One of Punta Cana's most modern and elegant adults-only resort experiences, Excellence El Carmen beckons in a new era of romantic getaways in the Dominican Republic. This all-suite resort prides itself on offering the most comprehensive all-inclusive package in Punta Cana. From your meals, taken in a choice of ten restaurants (plus a buffet, beach grill and food truck), to daily activities, including introductory scuba diving lessons, tennis clinics, and beach games. The impeccable service runs from check in to check out and during your stay, practically everything is covered: all you have to do is sit back and relax.

Rooms at Excellence El Carmen, Punta Cana

In your suite vibrant colours work together to evoke the essence of the Caribbean. From their private terraces all of the suites showcase views across either the resort's pool or the ocean. For extra convenience, all of the suites located on the ground floor grant direct access to the pools. Some suites even have private pools, ideal for guests wishing to take full advantage of the sun. Every suite comes replete with a host of comforts, including flatscreen televisions, air conditioning, expansive balconies or terraces, an oversized Jacuzzi for two, and 24-hour room service, that will quickly transform your room into a home away from home...but better.

Facilities at Excellence El Carmen, Punta Cana

Fancy a dip? The resort's 9 outdoor Jacuzzis and 23 swimming pools offer over 79,000 square feet for making a splash on your ideal Caribbean getaway. Meanwhile at the Miilé Spa a concierge will help tailor your treatment to suit your needs. The spa has a dedicated menu for couples and features a hydrotherapy pool, bubble massage lounger, Swedish sauna and much more. The resort’s eleven restaurants are waiting to take you on a worldwide culinary journey to remember. Explore the delicacies of India's rugged north-west frontier at Basmati, enjoy a hearty lunch beneath the thatched roof of The Grill, or tuck in to Mexican, French, or Italian cuisine - all included with your stay.

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Accommodation

Excellence Club Beach Front Honeymoon Two Story Rooftop Terrace Swim-up Plunge Pool

These extra spacious (1800 sq ft) suites, located right on the beach with impressive ocean front views, feature a separate living room area, an oversize jacuzzi for two, an expansive roof top private terrace with a plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture. These suites have the amenities and services from the JR. SUITE POOL VIEW, plus the exclusive benefits of the Excellence Club. 

Excellence Club Beachfront Honeymoon Swim-up Suite

These spacious (1000 sq ft) suites are located right on the beach with impressive ocean-front views. They feature a separate living room area, an oversize jacuzzi for two, plus an expansive private terrace with comfortable lounge furniture and direct access to semi-private pool connected to the building´s pool. These suites also enjoy all amenities as the JR SUITE POOL VIEW, plus the exclusive benefits of the Excellence Club. 

Excellence Club Honeymoon Two Story Rooftop Terrace Swimup Plunge Pool Ocean View

 

These extra spacious 2500 sq ft suites, divided in two floors (1250 sqft each),  feature breathtaking views to the Caribbean Sea, a separate living room area, an oversize jacuzzi for two, plus an expansive roof top private terrace with a plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture. These suites have all amenities as the JR SUITE POOL VIEW, plus the exclusive benefits of the Excellence Club. 

Excellence Club Honeymoon Swim-up Suite

 

These spacious 1100 (sq ft) suites feature a separate living room area, an oversize jacuzzi for two, plus an expansive private terrace with comfortable lounge furniture with exterior shower and direct access to semi-private pool connected to the building´s pool. These suites enjoy all amenities as the JR SUITE POOL VIEW, plus the exclusive benefits of the Excellence Club. 

Excellence Club Junior Suite Ocean View

Excellence Club Junior Suite Ocean View – The 800 sq ft Excellence Club Junior Suites offer breathtaking ocean view, plus all exclusive services and amenities from the Excellence Club, as well as king bed; L-Shaped sofa bed; expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture; oversize Jacuzzi for two; full bathrooms including a rain shower for two, double vanities equipped with hair dryer, scale, make-up desk, VIP toiletries and wireless phone; bathrobe & slippers for use during your stay; interactive media 46” flat-screen TV; air conditioning with in-room climate control; direct-dial telephone; free calls to U.S.A. & Canada; free wireless Internet; radio / alarm clock; electronic in-room safe (laptop size); espresso machine; stocked mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks; in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection; 24-hour room service; service box for room service; iron and ironing board; pillow menu; turn-down service and hotel stationery; concierge service from 7am through 11pm.

