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Travel

If you go to Punta Cana

Where to stay

Paradisus Palma Real Golf &
Spa Resort

Playa de Bavaro

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

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1-809-688-5000

www.paradisus.com

All-inclusive beachfront resort features nine restaurants, three outdoor pools, YHI Spa with Oriental Garden, five tennis courts, convention center, and casino.

$220-$3,990 per night, seasonal.

Tortuga Bay

Punta Cana

1-809-959-2262

www.puntacana.com

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Beachfront villas with one, two, three, and four-bedroom suites designed by Oscar de la Renta, situated along a private white sand beach.

$905-$3,370 per night, seasonal.

Where to gamble

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

Boulevard Turístico del Este, Macao

1-809-731-0000

www.hardrockhotelpuntacana.com

The most elaborate of all the Punta Cana casinos, you can see Madonna’s mirrored limousine and one of Prince’s suits as you walk in to hit the slots or the blackjack table. The hotel also features concerts from big-name performers.

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