The Dominican Republic is known for its breathtaking beaches, luxury all-inclusive resorts, and tropical island vibes. During my trip the Dominican Republic I had the pleasure of staying at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Hotel, exploring the countryside around Punta Cana and visiting Santo Domingo; the country’s capital city. To inspire you to visit this lovely paradise I thought … Continue Reading

The Dominican Republic is caulker block full of white sand beaches, jewel-toned water, and lovely all-inclusive resorts. Many travelers heading to this island paradise are solely interested in fruity cocktails and lounging poolside. However, if you can tear your beach bump off the lounger and leave the walls of your resort for one day, your … Continue Reading

When I traveled to the Dominican Republic I stayed at my first all-inclusive resort, the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Hotel. While the resort was lovely, I did not want to be trapped inside its walls my entire trip. I wanted to experience the country outside of the resort; see the people, see the landscape, and experience … Continue Reading

Altos de Chavon A small Mediterranean village is the last thing you would expect to see in the Caribbean. Altos de Chavon, however, is just such a place. This hand-made wonder in the Dominican Republic was built to replicate a 16th-century Mediterranean village. Construction of the village started in 1976 and finished in 1982. It … Continue Reading

Do you love white sand beaches, warm ocean water, and expertly made Pina Coladas? Then the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Hotel is for you! Location & Amenities Located on one of the best stretches of beach in Punta Cana the Barcelo Bavaro Beach Hotel is the adult’s only section of the larger Barcelo Bavaro Beach Resort. … Continue Reading