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Ocean Sand

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Our Opinion

The Ocean Sand Punta Cana is a resort that makes up the Ocean Resort suites in the Punta Cana resort strip. Guests who stay in this resort are guaranteed to have a very pleasant stay. The staff are incredibly accommodating and attentive. Many of the staff members are genuinely concerned with the experience of your stay, and try their best to accommodate your needs. The buffet restaurants are always replenished and the food is always fresh. The a la carte restaurants are fairly good as well. However, the service tends to be a bit slower in these restaurants than others. Great little coffee shop that's available in the resort as well.


Overview
The delightful Ocean Sand Resort is an all junior suite resort featuring an impressive nine restaurants (including Route 66), ten bars featuring premium drinks, and a huge array of sports such as bowling and a climbing wall. Connecting rooms are perfect for families, and kids and teens will have a blast at their own clubs within the resort.

Location: On the beach, 45 min to Higuey, 20 min from the airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Melissa E : Mentor, Ohio
AMAZING HOTEL AND STAFF!

My husband visited Ocean Blue and Sand this past month. We were there to celebrate our 2nd wedding anniversary. Long story short, this hotel is amazing! We did stay in a privilege suite and we did tip the maid daily (about $5 US currency) and our room was ALWAYS CLEAN. And I don't think the tipping made our room clean. We got some perks by tipping such as a towel made into a swan, flowers left in our bathroom, on our bed, turn down service (part of our package) our mini fridge stocked daily and our robes always folded. The food is amazing on this resort minus the steak house. My husband and I both ordered the strip steak and over half of it was a solid line of fat. We had a few hick-ups our first night but they were taken care of right away. This resort is huge with so much to see and enjoy visually! Our room was right in front of the pool which always had some sort of entertainment between 2-4 pm. Both pools are HUGE with a swim up bar. We booked through Apple Vacations so any questions we had/issues were taken care of. This resort is large, beautiful, clean, the staff is friendly, food is good, bartenders have a TON of personality and a very relaxing atmosphere. My husband and I have friends that have stayed at this resort 5 times (and will make their 6 visit in January of 2018) which was very helpful. We had a great time, very impressed with the resort, very happy with the cost of our trip and can't thank the staff enough for being so awesome! Shout out to Alexander (sexy black) for being so entertaining, nice, attentive and fun. When my husband and I decide to come back to Punta Cana, this will be our resort of choice! Keep up the good work!

  • gthomas108 : Olney, Maryland
Great Vacation

Overall nice resort. Beautiful grounds. Lobby bar is nice and great bartenders. Restaurants were hit or miss. I recommend the Japanese and Mexican. The buffet is good also with plenty of options. It was our first time in the DR and enjoyed

  • amadhouse : Guernsey, United Kingdom
Paradise

Stayed at ocean blue and 6 times hotel and staff for wonderful.Spoilt for choice where to eat in the evening loved the Italian. Sexy black in the lobby bar kept everyone entertained plus he always remembered your favourite drink.All the entertainers work really hard to make sure you have a good time Samuel aka mini me. Goes above and beyond to make sure you enjoy your holiday.If you fancy a couple of hours child free you can trust Wilma in the kids club to take care of them . Rooms are cleaned daily and fridge refilledWater , Pepsi , lemonade. Orange and beer.

  • Alina B :
Resort Family Vacay

Entertainment: - Wilfre Cherry (aka Baby Black), Superman, and Sarah were great entertainers! They were more than just the staff; they became our friends who made us laugh at everything constantly. Wilfré asked us how we were doing and came to talk to me and my family at the beach every day. We all had hilarious conversations and got to know him beyond an activities entertainer; he hosted game activities and even water aerobics. ¡Muy excelente! - The magic show at the showtime theatre was amazing, and the games before the show were funny.Services:- The maid was very thorough and very kind, saying hello to me every morning. - The waiters were great, coming over constantly to make sure everything was good, asking us how we were doing, and ensuring we had a great day. Alfonso became someone I looked forward to seeing in the morning to pour my daily morning coffee while I studied in the restaurant :)

