Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Value! 
Honeymoon: Bottle of champagne or sparkling wine, fruit basket, hors d'oeuvres tray, two T-shirts, and room upgrade (based on availability).

Create unforgettable moments with your family at Viva Wyndham Tangerine! Located on the northern coastline of the Dominican Republic in the town of Cabarete, Viva Wyndham Tangerine is the area's only all-inclusive resort. This paradise is known as the kite-surfing capital of the world and is bursting with energy, rhythm, and fun. 

Viva Wyndham Tangerine offers endless activities and daily programs for every member of the family! For sports enthusiasts, a variety of non-motorized watersports are offered, including windsurfing, paddle boarding, and an introductory kite-surfing lesson. Other daily activities include water aerobics, tennis, beach volleyball, and more. For guests looking for a sanctuary, the spa offers a relaxing atmosphere with a mix of massages and body treatments. Your children will create unforgettable moments at the kids' club. With an extensive activities program, the supervised club is ideal for families. Parents can enjoy time on their own while children form new friendships with kids from around the globe. 

Life is about having fun, and Viva Wyndham Tangerine is known to throw the liveliest parties! After the sun goes down, choose from an array of nightly activities. Enjoy a performance at the theatre, have fun in the sand at a beach party, or dance the night away at the disco. There is evening fun for everyone in the family! 

Indulge your senses with international dishes served at Viva Wyndham Tangerine. Savor the eclectic variety of meals capturing the finest flavors of the Caribbean, Mexico, and Europe.


Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic
Gregorio Luperon International Airport : 12 miles

Property Information

Total rooms: 314


Hotel Details

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General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy - This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.  Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.  Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.


Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

3.5 star tripadvisor rating Based on 2021 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Ok but some annoyances

    It was my third time, in the summer, as a kiting destination. Each time (3) we had to request to change rooms upon arrival (next day or so), and each time (3) the card/key malfunctionned during our stay. This time the hot water pressure was a joke, the ac was noisy, and the toilet malfunctionned. If you can bear with the music at the pool all the time and accept to retreat to your room for a quieter place (you still hear the music) it is an ok place. This time the wifi was decent near the central area but did not make it to our room. Ended up buying a local sim card and cheap internet package (3$us for 5G /5 days) to compensate. A lot of kids and teenagers. Imposible to take a hot tub it was flooded with kids (15-20]. I think next time we will go for a condo, getting to old (60+) for the crowd & never ending noise. On the plus side, the staff did try to be nice but have a heafty workload, do not xpect service during rush periods. Early and late with a litle tip will make things friendly.

    Aug 06, 2019
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Decent resort with much room for improvement

    We stayed at this resort for two nights, although originally planned for three-- our flight from Miami was rebooked to the next day, so we needed to inform the resort that we would be arriving a day late. The number for the hotel was unreachable for a majority of the time we tried calling, but once we were finally able to reach them it was a simple fix. When we got to the resort, they gave us a room that was off of the main property, in what looked like a strip mall in a parking lot, and was a small, outdated two-bedroom apartment; we originally booked a single room with a king bed. Aside from the condition of that facility and the apartment, it had no wifi (free wifi was advertised) and not even a phone to reach the front desk. That room was unacceptable for the amount that we paid, and frankly they should shut down that portion of the resort. It is a far walk from any of the resort amenities, and is accessible from the street which could be dangerous. We returned to the front desk, and after some discussion, were able to change rooms to a much nicer room on the resort property. This new room was what we originally expected, however the wifi was spotty at best, and the shower had no hot water. Otherwise, the room was clean and spacious, with a balcony overlooking the beach and the pool. We had no other issues with the room. The amenities at the resort were overall pretty nice-- the beach was very nice, there were a couple of nice pools to hang out in, and the buffet was decent. However, there were no attendants walking around to take drink orders (as is common at these types of resorts) and there was only one bar serving drinks for the "all inclusive" package, near the main pool-- the other areas had bars you'd have to spend extra money on. There were a lot of activities to choose from, and the resort had a full gym and spa, which was nice. Overall, this was a decent resort, with room for much improvement. They really should update their rooms/facilities, improve the wifi throughout the resort, and expand access to the "all inclusive" portions of the resort package. We enjoyed our time here despite the bumps in the road, but would likely choose another destination in the future.

    Aug 05, 2019
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    They say you only write reviews for 2 reasons right?

    Unfortunately, I'm disappointed with the service here. Rooms were dreadfully cold and event after asking for more blankets I didn't get a good nights sleep. I'm aware the A/C could be turned off but the humidity makes the rooms very moist and more uncomfortable. Food and beverage is very subpar even at the restaurants that require reservations several days prior. ALL -inclusive minus the wine very strange there and all the mixed drinks were local shelf quality no name-brands for anything. I would recommend staying at a resort closer to the airport like Iberostar.

    Jul 31, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great entertainment

    The hotel is a bit old, it needs an update. Overall it’s a nice place, the food is very good. The animation team is amazing, they are nice and funny. There are activities all day long, nice place to stay.

    Jul 25, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Beautiful, affordable and comfortable place for family !

    Me and my family stayed from July 9 to July 16, 2019. It was one of my best vacations. We were afraid of going after all the news on tourists dying at D.R but everything went well. Here's my comments on various points..... FOOD: Great variety of food. Each night, at the buffet, they would represent a different country with decorations and special dishes from those countries. The restaurants at the resort were good as well. ENTERTAINMENT: During the day, at certain times, the entertainers would play games and do dances near the pool. When they would leave, there was no music. It was dead during a few hours. They should always have music near the pool especially when they leave, it's more fun. At 9:00 pm there was game nights for kids right before the late show. At 9:30 pm, the dancers would put up a magnificent show. They are extremely talented. Just a small remark, the stage is too small for them and lacking air conditioning at the theater. At night, kids should not be allowed to those shows which are more suitable for teens and adults. CLEANNESS: The rooms were cleaned, we always had hot water, towels but no fridge. The restaurants were also cleaned at all times. The pools were a bit dirty, it could be improved. GIFT SHOP: Nice souvenirs, a bit of everything but bring your own sunscreen. One bottle which is 8 canadian dollars here in Montreal costs around 26 canadian dollars there. Wow !!! more on next page.....

    Jul 19, 2019
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