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    Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 29408 reviewsTripAdvisor (29408)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Fans of the Hard Rock name won't be disappointed by this Punta Cana installment. Presiding over the northern end of the Bávaro resort strip, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana caters to guests looking for a rowdier vacation. Aspiring musicians shouldn't miss the opportunity to rock out with the resort's Sound of Your Stay experience, which includes Fender guitar or Crosley record player "room service" and complimentary music downloads. If you're looking to ride out a lucky streak, the 45,000-square-foot Hard Rock Casino houses 400-plus slot machines and 40 game tables. The property also offers relaxing amenities, including 13 pools and the Rock Spa; you can enjoy some peace and quiet while the little ones are busy at the on-site arcade or one of two kids clubs. Recent guests raved about the resort's amenities and spacious, swanky digs – complete with hot tubs and private balconies – but some said the staff could work harder to provide a VIP experience.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 29408 reviewsTripAdvisor (29408)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 7938 reviewsTripAdvisor (7938)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking

    Rubbing elbows with its sister properties, Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa and Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda, Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana offers vacationers an all-inclusive experience at what previous guests described as a very competitive price. Suite rates not only include a bed – and a hydromassage tub and a private balcony or terrace – in one of the resort's 756 brightly colored accommodations, but also meals and drinks at any of the seven on-site restaurants. While past visitors appreciated the lack of sticker-shock, they cautioned that the cuisine and customer service are not up to par. However, travelers have access to two pools, a beach, a spa, a kids club and a fitness center. Another bonus: The all-inclusive package covers various activities, including nightly shows, nonmotorized water sports, tennis and scuba diving lessons.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 7938 reviewsTripAdvisor (7938)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
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    Sirenis Punta Cana Resort Casino & Aquagames - All Inclusive
    Punta Cana
    3.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 9636 reviewsTripAdvisor (9636)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking

    Getting to the Sirenis Cocotal Beach Resort can be a bit of a challenge since the property sits 30 miles northwest of the Punta Cana International Airport. But guests say the trek is worth it, so long as you visit during the high season. Situated along more than 1,300 feet of sprawling white sands, Sirenis Cocotal Beach is ideal for sun-seekers, while families with little ones in tow will go gaga for the on-site water park. However, recent visitors report that the nearly 130,000-square-foot facility — which boasts a wide selection of rides and slides — isn't open often enough during less busy months. No matter when you choose to visit, you'll find spacious guestrooms appointed with contemporary furnishings and private balconies, as well as access to a wellness center, a casino, and a long list of sporting activities — all accessible free of charge. When hunger sets in, Sirenis' 11 on-site eateries are at your service.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 9636 reviewsTripAdvisor (9636)
    3.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
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    Eden Roc at Cap Cana
    Playa Bavaro
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 592 reviewsTripAdvisor (592)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Eden Roc at Cap Cana prides itself on offering secluded luxury. Tucked inside Cap Cana, one of Punta Cana's most exclusive communities, this Relais & Châteaux outpost offers a long list of sumptuous amenities. Each of the resort's 62 suites features a private pool or ocean views from a private balcony or terrace, high ceilings, complimentary Wi-Fi access and a Nespresso machine. Although past vacationers appreciated the accommodations' spacious layouts, some encountered malfunctioning suite amenities or broken fixtures. Outside the suites, travelers can unwind with a treatment at Solaya Spa or enjoy the Eden Roc Beach Club, a private facility that touts a palm-shaded pool, a barbecue area and a beach bar. For more action, families can visit the children's pool or drop their little ones off at the Koko Kid's Club for games, crafts and more. When it's time to eat, vacationers can head to one of three restaurants. Suite rates cover daily breakfast at Mediterraneo restaurant or BLUE Grill + Bar, and a third eatery, La Palapa, is also available for fresh seafood by the Caribbean Sea.

