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Thursday,  June 13, 2024 4:27 AM 

Melia introduces a $110M property in Dominican Republic

Melia introduces a $110M property in Dominican Republic

Melia Hotels International has announced their newest luxury experience to open this December in the Dominican RepublicThe Grand Reserve at Paradisus Palma Real.

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Featuring 288 expansive suite-style accommodations, including Swim-Up Suites, The Grand Reserve will also feature seven restaurants and bars, a full-service spa by Natura Bissé, Beach Club with access to the spectacular Bavaro Beach, family-friendly kids club and aqua adventure park, as well as a wellness facility with top-of-the-line gym equipment.

Guests of The Grand Reserve will also have access to all of the amenities and services of Paradisus Palma Real.

Luxury in the heart of Punta Cana

Designed in the shape of a circle, The Grand Reserve will offer brand new accommodations ranging from 800 to more than 3,000 square feet.

01GrandReserveAtParadisusPalmaReal-General.jpgThe Grand reserve has been designed in the shape of a circle.

Suites feature either one or two bedrooms and a variety of amenities including living and dining spaces, ideal for entertaining, independent soaking tubs and walk-in showers, as well as private secluded balconies with hydro-massage whirlpool tubs and outdoor living spaces.

Most noteworthy of the suites are The Grand Reserve’s Swim-Up Suites. Offering one or two-bedroom accommodations, these uniquely luxurious suites have direct access to an exclusive pool, complete with lush garden areas and a solarium.

Prime location

Located 30 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport on the Playa de Bavaro, The Grand Reserve is set to debut with seven new restaurant concepts, from a ceviche bar featuring fresh signature ceviche’s, pokes and tartars, to a modern steak house with open-format kitchen and Asian-inspired concept featuring fresh sushi rolls.

Also debuting this winter at The Grand Reserve is a Cigar Bar, where guests will have access to some of the best cigars in the Caribbean.


“We’re eager and excited to welcome The Grand Reserve to the Melia Hotels International family later this year," said Alvaro Tejada, senior vice president for the Americas for Melia Hotels International. "With its unique design superior amenities and new technological advancements, The Grand Reserve is set to radically transform the way travellers experience our hotels in the Dominican Republic.”

Circle by Melia

Co-existing with hotel guests will be an additional 144 suites for members of Circle by Melia, creating a total of 432 suites in the entire building.

Launched in 2016, Circle by Melia is Melia Hotels International vacation membership program offering the highest level of exclusive services and amenities including private transfers, exclusive dining experiences, spa treatments and special add-on amenities for children and couples.

Guests will be able to experience an array of endless activities including a relaxing Beach Club along the vibrant Bavaro Beach and the Circle Studio featuring new state-of-the-art fitness equipment and wellness programming.


The Grand Reserve will also welcome families with a new Kids Club boasting education-focused programming, along with dance and yoga classes for the entire family to partake in. An adventure-filled Aqua Park featuring water slides and aquatic games will also debut with the Grand Reserve’s opening.

Offering 14 treatment rooms and a relaxation room, also debuting with the resort’s opening The Grand Reserve Spa by Natura Bissé.