Occidental Caribe Hotel
Playa Bavaro, Dominican Republic

Rating 4

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Based on 13071 reviews

Occidental Caribe Hotel
Playa Bavaro, Dominican Republic

Rating 4

This superior resort is the perfect spot to enjoy the soft, white sandy beaches and turquoise waters of the Caribbean and have a truly memorable holiday.


  • Kids Pools
  • Conference Facilities
  • Foreign Exchange
  • Fitness/Gym Facilities
  • Safety Deposit Box Rental
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar

The resort boasts several different restaurants serving various types of cuisine from around the world, various bars, snack bars, nightclub and a casino. There is also a children's swimming pool, lagoon style swimming pool, spa centre, fitness centre, beauty salon, Internet corner and a full entertainment programme including daily activities by the pool, various shows at night and disco for kids of all ages.

Sporting activities include table tennis, tennis, games room, darts, rock climbing wall, pool table, ice skating rink and circus trapeze. The hotel also offers introductory scuba diving lessons, kayaks, catamaran, windsurfing, sailing and banana boat rides.

Further facilities include a 24 hour reception, currency exchange, laundry service, shops, tour desk, medical assistance and a business centre. Some facilities may incur a local charge.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.


The hotel consists of 753 double rooms and 45 suites spread over 3 floors. All rooms have private bathroom with shower, hairdryer, satellite TV, direct dial telephone, iron and ironing board, tea/coffee maker, safe, CD player, stocked mini fridge, air conditioning and balcony.

Local charges may apply to some hotel facilities and others may be seasonal.

All Inclusive

The All Inclusive information is a guide only and is subject to change and/or availability.

The All Inclusive programme consists of breakfast, lunch and dinner, all served buffet style in the main restaurant. Snacks such as hamburgers, pizza and french fries are available from 12pm to 6pm and again from 11pm to 5am. A champagne brunch buffet is available from 8am to 12pm and lunch from 12pm to 5pm. Guests can choose from Italian, Tex Mex, Japanese, French or sea food in the various restaurants from 6pm to 10pm. Soft drinks and locally produced alcoholic drinks are available from 10am to 1am at the various bars throughout the resort (times may vary depending on the venue).

The All Inclusive information is a guide only and may be subject to change and/or availability.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating
Based on 13071 reviews

Bad experience

11 Jan 2021
Check in: slow and not friendly or welcoming, they do not guide the guest correctly about the facilities or activities, you need to research on your own. The same to reserve the restaurant, they only...

Relaxing Beachfront Resort

05 Jan 2021
I spent New Year's weekend with my family at this resort. We were able to make reservations at the specialty restaurants ahead of time. The hotel is very large and my family was able to stay a good...

Would never return

04 Jan 2021
My family spent a week at this resort. The outdoor beach and pool areas are beautiful. That is where the positives end. There was no hot water at all throughout the entire week of our trip. There...

Special Information

Please note: A compulsory departure tax and tourist tax of 20 US Dollars (approx 11GBP) per person is payable locally in US Dollars.

This accommodation has previously been known as : Barcelo Punta Cana


Ideally located on the white sands of the magnificent Playa Arena Gorda beach in Punta Cana.

Punta Cana International Airport is approx 10km from Barcelo Punta Cana.

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Playa Bavaro, Dominican Republic Telephone: 00 809 476 7777

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