"Nice resort, rooms are clean and updated with a balcony and hot tub. Plenty of food choices. plenty of activities like 1. sailing lessons on the ca ... " More

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Hotel Description

An all-inclusive stay in La Altagracia awaits you at Now Larimar Punta Cana - All Inclusive. You'll be 2.6 km (1.6 mi) from Palma Real Shopping Village and 2.9 km (1.8 mi) from Cocotal Golf and Country Club. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 7 restaurants, 5 outdoor swimming pools, and a full-service spa.

LED TVs with cable channels are featured in all 540 rooms, and you can enjoy free WiFi, furnished balconies or patios, and sitting areas. Minibars provide refreshments, and 24-hour room service makes dining in an option. Pillow menus invite a comfortable night's sleep, and you'll find nice touches like jetted tubs and free toiletries. Separate bathtubs and showers, coffee/tea makers, and in-room childcare are also available.

A day of pampering at Now Spa by Pevonia can include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, detox wraps, and body wraps along with access to the mud bath. The restaurant, Barefoot Grill, is open for lunch. With 2 beach bars and 2 poolside bars to choose from, you can enjoy a drink at the resort. Spend the day at the private beach where you'll find sun loungers, and enjoy the 2 outdoor tennis courts and nightclub. Business amenities include a conference center, a meeting room, and a business center. Plus you'll find a casino, free WiFi in public areas, and a health club. There's also free self parking, along with the convenience of a free shopping center shuttle.

Sights within a 10-minute drive of this 4-star Bavaro resort include San Juan Shopping Center and Manati Park Bavaro.

Deluxe Pool View Two Double Beds (Resort Access to Now Garden)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max
$248 per night

Deluxe Tropical View Two Double Beds (Resort Access to Now Garden)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Preferred Club Deluxe Tropical View Two Double Beds (Resort Access to Now Garden)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Preferred Club Two Double Beds Partial Ocean View (Resort Access to Now Garden)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Deluxe Double Room Ocean View 2 Double Beds (Resort Access to Now Garden)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Preferred Club Deluxe Pool View Two Double Beds (Resort Access to Now Garden)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Now Larimar Punta Cana - All Inclusive ratings based on 29 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.8 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 4.0 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 3.5 out of 5.0
3 out of 5

Premium liquor not always available

Pros: The entertainment crew with Blacky as the manager.
Cons: The improper handling of an inquiry/complaint. Our room view was not too impressive. Our safe did not work.
Location: We stayed in the resort and that was our plan.

Posted by , from Nashville on Oct 31, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 29, 2016 by Hotel Manager

Dear Chloé, It is sad that we couldn't provide you a completely pleasant stay. We have a team in charge of managing the complaints and inquiries of our guests, although all of us are willing to assist you. If you consider our team didn't act properly to handle your requeriments receive our apologies. Best regards,

3 out of 5

It was okay

Pros: The staff
Cons: They need to get rid of the different tier system. How can someone pay so much money to go there during christmas. We are paying top dollar.
Location: n/a
The staff was Excelente. They all work very hard. Thank you to Laura and Lutz, the ladies at the carnival buffet restaurant. The entertainment is great. Very works really hard and you can tell. Food: Was okay. Bluewater grill was my favorite. The grill at the beach did not look attractive. So I never ate there. Even the hotdog and hamburgers did not look appetizing. Beach was rough. I would not recommend anyone coming here unless it is during the summer. They don't warm up the pool, so even when it's 80 degrees, the pool water was 50 degrees. Freezing all the time. Even the jacuzzi was freezing cold.

Posted by on Jan 1, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jan 19, 2016 by Hotel Manager

Dear, Thank your for highlight along your comment the job of our team to make sure our guests have a great time. Regarding to your comment, the condition of the water in our pools are according to the weather, it means if the weather is a little be cold, so the water is going to be like that, and as you can undertand it is saddly out of our hands. As you said, we hope you consider to return for summer and experiment the weather in that period of time. Best regards,

3 out of 5

I am not impressed with this resort.