Excellence Club Junior Suite with Private Pool

Spacious (950 sq ft) suites, located on the ground floor feature a furnished terrace with a lounge bed, 2 sun beds and a 300 sq feet private pool. Included exclusive services and amenities from the Excellence Club. King Bed.

Excellence Club Junior Swim Up Suite

Excellence Club Junior Swim-up Suite - These suites offer king bed; L-Shaped sofa bed; expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture; oversize Jacuzzi for two; full bathrooms including a rain shower for two, double vanities equipped with hair dryer, scale, make-up desk, VIP toiletries and wireless phone; bathrobe & slippers for use during your stay; interactive media 46” flat-screen TV; air conditioning with in-room climate control; direct-dial telephone; free calls to U.S.A. & Canada; free wireless Internet; radio / alarm clock; electronic in-room safe (laptop size); espresso machine; stocked mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks; in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection; 24-hour room service; service box for room service; iron and ironing board; pillow menu; turn-down service and hotel stationery; concierge service from 7am through 11pm. Plus all the exclusive services and amenities from the Excellence Club.

Excellence Club Two-Storey Rooftop Terrace Suite with Plunge Pool

Excellence Club Two-story Rooftop Terrace Suite w/ Plunge Pool Ocean View - These romantic suites offer ocean views, spacious 1.600 sq ft divided in two floors (800 sq. ft each.) a private rooftop terrace with a plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture, plus the exclusive benefits from the Excellence Club. King bed.

Honeymoon Suite

These spacious 1100 (sq ft) 1 bedroom suite offers a separate living room area, an oversize jacuzzi for two, plus an expansive private terrace with comfortable lounge furniture. Room features same amenities as the JR SUITE POOL VIEW. King Bed.

Imperial Suite Two-Story Rooftop Terrace with Plunge Pool

The most luxurious beachfront 1-bedroom suite offers 3.400 sq ft divided in two floors. At the first floor you will find a full living room, a bar, a separate WC at living room and the bedroom, plus all the amenities and services from the Excellence Club Jr Suite Ocean View. At the Rooftop terrace you will find a plunge pool, lounge bed and a sofa area.

Imperial Suite with Pool

The most luxurious beachfront 1-bedroom suite offers 1.700 sq ft of interior space plus a private garden with a large pool. Including a separate bedroom, a full living room, a bar, a separate WC at living room and the bedroom, plus all the amenities and services from the Excellence Club Jr Suite Ocean View.

Junior Suite Ocean View

Junior Suite Ocean View - The spacious Junior Suites (800 sq ft) have King beds; L-Shaped sofa bed; expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture; ocean views; oversize Jacuzzi for two; full bathrooms including a rain shower for two, double vanities equipped with hair dryer, scale, make-up desk, VIP toiletries and wireless phone; bathrobe & slippers for use during your stay; interactive media 46” flat-screen TV; air conditioning with in-room climate control; direct-dial telephone; free calls to U.S.A. & Canada; free wireless Internet; radio / alarm clock; electronic in-room safe (laptop size); espresso machine; stocked mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks; in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection; 24-hour room service; service box for room service; iron and ironing board; pillow menu; turn-down service and hotel stationery; concierge service from 7am through 11pm.

Junior Suite Pool View

Junior Suite Pool View – The spacious Junior Suites (800 sq ft) have King or two Double beds; L-Shaped sofa bed; expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture; oversize Jacuzzi for two; full bathrooms including a rain shower for two, double vanities equipped with hair dryer, scale, make-up desk, VIP toiletries and wireless phone; bathrobe & slippers for use during your stay; interactive media 46” flat-screen TV; air conditioning with in-room climate control; direct-dial telephone; free calls to U.S.A. & Canada; free wireless Internet; radio / alarm clock; electronic in-room safe (laptop size); espresso machine; stocked mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks; in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection; 24-hour room service; service box for room service; iron and ironing board; pillow menu; turn-down service and hotel stationery; concierge service from 7am through 11pm.

