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Forbes Travel Guide Awards Cayo Levantado Resort

Forbes Travel Guide (“FTG”), the only global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, spas, and ocean cruises, has announced its 2024 Star Awards and Cayo Levantado Resort received the Forbes Travel Guide Four-Star award.

Forbes Travel Guide Awards Cayo Levantado Resort

The resort, located in the paradisiacal Samana Bay, stands out as one of the main luxury wellness destinations worldwide, integrating physical, mental, and spiritual aspects to revive the body, balance the mind, and nourish the soul.

Cayo Levantado Resort provides a unique experience where guests can journey to a charming island, just a 10-minute boat ride from the mainland, and live out an authentically Dominican experience keeping sustainability, local culture, lifestyle, and wellness in mind. This relaxing 24-hour all-inclusive resort provides luxurious amenities, boasting 218 suites and villas as the only resort on the island. Local artisan creations piece together the suites’ decor, while the rooms’ design draws from their surroundings inspired by the coast, the sea, and the island’s flora. The resort offers six restaurants and eight bars, maintaining diversity and sustainability in mind. The resort’s activities center around the guests’ well-being, offering options like meditation, sound baths, painting, yoga, and more. Additionally, the resort contributes significantly to the economic and social growth of the region, generating quality jobs and providing professional development opportunities for community members.

“For Grupo Piñero, having Cayo Levantado Resort recognized with Four Stars in the Forbes Travel Guide 2024 is not just an acknowledgment, but a testament to our tireless commitment to excellence and creating unforgettable experiences. This prestigious award is the result of the effort of a great team to provide quality service and be a luxury and wellness hotel reference in the Caribbean. We appreciate the distinction while also committing to continue elevating our standards in the hotel industry,” expressed Julio Pérez, COO of the hotel division.

Forbes Travel Guide is the renowned global authority in hospitality excellence, and Cayo Levantado Resort is the latest addition to its illustrious annual list of star ratings.

“This year’s Star Awards reflects the forecasted surge in demand for more thrilling travel experiences,” says Amanda Frasier, President of Ratings for Forbes Travel Guide. “They are delivering at the very top of their game and reimagining the future of luxury across design, dining, and well-being. Our 2024 winners include more special places to visit across the Middle East and Africa, with a record number of list additions for the region. We commend all the 2024 winners for continuing to deliver a fresh new guest experience.”

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