After five days spent lazing about in the Dominican Republic, I can’t stop thinking that summer’s here. My mind really needs to cut it out, because, well, it’s not summer. Close – but not close enough. It felt awesome just to sit in the sun after this heinous winter we’ve been dealt.
Boyfriend and I stayed at the Paradisus Punta Cana, a sprawling all-inclusive on Bavaro Beach, and would highly recommend it. The rooms are divided into a three-tiered hierarchy: The Reserve, a brand-new, resort-within-a-resort where the fanciest rooms are and family receive Family Concierge service; Royal Service, which furnishes guests with their own personal butler with rooms on the main grounds; and the standard, plain old regular rooms where you’re left to fend for yourself without the help of a butler of any kind. Continue reading