Iberostar Punta Cana

Playa Bavaro, Dominican Republic

1.1 K reviews
Very good family 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
    • Internet 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
    • Public Internet Access
  • 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."

  • Location
    "Great location"

    Shops on site. Nice trees. Near beach.

    "Great location." "Excellent location with good bars, restaurants, shopping and beaches nearby." "Airport access is difficult." "Medium distance to city centre."

  • Service
    "Fantastic service"

    The friendliest staff. Wonderful entertainment. Hotel staff was amazing.

    "Friendly service, great housekeeping, and excellent tour guides." "Recreation staff is nice." "Great, professional waitstaff and bartenders." "Guests complain about reception staff and management." "Booking process should be better organized." "Room service is average."

  • Cleanliness

    They clean house. Clean rooms. Room cleaned.

    "Clean hotel facilities." "Rooms and pool are acceptably clean." "The bathrooms and dining area need some cleaning."

  • WiFi
    "Good internet service"

    Strong wifi in the room.

    "Fast and cheap WiFi." "Average wifi quality."

  • Breakfast
    "Tasty breakfast"

    "Tasty breakfast."

  • Vibe
    "Decent vibe"

    New tennis. New drinks. New towels.

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

  • Room
    "Room is all right"

    Lots of chairs. Lots of amenities. No AC.

    "Decently clean rooms with okay minibars." "Small rooms and poorly cleaned bathrooms." "Large rooms with beautiful balconies and charming views." "Old, poorly maintained rooms." "People dislike the TVs, A/C, and furniture."