ELK GROVE VILLAGE, Ill., June 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Vacationing on a budget is possible with the recently fully renovated Riu Naiboa in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic and Apple Vacations. Newly updated, Riu Naiboa has a modern, South Miami Beach feel. This summer, tour operator Apple Vacations' exclusive vacation flights operate nonstop to Punta Cana from nine U.S. cities, including Philadelphia, Chicago, Dallas and Denver.
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Three nights in July at Riu Naiboa are just $889 per person including roundtrip air from Chicago O'Hare, hotel transfers, all meals and drinks, the services of an in-resort Apple Representative and taxes and fuel (+$10 from St. Louis).
Or make it a full week from Philadelphia – seven all-inclusive nights for prime summer travel are just $1121 per person (+$40 from Baltimore and Cincinnati, +$60 from Cleveland).
Riu Naiboa is located near the entrance to the large complex of RIU Hotels and Resorts and is a short five minute walk down the Caribbean Street to the beach. The lobby, flushed in pinks, has natural lighting from skylights and comfy furnishings. On one side of the lobby is the main buffet restaurant, Cohiba, which serves three meals buffet style and offers a terrace for outside dining. A pool set in lush gardens has a walkway up to the Buda Bar which also serves snacks during the day, and by night, converts into the Panama specialty steakhouse. Nighttime fun concludes at the El Bolero lounge bar.
*Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip charter airfare from Chicago via Frontier Airlines, round-trip airport/hotel transfers, hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes and fees including September 11th Security Fee. $10 per person Dominican Republic entry fee not included and payable in cash upon arriving at the Punta Cana airport. Restrictions/blackout dates may apply.
About RIU: The international RIU chain was founded in Mallorca by the Riu family in 1953 as a small holiday firm and is still owned by the family's third generation. RIU Hotels & Resorts now has more than 100 hotels in 16 countries which welcome over 3.2 million guests a year and provides jobs for a total of 25,000 employees. RIU is currently the world's 30th ranked chain, one of the Caribbean's most popular and the fourth largest in Spain.
About Apple Vacations: For more than 40 years, Apple Vacations, America's Favorite Vacation Company, has provided affordable, top quality vacation packages from U.S. departure cities nationwide to vacation destinations throughout Mexico, the Caribbean, Hawaii, Central America and Europe, as well as top ski resorts throughout the U.S. and Canada.
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