PUNTA CANA, Dominican Republic, Nov. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Since opening its doors in December 2000, Excellence Group Luxury Hotels & Resorts award- winning Excellence Punta Cana resort has been recognized as the best romantic destination in the Dominican Republic for adults and couples. Sought after wedding and honeymoon packages transport couples into an atmosphere of pampered luxury, restful rejuvenation and unrivaled romance, just thirty minutes from Punta Cana airport. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20161118/441293 "Now, with Excellence Group's newest property, Excellence El Carmen, recently opened in Punta Cana, the Excellence Punta Cana resort will temporarily close its doors from July 1st to October 31st 2017 for a complete renovation of its facilities for the most discerning travelers who expect only the best from Excellence," says Domingo Aznar Vice President of Sales and Marketing. Future guests will be enamored by renovations focused on three crucial areas: suites, culinary experience and the exclusive Excellence Club. Once completed, the all-inclusive luxury resort will reopen to the public, offering unparalleled atmosphere and amenities for which Excellence is synonymous. Suites will be transformed from their current tropical décor to a modern sleek design with subdued colors and clean lines. Twenty new suites with private pool will be added. All of Excellence Punta Cana's bars and restaurants will be renovated to reflect the property's new modern aesthetic. A new sports bar will offer an additional a la carte dining option. Completing the renovation will be a new coffee house serving up decadent pastries, sandwiches, teas, coffee beverages and more. Guests who choose to further upgrade their luxury experience at Excellence Punta Cana will find a wholly revamped Excellence Club. There, all suites are gathered in a more secluded prime location to enjoy superior benefits and enhanced exclusive features, including 2 swimming pools, 2 pool bars, a club lounge with front desk & concierge, a premium bar, and the finest restaurant on property.