The first golf-integrated Aman, Amanera, means peaceful water, is nestled within more than 2,170 acres of pristine Caribbean jungle, overlooking the ocean from Playa Grande, whose golden sands make it one of the region’s most beautiful beaches.
Sitting on the north coast of the serene Dominican Republic, Amanera is a 60-minute drive from both Puerto Plata (POP) and Samaná El Catey (AZS) airports. The resort lies between the two small villages of Río San Juan and Cabrera. Further to the west lies the town of Cabarete, one of the world’s top-rated windsurfing and kiteboarding destinations, while eastward is the natural deep-water port of Samana, famous for the humpback whales that roam its warm waters during winter.
CASITAS AND CASA
At one with the island’s dramatic scenery, Amanera’s Casitas dot the lush coastline with unobstructed ocean views. Overhanging eaves shade expansive terraces with outdoor dining and lounging areas, while inside, the floor-to-ceiling glass doors lead to rooms specially positioned to maximise views. All Casitas feature lofty ceilings and warm wooden finishes, while a selection offer private swimming pools.
Ocean meets abundant tropical jungle courtesy of the uninterrupted golden sands of Playa Grande. Watersports including kayaking and kiteboarding take place in front of a dramatic mountainous background. The Dominican Republic’s cultural riches are within easy reach, including colonial architecture and quaint fishing villages, while the resort is home to one of the premier Caribbean golf courses. Enjoy sports on sand or sea, including kiteboarding with world-class watersports professional Cameron Dietrich in nearby Cabarete or take a private tour at the La Aurora plant, the oldest in the country, and sample handmade cigars that blend tobaccos from around the globe.