Things to See and Do While Staying at Iberostar Bavaro

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic offers guests many intriguing outdoor options, particularly for guests staying at a beachfront destination like this one. Iberostar Bavaro is one of the best properties for visitors who want to stay entertained and try their hand at new activities.

Iberostar Bavaro has one pool. Lounging by the pool may not be a crucial part of your agenda, but it still offers a hassle-free way to spend your free time. Also, these accommodations are found right on the water, so you'll have a couple different ways to enjoy the sunlight throughout your time here. There is also a whirlpool at this vacation destination, an amenity appreciated by exhausted travelers and couples alike.

Fitness buffs won't have to put their routines on hold at this vacation spot; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


Tennis players should definitely consider staying at this property, because its tennis facilities — located on-site — are fun for everyone, even beginners. You will find 3 courts on this property.

Seeking more options like this? You can take a look at other hotels in the area that also have courts, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Barceló Bávaro Beach.


Boasting some of the most scenic attractions in the world, the Caribbean is home to some fantastic golf sites, and the course at this property is no exception. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

If a variety of golfing options interests you, there are other golf courses nearby. Notable courses in the area include Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. All of them are within two miles and the nearest one of the three is Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. There are 18 total holes at this nearby course. It is a par 72, with a total length of 6329 yards. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule 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 like a variety of watersports will have a great time when they visit Iberostar Bavaro. The list below details the watersports that the property offers.

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

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Iberostar Bavaro, which has your choice of several family-friendly 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.

Families with jam-packed itineraries will appreciate the kids' program, designed for young guests. This allows parents to relax worry-free, while the little ones meet up with other guests their own age. During your stay, you may find yourself wanting to spend a little time away from the kids. The property can arrange for a babysitter, so moms and dads can have the chance to escape for a few hours of alone time.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Following a busy afternoon in the Dominican Republic, it feels good to relax to the sounds of a live performance; on-site entertainment is one of the tempting amenities offered by Iberostar Bavaro. Typically, live entertainment is offered 7 days per week. However, the schedule may vary. If you'd like to find out more about the entertainment schedule, you can reach the resort at (809) 221-6500.

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

If you take a stroll outside of the confines of your accommodations, you'll find a few other choices in the immediate area with nightlife options. Though none of these are very highly rated with regards to nighttime entertainment, they will give you options. Find out more by viewing the options listed in the chart below:

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 --

For some nearby fun, you can visit the nearest casino, Iberostar Casino. You can find Iberostar Casino just a short range away from Iberostar Bavaro.


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

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


Even though there's a lot of fun activities on the grounds of this property, visitors wanting to get out 'n' about will find many interesting recreational opportunities on Hispaniola. Whether you'd rather spend time on the beach or enjoy a round or two on the golf course, you will find lots of other options for recreation nearby. Click on these links to read more with regard to fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities.


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