Things to See and Do While Staying at Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort

Hispaniola in the Dominican Republic provides plenty of exciting outdoor possibilities, particularly for visitors booking an oceanfront destination like this one. Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort is great for those who want several on-site options and to have their choice of multiple activities.

This property has 4 swimming pools, so you don't have to worry about excessive crowds, or about finding a loud, unruly atmosphere, as this property is for adults only. This property is found right next to the beach, meaning that there will be a lot of ways to enjoy the water during your stay.

Guests here won't have to put their exercise routines on pause; you'll find everything you need at their on-site exercise facility.


With lush landscapes at every turn, the Caribbean islands provide just the right settings for golf, and the course at this property is no exception. This resort invites you to enjoy the outdoors at their on-site course.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are other golf courses to choose from near this one. Well- known courses in the area are The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, and Iberostar Bavaro Golf Club. All of them are within visiting distance, and the nearest one of the bunch, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, is just a meager trip off from the lodging, so you can make a quick trip for some rounds on the links. There are 18 total holes at this nearby course. It is 6021 yards long, and has been rated as a par 72. If you'd like more information or want to inquire about the possibility of reserving a tee time, you can reach the course at (809) 687-4653.

Family Activities

Because Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort is for adult guests only, families who are bringing their kids to the Dominican Republic will have to scratch this choice off their lists. If you would rather this adults-only atmosphere, however, this might be a peaceful alternative.

Entertainment and Nightlife

After a long day of tours and travel, find your way back to your accommodation and settle in for an entertaining evening; it's an easy option since Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort offers live entertainment. Generally, vacationers can enjoy live entertainment 7 days per week. Please keep in mind, the specifics can vary with the season. If you'd like to learn more about their on-property entertainment, check with the front desk at (809) 552-1899.

There are also many bars, so guests can visit a different setting every night without leaving the property.

Although the accommodations nearby yours do not have the highest ratings with regards to nightlife, you will find more options than are offered onsite displayed in the following table:

Accommodations near the Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Melia Caribe Beach Resort Central Punta Cana 13 check
Paradisus Palma Real Resort 10.2 mi. North of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Ifa Villas Bavaro All-inclusive Central Punta Cana 7 check
Secrets Royal Beach 10.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 14 check
Stanza Mare Coral Comfort 10.7 mi. North of Central Punta Cana -- --
Tropical Sueno Resort and Spa Club All-inclusive 10.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Barceló Bávaro Beach Central Punta Cana 8 check
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 -- --

If you want to try your hand at some games of chance, visit the nearest casino, Casino Palma Real. You will be able to find Casino Palma Real just a short distance away from this accommodation.


Not all accommodations in the Dominican Republic feature on-site spas, but Melia Punta Cana Beach Resort is one pleasant place that is able and excited to offer its guests a fun (sometimes necessary) way to release tension and renew their bodies. The list below shows some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Hair Services
  • Manicures
  • Massages
  • Pedicures
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Spa Pool
  • Steam Room

The on-site Yhi Spa offers a variety of services, from facials to couples massages. It is open daily between 8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Massages and other treatments require an appointment.


Even though there's plenty of fun activities right on-location, travelers hoping to explore can find a multitude of interesting recreational possibilities on Hispaniola. Whether you'd rather relax at the beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you can find plenty of other opportunities for recreation close at hand. Click on these articles to read more concerning riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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