Excellence El Carmen

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Resort and Spa

Excellence El Carmen, Punta Cana


In Punta Cana, warmth radiates from the tropical sun, the Caribbean Sea and the hospitality of the Dominican people. At Excellence El Carmen, you’ll find seclusion, not isolation, on a gorgeous golden sand beach of coconut palms where the Caribbean meets the Atlantic. Romance revolves around 23 pools, a world-class spa, lush landscaping and contemporary tropical architecture. Leave your wallet and your worries behind. Here, everything is included.

RESORT HIGHLIGHTS


At Excellence El Carmen you are secluded but not isolated. The all-adult, all-suite world is situated on a beautiful Caribbean beach in a palm grove on the east coast of the Dominican Republic. Its architecture is in the Contemporary Caribbean style, and twenty pools wind through our grounds. Situated on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, the resort is surrounded by a beautiful palm grove, bordering a Caribbean beach of fine golden sands.

Situated on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, only 25 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport and 70 minutes from La Romana International Airport, the resort is surrounded by a beautiful palm grove, bordering a Caribbean beach of fine golden sands.


RESORT AMENITIES


  • 24-hour room service†
  • Accessible facilities
  • All-inclusive meal plan
  • Beauty shop/salon†
  • Bicycle rentals†
  • Boutiques/stores†
  • Complimentary wireless internet
  • Exercise gym
  • Florist†
  • Horseback riding†
  • Housekeeping – daily
  • Jacuzzi
  • Laundry/Valet service†
  • Wedding site†
  • Lobby
  • Lounges/bars†
  • Medical Facilities Service
  • Pools
  • Spa†
  • Tennis court
  • Water sports†
  • Welcome drink

† Fees may apply


Excellence El Carmen Factsheet – PDF

RESTAURANTS AND BARS


AGAVE: Serves authentic Mexican food and Tex-Mex favorites. Agave’s Mexican specialty restaurant represents the great Mexican traditional gastronomy throughout the various states of the country, giving you an outlook of that ancestral culture. Because of its size, it is an excellent option for celebrating with a group of friends or as a couple. Dinner only. Dress code is casual elegance.
BASMATI: Serves dishes of India’s North-West frontier. Basmati specializes in the regional dishes of India’s North-West frontier, mixing up tangy herbs, spices and cooking techniques against a dramatic and romantic backdrop. Dinner only. Dress code is casual elegance.


CHEZ ISABELLE: French restaurant, is as alluring as a night in Paris. The restaurant offers a French dining experience for the most demanding palates. Before your dinner don’t forget to visit our extensive wine cellar and make a selection from the finest wines of the world. Dinner only. Dress code is casual elegance.


THE GRILL: Offers exceptional meals. The Grill Restaurant provides you with a variety of American cuts and Brazilian meat options cooked on the grill or Rodizzio. Enjoy an excellent meat deliciously prepared by their chef. Dinner only. Dress code is casual elegance.


FLAVOR MARKET: Try something different for dinner. Small plates deliver big flavor in this cozy Spanish restaurant. Order from an extensive menu of Tapas, montaditos and typical and authentic main course dishes from the old continent. Paired with premium wines recommended by our sommelier. Dinner only. Dress code is casual elegance.


THE LOBSTER HOUSE: Serves International cuisine and fresh seafood. Begin your day with an à la carte breakfast overlooking the ocean. Enjoy our selection of rich fresh fruit, juices, coffee, cereals, waffles, sweet rolls and eggs gourmet dishes, this is a perfect option to start off a healthy day. Overlooking the ocean, The Lobster House offers a wide selection of à la carte items; ceviches, seafood starters, salads, sandwiches, hamburgers, pasta and grilled dishes. Let yourself flow with the breeze of the Caribbean Sea. Offers breakfast, lunch and dinner. Dress code is casual for breakfast and lunch. Dinner dress code is casual elegance.


