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2010/02/28

Sosua Bay Resort (Sosua Hotels)

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The Sosua Bay Club (4 stars) is a brand new All Inclusive Beach front Resort that overlooks the bay and mountains of Sosua.

The hotel is set on the top of the bay offering breathtaking views of the spectacular landscapes, practically in the heart of town.

The area offers a wide variety of shopping opportunities, cafes, discos, and casinos. This is sure to be a popular choice, and it is only a 10 minute drive from Puerto Plata airport.

Sosua Bay is destined to be your familys favorite vacation.

This resort is far from the typical all-inclusive. They have 144 rooms with incredible ocean views from the balcony, some with a lovely garden view.

Swim and catch some sun at our pools or ocean side beach. At Sosua Bay Club, you will wish you had eight arms to eat.

You will be blown away by the cuisine, view and service in La Bahia, their main grand restaurant. You will be more than impressed with this Colonial Caribbean beach front hotel.

Hotel Details: Multi-lingual Staff, Room Service, Restaurant in Hotel.

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VH Victoria Resort (Sosua Hotels)

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The VH Victoria Resort and Beach (4 stars)is a quiet, tasteful, all-inclusive, 190-room hotel set amid the greens and fairways of a Robert Trent Jones championship golf course.

The hotel is located just 10 minutes from the airport within the grounds of Playa Dorada Resort compound, a 250-acre expanse shared by several other hotels that take advantage of a golden sand beach.

A backdrop of a lush flower-filled lagoon, Caribbean gardens, and the spectacular mountain in the distance, Isabel de Torres, highlights the hotel's intriguing Italian architecture.

Walk five minutes to the nearby beach, a few minutes less to the Playa Dorada Commercial Center or just a few seconds to the Golf Club.

The hotel features four restaurants in which you can dine as part of the all-inclusive package. The Victoria Beach Club is newly renovated Mexican food restauran and snack bar set on Playa Dorada beach.

The Restaurant Cafe El Lago offers buffet service with lovely open view of the golf course and pool area. This international cafe offers a wide variety of carefully prepared dishes in a gracious, but informal setting.

The two a la carte restaurants include Pizzeria Mozzarella with delicious brick-oven pies and the elegant Jardin Victoria Gourmet Restaurant, admired for its beautiful setting and sumptuous cuisine.

Activities include beach volleyball, water polo, aqua aerobics, tennis, billiards, and other games. Water sport activities and nightly entertainment are also offered.

Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Television, Daily Maid Service, Fireplace, Safe (In Room), Telephone (Voicemail), Balcony/Terrace, Mini-Bar.
Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Television, Daily Maid Service, Fireplace, Safe (In Room), Telephone (Voicemail), Balcony/Terrace, Mini-Bar
Hotel Details:

* 190 Rooms / 2 Floors
* Built in 1988
* Babysitting or Child Care
* Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
* Multi-lingual Staff
* Car Rental
* Smoke Alarm in Rooms
* Photocopy Service
* Uniformed Security on Site
* Common/Public Areas Accessible to Wheelchairs
* Currency Exchange
* Fax (For Guests)
* Gift Shop
* ATM/Bank
* Room Service
* Restaurant in Hotel
* Golf Course
* Game Room
* Pool (Outdoor)
* Tennis (Outdoor)
* Hot Tub
* Bicycling

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2010/02/27

The Royal Suites Turquesa by Palladium (Punta Cana Hotel)

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The Royal Suites Turquesa by Palladium (4 stars)is an exclusive hotel located in the Grand Palladium Punta Cana Complex Resorts and Spa.

The concept of The Royal Suites is differentiated by its personalized service for adults only. Enjoy privacy, relaxation and tranquility in this luxurious resort.

Enjoy personalized attention in our spectacular spa with sea views, complete gymnasium, sauna and vapor baths. It is the ideal place to spend a day full of relaxation, peach and well being.

The 24 hour all-inclusive program offers a selection of beverages with or without alcohol, meals buffet or a la carte restaurants, 24-hour snacks in the Sports Bar, and a mini-bar in the room that is refilled daily.

The resort also offers badminton, tennis, archery, miniature golf, volleyball, and land and water aerobics.

Each suite comes equipped with sofa bed, Cable TV, telephone, coffeemaker, wireless Internet access, minibar, safe, bathrobes and slippers, and bathroom.

Hotel Details:

* No of Floors - 2
* No of Rooms - 140
* Car Rental Desk
* Family Rooms
* Parking
* Meals
* Fitness Facility
* Game Room
* Golf
* Swimming Pool
* Wheel Chair Access
* Tennis Court
* Dining
* Dry Cleaning
* Hot Tub
* All Inclusive
* Luxury

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Lifestyle Hacienda Tropical (Puerto Plata Hotels)

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The Lifestyle Tropical is the essence of a true tropical beachfront resort experience.

