Turner-Hilsheimer Wedding

Welcome family and friends of Staci & Michael!

Staci & Michael invite you to join them as they get married at the beautiful all-inclusive Dreams Royal Beach Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic on Thursday, November 11, 2021. Hotel reservations can be made for 3 to 7 nights, from November 8, 2021 to November 15, 2021.  Pre and post-nights can be added upon request.

All the information you need to make a reservation for their wedding can be found on this page.  Please read all the information so you are aware of all deadlines, policies, etc.  Please contact Cathy Jackson if you have any questions.

Come join us in our celebration. Your presence is the greatest gift ever! Staci & Mike
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Welcome to Dreams Royal Beach Resort

Perfectly situated on a palm-studded, sugar-white beach in Playa Bavaro, Dreams Royal Beach offers the Unlimited Luxury® escape for, couples and couples with children. All 373 spacious guest rooms and suites feature impressive amenities, modern Caribbean-style décor and 24-hour room service to name a few. Seven dining options range in ambiance serving international favorites, while 10 lively bars and lounges serve up unlimited top-shelf spirits. Activities abound for all ages and interests from swimming and snorkeling to golf and dancing. Children can enjoy the Explorer’s Club, while teens enjoy fun at the Core Zone Teens Club. Adults can indulge at the spa with a bevy of transcendent treatments to rejuvenate the body.

  • Check-In: 3:00 PM
  • Check Out: 12:00 PM
  • Minimum Check-In Age: 18


Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): 11 miles


Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in; this will place a hold on your funds.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in the vacation price.  Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.  Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

The Unlimited-Luxury® experience includes:

  • Limitless access to gourmet à la carte dining options without reservations required
  • Unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits
  • Unlimited natural fruit juices and soft drinks
  • 24-hour room and concierge services
  • Pool and beach wait service
  • Daily refreshed mini-bar with soft drinks, juice, bottled water and beer
  • Daily maid service
  • Endless daytime activities and live nightly entertainment
  • Theme parties, oceanfront bars and entertainment venues
  • No wristbands required
  • All taxes and gratuities



As part of the privileges of Unlimited-Luxury®, we’re offering guests of Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana the chance to Sip, Savor & See participating sister properties in the region. Enjoy dinner and live entertainment at neighboring sister resorts including sipping complimentary cocktails, savoring delicious cuisine at the restaurant of your choice and the opportunity to see that evening’s entertainment.

    Various lounges & bars

    Offering 10 bars and lounges serving unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits. This count includes one bar for Preferred Club guests only.

    - Open-air bar

    Blue Dorado
    - Swim-up bar located in the new pool.

    Half Time Sports Bar
    - Catch the game and a refreshing beverage in a casual sports bar environment.

    - Enjoy a refreshing beverage located beachfront

    - Main plaza bar.

    Preferred Club Lounge
    - Enjoy a drink in a relaxing lounge environment.  Preferred Club guests only

    Sea Legs
    - Swim-up for cool and refreshing cocktails.

    The Grotto 
    - Grab a refreshing beverage at this seaside bar.

    The Zone Teens Bar 
    - Bar located inside the Core Zone.

    - Take a sip at this bar while waiting to try one of our a la carte restaurants.

    Additionally, guests have the opportunity to enjoy access to the following lounge located on the Secrets Royal Beach (Adults over 18 years old only)

    Eclipse Night Club - Chill out at this open-air disco & lounge located near the parking lot.


      Coco Café - Premium coffee & snacks in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.  Dress Code: Casual

       | Dinner - Asian cuisine featuring Teppanyaki tables in an elegant atmosphere
      - Dress Code: Casual Elegance
      - Note: Teppanyaki tables are restricted to guests ages 12 and over

      | Dinner - Variety of fresh grilled local and international seafood specialties served à la carte
      - Dress Code: Formal
      - Adults Only

      | Dinner - À la carte restaurant featuring the authentic flavors of Italian cuisine
      - Dress Code: Casual Elegance

      Seaside Grill
       | Breakfast and Lunch - Located by the beach, this outdoor restaurant is open for breakfast and lunch.
      - Preferred Club guests only
      - Dress Code: Casual

      Tides Pool Side Grill 
      | Lunch - Delicious burgers and hot dogs served beachside

      World Cafe
       | Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, Late night bites
      - Featuring a variety of local and international cuisine
      - Late-night bites served buffet-style include burgers, pizza, sandwiches, hot dogs, nachos, yogurt, salad, pretzels, soup, chips and fruit
      - Air-conditioned restaurant with outdoor seating available
      - Dress Code: Casual


