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New all-inclusive resort and entertainment experiences coming to the Dominican Republic

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It’s an exciting time for Caribbean lovers as the Dominican Republic has just been chosen as the host city. Luxurious all-inclusive mega resort, developed by Melia in partnership with Falcon’s Beyond. Fortunately, at least in part, we won’t have to wait long for the project to be delivered. “Phase 1” will start in December.

Aerial drone shot of beach huts in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Caribbean Sea

One of the fastest growing destinations on the post-Corona scene, Punta Cana is home to some of the Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches, world-renowned hotel chains and renowned for its quality of service. It features a resort strip. Given these powerful assets, It’s not hard to see why Melia and Falcon’s love the location for their latest business venture.

here all you need to know About the new tourist hubs coming to the Dominican Republic:

What are the two giants of hospitality and entertainment planning?

Model for Mega Resort Falcons Resort by Melia in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Image originally used by hotel management and attributed to Melia Hotels International

Strengthening its decade-long partnership with entertainment development group Falcon’s Beyond, Melia Hotels International is about to launch its all-inclusive resort brand. Start from Punta Canawas formally introduced as . Falcons Resorts by Meliathe new property could at least outperform all other competitors already based in the city.

Paradisus Grand Cana and The Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real merged into a single giant structure, with a whopping 622 rooms between them, based solely on the number of suites each available separately. However, further expansion is being considered.

Tall palm trees painted beside a pool in a tropical location

In celebration of the news, Falcon Beyond CEO Cecil Magpuri said the company is “An unprecedented vacation experience that exceeds expectations‘ builds on a proven track record of collaborations with some of the world’s largest hospitality brands, including Melia, and a 22-year history of ‘story-driven entertainment’.However What the heck does that mean?

Here are some of the elements that will make the mega resort of the future unique.

Young woman sitting on prow of tourist boat in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Caribbean travel

According to a Melia press release, the resort will: Incorporates “immersive and interactive entertainment elements and technology” in a way never been done before – And “immersive” is the keyword for this project, judging by the extensive list of amenities that stem from both the previous hotel and the expansion plan.

Upon its official debut, the first-ever Falcon’s Resort by Melia will feature:

  • Multiple upscale bars and restaurants
  • many pools
  • swim up suite
  • water park
  • kids camp
Dominican Republic, Punta Cana, Saona Island

The grand opening is still some time away, but the partners have announced that “Phase 1” is expected to be completed in December. That means the rebranding of Paradisus Grand Cana, half of the future structure, will come just in time for the winter travel season.

This means guests can get an early peek at Melia’s soon-to-be blockbuster work.

What’s already available from December?

Panorama of beautiful gazebo on tropical Caribbean island in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, Caribbean

fine dining, multiple swimming areas The much-anticipated swim-up suites will all be available by then. In the second half of 2023, “Phase 2”, Paradisus Palma Real’s The Reserve will undergo its own makeover before finally coming together with its former competitors.

Overall, large projects have Estimated cost of $350 million.

Melia deals with the hospitality side, bringing a respected name and a solid reputation in the hotel business to the table, but it’s Falcons Beyond that’s revolutionizing the concept of the ‘resort’ here.The new addition will actually be part of the group’s ambitions Falcons Beyond Destination Punta Canawhich is destined to become a Dominican attraction in itself.

Mexican caribbean sea, female tourist with sun hat looking happy on beach in mexico

The development area that includes the resort includes a theme park scheduled to open in late 2022 or early 2023, coinciding with the rebranding of Paradisus.signature retail, dining, entertainment district‘. Effectively, Destinations within Destinations.

Meet the Falcons Beyond Destination

The first Falcon’s Beyond Destination includes:

  • Falcons Resort by Melia herself
  • Kathmandu theme park
  • Entertainment district tentatively called Falcon’s Central
Young tourist woman sitting on bed after checking in at hotel, international travel concept

Of course, in the “tourist colony” easy access to the sea, that is, visitors have little reason to leave the complex. The designers plan to make it “directly accessible” to guests and residents of Melia’s network of hotels around Punta Cana alike, so those who choose another resort will find the promising Kathmandu Park and the vibrant Falcons Central You can also access the

of course, Punta Cana is just the beginningThe partnership has expanded to multiple destinations around the world, starting with:

  • Tenerife, Canary Islands (Spain)
  • Playa del Carmen, Mexico
  • Puerto Vallarta, Mexico
View overlooking Tenerife, Canary Islands, Spain

Falcon Beyond’s destination Tenerife is set to open in 2024, Playa del Carmen should be coming soon in 2025 once Punta Cana is up and running. As for Puerto Vallarta, no opening date has been announced yet, but the brand is following a pattern this year with one new destination for him.

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