The recently opened Casa de Campo in La Romana, Dominican Republic is more like a private island dedicated to the pursuit of luxurious recreation than just another luxury resort
. The incredible oceanfront property, a 7,000-acre hotel, resort and residential community, features three championship golf courses designed by the famed Pete Dye, tennis courts, sport shooting grounds, an equestrian center with a world-class polo fields, yacht marina, watersports, a Cygalle Healing Spa, gourmet restaurants, shops and boutiques. A member of the Leading Hotels of the World, it features beautifully-appointed rooms and suites with stunning views, and also offers villa rentals for more private or longer stays.
Casa de Campo boasts the largest string of polo ponies under a single brand in the world. Equipment, group instruction and personalized training are available for those who want to learn the aristocratic sport, while regular polo matches are played throughout the week during the season (November – April), along with domestic championships and international tournaments.
Other equestrian facilities include trail rides, show jumping and rodeo instruction. Casa de Campo's Sporting Clays Shooting Center is set on more than 245 acres and features over 200 stations for trap, skeet and sporting clays including one of the largest towers in the world, pigeon rings, and safari-themed clubhouse with a bar. Visit CasaDeCampo.com.do
to learn more.