The Dominican Republic is the second-largest island located in the Caribbean. It boasts a rich history which includes having the second oldest city and the oldest church in the New World.
There are also tons of things to see and do in the Dominican Republic, no matter if you’re planning on soaking up the sun or being a little more adventurous. But which hotel you decide to stay at during your trip makes a big difference.
At the Grand Sirenis Punta Cana, there’s so much to do and see that you don’t even need to leave the resort to have the time of your life. If you’re wondering what’s so special about Grand Sirenis, keep reading.
We’re sharing with you 10 reasons why this Dominican Republic hotel is the only choice to make.
1. The Grand Sirenis Punta Cana Is an All-Inclusive Hotel
One great thing about this Dominican Republic hotel is that it’s all-inclusive. That means that you pay one price for everything. That includes most activities, food, and even your alcoholic drinks.
You don’t have to worry about whether or not you have enough pesos to pay for your meal. And you don’t have to worry about ending up with a huge credit card bill at the end of your stay, either.
2. Deep-Sea Diving
For those who love exploring the deep blue sea, this hotel offers deep-sea diving excursions. And there are a few amazing dive sites you shouldn’t miss.
The Aquarium at Catalina Island boasts a coral bed and is a haven for Caribbean fish species. You’ll find the reefs in pristine condition at Cayo Reef in Paradise Island.
Airport Wall in Sosua allows swimmers to swim through caverns and tunnels where you’ll spot reef sharks and eagle rays.
3. Luxury Accommodations
This hotel has everything a luxury hotel should have. There are two pools boasting beach-style access.
Each room has its own terrace and solarium. Reception is available 24 hours if you need anything.
There’s laundry, a mini-mart on the premises, and even postal service so you can show off where you’re staying to friends and family who didn’t join you. There’s also a spa and a wellness and beauty center.
4. Variety of Food to Eat
Half of the fun of going on vacation is eating and drinking. With nine bars to choose from, you can find your favorite watering hole serving up your favorite tropical cocktails.
And there are a variety of restaurants to choose from such as:
- International cuisine
You can eat in a new restaurant every night of your vacation. Don’t forget to try the Dominican food as well. You’ll be surprised at the results of blending French, Caribbean, and Spanish flavors together.
5. Great for Families with Younger Kids
For families with younger kids, this hotel is a great choice. There are two pools designated just for children aged 4-11 years complete with water jets and sprinklers.
Then there is the themed water park which has an Aquaracer with 4 lane speed slides. There’s even a 10-meter high tower with water tubes, toboggans, kamikaze, and free-fall twister.
And kids between 2-4 years have their own swimming pool with a water sprinkler and animal statues. For water-logged kids, they can head over to the mini club which has a Lego zone, craft zone, cinema room, and even an outdoor garden.
6. Tons of Water-Inspired Activities
Besides the awesome water park, there are tons of other water-based activities for kids and adults to delight in. The beach itself offers both open areas with large waves and areas with calmer waters which are protected by reefs.
There are also other types of water-based activities for the whole family to enjoy. There’s windsurfing, kayaking, and canoeing for those who enjoy a good workout.
You can also set sail on a catamaran and then take a view at what’s below the surface with some snorkeling.
7. Nighttime Activities for Adults
The fun doesn’t end just because the sun sets. You can hang out in one of the indoor or outdoor lounges and talk to friends and family.
You can also try your luck at the casino. Once you’re finished winning, head over to the nightclub known as “El Bonche” and dance the night away until 2 am.
There’s also live entertainment during the day and evening.
8. Plenty of Sports to Engage in
If you need to take a break from the water, there’s still plenty to do to keep everyone active. Grand Sirenis has the following non-water sports-related activities:
- Mini driving range
- Beach football
- Recreation games room
You can even take dancing lessons so you can show off your new salsa moves as you dance the night away in the nightclub.
9. Exciting Tours to Choose From
If you do feel you want to see more of the beauty that the Dominican Republic offers, there are plenty of tours to choose from as well.
You can take a day trip via catamaran to one of the surrounding islands. There are day trips so you can explore Santo Domingo and see where Christopher Columbus lived.
There’s even a Monkeyland and Plantation Safari tour which has its own botanical garden.
10. Extra Amenities Available
The best part of every great all-inclusive hotel is the extra amenities they offer. For families with kids, they’ll love the fact that there’s a nursery for times when the parents want some alone time.
For those who want to learn how to dive before they take the plunge, there’s a diving school on the premises.
And for those who prefer to get their exercise by shopping, there are some great shops on the premises to buy mementos for yourself and everyone on your list.
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