The buildings are low rise Mediterranean style, amid Caribbean style thatched roofs and cobblestone walkways, comfortably blending with the surrounding mountain ranges and, in front, the golden sands and the sparkling silvery hues of Cofresi Beach.

Most of the rooms open to a balcony overlooking Cofresi Beach; others offer spectacular mountain, garden or pool views.

The resort has been newly renovated and its interiors have been furnished very tastefully in soft whites and creams to keep the elegant Caribbean flair.

The facilities have been created to provide a first class vacation experience: In addition to two swimming pools, two pool bars and a beach club, there is a choice of excellent restaurants: the Italian Bellini Pizza & Pasta, the Indochine Asian Fusion, The Blue Lagoon Caribbean Seafood & Grill, the El Zorro with Tex-Mex cuisine, the international buffet restaurants Casablanca and Rainforest, plus Disco and Lounge.

Aromatherapy, seaweed, body wraps, facials and many other beauty treatments for men and women are available at Metamorphosis, the Caribbean largest chain of spas, right in the resort.

There is an executive golf course, a private riding school, as well as its own Lifestyle Holidays Polo Club at approximately 1.5 km from the resort.

Other facilities include a PADI 5 star diving school and water-sport center, tennis courts, amphitheater with more than 2,000 people capacity, daily programmed activities, evening entertainment and a supervised Mini-club.

Whether you come to eat well, shop, enjoy excursions or to quite completely relax on our Caribbean beaches, your vacation here will be the experience that you have dreamed of.

282 spacious guest rooms divided into 229 Tropical Rooms, most with Ocean Views, and 53 Junior Suites, each equipped with:

Accommodations:

* Air Conditioning
* Ceiling fan
* Direct Dial telephone
* Cable TV
* Safe rental
* Balcony or terrace
* Coffee Maker
* Iron and ironing board
* Radio-Alarm clock
* Private bathroom
* Hair dryer
* Mini-fridge
* Two Queen size beds or one King size bed. Junior Suites have one king size four-poster bed, sitting area with sofa bed, additional to above amenities.

Other Services and Facilities (Additional charge):

* Room Service (service charge)
* Bottled wine and water
* Water Sport Center and PADI diving school
* Ocean World, Adventure Park, Casino & Marina
* Golf courses nearby: Los Mangos, Playa Dorada and Playa Grande
* Horseback riding
* Shopping arcade
* Tennis clinics and night play
* Internet
* Metamorphosis full service Spa
* Babysitter services
* Beauty salon
* Car rental
* Laundry
* Tours & Excursions
* On site medical services 24 hours

Restaurants, Bars & Disco:

* Casablanca - International buffet
* Rainforest - International Buffet - (Vitalis Garden Club)
* El Zorro - Tex-Mex (Vitalis Garden Club)
* Blue Lagoon - Caribbean Seafood & Grill
* Indochine - Asian Fusion
* Bellini - Pizza & Pasta (Crown Residence Suites)
* VIP Gourmet - Exclusive for Crown Villas
* Lifestyle Disco & VIP Lounge
* Bellini Bar - Crown Residence Suites
* Bar Las Canas - Tropical pool
* Banana Bar - Vitalis pool
* Beach Club
* Beach Bar
* Lobby Bar
* Amphitheater Bar

All Inclusive Plan:

* All meals (buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner)
* A la Carte dining at 4 specialties restaurants, (reservation required)
* Daytime and late snacks
* Domestic brand alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, including beer, spirits, cocktails, wine with meals, juices and soft drinks available from 4 bars
* Daily activities program
* Introductory scuba lesson in pool
* Non-motorized watersports
* Kid’s Club
* Fitness facilities
* Tennis daytime
* Night entertainment
* Admission to Disco (drinks not included)
* Bicycles
* Privilege use of all restaurants, bars, and facilities at sister hotels Vitalis Garden Club and Lifestyle Crown Residence Suites

Location:

* Right on Cofresi Beach
* Walking distance from Ocean World Adventure Park, Casino & Marina
* 10 minutes from downtown Puerto Plata city and its attractions
* 30 minutes from Puerto Plata’s International Airport.
* 1 Hour from Santiago International Airport.
* Departure tax $20.00 per person

All information is subject to change without prior notice.

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Cibao International Airport (Santiago)




Cibao International Airport IATA
: STI, ICAO: MDST is an international airport in Santiago de los Caballeros, the second city of the Dominican Republic, in the Cibao region.


