Relax in a bright, tropical room enveloped by exotic natural surroundings.
- Wi-Fi connection (free of charge)
Indicative price per night in a double room (My Barceló Rate)
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.
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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**** hotel everything is prepared so that the bride and groom live the unforgettable experience to celebrate a movie wedding on an idyllic Caribbean beach.
The Occidental Caribe offers the Flip Club for children, a marvelous children's area open from 9 am to 10 pm.
Parents can leave their kids at the Barcy Club every day, in the hands of specially trained staff. For children from 4 to 12 years old.
The Flip Water Park is a water play area, ideal for the youngest kids. Here they can enjoy a program of daily activities and have fun swimming out in the sun.
There is also a great theater with minidisco open from 8 pm to 9 pm, and a trapeze and rock climbing area for children ages 4 to 12 years old. Open from 9.30 to 11.30.
The hotel offers a babysitting service at an additional charge.
The Occidental Caribe has a daily activity program both in the Lobby Bar and pool area.
It also has a games room with a pool table, ping pong, and much more. Opening hours are from 10 am to 11 pm.
The theater has capacity for 800 people and offers 7 musical variety shows. Opening hours are from 20.00 to 23.00.
For more animated guests, the resort also provides an adults-only club, which offers Family Night once a week. Opening hours are from 22.30 to 2.00.
The Premium Level is especially 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 reception
· 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 Holidays!
· Saona Island and Altos de Chavón
A trip to Altos de Chavón will take you back in time 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 the unique thrill of sailing in the Caribbean Sea, where you can enjoy the crystal clear water from the natural swimming pool. On a catamaran and to the rhythm of ‘vitamina’ and ‘merengue’ – those who love sailing, the sea and nature will experience a wonderful day. 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, as well as its historic and cultural monuments. Visit the New World’s first cathedral, a fine example of 16th century architecture, and the Museo de las Casas Reales, among others. 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. On this excursion, you'll take a horseback ride, walk through the jungle and have the chance to 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
An action-packed day filled with adventure in the mountains. If you have ever fantasized Safari through tropical beaches and rainforests, crossing rivers and mountain peaks, let us make your dreams come true!
· Quad bikes
Discover the most beautiful landscapes on the east coast, from mangroves, coconut palms and beautiful Atlantic beaches. Enjoy a half-day excursion.
· Helicopter Tour
Explore the Dominican Republic’s prettiest coast and be awestruck by its lush vegetation, crystal clear waters, white sandy beaches, and the most important hotel chains in Punta Cana. Panoramic views that exceed your imagination. Weight limit per seat: 135.6 kg (299 lb)
· Manatí Park Entrance
Experience the thrill of seeing exotic animals up close and touching them. Take part in exciting shows, and don’t miss your chance to swim with dolphins. One of life's unique experiences.
· Deep-sea Fishing
In the Fishing area the richest of the country, together we’ll catch the biggest fish! A relaxing day in the sun.
· Samaná Discovery
A new way to discover the landscape and beauty of Samaná, now over land, crossing the Bay of Samaná on a boat from Miches. You will travel through mountains, visit Cascada El Limón (El Limón Waterfall) and spend time on Bacardi Island or Cayo Levantado.
The easiest and most comfortable way of 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: a 15-minute dolphin interaction program on one side of the structure in water that is 2.5 - 3 feet deep. Minimum height requirements: 3 feet
2. Dolphin Action: a 25-minute program that includes contact with dolphins on one side of the structure, interaction with one dolphin in the central part of this structure and a swim with sharks and manta rays. Minimum height requirements: 3 feet 7 inches
3. Dolphin Royal: a 45-minute program that includes contact with dolphins, interaction and swim with 2 dolphins and a ride on their dorsal fins. Minimum height requirements: 4 feet None of these programs are suitable for pregnant women
· Adventure Buggies
If you are adventurous and love adrenaline, you will definitely enjoy this fantastic trip through the countryside driving your own buggy and having a refreshing swim in the beautiful virgin beach of 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, in an atmosphere for those seeking 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 nightlife by visiting the most famous club in the Punta Cana area, located deep inside a cave with an amazing atmosphere to please all musical tastes. Open Thursday to Sunday Check the deals available.
· Coco Bongo Disco Show
With more than 40 artists on stage, Coco Bongo is a world-class show combining acrobats, concerts, dances and famous film scenes, creating an atmosphere full of fun and energy. Coco Bongo gives you a magical, unforgettable night! Check the deals available.
Marinarium invites you to discover the marvels of the reefs and marine life, where you will have an opportunity to surface dive with rays and nurse sharks. Enjoy the spectacular scenery sailing along the Cabeza de Toro and Bávaro coasts.
