Hotel Overview

Located on the beach, in the heart of Samana Bay, this hotel has a wide range of services, restaurants, and entertainment options. This all-ages paradise is perfect for a family vacation.

The impressive Spa is the place to go for total mind and body relaxation. All treatments and massages are designed to pamper, unwind, beautify and purify. There is also a Palapa at the pool, so you can get a massage with the sounds of the ocean in the background.

The two pools are the perfect place to spend the day. The outdoor pool boasts a Jacuzzi while the beachfront pool has three hydro massagers and is surrounded by a large sunbathing terrace and gardens with beach umbrellas and recliners, an ideal spot to get some sun! Sports facilities include a gym, beach volleyball, and non-motorized watersports. A mini club and mini disco keeps children ages 4-12 entertained.

Note: Coupon system applies for dining: Stays of 3 nights receive one a la carte dinner, 4-6 nights receive two a la carte dinners, and 7 nights or more receive three a la carte dinners.

*Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.

Location

Samana - Beach
El Catey, Dominican Republic - Samaná El Catey Int : 60 miles
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic - La Union (POP)
Punta Causedo-Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic -

Property Information

Year Built: 2006
Buildings: 5
Floors: 5
Total rooms: 284
Villa: 7

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory *Important Information* The Dominican Republic imposes various restrictions each year for Easter. They usually begin the Thursday prior to Good Friday and run a few days past Easter Sunday. The following regulations may be enforced: -Motorized water sports may be banned -Non-motorized water sports may be limited or banned -Alcohol consumption may be restricted (most resorts get a permit enabling them to serve alcohol to nonnative people during the ban) -Music may be limited or silenced

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 4770 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Amazing vacation!

    It was our first trip to Dominican Republic. Very happy to choose this place! Extremely peaceful, convenient and awesome views! We are very satisfied with food quality and choice! The resort has all necessary facilities, the staff is friendly, the beach is cleaned and the water is warm and shallow. 7 days just flew so fast, hope we will be able to return again once))

    Mar 21, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Sorry it is closing…

    This was my second visit to this resort (first time was 12 years ago). I visited March 2-9, on a two meal plan. Although I have been to many resorts in the Caribbean and Mexico, this is my favourite hotel. It is small, close to town and has great views. The food is still excellent, even though it is no longer all inclusive ( less waste anyway in my opinion). The hotel is bright, clean, with many places to lounge ( terrace, pool, small beach). The staff is very friendly. I will miss it and hope that employees can return once new ownership is established. Thank you for a memorable holiday!

    Mar 17, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Wonderful vacation!

    This has been a truly wonderful vacation. I bought the almost all inclusive and I can’t tell what is not included! The lobby bar is a peaceful place for pre-dinner cocktails, the pool always has chaises available. The breakfast and dinner restaurant has lots of choices and we have never gone hungry. The lunch restaurant serves huge meals and we have found that at midday all we really want is fruit and/or ice cream. Too hot for much more than that! The hotel is exceptionally clean (except the pool itself). The beach was very disappointing and it’s worth doing at least one or two excursions to other beaches in the area. We did two excursions: whale watching half day, and national park/caves/beach. Both tours were exceptional! We would like to thank Enmundo (air Canada rep), Maria at the front desk (an angel and a delight!), Victor who works at the restaurants (who is very professional, and attentive), the bar tenders (Esteban at the Lobby bar and someone whose name I didn’t catch at the pool bar) who are always smiling and make great banana mamas! The one thing I wish was that the tourists would tip more. I realize it’s not part of every other culture, and some others think that because it’s all-inclusive (or almost), tipping is not required. Given how hard the employees work, how little they get paid, it’s a nice token. We left $3 for our maid daily, $3 at breakfast and lunch, and $5 at dinner. $5 from each of us for half day excursion and $10 for full day. We always tipped the bartenders too. USD only. They can’t use Canadian coins.

    Mar 13, 2024
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Truly spectacular place. We would give everything a 10 out of 10 rating. Beach,

    Truly spectacular place. We loved ALL of the Super friendly and helpful staff. The pool, beach, restaurant, location, and room with beautiful views were just what we were looking for. Thank you to everyone that helped make our stay so amazing!!!

    Mar 05, 2024
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    This hotel is scheduled for closure.

    BEWARE This hotel is closing and will reopen under a new brand. This rebuild is due to the creation of a new harbour which will accommodate cruise ships. Good for the economy, probably bad for the whales. In the interim, facilities at this hotel are minimal, rooms are tired, our jacuzzi bathtub was broken and only one cafeteria style restaurant is open.

    Mar 03, 2024

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