Sunwing is pleased to announce that Riu Republica in Punta Cana has added a number of new enhancements for this coming season.  Exclusively offered through Sunwing’s Signature Vacations Collection, the 5-star all inclusive adults only resort will now feature an exciting water park. This will be second Splash Water World to open in Punta Cana, with four of the most intrepid slides reserved for guests of Riu Republica. Along with the new water park, guests will also enjoy additional pools – with eight now to choose from including three with swim up bars – and four new restaurants. The resort has also added more than 300 new rooms.

In addition, there are now ten restaurants to choose from: two buffets for breakfast and dinner; the Italian ‘Tarantella’; the Asian ‘Kaori’; the steakhouse ‘Quisqueya’; two ‘Kulinarium’ fusion eateries; the Spanish restaurant ‘Olé’, which serves typical dishes from Spanish culture; a new daily jerk grill open daily in the pool zone; and the ‘Taj Mahal’, where guests can enjoy the exotic aromas and flavours of Indian cuisine. Other amenities include eight bars (one of them open 24 hours a day), gym, steam bath and Jacuzzi, along with the Renova Spa wellness centre and beauty salon.

Perennially popular amongst Canadian travellers, RIU Hotels and Resorts are highly-rated by TripAdvisor®, and are located in some of the most scenic vacation hotspots across the Caribbean, Central America, and Mexico. Customers who book a vacation package from the Signature Vacations Collection enjoy an array of accommodations and amenities designed to suit both couples and families, in addition to a host of RIU®-topia features including: unlimited reservation free à la carte dining and international drinks, in room liquor dispenser, free Wi-Fi, spa credit and more. Guests staying at adults only RIU Hotels and Resorts can take advantage of exclusive perks such as premium spirits throughout the hotel and romantic dinners on the beach.

Travellers can also enjoy the convenience of daily flights throughout the week from Toronto to Punta Cana, as well as regular flights across Canada from gateways such as Deer Lake, Halifax, Mont-Joli, Calgary, Vancouver, and more. All Sunwing packages include return flights on Sunwing Airlines where passengers can sit back and relax while on board, with award-winning inflight service that includes a sparkling wine toast, complimentary non-alcoholic beverage service and buy on board selection of light meals and snacks, including menu choices inspired by Food Network Canada Celebrity Chef, Lynn Crawford. Passengers also benefit from a generous complimentary 23kg checked luggage allowance.

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