It has a modern terminal with some of the most advanced airport facilities. Serves mostly Dominicans living in the United States and Caribbean islands like Cuba, Turks and Caicos, Puerto Rico and Panama.

The airport construction began on 15 February 2000 and was completed in 2002. It was inaugurated on 18 March 2002, with two daily direct flights to San Juan operated by the U.S. airline American Eagle.

In May 2002 the Dominican Airlines, Aeromar, made the first direct flight to the eastern United States to New York Airport, John F. Kennedy continued, next month for U.S. carriers American Airlines and North American Airlines from New York, Miami and San Juan.

Months later, Continental Airlines began direct service to the City of Newark, New Jersey.


This followed the entry of JetBlue Airways and Delta Air Lines Cibao Airport.


At the end of 2005, airport operators began one of its greatest expansion. It enlarged the area of users and rebuilt parts east and west of the International Terminal. Added a second floor to the terminal and three boarding bridges. This expansion was completed in 2006.

In December 2007, JetBlue began a temporary route from Boston, which they did quite well and therefore plan to establish a regular service this summer.

JetBlue has also shown interest in opening routes to Florida from Santiago, with direct flights to Fort Lauderdale and Orlando.

They made few specific studies on these routes factivilidad last January. At that time American also increased its flights, adding a second frequency to Miami and San Juan.

Continental had an increase that came to bring the third time in three years, its enormous Boeing 777-200, which is the biggest model in its current fleet.

Cibao Airport infrastructure consists of an International Main Terminal, a Domestic Terminal and a cargo terminal.

The International Terminal is the most used and receives the majority of scheduled flights operating there.

This has modern facilities, many of last generation, to make it easy, fast and efficient processes check in (check / register), passenger boarding and baggage handlers rise.

Account also has cargo area, warehouse, fire station, hangars, parking for 1.285 cars, rent cars area, counters and offices for airlines, Hall of Ambassadors and VIP room, and offices of government agencies.

The international terminal is undergoing a process of renovation and expansion in various areas of structure, the investments made in the physical structure, will occur in the areas of security, parking, access to the airport, also on the hosting system military and canine units serving there, the drainage of the ramp area and pavement rehabilitation.






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2010/02/26

Hodelpa Caribe Colonial (Santo Domingo Hotel)

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Hodelpa Caribe Colonial (3 stars) is located in the heart of the Colonial Zone of Santo Domingo, surrounded by cafes, bars and restaurants.

A few meters from the Plaza Spain, the Alcazar de Don Diego Columbus and the First Cathedral of America.
A few steps from the Calle el Conde, pedestrian considered one of the most important shopping area of the city.

30 minutes from Las Americas International Airport.

Accommodations

Top 54 Rooms, Superior Deluxe and Suites. All equipped with air conditioning, telephone, cable TV, clock radio, mini-bar, complete with national drinks, iron and ironing board, safe and private bathroom with hairdryer, magnifying mirror and set of items for care staff.


Rooms

Standard rooms A wonderful room with a queen size bed.
Superior rooms with one queen bed or two full size beds.
Superior de Luxe With a king size bed.
Caribbean Suite These suites are decorated in elegant art deco style furniture and mahogany, have a separate room.
Matrimonial Suite decorated completely in white to perfectly accommodate occasional stay in a romantic atmosphere.


Food and Beverage

Gourmet specialties in the main restaurant with an emphasis on Dominican cuisine. The menu designed and prepared by theri chef will surprise with authentic tropical dishes.

Restaurant
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Breakfast:
07:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
Lunch:
11:00 a.m. - 03:00 p.m.
Dinner:
07:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Bar Open Monday through Saturday from:
7:00 a.m. at 11:00 PM


Facilities and Services

* The terrace Sun Deck: The best option for taking the sun, towel service, chaise lounges and umbrellas.
* Room Service.
* Personalized concierge service.
* Laundry.
* Internet.
* Program of miles of Amerian Advantage
* Comfort a la Carte Program
* Meeting room (Ch. 8 people)

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Bahia Estela Hotel (Samana Hotel)

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Bahia Estela By Viva Resorts are located in the stunning Bay of Cosón in Las Terrenas, Samana Peninsula, on the north coast of the Dominican Republic.

This new hotel highlights the natural beauty of the area, being one of the most coveted destinations in the Caribbean for its endless beaches and untouched.

Facing the sea, has a pool with swim-up bar, lounge bar and a lobby bar, kids club and a restaurant serving international cuisine buffet style.

The hotel operates under the All Inclusive.

