Things to See and Do While Staying at Barceló Punta Cana

With many ways to spend your days on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic, the Barceló Punta Cana can provide everything needed to have an exciting time in the surrounding coastal region. This vacation spot boasts a wide variety of recreational possibilities, which means you will have lots of exciting activities to choose from during your trip.

With 3 swimming pools to choose from at Barceló Punta Cana, you shouldn't have any trouble grabbing the perfect poolside spot. One of the bonuses is that this property is also built right next to the coast, meaning that there will be many ways to spend time in the water throughout your stay.

Some travelers worry about finding a gym that they can use during their stay, but here they have them covered; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


This resort is able to catch the eye of many tennis fanatics, because vacationers staying here can take advantage of the on-site tennis facilites. There are 3 tennis courts on-site. Plus, the courts here are equipped with lighting so you'll never have to cut your match short.

To find more nearby tennis courts, you may wish to compare this property to other hotels in the area that also have courts, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and The Royal Suites Turquesa Adult Only All Inclusive Resort.


With so many attractive features, like its mild and balmy climate, the Dominican Republic is both attractive and diverse, meaning it is a stunning setting for a golf course. This resort invites you to enjoy the outdoors at their on-site course.

If a variety of golfing options interests you, there are other choices nearby. Notable courses in the area are Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, Punta Blanca Golf Course, and Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. All of which are within visiting distance, and the nearest one of the bunch, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, is just a short interval away from the property, so it won't be trouble to make stopping by for some rounds on the links. It has a total of 18 holes. The course has a total length of 6247 yards, and it has been rated as a par 72. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, you can reach the course at (866) 842-6521.


During a visit to Hispaniola is the ideal time to enjoy a new recreational experience. There are a variety of different options available here, so you're sure to find a watersport that you can enjoy, regardless of your style. The following list names the watersports offered at Barceló Punta Cana:

  • Boating
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

Family Activities

Your kids will have everything they need to stay entertained at Barceló Punta Cana, which boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly amenities.

The playground is one feature that will keep even the smallest guests smiling. It is the perfect spot for kids to meet new friends while their parents have a moment to rest and regroup. This site also has an organized program for kids, which will keep youngsters busy and entertained. Many parents understand the value of an evening sans their children. Here, they offer parents the opportunity to have a date alone, since they have babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Perhaps you won't even notice the hotel's lack of live shows, since you'll find several locations to grab a quick (or leisurely) drink before hitting the town.

Although there may not be a lot of variety in what nearby properties have to offer with regards to nightlife, the option remains for your to check out some of the nightlife choices in the area around your accommodation. These options are 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
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 spend the night placing a few bets and enjoying some cocktails. If you seek an alternative atmosphere, 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.


Not every property in the Dominican Republic has spa facilities, but Barceló Punta Cana is one such property that is able to offer its guests an unbeatable way to forget their vacation stresses and unwind.


The beauty salon is a convenient place to start looking and feeling your best for a dressy night out.

Even though you'll find a lot of activities on the property, travelers itching to get out 'n' about will find a multitude of interesting things to do and sites to see on Hispaniola. Whether you're looking to spend time on the beach or enjoy a few rounds of golf, you will find lots of other options for recreation in your immediate surroundings. Check out these pages to learn more regarding riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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