Things to See and Do While Staying at Melia Caribe Tropical

With many ways to spend your days on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic, the Melia Caribe Tropical will provide numerous ways to enjoy their active beachfront location. This vacation spot offers vacationers a wide selection of recreational possibilities, ensuring you'll have lots of interesting activities to pick from during your vacation.

Since the resort has 10 pools on location, you likely won't have any trouble locating enough room to relax by the water. A big plus for many vacationers is that this accommodation is also located next to the coast, meaning that there are a few different ways to enjoy the water when you stay here. This location also has a whirlpool, an amenity sought by many couples and tired travelers.

Exercise enthusiasts can maintain their fitness during their stay in the Dominican Republic; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


This resort is an excellent choice for tennis enthusiasts, considering those who stay here can break a sweat at the on-site tennis facilities. Players likely won't have to compete with other guests for a court, because there are 8 courts on-site. Guests may also set up evening matches on a lit tennis court.

If you want to weigh all your tennis options, you may want to browse other hotels in the area that also have courts, like Barceló Bávaro Beach and Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino.


With lush landscapes at every turn, the islands of the Caribbean offer several desirable golf sites to choose from, including the on-site course at Melia Caribe Tropical. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

If you are looking for a variety of golfing options, there are other golf courses to choose from near this one. Well- known courses in the area include Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, and The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course. All of them are within traveling distance, and the closest one of the group, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, is just a small trip away from the lodging, so it won't be a bother to make going over for some rounds on the links. This course has 18 holes total. It's a par 72 course, and is 6021 yards long. For those who would like to find out more information, you can call the course at (809) 687-4653.


Visitors that want a wide variety of aquatic adventures will have a wonderful experience when they stay at Melia Caribe Tropical. The list below details the water activities available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Families traveling with kids should definitely consider booking with Melia Caribe Tropical, which is ready with a great set of family-oriented amenities.

A Baby's Club and Kid's Club, both with a Flintstones-theme, take care of children aged 0 to 13, filling their days with crafts, games, and sports; and the babysitting service allows parents to relax in peace.

There is a game room on-site, an enjoyable diversion for guests of all ages. Plus, there's a playground where some of the hotel's littlest guests can enjoy playtime. This site also has an organized program for kids, which will keep youngsters busy and entertained. During your vacation, you might want to leave the little ones behind for the Dominican Republic's adult attractions. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so parents will have a chance to escape for a few hours of alone time.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Many of the guests here get to see a live show during their stay, which means that staying onsite for the night can be as thrilling as a night on the town. Guests can usually catch live entertainment 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the schedule may vary. If you'd like to learn more about their on-property entertainment, call the front desk at (809) 221-1290.

Plus, there are multiple bars, leaving guests with lots of after-hours options.

Nearby accommodations that offer an alternative to your lodging's nightlife options are listed in the chart below:

Accommodations near the Melia Caribe Tropical with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Paradisus Palma Real Resort 10.2 mi. North of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Secrets Royal Beach 10.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 14 check
Barceló Bávaro Beach Central Punta Cana 8 check
Tropical Sueno Resort and Spa Club All-inclusive 10.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Tropical Orquidea Club All-inclusive 10.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check
Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe Central Punta Cana 13 check
Barcelo Dominican Beach All Inclusive 11.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 8 check
whala!bavaro 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
El Cortecito Inn 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Carabela Bavaro 11.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Hotel Green Coast 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
The Royal Suites Turquesa Adult Only All Inclusive Resort 11.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 12 check

With a casino on the property, gambling is yet another way to stay entertained after dark. If this one doesn't suit you, there is another casino, this one found at Barcelo Bavaro Palace Casino. It won't be hard to find Barcelo Bavaro Palace Casino merely a small interval away from this property.


Visitors will be able to relax as much as they want, because this destination features a well-liked spa. This list shows some of the services that are available:

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

The on-site Yhi Spa offers a variety of services, from facials to couples massages.


The beauty salon on the property makes it simple to prepare for a dressy night out.

Even though there is plenty of fun activities on the property, vacationers looking to do some exploring will appreciate the multitude of interesting outdoor activities on Hispaniola. Regardless of whether you'd rather hang out on the beach or enjoy a round or two on the golf course, you will encounter plenty of other options for recreation close at hand. Click on these pages to read more regarding riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities you might enjoy.


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