The Association of Marine Laboratories of the Caribbean
Hotel Information

We have arranged special conference rates at two hotels for your stay in Punta Cana: The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club and The Four Points by Sheraton, Puntacana Village.


The Westin Puntacana Resort & Club

The conference venue, the Westin Puntacana, currently has a block of 20 "Traditional Single/Double" rooms reserved for AMLC meeting attendees. The resort is just a 5 minute drive from Punta Cana International Airport, and set on 15,000 acres and boasts 3 miles of white-sand beaches. Nearby are two championship golf courses, a range of water activities, a shopping village and world-class restaurants. All guest rooms feature contemporary décor and private balconies with soothing views of lush gardens or the Caribbean Sea.


The Four Points by Sheraton, Puntacana Village

The Four Points hotel also has a block of 20 rooms reserved for attendees of the AMLC meeting. Each bungalow has its own atmosphere, character and décor. The hotel is conveniently located in front of Punta Cana International Airport. Situated in the heart of a busy commercial area, the hotel provides direct access to the broad range of shopping and dining options of Galerías Punta Cana. It's an easy drive to the pristine Playa Blanca, to world-class golf courses, or to Santo Domingo along the nearby Coral Highway.


Center for Sustainability, Grupo Puntacana Foundation

The Grupo Puntacana Foundation has 12 dorm-style, shared guest rooms that accomodate up to 3 people per room. The rooms have a dresser, closet space, work desks, running water, electricity 24 hours, both A/C and celling fans. Housekeeping is done every Tuesday or upon requests. Personal care products are not provided. These rooms are only available to local students, AMLC Strudent Travel awardees, and attendees from low-income, developing nations.

NOTE: You are encouraged to make your reservation as early as possible, and indicate that you are a participant of the AMLC Scientific Meeting.


  Hotel Information and Map (hotel rates are subject to 18% government tax and 10% service fee)
Westin Puntacana Resort & Club (conference venue)
Carretera Veron-Punta Cana
La Altagracia, Dominican Republic

Tel: +1 809 959-2714 or +1 809 959-2222
Email: reservations@puntacana.com

Currently, reservations must be made either by phone or by email.
Prices per night:
Traditional Single/Double:  USD $159***
Premium King: USD $209
Junior Suite:  USD $259

***Special AMLC meeting rate

All room rates include breakfast
Four Points by Sheraton, Puntacana Village
Blvd. Primero de Noviembre
Punta Cana, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic

Tel: +1 809 959-2714 or +1 809 959-4444
Email: reservations@puntacana.com

Currently, reservations must be made either by phone or by email.
Prices per night:
Double Guest room:  USD $99***, 1 or 2 people

***Special AMLC meeting rate

All room rates include breakfast
Free airpot shuttle; MUST book in advance with hotel
Center for Sustainability, Grupo Puntacana Foundation
Carretera Veron-Punta Cana
La Altagracia, Dominican Republic

Tel: +1 809 959-2714 or +1 809 959-2222 or +1 809 959-9221
Email: vgalvan@puntacana.com and copy ebaez@puntacana.com
You will be contacted to confirm your reservation.
Currently, reservations must be made either by phone or by email.
Prices per night:
Shared dorm room:  USD $20/person (2-3 people)

⇒Only available to local students, AMLC Strudent Travel awardees, and attendees from low-income, developing nations

Meal plans are available for USD $10/night/person
Free airpot shuttle starting at 10am; MUST book in advance


Alternative Lodging Options: Hotels, Rental Apartments & Homes

The following list is only provided for your convenience. The AMLC has no relationship with any of them and no knowledge of their quality.

Bavaro Green
Only an 8-minute drive from Cabeza de Toro Beach, the Bavaro Green apartments offer an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi, a gym, a laundry area, and private parking. These comfortable apartments come with a fully-equipped kitchen, seating area, bathroom with shower, TV and pool views. Guests at the Bavaro Green apartments can prepare their own meals, while a variety of restaurants are available in the Punta Cana Village, located only a 15-minutes drive from the property. The Punta Cana International Airport is only 15 minutes away.

Felo Hotel
Located approximately 10 minutes in car from Puntacana Resort & Club and about 9km from the Punta Cana International Airport. The hotel offers free wi-fi and coffee in the morning. These are simple bedrooms with A/C, satellite TV, private bathroom.

Punta Cana Seven Beaches
Located in the neighborhood of Bavaro, only a few kilometers away from some of the most beautiful beaches of Punta Cana. This fantastic establishment has magnificent facilities like an outdoor pool, free Wi-Fi access, fitness room, laundry room, and private car park, as well as a 24h security system. In Punta Cana Seven Beaches you will find comfortable apartments that are fully equipped with a complete kitchen, bathroom with shower and bathtub, as well as a living room area with TV and beautiful views of the pool.

Punta Palmera Cap Cana by Essenza Retreats
Punta Palmera is a 5-minute drive from Juanillo Beach, and offers a pool, access to the private beach, and free Wi-Fi in all areas. The suites, spacious and bright, feature an elegant decoration. The apartments have air conditioning, cable TV, bed linen, towels, fully equipped kitchen, and bathroom with toiletries and hairdryer. Except for the junior suites, the accommodation has a dining room and terrace with hydro-massage bath and sea views. The Punta Palmera has a private chef service (on request), a cafeteria, a poolside bar, a fitness center, and covered parking. The shopping center El Village is 15 minutes by car.

Serena Village
This gated residential apartment complex has security guards 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week. The apartment is located just 10 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport, and near to shopping centers and nightclubs.

Villa Margarita
This 2 bedroom home will accomodate up to 5 guests. There is an ocean view, living room, dinning area, kitchen and terrace. Every bedroom has a private bathroom. Queen and king beds are available.

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