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This Prestigious Punta Cana Resort Named Among The Best In The Caribbean

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Tortuga Bay Punta Cana Resort & Club is the latest upscale resort to be named one of the best in the Caribbean. The lavish property was recently ranked the 5th top property in the Caribbean by the U.S. News & World Report based on several key factors. The highly sought-after resort has received multiple awards in the past and is considered by many to be the best on the tropical island thanks to its private villas, exclusive VIP service, and unmatched amenities.

Exclusive beach area in Punta Cana with palm trees

The recently published U.S. News & World Report takes a look at some of the leading properties in North America and the Caribbean. Using an extensive and sophisticated methodology, the annual ranking sheds light on some of the most exclusive properties around the region. In this year’s edition, Tortuga Bay Punta Cana Resort & Club is the only property in the Dominican Republic that managed to secure a spot among the top 5 Caribbean properties

Aerial view of Tortuga Bay resort in Punta Cana
Image courtesy of: Tortuga Bay

In its detailed review of the high-end, 30-room resort, U.S. News describes Tortuga Bay as one of the most stylish properties in the country. It also notes the resort’s impressively designed rooms and on-site grounds, most of which are the work of Oscar de la Renta, a local fashion icon who made a name for himself both at home and abroad. While touting the property’s overall excellent amenities and rooms, U.S News also highlighted the high cost of the on-site private dining, which can easily add a few hundred dollars per person just for meals. 

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Infinity pool and sunset in Caribbean

Situated just 4 miles from Punta Cana International Airport, Tortuga Bay is a true luxury retreat for discerning travelers. Neatly tucked away along Punta Cana’s white-sand coastline, the resort offers privacy and is fully secluded from the hustle and bustle of the city’s packed resorts. The resort is also surrounded by verdant tropical forests and a white-sand beach accessible only to guests. 

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While there are several 5-star resorts in Punta Cana – including the famed Sanctuary Cap Cana — few, if any, can match the distinctive service offered by Tortuga Bay. With its focus on providing a high-end VIP experience to travelers, each guest is assigned a villa manager to look after them during their stay. 

Luxury villa and decor in Tortuga Bay
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Guests at the luxurious 5-star resort can enjoy some of the finest amenities available in the tropical country. Across the 1,500-acre property, world-class golf courses, tasty private dining options, and a pampering spa all await sun-seeking travelers. Despite its large size, there are only 30 suites on the property, guaranteeing that every guest is well looked after by Tortuga Bay’s welcoming staff. 

A high-end gold course in the Dominican Republic with the sea in the back

Each of the property’s suites is impeccably designed, with airy, white decor that perfectly compliments the green and blue hues of the tropical gardens and ocean. Travelers can choose from 4 distinct room categories, each offering unique levels of luxury and comfort. The smallest 105-square-metre Ocean View Suite is ideal for couples and honeymooners. Meanwhile, the larger 310-square-meter two-bedroom beachfront suites accommodate up to six guests – a perfect choice for families or friends. 

Private dining venue in Tortuga Bay Punta Cana
Image courtesy of: Tortuga Bay

Tortuga Bay is one of the top-rated properties in the Dominican Republic, with a 9.4 rating on The resort has also received plenty of attention in the past, having won several luxury awards and a top 5-diamond rating by the AAA. 

Punta Cana aerial view of beach and people walking

Punta Cana is home to some of the finest luxury resorts not only in the Caribbean but the world. One of the latest properties to reach the global spotlight is Sanctuary Cap Cana, which is set to join Marriott’s The Luxury Collection brand, a collection of some of the most lavish properties around the globe.

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