Winter can sometimes feel like it’s dragging on. When temperatures are below freezing and the snow keeps piling up, it’s easy to find yourself dreaming of being somewhere warm. If you’re looking for a warm and fun getaway this winter, or you just want to plan your next summer vacation, Punta Cana is the perfect place. With it’s pearl-sand beaches, desirable climate, and beautiful palm trees, this area in the Dominican Republic doesn’t have trouble attracted visitors. But where should you stay? Check out these 4 perfect resorts to help you choose where to stay in Punta Cana.
1. Iberostar Grand Hotel
This adults-only resort will blow you away from the second you step into the glamorous lobby. The suites are all very elegantly decorated with contemporary lighting and comfortable bedding. There are boutiques and activities throughout the resort, not to mention the Spanish galleon themed dance club! The resort also features a two-story oceanfront spa with a gum and beauty salon, amazing ocean views, the pool complex at the beach, and of course the theater, where you can enjoy the nightly shows. The restaurants are also all very impressive, serving contemporary cuisine.
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2. Catalonia Royal Resort
This all-inclusive resort offers top-tier hospitality; you’ll feel like you’re getting royal treatment. At night, the beautiful pool sparkles in all of the lights and looks stunning. With 24-hour room service and a 26-inch flat screen TV, you’re truly in paradise at this resort. All the rooms have a hammock on the terrace, too! If you feel like splurging, the exclusive suites have floor-to-ceiling windows that open out onto a terrace with your own infinity plunge pool! When staying at this resort, you also have access to all of the facilities of its sister property, Catalonia Bavaro Beach, Golf & Casino Resort.Here there is a 9-hole gold course run by the resort and an 18-hole course nearby, which you can receive a discount for. There is also plenty to do at night, including a casino and a disco.
3. Club Med Punta Cana
Known for being a family-friendly resort, this all-inclusive hotel is situated on 75 acres, with a coastline of white sand shores. There are family programs to keep yourself and your family entertained–it includes kids of all ages! The beach bar stays open until 1 am, and is always a good time. Be sure to check out the deluxe spa, which has ten treatment rooms and oceanfront views. Your family will never be bored in this resort, there’s everything from water aerobics to circus programs to zip lining!
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4. Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa
This fun resort includes five à la carte restaurants and a delicious buffet and ten bars. The guests here love to spend their time in the lazy river pool, relaxing and winding around on their rafts. There are plenty of things to do here, including water aerobics and the Explorers Club for kids. This includes activities such as sand-castle building, arts and crafts, and rock climbing. There is another club reserved for teens. If you’re of age, check out the beach bar and sip on a piña colada while relaxing by the pool or on the beach!