    Playa Bavaro
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 592 reviewsTripAdvisor (592)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4943 reviewsTripAdvisor (4943)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Sitting roughly 15 miles northwest of the heart of Punta Cana's busy Bávaro resort strip, Zoëtry Agua Punta Cana (a Dominican Republic property that's part of the AMResorts family) earns two thumbs up from recent honeymooners. Previous guests said that Zoëtry's secluded beach location paints the scene for a luxurious post-nuptial getaway. The resort's 96 suites and villas reside beneath thatched roofs and feature deep soaking tubs, private balconies or terraces and 24-hour concierge service as part of Zoëtry's Endless Privileges all-inclusive experience. With this program, you can also partake in complimentary extras like daily spa treatments, horseback riding excursions and unlimited cocktails. (Past travelers especially appreciated the free bottle of rum at check-in.) When you're not lounging by one of two infinity pools or at the beach, take a wine-tasting, painting or a cigar-rolling class before indulging in a romantic meal for two at one of four a la carte restaurants. Although most former diners enjoyed the property's cuisine, some cautioned that the service can be hit or miss.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 4943 reviewsTripAdvisor (4943)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 11544 reviewsTripAdvisor (11544)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Couples looking for an all-inclusive, romantic hideaway should consider Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana. This stylish, adults-only resort pampers guests with its Unlimited-Luxury experience, which includes 24-hour room service and access to top-shelf liquors. The property earns high praise from previous guests for its superb customer service and clean (albeit slightly dated) accommodations. All suites boast furnished balconies or terraces with private Jacuzzis, free Wi-Fi access, flat-screen TVs and Gilchrist & Soames bath products. Outside the accommodations, guests have access to a wide array of activities, from snorkeling to tennis to Dance lessons (most of which are complimentary). For a more relaxing day, lay a towel out on the nearby sands, sip cocktails by one of three pools (including an exclusive option for Preferred Club guests) or unwind with a couples massage at the 17,000-square-foot spa (treatments cost extra). This Secrets outpost in Punta Cana also houses five on-site restaurants that serve everything from international classics to grilled dishes to Asian fusion cuisine.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 11544 reviewsTripAdvisor (11544)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa
    Playa Bavaro
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 12120 reviewsTripAdvisor (12120)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    This adults-only resort sits adjacent to Plaza Uvero Alto, a shopping center located approximately 20 miles northwest of downtown Punta Cana. It's the first AMResorts property to debut under the hotel group's latest brand, Breathless. Catering to singles and couples, the resort features the brand's signature Unlimited-Luxury package, which means all suite rates cover food, drinks, activities, taxes and gratuities. Accommodations feature contemporary Caribbean decor and come equipped with free Wi-Fi access and complimentary minibars replenished daily with beer, soft drinks and water. Enjoy views of the ocean, pool or verdant gardens from your private balcony or terrace's Jacuzzi. For some extra peace and quiet, plus extras like butler service and upgraded bath amenities, past vacationers recommend reserving an xhale club suite. When you're not relaxing in your suite, pamper yourself at the relax Spa by Pevonia (treatments cost extra) or laze along the resort's alabaster sands while a beach concierge caters to your every need. If you need a break from the sand, you'll have your pick of four pools, including an infinity-edge pool, a bi-level pool and two pools reserved exclusively for xhale club guests. When you're ready to savor a delectable meal, head to one of the resort's 10 restaurants, which serve everything from Pan-Asian fare to Mexican-inspired dishes. Most previous guests enjoyed their stays here, although some report broken suite fixtures and subpar cuisine.

