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The Best Punta Cana All Inclusive Resorts

The 15 Best All Inclusive Resorts in Punta Cana

Last Updated on June 17, 2024 ⋅ Written by Vanessa Howard ⋅ Edited by Laura Schulthies

Punta Cana All Inclusive Resorts
Punta Cana All Inclusive Resorts

Welcome to Punta Cana

Welcome to our guide to the best Punta Cana all inclusive resorts! Punta Cana is a beautiful beach town on the east coast of the Dominican Republic. It has amazing beaches, clear water, and many all inclusive resorts to choose from. With so many choices, it can be hard to decide where to stay. That’s why we made this guide to help you find the perfect resort for your Caribbean vacation. Whether you want a family friendly place or a romantic adults only retreat, here are the best all inclusive resorts in Punta Cana.

Welcome to our guide to the best Punta Cana all inclusive resorts! Punta Cana is a beautiful beach town on the east coast of the Dominican Republic. It has amazing beaches, clear water, and many all inclusive resorts to pick from. With so many choices, it can be hard to decide where to stay. That’s why we made this guide to help you find the perfect resort for your Caribbean vacation. Whether you want a family friendly place or a romantic adults only retreat, here are the best all inclusive resorts in Punta Cana.

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Excellence Punta Cana

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1. Excellence Punta Cana

This beautiful adults only resort, located in the Uvero Alto area of Punta Cana, is known for its romantic atmosphere. Perfect for couples looking to get away, the resort is full of romance, warmth and relaxation around every corner. Each room features an ocean or garden view, jetted whirlpool bathtubs, and a private terrace or balcony.

Enjoy the two gigantic pools that include a swim-up bar and two jacuzzies. Or relax on the beach and enjoy watersports such as snorkeling, scuba diving and kayaking. Additional amenities include the Miilé Spa, with specialties such as couples massages and a Swedish sauna. Other fun activities include dance lessons, Spanish lessons and mini-golf.

There are 11 restaurants and 8 bars, including Chez Isabelle, the romantic French eatery perfect for a night out. Make sure to try the seared scallops or the Congac flambeed beef tenderloin. Or visit the Martini Bar or Sol for some delicious tropical cocktails.

Why We Love Excellence Punta Cana

  • Adults Only
  • 2 Pools
  • 11 Restaurants and 8 bars
  • Luxurious Spa Treatments
  • Swim Up Suites
  • Dance Lessons
  • Nights Under The Stars Event
  • Easy Beach Access

Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine

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2. Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine

The Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine is a stunning adults only all inclusive resort located in Bavaro. Known for its romantic atmosphere, it’s an excellent option for couples wanting to experience luxury at its finest. Each room offers a beautiful pool, garden or ocean view and hydrotherapy tubs.

Amenities include the luxurious spa where you can drift into a state of complete relaxation, with a couples massage and fresh ocean breezes on your skin. Enjoy one of the 2 beautiful pools that include fun swim-up bars, or delight in swimming in the turquoise waters of the Caribbean. Guests also have access to the 5 swimming pools at the nearby sister resorts.  In addition, you can try snorkeling, paddle boarding, surfing and kayaking on Bavaro Beach. Other fun activities include culinary and mixology workshops, dance lessons and karaoke.

The Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine offers 12 restaurants and 4 bars, including Acuario, the resort’s main restaurant. You can immerse yourself in the tropical atmosphere while you enjoy your perfectly prepared traditional and international cuisine.

Make sure to grab a drink at the relaxing pool bar!

Why We Love Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine

  • Adults Only
  • 2 Onsite Pools with Access to Sister Resorts Pools
  • 3 Restaurants and 2 bars
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments
  • Fiesta Dominicana
  • Easy Beach Access
  • Mixology Workshop
  • Fun Karaoke Nights

Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana

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3. Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana

Enjoy complete relaxation at the newest all inclusive adults only resort on the gorgeous Caribbean shores of Juanillo Beach. This oceanfront Punta Cana all inclusive resort has contemporary rooms that offer a private terrace or balcony. Relax in your room in the comfy terry cloth robes and slippers. Swim-up suites are also available at the Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana.

One of Zilara’s biggest draws is its fantastic water park, Canapolis Water Park. It’s a sprawling space that features a variety of water slides, a classic lazy river, fun water cannons, splash zones and multiple infinity pools. Additional amenities include a private stretch of beach, yoga classes and a world-class fitness center. Those wanting to feel pampered can enjoy the indulgent Larimar Spa, with various massages and treatments. You can also delight in live entertainment each evening in the beautiful outdoor amphitheater.