Pros: Beach area are awesome! Rooms and pools are great.
Cons: Service level, cleanliness, selection of food, entertainment.
Location: This location is great. It s only 20 min from the airport
Service at the restaurants was very poor. Entertainment options were limited. I stayed at multiple Now resorts but this one so far was the worst one in regards to service, food options and cleanliness. I would not come back here. There are much better resorts in Punta Cana for the same price.

Posted by , from Chicago on Dec 9, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Dec 16, 2015 by Hotel Manager

Dear Alex, Thank you for your feedback regarding your visit to our hotel. We´re glad to know that you have found our rooms and pools to be great. Also, we´re very happy to know that you have found our location to be useful for your needs. This said, we are deeply saddened to know that your experience has not been a positive one regarding the food options, service and other aspects. We aim very hard to excel in all aspects of service, and knowing we have failed is a heartbreaking thing to know. Please know this was not our intention, and receive our deepest apologies for failing to give the expected level of service. Warm regards, Domenico Cacace Hotel Manager

5 out of 5

Now Larimar Resort nice and clean

Pros: many activities and free drinks
Cons: you should serve Dominican Republican food at every meal
Location: shopping at the San Juan Plaza was great. would recommend that plaza as a safe and clean place to visit.
Nice resort, rooms are clean and updated with a balcony and hot tub. Plenty of food choices. plenty of activities like 1. sailing lessons on the catamaran 2. kayak lessons. 3. volley ball . just an example of some of the many activities. night club , casino, dancing shows and karaoke. All the drinking you can imagine . I would recommend this resort.

Posted by , from augusta ga on Nov 1, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Nov 5, 2015 by Hotel Manager

Dear storm, Thank you for visiting us for your holidays. We are glad to read you recommend our hotel. And when it comes to the Dominican food, we are going to share your review with our cheff to take it into consideration. Best regards,

5 out of 5

Most beautiful hotel.

I had an amazing time. I wish i stayed longer. I can't wait to go back next year.

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 18, 2015 by Hotel Manager

Dear Anonymous, Thank you for shortly describe your stay with us. We are thrilled to read that you had an amazing time during your stay with us and even more that you plan to come next year. We also cannot wait to have you again with us. Let us know when you will be visiting us. Best regards, Angel Holgado Hotel Manager

2 out of 5

Decent hotel

From the start or trip was kind of screwed up at the Now Larimar. We had to pay for s pool view when we booked because they were all out of the tropical view. When we got there we were in a tropical view room with no pool in site. (Keep in mind pool view was 50 more a night, equalling 300 for our whole trip). We called down to the desk the resort basically was overbooked they had nowhere to move us, nobody could fix the situation. It took until going to find the concierge of the preferred club our friends were part of to get this handled a full day later. And get this, all they did was move us 4 rooms down to the same view. Food was average at every place we went too. Beach was full of seaweed. They let outside vendors such as Sea Pro walk around the pools so they are constantly bugging you to do an excursion. They couldn't give us one hour extra for late check out they said each extra hour was 20.00. Funny because when we got there nobody showed us our room we spent a good 45 minutes looking for the room with two of our bags because they wouldn't take all of our luggage. All the restaurants are average. Mercure, the French place was the worst service. We waited 45 minutes for soup and another hour and a half for dinner. The room service food is terrible. Mini bar for an all inclusive sucks. Two cans of presidente and presidente light and some soda. We stayed at Excellence in Mexico last year (they have a location in the Dominican as well) and the mini bar had full 5ths. :-/

Posted by on Mar 24, 2015

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5 out of 5

Great place

Beautiful grounds, very clean. Everyone was very friendly. The beach was very nice too. A little bit of sea grass, but still nice. The service was excellent drinks all the time on the beach, by the pool.  Had a lot og chairs by the beach. Food was good we always found something we liked to eat. Wi-Fi didn't come in the best, but that was ok we were on vacation.

Posted by , from Connecticut on May 30, 2013

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4 out of 5

staff was helpful and very friendly.

Pros: Close restaurants, Quiet
pool area and restaurant was well maintained. Staff accomodated my requests for certain foods prepared. Overall, very friendly and relaxing.

