Book for 15k+ points/night: Renovated Viva Wyndham resorts reopen in Mexico and the Dominican Republic

Nov 1, 2021

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Viva Wyndham Azteca in Mexico has reopened to guests after undergoing renovations totaling $6 million. Viva Wyndham V Heavens in the Dominican Republic has also reopened. Both properties are part of Viva Wyndham Resorts, a collection of eight all-inclusive resorts across Mexico, the Dominican Republic and the Bahamas. All eight have now reopened post-pandemic.

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Viva Wyndham Azteca, in Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, has upgraded all room categories with Mexican-inspired décor. Lobby and public areas were also renovated, as were the two hotel restaurants, El Nopal Buffet and Il Palco Italian a la carte.

Related: Playa del Carmen: What to See and Do at This LGBT Family-Friendly Destination

The resort features an entertainment line-up that includes live shows and performances. Guests can participate in activities ranging from non-motorized water sports, a weekly handicrafts market, Mexican cooking classes, dance lessons and more. Guests of Viva Wyndham Azteca also have access to amenities such as spa services, private beach, volleyball, pools, bars and restaurants of sister property Viva Wyndham Maya, located next door.

Related: All-inclusive beach resorts families can book with points

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Viva Wyndham V Heavens is an adults-only resort located in the Dominican Republic city of Puerto Plata. It features a pool, jacuzzi, beach snack bar, a buffet restaurant and four a la carte restaurants. Guests can enjoy yoga, outdoor activities, live entertainment, cooking classes and more. The property is also known for its full-service spa and a Robert Trent Jones Sr. signature golf course.

Related: Family activities to try in the Dominican Republic

“Viva Wyndham is constantly improving its offerings for our guests because we know that they deserve the vacation of a lifetime at cost-conscious rates,” said Amanda Santana, Viva Wyndham’s executive vice president of sales and marketing, in a press release regarding the reopenings.

If you’d like to get away to the sunshine this winter, a January stay at Viva Wyndham Azteca starts at about $259 per night or 30,000 Wyndham points.

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A stay at Viva Wyndham V Heavens will cost about $154.70 per night or 15,000 Wyndham points per night in January.

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The Wyndham Rewards program is a 1:1 transfer partner with Capital One. So, you can earn miles with your Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card and then transfer them to your Wyndham Rewards account.

Related: Why I’m going to earn more Wyndham points this year

How to get there

Google flights can show you many different options to Mexico and the Dominican Republic from New York, Miami and other major cities. Delta, American Airlines, United and JetBlue offer nonstop flights into Cancun International Airport (CUN), less than an hour from Playa del Carmen by bus or taxi. Nonstop flights are also available to Puerto Plata (POP) airport via major airlines.

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