Secrets Royal Beach
Secrets Royal Beach Adults Only
Location: Dominican Republic, Punta Cana, Bavaro
Star Rating: 5
Board Levels: AI
This upscale hotel packs in 16 dining spots and a lively pool, with sprawling Bavaro beach next door.
This huge adults-only hotel is all about the luxury details – rooms have their own private whirlpool on the terrace or balcony, and there’s 24/7 room service. The river-style pool is the cherry on the cake.
The hotel is wrapped in manicured gardens. It’s a quick walk through the gardens to Bavaro Beach, where you can bury your toes into sugar-white sand, or snorkel in the balmy Caribbean Sea.
You’ll have access to the facilities at the next door Now Larimar Punta Cana, but please note that this isn’t an adults-only hotel.
The pool’s the real talking point here. It winds around the gardens with a swim-up bar on hand for cocktails. There’s also a decent restaurant line-up that includes a grill à la carte restaurant. As for activities, there are watersports like kayaking and windsurfing, dance lessons and a couple of tennis courts.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Snorkelling, windsurfing, kayaking and sailing are just 4 of the watersports on hand. And for beginners, there are intro scuba diving lessons in the pool.
FOOD & DRINK
There are 6 restaurants at this place and 9 at the neighbouring Now Larimar hotel and the Now Garden hotel, which you have access to. Between them you’ll find 9 à la carte options including an Asian place, a beachfront seafood grill, an Italian and everything in between. The Mexican spot is a big hit.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
You can try everything from seaweed wraps to Swedish massage at the Secrets Spa*.
There are 17 bars and lounges to choose between, shared between the two hotels, including a beachside place and an open-air nightclub. And sometimes they screen movies on the beach.
The river-style pool winds its way through the hotel’s grounds, criss-crossed by bridges and sunbathing terraces.
There’s a variety of junior suites here. With all rooms featuring a whirlpool tub on a balcony or a terrace, with some having a sea view. Plus, you can be first in the pool with one of the swim-up junior suites. Air-con and free Wi-Fi are provided, too.
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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