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view of courtyard
view of courtyard at Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

View from walkway
 View from walkway at Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

2 restaurants over the water
2 restaurants over the water at Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

Walkway from courtyard to pool bar area
Walkway from courtyard to pool bar area Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

Walkway from villas passing the gardens to lobby
Walkway from villas passing the gardens to lobby at Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

Spacious Bathroom
Spacious Bathroom at Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

Elegant, Comfortable Room
Elegant, Comfortable Room Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

Spacious & Comfortable Rooms
Spacious & Comfortable Rooms Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

Hailed as the World’s Greatest New Destination, the enchanting locale known as Cap Cana is home to a wondrous Caribbean retreat. Set along the Dominican Republic’s eastern coastline of sugar-white sand beaches and crystal-clear sea is Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana, the quintessential luxury resort.

Arriving at this wondrous destination— just 15 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport— beautiful brick pathways, fountains, palm trees and gardens welcome you inside magnificent spaces inspired by the island’s rich Spanish Colonial style. For your pleasure: 176 suites and villas within an adults-only, round-the-clock playground; together with the exclusive Unlimited-Luxury® privileges that set Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana apart. Not to mention, a concierge at your service 24 hours a day.

Welcome to Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana

Come inside this incredible resort and you’ll instantly understand why sanctuary is part of its name. Within your tastefully appointed suite or villa, the ingredients for serenity unfold with marble baths, fine linens and silk bathrobes and slippers. Step outside and it continues with five swimming pools - one filled with saltwater - and a full-service Spa.

For your playful side, there’s cocktail-making classes and dance lessons, a casino, and two remarkable golf courses nearby that are Jack Nicklaus Signature; one of which — Punta Espada — was named #1 in Mexico and the Caribbean by Golfweek Magazine for the second consecutive year. Your endless choices continue with upscale dining, live entertainment, the largest inland yacht marina in the Caribbean...

Sanctuary. Haven. Retreat. Whichever word you use, the extraordinary accommodations, amenities and activities you’ll enjoy at Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana may just leave you speechless.

Creature comforts above and beyond

Every Secrets getaway begins and is never ending with Unlimited-Luxury®.

The moment you arrive, these elite privileges are woven into every facet of your stay. Quite simply, you’ll have total access to gourmet restaurants, bars and lounges, the award-winning Spa, five swimming pools, a shopping galleria and so much more.

For your consideration and pleasure, here’s what else you’ll enjoy:

  • Welcome cocktail and cool towel
  • 24-hour room service
  • 24-hour concierge service
  • Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day
  • Limitless fruit juices and soft drinks
  • Limitless international and domestic premium beer and top-shelf spirits
  • In-suite mini bar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water and domestic beer
  • Pool and beach wait service
  • No reservations at resort restaurants
  • Oceanfront bars
  • Endless daytime activities: beach football, cocktail making classes, dance classes, jogging trail, ping-pong, nearby tennis (lighted courts), tennis clinics*, volleyball
  • Casino
  • Fitness Center
  • Nearby golf*
  • Nightly theme parties & live entertainment
  • All taxes and gratuities

    * Offered at an additional cost.

Escape to your Caribbean hideaway

With a nod to its Spanish Colonial heritage, Secrets Sanctuary’s architecture and interior design is highlighted by rich woods, marble and tile, from the lobby down to the sandy-white beach and on into the resort’s 176 handsomely-appointed accommodations. It’s pure elegance that’s no less impressive than the lifestyle essentials found in every suite and villa:

  • One king or two double beds
  • Fine, high thread-count linens
  • 24-hour concierge service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Silk bathrobes and slippers
  • Furnished terrace or balcony with panoramic ocean views
  • Flat Screen TV and CD/DVD player
  • In-suite climate control and ceiling fan
  • His-and-her armoire, nightstands and reading lamps
  • Large desk featuring multi-line phone and high-speed Internet
  • Sofa and ottoman
  • Elegant tile & marble bathroom with shower and bathtub
  • Double vanity sinks and water closet
  • Luxurious bath amenities by Gilchrist and Soames
  • Hair dryer
  • Mini bar refreshed daily with bottled water, soft drinks and domestic beer
  • Espresso machine with selection of premium coffees
  • Electronic in-room safe

176 spaces that equal the most distinctive accommodations on Cap Cana. Each room type with signature attributes for your discerning tastes. Sumptuous abodes with creature comforts and personal services that are simply wonderful. Which one suits you?

