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Hard Rock Punta Cana Seeing High Demand After Renovation

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The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Punta Cana has undergone an extensive renovation thanks to the pandemic-related break in international travel. Several improvements have been made to the world-class resort including an upgrade to all of its hotel’s rooms, as well as the addition of a new restaurant and waterpark. As a result, the resort has been seeing higher demand and more bookings.

Hard Rock Hotel

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is known for its unique combination of rock-themed fun in a luxurious setting. Featuring one of the best casinos in the region, as well as 13 pools and a new water park that just opened up, Hard Rock Punta Cana has something for the whole family. 

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The megaresort is one of the most popular ones in Punta Cana, and the goal of the renovation has been to make it even better. RCD Hotels, the owner of the resort, took advantage of the pause in international travel due to the pandemic to re-think some of the hotel’s amenities.

Hard Rock sign

According to Josefina De Zan, the regional director for sales, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana received major upgrades to practically all of its 1800 rooms. In addition, its restaurants and bars also underwent a makeover. Meanwhile, the casino’s premises are currently being refurbished, including the main entrance. 

Resort hotel pool

The Easter holiday saw the addition of a new waterpark to the hotel’s excellent offer of entertainment options. Named Rockaway Bay, the rock-themed water park includes a range of pools and slides meant to keep guests entertained and cool during their stay. 

Guests will also find new restaurants at the resort; Awaken Your Senses is the most recent addition, which offers an immersive and multisensorial culinary experience. It features high-resolution video projections, tactile and interactive tables, as well as the use of augmented reality to highlight aromas and awaken the senses. The restaurant serves world-class dining options that match the theme of the establishment. 


To accommodate guests’ changing food preferences, De Zan said that the resort has made a number of changes to its restaurants and bars. One of the biggest novelties is a vegan food option, a growing trend among international travelers who are conscious of climate change. 

The hotel chain has already completed a similar upgrade to its Hard Rock’s Riviera Maya resort, which has proven highly successful. The company is now aiming for a similar result with its Punta Cana establishment. So far, the hotel is seeing higher demand and more bookings, as guests are excited to try out the new rooms and see the recent additions. 

Resort amenities

According to the firm, Hard Rock Punta Cana is a leading hotel in the Caribbean. Thanks to its unparalleled and exclusive events, including concerts, the hotel also attracts celebrities and other VIP guests. 

Punta Cana Hotels Among Best In The World

Punta Cana is one of the best places for those looking for luxury and comfort. Several of its resort hotels are among the best in the world according to the Forbes Travel Guide 2022. Punta Cana is also seeing new all-inclusive luxury resorts are popping up in the area, including Marriott’s Sanctuary Cap Cana

Hotel pool

In addition to the new openings, many already existing hotels have undergone renovation during the pause in international travel as a result of the pandemic. These include Melia’s flagship resorts in Punta Cana, which are part of its wider investment in the area that include the building of Katmandu Park, the Caribbean’s first world-class theme park. The park is set to open in late 2022 and will offer entertainment, shopping, and dining options.  

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