The exclusive “Casa Bonita” Boutique Hotel was chosen as the “Best Hotel in the Caribbean and the Atlantic,” receiving the Readers’ Choice Awards 2014, issued by the prestigious U.S.-based Condé Nast Traveler magazine.
The award is issued based on the votes received by readers of the publication.
The Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge, located 15 minutes west of the southwest city of Barahona, ranks first on this prestigious list.
The boutique hotel The Peninsula House, situated in the north coast village of Las Terrenas, in the Bay of Samana, came in second on the list.
Other establishments on the list are hotel facilities in Jamaica, Puerto Rico, Bahamas, Barbados, Saba and Nevis.
The internationally famous travel magazine presented the first “Readers Choice Awards” in 1986.
The list is the result of the votes issued by the readers of the publication for their favorite tourism destination.
The Casa Bonita Tropical Lodge is a boutique hotel featuring 12 superbly decorated suites, situated in the country’s southwest region. The suites offer visitors absolutely magnificent views of the Caribbean Sea, a beautiful nearby river and the majestic mountain range in the background.
For two consecutive years, 2013-2014, “Casa Bonita” has been recognized with the Certificate of Excellence issued by the popular travel website TripAdvisor. An added attraction is that the hotel grows its own vegetables in its own gardens.
“Casa Bonita” is a member of Small Luxury Hotels and offers guests various sports-oriented activities such as horseback riding, hiking, tennis, mountain biking, snorkeling and surfing. Also, innovative services in the areas of health and wellness.
For more information: (http://casabonitadr.com).
“Casa Bonita” According to Condé Nast Traveler Magazine
“Casa Bonita” is the perfect destination for the eco-tourist. Featuring 12 beautiful suites built and decorated with local materials, the facility blends top-quality luxury with the concept of sustainable tourism.
Its organic garden provides the hotel with all the necessary ingredients needed by its top-quality restaurant. It also features the unique Tanama Spa.
The views of the nearby Caribbean Sea and the nearby mountains are truly breathtaking. Hotel service has been qualified as perfect, friendly and discreet.
The Peninsula House
This cozy six-room facility was built in one of the north coast’s most beautiful 18th century Victorian mansions.
It is the perfect destination for an elegant and romantic wedding, and an unforgettable honeymoon. Designed by French architect Serge Robi, the mansion is surrounded by lush tropical gardens that overlook the nearby beach.
The Junior Suites feature flat screen TVs, DVD players, cable, air conditioning and fan, and speakers for wireless music players.
For more information: www.thepeninsulahouse.com.