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Pages in Paradise

Apple Vacations is teaming up with Penguin Random House and the Belletrist Book Club to create the ultimate beach book program aimed to inspire travelers and readers alike

If your definition of paradise is lounging on the beach with a book in hand, you’ve come to the right place. Apple Vacations is thrilled to partner with Belletrist Book Club and Penguin Random House for Pages in Paradise, the ultimate beach read program created to inspire readers and travelers alike.

Many begin the New Year with aspirations, like getting in the habit of reading more or finally prioritizing their dreams of traveling. In January 2024, Apple Vacations is launching the Pages in Paradise program in-destination at Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana, one of the Dominican Republic’s most luxurious all-inclusive resorts. Here, Apple Vacationers can easily conquer their resolutions of reading and traveling more with a curated reader's beach retreat featuring a hand-picked library in the lobby of beach reads from renowned book experts.

Resort Spotlight

  • Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana

    The exclusive home to Pages in Paradise, this luxury all-inclusive resort is an ultimate relaxation oasis.
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  • Brand-New Lobby Library

    The launch of Pages in Paradise led to the grand opening of Dreams Macao Beach's lobby library. This newly unveiled resort amenity includes hand-picked beach reads by the Belletrist and Penguin Random House teams and features a highlighted book of the month as well as favorites like Priya Guns' Your Driver Is Waiting, Emma Cline's The Guest, and more.

  • Apple Vacationer Perks

    Apple Vacationers can reserve books from the Pages in Paradise library in advance via the Hyatt Inclusive Collection app, delivered a copy upon arrival by the resort team. Books are also available for purchase through the app, pending availability.

  • Poolside Pages Happy Hour

    Let the library come to you at the resort's main infinity pool! The Poolside Pages Happy Hour will feature a portable book cart with select beach reads and a themed book-of-the-month specialty cocktail dubbed the "Pages Pour." Think blueberry mojitos inspired by Emily Henry's coastal Maine setting in Happy Place and sea breezes, main character Nina Riva's drink of choice, from Taylor Jenkins Reid's Malibu Rising.

Meet the Experts

  • Belletrist Book Club

    Founded in 2017 by best friends Emma Roberts and Karah Preiss, Belletrist is a Millennial-centric book club that has grown into a community for the curious, celebrating great books, the authors who write them, and the people who so lovingly read them.

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  • Penguin Random House

    Penguin Random House is the international home to more than 300 editorially and creatively independent imprints. Their mission is simple. They stand to ignite a universal passion for reading by creating books for everyone.

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Pages in Paradise Book Picks

  • January

    Holding Pattern by Jenny Xie

  • February

    The Rachel Incident by Caroline O'Donoghue

  • March

    South and West by Joan Didion

  • April

    Cherish Farrah by Bethany C. Morrow

  • May

    The Farm by Joanne Ramos

  • June

    Coming Soon!

  • July

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  • August

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  • September

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  • October

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  • November

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  • December

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  • Looking for Your Next Beach Read?

    Explore the entire collection of hand-picked books featured in the Pages in Paradise library

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