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These Are The Top Punta Cana Resorts Launching This Winter 

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Punta Cana is home to the best all-inclusive resorts in the Dominican Republic, and many of them are widely regarded as some of the most lavish in the Caribbean. Although travelers can find plenty of resorts dating back decades, new all-inclusive resorts are always being built, offering guests a highly refined and luxurious experience. In this article, we’ll round up the best new resorts in Punta Cana this winter.

Resort area in Punta Cana with pool and palm trees

Lopesan Costa Bávaro

Featuring a 2900 square meter infinity pool and endless luxury, Lopesan Costa Bávaro is one of the top-rated new resorts in Punta Cana. After opening its doors in the summer of 2019, the resort quickly earned a stellar reputation among travelers thanks to its excellent amenities, which include pools and three separate areas for guests to enjoy: UNIQUE, Adults Only, and Resort.

Lopesan Costa Bavaro and resort amenities
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Lopesan Costa Bávaro is centrally located in the Bávaro area, where travelers can enjoy countless restaurants, activities, and one of the world’s best beaches. Lopesan’s Costa Bávaro is ideal for families and couples, and all of the resort’s rooms feature either a sea, mountain, or garden view. 

Hotel Riu República

Hotel Riu República opened its doors in June 2021, and since then the resort has seen its popularity skyrocket among visitors – and for good reason. The 5-star adults-only resort has more than 1300 rooms and features several impressive on-site amenities, from its stunning pools to sophisticated spa facilities.

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Riu Republica poolside areas and Caribbean scenery
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Guests can enjoy top-notch all-inclusive services around the clock, which include essentials like endless dining as well as dynamic entertainment options. Travelers can dine in 9 different restaurants, serving some of the finest foods in the area. The adults-only resort offers guests plenty of space to sit back and relax in stunning tropical surroundings.

Dreams Flora Punta Cana Resort & Spa

Set to open its doors in February next year, Dreams Flora Punta Cana Resort & Spa is attracting the attention of discerning travelers thanks to its exclusive location in Cabeza de Toro. Surrounded by paradisiacal beaches and plenty of palm trees, the all-inclusive resort is ideal for both families as well as couples.

Dreams Punta Cana
Image courtesy of: Dreams Flora Punta Cana

Guests staying at the Dreams Flora Punta Cana Resort & Spa can indulge in AMR’s Unlimited Luxury all-inclusive services, which include unlimited food, drinks, and fun. The resort will feature eight international-themed restaurants and several bars. Meanwhile, the resort’s 520 rooms are inspired by Caribbean nature, offering a local touch.

Colourful tropical drinks on a Caribbean beach

Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana

Situated in the exclusive Playa Macao, Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana is just 40 minutes from the city’s international airport. The 5-star resort, which opened in early 2020, has been well-received by travelers thanks to its all-inclusive luxury.

Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana offers visitors some of the finest amenities in the area, including over a dozen bars and restaurants, which guests can enjoy thanks to AMR’s Unlimited Luxury all-inclusive approach. The resort also provides travelers with extensive on-site activities, including the renowned Spa by Pevonia, a kid’s club, and daily live entertainment.   

Hyatt Ziva And Zilara Cap Cana

Hyatt Ziva and Zilara Cap Cana are some of the newest large all-inclusive resorts in the Punta Cana-Bávaro area, and both were inaugurated in 2019. The 4-star resorts, which were recently voted the best in the Dominican Republic, are renowned for their impeccable service, amenities, and stellar ratings across multiple review platforms.

Hyatt Ziva pool
Image courtesy of: Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana

Whilst Ziva Cap Cana is meant for families, Zilara Cap Cana is more suitable for adults, with both resorts offering services accordingly. Both resorts offer some 400 spacious and contemporary rooms, and guests can enjoy several large outdoor pools as well as access to the local beach. 

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