This place is beautiful and in a very quiet location. The service is excellent. The rooms are beautiful and the views are awesome. That said, there are some really strange things that need to be clarified. This place shows up under B&B's in trip advisor which is not correct. It seems like more of an unfinished condominium project that they are also using as a Hotel. Even though the place is not finished there wasn't much annoying construction while I was there so largly a non issue but I would've never seen it if I didn't click on B&B's. Also, I found it dificult to find a working phone number for the Palmera so I had to book on Expedia. This is also not an issue because the Palmera will contact you soon after you book a reservation. They will supply free transportation from Punta Cana airport but not Santo Domingo. They will also give you one free ride to get supplies at the local super market.
Punta Palmera is in Cap Cana which is a newer developement probably constructed about 10 years ago. It seems like either people don't know about it or they prefer the all inclusives in Punta Cana which is like 20 minutes away. I preferred the solitude of Cap Cana. There are nice beaches and some decent restaurants. There aren't many Americans (this is a good thing. We suck. Yes, I mean you) so english is not as common as other islands.
I loved the Dominican Republic. The people are kind hearted and appreciative. The weather is perfect. It's a place where you can litterally do whatever you want and nobody will bother you. Hopefully I can move there someday.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Punta Palmera It is a luxury apartment complex located in the heart of La Marina Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic. Just 10 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport, on the beach, 5 minutes from the spectacular Bay of Juanilllo of more than 5 km of beach and spectacular golf course Punta Espada. The suites are simply spectacular, very spacious and bright, perfectly finished, equipped to detail and decorated with style. Each apartment has air conditioning, cable TV, bed linen (lingerie), bath towels, toiletries and hairdryer in the bathrooms, fully equipped kitchen, and except for Junior Suites, all have a large lounge with living and dining room and terraces with jacuzzi and spectacular sea views and / or beautiful gardens. Unforgettable sunsets and spectacular sunrises and privacy, independence, freedom and exclusivity of the suites of Punta Palmera, make Punta Palmera Cap Cana a special place; all accompanied by a personalized and exclusive Hotel. • Frontdesk from 7:00 am to 11:00 pm. • Wi-Fi in suites and public areas. • Covered parking for one vehicle per suite. • Infinity pool and extensive gardens. • Deck chairs and umbrellas at pool and beach area. • Fitness center. • Restaurant and Pool Bar (open from 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm). • Coffee Lounge Las Palmeras (open from 8 am to 11 am). • Concierge service (with general destination information, booking assistance activities, excursions, restaurants, spa and beauty salons, car rentals, fishing boats, golf and transportation). • Multipurpose Room 200mts up to 100 guests. • Banqueting service for groups. • Direct access to the beach. • Security 24 hrs. Additional (extra cost): • Massage. • Nannies. • Hair stylists and makeup artists. • Private Chef. • Etc. ... more less
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