The Occidental Caribe sits directly on a beautiful white-sand beach, approximately 32 km from the airport. Formerly Barcelo Punta Cana, this popular resort features 798 rooms located in seven 3 to 4-storey buildings with elevators.
Hotel details
Important information
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  • During the Holy Week, please take note that all watersports in the Dominican Republic will be suspended.
    As per new legislation, all discotheques open to the public are to shut down at midnight from Monday to Friday and 2 am on Saturday and Sunday. This may result in various discotheques being closed until further notice. For the hotels that have a discotheque dedicated only to hotel clientele, regular operation hours are maintained. Furthermore, for the casinos that remain open until 4 am, no alcohol is served after midnight on weekdays and after 2 am on weekends.

Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following change in our 2017-2018 brochure.
     
    September 19, 2017:
    The "Superior Ocean View Room" should be called "Superior Room Ocean Front".
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 32 km from Punta Cana International Airport
  • Beachfront

Hotel Description

  • 798 rooms
  • 7 building(s) of 5 storey(s)
  • Elevator

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 8 restaurant(s)
  • 8 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Disco
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Casino (on site $)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 3 tennis court(s)
  • -
  • Water park
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
    • Pool ($)
    • Room ($)
  • Currency exchange
  • ATM
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Photo shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • This hotel accepts student groups

Beach

  • Lounge chairs

Hotel Contact Information

  • Occidental Caribe 4*
  • Carretera Macao, S/N, Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, La Altagracia, Dominican Republic, 23301
  • Tel.: 8094767777
  • Fax : 8094122334
  • Email : caribe@occidentalhotels.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 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water and soft drinks)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 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
  • 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
* Included with "Room", "Room Ocean View", "Superior Room", "Superior Room Ocean Front" and "Suite Premium Level" only
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No Single Supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals (where available, in designated areas)
  • WiFi one hour per day
* Included with "Superior Room" only
Premium Level inclusions *:
  • Exclusive check-in and check-out area
  • Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
  • WiFi
  • Pillow menu
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited, reservations required)
  • Concierge service
* Included with "Suite Premium Level" only

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 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water and soft drinks)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 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
  • 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
* Included with "Room", "Room Ocean View", "Superior Room", "Superior Room Ocean Front" and "Suite Premium Level" only
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No Single Supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals (where available, in designated areas)
  • WiFi one hour per day
* Included with "Superior Room" only
Premium Level inclusions *:
  • Exclusive check-in and check-out area
  • Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
  • WiFi
  • Pillow menu
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited, reservations required)
  • Concierge service
* Included with "Suite Premium Level" only
For travel between November 1, 2018 and October 31, 2019

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 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water and soft drinks)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Premium Level inclusions *:
  • Exclusive check-in and check-out area
  • Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
  • WiFi
  • Pillow menu
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited, reservations required)
  • Concierge service
* Included with "Suite Premium Level" only
Solo Collection. inclusions *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, limited number of rooms)
  • Communal table for sharing meals (where available)
  • WiFi (free, some restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
* Included with "Superior Room" only

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 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, 24-hour, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 24 & 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water and soft drinks)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Selected international drinks
  • Snacks 24-hour
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Honeymoon package
Premium Level inclusions *:
  • Exclusive check-in and check-out area
  • Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
  • WiFi
  • Pillow menu
  • À la carte dinners (unlimited, reservations required)
  • Concierge service
* Included with "Suite Premium Level" only
Solo Collection. inclusions *:
  • Promotion (no single supplement, limited number of rooms)
  • Communal table for sharing meals (where available)
  • WiFi (free, some restrictions may apply)
  • Room service (free, where available)
* Included with "Superior Room" only
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 33 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • WiFi ($)
  • Room Ocean View > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 33 m²
    • Ocean View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • WiFi ($)
  • Superior Room > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Solo Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Solo Collection. inclusions (Season 2018-2019)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 33 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Solo Collection inclusions
    • Solo Collection. inclusions
    • À la carte dinners (1 additional for a total of 4/week guaranteed)
    • Bathrobes and slippers in room
    • Beach towels in room
    • Casino Match Play vouchers (US $10/adult/stay)
    • Concierge service
    • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks, beer and snacks)
    • Separate check-in
    • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
    • WiFi ($)
    • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Superior Room Ocean Front > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 33 m²
    • Oceanfront
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Even more inclusions
    • À la carte dinners (1 additional for a total of 4/week guaranteed)
    • Bathrobes and slippers in room
    • Beach towels in room
    • Casino Match Play vouchers (US $10/adult/stay)
    • Concierge service
    • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks, beer and snacks)
    • Separate check-in
    • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
    • WiFi ($)
    • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Suite Premium Level > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Premium Level inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • Premium Level inclusions (Season 2018-2019)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 56 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • 1 sofa bed in the living area
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Dining area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Premium Level inclusions
  • Family Room > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Flat screen cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 73 m²
    • Garden View
    • Up to 6 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 4 children
    • 1 king-size bed (1st room)
    • 2 double beds (2nd room)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • WiFi ($)
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Basketball
  • Climbing wall
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Sailing ($)
  • Soccer
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis
    • 3 tennis court(s)
  • Waterpolo

