Excellence El Carmen, Dominican Republic

A shining star in The Excellence Collection, Excellence El Carmen is an incredibly popular adults-only resort stretched out on the white sand of stunning Punta Cana. That popularity has even extended as far as the resort’s trophy cabinet. With back-to-back TripAdvisor Certificates of Excellence to their name in 2018 and 2019, it then followed that success with a place on the eponymous review site’s Traveller’s Choice list, before taking the Best of the Best gong in 2021.

It’s clear from all that success this resort is only getting better, so there’s never been a better time to experience the luxury for yourself. The dazzling resort landscape is studded with 23 luxurious pools all waiting to host your holiday lounging.

Once you’ve made it out of another staggeringly gorgeous infinity pool, you can make your way to the centre of Excellence El Carmen and try one of the various eatery options. Be spoilt for choice with delicacies from the Mediterranean to Mexico and beyond all waiting to satisfy your cravings.

In addition to all those lounging, swimming and dining options, if you like to fill your holidays with fun and adventure, there’s also a plethora of included activities. Try a new sport or hone your skills in another with the help of trained staff and top facilities.