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Starwood's Westin brand debuts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Starwood Hotels has announced the debut of its Westin brand in the Dominican Republic with the opening of the Westin Punta Cana Resort and Club. Located in the Playa Blanca area, the resort opened on 6th January and has 200 guest rooms and suites and facilities including a swimming pool, kid's club, full-service spa, gym, business centre and guests will have direct access to a white sandy beach.

Starwood's Westin brand debuts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Starwood Hotels is celebrating the debut of its Westin brand in the Dominican Republic following the recent opening of a brand new resort.

The Westin Puntacana Resort and Club opened its doors to guests on 6th January, 2014 and they will have access to an array of world-class facilities such as gourmet restaurants, walking trails and wedding venues.

The Dominican Republic hotel has 200 guest rooms and suites that boast ocean views and feature Westin's signature amenities including Westin Heavenly beds, bathrooms with the Heavenly® Bath, Heavenly® Shower, Heavenly® Robe and White Tea Aloe bath products, high-speed Internet access, and the brand's signature SuperFoodsRX® menu.

Brian Povinelli, the Global Brand Leader for Westin Hotels and Resorts and Le Meridien, commented:

"The Westin Puntacana Resort and Club is an outstanding addition to our portfolio in the Caribbean, where we now offer five world-class Westin resorts. In this spectacular beachfront location, guests can enjoy all of the Westin brand's signature programs and amenities, designed to inspire well-being and send them home feeling better than when they arrived."

Located minutes from Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) in the Playa Blanca area, the Dominican Republic hotel's facilities include an expansive swimming pool with poolside grill, a kid's club, a 24-hour business centre, the Westin WORKOUT gym, a full-service spa, a cigar bar, a lobby bar and walking trails.

Guests on holidays at the Westin Puntacana Resort and Club can enjoy access to facilities at the nearby Puntacana Resort and Club that offers three miles of white sand beaches, a championship golf course, a full-service marina, Six Senses Spa, nine restaurants serving international cuisine, and a 1,500 acre ecological reserve where visitors can relax, swim and take part in fun watersports in 12 freshwater lagoons.

The Executive Director of Hospitality at Puntacana Resort and Club, Alberto Abreu, added:

"We are delighted to expand our partnership with Starwood Hotels and Resorts to introduce the Westin brand to the Dominican Republic. At The Westin Puntacana Resort and Club, guests from across the globe can experience the one-of-a-kind beaches, weather, and activities available in our country and at our resort."

The Westin brand can be found in five other resorts in the Caribbean, including the Cayman Islands, Aruba, Cancun, St John, and St Maarten.

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