Photo Essay: Our Trip to the Dominican Republic

Below is a photo collection from our trip to the Dominican Republic in December 2010.

Beach Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Private beach at the Bavaro Princess Resort

Enjoying a Delicious Coconut Beverage

Cameron enjoying a delicious coconut cocktail

Nicole on the Beach (1)

Nicole relaxing in the private beach section of the resort

Parrots Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Colourful parrots hanging out in the lush tropical gardens

Beach, Dominican Republic

The path to Bavaro Beach

Beach in Punta Cana

The perfect turquoise waters along Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana

Team #BlogRH in Punta Cana

Group photo of the #BlogRH team in front of the resort

Dominican Food Buffet

“Dominican Cuisine Night” at the Bavaro Princess Resort

Buffet at Dominican Rep Resort

Typical Dominican food at the buffet

Traditional Dominican Food (2)

Full plate of Dominican cuisine from the buffet

Dominican Soup

Delicious Dominican Sancocho Stew with goat, pumpkin and plantains

Chef preparing Dominican Dish

Chef preparing Mofungo, a popular Dominican cuisine

Traditional Dominican Food (1)

Dominican cuisine – freshly prepared Mofungo with grilled prawns and pork

Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Views of the Princess Resort from top floor

Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana, Dominican Rep

Living the beach life!

Freshly Rolled Dominican Cigars

Freshly rolled Dominican cigars

Sunset on the Beach, Punta Cana

Soft pastel coloured sunset on Bavaro Beach

Massage on the Beach

Cameron getting a deep tissue massage on the beach

Iquana in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Caribbean iguanas catching some sun on the rocks

Princess Resort, Punta Cana

Open-aired lobby of the Princess Resort

Happy Hour on Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana

The Presidente makes an appearance at happy hour on the beach

Caribbean Rum

Caribbean Rum for sale

Bavaro Beach, Dominican Republic

Boat rentals on the beach

Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana

Tall tropical palm trees on the shores of the white sandy beach

Our Plane to San Juan, Puerto Rico

Our flight from Punta Cana to San Juan, Puerto Rico


Disclosure – We were invited by Royal Holiday to experience one of its premium resorts in the Dominican Republic. The Bavaro Princess Resort rests on the beautiful white sandy beaches of Punta Cana, located on the eastern most point of the Caribbean island.

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Cam and Nicole Wears are family travel bloggers who live in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia. A passion for travel and outdoor adventure has lead them to over 70+ countries on 6 continents in the past 10 years. Learn more about their story here. Follow them on Instagram and subscribe to their monthly newsletter.