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Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   1 Paradise Drive | Cofresi Beach, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic (Formerly Be Live Grand Carey)
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

I purchased a Groupon for a 5 day stay at Cofressi Palm and it was so worth it! I honestly have no complaints. Our Groupon included VIP (not Gold member) access at the resort. We were able to make daily reservations at all restaurants except for Gourmet. However, you must make the reservations between 4 and 5pm the day of.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

Beautiful resort, amazing view no matter where you are, definitely follow the entertainment crew they are the best! Speedy Gonzalez, Julio Nice, Mickey Mouse, Rambo, Shaggy... All of them were amazing! Speedy Gonzalez was my favorite and also Julio , nicest guys ever, hilarious, and very interactive with everyone :) definitely would go back !

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

My wife and I used a Living Social discount to stay the at the Resort for 6 nights/7days. We were blue band guests and not gold band VIPs. We were not treated poorly, just limited to some of the areas that the VIPs could go to. For what we paid for it - it was a great time. Had we... More

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Detroit, Michigan
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

What can i say, besides i love this resort! We are not hard to please, but if you are, do not go! The food at the buffets are average (breakfast is the best meal). The a la cartes are good. Getting a reservation at the resort is very difficult because yes it is a timeshare. There are areas that you... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The first i got say I the room was mess, the was a funny smell coming from the shower the old fashion fan was doing a lot noise the the AC wasn't working property and as if that weren't be enough management was rrefusing to switching us to another room, which next day they finally did it but the other... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

1st of all this is a beautiful hotel but it is too strict and most of the part you feel un welcomed. The 1st day there we had to wait about an hour just to check in the "V.I.P." (nothing about the V.i.p. is V.i.p.) 2nd one of the room keys did not work so we came back to get... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Overall resort is beautiful!!! Entertainment was amazing Julio Nice is the best not only a great dancer but brings life to the party full of energy he does a great job entertaining! Made it memorable and foam party really rocked!! Resort is right on beach with several pools and bars set up everywhere it was a good time!

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New York City, New York
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

This is my first review on tripadvisor, I feel compelled enough to sign up for an account here to write a review for Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort. My reservation was for a superior room, and let me just start by saying that there's nothing "superior" about the room I am in. First, the room is dirty, stained walls,... More

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Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

I would have to say Cofresi resort was one of the nicest resorts I've been to...definitely worth the price! There were so many options to swim (pools and beach) and they were all beautiful! Its a huge resort so be ready to walk a lot..but there are also shuttles that will drive you places. My friend and I stayed in... More

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Santiago de los Caballeros, Santiago, Dominican Republic
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

My second wedding anniversary in Cofresi Palm Beach and my second visit to this resort, as long as good hospitality, food, drinks and a super well stay out with my friends in July Nice and Rambo will not forget this anniversary night singing karaoke the song "Tonight" from Raulin Rodriguez. We must also highlight features at the Tropical Buffet White... More

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Address: 1 Paradise Drive | Cofresi Beach, Puerto Plata 57000, Dominican Republic (Formerly Be Live Grand Carey)
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > Puerto Plata Province > Puerto Plata
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Sun Village Puerto Plata
Sun Village Hotel Cofresi
Dominican Republic Sun Village
Sun Village Dominican Republic
Sun Village Spa
Sun Village Resort Dominican Republic
Sun Village Resort Puerto Plata
Sun Village Beach Resort
Sun Village Resort Spa Puerto Plata

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Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort – Dominican Republic is the newest jewel in the Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club. Nestled along the Cofresi beach shores, and overlooking the sparkling Caribbean sea, this resort caters to the luxurious enjoyment of both families and couples looking for that perfect getaway. With 468 well-appointed accommodations that range from Adult Only Spa Suites, to Standard family friendly rooms located in a quite setting between the ocean beach and spectacular pool, this is a paradise worthy of the Lifestyle name. The resort was created with space and comfort in mind, making Cofresi Palm a relaxing, enjoyable and satisfying experience for all guests and their families. All rooms have air conditioning, cable television, phones, and ceiling fans, while the decor has a distinctive design, featuring dark wood furnishings. Shaded patios and verandas provide a relaxing place to gather in some of the units. Providing both service and features that are standard for a Lifestyle property, the Cofresi Palm offers a unique luxury accommodations experience. Cofresi Palm provides the easy, relaxed ambiance of the Caribbean in an opulent and elegant setting. Experience the array of beauty and excitement that Cofresi Palm Beach & Spa Resort has to offer. ... more   less 
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