In the wake of suspicious deaths of tourists in Dominican Republic hotels, Dominican authorities and the FBI are investigating these deaths. Until further notice of their findings, I would be very hesitant to travel to the Dominican Republic at this time.
What are the top rated all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana? Punta Cana, Dominican Republic has some of the most beautiful all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean. Pristine blue water and white sand beaches make for a perfect honeymoon, anniversary and a romantic getaway. These are my top favorites.
Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa
Breathless Punta Cana Resort is an exclusive, adult-only resort that caters to singles and couples. This resort has more of a party theme going on with endless entertainment. Take note each month has a different party theme going on. Example March is Fashion Frenzy with catwalks and fashion fest, July is All American Summer with bands and BBQ, October is Oktoberfest and Halloween, etc…
Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa has 750 suites with Caribbean-style decor with stunning views of the ocean, pool or tropical gardens. Accommodations have one king or two double beds with a private balcony or terrace with jacuzzi. Some offer direct swim-out access to the pool. Range in size from 554 square feet on the junior suite to 2,686 square feet on the Xhale Club Presidential Suite.
To experience top-level luxury and personalized service. Then Xhale club is for you. You’ll be booked in an upgraded suite, have access to the private lounge, special concierge service, and more.
There are eleven delectable eateries to choose from. Choose from eight a la carte restaurants, a buffet, a beach grill, and a cafe. Restaurants include French cuisine, Mediterranean, Italian, Pan-Asian, and more. Food is served up 24/7. Late-night bites at Kibbeh the gourmet Mediterranean restaurant or have it delivered to your room. All free of charge.
Activities? Do it all or nothing at all. There’s an uncrowded stretch of pristine white sand beach calling my name. You have your choice of pools if you’d prefer.
A 24-hour fitness center with state-of-the-art fitness equipment. Get your morning started right with a free fitness class (every day but Sunday).
There are your usual land and watersports. Ranging from windsurfing, snorkeling, kayaks, sailing, tennis, pool tables, beach volleyball, and on. Plus, entertainment including live shows, dance classes, and big-screen movies on the beach. There’s also a weekly market on-site to pick up locally made ware. No need to leave the property for souvenirs.
For an extra charge, there’s the Spa by Pevonia, casino, horseback riding, scuba diving, and nearby golf.
Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa features it’s brand’s Unlimited-Luxury. What this means to you is unlimited gourmet dining options, premium spirits, 24-hour room service, entertainment, taxes, gratuities, and more.
You even have complete access to the Now Onyx Resort & Spa next door.
CHIC by Royalton
This all-inclusive adults-only luxury resort rests on the golden sands of the Uvero Alto beach. If you are looking for upscale sleek and modern accommodations CHIC by Royalton Resorts will not disappoint. CHIC by Royalton in Punta Cana might just be the best in the Royalton portfolio.
Over 320 stylish rooms and suites designed to keep up with the trendiest in hotels. Accommodations have one king or two queen exclusive DreamBeds. There is a rain shower and even a wall-mounted liquor dispenser, Party on! There’s the Diamond Club level that offers butler service, prime room location, along with access to an exclusive pool and beach areas.
Or, why not truly live the life of luxury. Stay in the CHIC mansion with six guest rooms for you and your friends. This 11,500 square-foot luxury mansion offers up its own private pool, hot tub, patio, sound system and game room with a pool table.
Includes Diamond Club level amenities of course, along with private luxury transportation to and from the airport, 24-hour butler service, and your personal beach butler. There’s even a private sunbed with an attendant. One complimentary spa treatment. Plus, your Personal Chef for a Dinner at the Mansion (once per 3-night stay). This list goes on and on.
Dining will not disappoint. There are several trendy a la carte restaurants offering mouth-watering steaks, seafood, sushi, Italian cuisine and much more. CHIC offers gluten-free and vegetarian meal options as a choice at each restaurant. For an additional charge, there’s the Chef’s Table experience.
Relax by the gorgeous pool and/or beach. There is a private area reserved for guests who have booked a cabana (extra charge) for the day or stay. Private cabana comes with a cushioned chaise, flat-screen TV, mini-bar, and butler service. The pool area offers up a vibrant atmosphere in the late afternoon. Get the party started early. There’s a separate glass-walled mermaid pool, you can stay dry while taking in the view.
Looking for a new cool experience? Check out the on-site Detox Oxygen Bar. It will help you recover from the previous night of fun. lol Of course, it also helps prepare for workouts and alleviates jetlag and stress. Why would anyone be stressed here?
The casino offers up fun for everyone of age that is. It includes Blackjack, Roulette and slot machines. Starting from $0.01 only. Go get your game on.
CHIC by Royalton is probably the most sought after spot in Punta Cana. That is if you are looking for a modern resort with a happening vibe, one of a kind mermaid pool, and an oxygen bar. Some seriously cool added perks can be found here.
Excellence Punta Cana
Excellence Resorts Punta Cana is a secluded all-inclusive adult-only beach resort. Has a spacious palm-lined beach offering up the area’s best wave action. Making this beach a surfer’s paradise.
Excellence Punta Cana is an all-suite accommodation resort. Rooms have vibrant Caribbean decor that offers up whirlpool tubs, furnished patios, or balconies. Some have their own private plunge pool. Most suites offer a king-size bed only.
There is an excellent variety of world-class restaurants and bars. Plenty of choices here. Something for every taste. The menu choices range from lobster, French, Italian, steaks, chicken, and more. Plus of course, what luxury resort would not offer up a 24-hour room service menu.
