(Closed) Dominican Republic or Mexico??

posted 7 years ago in Honeymoons
  • poll: Which would you stay at?
    Cancun Mexico: more food options, more bars and a kick ass suite!!! : (14 votes)
    52 %
    Punta Cana Dominican Republic: less spectacular room, a few less options but HORSES!! : (11 votes)
    41 %
    Neither. (because every poll needs a neither.) : (2 votes)
    7 %
  • Post # 3
    371 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2011

    I’m bumping this for you 🙂 I voted Cancun, but extra restaraunts is worth a lot at an all inclusive for me, I tend to pick all inclusive vacations based upon restaraunts and options. But I think either will be amazing!

    Post # 4
    5494 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2011

    I chose Cancun. You can always do a horseback riding tour from an independent tour company.

    Post # 5
    168 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: June 2012

    Fiance and I booked our Honeymoon in at Dreams La Romana in the DR. I know they have a LOT of bars and restaurants at the all-inclusive resort, and the water is a little more typical “Carribean.” Not sure if you know about La Romana, but it seems to combine the aspects you like of each into one! (Sorry to get you off track if you were set between these two). 

    Post # 7
    6349 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: August 2014

    I’ve stayed at the Excellence Riviera Cancun; if you’d like any info, let me know. We were there for 2 weeks in June 2009.

    One thing I would point out is that it isn’t actually in Cancun; it’s a taxi-ride away, around $25 each way to the Hotel Zone/bars, if I remember right.

    If you want to be in Cancun itself, look at the Royal Cancun, and Le Blanc (Le Blanc is pricey though).

    Post # 8
    2548 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: October 2011

    I vote the Dominican. If you both have been to mexico before, it would be great to see something new together for the first time. An extra bar doesn’t seem like that much of a perk to me.


    Post # 9
    98 posts
    Worker bee

    DR for sure! You’ve already been to Mexico, and as a fellow horsewoman myself, DR wins hands down!

    Post # 10
    16 posts

    I’d say Punta Cana, especially if you and for Fiance have been to Mexico.  (I have to admit I might be a bit biased, as my parents are from Dominican Republic lol)  But putting that to the side, I have been looking at resorts in Punta Cana for a possible destination wedding and they’re gorgeous.  So far have looked at Dreams Punta Cana and Melia Caribe. Good luck deciding!

    Post # 11
    2822 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: December 2012

    I’ve been to both and I voted DR. My fiance and I went to Punta Cana DR in May this year (where he proposed) and it was amazing! Since its your honeymoon you should go somewhere you guys haven’t been before. With either choice you will have a great time because Cancun is awesome too and I love the excellence resorts! 🙂

    Post # 12
    573 posts
    Busy bee
    • Wedding: October 2012

    Cancun all the way but make sure it isnt during spring break lol

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