Casa Colonial Beach & Spa Hotel, in Playa Dorada, Puerto Plata – on the country’s majestic north coast – was selected as one of ten best boutique hotels in the Caribbean by the online daily “Caribbean Journal.” Details taken into consideration by the online newspaper on its decision to include the hotel in this coveted listing: overall environment, food quality, luxurious amenities, quality service, location, romantic ambience, accessibility and design. The rooms at the 50-room facility, with panoramic ocean views, are decorated in a modern, contemporary style. A member of Small Luxury Hotels of the World, Casa Colonial offers special packages for weddings and meetings, and features a modern spa and golf facilities.
The online publication also adds that the Caribbean region offers the international visitor an impressive variety of small and very charming boutique hotels that offer an elegant and relaxing ambience.
The magazine U.S. News & World Report featured Casa Colonial as the best hotel in Puerto Plata (2012), and was also included among the list of finalists in the Johansen 2011 award, issued by Conde Nast magazine. This particular award is given to the most prestigious resorts/spas in the world.