Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Paradise Bavaro

The numerous activities on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic won't disappoint, but where to start? Properties like the Grand Paradise Bavaro will provide numerous ways to enjoy the surrounding coastal region. This location offers travelers an impressive range of recreational possibilities, meaning you'll have plenty of exciting activities to pick from throughout your trip.

With 2 swimming pools to choose from at Grand Paradise Bavaro, it will be easy to find some shade by the water. This property is built adjacent to the shore, so there are a lot of ways to spend time in the water during 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; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


Even though Grand Paradise Bavaro doesn't feature a golf course, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Nearby golf courses include Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, Punta Blanca Golf Course, and Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay. Each is within traveling distance, and the closest of the bunch, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, is only a meager hike away from the lodging, so it won't be trouble to plan heading over for a few rounds of golf. It has a total of 18 holes. This 6247 yard course is rated as a par 72. If you're considering reserving a tee time, you can reach the course at (866) 842-6521.


Visitors that enjoy a variety of watersports will have a great experience while they visit Grand Paradise Bavaro. The following list shows the watersports available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Watercraft
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

You can bring the entire family along for your vacation at Grand Paradise Bavaro, as it is known for its family-focused amenities.

Babysitting is available, along with extensive activities planned for children throughout the day. The Splash Park is a hit with kids, as it features a children's pool, slides, and many other fun water activities.

This vacation destination does have a game room, where guests of all ages can play arcade games and be social. An organized children's program is available if necessary. It gives parents some time to explore the Dominican Republic on their own while their little ones meet new friends. Many parents understand the rarity of a night sans their kids. Here, they allow parents a chance to have a date by themselves, because they offer babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many of the guests here get to see a live show during their stay, which means that staying onsite for the evening can be as thrilling as a night on the town. Expect to find entertainment about 7 days per week. However, the frequency can vary with the season. If you want to obtain additional details, call the front desk at (888) 774-0040.

Another nice thing about this spot is their many bars, where bartenders will be serving up island favorites before the show.

Another options is to check if one of the accommodations nearby has what you are looking for with regards to nightlife, despite the lack of highly rated options with nightlife in your surrounding area. Your choices are listed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Grand Paradise Bavaro with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Memories Splash 15.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 7 check
Majestic Elegance Punta Cana 15.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 check
Royalton Resort and Casino 15.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Majestic Colonial Punta Cana Resort All-inclusive 15.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Barceló Punta Cana 15.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 9 --
Grand Bahia Principe Ambar 14.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 14.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 15 check
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Punta Cana 15.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 7 check
Riu Palace Punta Cana 14.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 check
ClubHotel Riu Bambu 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Bambuall Inclusive 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Macao 14.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check

As luck would have it, this property has its own casino, so you might just find yourself on the game floor one evening. If one gambling hot spot isn't enough, there is another casino location worth visiting, the Hard Rock Casino Punta Cana. It's 0.8 miles west of Grand Paradise Bavaro.


Not all sites in the Dominican Republic have a spa on the premises, but Grand Paradise Bavaro is one of the wonderful properties that can provide their guests an unbeatable way to unwind during their stay. This list provides some of the services that are available:

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

Grand Paradise Bávaro features an onsite spa and beauty salon.


The front desk also arranges horseback rides. This pastime is very popular with visitors, especially since the Dominican Republic provides such a beautiful backdrop.

The beauty salon is a convenient place to start looking and feeling your best for a special dinner or night of entertainment.

Even though there's plenty of activities on the grounds of this property, travelers wanting to get out 'n' about will appreciate the many interesting outdoor attractions on Hispaniola. No matter if you're looking to hang out at the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you will encounter plenty of other recreational opportunities close-by. Click on these links to learn more about fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities.


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