RESTAURANTS & BARS - Lifestyles Holiday Vacation Club  - 
A Luxury All-Inclusive Resort on Confresi Beach in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

RESTAURANTS, BARS, AND ENTERTAINMENT VENUES AT LIFESTYLES RESORT IN PUERTO PLATA, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC

When you book your Lifestyles (Lifestyle Holiday Vacation Club Resort) vacation through us, you get many extras due to our Shareholder status..  These are extras that you can not get unless booking through another owner.  You won't even get these benefits when booking directly with the resort or with on-line discounted travel websites.  The only way you can be sure to get the coveted VIP Wristband is by booking with us! . The VIP wristband you receive when booking with us, entitles you to MANY extras, which include, but are not limited to: VIP Beach, NV Beach,  VIP Pool, VIP World, Free Airport Transfers, and Ocean World Tickets for everyone in your group (minimum 4 night stay), plus several extra Bars and Restaurants that are not open to all guests.  (In addition, if you book the Crown Villas, there are even more extras which are explained on the Crown Villa page).

RESTAURANTS, BARS, & ENTERTAINMENT VENUES AT LIFESTYLES

Below is a list of bars and restaurants at the resort.  Each list shows what is available to all guests, and then shows the extras you get when booking through us. 

If you prefer to skip to information on our Kosher All-Inclusive Program, Click Here 

10+ GREAT RESTAURANTS (FOR ALL GUESTS) 
 

  • Casablanca (International Buffet) -The Tropical - Casablanca, buffet style cuisine - An International Buffet-Style Restaurant serving 18 different hot and cold breakfast choices, a wide lunch selection and a pasta bar, plus a dinner buffet with 14 international selections. Our International buffet style breakfast offers 18 different warm choices plus fruits and fresh seasonal juices, cereals and breads. Try or request different combinations of fruit juices and milk shakes prepared at the Juice Bar. The Chef will be happy to personally prepare your favorite style egg breakfast with your choice of ingredients.  Lunch: The noon buffet offers a large selection of salads, meats, vegetables and international dishes to choose from. At the pasta corner you can order your favorite pasta with your favorite sauce cooked a la minute. Our chefs can also prepare delicious quarter pound hamburgers, fish, chicken or meats cooked to your taste. There is also a sandwich bar and wonderful array of delectable desserts. Dinner:  We have 14 different international buffets where you can enjoy a gastronomical journey through France, Spain, Italy, Mexico, and not forgetting the exotic food of the Dominican Republic. Each dish is prepared with the finest imported ingredients. Friday nights, Casablanca prepares its Gala Buffet which offers the most delicious selection of dishes, in a distinguished ambience where you can enjoy and taste our creative cuisine
  • Indochine (Asian Fusion) - The Tropical Pool – a fusion of Chinese, Japanese and Indian specialties including fresh shellfish, Sushi, spicy Curries, a Chinese pasta-and-rice buffet, and more delights from the Far East.  
  • El Pilon - (Authentic Dominican Cuisine)  
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  • Bellini (Italian Cuisine) -At The Residence Suites - featuring homemade pasta served with traditional Italian sauces, specialty pizzas prepared before your eyes, famous cold meats imported from Italy, and more  
  • Trapiche Paradise (Mexican Cuisine) - The Royal Suites - a Brazillian style Churrascaria - offers an extensive salad bar and a variety of BBQ meats, grilled and served in the traditional Brazilian country style with an infusion of Mexican cuisine delights on certain nights. This is a cash restaurant - which is all inclusive for V.I.P Members   
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  • Blue Lagoon Restaurant -(Seafood and Buffet). This Caribbean Seafood Restaurant & Grill opens at noon offering salads, burgers, sandwiches, chicken delights and more. The dinner menu is distinctly Caribbean featuring fresh catch-of-the-day selections with a touch of Cajun flavor. (Note: There is another restaurant “Intimates” inside Blue Lagoon, and that is for Owners Only)  
  • The Pearl (International Buffet) - Cofresi Palm - Near the Beach – An international buffet-style restaurant serving a plethora of hot and cold breakfast choices, as well as a wide lunch selection and a fresh pasta bar, plus a dinner buffet with a variety of international selections. Every night is a different international theme with matching decor and strolling musicians setting the stage to an easy, stress-free casual dining environment that includes fresh selection stations ranging from cut meats to freshly baked breads. Overlooking Cofresi beach, the restaurant offers a choice of cold crisp salads, satisfying hamburgers and grilled fish or chicken…accompanied by the ocean breeze! Breakfast from 7:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. | lunch from 12:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.. Dinner : from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. | late night snack from 11:00 p.m. to 5:00 a.m. (Reservation required for dinner.) Dress Code: Casual    
  • Johnny's (International Cuisine) - Cofresi Palm (Seasonal) - Dinner from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Dress Code: Casual 
  • Moomtaz (Indian Cuisine) - Cofresi Palm - Have a taste for something a little more exotic? Moomtaz is our nod to Indian and the special blend of spices and dishes only found there. Sample the Chef’s special for the day, or choose one of the many perfectly prepared dishes from our extensive menu. Open from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. (Reservation required) Dress Code: Casual  
  • Moonlight (International Cuisine) - Cofresi Palm - Beachside (Seasonal)  
  • Tapas Lounge (Spanish inspired appetizers) - Cofresi Palm $  