The resort has 16 unique restaurants and 11 bars, including Brando’s, where guests can enjoy French Polynesian cuisine. The coolest part? Black-bottom pools surround the restaurant. Head to the Tempest Table for Asian eats or Waves for a fantastic steakhouse experience. Stop into Moments, the resort’s sports lounge, where you can play a game of pool as you enjoy a cocktail.

Why We Love Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana

  • Adults Only
  • 2 Infinity Pools
  • 16 Restaurants and 11 bars
  • Luxurious Spa Experience
  • Canapolis Water Park
  • Private Beach Access
  • Excellent Restaurant and Bar Selection
  • World Class Nightly Entertainment

Barcelo Bavaro Beach

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4. Barcelo Bavaro Beach

This adults only Punta Cana all inclusive resort is on the best beach in the area. You’ll love the views as this resort has spacious rooms with wide views overlooking Bavaro Beach. This makes Barcelo Bavaro Beach an ideal destination for a romantic getaway. Guests also have access to the other Barcelo properties in the area.

Amenities at Barcelo Bavaro Beach include a fantastic pool, where you can savor the Caribbean sunshine and a refreshing dip in the water or the hot tub area, there is also a hydromassage area. The U-Spa offers extravagant indulgence with stunning ocean views. Enjoy a variety of water therapies, beauty treatments, a hydrotherapy circuit and a hot thermal pool. Play a game of tennis, relax on the beach or play a fun round of golf. Guests are gifted one green fee per player for each night stayed in the resort.

The resort offers 14 restaurants and 16 bars, including the delicious seafood at El Coral. You can also try Kyoto for Japanese cuisine or La Fuente for Spanish fare. In addition, check out the Bohio Chill Out Bar for delicious tropical cocktail creations.

Why We Love Barcelo Bavaro Beach

  • Adults Only
  • 1 Swimming Pool
  • 14 Restaurants and 16 bars
  • Indulgent Spa Experience
  • Bavaro Beach Access
  • Fantastic Ocean Views
  • Access to other Barcelo Properties
  • Amazing Selection of Restaurants

Iberostar Grand Bavaro

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5. Iberostar Grand Bavaro

Those looking for refined luxury will love the Iberostar Grand Bavaro. This adults only, all inclusive resort on Bavaro Beach is exquisite and emanates a Mediterranean sophistication. The grounds at the Iberostar are meticulously curated, and each room features a private terrace or balcony, turn-down service and luxurious bathrobes and slippers.

Relax in the 3 beautiful pools overlooking the ocean with concierge service included. Or play 18 holes of golf on a course designed by a renowned golf course architect. Additional amenities include enjoying the tranquility of the spa and its hydrotherapy circuit and treating yourself to a luxury treatment or couples massage. Finally, keep busy at the fitness center, where you can hire a personal trainer.

The Iberostar Grand Bavaro has 8 restaurants, 6 bars, and a wine cellar that includes delectable options sure to satisfy any pallet. Guests can take advantage of the Cala Esmeralda Bar, located in a replica Spanish galleon anchored in the lagoon. Try Robusto Cigar Bar, where they offer a fine selection of cigars and a curated drink menu. Dive into the concept cuisine at Le Tourbillon Haute Cuisine, and don’t miss the crab tartar, duck confit and shellfish bouillabaisse.

Why We Love Iberostar Grand Bavaro

  • Adults Only
  • 3 Oceanview Pools
  • 8 Restaurants and 6 bars
  • Tranquil Spa Experience
  • Bavaro Beach Access
  • 18 Hole Golf Course
  • Cala Esmerelda Bar
  • Concierge Services

Grand Bavaro Princess

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6. Grand Bavaro Princess

Located on the gorgeous Bavaro Beach, the Grand Bavaro Princess was recently renovated, and the new modern decor is all about luxury and relaxation. This family friendly all inclusive resort has different accommodation options, including villas, rooms and suites. Each room features a private balcony, while platinum suites give guests extra amenities, including beach club access.

Relax in the main swimming pool with enchanting ocean views and enjoy a cocktail from the swim-up bar. Or spend time at the tranquil Metamorphosis Spa, where you can have a variety of phenomenal treatments and spa experiences. Additional amenities include a kids club, a large play area with a swimming pool for kids, slides, a pirate ship and a clubhouse with games. In addition, guests are sure to have fun at the AquaGym or while taking a dance class.

