Punta Cana is the stronghold of tourism in the Dominican Republic, attributed to the island’s booming number of visitors. The Dominican Republic is the second-largest and most diverse Caribbean country, situated just two hours south of Miami, less than four hours from New York, and eight hours from most European countries. Punta Cana is blessed with some of the Caribbean longest white sand beaches and tropical coastline with gorgeous coconut palms and is considered the destination for rest by the sea. Here, the Atlantic ocean meets the Caribbean sea causing Punta to offer some of the best beachfront all-inclusive resorts and boutique hideaways. Continue reading below for Punta Cana’s top five most luxurious beach resorts.
1 Eden Roc at Cap Cana
Eden Roc at Cap Cana is a secluded sanctuary located along the tropical coastline of Punta Cana in Provincia La Altagracia. Its delightful design suits and exclusive Caleton Beach Club endorse Eden Roc Cap Cana as a resort of utmost and intimate privacy. The three restaurants on-site overlook the lagoon by the pool or the beach and offer a range of different culinary experiences. The Salaya Spa offers a wide range of luxury treatments with a touch of the island’s native traditions and fragrances. The Spa offers a wide range of opportunities to find beauty, balance, and complete well-being.
The gorgeous view from the bungalows
The kids and family-friendly Eden Roc at Cap Cana offers thirty-four spacious free-standing suites, each with a private swimming pool and gazebos. It offers a KoKo kids club for ages 4 to 12, located on a lagoon resembling a massive treehouse equipped with kid-friendly games and a mini spa. A stay at this Luxurious resort would run you about US$800 per night.
2 Tortuga Bay Hotel
Tortuga Bay is the only AAA Five Diamond property in the Dominican Republic featuring 13 beachfront villas with stunning designs by Dominican designer the late Oscar de la Renta in a classical tropical fashion. It was renovated by Markham Roberts in 2017 and curated to enhance guests’ experience. Here, you’ll explore five miles of white-sand beach, 45 holes of championship golf designed by Tom Fazio and P.B. Dye, a Six Senses Spa, a tennis centre, and a 1500-acre ecological reserve with 12 natural springs. Tortuga Bay has a formal Caribbean style that is friendly and unfussy. Discretion, serenity, and impeccable service will define your stay. A stay here can be cheap as US$650 per night.
3 Casa de Campo Resort & Villas
The jaw-dropping Casa de Campo Resort & Villas
Casa De Campo Resort & Villas lies on the south-eastern coast of the Dominican Republic in La Romana, an area well-known for its stunning beaches and tropical natural beauty. You can venture just beyond the shores to discover the idyllic beaches of the Catalina and Saona islands. The stylish rooms and suites feature contemporary design elements, such as monochrome furnishings and natural stone tile floors, and all include a private patio or balcony. The villas offer the utmost luxury, with three to ten bedrooms (all with en suite bathrooms). All villas have their own private pool, a landscaped garden area, a Jacuzzi, and a kitchen, where a chef will prepare your breakfasts fresh each day.
The Garden Villas include maid service, while Classic, Exclusive and Oceanfront Villas offer both maid and butler service. This private, gated resort stretches over 7000 acres and is home to three championship golf courses, an exclusive beach club, and a private white-sand beach. And is just about four miles from La Romana International Airport and 47 miles from Punta Cana International Airport. It will cost you around US$850 per room, per night.
4. Iberostar Grand Bavaro
Iberostar Grand Bavaro leaves nothing to be desired.
The all-inclusive Iberostar Grand Bavaro in Punta Cana is an adults-only paradise set along the world-famous beaches of the Dominican Republic, located in the Bavaro district just 6 km from Dolphin Island Park and 24 km from freshwater lagoons. Cap Cana Marina and Playa Juanillo are both 25 km away. It’s a Luxury fest with an exquisite lobby, marble bathrooms, bathrobes, and slippers in your room. Outside, the Caribbean breezes will accompany you as you stroll amidst the Greco-Roman architecture on your way to the white sands and azure waters of the famous Playa Bavaro Beach. Great pools and gourmet restaurants put a luxury stamp on this adults-only hotel. Punta Cana International Airport is the nearest airport, about 19 km from Iberostar Grand Bavaro Hotel. The cost per night can range from US$450 to US$650.
The hotel’s outstanding architecture meets an excellent beach location.
5 Excellence Punta Cana
The welcoming view of Excellence Punta Cana
Nestled among palm groves on a 30-mile stretch of white-sand beach, Excellence Punta Cana is a romantic adults-only resort that comes highly recommended for its excellent service. The classic colonial design of 461 guestrooms will provide you with all you need for your next luxurious getaway, from world-class service to premium amenities throughout your stay, unlimited premium drinks and reservation-free at gourmet restaurants. Unwind on the resort’s breathtaking stretch of white-sand beach and sip on a premium cocktail, compliments of the beachside wait service. Treat yourself to a relaxing, renewing and refreshing treat at the on-site spa that offers indulgent treatments from hydrotherapy to couples’ treatments. It is very not so expensive too US$380 to US$450 per night.
The Magical Excellence Punta Cana