Relax in a bright, tropical room enveloped by exotic natural surroundings.
- Wi-Fi connection (free of charge)
The Occidental Caribe**** (member hotel of the Barceló Hotel Group and formerly Barceló Punta Cana) is a vacation resort that enjoys an incomparable location in front of the transparent waters of the magnificent Playa Arena Gorda, considered one of the best in the Dominican Republic.
The resort has 798 rooms and suites they stand out for their elegance and brightness. In addition, thanks to their excellent services, these magnificent rooms offer maximum comfort and relaxation.
The health and safety concept of the Barceló Hotel Group
A personal style that represents and guarantees all our experience and research in safety, health, and hygiene, adapted to the new circumstances in which we find ourselves.
A program with new protocols and reinforcement measures that complies with the recommendations of the WHO, international organizations such as the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council), as well as governmental institutions within each country where we operate.
Visit the We Care About You page for more information and interactive maps with all the details!
The health and safety concept of the Barceló Hotel Group
Enhanced cleaning procedures under the supervision of a new cleaning professional responsible for ensuring that the hotel is thoroughly sanitized. Specific inspections will be carried out to make sure that the new protocols are being implemented before the hotel opens, and then regular checks will be carried out and verified by our partners:
Carretera Macao SN Playa Arena Gorda . 23301 Punta Cana Dominican Republic
Punta Cana International Airport 28.4 km away
Macao Beach 14.3 km away
The restaurants at the Occidental Caribe stand out for their variety, including 7 speciality restaurants included in the Barceló All Inclusive programme, one of which is a buffet.
You can also enjoy all types of premium drinks and the most prestigious brands at our bars.
At the Occidental Caribe (4 stars) Hotel, everything is ready for the bride and groom to share the unforgettable experience of celebrating a picture-perfect wedding on an idyllic Caribbean beach.
For the little ones, Occidental Caribe offers the Flip Club, a fantastic kid's zone open from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Parents can drop off their children each day at the Flip Club under the care of trained, professional staff. For children from ages 4 to 12 years old.
The Flip Water Park is a water play area ideal for the youngest children. Here they can enjoy a program of daily activities and have fun swimming out in the sun.
There is also a grand theater with a mini-club open from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm and great fun for the whole family. We also offer a climbing wall, trapeze, badminton, aerobics, table tennis, and other games, as well as a tennis court with night lighting. All activities are subject to availability and weather conditions, from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm and from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
The hotel offers a babysitting service for an additional charge.
Occidental Caribe has a daily program of activities both in the Lobby Bar and in the pool area.
It also has a games room with a pool table, ping pong, and much more. Open 10:00 am to 11:00 pm (10:00-23:00).
The theater has capacity for 800 people and offers 7 musical variety shows. Open: 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm (20:00 to 23:00).
In addition, the resort offers an adults-only discotheque. Open: 11:00 pm to 2:00 am (23:00 to 2:00).
The Premium Level is specially designed for guests seeking more personalized attention throughout their stay, providing a superior, exclusive level of service: a great way to forget the stresses of daily life.
The Premium Level offers its guests the opportunity to pamper themselves and relax with its exclusive variety of services and amenities that include the following:
· Preferential service area at the reception desk
· Exclusive check-in and check-out. Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
· Premium Level Lounge Access
· Private Concierge Service
· Free internet
· Superior amenities kit
· Selection of complimentary international drinks (Premium Level Lounge)
· Daily access to reservations in the specialty restaurants
· 10% discount in the spa and stores within the hotel (applies to cash purchases)
To access Premium Level services, book one of the following room categories:
· Presidential Suite
The best and most beautiful corners of the Dominican Republic through Barceló Vacations!
· Saona Island and Altos de Chavón
A trip to Altos de Chavón will take you back to 16th-century Mediterranean Europe. With spectacular views of the Chavón River, this village has become a mecca for artists because of its famous amphitheater. Experience something unique, like speed-boating in the Caribbean Sea. We will stop off to enjoy the crystal clear waters of a natural pool. On a catamaran and to the rhythm of vitamin and merengue a full day for lovers of sailing, sea, and nature will come to an end. A tailor-made excursion.
