10 Best Resorts In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - Updated 2024

Melanie
Melanie 
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Discover blue skies above, white sand below, and peace within when you make a trip to Punta Cana, a coastal region located in the eastern Dominican Republic. Sited at the confluence of the Atlantic Ocean and the Caribbean Sea, Punta Cana impresses travellers from all over the world with its beautiful beaches, lush green fairways, delectable Caribbean cuisine, and more. The myriad of things to do in Punta Cana innately includes water activities such as surfing, fishing, and paragliding. Meanwhile, fearless nature explorers can embark on hiking, mountain biking, and caving here. For those looking for an accommodation that will make the perfect family vacation, the kid-friendly hotels in Punta Cana are idyllic retreats. But if you want places to stay that are destinations themselves, dwell at a resort. Read on further to discover the best resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 30, 2024.

1. Barceló Bávaro Palace (from USD 638)

Come here and experience beautiful sunsets and azure seas as far as the eye can see. Barceló Bávaro Palace, located at the heart of Punta Cana, is a brilliant place to stay. Make your dreams of being a mermaid come into reality and play with the waves on Bavaro Beach and you explore the colourful coral reef. This resort has well-appointed guest rooms with five-star luxury finishes, a pampering spa, and a 24-hour casino for endless entertainment. Have a good time golfing at the 18-hole golf course or climb aboard the resort’s train services for a ride around the spectacular property. If you love fine-dining, the on-site restaurants serve a wide menu of delicious Mexican, French, Italian and Japanese cuisine.

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Barceló Bávaro Palace All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Playas de Bavaro
5.29 km (3.3 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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2. TRS Turquesa Hotel

Make your stay truly magical at TRS Turquesa Hotel, a magnificent five-star luxury resort at El Cortecito, Punta Cana. One of the perks of this resort is its excellent location as this picture-perfect paradise is one of four hotels within the Grand Palladium Complex that features superb dining, recreational, and spa amenities. TRS Turquesa Hotel has plush guest rooms with modern creature comforts, swimming pools, beauty salons, gift shops, restaurants, and a nightclub for guests.

For adventure seekers, this 5-star and all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana offers ample recreational options. These include basketball, volleyball, tennis, soccer, and other sports activities. Close to the property are popular attractions such as Manati Water Park and shopping malls for endless fun with family and friends.

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TRS Turquesa Hotel - Adults Only - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: El Cortecito
8.78 km (5.5 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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3. Majestic Colonial Punta Cana (from USD 360)

It is always summer at Majestic Colonial Punta Cana, sited on Cana Beach fronting the Caribbean Sea, as the sun always shines here. What guests love most is the amazing customer service and warm hospitality shown by the resort’s staff. Just as amazing are the super spacious guest suites with modern essentials, a choice of seven restaurants for delectable dining, and an outdoor pool with two hot tubs for total relaxation. Planning leisure time for the kids? The resort has basketball courts and a kid’s club with a large castle-themed playground. While the kids are here, parents can enjoy a relaxing massage at the full-service spa.

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Majestic Colonial Punta Cana - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Playa Bavaro Punta Cana
14.95 km (9.3 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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4. Hotel Catalonia Punta Cana (from USD 201)

Indulge in five-star luxury at Hotel Catalonia Punta Cana, a classy resort located along Playas de Bavaro. The resort is famed for its top-notch amenities such as fine-dining restaurants, a full-service spa, an outdoor swimming pool surrounded by lush greenery, a kid’s club, a teen’s club, and available on-site recreational activities to entertain guests. Let the excitement continue at the casino or dance the night away at the discotheque. Finally, enjoy sweet slumber in well-appointed rooms with Caribbean-themed interiors, a minibar, and a balcony with a hammock.

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Catalonia Punta Cana - All Inclusive

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Playas de Bavaro
1.27 km (0.8 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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5. Majestic Mirage Punta Cana (from USD 496)

Be treated like royalty at Majestic Mirage Punta Cana, the luxurious resort sited in Bávaro. What guests gush about are the spacious rooms, sparkling clean premises, and luxury amenities. Better yet, select rooms open out to lovely views of the swimming pool or lush gardens. Looking for fun under the sun? The resort features a seasonal outdoor pool and private beach with water sports facilities for guests. After a tiring day outdoors, check out the menu of local and international cuisine at the on-site restaurant for a satisfying meal.