For people who like to travel further afield, here is a world to discover. You can visit the humpback whales that entertain Samana Bay in the months of January through March.

They can also take a stroll through the village of Las Terrenas featuring a variety of local craft stores, as well as small and great bars and restaurants.

Bahia Estela By Viva Resorts offers 80 superior rooms and suites.

Superior rooms have sea or garden view and feature a queen bed, air conditioning, sofa, bathroom with shower, color satellite TV, telephone, hairdryer, safe, iron, mini-bar and balcony or terrace.

Maximum occupancy is two adults. Cots available upon request.

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Hodelpa Centro Plaza Hotel (Santiago Hotels)

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The Hodelpa Centro Plaza is strategically located in downtown Santiago, within walking distance of historic commercial and cultural establishments.

It is surrounded by verdant parks, turn of the century churches, and museums. Is only 15 minutes from Cibao International Airport.

This hotel is fresh and cheerful, with 85 comfortable and spacious guest accommodations, each featuring carpet, air-conditioner, telephone, cable TV with remote control, mini-bar, in-room security box, and clock radio.

Accommodations :

Executive Superior Rooms: Featuring 1 queen or two full size bed.
Executive Deluxe: Featuring 1 queen or two full size bed.
Junior Suite: Featuring 1 king size bed Includes: Car wash Daily newspaper Shoe polish.
Honeymoon Suite: Featuring 1 king size bed Includes: Car wash Daily newspaper Shoe polish and jacuzzi.
Presidential Suite: Featuring 1 king size bed Includes: Car wash Daily newspaper Shoe polish and jacuzzi.

Vista Restaurant:

Enjoy the lovely panoramic view of the city and the mountains surrounding Santiago while you dine in elegance in the “Vista Restaurant”.

All meals are “A la Carte”. In additional, Hodelpa Centro Plaza guests have the option of Room Service from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 p.m.

Services & Facilities

* Iron and ironing board
* Magnifying mirror
* Room service
* Goose down pillows
* Electric coffee maker
* Hair dryer
* Personalized bathrobes
* Slippers
* Shoe shine service
* Car wash service
* Guaranteed wake up call
* Business center
* Daily local newspaper
* Panoramic view gym
* In-room Internet access
* Private parking
* Valet parking available
* Casino
* AA mileage program
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Royal Palace Hotel (Santo Domingo Hotels)



Enjoy your stay in the most comfortable and prestigious hotel in the city of Santo Domingo, offering you a wonderful view of the caribbean sea.

Located in the heart of Santo Domingo, this hotel offers an outstanding sight to the sea and the city, also granting you easy access to any of the main avenues and commercial centers.

Royal Palace Hotel is located within minutes of business centers, casinos, night clubs, the colonial zone and the Malecon, one of the places most frequented by tourists.

The Royal Palace Hotel is the best option in Santo Domingo for your business trips, vacations, honeymoons and events.

The Royal Palace Hotel have a total of 34 rooms distributed as follows:

* 13 Standards
* 8 Superiors
* 8 Jr. Suites
* 4 Suites
* Penthouse with living, dining room and private jacuzzi

These rooms are well equiped with elegant furniture, tailored to your needs. In addition to everything we mentioned, we assure you the best rates of the dominican hotel market!

Also this hotel have an excellent feast room, with a capacity to hold more than 150 guests. Ideal for any kind of social or business even.

Hotel Services:

Bar- Restaurant open from 3:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m.

Bar - terrace open from 3:00 p.m. until 11:00 p.m., with a wonderful view of the sea and the city.

Conference Room with capacity for more than 150 persons.

Wake up calls.

Room Service.

Laundry.

1 daily free hour of Internet use.

International Calling center open from 8:00 am. until 9:00 pm.

Mini-bar.

Live Shows.

Customer parking and Valet Parking.

Security services for our hotel.

Business Center.

Currency Exchange.

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Casa Colonial Beach and Spa (Puerto Plata Hotels)

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Located on the Northwest coast of the Dominican Republic in the Playa Dorada Complex, the Casa Colonial Beach and Spa is a luxurious beachfront resort located 9 miles from Puerto Plata International Airport.

Local attractions include the Robert Trent Jones Senior Golf Course located less than one mile from the hotel, a myriad of shopping options in the Plaza Dorada, also less than one mile away, and the Brugal Rum Factory approximately two miles from the property.

Hotel amenities include spa and massage services, rooftop pool, four outdoor jaccuzis, fitness center, room service, wake-up service, elevators and transfers to the nearby golf course.

