Picture-Perfect Resorts in The Dominican Republic for South Asian Destination Weddings Part 1

South Asian Destination Weddings in Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic has been well-loved by visitors for its exceptional resorts, incomparable white-sand beaches and romantic ambiance. That’s why when it comes to destination weddings, it’s one place that so many brides consider.

With South Asian weddings become increasingly popular in the Caribbean each year, there are more resorts in the Dominican Republic that have become quite experienced in South Asian wedding customs, foods and traditions. But not all resorts are equal! So, we’ve rounded up our favorites in this two-part series and hand-selected only the ones that offer the best value, experience, scenery and service.

Take a look at all you’ll get when you have your destination wedding at one of these resorts in The Dominican Republic.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

South Asian Destination Weddings at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is a larger property that has ample space for South Asian weddings. There are 13 expansive pools and 4 swim-up bars here so you won’t have trouble finding a place for a good swim or a refreshing drink outdoors.

Children will love their choice of 3 kids pools with flume waterslides and activities for those under 16. The resort also offers kids clubs for children ages 4 to 12.

The Hard Rock brand is known for providing excellent service and treating guests well so you’ll be pampered from the moment you set foot on the property until the moment you leave. As the name mentions, this has a full casino on-site for additional fun for your guests.

The area is known for its excellent golf courses and you’ll find one of the best here as well at The Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay which hosts 18 holes of championship golf designed by Nicklaus Golf.

They offer local tours and excursions here that allow you to have extra bonding time with your guests while exploring new places together. Try the Caribbean Cruise Tour that offers a two-story boat complete with a jacuzzi that passes by the gorgeous beaches of Bavaro. Or, for a more relaxing option, try the Catamaran Tour that offers time for shopping, snorkeling and fun all in one. These are just two of the many options you can book!

You’ll also love The Rock Spa here featuring some of the best massages and therapeutic treatments around. When it comes to your wedding, you’ll be well-taken care of by their Ishq Rocks Wow Specialists who are wedding coordinators that are trained and experienced in South Asian weddings.

Booking your wedding here and through us allows you to get complimentary nights, upgrades, and free events for your wedding. This resort has 9 venue options ranging from space right on the beach to gardens, gazebos and elegant ballrooms.

Learn more about Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana in our blog post.

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Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana

South Asian Destination Weddings at Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana

Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana

Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana offers convenience, luxury and elegance all in one. At just 8 miles from Punta Cana International Airport, this resort is close by and ready to welcome you when you land here.

The rooms here are large and include either a king or two double beds so your guests will have ample space to relax. This is more of a mid-sized resort which makes it much more manageable to navigate through than others especially for guests requiring handicap access.

There are 13 dining options featuring the best in international cuisine including 5 restaurants, plus cafes, lounges, a food truck and more.

The Hyatt Ziva is connected to its sister resort, the adults-only Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana and adult guests can access both properties and their amenities. However, children must stay at the Ziva and can only attend events on this property.

Children in your group will love the supervised activities they offer here at the KidZ Club. Those 13-17 can try out the virtual reality simulators, Formula 1 racing and more. This property has a waterpark that is family-friendly and it does include a children’s area as well.

We love that the Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana has excellent nightly shows featuring impressive dancers, musicians and singers. When it comes to your wedding, you’ll have four options for venues here. The largest outdoor space can include 3,120 guests and for your reception you can choose the ballroom that has a maximum capacity of 300 guests.

Learn more about Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana in our blog post.

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Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino

South Asian Destination Weddings at Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino

Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino

A Royalton wedding is one that is sure to be unforgettable and ones at the Punta Cana location are no exception! This resort has both family-friendly and adults-only sections.

You and you’re your guests will receive free access to the restaurants and pool areas of Royalton Splash Punta Cana. That makes this resort an especially excellent value. This also means you get access to one of the Caribbean’s largest on-site waterparks. The park features a children’s pool complete with water slides, a super-fun Space Bowl and super-dark Black Hole as well as a selection of water tubes to choose from for smaller guests.

Here, you will be taken care of by a staff who is eager to assist with whatever you need thanks to the 24-hour concierge service. You’ll also find the Genesis Casino on-site to enjoy when you and your guests want to try your hand at a thrilling card game or slot machine.

There are 11 dining options here featuring mouth-watering foods from Mexico, Asia, Italy and other international cuisines. There are two club houses here for younger guests: one for younger children and one for teens. They also have fun activities for them such as trivia games, cooking classes, dance classes and more.

There are several shopping areas very close by including the BlueMall Punta Cana and San Juan Shopping Center which has more than 69 shops and additional areas for fun and entertainment. And after all of that excitement, stop by the Royalton Spa for the hydrotherapy circuit and a full range of massage, body and facial treatments.

For all of your wedding needs, you’ll find two robust wedding packages here specifically designed for South Asian weddings. And when it comes to food for your wedding, you’ll be able to get all the classics you like such as Butter Chicken, made for you right at the resort by the expertly trained chefs.

Learn more about the Royalton Punta Cana & Casino in our blog post.

See the accommodations at Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino and get more details here.

The Dominican Republic’s resorts offer the best mix of great food, entertainment and wedding options. And there’s still more to discover in our next article. But there’s so much to know and see for each of these resorts. We’d love to offer you personalized help to ensure the resorts you are considering will meet your unique budget and wedding vision. We’ll narrow down to just the right all-inclusive resort for your wedding that has everything you’ll want. Plus, we offer additional wedding add-ons such as DJs, baraat drummers and more to check off from your wedding to-do list.

South Asian weddings in Dominican Republic

South Asian weddings at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana

South Asian weddings at Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana

South Asian weddings at Royalton Punta Cana Resort & Casino

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