PLUS, 4 ADDITIONAL VIP RESTAURANTS, WHEN YOU BOOK WITH US!

  • V.I.P Simply Gourmet (Steak And Seafood) - V.I.P World «-This elegant dining establishment is for V.I.P's with a taste for the sublime and features fresh seafood, steaks and more. From the beauty of its surroundings to the epitome of service, this is an experience not to be missed. Dress Code: Smart casual attire required. No shorts, flip flops, or bathing suits please
  • Jazz (French Fusion) - Presidential Suites - A new creative concept of cuisine invented by our own food and beverage team that we call French Fusion. This new style embraces the class of French food with the down home flavors of Creole and Cajun cooking from New Orleans. Dress Code: Smart casual attire required. No shorts, flip flops, or bathing suits please
  • Rodizio (Brazilian Churrascaria) - Cofresi Palm  (V.I.P Section - Lobby ) - This high end Brazilian Churrascaria is a popular way to enjoy a meal. Set within Cofresi Palm resort, this restaurant features a special V.I.P section and The Cellar table, an exclusive dining option for V.I.P members by reservation only. Open from 6:30 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. Reservation required. Dress Code: Casual
  • Blue's Restaurant & Kosher Kitchen ®
  • VIP Sushi Bar - Enjoy fresh delicious Sushi served at the V.I.P Sushi Bar located within V.I.P Beach. Served with your favorite cold drink and the delightful, exclusive atmosphere found at V.I.P, Paradise is just a step away!

Please note, there are a few restauarants, bars and beaches, that are exclusively for Owners & Shareholders, which are not listed below because you will not have access to them. However, as you can see, your selection is extensive!  

(14) Bars & Snacks - For All Guests

  • La Cayena (Rum Bar) - The Tropical Lobby Bar
  • Las Canas (Tequila Sports Bar) - The Tropical Pool
  • The Gin Joint (Gin Bar) - The Tropical Beachside Bar
  • Tortuga (Frozen Drinks) - The Tropical Oceanside Bar
  • Wet (Liqueur Bar) - The Residence Suites Pool
  • Mirage (Dessert Bar) - The Crown Suites Pool
  • Chasers (Tequila Sports Bar) - The Royal Suites Pool
  • Stars (Famous Drinks) - Colosseum Bar
  • Sizzle (Hot Drinks) - Lights, Camera, Action Theater Bar
  • Aqua Bar (Vodka Pool Bar) - Cofresi Palm - Main Pool Swim-Up Bar
  • The Cellar (Wine Bar) - Cofresi Palm Inside Rodizio $
  • Cheers (Cocktail Pool Bar) - Cofresi Palm Pool Bar
  • Frost (Frozen Drinks Pool Bar) - Cofresi Palm Family Pool 
  • Pirates Cove (Whiskey Bar) - Cofresi Palm Beach Bar 

PLUS 9 ADDITIONAL VIP BARS & SNACKS (IF YOU BOOK WITH US)  

  • Bourbon Street Bar (Light Fare) - Presidential Suites 
  • V.I.P Sports Bar (Light Fare) - V.I.P World
  • Cosmopolitans (Mnrtini Bar) - V.I.P Pool®
  • Bubbles (Champagne Bar) - V.I.P Beach 
  • Zen (Sushi & Asian Bar) -V.I.P Beach 
  • Essence (Wine Bar) - V.I.P Villa Lounge In V.I.P World
  • Cafe Java (Coffee Bar) - 2nd Floor Of The Tower 
  • Top Shelf (Whiskey Bar) -V.I.P Beach
  • The Spot (Hookah & Vodka Bar) - Balcony Level Of V.I.P Pool® – The Spot – Check out the latest craze at the most happening place in the resort! The Spot blends the favorite features of a Hookah Bar with flavors such as Pina Colada, Exotic Fruit Cocktail and Chocolate mint with the outdoor ambiance of the balcony level of V.I.P Pool. It also has complimentary WiFi and Laptops available for use. Prepare to be Wowed! 
  • NOTE:  The VIP Bars offer Top Shelf Alcohol, which is not available to all guests.  However, when you book with us, you will get a VIP Wristband that allows you to drink for free at the VIP Bars listed above!   