Dining options include two on-site restaurants, one featuring asian-fusion cuisine, a wine cellar, and a beach bar.Guest rooms feature cable TVs, high-speed Internet, separate bathtubs and walk-in showers, hairdryers, CD players, minibars, laptop safes, telephones, voicemail, alarm clocks, irons and ironing boards, and umbrellas.

The property is accessible to those with disabilities. The price includes the property*s resort fee.

Hotel Details: Photocopy Service, Meeting Facilities, Business Center, Fax (For Guests), Room Service, Restaurant in Hotel.

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Casa Marina Reef Hotel (Sosua Hotels)

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Casa Marina Beach is located directly on the beach in a quite area of El Batey, Sosua, on the north coast, only 10 minutes from the Puerto Plata International Airport and 20 minutes from the town of Puerto Plata.
This 300-room resort is right next to Casa Marina Reef.
The property is home to four restaurants and six bars.
Daily hotel activities include table games, volleyball, tennis, horseback riding and evening entertainment.
There is a swimming pool, and watersports range from kayaking and windsurfing to snorkeling and scuba diving clinics at the pool.
Hotel services include a beauty salon and a mini-market.
Rooms have either a terrace or balcony, mini-refrigerator, cable TV, safe, telephone and air-conditioning.
All-inclusive package prices are based upon double occupancy (two people per room).
There is a supplemental per person charge, for each additional guest, that is not included in the price of this package.
The supplement must be paid upon check-out from the hotel. Please contact the hotel directly for the exact amount of this charge.

Hotel Details: 300 Rooms, Multi-lingual Staff, Fax (For Guests), Gift Shop, Restaurant in Hotel, Pool (Outdoor)

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Courtyard by Marriott Santo Domingo (Santo Domingo Hotel)

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The Courtyard by Marriott Santo Domingo Downtown is in central Santo Domingo, within walking distance to the National Theater, and approximately 13 miles from Las Americas International Airport.

The hotel has easy access to main business area and government facilities. Local attractions include La Atarazana, Mercado Modelo, Amber Museum, Boca Chica Beach, First Cathedral of the Americas, Columbus Lighthouse, and Los Tres Ojos National Park.

Hotel amenities include the gift shop, lobby bar, fitness room, 24-hour business center, outdoor pool, and the Courtyard Cafe restaurant. The hotel also offers valet laundry service, dinner delivery service from local restaurants, and complimentary parking. All rooms feature work desks, dual-line telephones, dataports, voicemail, high-speed Internet access, refrigerators, irons and ironing boards, hairdryers, air-conditioning, safes, cable TV, and coffeemakers.

Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Newspaper (Free), Refrigerator, Iron, Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Microwave Oven, Non-Smoking Rooms, Television, Daily Maid Service.
Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Newspaper (Free), Refrigerator, Iron, Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Microwave Oven, Non-Smoking Rooms, Television, Daily Maid Service, In Room Broadband Internet Access, Safe (In Room), Coffee Maker, Whirlpool, Telephone (Voicemail), Balcony/Terrace


Hotel Details:

* 145 Rooms / 5 Floors
* Built in 2003
* Electronic Key
* Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
* Multi-lingual Staff
* Sprinkler in Rooms
* Common Area High speed Access
* Smoke Alarm in Rooms
* Photocopy Service
* Meeting Facilities
* Computer Use Available
* Uniformed Security on Site
* Common/Public Areas Accessible to Wheelchairs
* Surveillance Cameras On Site
* Business Center
* Currency Exchange
* A-V Equipment Rental
* Parking Area Well Lit
* Crib/Rollaway Bed
* Fax (For Guests)
* Complementary Coffee
* Common Area Wireless Access
* Gift Shop
* ATM/Bank
* Laundry Room
* Room Service
* Restaurant in Hotel
* Health Club
* Pool (Outdoor)
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Viva Wyndham Tangerine Cabarete (Cabarete Hotels)



Viva Wyndham Tangerine (4 stars) is located in the Sosua-Cabarete road, 20 minutes from Puerto Plata International Airport and 3 minutes from Cabarete downtown.

Lies in the middle of the hottest windsurf spot in the western hemisphere. It is a resort with 170 meters of beautiful beach.

This resort offers the perfect setting for an action packed getaway. The hotel is located right on the beach, and it offers 2 fresh water pools and 2 Jacuzzis, 2 bars, and a disco bar, 3 all inclusive restaurants and 24 hour snacks plus a cash premium bar and a cash international beach front restaurant, discotheque, tennis court, fitness center including weight room, sauna and shower area, internet 24 hour, massage, Viva Wyndham kid s club from 4 to 12 years old, baby-sitting service, hospitality desk, tour desk, boutique, drugstore, gift-shop, beauty parlor, photo center, meeting facilities, laundry services, medical service, rent car, free parking, Diving Center (PADI certified courses), kite-surfing, horseback riding and a complete program of water and land excursions. Dining options include La Bahia, Viva Mexico, La Vela and Maraja Beach Club & Lounge.