    Playa Bavaro
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 12120 reviewsTripAdvisor (12120)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Grand Palladium Bávaro Suites Resort & Spa
    Punta Cana
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 11172 reviewsTripAdvisor (11172)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Unlike resorts that tack on extra fees for select services, the Grand Palladium Bávaro is all-inclusive. This, combined with its unbeatable beach location, is a no-brainer for travelers looking for a carefree Caribbean getaway. Located 12 miles northwest of central Punta Cana, the Grand Palladium Bávaro is a world unto itself. In addition to offering 672 rooms, the resort boasts five restaurants, multiple bars, six pools and three kids clubs. The property also offers complimentary water sports equipment rentals, including catamarans, kayaks and windsurfing boards, as well as six tennis courts, a miniature golf course and even an archery range. Accommodations are just as well-appointed. All suites come equipped with flat-screen TVs, stocked minibars, Jacuzzi tubs, coffee makers and free Wi-Fi access. Previous guests loved the resort's gorgeous grounds, ample kids activities and tasty cuisine but cautioned that the customer service is not up to par at times.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 11172 reviewsTripAdvisor (11172)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 12897 reviewsTripAdvisor (12897)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Guests rave about their experiences at this Bávaro Beach all-inclusive, praising the friendly staff, ample activities and delectable food. The Punta Cana resort's nine restaurants offer a range of cuisines, including Mediterranean, Asian, Italian and American. Additionally, travelers have access to a slew of property amenities (which are also accessible to The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real guests), such as a fitness center, two pools, a spa, a rock climbing wall, five tennis courts and a game room. Plus, room rates cover daily classes, evening entertainment and green fees at a nearby course. When it's time to retire for the night, head to one of Paradisus Palma Real's airy (albeit dated) suites. All accommodations feature twin or king-sized beds, hydromassage tubs, private terraces or balconies, coffee makers and flat-screen TVs. For extra privacy and perks like personal butlers, priority restaurant and spa reservations, ironing service and access to an exclusive pool and lounge, upgrade to one of the resort's adults-only Royal Service suites.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 12897 reviewsTripAdvisor (12897)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Club Med Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 11010 reviewsTripAdvisor (11010)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking

    Unlike other Club Med properties, this location caters more to families than to couples. Sprawling across white sands just south of Punta Cana's international airport, Club Med's bright white buildings feature 631 rooms and suites with neutral color schemes, colorful accent pieces and amenities like wall-mounted flat-screen TVs, beach towels, showers and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Despite the spacious layouts, some guests say the accommodations could use a facelift. While the kids are busy at one of the resorts four kids clubs, parents can unwind by one of four pools (including one reserved exclusively for Zen Oasis guests) or with a massage at the Club Med Spa by L'Occitane. When family play time rolls around, sign up for trapeze or archery lessons, play tennis or take to the seas on complimentary kayaks or paddleboards. But remember, this all-inclusive property's rates do not cover select activities, such as kitesurfing, tubing and scuba diving. After a long day, sit down to family dinner at one of three on-site restaurants: buffet-style Hispaniola and Samana and the seafood-focused Indigo Beach Lounge. Travelers praise all three eateries, although some warn that service can be slow at times.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 11010 reviewsTripAdvisor (11010)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
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    Barceló Bávaro Palace
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 18601 reviewsTripAdvisor (18601)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking

    Flanking the southern tip of Punta Cana's resort strip alongside its sister property, Barceló Bávaro Beach, the all-inclusive Barceló Bávaro Palace promises prime access to soft sands and green fairways, not to mention an on-site casino. However, some guests feel that this resort doesn't live up to its word, citing subpar cuisine at the 11 on-site restaurants and lackluster customer service. But those who cite a pleasant stay here attribute their enjoyable experience to the resort's beautiful grounds and spacious guest rooms and suites, which come equipped with high-tech amenities like flat-screen TVs, iPod docking stations and Wi-Fi access (for a fee in standard accommodations). The resort also offers plenty of entertainment for children and families, as well as kid-friendly facilities like two water parks and a children's pool. With the kids out splashing, weary parents can indulge in a massage or facial at the property's spa.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 18601 reviewsTripAdvisor (18601)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
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    Hilton La Romana, an All-Inclusive Family Resort
    Bayahibe
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 13577 reviewsTripAdvisor (13577)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    This all-inclusive Hilton outpost, situated approximately 40 miles southwest of Punta Cana International Airport, is a popular Caribbean retreat for families. With age-specific clubs for little ones and teens, parents can rest assured that their kids will be supervised while participating in activities like sandcastle contests, treasure hunts and bonfire parties. Meanwhile, adults can test their gaming skills at the casino, take dance lessons or book a relaxing treatment in the 21,000-square-foot spa. Everyone can enjoy the resort's other amenities, such as pingpong tables, beach volleyball and an ocean trampoline, or just chill in a lounge chair on the beach or by the four pools. When it's time to retire for the night, you'll find your accommodation outfitted with a balcony or terrace, a minibar refreshed daily and a flat-screen TV. Plus, the all-inclusive rates cover in-room Wi-Fi access, 24-hour room and concierge services and meals and drinks at nine restaurants and a coffee shop. What's more, Hilton Honors members can use accrued points to pay for rooms. While most recent visitors appreciated the resort's picturesque location, they offered mixed feelings about the service, accommodations and restaurants. Some said they encountered friendly and helpful staff members and praised the clean rooms and delectable cuisine, while others said the employees were rude, the rooms were outdated and the restaurant dishes were hit or miss.

