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Dominican Republic

Our verdict:

One of the most under-rated Caribbean islands, the Dominican Republic is bursting with rainforest, culture and beautiful beaches. The introduction of British Airways flights to Punta Cana in the east, with its impressive new array of sophisticated resorts, is a sign of the high quality you can expect. Check out these gold standard resorts at silver prices.

Recommended tour operator: Tropical Sky

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Tropical Sky says

Combining stunning palm-fringed beaches with stylish resorts and a romantic Latin flavour, it’s easy to see why the Dominican Republic is such a popular choice for honeymooners. Whether you’re looking for an intimate beach break or a lively resort, the Dominican Republic will have the perfect place for you.

  • All-inclusive options
  • Great value
  • Spectacular beaches

Here’s our pick of the best luxury five-star resorts, each of them the ideal choice for a honeymoon. All are in spectacular beachfront positions with great value all-inclusive rates which include non-motorised water sports as well as meals, drinks and all sorts of added extra touches.

The intimate boutique hotel, Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana, has just 96 rooms. The generous Endless Privileges® package ensures your stay is in complete luxury with extra luxuries included such as Bvlgari bath amenities, a complimentary 20 minute massage, a horseback riding excursion and 24-hour laundry service to name a few.

Offering the renowned Unlimited-Luxury® package, check out these luxurious Dreams resorts, ideal for a fun-packed and romantic stay –Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa and Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana.

The stylish Now Larimar Punta Cana also boasts the Unlimited-Luxury® package with a variety of fantastic restaurants, top-brand spirits and wines and 24-hour room service.

The elegant adults-only Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa is a great choice for a more lively and exhilarating experience, with its lively parties, great fusion restaurants and incredible night shows.

Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana is all about peaceful relaxation with its Secrets Spa by Pevonia and palm-fringed beach.

There are also some special added touches for honeymooners including sparkling wine and fresh fruit in your room on arrival, a Mimosa breakfast in bed, special turn down service and a discount on spa treatments. Luxury upgraded honeymoon packages are also available for an extra charge or are free in certain room categories for stays of seven nights or more.

Prices start from under £1,000 per person for a week all-inclusive, also including flights and transfers.

Check out the full range of Unlimited-Luxury® resorts in the Dominican Republic. Contact us for a competitive quote and more detailed advice to find the right resort to suit you.

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