Things to See and Do While Staying at Barceló Punta Cana

There's so much to appreciate about Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic that it can be hard to decide what to do next. Properties like the Barceló Punta Cana will make sure you take full advantage of the surrounding coastal area. This destination provides an impressive range of recreational opportunities, meaning you'll have no shortage of fun activities to choose from throughout your vacation.

Because the resort has 3 pools on location, you'll probably have no problem locating a nice, shady area to lounge. This accommodation is also located right next to the sea, so there are a few different ways to spend time in the water through the course of your stay.

Guests here won't have to put their exercise routines on pause; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


Tennis fanatics will find an extra perk when booking this property, because its on-site tennis facilites allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. Guests will find 3 courts on-site. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

If you're interested in more accommodation options that offer tennis, you may wish to compare this property to nearby hotels with this activity, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and The Royal Suites Turquesa Adult Only All Inclusive Resort.


With some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world, the islands of the Caribbean offer several desirable golf sites to choose from, and the course at Barceló Punta Cana is no exception. This resort invites you to enjoy the outdoors at their on-site course.

If you are looking for a variety of golfing options, there are other choices near this one. Notable courses in the area include Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. All of which are within visiting distance, and the closest one of the bunch, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, is just a quick hike away from the property, so you can plan heading over for a few rounds of golf. Players will find 18 challenging holes at this nearby course. It's a total of 6247 yards long, and is a par 72. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, the course can be contacted at (866) 842-6521.


During a visit to Hispaniola is the ideal time to enjoy a new recreational experience. Barceló Punta Cana offers multiple options, so you are sure to find a watersport that you can enjoy, regardless of your skills. The bullets below names the watersports offered at Barceló Punta Cana:

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

If traveling with youngsters, you should definitely consider staying here at Barceló Punta Cana, since it boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly amenities.

The playground is one amenity that will keep both kids and their parents happy during their stay. It's the perfect spot for kids to meet new friends while their parents take a moment of rest for themselves. This destination offers an organized children's program as well. Some parents truly appreciate the value of an excursion sans kids. At this hotel they allow parents the opportunity to tour the Dominican Republic by themselves, since they offer a babysitting service.

Entertainment and Nightlife

While live entertainment isn't an option, you can relax with an ice cold drink from your choice of several bars on-site.

Variety is the spice of life. There are a few accommodations nearby that offer a small amount of nightlife options for you to choose from when you have experienced all that your own property has to share. These include the options in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Barceló Punta Cana with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Memories Splash 15.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 7 check
Riu Republica 15.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 check
Royalton Resort and Casino 15.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Majestic Elegance Punta Cana 15.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 check
Majestic Colonial Punta Cana Resort All-inclusive 15.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana 15.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 7 check
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 14.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 15 check
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection 14.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 check
Riu Palace Punta Cana 14.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 check
ClubHotel Riu Bambu 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Bambuall Inclusive 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Macao 14.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check

Since there is a casino on the property, you can stay in for the night and still have a thrilling evening. If one gambling hot spot isn't enough, there is another casino location worth visiting, the Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana. You will find Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana only a short interval away from this accommodation.


Not all accommodations in the Dominican Republic offer spa services on-site, but Barceló Punta Cana is one such tranquil gem that is able and excited to offer its guests an unbeatable way to get properly pampered.


The beauty salon on the property offers a convenient way to get ready in style for a dinner date or special night.

Even though there's plenty of activities on the property, guests looking to do some exploring will appreciate the multitude of interesting sites to see and things to do on Hispaniola. Whether you'd rather relax at the beach or enjoy a round or two of golf, you can find plenty of other chances for recreation nearby. Check out these links to learn more about riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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