The revered resort brand Aman has deemed the Dominican Republic the next hot destination for its “Amanjunkie” loyalists. In November, the company opened Amanera atop a cliff along the Caribbean nation’s forested Green Coast. Twenty-five contemporary casitas—many with private swimming pools overlooking the pristine sands of Playa Grande—embrace the views of beach and jungle with floor-to-ceiling windows and expansive terraces. In Amanera’s cigar lounge, Dominican puro cigars are hand rolled by experts from Arturo Fuente. The resort’s golf course—a first for Aman—features 10 breezy oceanfront holes.
WHAT: Aman’s sleek and modern rendition of a tropical Caribbean getaway. WHERE: On the Dominican Republic’s northern Green Coast, overlooking the sands of Playa Grande. WHY: Aman’s trademark blend of service and style in a blissful beach setting—plus the brand’s first-ever golf course. Amanera, aman.com ($950–$6,400)