Top 10 Luxury Resorts In Punta Cana, Dominican Republic - Updated 2024

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With some of the world’s most breathtaking beaches, Punta Cana offers travellers an array of exciting experiences. The beautiful Bavaro Beach is home to plenty of luxurious all-inclusive accommodations, golf resorts and beach bars that attract many tourists. Playa Macao is another picture-perfect attraction worth visiting. It’s particularly great for surfing enthusiasts as well as those who want to explore gourmet restaurants. In downtown Punta Cana, avid shoppers are sure to find something that appeals to them. While staying in this town, you can partake in many other activities, such as zip-lining, cruising through enchanting lagoons, or revelling in a nightclub. Punta Cana is an overall impressive tourist destination, but if you want to experience it at its best, you should stay at accommodations that offer only the most high-quality amenities. Keep reading to find the top luxury resorts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.

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

1. Sanctuary Cap Cana, a Luxury Collection All-Inclusive Resort, Dominican Republic (from USD 569)

A stunning accommodation with splendid views and top-of-the-line facilities, this resort has everything you’re looking for. Your breakfast options will include continental, American, vegetarian and gluten-free dishes to guarantee that you start your day right. You can then choose to dine at any of the six restaurants serving exquisite meals for lunch and dinner. In between meals, enrol in the cooking or dance classes offered by the resort. Because this is an all-inclusive accommodation, you’ll also be treated to nightly entertainment and free to avail of the room service whenever you want.

Additionally, the suites here offer beautiful views of the ocean or direct beach access.

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Sanctuary Cap Cana, a Luxury Collection All-Inclusive Resort, Dominican Republic

Wifi Available

Address: Playa Juanillo
20.07 km (12.5 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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2. Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana (from USD 743)

An excellent choice for families, this gorgeous resort includes a kids’ club and babysitting and childcare services for little ones. Parents staying here may cherish their alone time by indulging in spa sessions, including massages, quiet time in the steam room and facials. As the area is particularly famous for canoeing, those staying here are free to try their hands at the sport. If you want a more laid-back vacation, however, there’s plenty of outdoor seating available by the expansive pool so that you can take in your picturesque surroundings.

Moreover, the suites in this resort boast simple yet elegant interiors. The air-conditioned suites feature balconies with ocean views and private bathrooms with modern fittings. Other amenities available on this property include multiple on-site restaurants and bars, a games room, a swimming pool and more.

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Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana

Wifi Available

Address: Blvd. Zona Hotelera, Playa Juanillo Cap Cana, Dominican Republic, 23302
19.04 km (11.9 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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3. Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa - Adults Only (from USD 346)

This colourful accommodation offers outstanding facilities and several recreational activities, including live performances and water sports. With quirky interiors, the suites feature everything you need for a convenient stay, such as coffee makers and iPod docks.

You can also enjoy 24-hour room service, six swimming pools and numerous bars and restaurants. Moreover, the different spa and beauty treatments provide a calming pause after an active day.

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Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa - Adults Only - All Inclusive

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Playas Uvero Alto km 275
30.27 km (18.9 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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4. Tortuga Bay (from USD 1054)

With light interiors and rich wood accents, all the suites in this resort come with top-notch amenities. If you book one of the beachfront suites, you’ll find yourself waking up to the spectacular sight of the ocean every morning.

In addition, the three on-site restaurants ensure that you never run out of meal options to choose from, whether you’re craving Mediterranean, local or international cuisine. There’s also a bar where you can let your hair down after a long day of sightseeing. Further, the two outdoor pools and wellness facilities guarantee a relaxing stay at this resort. You won’t even have to leave your beloved fur babies at home because pets are allowed on the premises for an extra fee.

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Tortuga Bay

Wifi Available

Address: Punta Cana Motorway - Higuey
14.28 km (8.9 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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5. Catalonia Royal Bavaro - All Inclusive - Adults Only (from USD 236)

An oceanfront property with lush greenery all around, this resort offers access to a private beach. You’re sure to have a pleasant stay here thanks to the sophisticated suites with tasteful decor and first-class amenities. Those who love swimming will enjoy the expansive pool, while those who wish to relax may laze about on the sunloungers around the pool area.

