Last updated: 03:00 AM ET, Fri November 18 2016

AMResorts’ Now Onyx Punta Cana Opens on Uvero Alto

Hotel & Resort AMResorts November 18, 2016

AMResorts’ Now Onyx Punta Cana Opens on Uvero Alto

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WHY IT RATES: The Dominican Republic is emerging as a major Caribbean destination, and AMResorts is providing a great, beachside all-inclusive way to enjoy it. - Michael Isenbek, TravelPulse Senior Editor

President of AMResorts an Apple Leisure Group subsidiary, announced today the opening of its newest resort, Now Onyx Punta Cana, the brand’s third in the highly sought-after destination of the Dominican Republic.

Located on the pristine beaches of Uvero Alto, the 502-suite, family-friendly resort provides guests with a breathtaking landscape, luxuriously appointed accommodations and a worry-free vacation experience complete with the brand’s signature Unlimited-Luxury offering. With this exclusive vacation concept, where everything is included, guests can savor limitless access to gourmet dining and premium spirits, 24-hour room and concierge service, a daily refreshed mini-bar and a variety of day and night entertainment options.

“The Dominican Republic continues to stand out in Caribbean travel, and the island is expected to welcome six million visitors by the end of this year,” said Gonzalo del Peon, President of AMResorts. “The strength of the Dominican Republic tourism market presented an ideal scenario to not only expand our footprint in the region, but also increase our family-friendly offering in an idyllic destination where guests can relax, be entertained and enjoy a memorable vacation.”

Now Onyx Punta Cana offers a host of lively activities and entertainment for all to enjoy. Take in the sunshine at one of the resort’s five shimmering pools, including an infinity pool, children’s pool and saltwater pool. Young travelers are kept busy with two dedicated areas, the Explorer’s Club for Kids and the Core Zone Teens Club, where kids of all ages can participate in fun games and activities. While the kids are at play, adults can enjoy some alone time in the Preferred Club’s adults-only section. The restaurant Mercure is also an option exclusively for adults.

Beyond the nine restaurants and ten bars at Now Onyx Punta Cana, guests can take advantage of the offerings at neighboring AMResorts properties with the exclusive Sip, Savor & See program. With this program, guests are invited to enjoy additional family-friendly dining options at nearby Dreams and Now Resorts & Spas. Additionally, guests over the age of 18 can experience even more with access to facilities at neighboring Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa including a casino, the After Dark nightclub, the relax Spa by Pevonia and a fitness center — all included with Unlimited-Luxury.

“Expanding the Now brand in this high-demand location provides our guests with a sophisticated alternative where kids, parents and even grandparents are able to relax and fully enjoy their vacations,” said Alex Zozaya, CEO of Apple Leisure Group. “The Dominican Republic provides a striking atmosphere, and it is easily accessible from a variety of major gateways.”

Now Onyx Punta Cana is situated on the remote, palm-studded beach of Uvero Alto. Located next to the already popular Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa, the new Now Onyx Punta Cana complements its neighbor with an option catering to all ages. A heightened level of luxury and personal service is also available through the resort’s Preferred Club, which includes an upgraded suite in a premium location, access to two private lounges and a variety of exclusive privileges.

“Now Onyx Punta Cana cements our commitment to continued development, growing the AMResorts foothold in the Dominican Republic,” said Javier Coll, Executive Vice President and Chief Strategy Officer of Apple Leisure Group.

Now Onyx Punta Cana is designed with the natural features of the Dominican Republic in mind. With lush tropical surroundings, a vibrant landscape and contemporary design and decor, the resort is a stunning beachfront escape. Additionally, taking a vacation is now even simpler with AMResorts’ Kids Stay Free promotion. For all new reservations, up to two kids stay free when traveling in the same room as two paying adults. Travel now through Dec. 22, 2016 and from Aug. 19, 2017 through Dec. 22, 2017 to take advantage of this offer.

SOURCE: An AMResorts press release