Casa de Campo Resort & VillasLa Romana / Dominican Republic
Settled on the southeastern coast of The Dominican Republic, the 7,000-acre Casa De Campo resort has plenty to offer beyond its brilliant private beaches and year-round sun. Home to a replica Mediterranean medieval village, world-beating golf courses and seven eclectic restaurants, this remarkable resort is always providing guests with something exciting and new to try.
What to love
- An outstanding spa centre has been founded upon Ayurvedic techniques, while also offering more conventional hot oil treatments and massages.
- As well as three golf courses – including the number one ranked course in the Caribbean – sport-minded guests can also visit the shooting range, tennis courts or try out a host of water activities.
- Head to Alton de Chavon – a replica 16th century Mediterranean village – where you’ll find local tradesman and artists, boutique shops, museums and a 5,000-seat amphitheatre.
What to know
- As well as providing a plethora of activities for younger guests, Casa De Campo also has an award-winning kids camp. Staff can also provide a babysitting service.
- The resort features three private beaches for the exclusive use of guests.
- Visitors staying at Casa De Campo have the choice of hotel room or private villa – all of which are fitted with modern amenities.
- The resort is home to six high-end restaurants and seven bars. Choose from seafood on the beach or international fine dining.
Casa De Campo is a resort that goes at whatever speed you need it to. Want to spend a day drifting around the pool area, the bar at your beckon and the bold blue of Caribbean Sea as your backdrop? That’s no problem. Or perhaps you’d rather get 18 holes in (don’t worry, all guests get their own four-person buggy to get around) before dinner on one of the most beautiful golf courses in the Caribbean? Well, that’s just as easily arranged. This is a place with a seemingly endless amount of wondrous sights and experiences.
Staying at Casa De Campo comes in a variety of options. Guests can choose to stay in one of the hotel’s modern-designed rooms or suites, which come fitted with luxury amenities and have a private balcony or terrace. Alternatively, there are a number of private villas to choose from – some with direct access to the beach and a private plunge pool. All guests will have access to the on-site fitness centre and Ayurvedic-inspired wellness spa, while the resort’s seven outstanding restaurants find trained chefs specialised in all manner of world cuisines.
Visitors will no doubt become au fait with the nearby Alton de Chavon, the replica 16th century Mediterranean village that’s surrounded by rich Dominican countryside. There you’ll find local artist studios and signature boutiques, in addition to archeological museums, the St Stanislaus church and a 5,000-seat amphitheatre. An afternoon trip to the marina provides another glimpse of the region’s gentle way of life, while those looking for action should head for the equestrian centre or shooting course. Then, of course, there is perhaps the resort’s proudest attraction – it’s three Pete Dye golf courses, which includes the stunning Teeth Of The Dog, the number one course in the Caribbean.
When to Travel
Temperatures remain lovely and hot throughout the year but the best time to visit tends to be from December to April when the climate is relatively dry.
Casa De Campo Resort & Villas is located on the southern coast at La Romana, and is usually accessed in under an hour from the International airport at Punta Cana.
The whole resort is geared to enjoying a relaxing time, whether that be alone or as a family, with a plethora of sports activities, excursions, shows and movies at the theatre.
In the evenings, Casa de Campo offers two payable programs for children, Casa de Campo Kidz (ages 4-7) and Casa de Campo Tweens (ages 8-12). Adults can enjoy a worry-free night out in the knowledge that your children are in a supervised program. The programs include an evening meal followed by age appropriate fun activities.