Iberostar Grand Bávaro

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Overview

All-inclusive rates cover all meals at seven traveler-approved restaurants and butler service
Some report hearing late-night noise inside suites above the nightclub

Overlooking Bávaro Beach from Punta Cana's popular resort strip, the adults-only, all-inclusive Iberostar Grand Bávaro earns high praise from previous guests, who claim they were treated like royalty at this stylish property. This Grupo Iberostar outpost's suites offer marble bathrooms with Jacuzzi tubs, flat-screen TVs, stocked minibars, free Wi-Fi access and 24-hour room, concierge and butler services. However, some past vacationers said the accommodations lack space and feature thin walls, so light sleepers may want to request a suite away from the property's nightclub. Additional on-site amenities include an 18-hole golf course, two fitness centers, an archery range and tennis and volleyball courts. For a more leisurely vacation, visitors can unwind at the full-service spa, lounge on the beach or go for a dip in one of two pools. When dinnertime rolls around, the resort touts seven restaurants, including two buffets and five a la carte eateries that serve everything from Italian fare to fresh seafood to teppanyaki-style Japanese cuisine. Overall, recent travelers were pleased with the selection, especially at the two buffet restaurants.

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Location
Punta Cana
Hotel Class
5.0-star
Property Type
All-inclusive resort, 272 rooms
Primary View
Ocean
Style
Traditional, Modern
Best For
Couples, Groups, Solo travelers

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  • 5.0Hotel Class
  • GREATCritic Rating

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Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Frommer's Very Highly Recommended
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

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Prices are understandably higher, though they're not that much higher than at sister property Bavaro Suites. There's a ton of space for relaxing, especially at one of two pools and an extra wide stretch of beach.

Other Awards

  • Fodor's Choice
  • Frommer's Very Highly Recommended
  • TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards 2018

Guest Reviews

A hotel's guest rating is calculated using data provided under license by TripAdvisor. A total of 11517 have reviewed the Iberostar Grand Bávaro, giving it a rating of 5, on a scale of 1-5.

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TripAdvisor Travel Rating: TripAdvisor Traveler Rating 5 based on 11517 reviews 5.0 (based on 11517 reviews)

Guest Rooms

Iberostar Grand Bávaro features a variety of accommodations, including swim-out suites and oceanfront suites. Standard suites are just as luxurious, offering private balconies with garden views and marble bathrooms with dual sinks, showers and whirlpool tubs. Inside each bedroom, visitors will find a stocked minibar, a flat-screen TV and a coffee maker. Plus, the all-inclusive room rates cover 24-hour room, butler and concierge services.
  • Complimentary Wi-Fi access
  • Spa Suite guests receive spa treatment vouchers and discounts

Standard room size355 square feet

  • Internet (free)
  • Premium channels
  • Workspace/desk
  • Minifridge
  • Bathrobes/slippers
  • Minibar
  • Shower/tub combo
  • Separate shower
  • Separate tub
  • Wireless Internet
  • Guest rooms with patios and balconies
  • Adjoining rooms available

Location & Parking

Part of the Grupo Iberostar family, this adults-only resort's architecture and layout makes it look like a Mediterranean palace sitting on Punta Cana's beautiful Bávaro Beach. The all-inclusive property is home to a golf course, a nightclub, an archery range and more. Multiple shops, casinos and restaurants can be found within walking distance.
  • About 15 miles northwest of Punta Cana International Airport
  • Complimentary access to additional amenities at nearby sister properties
  • 24-hour valet parking
  • 24-hour self-parking (free)
  • Airport shuttle
  • Car service

Within walking distance of:

  • Grocery store
  • Movie theater
  • Theater
  • Shopping
  • Bus stop
  • Train station
  • Subway/metro stop
  • Restaurants
  • Beach

