Iberostar Bavaro Suites
Playa Arena Gorda
Bavaro, Higuey, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Distance from hotel to town of Higuey, 60 minutes. Distance from hotel to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), 30 minutes.  

This hotel is ideally located on the pristine, palm fringed beach of Punta Cana. All of the personnel are already waiting to make you enjoy its extraordinary world of all-inclusive Iberostar. Find specialties restaurants from many parts of the globe, elegant or informal ambiances, refined or simple drinks. Feel hungry at a very late (or very early) hour?? No problem, there always is something to eat. Experience first class offerings and enjoy endless details.  

The expansive Iberostar Bavaro Resort complex includes Iberostar Bavaro, Iberostar Dominicana and Iberostar Punta Cana, with all facilities available to guests of each hotel. The complex consists of the main building, surrounded by 74 two-story bungalows, each with eight apartments. There is a delightful variety of specialty restaurants featuring international cuisine, including Japanese and Mediterranean and even a steakhouse, as well as numerous bars. The resort also boasts a spa, fitness center, expansive pool area with bar adjacent to the beach and entertainment center. The nearby shopping complex includes a nightclub, casino, internet cafe, pharmacy, bank and Star Rock Cafe, which serves American fare.  

The resort boasts 614 elegant and spacious junior suites. A comfortable living area with fold-out sofa leads into the bedroom, which is available with one double bed or two twin beds. All guestrooms have private baths and showers, A/C, satellite TV, mini-bars, ceiling fans, hairdryers, telephones, safety deposit boxes and a balcony or terrace.  

Guests can choose from a variety of activities at the resort such as aerobics, table tennis, volleyball and tennis. Snorkeling equipment, kayaks and windsurfing are also available. This resort includes a CDC PADI Gold Palm Resort Dive Center, which offers various diving courses from beginner to instructor levels. There are also nitrox courses, local dives and night dives for those who are certified.  

The state-of-the-art spa is situated near the beautiful beach and offers guests an oasis in which to completely relax. The spa boasts a whirlpool, steam bath and a selection of indulgent massages and beauty treatments.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Activities Desk
  • Aerobic Classes
  • Archery
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Ballroom
  • Banquet Room ($)
  • Bar (swim-up)
  • Barber Shop ($)
  • Bars
  • Basketball (water)
  • Beach (nearby)
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Billiards (2) ($)
  • Bocce
  • Breakfast Room
  • Business Center ($)
  • Car Rental Desk ($)
  • Casino (nearby) (5) ($)
  • Casino (onsite) ($)
  • Catamarans
  • Chairs (lounge)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Playground
  • Coffee Shop
  • Conference Rooms
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Activities
  • Disco
  • Dive Center ($)
  • Dive Center (PADI/SSI) ($)
  • Entertainment
  • Fitness Center
  • Flower Shop
  • Front Desk (24-hour)
  • Gift Shop ($)
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • Ice Machines
  • Internet Access (high-speed) ($)
  • Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
  • Jacuzzi (outdoor)
  • Juice Bar ($)
  • Kayaks
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Library
  • Massage Services ($)
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Meeting Room ($)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Parking
  • Physician (on call) ($)
  • Ping Pong
  • Pool (children's)
  • Pool (outdoor)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Poolside Grill
  • Poolside Meal Service
  • Porters
  • Racquetball Court
  • Restaurants
  • Room Service (24-hour)
  • Safe Deposit Box (front desk)
  • Sauna
  • Security (24-hour)
  • Shooting ($)
  • Snack Bar
  • Snorkeling
  • Spa ($)
  • Sundries Shop
  • Teen Club
  • Tennis Court (lighted) ($)
  • Tennis Instructor ($)
  • Theater
  • Tour Desk
  • Tours & Excursions $ ($)
  • Towels (beach)
  • Towels (pool)
  • Umbrellas (beach)
  • Volleyball
  • Volleyball (beach)
  • Watersports (non-motorized) ($)
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Site
Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)

Family Friendly and Beach.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2018:  

• Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Superior Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Spa Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Ocean Front Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Superior Ocean Front Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Family Junior Suite - 6 adults or 2 adults and 4 children or 4 adults and 2 children or 5 adults and 1 child.  

2018-2019:  

• Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Family - 6 adults or 2 adults and 4 children or 4 adults and 2 children.  