· Bávaro Adventure Park
Dare to enter a world full of adventures and excitement. Bávaro Adventure Park, the Dominican Republic’s first and only adventure theme park, offers you 12 attractions in one place: ZIPLINE / ZIPLINE PRO / BUNGEE DOME / FLIGHT SIMULATOR / CLIMBING GARDEN / SEGWAY / ZORBING / PAINTBALL / MOUNTAIN BIKE / PUMP TRACK / FREE ECO TOUR and our exclusive, spectacular JURASSIC WORLD with over 20 life-sized, animated dinosaurs. Check the deals available!
· Bebe Catamaran
Half-day cruise on board a beautiful ship that sails along the Bávaro coast to the sounds of tropical music. We will stop for admire the coral reefs and multi-colored fishand we will also visit a natural swimming pool. · Scape Park
A theme park with numerous attractions ranging from adrenaline-charged adventures to up to ecological and cultural activities. You can choose the activities that most appeal to you and your way of life. You can choose between flying over the tree-tops by opting for one of 8 Zip Lines, taking a refreshing plunge in the famous Hoyo Azul or the beautiful Las Ondas cenote, visiting Iguanaland, exploring the impressive Cave, learning about countryside living, messing about in the Saltos Azules or relaxing on the stunning Juanillo beach (drinks not included) or on the Sunset Cruise (subject to additional cost).
· La Hacienda
Discover a side of the Dominican Republic that you would have never imagined. La Hacienda will immerse you deeply in our country to explore magnificent spaces of nature, while enjoying the most attractive activities: Polaris buggies, horseback riding, mini-safari from a truck, zip line, chairlift and Quick Jump.
· Juanillo VIP
Enjoy a fun-filled day in paradise at Cap Cana! Sailing on a catamaran along the beautiful Cap Cana coast, with a snorkeling stop in 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 this unique life experience!
A colorful stroll through the fields of the mountains to enjoy the interaction in a close proximity to beautiful and pleasant squirrel monkeys. You can enjoy the monkeys on 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 catamaran ride and a crew for you, leaving the most beautiful and luxurious marina in the Caribbean. Why not!
Maximum enjoyment in the mountains! Let yourself be swept away on a trip of thrills at altitude, gliding through cables and enjoying a stunning views of nature. Feel the adrenaline in your body reach its highest level
· Scuba diving
Experience diving in the depths of the Caribbean! A wonderful opportunity to enjoy great marine diversity in the warm waters of the Caribbean. Now that you’re in the Caribbean, DARE TO TRY! This is a diving experience you will never forget! Don’t worry if you have no experience- we will teach you!
· Humpback Whale Watching | Only available from 19 January to 20 March
Get ready for an incredible, unique experience that will last a lifetime! You will be part of the majestic presence of the humpback whales in the waters of Samaná Bay. You’ll find out all about whale behavior during an unforgettable day. For more information about Barceló Vacation excursions, visit www.vacacionesbarcelo.com, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +1 809 796 2420 (Available with Whatsapp message service).
The Occidental Caribe has magnificent features gardens with an endless number of tropical plants and flowers distributed throughout the resort.
It also offers a multitude of outdoor spaces for entertainment, as well as perfect areas 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 hours: 8 am to 7 pm.
The Occidental Caribe has 1 tennis court with lighting available (subject to charge), open from 9.30 to 18.00.
Sporty guests can enjoy endless activities from aerobics to volleyball in the pool and on the beach, basketball and water polo. Kayaking trips, table tennis and even trapeze exercises are also available. There is also a climbing wall for guests over 13 years old (open from 3 pm to 6 pm only).
Those who love the sea and water sports can take sailing and diving lessons (charge applies). There are beginner’s classes for first-timers in both activities. (also subject to charge).
There are various golf courses just a few minutes away by car. Puntablanca 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 drinks included
· Snacks Barcy Club for children from 4 to 12 years old (supervised)
· In-room safe Access to the full hotel facilities
· Wi-Fi connection
· Taxes and tips
Services not included:
· Laundry service
· Beauty salon (hairdressers, massage, etc.)
· Telephone and communications
· Medical services
· Any item from the shops
· Room service (meals)
· Any service from an external supplier
· Babysitting Service
· Any service not listed in the Barceló All Inclusive Program
Book the transfer service that you want directly online 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. For this, we provide the different transfer services that you can book during step 3 of the booking process, after selecting your room.
We offer private transfers from and/or to:
· Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): USD 45 (each way in a bus for up to 6 passengers)
· Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ): USD 195 (each way in a bus for up to 6 passengers)
Fares each way: 1 to 6 people.
We offer private or shared transfers from and/or to:
· Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): US$15 (Price per person per trip)
· Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ): USD 120 (price each way per person)
Fares each way: up to 2 people.
To book when you make your hotel booking, include the following information in the Additional Requests section when you make your hotel reservation:
· Full names of guests
· Flight number 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: email@example.com
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.