Keep active with tennis, jogging trails, yoga classes, bicycling, dancing, beach football, fitness center, dancing, and much more. Or, just choose to relax at the beach or one of the two pools and jacuzzi. There’s also the spa and beauty salon for an additional charge. Professional shows, live music, and casino entertainment for your evenings.
There’s an ecological park on the property. You’ll find exotic birds including flamingos and macaws to view and feed.
Off-site activities include catamaran tours, scuba diving lessons, deep-sea fishing excursions, whale watching, and more. All for an additional cost.
Excellence knows how to give excellent service. hence the name of this property. The staff is nothing short of amazing here. Making Excellence Punta Cana the perfect all-inclusive resort for a romantic getaway.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
This is actually the first on this list to be a family resort. But don’t let that fool ya. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana caters to guests looking for an energetic, fun atmosphere. You looking for peace and quiet? This isn’t it! Believe me, fans of the Hard Rock won’t be disappointed with this Punta Cana location. It delivers.
This massive Hard Rock Hotel has 1,790 rooms, 121 oceanfront acres, 13 pools, 9 restaurants, 23 bars, an 18-hole golf course, 65,000 square feet of meeting space, an expansive spa and fitness center, and the largest Vegas-style casino in all of the Dominican Republic. You can see why the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is a favorite amongst many. With the resorts mile-long list of amenities, I’m sure everyone will find something to keep themselves busy.
Hard Rock Hotel offers up 5-star swanky digs. All rooms and suites include all spa tub, liquor dispenser, balcony, mini bar, bathrobes and slippers, and much, much more. All with a Caribbean rock-n-roll vibe.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has nine restaurants including a Brazilian steakhouse, Teppanyaki-style dining, Caribbean cuisine, brick oven pizzas, ice cream parlor, and more. Something for even the pickiest of your bunch.
There’s the signature Rock Spa, an Oro Nightclub plus as always amazing music memorabilia. Aspiring musicians and rock fans won’t want to miss the opportunity of a jam session. You can have a Fender guitar, of your choice, delivered to your room. Along with headphones and a Fender Mustang floor amplifier.
Kids will also get the ultimate in rock star treatment. At Kidz Bop they will choose a cool band name and write a new number one hit. Plus, of course, create an album cover and a new tour poster for their tour. Afterward, Kidz Bop Karaoke and learning the latest dance moves it is now time for the red carpet treatment. Bring on the Paparazzi! Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club is coming in the winter of 2019.
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is the best overall resort boasting stellar amenities for guests of all ages. It’s easy to see why people flock here, to the first all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Cool rock and roll atmosphere, while resting on pristine beaches. Slice of rock ‘n roll paradise.
Sanctuary Cap Cana
As the name states, this resort is truly a sanctuary. When looking for a romantic hideaway this regal property will not disappoint. Adults-only, the all-inclusive luxury resort is in the style of a Spanish Castle colonial town.
Accommodations range from suites to luxurious villas. All suites and villas offer a furnished balcony or terrace. Some accommodations offer butler service. Private plunge pools are the way to go. The largest suite actually offers up three plunge pools! Silk bathrobes and slippers for when you don’t want to leave your amazing accommodations.
There are five restaurants specializing in fresh seafood, steaks, sushi and more. The Love Bar is a casual piano bar in the lobby. Along with oceanfront and a swim-up pool bar.
Head to Sanctuary Town for additional eateries and themed bars. No need to go far, Sanctuary Town is adjacent to the resort. Offering up Italian, Mexican, American, Asian Fusion cuisine and more. Or check out the traditional Irish pub offering beers of the world.
Fitting in with the Spanish Colonial style, there is a traditional Spanish tavern serving up a great selection of tapas, steaks and fine European wines(additional charges may apply).
Besides the white sand beach, there are five beautifully designed swimming pools. When not relaxing at the pool choose one of the daily activities. Such as dance lessons, kayaking, beach volleyball, bike tour, fitness center, and more. World-class spa services are available for an additional charge.
Nightly entertainment such as beach bonfires, karaoke, and live music.
Sanctuary Cap Cana is a pure luxury at its finest.
Zoetry Agua Punta Cana
Zoetry Aqua Punta Cana is one of the most luxurious and tranquil all-inclusive resorts. This resort is focused on wellness and relaxation.
Boutique ambiance with 96 thatched-roof ultra-luxurious suites and villas. Accommodations offer private balconies or terrace. Some with plunge pools. Exquisite attention to details such as a welcome bottle of rum and Bvlgari bath amenities.
The four gourmet restaurants are quite impressive. Choose from an array of organic and holistic a la carte dining options including locally grown fruits and vegetables. Enjoy unlimited top-shelf spirits served at your choice of three bars or at the beach bonfire while enjoying live entertainment.
Nestled along a secluded stretch of beach this resort allows guests to soak in the sunshine and take in the stunning views. When you’re not basking in the sun by one of the two infinity pools or the beach, take in snorkeling, kayaking, Hobie cats, and more.
There is plenty of enriching activities for guests to partake in. Yoga, meditation, aqua spinning, and a state-of-the-art fitness center that is open 24/7. Looking for the ultimate rejuvenation experience? Time for the wellness and spa center. One of the best in the Dominican Republic.
For something out of the ordinary, what about horseback riding, cigar rolling class, wine tasting, or a painting class. Unique for most hotels.
Zoetry Aqua Punta Cana is an experience that’s rather hard to beat anywhere else in the Dominican Republic. An ideal choice for a romantic, relaxing getaway.
What are the top-rated all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana? These are my favorites for an adult getaway. I’ve chosen these for their unique offerings. What unique all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana would you like to see added? Let me know below.