      Rates are PER PERSON Based on Occupancy

      • Minimum 3-night stay is required.
      • Rates include all-inclusive hotel accommodations shared airport transfers, and tax.
      • Rates do not include airfare or travel insurance.  Airfare and travel insurance can be added on your reservation form.
      • Initial Deposit of $100 per person is required at the time you request a hotel reservation.  If we are booking your flights with your hotel reservation, the flights will need to be paid for at the time of booking. 
      • Second Deposit of $300 per room is due by May 15, 2021.
      • Final Payment is due by August 20, 2021.
      • A child is age 2-12.  Anyone over the age of 12 will be priced as an adult.


      Preferred Club Deluxe Pool View

      • One king-size or two double beds
      • Indoor hot tub
      • Furnished balcony or terrace
      • 570 ft.2/ 53 m2
      • Maximum occupancy: Up to 4 guests (adults + children) with a maximum of 3 adults

          Preferred Club Deluxe Ocean View

          • One king-size
          • Indoor hot tub
          • Furnished balcony or terrace
          • 570 ft.2/ 53 m2
          • Maximum occupancy: Up to 2 guests with a maximum of 2 adults

          Preferred Club Deluxe Swim Up (Adults Only)

          • One king-size or two double beds
          • Indoor hot tub
          • Furnished balcony or terrace
          • Upgraded amenities
          • 570 ft.2/ 53 m2
          • Maximum occupancy: Up to 3 adults

          Preferred Club Privileges
          Personalized check-in and checkout with concierge service
          Preferred status and amenities
          Preferred Club member-only á la carte restaurant, open during breakfast and lunch
          Private Preferred Club bar
          Private Preferred Club pool
          Upgraded bath amenities
          Hot tub
          Pillow menu
          Complimentary iPad access in Preferred Club Lounge
          Upgraded mini-bar and room service menu
          Daily continental breakfast service in the lounge, afternoon hot and cold hors d’oeuvres; exquisite desserts & fine liquors in the lounge
          Pool concierge & bar service
          Complimentary newspaper in room every day by request (English and Spanish)
          All suites feature a living room with a dining area
          Two flat screen cable TVs with remote control
          Espresso machine
          Exterior whirlpool on the terrace
          Make up mirror

          * Please note, we are holding a limited number of rooms for this group and encourage you to book as soon as possible.

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                PC DX Partial Ocean View

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                Child (Age 2-12)






                PC DX Swim Up

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                Deadline to make a reservation is August 10, 2021. Please book early for best availability.  Any reservations submitted after this date will be based on current rates and availability.  


                • Initial Deposit: $100.00 per person is due at the time you confirm your reservation. Once a reservation form is received by us, we will then contact you via email with a confirmation number and a link to our payment form so you can make your deposit.*
                • A second deposit of $300 PER ROOM is due by May 15, 2021.
                • Final Payments are due by August 20, 2021.
                • Flights can be added to your reservation upon request on the reservation form, or you can book them separately. If you book your flights on your own, please send us your flight information so we can arrange for your ground transportation in Punta Cana.  Flights should be booked to Punta Cana International Airport PUJ.  
                • Name Changes.  Name changes must be submitted to Sunsational Vacations in writing at least 21 days prior to departure but are subject to the provisions of hotel/supplier contracts.  Name changes can be refused at any time or subject to cancellation penalties in the case of a hotel/supplier close-out.  Name changes requested after documents are issued will be assessed a $50.00 per person name change fee.  Standard airline name change policies will apply for airline tickets.
                • A completed reservation form and payment authorization form must be submitted to Sunsational Vacations for each room reservation.
                • A valid passport with 6 months remaining beyond the departure date is required for ALL passengers.

                If your first deposit is made after May 15th, the deposit amount is $100 per person PLUS $300 per room.

                Travel Protection Plus

                Travel Protection is recommend for your trip, including cancel for any reason.

                Apple Leisure Group Vacations Travel Protection Plus is a great way to take the worry out of travel. Travel Protection Plus continues to provide cancel for ANY reason coverage along with the best pre-departure benefits in the industry. Now offering three plans (starting at $59.99) with varied, simple refund options to better meet your traveler’s needs.  Travel protection can only be purchased at the time of deposit and before final payment is made.

                Travel Protection Plus pricing for all vacation packages and destinations

                Travel Protection Plus

                What’s included in Travel Protection Plus?

                Pre-Departure Penalty Waiver (Non-insurance features)

                • Cancel For Any Reason: You may cancel your vacation for ANY reason prior to departure and receive a full refund for your vacation, less the cost of the Travel Protection plan, including, non-refundable airfares booked through ALG Vacations.* Nonrefundable hotel rates are not included. Your refund is made in the original form of payment unless at the time of purchase you elect to receive a portion or all of your refund in the form of ALG Vacations travel credits**.

                • Price Guarantee*** - Guarantees the lowest price on the vacation booking! If the price of the hotel or Exclusive Nonstop Vacation Flight on your vacation drops after booking the reservation, just let us know and we'll adjust the reservation to the lower price. Valid on Mexico, Caribbean, Hawaii and Central America vacations.

                • No Change Fees: Need to make a change? Any ALG Vacations fees for the FIRST instance are automatically waived with no charge or reactivation. If you need to revise any portion of your vacation prior to departure date that has supplier-imposed fees such as airline and hotel revision penalties, reactivation is required for continued coverage on the booking.

                • Hurricane Travel Credit*^: If a Category One or greater hurricane disrupts a vacation for 24 hours or more, travelers will receive a refund for unused or interrupted vacation nights plus a future vacation discount certificate. Valid for reservations departing June through November.

                **Travel credit policies:

                • Valid for travel commencing 12 months from date of issue of the travel credit
                • Non-refundable, non-transferable, not redeemable for cash, and must be used by expiration date
                • Will be issued in the names of the passengers on the original reservation
                • Must be applied to the same ALGV brand as the original booking
                • All refunds must be requested within 60 days of the date of cancellation
                • Any cash refunds not requested within 60 days will be given in the form travel credits.

                Post-Departure Travel Insurance^

                (Underwritten by National Mutual Insurance Company)

                • Trip Interruption - Reimburses (up to the total trip cost) unused hotel arrangements plus additional costs to change or purchase a new airline ticket if you can't travel due to circumstances such as illness or injury to you, a family member, or traveling companion, jury duty, subpoena, or a traffic accident on the way to the airport.

                • Travel Delay - Reimburses additional transportation costs or unused hotel arrangements should your flight be delayed 12 or more hours due to adverse weather or unannounced strike. The plan reimburses you up to $500 ($200 per day) for the unused portion of your trip, additional accommodations, meals and "catch up" transportation expenses.

                • Emergency Evacuation - Pre-pays the cost of emergency medical transportation if a serious illness or injury occurs during your vacation that requires medical evacuation.

                • Baggage/Personal Property - Reimburses you for baggage or items lost, stolen, or damaged during your vacation.

                • Medical Expense - Reimburses medical costs should you incur hospital charges or other medical bills as a result of an illness or injury during your vacation.

                • Baggage Delay - Reimburses for the purchase of necessary personal items if your bags are delayed by the airline for 24 hours or longer. The plan covers you for the purchase of necessary items up to $300 in the event your luggage is delayed by an air common carrier for more than 24 hours en route to your vacation.

                • Travel Accident - Accidental death and dismemberment coverage in the event of loss of life or limb while flying.

                Travel Protection Plus is non-refundable once added and purchased. Travel Protection Plus covers all air when packaged with hotel.

                Please make your selection on your reservation form.

                Ready to book?

                Click on the Reservation Form link below to start the reservation process. Please complete ALL fields on the form and submit the online form to us by clicking on "Submit" at the bottom of the form. When booking your flight arrangements, please make sure you book a flight into Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ). Let us know if you would like us to include flights as part of your reservation. If you are booking your own flights, please send me your flight details once booked so I can arrange your ground transportation. All rates and availability are subject to change until confirmed with a deposit. We have a limited number of rooms that are being held as part of this group. Please book early to guarantee your reservation. Once your reservation is confirmed, you will receive an invoice showing your confirmation number, payments applied, and any remaining balance. Any additional payments you make can be easily made by submitting your payment information through our online Secure Payment Form.

                CANCELLATION POLICY:

                Any and all cancellations must be sent to the Agency in writing.

                If you did not purchase travel protection, the following penalties will apply:

                • Changes/Cancellation:  By July 14, 2021: No Penalty.
                • From July 15, 2021 to September 12, 2021: $200 per person cancellation penalty.
                • From September 13, 2021 to October 30, 2021: 2 Nights Penalty.
                • From October 31, 2021 to November 8, 2021: No Refund.


                Thank you for booking your trip with us!
                We appreciate your business!