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I arrived in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, with high expectations of tropical beaches, vibrant culture, and delicious food. As a travel writer, I had heard about the luxurious resorts and all-inclusive packages, but I was excited to experience them firsthand.

From adult only Punta Cana all-inclusive resorts to the best couples resorts in the Dominican Republic, this review is about finding you your ultimate getaway and i have included my experience and others within.

The best Dominican Republic Couples Resorts and Honeymoon Resorts

Dominican Republic Adult only All-Inclusive Resorts

TripAdvisor features and amazing 28 of 2,716 properties are available and match the filters for Dominican Republic Adult Only All-Inclusive Resorts. That is higher than almost any other area. We think these are the best.

  1. Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa
  2. Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana
  3. Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa (Single's All-Inclusive Resort)
  4. Excellence Punta Cana
  5. Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana

Dominican Republic Adult Only All-Inclusive Resorts: Find the best deal, compare prices, and read what other travelers have to say at Tripadvisor

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We have hand-picked these Adult Beach Resorts in the Dominican Republic and listed them below. You can also find the links to all the best resorts in the DR with the links below.. 

Punta Cana Adults Only Resorts for Couples

Escape to the idyllic shores of Punta Cana, a tropical haven for adult-only all-inclusive getaways. Immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of over 30 kilometers of white sandy beaches, sparkling waters, and lush greenery. Whether you desire a grand and opulent megaresort or a quaint and secluded beachfront retreat, Punta Cana has an array of options to suit your every whim. Embark on a journey to discover your perfect paradise.

Adult Only All-Inclusive Resorts in Punta Cana

  1. Excellence Punta Cana - This resort is best suited for couples and adults looking for a romantic getaway. 
  2. Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana - The property features spacious and well-appointed rooms, a full-service spa, and a variety of dining options.
  3. Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa is becoming the premium All Inclusive Adult Only Resort in Punta Cana.
  4. Royalton CHIC Punta Cana - This resort is best suited for adults looking for a stylish and trendy getaway. 
  5. Melia Punta Cana Beach Wellness Inclusive - Love story on a wellness-focused getaway
  6. TRS Cap Cana Hotel - This resort is best suited for adults seeking a high-end and luxurious getaway. T
  7. Excellence El Carmen - Serene and intimate getaway. 
  8. Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa we like for singles
  9. Sanctuary Cap Punta Cana 5-Star Adult Only All-Inclusive
  10. The Bahia Principe Ambar is the Adult Only All Inclusive option from this chain in Punta Cana
  11. The PortBlue Sivory Boutique Hotel is a 55 room AAA 4 Diamond Awarded Punta Cana resort
  12. Riu Palace Macao All Inclusive Couples And Adult Resort

Most of these are both adult only and all-inclusive but not all.

Find 5-star All-inclusive Resorts in Punta Cana on Expedia

One of the things that struck me about Punta Cana is how well it caters to couples and adults seeking a romantic or relaxing vacation. The region boasts some of the most luxurious couples and adult-only resorts in the Caribbean, with a wide range of options to suit different preferences.

Escape to Paradise: A Journey to Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana - An Adults Only All-Inclusive Haven

Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana: top 5-star Adult Only All-Inclusuive Resort in the Dominican republic

Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana

Escape to the luxurious Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana, an all-inclusive adult-only resort in the Dominican Republic, offering the epitome of indulgence for high-end travelers. Situated on the idyllic Juanillo Beach, this 5-star property boasts lush gardens, shimmering pools, a cutting-edge fitness center, and an array of nighttime entertainment.

Feast on elevated dining with a variety of on-site restaurants serving Mexican and international cuisine, and choose from a range of breakfast options, from buffet to à la carte. Unwind at the resort's spa with a plethora of rejuvenating treatments and wellness activities, such as yoga and billiards.

Steps away from the resort lies the breathtaking Juanillo Beach, ideal for swimming, canoeing, or sunbathing. With the nearby Punta Espada just 6.4 km away, guests can effortlessly explore the surrounding attractions.

Experience all-inclusive opulence and impeccable service at Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana. Book your stay now and bask in the splendor of this sophisticated adult-only destination.

See the full review and romantic love tales of Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana

Video: 3 Nights at Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana Adult only All-Inclusive in The Dominican Republic

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 Sanctuary Cap Punta Cana Adult Only All-Inclusive

Top Punta Cana Adult Only All Inclusive Resort

Sanctuary Cap Cana, a 5-star adult-only all-inclusive resort in the Dominican Republic, offers luxury and serenity for travelers. The resort features a range of amenities, including a lavish spa and 18 holes of golf, for guests to unwind and relax. Experience luxury in the heart of the Dominican Republic at Sanctuary Cap Cana.

