The Be Live Hotel, owned by the Spanish-based Globalia Group, recently opened its latest facility in the Dominican Republic. The Be Live Grand Carey Hotel is a five-star, all-inclusive facility, situated in Cofresi Beach in Puerto Plata, the country’s most important north coast city.
The new facility features 468 rooms divided in the following manner: 262 rooms are standard, 195 junior suites, nine suites and two master suites. It is the chain’s sixth faciality in the Dominican Republic. The others are situated in Punta Cana and La Romana, on the country’s eastern region. The other is in Boca Chica, a small tourist resort situated some 15 minutes east of Las Americas International Airport in Santo Domingo and two more in the Puerto Plata area.
The hotel has seven swimming pools connected by waterfalls and lush tropical gardens. It also features four restaurants and seven bars.
The Be Live Grand Carey Hotel is situated one hour from the north-central city of Santiago, the country’s second largest. It is also conveniently located some 10 minutes from the city of Puerto Plata, 30 minutes from the city’s Gregorio Luperon International Airport and within walking distance from the Ocean World Aquatic Park, a popular destination featuring aquatic shows with dolphins, casinos, a marina and a cabaret theater.
It also features golf, fishing, tennis, diving, horse riding facilities, a business center, a mini-club for children ranging in ages from 4-7, a kid’s club (8 to 12 years), a children’s park, babysitting services, a gym and spa, beauty salons and a 300-square meter activities hall.
Globalia is one of the main Spanish tourism groups, with an annual income of approximately five billion dollars and a workforce of 25,000 employees. Globalia’s hotel sector, Be Live, features 30 hotels around the world with over 10,000 rooms. Its main corporate brand is the airline carrier Air Europa, which last year transported some nine million passengers.
Juan Jose Hidalgo, president of the Globalia Group, said that the opening of the Be Live Grand Carey Hotel demonstrates the company’s interest in investing in the Dominican Republic. “Given the good investment environment that exists in the Dominican Republic, it is a pleasure for us to invest in a region as beautiful as this, where we plan to host quality tourists from all over the world,” he said.