Why stay at a regular ALL INCLUSIVE when a night could be spent sleeping in an antique colonial house, in a music museum or underneath the stars?
Let us tell you about these 15 themed hotels in Dominican Republic, so that you can pick your favorite one and experience an OUT OF THE ORDINARY stay!
ECO DEL MAR: ONE OF THE BEST GLAMPING HOTELS IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Because, who said that camping needed to be an uncomfortable experience…? For those who didn’t know that there were camping sites in Dominican Republic, let me tell you something… there is also GLAMPING! For the very picky but also hardcore nature lovers, it is now possible to go camping in very comfortable beds (which happen to be inside of luxurious tents and underneath the stars). If you are the adventurous kind of traveler who loves visiting virgin beaches, learning about nature and backpacking, this experience is perfect for you! Location? Cabo Rojo, Pedernales.
If your main goal during your next vacation is to get as far away as possible from the crowds and busy lifestyle without missing all the fun, you would definitely LOVE paying a visit to this green lodging, which takes nature to a whole new different level. With few of its rooms placed among the trees, villas in the middle of the dense vegetation, an 80 mts water slide that takes you all the way down to a natural pool and activities such as horseback riding, walks, cycling, hiking, camping and tubing, you will definitely get the so wanted CITYLIFESTYLE detox without a need to calm down your adventurous spirit. Location? Paraíso, Barahona.
This marvelous, exclusive 18 rooms property is here to prove that nature lovers don’t always have to let go of the comfort and safety when jumping into the lush vegetation. Experience staying at this cozy lodging where dishes are served with the freshest products, honoring the trendy and healthy FROM FARM TO TABLE concept. Delight yourself waking up to the magnificent south views, that can only be appreciated from your room’s wide open window. Enjoy unique outdoor river spa sessions, a relaxing time on hanging hammocks embedded in the middle of somE wild gardens or just a dip in a delightful infinity pool. Location? Barahona.
This restored XVI century house will immediately take you back to the times of yestyear. Taking just one single step into this micro-space with its colorful and delicate floor tiles, accompanied by local paintings, hanging plants, colorful doors, open gardens, small terraces, colonial balconies and enlightened areas will be enough for you to fall in love with the whole Colonial Zone. Right in the center of this magical part of the world, you will be able to walk the narrow streets nearby, filled with history, arts and many surprising local characters. Location? Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo.
This high-end exquisite five facets property goes for the most glamorous guests staying in Santo Domingo. Being each house inspired by unique concepts, will allow you to experience the Dominican culture in five different ways… Their Designer House for example, evokes classical music, fine arts and designs; the Tree House is a praise to nature, cigar, liquors and gentleman’s sports… The Map House is an oasis for those keen on history and architecture; the Macorís House is the one to celebrate Dominican folklore, arts and music and last, but not least, the Antillean House, inspired by the Antillean cuisine, arts and allegories… Location? Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo.
CAMPITO LOVING: THE ALTERNATIVE TO THE ALL INCLUSIVE HOTELS IN PUNTA CANA
Some people say that traveling is the best way to understand other cultures.. and by staying at this Victorian style villa, asleep right in the middle of a sugar cane plantation, you will be able to understand what the childhood of a Dominican felt like. A night in this beautiful landscape is like spending a Sunday at your grandma’s. It’s devouring the most delicious homemade Dominican dishes and waking up to the smell of a hot cup of coffee. A stay in Campito Loving, will be like feeding your lungs with fresh field air, with a taste of sugar mill and tall leafy trees. Location? Yuma, Higuey.
CASA DE CAMPO: THE MOST LUXURIOUS HOTELS IN THE SOUTH OF DOMINICAN REPUBLIC
Are you all into Golf, Luxury, boats & quite…? If so, the lavish settings of Casa de Campo will suit you perfectly! Imagine a stay at a luxurious villa, situated in the heart of a secluded premium complex with activities such as horseback riding, boat sails, golf games, fine dining, polo sets and arts exhibition to entertain you! With three championship golf courses around, including Dog Teeth (the #1 ranked course of the Caribbean); Altos de Chavón, the famous city of artists of the island, which combines nature, architecture, arts and entertainment in one single space; the luxurious Marina and many other exclusive facilities, Casa de Campo has positioned itself as one the island’s favorite luxury accommodations! Location? La Romana.
