Agua resort opens in Punta Cana

Luxury-seekers are looking to the new Agua Resort & Spa, due to open in May 2007 as one of the Caribbean’s most exclusive resorts. Agua Resort & Spa is an oasis of seclusion and serenity in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. Hailed as one of the hippest destinations in the Caribbean, the setting is as culturally rhythmic as it is beautiful.

Situated in the Northeastern corner of Dominican Republic, just 24 miles from Punta Cana International Airport, the highly anticipated resort is set along a private white sandy beach offering a tropical hideaway where privacy is paramount.
With the introduction of a dedicated 24-hour butler service, the property has elevated the art of personal service to new levels. Its 18 villas create 53 suites that blend the warmth of history with the ultimate in comfort and convenience, and its service is unparalleled. Traditional Caribbean architecture embraces the use of natural stone, local hardwoods and cane thatched roofs eluding a contemporary design and elegant sophistication. The property was designed by the prestigious Dominican architect, Antonio Segundo Imbert, who created such spectacular projects as the Beach Club at Cap Cana and the home of musical artist, Julio Iglesias. The d├ęcor of the resort was created by Patricia Reid, well known for several notable projects throughout the Caribbean.
Guest suite amenities include divine Frette linens, exclusive KORRES bath products, pillow menu, spacious bathrooms with separate showers, vanity areas, walk-in closets, mini-bars and Wi-Fi service. In addition to 24-hour room service and twice-daily maid service, guests can enjoy the services of a personal concierge and butler from check in to check out.
Agua Resort & Spa features three restaurants, two lounges, two large freshwater swimming pools, a beachfront infinity pool, a fitness room and meeting facilities. For true indulgence, a private helicopter is available upon request for airport transfers and to explore the island; a courtesy SUV with driver is also on offer.
Spa facilities include a Finnish and steam sauna, large indoor pool with Jacuzzi, bubble beds, sensations shower and an ice fountain.  Four individual treatment rooms and one couples’ treatment room are available for massages.  Trained therapists indulge guests with PHYTOMER skin care products.
For recreation, guests can plunge into a myriad of water sports and activities such as scuba diving, snorkeling, water skiing, wind surfing, kayaking and fishing. On land, guests can serve it up on the resort’s tennis court integrated into the garden or enjoy world-class golf, located just minutes away.

For more information, visit www.aguaresort.com.
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