Exceptional Value! Golf: One Free greens fee per person, per day (cart is mandatory and extra; restrictions apply).
Catalonia Royal Bavaro is an adults-only, all-suite, all-inclusive resort. There is always plenty to keep you occupied! You can take part in numerous sport and leisure activities and delight in the wide range of exquisite cuisine thanks to the all-inclusive arrangement. The attention to small details and the personalized service makes for a great stay. The hotel is located 30 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport and 90 minutes from La Romana Airport.
There are a variety of accommodations to suit all guests' needs and desires. Wine and dine at all three restaurants that this resort has to offer. Thalassa Restaurant combines delicious a la carte Mediterranean cuisine with a complete buffet service. The breakfast-buffet includes a wide variety of natural fruit, yogurts, cheeses, cold meats, and pastries. There's never anything lacking in the buffet! Stop by Cata Tapa to enjoy delicious, innovative a la carte tapas. Couples can make it an evening to remember and enjoy a romantic dinner next to the lake. Snack Sea Blue serves you midday; you can try delicious a la carte delicatessen snacks in this area in the hotel. Quality and practicality marry since it is located next to the beach and the pool. When you want to quench your Caribbean thirst, make your way to one of the four bars that the hotel has to choose from.
Located in Playas de Bavaro; one of the best beach areas in the Dominican Republic. Loacated 20 km from Punta Cana International Airport. Loacated 45 km from Higuey, the urban center of the province.
PLAYAS DE BAVARO
Barber / Beauty Salon
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Physician on Call
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2
The resort has two pools, one with a jacuzzi and a new Aquabar Infiniti situated on the beach.
Catalonia Caribbean Golf Course (18 holes), Catalonia Cabeza de Toro (9 holes), Pitch & Putt--driving range, rental eqipment, club house with pro shop & bar, golf lesson s (1 hour no charge) & private academy lessons.
Green Fees: $
Catalonia Royal Bavaro in an All-Inclusive resort exclusively for Adults with fine white sand beaches, crystal clear Caribbean waters and lush vegetation throughout the complex.
Features an Adults atmosphere, nine restaurants, six bars, room service and spa. Our guests can enjoy all the services, restaurantes, bars and buffets located in Catalonia Bavaro Resort.
Beach: Bar on the beach with personalized service.
Total Rooms: 255
Year Opened: 0
Adults only. No pets allowed.
EXCLUSIVE SUITE WITH POOL
Elegantly decorated suite located in front of large central lake. Each suite comes with an infinity pool for exclusive use. King size bed. Private Jacuzzi. Free WiFi. Solarium. Pillow menu. Located on two floors, one with a living room and bathroom.
1 King Bed
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
DELUXE JUNIOR SUITE
Spacious room located close to the beach. Bathtub in room. Bathrobe and slippers. Beach towels. Independent shower. Lounge area. Terrace with hammock. Turndown service. Complimentary wireless interent access. Special discount on Golf and Spa.
1 King Bed
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
SUPERIOR JUNIOR SUITE
Decorated in colonial style with king size bed. Circular bath. Bathrobe and slippers. Beach towels. Independent shower. Lounge area. Terrace with hammock. Turndown service. Pillow menu. Complimentary wireless internet access.
1 King Bed
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
Privileged amenities and honeymoon amenities. Balcony or terrace. Bathrobe and slippers. Free WiFi. King size bed. Room specially decorated.
1 King Bed
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Catalonia Royal Bavaro features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-Nine Restaurants/Five Bars
There are 9 Restaurants at Catalonia Royal Bavaro:
Pizzeria Sorrento -
Enjoy poolside delicious pizzas baked in wood-oven. Open from 12pm to 11:00pm.
Large variety of sweet and salty crepes.
Snack Bar Pleamar -
For a quick snack: hot dogs, hamburgers, french fries, nachos and salads. Located by the pool. Open 24 hours.
La Toscana -
Air conditioned restaurant serving Italian cuisine (a la carte). Reservations required. Open for dinner only.