Posted by , from Staten Island, NY, USA on Nov 30, 2012

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5 out of 5

over all happy with our stay at Larimar

Pros: Free breakfast, Close restaurants, great beach, pools
Cons: No free Internet
The staff is well trained to make you feel important and relaxed. The pools are all awesome . The beach water is absolutely gorgeous. The one major complaint is that the room we were in had a wide open window overlooking the the rest of the room. This made it difficult to bath with privacy. My wife and daughter did not appreciate this. The food quality and selection of restaurants was pretty good. we would definitely return.

Posted by , from Orlando, FL, USA on May 16, 2012

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1 out of 5

This resort is NOT part of the perferred hotel group

I booked thinking this was part of preferred hotels of the world group. It is not. 2 of the 3 sister hotels are part of it but this hotel is not up to that standard. I was not expecting great food but the food was horrible. We brought our 8 year old who ate bread and hot dogs. Everything on the buffet was cold. Even when you got something cooked to order, there was no flavor. I will admit that I am not a drinker so bottled water was for me. When I did ask for a drink, it definitely makes a difference who makes it and ordering in the restaurant or plaza was a guarantee that I wouldn't like it. No milkshakes for kids. For premium liquors we would go to club lounge. The club level was worth it for a pool that wasn't as rowdy as the main pool. However, I thought it was weird that wifi was included on club level but I had to call three times to get the code and then it is only good for 10 hours a day (consecutive#. The first night we got turn down service and then never again. Our room wasn't cleaned by housekeeping until after 6p day two so no turn down service. Day 3 it was cleaned at 9:00a and no turn down service. There is no ocean trampoline #a selling point for the kid). I wasn't impressed with the three restuarants that kids were allowed. The staff is friendly. The beach was FULL of seaweed and the ocean was not clear. Don't forget that DR charges $10pp for a tourist card when you enter and some airlines do not include the $20 departure tax so make sure to have CASH on you. Also don't forget sunscreen because with the exchange rate, it will cost you in the gift shop. We saw one family spend $42USD on two bottles of suncreen. We tried to make the best of it, spending time at the pool, walking on the beach, playing chess, spider jump for kid, kayaking, bowling, playing pool etc. I don't know if it is Punta Cana I don't like or just chose a bad resort. Other people said the beaches were beautiful and the water clear. Not here. It is about a 20-25 min. ride from the airport.

Posted by , from Alpharetta, GA, USA on Apr 10, 2012

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About the Now Larimar Punta Cana - All Inclusive

Location Av. Alemania S/N, El Cortecito, Punta Cana, 23000

All-inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room minibar (non-alcoholic beverages included)

Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics
  • Dancing
  • Language

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 3 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Bottled wine
  • Bottled liquor
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services

Property Features

Now Larimar Punta Cana - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Simply walk outside to feel the sun on your face at the sand beach. Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. At Now Larimar Punta Cana - All Inclusive you can cool off in one of the 5 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. There are 7 restaurants on site, as well as a coffee shop/café and a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 2 beach bars, 3 swim-up bars, and 9 bars/lounges. WiFi is free in public spaces. This all-inclusive resort also offers a complimentary children's club, a children's pool, and outdoor tennis courts. Self parking is free. Smoking is allowed in designated areas at this 4-star La Altagracia resort.

  • 540 guestrooms or units
  • 4 levels
  • 4 buildings
  • 7 dining venues
  • 2 bars on the beach
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 3 swim-up bars
  • 9 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2007
  • Casino
  • Nightclub
  • Coffee shop
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (free)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Terrace on the roof
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • Conference center
  • Business facilities
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Express check-in
  • Express check-out
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Pool or billiards table
  • Convenience store
  • Garden
  • BBQ grill(s)
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop
  • Elevator
  • Smoking in designated areas

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • On private beach
  • Number of outdoor pools - 5
  • Free WiFi
  • Children's pool
  • Supervised childcare/activities (free)
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 2
  • Children's club (free)
  • Grocery/convenience store
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Laundry facilities
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Bowling alley on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Punta Cana (PUJ-Punta Cana Intl.) (22.6 km / 14 mi)
  • Property shuttles: Free shopping center shuttle
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Now Larimar Punta Cana - All Inclusive offers 540 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas. A pillow menu is available. LED televisions come with cable channels. Rooms have partially open bathrooms. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with jetted bathtubs, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include irons/ironing boards.

