The one thing I’d level out about Punta Cana is that it’s most ideal for people who find themselves mainly there to relax domestically. There are various excursions and day trips like an island tour or swim with dolphins etc, but they are all very mass market. The Cancun area, on the other hand, has big nightclubs and various exterior eating places, as well as trips to Chichén Itzá or Tulum, which are each well-known ruins which are worth a look. Depending on where you stay, you may also be close to the town of Playa del Carmen or Cozumel, each of which are really attention-grabbing (vacationer-oriented) towns with loads of different things to do. Jamaica isn’t everyone’s favorite island (I fairly like Negril, although not necessarily for all-inclusives), however no less than there are many direct and inexpensive flights into Montego Bay.

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