Of course, visitors are impressed with the lush tropical beauty of the Dominican Republic, coming here for an exotic vacation in the sun. But the area is also rich in History and points of interest. It is worth taking a day and visit some of the landmarks around Punta Cana, Bávaro Beach and Santo Domingo. There are several fascinating places to see all within proximity of the Barceló Dominican Republic hotels
Fort Ozama near Santa Domingo is the second oldest military compound in the world. The entrance fee is small. Hire a tour guide or use the brochure for a self-guided tour. The grassy property has a great view of the Ozama River.
The Catedral Primada de America is the first cathedral built in the Americas. It is a dramatic structure inside and outside. Go in free or take an inexpensive audio tour and learn about the area's history.
For a natural phenomenon, visit Boca el Diablo, the Devil's Mouth, well worth the four-hour drive from Punta Cana
. When waves hit the rock, water sprays into the air at a great speed.
Dominican Republic hotels have many resorts for a luxurious stay in the area. The Barceló Bávaro Palace has accommodations to meet the needs of a variety of guests, from families with children to honeymooners. Spacious, comfortable rooms with the best in-room amenities make for a pleasant stay in the Dominican Republic.
One of the world's top 10 beaches is just a walk away. Sparkling pools, gourmet restaurants, and a children's play area are among the many on-site amenities of Barceló Bávaro hotels.
The hotels are near all the vibrant nightlife in the area. A host of exciting nightclubs and casinos are just a walk away to celebrate the ending of a perfect day in paradise.