Things to See and Do While Staying at Now Garden

There are many things to do and see on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic, and the Now Garden will help you take advantage of this incredible island setting. This vacation spot offers a wide selection of recreational possibilities, meaning you will have plenty of fun activities to enjoy during your trip.

With 2 swimming pools to choose from at Now Garden, it should be easy for you find the perfect poolside spot. Of course, you might also enjoy soaking in the whirlpool on-site.

If you're worried about finding a gym to use while in the Dominican Republic, this destination has you covered; there is an on-site workout facility for health-conscious guests.


Anyone who likes tennis will find an extra perk when staying at this location, because its on-site tennis facilites offer a challenge, as well as a convenient outdoor activity. Guests will find 2 tennis courts on the property.

Searching for more spots like this one? You may want to browse other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Barceló Bávaro Beach.


Despite the fact that Now Garden doesn't have a golf course, it may be possible to arrange for a tee time nearby. The area's closest courses are Cocotal Golf and Country Club, The Lakes Barcelo Bavaro Golf Course, and Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club. All of them are within visiting distance, and the closest of the collection, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, is only a meager hike off from the lodging, so it won't be hard to make stopping in for a few rounds of golf. This course has 18 holes total. It's a total of 6021 yards long, and is a par 72. For golfers who want to learn more, contact the course at (809) 687-4653.


During a visit to Hispaniola is the ideal time to enjoy a new recreational experience. There are multiple options available at the resort, so you are sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, even if you've never done it before. The bullets below indicates which watersports are available at Now Garden:

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Vacationers traveling with kids might find exactly what they need at Now Garden, because it is known for its family-friendly amenities.

Kids age 3 to 12 can hang out at the Explorer's Club daily from 9:00 am to 9:30 pm. The club offers activities like educational tours of the botanical gardens, treasure hunts, movies under the stars, camp out adventures and dinner for children. All of the staff at Explorer's Club are certified by the American Red Cross in CPR for children.

Teens ages 13 to 17 can hand out at the Core Zone Teens Club, located right next door at Now Larimar. Teens can enjoy a giant chess board, a bungee trampoline, billiards, a snack bar serving food and non-alcoholic beverages and high social events designed specifically for teens.

The playground is one amenity that will keep both kids and their parents happy during their stay. It is a safe area for children to play and meet other guests their age while their parents have a moment to rest and regroup. During your vacation, you may find yourself wanting to enjoy the Dominican Republic's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. The property can provide a babysitting service, so parents will have a chance to take some time for themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If your idea of fun includes stylish bars, clubs, and several live entertainment venues, this property should not be your first choice. The resort doesn't host many after-hours events.

Despite the lack of live entertainment, you'll still find options for after-hours fun, including many on-site bars.

If lady luck is calling your name, visit the nearest casino, Casino Palma Real. It's three quarters of a mile from Now Garden.


On top of the activities you'll find right on this property, guests visiting the Dominican Republic will always find some nice opportunities to get out and explore. Regardless of whether you're looking to lay out on a sunny beach or enjoy a round or two of golf, you can find plenty of other options for recreation in the immediate vicinity. Check out these articles to learn more concerning fishing, riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, snorkeling, shopping, sightseeing, and other activities.


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