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11 Best All-Inclusive Adults-Only Resorts in Punta Cana

Punta Cana is a top destination for those who want to soak up the sun on a stunning stretch of sand. There are over 20 miles of sandy beach framed by sparkling turquoise water. With abundant natural beauty, colorful birds, wildlife, and delicious cuisine, it’s no wonder so many people choose it for their Caribbean getaway. As it’s one of the most luxurious areas of the Dominican Republic, Punta Cana is especially popular for its honeymoon resorts. However, all types of travelers seeking an unforgettable stay are sure to love it. You can’t go wrong with any of these properties if you’re searching for that perfect adults-only, all-inclusive resort for enjoying it all.

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Excellence Punta Cana

One of the top adults-only, all-inclusive resorts in the world, Excellence Punta Cana sits on a long stretch of powdery white sands and offers all-inclusive packages that cover unlimited premium alcoholic beverages, daily activities, and nightly entertainment, including live music. A colonial village-style property, the grounds feature two massive pools, a swim-up bar, and a spa with a menu featuring a long list of massage and other treatments. Among the many activities on offer are horseback riding, whale watching, yoga, and zip-lining, while dining can be enjoyed at multiple different restaurants or in your room with round-the-clock room service included too. The private swim-up suites are arguably the best pick, complete with dreamy sea views.

Key Amenities:

  • Two pools and swim-up bar

  • Activities like horseback riding, whale watching and zip-lining

  • Multiple restaurants

  • Private swim-up suites with sea views

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Bahia Principe Luxury Ambar

The most luxurious Caribbean resort in a complex with four other hotels, the Bahia Principe Luxury Ambar is an adults-only resort with its own quiet stretch of beach and a wealth of activity options, including snorkeling and kayaking, which are included in the rate. There’s a large lake-style pool with a small island, and when you’re in need of spa services, you’ll find the spa in this area of the complex, making it easy to enjoy a massage, mani-pedi, and various treatments. Guests have access to all four resorts’ amenities, including the entertainment that includes a nightclub, theme parties, and casinos. Dining is offered at the main restaurant and three à la carte eateries serving Mediterranean, French, and Italian cuisine. Rooms include minibars stocked daily with beer, mini liquor bottles, soda, and water. Flat-screen TVs, Wi-Fi, and coffeemakers are all included too.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a quiet stretch of secluded beach

  • A spa with massages and body treatments

  • Access to amenities at 4 other resorts

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Sanctuary Cap Cana

Sanctuary Cap Cana is located in a private gated community ideal for those searching for the ultimate in relaxation, offering everything from pristine beaches and five sparkling pools to one of the best golf courses in the Caribbean. Of course, there’s a fabulous spa offering world-class treatments, and when it comes to entertainment, there’s something to enjoy every night, including theme parties, cocktail parties, and a live piano bar. All five à la carte restaurants offer indoor seating and 24-hour room service. Look forward to everything from fresh seafood with a sea view to prime cuts cooked on an Argentinean grill at The Steakhouse. The resort stands out with its Spanish castle-like appearance and offers a variety of rooms, all of which include jetted tubs and furnished outdoor spaces. The best have private outdoor hot tubs or private plunge pools, putting Sanctuary Cap Cana at the top of the Caribbean’s list of luxury hotels with private pools.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple swimming pools

  • A world-class spa on-site

  • Nightly entertainment with parties and piano bar

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Iberostar Grand Bávaro

The 5-star Iberostar Grand Bávaro is one of the best resorts in Punta Cana, offering everything you need for an unforgettable Caribbean vacation, including water sports like snorkeling and sailing, three gorgeous pools, and an 18-hole golf course. If you’re in need of destressing, re-energizing, or soothing sore muscles, you can head to the full-service spa. The array of bars offers multiple ideal spots for enjoying live music and colorful sunsets while sipping refreshing cocktails. Multiple restaurants have menus featuring Caribbean, Italian, and Japanese fare. The stylish rooms include marble bathrooms and Jacuzzi tubs, while suites have various unique features like swim-out pools with 24-hour room service and butler service available.

Key Amenities:

  • Swimming pools and an 18-hole golf course

  • A full-service spa

  • Rooms with Jacuzzi tubs, swim-out pools, and butler service

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Meliá Punta Cana Beach

Melia Punta Cana Beach is a relaxing all-inclusive wellness resort in Playa Bavaro, ideal for guests seeking a tranquil atmosphere for enhancing wellness while enjoying the beauty of the Caribbean. There are four pools, a spa for indulging in signature treatments, and nutritious and delicious farm-to-table fare. The rooms and suites come with tropical gardens or beach views. If you choose “The Level” option, you’ll enjoy exclusive services like private check-in and check-out, access to the VIP lounge with continental breakfast, premium beverages, and hors d’oeuvres, plus exclusive access to the beach and pool areas. A spa treatment per person per stay is also included. Book a Level Wellness suite for even more, including access to a wellness concierge, personal bike, aromatherapy, dawn simulator, and a vitamin-C shower infuser.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple swimming pools