    Bayahibe
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 13577 reviewsTripAdvisor (13577)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Paradisus Punta Cana Resort
    Punta Cana
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 15338 reviewsTripAdvisor (15338)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Paradisus Punta Cana Resort takes its Bávaro Beach location in Punta Cana seriously, with the surrounding landscape inspiring the resort's decor. The all-inclusive property's public spaces are open and airy, constructed from local materials and brightened by indigenous flora. Suites come equipped with LCD TVs, sofa beds, stocked minibars, free Wi-Fi access and private balconies or terraces. Paradisus Punta Cana also encourages its visitors to enjoy the resort's setting: Take advantage of unlimited green fees at the Cocotal Golf and Country Club, indulge in a treatment at Yhi Spa, relax by one of five swimming pools or head to the beach for some kayaking or sailing. Visitors can also use some of the amenities available at The Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana, the resort's adjacent sister property. When its time to eat, Paradisus Punta Cana offers nine dining venues that serve a mix of cuisines, including Mexican, Argentinean, Mediterranean and Japanese. Most past guests enjoyed their stays here, although several report outdated decor (in standard suites), mediocre food and slow service from the resort's staff.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 15338 reviewsTripAdvisor (15338)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro
    Punta Cana
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 4045 reviewsTripAdvisor (4045)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Rubbing elbows with a bevy of Bávaro resorts along Arena Gorda Beach's coveted sands, the all-inclusive Hotel Riu Palace Bavaro sets itself apart from its Punta Cana competitors with its friendly atmosphere and full range of activities. Recent guests have only positive things to say about the resort's staff, commending them for their kindness and attentiveness. However, past visitors gave mixed feedback about the property's accommodations. While some praised the clean and spacious suites, others said the digs are overdue for a refresh. All of the 610 suites come equipped with free Wi-Fi access, satellite TVs, liquor dispensers and private balconies or terraces. Outside the accommodations, travelers will find two pools (one with a swim-up bar), four tennis courts (which the property shares with four other resorts), a spa and a fitness center. Come nightfall, grab a bite to eat at one of six eateries before enjoying some nighttime entertainment at the Pacha nightclub.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4 based on 4045 reviewsTripAdvisor (4045)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Majestic Elegance Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 17912 reviewsTripAdvisor (17912)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Sharing prime Bávaro Beach real estate with its sister resort, Majestic Colonial Punta Cana, Majestic Elegance Punta Cana offers guests an all-inclusive experience complete with live music venues, tennis courts, a fitness center and even wedding facilities. Recent guests were generally pleased with the spacious suites, although some bemoaned the malfunctioning air-conditioning units and said the decor could use some updating. Divided into two sections – a family-friendly area and the adults-only Elegance Club – the accommodations offer at least 532 square feet of space and come equipped with Jacuzzi tubs, furnished terraces or balconies, coffee makers, welcome bottles of Champagne, stocked minibars and complimentary Wi-Fi access. Outside the suites, Majestic Elegance can break a sweat in the two-story gym or go for a dip in one of two pools, including an adults-only pool and the 3,229-square-foot main pool. When it's time to eat, travelers can satisfy their hunger at one of the resort's six restaurants. Cuisine options range from Japanese to Italian to Argentinean. Keep in mind, two of the eateries – Limited Gourmand and Il Bottaccio – only permit adults.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 17912 reviewsTripAdvisor (17912)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Majestic Colonial Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 19708 reviewsTripAdvisor (19708)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Guests looking for an all-inclusive experience will find it at Majestic Colonial Punta Cana, a massive complex overlooking the sands of Bávaro Beach, which is roughly 15 miles northwest of Punta Cana proper. Recent visitors described the suites as comfortable, clean and spacious, although some said the water temperature in accommodation showers varied depending on the time of day. Suite amenities range from complimentary Wi-Fi access to Jacuzzi tubs to stocked minibars and welcome bottles of Champagne, but there's no need to stay cooped up in your accommodations. The resort is like a destination unto itself, boasting seven restaurants, four pools and a tennis court. Plus, the property shares additional facilities (think: a casino, a beach, a kids club a conference center and even a church) with its adjacent sister resort, Majestic Elegance Punta Cana.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 19708 reviewsTripAdvisor (19708)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    AlSol Del Mar
