Things to See and Do While Staying at Iberostar Punta Cana

Still not sure how to spend your time on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic? The Iberostar Punta Cana is an excellent place to stay if you plan to take advantage of their picturesque beachside location. This property provides a wide variety of recreational opportunities, meaning you'll have no shortage of enjoyable activities to enjoy throughout your vacation.

Because the resort has a total of 3 pools on-site, you probably won't have any problem claiming enough room to relax by the water. This property is also situated right next to the beach, so there are a few different ways to spend time in the water during your stay.

Dedicated travelers who want to maintain their shape during vacation can do so at Iberostar Punta Cana; you'll find everything you need at their on-site exercise facility.


This resort is definitely a top pick of tennis players, considering those staying here can enjoy some time on the court without leaving the property. Guests will find 2 tennis courts on-site. Evening matches are also a possibility here, since you have the option of using a lit court.

Seeking more options like this? You can compare Iberostar Punta Cana to other tennis properties, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Barceló Bávaro Beach.


The mild climate here means the Dominican Republic is both diverse and beautiful, which means it has become a favorite destination of golfers world-wide. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are three other golfing options close by. Well- known courses in the area include Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, Punta Blanca Golf Course, and Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay. All of which are within two miles and the closest of the group is Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. You can play18 holes at this course. This par 72 course is 6329 yards long. For those who would like to find out more information, you can reach the course at (809) 221-6500 ext. 1609.


Located on the beach of Iberostar Punta Cana 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 who appreciate a wide variety of aquatic adventures will have a wonderful time during their stay at Iberostar Punta Cana. The following list shows the water activities that the property has.

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

Family Activities

If you're traveling with kids, you should certainly consider making reservations at Iberostar Punta Cana, because it has your choice of several family-oriented amenities.

Busy families can rely on the organized children's program to keep their kids entertained. It's a great excuse for parents to take a break, while the little ones meet up with other guests their own age.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the night can be just as exciting as going out. Typically, live entertainment is offered 7 days per week. Needless to say, the specifics can vary with the season. If you want to learn more details, contact the resort at (018) 092-2165 ext. 00.

There are two bars too, where guests can sip leisurely on a cold drink or meet up with others before the show.

You can also visit one of the other accommodations in the area to check out their limited nightlife offerings. Check out the choices listed in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Iberostar Punta Cana with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Iberostar Dominicana Hotel 13.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Riu Naiboa 13.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Iberostar Bavaro 13.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Hotel Riu Taino 13.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check
Riu Macao 14.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
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
Riu Palace Punta Cana 14.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 check
Ocean Blue Golf and Beach Resort All-inclusive 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 --
Vik Hotel Arena Blanca All Inclusive 13.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 --
Vik Hotel Cayena Beach 12.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro 14.5 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 15 check

Of course, because this location features a casino, you can spend the night placing a few bets and enjoying some cocktails. For a different atmosphere, there is another casino, found at Casino Riu Palace Macao. You will find Casino Riu Palace Macao only a short range away from this property.


Visitors should take a second look at this property if they desire a truly restful stay, since this destination has enjoyable spa facilities. The list below provides some of the spa services that are available:

  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room


Though there is plenty to do on-site, travelers itching to explore won't ever run out of exciting outdoor activities on Hispaniola. No matter if you would rather lay out at the beach or enjoy a couple rounds of golf, you will find lots of other chances for recreation in the immediate surroundings. Click these pages to read more about fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities.


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