La Palapa -
Buffet style restaurant with BBQ for lunch and show cooking. Located next to the beach and pool. Open for breakfast and lunch.
Air conditioned restaurant serving Japanese Teppanyaki cuisine. Reservations required. Open for dinner only.
Gran Caribe -
Air conditioned main buffet restaurant, surrounded by lakes and lush vegetation. Features show cooking. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Rodeo Steak House -
Air conditioned restaurant serving American cuisine (a la carte). Reservations required. Open for dinner only.
Air conditioned restaurant serving Mexican specialties (a la carte) with traditional Mexican specialties. Reservations are required. Open for dinner only.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Night shows, live music, bike rides, "merengue" and native painting courses, archery, darts, water polo, volleyball, soccer, basketball, table tennis, scuba diving, canoeing, kayaks, disco and casino.
Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
239 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Catalonia Royal Bavaro to their friends and family
A few friends and I got together a few weeks before March Break and decided we needed to get away from the snow. I contacted Jayne at Beach Bum Vacations to help us out. She went above and beyond...
A few friends and I got together a few weeks before March Break and decided we needed to get away from the snow. I contacted Jayne at Beach Bum Vacations to help us out. She went above and beyond trying to match our needs and our budget. We had her contact info in the event of any problems and she followed through with everything we needed. We finally decided on Catalonia Royal Bavaro and were there from March 13-20. Our initial greeting was very welcoming and hospitable. It took a short amount of time to our room. We were travelling in a group and had two rooms booked and wanted them side by side, if possible. We requested Villa 36 as we read that is was a great location. Our request was filled. However, when we got to our room we found that it was on the ground floor and that was not going to work for us. We immediately went to reception to request a change. After a little bit of discussion and the mention of more $$ per night, we were accommodated. We moved to Villa 38 and were placed on the third floor. The rooms were much better. They were clean and well maintained all week. The location was in great proximity to both pool and beach. We spent all of our time at the beach!
The grounds are impeccably maintained and all washrooms were kept very clean. The resort itself had everything we needed. We mostly wanted sun and sand and got that. Being from the East Coast, the seaweed did not bother us. It was tended to several times a day. We were happy with the beach chairs and huts. The Bars had inconsistent service. The level of friendliness was intermittent and certainly wasn?t what I am used to and my friends would agree. Language was a barrier at times.
The restaurants were quite adequate, but once again the service varied. It was nice that we had full access to the resort right next door. They had some nightly entertainment a variety of different restaurants which was a welcomed change.
Overall I would say the resort was slightly above average. Nothing was outstanding, but everything was very good- except the wine selection! ?
Punta Cana F, Toronto, Canada
Mon Mar 30 14:42:42 EDT 2015
Returned a week ago-my first visit to the Catalonia. Can't think of anything negative other than the elevator music at the sea blue restaurant. Food-service-pool-weather was amazing. Lot's of...
Returned a week ago-my first visit to the Catalonia. Can't think of anything negative other than the elevator music at the sea blue restaurant. Food-service-pool-weather was amazing. Lot's of activities next door if you feel its too quiet. Great Beach party.
Beautiful Resort for Relaxing with a great staff
Kuczkuda, Stanhope, New Jersey
Mon Mar 30 12:16:30 EDT 2015
I just got back from a 5 day trip to Punta Cana. This resort is beautiful. We stayed on the Royal side which is adults only. But the family side is just a nice. The food was all better than I...
I just got back from a 5 day trip to Punta Cana. This resort is beautiful. We stayed on the Royal side which is adults only. But the family side is just a nice. The food was all better than I expected. I would say that the restaurants on the Royal side were a little better, but it is also smaller and only caters to adults. But we had meals on both sides and I have no complaints. The beach area itself is also nice with plenty of trees, chairs and shade as well as sunny areas. If I was going to say anything against the resort it is that the actual beach and the water are not the best. Don't get me wrong the water is clear and beautiful. It is just that there is a good amount of coral in the water and there is seaweed. Not the soggy US type more like wet grass. But they do clean it every day and it didn't really bother me. This is a quite resort about 30 minutes from the airport with no other resorts nearby. The pools were great. They have some activities each day and evening, but everything is just very relaxed. If you are looking for a party, this is not the resort. But if you want a nice resort, with good food and very friendly staff this is a great place to go.
