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Now garden/Larmiar v. Bavaro Princess - HELP!?

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Now garden/Larmiar v. Bavaro Princess - HELP!?

My boyfriend and I (22 and 24) are looking at spending 10 days in punta cana. Does anyone have any advice as to which hotel from the above would be best for us (or any others???). We want to chill out and relax but also have the choice to participate in daytime activities, and are also looking for a range of good restaurants to eat at. Would also like some kind of nightlife - bars shows casino etc but not wanting to go too wild.

any advice would be greatly appreciated, thanks in advance!

Edited: 15 May 2018, 21:30
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1. Re: Now garden/Larmiar v. Bavaro Princess - HELP!?

I have not been to Now Garden/Larimar, but just return from Bavaro Princess. Bavaro Princess has a beautiful beach and fun games on the beach and later in afternoon at the pool. Bar is open late in lobby and at beach and there is a decent casino at entrance to property. Didn't go to any shows but they have them in lobby. Nice rooms and food was pretty good. No reservations!

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2. Re: Now garden/Larmiar v. Bavaro Princess - HELP!?

Thanks!! Please can you advise on how strict the dress code was in the restaurants?

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3. Re: Now garden/Larmiar v. Bavaro Princess - HELP!?

I have been to both. Overall, I enjoyed the Bavaro Princess better. Better buffet, nicer beach (although the beach at Now isn't bad). The shows at the Now are really good though. The shows are what I enjoyed the most there. Now is slightly livelier in my opinion. Bavaro Princess is better value and overall more romantic. Bavaro Princess is a bit older and way larger than Now. For me personally, I'd always choose the Bavaro Princess over Now.

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4. Re: Now garden/Larmiar v. Bavaro Princess - HELP!?

Bavaro Princess was our first of ten visits so far, and we still love it! It's a blast and beautifully situated. Go Platinum for a little better experience and the ability to take a golf cart to other nearby resorts to enjoy their restaurants. We love the Brazilian at a close by Princess property :)

Enjoy!

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5. Re: Now garden/Larmiar v. Bavaro Princess - HELP!?

Dress code was not too strict. Never needed long pants.

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