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The Ocean Blue & Sand hotel in Punta Cana is a beautiful resort located directly on the beach and close to the White Sand Golf Course, approximately 20 km from the Punta Cana airport.
Hotel details
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About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 20 km from Punta Cana International Airport
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a park/nature reserve
  • Area: Playa Arena Gorda

Hotel Description

  • Transat Exclusive hotel
  • 374 rooms
  • 10 building(s) of 3 storey(s)

Services

  • Rooms for family of 5 or more
  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 2 pool(s)
  • 10 restaurant(s)
  • 11 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Casino (on site $)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby
    • Pool
    • Room
  • ATM ($)
  • Shuttle service throughout the resort
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Shopping centre ($)
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Photo shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Bike rental ($) The bike rental is free of charge
  • Spa services ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas
  • Bali Beds
  • Topless allowed

Hotel Contact Information

  • Ocean Blue & Sand 4.5*
  • Arena Gorda sn. Playa Bavaro, Dominican Republic
  • Tel.: 8094762326
  • Fax : 8099470884
  • Email : resdr@oceanhotels.net
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners unlimited (no reservations required)
  • Bowling (unlimited)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Room service from 11 am to 11 pm
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks and beverages 24-hour
  • WiFi
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions :
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Kids' pool
  • Babysitting service ($)
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 10)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only)
  • Free seat selection for kids
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only)
  • Part of: Cool for teens
Privilege ($) inclusions *:
  • Premium brand drinks
  • Concierge service (personalized)
  • Lobster meal (once/stay available at all restaurants)
  • Room service 24-hour
  • Separate check-in
  • Check-in (early check-in and late check-out, subject to availability)
  • Reservation (Priority reservations for à la carte restaurants)
  • Amenities (special children's amenities)
  • Lounge (Privilege lounge for breakfast, hors d’oeuvres, wine selection, bar and soft drinks, DVD library, daily newspapers and WiFi)
  • Exclusive area on the beach with waiter service
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Turn-down service
* Included with "Honeymoon Suite Sapphire Club" and "Privilege Junior Suite Sapphire Club" only
Sapphire Club inclusions :
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival and cold towel
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Turn-down service
  • Resort Credit US $250 discount coupons to be used towards the cost of various services and products
  • Bottle of wine in room upon arrival or local speciality or chef's selection
  • Dedicated room location
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited)
  • Complimentary WiFi on entire property
  • Room service
HONEYMOON PACKAGE inclusions :

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners unlimited (no reservations required)
  • Bowling (unlimited)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Room service from 11 am to 11 pm
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks and beverages 24-hour
  • WiFi
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions :
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Kids' pool
  • Babysitting service ($)
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 10)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only)
  • Free seat selection for kids
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only)
  • Part of: Cool for teens
Privilege ($) inclusions *:
  • Premium brand drinks
  • Concierge service (personalized)
  • Lobster meal (once/stay available at all restaurants)
  • Room service 24-hour
  • Separate check-in
  • Check-in (early check-in and late check-out, subject to availability)
  • Reservation (Priority reservations for à la carte restaurants)
  • Amenities (special children's amenities)
  • Lounge (Privilege lounge for breakfast, hors d’oeuvres, wine selection, bar and soft drinks, DVD library, daily newspapers and WiFi)
  • Exclusive area on the beach with waiter service
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Turn-down service
* Included with "Honeymoon Suite Sapphire Club" and "Privilege Junior Suite Sapphire Club" only
Sapphire Club inclusions :
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival and cold towel
  • Beach towels in room upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Turn-down service
  • Resort Credit US $250 discount coupons to be used towards the cost of various services and products
  • Bottle of wine in room upon arrival or local speciality or chef's selection
  • Dedicated room location
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited)
  • Complimentary WiFi on entire property
  • Room service
HONEYMOON PACKAGE inclusions :
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Junior Suite Sapphire Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Sapphire Club inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 5 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 3 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size and 1 sofa bed or 2 queen-size and 1 sofa bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Whirlpool in room
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Sapphire Club inclusions
  • Honeymoon Suite Sapphire Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Sapphire Club inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Privilege ($) inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 2 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 four-poster king-size bed
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Whirlpool in room
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • CD/DVD player
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Pillow menu
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Sapphire Club inclusions
    • Privilege ($) inclusions
    • Room service (7 am to 11 pm)
  • Privilege Junior Suite Sapphire Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Sapphire Club inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Privilege ($) inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Garden & Pool View
    • Up to 5 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 3 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size and 1 sofa bed or 2 queen-size and 1 sofa bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Whirlpool in room
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Pillow menu
    • Room service
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Sapphire Club inclusions
    • Privilege ($) inclusions
  • Junior Suite Pool/Garden View Sapphire Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Sapphire Club inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • WiFi
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Garden & Pool View
    • Up to 5 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 3 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size and 1 sofa bed or 2 queen-size and 1 sofa bed
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Whirlpool in room
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Sapphire Club inclusions
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Archery
  • Climbing wall
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Jetboats ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Sailing ($)
  • Tennis
    • 2 tennis court(s)
    • Tennis Pro ($)
  • Volleyball
  • Water skiing ($)
  • Waterpolo
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Banana boat ($)
  • Bicycles
  • Board games
  • Bowling
  • Catamaran ($)
  • Fitness center
  • Games room
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Video games
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby
  • Pool
  • Room

Internet for Business ($)

Wifi free of charge throughout the resort.
Family Collection
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Kid-Friendly Fun

You’re going on a family vacation! Great! Where do you go? Where do you stay? Does the hotel have a water park? Will your teen get bored? So many questions! That’s why we’ve compiled our Family Collection, catered to the wants and needs of all types of families. So you can spend more time teasing your teen about singing Justin Bieber at karaoke or bonding over that time Grandma fell out of the canoe..

