The Dominican Republic is a top honeymoon and vacation destination due to its gorgeous beaches, warm weather, and luxurious all-inclusive resorts. The area of Punta Cana is one of the most popular resort areas, featuring palm-tree-lined white sand beaches along crystal clear turquoise water.
If you’re looking to book a Punta Cana honeymoon or romantic trip, you’ll want to check out our list of the 10 best Punta Cana adults only all inclusive resorts.
Sanctuary Cap Cana
After a multimillion-dollar renovation, this breathtaking Punta Cana adults-only all-inclusive resort now has swanky luxury suites fit for queens and kings, including swim-up suites and suites with private plunge pools, as well as private villas.
Set on more than 20 acres and 2100 feet of pristine beachfront along the dazzling Caribbean, Sanctuary Cap Cana offers a true romantic escape with 6 pools, 5 gourmet restaurants, 7 bars and lounges, a fitness center, and a world-class spa with a number of romantic couples treatments and a new ZEN garden plus hydrotherapeutic pools.
Guests enjoy a wide range of daily activities and nightly entertainment. Complimentary transportation to and from a nearby championship golf course is also included.
Excellence Punta Cana
This luxury adults-only Punta Cana all-inclusive resort offers sublime views of aquamarine water from lavish suites with private furnished verandas and whirlpool tubs. Some suites offer swim-up access.
Choose from 11 delicious dining options (several of them open air and waterfront) and 5 bars. Join the Excellence Club and get upgraded service including access to exclusive restaurants and lounges.
The all-inclusive package at Excellence Punta Cana includes all meals, a mini-bar, watersports, and a romantic dinner date among other perks. Hang out on the gorgeous white sand beach, lounge by the pool, sip a refreshing drink at the beach bars, take a yoga class, or indulge at the onsite spa.
Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana
This Punta Cana adults-only all-inclusive resort is set within the gated community of Cap Cana along the wide white sands of Juanillo Beach. Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana offers an astonishing array of amenities, including a water park with lazy river with water slides, infinity pools with swim-up bars, a full fitness center, and 25 restaurants and bars.
The stunning underground spa features a Himalayan Salt Lounge, a hydrotherapy pool with a waterfall and a skylight, and a quartz therapy table along with the usual spa services.
Spacious and sleek suites feature pops of bright color, ocean views, private balconies, and jetted tubs. There are swim-up suites available. Guests here enjoy a variety of activities including yoga classes, watersports, and nightly entertainment, as well as area excursions and nearby golf.
The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort
Set on the famous Bavaro Beach, this elegant, recently renovated resort has a colonial Caribbean style. Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort is family friendly, but couples can choose to stay in The Reserve, an adults-only section.
You’ll get private check-in and check-out, exclusive access to VIP areas like The Reserve Lounge, a private pool and a private beach area with waiter service, a personal concierge, and special services like a water ritual at the spa. There are also restaurants that are reserved for Reserve guests. In addition, you’ll get a catamaran day trip to a private beach.
Reserve rooms and suites are luxurious and come with personalized minibars, turndown service every night, organic bedding, a pillow menu, luxe bath amenities, and an espresso machine. Choose from garden view, ocean view, ocean front, and swim-up suites; they all feature private outdoor spaces. There’s also a presidential suite if you feel like splurging.
TRS Turquesa Hotel
The sophisticated TRS Turquesa Hotel is set in lush landscaping near Bavaro Beach. Enjoy your private moments away from the hustle and bustle and experience the beauty of Punta Cana in peace.
All of the suites are spacious and come with 24-hour butler service, as well as outdoor spaces, jetted tubs, in-room minbars, and stylish furnishings. There are swim-up suites available. Relax at any of the 3 pools (one with swim-up bar or the private section of beach. You can also take a golf cart shuttle to neighboring resorts to access their facilities and restaurants.
Enjoy a wide array of activities including snorkeling, windsurfing, scuba diving, yoga, archery, and basketball. You can also indulge at the onsite spa. There are 4 restaurants offering a variety of international dishes plus 5 bars, as well as 24-hour room service.
Secrets Cap Cana
Tucked away in an exclusive gated community on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic, Secrets Cap Cana is known for its warm staff, excellent service, and delicious food.
Rooms at Secrets Cap Cana feature modern Caribbean décor, and suites come with private balconies or terraces with soaking tubs plus marble bathrooms with two rain showers; you can also choose swim-out suites.
