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Excellence El Carmen *

Featured Resort

Caribbean › Dominican Republic › Punta Cana
Location Details
Situated on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, only 25 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) and 70 minutes from La Romana International Airport (LRM), the resort is surrounded by a beautiful palm grove, bordering a Caribbean beach of fine golden sands.
General Information
At Excellence El Carmen you are secluded but not isolated. This 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 three pools wind through the grounds. There are 12 restaurants to entice you with a range of global cuisine, plus 16 bars, each with its own personality. Excellence El Carmen is also home to a world-class spa, state-of-the-art fitness center and an exceptional range of activities and services.


Excellence Awaits: from $1419 | Five nights | Junior swim-up suite | special rate | all-inclusive | Bavaro Runners Safari | Ocean Spa Experience | private transfers, Travel Dates: October 1, 2020 - May 31, 2021

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Club Floor

The Excellence Club represents the ultimate in luxury, privacy, exclusivity and service. All of the Excellence suites offer either impressive ocean views or Private Pool or a Swim-Up concept. Excellence Club benefits include private check in and check out as well as early check in/late check out, concierge desk on every building, private lounge with concierge service, smart buffets and premium bar service, private restaurant for breakfast and dinner at Lounge, private bat at Lounge, two private pool bars, luxury toiletries, upgraded minibar and room service menu, twelve private pools and seven independent Jacuzzis at the pool area, private beach area, complimentary newspaper in room every day and beach back for use during your stay, shoe shine service, daily fruit and petit fours in room, fresh flowers and sparkling wine in room upon arrival, upgraded in room premium liquor and wine bottle selection, Nespresso machine, room service express, and One Aqua Wellness treatment per person per stay.

Suite Details

All suites are adorned with an expansive private balcony or terrace with comfortable lounge furniture, oversize Jacuzzi for two, full bathrooms including a rain shower for two, separate water closet and double vanities equipped with hairdryer, scale, vanity mirror, make up desk, luxury toiletries and phone, bathrobe and slippers, flat screen TV, air conditioning with in room climate control, wireless direct dial telephone, complimentary Wi Fi access and calls to the US and Canada, radio alarm clock, safety deposit box, USB power outlets, Espresso machine, stocked mini bar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks, in room premium liquor and wine bottle selection, iron with ironing board, and a pillow menu.
Junior Suite offers a spacious suite, located on the ground floor that feature a furnished terrace with a lounge bed, two sun beds and a private 300 square foot pool.
Suite with Private Pool & Garden that boast 2000 square feet of space total 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 the exterior pool and deck, plus an 800 square foot private garden including a 250 square foot pool, two sun beds and a furnished terrace.
Excellence Club – Beachfront Honeymoon Suite include these spacious 1000 square foot suites that 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 a semi private pool connected to the building´s pool. These suites also enjoy all amenities, plus the exclusive benefits of the Excellence Club.
Excellence Club – Imperial Suite Two-Story Rooftop Terrace is the most luxurious beachfront one bedroom suite offered at 3,400 square feet divided in two floors. On the first floor you will find a full living room, a bar, a separate bathroom by the living room and the bedroom, plus all the amenities and services from the Excellence Club. On the rooftop terrace you will find a plunge pool, lounge bed and a sofa area.

Guest Services

Guests can enjoy amenities including 24 hour room service, concierge services, handicap facilities, special welcome cocktail and cool towel, full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks every day, unlimited beverages, business center services, laundry services, medical services, airport transfers, and audiovisual equipment and services.


At Excellence El Carmen, dining isn’t an afterthought. It’s the main event. Twelve international restaurants serve up culinary classics and modern twists on everyday favorites. Italian, French, Asian, Indian, Mexican, plus steak, lobster and grill specialties are a part of the everyday various cuisines that are offered. Every meal is an experience, exquisitely presented and impeccably served. The restaurants include Agave, Basmati, Chez Isabelle, The Grill, Flavor Market, The Lobster House, Spice, Oregano, The Kitchen Table, Sports Bar, Magna Club Restaurant, and Las Olas.
With 16 bars additionally offered, there is a perfect place for everyone.


A total of 23 swimming pools with a collective expanse of 79,000 square feet provide guests with privacy and a variety of bathing and lounging options throughout the resort grounds. Excellence El Carmen offers a variety of beach, land and water activities each day, including snorkeling gear, deep sea fishing, introductory scuba lessons, scuba diving with instruction, bocce, aerobics & water aerobics, fitness, yoga, jogging, Spanish lessons, dancing lessons, cooking lessons, theme nights, beach volleyball and football, tennis, paddle tennis, table tennis, bicycles, darts, board games, archery, air rifle shooting and billiards.


Golf courses that are close by the resort include Cocotal Golf and Country Club; La Cana Golf Club; Punta Blanca Golf Club; Bavaro Golf Course; and Teeth of the Dog, Dye Fore, The Links.


Miilé Spa welcomes you to wellness. Surrounded by water, this spa is literally an island of relaxation, wellbeing and inner peace. Enjoy total renewal in the spa suites for couples, where private luxury and relaxation come together with a dedicated Spa Menu for Couples, with treatments and experiences to share, connect and remember.


When you’re ready for a workout, the comprehensive 4,000 square feet on site gym brings you a full range of exercise equipment and classes. The deluxe exercise facility offers complete weights and state-of-the-art cardio equipment including treadmills, crossover, movement and step machines, in addition to rooms for daily classes in yoga and aerobics. The fitness trail provides a scenic, tropical route for walkers and joggers.

Nearby Attractions

Guests can enjoy local attractions and activities including sailing, various sightseeing tours, Altos de Chavon, Ponce de Leon House and Museum, Patron Saint, Eyes Ecological Park, Boca de Yuma, and Tour Plantacion Tropical.

Other Information

Excellence El Carmen offers 4,800 square feet of dedicated indoor meeting and event space. The Grand Ballroom features 2,700 square feet of flexible area that may be subdivided in three separate spaces. The resort boasts impressive outdoor venues for poolside receptions and cocktail events, including 10,000 square feet of oceanfront terraces and a spectacular stretch of beach for private cocktails.

Land price is per person based on double occupancy (unless noted) for select travel dates shown. Air-inclusive vacations are for gateways noted. Rate quoted includes government-imposed fees and taxes and any necessary currency exchange rates. Rate is current when priced, at the time you purchase your vacation, rate may be higher. Rate does not include any applicable daily resort or facility fees (and in Europe, city tourist taxes) payable directly to the resort at check-out; such fees will be advised at the time of booking. Subject to availability and change; certain restrictions and black out dates may apply. Additional airline restrictions may apply, contact the airline directly with questions.

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