Junior Suite Swim Up

Junior Suite Swim-up – These bright, spacious suites have King beds; L-Shaped sofa bed; expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture; oversize Jacuzzi for two; full bathrooms including a rain shower for two, double vanities equipped with hair dryer, scale, make-up desk, VIP toiletries and wireless phone; bathrobe & slippers for use during your stay; interactive media 46” flat-screen TV; air conditioning with in-room climate control; direct-dial telephone; free calls to U.S.A. & Canada; free wireless Internet; radio / alarm clock; electronic in-room safe (laptop size); espresso machine; stocked mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks; in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection; 24-hour room service; service box for room service; iron and ironing board; pillow menu; turn-down service and hotel stationery; concierge service from 7am through 11pm.. Located on the ground floor, offering direct access to a private pool connected to the building’s main pool. Other additional amenities include a furnished terrace with a lounge bed, two sun beds and a swan-neck Spa Jet. King Bed.

Junior Suite with Private Pool

Spacious suites, located on the ground floor feature a furnished terrace with a lounge bed, 2 sun beds and a private 300 sq ft pool. Room features same amenities as the JR SUITE POOL VIEW. King Bed.

Suite Pool View

Suite Pool View – These suites offer an upgraded level of privacy, featuring a separate bedroom and double size balconies. The spacious Suite Pool View (800 sq ft) have king bed; L-Shaped sofa bed; expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture; oversize Jacuzzi for two; full bathrooms including a rain shower for two, double vanities equipped with hair dryer, scale, make-up desk, VIP toiletries and wireless phone; bathrobe & slippers for use during your stay; interactive media 46” flat-screen TV; air conditioning with in-room climate control; direct-dial telephone; free calls to U.S.A. & Canada; free wireless Internet; radio / alarm clock; electronic in-room safe (laptop size); espresso machine; stocked mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks; in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection; 24-hour room service; service box for room service; iron and ironing board; pillow menu; turn-down service and hotel stationery; concierge service from 7am through 11pm.

Suite with Private Pool and Garden

Suite With Private Pool & Garden - These 2000 sq ft (900 room + 1,100 exterior) are perfect for guests looking for their own private garden & pool. Located on the ground floor this category offers a one-bedroom suite with separate living area and double acces to exterior pool & deck, King bed; L-Shaped sofa bed; expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture; oversize Jacuzzi for two; full bathrooms including a rain shower for two, double vanities equipped with hair dryer, scale, make-up desk, VIP toiletries and wireless phone; bathrobe & slippers for use during your stay; interactive media 46” flat-screen TV; air conditioning with in-room climate control; direct-dial telephone; free calls to U.S.A. & Canada; free wireless Internet; radio / alarm clock; electronic in-room safe (laptop size); espresso machine; stocked mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks; in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection; 24-hour room service; service box for room service; iron and ironing board; pillow menu; turn-down service and hotel stationery; concierge service from 7am through 11pm. Plus a 800 sq ft private garden including a 400 sq ft pool, 2 sun beds and a furnished terrace. King bed

Terrace Suite with Plunge Pool

Terrace Suite With Plunge Pool – The spacious (950 sq ft) Terrace Suites feature an expansive terrace with comfortable lounge furniture and an exterior Plunge Pool. Features king bed; L-Shaped sofa bed; expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture; oversize Jacuzzi for two; full bathrooms including a rain shower for two, double vanities equipped with hair dryer, scale, make-up desk, VIP toiletries and wireless phone; bathrobe & slippers for use during your stay; interactive media 46” flat-screen TV; air conditioning with in-room climate control; direct-dial telephone; free calls to U.S.A. & Canada; free wireless Internet; radio / alarm clock; electronic in-room safe (laptop size); espresso machine; stocked mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks; in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection; 24-hour room service; service box for room service; iron and ironing board; pillow menu; turn-down service and hotel stationery; concierge service from 7am through 11pm.

Two-Story Rooftop Terrace Suite with Plunge Pool

These extra spacious suites feature a separate living room area, an oversize jacuzzi for two, plus an expansive roof top private terrace with a plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture. 

