On the eastern shore of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is renowned for its long stretches of white sand beaches overlooking the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic.
The warm climate and laid back atmosphere attract millions of visitors each year who quickly discover the area is also filled with a number of activities, including sailing, wind-surfing, and zip-lining.
The coastline is dotted with an abundance of high-end luxury resorts, and travelers are spoilt with options.
Deciding where to stay is a matter of deciding what’s most important during your vacation.
Paradisus Punta Cana Resort
The Paradisus Punta Cana is a stunning luxury resort with all-inclusive and adults-only options.
Designed to immerse guests with the natural beauty of the island, a walk around this sprawling garden paradise is a relaxing endeavor in itself.
Luxurious rooms and multiple pools ensure a relaxing stay, while the resort’s amenities and scheduled activities guarantees that guests are never bored.
Rooms and Suites
Inspired by nature, rooms at the Paradisus Punta Cana are never far from the natural beauty of the Caribbean.
Standard rooms called junior suites offer luxurious king size beds and outdoor seating on either a terrace or balcony overlooking the property’s stunning grounds.
Travelers who upgrade to Royal Service can enjoy full-size living rooms as well as the option for ocean views and hydromassage bathtubs.
All rooms feature minibars and cable access on flat-screen televisions.
Paradisus Punta Cana features twelve different restaurants guaranteed to satisfy the cravings of even the most discerning guest.
From traditional Mexican at Mole to upscale Italian and Mediterranean dishes at Aqua and Vento, guests will be spoiled for choices.
The crown jewel of the Paradisus is Passion by Martin Berasategui.
Recipient of eight Michelin stars, Berasategui is one of the world’s top chefs, and he brings his culinary skills to the elegant dining room of Passion at Paradisus.
For a night in, room service is available around the clock.
Five pools dot the lush landscape of Paradisus Punta Cana, and many guests are content simply relaxing poolside with a drink.
With laundry and babysitting services available, there’s no need to stress during vacation.
And for a little extra relaxation, a visit to Yhi Spa will wash away stress just in time to check out the full menu of activities available at Paradisus.
Vacation is the perfect time to idle away the days on a gorgeous stretch of beach, but trying new things is a great way to enrich a holiday.
Paradisus Punta Cana offers a variety of activities ranging from educational to adventurous.
Learn a new skill at a sushi-making or candle-making class, or try your hand at beach yoga, paddle boarding, or merengue class.
Kids and teenagers will also find a variety of age-appropriate classes available.
While the whole family can enjoy mangrove tours and evening shows including Lion King and Michael Jackson.
Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana
Travelers hoping to experience the rock and roll lifestyle during their vacation to Punta Cana will feel right at home in the decadent stylings of the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana.
Hugging the sprawling beaches of Punta Cana, the Hard Rock Hotel features world-class cuisine, exciting nightlife, and a golf course designed by Jack Nicklaus.
All-inclusive options for the resort’s nine restaurants and various lounges and swim-up bars allow guests to live the VIP lifestyle.
Rooms and Suites
The Hard Rock Hotel has gone to great lengths to make guests feel like rockstars in their rooms.
Indulgent details like hydro spa tubs in every room and luxurious bathrobes exude luxury, while over-the-top features like an in-room liquor dispenser will impress even the pickiest stars.
Stocked minibars and private bathrooms are ideal for an in-room escape, but for extra luxury, select suites include personal assistants.
Nine restaurants around the resort feature menu items ranging from light snacks and pizza to Caribbean seafood at Isla and hibachi-style teppanyaki at Zen.
For a unique experience, the Hard Rock Hotel’s star restaurant is the Japanese-Peruvian concept at Montserrat Manor.
After a hard night of rocking at the onsite Oro night club, guests can also enjoy in-room dining any time of the day.
The onsite casino at Hard Rock Punta Cana is the perfect place to party without leaving the resort.
From table games to poker, the full-service casino is sure to dazzle.
For those looking to relax poolside, there are thirteen pools to choose from at the Hard Rock, each themed with different music — or none at all.
Waterslides, kids slides, and a lazy river are perfect for a lively day at the pool. After some fun in the sun, book some relaxation time at SoundBody Spa.
Dedicated to making guests feel like rockstars, a number of music-oriented activities are available onsite.
Musicians can rent a number of Fender guitars or turntable while staying at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana.
Or they can become the star of their very own music video Wednesdays at RockTube.
The Jam Band program provides an individual rock coach for guests-turned-musicians who want to learn the ins and outs of rock and roll.
Stunning beaches and crystal clear waters have made Punta Cana a favorite destination of travelers worldwide.
Luxury resorts can help visitors make the most of their time in paradise, whether they prefer the natural beauty of Paradisus Punta Cana or the stylish rockstar vibe at Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Punta Cana.