Amanera rests on the north coast of the Dominican Republic, nestled between the two small villages of Rio San Juan and Cabera. To the west is Cabrete, a town that is world-famous for it's windsurfing and kite-boarding destinations; to the east is the Samana port, famous for the humpback whales that fill its warm waters during the winter. The Playa Grande Golf Course features 10 holes directly on the coastline

Active guests will have a blast at Amanera, as they'll encounter a wide array of recreational opportunities. Regardless of what you're in the mood for, whether it's thrills on land or on the water, you'll be able to find it all here.

Set in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, west of Catalines, Amanera happily welcomes guests wanting to stay in this part of Hispaniola. It is 4.4 miles northeast of the center of Rio San Juan.


Each Casita comes with ocean views, an expansive terrace, a private garden and a bio-diverse roof. They also feature lofty ceilings, floor-to-ceiling glass doors and warm wooden finishes; some Casitas are available with private swimming pools. The accommodations that are available include the Casita, the Ocean View Hill Casita, the Ocean View Pool Casita, the Bay View Pool Casita, the Amanera Casita and the two bedroom Bay View Casa.

This resort has been awarded a rating of four and a half stars from Caribya! with respect to furnishings, style, public spaces and overall ambience. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Activities and Amenities

Next to the resort and the Playa Grande Golf Course, there are villas available for purchase. These villas offer unrivaled ocean views and are available with two to six bedrooms.

The spa at Amanera is inspired by the shamanic healing traditions of the Dominican Republic. The spa uses locally grown plants and herbs in addition to the Aman range of all-natural products. Massages, facials and scrubs are all available as treatments.

The following list gives a preview of some other amenities at this property:

  • Basketball
  • Yoga
  • Canoeing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Fishing
  • Complimentary Health Club
  • Snorkeling

However, since these details tend to change, don't hesitate to contact the location if you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect. To learn more details about the recreation and activities available at Amanera, click here.


The Restaurant at Amanera specializes in fresh and organic dishes. The terrace of the restaurant overlooks a mile of the Playa Grane beach and floor-to-ceiling windows ensure that guests can enjoy the view from inside as well. Guests can also dine at Club de Playa on the beach or at the Clubhouse restaurant at Playa Grande Golf Course.

In addition to on-site dining, visitors hoping for extra culinary diversity might also consider some of the region's other nearby eateries. Hungry guests will encounter a small handful of restaurants beyond the property. It can be a time-saver to check out the nearby restaurant options, even though Amanera does have dining of its own. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

Guest services at this property, including the one listed below, will help you take full advantage of the lodging and the surrounding area.

  • Doctor On Call


You will find a fair number of interesting sites and attractions close to Amanera. One of the closest options is Dudu Lagoon Park, an interesting park. If you want to make the most of your vacation, like many tourists who come to enjoy the Dominican Republic's coast, your itinerary will surely include a side trip to the beach. Grande Beach, one of the nearest, is just a short hike away from the resort.

The resort is situated near Rio San Juan, a particularly enjoyable destination for sightseers to explore.

To see the full article about what else is near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Auto. 5 Carretera Rio San Juan - Cabrera, the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic, Hispaniola

Phone: (809) 589-2888

Secondary Phone: (65) 6883 0555



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