Dining

Iberostar Grand Bávaro offers seven dining establishments, including five a la carte eateries and two buffet restaurants. Guests may choose from Japanese-inspired Hashira, Italian-influenced La Tentazione, seafood-focused El Galeón, a fine dining venue and a waterfront restaurant with Mediterranean fusion cuisine. Both buffets serve various international dishes. The property's all-inclusive rates cover all meals and drinks at the eateries, plus five bars.
  • Reservations required at a la carte restaurants
  • One buffet is available for breakfast and dinner daily, while the other is only open for lunch
  • Swim-up pool bar and cigar bar
  • Free 24-hour room service

Number of restaurants7

Cuisine TypesBuffet, Asian, Italian, American

  • Fine dining
  • Casual dining
  • Quick service cafe/coffee shop/marketplace
  • Bar/lounge
  • Room service
  • 24-hour room service
  • Free breakfast

Pool

The resort is home to two lake pools, as well as a beach and two Jacuzzis. One lake pool features a swim-up bar, and both pools offer poolside service. Attendants are also on hand at the beach.
  • In-water chaise lounges
  • Room rates cover nonmotorized water sports equipment rentals
  • Family pool
  • Infinity pool
  • Whirlpool/hot tub
  • Adults-only pool
  • Lap pool
  • Wading pool
  • Lazy river
  • Seasonal
  • Indoor
  • Outdoor
  • Indoor/outdoor combo
  • Pool bar
  • Lifeguard on duty
  • Poolside service
  • Waterslide
  • Deck chairs or cabanas

Spa

The two-story beachside spa caters to honeymooners with luxurious couples suites and beachside massages. In addition to offering standard treatments like massages, facials and body scrubs and wraps, guests can unwind in the gender-designated wet areas, which each offer a hammam, a Jacuzzi and a sauna.
  • Salon with hair, nail and makeup services
  • Spa open daily from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
  • Complimentary access to wet areas; spa treatments cost extra

Services offered:

  • Massage
  • Facial
  • Body treatments (i.e. scrubs, wraps)
  • Salon services
  • Outdoor treatment area
  • Steam room
  • Sauna

Fitness

Iberostar Grand Bávaro houses two fitness centers with state-of-the-art cardiovascular and weight-training equipment. The property's all-inclusive rates cover a wide variety of fitness classes, including aerobics, tai chi, yoga and spinning. Plus, guests enjoy complimentary access to an archery range and tennis and volleyball courts.
  • Free loaner nonmotorized water sports equipment like kayaks and windsurfing boards
  • Weight equipment
  • Cardio equipment
  • Yoga mats
  • Free fitness classes
  • Premium fitness classes (with fee)
  • Bicycles
  • Tennis (free)
  • Guided runs
  • Paddle boats (free)
  • Motor boats (with fee)

Business

Iberostar Grand Bávaro offers two flexible meeting venues that can accommodate up to 178 guests for corporate events. Meeting services include audiovisual support and equipment rentals, catering and organizing group activities.

    Number of meeting rooms2

    • Business center
    • Meeting rooms
    • Meeting and event planners available

    Golf

    The resort's golf course, which was designed by P. B. Dye, features 18 holes of play with hills and crosswinds around the holes. The golf club also offers a driving range, chipping and putting greens, a pro shop and a clubhouse restaurant. All guests who stay at least five nights receive a complimentary round of golf.
    • Course hours vary by season
    • Golf lessons (charges apply)
    • Golf carts
    • Golf packages
    • Club rentals
    • Club house
    • Refreshment stand or restaurant
    • Caddie service
    • Pro shop

    Wedding

    The property offers three destination wedding packages for up to 20 guests and can create custom wedding ceremonies and receptions for larger groups. If you're planning from afar, there's an on-site wedding coordinator to assist with the details. Ceremony locations include the beach, the open-air lobby and the resort's Spanish galleon, while receptions are held on the beach, in the beach club or at an on-site restaurant.
    • Resort only hosts one wedding per day
    • Bridal spa and salon services

    Maximum wedding guest capacity120

    • Hotel hosts weddings
    • Outdoor space for weddings
    • Wedding planners available

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