Punta Cana, Dominican Republic – February, 2014 Eden Roc at Cap Cana, the first Relais & Chateaux property in the Dominican Republic, announced today that it has been named to the Travel + Leisure It List 2014 of best new hotels around the globe.  The resort and the entire It List will be featured in the March issue of the magazine and is also available now on www.TravelandLeisure.com.

The Travel + Leisure It List comes on the heels of other recent accolades including: being a winner in the 2014 Travelers’ Choice® awards by TripAdvisor and taking top honors among 25 hotels in the Caribbean; ranked among the top 20 hotels in the Caribbean by U.S. News & World Report, and in November 2013 the resort was tapped to join Relais & Chateaux, making it one of only seven resorts in the Caribbean with this distinction.

“Being recognized as one of the best new hotels in the world by Travel + Leisure is one of the highest honors and caps off an incredible first year for the entire Eden Roc at Cap Cana team,” said Paolo Sanavia, CEO of Solaya Hotel & Resorts. “This award allows us to further position the property and the Dominican Republic as a top contender when travelers are booking luxury resort travel and we look forward to welcoming even more guests from around the globe in the years to come.”


The resort, which is located just 20 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport, is inspired by the glamorous resorts of the French and Italian Rivieras.  Each of the 34 free-standing suites feature their own swimming pool and relaxation area with complimentary Wi-Fi, bespoke toiletries by celebrated perfumer Laura Tonatto, smart technology iPad to control room settings and additional in-room amenities.  Eden Roc at Cap Cana also offers five restaurants and bars including the signature Mediterraneo, access to the Caleton Beach Club, a 4,090-square-foot swimming pool, Solaya Spa, Koko Kid’s Club, intimate meeting space and one Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf course at Punta Espada, among other leisure activities.

Rates for Eden Roc Cap Cana begin at USD 1,004.00 per night in the entry-level Junior Suite, inclusive of daily breakfast and airport transfers.  Guests may book their Eden Roc at Cap Cana experience by calling 1.809.469.7469 or visiting www.edenroccapcana.com.

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.

About Relais & Châteaux

Relais & Châteaux is an exclusive collection of more than 520 of the finest charming hotels and gourmet restaurants in 60 countries. The prestigious family of hoteliers and Grands Chefs from all over the world share a passion for and a personal commitment to ensuring their guests are privy to moments of exceptional harmony, an unforgettable celebration of the senses.