    Punta Cana
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1038 reviewsTripAdvisor (1038)
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Stretching out along Coral Beach, roughly 8 miles south of the Punta Cana Airport, AlSol Del Mar entices vacationers seeking a little peace and quiet in the Dominican Republic. Sprawling across more than 5 acres, the hotel offers ample seclusion and tranquil surroundings to help guests recharge. The studio, one- or two-bedroom suites come outfitted with a terrace or balcony, coffeemaker, flat-screen TV, Wi-Fi access and washer and dryer units. When you're ready to eat, grab a seat at one of the hotel's three on-site restaurants. Past patrons say that while the menus are limited, the cuisine (especially the ceviche) is delicious. After you've satisfied your appetite, hit the links at the nearby Jack Nicklaus-designed Punta Espada Golf Course (the resort offers complimentary transportation to and from the course) or stay on the property grounds to enjoy activities like cooking classes, beach volleyball and table tennis. And thanks to AlSol's convenient perch along Boulevard Zona Hotelera, if you start to feel stir-crazy during your stay, you'll have easy access to a myriad of dining establishments nearby in Cap Cana. Although getting to Punta Cana may cost you, with "All Under the Sun" all-inclusive packages covering the cost of meals and entertainment, this retreat maximizes value, making it a good option for budget-conscious vacationers.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1038 reviewsTripAdvisor (1038)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Iberostar Grand Bávaro
    Punta Cana
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 11517 reviewsTripAdvisor (11517)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Overlooking Bávaro Beach from Punta Cana's popular resort strip, the adults-only, all-inclusive Iberostar Grand Bávaro earns high praise from previous guests, who claim they were treated like royalty at this stylish property. This Grupo Iberostar outpost's suites offer marble bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs, flat-screen TVs, stocked minibars, free Wi-Fi access and 24-hour room, concierge and butler services. However, some past vacationers said the accommodations lack space and feature thin walls, so light sleepers may want to request a suite away from the property's nightclub. Additional on-site amenities include an 18-hole golf course, two fitness centers, an archery range and tennis and volleyball courts. For a more leisurely vacation, visitors can unwind at the full-service spa, lounge on the beach or go for a dip in one of two pools. When dinnertime rolls around, the resort touts seven restaurants, including two buffets and five a la carte eateries that serve everything from Italian fare to fresh seafood to teppanyaki-style Japanese cuisine. Overall, recent travelers were pleased with the selection, especially at the two buffet restaurants.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 11517 reviewsTripAdvisor (11517)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Sanctuary Cap Cana
    Punta Cana
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 5323 reviewsTripAdvisor (5323)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking

    Perched between Cap Cana Marina and the Caribbean Sea, less than 9 miles southwest of Punta Cana International Airport, Sanctuary Cap Cana lives up to its name, providing a peaceful escape for travelers. At this adults-only, all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana, you'll find suites outfitted with furnished balconies or terraces, flat-screen TVs, espresso machines and silk bathrobes. When you're not in your well-appointed digs, enjoy the expansive grounds: Sanctuary Cap Cana boasts five pools and five restaurants (plus an additional six eateries in the adjacent food-focused Sanctuary Town facility). For dinner with a view, head to Blue Marlin, which is raised on stilts over the sea. While Sanctuary Cap Cana is certainly a treat for the eyes and taste buds, recent guests cited the excellent customer service as the main reason for planning a repeat visit. However, some warned that beach bums may be disappointed with the on-site beach: The tiny stretch of sand is filled with seaweed.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 5323 reviewsTripAdvisor (5323)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
