Conveniently located between Cap Cana’s Las Iguanas and Punta Espada 18-hole golf courses, Golden Bear Lodge provides amazing golf views throughout the property. Pre-bookable golf packages are available.
Guests of the Golden Bear Lodge can savor fine cuisine at the Magnolia International restaurant or have a casual meal at the poolside grill. For the ultimate in relaxation, spend time treating yourself in the luxurious spa.
Accommodations: Rooms have one king bed, bath salts menu, hair dryer, fully equipped kitchen, iron, ironing board, in-room safe, phone, CD and DVD player, wireless high speed internet access and satellite TV. One and two-bedroom rooms are available. 168 Air-conditioned rooms.
Two restaurants (Magnolia International cuisine/casual poolside grill) Majors Bar & Lounge with stunning open views of the golf course n 24-hour gourmet room service. Twice daily maid service. Swimming pool and two tennis courts. Exercise room and Spa.
Three Jack Nicklaus Signature golf courses: Punta Espada Golf Club (open) with concierge service, private dining room, signature restaurant and golf shop. Personal golf butler. Las Iguanas golf course is under consruction, 9 holes though are ready. The third one will be open by 2010.
Collection PHILADELPHIA, PA (July 28, 2009) – AMResorts, award-winning provider of resort sales, marketing and brand management services, announced today a partnership with Cap Cana in the Dominican Republic to open and manage the Golden Bear Lodge & Spa, the first hotel inspired by the life and legacy of golf legend Jack Nicklaus.
The Golden Bear Lodge & Spa at Cap Cana, located on the eastern coastline of the Dominican and less than 10 minutes from the Punta Cana airport, will be added to AMResorts’ exclusive portfolio under the Zoëtry Collection. The Golden Bear Lodge & Spa at Cap Cana will open November 2009.
For years, Nicklaus has left his mark on some of the greatest golf courses in the world, which have anchored some of the most sought-after and captivating destinations. Now, for the first time, guests can vacation and play at the Golden Bear Lodge & Spa, located in Cap Cana, the Caribbean’s most talked-about golf and tourist destination. Sitting majestically atop a bluff overlooking Las Iguanas—one of the two Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses on property—the Lodge provides guests with stunning views of white-sand beaches and the aqua-blue Caribbean Sea.
The announcement was made by Alex Zozaya, AMResorts’ CEO and president, and Dr. Ricardo Hazoury, president of Cap Cana’s board and vice president of the Abrisa Group, one of the chief economic groups in the Dominican Republic. Zozaya and Hazoury joined Jack Nicklaus at his offices to make the announcement. “Our award-winning vacation experiences and outstanding guest services attracted Cap Cana to AMResorts and the new Zoëtry Collection,” Zozaya said. “We are proud to be entrusted with the brand associated with Mr. Nicklaus and will ensure Golden Bear Lodge & Spa becomes a marquis destination for discerning travelers.”
Recognized by many as “The World’s New Great Destination,” Cap Cana is already a mecca for sophisticated travelers and golf enthusiasts alike. Inspired by the beauty of Cap Cana and the life and lifestyle of the legendary Jack Nicklaus, the Golden Bear Lodge & Spa will offer guests unparalleled attention ranging from butler services to a personal golf concierge in a comfortable and relaxed environment.
The 126 finely appointed one- and two-bedroom suites will feature accommodations complete with stylish furnishings, marbled bathrooms and impressive views of the Caribbean Sea and the magnificent Las Iguanas golf course—the second of three Jack Nicklaus Signature Golf Courses that will ultimately play across Cap Cana.
Other in-room amenities include pillow selection menus, Jacuzzis for two, fully equipped kitchenettes, private terraces or patios, personalized turn-down service and more. Select suites also offer private plunge pools. Appealing to sophisticated couples and families, the Golden Bear Lodge & Spa accommodates guests with one a la carte gourmet restaurant, a full-service spa, fitness center, free-form infinity swimming pool and four lighted tennis courts.
Additional amenities include twice-daily maid service, 24-hour in-room dining, limousine, helicopter and nanny services, laundry and dry cleaning, and more. In addition to offering the utmost comfort in luxurious and spacious accommodations, the Lodge is also conveniently located near all of Cap Cana's celebrated fine-dining restaurants, exclusive membership clubs, elegant boutiques, horseback-riding grounds, and the Caribbean's most modern and complete marina.
A personal haven for golf enthusiasts, guests of the Golden Bear Lodge & Spa will soon be able to choose between two spectacular Jack Nicklaus designs—the world-ranked Punta Espada Golf Club, host of the Cap Cana Championship, a popular stop on the PGA Tour’s Champions Tour, or Las Iguanas, which will have a mix of ocean holes, inland holes and also natural wetland holes to give golfers variety of landscape, vegetation and challenge. Three of Las Iguanas’ back-nine holes—Nos. 12-14—hug the coastline and will provide golfers windswept challenges in a postcard setting.
The Golden Bear Lodge & Spa is the first property under AMResorts’ newly introduced Zoëtry Collection, an exquisite group of distinct small luxury hotels and resorts, all which embrace exceptional quality standards, accommodations and devoted personal service.
All resorts under the Zoëtry Collection offer the same incomparable service standards as Zoëtry Wellness & Spa Resorts. From impressive locations and design to fine dining and meal options, each property represents a unique option for guests.
Resorts under the Zoëtry Collection will also range in diversity from magnificent beachfront villa properties and elegant yet understated bed and breakfasts to legendary golf and family resorts located on the most-renowned championship courses in the world. AMResorts will bring two additional resorts to this destination–Zoëtry Pearl Sands Cap Cana and Pure Secrets at Cap Cana–both opening late 2010.