Monthly Makeovers Featuring Hawks Cay Resort

Monthly Makeovers Featuring Hawks Cay Resort

After a nearly one-year closure due to hurricane damages, Hawks Cay Resort marked the completion of the more than $50 million dollar renovation. This reimagined hotel celebrates its island sensibility with a design that allows its magnificent ocean surroundings to become the centerpiece of the refreshed hotel. The landmark Florida Keys destination resort's renovations also included updates to the lobby, 177 guestrooms, two restaurants and the public areas.

Some of these changes include:

New modern steakhouse, Sixty-one Prime

Updated furnishings, fixtures and textiles in every guestroom

Expansion of the adults-only area with a bar, restaurant, outdoor lounge and
fire pit

New Look. New Style. New Reasons To Go!
Everybody loves a makeover, and we're no different! Now, every month, you'll be able to get a sneak peek at the newest and most exciting restorations, additions, improvements or changes made by a hotel or resort. Monthly Makeovers will help showcase the before and after looks and styles of each participating property, providing a valuable tool to use to guide your clients in the right direction when choosing their dream vacation destination.

After a nearly one-year closure due to hurricane damages, Hawks Cay Resort marked the completion of the more than $50 million dollar renovation. This reimagined hotel celebrates its island sensibility with a design that allows its magnificent ocean surroundings to become the centerpiece of the refreshed hotel. The new coastal-inspired décor is infused with a color palette of tropical hues and patterns that reflect the movement of the ocean. This landmark Florida Keys destination resort’s renovations also included updates to the lobby, 177 guestrooms, two restaurants and the public areas.

  • Introduction of Hawks Cay Marketplace, a casual eatery with sandwiches and salads to pizzas and pastas
  • New modern steakhouse, Sixty-one Prime
  • Redesign was influenced by the mid-century design of Morris Lapidus
  • Expansion of the adults-only area with a bar, restaurant, outdoor lounge and fire pit
  • New vanity and accents in guestroom bathrooms
  • Updated furnishings, fixtures and textiles in every guestroom

RIU PALACE PUNTA CANA

Punta Cana - Dominican Republic

RIU Hotels & Resorts has just reopened Riu Palace Punta Cana after an extensive renovation of all its facilities and services. The project ranged from a new interior design to the addition of pools and restaurants. The main building received a brand-new spa, the addition of a café as well as a renovated lobby space. Public areas such as the garden were redesigned to include four swimming pools; even one with slides for the kids to enjoy. All 676 guestrooms now feature a contemporary style with classic wood furniture and a simple modern look. With the completion of this makeover, RIU has now finished its renewal of their Punta Cana complex.

  • Addition of café and pastry shop, Capuchino
  • Brand-new Spanish restaurant, La Bodega
  • Renovated lobby with new décor
  • Main building now has a new gym, sauna and spa
  • Guest bathrooms now feature large walk-in showers
  • All existing restaurants received a new design
  • Addition of three pools
  • RiuLand, the kids club has been added
Terms, conditions and restrictions apply; pricing, availability, and other details subject to change and/ or apply to US or Canadian residents. Please confirm details and booking information with your travel advisor.

You will visit the following 3 places:

Punta Cana

Punta Cana

Punta Cana is part of the newly created Punta Cana-Bávaro-Veron-Macao municipal district in La Altagracia, the easternmost province of the Dominican Republic. The area is best known for its beaches and balnearios, which face both the Caribbean and Atlantic, and it has been a popular tourist destination since the 1970s. The Punta Cana area has an estimated population of 100,000 with a growth rate of 6%. To the north, it borders the village and beach of Cabeza de Toro, and then the Bávaro and El Cortecito beaches. The nearest city, the 500-year-old capital of the Province Higüey, is 45 kilometres (28 mi) away, and it takes about an hour to drive there. Europeans, particularly Spanish hotel chains, own all but two of the 50+ megaresorts of the Punta Cana tourism destination. 

Dominican Republic

Dominican Republic

The Dominican Republic is a sovereign state on the island of Hispaniola, in the Greater Antilles archipelago in the Caribbean Caribbean region. Though known for its wonderful beaches, all-inclusive resorts and golfing, it has a varied terrain comprising rainforest, savannah and highlands, including Pico Duarte, the Caribbean’s tallest mountain. For the adventure tourist this Caribbean country offers a diverse countryside comprising tropical rainforests, arid desert expanses, alpine ranges and steamy mangrove swamps. It's a playground for trekkers, mountain bike enthusiasts and water-sport junkies!

Florida State

Florida State

Florida is a state in the southeastern United States, on the Gulf Coast. It is bordered to the west by the Gulf of Mexico, to the north by Alabama and Georgia, and to the east by the Atlantic Ocean. It is the 22nd most extensive, the 3rd most populous, and the 8th most densely populated of the United States. The state capital is Tallahassee, its largest city is Jacksonville, and the South Florida metropolitan area is the largest metropolitan area in the southeastern United States. Today, Florida is distinctive for its large Cuban expatriate community and high population growth, as well as for its increasing environmental issues. The state's economy relies mainly on tourism, agriculture, and transportation, which developed in the late 19th century. Florida is also renown for amusement parks, orange crops, the Kennedy Space Center, and as a popular destination for retirees.

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