Gran Ventana Beach Resort
Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic

Rating 4

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 6669 reviews

Gran Ventana Beach Resort
Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic

Rating 4

Overview


A great resort with lovely surroundings and the hospitality and charm that is indicative of the Dominican Republic.


Location


Located on the beach, the Gran Ventana Beach Resort is within walking distance of the Playa Dorada Shopping Plaza where some bars and restaurants can also be found.


Puerto Plata International Airport is approx 20km from Gran Ventana Beach Resort.


Facilities


Facilities at the hotel include a reception area with currency exchange, safe deposit boxes, laundry services (local charge), internet access (local charge) and car/bike rental. A gift shop also features.


Guests can relax on a sun lounger beside the swimming pool or enjoy a drink at the swim up pool bar. Sun loungers and towels are laid out beside the pool and on the beach.


Sporting activities are plentiful including beach volleyball, tennis, table tennis, waterpolo, aqua aerobics and there is a range of watersports available at the beach (some activities limited to one hour daily and may attract a local charge). A fitness centre and sauna is also available for use.


Children can be kept entertained at the kids pool, playground or in the kids club where there is organised activities.


Nightly entertainment for both adults and children is available.


For daily dining there is an International buffet restaurant and three a la carte restaurants provide a variety of cuisines (one per week). For a refreshing drink or snack there is a choice of seven bars dotted around the resort.


Rooms


All 506 rooms, superior rooms and suites are spread over a series of three storey buildings.


Each stylish room has 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, hairdryer, cable TV, direct dial telephone, safety deposit box (extra charge), mini bar which is re stocked daily, ceiling fan, air conditioning and terrace or balcony, some with ocean views.


All Inclusive


The All Inclusive information is a guide only and is subject to change and/or availability.


The All Inclusive programme consists of breakfast, lunch and dinner, all served buffet style in the main restaurant.


One reservation in each a la carte restaurant per week. Snacks available from midday-5pm.


Drinks offered include local alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks, beer, wine and soft drinks - 10am-midnight. From midnight-2am soft drinks and beer available.


Daily sports programme which includes volleyball, waterpolo, aqua-aerobics, gym, sauna. Tennis and cycling (1 hour per person per day). Watersports (1 hour per day) including windsurfing, snorkelling, sailing and kayaks. Scuba clinic in pool once per stay.


Daily entertainment including Spanish lessons and merengue lessons. Nightly music and live entertainment.

Facilities

  • Sports facilities
  • Child Care
  • Satellite/TV
  • Laundry
  • Elevators
  • Kids Pools
  • Kids Playground
  • Payable Laundry Service
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Breakfast

Facilities at the hotel include a reception area with currency exchange, safe deposit boxes, laundry services (local charge), internet access (local charge) and car/bike rental. A gift shop also features.

Guests can relax on a sun lounger beside the swimming pool or enjoy a drink at the swim up pool bar. Sun loungers and towels are laid out beside the pool and on the beach.

Sporting activities are plentiful including beach volleyball, tennis, table tennis, waterpolo, aqua aerobics and there is a range of watersports available at the beach (some activities limited to one hour daily and may attract a local charge). A fitness centre and sauna is also available for use.

Children can be kept entertained at the kids pool, playground or in the kids club where there is organised activities.

Nightly entertainment for both adults and children is available.

For daily dining there is an International buffet restaurant and three a la carte restaurants provide a variety of cuisines (one per week). For a refreshing drink or snack there is a choice of seven bars dotted around the resort.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.

Rooms

All 506 rooms, superior rooms and suites are spread over a series of three storey buildings.

Each stylish room has 2 double beds or 1 king size bed, hairdryer, cable TV, direct dial telephone, safety deposit box (extra charge), mini bar which is re stocked daily, ceiling fan, air conditioning and terrace or balcony, some with ocean views.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.

All Inclusive

The All Inclusive information is a guide only and is subject to change and/or availability.

The All Inclusive programme consists of breakfast, lunch and dinner, all served buffet style in the main restaurant.
One reservation in each a la carte restaurant per week. Snacks available from midday-5pm.

Drinks offered include local alcoholic and non alcoholic drinks, beer, wine and soft drinks - 10am-midnight. From midnight-2am soft drinks and beer available.

Daily sports programme which includes volleyball, waterpolo, aqua-aerobics, gym, sauna. Tennis and cycling (1 hour per person per day). Watersports (1 hour per day) including windsurfing, snorkelling, sailing and kayaks. Scuba clinic in pool once per stay.

Daily entertainment including Spanish lessons and merengue lessons. Nightly music and live entertainment.

The All Inclusive information is a guide only and may be subject to change and/or availability.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 6669 reviews

Average food, staff nice

27 Oct 2020
Stayed here for couple of months, changed my room 4 times I think, as I cannot stay in a moldy room. The tropical climate makes it difficult for the hotels, but still, they should change the...

Super staff, always clean, amazing food

09 Jun 2020
I have been to GV twice, can't wait to go back. So many great staff that I got to know well and are part of the reason I am wanting to return. Laura, whom I got to know in the entertainment group but...

Only love for this resort!

09 Jun 2020
I have been to this resort a number times over the last nine years. I can tell you that I have nothing but love for it. While it's on the small and quaint side, the staff are what really make this...

Special Information

Please note: A compulsory departure tax and tourist tax of 20 US Dollars (approx 11GBP) per person is payable locally in US Dollars.

Location

Located on the beach, the Gran Ventana Beach Resort is within walking distance of the Playa Dorada Shopping Plaza where some bars and restaurants can also be found.

Puerto Plata International Airport is approx 20km from Gran Ventana Beach Resort.

Address: PO Box 22, Playa Dorada, 57000, Dominican Republic Telephone: 00 809 320 2111

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