The Perfect Getaway!!
Nathalie M, Antigonish, Canada
Sun Mar 29 08:08:19 EDT 2015
I have been to Punta Cana several times in the past however the first time at Catalonia Royal (Adults Only). My boyfriend and I just returned (Mar 20-27) and I only wish we were still there! It has...
I have been to Punta Cana several times in the past however the first time at Catalonia Royal (Adults Only). My boyfriend and I just returned (Mar 20-27) and I only wish we were still there! It has been decided that next year, not only will we return to Catalonia Royal but will stay for 2 weeks!! We traveled from Halifax!
The staff were very friendly, helpful and always smiling. They went above and beyond to ensure their guests were taken care of and having a good/relaxing time. This statement is true for all staff from reception (Monica-thank you so much for everything), guest services (Carol-the very best), gardeners, housekeepers (Natoli-you are the best!!! Thanks for an amazing job and always keeping our room in tip-top spotless shape), bartenders, restaurant staff and spa staff - thank you all :)
Our room was 4412 - PERFECT location! It was a basic room but had a huge 4 poster king bed, big 2 person soaker tub in the room, big (clean) bathroom, and lots of storage. It was on the ground floor but we had no issues with bugs.
The grounds are spotless.
Food was AMAZING!!!!! We went over to the sister resort (literally a 2 min walk away) and ate at a few of the restaurants there. Great variety: Italian, Dominican, Steakhouse, Thai, Seafood, Tapas, etc etc - as I said, amazing ... even the breakfast buffets!
There is a piano type of bar off the main lobby that served the BEST coffee. We wanted nor needed for anything!
Pharmacy, mini-market and a variety of shops on the sister resort. You could not use cash at theses stores but could charge to your room which was most convenient.
The resort itself is small, quiet and so very relaxing. All the entertainment and activities were on the sister resort (the family side) and we could go and come as we pleased. The people staying on the family side were not able to come onto our resort.
Free Wi-Fi throughout the resort.
The beach was nice BUT did have a bit of seaweed. Men kept it swept up as best they could. Certainly didn't prevent us from going into the water. There were always beach loungers, beds, canopies, clean towels and a bar server always floating around making sure everyone was happy.
There were a couple of people wanting to give you the "Executive Concierge" experience. STAY AWAY!!! They are right in the main lobby and some walk about the beach area. They are VERY friendly and offer you free gifts just for being a guest however the conversation ends with "listen to this presentation". Once we realized they were time-share people, said NOT interested, they left us alone.
We traveled with Sun Wing and went on two excursions: zip-lining and the 1/2-day Country Express tour. Highly recommend both.
Excellent service, great accomodation.
Norm394, Quebec City, Canada
Wed Mar 25 15:09:40 EDT 2015
We spent the wek of March 15th 2015 at that Catalnia Royal Bavaro. Adults only. The service troughout hehotel was excellent ad friendly. Fruit juice ad cocktails mixed in front of you from real...
We spent the wek of March 15th 2015 at that Catalnia Royal Bavaro. Adults only. The service troughout hehotel was excellent ad friendly. Fruit juice ad cocktails mixed in front of you from real fruits is alwas more tasty than from slush type mixtures. All the restaurant are "a la carte", the tapas at Cat are exqusite so are the steaks at the Thalassa. The beach is nice ad there is plenty of shades algea are a proble this year butit is cleared throughout the day. It was refrseshing to see smilling Dominicans, a change from my previous trips to other resors. WiFi evereywhere. Quiet for a relaxing holiday, you an alway party next door at Catalonia casino and golf resort
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