Relax in a bright, tropical room surrounded by an exotic natural environment.
- Wi-Fi connection (free of charge)
Indicative price per night in a double room (My Barceló Rate)
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 the Occidental Caribe**** everything is prepared so the bride and groom have an unforgettable experience, celebrating a Hollywood-style wedding at a Caribbean beach paradise.
For the little ones, the Occidental Caribe offers the Flip Club, a superb children’s area open from 09.00 to 22.00.
Parents have the opportunity to leave their children with the Barcy Club's specialist staff every day. For children from 4 to 12 years old.
The Flip Water Park is the perfect place for children. Here they can enjoy a daily programme of activities and fun in the sun.
In addition there’s an excellent theatre with mini-disco open from 20.00 to 21.00 (8 pm to 9 pm) and a trapeze and rock climbing area for children from 4 to 12 years old. Open from 9.30 to 11.30.
The hotel offers a babysitting service (subject to charge).
The Occidental Caribe has a daily programme of activities in the Lobby Bar, as well as the pool area.
There is also a games room with pool table, table tennis and much more. Opening hours are from 10 am to 11 pm.
The theatre has capacity for 800 people and offers 7 musical revues. Opening hours are from 20.00 to 23.00.
In addition, the resort offers an adults-only nightclub for the liveliest guests, with a Family Night once per week. Opening hours are from 22.30 to 2.00.
The Premium Level is especially designed for guests who want more personalised attention, providing them with a superior and exclusive level of services, perfect for forgetting everyday stress.
The Premium Level offers its guests the opportunity to be pampered and relax with an exclusive range of services and amenities that include the following:
· Preferential attention area in the 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 amenities kit
Selection of complimentary international cocktails (Premium Level Lounge)
· Daily access to the speciality restaurants
· 10% discount in spa and shops of the hotel (applies for cash purchases)
In order to acquire the services of Premium Level, reserve one of the following room categories:
· Presidential Suite
The best and most beautiful spots in the Dominican Republic with Vacaciones Barceló!
· Saona Island and Altos de Chavón
Altos de Chavón, a village that will take you back to 16th century Mediterranean Europe with the most spectacular views of the Chavón River and a city of artists with its famous amphitheatre. Experience the thrill of sailing across the Caribbean in a speed boat, and enjoy the crystalline waters of this natural swimming pool. For those who love sailing, nature and the sea; a full day on a catamaran, to the rhythm of vitamina and merengue music. A tailor-made excursion.
· Santo Domingo Bus
For a cultural highlight, 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 new-world cathedral, a fine example of 16th century architecture, as well as the Museo de las Casas Reales museum, and much more. In addition, you can 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 beauty in the darkness of its colourful tunnels and the magical murmuring of its subterranean rivers. Unlimited adrenalin!
· 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)
· Manatí Park Entrance
Enjoy the thrill of seeing and touching exotic animals; take part in surprising shows and do not miss the chance to swim with dolphins. One of life’s unique experiences.
· Deep-sea Fishing
In the richest fishing area in the country, we will catch the biggest fish together! A day of sun and relaxation.
· Samaná Discovery
Experience the beauty and scenery of Samaná by land, after crossing Samaná Bay on a boat from Miches. Visit the mountains, Cascada Limón waterfall and visit Bacardi Island or Cayo Levanto.
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, where you will have the chance to touch them and even get a gentle kiss. An experience you will never forget!
Three programmes that will allow you to enjoy these marvellous mammals:
1. Dolphin Experience: a 15-minute programme including contact with dolphins on the edge of a platform in water at waist level on an average-sized adult. Minimum height permitted: 90 cm.
2. Dolphin Action: a 25-minute programme which includes contact with dolphins on the edge of a platform, interaction with a dolphin in the centre of the platform and a swim with nurse sharks and manta rays. Minimum height permitted: 110 cm.
3. Dolphin Royal: a 45-minute programme which includes contact with the dolphin, interaction and a swim with 2 dolphins pushing you along with their dorsal fins. Minimum height permitted: 120 cm and must be able to swim. Pregnant women may not take part in any of the programmes
· 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 stroll 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 from Thursday to Sunday. Check out the different packages 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 will provide you with a magical and unforgettable evening! Check out the different packages available.
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. Enjoy spectacular landscapes as you navigate along the coasts of Cabeza de Toro and Bávaro.
