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Punta Cana Hotels

Secrets Royal Beach

  • Avenida Alemania S/N Map It
  • Bávaro
  • Design
  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Idyllic for weddings and honeymoons
  • Nightly entertainment at the main plaza
  • Good fun quotient with activities like cooking competitions on the beach
  • Exceptional 17,000-square-foot Spa by Pevonia

Cons

  • Beach vendors and excursion salespeople can be annoying
  • Some clients think food is not as stellar as the environment
  • Tropical view rooms don't compare to more expensive accommodations
  • Wi-Fi is slow and costly

Updated 03/12/2014

Fodor's Review

The lobby at this sceney, adults-only all-suites resort is like a modern art gallery, with suspended fish sculptures immediately attracting the eye; however, the Caribbean-accented guest rooms do not quite match. The beach is glorious with white sand and sun so bright. Two à la carte restaurants, Oceana (seafood) and the Seaside Grill (with steaks) are particularly good; the international buffet, La Riviera, is global indeed, with lunch offerings such as Portugal's answer

to paella. And there are unlimited premium-brand liquors. The bonus is that just adjacent is the sister resort, the family-friendly Now Larimar Punta Cana, where Secrets guests have access to all facilities, including 8 more restaurants. Junior suites have playful contemporary decor and furnishings, but they do not have the high-end look of the public areas. Swim-out rooms let you drop into the lazy-river pool, but the next best are the second-floor rooms with better sea views. Upgrade to the Preferred Club if you can, all the perks, pampering and the free Wi-Fi are worth it.

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Hotel Information

Address:

El Cortecito, Avenida Alemania S/N, Bávaro, Dominican Republic

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Phone:

809-221–4646

Hotel Details:

  • 372 rooms
  • All-inclusive

Updated 03/12/2014

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