The Grand Bavaro Princess features 13 restaurants and 12 bars, as well as food trucks. Make sure to try Il Tartufo Restaurant, the Italian eatery that serves fantastic salsiccia (Italian sausage). Or try Restaurant Wasabi for Asian fusion and excellent sushi. Finally, stop by the Beach Bar Truck before heading to Bavaro Beach.

Why We Love Grand Bavaro Princess

  • Family Friendly
  • 2 Swimming Pools
  • 13 Restaurants and 12 bars
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments
  • Bavaro Beach Access
  • Kids Club
  • Fun Aquagym
  • Kids Play Area with Pirate Ship

Serenade Punta Cana

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7. Serenade Punta Cana Beach and Spa Resort

This family friendly beachfront resort on Cabeza de Toro Beach will make it easy to enjoy the gentle breezes, white sand and turquoise waters of Punta Cana. Each suite features a garden or ocean view with a private balcony perfect for taking it all in. Enjoy the comfy bathrobes and slippers as you relax in the luxuriously modern suites. Swim-up rooms are available at the Serenade and Presidential suites for ultra-private luxury.

With 3 beautiful outdoor pools, a children’s pool with a waterslide, 2 swim-up bars and sun loungers, you’ll be enjoying the Caribbean sunshine in no time. Other amenities at this Punta Cana all inclusive resort include an exclusive spa and wellness center. The Serenade Spa focuses on health, beauty and wellness. Serenade also features kids and teen clubs to keep the kids busy while the adults relax. You can also stir things up and take in a world-class show or dance the night away at the Disco Dance Club!

There are 6 restaurants, 4 snack bars, and 5 bars where you can enjoy anything your heart desires. Try Itzen for delicious Mexican cuisine or Bellum for refreshing Mediterranean fare. Make sure to head to Sunset Cocktail, the rooftop bar overlooking the gorgeous Caribbean waters.

Why We Love Serenade Punta Cana Beach and Spa

  • Family Friendly
  • 3 Swimming Pools, 1 Kids Pool with Waterslide
  • 6 Restaurants, 4 Snack Bars, and 5 bars!
  • Luxurious Spa Experience
  • Cabeza de Toro Beach Access
  • Disco Dance Club
  • Swim Up Rooms Available
  • Sunset Cocktail – Rooftop Bar

Occidental Punta Cana

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8. Occidental Punta Cana

The Occidental is located on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Dominican Republic, El Cortecito Beach. It’s truly a tropical paradise and is unique among Punta Cana all inclusive resorts. This family friendly resort offers luxury with a comfortable vibe. Each room features elegant decor, comfortable linens and a terrace perfect for enjoying the beautiful ocean views. In addition, many suites feature balcony hydrotherapy tubs.

Amenities at the Occidental include 3 gorgeous pools, including a children’s pool, designed to offer relaxation and provide excellent service while you sunbathe or enjoy a dip in the warm waters. Or you can enjoy a variety of water sports available under the magical Caribbean sun, including windsurfing and scuba diving. You can also relax at the Metamorphosis Spa. Home to the famous Mangú Nightclub, nights at the Occidental are filled with shows featuring live music.

The Occidental Punta Cana features 11 restaurants and 10 bars, including La Hacienda Restaurant, which provides delicious Mexican fare, reservations are required. Take advantage of the fantastic tropical cocktails at one of the 10 bars, including the Beach Club.

Why We Love Occidental Punta Cana

  • Family Friendly
  • 3 Swimming Pools, including 1 Kids Pool
  • 11 Restaurants and 10 bars
  • Indulgent Spa Experiences
  • Mangu Nightclub
  • Easy Access to El Cortecito Beach
  • Beach Club
  • Kids Club

Impressive Punta Cana

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9. Impressive Punta Cana

For those looking for luxurious Punta Cana all inclusive resorts, Impressive Punta Cana is widely considered a top choice. You’ll love this family friendly, all-inclusive resort located on El Cortecito Beach. It has even been given the FEE Blue Flag Certificate for being sustainable and eco-friendly. Each room offers either tropical, pool, or ocean views that are great for couples or families with the option of connecting rooms.

You can take advantage of the 2 swim-up bars, 3 beach bars and beautiful terraces, perfect for taking in the views of El Cortecito Beach and the sea. Relax by one of the 3 outdoor pools or visit the luxurious Feel Impressive Spa for a massage or treatment.  Additional amenities include a safe and supervised kids and teens club so that parents can get a little alone time. Take advantage of the fully equipped gym or take a stroll on the stunning 90-meter pier over the ocean.