The all-inclusive package entails full breakfast, lunch and dinner, room service for breakfast (continental), snacks, unlimited drinks, cocktails and wine, 24 hours snack, periodic fruit and drink service on the beach and pool two times in a day, welcome cocktail, special low fat food corner, tea time, taxes and tips, daily activities program, international entertainment staff, live nightly entertainment, theme parties, discotheque, dance classes, gymnasium, sauna, Viva Wyndham kid?s program from 4 to 12 years old, chaise lounges and beach towels, steam room and unlimited non motorized sports such as: windsurfing, canoeing, sailing, introductory dive lessons, water polo, water aerobics, day and night tennis, fitness center with trainer, aerobics, stretching, basketball, beach volleyball, bocce ball on beach, billiard and table tennis.


Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Iron, Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Non-Smoking Rooms, Television, Daily Maid Service, In Room Broadband Internet Access, Safe (In Room), Coffee Maker

Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Iron, Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Non-Smoking Rooms, Television, Daily Maid Service, In Room Broadband Internet Access, Safe (In Room), Coffee Maker, Balcony/Terrace, Mini-Bar


Hotel Details:

* 221 Rooms / 3 Floors
* Built in 2003
* Babysitting or Child Care
* Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
* Multi-lingual Staff
* Car Rental
* Common Area High speed Access
* Photocopy Service
* Meeting Facilities
* Computer Use Available
* Childrens Programs
* Concierge Services
* Barber/Hair Stylist
* Business Center
* Currency Exchange
* Crib/Rollaway Bed
* Fax (For Guests)
* Gift Shop
* ATM/Bank
* Room Service
* Restaurant in Hotel
* Scuba Diving
* Health Spa/Massage
* Snorkeling
* Beach
* Water Skiing
* Game Room
* Pool (Outdoor)
* Boating/Sailing
* Tennis (Outdoor)
* Pool (Children)
* Horseback Riding
* Bicycling
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Hodelpa Gran Almirante (Santiago Hotels)

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In Hodelpa Gran Almirante Hotel & Casino's philosophy is to offer an excellent service and quality, striving daily and constantly improved to satisfy the most demanding clients.
This five stars Hotel is located in Santiago de los Caballeros, Dominican Republic.

Enjoy the luxury, comfort and tasteful details of the stylish Hotel & Casino Hodelpa Grand Admiral.

Combine the activities of your business trip with pleasure while discovering the colonial inheritance of the region. Revel in the many cultural activities, the beautiful color and the joy of "Cibao".

This elegant hotel has 155 comfortable rooms equipped with air conditioning, telephone, cable TV with remote control, fine wood furniture, carpets and alarm clock radio with CD player.

The rooms are beautifully furnished and offer an array of amenities for business people, theater room with the modern Lodge Net system, the finest wood furniture, carpets and radio with alarm and CD. With 1 king size or two full size beds.

-Air Conditioning Telephone Satellite TV
-Safe Room Service Hairdryer
-Private Bath Minibar Alarm clock radio
-Wi-Fi


The beautiful scenery of the interior of the facility creates a perfect environment to relax after a hectic day at work. An efficient and caring staff is always at your service.


Hotel General Services:
Bar Lobby Bar A La Carte
Cafeteria Jacuzzi Store
Parking Laundry Sauna
Pool Car Rental Currency Exchange
Casino Business Center Free Parking
Meeting Room Wi-Fi Facilities for disabled
Transfer Service
Some services require local payment



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Celuisma Playa Dorada Resort (Sosua Hotel)

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The Celuisma Tropical Playa Dorada All Inclusive Resort (3 stars) is located on the beach of Playa Dorada, surrounded by tropical gardens, and is approximately nine miles from Puerto Plata International Airport.

Local attractions include downtown Puerto Plata, approximately three miles away, and golfing.

Hotel amenities include tennis courts, group tennis lessons, ping pong, game room, shuffleboard, fitness center, bicycles, water sports, scuba lessons, boat rides, water aerobics, outdoor swimming pool, volleyball, sauna, massages, whirlpools, basketball court, activities program, children's playground, weekly manager's cocktail party, kids' club, free admission to Top's Disco Club, night entertainment, unlimited miniature golfing, private tennis lessons, tours, shopping arcade, currency exchange, beauty salon, taxi services, moped and scooter rentals, 24-hour doctor on-call, babysitting services, laundry services, business center, spa, sauna, multilingual staff, several restaurants, and two bars.