CAMPING IN MONTANA REDONDA
Choose a weekend, grab a tent and up the mountain! For this themed stay you won’t need more of a lodging than the top of the most famous mountain of Miches, Montana Redonda. Famous for its many swings and flying witch brooms, not many people know that it is possible for the visitors of Punta Cana to spend an unforgettable time in the heights. Suitable for the adrenaline lovers, happy doing things such as paragliding, kayaking once down the river, horseback riding in Playa Limón and just walking up a mountain… Most important thing to do? Take a photo into the abyss! Location? Montana Redonda, Miches.
Did you know that Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is one the properties to show one of the largest amounts of artists memorabilia in the world? Imagine yourself walking down the lobby among guitars, signed jackets, pianos, shiny outfits and even the limousine of your favorite star! Saturated with more than a dozen pools, various bars, themed restaurants, live music, pool parties, dancing, karaoke nights, Fender Guitars to play, irreverent luxurious rooms, colorful bikes, games center, fine spa & fitness center and the most exclusive international brand shops… this will be a fantastic experience for you to choose to live with your friends! Celebrate music in this modern sanctuary of Rock n’ Roll, where fun, drinks and smiles will just keep overflowing. Location? Macao, Punta Cana
Who lives in a Pineapple under the sea? Now YOU could! What an unforgettable memory it would be for your kids to spend a night at SpongeBob’s house! It is now possible for you to stay with your family in a pineapple style room, located in a Nickelodeon themed hotel, accompanied by your kids favorite characters! What’s even better is that there is also a themed water park with the coolest slides of Punta Cana and green slime, just for the fun… It would be the DREAM of any child: the funniest floaties, the coolest foam pool parties, the Ninja Turtles meeting up with Dora the Explorer..? Chase from the Snow Patrol passing by your table while having breakfast… Location? Punta Cana.
Featuring a private marina, outdoor pools and incredibly spacious rooms, The Bannister Hotel & Yacht Club is here to redefine LUXURY… Enjoy a nautical themed stay in this premium hotel, located in the colorful town of Samaná and don’t miss on the chance of sailing by the Atlantic Ocean to make the whole experience worth it. Location? Santa Bárbara, Samaná.
These small bungalow style rooms, located on top of the tallest trees of the jungle will now allow you to fulfill your so cherished dream of falling asleep in a charming and cozy tree house, decorated only by the whispers of the wild nature. Random activities such as walking over a hanging bridge, riding a bike near a local community, taking a dip into a refreshing waterfall and simply walking around colorful valleys and virgin beaches will no longer look like an ordinary thing to do, but like pure MAGIC. Location? El Valle, Samaná.
Even if Dominican Republic is well known for its Caribbean beach side, the north Atlantic coast cannot be left aside.. This hidden treasure is a colonial style house, embedded into a vast and dense tropical garden. Palm trees up to your windows and balconies, fine porcelain for breakfast, the finest European spa practices, dark blue waters up to your feet, horseback riding in the nearby beaches… your whole stay in Casa Colonial will feel like if you were receiving Royal Service in a luxurious villa of the tropic. Location? Colonial Zone, Santo Domingo
Nestled within the remote and secluded paradise of Playa Grande, Amanera Hotel showcases one of the most beautiful natural scenarios of the island: the perfect mix of green jungle, golden sands and emerald waters, with a pinch of minimalism and modernity. The wide-open design of this beautiful property will make you feel as if man and nature had united and were breathing with one same lung… Its many green, authentic and high end activities such as cigar making with a tobacco local pro, yoga sessions, kite-surfing, merengue dancing, deep sea fishing and canyoning would fit you perfectly, if a raw nature lover. Location? Playa Grande, Rio San Juan.
Because contrary to what everyone might think, Dominican Republic is not only about sun and sand.. You might be surprised when taken up the mountains to enjoy a foggy night in a wooden cottage, with a warm cup of Dominican chocolate… A morning in Rancho Constanza is nothing else but a fairytale: fields of fruits and berries, butterflies flying around, flowers of all kinds, wooden colorful houses to protect you from the cold, narrow paths among the grass leading you the most beautiful open gardens, decorated with the tallest leafy trees… and various typical characters smiling and waving back at you. For the explorers, willing to discover the surroundings in an afternoon low walk, willing to listen to the singing of the swinging trees and to exchange some words with some local elderly while sipping on a treat of homemade brewed coffee… Rancho Constanza is a calm sigh full of peace and comfort that will give you the time to look inside of you without missing on the chance to enjoy the pleasures of life. Location? Constanza.