Iberostar Dominicana
Playa Arena Gorda, Bavaro
La Altagracia, Higuey

Distance from hotel to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), 31 minutes. Distance from hotel to town of Higuey, 55 minutes.  

Visit a tropical paradise, where lagoon-style pools shimmer beneath swaying palm trees, just steps away from the sugar white sands of Playa Bavaro and the crystal blue Caribbean water. Iberostar Dominicana offers the ultimate family vacation, with incredible dining options, spa, casino, separate children's pool and activities for every member of the family. The resort is a relaxing and vibrant escape, with days full of sun and laughter and nights filled with music and shows.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Activities Desk
  • Aerobic Classes
  • Aerobics (aqua)
  • Archery
  • Babysitting Services (on request) ($)
  • Banquet Hall
  • Bar ($)
  • Bar (beach)
  • Bar (pool)
  • Barber Shop ($)
  • Bars
  • Basketball (water)
  • Beach (nearby)
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Billiards
  • Bocce
  • Breakfast Room
  • Business Center
  • Car Rental Desk ($)
  • Casino (nearby) (5) ($)
  • Casino (onsite) ($)
  • Catamarans
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Playground
  • Coffee Shop ($)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Activities
  • Dance Classes
  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Dive Center
  • Dive Center (PADI/SSI) ($)
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Elevators (9)
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise Classes
  • Facilities for Physically Challenged Guests
  • Fitness Center
  • Flower Shop
  • Front Desk (24-hour)
  • Gift Shop ($)
  • Golf (nearby) (5) ($)
  • Golf Course
  • Hospitality Desk
  • Ice Machines
  • Jacuzzi (outdoor)
  • Juice Bar ($)
  • Kayaks
  • Laundry Service
  • Lounges
  • Massage
  • Massage Services ($)
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Mini Market
  • Miniature Golf ($)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Newsstand ($)
  • Nightclub
  • Non-Smoking (accommodations/facilities)
  • Parking
  • Parking (nearby)
  • Ping Pong
  • Pool (children's)
  • Pool (outdoor)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Poolside Grill
  • Poolside Meal Service
  • Porters
  • Restaurants
  • Safe Deposit Box ($)
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Security (24-hour)
  • Snack Bar
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Court (lighted) ($)
  • Tennis Instructor ($)
  • Theater
  • Tour Desk
  • Tours & Excursions $ ($)
  • Towel Service
  • Towels (beach)
  • Towels (beach/pool)
  • Umbrellas (beach/pool)
  • Volleyball (beach)
  • Watersports (motorized) ($)
  • Watersports (non-motorized)
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Site (5) ($)
  • Whirlpool ($)
  • Windsurfing
Hotel has a internet cafe Activities Table tennis ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)

Family Friendly, Honeymoon, Romance, Spa, Dive, All Inclusive, Beach, Casino and Wedding.  

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:  

2018-2019:  

• Standard - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Ocean View Standard - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• 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.  

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

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

2019 Double - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Double Garden View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Double Panoramic View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Double Pool View - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Family - 5 adults or 3 adults and 2 children or 2 adults and 3 children.  

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

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

• Double Seaview - 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 Superior - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Double Star Prestige - 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.  

Standard, (STD) Room with private balcony with garden view, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar (stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water), flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock/radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 400 square feet.  

• Added Values: Free access to Spa Sensations wet area.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Double, Room with private balcony with garden view, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar (stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water), flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock/radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 400 square feet.  

• Added Values: Free access to Spa Sensations wet area.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Double Garden View, TBA  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Double Panoramic View, On upper floor, with panoramic view of the hotel.  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Double Pool View, Privileged location.  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Family, Oriented to families traveling with children and teenagers. Two rooms that share a bathroom. The master bedroom has a king size bed and the second bedroom has two double beds and it is decorated for children.  

• Includes a welcome gift, chocolates and toys for children and a bottle of rum for adults. Free babysitting at night once per stay. Minibar stocked withjuicesand snacks and a PlayStation in the room. Only for families traveling with children.  

