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The beach at the Viva Wyndham V Heavens, which is now family-friendly.

This Dominican Republic All-Inclusive Is Going Family-Friendly 

By: Dana Niland - May 2, 2023

The formerly adults-only Viva Wyndham V Heavens in the Dominican Republic is going family-friendly, Caribbean Journal has learned. 

The all-inclusive resort in Puerto Plata on the country’s north coast is being “reimagined” as a resort for all ages. 

“After seven years, and given the feedback we’ve received from guests hoping for a more all-inclusive experience, we decided it was time for a change,” said Amanda Santana, executive vice president of sales and marketing for Viva Wyndham Resorts. “We are delighted to welcome adults and children alike and help them enjoy a beautiful getaway.”

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The main pool at the Viva Wyndham V Heavens.

The 190-room resort is set in the Playa Dorada complex, which also includes an 18-hole Robert Trent Jones Jr-designed golf course and several eateries and local attractions. 

As part of the reimagining, the resort will have new “All Together Suites” designed or up to five family members; new family-focused dining concepts; a new Kids’ Club and “family-oriented entertainment.”

The resort has five eateries, along with amenities like a disco, a pool bar, a coffee shop and a beach snack bar. 

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What a typical room looks like.

The property’s all-inclusive program includes meals, snacks, cocktails and wine, Wi-Fi and non-motorized motor sports, along with other inclusions like a gym with a trainer, daily entertainment and a weekly artisanal market, among others.

“With this commitment to maximizing family experiences and drawing from the talents of our authentic, fun-loving staff, Viva Wyndham Heavens is a great all-inclusive choice for families and all to meet, reconnect and enjoy,” Santana said.

The Viva Wyndham portfolio includes resorts in Mexico, the Dominican Republic and The Bahamas. 

Heading to the Dominican Republic? Check our our favorite all-inclusive resorts in Punta Cana for 2023.

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