Iberostar Punta Cana

Playa Bavaro, Dominican Republic

1 K reviews
Very good beach hotel. Close to the beach and the airport.
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  • Wi-Fi
  • Garage & Parking
  • Restaurant
  • 24h Service
  • TV
  • Fitness
  • Room
    • Double Bed
    • Bathroom
    • Safe
    • Wheelchair access
    • Shower
    • King-size Bed
    • Hairdryer
    • Direct dial telephone
    • Minibar
    • Bathtub
    • Tea/coffee maker
    • Fridge
    • Satellite/cable TV
    • Air conditioning (centrally regulated)
    • Balcony/Terrace
  • Facility
    • Elevators
    • Laundry Service
    • Playground
    • Restaurant(s) with non-smoking area
    • Hairdresser
    • Kids Club
    • Café
    • WLAN access
    • Game room
    • Bar(s)
    • Room Service
    • Nightclub
    • Casino
    • Air conditioning
    • Conference Room
    • Small supermarket
  • Food
    • Evening Buffet
    • à la carte Dinner
    • Breakfast Served
    • Breakfast Buffet
    • Lunch Buffet
    • All inclusive
    • Children's Pool
    • Lounge Chairs
    • Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor Pool(s)
    • Aerobics
    • Diving
    • Number of Pools
    • Tanning Studio/Solarium
    • Windsurfing
    • Ping Pong
    • Massage
    • Surfing
    • Sailing
    • Archery
    • Swimming Pool
    • Steam bath
    • Horse Riding
    • Sauna
    • Tennis
    • Beach Umbrellas
    • Beach Volleyball
    • Golf
    • Children's Entertainment
    • Billiards/Snooker
Carretera Arena Gorda Playa Bávaro Higüey


This exclusive luxury hotel is located directly on the Playa Arena Gorda beach and is surrounded by palm trees as well as charming subtropical garden complex. The nearest resort of Higüey is some 60 km away. The transfer time to the airport is approximately 40 minutes.


The hotel was built in 1997. Guests are welcomed at the accommodation, which has a total of 346 rooms. These are located either in the 4-storey main building or in one of the 2 adjacent buildings, which have up to 4 storeys. A lobby and a reception are available to travellers. Individual storeys are accessible via the lift or stairs. Wireless internet access is available to guests in the public areas. Various gastronomic options are available, including a restaurant, a dining area and a bar. Various shops are available, including a supermarket. The grounds of the establishment feature a playground and an attractive garden. Additional facilities at the hotel include a playroom. Travellers arriving by car can leave their vehicles in the garage or in the car park. Additional services include multilingual staff, room service, a laundry service and a hairdresser.


Rooms feature air conditioning, a fan and a bathroom. Most rooms feature a balcony with a view for guests' enjoyment. Many rooms feature a sea view, which further enhances the ambience. The rooms have a double bed or a king-size bed. Separate bedrooms are also available. A safe and a minibar are also available. A fridge, a mini fridge and a tea/coffee station ensure a comfortable stay. An ironing set is also available for guests' convenience. Other features include a telephone, a TV, a games console and WiFi (no extra charge). Slippers are laid out in each of the rooms. Rooms suitable for wheelchair access are bookable. The bathrooms have a shower and a bathtub. A hairdryer and bathrobes are provided for everyday use. Bathrooms with wheelchair access can also be booked. Special family rooms are available for families with children.


The accommodation offers an outdoor pool and a children's pool. Sun loungers and parasols are ideal for relaxation. The hot tub is the perfect place to relax. A variety of sporting activities, such as tennis, beach volleyball, volleyball, basketball and archery, or for a fee, golf, are offered at the establishment. Travellers can partake in various water sports, including windsurfing and sailing. In addition, diving is offered for a fee. Sport and leisure facilities at the hotel include a gym, table tennis and aerobics. The accommodation offers various wellness options, including a spa and a solarium, or for a fee, a sauna, a steam bath, a hammam and massage treatments. Leisure facilities include a disco, a kids' club and a casino.


Catering options available at the establishment include bed and breakfast and all-inclusive. Available meals include breakfast, lunch and dinner. Snacks can be enjoyed at the hotel. Options include alcohol-free drinks and alcoholic beverages.


The following credit cards are accepted at the accommodation: American Express, VISA and MasterCard.


  • Wellness Area
    "Great wellness & sports facilities"

    Free massages. Complementary massage.

    "Awesome wellness and fitness areas."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    The friendliest staff. Wonderful entertainment. Great management.

    "Friendly service, great housekeeping, and excellent tour guides." "Recreation staff is nice." "Great, professional waitstaff and bartenders." "Reception and management are fine." "Booking process is sufficient."

  • Cleanliness

    They clean house. Immaculate grounds. Clean rooms.

    "Clean hotel facilities." "Pool surroundings and rooms are immaculate." "Bathrooms are relatively clean, but the dining area needs better cleaning."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Nearby attractions. Shops on site. Great location.

    "Great location near the airport." "Close to the beach, restaurants, bars, and sightseeing." "City centre is hard to reach."

  • Bar and Beverages
    "Bar is awesome"

    Premium liquor. Disco bar was full of. Tip bartenders.

    "Bar is awesome." "Standard alcoholic drinks." "Good bar service."

  • WiFi
    "Good internet service"

    Strong wifi in the room. Free wifi.

    "Good wifi quality." "Free internet."

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Lots of chairs. Keys didn't work. Bathtub drained slowly.

    "Rooms are mediocre, as are the beds and A/C." "Rooms are outdated and poorly maintained, but clean with pleasant views." "Small but relatively clean bathrooms." "Large rooms with great views and well stocked minibars." "TV's and furniture not great." "Shower was ok."

  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    Tropical drinks. New tennis. Makes you feel like family.

    "OK vibe and a friendly atmosphere." "Hotel could use some updating." "Hotel is relatively luxurious." "Pleasant entrance area." "Stylish hotel." "Awesome for a beach holiday." "Awesome for families." "Nice for romantic trips."