In the first article of this series, we shared some of the best resorts in the Dominican Republic for South Asian weddings. We’re continuing our tour of excellent resorts in this article with three more that we know you’ll just love!
From excellent food and accommodations to seemingly unlimited activities that will impress your guests, these resorts have it all! Read on to see which ones made our list and why they should be on yours too!
Dreams Onyx Resort lies on a remote beach full of softly swaying palm trees with views of the mountains. You’ll find 806 suites including a family-friendly section with 320 suites, including plenty of connecting room options and two-bedroom suites perfect for larger families.
Stay in and order room service from their mouth-watering menu of delicious foods from around the world. Or you can try additional dining and bar options at nearby resorts through their Sip, Savor & See program. Adults can enjoy complete access to eleven bars, eleven restaurants, entertainment, and amenities with exchange privileges next door at Breathless Punta Cana! As a bonus, adults get complimentary complete access to the seven bars, nine restaurants, entertainment, and amenities right next door at Breathless Punta Cana!
There are exciting activities for kids ages 3-12 at the supervised Explorer’s Club for Kids with Red Cross certified staff. There, they’ll have a blast exploring the indoor game room with video games, crafts and even a camping adventure on the beach.
And for teens ages 13-17, they will love visiting the Core Zone Teen’s Club where there are video games, a rock-climbing wall, and a basketball court. If you love taking a dip in the water, this resort is definitely for you. There are six pools (including infinity, kids and salt-water), a lazy river and a jungle waterpark with water slides.
For those who love adventure, try out some snorkeling, non-motorized water sports, Scuba diving nearby and, for an additional fee, you can try deep-sea fishing. When you’re not out splashing in the water, visit the paddle courts, or go for a game of tennis or volleyball. Nearby you can play golf for an additional fee.
Mom and Dad will not want to miss a visit to the spa. The Spa by Pevonia® here offers freshly squeezed juices and cold drinks from their Lush Spa Bar plus high performance facials, spa body treatments, and hydrotherapy circuits. Get the ultimate pampering experience by checking out their salon treatments, including manicures and pedicures and their sun beds. And if you want to make sure you stay on top of your workouts, you’ll be able to do so in their impressive fitness center featuring state-of-the-art equipment, treadmills, stair master machines, stationary bikes, cardio and other strength training machines and free weights.
In the evening, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to laugh, dance and enjoy good music during the live shows, theme parties and more. There are endless daytime activities including dance and Spanish classes.
For weddings, they have two South Asian wedding packages and several venue options. You can have your ceremony here on the beach or at their Fountain Gazebo, or the garden area for smaller functions. The pool area nicely accommodates up to 200 guests for receptions.
Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana
Dreams Royal Beach Punta Cana is a luxurious and family-friendly resort where you’ll want to walk the stunning white-sand beach overlooking the crystal blue ocean.
Kids will enjoy supervised fun at the new Explorer’s Club for Kids where there is a playground, arts & crafts, treasure hunts and even their own camping adventure on the beach. Teenagers can come to the Core Zone Teens Club to enjoy daily activities and a vast array of sports and games. Outdoors, you’ll love the tennis courts and clinics (additional fee for clinics) paddle and basketball courts, beach volleyball, billiards or a game of golf (additional fee).
You’ll also find three pristine pools including the kids pool, hot tub and two swim up bars. The main pool also offers an exclusive section for Preferred Club guests. Adventures can try fishing and scuba diving for an extra fee. Snorkeling, kayaks, intro scuba diving classes in the pool and non-motorized water sports are all included.
Evening entertainment here is also exciting and ever-changing. You’ll love the live musical performances, theme nights and beach parties. There’s a theater on-site and you can even take dance or Spanish classes.
Adults can access the night club next door at Secrets Royal Beach. At Secrets, you’ll also have access to The Spa by Pevonia® which includes a menu of spectacular wellness services including aromatherapy salt glow, relaxing couples massage, anti-aging facial, hydrotherapy circuit, hydro massage showers, hydro-tub and waterfall pool, and a seaside detox & balance wrap. You’ll also find a fitness center here that has state-of-the-art equipment. Treadmills, free weights, elliptical machines, aqua aerobics and dance classes, and yoga await!
For all of your wedding needs, they offer two amazing 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. You’ll have the option of having functions at the beach or their ballroom.
The Royalton Bavaro offers families, singles and couples a luxury stay that offers the perfect mix of pampering, adventure and relaxation. It’s just minutes from Bavaro Beach, name done of the top 25 beaches in the world.
Come enjoy the sparkling waters of the main pool, beachfront pool or, for Diamond Club™ guests, the exclusive Diamond Club™ pool. And for even more fun in the water, float along in the sprawling lazy river, ride the waves on the FlowRider, or stop by the on-site splash park that is perfect for all ages.
Children ages 4 to 12 will love the Clubhouse Kids Club where they can watch cartoons, play video games, explore the playground, and enjoy other activities. The Hangout Teens Club is a supervised clubhouse for 13 to 17-year-olds and it has a variety of activities and games with PlayStation lounges, All-in Connectivity™ featuring free high-speed Wi-Fi, billiards, ping pong tables and more! For even more fun outdoors, try the unique 9 hole mini-golf course.
This resort also has a full casino onsite where you can try your luck at the slot machines and table games. This resort lets you experience various cuisines from around the globe throughout its 8 dining options on the property.
Royalton’s spas are incredible and the one here is no exception. You’ll love the hydrotherapy circuit and their full range of massage, body and facial treatments all in a beautiful and serene setting that will enhance your relaxation time here. For those who want to get in a good workout, the Royalton Bavaro has a variety of fitness and wellness classes, taught by professional and certified instructors that will impress you. This includes yoga, spinning classes, bootcamps, Pilates, kickboxing and more.
And while there’s so much to do on the resort, there’s also just as much to do off the property, too. Stop by BlueMall Cap Cana featuring top brands, excellent restaurants and an outdoor amphitheater. Don’t forget to see San Juan Shopping Center which is located in the center of it all in Punta Cana. If has more than 69 shops as well as parks, bars, restaurants, local shops, and brand name stores. Or, go see Bavaro Adventure Park that includes a flight simulator, a climbing garden, and more ways to explore and seek new thrills here.
The resort is also close to Hoyo Azul which is Punta Cana’s most renowned cenote: a beautiful lagoon at the base of a limestone cliff. Take a dip in this natural pool, or take an eco-tour around Hoyo Azul to discover the ecosystems in the Dominican Republic.
These are just some of the places you can see here! As you can see, the Royalton Bavaro offers so much to do and is well-situated to help you experience the best of Punta Cana.
For all of your wedding needs, they offer the Noor wedding package and the especially luxurious Heera wedding package for South Asian weddings. They offer three venues for wedding: the Sky terrace which overlooks the beautiful Caribbean waters, the beach or the beach gazebo.
The Dominican Republic offers so much to see and do and the resorts we’ve outlined in this series show that you can do it all while enjoying the very best foods, scenery and accommodations.
Weddings at any of these resorts will mean you get to be married in a true tropical paradise that will make the photos in your wedding album absolutely beautiful. And we know with so much to offer, they will also make your guests rave about your wedding long after it’s all done.
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.
Ready to plan your South Asian wedding in Mexico or the Caribbean? We’ll help you find the right resort for you and bring together all the travel details for you and your guests. And we’ll even connect you with vendors that specialize in South Asian weddings so you can shorten your wedding to-do list.