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The Bachelorette in Paradise, Specifically Paradisus Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic

July 16, 2014 at 12:29 PM | by | Comments (0)

Andi Dorfman, bad-ass lawyer turned America's newest "The Bachelorette", took the three potential loves of her life, on a tropical adventure to the Dominican Republic with the hope of getting to know her suitors more intimately (coughFantasySuitecough) and perhaps, receiving an on-bended-knee proposal, complete with a diamond ring (by Neil Lane, of course.)

Andi, Josh, Nick and Chris all shacked up at the luxury all-inclusive Paradisus Punta Cana Resort, a Meliá hotel right on the Punta Cana beach. The resort is stunning and gorgeous and seemingly everything you could want from a romantic getaway. There are close to 700 rooms and suites to choose from so whether you're on a lovers' getaway or a family vacation, you'll find a room to suit your needs. There are also nine restaurants and bars, a Yhi spa, and activities galore, for all age groups.

But the only activity we cared about in Monday's night "Bachelorette" episode was vying for the Final Rose.

Let's cut to the chase. After a wonderful day horseback riding and picnicking, Andi let Chris go during their outdoor dinner. Even though earlier in the day she admitted to thinking about the Fantasy Suite with him, she ultimately told him that her heart and her head didn't match up and away he went in a limo, never to be seen again. (At least, not for the rest of the episode.)

All was not lost of course. Andi is not a stupid woman. She took both Nick and her fiancee Josh into the Fantasy Suite on their individual dates. While we didn't get to see inside many of the rooms at the Paradisus Punta Cana--remember, what happens in the Fantasy Suite cannot be shown on TV--we did learn that Andi and her men retreated to the Garden Beachfront Villa Suite.

This type of room is only bookable through the resort's Royal Service experience which includes a personal butler and a cellphone to call him on. It also gives you access to special Royal Service amenities throughout the resort; preferential reservations for the spa, restaurants and activities; and a VIP lounge with private check-in/check-out.

Royal Service rooms start at around $400 a night (all-inclusive) with rates increasing in high season to about $600 a night. Regular junior suites at around $330 right now while they tend to be closer to $400 a night during the high season.

Meanwhile, that exact Garden Villa where Andi decided Josh was the one between Josh and Nick costs nearly $3,000 a night. Good thing host Chris Harrison is picking up the bill. He also took over the Paradisus twitter handle yesterday to answer some "Bachelorette" related questions. As always, he promised a big surprise for the finale, airing in two weeks.

Want to live like The Bachelorette on your trip to Paradisus Punta Cana but can't afford the Fantasy Suite? Book a regular room and order room service from the Japanese restaurant, Bana. We're told that was Andi's favorite restaurant during her stay. Or you can enter to win an eight day/seven-night trip for two to the Paradisus Punta Cana resort. Details can be found on the GO Dominican Republic's Facebook page.

May the best Josh man win!

[Photo: Pardisus Resorts/Facebook]

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