Thinking of “Doing The Dominican”???

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Are you thinking of a Dominican Getaway?

Its a FUN Destination for sure with many choices for All Kinds of FUN in the SUN!

And remember too there are two sides to the Dominican Republic! The Punta Cana / Bavaro Beach area which is on the Atlantic Side of the Island and then LaRomana which is on the Caribbean Side!

If you are flying into the Punta Cana Airport …here are some of my FAVS listed by closer proximity.

Dreams Palm Beach! only about 30 minutes from the Airport!

Main Pool at Dreams Palm Beach is Awesome

Next in line are Now Larimar and Secrets Royal Beach! Secrets Royal Beach is Adults Only and next door to them is Now Larimar the Family Friendly Resort. And they are about 40 minutes from the airport!

Here is a shot of the Pool at Secrets Royal Beach

Now Larimar is right next door to Secrets

This shows the Beach and Pools at Now Larimar

Beach and Pools at Now Larimar are Breathtaking!

Down the road a bit is Dreams Punta Cana about 50 minutes from the airport and has the largest winding pool in Punta Cana!

The Pool at Dreams Punta Cana runs the length of the resort

Zoetry Agua Punta Cana is about 60 minutes from the Punta Cana Airport and a Magical Place for sure!

The Infinity Pool at Zoetry Agua over looks the magnificient beach and a very calm ocean thanks to the reef that protects it from rough waves!

The Infinity Pool at Zoetry Agua Punta Cana looks out to the Calm Ocean and Beach

On the other side a mere 90 minutes from the Punta Cana Airport or 30 minutes if you fly into the LaRomana Airport is Dreams La Romana!

The Infinity Pool at Dreams LaRomana overlooks the Beach and Ocean and the snorkeling here is very good!

Dreams LaRomana Infinity Pool that overlooks the Beach and Ocean

I’ve been to each of these resorts and love each of them for various reasons… You can’t go wrong on choosing any of them!

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The Divine Dominican Tour keeps going and going…


So last night Leopardo Laptop and I were busy getting some pics up on Webshots! WOW were we busy! LOL!

Link below should get you to the Dreams Palm Beach Album…WE Just LOVE Dreams Palm Beach and their DREAM TEAM! And we had such fun with “The DREAM GIRLS” there! And we have onver 200 pics to prove it! Of course now our mission is to caption all those pics! LOL! We tried to capture all kinds of fun stuff and I think we did a pretty good job!

We also got the album of pics of our visit to both NOW Larimar and Secrets Royal Beach up too! You can see those here at this link:

What a great visit that was too! We loved meeting both of the TEAMS and being able to stay overnight at NOW Larimar was great! So many FAV things here…Lunch with the Teams on the Patio done by Chef Gordy was OUTSTANDING! Having a butler at the Preferred Club at NOW Larimar was GREAT! LOVED the Beach in front of BOTH NOW Larimar and SECRETS Royal Beach! Hope that this album captures why we LOVE both of these New Addisitons to the AMazing AMResorts Family!

Secrets Royal Beach…where the Secrets are both SWEET and ROYAL!

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Recently had the chance to be at Secrets Royal Beach and fell in love with the resort for so many reasons!

The location on Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana is truly magnificent, with the Ocean and Beach being among the best I have seen.

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The Pool at Secrets Royal Beach is just spectacular! I love the way that it winds around the property giving so many Swim out Suites access and then coming to the Swim Up Bar! LOVELY!

And I love all the little bridges that cross over the pool from one side to the other…such a nice feature!

While I was there I created a slide show…showing some of reasons I fell in LOVE with Secrets Royal Beach…The Location, The Staff, The Food and Drinks, so many SWEET SECRETS that are both SWEET and ROYAL at Secrets Royal Beach!

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The Lobby there is both warm and welcoming with lots of great space to spread out and enjoy the lobby bar, or to use the computers to check email or check at the front desk or the two Concierge on either side of the front desk… A friendly vibe about it for sure!

There are so many great choices for dining while there at Secrets Royal Beach! Being next door to the “NOW Larimar” opens up to many possiblities!

