What We Love

  • Massive family rooms that can easily accommodate groups of up to six people.
  • Event planners to help you create perfect beachside wedding celebration. 
  • The average temp in this beachy paradise is 85 degrees.

Things to Know

  • The resort is only 30 minutes from Punta Cana airport to the beach. 
  • More dining and bars available at the neighboring resort.
  • With Preferred Club, you can enjoy full access to private pools, lounges, restaurants, bars and more. 
Lounge on the famous Bavaro Beach knowing your vacay at Now Larimar Punta Cana will be everything you’d hoped for. This all-inclusive resort has tons of beachy activities, parties and all the cocktails you can drink – any time you want with Unlimited- Luxury®.

All-inclusive means a stress-free getaway: drinks, food and activities at your resort are all included in the price of your vacay! The suites’ Jacuzzi tubs in the bathrooms provide the perfect rest and relaxation. If you’re more adventurous, travel to Higuey where you can stroll the streets and sample local flavors. The resort is also green-friendly with Earth Day celebrations, coastal cleanings and recycling. Guests also have dining options at the the neighboring resort.

Now Larimar Punta Cana’s Unlimited- Luxury® features include:

  • Unlimited meals, snacks, water, sodas and juices - bring your thirst.
  • Unlimited domestic and imported alcoholic beverages, including house wine. It's a party.
  • 24-hour room-service food and drink - should you have a hankering for something at 2:14 a.m., you can get it.
  • In-room mini bar with beer, bottled water, soft drinks (restocked daily).
  • Rooms with a private balcony or terrace and a hydro-tub.
  • All kinds of activities - climbing wall, dance lessons, a casino and more.
  • Theme nights and lively outdoor entertainment.
  • Sip, Savor & See with other nearby resorts.
  • Free Wi-Fi is available in all areas of the resort.
  • Taxes and gratuities - who needs to worry with this on vacay?

Get MORE perks from your getaway to Now Larimar. Now through 2020, guests will get these additional perks exclusive to CheapCaribbean customers:

  • Welcome letter
  • Complimentary in-room snacks
  • 25% spa discount
  • An in-room breakfast

Guests staying in upgraded room categories* will receive the above perks, plus two luxury inclusions:

  • One complimentary fish therapy session
  • 50% off a romantic dinner

Please note, not all reservations qualify for the above VIP inclusions & added values. Read all conditions here to see if you're eligible.

*Eligible upgraded room categories include the Preferred Club Deluxe Private Pool and the Preferred Club Master Suite Ocean Front. 

We are proud to support the Punta Cana Promise as part of our ongoing commitment to ensure that True Beach Lovers are safe while traveling to one of the top beach destinations in the Dominican Republic.


Punta Cana
Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ) : 11 miles

Property Information

Total rooms: 648


Resort Details


The resort offers Pan-Asian, authentic Mexican and more delicious cuisines at various restaurants.
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Guests can take advantage of room service, a gym, concierge and many other amenities.
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Gambling, golf, children's programs and more are available.
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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Student Groups (Spring Breakers) are not permitted at Hotel. A student group consist of those that travel without parent supervision or a responsible adult in each room. This could refer to but not limited to high school students or college students booking multiple rooms. The hotel reserves the right to deny lodging to any reservations of this type.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy -Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy -Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy -Student Groups (Spring Breakers) are not permitted at Hotel.

Transfer Policy -A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information -Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.  Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.  Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

*Important Information*
The Dominican Republic imposes various restrictions each year for Easter.  They usually begin the Thursday prior to Good Friday and run a few days past Easter Sunday.  The following regulations may be enforced:
-Motorized water sports may be banned
-Non-motorized water sports may be limited or banned
-Alcohol consumption may be restricted (most resorts get a permit enabling them to serve alcohol to nonnative people during the ban)
-Music may be limited or silenced

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 18394 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Poor service, big attitude

    We stayed here for 10 days. Accommodations were clean. large and elegant. We purchased 2 rooms Oceanview and received partial view. Even the last unit had partial ocean view. This resort is long and a walk from the beach to the buffet or lobby is far. Restaurants are average for a 5 star resort (3 out of 5). Entertainment (2 out of 5). Drinks (2 out of 5) But what concerned me the most was the attitude. The people at this location are not humble and do not assist you well. To stay at this hotel is a fair sum but we had 2 rooms. Everyone believes that they are doing you a favour by letting you be there. That is a wrong attitude. Very ignorant. Tourism sustains that country. Some people are nice, I'm going to say most are nice, but this location must have found every person with an attitude..

