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
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
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
DINING
Occidental Caribe features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 8 Restaurants at Occidental Caribe:
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.
La Comedie - Non-smoking. No tank tops.
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
Great vacation, needs improvments
Nicole M,
Thu Jan 11 10:59:02 EST 2018
First impression was great, I must have got lucky with check-in because I was checked in within minutes. My friends however took 2 hours. (got there prior to my flight) The Resort was very pretty, clean, and a great atmosphere. Down fall for me was the drinks and food. Maybe this was because I was comparing it to Mexico, which has very different food choices. Our favorite place to eat was the little pizza hut, which had very limited hours, and was SO busy. Drinks were dissapointing.. were not that good, Maria was the only bartender the whole 5 night stay. I would come back, the entertainment was good, fun, pool arobics was funny, overall a good stay just dissapointed by a few things, nothing to ruin a vacation though, the beach and resort were beautiful.

Incredible location
726anderss,
Tue Jan 09 22:13:30 EST 2018
Nice hotel in great location. Felt like it was the best hotel after the beach. The food was absolutely amazing and delicious. The standard of the rooms was ok, no more. The staff were very different in their dealings. Some were very unattended while some were very nice and helpful.

Great Bartender
1mshartley, Hubbard, Ohio
Tue Jan 09 09:29:09 EST 2018
Our first impression of the resort was that the rooms needed some major updates. Ours smelled musty and was always sort of damp. The outside property was very nice as well as the beach, though. What really made this resort a lesser experience than i had hoped was the quality of the food. The four of us that went rarely found any food we could really say we enjoyed. Most of it was just downright bad. Also we had one incident that really made up my mind about the service at this resort. Every room comes with a safe that you can program with your own combination (to keep maintenance and housekeepers from stealing your stuff, which i thought was a red flag to begin with), one day i tried to open my safe and it wouldn't accept the combination i had set. i tried several times making sure it wasn't my mistake, and it wouldn't open, so i called the front desk, and they said security would be up in 10 minutes. twenty go by, and i call again. Again, they say security will be up in 10 minutes. We wait probably another 20-25 minutes and no one has showed up. My boyfriends mom then calls the front desk about our problem and they say the same thing. we fall asleep waiting for them and after about two hours total of waiting for someone to unlock my safe, my boyfriends mom goes to the front desk and demands that someone come and help us immediately. Only then did anything happen. When the security officer finally does arrive, he doesn't say a word to us, unlocks the safe, and then acts obviously annoyed when we asked him to wait for us to make sure nothing is missing. it was all a huge waste of time on my vacation. The greatest thing about this resort by far was the bartenders, especially one by the name of Yeuri Nunez. He treated our family very well throughout our stay. He was very nice, hospitable, and spoke English quite clearly compared to some others. We always looked forward to hanging out with him at the beach bar after everything else was closed. Overall, we all had a good vacation, but would be return to this resort? Surely not.

7 Day Special Event with my Family - 3 Premium Level Suites
558gregoryg, Oak Lawn, Illinois
Mon Jan 08 16:23:26 EST 2018
The location is phenomenal in relationship to the beach and Ocean. The hotel staff is consistently working to maintain the property; however, the age and deferred maintenance of the hotel rooms (and understand that we had Premium Suites) is disappointing. The diverse menu’s are a positive; but, the reservation process leaves a lot to be desired. Guest Services for the Premium Level opens at 7 am and it is very important to be there early to give yourself the best chance of securing a reservation at one of the several restaurants. Not all restaurants are open every day; so, it’s important to ask for their schedules at least a day in advance. On two separate occasions I asked to speak with the Hotel Manager but he or she was apparently unavailable or possibly did not want to meet with me. On-site available Management is very important in assuring Customer Satisfaction should any problems arise; but, this key aspect most definitely missing at the time of our visit.

New Year in Occidental Caribe
Carlos G,
Mon Jan 08 13:13:54 EST 2018
I was at the hotel from 30/12/17 to 05/01/18, my ime at the hotel was terrible. I made eight compliens about the door of my room because it doesn´t work but for the people of the hotel even the manager didn´t do nothing. I had to wait every time that I want to go in to my room for the security guy to open the door for more than 30 minutes eachtime but the worst time was at the new years day when I have to wait for more than 2 ours out of my room with my two little kids sleeping on the floor because it takes until 3am. The hotel is old, out of mainance and the people is no kind at the hotel. Be carefull with this place!!!



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