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Iberostar Bavaro

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The Iberostar Bavaro is one part of the Iberostar Suites that are found in the Punta Cana Resort Strip. Much like other resorts found elsewhere, the Iberostar Bavaro maintains the same reputation in luxury and top-notch resort experience. This is a great resort for families and couples. There is a great balance between buffet and a la carte restaurants (the choices are not overwhelming). There are plenty of beach activities to partake in. However, make sure to either book these activities ahead or book equipment ahead of time. An amazing pool area. The pool area is big enough that there is never a shortage of loungers. There is also a separate pool specifically for kids.

Set amidst beautiful gardens where peacocks and flamingos roam freely and on the shores of an idyllic sugary white sand beach. The Iberostar Bavaro features charming villas housing spacious, marble-floored Junior Suites, each with a sunken living area and daybed. Take a splash in the huge pool, visit the disco and sports bar or take advantage of the many activities and amenities including a dive clinic, several on-site shops and the Mini Club for kids. Guests of the Iberostar Bavaro also have the option of using the recreational and dining facilities of the two neighboring sister hotels.

Location: Directly on Bavaro Beach, next to the Iberostar Dominicana, 45 minutes to Higuey, 35 minutes from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • laneatlarge : Boston, Massachusetts
An all around good place

Right on a beautiful beach that goes for miles, plenty of walking. The rooms are clean, relatively modern, and well cared for, as is the entire property. It is adjacent to two other Iberostar properties which one has full access to. At the neighboring IB. Dominicana the pool and lunch facilities are right on the beach which we found more interesting to be at. This is all inclusive so all the food and drinks are included. The drinks are free flowing with many "top shelf" liquors available. The food is decent. If you are a "foodie" the caribbean will disappoint you. The general dining rooms, which are buffet style always have many selections to choose from. The specialty restaurants are better in the presentation is nicer. There is an international group of travelers at these hotels. My guess is approx. 1/3 american and canadian, 1/3 european, and 1/3 south american. This makes the food choices very diverse to accommodate these different groups. The nightly entertainment is limited and often very amateurish.We did two off resort excursions to get a feel for the rest of the island. Outback Safari took us to local homes and coffee growers, The Scape park took us into underground caves and swimming hole. Both recommended. All in all a good vacation suitable for couples and families. There didn't seem to be much of a singles scene.

  • Maureen J :
Loved our visit! Excellent staff!

Very friendly staff! I especially loved how the entertainment staff (ie Rafael) worked to get all involved to have a great time. The children program and Minerva who ran it were wonderful! Very personal touch as all the staff came over to us personally and remembered us and the kids. Shows were awesome! Grounds were stunning. Everyone there worked so very hard and was so friendly. I was very impressed that most of the staff also spoke multiple languages. We had an incredible vacation there!

  • Kevan R :
Good time by all

Returned last week from 18 days at Iberostar Bavaro Suites. We came from Canada and had family/friends meet us there from Germany.Overall impression upon arrival was very nice setup. Drive up from main gates was nice as you passed through the resorts golf course. Main lobby and reception area was large and open. Iberostar has four resorts here so it is a large resort area. The Bavaro Suites is a large setup of two story units with four units on each floor.The rooms were very nice, lots of space. We were on the second floor and I would recommend this as it gives you some privacy in your room. The negatives on the rooms would be: 1) The mattresses could be upgraded. They are not the worst beds but for being "suites" I would expect a little better. 2) There is no dresser in the suite. Because we stayed for over two weeks with our daughter, we had a lot of clothes. Only the closet with hangers and a couple of shelves to put stuff on.The buffet and ala carte restaurants were very good. We tried all the ala cartes with exception to the adult only ones. The Steak House and the Mediterranean were our favorite. The Jambalaya restaurant was so-so. The Japanese restaurant was also a little disappointing. We really enjoyed the Japanese restaurant in Iberostar Cancun last December. The chef was not able to execute the cooking time properly and everyone was eating their food at different time. The main buffet(s) were good, the staff were very friendly. At our buffet, Michael, was excellent. He always noted when came to eat. In the morning he had a table always ready for our group setup for the kids. These guys work so hard, you see them working buffets during the day and then ala carte at night. The beaches were very good, we are members and have access to the members only area. The regular beach area always had room as the resort(s) cover 4 hotels on the beach. The service at the beach was very good and they always had a ton of activities going on of all sorts. The kids club was good, lots of activities and they kept the kids busy. Because we had other kids in our group we did not utilize the kids club as we did in Cancun. But the days the kids were there the staff was great.Overall I would rate the resort at a 4.0 - 4.5 rating and would recommend staying there.

