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

There's so much to appreciate about Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic that it can be hard to decide what to do next. Properties like the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe will help you take advantage of their picturesque beachside location. This property offers travelers a wide range of recreational opportunities, ensuring you'll have no shortage of fun activities to choose from during your stay.

With 4 pools to choose from at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe, it won't be a problem for you to find a few lounge chairs in the shade. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is also located next to the beach, meaning that there are a few different ways to spend time in the water during your stay. For an even more comfortable way to enjoy the water, you might like the whirlpool on-site.

While there's no guarantee you won't overload on the Dominican Republic's delicious cuisine, Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe makes it easier to stay healthy; the exercise facility on-site includes the equipment you need to keep it going.


Those of you who play tennis will find an extra perk when staying at this location, since the tennis facilities — located on-site — allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. You will find 4 courts on this property. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

Where else can you stay and play on-site tennis? You may want to browse similar accommodations, including Barceló Bávaro Beach and Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino.


With some of the most stunning, natural scenery on earth, the Caribbean is home to some fantastic golf sites, including the course at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe. 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 very close. Notable courses in the area include Cocotal Golf and Country Club, Catalonia Bavaro Resort Catalonia Caribe Golf Club, and Catalonia Bavaro Resort Cabeza de Toro. All of which are within four miles and the closest of the group, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, is only a short trip off from the lodging, so it won't be troublesome to plan on going over for some rounds on the links. There are 18 holes at this course. The course has a total length of 6021 yards, and it has been rated as a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, the course can be reached at (809) 687-4653.


A vacation to Hispaniola can be a good time to try out a new recreational sport. Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe offers multiple options, so you will be sure to find a watersport to enjoy, even if you've never done it before. Check out the following list, which indicates which watersports are available at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe:

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

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with kids might find exactly what they need 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.

Parents may want to take advantage of the children's program at this property, which provides activities to keep kids busy and happy. This allows parents to relax worry-free, while the little ones meet up with other guests their own age. Most parents truly appreciate the rarity of an excursion sans their children. Here, they allow parents the opportunity to explore alone, since they offer babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you've had a long, tiring day exploring the Dominican Republic, nothing's better than settling at your accommodation for the evening and letting the excitement come to you; on-site entertainment is a perk of staying at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe.

Plus, at this destination you'll also find multiple bars, so you and your companions can enjoy a cocktail before or after the show.

Crave variety in your nighttime activities? You can visit some of the other accommodations in the area to find out what they have to offer, such as displayed 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 -- --
Hotel Green Coast 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, which is the perfect excuse to stay "in" for the night. Nearby is another casino location worth visiting, the Casino Palma Real. You will find Casino Palma Real just a short interval away from this lodging.


Not every property in the Dominican Republic has spa facilities, but Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe is one of a few that is able and excited to offer its guests a convenient, calming way to forget their vacation stresses and unwind. The list below shows some of the services available at the spa:

  • 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 all the activities you'll find right on this property, travelers wanting to explore won't ever run out of exciting recreational opportunities on Hispaniola. Regardless of whether you're looking to hang out at the beach or enjoy a round or two of golf, you will encounter plenty of other options for recreation close at hand. Click these links to read more concerning snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, sightseeing, and other activities.


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