Carnival in Gran Canaria – Here’s what you shouldn’t miss

The carnival in Gran Canaria is one of the oldest and most important festivals of the island. Every village celebrates its own carnival, but the biggest events take place in Las Palmas and Maspalomas. The Carnival of Las Palmas, the island’s capital, is internationally renowned and considered among the best in the world. In 2011 it ...

6 Carnivals in the Dominican Republic that you really must not miss

The Dominican Carnival is probably one of the most joyful and most anticipated festivals in the country. In all corners of the island, different traditions compete in terms of color, musicality and fun. Depending on the region and the year,the dates of the Carnival may vary slightly in each location, but they are usually celebrated between ...

Coffee-flavored body treatments in the Dominican Republic

Imagine a dream vacation on the paradisiacal beaches in the Dominican Republic. You probably see yourself on a sunbedwith a cocktail in your hand, no hurry and no worries. At Princess Hotels Punta Cana we want your vacations to be perfect. That is our most important objective. And that is why all our hotels in Punta Cana ...

The most romantic plans for Valentine’s Day in Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya. When we hear these words, we immediately conjure up so many words to define this enigmatic destination. Culture, cuisine, beaches, piña colada, paradise, honeymoon ... are just a few of them. And if we had to choose one particular place along the length of the Riviera, it would have to be Playa del ...

Things to do in Gran Canaria: Visit the Roque Nublo!

The Roque Nublo is a mystical, 80-metre high rock, within the nature reserve Parque Rural del Nublo, located in the heart of the island. The so called rock in the clouds is framed by two stone giants shaped like a monk and a toad: the „El Fraile“ and „La Rana“. The Roque Nublo, one of the ...

The greatest pleasures of a Punta Cana vacation: Dominican rum, coffee and chocolate

If there are three internationally famous Dominican products that we would all like to take home with us after a vacation in Punta Cana, they would be Dominican rum, coffee and chocolate. And best of all, you can enjoy all three of them during an unforgettable vacation in the Dominican Republic with Princess Hotels! Dominican Rum, ...

Salsa and baby powder: Welcome to the Carnival in La Palma!

The carnival in La Palma has a peculiarity you can’t find in the festivities on the other Canary Islands… Of course there’s also the election of the Reina de Carnaval (Carnival Queen) , the competitions of Murgas (satirical groups) and Comparsas (dance ensembles) and the traditional "Burial of the Sardine" on Ash Wednesday. But what makes the La ...

Magic Christmas in Barcelona

Coming to Barcelona for Christmas is always a good idea considering that there are many Catalan traditions of the region. At this time of year, the city of Barcelona becomes a special destination to spend the holidays with your beloved ones. From the feast of the Immaculate Conception, the Christmas decorations begin to be put ...

5 spectacular cenotes in Yucatan, Riviera Maya

Cenotes are one of the things that make the earthly paradise of Riviera Maya even more beautiful and also one of its most significant tourist attractions. The entire Riviera Maya floats over a base of underground rivers and freshwater caverns formed by rain water see page. Over the years, some of the roofs of the ...