The Traveling Travel Agent

Grand Palladium Bavaro Suites - Tropical Haven

As a part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in the Dominican Republic, we had the pleasure of touring the beautiful All-Inclusive Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa. This family-friendly resort impressed us with its beautiful tropical grounds, gorgeous beach, and wide range of activities for the entire family. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Active families and couples

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Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites has lovely traditional Caribbean buildings and decor.

Royalton Bavaro - Family Fun in Paradise

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in the Dominican Republic, we had the pleasure of touring all-inclusive Royalton Bavaro. This family-friendly resort impressed us with its spacious suites, gorgeous beach, and wide range of fun activities. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Active Families and Multi-generational families traveling together

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Breathless Punta Cana - Contemporary Luxury

As a part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in the Dominican Republic, we had the pleasure of touring the trendy All-Inclusive Breathless Punta Cana for adults only. This resort impressed us with its perfect location, modern suites, and wide range of activities. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Sophisticated Singles, Couples, and Friends

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Breathless Punta Cana features DJ parties by the bi-level Freestyle pool.

Iberostar Selection Playa Mita

As a part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Puerto Vallarta, we had the pleasure of touring the beautiful All-Inclusive Iberostar Selection Playa Mita. This resort impressed us with its beautiful setting, family-friendly facilities, and wide range of activities. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families, Golfers and Honeymoons

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Iberostar Selection Playa Mita is set on lush, tropical grounds.

Sunscape Puerto Vallarta

As a part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Puerto Vallarta, we had the pleasure of touring the beautiful All-Inclusive Sunscape Puerto Vallarta. This resort impressed us with its beautiful beach, wide range of activities, and unique family-friendly rooms and suites. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Active Families and Families of 5 or 6

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Sunscape Puerto Vallarta is located on a long stretch of golden sand on Banderas Bay.

Barcelo Puerto Vallarta

As a part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, we had the pleasure of touring the family-friendly Barcelo Puerto Vallarta. This resort impressed us with its stunning location, gorgeous bay views, and luxurious suites. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families and groups

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Barcelo Puerto Vallarta is nestled between Banderas Bay and the Sierra Madre mountains.

Secrets Vallarta Bay

As a part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Puerto Vallarta, we had the pleasure of staying 2 nights at the beautiful All-Inclusive Secrets Vallarta Bay for Adults Only. This resort impressed us with its ideal location, intimate resort layout, and incredible open-air lobby with breathtaking views of Banderas Bay. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Weddings, Active Couples and Groups

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Secrets Vallarta Bay is within walking distance to the famous El Malecon boardwalk.

Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta

As a part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Puerto Vallarta, we had the pleasure of touring the beautiful All-Inclusive Grand Fiesta Americana Puerto Vallarta for adults only. This resort impressed us with its stunning location nestled between the Sierra Madre moutains and Banderas Bay, gorgeous ocean views throughout the resort, and its luxurious oceanfront suites. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Honeymoon, and Anniversaries

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Secrets Cap Cana sits on one of the best beaches in the Dominican Republic.

Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta - Entertainment is King

As a part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Puerto Vallarta, we had the pleasure of touring the beautiful All-Inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Vallarta. This resort impressed us with its gorgeous beachfront setting, rock 'n' roll atmosphere, and luxurious suites. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Families with Teens, and Music Lovers

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Hard Rock Vallarta sits on the azure waters of Banderas Bay in the heart of Riviera Nayarit.

Now Amber Puerto Vallarta

As a part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about popular destinations by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Puerto Vallarta, we had the pleasure of staying 4 nights at the beautiful All-Inclusive Now Amber Puerto Vallarta. This resort impressed us with its ideal location, intimate resort layout, and incredible open-air lobby with breathtaking views of the Pacific. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Weddings, Families, and Active Travelers

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Now Amber is ideally located on the Pacific Coast with stunning views of Banderas Bay and the Sierra Madre Mountains.

About the Author

My name is Amy Burbank, owner of Purple Palm Vacations and the Traveling Travel Agent. I travel throughout the year to the destinations that are in high demand looking for quality vacation options that go above and beyond. This blog is a collection of my Resort and Cruise Ship reviews that I feel are the best of the best and will truly provide a great vacation. Happy Travels!