· Santo Domingo Bus
This is your chance to explore the oldest city in the Americas and visit its best cultural treasures. Stroll through its colonial streets, and admire its historic and cultural monuments. Visit the first cathedral of the New World which offers a fine example of 16th-century architecture, and the Museo de las Casas Reales, among others sites. We will also stop at a viewpoint that offers a gorgeous view of the modern city.
· Fun-Fun Cave
This adventure goes beyond the limits of the unknown; where your dreams are intertwined with reality. Horseback riding, hiking through the jungle... And descend into one of the largest caves in the world. Marvel at the beauty in the dark colorful tunnels and listen to the magical whisper of underground rivers. Endless adrenaline!
· Bávaro Runners
Enjoy an action-packed day filled with adventure in the mountains. If you’ve ever daydreamed of exploring tropical beaches and rain forests, traversing rivers, and climbing mountain tops, let us make your dreams come true!
Discover the most picturesque spots on the east coast, ranging from mangroves and coconut palms to beautiful Atlantic beaches. Enjoy a half-day excursion.
· Helicopter Tour
Explore the Dominican Republic’s prettiest coast and marvel at its lush vegetation, crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, and the most important hotel chains in Punta Cana. A panoramic view that will exceed anything you could imagine. Weight limit per seat: 299 lbs.
· Manatee Park Entrance
Experience the thrill of seeing and touching exotic animals up close. Take part in exciting shows, and don’t miss your chance to swim with dolphins. A once-in-a-lifetime experience.
· Deep-sea Fishing
We’ll catch the biggest fish together in the country’s best fishing area! A relaxing day in the sun.
· Samaná Discovery
Enjoy this new way to discover the incredible landscape and beauty of Samaná via land, but first crossing Samaná Bay by boat from Miches. Hike in the mountains, experience Limón Waterfall, and visit Bacardi Island or Cayo Levanto.
The easiest and most comfortable way to explore the underwater world. Disconnect from the outside world and feel the excitement of walking under the water.
· Dolphin Island
Enjoy the incredible experience of swimming with dolphins in a floating structure in the sea, where you will have the chance to touch these creatures and even receive a tender kiss from them. An unforgettable experience!
Three different programs to choose from for the chance to have fun with these incredible creatures:
1. Dolphin Experience: 15 minute dolphin contact program at the edge of the platform with water at waist level of an average adult. Minimum height requirements: 3 feet
2. Dolphin Action: 25 minute program that includes contact with dolphins at the edge of the platform, interaction with a dolphin in the center of the platform, and a swim with sharks and manta rays. Minimum height requirements: 3 feet 7 inches
3. Dolphin Royal: 45 minute program that includes dolphin contact, interaction and swimming with 2 dorsal fin-driven dolphins. Minimum height requirements: 4 feet and it is necessary to know how to swim Pregnant women are not permitted on any program.
· Adventure Buggies
If you are adventurous and enjoy an adrenaline rush, you will definitely enjoy driving your own buggy through the countryside and stopping for a swim at a spectacular, unspoiled beach in Macao. This excursion is a must for the perfect vacation!
· Catalina Deluxe
A first-class excursion for lovers of the sun, sea, coral reefs, and crystal clear waters of the Caribbean, all in an atmosphere for those who want exclusivity and tranquility. To finish, we’ll take a walk along the Chavón River where you can enjoy natural beauty at its finest.
· Imagine Disco
Enjoy the nightlife by visiting the most famous club in the Punta Cana area, located deep inside a cave where you will find a great atmosphere suitable for all types of musical tastes. Open Thursday to Sunday. Check out the various packages available.
