5* all-inclusive Dominican Republic getaway with a private pool suite & premium flights

Excellence El Carmen, Punta Cana

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The perfect package with flights included

Premium Economy Cabin, British Airways

Suite with private pool and deck

Suite with private pool and deck

An all-inclusive adults-only Caribbean holiday with premium flights

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Up to -39% supplier's online rate ?
Seven nights in a Suite with private pool and deck, on an all-inclusive basis.

This offer also includes a complimentary Aqua Wellness spa treatment per person, per stay.

Your all-inclusive package includes:

- Nine international dining options including one buffet restaurant and one beach snack grill

- Unlimited alcoholic beverages and soft drinks

- 24-hour room service

- Pool and beach waiter service

- Fully equipped fitness centre

- Daily activities, snorkel gear and scuba lessons

- Nightly entertainment

- All taxes and gratuities

Premium Economy class flights are included from London Gatwick and Manchester to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. One piece of hand luggage (10kg for British Airways and Thomas Cook; 6kg for Thomson) and hold luggage (two 23kg bags for British Airways; one 23kg bag for Thomson; and one 25kg bag for Thomas Cook) allowance per person, is included, as well as shared transfers.

To upgrade to return private transfers for £30 per person, or £60 for solo travellers, please contact our supplier, Blue Bay Travel, on 0344 371 4012 (lines are open: Mon-Thurs: 9am-9.30pm; Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 10.30am-7pm).

Discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 55% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate. An example of our top discount is:

On 02/12/2019, leaving from Manchester, two people may book a seven-night stay in a Suite with private pool and deck (inclusions as noted above) and will pay £1,399 per person, per stay, compared to the supplier's online rate of £3,113 per person, per stay. Based on this calculation, by booking with Secret Escapes, you will save 55%.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 12/03/2019.

The offer is 100% non-refundable and date changes are not possible once the booking has been made.

This holiday is supplied by Blue Bay Travel t/a Caribbean Warehouse and is ATOL protected (6053).

A seriously luxurious adults-only stay at an all-inclusive, five-star resort on a private beach in the Dominican Republic – includes a suite with private pool, spa treatment, and all travel, with premium flights

The glorious sun, sea and sand of the Punta Cana coast has long been canonised as the best in the Caribbean, but the adults-only Excellence El Carmen takes holidays here to a whole new level. Set amid a gorgeous palm grove on the fringes of a secluded stretch of golden sand, the hotel enjoys a postcard-worthy location on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic. This tropical enclave ticks all the boxes for those who want to escape the stresses of daily life and embark on a holiday to remember, with a high-design concept that effortlessly marries beach chic with five-star luxury. The exclusive ambiance continues in the contemporary suites, where you'll have a private pool and deck or terrace.

Within the vast tropical grounds of the Excellence El Carmen, you’ll find 23 pools, each as sensational as the next, 16 cafes and bars, 12 restaurants whose first-rate cuisine spans the globe, from casual Caribbean grills to sophisticated French bistros, and a world-class spa and fitness centre. Days can be spent as leisurely or as actively as you wish – enjoy a morning yoga session or kick back on a four-poster lounger before an afternoon taking advantage of the activity programme, offering everything from scuba diving and snorkelling excursions to Spanish lessons, cooking classes and dance tutorials. You can see why this paradise retreat has bagged itself a TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence.

With Premium Economy flights, your relaxation can start at check-in; with wider seats, greater recline, noise reducing headphones, extra leg room, extra baggage allowance, a full mealtime bar service and more, you'll be switched off the from the minute you leave, until the minute you land (and beyond).

Good to know

Looking to travel more than 100 days from now? Deposits available from just £295pp. To secure your holiday with a deposit, please contact our supplier, Blue Bay Travel on 0344 371 4012. Lines are open: Monday to Thursday: 9am-9.30pm, Friday: 9am-7pm; Saturday: 9am-6pm; Sunday: 10.30am-7pm. Calls to 03 numbers will cost seven pence per minute plus your provider’s access charge.
Accommodation

The stunning suites measure a hefty 2,000 square feet, and come with your own private garden, a romantic oversize Jacuzzi for two, a private deck and your very own 250 square foot pool, as well as a bedroom and separate living area.

