What's Located Around Occidental Grand Punta Cana

The inviting beaches on Hispaniola are boasted as some of the best attractions that the island has to offer.

If all you can think about is the beach, Occidental Grand Punta Cana is the right spot for you. This site is located on the coast, so guests can spend their whole trip soaking up the sun if they want. Beware that there are a lot of people who come to this popular part of the Dominican Republic, setting up an active beach scene; keep in mind, though, it gets a bit crowded at times.

Nearby Beaches

Bavaro Beach

Needless to say, since Occidental Grand Punta Cana sits directly on Bavaro Beach, spending time at the shore is popular with guests staying here. 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 the town or local neighborhood nearest to your resort can help you learn even more about the Dominican Republic, whether you're marveling at the region's untouched natural beauty, or experiencing the day in the life of a local. Occidental Grand Punta Cana is located in the vicinity of Punta Cana, in the Eastern side of the Dominican Republic; it's one and an eighth miles (a kilometer and a half) to the northeast of Friusa.

The table below lists the areas that are closest to Occidental Grand Punta Cana:

Cities, Towns, and Neighborhoods Nearby
Area Name Distance Direction
Bavaro 0.6 NNE
Friusa 1.1 SW
Pueblo Bavaro 6.0 S
Lotificacion Veron Punta Cana 6.8 S
Lotificacion Veron Punta Cana 6.8 S
Plao Bonito 6.9 SE
Los Manantiales 8.4 SSE
El Macao 8.9 NW
La Altagracia 10.7 SSE
Laguna Hoyo Claro 11.5 S

Nearby Attractions

Whether you're intrigued by historical sites or just the natural beauty of sea, there are a number of enjoyable attractions in this region. There are even a handful of attractions within a short distance of the resort, for instance, Bavaro Cinaemas Srl and Ocean Theater. Both sites are great for guests staying at Occidental Grand Punta Cana, but the closest is Bavaro Cinaemas Srl.

View the table below to learn more about what attractions are nearby:

Attractions Near Grand Flamenco
Attraction Type Distance Direction Location
Bavaro Cinaemas Srl Movie Theater 6.0 S Pueblo Bavaro
Ocean Theater Movie Theater 1.2 NW 1.5 mi. North of Friusa
Pozo de la Virgen Historical Site 19.0 WSW Higuey
Santuario San Dionisio Historical Site 19.0 WSW Higuey
Parque Ecologico La Encantada Park 18.8 W Higuey
Museo de la Altagracia Museum 19.2 W Higuey
Casa Museo de Ponce de Leon Museum -- -- San Rafael Del Yuma

If you're looking for a place where you can while away some free time, Pozo de la Virgen may be just what you're looking for. 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 choosing a place to stay, it is sometimes helpful to learn more about nearby accommodations in order to better understand the area. You can find plenty of other places to think about in the vicinity, as this part of Hispaniola has a wide range of hotels and resorts to pick from. The following table provides a list of all the booking options that are available in the surrounding area.

Accommodations near Grand Flamenco
Accommodation Distance Direction Location
Bavaro Princess All Suites Resort Spa And Casino 0.3 NW 1.1 mi. Northeast of Friusa, Hispaniola
Paradisus Punta Cana 0.5 NW 1.1 mi. Northeast of Friusa, Hispaniola
Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino 0.6 ESE 1.5 mi. East of Friusa, Hispaniola
Caribe Club Princess 0.7 NW 1.2 mi. North-Northeast of Friusa, Hispaniola
The Royal Suites Turquesa Adult Only All Inclusive Resort 0.7 ESE 1.6 mi. East of Friusa, Hispaniola
Karibo Punta Cana 0.8 W Friusa, Hispaniola
Tropical Princess Beach Resort and Spa All Inclusive 0.8 NW 1.2 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
Punta Cana Princess All Suites Resort And Spa 0.9 NW 1.4 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola
Hotel Green Coast 0.9 ESE 1.8 mi. East of Friusa, Hispaniola
Vik Hotel Cayena Beach 1.0 NW 1.5 mi. North of Friusa, Hispaniola

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