Punta Cana

Barcelo Bavaro Beach


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Barcelo Bavaro Beach, an Adults Only property, is located on one of National Geographic's Ten Best Beaches in the World, in dreamy Punta Cana. An ideal resort for couples seeking adventure and endless activities, this all-inclusive resort will particularly appeal to snorkeling enthusiasts and beach lovers. This lush oasis has reinvented itself with a complete renovation to become an adults-only resort.

Offering first-class comfort, 80% of its 589 rooms are located right on the beachfront, making this resort perfect for your friends' getaway or romantic interlude. As one of two hotels inside the Barcelo Bavaro Complex, guests also receive full access to the neighboring hotel and complimentary transportation services throughout the resort complex.

Enjoy the exquisite range of cuisines at ten restaurants in the Barcelo Bavaro Complex including the Caribbean Buffet, Chez Gourmet (international), La Brisa (Mediterranean), El Coral (Seafood), Santa Fe (Steakhouse), La Dolce Vita (Italian), Mxico Lindo (Mexican), La Fuente (Spanish), Kyoto ($) (Japanese), and La Comedie ($).

There are so many fun-filled activities to fill your days; play a game of soccer, tennis, baseball, or bowling at the alley on site (additional fees apply). For golf enthusiasts, enjoy the scenic, palm-studded, P.B. Dye designed 18-hole course. Try your hand at snorkeling or windsurfing in the bright turquoise water. Lounge with your favorite Dominican Rum cocktail by one of the five pools, including a chill-out, relaxation pool.

For ultimate relaxation, take advantage of a 45-minute hydrothermal circuit at the full-service wellness center. There are also two massage beds right in the pool area for your pleasure. When the sun sets, the nights heat up in the spectacular theater, inspired by Las Vegas with two levels of entertainment for you to enjoy, a bar on each level and waitress service so that you do not miss any of the fabulous shows. Then let your inner James Bond out to play in the casino at the best gaming destination in the Caribbean (open 24-hours).

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HOTEL LOCATION
Bavaro Beach Resort Complex, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Address:
PUNTA CANA


DR
Local Phone: 809-686-5797
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-BARCELO
Fax: 809-686-5859
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Casino Onsite (On-property, 24-hour)
Shopping Mall Nearby (On Barcelo Complex)
Pools
Number of Pools: 5
Outdoor Pools: 5     
Chill-out relaxation pool
Golf: ON-SITE
Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course
Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course is an 18-hole, Par 72 course. It is is flat and very playable, with narrow fairways, palm trees, lakes, and dense vegetation. It was designed by P.B. Dye and is the newest course in the Bavaro area.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Fees vary
Cart Fee: $
Club Rental Fees: $
Caddy: Not available.
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 7
Outdoor Courts: 7
Court Fee: Complimentary.
Raquet Rental Fees: Complimentary.
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Modern contemporary with Caribbean flair Chill-out relaxation pool. Access to the Bavaro Beach Resort complex. Free wedding package option available and complimentaryhoneymooner inclusion (restrictions apply). 9 bars, 2 massage beds and bartender at pool area and welcome cocktail. Beach: Named one of the top ten beaches in the world by National Geographic Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 589
Year Opened: 2010 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Adults only property. Additional fees apply to use the on-site bowling alley.
ROOM TYPES
SUITE OCEANFRONT PREMIUM LEVEL
with hydromassage hot-tubs, 2 large fully equipped bathrooms, living area and large windows from which you will be delighted to see the spectacular views of the sea
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR OCF SUNDECK PREMIUM
Comfortable rooms where you can sunbathe in semi-privacy and enjoy the sea views.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
BARCELO BEACH & CONVENTION SUP
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, a fully-equipped bathroom, and a private balcony or terrace. Room also features a minibar, a coffee machine, and a safe.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR OCEANVIEW
Enjoy the satisfaction of staying in one of the 79 rooms with spectacular front-facing sea views.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR OCEAN VIEW SUN DECK
Comfortable rooms with free WiFi where you can sunbathe in semi-privacy and enjoy the views of the wonderful Caribbean sea.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR OCEANFRONT PREMIUM
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR SUN DECK
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, a fully-equipped bathroom, and a private sun deck with garden or pool views. Room also includes a minibar, a coffee maker, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
Room Service (restrictions may apply).
DINING
Barcelo Bavaro Beach features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-Clients have unlimited access to the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe (restrictions on some restauarants or at additional charge).
There are 10 Restaurants at Barcelo Bavaro Beach:
Bohio Dominicano - For breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Kyoto (Japanese) - The restaurant is not part of the All Inclusive and there is an extra fee ($).
Miramar - Buffet restaurant
Chez Gourmet - Fall in love with the delicate elegance of our a la carte restaurant, specializing inInternational cuisine, appropriately designed to enjoy a magical evening. Open for dinner 6pm to 11pm. Dress Code: Formal Dress. Reservations required.
La Comedie (French) - The resturant are not part of the All Inclusive and there is an extra fee ($).
La Brisa - Enjoy the perfect and unique setting offered by a combination of exquisite food and the remarkable view of this exceptional restaurant located right in front of the sea.
La Fuente (Spanish) - The restaurant are not part of the All Inclusive and there is an extra fee ($).
Caribbean Buffet Restaurant - Tempt your palate and rediscover flavors in the marvelous International buffet, in select surroundings. Dress Code: Casual
Mexico Lindo - The restaurant are not part of the All Inclusive and there is an extra fee ($).
Dolce Vita (Italian) - The restaurant are not part of the All Inclusive and there is an extra fee ($).
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Access to activities and non-motorized water sports throughout the complex and daily planned activities.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Live entertainment and scheduled shows every evening, casino & disco nearby
Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
Hotel Average
What to expect
Food Quality
Comfort
Cleanliness
Service
279 Recommend
279 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Barcelo Bavaro Beach to their friends and family



