As consumers start planning for travel this winter and into 2021, “Bubble Holidays”, where families or groups can stay safely together, are on the rise.
The Dominican Republic has everything from tree houses and open-air bungalows to luxury villas with private pools.
“Bubble Holiday” options allow for space, privacy and minimum interaction whilst offering fresh air, beautiful National Parks and miles of stunning, uncrowded, beaches.
Private pool, two free nights and a complimentary bottle of Champagne at Eden Roc, Cap Cana.
Relais & Chateaux hotel, Eden Roc Cap Cana, is offering two free nights and a bottle of complimentary Champagne for stays in its Luxury Junior Pool Suites.
The hotel offers a collection of stand-alone suites and villas with their own private swimming pools. Guests can enjoy space and the privacy of their own pool and outdoor shower and jacuzzi.
For those wanting to venture out, the resort offers a Natura Bisse Spa, 18-hole Jack Nicklaus Golf Course and five restaurants and bars with open air dining.
Prices start at £2,550 per person, based on two sharing, for nine nights half board accommodation including return flights and transfers.
For more information, please visit: www.elitetc-uk.com
Open air rooms at Natura Cabana, Cabarete
Natura Cabana is an unspoiled secluded beachfront retreat that offers a supremely low-key, low maintenance take on tropical living, and is the perfect escape for couples looking for a much-needed chill-out holiday.
It boasts 12 beautifully appointed bungalows, two restaurants, spa, and a yoga temple.
Bungalows are all open to the air to maximise the circulation of the fresh ocean breeze.
The Attabeyra Spa offers crystal-healing, Reiki, and Egyptian-oil therapies and the retreat can arrange private dining plus activities such as horse riding.
Prices from $150 per room per night.
For more information, please visit: www.naturacabana.com
Dominican Tree House Village
Nothing says ‘bubble holiday’ like your own private treehouse.
Deep in the lush jungle of the Samaná province in the Dominican Republic, a grove of trees has been transformed into a paradise retreat. A large eco-lodge, crafted from local materials, features 22 open-air treehouse cabins.
This treehouse accommodation features stunning jungle views, comfortable beds draped with nets, hammock chairs, curtains made completely from handwoven jungle vines and a private bathroom with a freshwater shower.
Guests can enjoy open air activities including bike rides, snorkelling in bays only accessible by boat and horse riding to a secluded waterfall.
Prices start from US$600 for two people for two nights.
For more information, please visit: www.dominicantreehousevillage.com
Tree-top yoga and electric surfboarding at Club Med Michès Playa Esmeraldaga and, Michès
The newest Club Med resort is in Michès, a preserved paradise on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic.
The beachside hideaway is made up of four distinct boutique villages: Explorer Cove for families, Caribbean Paradise for active guests, Emerald Jungle for wellness seekers and Archipelago for couples, all promising a Bubble Holiday experience.
The resort includes a wide array of land and water activities, all with social distancing, such as treetop yoga and electric surfboarding. Club Med Michès Playa Esmeralda offers the ultimate bubble experience as room service, shuttle service and private check in/out are all included in the package. Club Med has introduced a Covid-19 insurance policy meaning that if a guest falls ill while at the resort, all medical expenses will be covered.
Prices from £1,884 per person for seven nights all-inclusive accommodation including return flights. Children under six stay free.
For more information, please visit: www.clubmed.com
Action-packed luxury at Puntacana Resort & Club
Run or cycle on the resort’s own seven-mile trail, walk along the three-mile beach, hit a ball or get some coaching at the state of the art tennis centre or enjoy up to 45 holes of golf at the championship course, set on 15,000 acres at the Puntacana Resort and Club.
Space and minimum interaction is guaranteed at the luxurious villas plus private transfers, private check-in/check-out, a personal concierge, maid service and multiple dining options. Prices from US$ 800 per villa per night.
For more information, please visit: www.puntacana.com