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Circus workshop
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • Games room
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Petanque
  • Ping-pong
  • Pool tables
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spanish lessons
  • Windsurfing lessons ($)
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby ($)
  • Pool ($)
  • Room ($)

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
Available for season 2017-2018
Solo Collection
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Your Vacation, Your Way

The South is your oyster when travelling solo. Kick up your heels in salsa classes. Swap your dancing shoes for fins and snorkel among colourful fish at the beach. Go ahead and order that plate of empanadas in your room at 3 a.m., no one is stopping you! Make new friends, blaze out of your comfort zone… or stay in it! The choice is yours because this is your vacation. Another serving of empanadas, please!

BENEFITS

No single supplement * 
Free WIFI ** 
Communal table for sharing meals **
Free room service **

* Limited number of rooms.
** Where available, in designated area.

To find out to see which specific inclusions apply to this hotel, please refer to "Solo Collection" Inclusions in the "Inclusions" section.
 
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Available for season 2017-2018
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)

    • Paris
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte French
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • Tokio
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Japanese
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • La Hacienda
      Image bar
      • Lunch : À la Carte International
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • El Alcazar
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Marenostrum
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : À la Carte Seafood
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Via Veneto
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • El Conuco
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Dominican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Pizzeria Don Simon
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Pizzeria
      • High chairs available
  • Bar(s)

    • Alhambra
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 08:30
      • Closing time : 01:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Marien
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Strikers Bar (adults only)
      Image bar
      • Sports Bar
      • Opening time : 16:00
      • Closing time : 04:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Palmera Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Bohio Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • El Mirador
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Hurricaine
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 22:30
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Taino
      Image bar
      • Location : Theatre
      • Opening time : 19:30
      • Closing time : 05:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Water park
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Golf 2
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  • There’s nothing like a good game of golf to get you in the vacation spirit, so here's some information on nearby golf course(s) offering advantageous rates locally ($).

    This information is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.,

The Lakes Barcelo Golf Course

Designed by PB Dye
Carretera Bavaro KM 1
8096865797
bavaro.golf@barcelo.com
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Driving range ($)
  • Lockers ($)
  • Par 72
  • 6,655 yards
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Putting green
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Mandatory golf cart
  • Pro shop ($)

Punta Blanca Golf Club

Designed by Nick Price
Ctra. Arena Gorda a Macao, Bávaro
8094684734
8094684113
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Men handicap : 36
  • Women handicap : 36
  • Driving range
  • Lockers ($)
  • Par 72
  • Black: 7,174 yd. (76.0/138) - Blue: 6,706 yd. (72.8/132) - White: 6,186 yd. (71.2/125) - Red: 5,583 yd. (72.5/130)
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Putting green
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Mandatory golf cart ($)
  • Pro shop ($)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

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

  • Massage
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free honeymoon package


Wedding package ($)


Honeymoon package ($)


Certification
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Green Globe

Green Globe is a stringent international certification program for the travel and tourism industry that incorporates sustainability principles.

Blue Flag

Blue Flag is an international sustainable management program for beaches and marinas.
Special offers
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  • No Single Supplement (2017-2018)

      • Valid on Superior Room Solo Collection only (some restrictions applies).
      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
  • No Single Supplement (2018-2019)

      • Valid on Superior Room Solo Collection only (some restrictions applies).
      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2018 and October 31, 2019
Ratings
0000¼ 10220 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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June 10-16th, 2018 0000¼ June 20, 2018

  • We just returned from Occidental Caribe last week and we had a ball. We had a group of 14 and our flight was on time and the hotel check in was slow, but people are coming and going all day and...
  • Roadking2010

Helpful Tips 000¼¼ June 18, 2018

  • If you choose a Superior Oceanfront Room make sure you are not on the second floor just above the buffet area as it is extremely noisy in the early morning hours in preparation for breakfast and late...
  • 718vivianp

You get your money's worth! 0000¼ June 18, 2018

  • Not very expensive yet everything we needed to have a great time.Our second straight year there and would easily go there again.Clean,safe, and right on a beautiful beach.Staff is fine and we...
  • edwardf312016
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.