Cuisine & Cocktails

The ingredients for an unforgettable vacation must include great food. At Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana, you can be sure special attention is paid to your dining and drinking experience. From noted chefs and skilled mixologists come an assortment of scrumptious eats and tasty libations sure to leave you smiling. A big steak with a dash of Creole sauce. A slice of rum cake with a side of tropical fruit. A Cuba Libre or a Coco-Loco. A bottle of reserve Cab or a snifter with a small batch scotch. Plentiful and pleasurable, it’s yours to savor. The dress code is casual elegance. There’s romance in the air. And forget about a reservation.

Psst… and be sure to ask about a secluded seaside candlelit dinner for two.*

Featured Restaurants

Dine at any or all of the five à la carte gourmet restaurants, all with indoor or al fresco seating,
as well as 24-hour room service.

Blue Marlin

  • Serving fresh seafood delicacies in a relaxed oceanfront atmosphere
  • Open for lunch and dinner

Casa Bella

  • Serving international cuisine with a tropical twist
  • Open for breakfast and lunch


  • Pan-Asian fusion with a touch of flair
  • Oriental à la carte specialties are served at a Teppanyaki table, where
    your chef awaits. (Reservation required to dine at the Teppanyaki table)
  • Open for dinner only

The Steakhouse

  • Contemporary American grill designed in the tradition of an Argentinean grill,
    with a cast iron and brick oven that uses wood and charcoal
  • Prime meats are the feature selection
  • Open for dinner only


  • Delicious Italian international cuisine with a variety of specialty items and classics
  • Open for dinner only

The Steakhouse and Wok Restaurants are available to outside patrons and Cap Cana residents including families with children.

Bars & Clubs

All day and into the night, Secrets Sanctuary is brimming with excitement. You’re invited to sing along in a cozy piano bar or dance the night away to the rhythms of Bachata and Merengue. Enjoy a beverage lounging at the pool. Kick back nautical style with a blue marlin. And celebrate with your significant other over a cool cocktail before dinner. Whatever your pleasure, Secrets Sanctuary delivers with a fantastic selection of premium beers, top-shelf spirits, signature cocktails and fine wines.

Blue Marlin Bar

  • The oceanfront lounge for relaxing before, during and after a day of play

The Steakhouse Bar

  • Unwind and partake in a cocktail before dining at the grill

Freshco Pool Bar

  • Relax and cool off from the sun at this poolside bar

Love Piano Bar

  • Sip and sweet talk at the romantic lobby bar

Ocean Club

  • All lounge lizards are welcome to catch some rays at this oceanfront watering hole
Dress code policy:
Use this as your guide to our dress code terms. One of the terms will be noted beside each restaurant.

Bermudas (long shorts or capri pants), sneakers/ tennis shoes or sandals. No sleeveless shirts for men. Ladies must wear a bathing suit wrap or cover-up.

Casual Elegance
Sneakers/ tennis shoes or sandals, dress shirts with short sleeves and collar shirts. No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops and long pants required for men.

For men, long pants and collar shirts; dress shoes.
For women, blouses, skirts, slacks or dresses; dress shoes.


Ever dream of a golf course in the company of soaring palm trees and picturesque vistas overlooking the crystal blue Caribbean? Or for that matter, two?

When you stay at Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana, you’ll have access to some of the most pristine fairways and manicured greens anywhere. Add in a once-in-a-lifetime hole that literally hugs the shoreline — and is one of the most photographed on the planet — and your dream is about to come true.

Introducing a duet of Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses in perfect complement to the majestic Cap Cana landscape and your Secrets Sanctuary getaway.

Punta Espada

  • Jack Nicklaus Signature Course
  • 18 hole, par 72
  • 13th hole is a par 3 that requires a 249-yard shot over water to a green surrounded by the Caribbean Sea
  • Host to Cap Cana Championship (a PGA Championship Tour official event)
  • Recognized by Golf Digest as being “...among the premier 100 golf courses outside the U.S.”
  • Honored by Golfweek as “The Best Golf Course in the Caribbean and Mexico” two years in a row
  • Voted by Forbes Travel as “Top 10 Best Golf Courses in the Caribbean"

Las Iguanas

  • Jack Nicklaus Signature Course
  • Set to be unveiled in 2011
  • 18 holes will capture the splendor of their surroundings
  • A design that aims to maintain the vitality of the environment

Let the fun begin

It may be called Secrets Sanctuary, but to relax... you must mix in some play. First. Swinging for the greens at the nearby Jack Nicklaus Signature Course. Learning the art of mixology with cocktail making classes. Letting it fly with beach football. Trying your hand at blackjack in the casino. Immerse yourself in a day of unadulterated excitement in the quintessential resort for recreation.

Take a look:


  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach football
  • Golf (nearby)*
  • Jogging path
  • Ping-pong
  • Nearby Tennis (lit courts) and clinics*
  • Badminton
  • Petanque
  • Darts
  • Aqua Volleyball
  • Step aerobic & Aquaerobics
  • Located nearby in Juanillo Beach, guests can enjoy an assortment of activities that include snorkeling and kayaks

    *Additional fees apply

Fitness Center

Cardio & Weight training

  • Stationary bike
  • Universal machine
  • Ellipticals
  • Treadmills
  • Free weights and other fitness accessories 


  • Four swimming pools
  • One saltwater pool located at the Fortress


Beautiful manmade waterfalls welcome you just outside the Secrets Sanctuary casino, while a grand evening of gaming in a space indicative of the Cote d’Azur (French Riviera) comes with a Caribbean twist. Welcome, and enjoy:

  • Baccarat
  • Blackjack
  • Caribbean Poker
  • Craps
  • Electronic gambling games
  • Poker
  • Roulette
  • Slots


  • Cocktail making classes
  • Dance lessons
  • Live nightly entertainment
  • Shopping galleria


  • Honeymoon & Wedding packages
  • Spa package

A sanctuary for the senses

Enter the realm of the Spa at Secrets Sanctuary and discover exceptional hydrotherapy and indigenous treatments that reinvigorate the body, refresh the mind, and renew the spirit. Lie back and relax in a soothing environment where indulgence takes on many forms, personal attention is an art form, and sublime doesn’t begin to describe how you’ll feel.

It’s just the beginning:

  • Manicure & pedicure room
  • Facial treatment rooms
  • Couples treatment rooms
  • Single treatment rooms
  • Exfoliation treatments
  • Aromatherapy


Secrets Sanctuary Cap Cana -09/05/2010 7 Nights

Hi Frank, Marcy & Karin!

Unfortunately, we are home from our vacation in paradise!  Wow!  What a place!

Secrets Sanctuary by far is the best resort we've stayed!  What an amazing experience!

From service, food, SPA, golfing for Don, gorgeous beach - this was EXACTLY what we were needing!

Your recommendation and expertise can't be beat!  We told you what we were looking for and you met our needs perfectly!

We have told so many of our friends, family and co-workers of your wonderful service and response to all our "many" emails promptly was impressive.

We can't wait to return and will contact ONLY your agency for all of our future trips!

We both can't thank you enough for your service - we are so glad to have found you!

Thanks once again!

Patty and Don :-)

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