Punta Cana

Occidental Caribe


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A spectacular resort, set on a dazzling beach, the all-inclusive Occidental Caribe boasts 798 rooms with red Spanish-styled rooftops. The lobby, in warm tangerine hues, invites you to linger, with comfy seating under a chandelier, which amusingly also happens to house a birds nest! Sprawled parallel with the beach, this spacious hotel curves around gardens and features two large pools that are perfect for a refreshing dip.

Boredom is not an option at this adventurer's paradise! Fly through the air on a trapeze at the circus school, or test your strength and endurance on the rock-climbing wall. Then, gaze down at the spectacular ocean-view from the top. Children's programs are also available and include a playground, game room, pool, and more.

Entice your palate at one of seven specialty restaurants and after supper, don't forget to try your luck at the casino or take in one of the dynamic live shows in the forum-style theater. Before topping the evening off at the nightclub, stop by one of the late night bars for a nightcap. Finally, head off to your luxurious room to rest up for the next day's adventure.

Once you've had a good night's rest, why not start your day off in the gorgeous, fully-equipped spa? Enjoy relaxing in the hot tub, pampering yourself in the beauty salon, or melting away stress in one of many massage rooms.
HOTEL LOCATION
Located right on the beach in the beautiful Dominican Caribbean. Distance from hotel to town of Higuey, 52 minutes. Distance from hotel to Punta Cana International Airport(PUJ), 25 minutes.
Address: PLAYA ARENA GORDA, CARRETERA MACAO
BAVARO, PUNTA CANA
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Local Phone: 809-476-7777
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Casino Nearby (Nearby)
Pools
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Swim-up Bar
The hotel houses 2 large pools. We also offer night time entertainment with our dynamic dance team. Swim up bar.
Golf: NEARBY
Barceló The Lakes - 12 Kilometers
The magnificent "Barceló The Lakes" 18-hole golf course. The golf course was designedby renowned architect P.B. Dye who personally supervised and oversaw the entire proceess. The championship golf course crosses a lush mangrove forest.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $
Cart Fee: $
Club Rental Fees: $
Tennis
Number of Courts: 3
Outdoor Courts: 3
Lighted Courts: 3
Court Fee: $
Raquet Rental Fees: $
Water Sports on Site
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
HOTEL DETAILS
The Caribbean dream world with white beaches which make every sport a pleasure.The magnificent colors of the reef will delight snorkelers and divers. Wind down and relax in beautiful rooms, let your spirits soar through the tropical gardens. This resort has eight restaurants, six bars, watersports, golf, children's water park, Theater, activities, two pools. Beach: Featuring turquoise waters of the Bavaro beach. Check-in: 3:00pm
Check-out: 12:00pm
Total Rooms: 798
Year Opened: 0 Credit Cards:
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No spring break groups.
ROOM TYPES
PRESIDENTIAL STE CLUB PREMIUM
There are 2 Presidential Suites on the property, both with ocean view. There is a separate living room area and separate dining area. The 2 Presidential Suites are equipped with 2 bathrooms, 1 bath with whirlpool and separate shower.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
FAMILY ROOM
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUITE CLUB PREMIUM
Premium Club facilities.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUPERIOR OCEAN FRONT
33 square meters.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DOUBLE ROOM OCEAN VIEW
These spacious, comfortable and light-filled rooms boast over 33 square meters of space and stand out for their beautiful views of the Caribbean Sea to be enjoyed from the moment of waking up.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DOUBLE ROOM
These 33 square meter rooms are large, comfortable and bright. Enjoy the relaxation and comfort that these accommodations offer, turning your days in the Dominican Caribbean into an unforgettable vacation.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUPERIOR
33 square meters, plasma television, balcony and upgraded amenities. All rooms are located less than 328 feet from the beach.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Bathtub
Shower
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DINING
Occidental Caribe features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 8 Restaurants at Occidental Caribe:
La Comedie - Non-smoking. No tank tops.
Kyoto - teppanyaki-style cuisine. Non-smoking. No tank tops, shorts and beach sandals. Gentlemen: no sleeveless shirts.
El Marenostrum Snacks - Continental Breakfast from 05:00am to 7:00am. Buffet brunch with champagne from 8:00am to 12:00pm. Lunch buffet from 12:00pm to 3:00pm. Snacks from 3:00pm to 6:00pm.
Mexico Lindo - Cuisine: Tex-Mex.
El Conuco - Featuring authentic Dominican cuisine. Non-smoking. No tank tops, shorts and beach sandals. Gentlemen: no sleeveless shirts. Upon arrival, you will receive pre-arranged invitations per room to our specialty restaurants according to your length of stay.
Marenostrum - Casual setting. Cuisine: Fish & meat.
Alcazar Buffet - serving extensive appetizing buffets for breakfast, lunch and dinner
La Dolce Vita - Cuisine: Italian. Non-smoking. Dress Code: Casual Elegant.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daily schedule of Activities.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly live entertainment.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Open daily from 9:00am- 5:30pm. children's pool available. Mini disco is held daily from 8:00pm-9:00pm at the Theatre.
Applicable Ages: 4-12

