Every year, millions of tourists flock to the Dominican Republic, seeking to experience the country’s tropical paradise of lush rainforests, stunning beaches and picturesque villages. For this reason, the Dominican Republic features a great number of all-inclusive hotel resorts that are all designed with exquisite decor and equipped with various amenities and services to provide guests with dream-come-true vacations. While some all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic cater to families, others are geared toward adults only. An overview of the country’s best all-inclusive resorts.
Surrounded by tropical gardens and sandy white beaches with coconut palms, the Gran Bahia Principe in Punta Cana fits the picture of the Garden of Eden. This gorgeous paradise features 780 rooms with choices between outstanding rooms with mini-bars, balcony and Jacuzzi tub, or luxury suites that include VIP amenities like bathrobe and slipper service. In addition to swimming pools, restaurants, fitness centers and nightlife venues, guests can also enjoy sports activities like golf, volleyball, tennis and water fun like snorkeling, windsurfing, jet skiing and banana boats. Exciting excursions are available here such as horse riding, tours of a sugar cane plantation and cigar production as well as swimming with dolphins.
An award-winning Dominican Republic resort located in beautiful Puerto Plata, BlueBay Villas Doradas presents a picture-perfect setting on the sandy beach of Playa Dorada and its impressive 18-hole golf course. Designed especially for adults only, this resort makes an ideal romantic getaway or honeymoon. Guests can choose between elegant, private rooms or luxurious suites with terraces. Leisure options here range from spas to water fun like windsurfing, diving and sailing to horse riding trips. Couples can also take advantage of classes for massages and sushi and cocktail-making.
Situated on the tropical peninsula of Samana near one of the Caribbean’s best beaches, Playa Rincon, the Gran Bahia Principe Cayacoa offers 295 quality rooms that include the choices of Junior Superior and Junior Suite. In addition to the resort’s swimming pool, spa and restaurant, guests can enjoy various sport activities and access to stunning beaches like Los Cayos and Escondida. Day trips are available here as well such as boating tours to Los Haitises National Park, horse rides on Rincon Beach, and motorcycle adventures around the charming Samana village.
Located near the turquoise waters and white sands of El Portillo Beach on the Dominican Republic’s north coast, the Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo is a charming, family-friendly beach resort with 462 rooms, from which guests can choose between quality standard rooms, luxury suites and gorgeous villas. Including numerous amenities, this resort also offers lively nightlife shows and recreational activities like aerobics and volleyball as well as water fun on the beach like windsurfing, snorkeling and sailing. Guests can also opt for area outings like 4×4 adventures and nearby cave exploring.
Designed for couples and families alike, this beautiful five-star Dominican Republic all inclusive resort is located along the Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana. With 427 attractive rooms to choose from, guests also have their pick of restaurants that feature local and international cuisine. Entertainment options include dance clubs, live shows and casinos. Adults can also pamper themselves in the spa while the kids play at the playground or the club room. Additionally, the surrounding area offers beach fun, diving, snorkeling, golfing and shopping in the nearby villages.
Also situated on the Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana, the Princess All Suites Resort & Spa features 7 honeymoon suites and 263 luxury suites equipped with a full range of services and attractive details. Guests can dine among five different restaurants, spoil themselves in the spa and enjoy recreation in the gym. Other leisure activities include archery, tennis, golf, beach fun and more. Nightlife includes a nearby theater and casino.
Surrounded by Ambar’s tropical paradise of mangrove forests and exotic wildlife, this adults-only resort offers 528 exquisitely decorated rooms that include a wide range of amenities such as Jacuzzi tubs, hydro massage showers and private terraces. Guests can enjoy a number of activities like dining in excellent restaurants, swimming in the massive pool, and playing sports like volleyball, basketball, soccer and golf. Nights are lively here with discos, karaoke bars and live shows. The nearby beach with its beautiful coral reef offers water fun like snorkeling, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking and more.
Housed within a charming colonial mansion along the beautiful Playa Dorada Beach in Puerto Plata, the Casa Colonial Beach & Spa is a word-class resort with modern facilities and an award-winning restaurant. In addition to staying in elegant and cozy rooms, guests can also enjoy dining in the Lucia restaurant with its scenic views of the nearby lagoon. The all inclusive resort also offers a spa with 13 treatment rooms, Jacuzzi tubs and swimming pools as well as outstanding tennis and golf facilities. Guests can also opt to venture out and enjoy fun at the beach, hikes along lovely waterfalls and whale watching.
Located on the golden shores of the Costa Dorado Beach just minutes outside of Puerto Plata, the Iberostar Costa Dorada family resort features 498 standard rooms and 18 luxury suites. Designed with Spanish colonial and Creole influences, this charming hotel offers three restaurants, swimming pools, a playground, fitness room and spa with Jacuzzi tubs and steam baths. Guests can also enjoy fun at the Caribbean beach and sightseeing and shopping in the city.
Set amid the picturesque village of Bayahibe on a beachfront of powdery white sand and Caribbean waters, the attractive Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus hotel offers comfortable and quality rooms for both couple getaways and family vacations. Among the best all inclusive resorts in Dominican Republic, it features several restaurants with diverse cuisines, a spa, Jacuzzi tubs, fitness room, swimming pool and accessibility to the beach. What’s more, guests here can venture out for exciting day trips to the Eastern National Park and the Catalina Islands.