The Dominican Republic is experiencing a resort construction boom as the tropical island surges in popularity with travelers.
The country will soon be home to over 90,000 hotel, resort, and online rental rooms as more investments materialize into new properties.
And while the lion’s share of all rooms can be found in well-known destinations like Punta Cana, La Romana, and Puerto Plata, a growing number of properties are appearing in new locations.
Taking advantage of the country’s huge potential and stunning scenery, officials are developing new exciting destinations for travelers to explore. With that in mind, here’s a recap of the three most promising resort hotspots in the Dominican Republic.
Situated on the southwestern coast of the Dominican Republic, Pedernales is a remote yet quickly developing resort hotspot that will soon be home to the country’s flagship cruise ship terminal, Port Cabo Rojo.
The costly project is slated for completion by the end of 2023, and several hospitality chains have already announced plans to erect massive resorts in the vicinity of the cruise port.
Hilton, Marriott, and Iberostar are just several of the many international giants that are carrying out projects in Pedernales, with the initial phase of the project set to add a whopping 4,700 rooms to the location’s inventory.
Pedernales is known for having some of the most awe-inspiring landscapes in the Dominican Republic, thanks to its untouched white-sand beaches, rocky coastline, and extensive national parks.
The Punta Bergantín project is one of the most ambitious and innovative hospitality undertakings in the Dominican Republic.
The massive initiative will see the construction of several large resorts, entertainment complexes, and even an 18-hole golf course.
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Work on the project is ongoing and is set to take several years. When complete, Punta Bergantín will easily rival not only Punta Cana but also other Caribbean hotspots like Los Cabos or Cancun.
At the heart of the ambitious undertaking is Bergantín Beach, offering some of the finest white sands in the country.
The perfect backdrop for new resorts, Punta Bergantín has attracted considerable attention from hospitality firms, with a total of 6,700 new rooms announced for the location.
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Some of the most remarkable sub-projects taking place in the promising location include a Planet Hollywood resort, which is expected to open its doors to guests sometime in 2024.
Much like Pedernales and Punta Bergantín, Miches offers remote beaches and lush landscapes that constitute the ideal location for new resort projects.
Although the region is so far rather undeveloped, that’s set to change massively in the coming years as officials transform the coastal province into an authentic eco-tourism hotspot.
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And announcements from companies like Temptation Hotels, Club Med, and Hilton mean that eco-tourism, once reserved for intrepid hikers and nature enthusiasts, will soon become part and parcel of the Dominican Republic’s tourism offerings.
Situated around 100 kilometers west of Punta Cana, Miches is conveniently located in between several Dominican Republic hotspots. Ideal for those seeking peace of mind from packed resort beaches and crowded downtown areas, Miches is a breath of fresh air in one of the most popular Caribbean destinations.
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The trending resort hub is already home to several luxurious properties, but ongoing projects are set to add a whopping 3,750 rooms to the destination’s inventory, massively boosting its travel appeal.
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