Please note, there are a few restaurants, bars and beaches, that are exclusively for Owners & Shareholders, which are not listed because you will not have access to them. However, as you can see, your selection is extensive!


NIGHTCLUBS & ENTERTAINMENT THEATRES

VIBE
Feeling a little restless tonight? Looking for the action? The VIBE dance club is the place to be. With nightly entertainment and themed music, this is a place where you can definitely get your glow on. Dance and drink the night away, while meeting new people and making new friends. (Special V.I.P section located within this club) Drinks are not included in All Inclusive Plan for this facility. Open from 11:00 p.m. to 4:00 a.m. | Minimum age 18 years | Entrance is free. Dress Code: casual elegant  

THE COLOSSEUM 
Looking for a show, a song and dance number and maybe a laugh or two? With two entertainment complexes on property, experiencing any number of diversions is not a problem. The Colosseum is a large outdoor stage with various stage performances, while Lights, Camera, Action theatre is a more intimate indoor facility, yet both are dedicated to your amusement.

ICE NIGHTCLUB 
Want to find the coolest place on property with an envious nightlife? ICE is the place. With nightly music, an incredible light show, awesome environment and flowing drinks. This is the place to put on the moves, dance the night away and maybe meet that special someone!  

LIGHTS, CAMERA, ACTION – THEATRE: 
Looking for a show, a song and dance number and maybe a laugh or two? Lights, Camera, Action Theatre is an intimate indoor facility dedicated to your amusement.

REVIEWS -- WHAT OTHERS ARE SAYING ABOUT US: Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Wins ARDA Award For Food And Beverage Second Consecutive Year
April 18, 2012
As seen in Perspective Magazine:


For the second year in a row, Dominican Republic-based Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club (LHVC) captured first place in the Food and Beverage category as part of the annual American Resort Development Association (ARDA) industry awards. At this year’s award ceremony in Las Vegas, LHVC was also nominated for ARDY awards in the categories of Communications/PR Team and Special Event for its annual New Year’s Eve Party for members and guests.

“It’s a great honor for us to receive the top food and beverage award again this year,” said Fadi Hamad, Corporate Director of Food and Beverage for Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort. “It validates what our entire food and beverage team does each and every day to provide the best culinary experience for our members and guests. We constantly challenge ourselves to deliver something unique and high quality, such as the Kosher Vacation Program we just rolled out this past year.”


LUXURY ALL-IN - Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, Dominican Republic, Renames, Rebrands All-Inclusive Product
November 9, 2011
As Seen in Perspective Magazine
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club (LHVC), located in Puerto Plata on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, has renamed its all inclusive resort product, now calling it “Luxury All IN,” to more accurately describe the all-encompassing luxury concept for members and guests.  The Lifestyle Holidays Luxury All IN experience features 15 restaurants, 33 bars, two nightclubs, two entertainment centers, 12 swimming pools, five exclusive beaches, two spas and a host of luxury accommodation options.

“We most definitely stand apart in the all inclusive arena, in the excellence of our food and beverage, accommodations, facilities and amenities provided to members and guests each day,” said Hans Larcher, Managing Director, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club.  “We feel you will only find that special, top of the line all inclusive experience here with us.  That’s why we redefined it to capture that high-end, luxury essence that is the backbone and vision of our resort, as it grows and expands for years to come.”

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, Dominican Republic, Appoints Fadi Hamad as Director of Food and Beverage

PUERTO PLATA, Dominican Republic--(Business Wire)--
Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, located in Puerto Plata on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, announces the appointment of internationally-trained Fadi Hamad as Director of Food and Beverage,overseeing six restaurants and more than 230 food and beverage employees throughout the resort. Hamad, a native of Lebanon and a graduate of Lasalle College in Montreal, Canada with a degree in Hotel and Restaurant Management, has global chef and catering director experience from Abu Dhabi and Dubai, United Arab Emirates; Bahamas, France,Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Singapore, Turkey, Turks and Caicos, and the United States.

