The combined 750-room all-inclusive Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana resorts by Hyatt Hotels Corporation and Playa Hotels & Resorts are officially open, marking Hyatt’s entry into the Dominican Republic.
The family friendly Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and adults-only Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana are the latest resorts to join the award-winning Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara portfolios.
Under the ownership and operation of Playa Hotels & Resorts, the Cap Cana debut brings the total number of Hyatt Ziva and Hyatt Zilara resorts to eight across Mexico and the Caribbean.
Situated on 40-acre beachfront property on Juanillo Beach, the 375-room Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and 375-room Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana resorts are found on the eastern shores of the Dominican Republic in the exclusive gated community of Cap Cana.
“As our first ground-up build, we set out to define what all-inclusive means in the Dominican Republic,” said Alex Stadlin, chief operating officer, Playa Hotels & Resorts. “Cap Cana is regarded as one of the best destinations in the Caribbean, and Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana provide a welcomed originality to the country’s hospitality landscape, including elevated dining and entertainment experiences, a sophisticated ambiance, authentic touches, and our signature Service from the Heart.”
With two distinct sections united by an elevated common area overlooking the pools and oceanfront vista below, Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana offers individual resort experiences, each evoking a distinct personality that caters to travellers seeking an adult escape or multi-generational experience.
“Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana offer an elevated experience for our global guests,” said Frank Lavey, senior vice president of operations, Hyatt. “The resorts’ compelling design creates areas that help create family memories, while also featuring intimate places where adults can recharge, reconnect and pamper themselves. We’re also proud to deliver elevated amenities, all centered around Hyatt’s pillars of wellbeing, Feel, Fuel and Function.”
The dual-branded development is home to a variety of shared amenities for guests of all ages including nine dining venues, a variety of water activities like aqua cycling and paddle boarding and unique activities such as gourmet cooking lessons and Paint and Sip wine and painting classes. The resort also features an elevated fitness center modelled after a traditional rum distillery and the world-class Larimar Spa. The spa is inspired by a cenote and complete with a cascading waterfall within the hydrotherapy pool, and features a larimar stone-infused sky-lit lagoon and the Dominican Republic’s first Himalayan Salt Lounge. Specifically geared towards the Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana guests, a KidZ Club, Teen Zone, athletic courts and a state-of-the-art water park are also available on-site.
Ideal for large gatherings and multigenerational travellers, Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana share the largest meeting and event spaces within the entire portfolio. With 45,000 square feet of functional meeting and event space, the resort boasts the main ballroom, more than 12 breakout rooms, a covered terrace and event lawn—plus a 300-seat open-air theatre.
To celebrate this milestone opening, guests can receive a 55% discount off the standard rate for bookings made at Hyatt Ziva Cap Cana and Hyatt Zilara Cap Cana between now and December 17, 2019, for stays through December 20, 2020. Stay at least five nights and get the 5th night free.