• Junior Suite Superior - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Spa - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Honeymoon - 2 adults.  

• Junior Suite Ocean Front - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Oceanfront Superior - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Star Prestige - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite Priority Location Star Prestige - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

 

Junior Suite, (JRS) Junior Suite Room with a living area and balcony.  

Junior Suite Family, It is a family unit composed by two connecting Junior Suite rooms. Welcome gift , for children (Chocolates and balloons) and adults (Bottle of Rum). Toys for children. Bath robes for adults and children. Minibar stocked with juices and snacks. PlayStation in the room. Free babysitting at night (10:00 PM), once per stay. Children between 4 -12 years old.  

Junior Suite Superior, Junior Suite Room with a living area and balcony. Located in a quiet area of the hotel, with lake and garden views, pretty close to the ocean. Private Check in with sparkling wine and wet towels. Welcome detail at the room. Beach towels in the room. Bathrobesand slippers.  

• Aromatherapy turn-down service every day. Free access to the Spa wet areas.  

Junior Spa Suite, (YU9) Junior Suite Room with a living area and balcony.  

• King size bed. Floral detail in the room. Welcome detail at the room.  

• Spa gift set. Spa voucher worth $ 50.00 USD, per room, per stay.  

• Special tea set. Bathrobesand slippers. Fruit-flavored water in the minibar. Beach towels in the room. Free access to the Spa wet areas.  

• Daily aromatherapy in the room. Romantic turn-down service once per stay.  

Bedding: 1 king bed.  

11/1/2018 Junior Suite Honeymoon, Junior Suite Room with a living area and balcony. King size bed. Floral detail in the room. Welcome detail at the room. Romantic turn-down service once per stay, with a plate of strawberries with chocolate and a bottle of sparkling wine Romantic atmosphere. Beach towels in the room.  

• Bathrobesand slippers. Aromatherapy turndown service every day. Complimentary massage for 2 (25 minutes) Romantic Dinner at the beach. Once per stay. Free access to the Spa wet areas.  

Junior Suite Ocean Front, Junior Suite Room with a living area and balcony. Located on the second level, in front of the ocean.  

• Private Check in with sparkling wine and wet towels. Welcome detail at the room. Bathrobesand slippers. Beach towels in the room. Free access to the Spa wet areas. Aromatherapy turn- down service every day.  

Junior Suite Ocean Front Superior, Located on the first floor, in front of the ocean Jacuzzi in the room balcony. Private Check in with sparkling wine and wet towels. Welcome detail at the room. Bathrobesand slippers. Beach towels in the room Free access to the Spa wet areas. Aromatherapy turn- down service every day.  

11/1/2018 Junior Suite Star Prestige, Junior Suite Room with a living area and balcony. Free access to the Spa wet areas. Star Prestige Package included  

 

11/1/2018 Junior Suite Priority Location Star Prestige, Junior Suite Room with a living area and balcony. Free access to the Spa wet areas. Privileged Location. Star Prestige Package included.  

 

Star Prestige Package inclusions:  

Room Upgrade Amenities:  

• Welcome cava bottle with fruit platter  

• Bath and body products  

• Home theater system  

• Smart TV entertainment center  

• Nespresso coffee machine  

• Premium red and white wine 750 ml bottles  

• Superior snack package with assorted chocolate, cookies, nuts and chips  

• Children table and chairs  

• Set Iberostar children and adults  

Superior Services:  

• Private check in & Member's lounge  

• Priority reservations for specialty restaurants  

• Premium wines at specialty restaurants  

• Access to spa's wet area facilities  

• Private beach area with Balinese day beds and sun chairs, butler service and food happenings  

Sports Package:  

• 1 Golf round for every 4 night stay per adult.  

All accommodations include: ceiling fan, safe (in accommodation), coffee/tea maker, shower, connecting rooms (available on request), sprinkler system, crib (on request), telephone, desk, towels, hairdryer, trouser press, housekeeping, wake-up calls, internet access (high speed): ($), iron, ironing board, mini-bar, mini-bar: ($), non-smoking accommodations (available on request), air conditioning, room service (24-hour), balcony, safe, bathtub (private) and seating area.  

($) Denotes a fee may be charged.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Bars, The hotel has 8 bars: a health bar, 3 lobby bars, 1 Cigar Lounge Bar, 2 beach bars and 1 pool bar.  

