The FINANCIAL -- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc. announced the landmark debut of its world-renowned Westin brand in the Dominican Republic.
Owned and developed by Grupo Puntacana, The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club boasts an ideal location within the exclusive Puntacana Resort & Club property. The newly constructed hotel offers 200 luxurious rooms and suites with breathtaking ocean views, as well as direct beach access, two dining experiences and access to Puntacana Resort & Club’s world-class facilities. It is the newest resort to join the Westin brand’s rapidly expanding resorts portfolio, which now boasts more than 50 resorts in key destinations around the world, according to Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.
The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club is situated within the picturesque Playa Blanca area of Puntacana Resort & Club, just minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ). The hotel features an expansive outdoor pool, poolside grill, lobby bar, cigar bar, children’s club, meeting and wedding facilities, and walking trails. Additional amenities include a full-service spa, 24-hour business center and the brand’s signature Westin WORKOUT gym. Guests at the new Westin resort will also enjoy complete access to all the amenities of Puntacana Resort & Club, including three miles of white sand beaches, 45-holes of championship golf, a full-service marina, nine restaurants, a Six Senses Spa, horseback riding and a 1,500 acre ecological reserve featuring twelve fresh water lagoons.
The Westin Puntacana Resort is the second Starwood property developed in partnership with Grupo Puntacana to open in the Dominican Republic, following the opening of Four Points by Sheraton Puntacana Village Hotel in 2012, according to Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc.