Barceló Bavaro Palace
Dominican Republic, Caribbean
Barcelo Bavaro Palace overview
Barceló Bavaro Palace is a 5-star all-inclusive golf and beach resort, located in the beautiful region of Bavaro beach in Punta Cana.
The resort boasts 1,402 rooms mostly composed of Junior Suites, an 18-hole Championship golf course designed by P.B Dye, two sports centres with a full-size football pitch, seven tennis courts and the Barceló U-Spa with 14 treatment rooms.
Guests of the Barceló Bavaro can enjoy exclusive tee-times at The Lakes Barceló Golf Course, located next to the hotel. The course was completely remodelled in 2010 by P.B Dye and is the most recent course on the island. It is a par-72 Championship parkland golf course, measuring 6655 yards from the back tees.
Set in a fantastic coconut plantation right on the beach, this hotel has 1,402 rooms offering various type of accommodation for those wishing to enjoy a luxurious golf holiday in the Dominican Republic. The resort has impressive rooms with direct views of the sea, units specially designed for families and a new golf section overlooking the spectacular new The Lakes Barceló golf course. On offer are numerous water sports activities as well as an ultra-modern spa, water park and shopping mall to keep you occupied as well as relaxed.
Most of the rooms are Junior Suites and are equipped with all the amenities one can expect from a 5-star property. The hotel also has a fully equipped gym area, seven tennis courts, a full size football pitch, a baseball field and a wide choice of water sports. Guests also have the option choose the “Club Premium” concepts which gives extra exclusive benefits and services. This includes private check-in and late check-out, free Wi-Fi in rooms, VIP basket in room, lounge service, all restaurants a la carte with no charge and no limits, priority reservations of restaurants, golf and spa treatments, and much more…
Restaurant & Bars
There is a choice of 11 restaurants onsite, and 10 bars. Guests have the choice of two buffet restaurants which are open for breakfast lunch and dinner, the Miramar serves International dishes and Bohio Dominicano specialises in local Dominican food.
Then there are seven a la carte restaurants on offer. El Coral for fish and seafood, Santa Fe Steak House for a meat feast, La Dolce Vita if you fancy Italian, Mexico Lindo for Mexican delights, Kyoto as the Asian option, La Fuente for Spanish tapas and finally La Comédie if you’re in the mood for French cuisine.
In terms of nightlife, there are so many options to choose from. Why not sample Carey Bar in the main lobby, or have a liqueur in the Coffee, Rum and Cigar Bar & Lounge. For sports enthusiasts, you can enjoy the Strikers sports bar, open 24 hours, or the Hoyo 19 for a beer after your round. There are also four pool bars, with Cielo Bar catering only for adults. Or why not spend the night at the Casino to test your gaming skills.
Spa & Leisure
The Barceló Bavaro Beach Resort U-Spa is unique in the Dominican Republic. Personalised treatments are offered in a refined and calming environment. The glow of candles, soft music evoking the sounds of nature, the scent of incense and natural essences, all contribute to a place where you can wind down completely.
There are a total of 14 treatment rooms and more than 30 treatments available ranging from beauty treatments to relaxing, therapeutic or sports massages. The spa also features a hydrotherapy circuit, thermal swimming pools, sauna and steam room, Vichy showers and Jacuzzis with hot or cold water.
The resort is located in Punta Cana. The nearest airport is Punta Cana International which is a 30-minute transfer. Direct flights are available with British Airways from Gatwick. Flight time is approximately 8.5 hours. Indirect flights are also available to La Romana (40-minutes) or Santo Domingo (2 hours).
Aside from the golf, spa and relaxing on the beach, there are plenty of other activities to take advantage of whilst staying at the Barceló Bavaro resort.
You can choose from a wide range of non-motorised water activities free of charge, such as kayaking, paddle boats, snorkelling, and basic windsurfing, sailing and catamarans.
At an extra charge, you can also experience glass bottom boat trips, banana rides, water skiing, and parachuting to name a few.
For families, there is the Barcy Club designed specifically for children, which offers an extensive entertainment programme and activities to keep them entertained. For children over 12 and teenagers there is the Pirates’ Island Water Park, including a wave pool.
Finally, there is also entertainment for adults such as the resort’s Casino, open 24 hours a day.
Golf courses near to Barceló Bavaro Palace
The Lakes Barceló Golf Course
at The Lakes Barceló Golf Course
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Considered one of the best all-inclusive resorts on the island, it’s hard to disagree. With an amazing golf course onsite, outstanding accommodation, sublime gastronomy, a wonderful spa and countless activities on offer, this place is truly outstanding. It should definitely be in your sights if you’re looking to stay on Bavaro Beach. during your Dominican Republic golf holiday.