Within Punta Cana’s array of resort areas, one neighborhood stands out for its ultra-luxurious properties and lavish beachside atmosphere. And now, it’s more popular than ever before.
Cap Cana, a gated community situated some 6 kilometers south of Punta Cana International Airport, is one of the most exciting resort areas in the sun-soaked city, with several new developments taking place.
In this article, we’ll cover why this hotspot is so popular among travelers and what makes it unique as a luxury destination.
5-Star Resorts, Golfing, And White-Sand Beaches Prove Popular Among Travelers
With its pristine beaches – home to some of the country’s finest white sands and turquoise waters – world-class luxury resorts, and countless outdoor amenities, Cap Cana is all the rage in the high-end travel market.
Home to a handful of some of the most lavish properties in the Caribbean (and the world!), including Sanctuary and Secrets Cap Cana, the exclusive destination has an inventory of some 7,400 rooms.
While that may seem like a large number, it is expected to skyrocket further in coming years as more hospitality firms continue to expand in the Dominican Republic and launch new innovative properties.
According to Jorge Medina, head of a local property development firm, over 1000 new rooms are currently on the way, with some belonging to resorts and others to residential complexes.
One of the most exciting developments taking place in Cap Cana is the brand-new St. Regis, one of the most exclusive additions to the city’s resort scene. With 350 rooms, the opulent property is designed for people seeking extraordinary experiences in an idyllic paradise such as that of Punta Cana.
Some of the development’s most anticipated features include the Iridium Spa as well 800 feet of private white-sand beaches.
Those that want to flock to Punta Cana this year can already choose from an impressive variety of excellent resorts, from the recently-renovated Sanctuary Cap Cana, which offers modern and chic decor amid tropical nature.
The new award-winning Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana is another great adult-only luxury property, featuring a massive private beach, outdoor pools, and a host of International restaurants that will keep guests wining and dining.
Aside from its distinctive hotels and resorts, travelers in Cap Cana can enjoy several world-class facilities, such as the Punta Espada Golf Course, which regularly ranks among the best globally.
When it comes to white-sand beaches, Cap Cana travelers are spoiled for choice. Even though many resorts boast private white-sand shores and beach clubs, Juanillo Beach has earned a reputation as one of the best in the country.
The beach, which is open to the public, is surrounded by luxury resorts, bars, and restaurants, as well as tropical palm trees that are akin to a Caribbean paradise.
And on top of all of that, Cap Cana is one of the safest neighborhoods in Punta Cana, offering more than 30,000 acres of luxury activities within its gated premises. Of course, travelers shouldn’t forgo exploring the resort of Punta Cana’s wonderful attractions, many of which are just a stone’s throw away from Cap Cana.
Scape Park and the oasis-like Ojos Indígenas Reserve are some of the top-rated sights that Cap Cana travelers can easily incorporate into their itineraries. And with booming travel numbers, Cap Cana is only set to become even better as one of the best luxury destinations in the Dominican Republic.
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