Things to See and Do While Staying at Barceló Punta Cana

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic offers visitors many interesting outdoor opportunities, especially for those who are staying at an oceanfront property like this one. Barceló Punta Cana is one of the best properties in the area for visitors who crave entertainment and to give new activities a try.

Considering the resort has 3 pools on location, you'll probably have no trouble locating a few lounge chairs. This accommodation is also located adjacent to the ocean, so there are a few different ways to enjoy the water during your stay.

Some travelers worry about finding a gym that they can use during their stay, but here they have them covered; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


Tennis players should consider staying at this property, because the on-site tennis facilites are fun for all ages and skill levels. Guests will find 3 tennis courts on the property. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

Where else can you stay and play on-site tennis? You may want to compare Barceló Punta Cana to similar sites with this activity, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and The Royal Suites Turquesa Adult Only All Inclusive Resort.


Exotic landscapes and an unbeatable climate mean the Dominican Republic is both diverse and beautiful, which means it has become a favorite destination of golfers world-wide. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are some other courses close by. Well- known courses in the area are Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. Each is within visiting distance, and the closest of the bunch, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, is just a quick hike off from the property, so it won't be troublesome to make stopping in for a few rounds of golf. You can play18 holes at this course. This par 72 course is 6247 yards long. For those who would like to find out more information, the course can be contacted at (866) 842-6521.


A vacation to Hispaniola can be a good time to try out a new recreational sport. The property offers several options, so you are sure to find a watersport to enjoy, regardless of your skills. The following list names the watersports offered at Barceló Punta Cana:

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing

Family Activities

Travelers of all ages can have a blast at Barceló Punta Cana, which has tons of family-friendly amenities.

The playground is one amenity that will keep both kids and their parents happy during their stay. It is one of the safest places for children to release some energy while their parents have a moment to rest and regroup. The location offers an organized kids' program, too. No matter how much you love them, you may want to have some fun on your own, without worrying about the kids. The front desk can arrange for a sitter, so parents will have a chance for some peace and quiet, or a night out by themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

You might not even notice the lack of live entertainment here, since there are more than a couple of bars to make up for it.

If you are on the hunt for a variety of after-dark activity options, you'll find that a number of accommodations in the area also offer a small amount of variation for you. These include those in the following table:

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
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 Bahia Principe Ambar 14.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 14.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 15 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
Hotel Riu Taino 13.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check

There is also a casino on the property, where you can play a game of chance, and perhaps enjoy a big win. For a different experience, there is another casino location worth visiting, the Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana. This one's just 0.6 miles west of Barceló Punta Cana.


Visitors should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, since this destination features an on-site spa.


The beauty salon at Barceló Punta Cana is a convenient place to get your hair and makeup done for a special evening.

Even though there's plenty of activities on the property, those who want to explore will have no shortage of exciting outdoor activities on Hispaniola. Regardless of whether you are looking to spend time on a sunny beach or enjoy a round of golf, you'll find plenty of other chances for recreation in your immediate surroundings. Check out these articles for information regarding fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities you might enjoy.


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