Things to See and Do While Staying at Melia Caribe Tropical

There are many things to do and see on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic, and the Melia Caribe Tropical will provide numerous ways to enjoy the surrounding coastal area. This location offers travelers a wide variety of recreational opportunities, ensuring you'll have no shortage of exciting activities to pick from throughout your stay.

Since the resort has a total of 10 pools on-site, you'll probably have no problem claiming a great spot to soak up some sun. One of the bonuses is that this property is also located right next to the beach, so there are plenty of options when it comes time to play in the water during your stay. There is also a whirlpool, which can be a calming, adult alternative to the pool.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in the Dominican Republic, this destination has you covered; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


This resort is a favorite choice of tennis enthusiasts, because visitors staying here can take advantage of the on-site tennis facilites. Players likely won't have to compete with other guests for a court, since there are 8 tennis courts here. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

Searching for more spots like this one? You may want to compare Melia Caribe Tropical to similar accommodations, like Barceló Bávaro Beach and Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino.


With gorgeous greenery all around, the Dominican Republic has great locations for golf, and the course at this property is no exception. This resort invites you to enjoy the outdoors at their on-site course.

Variety is important to some golfers, luckily there are other golf courses close by. Well- known courses in the area are Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, and Cocotal Golf and Country Club. All of them are within visiting distance, and the closest one of the three, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, is just a quick interval off from the lodging, so you can plan going over for a few rounds of golf. You can play18 holes at this course. The course has a total length of 6021 yards, and it has been rated as a par 72. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, you can call the course at (809) 687-4653.


Vacationers that enjoy a variety of aquatic adventures will have a wonderful experience when they visit Melia Caribe Tropical. The list below details the water activities that the property has.

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

Family Activities

If you plan to bring the whole family on your vacation, you should seriously consider staying at Melia Caribe Tropical, which boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly 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.

The site has a game room, where both kids and grown-ups can pass hours of downtime. There's a playground too, where the hotel's smallest guests can work out their extra energy. Busy families can also rely on the organized children's program to keep their kids entertained at the property. Many parents truly appreciate the rarity of a night without kids. At this hotel they offer parents the opportunity to spend some time by themselves, since they have babysitting services.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, which proves that staying in for the evening can be as satisfying as an expensive night out. You can generally expect to find live entertainment 7 days per week. Needless to say, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you want to obtain additional details, check with the front desk at (809) 221-1290.

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

Staying at your property each night is not a requirement. In the surrounding area you will find a smattering of other accommodations with a small amount of nightlife offerings. These are in the following table:

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

Of course, because this location features a casino, you might just have to try your hand at a game of chance. Also located nearby is another casino location worth visiting, the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Casino. It is about 1.0 miles of Melia Caribe Tropical.


Visitors will find some of the best opportunities for relaxation at Melia Caribe Tropical, since this destination has an on-property spa. The following list provides 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 at Melia Caribe Tropical is a convenient place to pamper yourself before a special night with your significant other.

On top of the activities available on the grounds of this property, travelers who want to go exploring will appreciate the many exciting outdoor attractions on Hispaniola. Whether you are looking to hang out on a sunny beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you'll encounter lots of other opportunities for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Check out these pages to learn more regarding fishing, riding a bike or scooter, sightseeing, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, and other activities.


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