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The VIK hotel Arena Blanca in Punta Cana is located directly on the beautiful, whitesand Bavaro Beach and is surrounded by a palm grove. The complex is located close to the Playa Blanca Golf Course, approximately 25 km from the Punta Cana airport.
Hotel details
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Mandatory Information: Renovations

  • December 5, 2017:
     
    Renovations in the hotel are expected or in process.
     
    Dates: Until December 15, 2017
    Where: The Mexican restaurant is closed for renovations.
    From: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
    Substitution: The Mexican menu is being offered at the restaurant La Trattoria.
     
    The hotelier is deploying all possible efforts to minimize the noise and impact of renovations. We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this situation may cause you during your stay.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 25 km from Punta Cana International Airport
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a park/nature reserve
  • Area: Arena Gorda

Hotel Description

  • Transat Room category exclusivity
  • 456 rooms
  • 5 building(s) of 3 storey(s)

Services

  • Rooms for family of 5 or more
  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 1 pool(s)
  • 4 restaurant(s)
  • 5 bar(s)
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Casino (on site $)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
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  • Currency exchange ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
  • ATM ($)
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Shopping centre ($)
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Jewellery store ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Spa services ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

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

Hotel Contact Information

  • VIK hotel Arena Blanca 3.5*
  • Carretera Arena Gorda, Bavaro, Dominican Republic
  • Tel.: 8093316640
  • Fax : 8092214658
  • Email : info.america@vikhotels.com
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

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)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Access to Fun Pub Carnaval (drinks included)
  • Catamaran (Hobie Cat) for 30 minutes per stay with a capitain
  • 1 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 5 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 5 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Upgrade to Cayena Beach ($)
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: For the Little Ones
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more

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)
  • Daily activities program
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Access to Fun Pub Carnaval (drinks included)
  • Catamaran (Hobie Cat) for 30 minutes per stay with a capitain
  • 1 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 5 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 5 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Upgrade to Cayena Beach ($)
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: For the Little Ones
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Garden View Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 30 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
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  • Ocean View Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 30 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
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  • Garden View Superior Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 30 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Rain
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
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  • Ocean View Superior Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 30 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    Umbrella
  • Family Suite > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 43 m²
    • Sea View
    • Up to 5 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 3 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • Bedroom with closed door
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • 1 sofa bed in the living area
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    Umbrella
  • Front Ocean Suite > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 36 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • 1 sofa bed in the living area
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Balcony
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Hairdryer
    • Mini-fridge
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    Umbrella
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Boogie board
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Fishing ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
    • 2 tennis court(s)
    • Night Tennis ($)
  • Volleyball
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Banana boat ($)
  • Catamaran
  • Catamaran lessons ($)
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Parasailing ($)
  • Petanque
  • Ping-pong
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spanish lessons
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby ($)

Internet for Business ($)

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.  
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Sunsavvy Collection
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Sun-Kissed Steal

What tastes sweeter than sipping on passion-fruit juice while lounging on the beach of your tropical hotel? Doing it all at a hotel you snagged at an amazing price! Renowned for their friendly atmosphere and welcoming staff – you’ll know all their names by the end of your trip – our Sun Savvy Collection resorts give you the best bang for your buck. So go ahead and treat yourself to those surfing lessons or that zip-lining adventure. You’ve earned it!
Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • El Mirador
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      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • Smoking area
    • El Bucanero
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      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • Smoking area
    • Estrella del Mar
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      • Dinner : À la Carte International
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • La Trattoria
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Evening dress code: Formal
    • La Proa ($)
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      • Dinner : À la Carte Gourmet
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Formal
  • Bar(s)

    • Lobby Bar
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      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
    • Calypso Bar
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      • Snack
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 06:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
    • El Bucanero
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
    • Fun Pub Carnaval
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
    • Patio Bar
      Image bar
      • Lounge
      • Opening time : 16:00
      • Closing time : 11:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
    • La Playa
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Rooms for family of five or more
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

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

  • Body Treatments
  • Jacuzzi
  • Massage
  • Sauna
  • Spa Circuits
Spa package ($)
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free honeymoon package

  • To be eligible for the honeymoon package, newlyweds must advise at the time of booking and present their proof of wedding, dated within the last month, upon arrival at the hotel.

Wedding package ($)

Special offers
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  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults (except in Family Suite category and Cayena Beach section)
      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2017 and April 30, 2018
  • 2 children under 13 stay and eat free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults (except in Family Suite and Front Ocean Suite categories & Cayena Beach section)
      • Applicable for travel between May 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018
  • 3rd child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with two paying adults only in the Family Suite category
      • For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
  • No Single Supplement (2017-2018)

      • In Garden View Room, Superior Garden View Room, Ocean View Room and Superior Ocean View Room
      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between May 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018
        • Between September 1, 2018 and October 31, 2018
Ratings
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TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Good room and buffet but disappointed with the beach restorations 0000¼ December 10, 2017

  • We booked an Air Transat vacation package of 7 days at this hotel with garden view room. The day before our arrival, we phoned and asked for a renovated room on the third floor. When we arrived, the...
  • Leo_Gabi_CA

Very good resort , long story . 0000¼ December 2, 2017

  • Due to the last Hurricane many renovations were going on . It did not bother me , as I understand it must be done . They put up at least 10 palapas on my end of the beach the first week , and many...
  • im1

We had a great time here. 0000¼ November 30, 2017

  • The food was very good. Different fish every day. Much variety each day. On the 4th day, my wife broke her foot on an excursion and the hotel loaned her crutches. They were reluctant to give us...
  • 3MarkO
Transat rating
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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.