Breathless Punta Cana Resort & Spa
- What's Included
- All Inclusive Features
An amazing place for all adult travellers and couples looking for a fun getaway in Punta Cana. The Breathless is an amazing luxury resort that possesses some of the most spectacular views in the DR. If you can, book the Xhale Club as the location offers some of the best views of the beach. The resort grounds are lush, well-maintained and clean. This also includes the beach as you can walk for miles in each direction. They have great daily and nightly entertainment. The staff are pleasant and attentive and always looking to make sure you're having a good time. You might even spot a floating Sangria Bar in the pool! There are plenty of incredible food options including 24 hour room service.
Overall I rate Breathless Punta Cana an average rating. However, before I go into the reasons, I want to give a shout out to the waiter who took care of us everyday at the pool, Francisco Bares. He was attentive, friendly, etc. He helped make our time at the polo great. Now on to the rating. The average rating is mainly due the room and beverage choices. Overall the room was not as nice as the pictures showed. The group I travel with do have high expectations for the rooms. There were two main issues. The first was the broken mini-bar cabinet door that 4 people told us they would fix and it never occurred. The second is the lack of towel replacements. For example they just took everything and only left two bath towels (i.e. no washcloths or hand towels). I called the front desk to get some and they said they would send some. They never came. From a beverage perspective the vodka had an unusual taste to it (tried it with several different mixers) and the house wine was terrible. I do understand that at all inclusive resorts the house stuff will not be the best. A suggestion is to provide purchase options for wine by the glass at least at the restaurants.
We booked an all inclusive 8 day special deal as we just wanted to relax and chill out but still have fun if we felt like it.. We did read loads of reviews about the resort and the general impression was that it was pretty good with maybe the odd negative. From the minute we arrived WE LOVED THE PLACE - it was certainly way above expectation and we had a fabulous holiday.It was one positive after another - great room, partial ocean view in the Xhale area, absolutely fine, everything in good condition - the grounds are beautifully kept, the pools are a delight and the beach is definitely way above the average. Then the restaurants - excellent quality, great choices and the breakfast buffet was superb - absolutely everything you could wish for. Great staff throughout the resort - very friendly and attentive. Negatives ? - can't think of any ! If the party pool gets too noisy then you're too close to it, there are so many other pool areas if you're looking for peace and quiet. The Xhale club and its pool was a real bonus. I just can't praise this place enough - it was a fabulous holiday and soooo relaxing, - we'll definitely go back. We met a couple on the transfer from the airport, also from the UK, and this was their 4th visit in 3 years ! I can understand why - as we certainly weren't disappointed in any way. Highly recommend it.
Stayed for 4 nights. Reminded me a lot of Cancun vacation. We had fun & food was great. We had hear a lot of folks getting sick in DR so stayed with steamed/baked fish and veggies and no fried food - fresh fruit & only bottled water, spirits on rocks beer or wine. It is a mix of diverse mix of vacation people (honeymooners, singles, couples, younger, older) and a younger party atmosphere is always present there but there are options to have your vacation stay more quiet if that is your preference. Recommend xhale upgrade if want more quiet or staying at NOW ONYX and using resort restaurants and nightlife at Breathless when you want it. Staff friendly but with broken English somewhat difficult to communicate. Loved the coffee bar and the sushi was amazing!! Skip the timeshare overview they can't really explain what they are trying to sell very well. I stayed for 90 mins genuinely interested to learn but came away with not much understanding of the plan or he vision.
After checking in, we noticed our room was not cleaned properly. We shared our concerns with management. Although, he switched our room the next day, I was very uncomfortable staying in the dirty room on our first night. Once we were moved, my vacation at this resort was great!