Video Review: Sanctuary Cap Cana Adults Only All Inclusive Resort Dominican Republic Sneak Peek

Sanctuary Cap Cana is a luxurious all-inclusive resort that caters exclusively to adult travelers. Located in the exclusive gated community of Cap Cana, the resort is set along a stretch of pure white sand beach and is just 15 minutes away from Punta Cana International Airport.

Indulgent Spa Experience

The Sanctuary Spa is the perfect place to recharge and rejuvenate. From body wraps and hot stone massages to detox wraps, the spa offers a range of services to help guests feel refreshed and rejuvenated. The massage treatment rooms, designed with your comfort in mind, offer a tranquil escape from the hustle and bustle of everyday life.


Sanctuary Cap Punta Cana Adults Only Resort

5 on-site restaurants and a top-notch spa, guests are sure to enjoy their stay. The 324 individually furnished rooms are designed with guests' comfort in mind and offer plush bedding, air conditioning, and private balconies. The resort's prime location provides access to stunning natural surroundings, including a private beach, 5 outdoor pools, and local attractions. The resort is also a great choice for business travelers or events, with 6 meeting rooms and multilingual staff.


Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro Adults Only All Inclusive

Go where the beach is wide and there is a lot of room around as stylish resort. 

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One of the best adult only resorts is on Bavaro Beach - which is one of the great beaches in the Dominican Republic. This is an adults only resort on a private beach. It has a golf course, 6 restaurants, a full-service spa and 3 great pools.

Reviews of this resort are fantastic. Many call this a top resort, recommend the swim-up rooms, like the personal maid and butler service and say the staff are professional and courteous. 

See the latest reviews and get more information for the Iberostar Grand Hotel Bavaro


Excellence Hotel Punta Cana 

Excellence: Best Luxury Adult only All Inclusive Hotel in Punta Cana

A great all-inclusive honeymoon / couples resort in Punta Cana with a wonderful surf each backdrop.  Definitely at the classier end of the market with a full reservation free restaurants. From your welcome sparkling wine to the manager's party, huge pools, refreshing juicing bar, daily yoga and great mix of facilities this is a resort that delivers quality service year after year.

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Excellence Hotel is a great resort that's perfect for a honeymoon. It has 450 rooms, a spa, is 5 star and a great spot for couples. You'll find a casino, 9 restaurants, 2 pools and spa tubs, an airport shuttle, nightclub and tennis courts.

Reviewers especially like the rooms, service and value for money. It gets great reviews overall and the best of all resorts on this page.

More information and reviews for Excellence Hotel Punta Cana at TripAdvisor

It was love at first sight for Samantha and Alex when they checked into Excellence Punta Cana - Adults Only All Inclusive. As they walked through the opulent property, they were in awe of the stunning views and luxurious amenities. They knew that their stay would be unforgettable.

Samantha and Alex quickly settled into the rhythm of the resort. Every morning, they would start their day with a delicious breakfast buffet and then hit the private beach for a day of sun and fun. They spent their days lounging on the beach, trying out new water activities and sipping cocktails by the pool.

One day, they decided to treat themselves to a spa day at the on-site spa. As they relaxed in the warm water and felt the stress of the outside world melt away, they realized just how much they had fallen for each other. They were truly happy, surrounded by nothing but the beauty and comfort of the resort.

In the evenings, they would dine at one of the many on-site restaurants, sampling the delicious cuisine and toasting to their love. They also took advantage of the many activities offered by the resort, including yoga classes, aerobics classes and volleyball.

Samantha and Alex never wanted to leave Excellence Punta Cana. They had found their own little slice of heaven, and they were determined to make the most of every moment they spent there. When it was time to depart, they left with memories that would last a lifetime and a love that would endure forever.

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Royalton Chic Punta Cana

Escape to the versatile Royalton CHIC Punta Cana, catering to couples, groups of friends, and bachelor/bachelorette parties alike. Perched on the breathtaking Uvero Alto Beach, this adults-only resort combines relaxation and thrill in one spectacular location.

Satisfy your cravings with over six on-site restaurants offering a diverse array of culinary experiences, from local delicacies to international cuisine. The resort also hosts an array of activities, such as beach parties, water sports, and more, ensuring guests are entertained throughout their stay.

Whether seeking a romantic retreat or a lively getaway, Royalton CHIC Punta Cana has something to offer. Its prime beachfront location, extensive dining options, and plethora of activities make it a top destination for adult vacations.