At this resort, you can enjoy Mediterranean, Spanish, Italian and Asian cuisines at one of the six on-site restaurants. Moreover, a casino, nightclub and bar will also be at your disposal. Meanwhile, sports enthusiasts can play golf, water sports or tennis.

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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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6. Serenade Punta Cana Beach & Spa Resort (from USD 259)

Located close to Cabeza de Toro beach, this resort offers a variety of rooms and suites that can accommodate families. Those staying on this property can take advantage of facilities available for children, including a kids’ pool, club and playground. Cots can also be arranged on request for those travelling with younger children. This resort also boasts a pet-friendly policy, so your furry friends can stay here for an additional fee.

Furthermore, amenities such as free Wi-Fi, coffee machines, en suite bathrooms and balconies with seating areas are standard in all the rooms. But certain rooms also come with direct pool access. Other services provided by the resort include a 24-hour front desk and a rejuvenating wellness centre. For those seeking a thrill, visit Bavaro Adventure Park less than a 10-minute drive away.

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Serenade Punta Cana Beach & Spa Resort

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Cabeza de Toro
323 meters (0.3 ft) from Dolphin Explorer

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7. Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana - All Inclusive - Adults Only (from USD 380)

With wood details and luxurious interiors, the rooms in this resort have a certain elegance. Along with the basic amenities, they include delightful garden or pool views and designated seating areas. Guests will also have access to five sparkling swimming pools, including one with a pool bar so that you can have a refreshing drink by your side all day. A mini market is also available on the premises should you feel like purchasing something.

When you get hungry, stop by one of the property’s 10 restaurants where you can indulge in different cuisines, from French to Asian. The resort also offers spa and beauty treatments as well as barbershop services for those who wish to spend some time on self-care.

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Live Aqua Punta Cana - All Inclusive - Adults Only

Wifi Available

Address: Autopista Sur Final Punta Hicacos
29.05 km (18.1 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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8. Grand Bavaro Princess - All Inclusive (from USD 193)

Featuring a magnificent lounge area and a fantastic game room, this resort exudes luxury. From a casino to billiards tables, a variety of entertainment activities are available for visitors to this must-visit resort. Guests with disabilities will also find that the property is accessible with wheelchairs.

There are nine restaurants here, each serving a different cuisine, so you won’t run out of decadent dining options during your stay. To burn off all those calories, try your hand at archery and various water sports.

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Grand Bavaro Princess - All Inclusive

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Playas de Bavaro
10.35 km (6.5 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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9. Royalton Bavaro, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort & Casino (from USD 307)

Royalton Bavaro, An Autograph Collection All-Inclusive Resort & Casino is a 5-star accommodation offering a tennis court, water park and casino. It also boasts spacious suites with high-end finishes and modern conveniences, including desks, seating areas and soaking tubs. With spectacular views, these suites will make you want to extend your stay for as long as you can.

Additionally, this resort is close to a beach where you can stroll, sunbathe and splash around in the water. Once you tire yourself out, visit any of the nine restaurants on the premises for breakfast, lunch or dinner. Don’t forget to try out one of the wellness packages for a stress-free and calming time as well.

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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. TRS Cap Cana Hotel - Adults Only (from USD 441)

Offering panoramic landscape views, the air-conditioned suites with pops of colour and vibrant artwork feature free Wi-Fi and soundproofing to guarantee restful sleep. At this sprawling resort, you will also enjoy a variety of activities, including snorkelling, horseback riding, biking tours and golf. Moreover, laundry services are available for an additional charge. Best of all, you can rely on the multilingual staff and 24-hour front desk to make your stay convenient and hassle-free.

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TRS Cap Cana Waterfront & Marina Hotel - Adults Only - All Inclusive

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Boulevard Fishing Lodge
16.21 km (10.1 mi) from Dolphin Explorer

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Punta Cana, the ultimate travel destination

This town is the perfect destination for outdoor enthusiasts and beachgoers. No matter what you’re looking for, you’ll always find something that interests you, whether it be water sports, shopping or dining. However, you won’t get the complete experience of this lovely town unless you stay at one of its many lavish resorts. Refer to this list to discover the best luxury resorts to stay at when in Punta Cana.

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
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