Guest rooms feature air conditioning, cable TVs, safe deposit boxes (for a fee), and telephones. Note: fees or time limits apply to some of the above services.

Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Refrigerator, Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Television, Daily Maid Service, Safe (In Room), Balcony/Terrace

Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Refrigerator, Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Television, Daily Maid Service, Safe (In Room), Balcony/Terrace
Hotel Details:

* 414 Rooms / 3 Floors
* Built in 1992
* Babysitting or Child Care
* Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
* Multi-lingual Staff
* Car Rental
* Smoke Alarm in Rooms
* Photocopy Service
* Childrens Programs
* Concierge Services
* Barber/Hair Stylist
* Currency Exchange
* Fax (For Guests)
* Gift Shop
* ATM/Bank
* Restaurant in Hotel
* Snorkeling
* Beach
* Water Skiing
* Game Room
* Pool (Outdoor)
* Boating/Sailing
* Tennis (Outdoor)
* Pool (Children)
* Hot Tub
* Bicycling
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Sosua By the Sea Hotel (Sosua Hotel)


Nestled on the beach of the Sosua shore and right in the heart of the town, Sosua by the Sea (3 stars) is only ten minutes away from Puerto Plata's International Gregorio Luperon Airport.

The Canadian owned and operated boutique beach resort offers both bed and breakfast and All-Inclusive plans.

The All-Inclusive plan includes 3 meals per days with snacks, all national alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, introductory dive lesson 1 hour / day (more if available) windsurf, kite surf, boogie board, snorkel, and sea kayaking.

Dominating a coral cliff jutting into the sea, Sosua by the Sea offers guests a restaurant, two bars, pool, sundeck, terrace, lounge chairs and parasols, gift shop, Internet/business center, beauty salon, a brand new fitness centre, tour desk, and a Padi Five Star Instructor Development Centre for scuba diving and waterspouts.Sosua is located on the North Coast (Atlantic Ocean) of the Dominican Republic, about 13 miles east of Puerto Plata.Each room has a private bathroom, bath and shower, minibar, telephone, and satellite television.Suites have a separate bedroom and balcony or terrace.

Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Refrigerator, Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Television, Daily Maid Service, Safe (In Room), Coffee Maker, Kitchen/Kitchenette, Balcony/Terrace.

Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Refrigerator, Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Television, Daily Maid Service, Safe (In Room), Coffee Maker, Kitchen/Kitchenette, Balcony/Terrace.


Hotel Details:

* 91 Rooms / 4 Floors
* Built in 1987
* Babysitting or Child Care
* Laundry/ Dry Cleaning Service
* Multi-lingual Staff
* Common Area High speed Access
* Photocopy Service
* Barber/Hair Stylist
* Common/Public Areas Accessible to Wheelchairs
* Currency Exchange
* Parking Area Well Lit
* Fax (For Guests)
* Gift Shop
* Room Service
* Restaurant in Hotel
* Scuba Diving
* Health Spa/Massage
* Snorkeling
* Beach
* Pool (Outdoor)
* Hot Tub

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Riu Merengue Hotel (Puerto Plata Hotel)

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The Riu Merengue (4 stars) is a deluxe all-inclusive resort situated beachfront in Maimon Bay, surrounded by 18,000 square feet of tropical gardens, approximately six miles from Puerto Plata and 16 miles from Puerto Plata International Airport.

Hotel amenities include kiosk and boutique, Internet room, mini-club, complimentary lounge chairs, towel service, and umbrellas, continental breakfast and full American breakfast buffet, and facilities at the Caribbean Street location, including the Renova Spa with massage services and sauna, gym, hairdresser, pharmacy, jeweler, photo studio, game room, and shopping arcade.

Onsite drinks and dining are available at the La Roca Restaurant, La Rumba lounge bar, La Plaza Bar, Macumba poolside snack bar, and the Pacha Disco.

The all-inclusive rates include all meals and snacks, unlimited domestic beverages, mini-bar and liquor dispenser re-stocking, land activities, daily entertainment programs for adults and children, an introductory scuba lesson in the pool, three lighted tennis courts, non-motorized water sports, evening entertainment, and free entrance to the Pacha Disco and El Millon Casino.

Guest rooms feature private bathrooms, telephones, central A/C, fans, mini-bars, liquor dispensers, satellite/cable TVs, in-room safes, and balconies or terraces. Standard Room:Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds, direct dial phone, regulary replenished mini - bar and liquor dispenser, satelite TV, radio alarm clock, in - room safe. Bathroom equipped with bathub and shower, amenities kit. Balcony or terrace.

