Things to See and Do While Staying at Barceló Bávaro Beach

It can be difficult to decide which of the many activities on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic are right for you. Fortunately, the Barceló Bávaro Beach can provide everything necessary to have fun and relax in their active beachfront location. This property provides a wide selection of recreational opportunities, ensuring you will have no shortage of fun activities to enjoy during your vacation.

With 5 pools to choose from at Barceló Bávaro Beach, you won't have to fight your fellow guests for some shade by the water. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is located adjacent to the ocean, meaning that there will be plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water when you stay here. There is also a whirlpool at this vacation destination, an amenity appreciated by exhausted travelers and couples alike.

Maintaining a workout routine is simple for fitness buffs at this property; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


Anyone who likes tennis will be especially pleased when booking this property, because the on-site tennis facilites allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. Players probably won't have to wait for an open court, considering there are 8 of them. Of course, players don't have to stop when the sun goes down; courts here are equipped with lighting.

To see more tennis options in the area, you may want to compare Barceló Bávaro Beach to similar sites with this activity, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


While there isn't a golf course at Barceló Bávaro Beach, you might be able to schedule a tee time. The area's golf courses are Cocotal Golf and Country Club, Catalonia Bavaro Resort Cabeza de Toro, and The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course. The lot of them are within four miles and the most nearby of the group, The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, is just a small distance off from the lodging, so it won't be trouble to plan on a quick trip for some rounds on the links. The course has 18 holes. The course has a total length of 6655 yards, and it has been rated as a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, the course can be reached 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 a number of different options, so you will be sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, even if you're a novice. Check out the following list, which shows the watersports available at Barceló Bávaro Beach:

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

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Barceló Bávaro Beach, which has tons of family-friendly amenities.

There is a game room on-site, where guests of all ages can play arcade games and be social. Plus, there's a playground where where your kids can safely expend some of their energy outdoors. The property offers a children's program too, with organized activities to keep them busy. Most parents understand the value of some time spent without children. At this hotel they give parents the chance to have a date by themselves, since they have a babysitting service.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many of the guests here get to see a live show during their stay, which proves that staying in for the evening can be as satisfying as an expensive night out. Typically, live entertainment is offered 7 days per week. However, the schedule may vary. If you'd like to learn more about their on-property entertainment, contact the resort at (800) 227-2356.

Another reason to spend time at this vacation destination is their several bars, so whether you go to the show or not, you'll have a number of options for the evening.

You can also visit one of the other accommodations in the area to check out their limited nightlife offerings. Check out the choices listed in the chart below:

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

With a casino on the property, gambling is always an option for evening entertainment. If one gambling hot spot isn't enough, there is another casino, this one found at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Casino. This one is located 0.2 miles southeast of Barceló Bávaro Beach.


Visitors will have a special opportunity to release vacation stresses, since this destination has a spa. The list below provides some of the available spa services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility
  • Whirlpool


One of the most anticipated activities on-site is horseback riding. Many guests find this activity to be both relaxing and exhilarating.

Shuffleboard is yet another way to stay active while on vacation here. Not only is shuffleboard a relaxing pastime, but it offers a challenge to players of all skill levels.

You can also start a game of croquet at the croquet court. Although it can be a pretty challenging sport, newcomers will have a blast giving it a try.

The salon on-site makes it easy to take a couple inches off before a romantic dinner or special occasion.

Though there's plenty of activities on the grounds of this property, visitors who want to do some exploring will find a multitude of interesting outdoor activities on Hispaniola. Regardless of whether you would rather hang out on the beach or enjoy a round or two of golf, you can find plenty of other opportunities for recreation in this area. Investigate these articles for information with regard to riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities.


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