Things to See and Do While Staying at Iberostar Bavaro

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic offers guests no shortage of interesting sites to explore, especially if you're staying at an oceanfront destination like this one. Iberostar Bavaro is one of the best properties for guests who want to see it all and try a long list of new activities.

At Iberostar Bavaro, guests will have access to one pool. With an abundance of activities to occupy your time, lounging at the property's pool might not come to mind, but it might provide a convenient place to lounge until your next activity. You'll also find this property is in a prime location on the beach, so you'll find multiple ways to refresh and relax when you stay here. For a different way to relax in the water, you can also enjoy the whirlpool on-site.

Dedicated travelers who want to maintain their shape during vacation can do so at Iberostar Bavaro; the exercise facility on-site includes the equipment you need to keep it going.


This resort is a favorite choice of tennis enthusiasts, because vacationers staying here can spend some time on the court without leaving the property. Guests will find 3 tennis courts on the property.

If you want to weigh all your tennis options, you can take a look at other hotels in the area that also have courts, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Barceló Bávaro Beach.


With lush landscapes at every turn, the Caribbean islands have established some top-notch golf sites, including the course at Iberostar Bavaro. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

If you are someone who likes variety, there are other golf courses to choose from close by. Golf courses worth mentioning in the area include Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. Each is within two miles and the closest of the bunch is Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. You can play18 holes at this course. This par 72 course is 6329 yards long. If you're considering reserving a tee time, you can call the course at (809) 221-6500 ext. 1609.


Located on the beach of Iberostar Bavaro is Dressel Divers, which offers many activity options; they offer scuba diving courses (Dressel Divers Bavaro - Punta Cana), snorkeling tours (Dressel Divers Bavaro - Punta Cana and water sports operations (Dressel Divers Bavaro - Punta Cana).

Visitors that enjoy a wide variety of watersports will have a wonderful experience when they visit Iberostar Bavaro. The list below details the watersports that the property has.

  • Boating
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft

Family Activities

If you plan to bring the whole family on vacation, one of the best choices is Iberostar Bavaro, which boasts a wonderful set of family-oriented amenities.

Children between the ages of four and 12 can spend their days playing and making new friends in supervised atmosphere at Lucy's Club.

There is an organized program for kids at this property, which provides activities that will keep them entertained during their stay here. This lets parents have a little time away, while the little ones do fun activities of their own. During your vacation, you might want to spend a few hours away from the kids. Guests can let the property's staff arrange for a sitter, so that parents will have a chance to take some time out for themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you want to add a little spice to your vacation, spend some time near the sparkling lights of a live performance; it's a fun and convenient experience, because Iberostar Bavaro offers on-site entertainment. Entertainment is typically hosted 7 days per week. Of course, the details can vary seasonally. If you want to learn more about what entertainment will be offered, call the front desk at (809) 221-6500.

Plus, there are several different bars, so guests can choose from among their favorite settings and types of cocktails.

Another option when you're looking for nighttime activities is to visit one of the other accommodations in the area. Though it should be noted that the hotels surrounding your own are not as highly rated with regards to nightlife as others, these options are in the following table:

Accommodations near the Iberostar Bavaro with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Iberostar Punta Cana 13.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Iberostar Dominicana Hotel 13.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Ocean Blue Golf and Beach Resort All-inclusive 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 --
Riu Naiboa 13.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Hotel Riu Taino 13.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check
Vik Hotel Arena Blanca All Inclusive 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 --
Riu Macao 14.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Vik Hotel Cayena Beach 12.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Punta Cana Princess All Suites Resort And Spa 12.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 --
Riu Bambuall Inclusive 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
ClubHotel Riu Bambu 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Tropical Princess Beach Resort and Spa All Inclusive 12.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 --

If you're not satisfied with the nighttime activities here, you can visit the closest casino, Iberostar Casino. This one is located a quarter mile north-northwest from Iberostar Bavaro.


Not every property in the Dominican Republic can boast a spa as one of their amenities, but Iberostar Bavaro is one of the few in the area that is able to offer its guests a convenient, calming way to unwind during their stay. The following list has some of the spa services that are available:

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


Though you'll find a lot of activities right on-location, guests hoping to explore will find a multitude of interesting things to do on Hispaniola. Regardless of whether you're looking to spend time at the beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you can find plenty of other options for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Click on these articles to read more concerning riding a bike or moped, shopping, diving, sightseeing, snorkeling, fishing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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