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Weddings At Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana | Our Honest Review

Thinking about hosting your wedding at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana?

Not sure if it’s the perfect fit for you?

No sweat, we’ve got you covered!

Our wedding specialists are sharing details about packages, pricing, venues, pros and cons, so you can make the right choice.

Believe me, you don’t want to skip this!

Read on!

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is a paradise with an insane lineup of amenities.

Get this: they’ve got 13 pools, 4 swim-up bars, and 3 kids pools!

With over 1,700 rooms and suites, it’s like a luxurious mini city!

Plus you’re in for a treat with 14 restaurants and 23 bars & lounges.

And if you’re into golf, they’ve got an 18-hole course that’s pretty sweet.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana golf course

We love how the Rock Spa is the right place to pamper yourself silly before your wedding day.

The hotel screams entertainment too!

With a casino, nightclub, and live shows that keep the energy sky-high 24/7, your guests will never get bored here!

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana offers 5 wedding packages.

We love how each one has its unique theme and décor.

5 wedding packages include:

  1. Complimentary | possibly free for 32 guests 
  2. Free Spirit | $3,500 for 32 guests 
  3. Tropical Paradise | $4,000 for 32 guests 
  4. Modern Enchantment | $4,500 for 32 guests 
  5. Lavish Daydream | $5,000 for 32 guests

beach wedding setup at hard rock hotel punta cana

Tropical Paradise Wedding Package:

Dreaming of that tropical destination wedding? We highly recommend this package! 

For $4,000, you get:
  • Wedding ceremony location.
  • Tropical structure with greenery.
  • Ceremony seating for guests, including tropical pillows.
  • Themed bouquet/s and boutonniere/s.
  • Themed 2-tier wedding cake.
  • Non-denominational Minister to perform symbolic ceremony.
  • Soloist for wedding ceremony (Violin, Saxophone, Guitar)
  • Sparkling wine for toast following ceremony.
  • Honeymoon Wishes Website and Wedding Registry.
  • Audio system available for ceremony.
  • Event consultant and onsite wedding coordinator.
  • Complimentary honeymoon package.
  • and more!

At Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana, you’ve got 11 mind-blowing venues for your wedding.

From beaches and terraces to lush gardens, they’ve got it all.

And we love how a lot of these venues double up as the perfect location for your cocktail hour and other wedding events.

1. Harmonica Beach

We feel like the Harmonia Beach is one of the most stunning beaches within the resort complex.

It’s known for its white sands, crystal-clear waters, and swaying palm trees.

  • Ceremony – up to 300 guests
  • Cocktail – up to 250 guests
  • Reception – up to 250 guests

harmonia beach wedding venue at hard rock punta cana

2. Isle Beach

This beach is perfect for intimate celebrations.

Sea breeze weaves through the ceremony, as guests gather barefoot on the warm sand.

  • Ceremony – up to 80 guests
  • Cocktail – up to 100 guests
  • Reception – up to 100 guests

Isle Beach hard rock hotel punta cana

3. Ipanema beach

The Ipanema beach venue, with its expansive shoreline and wooden aisle, is a hit with a lot of couples.

  • Ceremony – up to 150 guests

Ipanema beach wedding venue at hard rock punta cana

4. Harmonica Gazebo

The Harmonica Gazebo is not the usual venue when you think destination wedding.

But it’s gorgeous, and has shade for you and your guests, which could work.

  • Ceremony – up to 56 guests
  • Cocktail – up to 80 guests
  • Reception – up to 50 guests

Harmonica Gazebo hard rock punta cana

5. Piano Gazebo

This venue is as unique as they come. 

It’s a charming open-air gazebo overlooking the beach and gardens.

The gazebo itself often features a piano, hence the name.

  • Ceremony – up to 90 guests
  • Cocktail – up to 75 guests
  • Reception – up to 30 guests

Piano Gazebo at hard rock hotel punta cana

6. Trumpet Gazebo

We love this venue!

The Trumpet Gazebo stands out with its unique design.

Located amidst lush tropical surroundings, it offers a picturesque setting for ceremonies.

