The Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana, a property
opening May 1, is taking reservations.
previously announced, Nickelodeon's first resort outside of the U.S. will be an all-inclusive in the Karisma Hotels &
Located on Uvero Alto Beach in the Dominican Republic,
the 208-suite resort will feature seven suite types, including Jacuzzi Pads and
Swim-Up Suites. The resort's four 2,200-square-foot Super Villas each have two
or three bedrooms; among them is the Pineapple Villa, inspired by SpongeBob
The heart of the resort is the Nickelodeon Village,
featuring the Aqua Nick Playground, outfitted wih water slides, splash pads and
a lazy river; Character Central, where guests can meet characters from
Nickelodeon programmimg; the Just Kiddin' clubhouse; a sports and entertainment
center; and the Knick Knack gift shop.
Complimentary, family-focused amenities include baby
food, strollers, cribs, kids' spa robes and baby bottle warmers.
Karisma said the resort will have 10 restaurants
"ranging from kid-friendly to elegant." At the Space Walker, guests
will dine inside what looks like a space shuttle. At Nosh, Nickelodeon
characters will make appearances. Verdello will serve Sicilian cuisine,
The Vassa Spa will have five treatment suites, a couple's
suite, outdoor treatment areas, an herbal steam room, a dry sauna,
chromotherapy showers, bubble beds, a whirlpool and arctic and warm water
pools. A "perfectly pink" treatment will be available for young
Despite its obvious attraction to kids, the resort is
pursuing destination weddings. The resort will present "an array of
romantic options," including a beachfront gazebo. Nickelodeon's famous green
slime is available for playful couples.
Karisma said that standard rates begin at $345 per
person, per night.