SPICE: Specializes in dishes from Japan, China, Vietnam and Thailand. Their authentic Pan-Asian culinary experience with exotic specialties from Japan, Vietnam and Thailand. Spice offers a selection of à la carte items, private Teppanyaki area, sake and teas. Dinner only. Dress code is casual elegance.


OREGANO: Italian pasta and wine in a popular outdoor gathering spot. Our trattoria-style restaurant serves simple but delicious fare including wood oven pizza (from traditional to unpredictable) calzones and pastas. Buon appetito! A popular trattoria-style restaurant serving simple but delicious fare including pizza, from traditional to unpredictable calzone, pastas and a selection of sweet desserts. Open for lunch and dinner. The dress code is casual for lunch and casual elegance for dinner.


THE KITCHEN TABLE: Their impressive buffet is the best option to start off the day. Undoubtedly, this is the most versatile restaurant offering its international and Dominican buffet. Don’t miss their gourmet omelet station, fresh eggs prepared a la minute in front of you or our station of fresh juices and natural shakes with a vast selection of fresh fruits or combined with local vegetables and fruits. The choice is yours. The Kitchen Table also offers you a wide variety of selected salad bar, fresh vegetables, dressings and cheeses, an international buffet and our “show cooking” stations like our Mongolian grill with items prepared to your liking. Serves breakfast and lunch. Dress code is casual.


SPORTS BAR: Located in the main lobby near the Martini Bar. Here you can watch your favorite sports through the season, in different sporting environments. Variety of sandwiches, pizzas, finger food and much more are on the menu. At the bar, you can order from a wide range of brands, cocktails and beer menu. Hours: 4 pm to 11 pm.


MAGNA CLUB: The Excellence Club offers this gourmet breakfast options with an elegant service oriented to fulfill your morning expectations. Start off the day in an international with a French influence cuisine. At dinner time, unwind in an air-conditioned exclusive smart interior or an outdoor al-fresco seating area with relaxing garden views. Whatever suits your mood, come, enjoy and relax in this elegant atmosphere where fancy dining and succulent desserts are guaranteed. Serves breakfast and dinner. The dress code for breakfast is casual and casual elegance for dinner.


LAS OLAS: Snack grill located on the beach. Enjoy the ocean, sun and a bite at Las Olas snack grill. Located on the beach with selection of fast food, salads, wood-oven pizzas and an everyday theme buffet basis. Lunch only. Dress code is casual.


POOL AND BEACH SERVICE: Gourmet your way. Nothing quite says indulgence like beachside dining right from the comfort of your chaise lounge. Enjoy an extensive selection of snacks, entrees and beverages–with the soundtrack of lapping waves and the scent of salt-air breezes. For an unforgettable evening, amp up the romance with a private dinner on the beach, and see how magical a décor of sand, stars and sea can be.


ROOM SERVICE: Spoil yourself with our delicacies even after midnight. In addition to the eleven restaurants, snack bars and lounges, gourmet room service is available 24 hours a day at Excellence El Carmen. Treat yourself to breakfast in bed or a picnic lunch on your private terrace. We deliver no matter when the hunger pangs hit. Room service including alcoholic beverages and wine is included in your Excellence El Carmen stay, along with a fully stocked mini bar offering unlimited juices, soft drinks and premium alcoholic beverages.


VARIOUS BARS AND LOUNGES:
There are 17 bars on property. All bars offer premium international and domestic drinks, the Revive bar is the only bar that does not serve alcohol it serves fresh juices and smoothies.

