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Eden Roc Cap Cana in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is set within a 30,000-acre gated community, home to pristine beaches, towering cliffs, tropical forests, a bustling marina and, according to GolfWeek.com the number one golf course—a Jack Nicklaus signature course—in the Caribbean.

Blending the higher-end standards of the French and Italian Rivieras with the warmth and relaxed charms of the Caribbean, Eden Roc Cap Cana has 60 all-suite accommodations, including lavish Boutique Suites and two multi-bedroom villas, all with private pools and remarkable comforts. The resort also features 26 two-bedroom beachfront suites, which opened in Spring 2017. The hotel is just 20 minutes from the International Punta Cana Airport, which includes a separate terminal for private jets. There is direct daily service from major cities in the U.S., Europe and Latin America. The resort guest experience includes private transfers to and from the airport.

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The Eden Roc Wellness Spa. (Photo courtesy of Eden Roc.)

Point of Distinction
The on-site Eden Roc Wellness & Spa is a 30,000 sq. ft. space where native healing philosophies and contemporary technologies blend seamlessly to deliver unique experiences. Guests can capture the rejuvenating aura of the Dominican Republic while indulging in a wide range of world-class treatments, therapies and services that nurture the body, soothe the mind and energize the spirit.

Eden Roc Wellness & Spa’s expansive space includes 12 treatment rooms with indoor and outdoor cabins, a dedicated 1,200 square foot anti-gravity yoga area with 12 individual aero yoga structures, an indoor and outdoor Aqua Garden with freshwater pool, a 3,000 sq. ft. state-of-the-art gym with an in-house personal fitness trainer and a new wellness bar with range of tropical fruit juices and smoothies. These facilities sit alongside the spa’s Swedish sauna, Hammam, rainfall showers and exterior Jacuzzi. Guests can also enjoy treatments from the comfort of their suites or in a private beach-side cabana overlooking the lapping waves

Types of Activities Offered—Duration and Cost
Eden Roc offers a number of different activities, from fitness to relaxation or yoga experiences. The fitness menu, for instance, features 45-minute classes available to guests on a complimentary-bases. Each Sunday, the resort’s Wellness Morning Experience, consisting of a one-hour yoga class, 15 minutes of meditation, and a healthy Silent Breakfast. An optional interactive workshop is priced at $60 pp.

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Views of the Mediterraneo Restaurant. (Photo courtesy of Eden Roc Cap Cana.)

Who to Book
Guests who value privacy, luxury and culinary experiences usually feel the most comfortable at Punta Cana. The most frequent guests tend to be families and couples.

Clients looking to simply relax and restore will find Eden Roc a peaceful and upscale environment in which to do so. And, those looking to kickstart a fitness program, loose a few pounds or simply “get back on track” will have access to Eden Roc’s complimentary daily fitness classes and other activities including Air Yoga, a dance class, meditation on the beach, sunset yoga and even a bike tour.

While Eden Roc does not actually offer customized programs, if a guest specifically requests something customized, the Eden Roc team can work with agents to make it happen.

Best time to Travel
While visitors to the Dominican Republic can expect summer-like weather year-round, peak seasons are “festive” (from December 22nd until January 5th) and “high/winter season” (from January 6th until April 18th). The best rates are available from April 19th thru November 15th; excluding blackout dates. Rainy season is typically between June 1st and November 30th.

For more information, visit edenroccapcana.com.

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