La Riviera

A buffet-style restaurant serving a variety of local and international cuisine, featuring spectacular ocean views
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Dress Code: Casual

Seaside Grill

Authentic à la carte restaurant serving grill specialties in a seaside setting
Open for dinner only
Dress Code: Casual Elegance


Savor French gourmet dining in an elegant atmosphere
Open for dinner only
Dress code: Formal

Additionally, guests may enjoy gourmet dining at Now Larimar Punta Cana:

Carnival International Cafe

Main buffet restaurant featuring a variety of local and international cuisine
Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner
Dress Code: Casual


An outdoor buffet restaurant serving grilled favorites
Open for lunch and dinner
Dress Code: Casual


A menu serving a variety of gourmet à la carte Italian specialties
Open for dinner only
Dress Code: Casual Elegance


Enjoy gourmet à la carte French cuisine in an elegant atmosphere
Open for dinner only
Dress code: Resort Formal


Enjoy Pan-Asian cuisine featuring Tepanyaki tables in an elegant atmosphere
Open for dinner only
Dress code: Casual Elegance

Bluewater Grill

Enjoy grilled specialties in a seaside setting.
Open for dinner only
Dress code: Casual Elegance

Barefoot Grill

Delicious burgers and hot dogs served beachside
Open during the day

Here is another little slide show that shares the AMAZING Dinner that I had at Mercure and the Breakfast on my Balcony

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Secrets Royal Beach! Truly a great resort with so much to offer! Make sure to check them out both on their Website:

And also their FanPage on FaceBook:

I look forward to going back again..but til then I keep all the Sweet and Royal Secrets of Secrets Royal Beach in my heart and share them with all for its a Secret too SWEET to be hidden…It must be SHARED and EXPERIENCED to Enjoy Completely!

Welcome to my Whirlwind…@NOW Larimar and Secrets Royal Beach!

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Arrived yesterday afternoon and met old friend and embraced new ones! What fun!

While in the Preffered Club Lobby I ran into some Dear Friends who are helping here with the “Re-Branding” Gabriel Rierra and Christian Maiel always good to see and learn more about what is going on so I can share with all of you!

They got a big kick and giggle when they saw the tee shirt!

After a quick meet up it was on to Secrets Royal Beach for Lunch with the Team and getting to know them and the properties! It was GREAT FUN!

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Such fun being with New Friends and enjoying GREAT FOOD!!! And learning SWEET SECRETS and sharing Magic Moments of NOW!

Beside Blogging and Tweeting I am also posting on the FanPages of NOW Larimar and SECRETS Royal Beach check them out for album links and other pics and posts!

NOW Larimar:


SECRETS Royal Beach:

Its a whirlwind and I love it! So happy to be here in the MAGICAL MOMENT OF NOW @ NOW Larimar! And Share Sweet SECRETS of Secrets Royal Beach…where the SECRETS are both SWEET AND ROYAL!

and the leopardo boys!

Sweet DREAMS and SECRETS to be shared…and Moments of NOW!


Good Morning Cyber World! Counting down…today is 27 days to take off! Gosh I love a good countdown don’t you?!!!

Anyway…There is so much going on…and I wanted to share some of the excitement with my pals in the cyber world!

As many of you know by now there are 2 NEW AMazing Additions to the AMResorts Family!

Secrets Royal Beach and NOW Larimar! WOW! How exciting is that! They are going to come on line as of May 1, BUT since “The Leopardo Boys” and I will be down in the Dominican Republic we are going to get to go visit and meet the teams! WE are over the top excited about this!

Here is some FUN info and links for Secrets Royal Beach:

Their webpage is going to be growing as that May 1st date comes closer so keep an eye out for more and more great info there!

and guess what…they even have a FaceBook FAN PAGE!!! Its ROCKIN’ with great info and comments!

And of course NOW Larimar too has their own webpage and FaceBook and FAN PAGE…here are their links!

and for the facebook fanpage below:

Both of these resorts were once branded as NH…and its funny because Leopardo and I visited them in 2008. So we can’t wait to get back and see the changes and meet the teams and of course take lots of pics and videos to share as we BLOG our way along on the “Divine Dominican Tour” aka “AMazing AMResorts Adventure 2011”

Dont forget to check out the contact info page at:

Its such a great source to keep in contact and get info for any of the AMazing AMresorts! Like I always say “AMResorts…AMazing Vacations and SO MUCH MORE”

and Happy Travels!
and leopardo laptop