"We are privileged to have an individual with Fadi`s level of accomplishment in the culinary field directing the food and beverage experience for our members and guests," said Hans Larcher, Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Managing Director. "He has definitely raised the bar with the great food and unique dishes we offer in our Mexican, Italian, Asian, seafood and international restaurants, as well as the level of dining service we provide

." Hamad`s goal is to create a `wow` factor so members and guests can`t wait to come back and find something new and exciting to taste and experience. He is working on new concepts in existing restaurants and bars, as well as planning new dining venues.

"My philosophy is that respect for food is respect for life, for who we are and what we do," Hamad said. "And I always keep in mind that we really eat with our eyes before we eat with our stomach, and that is what makes the entire dining experience."

The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Resort encompasses four distinct products: The Tropical, The Crown Suites, The Crown Villas and The Residence Suites. From hotel accommodations to stand alone villas, all guests have access to five swimming pools, nightly entertainment, spa, beach, tennis and more. Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club VIP Members have access to a "members only" restaurant, bar, swimming pool, exclusive beach area, as well as golf carts, limousine transfers and helicopter tours.

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club members, guests and their families have a wide variety of activities available to them in the Dominican Republic`s North Coast. Next door is the Ocean World Adventure Park with its daily animal and aquatic shows plus its signature night-time Las Vegas style show, Bravissimo. Other activities in the area include a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Isabella de Torres, white water rafting, horseback riding, deep sea fishing, boating, snorkeling, monster truck safaris and city tours of Puerto Plata, named in 2008 as one of the 53 best destinations in the world by The New York Times.


Chef Manny Solomovits - Appointed As Executive Chef At Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, Dominican Republic
As Seen in Timeshare & Fractional News
September 9, 2009


Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, located in Puerto Plata on the North Coast of the Dominican Republic, announces the appointment of Manny Slomovits as Executive Chef.  A New York native and graduate of the Culinary Institute of America, Slomovits has over 18 years of international culinary experience in the U.S. and abroad, including five star restaurants and resorts in New York, Florida and the Bahamas.  He has served as head chef and luxury private villa chef for private estates and on private yachts sailing in the Caribbean, Canada, the Mediterranean, Africa, Turkey and Egypt and was a gold medal winner for Taste of the Bahamas 2007.

“I love my job.  In my role at Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club, I am a chef who is also a teacher, a leader, thinker, artist and problem solver all rolled into one,” Slomovits explained.  “When you eat something, it becomes a part of you and there has to be trust that it is going to be a worthwhile experience.  That experience is important and I love being the one to direct it at LHVC.”

Executive Chef at Lifestyles Holidays Vacation Club Resort in Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic Slomovits is in charge of designing the dining experience and food quality at all Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club restaurants and in recruiting culinary and food service talent for the resort.  “I look for people who love what they do, that bask in the moment of creation and can keep their head in the game,” he said.  “Our members and guests don’t see the person who cooked the food but they see them through what is put in front of them and they should take great pride in that.”

The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Resort encompasses four distinct products:  The Tropical, The Crown Suites, The Crown Villas and The Residence Suites.  From hotel accommodations to stand alone villas, all guests have access to five swimming pools, nightly entertainment, spa, beach, tennis and more.  Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club VIP Members have access to a “members only” restaurant, bar, swimming pool, exclusive beach area, as well as golf carts, limousine transfers and helicopter tours.

Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club Members, guests and their families have a wide variety of activities available to them in the Dominican Republic’s North Coast.  Next door is the Ocean World Adventure Park with its daily animal and aquatic shows plus its signature night-time Las Vegas style show, Bravissimo.  Other activities in the area include a cable car ride to the peak of Mount Isabella de Torres, white water rafting, horseback riding, deep sea fishing, boating, snorkeling, monster truck safaris and city tours of Puerto Plata, named in 2008 as one of the 53 best destinations in the world by The New York Times.  For more Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club information, go to www.DominicanLuxuryResort.com.

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LIFESTYLES RESORT - ALL-INCLUSIVE KOSHER VACATION 

Exciting NEWS from Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Club for Members and their Friends and Family!
2015 Prices - Instead of the typical all-inclusive rates, people traveling on the Kosher Program pay $150 per adult / per night.  Children 3-11 are half price and children under 3 years of age are free.

Once again LHVC blazes new trails by providing members with a new kosher vacation option!

 LHVC has been honored with the distinction of receiving the prestigious OK Kosher Certification , one of the most respected global symbols of kosher approval in an era of soaring demand for kosher food. This investment and addition was done in order to provide a Lifestyle Vacation. Experience for both members and guests who keep Kosher. Established in 1935, the OK Kosher Certification is one of the world’s most respected symbols of kosher approval.

