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Gran Ventana Beach Resort - All-Inclusive - Dominican Republic
Playa Dorada, a gated oceanfront community on the northern coast of the Dominican Republic, is home to Gran Ventana Beach Resort, one of the country’s friendliest, most welcoming hotels. Located directly on the beach, our Puerto Plata beach resort boasts three pools, a kids club and an airy, cool and fresh lobby. We also offer a superb, all-inclusive value for families, couples and group vacations.
Conceived as a beachfront playground with a splash of local charm, our Puerto Plata beach resort is sophisticated, but warm and authentic with a gracious staff that makes sure you “Come As Guests, Leave As Family! It’s an exhilarating getaway that offers plenty of opportunities for quiet relaxation. From the dazzling beach to the sparkling pools to the kids’ club and an international selection of restaurants, a fantastic range of vacation activities awaits. While all of the resort’s amenities are easily accessible, we do offer a quiet area with a tranquil pool and a more active family area with a separate kids pool.
Romp, relax, romance, reconnect — whatever your reason for visiting Puerto Plata, the perfect tropical days at Gran Ventana Beach Resort provide an unforgettable backdrop for your Dominican experience.
From a pristine stretch of beach, three distinctive pool settings and endless watersports to complimentary dining and drinks from early morning to late in the evening, there are an endless variety of experiences and activities to enjoy in and around Gran Ventana Beach Resort. And remember, our Puerto Plata resort is all-inclusive, so leave your wallet behind!
Our all-inclusive resort amenities and activities include:
Food & Beverage
All meals, snacks and beverages, including beer, wine and cocktails, are covered by the resort’s all-inclusive package. Additionally, private in-room minibars are restocked daily with beers, soft drinks and water.
Daily activities include beach volleyball, table tennis, water polo, aquarobics, Beach Olympics, bike tours and darts. Each day, guests enjoy one hour’s free use of bikes, tennis courts (day and night) and snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking and sailing equipment. Each guest may also take a one-hour SCUBA lesson in the main pool.
During the day take part on our learning focused activities for adults and children, get in step with a Merengue lesson, sit in on a cooking or cocktail class, or brush up your language skills with a Spanish lesson. In the evening, there are live shows and musical performances.
Beach & Pools
In addition to one children’s pool and an adult pool with swim-up bar, there is a dedicated beach and a secluded pool located in the resort’s quiet wing. Chaise lounges and towel service are offered for the pool and beach.
Maintain your fitness regime in the resort’s gym. Afterwards, enjoy a soothing sauna session to reward tired muscles.
Kids’ Activities and Amenities
In addition to a safe, supervised kids’ club (welcomes children from 4 to 12 years old), the resort provides cribs and rollaway beds for families.
- Championship 18-hole Robert Trent Jones golf course (special rates for golf green fees available)
- Water skiing, parasailing, jet skiing, deep sea fishing, scuba diving, catamaran and banana boats
- Motorbike rental
- Premium drinks
- Beauty salon
- Spa treatments at Bagua Spa (located at Casa Colonial Beach Resort & Spa)
- Babysitting services
- Safe deposit box
- Laundry services and dry-cleaning
Ideal Caribbean Meeting Space
Convenient and Flexible Venue Space
The intimate venues at Gran Ventana Beach Resort makes it a superb Caribbean meeting space for small groups, conferences, training seminars, incentive trips and executive getaways. From enticing coffee breaks and banquet cuisine to basic audiovisual equipment, our professional staff will ensure a highly productive and rewarding corporate gathering.
Beautiful Dominican Republic Wedding Venues
Experience the Ultimate Beachfront Celebration
At Gran Ventana Beach Resort, your wedding dreams become reality. Here, on the stunning northern shore of the Dominican Republic, every wedding celebration we host is intimate, sophisticated and truly one of a kind.
You and your guests will enjoy gracious service and unmatched attention to detail along with a breathtaking setting overlooking an immaculate golden sand beach and the Atlantic Ocean beyond. Trust our staff to be at your service every step of the way. From the early planning stages to the day of your ceremony and reception and ending with a send-away brunch to bring your gathering to a memorable close, we will make sure your wedding is a very special time for all.
Gran Ventana offers a complimentary honeymoon package to newlyweds who present a valid wedding certificate upon arrival at our resort. The arrival must be within three months of your wedding certificate’s date of issuance.
Bagua Spa and Playa Dorada Golf Course
Relax & Rejuvenate During Your Stay
Guests may also enjoy indulgent spa treatments at Bagua Spa, the world-class spa located at our sister property, Casa Colonial Beach & Spa. A tranquil oceanfront retreat overlooking the beach and Atlantic Ocean, Bagua Spa offers a range of services that include relaxing massages, soothing body wraps and revitalizing aromatherapy and therapeutic facial treatments.
Exciting Things to Do in Playa Dorada
Never A Dull Moment on the Golden Beach
Located on 250 acres on the north shore of the Dominican Republic, Playa Dorada (“Golden Beach”) is a beautifully manicured oceanfront playground featuring a 13-mile stretch of beach, a championship golf course, two casinos, a movie theater and vibrant shopping, dining and nightlife. Guests are invited to explore the countless things to do in Playa Dorada on foot or by riding the romantic horse-drawn carriages that provide service up and down the main avenue.
Below, you find information on the top attractions and things to do in Playa Dorada. If you would like additional recommendations or assistance with planning tours and recreational activities, please see the front desk staff at Gran Ventana Beach Resort.