2.11.2013

Punta Cana










Here are the highlights from our wonderful trip to paradise. We stayed at the Iberostar Dominicana - which I highly recommend... friendly waitstaff, fabulous food, and the best beachfront of all the resorts. The weather was perfect (85 during the day and 75 at night) and the water is the most gorgeous blue/green (pictures do not do it justice).  Our daily routine consisted of the following: morning walk on the beach; lay by the ocean and fall asleep to the crashing waves; get ready for dinner; enjoy lobby bar/discoteca/hotel entertainment.  And one day we went zip lining - my boyfriend is much more adventurous than I am, and going on this excursion pushed me WAY outside my comfort zone.  All in all it was a much needed break and nice to be completely disconnected from the world for awhile...

We came home to falling snow... between that and work today, I am definitely still in Punta Cana in my mind :)

71 comments:

fleurani said...

Awww, Heather you and your man make such a super cute couple. Wedding bells ringing soon? ;-) Sooooo jealous of your vaca pics :-)

Enjoy
ani

ani
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Mica said...

Looks like such an amazing trip, the beach is beautiful! :)

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Amy said...

looks like a fabulous trip!

xx amy
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Rakhshanda Rizvi said...

Lovely pics Heather <3 <3 Thanks for sharing!!

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Joy Shana said...

Lovely pics
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Tasia |Ruffles and Sequins| said...

Looks like a fabulous time Heather! And a flamingo!!! :) Oh my!!

Fash Era said...

wow really lovely pictures! looks like u had a great time girl!! :D thanks for ur visit!

Helene said...

so fun and you look so gorgeous (of course!) glad you had such a great trip!

Bravoe Runway said...

I am soooo envious! You missed out on the best weather, freezing, sub zero, snow mixed with rain weather. Lol!!! I am in need of a vacation, so glad you enjoyed!

The Dainty Dolls House said...

Wish I was there just now...looks amazing! x

Katie- Hems for Her said...

These photos are just what I needed on this dreary, rainy Monday! Looks like you had a wonderful time :)

Citrus - Refreshing Fashion said...

this looks so relaxing and so fun! hope u had a fabulous time!

XO Meghan

Julie, from prosecco to plaid said...

Such great pictures, and sounds like the perfect trip. Hope you had the best time! xo, Julie
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Annie said...

Sounds like such an awesome trip Heather - LOVE your photos! At least you missed the crazy storm :)

Annie
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TheTinyHeart said...

Ahh this makes me want to go on a tropical vacay right now! Punta Cana looks gorgeous!

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Olivia Moone said...

oh my gosh. I need a vacation soooo bad. These are gorgeous!!

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Lauren said...

I went to Punta Cana for my honeymoon in May last year and it was so fabulous and relaxing! I'm glad you had a great time!

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s said...

you are so pretty. enough said! xO!
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Rachel Lynne said...

Looks like so much fun Heather! I am definitely more of the relaxing type on vacation... zip lining scares me, but looks super fun! :) You guys are too cute!

Valerie said...

That looks SO fabulous-your photos make me want to take a vacation STAT!
Valerie
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Ginny said...

Yeah for your trip! It look amazing! Also, I just joined the Midwest style bloggers group and saw you were in it too, very cool :)
Ginny
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Bethie The Boo said...

Gorgeous pictures - just the pick me up I needed on another cold snowy morning!! Glad you had a good time!

vogueandheels said...

This looks incredible! I would love to visit and take a vacation! Lovely pictures.

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Alyssa Longobucco said...

These photos are awesome–it looks like you guys had an amazing time! And your bathing suit is seriously so cute!

Alyssa
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Daniella said...

Aw such lovely photos my dear, looks like you had a wonderful time. :)

Take care,
Daniella xox

Sarah Hartley said...

Ugh, you just made me so jealous.

Renae at simple sequins said...

Yes, you are back, Heather. Your vacation sounded LOVELY and the photos are so fun. Thanks for your compliment on my layers. Nice to hear that from you, esp!

When I read your comment, I let out a bit of a "Yay! she is back". Man, after seeing your photos - Ya, you would still be in Punta Cana for dang sure.

ashley said...

Looks amazing. And how cute is that first suit?!

xo Ashley
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Rachel said...

So jealous of your trip- gorgeous photos! I went to Punta Cana a few years ago for spring break during college and it was amazing. My boyfriend and I want to go back within the next year or two.

Michael said...

What a cute bathing suit!! Glad you had a great time. I'm in the process of planning a vacay for the boy and I. A cruise is in the works for a year from now, but this year... something simple and fun.

Silhouette de Femme said...

I love it there too ....beautiful photographs!

MadGab said...

nice photos:) !

Babes in Thriftland said...

Looks like SUCH a good time! Love your photos. Gorgeous scenery and you both look so happy! I was just in NYC and I'm definitely not back in a MN state of mind either :)

rlutz said...

Looks like you was an amazing and restful vacation. So cool you went zip lining! Back to the cold reality and work days!

