Things to See and Do While Staying at Occidental Grand Punta Cana

There are many things to do and see on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic, and the Occidental Grand Punta Cana is an excellent place to stay if you plan to take advantage of their vibrant beachfront location. This vacation spot boasts an impressive range of recreational opportunities, ensuring you will have lots of fun activities to choose from throughout your trip.

This property has 3 pools, so don't worry about having to fight for unoccupied lounge chairs. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is located adjacent to the shore, meaning that there will be a lot of ways to enjoy the water throughout your stay. After a long day of walking, it might also be nice to ease into their whirlpool.

Exercise enthusiasts can maintain their fitness during their stay in the Dominican Republic; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


Tennis fanatics will be especially pleased when staying at this property, since the on-site tennis facilites allow guests to stay active and have fun, too. You will find 2 courts on-site. 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 can browse similar accommodations, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Barceló Bávaro Beach.


Even though Occidental Grand Punta Cana doesn't feature a golf course, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. The area's golf courses are Cocotal Golf and Country Club, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. All of them are within two and a half miles and the most proximate of the group is Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. The course has 18 holes. It is 6329 yards long, and has been rated as a par 72. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, the course can be reached at (809) 221-6500 ext. 1609.


A trip to Hispaniola can be the perfect opportunity to try your hand at a new recreational sport. There are a number of different options available on the property, so you're sure to find a watersport to enjoy, regardless of your style. This list shows the watersports available at Occidental Grand Punta Cana:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with children should find everything they need at Occidental Grand Punta Cana, since it has your choice of several family-friendly offerings.

Children have plenty of amenities like a game room and kid's club to keep them entertained, while parents relax poolside or let their inhibitions loose in the casino.

The property is equipped with a game room, an enjoyable diversion for guests of all ages. There is also a playground, where the little ones can tire themselves out. A children's program, with activities to entertain your kids, is available here as well. During your vacation, you might want to enjoy an evening away from the kids. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so that parents have the opportunity to explore local sites on their own.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Spend your days in the sun and your nights being dazzled by live performances on stage; on-site entertainment is one of the tempting amenities offered by Occidental Grand Punta Cana. Entertainment is typically scheduled 7 days per week. However, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you want to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, contact the resort at (809) 221-8787.

The property also has multiple bars, so whether you go to the show or not, you'll have a number of options for the evening.

There are other accommodations in the area that offer a limited amount of additional nightlife options. Check out those shown below:

Accommodations near the Occidental Grand Punta Cana with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Bavaro Princess All Suites Resort Spa And Casino 12.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check
Paradisus Punta Cana 12.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino 11.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 18 check
Caribe Club Princess 12.6 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 --
The Royal Suites Turquesa Adult Only All Inclusive Resort 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 12 check
Tropical Princess Beach Resort and Spa All Inclusive 12.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 --
Punta Cana Princess All Suites Resort And Spa 12.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 --
Hotel Green Coast 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Vik Hotel Cayena Beach 12.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Carabela Bavaro 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Vik Hotel Arena Blanca All Inclusive 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 --
El Cortecito Inn 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, so it's as easy as ever to "stay in" for the night, without sacrificing fun and excitement. For a different atmosphere, there is another casino, this one found at Paradisus Punta Cana Casino. It is about 0.5 miles of Occidental Grand Punta Cana.


Not every property in the Dominican Republic has spa facilities, but Occidental Grand Punta Cana is one of the pleasant properties that can provide their guests a calm setting where they can unwind during their stay. This list shows some of the available services:

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


Horseback riding is another activity that this site offers. Since the weather is nice year-round, horseback riding is a pleasant experience at any time.

Shuffleboard is yet another way to stay active while on vacation here. It's a good way to spend time with the family, meet other guests, or try something new.

If you like playing croquet, grab a mallet and head for their croquet court. Although this game is difficult to fully master, it's the perfect excuse to spark a friendly competition.

The salon on-site offers both a relaxing and convenient way to get freshened up for a special night with your significant other.

On top of the activities available on the property, vacationers who enjoy exploring shouldn't ever run out of exciting things to do and sites to see on Hispaniola. No matter if you are looking to relax on a sunny beach or enjoy a round of golf, you will find plenty of other recreational opportunities in the region. Check out these pages for information about snorkeling, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, and other activities you might enjoy.


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