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    Casa de Campo Resort & Villas
    La Romana
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1827 reviewsTripAdvisor (1827)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    This 7,000-acre La Romana resort (about 45 miles southwest of downtown Punta Cana) is not set on the beach like other Dominican Republic retreats, but Casa de Campo makes up for it with an array of on-site pursuits. The property features three Pete Dye-designed, 18-hole golf courses, including the challenging and highly acclaimed Teeth of the Dog course. If you're not much of a golfer, other daytime activities abound, including tennis, horseback riding, clay shooting and water sports like kayaking and sailing. Those interested in some R&R can book outdoor or indoor treatments through the spa or go for a dip in the pool. Meanwhile, the resort's spacious rooms and suites come equipped with 42-inch flat-screen TVs, minibars, private balconies or terraces, free Wi-Fi access and bathrooms with glass-enclosed showers and separate tubs. And larger groups can choose to book one of the property's villas, which boast three to 10 bedrooms, full kitchens and living areas. Plus, all accommodations offer loaner golf carts for getting around the property. When it comes to dining, the resort houses eight restaurants that dish out everything from Italian-inspired fare to Mexican street food. Most previous visitors described their stays as relaxing and the cuisine as tasty. However, some encountered dated or malfunctioning room amenities. Keep in mind, this property is part of The Leading Hotels of the World family, so Leaders Club members receive complimentary perks like daily breakfast and room upgrades during their stays.

    La Romana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 1827 reviewsTripAdvisor (1827)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    TRS Cap Cana Hotel
    Punta Cana
    4.5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 76 reviewsTripAdvisor (76)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Located near the Cap Cana Marina about 10 miles southeast of downtown Punta Cana, the adults-only, all-inclusive TRS Cap Cana Hotel features its own private beach, as well as two pools, a spa and five restaurants and bars. You'll also have access to a variety of complimentary activities, ranging from evening shows to pool games. Once you're ready for some shut-eye, retreat to your comfortable digs. Each of the 115 suites includes a flat-screen TV, a minibar replenished daily, a Nespresso machine and a balcony or terrace with a hammock. Plus, the all-inclusive rates cover in-suite Wi-Fi access and 24-hour concierge and butler services. Travelers heap praise on the property's comfortable suites, hospitable staff and tasty cuisine; however, some vacationers say the small, seaweed-filled beach is a bit of a letdown.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 76 reviewsTripAdvisor (76)
    4.5-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana
    Punta Cana
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 6295 reviewsTripAdvisor (6295)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    The Reserve at Paradisus Punta Cana is an all-inclusive Punta Cana resort that caters to vacationing families. Property amenities include the Kids Zone, a children's pool with waterslides, a trampoline, a rock climbing wall and suites that come with family concierge service for arranging on- and off-site activities. The 48 Family Concierge suites also offer video game consoles (upon request), kids minibar items, nightly milk and cookies, children's beach kits and kid-sized bathrobes, slippers and towels. Those vacationing sans little ones can book a Paradisus Suite, which features a hydromassage tub for two, a terrace or balcony, an adult-friendly minibar and free Wi-Fi access. When it's time to eat, guests can dine at one of four on-site restaurants or at an eatery at the neighboring sister property, Paradisus Punta Cana Resort. The all-inclusive package covers meals at all on-site restaurants except the Passion by Martin Berasategui fine dining venue. Plus, vacationers enjoy free access to four tennis courts, nonmotorized water sports equipment, daily fitness classes, loaner bicycles and more. Recent guests loved the on-site amenities and activities, although some were disappointed with the property's subpar cuisine and dated suites.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 6295 reviewsTripAdvisor (6295)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real
    Punta Cana
