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Eco-resort in the Dominican Republic
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Golf, white-sand beach
The 105-acre PUNTACANA Hotel is surrounded by white-sand beaches, lush tropical gardens, and an ecological reserve. Guests also enjoy access to an 18-hole oceanfront golf course.
Outdoor swimming pools are on site, scuba-diving options include freshwater caves and an underground river, and guides lead eco-tours of the reserve, gardens, and petting zoo.
Newly refurbished in 2009, the guestrooms, suites, and villas feature mahagony furniture, marble bathrooms and flooring, coffeemakers, flat-screen televisions with satellite and international channels.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
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The Puntacana Hotel has 6 restaurants, many with open-air dining and ocean views. Complimentary supervised children's activities are provided for ages 4–12, and children can also plant coconut trees. Complimentary family activities include dance and Spanish lessons, games, and sports.
An Internet center contains computers with high-speed connections (surcharge). Complimentary wireless Internet access is available in the lobby, pool area, and on the beach.
Six Senses Spa, located at the La Cana Golf and Beach Club, provides guests customized treatments (surcharge) using patented holistic techniques to rejuvenate mind and body.
Use of the fitness center is complimentary. During winter and summer high seasons, the resort hosts evening concerts and folkloric shows.
- Marina on site
- Outdoor pool
- Poolside bar
- Children's pool
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Free breakfast
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- Business center
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Golf course on site
- Tennis on site
- Wedding services
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Airport transportation (surcharge)
- Total number of rooms - 160
- Number of floors - 4
- Babysitting or childcare
- Conference space size (feet) - 4058
- Free self parking
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Casino shuttle (surcharge)
- Free shopping center shuttle
- Health club
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Billiards or pool table
- Free WiFi
- Children's club
- Area shuttle (surcharge)
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Conference space size (meters) - 377
- Number of meeting rooms - 3
- Number of buildings/towers - 5
- Television in lobby
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Premium TV channels
- Room service (limited hours)
- Air conditioning
- Climate control
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Turndown service
- Shower/tub combination
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Satellite TV service
- Daily housekeeping
- Frette Italian sheets
- Plasma TV
Where to Eat
A complimentary buffet breakfast is provided each morning in La Cana restaurant with fresh smoothies, juices, tea, coffee, milk and water (not bottled).
La Cana - Beachfront, open-air restaurant with vaulted ceilings. Complimentary American/international breakfast buffets daily.
Playa Blanca - Beachfront restaurant/bar with a tropical setting. Fresh, local seafood, grilled meat, and cocktails. Lunch and dinner daily. Live music by local Dominican musicians featured weekly.
La Choza - Casual, open-air lunch restaurant/bar on beach. Wooden floor, thatched roof. Rope-and-log swing-seats for children. Choices include organic salads, sandwiches, burgers, and grilled meats and seafood. Saturday-night Dominican Party with limbo contest, music, local-artisan market, local food. (Meals not included in room rates.)
Franco's Pizzeria - Casual poolside spot serving brick-oven pizza, pasta, sandwiches, burgers, salads mid-day until early evening. (Meals not included in room rates.)
La Yola - Fine-dining, open-air restaurant with polished-wood floor, glass marine-view floor panels, thatched roof. Built above water adjacent to marina channel. Complimentary shuttle service from resort. Mediterranean-Asian-Caribbean cuisine. Choices like Spicy Tuna Tartare, Tempura Shrimp, sushi, Shrimp-Oyster Risotto, Lobster Lasagna, grilled lobster, Teriyaki Tenderloin. Open for lunch, dinner. Dinner reservations required. Dinner dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men, with dress shorts acceptable at lunch. (Meals not included in room rates.)
El Cocoloba - Fine-dining, air-conditioned restaurant/bar in beachfront golf clubhouse. Complimentary shuttle service from resort. New Caribbean cuisine such as Goat Loin with Porcini Sauce. Open for dinner; reservations required. Dress code: long pants, collared shirts for men. (Meals not included in room rates.)
The Grill - Ocean-view terrace with umbrella tables and bar in beachfront golf clubhouse. Meats, seafood, pasta, salads, sandwiches. Open for lunch. (Meals not included in room rates.)
Lobby Bar - Open early morning until after midnight for drinks, espresso. Live music in evenings.
Manantial Bar - Pool bar with swimup side. Open mid-morning until late night.
Lounge Bar - Air-conditioned bar/lounge with dance floor. Open late evening until after midnight. DJ or live music.
Nearby Things to Do
The Puntacana Hotel offers three swimming pools. The 26m-by-26m (85-ft-by-85-ft) main pool features a swimup bar and an adjacent 15m (50-ft) children's pool fringed by a gentle shower. Surrounded by dense gardens within the Nature Villas area, a 19m (62-ft) "quiet" pool includes a coral-stone waterfall and separate children's section. A 23m-by-12m (75-ft-by-40-ft) sea-view pool is in front of the golf clubhouse.
A 5-km (3-mi) beach of light-colored sand runs past the resort, with an offshore protective reef ensuring child-friendly, calm-water swimming over a sand bottom in most weather conditions. The resort supplies complimentary kayaks, pedal-kayaks, Hobie Cat and Sunfish sailboats, windsurfers, and snorkeling gear for use on the coral heads just offshore.
Water skiing and fishing are available for surcharges. The resort's dive center offers resort-course instruction, a certification course, reef and wreck dive, and cave and underground-river dives beginning in the resort's freshwater lake (surcharges for all).
Designed by P.B. Dye, the resort's 18-hole La Cana Golf Course features 12 ocean-view holes, including four played on island greens directly along the sea. The par-5 finishing hole is patterned after the famed 18th at Pebble Beach in California. Guests receive discounts at the course. The large sea-view clubhouse 1.5 km (1 mi) from the resort contains a bar, a casual lunch restaurant, a fine-dining restaurant, and an open-air lounge with overstuffed seating and second-story veranda. Complimentary shuttle service is available to the clubhouse.
The resort provides complimentary guided eco-tours of its ecological reserve, botanical gardens, petting zoo, and horse-and-pony ranch (surcharge for riding).
Use of six clay tennis courts is complimentary, but guests pay surcharges for play under lights. A jogging path through the resort has distance markers. Complimentary aerobics, stretching, Tai Chi, Tae Bo, and Tae Kwon Do classes are offered on the beach.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
- Aerobics on site
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Ecotours on site
- Fishing on site
- Golf driving range on site
- Golf lessons on site
- Golfing on site
- Hiking/biking trails on site
- Horse riding/rental on site
- Motor boating on site
- Playground on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Volleyball on site
- Water skiing on site
- Windsurfing on site
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
We should mention
Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.