More information and reviews on Royalton Chic Punta Cana

Escape to the Paradise of Excellence El Carmen - Adults Only - All Inclusive in Uvero Alto

Embark on a journey of luxury at Excellence El Carmen, the premier Dominican Republic couples resort.

Unwind in opulence at this 5-star property, ideal for high-end travelers seeking a romantic escape. Sunbathe on the sparkling white sand beach or lounge at one of the six outdoor pools with complimentary cabanas and umbrellas.

The newest all-suite resort in Punta Cana, El Carmen has been receiving glowing reviews from guests. With 23 pools, premium spas, verdant landscaping, and contemporary tropical design, guests can leave behind their wallets and worries with everything included in the all-inclusive package.

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Indulge in elevated dining experiences at this premier resort, aspiring to be the premier all-adult inclusive resort in the region. With a diverse array of 12 international restaurants, guests can partake in unlimited premium drinks and bask in top-notch service from pool to room.

Soothe your senses with a massage at the MIILE spa, savor flavors from around the world at the on-site restaurants, and stay active with yoga, volleyball, beach yoga, and scuba diving options. Recharge with a refreshing drink from one of the 4 pool bars or the swim-up bar, and relax in luxury on a sun lounger.

This resort stands apart for its meticulous attention to detail and commitment to offering guests a lavish, stress-free vacation. From the verdant landscapes to the tropical architecture, every aspect has been carefully crafted. Boasting an impressive suite of amenities and unparalleled service, this all-suite resort is a top pick for adult travelers seeking an all-inclusive getaway in Punta Cana.

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Love in Paradise at El Carmen

Fictional (but indicative) romantic comedy which highlights the features of El Carmen

Once upon a time, there was a young couple, Sarah and Jack, who had been together for five years and were looking for a new adventure. They stumbled upon Excellence El Carmen - Adults Only - All Inclusive and decided to take a chance on it for their romantic getaway.

From the moment they arrived, they were in awe of the resort's breathtaking beauty and luxurious amenities. They spent their days lounging by the pool, indulging in spa treatments, and exploring the nearby beaches. They enjoyed romantic walks on the white sand beach, sipping cocktails from the swim-up bar, and trying international cuisine at the resort's 12 on-site restaurants.

One day, Jack surprised Sarah by taking her on a sunset sail, complete with champagne and live music. The sun was setting, casting a warm glow on the horizon, and Sarah was swept off her feet by Jack's gesture. As they danced under the stars, Jack got down on one knee and asked Sarah to be his wife. Overwhelmed with happiness, Sarah said yes, and they celebrated their engagement with a romantic dinner at the resort's rooftop terrace.

For the rest of their stay, Sarah and Jack were on cloud nine, enjoying all the amenities that Excellence El Carmen had to offer, including yoga and Pilates classes, beach volleyball, and scuba diving. They felt pampered and rejuvenated, and they left the resort with a lifetime of memories and a love that would last a lifetime.

When they returned home, they couldn't stop raving about their experience at Excellence El Carmen - Adults Only - All Inclusive. They recommended it to all of their friends and family, and to this day, it remains one of their favorite memories together.

And a real life romance video: All-Inclusive Vacation Vlog at Excellence El Carmen | Punta Cana Dominican Republic


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Gran Bahia Principe Ambar

Gran Bahia Principe Ambar Punta Cana Adult Only All Inclusive

The Bahia Principe Ambar is the Adult Only All Inclusive option from this chain in Punta Cana

There is a lot to like about this affordable luxury resort. For a start you are perched up by one of the nicer beaches in the area in the Adults only section of a mega sized resorts. For couples and honeymooners this resort works well and a romantic atmosphere is achieved. You are free to wonder and enjoy entertainment area in the other related properties while the pool area here is only for guests staying at the Ambar. Restaurants are mostly la carte.

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This 5 star resort is right on the beach with a full-service spa. It has a nightclub, casino, 4 restaurants, and a health club. 

Reviews and special offers for Gran Bahia Principe Ambar - Punta Cana Adult Only All Inclusive


Sivory Punta Cana Adult Only Resort

The PortBlue Sivory Boutique Hotel is a 55 room AAA 4 Diamond Awarded Punta Cana resort. Here you will not have to compete for space with the mega all inclusive resorts and there has been real consideration give to sustainability and the environment.

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Yes this is a little bit removed and remot about one hours from the airport but once you arrive it's worth it for the seclusion. You won't find the usual vendor haunts on the expansive beach and the resort is self contained with some pretty fancy dishes on offer and the biggest wine cellar for miles. 

More information and special offers on Sivory Punta Cana

Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa

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Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa is becoming the premium All Inclusive Adult Only Resort in Punta Cana.

This luxury resort is located in the exclusive gated community of Cap Cana, and boasts stunning views of the crystal blue waters and magnificent Juanillo Beach, one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic.

Featuring 457 luxuriously appointed suites, guests will be able to indulge in sophisticated Caribbean furnishings, gourmet dining, top-shelf spirits, 24-hour room service, and a daily refreshed mini-bar. Guests will also be able to take advantage of the unique pleasures that Cap Cana has to offer such as a protected harbor marina, a renowned fishery, thrilling excursions, and the Punta Espada golf course designed by golf legend Jack Nicklaus.

Experience the ultimate in luxury with our Unlimited-Luxury package, where everything is included. Guests will be able to enjoy spacious suites adorned with striking décor, marble bathrooms and furnished balconies or terraces with stunning views of the ocean or lush landscape.

Relax and rejuvenate at our world-class spa, offering a variety of treatments and an expansive infinity pool. Guests will also be able to enjoy daily activities and nightly entertainment, as well as the opportunity to spend a night out at a neighboring resort with the Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience. With so many options, guests will be able to customize and enjoy their stay their way.

Escape into luxury at Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa and experience the ultimate in pampering in the most superb surroundings in the Dominican Republic. Just 20 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport, come and indulge in the luxury and beauty of this resort.

Run by the well credentialed Zoetry  Resorts collection which all offer luxury inclusions such as world-class spas, gourmet dining, unlimited premium drinks, and more.

What makes this resort unique and different:

  • The resort is exclusively for adults, making it a great option for couples and groups of friends looking for a more serene and romantic vacation.
  • The resort is surrounded by a nature reserve and offers a variety of activities like kayaking, snorkeling, and paddleboarding that allow guests to explore the natural beauty of the area.
  • The resort offers a Preferred Club, a program that provides added amenities and services for guests staying in the Preferred Club rooms and suites.
  • The resort has a "Unlimited-Luxury" concept, which means that guests will have access to all amenities, activities and dining options without any additional charges.
  • The resort also has a number of pools and sun decks, which give you different options to relax and soak up the sun.

Also see Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana as the other top Secrets adults-only resort is of Punta Cana 

Find out more about Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa

Punta Cana is not the only destination in the Dominican Republic to have all-inclusive adult resorts. Here are a few outside the main tourist destination:

Riu Palace Macao All Inclusive Couples and Adult Resort

The Hotel Riu Palace Macao at Arena Gorda is exactly what a lot of people expect of a Dominican Republic vacation resort. With its lines of palm trees and wonderful beaches.

Fresh water swimming pools, a wellness center Renova Spa, water polo, volleyball, windsurfing, sailing, kayaking, and bodyboarding. This resort also offers access to facilities on the other Rio properties including Splash Water World.

Riu Palace Macao All Inclusive Couples and Adult Resort

Although the Riu properties in this part of the Dominican Republic are often happening places this resort is a little more serene and suited to honeymoons and romantic vacations. 

Lots of entertainment and all inclusive includes with this resort. This is a large complex in total.

More information and special offers on the Riu Palace Macao All Inclusive Couples and Adult Resort


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Puerto Plata Adult All Inclusive Resorts

Puerto Plata has the benefit of an established community and the associated restaurants, and bars. Something not yet an integral part of some of the newer tourist areas.

Bluebay Villas Doradas Hotel Puerto Plata

The 244 room BlueBay Villas Doradas Dominican Republic adults and couples resort is a great resort to get involved or enjoy is some of the many activities on offer. The resort covers a lot of bases with entertainment, food and drink and room options - which is not always easy.  

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An adult's only Dominican Republic beach resort that is worthy of inclusion. It's a 3-story resort in a nice tropical spot. It's a great location for a wedding or honeymoon. There's a spa, 4 restaurants and lots of different activities including massage classes, theater, and dance lessons. 

Special offers and reviews for BlueBay Villas.


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We have Couples resorts on all our other Dominican Republic review pages because it is such a popular format in the Dominican Republic (see the links below). If you don't find what you are looking for here there are a few other destinations worldwide and in the Caribbean who do couples resorts well. See our Couples resort reviews to find out more.

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About the Authors—Sarah, Mark and Ricky

Sarah loves to check out all-inclusive resorts and find great packages and report about what real travelers are saying, Sarah is an indicative character created for the purpose of providing insights uncovered during our research.  These reviews are indicative of others first-hand experiences using our research methodology designed to uncover the best  (as opposed to those that are simply marketed as the best).

While our reviews are founded on real accounts and stories and thoroughly researched do your own research and exercise your best judgment when making travel decisions. And keep in mind all-inclusive packages are always changing.

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