Barcelo Punta Cana

The Barcelo Punta Cana is a hotel surrounded by vegetation and palm trees. This 4 star all inclusive hotel has 798 accommodations, 7 restaurants ready to serve you with a wide variety of appetizing dishes, fitness center, swimming pools, children’s club, golf and others. 

The hotel is located 25 minutes away from the Punta Cana International Airport. 

The Barcelo Punta Cana is recommended for couples looking for a romantic getaway, families with children and even group of friends that want to have a great time. If you have a low budget and you want to enjoy all what Punta Cana has to offer this hotel is one of your alternatives. Guests at this hotel have the alternative to enjoy the Club Premium services if they wish to do so.

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There are a total of 798 rooms at this fairly sized hotel. You can choose them with a view to the pool, the gardens or the endless sea. All accommodations are well decorated with desks, lamps, night tables, paintings and more. They can be divided in 6 main types.

First is the Double room, they are very comfortable with 355 ft² of space with the following amenities: king size bed or two twins bed, air conditioning, mini-bar restocked daily (beer, sodas and water), phone, cable TV, phone, coffee machine, hairdryer, iron with ironing board, well equipped bathroom, safety box, ipod radio and Internet.

Next is the Double room with Sea View, this accommodation has a wonderful view of the Caribbean Sea and has all the amenities of the previous room. It is also very spacious with an area of 355 ft².

The Superior rooms at the Barcelo Punta Cana are an elegant accommodation decorated with vibrant colors. It has all the amenities of the double room plus an area of 355 ft². Some extra benefits you obtain by staying at this room are: ceiling fan, bathrobe and slippers, magnifying mirror, 32” flat screen TV and two double beds instead of twins.

The Superior room with Ocean Front has all the benefits of the standard superior with the fantastic bonus of a breathtaking view of the ocean.

The following accommodations are on a complete different level as they are part of the Club Premium: 

The first is the Suite Club Premium with a huge area of 603 ft². This is one of the most luxurious rooms at the Barcelo Punta Cana with a view to the gorgeous gardens or the marvelously designed pool. The Suite Club Premium include all the amenities available for all the other rooms plus a two meter wide bed, early check in-late check out, Internet, luxury toiletries and living room with sofa bed.

The last type of accommodation is the Presidential Suite Club Premium. This is the biggest room in the hotel with an astonishing 1356 ft² of space. It has an incredible view available plus the highest comfort you can obtain at the hotel. This room includes all the amenities of the Suite Club Premium plus a mattress topper for the 2 meter wide bed, dining room, 42” flat screen TV, jacuzzi and rain dance showers.

Guests of the Club Premium may also enjoy the following bonuses: Special attention at the reception area, private concierge, access to the Premium lounge, pillow menu, a wide selection of international drinks included, 10% discount in the spa and the hotel shops, unlimited reservations for all of the a la carte restaurants at the Barcelo Punta Cana and local calls free of charge. Overall the accommodations are kept clean on a daily basis; if you wish a quiet room is advised to get one far from the main building.

Pool and Beach

There are 3 pools at this hotel; two for adults and one for children. The pools are in good condition and are cleaned regularly. The swim up bar is fairly decent. You can find lots of chairs at the pool especially if you want to take a sunbath. No need of getting up early to find a spot. Plenty of music during the day, near the main pool.

The beach at the Barcelo Punta Cana is simply amazing. The long and wide stretches of sand at the beach are like white powder. The water is crystal blue making it a great sight to behold. Plenty of chairs to choose from; whether you want shade or sun. Many tall palm trees are available for all those wanting a nice shaded spot. There is no need wake up at dawn to reserve chairs unless you want to watch the impressive view of the sunrise over the sea. Swimming at the beach can be a bit rough for young children due to the occasional strong current so keep that in mind.


You can find 7 delicious restaurants at the Barcelo Punta Cana. All of them offer different kinds of specialties that will delight your palate. The main restaurant is the buffet El Alcazar. The place is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. The omelet station is one of the highlights of breakfast along with the fresh fruit juices. At lunch you can see plenty of fresh fruits, vegetables plus the typical pizza, fries and more. Dinners at the buffet have a good variety especially with the fish, meat and the pasta station.

There are 6 a la carte restaurants at the Barcelo Punta Cana; each one focuses in a specific type of cuisine.
First is El Marlin; during the day is a snack bar where you can get tasty hamburgers, crispy fries, hot dogs, sandwiches and a nice selection of Dominican dishes. At dinner it becomes a restaurant specializing in seafood and different meat cuts. Next is El Mirador; during the day it serves light meals but at dinner time it turns into an a la carte restaurant that prepares scrumptious Mexican specialties. Another good restaurant at the Barcelo Punta Cana is the Conuco which serves Dominican cuisine. They serve a pretty good fish. The Tokyo is a Japanese restaurant featuring an impressive teppanyaki and attentive service. The other a la carte at the hotel are the
Roma (Italian restaurant) which prepares an amazing steak and the Paris (French restaurant).
Non premium guests can have one dinner included at any of the a la carte with a stay of 3 to 4 nights, two dinners with a stay 5 to 6 nights, three dinners with a 7 to 8 night stay and so on. Premium guests have unlimited dinners. Keep in mind you need to dress casual elegant (no shorts, no flip flops and no sleeveless shirts) to dine at any of the a la carte.


You won’t get bored at the Barcelo Punta Cana. There are several activities available to you during the day time such as tennis, rock wall climbing, beach volleyball, water polo, water basketball, pool volleyball, table tennis, water aerobics, kayak, snorkeling, parasailing and scuba diving. You can also be on the beach while receiving a relaxing massage. The beach parties are a lot of fun.

Children will love the mini water park designed for them. Excursions are another great way of having a great time. The trip to Santo Domingo is quite an interesting experience. You can visit a museum, get drinks and explore a cave. Nights are also quite a thrill at the hotel. You can have fun at the theater during the live night shows and dance to the rhythms of the Caribbean until your feet hurt. If you like karaoke; there is one for you. There is a casino as well.

Contact Information

Telephone Number: +1 809-476-7777                         

Fax: +1 809-412-2288



Mailing Address: Playa Arena Gorda

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