Amanera is a super beautiful and the most expensive place in the country Backed by jungle, facing an expanse of the Atlantic Ocean, Amanera enjoys a panoramic clifftop location on the pristine beaches of the Dominican Republic’s north coast.
Located in Río San Juan in the Province of María Trinidad Sánchez on the celebrated golden sands of Playa Grande, the resort offers unparalleled access to water sports and back-to-nature experiences, infused with the spice and flavor of Dominican life.
Luxury accommodations that you will find in Amanera are:
Casitas and House in Amanera
Amanera’s luxury casitas dot the lush shoreline of Playa Grande with unobstructed ocean views. Overhanging eaves provide shade to expansive terraces with outdoor dining and lounge areas, while inside, floor-to-ceiling glass doors lead to bedrooms specially positioned to maximize views. All casitas feature high ceilings and warm wood finishes, while a selection offer private plunge pools.
2-bedroom house with bay views
Spread over 244 square meters, the two-bedroom bay view home offers panoramic ocean views and a private pool.
Ideal for couples looking for more space, the Casita opens onto a spacious terrace that includes a sheltered alfresco dining area and a private pool for perfect outdoor living.
Casita with pool and bay views
With unobstructed views of the bay from high on the hillside and an expansive outdoor area, the Bay View Pool Casitas are designed to celebrate their natural surroundings.
Casita with pool
With magnificent views of the sea from the top of the hillside, each Pool Casita opens onto a expansive 159-meter terrace that includes a sheltered dining area and private pool.
Little house on the hill
Overlooking the ocean, Amanera’s 77-square-meter Hill Casitas overlook the Playa Grande shoreline from a privileged, secluded position.
Spectacular ocean views and seamless interior and exterior design make the 77-square-meter Casitas at Amanera ideal for couples seeking a serene retreat on the Playa Grande shoreline.
2-bedroom house with bay views
Surrounded by lush gardens, Amanera’s Two-Bedroom Bay View House offers guests spacious 244-square-meter (2,626-square-foot) accommodations in a prime location on the Playa Grande shoreline.
At the heart of the home, a private pool, terrace dining and expansive terrace form a central space for gathering and enjoying the open-air Caribbean lifestyle, ideal for entertaining surrounded by panoramic ocean views.
The home also offers ample privacy to guests, with king-size beds and en-suite bathrooms located in separate freestanding pavilions. To ensure a seamless stay, the house has a personal host on hand to attend to all needs, including transporting guests around the resort in the house’s private buggy. In keeping with the nature-inspired spirit of the resort, four tranquil ponds also surround the home, for moments of private reflection.
Other amenities you will see in this beautiful paradise:
Dinner at Amanera
Open to guests and non-residents alike, Amanera’s restaurants showcase seasonal and sustainable local ingredients from the Dominican Republic combined with international techniques. Looking out over the sea from the top of the cliff, Casa Grande offers breakfast, lunch and dinner, complemented by a relaxed spot for lunch at the Beach Club on the sand.
Rum master class
Discover the true spirit of the Caribbean with a rum masterclass and rum tasting led by the connoisseurs of the Amanera bar team.
With a terrace overlooking Playa Grande and floor-to-ceiling windows providing the beauty of ocean views, Amanera’s main restaurant offers diners a spectacular panorama from every table. Drawing on the culinary traditions of the Dominican Republic combined with international techniques, our Executive Chef offers a menu of fresh, organic flavors and fragrant, finely spiced dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Down on the beach, tucked away in a sandy cove on Playa Grande, the Beach Club offers toes-in-the-sand dining against a spectacular backdrop, evoking local recipes and classic Latin and South American dishes for lunch, dinner private events and dinners for special occasions.
On the top floor of Casa Grande, the all-day Amanera Lounge is perfectly positioned to take in the spectacle of ocean views: a panoramic backdrop for complimentary afternoon teas, sunsets at sunset and expertly led rum tastings.
Yoga in the moonlight
By encouraging healing, forgiveness and surrender, beach yoga sessions leave participants feeling pure in spirit and awakened senses.
Wellness and Fitness in Amanera
Inspired by the shamanic healing traditions of the Taíno people, the clifftop spa surrounded by jungle combines Caribbean plants and herbs with enriching natural blends from the Aman Skincare range. Amanera’s holistic approach encompasses a menu of massages, facials, scrubs and wraps, as well as signature transformative spa journeys.
- Moon healing with larimar
- Nourishing Journey
- Local ingredients enrich treatments
- Beach Circuit
- Taíno medicine walk
- Yoga in the moonlight
Dominican-inspired movements: Bachata, Merengue and Salsa
Experience the traditional rhythms of the Dominican Republic with a fitness-enhancing dance session with Amanera’s expert instructor. Whether learning the basic steps or practicing advanced turning patterns, practice improves strength and coordination, fosters harmony between mind and body, and enhances well-being.
The spa experience from the comfort of home
In recent years, Aman has grown to offer its coveted lifestyle beyond the parameters of its havens. Aman Skincare and Sva supplements harness powerful natural ingredients to provide balance and optimal wellness inside and out, while Aman Fine Fragrance products bring the spirit of Aman into the comfort of home.
Organize the perfect event
Whether you’re gathering with friends in a spacious private villa or hosting a grand wedding on the shores of Playa Grande, the resort’s pristine settings make for an unforgettable experience.
Each Aman tells a story, intertwined with the culture in which it is immersed and the spirit of coexistence of its places. At Amanera, backed by mountainous jungle and facing the Caribbean Sea, guests are invited to imbue their special occasions with a sense of island style, while taking advantage of Aman’s exemplary hospitality and the resort’s stunning location.
Whether you are gathering with friends in a spacious private villa or hosting a large family wedding for 150 guests on the shores of Playa Grande, the resort’s pristine indoor and outdoor settings make for an unforgettable experience that perfectly captures the spirit of any occasion.
Amanera Ocean Adventures
From the thrill of adrenaline to exploring the wonders of life beneath the waves, the Caribbean is there to be enjoyed. To the west along the Amanera coast, Cabarete Bay is one of the most famous kitesurfing spots in the world. The Amanera team can organize private lessons with the best kitesurfing professionals, as well as surf and SUP sessions.
- Deep sea fishing
- Humpback whale watching
- Eco kayak and SUP tours
Romance in Amanera
Enjoy four wonderful nights with your loved one, savoring daily breakfast in the fresh ocean air, sunset cocktails and a candlelit dinner one night, double massages and a palo santo blessing, and a workout session. in couple.
Surrounded by nature, with the best beach in the Dominican Republic just around the corner, enjoy a workout session, a massage with indigenous ingredients, delicious Caribbean food, and a blessing ritual that symbolizes new beginnings.
Extend your trip
Stay five or seven nights and enjoy one night free, allowing you to truly take in the peace and pristine beauty of Amanera and the resort’s extraordinary surroundings.
Take advantage of the extra time to kayak through the mangroves of Laguna Gri Gri, learn to kitesurf and explore the historic center of Santo Domingo or simply relax at the Beach Club on the golden sands of Playa Grande.
Airport transfers to and from Puerto Plata, Santiago, and Santo Domingo include VIP fast-track assistance at the airport. Helicopter transfers available from all airports in the country.
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