Jill J @ Classy with a Kick said...

SO jealous! Looks like an amazing trip. I would still be there mentally too! :)

Jill
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Eleanor said...

That flamingo is so cute!
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Carolines Day said...

How beautiful and a great getaway during winter. Your vacation schedule sounds a lot like ours! :)

Morgan Liti said...

Gorgeous photos - and I LOVE your one-piece! So cute! :) I could use a beach day right about now.

xo
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Olivia TLGOY said...

Aww, I love your photos! It looks like you had an amazing time!!

xo Olivia
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Katie Cramer said...

What a gorgeous trip!! Your swimsuit is the cutest!!! Glad you had a great time!
xoKatie

THE DAILY FASHION DRUG said...

Beautiful pictures! It looks like a paradise! :-)

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Josephine said...

Beautiful photos! You look adorable, and like you two had so much fun! I'm glad you had such a great vacation :) I don't blame you for daydreaming of Punta Cana with the weather in Wisconsin right now!

<3 Josephine
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Patty Mira said...

beautiful photos! :)

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whitley hamlin said...

Heather,
Such fun pics of your awesome, well-deserved vaca! Congrats on your zip-line adventure. Love that first pic of your toesies in the sand, and look at your long-legged gorgeous self in that precious bathing suit! So glad you had such a great time!!

Happy Valentine's Week!
Whitley
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Agnes Mayer said...

Your pictures look amazing. Looks like you guys had an amazing time. Sorry you guys came back to snow.

Agi:)

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Karen Curtis said...

I am so glad that you all enjoyed yourselves. I went to the DR in November and had a nice time. We stayed at a private villa but we missed some of that resort experience. I think I would even try this resort when I go back with my husband. Glad you are back safely!

shopandtwirl.com said...

Wow, it looks so gorgeous there! I'm glad you had a great trip!

geelongfashionista said...

Looks amazing. Another place for the bucket list!
x Kirsty

geelongfashionista said...

Looks amazing. Another place for the bucket list!
x Kirsty

newpetite said...

Beautiful pictures and you look amazing! I love what you are wearing in the second pic. Is that a swim suit? If yes can you please tell me where you go that?

Sam said...

These seaside images are sensational, what a scenic location, looks like you had the most wonderful fun time!

elle [wonderfelle world] said...

Soo jealous - it looks and sounds like you had an amazing time! I'm dying for a warm weather getaway!!!

Elana said...

I'm so jealous, this looks like such an amazing trip! And you and your boyfriend are so cute together :)

The Domestic Sweetheart said...

WOW!! Looks like you had a fab time! The pics are fabulous :) I can't wait to try zip lining :)

Juneli said...

OMG, beautiful pictures and what an incredibly beautiful place to be!
Making me long for some sand, sea and sun, Heather!
The mid-west winter seems never ending!
Love
Juneli from Fashionably Yours

Betina said...

What wouldn't I give to be in a paradise like that. Especially that it is 20 degrees outside! The pictures are amazing.

Stay fab,
Betina
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Teddi said...

heather, it definitely looks like paradise! it sounds like you had such a nice and fun vacation. i don't know if i'm brave enough to zip line. eeek.

Count To Four said...

wow, seems like a nice and relaxing time! beautiful photos!

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Brooke said...

Wow, looks beautiful!!!


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Eleanor at Mirror Of My World said...

this looks incredible wow xxx

Outside Looking In said...

Wow, what an incredible week! Beautiful pictures!

Laura @ Chaotic Domestic said...

Looks like a wonderful week! Glad you enjoyed yourselves!

Jamie said...

I recently went to punta cana as well. so gorgeous. missing it right now! great pics xo
Jamie
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Kim (A Very Sweet Blog) said...

Awwwww! You two look so CUTE! Love it! Glad you had a great time doll. We all need a break.
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Akinyi Ragwar said...

Such a beautiful place to take your va-cay! You look like you had wonderful and relaxed time!

xoxo Akinyi

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Diana Marks said...

amazing photos! I'd love to go there one day!

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Franziska said...

you two are so adorable - I can just feel the love (and heat!) coming out of the screen. It must have been pretty sad coming back to MN!

Jen {Pearls and Lace} said...

Ahhh it looks like you had the most amazing time Heather! This makes me even more excited for our trip to Kauai! Can't wait to be a on gorgeous beach!

xo jen

Kat asecondglance said...

Looks like a lovely holiday. I'd be all over that zip line. Good for you for getting out of your comfort zone. I really want to try to recreate the shadow photo you took - it's adorable!

Cinz said...

Awwww...looks like you had an amazing and fun trip!!! Love the beach pic with your lovely red hot nails!!!:D Love the last pic of your shadow with your other half, sweet!!!:)

Cinz
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Jen ♥ said...

I don't know how I missed these! I looooooove your one piece suit in the second pic. And that seriously looks like a place I need to visit ASAP! Glad you had a relaxing time!

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