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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Barcelo Bavaro Beach is great!
SCOTT R.
Jul 03 2017
My wife and I stayed at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach for our honeymoon. The place was very nice, the staff was friendly and helpful, and the food was really good. It was especially nice because the Barcelo Bavaro Beach resort is adults only and not overly crowded, but it comes with access to everything that the Barcelo Bavaro Palace resort has to offer (they are attached to each other and just a short walk or trolley ride from each other). I hope to go back and recommend it to anyone looking for a nice getaway!
Customer Rating: 

Shoddy and Worn Beach Resort
JOHN S.
Apr 02 2017
Barcelo Bavero Beach hotel is well past any prime. Rooms are old, bathrooms are a 1050's cast off, and daily room maintenance is undependable and incomplete. Room description was deceptive (ocean front is without any view of ocean).
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JUDY D.
Dec 10 2016
Did not have correct room ready, put us in another building, away from the group. moved us to a unclean room. One bedframe was broken, never had wash clothes not enough water. No swim up bar in pool, no drink service on the beach.
Customer Rating: 

Staff make all the difference. Adults only means "Quiet only"
RENEE D.
Dec 09 2016
Been to Punta Cana many times. This is the only resort where staff did not seem happy and rarely smiled. Despite tipping. No beach service is unacceptable. No beach bar is a major bummer. No swim up bar in adults only area is not acceptable. If I had realized how far the only swim up bar was from the adults only section never would have booked here. Beautiful beach and hotel. There are way better out there. Prefer Iberostar
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I would recommend to anyone to go here
MAUREEN T.
Oct 11 2016
The only thing I would change is the acoustics in the theater at the Barcelo Palace. The one show was extremely hard to hear or understand.
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Musty room..Horrible food.
LOU A.
Aug 03 2016
My first complaint is regarding F9 airlines. Your air prices are out of sight. Charges for 1st bags, carry on bags, soft drinks, gasoline surcharges,....you are gouging your clients. On top of charging all of these charges; the final "blow" was the "gratuity" section on the charge pad! I kept hearing that F9 is the low cost airline. I would advise you to strip that line from your description. I have sold Apple Vacations since their inception (Thompson vacations) what happened to Apple using charter planes? Fuel surcharge? Please...gas is the lowest it has been in years. About the food at this hotel. I have always enjoyed the food at EVERY hotel buffet I have eaten at since your inception. This truly was overdone, dry meat, pale watermelon, hard French toast etc. The Japanese restaurant (at $15 addt'l per person), was our only decent meal during our stay. I will continue to sell Apple land. But, I am afraid I cannot include your air. Southwest is truly the "low-cost airline".
Customer Rating: 

Room and level not what I booked
SEAN M.
Jul 08 2016
Enjoyed my stay overall. Alacarte restauarants were better then buffets. Main disappointment was that I booked an ocean front sun deck and was given an ocean view room. Was told at the hotel that the ocean front rooms were for club premium members which is what I booked and paid for. I was given some apple perks as a vip, but only got premium level through Barcelo. The apple rep told me we were club premium. We did not get the perks of a club premium member nor did we get the room we booked and paid for.
Customer Rating: 

Not the Happiest staff.
ANTONIO S.
Jun 09 2016
Check in for the hotel is at 3 pm, so if you arrive before that you will not have a room ready. However, even after our 3 pm check in they only had one of our rooms ready and we didn't get the second room for almost 2 hours. The staff at this hotel aren't the kindest, mainly the guys we had two occasions were two different guys gave us attitude for something that was out of our control. They have a little gift shop in the hotel but you can't pay with cash, they charge it to your room and when you check out you pay for it, or you can go across the hall pay someone else get a receipt and walk back to the gift shop to pick up your items. This was one of the reasons one of the guys gave us attitude, no one explained this to us when we checked in so we were confused. Our balcony door broke the first night we were there. We had someone come up and "fix it" but he said he would come back tomorrow with a set of wheels, so the door could slide easier, that never got fixed. We called again they sent the person to the wrong room, we went downstairs gave them our room number and that didn't help. We left and our door was still not fixed.
Customer Rating: 

