Sitting on the north coast of the serene Dominican Republic, Amanera is a 60-minute drive from both Puerto Plata (POP) and Samaná El Catey (AZS) airports. The resort lies between the two small villages of Río San Juan and Cabrera. Further to the west lies the town of Cabarete, one of the world’s top-rated windsurfing and kiteboarding destinations, while eastward is the natural deep-water port of Samana, famous for the humpback whales that roam its warm waters during winter. Nestled within more than 2,170 acres of pristine Caribbean jungle, Amanera overlooks the ocean from Playa Grande, whose golden sands make it one of the region’s most beautiful beaches.
It is the first golf-integrated Aman. One of the most spectacular golf courses in the world, Playa Grande is a 7,085-yard layout including ten holes played directly on the coastline, with 60-foot drops to the sea. Amanera’s 25 casitas are positioned on the cliffs at the western end of Playa Grande Beach, all offering unobstructed ocean views. The hotel also includes lounge bar, spa, tennis court, gym swimming pool and children's club.
Check-in time: 2:00 P.M.
Check-out time: 12:00 P.M.
One child under 12 sharing the room with 2 adults - no charge
Accommodations, taxes and resort fees
Airport VIP fast-track service at Puerto Plata (POP) and Santo Domingo (SDQ) International Airport
Amanera outdoor activities (nature walks, mountain biking)
Non-motorized water sports on own beach (surfing, kayaking, body boards, standup paddle boards)
Access to 2 Har-Tru clay tennis courts
Access to fully-equipped gym with a personal trainer (upon request)
Daily afternoon tea at the library
Complimentary mini bar selection (excl. spirits)
Nespresso machine in each casita
Kids Club with attendant offering educational and fun activities for children from 5-12 years
Resort-wide wireless internet access
High Speed Internet Access
Laguna Gri Gri:
A beautiful freshwater lagoon lined with mangroves, Laguna Gri Gri is explored by boat and offers serene swimming, snorkelling and stand up paddle boarding. Sea caves nearby can also be explored before or after a beach picnic.
The birthplace of kite surfing, Cabarete is a vibrant seaside town renowned for its seafood and buzzing nightlife. Amanera offers private kite sur ng lessons for all levels with experienced professionals.
Rio San Juan:
A charming fishing village, Rio San Juan has a ourishing art culture and is a picturesque destination for Amanera’s photographic excursions.
From mid-January to mid-March, enjoy the breathtaking sight of humpback whales on their annual migration past the Samaná Peninsula.
Spain’s first New World city founded in 1496, Santo Domingo is a treasure trove of heritage sites, museums, art galleries, shops and restaurants. The picturesque Colonial Zone is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Canyoning and Cascading:
Swim, climb, and jump into deep crystal pools while hiking into the Septentrional Mountain Range to discover some of the region’s most beautiful waterfalls.
Amanera offers private tours and rum tastings at the world-renowned Ron Barcelo distillery in Santo Domingo.
Mountain Biking & Hiking:
Known as the ‘Green Coast’, the northern shoreline of the Dominican Republic boasts an extensive network of exciting trails with beautiful views. Amanera offers guided excursions for all levels.