Looking for the best Dominican Republic luxury resort? We have searched and sifted and hand-picked the best luxury resorts in the country.
The long sun drenched beaches of the Dominican Republic are shared with the other half of the island with Haiti, and yet contrasts its poorer neighbour significantly, with it's palm fringed beaches and advanced tourism development.
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What is now the premier resort destination in the Caribbean has luxury resorts of all types and sizes. The premium luxury resorts get better and better each year and these days the Dominican Republic Couples Resorts, and Dominican Republic All Inclusive Resorts range from huge mega resorts to intimate and chic. You will love them. Punta Cana, Puerto Plata, La Romana and Juan Dolio are some of the top places to look.
We especially search out reviews and let you know what past guests really think of the place. On this page, we've only listed resorts that get perfect or very near perfect reviews from past guests.
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This award-winning 5 star resort in on a private beach within a gated community in Punta Cana. It is close to the Punta Cana airport. We've picked this as a top luxury resort due to the fantastic ratings from past guests. It has the uncommon distinction of being very nearly perfect.
There are 13 villas (1-4 bedroom) designed by Oscar de la Renta.
Resort highlights include spa (full-service), fitness centre, staff meet you at airport and help with luggage and immigration and golf carts for touring hotel's gated community.
Other features include golf close-by, complimentary breakfast, 4 restaurants, pool bar, water sports, tennis, fishing, horseback riding, in-room dining and a children's club.
What reviewers say: beach empty and secluded, top rate staff, grounds are unreal, great views, amazing service, quiet, peaceful, tranquil, tremendous spa, great restaurants, "over-exceeded our expectations", VIP treatment starts from the airport.
Many, many 5/5 ratings. People love this resort and are very happy with their experience.
Eden Roc is a luxurious 5 star boutique hotel-resort with nearly perfect reviews from past guests. There is a variety of dining options - casual to formal.
Resort highlights include hiking the cliffs, private pools with grottos, Solaya Spa, Koko kid's club, 3 Jack Nicklaus golf courses and Scape Park. Scape Park includes a number of things like zip-line and natural lagoon. There's also a marina and beautiful beach.
Reviewers love that they give you a private golf cart (but you may want to check if that's included in all pacakges), they say it's great for a honeymoon and families, many point out that it's very private and has great staff. Reviews are almost always perfect and past guests love this resort!
One of the best resorts in Puerto Plata, Casa Colonial Resort is on a private beach and not far from the airport. There are around 50 suites decorated with "old world charm and modern elegance."
Resort highlights include a spa (with Indigenous and European treatments), rooftop infinity pool, spa tubs, fitness centre, 2 restaurants plus others close by and an adjacent golf course.
Reviewers say it's perfect for "discerning travelers", meets expectations, staff are great and not intrusive, price is great, service spectacular, beach is well kept and peaceful but not the most amazing beach ever, accommodations nicer than website, "every detail of the hotel was perfection." Many 5/5 ratings.
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Paradisus Palma Real is a luxury all inclusive resort. It's on the great Bavaro Beach and offers an exclusive Royal Service option. This includes things like an exclusive pool and butler service.
There is a restaurant with Chef Martin Berasategui who has 7 Michelin stars and is a world class chef. If you're a foodie, we haven't found anything else similar in the DR.
Resort highlights include a YHI Spa, unlimited golf, casino, 3 pools, entertainment and sports programs. For families there's a kids club, multi adventure club and kids pools among other things. It's also a great spot for a wedding.
Reviewers love this resort. Past guest like the grounds, layout, beaches, food and say it's a great spot for a wedding.
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A great luxury all inclusive resort for families! Paradisus Punta cana is set within ecological gardens and at the time of writing, kids stay free.
Set on the Punta Cana Beach it's a large resort with nearly 700 rooms. There are 5 pools for adults and 2 for children. You have have unlimited golf, drinks, international dining, and the YHI Spa. It's also a great resort for meetings and events or a wedding.
Reviews are excellent for this resort. Family's give great feedback as do those who have been married at this resort. Service is really great also. A great Dominican Republic luxury resort!
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