11/1/2017 - 10/31/2018 Family Room, The Family Room has a total space of 489 square feet and features 1 king bed, second bedroom with 2 double beds, and 1 pullout sofa. This room, reserved for families, also has a private balcony with lush views of the garden or hotel pool. The suite is conveniently situated close to the Kids Club. The Family Room features digital safe, flat screen TV, alarm clock radio, air conditioning and ceiling fan, minibar stocked every other day, coffee maker, and iron and ironing board. The shared bathroom contains a vanity sink, shower/tub combo and hair dryer. Guests of the Family Room will also receive a family welcome kit: We've got a little something for everyone in the family. You and your young ones will enjoy a special surprise upon arrival to your suite; Childcare service: Enjoy one complimentary evening babysitting session until 10:00pm per stay; Gaming console: Stay entertained with video game options in-suite; Children's minibar: Find a selection of snacks and beverages specially selected for the little ones of the family.  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Double Family, This is a family unit composed of two connecting rooms.  

• Amenities include: Welcome gift, chocolates and toys for children, a bottle of rum for adults, bathrobes for adults and children, minibar stocked with juices and snacks, PlayStation in the room. Free babysitting at night until 10:00pm once per stay.  

Junior Suite, (JRS) With a private balcony with pool or garden view, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar (stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water), flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock/radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Spacious bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 485 square feet. Added Values: Free access to Spa Sensations wet area; Bathrobes and slippers.  

• Bedding: 1 double bed or 2 double beds.  

11/1/2017 - 10/31/2018 Ocean View Standard, (OSX) Room with private balcony with ocean view, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar (stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water), flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock/radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 400 square feet. Added Values: Free access to Spa Sensations wet area.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds. View: Ocean.  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Double Seaview, Guests in this category receive free access to Spa wet areas.  

11/1/2017 - 10/31/2018 Spa Junior Suite, (J99) Private balcony with garden or pool view, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar (stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water), flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clockradio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Spacious bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 485 square feet. Added Values: Priority location convenient to Spa; Free access to Spa Sensations wet area plus a spa credit per room; Welcome amenity; Minibar with healthy drink options plus an assortment of hot tea flavors; Bathrobes and slippers; Daily turndown service with aromatherapy plus one romantic turndown service; Flowers in-suite; Beach towels in-suite.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Junior Suite Spa, Living area and balcony, floral detail in the room, room service 24 hours, welcome detail in the room, special tea set, bathrobesand slippers, beach towels in the room, free access to the Spa wet areas, Spa voucher worth $50.00 USD per room per stay, Spa gift set, daily aromatherapy in the room, romantic turndown service once per stay.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed.  

Junior Suite Superior, Private balcony, air conditioning, ceiling fan, minibar (stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water), flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock with radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Spacious bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 485 square feet.  

• Added Values: Located in a privileged area of the hotel, close to the beach.; Private check-in; Welcome detail in the room; Beach towels in the room; Free access to Spa Sensations wet area; Bathrobes and slippers; Aromatherapy turndown service every day.  

• Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Double Star Prestige, Double Room with balcony; Star Prestige package included; Free access to the Spa wet areas.  

11/1/2018 - 10/31/2019 Junior Suite Star Prestige, Prestige, Living area and balcony; Star Prestige package included.; Bathrobesand slippers; Room service 24 hours; Free access to the Spa wet areas.  

Star Prestige Room Inclusions:  

• Welcome cava bottle with fruit platter  

• Bath and body products  

• Smart TV entertainment center  

• Premium red and white wine 750 ml (2 bottles)  

• Superior snack package with assorted cookies, nuts and chips  

• Private check in & Member's Lounge  

• Priority reservations for specialty restaurants booked through the Concierge  

• Premium wines at specialty restaurants  

• Turndown service  

• Private beach area with Balinese day beds and sun chairs, butler service and food happenings -1 golf round per 5 night stay per adult. If golf is not available guests will receive 1 Swedish massage (30 minutes) per 5 night stay, per adult.  

All accommodations include: coffee/tea maker, patio, shower, internet access, telephone, maid service, safe (in accommodation), bathtub, crib, air conditioning, , smoke detector, iron, , mini-bar, safe deposit box, ceiling fan, desk, balcony, housekeeping, soundproof, ironing board, wake-up calls and hairdryer.  

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

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Quisqueya Lobby Bar, lobby bar.  