Facilities

  • Air Conditioning
  • Beachfront location
  • Concierge
  • Gym
  • Onsite Shop
  • PADI dive school
  • Private Beach
  • Public Beach
  • Spa
  • Swim-up/out rooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Watersports
  • Wedding packages available
  • Wi-Fi

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Food & Drink

Agave

At Agave, modern takes and locally sourced ingredients elevate and pay homage to authentic classics, while stunning décor transports you to the sights of Mexico. Perfectly designed to accommodate large groups and parties, Agave invites you to indulge in a selection of Mexico’s finest wines and favorite dishes for an unforgettable night with friends and loved ones.

Aire

A tropical ambiance and friendly service await at Aire, an outdoor bar that’s perfectly located for a quick afternoon cocktail. Expertly trained mixologists are always on hand to create your ultimate afternoon libation from house-made syrups, elixirs, and fresh-seasonal ingredients.

Alegria

Excellence El Carmen invites you to revel in the nightlife at Alegria, a chic lounge with a distinct late night sensibility. Live DJs, expertly crafted cocktails, and a state-of-the-art sound system set the stage for an entirely unforgettable affair.

Aroma

Fresh-baked sweets and gourmet coffees ensure that you start your day out right at Aroma, Excellence El Carmen’s own neighborhood coffee shop. Here, charming decor, small-batch roasted beans, and warm and hospitable baristas keep you caffeinated throughout the day, while our sweet and savory treats are perfect for a morning bite or a delicious mid-day snack.

Art Deco Piano Bar

Step into Art Deco Piano Bar for an ode to the past, complete with live music and a sophisticated bar. An elegant atmosphere invites you to indulge in a fine cigar while enjoying the sounds of a piano among friends.

Basmati

Take a culinary journey through the exotic regions of India at Excellence El Carmen’s own Basmati restaurant. Serving up fresh, modern takes on India’s most beloved dishes, the aromatic spices and addictive flavors of India’s North-West frontier take center stage on Basmati’s extensive menu. Vegetarians will delight in Basmati’s extensive plant-based offerings, while heat-infused favorites and classic, savory Tandoori specials provide an exotic taste of the extraordinary.

Blue

Perfecting the art of the afternoon swim, Blue is the Dominican Republic’s best swim-up bar. Serving up a fully-stocked premium bar, our friendly and attentive staff is always on hand to shake up a refreshing tropical libation or classic craft cocktail.

Chez Isabelle

Head over to Chez Isabelle for something beyond the ordinary. An upscale evening featuring an extensive wine cellar, opulent décor, and live music, dinner at Chez Isabelle is like a jaunt to Paris without leaving the beauty of the Caribbean. Perfect for a romantic evening, the ambience is surpassed only by the delicious offerings from our culinary team.

Cielo

Elevating the classic beach bar, Cielo invites you to revel in the beauty of the Dominican Republic alongside VIP service and delicious offerings. Reserved exclusively for our Excellence Club guests, our signature hospitality is always on hand to shake up your favorite beachside cocktail.

Excellence Club Lounge

Welcome to a world created exclusively for guests of the Excellence Club, where chic design, privacy, and intuitive service all combine. Premium spirits are always on hand to satiate at our full-service lounge bar that caters to your every whim.

Flavor Market

Big flavors meet small plates at Flavor Market, where classic Spanish tapas and an inviting ambience set the stage for engaging conversations among friends and loved ones. Perfectly proportioned for sharing, Flavor Market’s team cooks both traditional favorites and inventive twists on classic ingredients. Diners will also delight in the restaurant’s house-cured meats, artisanal cheeses, and selection of Spanish wine.

Las Olas

Serving up sunshine, snacks, and smiles, Las Olas at Excellence El Carmen is among the best beach restaurants in Punta Cana. A convenient stop to recharge during the day, Las Olas offers a hearty buffet alongside made-to-order favorites such as refreshing salads and wood-fired pizzas. Here, the service is friendly and casual, the food always delicious, and the beachfront setting reminds you that, at Excellence El Carmen, every hour is happy hour.

Magna

Open exclusively to our guests of the Excellence Club, Magna is a globally-inspired eatery open for breakfast and dinner. Breakfast at Magna is an elegant and chic affair, with French-influenced offerings and attentive service, while delicious dinner offerings like Arborio rice risotto with truffle-scented chicken, puréed peas, and parmesan cheese emulsion make Magna the perfect place for a romantic evening or sophisticated dinner with friends.

