Things to See and Do While Staying at Barceló Bávaro Beach

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic offers visitors plenty of exciting sites to explore, particularly if you're staying at a beachside vacation spot like this one. Barceló Bávaro Beach is a perfect property for guests who want to stay entertained and try their hand at new activities.

With 5 pools to choose from at Barceló Bávaro Beach, it won't be a problem for you to find a place to sunbathe. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is located right next to the beach, meaning that there will be many ways to enjoy the water during your stay. Follow up your swim with a few minutes in the lodgings's whirlpool, perfect for relieving soreness from a day of exploring.

Fitness buffs won't have to put their routines on hold at this vacation spot; there are exercise facilities on-site at this hotel.


This resort is definitely a top pick of tennis enthusiasts, considering those staying here can enjoy a match during their vacations using the on-site facilities. Players probably won't have to compete for an open court, since there are 8 courts on-site. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

To see more choices like this, you may want to browse other hotels in the area that also have courts, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Even though Barceló Bávaro Beach doesn't feature a golf course, you might be able to schedule a tee time. Nearby courses are The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, and Catalonia Bavaro Resort Cabeza de Toro. Each is within four miles and the most nearby of the bunch, The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, is only a small interval away from the lodging, so it won't be troublesome to make a quick trip for a few rounds of golf. It has a total of 18 holes. It is a par 72, with a total length of 6655 yards. For golfers who want to learn more, you can reach the course at (809) 686-5797 ext. 1835.


The hotel features an Olympic-size swimming pool, for those looking to get in some exercise. For those looking to get out on the sea, the hotel offers an array of water sport equipment, including basic catamarans, windsurfing boards, snorkeling masks, kayaks, and more.

While staying on Hispaniola why not try out a new recreational sport? Barceló Bávaro Beach offers multiple options, so you are sure to find a watersport that you can enjoy, even if you're a novice. Check out the following list, which provides the watersports that are offered by Barceló Bávaro Beach:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing

Family Activities

Families traveling with kids should definitely consider booking with Barceló Bávaro Beach, which is ready with a great set of family-friendly amenities.

The property is equipped with a game room, an enjoyable diversion for guests of all ages. Plus, there's a playground where parents can relax on the sidelines as their kids play. This site also has an organized program for kids, which will keep youngsters busy and entertained. Most parents know the value of an evening sans their children. At this hotel they offer parents the opportunity to spend some time by themselves, since they offer a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the amenities is on-site live entertainment, so even when visitors stay "in" for the night they won't miss the Dominican Republic's best acts. Typically, live entertainment is offered 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, call the front desk at (800) 227-2356.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find many different bars, leaving guests with lots of after-hours options.

Another options is to check if one of the accommodations nearby has what you are looking for with regards to nightlife, despite the lack of highly rated options with nightlife in your surrounding area. Your choices are displayed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Barceló Bávaro Beach with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe Central Punta Cana 13 check
Melia Caribe Tropical Central Punta Cana 14 check
Paradisus Palma Real Resort 10.2 mi. North of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Secrets Royal Beach 10.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 14 check
Tropical Sueno Resort and Spa Club All-inclusive 10.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Tropical Orquidea Club All-inclusive 10.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check
Barcelo Dominican Beach All Inclusive 11.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 8 check
whala!bavaro 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
El Cortecito Inn 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Carabela Bavaro 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Hotel Green Coast 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
The Royal Suites Turquesa Adult Only All Inclusive Resort 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 12 check

Luckily, this site also has its own casino, which is the perfect excuse to stay "in" for the night. For a different atmosphere, there is another casino, this one found at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Casino. You can find Barcelo Bavaro Palace Casino merely a short range away from this lodging.


Visitors will be able to relax as much as they want, because this destination features a spa. This list provides some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


One of the most unique activities on-site is horseback riding. Many visitors find riding to be a pleasant way to spend an afternoon in the Dominican Republic.

Another way to spend time at Barceló Bávaro Beach is to play shuffleboard. This pleasant outdoor activity is a good way to meet other guests or spark a little competition.

You'll also be able to play a game at this property's croquet court. Though this lawn sport is not particularly easy to master, what better way to start a friendly competition?

The salon on-site will allow you to get your hair and makeup done for a formal dinner or a special night out.

Besides the activities available right on-location, guests hoping to do some exploring will not find a lack of interesting outdoor attractions on Hispaniola. No matter if you'd rather spend time on a sunny beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you will find lots of other recreational opportunities in the region. Click these pages to learn more concerning sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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