The Occidental Punta Cana hotel in Punta Cana is a superior resort well located on the famous Bavaro Beach, next to a shopping plaza and approximately 22 km from the Punta Cana airport.
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.

Mandatory Information: Star rating

  • November 1, 2016:

    Please take note that the hotel is now a 4.5-star.

Mandatory information: Room categories name change

  • November 2, 2016:

    Please take note that the "Room Preference Club" room category is now called "Superior Room Preference Club", the "Premium Level Room Preference Club" is now called "First Club Superior Room Ocean Front Preference Club", the "Royal Club Junior Suite Preference Club" is now called "First Club Junior Suite Ocean Front Preference Club", the "Royal Club Room Preference Club" is now called "Royal Level Superior Room Preference Club" and the "Royal Club Suite Preference Club" is now called "Royal Level Suite Preference Club".

Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following change in our 2016-2017 brochure.
     
    September 13, 2016:
    The dedicated room location is no longer offered along with the Distinction Collection inclusions.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 22 km from Punta Cana International Airport
  • Beachfront
  • Area: Bavaro Beach

Hotel Description

  • 852 rooms
  • 17 building(s) of 3 storey(s)

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 11 restaurant(s)
  • 9 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • 2 tennis court(s)
  • Accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Pool ($)
    • Room ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • ATM ($)
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Shopping centre ($)
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Photo shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Car Rental ($)

Beach

  • Beach Club on site
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas
  • Bali Beds
Bali Beds only available for Royal Club Guests.

Hotel Contact Information

  • Occidental Punta Cana 4.5*
  • Avenida España, Bavaro Higuey Dominican Republic
  • Tel.: 8092218787
  • Fax : 8092218790
  • Email : GM_GrandPuntaCana@occidentalhotels.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 4 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission, drinks included from 11 pm to 1 am)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per week
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 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
PREFERENCE CLUB INCLUSIONS :
  • Distinct identifcation bracelet
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Select international brand drinks
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Separate check-in
  • VIP room amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • Discount of 10% on massages
  • À la carte dinners 4 guaranteed reservations/week
  • Safety deposit box
  • WiFi (free 1 hour/person/day in the lobby)
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour weekly (restrictions may apply)
  • Room service free, where available
  • Complimentary WiFi (restrictions may apply)
Royal Level INCLUSIONS *:
  • Complimentary WiFi in-room and pool area
  • Priority check-in at the hotel and check-out
  • Private concierge service
  • Drinks (international brands)
  • Exclusive Royal Level restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Private beach area with waiter service
  • Private pool within Royal Level area
  • Beach towels in room
  • Turn-down service
  • Safety deposit box
* Included with "Royal Level Superior Room Preference Club" and "Royal Level Suite Preference Club" only
First Club INCLUSIONS *:
  • Priority check-in at the hotel
  • Concierge service
  • Amenities (in the room)
  • Private jacuzzi
  • Buffet breakfast (in the First Club)
  • Private bar in the beach with premium drinks
  • Private lounge wtih internet access
  • Premium brand drinks (in the First Club)
  • Distinct identifcation bracelet
* Included with "First Club Superior Room Oceanfront Preference Club" and "First Club Junior Suite Oceanfront Preference Club" only
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :

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 4 times per week (reservations required)
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission, drinks included from 11 pm to 1 am)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per week
  • Non-motorized water sports (select)
  • Snacks
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 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
PREFERENCE CLUB INCLUSIONS :
  • Distinct identifcation bracelet
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Select international brand drinks
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Concierge service
  • Separate check-in
  • VIP room amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • Discount of 10% on massages
  • À la carte dinners 4 guaranteed reservations/week
  • Safety deposit box
  • WiFi (free 1 hour/person/day in the lobby)
SOLO COLLECTION INCLUSIONS :
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour weekly (restrictions may apply)
  • Room service free, where available
  • Complimentary WiFi (restrictions may apply)
Royal Level INCLUSIONS *:
  • Complimentary WiFi in-room and pool area
  • Priority check-in at the hotel and check-out
  • Private concierge service
  • Drinks (international brands)
  • Exclusive Royal Level restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Private beach area with waiter service
  • Private pool within Royal Level area
  • Beach towels in room
  • Turn-down service
  • Safety deposit box
* Included with "Royal Level Superior Room Preference Club" and "Royal Level Suite Preference Club" only
First Club INCLUSIONS *:
  • Priority check-in at the hotel
  • Concierge service
  • Amenities (in the room)
  • Private jacuzzi
  • Buffet breakfast (in the First Club)
  • Private bar in the beach with premium drinks
  • Private lounge wtih internet access
  • Premium brand drinks (in the First Club)
  • Distinct identifcation bracelet
* Included with "First Club Superior Room Oceanfront Preference Club" and "First Club Junior Suite Oceanfront Preference Club" only
HONEYMOON PACKAGE INCLUSIONS :
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Superior Room Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • 2016-2017
    • PREFERENCE CLUB INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • DISTINCTION COLLECTION inclusions
    • PREFERENCE CLUB inclusions
  • First Club Superior Room Oceanfront Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • 2016-2017
    • PREFERENCE CLUB INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • First Club INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Oceanfront
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Whirlpool on balcony
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • DISTINCTION COLLECTION inclusions
    • PREFERENCE CLUB inclusions
    • First Club inclusions
  • First Club Junior Suite Oceanfront Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • 2016-2017
    • PREFERENCE CLUB INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • First Club INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Oceanfront
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Telephone
    • DISTINCTION COLLECTION inclusions
    • PREFERENCE CLUB inclusions
    • First Club inclusions
  • Royal Level Superior Room Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • 2016-2017
    • PREFERENCE CLUB INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • Royal Level INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Telephone
    • DISTINCTION COLLECTION inclusions
    • PREFERENCE CLUB inclusions
    • Royal Level inclusions
  • Royal Level Suite Preference Club > Ø

