Excellence El Carmen
Excellence El Carmen is an all-inclusive, all-suite, adults-only luxury resort located on a secluded stretch of golden sand beach in Punta Cana. This resort offers the perfect tropical romantic getaway for couples seeking seclusion. Featuring 23 pools, a world-class spa and lush landscaping, Excellence El Carmen is the perfect setting for guests looking to relax and enjoy the pristine beaches where coconut palms meet the Caribbean Sea. Each suite is filled with deluxe amenities featuring an expansive terrace or balcony, oversize Jacuzzi or plunge pool and free Wi-Fi. Situated just 25 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport and about 45 miles from La Romana International Airport it is conveniently located for travelers.
Each suite is filled with deluxe amenities featuring an expansive terrace or balcony, oversize Jacuzzi or plunge pool and free Wi-Fi. All rooms are subject to maximum occupancy.
The 800 sq. ft. suites offer an upgraded level or privacy, featuring a separate bedroom with king bed and double size balconies with a pool view. Includes an oversized Jacuzzi for two, an L-shaped sofa, a full bathroom with rain shower for two and double vanities.
These 900 sq. ft. suites are perfect for guests looking for their own private garden and pool. Located on the ground floor, this room offers a one-bedroom suite, separate living area and double access to exterior pool and deck, plus an 800 sq. garden including a 250 sq. ft. pool, 2 sun beds, and a furnished terrace. Features one king bed, an L-shaped sofa, full bathroom including a rain shower for two and double vanities.
The 950 sq. ft. Terrace Suites feature an expansive terrace with pool view, comfortable lounge furniture and an exterior plunge pool. Features one king bed, an L-shaped sofa, an oversized Jacuzzi for two, full bathroom including a rain shower for two and double vanities.
The spacious 1100 sq. ft. 1 bedroom suite offers a separate living room area, an oversized Jacuzzi for two, plus an expansive private terrace with pool view and comfortable lounge furniture. Features one king bed, an L-shaped sofa, full bathroom including a rain shower for two and double vanities.
The spacious 800 sq. ft. Junior Suites have one king or two double beds, an L-shaped sofa, an expansive private balcony featuring a pool view with comfortable lounge furniture, an oversized Jacuzzi for two, full bathroom including a rain shower for two and double vanities.
The spacious 950 sq. ft. suites are located on the ground floor offering direct access to a semi-private pool connected to the building’s pool. Includes a furnished terrace with a lounge bed, 2 sun beds, a swan-neck spa jet, king bed, full bathroom including a rain shower for two and double vanities.
The spacious 800 sq. ft. Junior Suites have one king, an L-shaped sofa, an expansive private balcony featuring an ocean view with comfortable lounge furniture, an oversized Jacuzzi for two, full bathrooms including a rain shower for two and double vanities.
The spacious 950 sq. ft. suites are located on the ground floor offering direct access to a semi-private pool connected to the building’s pool. Includes a furnished terrace with a lounge bed, 2 sun beds, a swan-neck spa jet, king bed, full bathroom including a rain shower for two and double vanities, Excellence Club Amenities.
These spacious 1100 sq. ft. suites feature a separate living room area, outside shower, an oversized Jacuzzi for two, plus an expansive private terrace with comfortable lounge furniture and direct access to semi-private pool (connected to the building´s pool), Excellence Club Amenities.
These spacious 1000 sq. ft. suites are located right on the beach with impressive ocean-front views. They feature a separate living room area, an oversized Jacuzzi for two, plus an expansive private terrace with comfortable lounge furniture and direct access to semi-private pool connected to the building´s pool, Excellence Club Amenities.
These romantic suites offer ocean views, spacious 1,600 sq ft. divided in two floors (800 sq. ft. each) a private rooftop terrace with a plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture, Excellence Club Amenities.
These extra spacious 1,800 sq. ft. suites located right on the beach with impressive ocean front views, feature a separate living room area, an oversized Jacuzzi for two, an expansive roof top private terrace with a plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture, Excellence Club Amenities.
These extra spacious 2500 sq. ft. suites feature breathtaking views of the Caribbean Sea, a separate living room area, oversized Jacuzzi for two, plus an expansive private rooftop terrace with a plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture, Excellence Club Amenities.
