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Melia Caribe

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Our Opinion

One of the best family hotels in Punta Cana. Melia Caribe is a large resort, with a beautiful beach. The resort has very attentive and personable staff that will cater to your needs. They are also notable for their kids club. Those who are impartial to walking would enjoy staying in this resort, as its relatively large size also means distances between one area of the hotel to the other.

The spectacular Melia Caribe Tropical offers spacious, classy and beautifully decorated rooms in a lush garden setting. Pamper yourself in one of the complete European spas and enjoy gourmet cuisine, spectacular beaches and a wide array of outdoor activities. Kids can enjoy the Flintstones theme activities nearby while parents relax in peace and tranquility. Guest accommodations now include the Royal Service Suites, offering luxury service with a personalized touch. So whether you go golfing, honeymooning or vacationing with the family, allow the Melia's trusted name to spoil you with excellent services and facilities that will make you never want to leave!

Location: On Bavaro Beach, 25 min from the Punta Cana airport, 90 min from La Romana airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Brian S : Tampa, Florida
Great resort. Should have skipped the dune buggy excursion.

The resort is very nice. Be sure to bring lots of one dollar bills for tips. Although this is an all inclusive resort, most employees are quick to grab your luggage, provide very personalized service at dinner, etc. until they receive a tip. I would recommend staying at the resort. We booked a dune buggy excursion that turned out to be a little annoying. We were told the excursion was four hours. The first hour was spent being driven around in a big truck with bench seats to collect other tourists from the surrounding resorts. We were driven about 35 km away and were directed to our tour guide. He did a roll call and said we would be given a private tour. Turns out our private tour was driving in a dune buggy convoy down dusty trails to a beach, coffee/cigar shop, and a spring. We were set upon by locals at every location who demanded money for various things. For example, a very pushy local at the beach approached my wife with a parakeet. He put the parakeet on her head and encouraged me to take a picture. He then demanded ten dollars. That sort of thing got old. I wish people would just ask instead of everything being a shakedown.

  • Maria S : Potomac
Not very recommendable

The best part of the hotel, by far is the entertainment. Everything else, not very good at all. Rooms are fine- bathrooms are old. Not much variety in food, stick to pasta. The place is so big that you need to take a little train to places. They said yrain comes every 15 min- not true. It cones every 45min or so. Not good for families traveling with kids. Water sports are included...they are never available! They have 3 kayaks for about 3000 guests!

  • wilfredchristianb :
Demers-Tinoco wedding

We enjoyed our trip immensely and had no complaints.Attended a beautiful wedding and had an excellent week.We will definitely be returning here in the future.Staff was amazingly friendly and helpful.Whole resort was immaculate,clean and beautiful!!!

  • Saintnation_22 : Los Angeles, California
On our way hopefully a fantastic getaway!!

Looking forward to an amazing experience!!!Hey Everyone,We have have decided to take a chance and give the Melia family a chance. We are going on our honeymoon arriving May 28th, so its an extremely important trip for us. Although we will be on vaca my fiance is a popular you tube blogger who will be blogging on arrival. So far we have emailed Melia and explained the importance of our trip and the response was quick. Although somewhat paranoid because the email stated that a single bed would be upon availability!!!! What!!! Honeymoon and double beds dont make sense. Melia if you have visibility please ensure our honeymoon is amazing. We'll keep everyone posted.

  • Kevin D : Holmdel, New Jersey
Awesome vacation

Melia Caribe Tropical in Punta Cana. Fantastic vacation. We upscaled and stayed at "The Level", a nicer location with respect to all the restaurants and night life and just a golf cart ride to the beach. Everything was just perfect. Our room overlooked the nature side rather than the beach, which we loved. You can go to the beach in the day time so the night was beautiful with our view. The staff was the best! Absolutely. I would revisit for sure. This is a beautiful place where you have the choice of calm or if you prefer, lot's of fun and activities. A+ in my book.

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
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks
  • A la carte dining w/reservations
  • Unlimited Domestic & select International drinks, including wine & sparkling wine
  • Free shuttle on the complex
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Canoeing
  • Sunfish sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Pedal boats
  • Aquafitness
  • Daytime tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Ping-pong
  • Board games
  • Fitness centre including sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • 1,188 elegantly appointed suites in 2-storey bungalows
  • 3 buffet restaurants 
  • 10 a la carte restaurants including: Italian, Gourmet, Asian fusion, Japanese/Teppanyaki, French, Dominican, Mexican and American grill, dress code & reservations required
  • Bars including: 2 Beach bars, 2 Lobby bars, 2 Pool bars, and Casino jazz club
  • Casino
  • Fun Pub & Disco
  • Amphitheatre
  • 7 swimming pools (some with children's section)
  • 8 (lit) tennis courts
  • Arcade for teens
  • Health club w/sauna, steam room and Jacuzzi
  • 2 full service European Spas
  • Beauty salon
  • Souvenir shop
  • Jewellery shop
  • Car rental
  • Internet high speed wireless connections (fee)
  • Laundry service (fee)
  • Medical services upon request (fee)

Deluxe Junior Suites include:

  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Living area (some with sofa bed)
  • Satellite TV
  • Mini-bar (replenished on request) w/soft drinks and water
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Full marble bathroom
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Max occupancy 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 kids & 1 infant

Royal Service Deluxe Suites include:

  • Same as above with Jacuzzi
  • Plasma TV
  • CD player
  • Separate living room

Royal Service Master Suites include:

  • Same as above with fully equipped kitchenette and dining area

Kids Deals - Under 4 stay, play, & eat free when sharing with 2 adults. Children 5-12 pay a special all-inclusive rate. Max 2 kids.

For the Kids - Baby Club for ages under 5. Kids ages 5-12 can enjoy the Mini-Club, children's pool, playground, and video games. "Teenager's Club" for 12-17.

The Flintstones Land - Satisfy dinosaur-sized hunger in the restaurants "Betty's Kitchen" and "Bronto Burger". Children will enjoy special services such as: mini check-in, stone lake (rock wall), Baby Rock Club, Bamm Bamm Club, Dino Mania sweets shop & Yabba Dabba Doo Bazaar.

Free Golf! - Receive 3 free rounds per person per week. Extra rounds available with 50% discount.

Honeymooners - Receive a room upgrade, late checkout, fruit basket, and a bottle of rum in room. Subject to availability. Request at time of booking. Proof of marriage certificate required at check-in.

Wedding Packages - Available, please inquire for further 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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  • Melia Caribe
    Punta Cana,Dominican Republic

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Melia Caribe Tropical
Playa de Bavaro, Bavaro, Punta Cana 23301 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.