is a new website that we have noticed about Isla Saona, called islasaona.net. This website contains information about the island, how to get there and links to various excursions available to the island. Check it out for many pictures of the island and also videos of Isla Saona trips.