Our most luxurious beachfront 1-bedroom suite offers 1.700 sq ft. of interior space plus a private garden with a 350 sq feet pool. Including a separate bedroom, a full living room, a bar, a separate W/C in living room and the bedroom. Additional amenities include: Laptop, Cellular and I-Pad available for use during stay, One Special Jacuzzi decoration per stay, one private wine cellar dinner per stay (must be booked in advance with concierge), barman service at the suite (1 hour per stay and must be booked 24 hrs. in advance), day pass to other Excellence Group Hotels & Resorts properties with transportation included, Unlimited access to Aqua wellness Spa circuit during stay, in suite Spa amenities and Express ironing (1 outfit per person/stay), Excellence Club Amenities.
Our most luxurious beachfront 1-bedroom 3400 sq. ft. suite offers two floors. At the ground floor, you will find a full living room, a bar, a separate bathroom in living room and the bedroom. On the rooftop terrace you will find a plunge pool, lounge bed and a sofa area. Additional Amenities include: in room check in & check out, butler service for luggage, laptop and iPad for use during your stay, special Jacuzzi decoration (one per stay), one private dinner (must be booked in advance with concierge), Barman service at the suite (1 hour per stay and must be booked 24 hrs. in advance), day pass to other Excellence Group Hotels & Resorts properties with transportation included, unlimited access to “Aqua Wellness” Spa circuit during your stay, Spa amenities at the suite, and complimentary laundry services during stay. Free transportation to and from the airport and farewell souvenir, Excellence Club Amenities.
Private Check-In & Checkout (in room) * Late Checkout & Early Check-In (subject to availability) * Concierge desk (7 am – 11 pm) * Private lounge (7 am – 11 pm) * Smart buffets & bar service * Private restaurant for breakfast & dinner at Lounge * Private bar at Lounge * Bvlgari toiletries * Upgraded mini-bar & room service menu * 12 Private pools * 7 Independent Jacuzzis * Private beach area * Complimentary newspaper in-room everyday * Complimentary beach bag for use during stay * Shoe shine service * special Jacuzzi decoration * express ironing (1 outfit per person/stay) * Daily fruit & petit fours in room * Fresh flowers & sparkling wine in room upon arrival * Upgraded in-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection
Nespresso machine * Room Service Express (menu featuring items that can be delivered almost immediately) * One Aqua Wellness treatment per person per stay
Restaurants and Bars
Excellence El Carmen offers 10 irresistible all-inclusive international dining options, 1 buffet restaurant and 1 beach snack grill. And with 16 different bars throughout the resort, refreshment is always at your fingertips. Enjoy pool and beach service and in-room dining 24 hours a day.
Authentic Mexican food and Tex-Mex favorites with the choice of indoor or outdoor seating, with tableside mariachi entertainment to complete the perfect Mexican evening.
Dishes of India’s North-West frontier specializing in mixing up tangy herbs, spices and cooking techniques with a dramatic and romantic setting.
French restaurant offering savory hors d’oeuvres, mouth-watering entrees and desserts that showcase the French culinary heritage. Enjoy indoor or outdoor seating with a romantic atmosphere and live music nightly.
Available for lunch, serving an à la carte menu full of hearty salads, sandwiches, burgers and wraps in a giant thatch-roof palapa. At dinner, The Grill serves, prime steaks, chicken and shrimp searing on an open flame.
THE FLAVOR MARKET
Offers guests enjoyable small plates that deliver big flavor. This cozy, gourmet tapas restaurant features an extensive menu of dishes that are paired with premium wines.
THE LOBSTER HOUSE
Offering breakfast, lunch and dinner menus in an open-air thatch-roof palapa near the main pool. The perfect place to enjoy shellfish prepared to your liking.
Serving pan-Asian delights with specialties from Japan, China, Vietnam and Thailand. Featuring a sushi bar, Japanese iron grilled cooking and cozy Teppanyaki rooms.
A trattoria-style restaurant serving simple but delicious favorites including calzones, pastas and sweet treats.
Serving fine cuisines, buffet style 3 times daily Breakfast, lunch, dinner.
A great place to catch the big game on the big screens. Offering full bar service along with a snack menu.