Great
ELMER S.
Mar 14 2016
Recommend for adult only travelers, golfers, beach dwellers (watch for high wind days due to blown sand). Great food, will brag up "la brisa" on the beach (lunch and dinner), mexico lindo (dinner) and Chez Gourmet (dinner) (need dinner reservations). Don't miss the sports bar or the restaurant at the Golf course (beef rib). The golf course was designed by that no good bastard Pete Dye so bring extra golf balls and play within your game.
Customer Rating: 

Beautiful!!!!
LISA D.
Feb 12 2016
This resorts sits on one of most beautiful beaches we have been to. The beach is a good mile long. The resort is one of the cleanest we have stayed in.
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TIMOTHY M.
Feb 07 2016
We had a great stay!
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Best beach in Punta-Cana
Sorina P,
Mon Jan 22 19:53:24 EST 2018
We stayed 2 week in Dec. 2017 (Dec. 8 to 22) in Barcelo Bavaro Beach Adults Only This is our 10th time in DR (9th in Punta-Cana). We stayed before at Grand Bahia Esmeralda, Grand Palladium Palace and Occidental. In my opinion the is the nicest beach in Punta-Cana, long and large with many palm trees and the water is calmer. Our first priority in the beach. The first day I wanted to change the resort because there are no umbrellas/palapas on the beach. But I'm happy I didn't because we found enough shade under the smaller palm trees. The Bavaro Beach is more quite, plenty of nice chairs, no line-ups at the buffet. We stayed in building 5, second floor. The room is dated but very large and clean and the bed mattress and pillows really good. It was some noise from the room above. I send an e-mail (but only a day before the arrival) to request a top floor room, but it was received to late. Everything functioned well, a/c and water pressure. It would be nice to have the room and bathroom renovated. The food was good, not great. If you love seafood this is a good place, you can have lobster every day! We like Las Brisas for lunch and dinner a la cart, you can seat outside, no mosquitoes. No stomach problem during our stay, there is plenty of bottled water available everywhere. Very nice washrooms at the beach. I like that from building 5 (facing Palace) we were close to everything. We walked a lot, going to Palace to the bars, at night, to Casino daytime for internet. Negative: no free internet from the lobby and the wine needs to be improved. The liquors at the bars were very good, lot of selection. Overall a very nice vacation. I think is difficult to find the perfect resort. We would go back.

Second stay and even better!
Corneliu P, Queluz, Portugal
Mon Jan 22 08:07:20 EST 2018
Last December we returned for a 2 weeks stay to this resort after 4 years and we found it’s getting better and better! First of all, the beach is absolutely amazing, one of the best in Punta Cana and the adults only part is very quiet! The food is brilliant, again, one of the best we experienced in Dominican resorts (this was our 9th visit to the country). Grilled lobster in any restaurant is really impressive! In the main restaurant you can find also some local food options, which is a plus for us! From the thematic restaurants we loved the Mexican and the Spanish ones. But of course the star is the Chez Gourmet restaurant in the adults only part. Entertainment is very professional, in both hotels of the resort. The waiters are very friendly, professional and smiling. We will always remember some of them: Luis Martinez, Doña Isabel y Cláudia Mariñez from Chez Gourmet, Luís Jimenez from La Brisa, Franklin, from La Fuente and last but not least Gilda Reyes camarera. A very special thanks to Evelyn Ramirez who assisted us with kindness and friendliness. We will return!

No shadow at the beach.
larisad705, Malden, Massachusetts
Sat Jan 20 04:08:57 EST 2018
No shadow at the beach. The only shadow from the palm trees. So, it is necessary to move from place to place during the day if you would like not to be on a direct sun light. A service at the hotel is very good.

Perfect get away
Nancy H, Sacred Heart, Minnesota
Fri Jan 19 17:37:32 EST 2018
It is still a great place. Will return again and again. Everything is great! Pool always looks clean and inviting. Chez Gourmet is a wonderful restaurant and we chose to eat there 3 times this trip. The shuttle is a great way to get from one area to another. Go see the Gringo from Canada at the adjoining property to the left where the market is located.

Beautiful resort...but beware of rooms!
3SAB,
Fri Jan 19 10:53:32 EST 2018
This resort is gorgeous with LOTS to offer! The beach is fantastic...soft white sand! Food is okay...easy enough to find something to appeal to everyone. Rooms desperately need a facelift! At first we figured we wouldn’t spend much time in the room BUT I ended up with the flu for 3 days..so unfortunately had to be in the room for longer than anticipated! Also, we attended a wedding while we were there...both the ceremony venue and reception at the conference center were both stunning!



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