Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Value
Family: Families of five may share a Junior Suite with existing bedding (two adults and three kids 12 & under).

Nestled along sand white beaches, Ocean Blue and Sand offers unparalleled beauty and all-inclusive luxury. This all-suites resort offers 24-hour all-inclusive service, a private Jacuzzi in all rooms, a gorgeous beach, free WiFi, the finest selection of themed restaurants, and a sports bar. Combined with meticulous service and unprecedented value, Ocean Blue and Sand will live up to all your vacation dreams. 

Recent renovations of this exquisite Caribbean beachside resort have made Ocean Blue more popular than ever, with guest rooms and public areas featuring a modern style, as well as all the comforts and amenities that even the most discerning travelers expect. 

Unique dining choices include Route 66, an all-American diner, with life-size figures of icons such as Marilyn Monroe and Elvis Presley; La Casa de mi Abuela, which serves delicious Dominican homemade dishes, and I Mascherati di Venezia, which transports you to the famous Venetian carnival. 

Those looking for an upgraded stay can stay in the Ocean Blue Privilege Club. Exclusive amenities include room service (7am-11pm), concierge service, VIP identification, a privileged beach section with wait service and chaise lounges, a privilege lounge with drinks and hors d'oeuvres, Free internet access, and more!

Location

Punta Cana - Beach
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ) : 11 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 2005
Last Renovation: 2013
Total rooms: 708

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Hotel does not accept spring breakers. For travel beginning on or after 2/19/19 and through the night of 4/30/19, no customers 23 years or younger are allowed unless there is at least one adult over 30 years old in the same room. Student or Spring breaker groups with 16 to 23 year olds are not allowed even when accompanied by adults over 30 years old.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 1:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds. 

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy - Hotel does not accept spring breakers. For travel beginning on or after 2/1/20 and through the night of 4/30/20, no customers 23 years or younger are allowed unless there is at least one adult over 30 years old in the same room.  

Student or spring breaker groups with 16 - 23 year old are not allowed even when accompanied by adults over 30 years old.

For travel beginning on or after 2/1/21 and through the night of 4/30/21, no customers 23 years or younger are allowed unless there is at least one adult over 30 years old in the same room.  

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 star tripadvisor rating 15711 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Punta Cana Trip 2019

    It was a beautiful vacation , our Butler Ceasar was great! Hes was so helpful and nice also enjoyed Marino the barman at the piano lounge his drinks and friendliness were Awesome! Many Many other made our trip great! The hotel was very nice and our maid Sandra was so nice.

    Nov 12, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Ocean Blue and Sand

    A great resort with great people. Everyone is friendly and cordial. It feels like home form the minute you arrive until you leave. The entertainment is great, food very good, piano bar with Wesley and Marino is a treat, and great restaurants besides the buffet. Our 6th time there and staff remembers you and makes sure all is good for your stay. Alexander the singing bartender will put a smile on your face. He is called Sexy Black. We have tried other resorts and rate this the best.

    Nov 12, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great entertainment poolside

    Peluche was an amazing host, he keep us entertained daily poolside. Peluche was able to engage with everyone and made sure that everyone enjoyed the holiday. My group and I will definitely return to this beautiful location, such a joyful experience.

    Nov 11, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Amazing vacation at Ocean Blue and Sand, We will return

    First time in Punta Cana (Not Dominican Republic) and first time at this wonderful resort Ocean Blue. Mucho Gracias to the wonderful staff . Some people have no respect for others. We reserved a tabled at the Mexican restaurant "Margarita" on Thursday evening (Nov 7, 2019) for a nice quiet dinner with friends. A group of 10-12 people we sitting at a nearby table near the window/entrance , celebrating some friends 50th birthday. These people were so loud that they were disrupting other guests and us then the noise became so unbearable, we got up to leave before we could order. Other guests around were bothered by the noise, the restaurant staff offered us to move to another section but the noise was still unbearable so we left. These people showed their utmost disrespect for others, only thinking of their enjoyment. Mr. Nelson Batista in a letter apologized for the noise. Mr. Batista, thank you for your letter, you should not have to apologize for the behavior of disrespectful guest. Our room were amazing, spacious balcony and room, shower and whirlpool tub and a sitting area as well. Food is great no matter where you eat. The cleaning staffs are amazing, mini fridge well stocked.. One little thing, it would be nice to have some coffee mate or coffee whitener in the rooms. The beach was amazing, the pools incredible, not enough umbrellas around the pool though, We had an amazing time, a fabulous holidays at Ocean Blue, thank you a memorable time. Hasta Luego y Mucho Gracias

