What's Located Around Barceló Punta Cana

The inviting beaches on Hispaniola are considered some of the most-loved attractions that the island has to offer.

If you or your group are big beach fans, Barceló Punta Cana is the right spot for you. This property is set right along the water and sand, so vacationers can spend every day soaking up the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Bavaro Beach

Obviously, since Barceló Punta Cana is positioned directly on Bavaro Beach, relaxing at the water's edge is a popular pastime at this property. 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 are hesitant to book their accommodations before learning about what's located nearby may want to know how far the nearest town or city is from their accommodations. Barceló Punta Cana is located in the vicinity of Punta Cana, in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it is three and a half miles (five and a half kilometers) to the north-northwest of Friusa.

The table below lists some of the areas near Barceló Punta Cana.

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

Considering that both the land and sea in the Dominican Republic have so much to offer, you are bound to enjoy the multiple attractions found in the area. You may especially appreciate those attractions within a short distance of the resort, such as Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Each of these sites is exceptional for tourists at Barceló Punta Cana, but the nearest is Bavaro Cinaemas Srl.

View the table below to learn more about what attractions are nearby:

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 on the lookout for somewhere a little different to visit, Pozo de la Virgen is an option worth considering. 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

Learning more about nearby booking possibilities is generally a good means of getting a better feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find plenty of other destinations to consider prior to making a decision, as this part of Hispaniola offers guests an excellent variety of resort and hotel options. The table that follows lists the booking options located in the area.

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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