Source: Conde Nast
Condé Nast Traveler readers rate their top resorts throughout the Caribbean.
In the private beachfront reserve of Cap Cana, just 15 minutes from Punta Cana’s airport, this sprawling, all-inclusive resort is a world of its own. Sanctuary Cap Cana looks like a seaside Spanish colonial town—and not just because it’s been built into a castle. Its staggering 323 suites—a mix of waterfront bungalows and castle rooms—are tasteful, with modern lines, natural wood, stone, and a smattering of rattan. It also boasts five restaurants (one of which is built on stilts over the water), six bars, five pools, and a Jack Nicklaus–designed golf course. In the all-inclusive spirit, you can jam-pack your days with activities, or just take advantage of the five-star amenities. For travelers who don’t want to sit still, you can keep busy with ocean kayaking and cooking classes, but a seemingly infinite array of poolside cabanas and daybeds make the case for long-term lounging. The best part? It recently underwent a $35 million renovation (adding 140 rooms), so everything is sparkling new. Just leave the kids at home—Sanctuary Cap Cana is adults-only.
Sanctuary Cap Cana ranked in #36.