What's Located Around Barceló Punta Cana

Often, guests decide to spend their vacations on Hispaniola because of the breath-taking beaches that the island is so proud of.

Therefore, most guests are delighted that Barceló Punta Cana is located directly on the water, so you won't need to go out of your way to have an amazing view of the water.

Nearby Beaches

Bavaro Beach

Of course, since Barceló Punta Cana sits directly on Bavaro Beach, relaxing on the sand is a popular pastime here. Bavaro Beach is one of six Punta Cana beaches, which are known as some of the best in the world. As such, the beaches are almost always crowded with tourists trying to catch a glimpse of the beautiful scenery, and dip their toes in the cool clear waters.

Nearby Areas

Vacationers who want to know a little bit more about what's in the surrounding area may be wondering how close (or far) the closest town or city is from their location. Barceló Punta Cana is situated in the vicinity of Punta Cana, in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it's three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the north-northwest of Friusa.

The areas that are closest to Barceló Punta Cana are listed in the table below:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Bavaro 3.4 SE
Friusa 3.6 SSE
El Macao 5.5 WNW
Pueblo Bavaro 9.3 SSE
Lotificacion Veron Punta Cana 9.8 S
Lotificacion Veron Punta Cana 9.8 S
Uvero Alto 9.9 NW
Plao Bonito 10.4 SE
Los Manantiales 11.8 SSE
Batey La Bomba 12.6 SW

Nearby Attractions

Whether you prefer connecting with nature or learning about local culture, you'll find lots of fun attractions to keep you busy in the area. You'll even find a handful of attractions located very close by the resort, like Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Both of these sites are excellent for visitors lodging at Barceló Punta Cana, but the nearest is Bavaro Cinaemas Srl.

This option and more are detailed in the following table:

Attractions Near Barcelo Punta Cana
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bavaro Cinaemas Srl Movie Theater 9.3 SSE Pueblo Bavaro
Ocean Theater Movie Theater 2.4 SE 1.5 mi. North of Friusa
Pozo de la Virgen Historical Site 17.7 WSW Higuey
Santuario San Dionisio Historical Site 17.7 WSW Higuey
Parque Ecologico La Encantada Park 17.3 WSW Higuey
Museo de la Altagracia Museum 17.8 WSW Higuey
Casa Museo de Ponce de Leon Museum -- -- San Rafael Del Yuma

If you're searching for a place where you can while away some free time, Pozo de la Virgen might be what the doctor ordered. Legend has it that when a fire threatened the nearby religious building, a miraculous spout of water shot from the Pozo de la Virgen (Well of the Virgin Mary) and doused the flames. Whether the tales are to be believed or not, this is a Holy Shrine for Catholics and an often visited site for people in the region.

Nearby Accommodations

When deciding on a place to stay, it's often worthwhile to learn about nearby lodging possibilities in order to get a feel for the region. Readers will find no shortage of additional places to consider before making a decision, as this section of Hispaniola has a wide selection of resorts and hotels to choose from. Learn about all the region's booking options by viewing the table below.

Accommodations near Barcelo Punta Cana
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Memories Splash 0.2 E 3.5 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Riu Republica 0.2 W 3.7 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Royalton Resort and Casino 0.3 E 3.5 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Majestic Elegance Punta Cana 0.3 ESE 3.3 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Majestic Colonial Punta Cana Resort All-inclusive 0.3 ESE 3.3 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana 0.6 W 3.9 mi. Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 0.9 SE 2.8 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection 0.9 SSE 2.6 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Riu Palace Punta Cana 1.1 SE 2.6 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
ClubHotel Riu Bambu 1.3 SE 2.5 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola

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