Basically, the Dom Rep
is back and it's fighting fit and ready for action.
: First Choice (0871 200 4455) offers 14 nights' all-inclusive at four-star Sun ClubHotel Riu Bambu from pounds 929, saving pounds 180, ex-Gatwick Aug 31.
: Thomas Cook (08450 702 530) offers seven nights' all-inclusive at a three-star resort in Luperon from pounds 595, ex-Manchester May 2.
: Monarch (0871 423 8642) offers 14 nights' all-inclusive at three-star Casa Marina Reef, Sousa, for pounds 631, ex-Gatwick on Dec 1.
Thomas Cook (08450 702 530) offers seven nights' all-inclusive at a 3-star resort in Luperon from pounds 595, ex-Manchester May 2
There is entertainment every night in the outdoor theatre - when we were there the highlight was The Michael Jackson Extravaganza (maybe news of Jackson's troubles hadn't reached Dom Rep
FLIGHTS Avro (0871 423 8628) offers seven night charter return ex-Manchester Jan 5 for pounds 416.
Bavaro Beach is one of the great spots to enjoy in the Dom Rep
; The beachside Sirenis Cocotal; Stunning St Lucia...save pounds 220
TESCO Finest Fairtrade Organic Dom Rep
chocolate (pounds 1.32) beat Green & Blacks Organic Dark Chocolate (pounds 1.95) in a Which?
CARIBBEAN CRUISE MSC Cruises (0870 850 4883) offers seven night voyage ex-Port Everglades on MSC Opera from pounds 699, with supps for flights ex-Manchester, calling at San Juan, St Maarten, Dom Rep
, Caya Levantado on series of departures until Mar 10.
The Dom Rep
, as it's universally known, works hard at having a good time while the daily grind takes a back seat.
The Dom Rep
, as it's known, is a beautiful country, with rainforests, waterfalls and Spanish-style villages.