Relax in a bright, tropical room surrounded by an exotic natural environment.
- Wi-Fi connection (free of charge)
The Occidental Caribe**** (belonging to the Barceló Hotel Group and formerly known as the Barceló Punta Cana) is a holiday resort that boasts an unbeatable location on the beachfront of the fabulous Arena Gorda Beach, considered one of the best stretches of sand 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 Barceló Hotel Group health and safety concept
Our health and safety seal represents and endorses all our experience and research into health, safety and hygiene, and has been adapted to the current world situation.
This programme introduces new protocols and reinforcement measures to comply with WHO recommendations, as well as those of international bodies such as the WTTC (World Travel & Tourism Council) and government institutions in each country in which we operate.
Visit the We Care About You page for further information and detailed interactive maps.
The Barceló Hotel Group health and safety concept
Stricter cleaning protocols under the supervision of a new hygiene specialist responsible for ensuring the complete disinfection of the hotel. Specific audits will be carried out to check the new protocols before the hotel opens, and the usual audits will be reinforced and regularly checked 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 Occidental Caribe****, everything is arranged so that the bride and groom can enjoy the unforgettable experience of a picture perfect wedding on an idyllic Caribbean beach.
For the little ones, the Occidental Caribe offers the Flip Club, a superb kid's zone open from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm.
Parents have the opportunity to leave their children with the specialist staff at Flip Club every day. For ages 4 to 12 years old.
Flip Water Park is the perfect place for children, where they can enjoy a daily programme of activities and have fun swimming in the sun.
There is also a great theatre with a mini-club open from 8:00 pm to 9:00 pm and with fun for the whole family, offering a climbing wall, trapeze, badminton, aerobics, table tennis, and other games, as well as one 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 (subject to charge).
Occidental Caribe puts on a daily programme of activities in the Lobby Bar, as well as in the pool area.
There is also a games room with pool table, table tennis and much more. Opening hours from 10:00 to 23:00 (10 am to 11 pm).
The theatre has capacity for 800 people and shows 7 different musical revues. Opening hours from 20:00 to 23:00 (8 pm to 11 pm).
The resort also boasts an adults-only nightclub for party-goers. Opening hours from 23:00 to 02:00 (11 pm to 2 am).
Premium Level is especially designed for guests who want more personalised attention, providing them with a superior and exclusive level of service, perfect for forgetting the stresses of everyday life.
Premium Level invites guests to indulge themselves with an exclusive range of services and amenities, which include the following:
· Priority area at reception
· Exclusive check-in and check-out, early check-in and check-out (subject to availability)
· Access to the Premium Level Lounge
· Private concierge service
· Complimentary internet
· Superior toiletries
· Selection of complimentary international drinks (Premium Level Lounge)
· Daily access to speciality restaurant reservations
· 10% discount in the hotel spa and shops (applies to cash purchases)
To benefit from Premium Level services, book one of the following room categories:
· Presidential Suite
Visit the best and most beautiful spots in the Dominican Republic with Vacaciones Barceló!
· Saona Island and Altos de Chavón
Altos de Chavón, the 'City of Artists' with its famous amphitheatre, is a small village that will transport you back to 16th-century Mediterranean Europe with the most spectacular views of the Chavón River. Experience the thrill of sailing across the Caribbean in a speed boat, and enjoy the crystalline waters of this natural swimming pool. Enjoy a full day of sailing, sea and nature aboard a catamaran, sailing along to the rhythm of vitamina and merengue music. A tailor-made excursion.
· Santo Domingo Bus
Experience the best of culture and take the opportunity to explore the oldest city in the Americas. Stroll through the colonial streets, enjoying the historic and cultural monuments. Visit the first cathedral of the new world, a fine example of 16th century architecture, as well as the Museum of the Royal Houses and much more. You will also enjoy a panoramic view of the modern city.
· Fun-Fun Cave
This adventure goes beyond the limits of the unknown, where your dreams are intertwined with reality. Horse riding, a walk through the jungle and a descent into one of the largest caves in the world. Discover the beauty of its colourful tunnels and the magical whisper of its underground rivers in the darkness. Pure adrenaline!
· Bávaro Runners
An action-packed day in the mountains on an adventure safari. If you have ever dreamt of taking a safari through beaches and tropical jungles, crossing rivers and mountain peaks, let us make your dream come true!
· Quad bikes
Discover the most beautiful landscapes on the east coast, from mangroves to coconut palms and stunning Atlantic beaches. Enjoy a half day excursion.
· Helicopter Tour
Explore the Dominican Republic’s most beautiful coastline, admire the vegetation, the crystal-clear waters, the white sandy beaches and the major hotel chains in Punta Cana. A panoramic view beyond your imagination. Weight limit per seat: 135.6 kg (299 lb).
