True happiness – Spend the Happiness Day on the Happy Islands!

What exactly is the International Day of Happiness? It’s of course a day to be especially happy! The International Day of Happiness was launched by the United Nation’s General Assembly in 2013. Since then, it has been celebrated every year on March 20th. Already in 1776 the American Declaration of Independence declared the pursuit of happiness a ...

Whale season in the Dominican Republic

They’re here! They’ve arrived! Just as they do every year, the magnificent humpback whales have come to visit us again in the beautiful peninsula of Samaná in the Dominican Republic. Every year between January and March, huge pods of humpback whales come to reproduce or give birth in the warm waters in the northeast of the ...

Come and spend your Easter holidays in the Caribbean!

Every year, at this time of year, we have a big question to answer: what are we going to do for the Easter holidays? Princess Hotels & Resorts has the perfect answer: A Caribbean Easter enjoying the very best facilities and one of the richest cultures in the world. After reading this article and discovering ...

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, ...