  • Ceremony – up to 90 guests
  • Cocktail – up to 75 guests
  • Reception – up to 30 guests

Trumpet Gazebo at hard rock punta cana

7. Eclipse Canal

The Eclipse Canal is a unique wedding venue.

A lot of couples choose this one due to its modern design and overwater setting.

  • Ceremony – up to 400 guests
  • Cocktail – up to 350 guests
  • Reception – up to 350 guests

Eclipse Canal wedding venue hard rock punta cana

8. Eclipse Garden

The Eclipse Garden offers a beautiful setting with lush greenery.

The terrace is equipped to accommodate various event setups, offering versatility in creating a personalized venue that suits your purpose. . 

  • Ceremony – up to 100 guests
  • Cocktail – up to 90 guests
  • Reception – up to 90 guests

Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana Eclipse Garden

9. Isle of Wight Plaza

This centrally located plaza is perfect for hosting a big wedding with all your loved ones.

You can decorate and customize it the way you want.

  • Ceremony – up to 600 guests
  • Cocktail – up to 500 guests
  • Reception – up to 500 guests

Isle of Wight Plaza hard rock punta cana

10. Element Terrace

The Element Terrace offers stunning views of the ocean.

You and your guests will also be treated to a beautiful sunset.

It’s the perfect venue for an outdoor cocktail party or a reception.

  • Cocktail – up to 300 guests
  • Reception – up to 300 guests

Element Terrace hard rock punta cana

11. Sax Pool

This gorgeous poolside venue is perfect to dance the night away!

It can be decked up with flowers, bistro lights, a dance floor, and your smiles 😊

  • Cocktail – up to 200 guests
  • Reception – up to 200 guests

Sax Pool hard rock punta cana

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana loves fulfilling wedding dreams for everyone, including LGBTQ+ couples.

Their inclusive wedding packages are tailored to meet the unique needs of every couple.

Our wedding experts can collaborate with the resort’s team to create an unforgettable experience for you.

Need help with documentation? Our wedding experts can help you with that too.

The rooms and suites at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana are designed to make you feel like a true rock star!

They’re sleek, spacious, and super laid-back!

With a massive selection of 1,775 rooms and suites, you and your wedding guests will have plenty of options.

And since it’s your wedding week, why not indulge in an even more lavish suite?

That’s where the Rock Royalty upgrade comes into play!

caribbean suite at hard rock punta cana

You get to choose from 9 room and suite categories…
  1. Caribbean Suite – 1 king bed + sofa bed or 2 double beds + sofa bed
  2. Pure Wellness Caribbean Suite  – 1 king bed + sofa bed
  3. Islander Junior Suite – 1 king bed + sofa bed or 2 king beds + sofa bed
  4. Caribbean Sand Suite – 1 king bed + sofa bed or 2 double beds + sofa bed
  5. Caribbean Diamond Suite – 1 king bed + sofa bed or 2 double beds + sofa bed
  6. Rock Royalty Caribbean Sand Suite – 1 king bed + sofa bed 
  7. Rock Family Suite 1 Bedroom – 1 king bed + 2 sofa beds
  8. Rock Suite 1 Bedroom – 1 king bed + 2 sofa beds
  9. Rock Suite 2 Bedroom – 3 king beds + 2 sofa beds

For the wedding couple, we highly recommend the Caribbean Diamond Suite!

Get ready to embrace your inner rock star; the Caribbean Diamond suite is all about sweet upgrades!

Picture waking up to a pool or garden view, indulging in a hydro spa tub, and unwinding in a bathroom decked out with a soothing shower and double vanity.

Plus, you get that fancy turndown service, a pillow menu, and even a complimentary beach bag.

You also get a stocked mini-bar, 24-hour room service, and a selection of guitars to jam out with.

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana’s got 13 epic pools and 4 swim-up bars.

It’s also got 3 pools just for the kids, complete with awesome slides and activities.

But wait, there’s more!

The on-site Rockaway Waterpark is your ticket to a wet and wild adventure!

Did I mention there’s a lazy river?!

pool at hard rock punta cana

Just a few steps away is the beautiful beach lined with sunbeds. 

You can simply lounge around and catch up with your loved ones, or participate is fun activities like snorkeling and kayaking!

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana boasts 14 restaurants and 23 bars & lounges.