    5-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 8600 reviewsTripAdvisor (8600)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Families, listen up: This resort was made for you. The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real in Punta Cana boasts that it was designed specifically for families. Not only do children stay for free at this all-inclusive property, but there are a Kids Zone, a family concierge and two family-friendly pools: one for advanced swimmers and a paddling pool for beginners. And that's not even the half of it. Typical activities range from face painting and movie nights to science workshops, magic shows and even mini Olympics competitions. But that doesn't mean adults are neglected. Parents can engage in workshops as well, including candle-, cocktail-, sushi- and even cigar-making courses. Plus, the property hosts live music in the evenings and a variety of dance and fitness classes. There is also the Yhi Spa, which covers more than 20,000 square feet of space. For meals, vacationers have their pick of six restaurants that serve everything from pizzas to poolside tapas to fresh seafood. But keep in mind, meals and drinks from the adults-only Passion by Martín Berasategui cost extra. Overall, past travelers praised the amount of food available, although some said menu options are limited and underwhelming at times. Others warned that the customer service is hit or miss and that accommodations here are dated. Standard suites feature neutral color schemes and come equipped with flat-screen TVs, balconies with hydromassage tubs, stocked minibars and free Wi-Fi access. Family Conciege suites boast extras like kid-sized bathrobes and slippers, evening milk and cookies, baby amenities, video game consoles (upon request) and bath toys.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 8600 reviewsTripAdvisor (8600)
    5.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino
    Punta Cana
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 11660 reviewsTripAdvisor (11660)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Surrounded by swaying palm trees and sugary sands, the all-inclusive Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino in the Bávaro resort area of Punta Cana beckons to R&R-seekers. Guest rooms and suites feature rain showers, coffee makers, satellite TVs, stocked minibars and balconies or terraces. And according to previous guests, the accommodations are clean and comfortable (albeit small and dated), though many recommend splurging for a Diamond Club room or suite. Each comes with extras like butler service, a pillow menu and access to a lounge with daily breakfast and evening hors d'oeuvres. The property's six restaurants, which plate everything from Japanese teppanyaki-style dishes to Italian-inspired fare, are another hit among travelers. And with three pools (not including one for Diamond Club guests), a fitness center, a casino and a water park, there's plenty to satisfy all entertainment needs. Speaking of entertainment, younger guests can stay busy at the two kids and teens clubs, which have pingpong tables and PlayStation games. The all-inclusive rates cover all activities and entertainment, plus meals and nonmotorized water sports equipment rentals.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 11660 reviewsTripAdvisor (11660)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi
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    Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa
    Punta Cana
    4-star HOTEL CLASS
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 13047 reviewsTripAdvisor (13047)
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

    Sitting 13 miles northwest of Punta Cana's Bávaro resort strip, Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa flanks powdery sands and boasts ample activities, such as snorkeling, rum tastings, Spanish lessons and archery. Plus, the property offers tennis and beach volleyball courts, as well as one of the largest free-form pools in the Dominican Republic. After working up an appetite, guests can choose from one of this Dreams outpost's eight restaurants. Although travelers offer mixed feedback about the on-site eateries, most say Oceana's seafood-focused dishes are tasty. When it's time to bed down for the night, visitors can unwind in their guest room or suite. Each comes equipped with a furnished private balcony or terrace, a stocked minibar, free Wi-Fi access and a cable TV. This AMResorts property offers the brand's signature Unlimited Luxury package, meaning the all-inclusive room rates cover most amenities, including all meals and beverages, nonmotorized water sports equipment rentals and kids and teens club activities.

    Punta Cana
    TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 4.5 based on 13047 reviewsTripAdvisor (13047)
    4.0-star Hotel Class
    Free Breakfast
    Free Parking
    Free WiFi

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