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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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  • Note that the flight may land at an airport other than the one associated to your destination. Be sure to review this information at the time of booking.
  • 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 2016-2017 brochure.

    July 20, 2016:
    The spa discount is not part of the inclusions as indicated in the brochure.
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)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • Water park
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby ($)
    • 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
  • Palapas

Hotel Contact Information

  • Occidental Caribe 4*
  • Carretera Macao, Bavaro Higuey, Punta Cana Dominican Republic
  • Tel.: 8094767777
  • Fax : 8094122334
  • Email : puntacana@barcelo.com
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 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
FAMILY COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Part of: Little Fish
  • 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
PREMIUM CLUB 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)
  • Local phone calls free of charge
EVEN MORE INCLUSIONS :
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks, beer and snacks)
  • Beach towels in room
  • Casino Match Play vouchers (US $20/adult/stay)
  • À la carte dinners 1 additional à la carte dinner for a total of 4 per week guaranteed
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Dedicated room location
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Promotion No Single Supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour weekly (restrictions may apply)
  • Room service ($) from 7 am to 10 pm
  • WiFi one hour per day

HOTEL 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
FAMILY COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Part of: Little Fish
  • 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
PREMIUM CLUB 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)
  • Local phone calls free of charge
EVEN MORE INCLUSIONS :
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks, beer and snacks)
  • Beach towels in room
  • Casino Match Play vouchers (US $20/adult/stay)
  • À la carte dinners 1 additional à la carte dinner for a total of 4 per week guaranteed
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Dedicated room location
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Promotion No Single Supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour weekly (restrictions may apply)
  • Room service ($) from 7 am to 10 pm
  • WiFi one hour per day
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 ($)
  • Room ($)

Internet for Business ($)

Family Collection
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Fun for Kids and Kids at Heart

When we think of our fondest childhood memories, family holidays immediately spring to mind. We know how precious these moments are, and that is why we have compiled our Family Collection, designed to help you plan the perfect family getaway in the sun.

WHO ARE YOU TRAVELLING WITH?

CHILDREN UP TO AGE 3
FOR THE LITTLE ONES
With babies and kids’ clubs, mini-shows and wading pools, these hotels have thought of your little ones so you can maximize your fun!

CHILDREN AGED 4 TO 11
LITTLE FISH
Like fish in the sea, your kids will make a splash all day long in these hotels boasting water games, aqua parks, pools with slides and fun-filled kids’ clubs.

TEENS AGED 12 TO 16
COOL FOR TEENS
With surf simulators to ride the waves, game rooms to hang out in and discos to dance to their favourite tunes, your teens will never run out of things to do!

SWIM FANS
WAVES OF FUN
These hotels boast water parks and surf simulators, for hours of aqua fun for the whole family!

JUST YOU AND THE KIDS
SINGLE PARENTS
Moms or dads travelling alone with children under 13 can benefit from reduced rates at these hotels or even free stays for kids.

3 OR MORE KIDS
BIG FUN FOR BIG FAMILIES
Families of 5 or more can benefit from adjoining or larger rooms so they can enjoy quality time together, in total comfort.

GRANDPA AND GRANDMA TOO!
MULTI-GENERATIONAL VACATIONS
Luxurious suites of exceptional comfort and a myriad of services at your fingertips to unite all the generations of your tight-knit family.

To find out if this hotel meets the needs of your family, please refer to "Family Collection" Inclusions in the "Inclusions" section.  
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
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Water park
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • 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 (2016-2017)

Solo Collection
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Vacations just for you

Travelling solo means you never have to compromise. Whether you want to laze by the pool, practise your Sun Salutation on the beach or take part in hotel activities, the choice is yours!

Our Solo Collection compiles resorts that cater to people like you, who want to enjoy their vacation the way they see fit. This way, it will be easy for you to make friends whenever you feel like having a little company.

Solo Collection Benefits
No SINGLE SUPPLEMENT * 
Free WIFI ** 
COMMUNAL TABLE for sharing meals
WEEKLY HAPPY HOUR with Transat clients
Free ROOM SERVICE **

* Limited number of rooms.
** Where available.

Ratings
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TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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great 0000¼ July 26, 2016

  • great place, my kids love it!if will definitely come back. people there is super friendly and have activities for all ages. I will recommended for a family vacation, specially with little kids. love...
  • pachis16

July 16-21 2016 family vacation 0000¼ July 25, 2016

  • Never believe everything you read !! This hotel was not only beautiful but the food was great ! Go to the Japanese and Mexican restaurants !! (If your from the tri-state area stay away from the...
  • 35kellyb

Honest Review Here 0000¼ July 25, 2016

  • Friends, for those cynical about 5 star reviews praising entertainers & other folks as Gabrielle who have written a once and done, I would submit that as false & shameless. They do not need to hyper...
  • Zukmaster
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.