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420 Recommend
420 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Occidental Caribe to their friends and family
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
June 10-16th, 2018
Roadking2010, Dandridge, Tennessee
Wed Jun 20 09:02:51 EDT 2018
We just returned from Occidental Caribe last week and we had a ball. We had a group of 14 and our flight was on time and the hotel check in was slow, but people are coming and going all day and night so it's expected. Our room attendant kept our room clean and we always had towels. The bar staff was great, even on the beach. We had an amazing time and would definately go back. There was so much food everywhere, if you can't find something to eat, it's you and not the resort. It was a little hard to make dinner reservations, you have to go really early in the morning to get them. Love the grounds and the beach - resort got us shuttles to take us out shopping and no problems. Love this resort.

Helpful Tips
718vivianp,
Mon Jun 18 16:12:03 EDT 2018
If you choose a Superior Oceanfront Room make sure you are not on the second floor just above the buffet area as it is extremely noisy in the early morning hours in preparation for breakfast and late night for breakdown of dinner. Before you unpack, check the shower pressure, toilets and safe to make sure operable. If not, change your room immediately!! Concierge is EXTREMLY helpful and can offer you a personal taxi without a language barrier to take you places you want to go to either shop or learn more about the culture away from the commercial aspect (drivers name was Jose). Dive Shop people are all fantastic and great to work with. If you have to choose one BEST OF THE BEST excursions, go to La Hacienda for the day. Zip Lines, buggy rides, horseback riding, chair lift, lunch, safari ride, swim in the river and they capture your day with a photographer at each stage of your fun filled day. At the end of the day you can purchase a CD with all your pictures at a very reasonable price. This excusion was well worth the $99. Located up in the mountainous area with the coast in site. Best part of the whole vacation!!

You get your money's worth!
edwardf312016, Forest Hills, New York
Mon Jun 18 14:10:29 EDT 2018
Not very expensive yet everything we needed to have a great time.Our second straight year there and would easily go there again.Clean,safe, and right on a beautiful beach.Staff is fine and we recommend giving a few bucks here and there for even better service.Worth it.

Amazing vacation!
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Mon Jun 18 06:06:38 EDT 2018
The Occidental Caribe exceeded my expectations! I traveled with my parents and daughter (age 12) and found that there was entertainment for all age groups. The ease of access to the beach (which was cleaned every morning) was fantastic as were the two large swimming pools. The trapeze was an added bonus! The rooms were clean and spacious and the food was good. Overall, we would return to the Occidental Caribe in a heartbeat!

First and last time
Julia T,
Sun Jun 17 11:25:17 EDT 2018
Let me preface this by saying I have read a lot of trip advisor reviews about this resort. When people have complained about the food, they were not exaggerating. A lot of the food in the buffet is inedible, specifically the cheese. Some of the food was good, but most of it is very bad. At the buffet in the mornings I had a had time getting water and coffee as the wait staff is very busy and inattentive. I would have been happy getting it myself but there isn't a self-serve area for coffee or water. The white linens on the table look nice, but get very dirty and are not replaced frequently enough making the eating area look dirty. The restaurants are good, specifically the Hibachi and Dominican restaurants but the Italian was not good. The resort itself is beautiful and the pools are kept very clean, although they close early. I loved that they offered free activities such as kayaks and the catamaran. I have to say that I wish there were more scheduled activities and that the activities were easier to locate. Previously, I have liked to be given an itinerary because I like to know what is going on so I don't miss anything. The drinks were also very good and had a lot of variety. Casino is very small so I would advise you not to go if you like to gamble. The gym is small and machines are old but very empty which is good, although it closes at 7pm. The shows very pretty good at night, but there is not much to do at night besides go to the shows. Our first room smelled like mold so we had to change rooms. The second room we were given still smelled like mold but not as bad as our first room. The game room also smells like mold and it was unbearable to play a full game of pool in there. We still had a good time at the resort despite all of the issues we had. I don't think we would go back but it is a very inexpensive resort compared to the others in Punta Cana.



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