Amenities:

- Wi-Fi
- Air conditioning
- 46-inch flatscreen TV
- Fully stocked minibar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks
- Safe
- VIP toiletries
- Bathrobe and slippers

Dining

With a whopping 12 restaurants and bars plating up dishes and serving up drinks that look as sensational as they taste, Excellence El Carmen really lives up to its name when it comes to dining. Whether you fancy Mexican or Italian, you’ll be catered for here – choose between grand dining rooms serving gourmet French cuisine, beach shacks cooking up fresh lobster, underground caverns showcasing pan-Asian dishes or cosy front rooms offering platters of tasty tapas. If you fancy something a little more laid-back, head to the Shark Bar food truck for a quick – but equally fabulous – burger or taco, or head to the casual Sports Bar where a bottle of beer and portion of fries is the order of the day.

Wellness

Inspired by the elements with a decor and ethos that enhances the mind, body and spirit, Miilé Spa is a true haven of tranquillity. Alongside the heavenly whirlpools, hydrotherapy tubs, saunas, steam rooms and various showers – ranging from tropical rain to Cuban – you can also treat yourself to an indulgent spa treatment, either in a private room or on the outdoor relaxation patio. There’s also a state-of-the-art gym and fitness centre, 607-metre jogging course and fantastic selection of yoga classes for those who want to keep active.

Location

It’s fair to say that it’s the beaches that are the main attraction on this part of the coast, which rival those anywhere else in the Caribbean both in terms of their soft, white sand and warm azure waters. The area is also known for its world-class golfing, and you’ll find four first-rate courses within a 30-minute drive from the hotel. Punta Cana International Airport is 43 kilometres away.
Carr Uvero Alto, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic

Travel is included in this offer - see below for details.

Details

Flights are included from London Gatwick and Manchester to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

Premium Economy class flights are included from London Gatwick and Manchester to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. One piece of hand luggage (10kg for British Airways and Thomas Cook; 6kg for Thomson) and hold luggage (two 23kg bags for British Airways; one 23kg bag for Thomson; and one 25kg bag for Thomas Cook) allowance per person, is included, as well as shared transfers.

Please see airline terms and conditions for exact baggage allowance.

To upgrade to return private transfers for £30 per person, or £60 for solo travellers, please contact our supplier, Blue Bay Travel, on 0844 371 4012 (lines are open: Mon-Thurs: 9am-9.30pm; Fri: 9am-7pm; Sat: 9am-6pm; Sun: 10.30am-7pm).

From London Gatwick to Punta Cana, with British Airways or Thomson:
  • Outbound: departing at 11.55, arriving at 16.00
  • Inbound: departing at 17.30, arriving at 06.50 (the following day)

From Manchester to Punta Cana, with Thomson or Thomas Cook:
  • Outbound: departing at 12.55, arriving at 17.05
  • Inbound: departing at 18.35, arriving at 08.15 (the following day)

Please note that your inbound flight is overnight, so please bear this in mind when planning the time you'll be away for. This is a seven, 10 or 14-night holiday. The check-out date will be the day that you'll board your inbound flight back to the UK. Since your inbound is overnight, you'll be away for a total of eight, 11 or 15 nights.

Within seven days of confirming your booking with us, you'll receive an email from our supplier, Blue Bay Travel trading as Caribbean Warehouse, with your final booking confirmation detailing the exact flight times confirmed for your specific reservation. The flight time will be within the time parameters and possible airlines detailed in this offer.

The flights inclusive offer shown on this page is ATOL Protected by the Civil Aviation Authority. Secret Escapes is acting as an agent for Blue Bay Travel t/a Caribbean Warehouse with ATOL number 6053 and your contract is with that company. Blue Bay Travel t/a Caribbean Warehouse booking conditions are available from http://www.bluebaytravel.co.uk

For comprehensive travel, visa and health advice, please visit FCO Travel Advice

We source flights from all major scheduled and low cost airlines to offer you a full choice of airlines, departure airports and flight times.

You can choose to add a flight to this hotel. Just select the dates you want to book your stay from the calendar and choose ‘Hotel + Flights’

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If you need any support booking this holiday, please contact 0207 887 2772 (Mon - Sun 8am to 8pm)

If you wish to make a flight only booking, or add a flight to an existing hotel booking with us, call our reservations team on 0343 227 0007 (Mon-Fri 9-6, Saturday 10-5, Sun closed)

Highlights

  • Making the most of the all-inclusive basis and working your way around the 12 restaurants, serving up a whole host of different cuisines - you'll even get to indulge in a rejuvenating treatment
  • Taking advantage of the fantastic activity programme, where you can spend the morning playing volleyball on the beach before heading out for an afternoon of deep-sea fishing
  • Making the most of your private pool suite with private decking - the ultimate luxury 
  • Living the high life with spacious seats, greater recline, an amenity kit, personalised entertainment and more on your Premium Economy flights

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