5* all-inclusive adults-only Dominican Republic escape with a swim-up suite & optional premium flights

Excellence El Carmen, Punta Cana

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The perfect package with flights included

Premium Economy Cabin, British Airways

Excellence Club Swim Up suite

Excellence Club Swim Up suite

All-inclusive adults-only Dominican Republic bliss

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Up to -39% supplier's online rate ?
Seven nights in an Excellence Club Swim Up suite, on an all-inclusive basis.

This offer also includes an Aqua Wellness spa treatment per person, per stay and resort transfers.

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

Excellence Club Benefits:

- Private check-in and check-out or late check-out and early check-in (subject to availability)

- Concierge desk (7am - 11pm)

- Private lounge (7am - 11pm) with concierge service, smart buffets & bar service

- Private restaurant for breakfast & dinner at Lounge

- Private Bar at Lounge

- Bvlgari toiletries

- Upgraded minibar & room service menu

- 12 private pools and seven independent Jacuzzis (hot water) at the pool area

- Private beach area

- Complimentary beach bag for use during your stay

- Shoe shine service

- Daily fruit & petit fours in room

- Fresh flowers and sparkling wine in room upon arrival

- Upgraded in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection

- Nespresso machine

- Room Service Express (menu featuring a number of savory items that can be delivered almost immediately)

Return flights are included from your selected departure airport to Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. One piece of hand luggage (23kg for British Airways; 8kg for Thomas Cook; 5kg for Thomas Cook) and hold luggage (23kg for British Airways; 20kg for TUI and Thomas Cook) allowance per person, is included, as well as shared transfers.

To upgrade to return private transfers from £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).

The discount:

We advertise this offer at up to 50% off. We calculate this discount percentage based on the rates we offer compared to the supplier's online rate.

The discounts, price and availability stated above were checked on 02/08/2019.

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).

An adults-only stay at an all-inclusive, five-star resort on a private Dominican Republic beach – includes a club swim-up suite, Excellence Club benefits and travel with Premium flights option

  • Set amid a gorgeous palm grove on the fringes of a secluded stretch of golden sand, the Excellence El Carmen 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.

  • 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, and 12 gourmet restaurants whose first-rate cuisine spans the globe, from casual Caribbean grills to sophisticated French bistros, plus lobster and steak specialties.

  • Days can be spent however you wish at a world-class spa and fitness centre – 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’ll really get the chance to relax in your Excellence Club Swim-Up suite; the perfect spot to lap up some of those famous Caribbean rays. You'll also benefit from Excellence Club benefits, such as private check-in and out, a private lounge, restaurant and bar, upgraded Bvlgari toiletries, an upgraded minibar, a dedicated beach area, an Aqua Wellness treatment and more.

Amenities

- Spa and wellness facilities
- 23 outdoor pools
- 12 restaurants
- 16 bars
- Nine Jacuzzis
- Beauty salon
- Gym
- Watersports
- Tennis courts
- Evening entertainment
- Air conditioning
- Wi-Fi

How to get there

Punta Cana International Airport is situated around 43 kilometres away. Shared shuttle transfers are included with this package, though you can upgrade to a private transfer for an extra charge if you’d like.

Good to know

Looking to travel more than 100 days from now? Deposits available from just £295 per person. To secure your holiday with a deposit, please contact our supplier, Blue Bay Travel t/a Caribbean Warehouse on 0344 371 4012. Lines are open: Monday-Thursday: 9am-9.30pm; Friday: 9am-7pm; Saturday: 9am-6pm; Sunday: 10.30am-7pm. Calls to 03 numbers from UK landlines and mobiles cost no more than calls to geographic numbers (01 or 02) and are included in inclusive minutes and discount schemes in the same way.

Opt to enjoy Premium flights for the ultimate luxury escape: when booking into this higher class you'll receive a more comfortable experience, including wider seats with greater recline, lumbar support, head rest and foot rest, extra leg room, a cushion, blankets and amenity kit, power supply for laptops and other electronic devices, an intimate cabin with expert service, a three-course meal with full bar service, a personal entertainment system with noise-reducing headphones, larger free baggage allowance, and priority boarding.
Carr Uvero Alto, Punta Cana 23000, Dominican Republic

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

Details

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

Premium flights

One piece of hand luggage (23kg for British Airways; 7kg for TUI) and hold luggage (2 x 23kg for British Airways; 23kg for TUI) allowance per person, is included, as well as shared transfers.

Economy flights 

One piece of hand luggage (23kg for British Airways; 8kg for Thomas Cook; 5kg for Thomas Cook) and hold luggage (23kg for British Airways; 20kg for TUI and 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 from £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 TUI:
  • Outbound: departing at 14.00, arriving at 19.15
  • Inbound: departing at 20.45, arriving at 09.05 (the following day)

From Manchester to Punta Cana, with Thomson or Thomas Cook:
  • Outbound: departing at 12.45, arriving at 16.55
  • Inbound: departing at 18.40, 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 t/a 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’

On the next page you can choose the departure airport, time and airline and price that is convenient to you

When you buy a hotel with a flight with us you are financially protected under the ATOL scheme.

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)

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