    Inclusions
    • 2016-2017
    • PREFERENCE CLUB INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • Royal Level INCLUSIONS ( 2016-2017)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Cable TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 3/4 beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Regular
    • Central air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Newspaper
    • Telephone
    • DISTINCTION COLLECTION inclusions
    • PREFERENCE CLUB inclusions
    • Royal Level inclusions
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Archery
  • Basketball
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Snorkeling
  • Tennis
    • 2 tennis court(s)
    • Night Tennis ($)
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Windsurfing

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Board games
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Fitness center
  • Games room
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Pedal boats
  • Ping-pong
  • Riffle shooting
  • Scuba Diving ($)
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Pool ($)
  • Room ($)

Internet for Business ($)

Distinction Collection
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Pampered Perks

In an all-inclusive paradise, all packages are not created equal. The proof: our Distinction Collection offers exclusive benefits that will make your sun holidays even brighter! So why deprive yourself of all these pampered perks?

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 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
Turn-down 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 (may vary by resort).
 

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)

    • Le Buffet
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • Las Reses
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Steakhouse
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • La Hacienda
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mexican
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • Via Veneto
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • D'Oriental
      Image bar
      • Minimum age : 18 years old
      • Dinner : À la Carte Asian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      • High chairs available
    • El Pescador
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Seafood
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
    • Beach Club
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • La Fontana
      Image bar
      • Dinner : Pizzeria
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • La Taqueria
      Image bar
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Home run
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Snack Bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
    • Royal Club Lounge
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      • Breakfast : À la Carte Breakfast
      • Lunch : À la Carte Lunch
      • Dinner : À la Carte Dinner
      • Evening dress code: Formal
      Exclusive to Royal Club guests
  • Bar(s)

    • Lobby Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
    • Home Run Bar
      Image bar
      • Sports Bar
      • Opening time : 11:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • La Bodeguita
      Image bar
      • Location : Theatre
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
    • Chiringuito Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • La Fontana Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Terrace
      • Opening time : 18:00
      • Closing time : 01:00
      • Local drinks
    • Hundido Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • Beach Club Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 09:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • Mangu
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
    • Niki Bar
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 08:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      Exclusive to Royal Club guests
Kids
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  • Kids' Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground
  • Babysitting ($)
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • 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

  • 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 ($)

Honeymoon package ($)

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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FIRST TIME, LAST TIME and NEVER AGAIN! 00¼¼¼ July 25, 2016

  • We just came back from 3 weeks family holiday (3 adults) and are very disappointed. They claim 5* hotel but maybe in their dreams, max 3*. Hotel is under renovation by Barcelo Group and currently 3...
  • slobodanp821

THE ABSOLUTE WORST! NEVER AGAIN! THE "ACCIDENTAL" GRAND!! 😡 0¼¼¼¼ July 25, 2016

  • This place is horrible!! Grand Occidental Punta Cana should not sell rooms until the renovations are complete. The majority of be rooms have problems. My husband and I checked in on 7/19. It was...
  • Vleak76

Great once again at the Occidental Grand PC 00000 July 24, 2016

  • It just keeps getting better at the Occidental. Been traveling at this location for 15 years and will surely be returning. Great food, service, clean grounds, friendly staff, great bars and very...
  • Johnny_Pacelli
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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