Palmera de Cabarete Resort & Spa to open

The Palmera de Cabarete Resort & Spa, a $200 million, 138-suite resort and spa on the largest expanse of uninterrupted beach in the Caribbean is to open in Turks and Ciacos in 2011.Palmera de Cabarete’s management and design team enjoy a pedigree of the world’s finest resorts, from Ventanas al Paraiso in Los Cabos to The Regent Palms in the Turks and Caicos. Plans include 138 one- to three-bedroom suites ranging from 2,000 to more than 4,500 square feet. Three expansive, oceanfront freshwater infinity pools provide a focal point for Palmera de Cabarete Resort & Spa, and will be ensconced in eco-friendly garden landscaping. Amenities will also include a full-service branded spa and wellness facility, tennis, gourmet dining, conference facilities, room service, 24 hour concierge, and children’s activity program.

Palmera de Cabarete Resort & Spa will offer the first five-star luxury living experience in Cabarete, the adventure sports capital of the Caribbean, offering world-class windsurfing, kite boarding, surfing, mountain biking, hiking, canyoning, and white water rafting.

Luperon International Airport in Puerto Plata is a half-hour drive from Cabarete. Non-stop flights are currently available from Miami (two hours), New York (three hours 40 minutes), with convenient connections with major U.S. and international gateways.

Palmera de Cabarete’s pre-opening offices are located in Chicago, Illinois and Palm Beach Gardens, Florida.