Melia Caribe Tropical
Dominican Republic, Caribbean
Melia Caribe Tropical overview
Melia Caribe Tropical is a 5* All Inclusive resort situated on the beautiful Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana. It caters for families and couples and has an array of facilities on-site, including an 27-hole Championship Golf course, 10 pools, 8 tennis courts, a Yhi Spa, a casino and a total of 26 restaurants and bars combined.
Guests of the Melia Caribe Tropical can enjoy unlimited golf at Cocotal Golf & Country Club, designed by famous Spanish architect Jose “Pepe” Gancedo. It opened in February 2000 and measures 7,285 yards from the Championship tees. This parkland resort course also has extra 9-holes for you to enjoy a different combination each day during your stay.
The resort features more than 1,100 spacious suites, broken down into Deluxe Junior Suites, Family Deluxe Junior Suites, The Level Master Suites, The Level One-Bedroom Master Suites and The Level Adults Only Suites, with or without Jacuzzi.
You can upgrade to one of the suites Melia Caribe Tropical have on offer, which feature stunning views of either the sea or the resort’s gardens and the entry level category starts at 450 square feet. All suites feature the standard amenities including cable TV, minibar, individually controlled air conditioning system, as well as tea and coffee making facilities.
You can also choose to enjoy the “Royal Service”, a VIP add-on which gives you exclusive benefits and personalised service.
Restaurant & Bars
The resort's gastronomy area offers a choice of 3 buffet-style and 10 speciality a la carte restaurants.
If you are in the mood for Buffets, you can choose between the Market Place Buffet, which features six different live cooking stations, Agora Grill by the beach, or Cuatro, The Level Adults only restaurant, which features four different dining options.
The a la carte selection includes Le Gourmet which serves international Cuisine, the American Grill, the traditional Dominican cuisine of El Guarapo, or Capri for local Caribbean seafood. If you’re looking for more, you can also sample La Hacienda which specializes in premium Mexican food, Ma Maison, a typical French restaurant and Hokkaido for traditional Japanese Teppanyaki show tables. Lastly, you have The GABI club, a restaurant only available to The LEVEL guests not on the Adults only package.
There are also 13 bars on site, offering fashionable cocktails and select International brand drinks. To name a few: Lobby Bar Caribe, Sports Bar, Square Lounge, Avenue Bar and Hall Bar. The Level guests have exclusive access to The Level Q Lounge, the GABI Club Bar and The Level Beach Bar.
Spa & Leisure
There are two Yhi wellness centres on site equipped with treatment and massage rooms, a fully equipped gym and a wonderful hydrotherapy area.
The thermal circuit is composed of a finish sauna, Turkish bath, cold and hydro massage pools as well as large locker rooms where guests are provided with towels and toiletries.
The resort is located in Punta Cana. The nearest airport is Punta Cana International which is a 15 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 min) or Santo Domingo (2 hours).
On Site Activities
There are no less than 10 pools available on site and the beautiful Bavaro beach, declared by UNESCO as one of the best beaches in the world due to its white sand and crystal clear waters.
There is an array of land and water activities available on site, including a FUN Flinstone Adventure park for Children.
Free water activities include kayaking, canoeing, windsurfing, water bikes, sailing and snorkelling. Motorizes activities are available at extra charges.
Complimentary land activities include mini golf, table tennis, beach & water volleyball, social games and an Arcade centre with video and electronic games for teenagers.
If you fancy a bit of shopping, you can find Palma Real Shopping Village steps away from the lobby, which is the largest shopping centre on the east coast of the Dominican Republic.
Cocotal Golf and Country Club
Measuring in at 7285 yards from the championship tees, this parkland golf course was designed by Jose “Pepe” and boasts 27 wonderful holes. A typical resort course, it follows the lay of the land and uses the natural terrain. The main features are the strategically placed bunkers, trees and mounds. Due to the four sets of tees, the course provides a great challenge for all levels of golfer.
Book your break at Melia Caribe Tropical
The Melia Caribe Tropical is a great all-inclusive resort for couples and families alike. The option of choosing The Level service gives guests the flexibility to control their own environment and enjoyment of the holiday. Most importantly, the unlimited access to the 27-hole wonderful Cocotal golf course is really a treat, and one to really take advantage of. Situated on one of the best beaches in the Caribbean, this resort really ticks all the boxes and is perfect for that Dominican Republic golf holiday.