Guests can dine at one of the 9 restaurants and 9 bars, including On The Grill, the beachfront restaurant where breakfast is served daily, as well as delicious cuts of meat at night. For an additional fee, you can have the Over The Sea/Beach Pier dining experience, where you dine on the 90 foot pier over the sparkling Caribbean sea.

Why We Love Impressive Punta Cana

  • Family Friendly
  • 3 Outdoor Pools
  • 9 Restaurants and 9 Bars
  • Located on El Cortecito Beach
  • Luxurious Spa Services
  • Kids and Teens Club
  • The Pier
  • Sustainable / Eco-Friendly Resort

Princess Family Club Bavaro

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10. Princess Family Club Bavaro

The Princess Family Club Bavaro is an all inclusive resort that is family friendly and provides everything you need to make your trip to Punta Cana unforgettable. Designed with families in mind, this resort is well known for its exceptional child-friendly rooms, some of which even feature private pools, providing ample space for everyone to relax.

This Punta Cana all inclusive resort is committed to ensuring that all guests have an enjoyable stay. It features 4 outdoor pools, complete with thrilling waterslides, as well as a fantastic waterpark specifically designed for kids. Other amenities include the Metamorphosis Spa, where you can pamper yourself with a massage or treatment. The resort also offers complimentary introduction to scuba diving classes. Take advantage of kayaking, snorkeling and windsurfing, or enjoy daily and nightly entertainment options that cater to the whole family.

Dine at one of the 13 restaurants, 9 bars, and a food truck. Try the Buffet Restaurant Trapiche for an international buffet right on the beach. Or Focaccia Pizza which is perfect for even the pickiest little palettes. Parents can enjoy tropical cocktails at a swim-up bar, a beach bar and a poolside bar while relaxing in the sun.

Why We Love Princess Family Club Bavaro

  • Family Friendly
  • 4 Outdoor Pools, Waterpark
  • 13 Restaurants and 9 Bars
  • Complimentary Intro Scuba Diving Course
  • Indulgent Spa Treatments
  • Kids and Teens Club
  • Daily and Nightly Entertainment
  • Rotating Food Truck Schedule

Breathless Punta Cana

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11. Breathless Punta Cana Resort and Spa

The Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa is a magnificent all inclusive adults only resort situated on the scenic Bavaro Beach that serves as a tropical oasis for grown-ups. Each room offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean’s turquoise waters. Luxuriate in rainfall showers and relax on private balconies, which are tastefully furnished and equipped with hot tubs – ideal for enjoying the stunning technicolor sunsets!

Guests can look forward to visiting a casino, a nightclub, and 2 amazing swim-up bars. Pick one of 4 pools depending on the vibe you are going for. Additional amenities include indulging in a spa treatment or a deep-tissue massage at Breathless Spa by Pevonia. Whether you want to dance the night away at the resort’s Masquerade Party or enjoy a vibrant night of music and dancing on the beach at the White Party, Breathless is perfect for an adult only party. Parties not your thing? Enjoy the casino or take a cooking, dance, or even a Spanish class during your stay.

Breathless Punta Cana Resort and Spa also offers 10 restaurants and 8 bars, including Showstopper, the resort’s theater bar, where you can enjoy your favorite tropical cocktail while taking in a show. Don’t miss Sofrito for Latin Criollo cuisine. Make sure to stop by Deep, the swim-up bar.

Why We Love Breathless Punta Cana Resort and Spa

  • Adults Only
  • 4 Outdoor Pools – All with Different Vibe
  • 10 Restaurants and 8 Bars
  • Located On Bavaro Beach
  • Amazing Spa Services
  • Masquerade Party and White Party
  • Cooking, Dancing, and Spanish Classes
  • Swim-up Bar
  • Complimentary Access to Dreams Onyx Resort

Live Aqua Beach Resort

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12. Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana

This adults only Punta Cana all inclusive resort is all about sublime enjoyment and sophisticated luxury. Located close to Macao Beach, Live Aqua Beach Resort will captivate your senses. Rooms are designed with peace, comfort, and luxury in mind and feature stunning ocean views. Each room features a Nespresso machine and a furnished balcony to enjoy the views. Swim-up suites are available as well.

