After returning from another month in the Caribbean, I’ve come to the same conclusion as my previous trip – Hard Rock All Inclusive Hotels are my favorite all-inclusive hotels in the world. It’s simple – they have the best, most friendly service, modern, creative rooms, kick-ass entertainment and amenities, and better dining options than most cities. At first, I thought Hard Rock Puerto Vallarta was exceptionally impressive and then I visited Hard Rock Riviera Maya and Hard Rock Cancun and they were all as unbelievable as the first experience. Now, I’ve experienced the largest and most impressive property, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, and it confirms that Hard Rock All Inclusive can’t be beat. From the time you drive through the gates, you are a rock star! Other all-inclusive hotels should use Hard Rock as a benchmark for hospitality.
I stayed in a suite at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana with top-shelf luxury and everything I could imagine to soak up the Hard Rock lifestyle. The over-the-top details in the room included a private balcony, a personal liquor dispenser, 24-hour, all-inclusive room service, a hydro spa tub, rocking artwork, guitar logo pillows and sheets, and lyrical lamp shades. Normally, I spend a lot of time in the room, especially in the evening. At Hard Rock, I took advantage of the hydro spa tub one morning and the room service on a daily basis, but I admittedly wasn’t in the room very often. There were too many amazing things offered to spend any real time in the suite.
You expect dining and liquor options at an all-inclusive but I’ve never been to another property that offers a top-shelf in-room liquor dispenser and 24/7 free in-room service. Our refrigerator was stocked with drinks and the liquor dispenser had rum, tequila, and vodka choices that I would drink at home. I like Diet Pepsi and I drank the two in the fridge on the first night. When we came back to the room after daily maid-service, there were four more Diet Pepsi stocked and plenty of extra beer. It was like a magical fairy came and replenished our favorites… for free!
At Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana, dining is about more than food. Every experience offers a feast for the senses. While there are buffet options, I reveled more in the à la carte experiences. My favorite was Toro. The good life deserves a great steak and premium cuts of the finest steak are always the way to my heart. Couple that with the best staff I’ve ever experienced, and you have one memorable feast. Zen also offers an extraordinary fine dining experience composed of expertly prepared Asian cuisine. The food is superlative, but the main attraction is the show the chefs perform while creating memorable meals right before your eyes. They took the party to our table.
Since we weren’t there with Athena, we took advantage of the unbelievable nightlife. There were shows, DJs, and legendary parties every night of the week. We attended a Circus Show, a Michael Jackson Show, and a Dance Party in the theater.
After each performance, we found the late-night entertainment around the property. Our nights may have included a dance competition with a British lady, some old-school moves, and lots of shaking it but those stories will stay at Hard Rock.
We also stumbled upon a night pool party that we weren’t expecting. The music, lights, water, and balloons were calling our names. Abandoning our plans for dinner, we jumped in the pool and let the party continue.
I might not have been there with Athena, but don’t think I’d miss out on the family adventures like floating in the lazy river or splashing in the pool. Unfortunately, the water slide is specifically for children, but that didn’t stop me from being a big kid in the pool.
Even things like splashing in the pool are amplified at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana. Once a week, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana has a bucketlist worthy Foam Party in the pool. It was the most fun I had at an all-inclusive resort yet it’s a weekly event for Hard Rock Hotel. There must have been 300 people in the massive pool when the foam started to blow out over the crowd and Cord and I were right in the middle of it. There was a live DJ and dancers to keep the party jumping and balloons were added just because they could.
Endless partying lead to a very tired guest. I may travel on a regular basis, but even I need a rest sometimes. I found my own private area to soak up some rays and listen to the waves. Relaxing along the warm turquoise waters in the serene beauty of a powdery, white sand beach and a cool drink in hand, I knew… this was my Paradise.
There are too many great options at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana to try everything. In five days, we was able to party like a rock star, swim, enjoy fine dining, and relax in luxury. The possibilities are endless. Regardless of age or gender, Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana really does offer the best of everything to everyone. It’s all-inclusive at a level of its own. There’s five star and then there’s Rock Star.