This exquisite boutique hotel is located on the exclusive Punta Cana Estate, just 15 minutes from the international airport on one of the Dominican Republic’s finest coastlines. Punta Cana is on the very eastern tip of the country opposite and facing the island of Puerto Rico. The hotel lies within a 1500-acre ecological reserve.
The destination was the home of famous designer Oscar de la Renta for many years, the Dom Rep’s most famous celebrity and export. Tortuga Bay is all about high living and stylish décor, coupled with high service levels and the most beautiful beaches and coastline.
The golf courses in Punta Cana we rate as the very finest in the world, dramatic ocean-side golf. The Tortuga owners have two stunning courses, La Cana and Corales, – La Cana being very adjacent with 27 holes and Corales the premium course, just 10 minutes’ transfer away.
The hotel was designed by Oscar de la Renta and his team, the rooms, public areas are spell-binding with fabulous colours, elegant furniture and inspired paintings. There is even an Oscar de la Renta boutique in the gardens, which has so many fine clothes and gifts for both sexes. The highlight of the resort, outside the amazing beach shaded by perfect coco palms, is the Six Senses Spa & Wellness.
On the all-inclusive golf package, one can enjoy dining at a combination of fine restaurants on the Punta Cana Estate, including the superb Bamboo and La Yola evening venues. and the excellent Playa Blanca beach restaurant. Good quality wines are available by the glass, with good quality liquor and beers – plus you even have a buggy golf cart with drinks, when you are golfing.
Tortuga Bay is the height of refined living and venue for the rich and famous especially over
the Festive period.
Directors Tips – The Corales and Punta Cana Courses are superb, make sure you have some dollars in your pocket when you play for tipping, which is mandatory – the Punta Espada course beyond Corales is the most exhilarating golf course in Latin America, a must play venue. Enjoy the English afternoon teas on the terrace from 4pm to 6pm.