Relax in a luxurious cabana on the beach or unwind by one of the resort’s 5 pools. The Feel Harmony Spa by Live Aqua is a beautiful oasis where you can enjoy luxurious treatments, and it’s also rated as one of the world’s best spas. Other amenities include morning yoga classes, daytime activities like volleyball and beach games, as well as dance classes. Every night there is a different activity to enjoy, such as live music and a traditional vintage band with exciting theme nights.

Dine at one of the 12 restaurants and bars at Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana. Try Chez Rose for a French dinner for two, or head to ATL for your Mexican favorites. Wonderpool offers delicate flavors of the best drinks and cocktails, while Moonada offers the perfect place for a nightcap.

Why We Love Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana

  • Adults Only
  • 5 Outdoor Pools
  • 12 Restaurants and Bars
  • Private Beach with Cabanas
  • Luxurious Spa Treatments
  • Morning Yoga Classes
  • Moonada Pub/Bar
  • Live and Traditional Music
  • Dog Friendly

Royalton Bavaro

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13. Royalton Bavaro

Experience family fun in the Caribbean sun at The Royalton Bavaro, a family friendly all inclusive resort located on the beautiful Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana. The resort offers spacious rooms with private yards, separate sitting areas, and luxurious amenities such as rainforest showers and in-suite jacuzzi soaker tubs, making it the perfect place to create lasting memories with your loved ones.

Come and enjoy the warmth of the sun, the beauty of the beach, and the countless amenities that The Royalton Bavaro has to offer. The Royalton Bavaro is conveniently located near Punta Blanca Golf Course and Arena Gorda Beach, offering endless opportunities for adventure and relaxation. Take a dip in one of the resort’s 5 swimming pools, including a 1,200 foot lazy river, or indulge in a spa treatment at The Royal Spa. Families can also enjoy a 9-hole mini-golf course, 2 tennis courts, and watersports activities. Additionally, there is a Teens and Kids Club as well as babysitting services available to keep the little ones entertained.

Dine at one of the 12 restaurants, and make sure to grab a drink at one of the 6 bars. Try RIO the Brazilian Grill or ZEN for Teppanyaki and Asian cuisine. Don’t miss out on Scoops gelato for a savory treat morning or night. Make sure to visit Dips Swim-up Bar, you’ll find it hidden away in a mini cave on the lazy river, float up to this pool bar to enjoy some cocktails!

Why We Love Royalton Bavaro

  • Family Friendly
  • 5 Outdoor Pools
  • 12 Restaurants and 6 Bars
  • Located On Bavaro Beach
  • Luxurious Spa Services
  • Kids and Teens Club
  • All About Family Fun
  • 1,200 Foot Lazy River

Secrets Cap Cana

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14. Secrets Cap Cana

​​Escape to the ultra luxurious adults only Secrets Cap Cana, where you can enjoy the crystal blue waters and magnificent sugary sands of Juanillo Beach. From romantic dates and couples massages to champagne toasts, Secrets Cap Cana is the perfect place for a romantic getaway or a trip with friends. Each room offers a furnished balcony with a soaking tub perfect for taking in the beautiful views of the ocean, pool, or tropical garden. If you’re looking for even more luxury, Swim Out Suites are also available at Secrets Cap Cana. 

Immerse yourself in the variety of experiences at Secrets Cap Cana. Lounge at the infinity pool, unwind in the outdoor hot tubs or simply relax on the pristine beach. Discover tranquility at Secrets Spa with a couples massage, a rejuvenating treatment, or a facial; all designed to help you fully unwind in paradise. Whether you’re an early riser or a night owl, Secrets Cap Cana has something for you, from dance and Spanish lessons to theme nights and big-screen movies on the beach. Additional amenities include bike tours, yoga classes, or painting classes, all ensuring you feel relaxed and rejuvenated in no time. 

Secrets Cap Cana has 10 restaurants and 5 bars and lounges. It also offers a romantic dining experience perfect for date night. You’ll get a spectacular private dinner for two on the beach, but book this with the concierge in advance. Grab a drink at Manatees, the swim-up bar, as you’re lounging by the pool. Or head to Oceana for fresh seafood delights in a quiet, romantic seaside setting. 

Why We Love Secrets Cap Cana

  • Adults Only 
  • Infinity Pool, 2 Outdoor Hot Tubs
  • 10 Restaurants and 5 Bars
  • Swim Up Suites Available
  • Luxurious Spa Experiences
  • Dance and Spanish Lessons
  • Easy Access to Juanillo Beach
  • Big Screen Movies On the Beach

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  1. James and Melissa says:

    Thank you for the great guide! This will help us alot in planning our visit later this year.

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