Your kids are going to love the Memories Splash Punta Cana Resort & Casino. Why? This resort is one of the few in the Punta Cana area that cater to entertaining children and teenagers. Now, there are plenty of fun activities to do as well for adults (especially if you are a kid at heart).
The Memories Splash Punta Cana formerly known as Grand Paradise Bavaro along with the Royalton belongs to a complex located approximately 30 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport. Both of them are excellent properties; however, they are focused on different audiences. Kids will find the memories very appealing due to their vast array of entertainment alternatives. Adults, especially couples in a romantic trip will find the Royalton to be more adequate to their needs.
The large size of the complex offer particular benefits and disadvantages. On one hand, you got plenty of choices for eating and activities, on the other hand, you have to walk for a few minutes to get to most areas. The shuttle solves most of the issues with the transportation, so be patient or walk (is just a few minutes anyway). Check-in is a bit lengthy, but the staff is helpful (speaking a bit of Spanish and tipping can do wonders). The grounds are spotless and well kept.
The water park is where you want to go. Only a few of them exist in the Dominican Republic, so take advantage of it, your kids will love you for it. The Diamond Club makes a big difference in your vacation (make sure you get a good butler).
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The Memories Splash Punta Cana Resort & Casino has 525 rooms available for the guests. Some of them are large, others are a bit smaller, but there is something for all tastes, budgets, and needs. All accommodations at this resort include a balcony or terrace, Satellite TV, Bluetooth audio station, WI-FI, mini-bar, coffee and tea maker, electronic safe, iron with ironing board, hairdryer and room service (7:00 am to 9:00 pm).
The basic rooms belong to the Family Area Accommodations. The first one is the Deluxe room which is the most economical of all types. It has a king size bed or two double beds with fully equipped bathroom. You get a pool or garden view. Max occupancy is 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children.
The Connecting Deluxe accommodation is perfect for big families or group of friends traveling together. It has an internal door connecting two deluxe rooms. Surcharge apply. Max. Occupancy is 8 adults or 4 adults and 4 children.
Next is the Deluxe Jacuzzi. The accommodation includes a king size bed, fully equipped bathroom with jacuzzi and a view of the pool or the garden from balcony or terrace. Max Occupancy is 2 adults.
Want a jacuzzi for your family? The Deluxe Family Jacuzzi Suite is for you. This accommodation has a king size bed and a set of bunk beds in a separate area. It also has a full bathroom with a jacuzzi and a view of the garden or pool. Max Occupancy 4 adults or 2 adults and 3 children.
The Premium room with a king size bed or 2 double beds, bathroom, and a view of the garden, pool or the water park is another good choice especially for those longing a view of the Splash park on a daily basis. Max. occupancy 4 adults, or 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children.
Finally, the Premium Jacuzzi Junior Suite allows you to enjoy a jacuzzi with plenty of space for your family to stretch. A king size bed or 2 queen beds, bathroom with jacuzzi, and a view of the pool or garden are just a few of the amenities you will enjoy by staying at this accommodation. Max. occupancy 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
The highest level of luxury rooms at the Memories Punta Cana belong to the Diamond Club. The Club has the following perks: Personalized check-in / check-out, exclusive beach area with dedicated bar and waiter service, selected premium drinks menu available in Lounge, distinctive wrist bracelet, nightly turndown service, beach towel in room, complimentary early check in and late check out (subject to availability), private Diamond Club Lounge access daily, continental breakfast service in Lounge, evening hot and cold hors doeuvres and afternoon snacks including decadent desserts, luxury amenities in room, mini bar restocked daily, robes and slippers in room and 10% discount on Spa treatments, and hairdresser.
Members of the Club can stay at any of the 3 types of special accommodations with unique benefits. The Diamond Club Premium room has the same amenities of the premium rooms plus the exclusivity of the Club. Max Occupancy 4 adults or 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2 children.