· Entrance to Manatí Park
Enjoy the thrill of seeing and touching exotic animals; take part in surprising shows and do not miss the chance to swim with dolphins. A once-in-a-lifetime experience.
· Deep-sea fishing
Let's catch the biggest fish together in the most abundant fishing area in the country! A day of sunshine and relaxation.
· Samaná Discovery
Experience the beauty and scenery of Samaná by land, after crossing the Bay of Samana on a boat from Miches. Tour the mountains, passing El Limón waterfall and visit Bacardi Island (Cayo Levantado).
The easiest and most comfortable way to explore the underwater world. Get away from it all 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, with the opportunity to touch them and even get a gentle kiss. An experience you will never forget!
Choose from three itineraries for your experience with these wonderful mammals:
1. Dolphin Experience: 15-minute itinerary including contact with dolphins on the edge of a platform in water at waist level on an average-sized adult. Minimum height: 90 cm.
2. Dolphin Action: 25-minute itinerary including contact with dolphins on the edge of a platform, interaction with a dolphin in the centre of the platform and a swim with sharks and manta rays. Minimum height: 110 cm.
3. Dolphin Royal: 45-minute itinerary including contact with the dolphin, interaction and a swim with 2 dolphins pushing you along with their dorsal fins. Minimum height: 120 cm. Ability to swim is required. Pregnant women may not take part in any of the itineraries.
· Adventure Buggies
If you love adrenaline-packed adventure experiences, you’ll definitely enjoy this fantastic buggy-ride through the countryside followed by a refreshing dip on the unspoilt Macao beach. This excursion is a must for a perfect holiday!
· Catalina Deluxe
A top-quality excursion for those who love the sunshine, sea, coral reefs and the crystalline waters of the Caribbean, all in an exclusive and peaceful atmosphere. To finish off, we include a trip along the Chavón river, where you can enjoy the beauty of the natural surroundings.
· Imagine Disco
Enjoy the nightlife with a visit to the most famous club in the Punta Cana area, located deep inside a cave with an amazing atmosphere to satisfy all musical tastes. Open Thursday to Sunday. Please check the different packages on offer.
· 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 promises a magical and unforgettable evening! Please check the different packages on offer.
Marinarium invites you to discover the wonders of the reefs and marine life, where you will have the chance to go diving with ray fish and nurse sharks. Discover spectacular landscapes as you navigate along the coasts of Cabeza de Toro and Bávaro.
· Bávaro Adventure Park
Step into 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 place: 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. Please check the different packages on offer.
· Bebe Catamaran
Enjoy an afternoon outing along the coast of Bávaro on a beautiful boat with tropical music. We will stop to admire the coral reefs and the multicoloured fish, as well as visiting a natural swimming pool. · Scape Park
Natural theme park with numerous attractions including adrenaline-packed adventures and eco-friendly and cultural activities. Select the activities that appeal to you and best suit your lifestyle. You can choose to fly over the treetops on the 8 zip lines, take a refreshing dip in the waters of the famous Hoyo Azul or the beautiful Cenote Las Ondas, visit Iguanaland, explore a stunning cave, discover what rural life is really like, have fun at Saltos Azules or relax on the beautiful Juanillo beach (drinks not included) or on the Sunset Cruise (additional cost).
· La Hacienda
Discover the Dominican Republic like you’ve never seen it before. La Hacienda will immerse you in the depths of our country while exploring the great outdoors and enjoying the most exciting activities: Polaris Buggies, Horse Riding, Mini Safari Truck, Zip line, Chairlift and Quick Jump.
· Juanillo VIP
Enjoy a full day in the paradise of Cap Cana! Sail by catamaran along the beautiful coastline of Cap Cana, stopping to snorkel along the coral reefs. Swim and relax on the white sandy beaches of Juanillo, enjoy a delicious 3-course lunch including lobster and take a refreshing dip in the “Hoyo Azul”, a crystal clear, freshwater oasis. Music, drinks and entertainment offered on the boat and on the beach. Don’t miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime experience!
A colourful stroll through the fields and up to the mountains where you'll can get up close to the playful squirrel monkeys. Spend time with the monkeys in their natural environment, enjoy the spectacular mountain views of the mountains and visit a typical country house. · Atlantida Charters Enjoy the experience you deserve! Sail aboard a private catamaran with a dedicated crew, setting off from the most beautiful and luxurious marina in the Caribbean. Why not?
