Resort and excursion pairings for every getaway
One of the best ways to take your tropical escape to the next level is by adding on an excursion to your getaway. With so many beautiful resorts and excursions to choose from, it can be hard to decide which are right for you. Whether you’re planning a couples getaway, a vacation with the whole family or a dreamy destination wedding, we rounded up a few of our favourite resort and excursion pairings for every travel style.
The resort: Located on the world-famous shores of Bavaro Beach, Majestic Mirage Punta Cana is the perfect pick for family vacations. This resort offers something for every member of the family; kids can have a blast at the Splash Kids Club featuring a mini disco and video games, while you tee off at the nearby Punta Blanca Golf Course with unlimited green fees included in your stay. The Family One Bedroom Suite with Jacuzzi rooms can sleep up to six people and offer exclusive Family Club amenities including a restaurant and lounge.
The excursion: Kids – and kids at heart – will have a blast at Bavaro Adventure Park. This sprawling amusement park in Punta Cana features 15 different attractions including a zipline circuit, paintball, bungee jumping and a Dino World that will take you into the heart of Jurassic Park!
The resort: If you and your partner enjoy the finer things in life, you’ll appreciate a stay at the luxurious Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres outside of Cancun. This upscale resort is surrounded by lush tropical gardens and features lavish inclusions like unlimited à la carte dining, spacious suites and world-class service. Sip on a cocktail as you admire breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea from the Sky Bar before heading back to your Elegance Club Plunge Pool Suite featuring a rooftop terrace with a plunge pool – perfect for watching the sunset.
The excursion: Plan the ultimate date night with the Columbus Steak and Lobster Romantic Dinner excursion. You’ll set sail along the scenic Nichupte Lagoon on board a replica Spanish galleon ship, indulging in a gourmet three-course dinner paired with your favourite cocktail from the open bar. Watch the sunset as you listen to a live saxophone performance before heading back to your resort.
The resort: Whether you’re planning a bachelor or bachelorette party, a birthday or a special celebration with friends, Majestic Elegance Punta Cana offers plenty of opportunities for fun in the sun. Upgrade to the adults only Elegance Club to make the most of your time away and celebrate together by the private beach or pool area with convenient butler service. In the evenings, enjoy a tasting at the resort’s wine cellar before heading to the on-site casino to roll the dice with roulette or try your hand at blackjack.
The excursion: The party doesn’t stop at the resort – head to Imagine Punta Cana and dance the night away in a unique cave disco! The chic nightlife venue is made up of four different caves, each with a unique ambiance and different themed events throughout the week. Grab your favourite drink from the open bar and hit the dance floor!
The resort: Majestic Colonial Punta Cana is one of the most popular resorts in the Dominican Republic for destination weddings. Choose from numerous breathtaking venues around the resort, whether you want to say “I do” beneath a beachside gazebo or walk down a lush green aisle in the resort gardens, with convenient wedding package options. The resort also offers something for everyone on your guestlist, from the flower girl to the grandparents.
The excursion: A unique idea for wedding favours is booking an excursion for you and your guests to enjoy. Head out on the high seas together on the Saona Island tour, where you’ll set sail along the coast of Punta Cana and spend some quality time together on the sparkling shores of a desert island.