· Coco Bongo Disco Show
Coco Bongo is a world-class show with over 40 artists on stage. It combines acrobats, concerts, dance routines, and famous scenes from movies, all of which creates a fun-filled atmosphere full of energy and excitement. Coco Bongo will ensure a magical and unforgettable night! Check out the various packages available.
The Marinarium invites you to discover the marvelous world of coral reefs and marine life, and gives you the chance to snorkel with manta rays and nurse sharks. Enjoy the spectacular scenery as you sail along the Cabeza de Toro and Bávaro coasts.
· Bávaro Adventure Park
Dare to enter a world full of adventure and excitement. Bávaro Adventure Park, the first and only adventure theme park in the Dominican Republic, offers 12 attractions in one location: ZIPLINE / ZIPLINE PRO / BUNGEE DOME / FLIGHT SIMULATOR / CLIMBING GARDEN / SEGWAY / ZORBING / PAINTBALL / MOUNTAINBIKE / PUMP TRACK / FREE ECO TOUR and the exclusive and spectacular JURASSIC WORLD with more than 20 life-size animatronic dinosaurs. Check out the various packages available!
· Baby Catamaran
Half-day cruise onboard a beautiful ship that sails along the Bávaro coast to the sounds of tropical music. We will stop to admire the coral reefs and multicolored fish, as well as visit a natural swimming pool.· Scape Park
Natural theme park with a range of attractions from adrenaline-pumping adventures to activities based on the natural and cultural environment. Choose the activities that most appeal to you and your lifestyle. You can choose between flying over the tree-tops on one of 8 Zip Lines, taking a refreshing plunge in the famous Hoyo Azul or the beautiful Las Ondas Cenote, visiting Iguanaland, exploring an impressive cave, learning about living in the countryside, messing about in the Saltos Azules or relaxing on the stunning Juanillo Beach (drinks not included) or on the Sunset Cruise (subject to an additional cost).
· La Hacienda
Discover a side of the Dominican Republic that you would have never imagined. La Hacienda will take you deep into our country, exploring amazing natural areas as you enjoy the most exciting activities such as Boogies Polaris, horseback rides, mini-bus safari, zip line, chairlift, and Quick Jump.
· Juanillo VIP
Enjoy a full day in Cap Cana paradise! We will sail by catamaran along the beautiful coast of Cap Cana, stopping for snorkeling along the coral reefs. Swim and relax on the white sand beach of Juanillo, savor the exquisite three-course lunch with lobster included, and a refreshing dip in the “Hoyo Azul,” a natural oasis with crystal-clear fresh water. Music, drinks and entertainment are provided on board the boat and on the beach. Don't miss out on this once in a lifetime experience!
A colorful trip through the countryside to the mountains to enjoy interaction and close proximity with beautiful and friendly squirrel monkeys. You can enjoy the monkeys in a natural setting with spectacular views of the mountains, and a visit to a traditional country house. Charters Atlantida. Enjoy it, you deserve it! A private excursion in a catamaran with a crew just for you, leaving from the most beautiful, luxurious marina in the Caribbean. Why not?
Maximum fun in the mountains! Let yourself be whisked away on a trip filled with thrills high above the ground as you slide down zip lines and enjoy a gorgeous view of natural landscapes found beneath you. Feel the adrenaline in your body reach its highest level
· Scuba diving
Experience scuba diving in the depths of the Caribbean! A great chance to enjoy the wide diversity of marine life in the warm Caribbean waters. Now that you’re in the Caribbean, GIVE IT A TRY! This is a diving experience you will never forget! Don’t worry if you have no experience, we will teach you.
· Whale Watching | Only available from January 19 to March 20
Get ready for an incredible, unique experience that will last a lifetime! You will witness the majestic presence of humpback whales in the waters of Samaná Bay. You’ll find out all about whale behavior during an unforgettable day. For more information on Barceló Vacations excursions visit www.vacacionesbarcelo.com, email us at email@example.com, or call us at +1 809 796 2420 (Whatsapp messaging available).
The Occidental Caribe features magnificent gardens with an endless number of tropical plants and flowers distributed throughout the resort.