    Mar 23, 2020
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Our NOW escape!

    Going into our Now Larimar Punta Cana vacation we were very excited as we continued to read all of the very highly rated reviews from our fellow travelers. I don't recall ever going to a resort with so much positive buzz. The newly renovated resort met most of our expectations. The room was nice with an exceptional "partial ocean view" which we were very happy with. The room itself did feel a bit "cold" with regard to the decor. It was very plain. The pools and beach were very nice. The sand in this part of the world is as good as you'll find anywhere. There were lots of palapsm although weirdly, many of them were kind of located on dips and hills and not the bet for a flat chair. Everything about this resort king of shouts out "FOUR STAR" not quite making it to "FIVE". Service quality, food quality, etc., etc. all were solid but not perfect. Our only real complaint is the the whole "Preferred Club" push by the resort. We really resent going to a resort and then right from the start being treated as "second class" just because we don't wish to upgrade to the "Preferred Club". I don't know why resorts continue to do this. If they would just focus on giving us the best experience possible while we're actually there, then we would be more likely than not to return again and again, which is their real goal. I would recommend this resort to everyone despite that somewhat negative impression.

    Mar 23, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Best resort in the DR

    Our stay started with the tour bus dropping us off at the hotel. We had booked preferred, so when we went to check in the person behind the counter walked us over to a room across from the check in counter, on the opposite side of the lobby; this was the preferred lounge. We were warmly welcomed and asked to have a seat and they offered us a drink while confirming our reservation. Our They then paired us with our personal concierge, Roberto Demen who took us to the buffet for a late lunch as our room was not ready. After lunch we returned to the lounge and Roberto took our bags and we headed out to our room. First, though he took us to the VIP desk... This resort is wonderful; however, the VIP desk is trying to get you to attend a breakfast and obviously trying to sell something. We were not interested, and did not enjoy this part of the check in process. We respectfully declined to attend the breakfast. Upon arriving at the room we had two double beds, we were disappointed as we had booked a King room for a week away. Roberto called the front desk and was able to move us to a King room, but it was not ready, so we stayed in the double for a couple of hours. We were then taken to a King adjoining room on the first floor, it had recently been painted. Long story short, the extra money we paid for preferred was well worth it, sure it got us access to a couple of private pools, but the true value was having access to a concierge like Roberto... He truly made our vacation, recognized issues before they became concerns and more than fixed them. He ended up getting us a perfect room and made this hotel stand out over any we had been to previously. There is some construction going on... That said it wasn’t really noticeable. The food was excellent, the service was great. There wasn’t an expectation of tips but they were appreciated. The Japanese restaurant had a teppanyaki experience that felt less than authentic and more like a production line. We tried it a couple of days later but just seated at a regular table and had one of the best meals of the trip. We liked the Mexican restaurant, the Italian restaurant was good, as was the American. They’re not all open at the same time, or at least weren’t while we were there. We didn’t make it to the French one. Not having to make reservations for any of the restaurants was great though sometimes there were 20 to 30 minutes waits. They would give you a pager so you could go have a drink. The gym was good. The wifi worked well. The resort was excellent other than the VIP desk constantly trying to push you to go to a breakfast. We would definitely recommend this resort.

    Mar 22, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great place but you have to find Miguel!!!

    Miguel who works in the Preferred Club made this visit during tough times with coronavirus amazing. He took care of all of our needs, made sure we were taken caee of and made us feel safe and welcome. He even sent us a message on WhatsApp after we left making sure we were fine. A genuinely caring person. Oh and the reaort is great. I will be back but only if Miguel is there to take care of us!!

    Mar 21, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    2nd Anniversary trip!

    This trip has been incredible and definitely one we won’t forget. We stayed at Secrets and in the preferred club. Considering everything going on in the world the staff has been AMAZING! We are so well taken care of at the carnival restaurant. Modesto was beyond hospitable and made our anniversary dinner so special (see photo). The rest of the staff from the restaurant was fantastic Beny and Francisco J. were so nice! We’ve had a wonderful stay and look forward to coming back!

    Mar 20, 2020