IFA Bavaro Village
- What's Included
- All Inclusive Features
The IFA Bavaro Resorts are amongst three of the sister hotels in the area. They all promise the same 4-star resort rating. Guests who are looking for a destination with a vast beach should stay in this resort. While the a la carte restaurants are great quality and value, the buffet items sometimes get a little repetitive. This resort is fitting for young clientele and couples, who enjoy nightly entertainment and daytime activities.
It was spontaneous vacation with my friend. Hotel surprised us very positively! Although it’s big everything is easy to find and reach. Beach is just few steps away and it’s awsome! Instead of typical“Hotel” beach with sunbeds and umbrellas in lines you have natural umbrellas from Palms and freedom of deciding where you want to set your sunbed! Rooms are spacious with super comfy beds and pillows, we had bungalow which was in a distance from pools and bars what gave a perfect environment to relax in peace and quiet! What is cool about the area is that it’s like a big garden where live chickens with little ones, flamingos, cats and beautiful peacocks! Food is great! Fresh and local, great choice and full of taste! Another strength of this place is STAFF - awsome people! Smiling and helpful. From this place I want to give special thanks to:Restaurant colibrí:Marcia Luis and Mariana Abreu - Ángels that made every meal special! Also Bladmir and Nelson :-) Bars:Ramon & Wilkin, Valeria Rivera, Bianna Perez ❤️ best team to spend evening in Dominicano or dance bachata in the beach bar!SPA:Elisabet Valdez with magic touch like a fairy!!! Team “sunbed guys”: Wener Valdez and Kelvin - miss you guys already!!!And all the drivers from buggy cars!!! You were awsome!All those people and some more made our stay unforgettable!!!Thank you and we will be back!
This resort is clean and has a lot of space, it has two pools which were exceptionally clean and well maintained, being an all inclusive every need is at your finger tips. Lunch was buffet style and had a huge variety of salads as well as hot meals, with an option to choose a piece of meat or fish and watch it being cooked. The staff were friendly, helpful and all our requests were fulfilled excellently. The beach is a little walk away, and to be honest with sitting around all day, a welcome bit of exercise.
We had a day pass and took advantage of the facilities. The resort is very well kept, the buildings look new, unlike other all inclusives in the area. The staff were very friendly and didn't avoid eye contact. The food was tasty, even for us vegans. My first few experiences of all inclusives in Bavaro really put me off them, but IFA has restored my faith and I would consider staying there in the future.
My girlfriends and I stayed at this resort over New Years and it was good but we were met with a few disappointing factors. The cleaning staff left our sliding door open after they had cleaned the rooms and given we were on ground floor our room contents were left exposed and vulnerable. The activities offered around the pool and beach could definitely be given more thought if this is your thing you will probably be disappointed. The staff at the front desk were sometimes rude and didn’t seem concerned with assisting if you had a real issue. Maybe they just had bad days who knows.The cleaning staff did not restock our water daily which was disappointing considering the bar wouldn’t give us bottles of water when asked so we had to keep returning for small plastic cups. That being said the beach is amazing and the golf cart shuttle is more like 2 minute ride or less and walking isn’t awfully long either.
We just returned from our trip to Punta Cana and stayed at this resort. It's a smaller resort with two pools so it's probably good for families who need to keep an eye on where everyone is. The food was reasonable, the staff were friendly and polite, the rooms were nice and clean. We really only had two concerns: the hotel is quite a bit back from the beach - more than what we had expected from the pictures we'd seen because they are doing quite a bit of construction (we had heard while we were there that they are actually closing the resort this spring and completely re-building it). It's not a long walk (about 5 minutes) and there are golf carts running people back and forth all day long, but it's just not the same. There is a small beach area where you can go for lunch and drinks during the day. It closes at 3:30 so if you need a snack, you're walking all the way back to the hotel. The beach itself is just beautiful, though. Also, the hotel didn't seem to be very busy when we were there, but we found the 'Animation' / activities staff to not do very much, which was disappointing. Overall, we had a very nice stay. If you're looking for some excursions, Alejandro (he's usually located over by where you get the towels) was very, very helpful and gave us a better deal than by going through other sources (like Air Transat). We had a great time, we hope you enjoy it!
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
- Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
- Hotel transfers for packages to USA
- Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
- Items of a personal nature
- 3 buffet meals daily plus snacks
- 7 a la carte dinners per week (reservations required, dress code in effect)
- Unlimited house wine with lunch and dinner, domestic beer and drinks
- Daily activities
- Basketball* Darts*
- Table tennis
- Pool scuba clinic
- Pedal boats
- Nightly entertainment
- *Reservations required
- *Reservations required
- 652 rooms located in bungalows and 10, two and three-storey buildings
- 2 buffet restaurants
- 4 a la carte restaurants (Japanese, Mexican, International, Gourmet)
- Snack bar
- 6 bars
- 3 pools including children's area
- Tennis (lit - fee)
- Full service spa (fee)
- Beauty salon
- Gift shops
- Internet access (fee)
- Casino nearby
Hotel Rooms include:
- 2 doubles or 1 king bed
- Air-conditioning and ceiling fan
- Cable TV
- In-room safe (fee)
- Bathroom with tub and shower
- Hair dryer
- Balcony or terrace
- Maximum occupancy 4 persons
For the Kids - Kids Club (ages 4-12) and Children's area of pool. Babysitting available for a fee.
Three Hotels In One! - When you stay at the IFA Villas Bavaro Beach Resort & Spa you have access to the facilities of the IFA Ocean Village, the IFA Bavaro Village and the IFA Villas Bavaro (located 750 metres from the beach). Complimentary shuttle service around the property.
Honeymoon Bonus - Receive a complimentary room upgrade and bottle of rum upon arrival. Based on availability at checkin. Valid within 30 days of wedding. Proof of marriage required.
Wedding Packages Available - Also available, please inquire.
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.
Resort Location Map
IFA Bavaro VillagePunta Cana,Dominican Republic
- Hotel Contacts
- Extra Info
Playas de Bavaro, Bavaro, Punta Cana 51101 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.
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