  • Vivian B :
Ocean Blue

This resort was one of the more calm and relaxing ones. We've been to a resort almost every year for ten years. So some setbacks was that the wifi was patchy but that could be good because it forces you to enjoy what's in front of you. What was just okay was the food - not the best best food and slightlyyyy worse that the other resorts. Also didn't like the night shows so just don't go to the random dancing ones but the magic show was AMAZING. That one show was the best show I've seen in all the resorts. Okay positives were the entertainment dancers and how polite and sweet they were. Especially this particular guy named Wilfre Cherry. All the waiters and everyone very kind and trustworthy. Wilfre encouraged us to participate in the games and activities and we usually don't like that because sometimes we're lazy but he made it fun and different. They work so hard every day to provide activities at all times of the day and on time too. They keep their energy levels so high I don't know how they do it but they are out there in the sun every day with smiles.

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 International brand drinks & beer
  • House wine w/meals
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Waterpolo
  • Introductory scuba lesson
  • Use of bicycles
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Archery
  • Climbing wall
  • Dance lessons
  • Spanish lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Disco, drinks included
  • 334 Junior Suites in four 3-storey buildings
  • 3 buffet restaurants
  • 6 a la carte restaurants, dress code & reservations required
  • 10 bars including Swim-up bar
  • Disco
  • 2 pools
  • Jacuzzi
  • 9-hole golf course on-site
  • Tennis courts
  • Climbing wall
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna (fee)
  • Groceries & sundries shop
  • Boutique & gift shop
  • Spa
  • Free WiFi in lobby

Junior Suites include:

  • 1 king or 2 queen beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Living area
  • Sofa bed
  • Mini-fridge
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • In-room safe
  • Iron
  • Full bathroom w/jacuzzi
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony
  • Max occupancy 5, no more than 4 adults

Junior Suite Deluxe & Junior Suite Golf Rooms also available. Additional room categories available, please inquire.

For the Kids - Kids 4-12 can enjoy supervised children's activities daily at the Kids' Club from 9:45am-12:30pm & 3-6pm, games room, and playground. Babysitting service available (fee).

Upgrade Your Package! - For a surcharge, upgrade your room to any category and receive:

  • Private check-in and check-out
  • Concierge service
  • Fruit basket
  • Dominican cigars (3 per room/week)
  • 24-hour room service
  • Use of bathrobe and slippers
  • Beach towels in room
  • Nightly turn-down service
  • 30-minute massage (per adult/stay)
  • Please inquire for prices. Inclusions subject to change.


If upgrading to a Junior Suite Deluxe you also receive:

  • In-room jacuzzi
  • Daily fruit in room
  • Gourmet beach dinner
  • Free dinner at two different specialty restaurants
  • Motorized watersports (1 hour/person/day)
  • 30-minute catamaran cruise per day
  • 30-minute horseback ride (per person/stay)
  • One diving excursion (per certified diver/week)
  • Please inquire for prices. Inclusions subject to change.


If upgrading to a Junior Suite Golf you also receive:

  • Use of lockers
  • Daily fruit in room
  • One free dinner at specialty restaurant
  • Motorized watersports (1 hour/person/day)
  • 30-minute horseback ride (per person/stay)
  • Please inquire for prices. Inclusions subject to change.


If upgrading to a Honeymoon Suite you also receive:

  • In-room jacuzzi
  • DVD player
  • Breakfast in room with sparkling wine morning after arrival
  • Private Spanish and Meringue lessons
  • Late housekeeping service
  • 1 hour romantic night-time horseback ride (per person/stay)
  • One free dinner at specialty restaurant
  • 30-minute catamaran cruise per day
  • Please inquire for prices. Inclusions subject to change.


Golf Bonus - Play 18 holes of golf at the White Sands Golf Course for US$100. Includes use of golf cart. 3-day package available for US$270, or a 5-day package for US$400. Subject to availability of tee-off times. Book & pay in Canada.

Honeymoon Bonus - Receive a fruit basket and bottle of rum when booking a Junior Suite. Honeymooners who book the Honeymoon Suite will receive 30 min massage, private Spanish lesson, private merengue lesson and Dominican cigars in the room (3 cigars per room per week). Request when you book. Requires proof of marriage.

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.


Resort Location Map


  • Ocean Sand
    Punta Cana,Dominican Republic

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Ocean Blue & Sand
Playa Arena Gorda, Bavaro, Punta Cana 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. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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