One good reason to choose this glam resort on the Dominican Republic’s east coast is that it dishes up some of the country’s best hotels. These retreats lay on plenty of luxurious extras, like swim-up bars, spas and watersports. But the real treat here is one that money can’t buy – a 10-kilometre strech of white-sand backed by coconut palms and mangrove forests.
You could hear a pin drop on this stretch of the Dominican Republic’s coastline, it’s that away from it all. The town’s more a collection of flashy hotels than your traditional resort set-up, which means everything’s tailored for sun-seekers. And on the scenery front, tropical Caribbean countryside unravels behind the waterfront, with barely a manmade speck in sight.