Gran Ventana Beach Resort
Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic

Rating 4

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 6862 reviews

Gran Ventana Beach Resort
Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic

Rating 4

Holidays at Gran Ventana Beach Resort in Playa Dorada, Dominican Republic
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A great resort with lovely surroundings and the hospitality and charm that is indicative of the Dominican Republic.


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 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.


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.

  • 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
TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 6862 reviews


05 Jul 2022
DO NOT STAY HERE! Dionicio and especially Carlos in the lobby were the only positives at this hotel. When we arrived there were hundreds of local residents monopolizing the hotel. Apparently this is...

Entertainment excellent

28 Jun 2022
It’s a very nice hotel,the food is nice and the beach is not overflowing with people. The animation brings a lot of life into the hotel and makes the stay even more fun,very nice employees. AMAURY...

Family resort

28 Jun 2022
Fun for family, good food. Entertainment shuts down at 11:30, and then very quiet. Locals come on the weekends and resort is very busy. Games at pool are fun and beach is nice, VERY WINDY. Overall...

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.

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

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