  • Lobby bar
  • Piano bar
  • Disco bar
  • Sports Bar
  • Lobby 2 bar
  • Coffee House
  • Theater
  • Cigar Lounge
  • Juice bar at garden rooms
  • Chill Out
  • Main pool bar
  • Main pool bar 2
  • Excellence Club pool bar
  • Excellence Club pool bar 2
  • Beach sand bar
  • Swim Up bar

RESORT ACCOMMODATIONS


Standard Room Amenities

  • Air conditioning
  • Alarm clock
  • AM/FM radio
  • Balcony/Lanai/Terrace
  • Bathrobe
  • Bathroom amenities
  • Cable television
  • Coffee/Tea maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet access
  • Iron
  • Ironing board
  • Jacuzzi
  • Minibar
  • Safe
  • Slippers
  • Telephone
  • Turn down service

Excellence Club Amenities

  • Premium suite with ocean views, or garden and mountain views at Excellence Punta Cana
  • Private check-in and check-out plus early check-in and late check-out subject to availability.
  • Private concierge service
  • Private lounge area with PCs, Internet access, buffet and bar service
  • Bvlgari VIP toiletries
  • Upgraded room service menu in-room
  • Upgraded  in-room premium liquor and wine bottle selection (List available with our Club Concierge)
  • Nespresso Machine
  • Sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Fresh flowers upon arrival
  • Daily delivery of fresh fruit and petit fours
  • Private beach and pool area
  • Daily complimentary newspaper
  • Shoeshine service
  • Complimentary beach bag for use during your stay
  • Includes Aqua Wellness Spa Treatment, 1 per person per stay.

JUNIOR SUITE Pool View:  Spacious Junior Suites (800 sq. ft.) with Ocean View offers expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture & oversize Jacuzzi for two. King bed.


SUITE: Pool View. These suites offer an upgraded level of privacy, featuring a separate bedroom and double size balconies. Room features same amenities as the Jr Suite Pool View. King Bed. 800 sq. ft.


JUNIOR SWIM-UP SUITE: Pool View. Spacious (950 sq. ft.) suites are located on the ground floor, offering direct access to a private pool connected to the building´s pool. Other additional amenities include a furnished terrace with a lounge bed, 2 sun beds and a swan-neck Spa Jet. King Bed.


JUNIOR SUITE Ocean View: Spacious (800 sq. ft.) suites are located on the ground floor, offering direct access to a private pool connected to the building´s pool. Other additional amenities include a furnished terrace with a lounge bed, 2 sun beds and a swan-neck Spa Jet. King Bed.


TERRACE SUITE with Plunge Pool: Pool View. Spacious (950 sq. ft.) Terrace Suites feature an expansive terrace with comfortable lounge furniture, an exterior Plunge Pool. 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.


TWO – STORY ROOFTOP TERRACE SUITE with Plunge Pool: Pool View. These romantic suites offer spacious 1.600 sq. ft. divided in two floors (800 sq. ft. each.) with a private rooftop terrace, a plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture.


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.


SUITE with Private Pool & Garden: Pool View 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 access to exterior pool & deck, the same amenities as the Jr Suite Pool View, plus a 800 sq. ft. private garden including a 250 sq. ft. pool, 2 sun beds and a furnished terrace. King bed.


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 all amenities from Jr. Suite Pool View. King bed.


Excellence Club JUNIOR SWIM-UP SUITE: These suites offer the same amenities as the Junior Swim-Up Suite plus all the exclusive services and amenities from the Excellence Club.


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 TWO-STORY ROOFTOP TERRACE SUITE with 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 our Excellence Club. King bed.


Excellence Club HONEYMOON 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 HONEYMOON TWO-STORY ROOFTOP TERRACE SUITE WITH PLUNGE POOL: Ocean View. These extra spacious 2500 sq. ft. suites, divided in two floors (1250 sq. ft. 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 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 BEACHFRONT HONEYMOON TWO-STORY ROOFTOP TERRACE SUITE WITH 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 IMPERIAL SUITE WITH PRIVATE POOL: Excellence El Carmen’s 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.


Excellence Club IMPERIAL SUITE TWO-STORY ROOFTOP TERRACE WITH PLUNGE POOL: A very 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.