General Opening Hours: 9:00pm-1:30am  

Higey Buffet Restaurant, This endless free buffet highlights a variety of international dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  

• Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Night owls can grab a late night snack after 11:00pm.  

La Hispaniola Buffet Restaurant, Unparalleled buffet serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.  

Asian La Pagoda Restaurant(*), Indulge in the alluring, seductive Asian flavors at this amazing restaurant. With delicate Asian decor, this air conditioned restaurant highlights a wide variety of sushi, Thai dishes, and classic Chinese fare. Semi-formal dress required: men are kindly asked to wear long pants.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

La Cana Buffet Restaurant, This restaurant is ideal for trying excellent native cuisine straight from the sea. Take in marvelous ocean views while winding down with a coffee. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations required for dinner.  

La Cana Steak House Restaurant(*), Meat lovers will be in paradise at La Cana Steak House. Its informal, American-style beachside setting, makes La Cana Steak House a great choice for tasting different specialties.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

La Marimba Seafood Restaurant(*), La Marimba is an incredible dining option for savoring a large selection of fish and seafood dishes straight from the sea in addition to international cuisine.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

La Sibila Restaurant(*), For more refined palates, La Sibila Restaurant offers a distinguished a la carte gourmet menu including delicious appetizers and entrees accompanied by the most exquisite desserts. Open for dinner. Semi-formal dress required: men are kindly ask to wear long pants.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Maria Bonita Mexican Restaurant(*), If unbelievable Mexican food is what you are craving, Maria Bonita is the place. Try its excellent appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts in an exciting Caribbean atmosphere. Semi-formal dress required: men are kindly asked to wear long pants.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Rock Star Cafe Restaurant And Sports Bar, Whether dining in or meeting friends for a drink, Rock Star Cafe offers a classic American-style atmosphere including televised sporting events. Serving dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar until 3:00am.  

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 - 3 nights - 1 guaranteed reservation.  

• 4 - 6 nights - 2 guaranteed reservations.  

• 7 - 13 nights - 3 guaranteed reservations.  

• 14 nights - 4 guaranteed reservations.  

Restrictions:  

• The hotel accepts 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.  

• Also, at certain restaurants there is a minimum age: e.g. Gourmet La Couple Iberostar Bavaro 18 years, Gourmet Restaurant El Colonial in Iberostar Hacienda Dominicus 1 year.  

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

HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2018-2019  

Booking Dates: 06/19/2017 - 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. The reservation and voucher should have the remark: HONEYMOON  

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

ALL INCLUSIVE 2018-2019  

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

Package Inclusions:  

• Welcome drink  

• Unlimited imported & domestic drinks  

• International buffet restaurant with "show cooking."  

• Japanese Tepanyaki, Steak House & Sea food, Italian, Gourmet specialty restaurants with a la carte dining  

• Beach restaurant and grill for lunch & snacks  

• Twenty four (24) hour room service  

• Five(5) bars with access to additional 13 bars and 10 restaurants on sister properties  

• New Years' Eve Gala dinner  

• Breakfast buffet  

• Lunch buffet  

• Dinner buffet  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

 

2018-2019 Bonus Features  

 

• Chaise lounges  

• Daily activities  

• Morning coffee  

• Towels  

• Welcome drink  

• Use of tennis court  

• Watersports (motorized)  

• Watersports (non-motorized)  

• Use of fitness center  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

 

General Information  

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

• Exchange privileges with Iberostar Punta Cana  

• Caribbean-style shopping street  

• Complimentary wifi  

Spring Break Policy 2018-2019 Travel Dates: 12/01/2017 - 10/31/2019  

Iberostar Hotels & Resorts is a family oriented environment and thus has implemented the following policy for Spring Breakers. All groups booked during the months of March and April shall adhere to the following criteria:  

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• Spring Breakers are defined as students/youths between 16 and 23 years of age.  

• One parent or chaperone at least 25 years of age will be required per room for check-in. Adults accompanying are responsible for the students' behavior.  

• In the event that any guest(s) engage in inappropriate behavior disrespecting hotel staff and/or other guests or causing physical damages to the facilities, the Hotel Management reserves the right to expel the guest(s) without reimbursement or refund of the remaining nights.