Dominica Republic – Punta Cana
In the past Dominica Republic has played second fiddle to Mexico when it comes to Caribbean holidays, but this luscious island is starting to come into its own. There are now a number of fantastic hotels on the island and it’s a great choice for a winter sun holiday.
The resort of Punta Cana is a picture perfect Caribbean destination, palm tree lined golden sand beaches and warm azure waters. Many of the hotels in the Dominican Republic are all-inclusive as its tourism trade is just emerging with plenty of four and five stars accommodation on offer.
The Royalton Punta Cana in Bavaro is a 24hr all-inclusive hotel, which means food and drinks are served all day long. It has three pools and is right on the beach, the hotel also has a total of ten restaurants and snack bars. Like many hotels, entertainment is top notch and is provided all day and night, so you won’t be short of things to do.
Egypt – Sharm el Sheikh
Many people had to Egypt for a guaranteed sunshine holiday, with year round scorching temperatures, the resort of Sharm el Sheik on the red sea is one of the most popular tourist destinations and the resort is jam packed full of luxury all-inclusive hotels.
Located on the tip of the Sinai Peninsula, surrounded on one side by the Sinai desert and the other by the warm waters of the Red Sea, Sharm el Sheikh is a great all round destination. The bustling resort has plenty of bars and restaurants, catering well to the tourists, as well as plenty of shopping options from traditional souks to air conditioned malls.
In the heart of the resort is the Sultan Garden Resort, it has its own private beach, four outdoor pools and a number of activities available for adults and children alike. This all-inclusive hotel has a number of restaurants including buffet and formal a la cart dining options and snack bars. The hotel also has three bars providing locally produced alcoholic & non-alcoholic drinks.
Turkey – Antalya
Antalya is a region on the coast of Turkey, the ‘Turquoise’ Mediterranean Coast and is quickly becoming one of the countries popular holiday destinations. Antalya has a reputation of a glamorous and luxurious destination; the small resorts dotted along the coastline are packed with luxury five stars hotels and complexes.
The Calista Luxury Resort in Belek, has prime position looking out into the Mediterranean ocean, like many right on the beach, it offers a wide range of activities. It has three swimming pools including one with waterslides. It runs a daily activities programme perfect for adults and children alike. It also provides a great selection of evening entertainment and has a main buffet restaurant, six a la cart restaurants and snack bars dotted around the complex.
The hotel is located in the charming resort town of Belek, where there are a wide range of traditional Turkish Markets as well as their popular ‘designer’ shops. You won’t be short of places to eat or drink here either, with a number of great restaurants and local bars.