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VH Gran Ventana Beach Resort


This property is 1 minute walk from the beach. Located in Puerto Plata, this beach resort features a private beach area, the Octopus Gourmet Restaurant and a large outdoor pool. Spacious rooms with furnished balconies are provided.

VH – Gran Ventana Beach Resort offers dining at the Ocean Grill with fresh fish and seafood. While Sapore di Mare boasts Italian cuisine.

Each brightly decorated room at the resort includes a daily stocked minibar and cable TV. Coffee facilities and air conditioning are provided.

Water skiing, scuba diving and banana boats are some of the on-site activities available. Gran Ventana Beach Resort also features a beauty salon and a kid’s club. Daily bike tours are also offered.

Discounts are available for the Playa Dorada Golf Course. It was designed by Robert Trent Jones Sr. and is an 18-hole course.

Fortaleza San Felipe is 5 miles from this beach resort. Gregorio Luperon International Airport is 9.9 miles away.



Breathe in the refreshing night air from the comfort of your balcony or terrace, then grab a snack from your well-stocked mini-bar and take in your favorite show on cable TV. Finish off the night relaxing in your bed in a cool, air-conditioned room complete with a ceiling fan.

1 king or 2 double beds


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Patio
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Roll-Away Bed (on request)
  • In-Room Safe ($)
  • Telephone
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Bathtub/Shower Combo
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Clock Radio
  • Housekeeping
  • Terrace
Junior Suite

Enjoy the scenery outside from your room’s balcony or terrace, and treat yourself to its well-stocked mini-bar. Watch your favorite shows on cable TV, and never miss a moment with complimentary wake-up service.

1 king or 2 double beds.


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Patio
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Roll-Away Bed (on request)
  • In-Room Safe ($)
  • Telephone
  • Bathtub/Shower Combo
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wake-Up Calls
  • Clock Radio
  • Vanity
  • Sitting Area
  • Voice Mail
  • Housekeeping
Superior with Premium Package

With the Superior with Premium Package room, you get the following upgrades:

  • Preferred room location in the Saona or Catalina blocks, closer to the beach.
  • Concierge services exclusively for Premium and Royal packages guests (for a la carte restaurants reservations and other guest services)
  • Wi-Fi
  • Privilege access to the Vintage Club, serving international beverages, coffees and snacks from 8:00 am to 12:00 midnight. The Vintage Club also offers flat screen TV, air conditioned comfort, and signature drinks.
  • Access to exclusive private beach area with Bali beds.
  • Personalized waiter service within the private beach area.
  • Tropical Fruit plate in room on arrival.
  • Early check-in (subject to availability).
  • Late check-out (subject to availability).
  • Daily turn down service including chocolate.
  • Superior quality pool towels, which are placed in the room and changed during turndown service.
  • 15% discounts at our sister hotel, the luxury boutique Casa Colonial, on all spa services plus at their on-site restaurants and bars.

1 king or 2 double beds


  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony/Patio
  • Mini Bar
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Coffee Maker
  • Iron/Ironing Board
  • In-Room Safe
  • Hair Dryer
  • Wireless Internet
  • Private Check In
  • Exclusive Lounge
  • Concierge Services
  • Turn-down service

Stuff To Do

  • Tour Assistance
  • Car Rental Available
  • Banquet Facilities
  • Beach
  • Beach Bar
  • Volleyball
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children’s Activities
  • Children’s Pool
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Dive Shop
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Kayaks
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Roll-Away Bed (on request)
  • Snorkeling
  • Swim-Up Bar(s)
  • Internet Access ($)
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Aerobics
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Wedding Services
  • Poolside Bar
  • Dry Cleaning Services
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Dance Classes
  • Jet Skis ($)
  • Parasailing ($)
  • Water Skiing ($)
  • Water Polo
  • Ping Pong
  • 4 Restaurants
  • 7 Bars/Lounges
  • Darts
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Shopping
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Catering
  • Massage ($)
  • Snack Bar
  • Audio-Visual Equipment ($)
  • Fax Machine ($)
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Beach Towels
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Catamarans
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Wireless Internet Access ($)
  • Free Parking

All Inclusive

Features include:

  • Accommodations as selected
  • All meals, snacks, and domestic beverages (guestroom minibar restocked daily)
  • Daytime activities and evening entertainment
  • Kids’ club
  • Towel and pool chairs service
  • Taxes and gratuities

Eat & Drink


Elegant and intimate, Octopus Restaurant offers a refined yet relaxing setting where guests dine on flavorful gourmet Caribbean cuisine.

Available from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Las Almejas Buffet Restaurant

Overlooking the pool and surrounding gardens, Las Almejas features a sumptuous buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Breakfast: 7:00 am – 10:30 am (full breakfast)
10:30 – 11:00 am (continental breakfast)
Lunch: 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
Diner: 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

Sapore Di Mare

Visit Sapore di Mare to enjoy a wonderful range of Italian specialties. Tables are available in the air-conditioned restaurant or on the outdoor terrace.

Available from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm

Ocean Grill

Nestled between the beach and the resort’s lush gardens and lawns, Ocean Grill is the ideal spot for casual dining with marvelous ocean views. Enjoy an enticing variety of fresh grilled meats, fish and seafood prepared to your preference.

Ocean Grill Beach Club (Snacks), open at 12 Noon up till 5:00 pm everyday

Ocean Grill Restaurant, available from 6:30 pm to 10:00 pm


A beach club snack bar. Open daily, hours vary.
Lobby bar
Located in the hotel lobby. Open daily, hours vary.
Swim-up bar
Enjoy a drink while swimming at the adult pool. Open daily, hours vary.
Pool-terrace bar
Located next to the pool. Open daily, hours vary.
Coco bar
Open daily, call hotel for hours.
Tiki bar
Open daily, call hotel for hours.
Late-night snack bar
Open until 2am.

Get Busy & Entertainment



  • Pool volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Water aerobics
  • One free scuba diving lesson per stay

The all-inclusive plan offers one hour of the following water activities per day:

  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing

Available for an additional charge:

  • Water skiing
  • Parasailing
  • Jet skiing
  • Deep-sea fishing
  • Catamarans
  • Banana boats


  • Full-service fitness center with sauna

The all-inclusive plan offers one hour of the following activities per day:

  • Biking
  • Tennis court

Playa Dorada Golf Course is just 300 yards away from the resort. The signature course was created for all types of golfers, from beginner to professional, providing a challenging yet fair environment for the ultimate golf enthusiast. Set throughout the Playa Dorada hotels and complex, the 18-hole, 6,730 yard, par-72 course features lush terrain, sloping hillsides, wide fairways and huge sand bunkers.

The facility also includes a driving range, putting green, pro shop, lockers and clubhouse with an elegant bar and restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Casino(s)
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Fishing
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Motor Boat Rentals
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scooter/Moped Rental
  • Snorkeling
  • Water-Skiing
  • Windsurfing



There is a sauna in the fitness center that is part of the all-inclusive program. On-site beauty salon with massage services available at an additional charge.

Other spa services are available at Bagua Spa, part of the hotel’s sister property, Casa Colonial, for an additional charge.

Weddings & Groups


A free honeymoon package is available for all newlyweds with a wedding certificate valid upon arrival within three months of the date of issuance. The honeymoon package includes a room upgrade to a Junior Suite (if available), a fruit basket and bottle of rum in the room upon arrival, and a private candlelit dinner on the beach.

There are currently no special offers for this hotel.