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Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana Starts Operation Feb.1

Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana Starts Operation Feb.1

The New, Adults-only Lifestyle Resort, part of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, is

First to Introduce Brand outside of Mexico


Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (February 1, 2021) – La Colección Resorts by Fiesta Americana, a collection of distinctive hotels throughout Mexico and now the Dominican Republic, today officially starts operations of the long-awaited Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana. The beautifully designed all-inclusive, adults only resort sits right on the northern shores of Uvero Alto in the Dominican Republic and introduces its signature sensory experiences paired with exquisite cuisine, lavish accommodations with swim-up and private pools, an array of amenities and entertainment, zen gardens, a private beach and more.


“As the first Live Aqua outside of Mexico, the opening of Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana is an important milestone for Posadas and for our loyal guests who now have a new destination to enjoy the resort’s unique blend of the brand’s top notch services and experiences with the authentic Caribbean flair of the Dominican Republic,” says Enrique Calderón, Chief Operating Officer of Posadas. “The resort was masterfully designed to enhance its breathtaking setting, incorporating elements that tease the senses such as scents of aromatherapy, sounds of soothing fountains, delectable cuisine, specialty treatments, and much more,” said Calderón.



Boasting 347 avant-garde style suites available in eight different categories, guests at Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana will unwind in soothingly designed sanctuaries. Suites feature signature Live Aqua brand elements such as: spacious and freestanding Live Aqua Bathtubs®; Live Aqua Bed®, exclusively designed by the America Mattress Traveler Collection with innovative technology; luxurious 400 thread count cotton bedding for the ultimate good nights’ rest; Molton Brown amenities; aromatherapy kits; pillow menus; luxe bathrobes and slippers, and more. Among the most exclusive accommodation options are the select Junior Suites with swim-up access from main swimming pools, while others offer complete exclusivity with private swimming pools and terraces.



Renowned for its attentive staff and superior experiences, Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana offers all the amenities and services for a perfect retreat. An expansive linear pool takes center stage leading to a private beach surrounding by lush vegetation.  Here, guests can choose to partake in recreational activities or simply soak-in the sun and listen to the Caribbean breeze. The Feel Harmony Spa offers a variety of treatments and water circuits, while a state-of-the-art fitness center allows guests to keep up their regimes with high quality equipment and fitness classes.



From a cool, lounge Lobby bar with a unique fountain as the center, guests have seven restaurants and eight bars to choose from. Among the variety includes Mediterranean, Japanese, Italian, Sports Bar Tapas, French, Cevichería and of course local Dominican Republic gastronomy. Guests will also enjoy daily line-ups of entertainment, including a fun disco and theater bar for the evening hours.



Considered one of the most exclusive destinations in the Caribbean, Punta Cana boasts some of the area’s most pristine beaches with waters colored in majestic coral reefs. The resort is just 30 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport, and 20 minutes away from the Bavaro City center. Other nearby attractions include numerous renowned golf courses, the historical town of Higuëy, the 16th century Mediterranean village Altos de Chavón overlooking the river, the bustling city of La Romana, among others.


Travel with Confidence

Live Aqua Beach Resort Punta Cana opens with the Travel with Confidence program in place, extensive elevated safety, hygiene, and flexibility protocols that were developed with the ABC Medical Center in Mexico City and uses 3M hospital-grade products. For guests who require COVID-19 testing prior to their departures, the Ministry of Tourism of the Dominican Republic (MITUR) has extended its free travel assistance program for all visitors arriving in the country by air and staying in a hotel until April 30, 2021. The program includes Antigen tests provided by Hospiten, a local hospital network, and provides traveler’s insurance from the moment a guest checks into a hotel to cover all types of medical emergencies, including COVID-19.







About La Colección Resorts by Fiesta Americana

La Colección Resorts by Fiesta Americana is a distinctive selection of 30 beach and urban resorts located throughout Mexico and the Dominican Republic. Operated by Mexico’s leading hotelier, Posadas, the brands within La Colección Resorts by Fiesta Americana include: Live Aqua Resorts, exclusive luxury​, ​sensatory resorts with impeccable service; Grand Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts, which celebrates the grandeur of Mexican hospitality through its cuisine and high-end services; Fiesta Americana Hotels & Resorts, hotels that emphasize Mexico’s architecture as well as its renowned warm and friendly hospitality; and The Explorean Discovery Resorts, nature-inspired ​soft adventure havens that offer superior accommodations. These award-winning properties are spread throughout some of the most favored beach destinations such as Los Cabos, Puerto Vallarta, Cancun, Riviera Maya and Cozumel in Mexico as well as Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. In 2021, the collection expanded to included urban resorts in cities such as Oaxaca, San Miguel de Allende, Merida, Mexico City, Guadalajara, among others. Committed to providing travelers and employees with transparency and assurance, all the properties incorporate Travel with Confidence, elevated safety, hygiene and flexibility protocols that were developed in collaboration with the ABC Medical Center in Mexico City and use 3M hospital-grade products. For further information, please visit: