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Superior Room, Garden Area - Room Only
Superior Room, Ocean View
Suite, 1 Bedroom
Casual Puerto Plata hotel with beaches and disco
Playa Dorada playground
This north-coast Dominican Republic resort is part of the exclusive Playa Dorada development in Puerto Plata, a 10-minute walk from a shopping plaza, and less than 4 km (about 2 mi) from the popular Brugal Rum Factory tour.
Relaxed and family friendly, Grand Paradise Playa Dorada includes meals and drinks, non-motorized water-sports equipment, daytime tennis courts, half-court basketball, an archery range, miniature golf, and fitness facilities in the room rate.
Patios and balconies
Set in Victorian-style buildings, guestrooms at Grand Paradise have glass doors opening onto balconies or patios with garden or ocean views; décor includes oak-colored furniture, floral fabrics, and ceramic floors.
Renovations & Closures
- The hotel will be renovating from 18 November 2013 to 28 November 2013 (completion date subject to change). The following areas are affected:
Every effort will be made to minimize noise and disturbance.
- Swimming pool
- All-Inclusive Details
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and local beverages included
- Surcharges for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.
- Fitness facilities
- Miniature golf
- Supervised activities for children between 5 and 12 years old
- Open from 9 AM until 5 PM
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Access to onsite clubs
- Onsite live performances
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Motorized water sports
- Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
- Premium food items
- Nighttime use of tennis courts
- Offsite tours
The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at Grand Paradise Playa Dorada - All Inclusive are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).
Interspersed with tropical gardens and renovated in early 2009, this 424-room Puerto Plata resort's 20 3- and 4-story buildings (no elevators) resemble a compact plantation with a modern touch and includes a cold-water whirlpool, a lagoon-style pool and a children's pool. Children have their own Kid's Club (age 5 - 12) with supervised activities (9 AM - 5 PM). Child care is available (surcharge). Beach umbrellas, lounge chairs, and towels are provided. Massage services are available for adults. Daytime programs include aerobics, beach volleyball, dance classes, and contests.
For additional fees, a tour desk arranges excursions such as 4-wheeler trips into the mountains, river rafting, and parasailing. A convenient guest services desk is also available.
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Swimming pool - outdoor
- Concierge services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Poolside bar
- Swim-up bar
- Currency exchange
- Free parking
- Swimming pool - children's
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Security guard
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Total number of rooms - 424
- Children's club
- Number of floors - 4
- Free breakfast
- Fitness facilities
- Theme park shuttle (complimentary)
- Hair salon
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Billiards or pool table
- Grocery/convenience store
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Laundry facilities
- Number of restaurants - 3
- Free guest parking during stay
- Tennis on site
- Self parking
- Shopping on site
- Number of buildings/towers - 20
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Wedding services
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Free parking, Free guest parking during stay, Self parking
- Room Amenities
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Connecting / adjoining rooms available
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Air conditioning
- Wake-up calls
- Private bathroom
- In-room safe
- Cable TV service
- Hair dryer
- Climate control
- Daily housekeeping
- Direct-dial phone
- Complimentary bottled water
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary toiletries
- Shower/tub combination
- Handheld showerhead
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Electronic/magnetic keys
- Clock radio
- Iron/ironing board
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Down comforter
- Pillowtop mattress
- LCD TV
- Ocean view
- Garden view
- Pool view
The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).
Hibiscus - Overlooking the sea, this open-air restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets. All include international choices as well as theme selections at dinner.
Eden's - In the evenings, this open-air place becomes Eden's Grill for à la carte service featuring grilled fare. Reservations are required. From noon until 4 PM and again from midnight to 1 AM, it's the spot for burgers and other fast foods.
Michelangelo Restaurant - Open only for dinner, this restaurant offers an à la carte Italian menu. Reservations are required, and men are asked to wear long pants and shirts with sleeves.
The resort includes a swim-up pool bar, bars near the pool, on the beach, in the Hibiscus, and in the Crazy Moon disco (open until 4 AM). Drinks in the Crazy Moon are included.
The majority of on-site recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Sailing nearby
- Water skiing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Boating nearby
- Golfing nearby
- Golf - driving range nearby
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Basketball on site
- Golf - miniature on site
- Kayaking on site
- Playground on site
- Swimming on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
Policies & Fees
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-out time is 1 PM
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa
Pets not allowed
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card are required at check-in for incidental charges.
- Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
Caters to families
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
- Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 5 (for 60 minutes, rates may vary)
- Additional Details
The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.