Punta Cana is a tropical oasis on the gorgeous Caribbean island of the Dominican Republic. Known for sugar white sands lined with palm trees and beautiful blue water, this paradise is a popular spot for honeymoons and holidays due to the many all-inclusive resorts in the area.
If you’re interested in a Punta Cana honeymoon or vacation, it can be hard to choose which of these resorts is the best for you. We’re here to help!
In this article we will tell you our picks for the best all inclusive Punta Cana resorts, including the best all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana for families and the best all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana for adults. (You can also check out our article 10 Best Punta Cana All Inclusive Resorts for Adults Only.)
Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana Wave
Parrotheads and anyone looking for an elevated tropical island experience will love this 5 star all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana. Set on beautiful Juanillo Beach, it offers laidback luxury and spacious accommodations with ocean views, private terraces, minibars, and spa-like bathrooms with soaking tubs. For the ultimate escape, stay in a Beachfront Honeymoon Swim Up Suite.
Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana features 2 pools, fitness classes, games, and all sorts of watersports and land activities like pickleball and tennis, as well as daily and nightly entertainment. There’s also a spa. Kids ages 4-12 can take part in the Parakeets Kids’ Club.
Choose from a variety of cuisine types at 10 restaurants and enjoy refreshing cocktails at the 5 bars. There’s also 24-hour room service. If you’re looking for a more peaceful experience, book a room in the adults-only Hammock section.
Sanctuary Cap Cana
After a multimillion-dollar renovation, this breathtaking Punta Cana 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.
One of the very best all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana for adults, Sanctuary Cap Cana offers a true romantic escape. It’s set on more than 20 acres and 2100 feet of pristine beachfront along the dazzling Caribbean and has 6 pools, 5 gourmet restaurants, 7 bars and lounges, and a fitness center.
Guests enjoy a wide range of daily activities and nightly entertainment. Complimentary transportation to and from a nearby championship golf course is also included. There’s also a world-class spa with a number of romantic couples’ treatments and a new ZEN garden plus hydrotherapeutic pools.
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.
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.
Barcelo Bavaro Grand Resort
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 all-inclusive resort features a family-friendly section, Barcelo Bavaro Palace, plus the adults-only Barcelo Bavaro Beach.
Barcelo Bavaro Grand Resort features 16 restaurants, 16 bars, nightclubs, a 24-hour casino, a disco, a teen club, a bowling center, a fitness center, 3 pools, 2 theme parks, and a kids’ club. Enjoy 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.
More than 80 percent of the rooms are directly beachfront, and many have private jacuzzi tubs on the balcony. 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.
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.
Dreams Royal Beach
For an affordable all inclusive Punta Cana resort, check out Dreams Royal Beach. Located on a stunning beach, the 373 rooms overlook the Caribbean, the pool, or the resort’s gardens and come fully equipped with everything you need for a relaxing and luxurious holiday. Deluxe suites feature a private pool or hot tub and a large furnished private balcony or terrace.
Standard rooms start at around $300. All-inclusive rates cover unlimited drinks, unlimited meals, entertainment day and night, and a minibar that’s refreshed daily with drinks, snacks, and beer.
There are 9 dining options to choose from including a 24-hour buffet restaurant and 24-hour room service. There’s also a sports bar, 2 swim-up bars, a poolside grill, and an a la carte restaurant that serves up delicious grilled specials you can enjoy right on the beach.
Radisson Blu Punta Cana
Another affordable all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana is Radisson Blu Punta Cana, where you can find some absolute steals. Starting at around $170 per night, packages include unlimited meals and drinks at all 8 of the resort’s restaurants and bars, daily fun activities like dance classes and beach volleyball for adults plus games and crafts at the Kids’ Club for the little ones, and nightly entertainment like jazz nights, karaoke, and live bands.
Couples who stay in the Studio King Suite will love their own private whirlpool, personal butler service, and breathtaking beach views.
The resort is conveniently located near the fishing village of Cabeza de Toro, Manati Park, and Bavaro Adventure Park, an adrenaline-boosting theme park where you can zipline over the trees and splash land into a refreshing pool.
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, offering a kids’ club, family pool, splash pool, and all sorts of water and land activities.
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.
Zoetry Agua Punta Cana
A serene oasis, this luxury all inclusive Punta Cana eco-friendly resort has just 96 suites for a more intimate experience. Although it welcomes families, this is also a great resort for adults. Set on a pristine beach with an offshore coral reef, Zoetry Agua Punta Cana also has beautiful pools and lush tropical gardens.
Stay in a thatched-roof suite or villa tucked into the landscaping and enjoy cathedral ceilings, teak furniture, soaking tubs, rain showers, and French doors to private furnished terraces or balconies. Choose from an ocean or garden view, or splurge on a swim-up suite or beachfront suite with private plunge pool. There are also 2- and 3-bedroom villas.
The “Endless Privileges” program gives you unlimited gourmet meals at restaurants that feature a variety of cuisines as well as organic choices; unlimited drinks including top shelf liquors and fresh fruit juices; a welcome bottle of rum or tequila plus sparkling wine and fresh fruit during your stay; a minibar that is restocked daily; 24-hour room service; 24-hour concierge service; 24-hour laundry service; Bulgari bath products; WiFi; and no set check-in or check-out times. You can also indulge in indigenous treatments at the spa (not included).
Now that you’ve read all about our picks for the top 10 Punta Cana all inclusive resorts, which is your favorite? Let us know in the comments!