Martini

A dramatic and delightful centerpiece to our sweeping main lobby, Martini is the perfect gathering place for amazing cocktails and good conversation. Though there’s every imaginable libation on offer, the iconic drink takes center stage with an extensive selection of classic favorites and modern new twists.

Oregano

Take in the beauty of the Dominican Republic alongside the aromatic scents and delicious flavors of classic Italian cuisine. Perfect for a midday bite or romantic evening, Oregano is a charming poolside trattoria that serves up fresh-baked Italian favorites. Hearty calzones, wood oven pizzas, and a selection of house-baked sweets cure any craving, while stunning vistas and personalized, friendly service set the stage for a lovely meal.

Palms

Created exclusively for our guests of the Excellence Club, this private, beachside bar in our Punta Cana, Dominican Republic resort is an outdoor haven. Stunning views, intuitive service, and a relaxing ambience set the stage for the perfect poolside cocktail or a delicious fresh-squeezed juice.

Revive

Nourishing smoothies, healing elixirs, and cold-press juices all await at Revive, where healthy and delicious offerings are always on the menu. Revive melds the prestigious juice bar concept with locally sourced fresh fruits and holistic ingredients, allowing you to nourish your body from the inside out.

Shark Food Truck

The food truck craze comes to the Caribbean with our own Shark Food Truck. Ready to satiate any on-the-go cravings, this food truck serves up quick and tasty Latin-inspired offerings all day long. We recommend our slow-roasted Cuban sandwich made with orange marinade, ham, crispy gherkins, and melted cheddar for a quick yet satisfying option.

Sol

An idyllic rendezvous point, Sol Bar in the heart of our Punta Cana, Dominican Republic resort is the perfect spot to satiate your cocktail cravings - morning, noon, or night. An al fresco setting and enticing flavors set the stage for an escape filled with cool cocktails throughout the day.

Spice

Asia’s most renowned dishes and culinary traditions converge at Spice, where an elegant and dynamic setting sets the stage for delicious offerings from Japan, China, Vietnam, and Thailand. Hand-rolled sushi, interactive Teppanyaki tables, and time-honored favorites bring the bold yet delicate flavors of the Far East to the heat of the Dominican Republic.

Sports Bar

Conveniently located by the main lobby, our Sports Bar brings the excitement of your favorite sports to the Caribbean. We invite you to cheer on your favorite team with our high-definition big screens, a fully-stocked bar, and delicious, elevated bar snacks. Warm woods, sports memorabilia, and a casual atmosphere create a cozy ambience where you can catch the game, even while on vacation.

Stars

When the sun sets on the Dominican Republic, head over to Stars for an evening cocktail. Conveniently located next to our main theater, this nighttime bar sets the stage for our exciting nightly shows and entertainment with premium top-shelf offerings and a chic ambience.

The Grill

Fire-roasted high quality meats, juicy burgers, and hearty sides comprise the menu at The Grill. A carnivore’s paradise, this chic steakhouse combines classic American cuts with the best flavors of Brazil. Indulge in a sirloin strip, premium ribeye, tenderloin, or even one of our gourmet burgers, like the Oscar, a beef and crab burger with asparagus au gratin on a buttered, toasted, brioche bun.

The Kitchen Table

For a meal that is sure to satisfy everyone, The Kitchen Table is a global affair that serves up international cuisine and local favorites daily. This buffet-style restaurant is as versatile as it is delicious, featuring luxurious à la minute options like our gourmet omelet station and open-fire grill alongside seasonally-sourced salad options, a fresh juice bar, and an array of slow-cooked dishes from all around the globe.

The Lobster House

Indulge at The Lobster House, our stunning poolside restaurant offering fresh-caught seafood daily. The Lobster House is the perfect place to start your day, with its à la carte selection of freshly squeezed juices, French press coffee, waffles, pastries, and eggs. Lunch is a casual á la carte affair, while dinner is an indulgent experience where shellfish is the star.

X-Lounge

Stunning rooftop views and perfectly prepared cocktails await at X-Lounge, where the beauty of the resort’s natural surroundings makes every sip taste just a little bit better. Situated directly overlooking the beach, our roof bar in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic is framed by the quiet swaying of palm trees, turquoise water vistas, and our signature service.