As at all Secrets resorts, the all-inclusive rate here covers unlimited dining and drinks, 24-hour room service, free WiFi, pool and beach service, and “endless entertainment” including daily activities such watersports plus nightlife.
Upgrading to the Preferred Club gives you access to additional room levels like an ocean-front swim-out bungalow suite. You also get special amenities including a private lounge, exclusive pool, enhanced concierge service, and afternoon hors d’ouevres.
Relax on the sugar-white sands of Juanillo Beach, snorkel in the clear blue Caribbean, or enjoy an ocean view from the infinity pool. There are also two outdoor hot tubs. If you want to explore the area, there are plenty of excursions to choose from.
Feast on a variety of flavors from French and Italian to Mexican and fresh seafood to Pan Asian at 9 restaurants and a coffee shop and enjoy 6 bars including a beach bar, a swim-up bar, a theater bar, and a music lounge.
Punta Cana Princess
Sprawling on Arena Blanca Beach, the adults-only all-inclusive Punta Cana Princess Resort is a superb option for couples conveniently located just 25 minutes from the airport.
This 5-star hotel has 256 luxury suites and 14 honeymoon suites, tennis courts, a swimming pool, a gym, a sauna, a spa, dance classes, daily activities such as watersports, nightly entertainment, free WiFi, 5 restaurants and 3 bars, and 24-hour room service.
The honeymoon suites are spacious and sophisticated, with king bed, a separate seating area, oversized jetted tub, oceanfront balcony, and minibar. You also get private check-in and check-out, a fruit basket, a bottle of rum, wait service on the beach, a couples’ massage, a romantic dinner, in-room breakfast one morning, a lobster dinner, and private Spanish and merengue dance lessons.
Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana
Set on the eastern coast of the Dominican Republic, this second of two Secrets adults-only all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana features a gorgeous white sand beach fringed with palm trees along with the shimmering aqua and azure waters of the Caribbean.
Secrets Royal Beach Punta Cana is a romantic hideaway with beautiful tropical gardens. Winding walkways lead to 2 pools and 4 hot tubs, as well as a 17,000-square-foot full-service spa for total relaxation. Multiple bars dot the property, including several swim-up bars, a lazy river pool bar, a beach bar, a music lounge, and a sports bar.
All the suites here have private furnished balconies or terraces and oversized whirlpool tubs; some suites offer a private plunge pool and there are swim-out suites as well. As at every Secrets resort, you have the option of upgrading to the Preferred Club for access to additional suite types plus special amenities including a private lounge and enhanced concierge service.
Five restaurants serve a variety of cuisine, including international classics, French fine dining, Mexican, Mediterranean, fresh seafood, and Pan-Asian. There’s a wide range of activities to enjoy, including snorkeling and non-motorized water sports, tennis, dance and Spanish classes, and nightly entertainment, plus a nightclub. For extra, you can go scuba diving or deep sea fishing, take an area excursion, or enjoy spa services.
Barcelo Bavaro Beach
Nestled on palm trees on gorgeous Bavaro Beach (one of the top 10 beaches in the world according to National Geographic), this exclusive Punta Cana adults-only all-inclusive resort is part of the Barcelo Bavaro Grand Resort. This gives you access to facilities at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace, which include a 24-hour casino, a disco, and 2 pools in addition to extra restaurants and bars.
Barcelo Bavaro Beach has 12 dining options offering a variety of cuisines, 16 bars and nightclubs, a large pool, and a wide assortment of activities such as water sports and land sports (including free greens fees at the golf course and dance classes). There is also a full-service spa with ocean views.
All of the rooms are spacious and come with minibars; most have views of the Caribbean and private outdoor spaces. Oceanfront Premium Suites also have hydromassage hot tubs on the terrace plus separate living areas and two bathrooms.
Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort
Also located on Bavaro Beach, Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort is a tropical oasis. This adults-only all-inclusive Punta Cana resort offers 4 pools, 6 restaurants, 7 bars, a spa, and a fitness center.
Rooms are either set in the heart of the property amidst lakes and gardens or along the beachfront. Enjoy plenty of space indoors with separate seating areas, plus private furnished patios or balconies. Bathrooms have rain showers.
All-inclusive rates here cover all meals, snacks, and beverages; inroom minibars; nonmotorized water sports; Wifi; and taxes and tips. Upgrade to The Level and get enhanced suite accommodations plus access to a private pool, a private bar, and a private restaurant.
That’s it for our list of the 10 best Punta Cana adults only all inclusive resorts. Which one would you choose for your Punta Cana escape? Let us know in the comments!