Things to See and Do While Staying at Hotel Catalonia Bávaro Resort

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic provides many interesting outdoor options, especially for visitors staying at a beachfront destination like this one. Hotel Catalonia Bávaro Resort is perfect for those who want several on-site options and to give new activities a try.

With 3 swimming pools to choose from at Hotel Catalonia Bávaro Resort, you won't have to fight your fellow guests for enough space to spread your towel by the water. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also situated adjacent to the shore, so there are a lot of ways to enjoy the water when you stay here. 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 exercise facility on-site.


Tennis fanatics will be especially pleased when staying at this location, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — offer a challenge, as well as a convenient outdoor activity. Guests will find 2 courts on-site. Fortunately, the lighting at their tennis facilities means you can keep your match going past sunset.

Looking for more options where on-site tennis is a possibility? You can take a look at other popular accommodations that offer this activity, like Barceló Bávaro Beach and Melia Caribe Tropical.


With gorgeous greenery all around, the Dominican Republic offers colorful golfing destinations, and the course at this property is no exception. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are some other courses near this one. Well- known courses in the area are The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, Corales Golf Club, and Cocotal Golf and Country Club. All of them are within five and a half miles and the nearest one of the three, The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, is easily reached by taxi cab, so hail one and get a ride there for a few rounds of golfing. Players will find 18 challenging holes at this nearby course. This par 72 course has a total length of 6655 yards. If you're considering reserving a tee time, contact the course at (809) 686-5797 ext. 1835.


Visitors that appreciate an array of aquatic adventures will have a wonderful time when they stay at Hotel Catalonia Bávaro Resort. The following list details the water activities that the property has.

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

Family Activities

Families with children should seriously consider staying here at Hotel Catalonia Bávaro Resort, since it is ready with a great set of family-focused amenities.

Catalonia Bavaro Beach resort offers a "mini-club" for younger children, to allow them the full resort experience without tying down mom or dad.

The property is equipped with 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's a great excuse for parents to take a break, while their little ones can meet other children staying here. Some parents know the rarity of an evening sans kids. At this hotel they offer parents the opportunity to spend some time alone, because they have a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many of the guests here get to see a live show during their stay, which proves that staying in for the evening can be as satisfying as an expensive night out. Entertainment is typically hosted 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, check with the front desk at (809) 412-0000.

The property also has several different bars, so guests can visit a different setting every night without leaving the property.

There is also a casino on the property, where you can play a game of chance, and perhaps enjoy a big win. Plus, there is another casino, found at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Casino. It's 3.8 miles of Hotel Catalonia Bávaro Resort.


Vacationers should think about staying here if they crave deep relaxation, because this destination features enjoyable spa facilities. The list below provides some of the services that are available:

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


The beauty salon offers both a relaxing and convenient way to get all dolled up for a formal dinner or a special night out.

In addition to all the outdoor attractions you'll find on the grounds of this property, vacationers visiting the Dominican Republic will always find some good chances to get out and explore. Regardless of whether you are looking to lay out at the beach or enjoy a couple rounds of golf, you'll encounter lots of other chances for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Click on these articles for information concerning fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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