· Bávaro Adventure Park
Dare to enter a world full of thrills and excitement. Bávaro Adventure Park, the first and only adventure theme park in Dominican Republic, offers 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 and spectacular JURASSIC WORLD, with over 20 full-size, life-like animated dinosaurs. Check out the different packages available!
· 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 multi-coloured 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. You can choose the activities that appeal to you and best suit your lifestyle. You can choose to fly over the treetops using the 8 Zip Lines, take a refreshing dip in the Hoyo Azul or in the beautiful Cenote Las Ondas, visit the Iguanaland, explore the incredible Cave, discover what rural life is really like, have fun in the Saltos Azules or relax on the gorgeous Playa Juanillo beach (drinks not included) or on the Sunset Cruise (additional cost).
· La Hacienda
Discover a Dominican Republic you never knew existed. On the La Hacienda excursion you can delve deep into our country, exploring magnificent natural landscapes while enjoying the most appealing activities: Polaris Buggies, Horse Riding, Mini-Safari from a Truck, Zip line, Chairlift and Quick Jump.
· Juanillo VIP
Enjoy a day in paradise in Cap Cana! We will cruise along the beautiful coast of Cap Cana aboard a catamaran, where you’ll also have the chance to snorkel around a colourful coral reef. 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 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?
Utmost fun in the mountains! Don’t miss out on this thrilling adventure, sliding along a series of cables and enjoying the stunning natural scenery. Feel the adrenaline rush with action-packed experiences
· 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, JUST GO FOR IT! This is one dive you will never forget! It doesn’t matter if you don’t have experience, we’ll teach you.
· Humpback Whale Watching | Only available from 19 January to 20 March
Get ready to enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience! You’ll witness the breath-taking presence of the humpback whales in the waters of the Samaná Bay. You’ll learn about whale habits during the course of an unforgettable day. For more information about the excursions organised by Vacaciones Barceló, please visit www.vacacionesbarcelo.com, write to us at firstname.lastname@example.org or call us on +1 809 796 2420 (Available for messaging with WhatsApp).
The Occidental Caribe boasts magnificent gardens that extend across the resort and which feature an endless variety of tropical flowers and plants.
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 consists of two large, lagoon-type pools – one just for kids – located on the seafront and with marvellous sea views. Everything is located in an unrivalled spot just a few metres 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.
Sports enthusiasts can practise countless activities, from aerobics, pool and beach volleyball, basketball, water polo and kayak excursions, to table tennis and even trapeze! There is also a climbing wall for ages 13 years and over, (accessible between 15.00 to 18.00).
Lovers of sea and water activities 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 located just a few minutes’ drive from the resort. El Puntablanca and White Sands are just 5 and 10 minutes away respectively. El Cocotal and Punta Cana Golf are each 20 and 30 minutes away. In addition, the magnificent 18-hole golf course, The Lakes, which was designed by P.B. Dye, also forms part of the Bavaro Beach Resort.
What does our All Inclusive programme cover?
· Breakfast, lunch and dinner
· Snacks at the bars
· National drinks (soft drinks, house wine, beer, spirits, cocktails and hot drinks)
· Lounge chairs (hammocks) and towels at the swimming pool and on the beach
· Day and night-time activities for adults and children
· Free admission to the nightclubs, with drinks included
· Club Barcy for children from 4 to 12 (supervised)
· Safe in the room Access to all the facilities of the hotel
· Wi-Fi connection
· Taxes and tipping
Services not included:
· Laundry service
· Beauty centre (hairdressers, massage, etc.)
· Telephone and communications
· Medical services
· Any item from the shops
· Room service (meals)
· Any service from an external supplier
· Crèche service
· Any service not listed in the Barceló All Inclusive programme
Book the transfer service you require, directly at Barcelo.com.
You don't need to worry about anything, you just need to arrive at this paradise and we will take care of the rest. You can choose from the different transfer service options during step 3 of the booking process, after selecting the room type.
We offer private transfers from and/or to:
· Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): USD 45 (Bus for one to 6 passengers, price per journey)
· Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ): USD 195 (Bus for one to 6 passengers, price per journey)
Price per journey: from one to 6 people.
We offer private or shared transfers from and/or to:
· Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): USD 15 (Price per person and per way)
· Santo Domingo International Airport (SDQ): USD 120 (Price per person and per journey)
Price per journey: minimum 2 people.
To book your transfer, include the following information in the Additional Requests section when making your hotel reservation:
· 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 please write to: email@example.com
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.