It also offers many outdoor spaces for entertainment and areas perfect for relaxation both around the pools and on the beach.
The resort features 2 large lagoon-style pools and one additional, kids-only pool, located on the beach and with marvelous sea views. All concentrated within an incomparable location just yards away from the fine white sand of Bávaro Beach. Swimming schedule: 8:00 am to 7:00pm. (8:00 to 19:00).
The Occidental Caribe has a tennis court with the possibility of night lighting (subject to charge), open from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
Guests seeking a more athletic time can practice a wide range of activities from aerobics, volleyball in the pool, beach volleyball, basketball, water polo, kayaking, table tennis, and even exercise on a trapeze. There is also a climbing wall for children over 13 years old (accessible only from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm).
Lovers of the sea and water activities will be able to take sailing and diving lessons (charges apply). For first-timers, there are beginner classes available for both activities (charges apply).
There are several golf courses within a short drive from the resort. Punta Blanca and White Sands are 5 and 10 minutes away and Cocotal and Punta Cana Golf are 20 and 30 minutes away, respectively. Not to mention the 18 holes at the magnificent The Lake Golf Course by P.B. Dye, which belongs to the Bávaro Beach Resort.
What does our All-inclusive package include?
· Breakfast, lunch and dinner
· Snacks at the bars
· National drinks (soft drinks, house wine, beer, spirits, cocktails and hot drinks)
· Sun loungers and towels around the pool and at the beach
· Day and nighttime activities for adults and children
· Free admission to the night clubs, with drink included
· Snacks Barcy Club for children from 4 to 12 years old (supervised)
· In-room safe. Access to the full hotel facilities
· WiFi connection
· Taxes and tips
Services not included:
· Laundry service
· Beauty salon (hairdressers, massage, etc.)
· Telephone and other communication services
· Medical services
· Any item from the shops
· Room service (meals)
· Any service where an outside provider is required
· Babysitting Service
· Any service not listed in the Barceló All Inclusive Program
Book the transfer service you want directly at Barcelo.com.
You don't need to worry about anything, you just need to arrive here in this paradise and we will take care of all the rest. To do so, we provide different transfer services that you can reserve in step 3 of the booking process after selecting your room type.
We offer private transfer from and/or to:
· Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): USD 45 (Bus from 1 to 6 passengers, price per way)
· Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ): USD 195 (Bus from 1 to 6 passengers, price per way)
Fares each way: 1 to 6 people.
We offer shared transfer from and/or to:
· Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): USD 15 (Price per person per way)
· Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ): USD 120 (Price per person per way)
Fares each way: up to 2 people.
To reserve your transfer when you make your hotel reservation, please include the following information in the Additional Requests section:
· Full names of guests
· Flight numbers for arrival and departure. Once you have selected your transfer we will contact you to confirm the date of arrival and departure.
If you have any questions about the airport transfer service, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check-in time for the Occidental Caribe is from 15.00, while the hotel departs at noon. In addition, our guests may continue enjoying some of the hotel facilities after check-out.
The Occidental Caribe has parking at no additional cost for hotel guests.
Yes, the Occidental Caribe hotel is a hotel adapted for people with reduced mobility. Please check with the hotel front desk for adapted services and facilities.
No, guests staying with their pets are not allowed to stay in the Occidental Caribe.
Yes, the Occidental Caribe offers food and drink options for guests with intolerances to food.
The Wi-Fi connection for Occidental Caribe guests is free of charge.
The reception team at the Occidental Caribe will be delighted to assist you in the following languages: Spanish, English, French, German and Russian.
The Occidental Caribe has room service for hotel guests. In the hotel you will find all the information you need regarding our food and drink options available for room service, along with prices, times...
Yes, breakfast at the Occidental Caribe is included in the hotel’s customer accommodation.
The minimum age to access the spa area & wellness of the Occidental Caribe is 18. The entrance to the spa has an additional cost for hotel guests. Please check our rates. The spa is also accessible to children.