El Cayuco Lobby Bar/theater Bar  

La Yola Swim Up Bar  

Los Bohios Pool Bar, Enjoy sun, fun, and refreshingly cold drinks at Los Bohios Pool Bar. Kick back with an appetizer, cocktail, or hot beverage without even leaving the pool.  

Siboney Beach Bar  

Hashiru Restaurant(*), The exquisite and delicate taste of Japanese food comes alive at Hashiru with the distinctive flavors of sushi, sashimi, nori, miso, and more.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Jambalaya Restaurant(*), Try Cajun specialties from the North American state of Louisiana at Jambalaya Restaurant. Shrimp, etouffee, dirty rice, jambalaya...delicious! A la carte menu.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

La Coupole Restaurant(*), Savor gourmet French cuisine at this a la carte restaurant.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

La Dorada Restaurant(*), La Dorada will become the favorite restaurant in Playa Bavaro for even the pickiest of eaters.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Los Bohios Beach Restaurant, Wake up to a splendid oceanfront breakfast during your Punta Cana vacation.  

General Opening Hours: 10:00am to 12:00pm and 12:30pm to 4:00pm  

Los Haitises Restaurant, Los Haitises is the IBEROSTAR Bavaro's main restaurant. Find the best Dominican fare as well as a large, delicious selection of international cuisine at this buffet.  

Please Note:  

• For dinner at the specialty restaurants it is necessary to make a reservation with the guest services desk. The resort will only guarantee a certain number of dinners based on the guests length of stay.  

Length of Stay & Amount of Guaranteed Reservations:  

• 1 to 3 nights: 1 guaranteed reservation.  

• 4 to 6 nights: 2 guaranteed reservations.  

• 7 to 13 nights: 3 guaranteed reservations.  

• 14 nights: 4 guaranteed reservations.  

Restrictions:  

• We accept more reservations if space is available.  

• Reservations have to be made in advance.  

• Dress code applies: Gentlemen must wear shirts with sleeves at all specialty restaurants and they must wear long trousers at most of them. Appropriate footwear is also encouraged.  

• All the restaurants are non-smoking.  

• At certain restaurants there is a minimum age.  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon 18-19) (back to top)

HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2018-2019  

Booking Dates: 06/16/2017 - 10/31/2019 Travel Dates: 11/01/2017 - 10/31/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• Bottle of champagne  

• Fruit basket  

• Iberostar Gift  

Please Note:  

• Reception desk will require a marriage certificate copy upon arrival at hotel.  

Specialty Package (All Inclusive 18-19) (back to top)

ALL INCLUSIVE PACKAGE 2018-2019  

Booking Dates: 12/01/2016 - 10/31/2019 Travel Dates: 12/01/2017 - 10/31/2019  

Package Inclusions:  

• Unlimited imported & domestic drinks  

• International buffet restaurant with "show cooking."  

• Cajun, Gourmet (adults only), Japanese, Mediterrean and Steak House specialty restaurants with a la carte dining.  

• Beach restaurant and grill for lunch & snacks, swim-up bar. -24-hr room service, 24-hr all-inclusive.  

• 4 bars with access to additional 13 bars and 5 restaurants on sister properties.  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

2018-2019 Bonus Features:  

 

• Daily activities  

• Morning coffee  

• Towels  

• Use of Fitness Center  

• Bottled water  

• Watersports (Non-Motorized)  

• Welcome Drink  

• Afternoon tea  

• Use of Tennis Courts  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

Children's Programs  

• Mini club for kids 4 to 12 years old  

General Information  

• This IBEROSTAR Resort is a part of the "Premium Gold Collection".  

• 2 pools including kids splash park  

• Kids Club for ages 4-12  

• Exchange privileges with Iberostar Dominicana and Iberostar Punta Cana  

Spring Break Policy 2018-2019:  

• Travel Dates: 12/01/2017 - 10/31/2019  

In order to maintain a family oriented environment, Iberostar Hotels & Resorts has decided to implement the following policies:  

•  

• One parent or chaperone age at least 25 is required in every room.  

• In the event that any members from the group engage in inappropriate behavior disrespecting our staff and/or other guests or causing physical damages to the facilities, the hotel management reserves the right to expel the entire group without reimbursement.  

• Spring Break Policy will be effective for all 2015 Group Bookings made during the months of March and April.