The Tortuga Bay is one of the most exclusive hotels found in Punta Cana. It is the only property in the country that has received the AAA Five diamond award. This hotel takes the elegance concept to a whole new level. The simple and yet modern architectural design of the facilities is something you will never forget. There are several restaurants, a swimming pool, outdoor jacuzzi, in-room dinning, children’s pool and access to a golf course.
The Tortuga Bay is located inside the Puntacana Resort and Club. The guests of the Tortuga have access to all the facilities of the Puntacana resort complex including the restaurants. Since the size of the resort can be quite daunting; guests can use a golf cart to travel around the property whenever they need it. You even get a private cellphone to contact your concierge and request any service you might need.
The hotel is recommended for couples and
families that want to feel at ease and want to enjoy the wonders of the
Caribbean. If you are looking for a romantic getaway this is the place
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The hotel has 13 extravagant villas designed by the famous Oscar de la Renta. The rooms inside the villas are incredibly spacious and beautifully decorated with well crafted chairs and desks.
The accommodations available to have a relaxing stay at the Tortuga Bay are: the one bedroom in second floor suite (king size bed or 2 double beds, 105 m²), the one bedroom in second floor suite with jacuzzi (king size bed, 105 m²), the two bedrooms in a first floor suite (a king size bed in one room and two full size beds for the other, just a few steps from beach, 310 m²), the three bedroom villa (a king size bed, a queen bed and two full sized beds, 365 m²), the three bedroom villa with jacuzzi (a king size bed, a queen bed and two full sized beds, 365 m²) and the four bedroom villa (a king bed, a queen bed and four full size beds). Rates vary depending on the season and location of the villa (the closer to the ocean the higher the price will be).
All rooms at the Tortuga Bay have their own kitchen area and well equipped bathrooms. The amenities included in the suites are: 37” flat screen plasma TV, DVD player, safety box, microwave, ice maker, mini-bar, coffee maker, ceiling fan, air conditioning, iron with ironing board, hairdryer, umbrella, bathtub and separate shower, bathrobe, slippers, toiletries, closet, internet in all rooms and more. Views at any of the villas are astonishing. Nice selection of liquors in the mini-bar. If you want a higher degree of privacy get a villa at one of the end points of the property.
The Tortuga Bay leading home experience is a fantastic alternative if you do not desire to rent a villa. There is a wide variety of luxury homes with 3 to 6 rooms each one of them located at the prestigious La Cana Golf Course. All of them have a breathtaking view plus housekeeping service, private pool, kitchen and golf cart. Some of the homes available are: Casa Guayacan (ocean front and 6 bedroom), Casa Rita (5 bedroom), Arrecife 25 (5 bedroom, 6 bathroom, jacuzzi) and Villa Charlotte (4 bedroom, 4 and a half bathroom) among others.
Guests of the hotel enjoy a nice VIP welcoming at the Punta
International Airport. As soon as you arrive to the country, the
transportation to the hotel is going to be taken care of plus your
personal concierge is going to be waiting for you to make the check in
as fast as possible. Free bottled water in the villas as much as you
pool at the resort complex is fairly large and is quite ideal to spend
some time with the family.
There is no better place to relax than the beach at the Tortuga Bay. One of the perks of staying at this hotel is getting your own private spot at the beach. Once there the staff of the resort will provide you with as much cold bottled water as you need free of charge. If you want to get away from all the noise and just let your worries melt away this is the place to be. It should be noted though that depending on the time of the year some seaweed might show up at the shore; of course the staff is very diligent at raking it several times a day. Playa Blanca which is a beach approximately 10 minutes away from the villas is a great place to visit if you want to swim in the waters of the Caribbean without having to concern yourself with the seaweed.
There are several restaurants that guests at the Tortuga Bay
They are located inside the Punta Cana Resort and club property and are
shared with the guests of the Puntacana Hotel. Guests also have the
alternative to experience the cuisine offered by the restaurants
located at the Punta Cana village. The resort staff is very helpful in
making the reservations for you plus they provide a free shuttle
service so you can get there without problem. “El Tabloa” is a fine
you can visit at the village. They offer a delicious
menu plus they have flamenco performers at the weekend nights (Friday
and Saturday). Mama Luisa is another great place to when visiting the
Punta Cana village. They have nice fresh sea food you are going to love.
The Tortuga Bay offers a decent variety of activities for your leisure. Golf enthusiasts will find staying at this resort quite appealing. The La Cana Golf Course created by P.B. Dye and the newest Corales Golf course designed by Tom Fazio have everything necessary to satisfy the most demanding golfer. Both of these courses have spectacular landscapes with several holes very close the beautiful Caribbean Sea. Even non golfers will have a great time just by looking at the astonishing scenery. Taking a caddie makes things a lot easier in the courses so keep that in mind. You can make a special visit to the Punta Espada Golf Course located a couples of minutes away if you want to see the absolute best of what Punta Cana has to offer.
You can also play tennis day or night; practice windsurfing, sailing, snorkeling and get classes if you wish to improve your technique, go horseback riding on the beach while you watch the sunset, go kiteboarding over the crystal clear waters of the Caribbean, scuba dive and explore exotic locations such as sunken ships and go for a deep sea fishing excursion where you can put your fishing skills to good use.
No vacation to the Tortuga Bay is complete without a visit to the Six Senses Spa. The masseurs will make sure you get the ideal treatment to achieve maximum relaxation. Thai massages are fantastic to remove the knots on your shoulders.
You won’t believe your eyes when you step in the ecological park. This is an exotic location full of vegetation and animal life. The natural springs at the park are crystal clear and refreshing. You can take your snorkeling gear and admire the wonders that lie under the spectacular lagoons.
tours that might get your attention are the Zip line tour which is very
exciting, the segway tour where you can take a stroll around the
ecological park, the endless stretches of white sand and the beautiful
landscape of the golf courses. If you have children they might enjoy
visiting the Macao surf camp (approx. 50 minutes from the Tortuga Bay)
and learn the basics of the exciting surfing experience. The petting
zoo at the resort can be a very interesting activity to do for small
children as well.
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic