Puerto Plata

VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort - All Inclusive

Travelzoo Staff

Why We Love It

  • All-inclusive resort caters to families with a bustling kids club and separate kiddie pool
  • The mountainous coast of Puerto Plata has both verdant hills and soft sandy beaches
  • Located in the gated Playa Dorada complex, with multiple resorts and a shopping area
  • Magic shows and Michael Jackson tributes are just a few of nightly live entertainment options suitable for all ages

Map & Directions

The Gran Ventana Beach Resort is approximately 10 minutes from Gregorio Luperon Airport. A taxi is approximately $35USD.

Rooms & Rates

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A stay in the Puerto Plata area on the north coast of the Dominican Republic affords you views of beautiful beaches against a verdant backdrop of mountains and hills.

The Gran Ventana Beach Resort All Inclusive benefits from this natural juxtaposition of sand and slopes with an oceanfront location inside the exclusive gated Playa Dorado complex. The complex is made up of 15 hotels, a golf course and a shopping center.

The Gran Ventana is one of the busiest resorts in the complex, with a mix of families and couples choosing to vacation here. The amenities skew toward the family-friendly with a zero entry freeform pool, a separate kiddie pool, busy kids club and nightly entertainment ranging from age-appropriate movies to magic acts to Michael Jackson tribute shows.

An airy and fresh lobby with white beamed ceilings and contrasting dark plantation shutters is bustling at all hours with families and older kids lounging and playing one of the board or card games.

Rooms are in three different towers, each spacious with bright color themes, which some may find cheery and others overwhelming. All have tile floors and marble bathrooms, soothing after a day of play in the sun.

Sticklers for meal times take note: The three a la carte restaurants require reservations, and you’re only allowed to eat at each once a week, which means longer-term guests will be doing a lot of buffet dining.

From the press:
  • “#5 of 45 Puerto Plata hotels” – TripAdvisor


General Spa treatments are availale at nearby Casa Colonial Beach Resort & Spa.

  • Infant cots / cribs
  • Bar
  • Kids' club
  • Extra beds / roll away beds
  • Gym / fitness center
  • Outdoor pool
  • Pool bar
  • Restaurant
  • Sauna / Steam Room
  • Tennis courts
  • Nightlife / entertainment
  • No pets allowed


  • 24-hour front desk
  • Baby-sitting service on request
  • Bike rental
  • Laundry / dry cleaning
  • Safe in reception (fees apply)

Room amenities

  • Air-conditioning
  • Mini bar
  • Outdoor space for some rooms


  • Wi-Fi in guest rooms (fees apply)
  • Wi-Fi in public areas (fees apply)


  • Hair-dryer


  • Complimentary parking

Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. Please check with the hotel.


Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.

Checkout: Standard Time is 1pm.

Children and additional guests: Two children under age 2 stay free of charge when sharing parents’ room and using existing bedding (on request). Cribs available on request, free of charge for one child under age 2. Extra beds available on request. Charges may apply.

Pets: No pets allowed.

Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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