Group Palmera Newsletter Aug. 19, 2020

August 19, 2020

Group Palmera Newsletter August 19, 2020


The Dominican Republic has a new President, Mr. Luis Abinader, who was sworn in on Sunday, August 16, 2020. Congratulations! U.S. Secretary of State, Mr. Mike Pompeo, attended the inauguration in the country's capitol, Santo Domingo, and said via Twitter:

My visit to Santo Domingo was one to remember. U.S.-Dominican cooperation is paramount to the security and prosperity of the Caribbean and hemisphere. We stand firmly with the Dominican Republic as an ally to meet our shared goals in the region."

Covid-19 cases: 87.123
Deaths: 1489 (1.71%)
Last 24h: +380

Travel to the Dominican Republic:

The Dominican Republic re-opened its borders on July 1, 2020. Tourists are able and welcome to travel to the Dominican Republic.

At Punta Cana Airport, which is where most tourists arrive to when traveling to the Dominican Republic, a series of preventive safety measures have been put in place due to Covid-19. These include: Social distancing, hand sanitizer stations, deep cleaning, thermal scanning and heat motion sensors, mandatory use of face masks, shield guards, and more. Check out this video for more information.

Where to stay in the Dominican Republic:

When traveling in today's world, a villa vacation is definitely more alluring than ever. You may have heard that Kim Kardashian and Kanye West recently vacationed in the Dominican Republic? They rented a private villa at Puntacana Resort & Club at approx. US$ 60K for the week.

You certainly don't have to spend nearly that much to stay in a private luxury villa at this resort! In fact, there are plenty of fantastic vacation rental villas available for much less. Here are 5 beautiful villas that you can rent at Puntacana Resort & Club for your next vacation:

Villa Blanca, 6-bedroom villa available from US$ 999 per night.
La Palapa, 5-bedroom villa available from US$ 950 per night.
Tortuga A14, 5-bedroom villa available from US$ 699 per night.
Villa Karma, 4-bedroom villa available from US$ 1100 per night.
Villa Santa Cruz, 4-bedroom villa available from US$ 700 per night.

For more villas, visit

Things to do in the Dominican Republic:

There are plenty of fun things to do in the Dominican Republic. If you're a golfer staying in Punta Cana, you must play the 3 best golf courses: La Cana, Corales & Punta Espada.

You can also rent a private fishing boat and go deep sea fishing for the day! The Blue Marlin are out there right now and they're biting!

For more fun things to do, visit our website!

Places to eat in the Dominican Republic:

When you're in the Dominican Republic, consider supporting some of the local restaurants - either by dining out or ordering take out to have delivered to your villa. Here are 3 places where you can eat in Punta Cana:

Noah Restaurant
Mamma Luisa
Soles Chill Out Bar

See you soon!

We hope to see you very soon in the Dominican Republic. If you have any questions or would like us to help you plan your next great vacation, feel free to contact me at any time.

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Best regards,
Anders Bogebjerg, owner

Palmera Luxury Vacations
Palmera Villas Vacation Rentals
Cell/WhatsApp +1 561 343 1005

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