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Majestic Mirage Punta Cana, All Suites – All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Playa - Bavaro, Punta Cana
14.72 km (9.2 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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6. Barceló Bávaro Beach (from USD 270)

When the screams of children are the last thing you want to hear on a holiday, then you should definitely select Barceló Bávaro Beach, one of the best resorts in Punta Cana for adults. A pristine, white beach with crystal clear waters and shady spots under swaying palm trees makes this resort the ideal choice for couples to rediscover romance. After a long day in the sun, relax in air-conditioned guest rooms that feature modern essentials and a spacious terrace overlooking lovely views of the pool or garden.

For guests’ convenience, the resort has fine-dining restaurants that serve local and international cuisine, a 24-hour sports bar, a gift shop, a currency exchange service, and a theatre.

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Barceló Bávaro Beach - Adults Only All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Bavaro km 1
5.33 km (3.4 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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7. Catalonia Royal Bavaro (from USD 236)

When you need to take a vacation from the kids, Catalonia Royal Bavaro is the ideal choice. Located at the heart of Punta Cana, this amazing resort is a couple’s dream getaway as it offers stylish suites with modern essentials and plush furnishings. Relax by the private beach or take a dip in the many outdoor pools. There are plenty of things to do such as golfing at the resort’s golf courses, having a good time at the casino, or dancing with drinks at the nightclub. Savour delicious cuisine at the resort’s six on-site restaurants that serve a wide choice of Mediterranean, International, and vegetarian meals.

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Catalonia Royal Bavaro - All Inclusive - Adults Only

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Cabeza de Toro, Playa Bavaro, La Altagracia, Republica Dominicana 23000
1.44 km (0.9 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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8. Occidental Punta Cana (from USD 152)

Sensational beach views and warm hospitality are what best describe Occidental Punta Cana, which is located at Playa El Cortecito, Bavaro, Punta Cana. The five-star resort features an amazing array of leisure amenities that will wow guests. Experience a great time swimming at the three beautiful pools or head out to the private beach to enjoy water sports such as kayaking and scuba diving. Dining is a splendid affair at the resort’s 11 restaurants that serve a variety of delectable cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks after dinner under starlit skies at the bar. At day’s end, retire to elegantly furnished rooms that come with modern essentials and a lovely terrace that opens out to views of the pool or garden.

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Occidental Punta Cana - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Avenida España, Playa El Cortecito
9.81 km (6.1 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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9. Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa (from USD 307)

Be swept away by the gorgeous surroundings and picturesque beach views at Royalton Bavaro Resort & Spa, one of the best all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana. Spacious, modern rooms with well-equipped bathrooms, an attentive resort crew, a huge outdoor pool with water-play features, and heavenly food served at the on-site restaurants make this resort a popular choice. What guests love about this resort is its variety of delights that are served at the buffet breakfast each day.

Plus, they have exclusive access to a private beach where they can enjoy various water sports activities. Keen to explore beyond the resort? Just 11 km (6.8 mi) away is Dolphin Island Park where families with kids can enjoy a grand day out with dolphins.

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Royalton Bavaro, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort & Casino

Wifi Available

Address: Arena Gorda Beach road, Macao
13.2 km (8.3 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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10. Majestic Elegance Punta Cana (from USD 406)

Experience a majestic paradise by the sea at Majestic Elegance Punta Cana. Let happiness come in waves as you stroll along the beautiful beach and capture spectacular sunsets every day. Better yet, happy days continue at the resort’s on-site golf course for a great game with buddies before proceeding to the casino to try your luck. Then, relax in stylish suites elegantly fitted with European marble, lush creature comforts, and entertainment options. Best of all, the resort has an exclusive club for adults that offers top-notch amenities, butler service, and private access to the beach and pool. Not to be outdone are the kid’s amenities such as a kid’s club with video games and play areas to keep them happy all day.

Stayed at this property?

Majestic Elegance Punta Cana - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Playa Bavaro
12.62 km (7.9 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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Have an enjoyable resort stay in Punta Cana

Any day spent at a resort is a good day and Punta Cana will make your experience even better as the beautiful town boasts countless beachfront resorts. All you need is sun protection and a happy heart to enjoy your stay at this amazing destination. Simply book one of these best resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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