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Punta Cana

Flying High in Punta Cana

Biju Sukumaran | Posted 05.03.2015 | Travel
Biju Sukumaran

Established in 1969 by Frank Rainieri and Theodore Kheel in the eastern end of the Dominican Republic, Puntacana Resort & Club started as a humble hot...

The Caribbean's Best All-Inclusive Resorts For Families

Oyster | Posted 02.18.2015 | Travel

You won't find a more kid-friendly resort on the island of Turks and Caicos than Beaches. With 10 pools, a beautiful beach, a water park, an Xbox Games Garage, a Sesame Street kids' camp, and even a DJ-spinning academy, the hotel is determined to rule out any inklings of boredom.

'Ebola Scare' Video Shows Airport Officials Aren't Taking Any Chances

The Huffington Post | Sara Boboltz | Posted 10.09.2014 | Healthy Living

At the airport, conventional wisdom keeps most travelers from joking around with words like "bomb" and "explosion." And as a new video purportedly sho...

Hurricane Hideaways: 9 Beachfronts to Brave This Hurricane Season

Oyster | Posted 11.02.2014 | Travel

For many East Coasters, a quick trip to Southern neighbors where the sands are still toasty and the waves still refreshing is dampened by the threat of Mother Nature's finest beast: The Hurricane.

Forget Punta Cana; Visit DR's Five-Century-Old Colonial City

Pam Grout | Posted 07.28.2014 | Travel
Pam Grout

Christopher Columbus, who made four trips to the New World, had his pick of beautiful locales. Although Ferdinand and Isabella, his benefactors, trie...

11 Gorgeous Swim-Up Suites (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 04.05.2014 | Travel

If you love lazing away the day in the hotel pool, you can't do much better than staying in a swim-up suite, where it's possible to dip into the water right from your back door. Who wants to walk when you're on vacation in a tropical paradise?

The World's Sexiest Beaches You Need To Visit

The Huffington Post | Lisa_Miller | Posted 06.18.2013 | Travel

Going to the beach is always a fun event, but not all beaches are created equal. Our friends at Just Luxe compiled a list of the world's sexiest b...

Top 10 Infinity Pools on the Caribbean Sea (PHOTOS)

Oyster | Posted 07.09.2013 | Travel

The beach, the pools, the view - these are major reasons why we travel to the Caribbean. And when we can get all in one, that's ideal. So we scoured t...

PHOTOS: Truly Baffling Hotel Signs

Oyster | Posted 05.05.2013 | Travel

What on Earth could this possibly mean?

PHOTOS: Boutique Hotels With Sex Appeal

Oyster | Posted 04.29.2013 | Travel

We picked our favorite boutiques that have all the necessary trappings for romance.

Getting Older and Getting Away With Girlfriends

Lisa McElroy | Posted 02.19.2013 | Travel
Lisa McElroy

I started the girlfriend getaway tradition with a trip to the Dominican Republic with Paula, my best friend from law school who lives in frigid Minnesota and was excited to hit a warm beach for a few days.

PHOTOS: Where To Find The Animals You Love

Oyster | Posted 07.10.2012 | Travel

From adorable white-faced capuchin monkeys in Costa Rica, to deadly lions in Botswana, find out what to see and where to see it on your next exotic vacation.

PHOTOS: Local Flavors Of The Dominican Republic

Melanie Nayer | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Melanie Nayer

Both all-inclusive Paradisus resorts in the Dominican Republic offer a combined 18 restaurants, but none as fashionable and trendy as Chef Martín Berasategui's.

Party On: The Top 10 Spring Break Destinations For 2012

The Huffington Post | Caitlin Brown | Posted 03.06.2012 | College

This year's Spring Break "Top 10" list starts and ends with, oh-so-appropriately, MTV. College students may remember MTV's The Real World: Cancun, a p...

SHOTS! SHOTS! SHOTS! Miami Moves Up Spring Break Rankings

Posted 03.02.2012 | Miami

Miami has moved up the ranks in Spring Break stardom and is now in the top three, keeping company with Cancun, Mexico and Punta Cana in the Dominican ...

Why January 21 Is A Big Day In Higüey

Bob Schulman | Posted 03.05.2012 | Travel
Bob Schulman

It's usually pretty quiet in the old colonial town of Higüey in the Dominican Republic. Not so when January 21 rolls around each year.

7 Ways to Make the Most of Your On-Campus Spring Break

College Candy | Posted 05.25.2011 | College
College Candy

More than half of college students will actually be sticking around for spring break this year. But that doesn't mean you can't still soak up the break. Yes, even in your teeny, tiny dorm room.

A Guide to Punta Cana (or Dancin' Around the Dominican Republic)

Bob Schulman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Travel
Bob Schulman

Tours of the country range from a 3-hour drive exploring the colonial treasures of the capital city of Santo Domingo to snorkeling with stingrays and nurse sharks on a cruise of the DR's reefs.

Top Destination Wedding Locations (VOTE!)

Huffington Post | Morgan Korn | Posted 09.27.2011 | World

Many couples are eschewing traditional wedding venues and instead choosing to exchange vows in unique and tropical destinations. Here is the HuffPost'...