Barcelo Bavaro Beach Hotel

Among all the resorts in Punta Cana the Barcelo Bavaro Beach hotel is known for its high quality service and well maintained facilities. The tall palms located all over the property combined with the unique design of the pools and the refreshing appearance of the hotel is more than enough to leave any visitor breathless. This is a 5 star all inclusive resort that share some of its facilities with the luxurious Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe.

It is an adults only resort meaning that anyone under 18 years old is not allowed;  making the resort a spot for tranquilly and relaxation. 

A total of 589 accommodations, 3 delicious and mouthwatering restaurants, free green fees for all golf lovers, casino and exclusivity of the club premium are just some of the benefits that can be enjoyed by staying at this wonderful resort.

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You can find approximately 589 rooms at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach hotel. They can be classified or divided into 4 different types. There are 432 Superior rooms each one of them with pretty decent space (47 m²). The amenities present in this type of room include two double beds, air conditioning, ceiling fan, iron with ironing board, safety box, mini bar, coffee machine, balcony, hairdryer, flat screen TV (32”), bathrobe with slippers and even a magnifying mirror. The usual rate for this room type is around $184 per night.

The Superior room Ocean Front is the second most common in the resort with a total of 79 accommodations. The maximum occupancy per room is 4 adults. As the name implies this accommodation has a spectacular front view of the ocean. It has the same amenities of the superior plus a fully equipped bathroom, Wi-Fi internet and instead of a 32” is a 42” flat screen TV. The rate for this accommodation is approximately $221 per night.

In addition to the two previously mentioned accommodations you can choose any of the club premium rooms at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach hotel. The club premium offers a wide variety of exclusive services to all its participants. Some of the benefits that premium guests can enjoy are: pool towers in the room, personalized check in and checkout, bottle of champagne in the room, room service included, access to hydrotherapy in the spa, a 20 minute massage per person, Wi-Fi included in available areas of the hotel, concierge services, access to the VIP in the Bavaro club, free of charge access to the pirates island water park and much more.

The first of the club premium accommodations is the superior room Ocean Front Club Premium with a total of 73 rooms of this type. In this room you get to enjoy all the benefits from the standard Ocean Front room plus the bonuses of the club premium. You also get a free round of golf for each day you are going to stay at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach hotel which is amazing if you are a golf enthusiast. The maximum capacity for this room is about 4 people. The rate for this room is around $299 per night.

Finally is the Master Suite Ocean Front Club Premium accommodation. In the resort, there are about 5 of these suites so if you want them better act fast. They are pretty impressive and are very spacious. The special features of the suite include all the amenities from the other room types, 2 minibars, king size bed (instead of double beds), two flat screen TV’s (42”), the club premium services, a separated living room, jacuzzi, two fully equipped bathrooms and a incredible view of the ocean. Maximum capacity of 2 people per room. The rate for this room is around $454 per night.

Overall the accommodations are quite clean and comfortable. You won’t complain about the noise in this resort as it is a great place to relax. The top floors are recommended if you want to have a quieter time.

Pool and Beach

The beach at the resort is simply breathtaking; with 2 kms of snow white sand and crystal clear waters this is the place to be. Plenty of chairs to choose from with shade or without it; so no need of getting up by sunrise if you want to sleep more. The beach area is clean and fairly calm; ideal for letting go all of your worries.

The Barcelo Bavaro Beach hotel has a marvelously designed huge pool. It is a wonderful spot to take a sunbath and chill out with your favorite drink. The pool beds are a nice feature where you can rest and relax without having to get out of the water. There is no need to wake up extremely early in the morning if you do not want to as you will see more than enough chairs for you and your companion(s). The service around the pool is good as the staff is paying constant attention to the guest’s needs. Getting hungry in the pool is no problem as it is located very close to the buffet.

If you wish to do so you can also use the adult and the semi Olympic pool at the Barcelo Bavaro Palace Deluxe which are available for all guests of the Barcelo Bavaro Beach hotel.


The main restaurant at the hotel is the Caribbean buffet. The place is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. They specialize in international cuisine and the dress code is casual. The buffet always presents a nice variety and the food is pretty fresh.

There are 2 a la carte restaurants at the hotel: La Brisa and Chez Gourmet. La Brisa is a great spot for eating if you want an astonishing view of the sea while you partake in pleasing delicacies. They are open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. In the mornings they generally serve a continental breakfast, at lunch they go for international and at dinner they turn into an a la carte restaurant specializing in Mediterranean meals. During the day the dress code is casual but at dinner is necessary to follow the formal dress code.

The Chez Gourmet at the Barcelo Bavaro Beach hotel is one a la carte you won’t forget. The staff at the restaurant makes scrumptious international dishes that will delight your palate. The appetizer consisting of salmon should not be overlooked as it can make the main dish an even better experience.

Remember to make reservations as soon as you can if you want to enjoy the a la carte restaurants. Club Premium guests can dine at any of the 8 gourmet restaurants located between the Palace deluxe and the Barcelo Bavaro Beach without extra charge and they have priority to get reservations so keep that in mind.


If you want peace and tranquility the Barcelo Bavaro Beach hotel is the ideal place to stay, on the other hand if you prefer a bit more action; you can visit its sister property the Palace Deluxe. There are plenty of things to do at this resort. You can visit the casino, watch the night shows (especially the Michael Jackson imitation), also dance to the exotic rhythms of the Caribbean.

Beach volleyball, kayak, catamaran, windsurfing, sailing, tennis, aerobics, soccer, baseball, water polo and even a mini golf course is available for all those that want some excitement in their vacation. The golf course is without a doubt one of the most attractive elements of the Barcelo Bavaro Beach hotel; designed by P.B Dye you won’t believe the amazing landscape and fairways that are part of the course. The drinks offered are another plus as they seem to be of pretty good quality.

You can attend any excursion you like for example the zip lining tour which is almost guaranteed you are going to love it; the cost is approximately $90 USD per person but prices may vary. The buggy tour is another alternative where you can ride buggies through different roads and take a swim in Macao beach at the end of the day (approximately $50 USD per person depending on tour).

Contact Information

Telephone Number: +1 809-686-5797                         

Fax: +1 809-688-4995


Website: Barcelo Hotels

Mailing Address: Carretera Bavaro, Higuey

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