Maximum fun in the mountains! Don’t miss out on this thrilling adventure, zipping along a series of cables and enjoying the stunning natural scenery. Feel the adrenaline rush as you go higher and higher
· Scuba diving
Experience diving in the depths of the Caribbean! A wonderful opportunity to enjoy the wide variety of marine life in the warm waters of the Caribbean. Now that you’re in the Caribbean, why not GIVE IT GO? This is one dive you will never forget! Previous experience not required. We can teach you.
· Humpback Whale Watching (available between 19 January and 20 March)
Get ready for an experience of a lifetime! See the magnificent spectacle of humpback whales in the waters of Samaná Bay. Learn all about whale behaviour with a day you will never forget. For more information about excursions with Barceló Vacaciones, visit www.vacacionesbarcelo.com, write to us at email@example.com or call us on +1 809 796 2420 (Available for WhatsApp messaging).
Occidental Caribe has magnificent gardens with an infinite number of tropical plants and flowers spread throughout the resort.
It also offers a whole range of outdoor spaces for entertainment, as well as areas that are perfect for relaxing, either by the pool or on the beach.
The resort has two large, lagoon-type pools as well as a paddling pool for the little ones, all on the seafront with fantastic sea views. Everything is located in an unrivalled spot just a few metres from the soft, white sand of Bávaro Beach. Swimming hours: 8:00 to 19:00 (8 am to 7 pm).
The Occidental Caribe has a tennis court with court lighting available (subject to charge), open from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm and 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
Sports enthusiasts can take part in countless activities, from aerobics, pool and beach volleyball, basketball, water polo, and kayak excursions, to table tennis and even trapezing! There is also a climbing wall for ages 13 years and up, accessible from 3:00 pm to 5:30 pm.
Seafarers and water activities lovers can take sailing and diving lessons (subject to charge). There are beginner's classes for first-timers in both activities (also subject to charge).
There are several golf courses within just a few minutes’ drive from the resort. El Punta Blanca and White Sands are just 5 and 10 minutes away respectively, El Cocotal and Punta Cana Golf are 20 and 30 minutes away. The magnificent 18-hole golf course, The Lakes, designed by P.B. Dye, also forms part of the Bávaro Beach Resort.
What does our All Inclusive package include?
· Breakfast, lunch and dinner
· Snacks at the bars
· National brand drinks (soft drinks, house wine, beer, spirits, cocktails and hot drinks)
· Sun loungers and towels at the swimming pool and on the beach
· Day and evening activities for adults and children
· Free admission to the nightclubs, drink included
· Barcy Club snacks for children aged 4 to 12 (supervised)
· Safe in the room · Access to all hotel facilities
· Wi-Fi connection
· Taxes and tipping
Services not included:
· Laundry service
· Beauty centre (hairdresser, massage, etc.)
· Telephone and communications
· Medical services
· Any item from the shops
· Room service (food)
· Any service involving an external supplier
· Crèche service
· Any service not listed as included in the Barceló All Inclusive package
Book the transfer service you require, directly at Barcelo.com.
You don't need to worry about a thing, you just need to arrive in this paradise and we'll take care of the rest. For this purpose, we offer different transfer service options during step 3 of the booking process, after you have selected your room type.
We offer private transfers from and/or to:
· Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): USD 45 (bus for 1 to 6 passengers, price per way)
· Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ): USD 195 (bus for 1 to 6 passengers, price per way)
Price per journey for 1 to 6 people.
We offer shared transfers 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)
Price per journey: minimum 2 people.
To book you transfer, include the following information in the additional requests section when you make your hotel booking:
· Name and surname of each person
· Flight arrival and departure details. Once you have selected the transfer we will contact you to confirm the flight arrival and departure dates.
For questions related to the transfer service, please write to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Check-in time at the Occidental Caribe is anytime after 03.00pm, while check-out time is anytime before 12.00am. In addition, guests can still enjoy some of the hotel facilities even after they have checked-out.
The Occidental Caribe has parking free of charge for hotel guests.
Yes, the Occidental Caribe hotel is disabled guest friendly. Check with the hotel reception with regards to which services and facilities are adapted for wheelchairs.
No, pets are not allowed at the Occidental Caribe.
Yes, the Occidental Caribe offers food and drink options for guests with food intolerances.
The Wi-Fi connection is free of charge for hotel guests at the Occidental Caribe
The Occidental Caribe staff will be pleased to assist you in the following languages: Spanish, English, French, German and Russian.
Yes, the Occidental Caribe hotel offers room service for guests. You can find all of the information regarding our room service menu and prices in the room.
Yes, breakfast at the Occidental Caribe is included in the hotel guest’s accommodation.
The minimum age for access to the Occidental Caribe Spa & Wellness area is 18. Entrance to the spa is subject to an additional charge for hotel guests. Please check our rates. Children are welcome in the spa.