WHO ARE YOU TRAVELLING WITH?

CHILDREN UP TO AGE 12
For the Little Ones and Tweens
With fun-filled kids’ clubs and activities galore, your children might never want to leave!

TEENS AGED 13 TO 16
Cool for Teens
Surf simulators, arcade games, DJ classes – your teens won’t even have time to miss Snapchat!

SWIM FANS
Water Parks
Spend hours of aqua fun at these hotels with awesome water parks and surf simulators.

JUST YOU AND THE KIDS
Single Parents
Moms or dads travelling alone with kids under 13 can benefit from reduced rates and even free stays for their little ones.

FAMILIES OF 5 OR MORE
Big Fun for Big Families
Big families are the stars at these hotels with spacious rooms and/or luxurious suites.

To find out if this hotel meets the needs of your family, and see which specific inclusions apply to this hotel, please refer to "Family Collection" Inclusions in the "Inclusions" section.  
Distinction Collection
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Extraordinary Extras

Who doesn’t like to be pampered during their all-inclusive Sun holidays? With our Distinction Collection, you’ll unlock new levels of indulgence. Toast to your vacation with a welcome cocktail. Slide into comfort with plush bathrobes. Dine at your favourite gourmet restaurant. The good life just doesn’t get any better than this.

Benefits exclusive to Transat * 
Direct roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel ** 
Additional guaranteed reservations at à la carte restaurants
Free WiFi in the lobby *** 
Mini-bar stocked daily
Unlimited select international drinks
Free in-room safe

YOU’LL ALSO ENJOY…
Welcome cocktail and cold towel upon arrival
Beach towels, bathrobes and slippers in the room
Bottle of wine or local specialty in the room upon arrival
Concierge service
Turndown service
Golf or spa discounts

* Some inclusions may vary by resort. See hotel inclusions for details.
** Not available at the Meliá Cayo Guillermo.
*** One hour or more per day. Some restrictions may apply in Cuba.
 

May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • 24h snacks
    • 24h drinks
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • El Carey
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • La Tortuga
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • El Bodegón
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Steakhouse
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • I Mascheratti Di Venezia
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Route 66
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte American
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Margarita
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • La Brasa
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Caribbean
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • La Cana
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Blue Moon
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Dinner : À la Carte International
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
    • Sensai
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Japanese
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
  • Bar(s)

    • Mike's Coffee
      Image bar
      • Coffee Bar
      • Opening time : 10:30
      • Closing time : 00:00
    • Las Palmeras
      Image bar
      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 10:30
      • Closing time : 17:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • El Cocotal
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:30
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Over Time
      Image bar
      • Sports Bar
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 06:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Wave
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Luna
      Image bar
      • Location : Theatre
      • Opening time : 19:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • La Cana
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Buffet bar
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 20:30
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Arenal
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 19:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Piano Lounge
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
      Adults only
    • Lobby Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Teen Club (ages 13 to 17)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Rooms for family of five or more
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre on site
  • PADI certification
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free honeymoon package

Wedding package ($)

Honeymoon package ($)

Eco-responsible
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Biosphere

The Biosphere certification system relies on the principles of sustainable development. Its various labels are managed by the Responsible Tourism Institute under the terms of a memorandum of understanding with UNESCO.
Special offers
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  • Resort Credit (2016-2017)

      • Resort credit of $250 per room towards spa services ($40), dining ($40), wine ($40), a room upgrade ($80) and the photo shop ($50)
        · Spa treatments: two vouchers of $20 each. Applicable to massages, body wraps and body scrubs. One voucher per spa treatment. Not combinable with any other promotion.
        · Dining: two vouchers of $20 each.
        · Room upgrade: one voucher applicable to an upgrade for the entire duration of your stay. Upgrades subject to availability.
        · Photo shop: two vouchers of $25 each. Minimum $100 purchase required. One voucher per $100 purchase.
        · Resort vouchers do not apply to the following: beauty salon services, spa product purchases, humid areas in the spa, facials, telephone charges, Internet access.
        · Resort vouchers are to be presented at the time of service.
        · Resort vouchers do not hold any cash value, are non-refundable and non-transferable, and do not apply to taxes or gratuities.
        · Resort vouchers are only valid during your stay and cannot be applied at check-out.
      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017
Ratings
0000¼ 12697 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Good rooms, ugly beach, mediocre entertainment, decent food. 000¼¼ April 25, 2017

  • Just returned home yesterday, Domincan Republic was amazing, Ocean Blue was mediorce. The japanese restaurant was great if you could get a reservation, and the breakfast buffet was good. The other...
  • U6765ASrobertm

Great experience with a family 0000¼ April 24, 2017

  • Excellent entertainment and guest services staff make this place a joy! Thanks to the entire team for a great experience last week. The only downside is the food, which is just OK outside of...
  • PDiddy365

Mrs H 00000 April 24, 2017

  • Excellent holiday !!excellent reps !! Cheiny fantastic!! Well done ocean blue & sand !! Amazing Staff !!! Would 1 million percent recommend a holiday here !!! Restraunt staff truly amazing too...
  • 19joanneh
Transat rating
8888*
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.
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