  • as33333 : Архангельск

Everything was wonderful and all we need, during our staying, were satisfied in the moment. Only the second visit to "La Dorada" was not so good because of the manager who was staying on the entrance and later try to help us during our supper, big women was not polied and our staying was not so good....

  • hildyraramona : Antwerp, Belgium
Another great holiday!

And once again, we spent our holiday at the Iberostar Bavaro Suites.The refurbished lobby looked really inviting and clean. As always, Betty Hernandez checked us in with all her know-how and charm. She is really great!!We stayed in a junior suite on the first floor. Our chambermaid Carmela arranged our room perfectly. Minibar was restocked daily!!Then the pool area. Well maintained, to few chairs in the shade though..Beach cleaned every day, what an endless job that is!The staff: every single one is so friendly and outgoing, (perhaps it helps that I speak Spanish), all bars and restaurants give great service and try to provide in everything you could ever need. Great!!Animation: what can I say!! Pantera!! What a guy! He is fantastic! The whole team is awsome, especially JJ and Pinky!! Fiesta playera! Paella party! Dance lessons!The shows were ok but we've seen them all before.Food was good, loads of langoust and lobster, njam njam!! We were at the specialty restaurants so many times, didn't go this time.Overall, once again we had a great vacation and are going back in November.Only one little downside, too many kids, but that's not the resorts fault.Love all of you guys,Big hugs and kiss, Ramona

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
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  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks
  • Food and beverage service 24 hours
  • A la carte dining w/reservations
  • 24 hours Unlimited International brands, Domestic beer and House Wine
  • Room service from 11am-11pm
  • In-room mini-bar stocked w/water, soft drinks and beer only
  • Christmas and New Year's Gala Dinners
  • Lounge chair and towels (pool/beach)
  • Non-motorized watersports 1 hour/person/day, reservations required:
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Catamarans
  • Boogie boards
  • Waterpolo
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson
  • Daytime tennis (1 hour/day)
  • Volleyball
  • Archery
  • Gym
  • Sauna
  • Aerobics and Water aerobics
  • Spanish lessons
  • Dance lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Entrance to Disco and Sports bar, drinks included
  • 588 rooms in 74 two-storey buildings
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 4 a la carte restaurants including: Steakhouse, Japanese, International, and Mediterranean
  • Snack bars
  • Ice cream parlour
  • 6 bars including Beach bar, Pool bar and Swim-up bar
  • Casino
  • Disco
  • 1 huge free-form pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • 3 (lit) tennis courts
  • News/bookstand
  • Gift shop
  • Fitness centre
  • Steamroom
  • Spa with sauna, turkish bath, body treatments and massages (fee)
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Car rental
  • Dive shop on-site
  • 18-hole golf course 20 minutes away
  • Medical services (fee)
  • Free WiFi internet 

Junior Suites include:

  • 1 king bed or two 3/4 beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Living area
  • Day bed
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • WiFi
  • Mini-bar
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Full bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony or patio
  • Max occupancy 4 up to 3 adults

Kids Deals - First kid 2-12 stays and eats free when sharing room and existing beds with 2 adults. Second kid pays special kid's rate. Max 2 kids. This offer is not applicable for children sharing room with only one paying adult.

For the Kids - Kids 4-12 can enjoy supervised activities daily at the Kids' Club, playground and kids' pool. Babysitting services available ($).

Exchange Privileges! - Guests of this hotel can also enjoy all the facilities and services of the Iberostar Punta Cana and the Iberostar Dominicana.

2 in 1 stay! - Combine a 7-night stay at this hotel with a 7-night stay at Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus in Bayahibe. Please inquire for prices.

Honeymooners - Receive a fruit basket and a bottle of rum. Request at time of booking. Requires proof of marriage certificate at check-in.

Wedding Packages - Also available. Please inquire for details.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Iberostar Bavaro
    Punta Cana,Dominican Republic

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Iberostar Bavaro Suites
Carretera Arena Gorda, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23000 Dominican Republic

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.