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Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort

  • Carretera Bávaro Map It
  • Bávaro


  • The whole place has been reinvented
  • Enormous range of entertainment and activity options
  • No other kids' club is this contemporary
  • Exceptionally comfortable beds
  • Guests appreciate cleanliness, gorgeous beach


  • Pool gets crowded and noisy, music loud, heavy animation
  • High-volume resort draws large conventions
  • Tacky go-go girls have been moved from the disco to the casino
  • Dominican residents flock here on holidays
  • Complaints include slow restaurant service, some bathrooms
  • Cost and regularity of Wi-Fi

Published 10/12/2015

Fodor's Review

Barceló deserves loud applause for the incredible face-lift that has totally transformed this property from an aging, middle-of-the-road has-been to a glamorous complex worthy of gushing praise. On verdant grounds brushing up against a luscious beach, this expansive, always-bustling compound now boasts a gorgeous new clubhouse, called Casa Club, which showcases a jaw-dropping spa and fitness center, high-tech kids' clubs, shops, two large swimming pools, dual lobbies, a game room, Internet café, 10 handsomely decorated restaurants, a piano bar, theater and casino. There are now two distinct resorts to meet various budgets and preferences. The family-friendly Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe is the top of the line. The Barceló Bávaro Beach and Convention Center is adults-only, and in addition to the clubhouse dining rooms, it has its own fine buffet and a French restaurant. All resort guests get a half-price discount at the 18-hole golf course. Among the diversions are horseback riding; and the new themed weeks, like culinary week. A mega-resort, the constant shuttle is a necessity.

Hotel Information


Carretera Bávaro, Km 1, Bávaro, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic

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Website: www.barcelo.com

Hotel Details:

  • Credit cards accepted
  • 2,887 rooms
  • Rate includes: All-inclusive

Published 10/12/2015

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