Suite : Air conditioning, ceiling fan, 2 double beds, by door separate living room area with sofa, direct dial phone, regulary replenished mini - bar and liquor dispenser, satelite TV and 2nd TV, radio alarm clock, in - room safe. Bathroom equipped with bathub and shower, bidet, hair dryer and amenities kit. Balcony or terrace.

Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Non-Smoking Rooms, Television, Daily Maid Service, Safe (In Room), Balcony/Terrace, Mini-Bar.
Amenities: Air Conditioning (In Room), Telephone, Television (Cable/Satellite), Non-Smoking Rooms, Television, Daily Maid Service, Safe (In Room), Balcony/Terrace, Mini-Bar


Hotel Details:

* 544 Rooms / 2 Floors
* Built in 1996
* Multi-lingual Staff
* Car Rental
* Common Area High speed Access
* Photocopy Service
* Computer Use Available
* Childrens Programs
* Barber/Hair Stylist
* Common/Public Areas Accessible to Wheelchairs
* Currency Exchange
* Fax (For Guests)
* Complementary Coffee
* Gift Shop
* Restaurant in Hotel
* Scuba Diving
* Health Club
* Health Spa/Massage
* Snorkeling
* Beach
* Pool (Outdoor)
* Tennis (Indoor)
* Boating/Sailing
* Tennis (Outdoor)
* Pool (Children)
* Hot Tub






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Laguna Gri-Gri (Gri-Gri Lagoon Rio San Juan)


Gri-Gri Lagoon is located in the city of Rio San Juan, where tourism is virtually untapped in this area north of the country can still find pristine beaches and a variety of top quality hotels.

Gri-Gri Lagoon in 1958 was a spring connecting a stream to the sea, but in that year an earthquake that made this ecologic destination in the actual attractive tourist spot , for lovers nature this is one of those trips that are worth making, its mangroves and shape of the lagoon are worthy of admiration.

The Gri-Gri name was given by the inhabitants of Rio San Juan, because in predominantly around a tree with Gri-Gri name in large quantities, therefore it was considered more appropriate name.

This lagoon is visited daily by domestic and foreign tourists, arriving at the lagoon people can find Boat Association of the community, which offers boat tours that go to the mouth of the lagoon into the sea.

It is an educational tour which will give details of the lagoon and that allows the tourist to understand the importance of this ecological lung of the Dominican Republic.


In the waters of this lagoon every year was mounted since 1997a platform to celebrate the carnival of this county, which is unique in the world of its kind, because the artists who designed the costumes and masks are inspired by the marine species, is a spectacle.

The area has hotels, pharmacies and food places to offer service to tourists, the trip by boat from the port of the lake to return to the same point takes about 30 minutes if you go to visit the Laguna Gri-Gri not forget to bring your camera.



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Santiago de los Caballeros (Dominican Destination)

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Santiago de los Caballeros is the capital city and municipality in the province of Santiago. It is located in the center of the Cibao region, about 155 km northwest of Santo Domingo de Guzman and an average altitude of 175 m.

The municipality has a land area of 524.03 square kilometers (the city has 75 km ²) and borders the north by the Province Puerto Plata, on the south by the municipalities of Janico and San Jose de las Matas, the east by the municipalities Tamboril, Licey and Puñal and west by the municipalities Villa Gonzalez and Esperanza.

The city has 1,936,721 inhabitants and a density of 2.537 km ². This makes the second city with the biggest population of the Dominican Republic after Santo Domingo.

In 1495 Christopher Columbus founded the fort of Santiago during his first voyage, on the north bank of the Yaque del Norte river. In 1506 the town formed around it is moved along the river Jacagua.

Santiago
de los Caballeros was the first american city to be known by the name of Santiago.

Later this name was adapted as a city of Santiago de Chile (Chile) and Santiago de Cuba (Cuba).


Santiago has witnessed important historical events. It is worth mentioning the Battle of March 30, 1844 or Battle of Santiago, with whom Dominicans consolidate its independence and that occurred in the current Imbert Park in this city.

Santiago was capital of the Dominican Republic during the War of Restoration (1863-1865).

Santiago has had important personalities in the political, economic and social development.


The urban area of Santiago de los Caballeros is the second city in the nation's economic importance and the main center of trade in goods and services throughout the Cibao.

Santiago's economy is supported primarily by the marketing of agricultural products and finished goods, production of goods in free zones, and by trade.

In the city of Santiago are based branches of major stores, supermarkets, restaurants and local financial institutions.

The city has also, with several shopping centers and multinational corporations.




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