by H. Luiz Martinez
“The vision of the inaugural Caribbean Pride party was to create a welcoming experience for members of the LGBT community,” said Christine Jamieson, corporate director of marketing. “We knew we exceeded that expectation when we saw couples walking around the resort hand-in-hand and truly having the time of their lives.”
Organizers chose CHIC Punta Cana (www.chicresorts.com) for its first-class accommodations, premium drinks, and gourmet dining. From sun up to sun down the Caribbean Pride party offered various pool parties, exciting excursions, festive activities, and thrilling performances by international DJs and renowned drag queens.
When I arrived I took a brief tour and found the property itself at CHIC Punta Cana to be just so luxurious and sensuous. Sultry afternoons can be spent poolside, inside private cabanas and swim-up suites where servers attend to your every whim as you cool down underneath the Caribbean sun. Their main pool is expansive, and they have great entertainment housed there along with mosaic-glass walled Mermaid Pool where you can see sensual bodies swim pass or have your partner or friend take your picture from the other side of the glass wall as you swim through.