Sivory Punta Cana Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Made up of 55 massive suites, the Sivory is surrounded by dense tropical plant life and sits on one of the most remote stretches of Punta Cana (a 90-minute drive from the airport). Every suite features a two-person Jacuzzi tub, a two-person shower, and a private, intimate balcony -- all ideal for a romantic getaway. In addition to its premierwith outdoor "bucket" showers, the hotel has three exceptional restaurants on-site, as well as a wine cellar stocked with over 8,000 bottles.
Tortuga Bay Rating: 5.0 Pearls
Interiors here are fashioned by fashion icon Oscar de la Renta, and the feature comfortable four-poster with crisp, white Frette linens and unique wicker canopies. have coral floors, deep , large stand-up glass , and toiletries from -- about as good as it gets in the D.R. The best part: the nightly turndown includes a drawn bath with floating red flower petals and tealights. The -- one of the D.R.'s best -- offers all the luxury treatments.
Sanctuary Cap Cana Rating: 4.5 Pearls
Perched like a small Mediterranean town on a remote cliff overlooking the ocean, this 176-room resort comes with beautifully decorated rooms, four sparkling, and breathtaking throughout the property. are large and have canopied four-poster and deep soaking in the . Both the and -- with its flower-laden , fantastic , and even its own -- are among the best in the D.R.
Excellence Punta Cana Rating: 4.0 Pearls
at this adults-only resort definitely have romance in mind. Lighting is soft, the plush four-poster and pillow-top mattress are divine, and there's a in the room itself -- not inside the . Private include a swinging hammock for lazy afternoons. The meandering snakes around the property, offering more quiet privacy than the traditional pool. Plus, the serves a better cocktail than most Dominican all-inclusives. The excellent staff pay special attention to honeymooners or couples who are celebrating anniversaries, and they'll even stretch a ribbon over your door to let everyone else know.
Zoetry Agua Punta Cana Rating: 4.0 Pearls
This remote boutique hotel is so serene that all guests can hear are waves pounding the shore and water trickling through the resort's serpentine. have beautiful dark-wood floors and Frette linens. A simple bamboo screen separates the bedroom from the three-part , which includes two Grohe vanity sinks, a wood-and-slate , and a trimmed in a light pebble motif. The -- one of the best spas in the D.R. -- offers free access to the spa pool, steam room, and sauna.
Catalonia Royal Bavaro Rating: 3.5 Pearls
The most striking feature at this adults-only all-inclusive resort is ... the silence. No kids, no boom box by the pool, and no entertainment in the evening. Alegria Spa provides free access to its , , , and and is right around the corner from the resort's beautiful .offer large lounge areas furnished with armchairs, love seats, and coffee tables along with the king-size and a broad with a . Warm marble feature spacious stand-up and large . The
Paradisus Palma Real Rating: 4.0 Pearls
Luxurious Punta Cana. Circling a jungle-like , the rooms start at a massive 560 square feet, and they all offer , , and multi-head . At nearly 38,000 square feet, the is supposedly the largest beachfront free-form pool in the D.R. Poolside, you can even swap romantic stories with a Spanish-speaking parrot or ask love advice from a spider monkey named Mario., high-quality , a superb , and endless all make the Paradisus one of the best all-inclusives in