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On Location: AMR Collection announces Secrets Tides Punta Cana, opening fall 2023

  • Pax trips
  •   05-12-2022  2:07 pm
  •   Pax Global Media

On Location: AMR Collection announces Secrets Tides Punta Cana, opening fall 2023
Renderings of Secrets Tides Punta Cana were shared at DATE 2022, currently underway in the Dominican Republic. (Pax Global Media)
Pax Global Media

Apple Leisure Group has announced Secrets Tides Punta Cana, a new-build property that will be the AMR Collection’s third resort in Punta Cana and the company’s 13th resort in the destination.

Expected to open in Fall 2023, Secrets Tides Punta Cana will feature 670 luxurious rooms, including swim-out suites, all offering views of the Caribbean Sea or immersive gardens.

The adults-only resort will provide guests with an intimate hideaway surrounded by all-encompassing foliage, modern architecture and stunning views. It features a unique style designed to bring guests together while providing secret nooks for serene moments.

Secrets Tides Punta Cana is expected to open in Fall 2023. (Pax Global Media)

A press conference hosted by Codelpa, Secrets Tides Punta Cana’s owner, for the groundbreaking was held on May 12, 2022, during the Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange, better known as “DATE,” which PAX is currently covering on location.

Attendees included the Honourable President of the Dominican Republic Luis Abinader, the Minister of Tourism David Collado, President of Codelpa Álvaro Peña, president and CEO of Apple Leisure Group and Executive Vice-President of Hyatt Alejandro Reynal, President of Grupo Martinón Enrique Martinón, President of Asonahores Rafael Blanco and Vice-President of Asonahores Andrés Marranzini.

The new resort will have an investment of $175 million by owner Alvaro Peña of Codelpa. (Pax Global Media)

“We are thrilled to introduce Secrets Tides Punta Cana as AMR Collection’s newest addition to further strengthen the brand’s presence in the Dominican Republic, where AMR Collection has 13 branded resorts – including 11 open and two under construction – and 6,500 rooms across five award-winning brands,” said Javier Coll, group president of global business development at Apple Leisure Group.

The new resort will have an investment of $175 million by owner Alvaro Peña of Codelpa, who is also overseeing construction, while generating approx. 2,435 jobs in the destination, including more than 2,000 construction jobs, 935 direct jobs and over 1,500 indirect jobs.”

From left: President & CEO of Apple Leisure Group & EVP of Hyatt Alejandro Reynal; Minister of Tourism David Collado; President of the Dominican Republic Luis Abinader; President of Codelpa Álvaro Peña; resort partner Juan Carlos Pendones. (Supplied)

The main building will house extensive gardens, water fountains and the wedding show room, restaurants, spa, gym, convention center, theatre, lobby bar and sports bar. 

The convention centre will have capacity for 800 people in a large room that can be divided into three, a business center, three meeting rooms and a board room.

Secrets Tides Punta Cana will feature 670 rooms, including swim-out suites. (Pax Global Media)

As part of the brand’s signature Unlimited-Luxury inclusions, Secrets Tides Punta Cana will offer six gourmet à la carte dining choices, including a Mediterranean Asian fusion restaurant and a Brazilian-themed restaurant, a buffet restaurant, eight bars and lounges, pool and beach service, unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits, 24-hour room and concierge services, a Secrets Spa by Pevonia, daily activities and entertainment, nightly events and more.

The Dominican Annual Tourism Exchange (DATE) runs until May 6. 

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