Basically, you and your guests have got plenty of options for every day during your stay!

And they’ve also got 24-hour room service. 

While here, you have to check out Awaken Your Senses – a multi-sensory, gastronomic performance with video projection, interactive touch table, scent synchronization, augmented reality, and more!

toro restaurant hard rock punta cana

14 restaurant options include… 

  1. Ipanema Brazilian House | Brazilian rodizio style restaurant
  2. Zen | teppanyaki eatery
  3. Ciao | Italian specialties
  4. Ciao Trattoria | artisanal pizzas
  5. Toro | steakhouse
  6. Youyu | Asian cuisine
  7. The Market | global street food
  8. Montserrat Manor | American cuisine
  9. Ice Cone | ice cream parlor
  10. Bistro Med | Mediterranean and Lebanese cuisine
  11. Stacked | burgers 
  12. The Split | submarine sandwiches
  13. Isla | Caribbean cuisine
  14. Los Gallos | global cuisine

center bar hard rock punta cana

Hard Rock Punta Cana keeps boredom at bay with endless fun!

From golfing and horseback riding to creating your own music, there’s something for everyone. 

And did I mention the famous on-site casino with 37 tables and 439 slot machines?!

rockaway water park hard rock punta cana

Fun activities and entertainment include…

  • Live music
  • Fitness center
  • Spa
  • Water park
  • Music Lab
  • Casino
  • Horseback riding on the beach
  • Kids Club
  • Sound of Your Stay® program – exclusive audio experience
  • Rock Om yoga center
  • Safari half day tour
  • Swimming with the dolphins
  • Driving a dune buggy
  • Ziplining
  • Water sports
  • Beach games
Q. Which is the nearest airport to Hard Rock Hotel Punta Cana?

The Punta Cana International Airport is the closest airport to Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana.

It takes approximately 30 minutes to reach the hotel from the airport.

Q. What’s included in the all-inclusive stay at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana?
  • Luxurious accommodations
  • Casual and à la carte dining in 9 restaurants
  • Beverages (alcoholic & otherwise)
  • 24 hours in-room service
  • Land sports
  • Fitness center
  • Pool & beachside service
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Free Wi-Fi in-room & resort-wide
  • Free parking
  • Unlimited phone calls to US and Canada
  • Gratuities included
Q. Is golf included in the all-inclusive experience at Hard Rock Punta Cana?

No, golf is not included in your all-inclusive stay.

You need to pay extra for it. It’ll cost you anywhere between $200 – $300.

Q. How far is Punta Cana from the Hard Rock Hotel?

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is approximately 15 miles from the center of Punta Cana.

Q. Can anyone go to the casino at Hard Rock Punta Cana?

Yes! The casino is open for everyone – whether you’re staying at another resort or just stopping by for a bit of fun! 

casino at hard rock punta cana

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana is seriously amazing!

From accommodations and pools to wedding venues, packages, activities, and dining options, it’s perfect for a destination wedding.

But, I asked our wedding planners for the lowdown, and here’s what they shared…

hard rock hotel punta cana

Things we love: 
  1. A variety of gorgeous venues. 
  2. Guests love the pools.
  3. Spa with 46 treatment cabins.
  4. Excellent line-up of daily activities and entertainment.
  5. The 18-hole Jack Nicklaus designed golf course.
  6. We loved the food!
Things we don’t love: 
  1. We found that many of the rooms don’t have ocean views.
  2. Staff keeps trying to sell memberships, upgrades etc.
  3. Guests have complained about ACs not working.
  4. Guests have complained about thin walls between rooms.
  5. It’s a huge property – expect a lot of walking!

hard rock hotel punta cana in the evening

Still unsure? 

Take a look at these 3 similar resorts that could be perfect for your wedding. 

  1. Dreams Macao Beach Punta Cana
  2. Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana
  3. Majestic Elegance Punta Cana

Planning a destination wedding in the Dominican Republic can get pretty overwhelming.

But don’t worry, ParadiseWeddings.com can help!

Our wedding planners have planned 100s of weddings across the Caribbean, and can help plan yours too.

Call us today at 877-737-0177 or contact us here for a free consultation.

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