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

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic offers visitors lots of interesting recreational opportunities, particularly if you plan to stay at an oceanfront vacation spot like this one. Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe is a perfect option for visitors who want to see it all and try their hand at new activities.

With 4 swimming pools to choose from at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe, it will be easy to find a shady spot by the water. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is found adjacent to the sea, meaning that there will be many ways to spend time in the water throughout your stay. After a long day of walking, it might also be nice to ease into their whirlpool.

For those who don't like breaking from their fitness routines, this property makes it easy to stay on track; the on-site exercise facility is bound to have all the space and equipment you need.


Tennis players might want to consider staying at this location, since its on-site tennis facilites make a fun place to spend time with the family. Guests will find 4 courts on the property. Of course, players don't have to stop when the sun goes down; courts here are equipped with lighting.

Seeking more options like this? You might want to check out other hotels in the area that also have courts, including Barceló Bávaro Beach and Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino.


Exotic landscapes and an unbeatable climate mean the Dominican Republic is both diverse and beautiful, which means it has become a setting sought after by many golfers. This resort invites you to enjoy the outdoors at their on-site course.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are other golf courses close by. Well- known courses in the area are Cocotal Golf and Country Club, Catalonia Bavaro Resort Catalonia Caribe Golf Club, and Catalonia Bavaro Resort Cabeza de Toro. Each is within four miles and the nearest one of the three, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, is just a meager interval off from the property, so it won't be troublesome to make heading over for a few rounds of golf. The course has 18 holes. It's a par 72 course, and is 6021 yards long. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, the course can be reached at (809) 687-4653.


Vacationers that want a wide variety of watersports will have a great time during their stay at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe. The list below details the watersports available on the property.

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

Family Activities

Families with children should seriously consider staying here at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe, which is ready with a great set 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.

Many travelers appreciate this property's organized children's program. This allows parents to relax worry-free, while their little ones have a chance to meet new friends. During your stay, you may want to relax without the kids. The front desk can arrange for a sitter, so parents can have a chance to take a romantic stroll around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many people take advantage of the exciting live entertainment available on-site, which means that staying onsite for the evening can be just as exciting as going out.

Another reason to spend time at this vacation destination is their several bars, where bartenders will be serving up island favorites before the show.

You may also choose to enjoy a night out at one of the bars and entertainment venues located within the property of a nearby accommodation, such as the ones in the following chart:

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 -- --
Hotel Green Coast 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --

With a casino on-site, going for the jackpot is one way to entertain yourself after sundown. Also located nearby is another casino, this one found at Casino Palma Real. This one is located 1.0 miles of Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe.


Not all accommodations in the Dominican Republic feature on-site spas, but Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe is one of the limited number of properties that does offer its patrons an unbeatable way to release tension and renew their bodies. The list below provides some of the spa services that are available:

  • 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.


Beyond the activities available right on this property, travelers who want to get out 'n' about will never run out of exciting things to do on Hispaniola. Regardless of whether you're looking to lay out on the beach or enjoy a few rounds of golf, you will find plenty of other recreational opportunities close at hand. Check out these links to read more with regard to sightseeing, riding a scooter or bicycle, fishing, scuba diving, shopping, going snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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