RESORT ACTIVITIES


  • Archery†
  • Basketball court
  • Beach
  • Bike rental†
  • Billiards
  • Bocce
  • Dart board
  • Fishing†
  • Fitness center on-site
  • Spanish lessons
  • Dancing lessons
  • Cooking lessons
  • Board games Non-Motorized Water Sports : paddle board, snorkeling gear
  • Air rifle shooting
  • Aerobics
  • Water aerobics
  • Yoga
  • Football on the beach
  • Horseback riding†
  • Jacuzzi
  • Jogging trail
  • Kayaking
  • Pools
  • Sailing
  • Scuba diving†
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa†
  • Squash court
  • Table tennis
  • Tennis court
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing

† Fees may apply


WEDDING PACKAGES


There may be no more exquisite setting to say your I Do’s or renew your vows than with the Caribbean at your back. El Carmen was made for destination weddings, a tropical dreamscape where your guests can indulge in gourmet dining, world-class spa services and Punta Cana’s renowned beaches. Set among lush palms on an endless stretch of beach, Excellence El Carmen surrounds you in luxury, tranquility and romance–the ideal components for your wedding or vow renewal.

Excellence Wedding Package – $850.00*

  • Minister or judge services.
  • Professional services of an onsite wedding specialist.
  • Wedding gazebo overlooking the Caribbean or beach location.
  • Standard Ceremony decoration included (white Avant Garde chairs and high table with white fabric).
  • Bridal Bouquet and groom´s boutonnière.
  • Wedding cake.
  • Sparkling wine toast after the ceremony.
  • Preparation and ironing of bride & groom attires.
  • Complimentary suite for groom the night before the wedding (subject to availability).
  • Special turn down service the night of the wedding.
  • Preferential location of room accommodation in the category reserved.
  • Late checkout for bride and groom (based on availability and upon request).
  • 5 digital full color photos (During the ceremony).
  • 15% discount on all spa treatments (product purchases not included).
  • Honeymoon Package.

Suitable for up to 10 guests. This package is complimentary when booking an Excellence Club Ocean View category or higher, for a minimum of 7 nights, or with a bridal party of minimum 5 rooms of any category for 7 nights. Guest list should be provided at the time of reservation.

Excellence of Love Wedding Package – $1500.00*

In addition to Excellence Wedding Package you will receive:

  • Upgraded Floral Bridal Bouquet and groom´s boutonnière (Love Section).
  • 4 boutonnieres or corsages for wedding party (Love Section).
  • One hour cocktail with hors d’oeuvres.
  • Love Private Reception (Standard white set up).
  • Natural floral centerpiece for the head wedding table during the dinner.
  • 20 digital full color photos (During the ceremony).
  • Bride’s hairstyling for ceremony.

Package suitable for up to 20 guests (Couple included).  Upgrades to host larger parties available at additional cost and may be upgraded from the Excellence Wedding Package by covering the applicable difference in selling price.

Gold Excellence Wedding Package – $2,400*

In addition to Excellence of love Wedding Package you will receive:

  • Additional decoration for the ceremony.
  • Upgraded Floral Bridal Bouquet and groom´s boutonnière (Gold Section).
  • Upgraded boutonnieres or corsages for wedding party (Gold Section).
  • Romantic or Caribbean Music trio (45 min).
  • Gold Private Reception (Standard white set up).
  • Video of the ceremony (15 minutes).
  • Duet Balance Massage 50 min.

Package suitable for up to 20 guests lodged at the hotel. Upgrades to host larger parties available at additional cost. Package may be upgraded from the Excellence Wedding Package by covering the applicable difference in selling price.

*General Packages Notes:

  • Prices are subject to change.
  • Packages subject to confirmation of availability.
  • Package inclusions have no cash value, there are no refunds for unused elements/events and items are not interchangeable for other inclusions or a-la-carte amenities.
  • Bride & Groom along with 90% of the total wedding guests must stay at the Hotel where the wedding is taking place.
  • Packages prices are quoted for wedding attendees lodged at the hotel. ·Additional fees may apply for non hotel guests on top of the private event.

2017 Excellence El Carmen Wedding Packages – PDF

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