Things to See and Do While Staying at Now Garden

It can be difficult to decide which of the many activities on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic are right for you. Fortunately, the Now Garden will make sure you take full advantage of this part of the island. This property offers an impressive range of recreational possibilities, which means you'll have lots of fun activities to pick from throughout your vacation.

Since the resort has a total of 2 pools on-site, you should have no trouble claiming a prime poolside spot. Plus, when it isn't too hot outside, the whirlpool here can feel particularly soothing.

Travelers staying at this property won't need to worry about finding a gym to use during their vacations; amenities include a workout facility with exercise equipment.


This resort is a perfect fit for tennis buffs, considering those who stay here can enjoy a match during their vacations using the on-site facilities. You will find 2 courts on this property.

If you're wondering where else you can find tennis courts, you might want to check out other popular accommodations that offer this activity, like Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Barceló Bávaro Beach.


Although Now Garden doesn't have a golf course on the property, the on-site staff may be able to assist you in scheduling a tee time nearby. Nearby golf courses 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 of the bunch, Cocotal Golf and Country Club, is just a quick distance away from the property, so it won't be trouble to plan going over for a few rounds of golf. There are 18 holes at this course. The course is a par 72, with a total length of 6021 yards. If you'd like to see if it is possible to schedule a tee time, contact the course at (809) 687-4653.


While staying on Hispaniola why not try out a new recreational sport? There are a variety of different options available here, so you can be sure to find an aquatic activity you enjoy, regardless of your style. The bullets below shows the watersports available at Now Garden:

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

Family Activities

Planning to vacation with your children? Then you will like your options at Now Garden, which has your choice of several family-focused 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.

Kids will be especially pleased to find a playground on the property. It is a great place to let kids have some daily playtime while parents enjoy a bit of downtime. Some parents know the value of an excursion sans their children. Here, they allow parents a chance to tour the Dominican Republic by themselves, since they have a babysitter.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you have a taste for stylish bars, clubs, and dozens of live shows to choose from, Now Garden may not be your best pick. The resort can be pretty quiet after dark.

Though there are not any scheduled live performances, you'll still have plenty of places to grab a drink or two at Now Garden.

If you're in the mood to gamble, one of the closest casinos is at Casino Palma Real. This one is located three quarters of a mile from Now Garden.


Beyond all of the activities found right on this property, travelers visiting the Dominican Republic will always find some good chances to get out and explore. Whether you'd rather spend time at the beach or enjoy a couple of rounds on the golf course, you will find plenty of other recreational opportunities in the immediate surroundings. Check out these articles to learn more concerning snorkeling, scuba diving, sightseeing, fishing, shopping, renting a bike or scooter, and other activities you might enjoy.


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