What's Near Barceló Punta Cana

Many travelers plan to spend their holidays on Hispaniola in anticipation of seeing the beautiful beaches that the region is so proud of. If all you can think about is the beach, Barceló Punta Cana is just what you are looking for. This lodging is set right on the water, so tourists can spend every day in the sun if they want.

Nearby Beaches

Bavaro Beach

Naturally, since Barceló Punta Cana was built directly on Bavaro Beach, hanging out at the beach 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

Visiting a town or community neighboring your resort can help you get out of your comfort zone to experience something a little different, whether you're interested in seeing a famous natural attraction, or dining with locals at their authentic restaurants. Barceló Punta Cana is located in the vicinity of Punta Cana, in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it's 3.6 miles to the north-northwest of Friusa.

The areas found closest to Barceló Punta Cana are listed 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 can find plenty to see and do in this region. There are even several attractions located very near to the resort, such as Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Each of these locales is exceptional for visitors staying at Barceló Punta Cana, but the easiest to reach is Bavaro Cinaemas Srl.

The following table can provide more details about nearby attractions:

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 an enjoyable experience, Pozo de la Virgen might be worth a visit. 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 where to book your stay, it's often helpful to find out about nearby lodging options as a way to get a better feel for the surrounding area. You will be able to find lots of additional properties to learn about in the region, as this section of Hispaniola offers vacationers a wide variety of hotels and resorts to choose from. The table that follows shows the lodging possibilities you'll find 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
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 Bahia Principe Ambar 0.8 SE 2.9 mi. North-Northwest of Friusa, Hispaniola
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 0.9 SE 2.8 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
Riu Bambuall Inclusive 1.3 SE 2.5 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola

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