  • Bathrooms are partially open
  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Sitting area
  • Jetted tub
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • LED television
  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Pillow options
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Rollaway beds (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Nightly turndown service
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board available
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ceiling fan
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Barefoot Grill - This beachfront restaurant serves lunch only. Open daily.

Bluewater Grill - This restaurant serves dinner only. Open daily.

Carnival - This cafe serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Castaways - This restaurant serves breakfast and lunch. Open daily.

Mercure - This restaurant specializes in French cuisine and serves dinner only. Open daily.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Activities

A private beach, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club are featured at the resort. 5 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with a children's pool. The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Tennis lessons on site
  • Beach volleyball on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Segway rental/tour nearby
  • Basketball on site
  • Hiking/biking trails nearby
  • Bowling alley on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Golfing nearby
  • Helicopter/airplane tours on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Playground on site
  • Ecotours nearby
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Golf lessons available nearby
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site

Spa Services

Now Spa by Pevonia has massage/treatment rooms, couples treatment room(s), and outdoor treatment areas. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa; other services include deep-tissue massages, hot stone massages, and sports massages. The spa is equipped with a mud bath, a sauna, and a spa tub. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy, hydrotherapy, and reflexology.

  • Outdoor treatment areas
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Hydrotherapy treatments
  • Hot stone massage
  • Mud bath in spa
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Prenatal massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free rollaway/extra beds!
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

Hotel Names

  • All Inclusive Now
  • Larimar Now
  • Now Larimar All Inclusive
  • Now Larimar Punta Cana
  • Now Larimar Punta Cana All Inclusive
  • Now Punta Cana
  • Now Punta Cana All Inclusive
  • Punta Cana Larimar
  • Punta Cana Now Larimar
  • Punta Cana Now Larimar All Inclusive
  • Now Larimar

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Rainforest Alliance Sustainable Tourism Certification, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

Promotions

USD 200 or USD 400 in Resort Coupons

Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive the following:

  • USD 200 OR USD 400 in resort coupons, based on the room category booked
  • Unlimited connectivity
  • Complimentary green fees

Guest receive coupons at check-in. Resort coupon is not redeemable for cash and not refundable and non-transferable. Spa treatment coupons are broken down in 2 coupons worth USD 40 and 1 coupon worth USD 20. Only 1 coupon can be redeemed per spa treatment. To use coupons for romantic dining, 1 USD 40 coupon and 1 USD 20 coupon may be combined, resulting in a total discount of USD 60 off 1 romantic dining experience. When using coupons towards wine purchases, only coupons worth USD 10 may be used and cannot be combined, therefore 1 USD 10 coupon can be applied toward 1 bottle of wine. Resort coupons cannot be applied toward the following items: beauty salon services, spa product purchases, telephone charges, dolphin experiences, gift shop purchases, boutique purchases, internet service, marina services, dive shop, medical services, car rentals and travel agency services. Not applicable for tips, taxes, private functions and/or special events. Resort coupons are not accumulative. Valid only during original stay and cannot be deducted upon check-out. Not combinable with other promotions or special offers. Restrictions and blackout dates apply. Offer subject to availability and can be modified or closed out at any time. Not applicable to group bookings. Other restrictions may apply.

Kids Stay Free

Book a stay now-December 22, 2019 in any room or rate category (except the "Preferred Club Master Suite") for travel August 19-December 22, 2017, August 18-December 22, 2018, and August 18-December 22, 2019 and 2 children stay free per room.


There are no room charges for 2 children when sharing a room with adults and using existing bedding. Free stay reflected in rate displayed at time of booking. Offer subject to availability. Offer is not valid with groups/conventions and may not be combined with other promotional offers. Other restrictions apply. Blackout dates of November 22-25, 2017, November 20-25, 2018, and November 26-30, 2019.