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Award-Winning Dominican Republic: Where to go for the ultimate holiday

Ready for an unforgettable getaway in the award-winning Dominican Republic? Whether it’s a romantic honeymoon or a milestone anniversary, we’ve got the ultimate travel tips just for you. Check out the top accommodations in the Dominican Republic since 2020, and we’ll even let you in on the best spots for that special celebratory dinner. Let’s jump right into paradise!

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The Real Top Ten Best Hotels in the Dominican Republic

Award-Winning Hotels & Resorts

This is the esteemed collection honored by the World Travel Awards.

Margaritaville Island Reserve Cap Cana Hammock An Adults Only All Inclusive Experience
Margaritaville Cap Cana: World Travel Awards – Dominican Republic's Leading Resort 2023

Margaritaville Cap Cana, in Punta Cana, is a tropical oasis where relaxation meets adventure. With luxurious accommodations, stunning ocean views, and a laid-back island vibe, this adults-only all-inclusive beach resort is the perfect escape. Indulge in gourmet dining, unwind at the spa, or soak up the sun on the pristine beach. Plus, enjoy exclusive access to Cap Cana’s world-class amenities and attractions. 

Hotel Casa Hemingway, Juan Dolio, Dominican Republic
Hotel Casa Hemingway in Juan Dolio: World Travel Awards – Dominican Republic's Leading Boutique Hotel 2020 to 2023

Hotel Casa Hemingway stands out with its unique blend of luxury and heritage. Nestled in Juan Dolio, it offers a sophisticated escape with spacious suites, private pools, and lush gardens. Guests can savor gourmet cuisine, unwind at the spa, or tee off at the nearby golf course. With personalized service and a nod to Ernest Hemingway’s legacy, it’s a timeless retreat.

Bahia Principe Luxury Bouganville Adults Only All Inclusive
Bahia Principe Luxury Bouganville Adults Only All Inclusive: World Travel Awards – Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel 2023 and 2020

Bahia Principe Luxury Bouganville, in La Romana, offers a serene adults-only escape in the Dominican Republic. Nestled within the expansive Bahia Principe complex, it boasts exclusive amenities like private beach areas and pools. Guests can indulge in gourmet dining, rejuvenate at the spa, or enjoy entertainment tailored for adults. With luxurious accommodations and personalized service, it’s a haven for relaxation and romance.

Rock Suite @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana
Rock Suite @ Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana: World Travel Awards – Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel Suite 2023

The Rock Suite at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana elevates luxury with its rockstar-inspired experience. This lavish accommodation offers exclusive amenities like a personal assistant, VIP check-in, and access to the Rock Royalty Lounge. Guests can enjoy in-suite liquor dispensers, hydro spa tubs, and stunning ocean views. With its fusion of opulence and rock ‘n’ roll flair, it’s an unparalleled retreat for music enthusiasts.

The Ocean Club, a Luxury Collection Resort, Costa Norte, Dominican Republic
The Ocean Club, a Luxury Collection Resort, Costa Norte, Dominican Republic: World Travel Awards - Caribbean's Leading New Resort 2022

The Ocean Club, a Luxury Collection Resort in Costa Norte, sets itself apart with its pristine beachfront location and exclusive amenities. Guests indulge in luxurious suites with breathtaking ocean views and private balconies. Experience personalized service, gourmet dining options, and a world-class spa. With its serene ambiance and unparalleled beauty, it’s the ultimate destination for those seeking a refined tropical escape.

JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo World Travel Awards Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel , Caribbean's Leading Hotel . The Presidential Suite Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel Suite , and
JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo: World Travel Awards - Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel 2022, Caribbean's Leading Hotel 2021. The Presidential Suite - Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel Suite 2022, and 2020

JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo stands out with its modern elegance, offering luxurious accommodations, upscale dining options, and panoramic city views from its rooftop lounge.

The Presidential Suite at JW Marriott Hotel Santo Domingo offers unparalleled luxury with spacious living areas, exclusive amenities, and panoramic views of the city and the Caribbean Sea.

Casa de Campo Resort & Villas World Travel Awards Dominican Republic's Leading Resort from to , and the World's Leading Luxury Sports & Villa Resort and
Casa de Campo Resort & Villas: World Travel Awards - Dominican Republic's Leading Resort from 2020 to 2020, and the World's Leading Luxury Sports & Villa Resort 2021 and 2020

Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, in La Romana, redefines luxury with its expansive grounds, world-class amenities, and exclusive villa accommodations. Guests can enjoy championship golf courses, a private beach, and a marina. Indulge in gourmet dining, rejuvenate at the spa, or partake in outdoor adventures like horseback riding and shooting. With its unparalleled offerings and stunning setting, it’s a premier destination for discerning travelers seeking ultimate relaxation and excitement.

Amanera, Caribbean's Leading Beach Resort ,
Amanera, Dominican Republic: World Travel Awards Caribbean's Leading Beach Resort 2021, 2020

Amanera, in Rio San Juan, stands out as an ultra-luxurious resort nestled within the pristine landscapes of the Dominican Republic. Offering minimalist yet elegant accommodations, it provides guests with unparalleled privacy and tranquility. With a focus on holistic wellness and bespoke experiences, guests can indulge in spa treatments, championship golf, and outdoor adventures. Amanera epitomizes understated luxury and offers an exclusive retreat for discerning travelers.

El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, Travel Awards, Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel
El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel: World Travel Awards - Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel 2021

El Embajador, a Royal Hideaway Hotel, stands out as a sophisticated urban oasis in the heart of Santo Domingo. With its timeless elegance and personalized service, it offers luxurious accommodations and upscale amenities. Guests can enjoy gourmet dining, unwind at the spa, or relax by the pool. Its central location and historic charm make it a premier choice for discerning travelers seeking a refined city retreat.

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Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana, Travel Awards The Presidential Suite Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel Suite
Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana, The Presidential Suite: World Travel Awards' - Dominican Republic's Leading Hotel Suite 2021

The Presidential Suite at Dreams Palm Beach Punta Cana offers unparalleled luxury and exclusivity. This opulent retreat features expansive living spaces, private balconies, and stunning ocean views. Guests enjoy VIP amenities, personalized service, and access to exclusive facilities. With its lavish accommodations and unparalleled attention to detail, the Presidential Suite provides an unforgettable experience for discerning travelers seeking the ultimate in luxury.

Celebrate at the Dominican Republic's Top Restaurants

Award-Winning Restaurants
La piazzetta
La Piazzetta at the Casa de Campo Resort & Villas: World Culinary Awards - Caribbean's Best Hotel Restaurant 2023; Tripadvisor – Travelers’ Choice 2023

Nestled within the Casa de Campo Resort & Villas, La Piazzetta offers authentic Italian flavors, fresh ingredients, and impeccable service. Diners savor traditional dishes with a modern twist, complemented by an extensive wine selection. With its picturesque setting and culinary excellence, La Piazzetta promises an unforgettable dining experience.

Filigrana Restaurant, best restaurant in the Dominican Republic
Filigrana Restaurant: World Culinary Awards - Dominican Republic's Best Restaurant 2023

Renowned for its innovative fusion of traditional Dominican flavors with international influences, every dish is a masterpiece at Filigrana Restaurant, in Santo Domingo. The elegant ambiance, impeccable service, and commitment to culinary excellence make Filigrana a must-visit destination for discerning food enthusiasts.

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