Lifestyles’ complete year-round kosher vacation experience features a full kosher kitchen with kosher chef in residence, kosher restaurant, a synagogue, rabbinicalservices, and a kosher villa environment upon request. The kosher restaurant operation will be under the strict rabbinical orthodox supervision of OK Kosher’s Rabbi Don Yoel Levy and Rabbi Gornish and new kosher chef, Daneil Ohana, with mashgichim on site, Rabbi Joseph Green, following the Kashruth Jewish Dietary Law for Glatt kosher, Cholov Yisroel and Pas Yisroel food. A variety of Sephardic, Ashkenazi, and international menu items will be offered. 

Under the Rabbi’s leadership, OK Kosher provides certification for food giants and products such as IFF, Kraft, Con Agra and Tropicana. Operating on six continents and supported by more than 350 of the world’s leading kosher experts, the OK Kosher certifies more than 500,000 products, produced by over 2,500 companies, yet only a select few resort properties are included. For More Information on OK Kosher Certification, click here www.ok.org

Kosher Chef and Rabbi for Year-Round Kosher Vacation Experience has joined the LHVC family!
We are pleased to announce that Daniel Ohana has been appointed Kosher Chef and Joseph S. Green rabbi in residence here at the resort, both with key roles for Lifestyle’s year-round Kosher Vacation Experience featuring a full kosher kitchen, a kosher restaurant with a buffet and an a la carte menu, orthodox synagogue, rabbinical services and a planned kosher villa environment.

Ohana graduated from the Cooking School Hotel Tadmor, worked as Cook at Hotel Gane Shulamit Eilat with Israel Kosher Food, as Sou Chefwith Company Ship Sim Line, at Grill Time Restaurant Montreal Kosher Food, at Ilana’s Catering, Florida Kosher Food, as chef at Four‐Point Shertaon Niagara Falls Kosher Food Chabad, and as Chef with Jewish Federation Montreal Kosher Food. Rabbi Green is a graduate of Temple University whose Mashgiach experience is from Miami, Florida at Café Vert, Prime Grill and Bissaleh. Lifestyle Holidays has been honored with the distinction of receiving the prestigious OK Kosher Certification, one of the most respected global symbols of kosher approval in an era of soaring demand for kosher food. Be sure to stop by and say ‘Welcome Home” to our newest team members!

 

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Kosher Chef and Rabbi for Year-Round Kosher Vacation Experience has joined the LHVC family!
We are pleased to announce that Daniel Ohana has been appointed Kosher Chef and Joseph S. Green rabbi in residence here at the resort, both with key roles for Lifestyle’s year-round Kosher Vacation Experience featuring a full kosher kitchen, a kosher restaurant with a buffet and an a la carte menu, orthodox synagogue, rabbinical services and a planned kosher villa environment.
 

Ohana graduated from the Cooking School Hotel Tadmor, worked as Cook at Hotel Gane Shulamit Eilat with Israel Kosher Food, as Sou Chefwith Company Ship Sim Line, at Grill Time Restaurant Montreal Kosher Food, at Ilana’s Catering, Florida Kosher Food, as chef at Four‐Point Shertaon Niagara Falls Kosher Food Chabad, and as Chef with Jewish Federation Montreal Kosher Food. Rabbi Green is a graduate of Temple University whose Mashgiach experience is from Miami, Florida at Café Vert, Prime Grill and Bissaleh. Lifestyle Holidays has been honored with the distinction of receiving the prestigious OK Kosher Certification, one of the most respected global symbols of kosher approval in an era of soaring demand for kosher food. Be sure to stop by and say ‘Welcome Home” to our newest team members!

Lifestyle Resort in Dominican Republic Introduces Kosher Program, Jewish Services
By Robert Curley,
About.com Guide
March 13, 2011
 

The Lifestyle Holidays Vacation Resort in the Dominican Republic has introduced a new fully kosher kitchen, two kosher restaurants with buffet and a la carte menus, and an orthodox synagogue and services for Jewish vacationers.

The Puerto Plata resort's kosher program will be overseen by a rabbi following the Kashruth Jewish Dietary Law for Glatt kosher food, Chalav Yisroel and Pas Yisroel, and their restaurants will offer a complement of Sephardic, Ashkenazi, Middle Eastern, and international food.

"We are pleased to be ... reaching out to this specialized group of travelers," said Fadi Hamad, corporate director of food and beverage for the resort. "We are one of the few resorts in the Caribbean to actually provide a kosher vacation experience all year round."

Find out more about the resort online.

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