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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.

Mandatory Information: Casino closed

  • October 18, 2017:
     
    Service not offered: The casino is now closed.
    As of: October 18, 2017, until further notice.
     
    We apologize in advance for any inconvenience this situation may cause you during your stay.

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 4 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 ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Beauty salon ($)

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 : puntacana@barcelo.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

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
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room > Ø

    • 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
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • WiFi ($)
  • Room Ocean View > Ø

    • 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
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • WiFi ($)
  • Superior Room > Ø

    • 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
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • iDock
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Solo 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
  • Superior Room Ocean Front > Ø

    • 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
    • Central 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

    • 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
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Premium Level inclusions
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 ($)

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)

    • La Comedie
      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
Eco-responsible
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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
Ratings
0000¼ 9458 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Family vacation 00¼¼¼ December 10, 2017

  • Everything about the resort itself was beautiful except language barrier and terrible food. The room was nice and beds were great. Probably the worse food I have ever tried to eat, pool was...
  • mona318

Great Resort for an affortable price but expensive Internet and far out of town 0000¼ December 10, 2017

  • The resort is precious. Especially the pool and beach area is exceptional. It is old but they constantly maintain so that the whole resort is in a good condition. The room was spacious with a...
  • KalahariBreezeSafari

A little let down 00¼¼¼ December 5, 2017

  • The beach and natural beauty are remarkable. Half the hotel was under construction including the swim up bar pool. The rooms have mold, everywhere. The floors are filled with dirt and hair, not mine...
  • 653jillc
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.