News for the Hospitality Executive
PUNTA CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC –December 5, 2012 – Just in time for the holiday season, Eden Roc at Cap Cana, the highly anticipated premier property by Solaya Hotels & Resorts, will open its doors on December 15th to celebrate its official grand opening. Located in the much-desired Punta Cana area on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, Eden Roc at Cap Cana is an elite enclave reminiscent of the French and Italian Rivieras. Certainly the epitome of luxury, the property encompasses 34 beautifully designed suites and boasts extravagant amenities such six superior dining venues created by world-class Executive Chef Gianluca Re Fraschini, a full service spa, Caletón Beach Club, Koko Kids Club, access to the fantastic Punta Espada golf course and much more.
"As our anchor property, the opening of Eden Roc at Cap Cana is a significant event for Solaya Hotel & Resorts," explains Paolo Sanavia, CEO of Solaya Hotel & Resorts. "We opened earlier this year with just 12 suites and have received a tremendous response from both the local and international community already. We look forward to 2013 and further expanding the brand throughout the Caribbean."
Fusing the best of form, function and fantasy, the extraordinary resort is surrounded by lush greenery and awe-inspiring panoramas, while each suite’s sprawling decks serve as a natural extension of the airy spaces. With views of verdant gardens and lagoon-style pools, Eden Roc at Cap Cana has already become one of the most coveted resorts in the area.
Each dynamic, light-filled suite radiates a sense of calm that comes from their inimitable spatial equilibrium. With private swimming pools and massage/relaxation areas, the ambiance exudes the most exclusive experience. Additionally, each suite is equipped with the best technology system such as cutting-edge Bose audio systems and iPads that have innovative apps to control the lighting, sound system, air-conditioning and even the mini bar. iPads also allow guests to interact with the front desk staff, making cater to their whims as simple as touching a button.
Envisioned by Milan based designer, Marina Nova, in collaboration with Dominican architect Franc Ortega, Eden Roc at Cap Cana is fashioned more after a luxe village than a traditional resort. The resort’s stunning design celebrates the aesthetics of the 1960s French and Italian Rivieras, while also being both respective and reflective of its Caribbean setting. Blending European influence and Caribbean sprit, each suite is drenched in vibrant colors such as cerise, golden yellow, azure, plum and lime green, providing a stark contrast to the soothing cream and eggshell palate of the interior spaces. The premium coral stone and hand-painted tile flooring complement these inviting colors. Two specialty suites to note include the Black Horse and Golden Shell.
Under the direction of Executive Chef Gianluca Re Fraschini, Eden Roc at Cap Cana’s six inspired dining establishments feature a variety of haute cuisine. Each restaurant comes to life with a distinctive personality through a combination of striking décor and elegant atmosphere. The most elegant venue is Mediterraneo, which melds French and Italian cuisine with a stunning view overlooking the lagoon. The most intimate setting is at Gastronomico, which only seats 20 guests, and features unique flavors from around the world. Located at the Caletón Beach Club is La Palapa by Eden Roc, featuring seafood prepared to perfection and sumptuous gnocchi, among other tantalizing plates. For a more casual environment, the Blue Lagoon Pool-Bar & Restaurant presents light fare and deli favorites. La Cava, featuring a charming domed roof made of bricks is a charming gathering spot that feels like a cozy cellar in a historic hacienda but has been designed for today’s wine connoisseur. Finally Riva Bar, inspired by the exquisitely crafted Riva Aquarama pleasure boat that was the symbol of glamour in 1960s Monte Carlo, is Eden Roc at Cap Cana's vintage bar locale.
The Solaya Spa is a haven of calm where native healing philosophies and contemporary technologies blend seamlessly to deliver experiences that will nurture the body, soothe the mind and energize the spirit. Capturing the rejuvenating aura of this Dominican paradise, the Spa offers a wide range opportunities to find beauty, balance and complete well-being.
Featuring 753 square feet of meeting and event space, Eden Roc at Cap Cana also feature various multi-purpose spaces evoking an eclectic array of ambiances ranging from intimate decadence to modern minimalism ideal for destination weddings and corporate functions. The resort houses an expert staff of event planners and caterers offering unparalleled attention to detail and topnotch customer service.
Finally, the Koko Kid’s Club is enjoyed by the young and young at heart. It’s headquarters sits in a massive tree house equipped with video games, a mini-dining area, and even a mini-spa where the girls can have manicures, pedicures and style their hair. There is also an inviting central area for playing and story-telling.
About Eden Roc at Cap Cana
Redefining luxury in the Dominican Republic, Eden Roc at Cap Cana, the premier property by Solaya Hotels & Resorts, consists of 34 freestanding suites that offer its jet-setting guests an unprecedented level of intimate luxury that personifies glamour. Eden Roc at Cap Cana privileges to spoil further with extravagant amenities such as the resort’s full service spa, golf course at Punta Espada, Caletón Beach Club, Koko Kids Club, six diverse culinary selections and more. Visit www.edenroccapcana.com.
About Solaya Hotels & Resorts
Solaya Hotels & Resorts is a privately held company with its main interest in the development of ultra-luxurious boutique hotels. Eden Roc at Cap Cana will be the first luxury resort from the group and will set the vision and tone for the company’s future growth within the hospitality industry. Solaya was born from the passion and quest for excellence of its founders, who have created a unique concept of intimate luxury.
786-362-6500 ext. 309
Eden Roc at Cap Cana
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