EXCELLENCE CLUB RESTAURANT
Available for Excellence Club guests to enjoy wondrous meals with loved ones.
Located on the beach offering quick snacks, salads, wood-oven pizzas and grilled favorites.
Excellence El Carmen offers 17 bars. All bars offer premium international and domestic drinks, the Revive bar is the only bar that does not serve alcohol it serves fresh juices and smoothies.
Martini – lobby bar | Piano Bar | Alegria – Disco bar | Sports Bar | CafeKafe – lobby bar | Aroma – Coffee House | Stars – Theatre bar | La Habana – Cigar Lounge | Revive – Juice bar | Xlounge – Chill Out | Las Olas – Beach sand bar | Blue – Swim Up bar | Sol – Main pool bar | Cielo – Excellence Club pool bar | Excellence Club Lounge Bar
Amenities and Activities
Excellence El Carmen offers a variety of beach, land and water activities each day, including snorkeling gear, deep sea fishing*, introductory scuba lessons, scuba diving with instruction*, private yacht excursions*, horseback riding (30 min. included per person per stay), bocce, aerobics & water aerobics, fitness, yoga, jogging, Spanish lessons, dancing lessons, cooking lessons, theme nights, beach volleyball and football, tennis, basketball, squash, bicycles, table tennis, darts, board games, archery, air rifle shooting & billiards.
When you’re ready for a workout, their comprehensive 4,000 square feet on-site gym brings you a full range of exercise equipment and classes. Their deluxe exercise facility offers complete weights and state-of-the-art cardio equipment including treadmills, crossover, movement and step machines, in addition to rooms for daily classes in yoga and aerobics. Their fitness trail provides a scenic, tropical route for walkers and joggers.
*Additional costs may apply.
Milé Spa at Excellence El Carmen is literally an island of relaxation, wellbeing and inner peace. Enjoy total renewal in their spa suites for couples, where private luxury and relaxation come together with a dedicated spa menu for couples, with treatments and experiences to share, connect and remember.
Spa Facilities: spa concierge desk, fresh fruit and drinks bar, full spa amenities, bathrobe, towel and sandal service, dressing rooms and showers, spa boutique with prestigious spa items for sale, fully equipped fitness center and wellness classroom.
Aqua Wellness Hydrotherapy Circuit: Hydrotherapy pool with swan-neck & waterfall high-pressure water hoses, bubble massage lounger, temperature contrast walk, double massage beds, swan water hoses, cold-plunge pool, Swedish saunas, steam bath, cool water fountain, ice-treatment room, sensations shower, Scottish shower, Cuban shower, and tropical rain showers.
Treatment Rooms: Relaxation area, ritual area, spa suites with couples hydrotherapy tub and shower, 7 indoor treatment rooms, 1 bride’s room with treatment area and shower, outdoor oceanfront treatment room, full beauty salon with pedicure stations, manicure stations, and haircut & hair wash stations.
Weddings and Romance
Get married in Paradise! Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts sets the stage for unforgettable moments in the most desirable Caribbean locations including Cancun (Mexico), Riviera Maya (Mexico) & Punta Cana (Dominican Republic). Whether it is an intimate boutique ceremony, an adults-only gathering, or a memorable celebration with the family, you will always find the perfect wedding at Excellence Group and you will be surrounded by all the elements to create a truly exclusive and luxurious event. From intimate to extravagant, traditional to unexpected, their wedding planners will work with you to customize your wedding to your taste, so on the big day you have nothing to worry about. Just say “I do”.
Whether you’re planning a proposal, a wedding, a vow renewal, an unforgettable anniversary or honeymoon, or a romantic celebration ‘just because’. These important moments are intimate, elegant affairs of the heart, and they must be excellently planned and performed celebrations of love and splendor. And there is no better venue than the superb luxury of Excellence Resorts.
At Excellence Resorts, the Romantic Getaways receive fabulous inclusions that will create an ambience of romance and celebration with sugar sandy beaches, lavish gardens, and beautiful water features, the ideal backdrop. With a professional staff dedicated to ensuring that every detail is flawless and polished, this moments become more than just a ceremony; they become the most meaningful beginning of a lifetime journey together.