Tortuga BayAAA 5 Diamond Award hotel designed by the late Oscar de la Renta
Destination: Dominican Republic, Caribbean
Vacation: Island paradise
Seeking: Beachfront villas
Highlight: Caribbean luxury
If you’re planning a trip to the West Indies then you’re ideally looking for Caribbean luxury resorts with character and flair right on an adventure-inspiring shoreline covered in white powder sand. Tortuga Bay Hotel at Puntacana Resort & Club ticks all the boxes.
The only AAA Five Diamond Awarded property in the Dominican Republic, Tortuga Bay offers responsible luxury, impeccable service and villas with interiors designed by the world-famous Oscar de la Renta. Friendly and professional Tortuga Bay Hotel staff have every detail taken care of from the moment you touch down at Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ). Tortuga Bay Hotel VIP Service will whisk you through customs to a private car that is awaiting your arrival.
After a brief ride through the lush and vibrant Dominican scenery, your personal concierge will welcome you, check you in at your villa, and provide you with your own golf cart to travel throughout the resort.
Located in a private enclave within the resort, this hotel includes 13 luxurious villas offering unrivalled luxury, privacy, security and five-star service. Guests may choose from a variety of accommodations: 1 bedroom junior suites, 2 bedroom suites, 3 or 4 bedroom villas, all situated along pristine white-sand beaches, with every convenience within reach.
The Tortuga Bay experience extends well beyond unparalleled service. Oscar de la Renta has infused his Dominican heritage into the design of each villa, creating an artful harmony between simplicity and elegance. Choose among Tortuga Bay Hotel’s AAA Three and Four Diamond Award-winning restaurants or the hotel’s numerous in-room dining options. It may be difficult to choose between going out or staying in.
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“Our exclusive luxury hotel is the ultimate destination for exquisite seclusion in a low-density community.
We invite you to take pleasure from our resort’s natural surroundings and bask in the richness of the Caribbean environment. Whether you choose to relax within the comfort of your villa, or stroll the miles of pristine white sand beaches, you will soon realize Tortuga Bay is truly– paradise found.”
Best food & drink
1. Bamboo Restaurant
For a truly special dining experience, visit the AAA Four Diamond Award-winning Bamboo Restaurant, tucked away at the exclusive Tortuga Bay. The unique menu blends locally sourced food with Mediterranean influences for a variety of innovative fusion dishes in a cozy, graceful setting designed by Oscar de la Renta. Vegetables served at Bamboo are grown in Tortuga Bay Hotel’s own organic gardens.
For breakfast Tortuga Bay Hotel offers a grand cold dish buffet with organically grown, fresh squeezed juices and hot dishes made to order. For lunch, try one of Tortuga Bay’s healthy platters that can be enjoyed in Bamboo or while soaking in the sun beside the pool.
2. La Yola Restaurant
Enjoy Tortuga Bay Hotel’s AAA Three Diamond Award-winning La Yola Restaurant, serving the freshest Mediterranean cuisine and seafood in an elegant setting. Modeled on a fishing boat, La Yola restaurant perches on the sea at the Puntacana Resort & Club Marina, with magnificent views of the sparkling turquoise waters.
3. Tortuga Bay Lounge
Tortuga Bay Lounge, located poolside, next to Bamboo restaurant, indulges guests with an intimate atmosphere and a variety of Dominican delights including hand rolled cigars, locally sourced appetizers and fine sipping rums. Tortuga Bay Lounge is open daily from 5:00 pm until 12:00 am, with Happy Hour from 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, open to the public and Tortuga Bay villa owners. English tea as well as a selection of scones, snacks, sandwiches and French pastries, is served from 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm daily.
All of the accommodation at Tortuga Bay has been uniquely designed to offer a truly special experience during your stay.
Designed by Oscar de la Renta and inspired by the rich, indigenous culture, Tortuga Bay villas will envelop you in a true Dominican experience.
Elegantly furnished and decorated with authentic materials, Tortuga Bay villas in the Dominican Republic feature spacious interiors and balconies with magnificent views of La Cana Golf Course or the crystal-clear blue Caribbean waters.
All rooms include the finest Frette linens, separate kitchenettes for each bedroom and luxurious, well-appointed coralline stone bathrooms.
Guests are also given a golf cart for convenient travel throughout the resort.
Tortuga Bay Puntacana Resort & Club offers a multitude of amenities for fun and excitement for all ages. Explore miles of white-sand beaches, two seaside championship golf courses, the only Six Senses Spa in the Americas, an ecological reserve with natural springs and endless water sports.
If tennis is your thing Dominican tennis professional Felix de los Santos, certified by the United States Professional Tennis Registry and the International Tennis Federation, can show you the secrets of improving your tennis game. The Oscar de la Renta Tennis Center features 9 clay courts, 1 har-tru court, 2 grass courts, pro shop and sports complex.
For the avid golfer, there is no better golf experience than Oceanside golf on the Caribbean shores of the Dominican Republic. With award-winning resort accommodations, residences with private golf views, glorious landscapes, and forty-five holes of Oceanside Championship golf, Puntacana Resort & Club is the premier destination of choice in this magnificent golfer’s paradise. P.B. Dye’s La Cana Golf Club offers challenging play on its three different nines set against the beauty of the Caribbean.
The exclusive Tom Fazio-designed Corales Golf Club features a spectacular ocean view with six of its holes overlooking the Caribbean and the blue waters of the Bay of Corales. Play is available to residents of the Corales residential community, club members and their guests, and all registered guests of Tortuga Bay.
Puntacana Resort & Club also offers numerous excursions and tours that allow you to make the most of everything the island has to offer from Segway eco-tours, to wreck diving, to helitours, and sunset cruises.
Unwind at the finest spa in the Americas. With indoor, individual or couples accommodations, Six Senses Spa and Wellness Center features an array of treatment rooms.
All are serene, peaceful settings in which you can enjoy the rejuvenating therapies of Tortuga Bay’s international team. Six Senses is considered the world’s premier spa. You can experience the magic of their renowned six sphere philosophy in the comfort of your own villa. Just make a phone call and set up an appointment. One of Tortuga Bay Hotel’s master therapists will meet you in your guest room and help you drift into a state of total bliss and relaxation.
Tortuga Bay also offers a fully equipped fitness center with cardiovascular and weight-training equipment, but most guests prefer to take advantage of the abundance of outdoor recreational activities offered by the Puntacana Resort & Club. The property features an ecological reserve with walking trails, a tennis center, kayaking, scuba diving, kiteboarding, championship golf courses and so much more.
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