    Nov 11, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Fantastic resort, will definitely return

    Just spent 1 week there and this place is amazing. They seem to be doing a lot of renovations, but unfortunately our room had not gone through one yet - it was old, cracks on the wall, looked dirty, old furniture. Room was spacious. We did not get a pool view room, but that was just as well for us. While the view was really not good, we did not use our balcony at all so we did not care. Besides, the room was very quiet. We brought a laptop and HDMI cable to watch late night NETFLIX and it was great. The resort has great wifi everywhere! - including in the rooms and pool side. It was definitely a plus as we didn't think it would work this well. The food was spectacular. A la carte restaurants do not need reservations, but beware - the steak house gets line ups pretty quickly and they do not seem to open every night of the week. If you go at around 6h30pm you should be seated pretty much without wait. The indoor menu of the steakhouse is not the same as outdoor. If you choose indoor, do yourself a favour and only order a medium rare Picanha as main course - my god, it was divine. So delicious. We did go to the Diner and Mexican, but really, I don't think we would return - the menu was nothing to write home about. We did not try the italian, french or japanese restaurants. Late check out is $10 per additional hour to maximum until 5pm, pending availability. However, they will not let you reserve it in advance, not even the night before. You must go line up between 9 and 10am of your checkout date to inquire. We were only able to get it until 2pm, but they will of course store your luggage while you still use the facilities throughout the day. Do not forget to return your beach towels by 5h30pm on the date of departure, so you get your towel cards back. Without those, you cannot check out and they will ask you for the check out ticket before you are allowed to leave the resort. The staff is really friendly, however, if I am honest, the table service was very poor in attention to your order as well as wait times. Either at the buffet or at the a la carte, our drinks always took so long to arrive! Sometimes at the a la carte we were already on course #2 and the drinks had not arrived yet. Drinks at the bars were always very very weak - seemed the alcohol was watered down. However, drinks at the a la carte restaurant were on fire haha Mike's coffee shop was just the best. The friendliest staff, quaint facilities and coffees and snacks all day long anyway your heart desires. Just amazing. They have a handy shuttle train that goes around the resort from the reception area to the beach through the buildings where the rooms are - very good. Works from 7am to 2am and it gives you a rest from walking in the sun. There is also a duty free shop and a general convenience shop as well. They accept US dollars or major credit cards. The beach is very small, and crowded with chairs. We did not spend time there at all as it was near impossible to get chairs or an umbrella - plus it was crowded. The pool was equally crowded, and judging by the amount of chairs they had, it really seems they do not have enough umbrellas. Shade is really prime real estate there, so arrive early. The gentleman at the bowling and games centre was fantastic. Very attentive.They offer bowling, table tennis, pool and some sort of board game. Free of charge. One thing we REALLY disliked was the soliciting around the resort. The SPA is right in front of the buffet entrance, and every single day we got harassed by the SPA staff trying to get us to book a massage. Then when you are at the pool, all day long folks keep coming trying to get you to book tours, massages and other things. Finally, they also allow outside vendors to set up tables around the main plaza of the resort. They sell souvenirs and other crafts - and they will borderline harass you to stop and take a look. They stop you and give you a free bracelet and necklace and then hold you up until you go to their stand. We did not enjoy that AT ALL. We appreciate the resort opening for locals to come and sell their craft, however, they should be allocated to a specific area and the guests should be welcome to go there if they want to. Instead, they are located on the main intersections, so it is impossible to escape them if you are not interested. Very very uncomfortable. Overall, this was an excellent resort - we would definitely return.

    Nov 11, 2019
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