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Sanctuary Cap Cana ranked among best in Caribbean

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TripAdvisor survey places oceanfront resort among region’s top 25 in luxury and spa categories
CAP CANA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC (February 1, 2012) – Sanctuary Cap Cana, the luxury oceanfront resort located on the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, has been ranked among the Caribbean’s top 25 luxury and spa hotels in the 2012 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards.
The ratings also place the Sanctuary among the Dominican Republic’s top three resorts in both categories.
Now in its 10th year, the annual TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice awards honor the world’s best hotels. Unlike any other hotel honors, TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice winners are based on millions of valuable reviews and opinions from travelers around the world.
Sanctuary Cap Cana ranked 14th in the category of “Relaxation and Spa” and 20th in the “Luxury” category. The resort has received 729 reviews from travelers from all over the world.
Managed by US-based Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the Sanctuary features architectural designs that reflect both Caribbean and European influences, 176 luxurious suites and villas with ocean views and swim-out access, five restaurants and bars, five pools, a lavish spa and 18,000 square feet of meeting space. The resort is located in the exclusive Cap Cana development, which is only 10 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport.
The Sanctuary is part of Salamander’s new Grand Resorts at Cap Cana collection – which also includes the nearby and newly opened Fishing Lodge resort, as well as the future 113-room Ocean Club. Grand Resorts guests also enjoy privileges at the Jack Nicklaus-designed Punta Espada Golf Club – the top-ranked golf course in the Caribbean and Mexico.
All-inclusive rates at Sanctuary Cap Cana begin at $255 and at $199 at the Fishing Lodge. Pricing is per person, per night, based on double occupancy. A la carte rates begin at $149 per night at both properties.  
For more information, visit To call, use 1-866-855-4886 (within the US), 1-888-751-8544 (within the Dominican) or 1-809-544-4343 (other international countries).
About Grand Resorts at Cap Cana
Managed by Virginia-based Salamander Hotels & Resorts, the Grand Resorts at Cap Cana includes the luxurious oceanfront Sanctuary resort, the brand-new, village-style Fishing Lodge and the future Ocean Club. Together, they offer the Caribbean’s most attractive new destination – all only 10 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport, served by 38 airlines offering flights from 100 cities worldwide. For more information, visit To call, use 1-866-855-4886 (within the US), 1-888-751-8544 (within the Dominican) or 1-809-544-4343 (other international countries). For the US-based sales office, call 1-540-687-3710.
About Salamander Hotels & Resorts
Salamander Hotels & Resorts is a privately owned and operated company based in Middleburg, VA, just outside Washington, D.C. Founded by entrepreneur Sheila C. Johnson in 2005, the company has a portfolio that features the Grand Golf Resorts of Florida, a collection of three stellar golf resorts including the recently renovated Innisbrook Resort near Tampa, Reunion Wyndham Grand Resort in Orlando and the oceanfront Hammock Beach Resort in Palm Coast; Grand Resorts at Cap Cana, a collection of three luxurious properties in the Dominican Republic including the oceanfront Sanctuary Cap Cana, the marina-inspired Fishing Lodge Cap Cana, and the boutique-style Ocean Club Cap Cana opening in 2012; the Forbes Five-Star- and AAA Five Diamond-rated Woodlands Inn near Charleston, SC; and the under-construction Salamander Resort & Spa in Middleburg, a 340-acre equestrian-themed, ultra-luxury resort located near Washington, D.C. For additional information, call (540) 687-3710 or visit

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