The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club
What We Love
- The variety of excursions, watersports, and resort activities
- Don Queco Cigar & Rum Bar’s impeccable Dominican cigars and cocktails
- The gorgeous Playa Blanca location, its shoreline living up to the name
What To Know
- Guests have access to North America's only Six Senses Spa
- Hit the links at the 45-hole golf course
- Spacious guestrooms start at 409 square feet
- There are two restaurants and three bars on-site
- Golf Course
- Kids Club
- Parking On Site
Acclaim like a Condé Nast Traveler World Savers Award has helped to make The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club a leading luxury community in the Dominican Republic, as well as in the Caribbean at large. A World Travel Awards nomination, meanwhile, is one of several features that sets this esteemed resort apart. Upon the already-brilliant beachfront location and resort-wide Dominican dining offered by the larger property, this stay heaps its own comforts, just as you might expect.
Westin is, after all, the company that trademarked the Heavenly Bed and the Heavenly Bath, both of which appear in your room. But here, the magic really happens outside your abode – say, when your feet hit the property’s sandy shores. In addition to having access to 45 holes of golf and North America’s only Six Senses Spa, you can easily swing by the hotel’s own Brassa Grill & Bar for seafood and breathtaking sea views.
The Puntacana Resort & Club guest rooms are just what you’d expect from a Westin hotel, featuring Heavenly Beds®, marble Heavenly Baths® and other heavenly details, like balconies and ocean views. Showcasing sleek style, plush furnishings and neutral palettes with pops of tropical color, these accommodations are your own sugar-sweet slice of paradise (the Caribbean views from your balcony don’t hurt either).Traditional rooms range from 409 to 463 square feet and hold either one king or two queen beds, or you can make the most of your Caribbean location and opt for a roomier Premium Ocean View room, with a double sink in its bathroom and separate walk-in closets. Both feature ocean views.
With two restaurants and three bars, the hotel promises you’ll never have to venture far to satisfy your cravings. Anani serves contemporary breakfast, lunch and dinner, Brassa Grill & Bar offers casual dishes beachside, and chic Don Queco Cigar & Rum Bar gives you just what it says, making it the first in Punta Cana with this specialty. The Kite Bar and Lobby Bar are also on hand to hydrate you with fine spirits and fruity cocktails.Also available on the property are AAA Three and Four Diamond Award-winning restaurants La Yola and Bamboo, serving fresh meals of locally sourced ingredients in elegant settings.
The first spa of its kind in the Dominican Republic, only the second in the Caribbean with a AAA Five Diamond Award, a Leading Spa, according to The Leading Hotels of the World, and North America’s only outpost of the Six Senses worldwide chain, Six Senses Spa at PUNTACANA Resort & Club melds seamlessly with the relaxing atmosphere of the larger tropical property. Its Asian-inspired interior reflects the spa’s holistic focus, which includes acupressure, shiatsu, yoga and meditation.From the Bamboo Massage and CH Oxygen Facial to the Asia Wellness and Sensory Spa Journey, the menu integrates scientific and traditional therapeutic elements. And its wellness activities – including yoga and Aerial Fitness® – let you take your longer-term wellness into your own hands.
With tons of restaurants, shops, fairways designed by professional golfers and outdoor-adventure options, Punta Cana is rich in Dominican tradition, culture and leisure. Zip-lining, dancing to Dominican music, exploring the Indigenous Eyes Ecological Park or browsing local shops and boutiques are just a few popular pastimes among the vacationing crowd. The beaches also help make this tropical getaway a popular one, with white sands and brilliant waters – just what you need for lounging around and soaking up the sun.
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Unfortunately we only stayed at The Westin 1 night before transferring to our all inclusive. We were truly disappointed when we had to check out. Our room was incredible...comfy bed, walk-in closet, huge bathroom with amazing shower and the views were beautiful. We spent most of our time by the pool. It wasn't crowded, the service was top notch, prices of drinks and food were very reasonable, and so much better than the all inclusive. I would definitely come back to this resort!
We stayed here for 5 days the Room was amazing the food was very delicious the view from our hotel was awsome white Sandy beaches the Staff was very nice the weather was excellent we had a wonderful time.
I didn't have high expectations for this hotel since it was close to the airport and not close to the other "mega all-inclusives", however, when we arrived, I was pleasantly surprised. The open-air lobby is very pretty with a gorgeous view out to the pool. The hotel staff were very welcoming. We arrived early so our room wasn't ready, but they staff offered us a place to change and to store our luggage so that we could eat lunch and begin enjoying the pool and beach. We were able to keep tabs on our room by using the Bonvoy App. We at breakfast and lunch at this hotel for three days. The breakfast buffet is just "OK" but the menu options all came out very tasty and reasonably priced. Rooms are updated and spacious. Cleaning staff did a great job each day. A big plus to this hotel is they will make restaurant reservations for you and they have a shuttle that will take you to the Blue Mall and Punta Cana village where you can dine at a variety of places and pick up items from a grocery store or pharmacy. A BIG CON that stands out for this hotel is the mosquitoes. Because it is surrounded by jungle on both sides and the lobby is open-air, when the sun goes down the mosquitoes come out. There were also sand flies at the beach. I read about this issue and brought my own mosquito and fly repellent with me. Once we sprayed ourselves, we had no problem. We were able to sit out and enjoy ourselves. Other guest began to ask us to spray them. We did and a good time was had by all.
We chose the Westin Punta Cana resort for several reasons. Close proximity to world class golf(Corales) punta Espada, Great restaurants La Yola, Anani, Brassa and great beaches. The Westin delivered on all those accounts. The rooms all have ocean views and our room(351) had beautiful views of the beach and pool area. The resort employees were friendly and the women are beautiful. The pool area is great and boats line up about 200 yards off the beach for the natural pool like ocean area. My biggest complaint is the local vendors selling art and jewelry are like pirates of the Caribbean preying on the tourist to buy. Also recommend skipping the ecological ponds as it was a trip in the jungle and the swimming ponds are a mile plus in thru a bug infested jungle.
As we booked with a group, they requested I send my card details via email for final payment. 48hrs later I had a fraudulent western union transaction sending hundreds of dollars to the Dominican Republic.
BEWARE of this location and book with a card with purchase protection.