When you have a wedding at Hard Rock Punta Cana, there’s one thing you can be sure of: the entire experience from start to finish will leave a smile on your face (and those of your guests, too!) That’s because this resort was created to give everyone the feeling of being a celebrity with its impeccable food options, outstanding service and amenities. It claims that is has “paradise perfected.” We couldn’t agree more! Read on to learn everything that makes Hard Rock Punta Cana worth having for your wedding.
Hard Rock Punta Cana offers non-stop fun for you and your guests. It has 1,775 rooms in 16 buildings and 140 are oceanview guestrooms. Whether you’re the type that wants quiet relaxation, adrenalin-pumping excitement, a taste of culture or access to an incredible beach, you’ll find it all right here. Here are just some of the features of this wonderful resort that you’ll love:
- Surrounded by a Venetian-style canal setting, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana features 13 expansive pools, 4 swim-up bars and 3 kids pools with flume waterslides and activities for those under 16.
- For those who love gaming, the Hard Rock Punta Cana resort has an on-site casino that is one of the best around.
- As a guest, you’ll have access to an incredible gulf course designed by golfing legend, Jack Nicklaus. The Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay hosts 18 holes of championship golf designed by Nicklaus Golf. At 7,253 yards in length from the back tees, you will encounter all the challenge you desire. A Par 72 course that provides a stunning collection of challenging yet accommodating golf for all players, regardless of skill level or experience.
- Book from several local tour options by the resort that will let you experience the rich culture of the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Experience Tour offers you the chance to see how cigars, coffee and chocolate are prepared. You’ll visit a typical house, sugar cane plantations, a Baseball field and many other attractions. The Offriders Adventure puts you behind the wheel of a buggy as you explore the various terrains on the island including Roco Ki, a breathtaking beach with the most stunning views. On the Caribbean Cruise Tour, you’ll go on a boat cruise along the coastline of the beautiful beaches of Bavaro on a two-floor party boat with Jacuzzi. You’ll get to enjoy snorkeling around the coral reefs, swim and have fun at the Natural Pool and taste a delicious meal in their restaurant at the beach. The Chill out Catamaran Tour offers snorkeling, shopping and adventure all in one. The Slingshots Tour lets you drive a gorgeous, state-of-the-art Slingshot by Polaris (manual transmission). You’ll drive towards the magnificent beach of Macao for 20 minutes getting a chance to see some of the best views the area has to offer in a gorgeous car. And for those who love animals, you can try the Horseback Riding Tour or the Stingray & Sharks Snorkeling Experience.
- Stop by the Posh Beauty Salon to get glamorous with beauty services that will make you feel brand new. From hair cuts and styling to nail services, they have it all.
- For a totally relaxing experience, try the Rock Spa®. This is one of the most innovative spas we’ve seen. This is an expansive 60,000 square foot oasis with 42 treatment rooms, and a complete hydrotherapy center with lagoons, two whirlpools, steam room, sauna, food creek pathway, hydro-reflexology, sensory expertise pool, and a cutting edge ice room.
- For guests who want to stay in shape or just need a good workout, the Hard Rock Punta Cana Resort’s Body Rock® Fitness Center that has state-of-the-art cardio, fitness and weight training equipment.
- The Kids Club, for kids ages four to twelve, has all the amenities of an all-inclusive luxury resort, with fun, kid-oriented activities scheduled throughout the week. Your kids will love the themed rooms, and the endless opportunities to learn, sing, dance, build, dress up and enjoy.
- In 2022, this resort will also have something extra special for younger guests: The Hard Rock Roxity Kids Club™ which will feature fun theme days that offer experiences to delight any kid. From games, to crafts to music, pool parties, talent shows, snorkeling and everything in between, we can safely say that your child won’t be bored.
South Asian Wedding Experts
Hard Rock Punta Cana offers Ishq Rocks Wow Specialists who are wedding coordinators that are trained and experienced in South Asian weddings. They truly understand our beautiful culture and traditions. The resort does not have pre-set South Asian wedding packages which is especially good for couples who want flexibility to design their wedding just as they’d like.
They also partner with South Asian vendors so you can get everything you need for all of the functions of your wedding. These are South Asian certified vendors who can provide all that you’d need for your wedding from the décor, to mehndi to all you’d need for the baraat. You’ll work with people who can provide expert knowledge.
Wedding Promotions and Perks
As part of their Free Events promotion, you can earn free events for your wedding that will have banquet menus, open bars, basic tables, chairs and white linens.
U.S.: The couple will receive one (1) complimentary room night for every ten (10) room nights paid up to a maximum of seven (7) complimentary room nights.
The couple will receive one (1) complimentary room upgrade to the next available room category (up to Caribbean Diamond/Deluxe Diamond) when booking 25 rooms or more.
You can earn free private functions that are part of your wedding when you meet the requirements below.
• 5-9 rooms or 15-29 room nights = one (1) complimentary cocktail reception for one (1) hour.
• 10-19 rooms or 30-59 room nights = one (1) complimentary private function for two (2) hours.
• 20-24 rooms or 60-74 room nights = one (1) private function for three (3) hours (may be a cocktail reception and dinner).
• 25-74 rooms or 75-224 room nights = two (2) complimentary private functions for three (3) hours, must be held on different days.
• 75-99 rooms or 225-299 room nights = two (2) complimentary private functions for four (4) hours, must be held on different days.
• 100+ rooms or 300+ room nights = two (2) complimentary private functions for five (5) hours, must be held on different days.
Because of its size, it offers 19,550 square feet of event space across its many venues. That means it can accommodate almost any number of guests and they can be designed to be used for cocktail or banquet seating. Here are just a few of the options available and all of these can be used for wedding ceremony, reception, cocktail hour.
- Eclipse Canal: Up to 400 guests
- Piano Beach: Up to 350 guests
- Harmonica Beach: Up to 300 guests
- Ipanema Garden: Up to 200 guests
- Eclipse Garden: Up to 100 guests
- Trumpet Gazebo: Up to 90 guests
- Isla Beach: Up to 80 guests
- Fillmore Ballroom: Banquet seating: up to 2,800 guests. Cocktail: up to 3,600 guests.
- Avalon Ballroom: Banquet seating: up to 1,320 guests. Cocktail: up to 1,800 guests.
Weddings at Hard Rock Punta Cana are memorable. And when you have yours there, you’ll be so glad you did. From the attention to detail, to their expertise in South Asian wedding customs, to the excellent perks, this resort has all you need for the wedding you deserve.
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.