  • Rooms with beach views

  • Upgraded rooms with access to VIP lounge

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TRS Turquesa Hotel

Located at Bavaro Beach, TRS Turquesa Hotel is a beautiful hotel with every imaginable amenity for those seeking relaxation and recreation in the tropics. You’ll be spoiled for choice when it comes to activities, and they’re all included in the rates. Just a short list of what’s available is sailing, kayaking, canoeing, tennis, miniature golf and dance lessons. There is a long list of restaurants and bars, including poolside bars, plus 24-hour room service. A casino and a luxe spa are on the property, too, while the luxurious rooms all include furnished balconies or terraces, flat-screen TVs, free stocked minibars, and Nespresso machines. Many have fireplaces, and some include terraces with hot tubs.

Key Amenities:

  • Multiple on-site restaurants and bars

  • A casino and posh spa on-site

  • Upgraded rooms with terraces and hot tubs

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Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa

The adults-only Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa is a five-star all-inclusive that sits on one of the most spectacular stretches of white sandy beach and is considered one of the best resorts in the Dominican Republic. Guests enjoy a long list of amenities and activities, including everything from sailing and snorkeling to beach and pool wait service, themed parties, and nightly entertainment. There’s a spa with an indulgent menu that includes indigenous treatments, while the numerous dining options include eight à la carte eateries, a beachside grill, and an international buffet. All rooms come with terraces or balconies with whirlpool tubs, flat-screen TVs, free Wi-Fi, and 24-hour room service.

Key Amenities:

  • Set on a white sandy beach

  • Themed parties and nightly entertainment

  • Spa menu includes indigenous treatments

  • Rooms with terraces or balconies with whirlpool tubs

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Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa

Secrets Cap Cana Resort & Spa offers lots of luxuries for adults along with spectacular sea views, located right at the beachfront with postcard-perfect sands, the quintessential palm trees and hammocks, and thatched umbrellas. Kayaks, stand-up paddleboards, windsurfing boards and Hobie Cats are all here for your pleasure on a complimentary basis. If you’re interested in diving, intro classes are available. There are also two large pools with sea views and a lavish spa, while dining includes a wide range of offerings from Mexican to French fare. Every room has a free minibar and a balcony or terrace, some with Caribbean views. Whirlpool tubs and swim-out options are available too.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront location

  • Complimentary use of kayaks, paddleboards and Hobie Cats

  • Two pools with sea views and a spa

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Secrets Royal Beach

Secrets Royal Beach is an all-inclusive Caribbean resort for couples that offers the ideal blend of relaxation, partying, and activities with everything from diving, snorkeling, sailing, and kayaking to dance classes, movies on the beach, water aerobics, gambling in the casino and much more. It has a world-class spa and state-of-the-art fitness center, multiple on-site bars, a wide range of dining options, and Latin-inspired entertainment every night. Guests can also enjoy dining at the Now’s eateries, which sit next door. Every room comes with a balcony or terrace that has a Jacuzzi, a flat-screen TV, and plenty of upscale features like spacious marble bathrooms.

Key Amenities:

  • Rooms with balconies and terraces

  • Nightly entertainment

  • Multiple on-site bars and dining options

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Catalonia Bávaro

There are so many amenities at Catalonia Bávaro you’d have to stay for quite a while to enjoy them all. That includes a long list of complimentary options like non-motorized water sports, soccer, archery, and tennis. There are golf courses on-site while diving instruction and dance lessons are available too. Of course, it includes a beautiful pool with a swim-up bar where you’ll find an entertaining bartender mixing up amazing cocktails and a wealth of dining options, including a late-night pizzeria. Evening entertainment includes a casino, disco and an open-air theater. Rooms feature tropical decor that makes it easy to get into the laid-back Caribbean mood, along with outstanding features like balconies with hammocks and whirlpool tubs.

Key Amenities:

  • Complimentary non-motorized water sports

  • Swimming pool with a swim-up bar

  • On-site golf course

  • Rooms with balconies, hammocks and whirlpools

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Royalton CHIC Punta Cana

The Royalton CHIC Punta Cana is a beachfront resort that treats guests like royalty. An upscale all-inclusive for adults only, there are trendy rooms and suites with terraces and private pools along with a two-story mansion that offers an ultra-luxe stay with six bedrooms, a fully-stocked premium bar, a wine cellar, private pool, Jacuzzi, and even your own private chef. The property includes a gorgeous pool and an in-pool DJ booth, an oxygen bar, and multiple restaurants offering everything from Moroccan to Japanese fare.

Key Amenities:

  • Beachfront location

  • Rooms and suites with terraces and private pools

  • Multiple dining options

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