The Traveling Travel Agent

Nickelodeon Punta Cana - Unlimited Family Fun

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in the Dominican Republic, we had the pleasure of touring the family friendly all-inclusive Nickelodeon Punta Cana. This resort impressed us with its fun waterpark, beautiful grounds and luxurious suites. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families, Nickelodeon fans

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The Pineapple Villa was inspired by Sponge Bob's pineapple home.

Now Onyx Punta Cana - Modern and Luxurious

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 staying 2 nights at the modern and luxurious All-Inclusive Now Onyx Punta Cana. This resort impressed us with its wide remote beach, great pools and modern spa-like rooms. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Young Couples, Honeymoons, and Weddings

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Now Onyx Punta Cana sits on a remote, wide stretch of palm-studded beach.

Riu Palace Riviera Maya - Amazing Beach 

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. This fan favorite re-opened in December 2019 after extensive rennovations. This resort, with its amazing beach, beautiful grounds and friendly staff, now has refreshed rooms, new restaurants and updated beautiful decor throughout. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Couples, Short Getaways, and Groups

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The Riu Palace Riviera Maya grounds and architecture is gorgeous.

Sandals Halcyon Beach St Lucia - Garden of Eden by the Sea

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while on the beautiful island of St Lucia, we had the pleasure of touring at the intimate Couples Only All-Inclusive Sandals Halcyon Beach. This resort impressed us with its secluded beautiful beach, lush tropical grounds and friendly island service. 

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

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Sandals Halcyon Beach is a true beach front resort sitting on 1039 feet of white sand beach.

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!

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