My husband and I spent a week at Breathless Punta Cana for our Honeymoon in June 2017 and we could not asked for a more perfect vacation. We were impressed by the willingness of the staff at this resort who seemed to go out of their way to make sure that the guests were enjoying their vacations. Everyone was so friendly, kind, and helpful.-We had an exceptionally attentive Exhale Club host, Elise, who was always friendly and helpful with anything we needed. She went the extra mile to make sure our honeymoon was special and we were so grateful for all that she did for us! -We also had a wonderful women who provided our nightly turndown service (whose name we can't remember)-A cheerful gentleman who provided our room service (whose name we also can't remember) -Adolfo, who was consistently a great bartender at the Exhale Club bar-Jacinto (not sure if this is the exact spelling?), the barista at the coffee shop who was helpful and hilarious. Most resorts we've been to in the past have been nice. The thing that stood out for us about this resort was the service. We had such a pleasant experience, beginning to end, and a great deal of that was due to all of the wonderful individuals who offered kind smiles, attentive service, and care for the guests.Overall, the reviews we read prior to our trip were pretty spot on. Pros:-Great food (the French restaurant was our favorite), good drinks (the Exhale Club Lounge had the best ones).-There really was something for everyone. Peaceful area (a few of the pools, and the beach) & party area (the party pool). -Beach was beautiful. I guess I'm not as picky as some about the color of sand, but the beach was well kept and the servers on the beach were great. -Service was outstanding on the entire -Activities any time of the day and nightlife if you wanted to participate. -Exhale Club was nice to have because we had access to a really quiet and relaxing area in the resort, a private part of the beach, the lounge which had snacks avalible all day, and the lounge which had better alcohol than elsewhere on the resort.-Ride to/from the airport was about 40 minutes. Cons:-Wifi was spotty -but maybe a blessing in disguise for a generation who is far too attached to our devices. I personally found being unplugged pretty nice.-The drain in the shower had a bad smell coming from it sometimes.
Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).
If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.
Items not included:
- Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
- Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
- Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
- Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
- Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
- Items of a personal nature
- Daily buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
- Unlimited a la carte dinner (no reservations required)
- Unlimited domestic, select international and premium brand drinks (house wine included)
- Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
- Waiter service at the pool/beach
- 24-hour room service
- At least one 24 hr restaurant
- Turn-down service
- Daily activities program
- Introduction to scuba diving in pool (once/stay)
- Nightly entertainment
- Pool tables
- Aerobics and water aerobics
- Big screen movies on the beach
- Theme nights
- Dance lessons
- Spanish lessons
- Ocean trampoline
- Selected non-motorized water sports (1 hour/day)
- Beach volleyball
- Dine around program for dinner and entertainment at Dreams Punta Cana Resort & Spa, Dreams Palm Beach, Dreams La Romana and Now Larimar Punta Cana Resort & Spa (transportation not included, certain restrictions apply) (this is not a day pass, evening only)
- Personalized check-in and check-out with concierge service
- Xhale status and amenities
- Xhale Club lounge
- Two private, Opulence Club heated pools
- Upgraded bath amenities
- Jacuzzi on balcony
- Pillow menu
- Radio alarm clock
- Pool concierge & bar service
- Complimentary wireless internet access
- Complimentary computer access in Xhale Club Lounge
- Upgraded mini-bar and room service menu
- Daily continental breakfast service in the lounge
- Afternoon hot and cold hors d'oeuvres; exquisite desserts & fine liquors in the lounge
- Complimentary newspaper in room every day upon request
- Private restaurant for Xhale Club members for breakfast and lunch
Club Xhale is available with certain room categories only.
- 750 rooms
- 9 restaurants
- 4 bars
- 5 pools
- 2 whirlpools
- 24-hour medical services (fee)
- Air conditioned fitness centre (fee)
- Meeting facilities including a convention centre
- Business centre (fee)
- Laundry service (fee)
- Scuba diving centre (fee)
- Full service spa (fee)
- Free WiFi access
- Helicopter for excursions (fee)
- Horseback riding (fee)
- Fishing (fee)
- Golf course nearby (fee)
- 1 king-size or 2 double beds
- Ceiling fan
- Full bathroom with whirlpool tub and shower
- Bathrobe and slippers
- Flat screen cable TV
- Electronic in-room safe
- Coffee and tea maker
- Iron and ironing board
- Daily refreshed mini-bar with beer, soda, juice, water and soft drinks
- Wifi (fee)
- Furnished balcony or terrace
- Occupancy up to 4 persons (max. adults: 3 / max. children: 2)
More room classes available.
Resort Location Map
Breathless Punta Cana Resort & SpaPunta Cana,Dominican Republic
- Hotel Contacts
- Extra Info
Playas Uvero Alto, km 275, Punta Cana 23000 Dominican Republic
Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.
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Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.
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