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Discover the Hottest Places to Travel With Friends During Winter Break

December 27, 2019

Don’t miss the opportunity to get out of town with your friends this season. Plan a once in a lifetime visit to the Dominican Republicmake the most of your winter break. Whether you and your friends are looking for a relaxing retreat full of pampering or an adventurous excursion with planned outings each day, our beachfront accommodations have it all. Choose between our two V Collection hotels, Viva Wyndham V Samaná located in Las Terrenas and the other Viva Wyndham V Heavens in Puerto Plata. You can’t go wrong in either of these idyllic destinations.

No matter which one of our hotels choose to vacation with this season, we will welcome you to paradise with our stylish and one of a kind hotels. Let your stresses melt away as soon as you step through our doors, and settle in your room with a view. Whether you and your friends decide to share a larger room or splurge and purchase your own individual ones, we will be sure you’re as comfortable as possible.

Enjoy rejuvenating days spent lounging in an airy cabana by our sprawling infinity pools while sipping handcrafted Caribbean cocktails and savoring delicious light bites brought to you by our attentive staff. Wander down to the beach to dip your toes in the sparkling turquoise waters and lay on the warm sand. After a morning in the sun, make your way inside to choose from an array of luxury spa treatments, including massages, body wraps, facials, and other relaxing treatments. You won’t leave without feeling like the true you afterward.

If you and your friends are feeling bold, we offer several kinds of activities to make the most of your time at V Samaná or V Heavens. If you’re in Las Terrenas, reserve one of our group kayak trips, a zip lining expedition, windsurfing lessons, snorkeling and whale watching, aside from an array of other options that make the Dominican Republic one of the hottest places to travel to this year. If you and your besties don’t feel like venturing out too far, but still want to stay active on vacation, we also offer onsite outdoor yoga classes, beach volleyball and more.

Get to know the town that you’re staying in with the help of our organized and engaging tours. If you’re situated in Puerto Plata, we will pick you up in the morning at your hotel so you can visit Fort San Felipe, which was built when the town was first founded. Explore a rum factory, the Amber Museum and take a ride aboard the cable car up to the top of Isabel de Torres Mountain for stunning views of the surrounding area. You can even ride a jeep safari throughout the countryside and end your day by hiking up to the renowned waterfalls of Damajagua. If you and your friends more interested in nature, reserve a tour through the mountains and tobacco fields, and then hop on a speedboat to Paradise Island to see the wildlife of the national park. Animal and sea life enthusiasts might choose our ocean world options, where we offer the opportunity to swim with dolphins or visit a bird sanctuary.

At V Samaná, learn the local way of life when you visit a typical market of Samaná and Santa Barbara. Adventure to one of our unspoiled beaches, with a boat tour that will take you to one of the unforgettable remote islands. During our popular safaris, you’ll have the opportunity to see a banana plantation, and learn how coffee and chocolate are grown locally.

It’s impossible to be bored during your evenings in the Dominican Republic. Our resorts abound with nightlife events. Make memories with your friends while watching the sunset on the beach, plan a happy hour with your group, and join us for festive dinners at any of our fine-dining restaurants. The cuisine you will taste during your stay is carefully crafted, well sourced and undeniably savory. All of our chefs use the best ingredients to ensure each meal is one for the books. Following dinner and drinks, dance the night away at one of the local nightclubs, soak away your worries in one of our outdoor whirlpools or unwind in your plush bed while watching a movie or a show. No matter what kind of vacation you and your friends’ desire, we’re sure this winter break in the Dominican Republic will be one to remember.