The second best accommodation goes to the Diamond Club Premium Jacuzzi Junior Suite. In addition to the privileges of the Diamond Club, guests staying at this room have extra space to unwind with a jacuzzi to provide unmatched relaxation. Max Occupancy 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Among all accommodations, you could say the finest is The Diamond Club Presidential Jacuzzi One Bedroom Suite. Boasting a large bedroom with 2 separate areas this a room you will not want to leave. One area includes the bedroom with a king size bed and a fully equipped bathroom with a jacuzzi. The other is a living area with a comfy sofa, full bathroom and 2 terraces or balconies with a view of the garden or the pool. Max. Occupancy 4 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
The first thing you may have noticed when picking a room is none of them have a view of the ocean due to the fact the Splash doesnt have a beach per se. Guests have to make use of the beach in front of the Royalton Punta Cana. Rooms are spacious with air conditioning that work wonders (freezing). No elevators, so you have to take the stairs if you stay at second or third floor. The fridge is restocked daily with your favorite beverages (especially if you are in the Diamond Club). Maids keep the room spotless and the service wont disappoint you.
Who doesnt love a good pool right? The pool at the Memories is going to delight you. Crystal clear refreshing water and plenty of chairs to ease off will make your vacation days memorable. No need to fight for sunbeds as there are more than enough. Getting a drink at the main pool bar is not that easy with lots of people, but it can be done with persistence (show them how badly you want that drink). The towel service is not super efficient, so you better take good care of the ones you do get.
This hotel doesnt have a beach, but refreshing at the beach of the Royalton is easy enough. You only need to wait for the shuttle or walk for 5 minutes to be there. If you are in the Diamond Club, you will love it. Having a waiter delivering your favorite cocktail or snack as you lie down under the shade of a palm tree is priceless.
The Memory Splash hotel in Punta Cana has several choices for those looking to satisfy their palates. International, Mexican, and Italian are a few of the specialties you can enjoy.
Overall, the service at all restaurants is pretty impressive, and most of the staff go out of their way to make sure all your needs are met (make sure to tip them well).
The Memories Splash Punta Cana Resort & Casino offer a wide variety of refreshing drinks at any of the 7 bars spread throughout the property. The Lobby Bar, Theater Bar, Diamond Club Lounge, Social Bar, Bellini Bar, Splash Pool Bar, and Bubbles Pool Bar are a few of the areas where you can drink to your hearts content. In addition, you can visit the ones located at the Royalton if you feel like taking a quick stroll.
Getting bored at this resort is not an option. You can do all sort of activities like use the free WI-FI available at any location in the resort, take beginner scuba diving lessons in the pool, play beach volleyball, tennis, beach and pool Olympics, table tennis, aerobic classes, fitness center, weight training with professional instructor, motorized water sports (extra cost) and more.
The main attraction you can find at this location is the Memories Splash Punta Cana water park. Ride all seven exciting slides, chill at the wave pool, and watch your kids run around the spray grounds while the staff at the park keeps a watchful eye on the children to make sure they dont get hurt. Keep in mind the area at the park are slippery, so you better watch out. Chairs are a little scarce at the park but is not that big of a deal since you wont be sitting for long.
Excursions are always a fantastic way to get the most out of your Punta Cana vacation. The one that travels to the island of Saona is one of the best. A trip in a catamaran, snorkeling in the turquoise waters, and eating an appetizing lunch at the shore are just some of the benefits of this once in a lifetime experience.
Your kids will love their exclusive activities as well. Table tennis, trivia games, mini-golf and aerobic classes are just a few of them. The kids club is always a hit with the children from 4 to 12 years old as they can play games and watch cartoons, all around a safe environment.
The Berenstain Bears will make your time with the children something unforgettable. Toopy and Bingo, which are two of the most interesting characters at the resort, will entertain the whole family with games and live shows.
Teenagers got something for them as well. The teens lunge which is for 13 to 17 years old got a billiards table, WI-FI area with charging stations, table tennis, and Play Station rooms.
At night, most of the fun happens at the Royalton. You can use your favorite dance moves at the disco, watch the circus and Michael Jackson shows with their amazing choreography, and go to a beach party. This resort is one of a kind, take advantage of it and give your children the time of their lives.
Telephone Number: +1 809-552-1617
Fax: +1 809-468-4599
Address: Highway Macao, Playa Arena Gorda
Bavaro, Punta Cana, La Altagracia