Things to See and Do While Staying at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic offers guests no shortage of interesting outdoor options, especially if you're staying at a beachside property like this one. Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe is great for those seeking entertainment and hoping to have their choice of multiple activities.

Considering the resort has a total of 4 pools on-site, you likely won't have any problem claiming a prime poolside spot. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also found right next to the coast, so there will be plenty of options when it comes time to spend time in the water through the course of your stay. Of course, you might also enjoy soaking in the whirlpool on-site.

Fitness nuts won't need to put their workout routines on pause at this location; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


Anyone who likes tennis should definitely consider staying at this property, because its on-site tennis facilites are fun for everyone, even beginners. You will find 4 tennis courts on the property. Plus, the lighted courts here give guests the opportunity to play at night, when schedules are more relaxed.

If you want to weigh all your tennis options, you can browse other hotels in the area that also have courts, including Barceló Bávaro Beach and Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino.


Though pristine beaches delight tourists every year, some vacationers are equally pleased that the islands of the Caribbean offer several desirable golf sites to choose from, like the on-site course at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are three other golfing options very close. Notable courses in the area include Catalonia Bavaro Resort Catalonia Caribe Golf Club, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, and Catalonia Bavaro Resort Cabeza de Toro. All of them are within four miles and the closest one of the bunch, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, is just a short interval off from the lodging, so it won't be a bother to plan a quick trip for a few rounds of golf. The course has a total of 18 holes. It is a par 72, with a total length of 6021 yards. If you're considering reserving a tee time, contact the course at (809) 687-4653.


During a visit to Hispaniola is the ideal time to enjoy a new recreational experience. Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe offers a number of different options, so you're sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, even if you've never done it before. The bullets below provides the watersports that are offered by Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe:

  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Watercraft
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Do you plan to bring the kids on vacation? You might be impressed with what's offered at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe, which is stocked full of family-focused amenities.

The Barcy Kids Club is specially designed for kids and teenagers ages four and up. There is an area with cots and evening crèche (child care) service so that parents can enjoy a romantic evening. The Game Room features table games, billiards, video games, and more, plus there is an 18-hole mini golf course that all ages can enjoy.

The older youngsters have their own fun in the Teen Club, an alcohol-free area of dancing and fun. The Kids Club is open from 9 a.m. to midnight, for round-the-clock kids-oriented entertainment and fun.

There is an organized program for kids at this property, which provides activities that will keep them entertained during their stay here. It gives parents some true downtime, while their little ones meet new friends. During your stay, you may find yourself wanting to spend a few hours away from the kids. The property can arrange for a babysitter, so parents will have a chance for some peace and quiet, or a night out by themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe features live entertainment, so even when guests stay inside for the night they won't be missing out on after-hours excitement.

There are also several different bars, so guests can choose from among their favorite settings and types of cocktails.

Other accommodations in the area provide you with a few more places to spend the evening, such as listed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Barceló Bávaro Beach Central Punta Cana 8 check
Melia Caribe Tropical Central Punta Cana 14 check
Paradisus Palma Real Resort 10.2 mi. North of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Secrets Royal Beach 10.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 14 check
Tropical Sueno Resort and Spa Club All-inclusive 10.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Tropical Orquidea Club All-inclusive 10.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check
Barcelo Dominican Beach All Inclusive 11.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 8 check
whala!bavaro 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Natura Park Beach Ecoresorts Central Punta Cana 6 check
El Cortecito Inn 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Carabela Bavaro 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
The Royal Suites Turquesa Adult Only All Inclusive Resort 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 12 check

The lodging also features a casino, so you can spend the night placing a few bets and enjoying some cocktails. Nearby is another casino location worth visiting, the Casino Palma Real. You can find Casino Palma Real just a small range away from this property.


Not every accommodation in the Dominican Republic can include a spa on their amenities list, but Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe is one of the pleasant properties that is able and excited to offer its guests a convenient, calming way to enjoy a brief moment of utter relaxation. The following list provides some of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

“U Spa” at Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort provides personalized treatments in a relaxing setting with luxurious touches available like nature sounds, candlelight, and incense. In addition to the personalized care from seasoned professionals, the spa features the latest and most luxurious in spa amenities, including outdoor pool for water and beauty therapies, thermal water pol, Vichy shower, sauna, steam bath, cold- and hot-water Jacuzzis, private cabins with Jacuzzi and terrace with deckchairs, and beauty salon. There is also a state-of-the-art gym for cardio and resistance training as well as classes like spinning and yoga.


Even though there's a lot to do right on this property, guests itching to explore will find a multitude of interesting things to do and see on Hispaniola. Whether you'd rather relax at the beach or enjoy a round on the golf course, you can find lots of other recreational opportunities close-by. Click on these articles to learn more concerning sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities.


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