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With its nearest neighbour being a mile of white sandy beach and crystal clear Caribbean sea, Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort was opened 36 years ago in Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic by The Barceló Group. It has 3600 staff members and 1991 rooms and could write the book on location based luxury accommodation.
Designed for people who love endless sun, it isn’t just the award winning design of the hotel that attracts guests, but also the many activities to be had at Playa Bávaro which has been voted one of the top ten beaches in the world and has the second largest coral reef.
Available are a range of water activities, including scuba diving, snorkelling, kayaking and windsurfing. There is a 24 hour sports bar, fitness centre, golf and mini golf courses, tennis courts, a soccer field and a bowling alley. For those seeking a thrilling nightlife there is a 24/7 casino with over 150 machines and 10 gaming tables, a night club and evening shows.
And, if guests are seeking the crème de la crème of leisure, there is the exclusive guest spa, which includes a U Spa and a hydrotherapy unit at their spacious facility.
This can then be followed by a visit to one of the eleven a la carté restaurants that offer gourmet flavours to entice the taste buds and leave a lingering taste of paradise. A truly unique culinary adventure can be had by sampling Dominican flavours and savouring the international specialties for which the restaurants are renowned for.
There are over 1,500 horizon facing B-Rooms in the hotel, offering opportunities to enjoy the best views of the Caribbean Sea from the luxurious hot tubs. There are 200 family B-Rooms that include two bedrooms specifically designed for families, whereas for those seeking adult-only getaways there are 500 B-rooms at Barceló Bávaro Beach including à la carte restaurants, pools and child-free entertainment.
Two expansive Presidential Suites, boasting over 10,765 square feet of floor space, a private pool and butler are available for those seeking the very upper peaks of luxury and indulgence.
Barceló Hotel Group
Founded in 1931 by Simón Barceló in the island of Mallorca in Spain, the Barceló Hotel Group is a vertically integrated tourism group with over 250 hotels and more than 55,000 rooms in 22 countries, looked after by 33,000 highly trained staff.
An instantly recognized and respected brand of business which is often referenced within the national and international tourism sector the group combines cost effective development with almost 90 years of hotelier experience. This enables them to meet the expectations of all of their clients, which include guests, shareholders, employees, members and collaborators, suppliers and public administrations.
A pioneer in its field, the group has also made headway in launching new and innovative products and services to contribute to the development of the social, political and economic development of the countries where they are present. Since 1989 the company has been channelling its social work through the Barceló Foundation, which collaborates in health, education, economic development and culture projects in underdeveloped countries.
Things to Keep In Mind
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ADDRESS: Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort
Carretera Bávaro Km. 1, Bávaro Punta Cana
Higuey | República Dominicana
TELEPHONE NUMBER: 001 809 686 5797