Relax in a bright, modern room in exotic natural surroundings.
Approximate price for 2 people
The Occidental Caribe**** hotel (belonging to the Barceló Hotel Group and previously the Barceló Punta Cana) is a vacation resort that boasts an unparalleled location facing the crystal-clear waters of the magnificent Playa Arena Gorda, considered to be one of the best beaches in the Dominican Republic.
The resort has 798 rooms and suites they stand out for their elegance and brightness. In addition, thanks to the excellent services offered, you will enjoy maximum comfort and relaxation in these magnificent rooms.
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
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 am to 11:30 am
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 10:30 pm to 2 am
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
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.
Experience the beauty and scenery of Samaná by land, after crossing the Bay of Samana 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, 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 multicoloured fish, as well as visiting a natural swimming pool. · Scape Park
Natural theme park with numerous attractions including adrenaline-packed adventures or 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, fresh water 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?
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 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 schedule: 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
· Taxes and tips
Services not included:
· Laundry service
· Beauty salon (hairdressers, massage, etc.)
· Telephone, Internet and other communication services
· 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 arrival and departure details Once you have selected the transfer we will contact you to confirm the flight arrival and departure dates.
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 can enjoy 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. Ask at the hotel reception about the 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.
There is an additional charge of USD 12 per day for guests staying in the Occidental Caribe Internet.
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. At the hotel, you will find all the information you need about our food and drink options for room service, along with prices, hours and more.
Yes, breakfast at the Occidental Caribe is included in the hotel’s customer accommodation.
Minimum age to access the spa area & wellness at the Occidental Caribe is 18. Access to the spa has an additional cost for hotel guests. Please see the rates on offer. The spa is accessible to children.