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RockResort to manage Dominican resort

Vail Daily staff Vail, CO Colorado

RockResorts International, a subsidiary of Vail Resorts, will manage Balcones Del Atlantico, a beachfront resort in the village of Las Terrenas on the Samana Peninsula of the Dominican Republic, the company announced Monday. RockResorts has been selected by Bisono Group to manage resort operations, offer technical advisory services and provide marketing licensing services to assist in the sale of the residences for the property. With an anticipated grand opening this winter season, the resort will initially have 86 units, a RockResorts Spa with four private treatment cabanas and a three-meal restaurant. The resort also will have two pools with a swim-up bar, a beach bar and grill, fitness center and gourmet deli shop. “Balcones Del Atlantico exemplifies RockResorts’ commitment to offering carefully selected properties in awe-inspiring settings and iconic locations,” said Rob Katz, CEO of Vail Resorts. “In addition, this property honors the history of RockResorts since the brand was originally created in 1956 by Laurence Rockefeller with a strong focus on the Caribbean market.”Balcones del Atlantico, situated along a kilometer of beach, will have one- to three-bedroom suites.The Samana Peninsula is one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Dominican Republic. The Dominican Republic is a country easily accessible from many major tourist markets and international airports, with direct air service from New York, Miami, Boston, Fort Lauderdale, Philadelphia, Puerto Rico, Panama and many more. The Samana Peninsula has is home to natural attractions such as the Haitises National Park, Salto del Limon Waterfalls, Rincon Bay and Coson Bay. The village of Las Terrenas is a former fishing town with French, German, Italian and Spanish influences. Balcones Del Atlantico joins The Landings St. Lucia as well as other future warm-weather announced RockResorts including Tempo Miami, Rum Cay Resort Marina, The Bahamas and the Third Turtle Club & Spa, Turks and Caicos. For more information about Balcones Del Atlantico, please call 1-877-657-ROCK.

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