The Barcelo Punta Cana Resort, A Dominican Hidden Treasure

Style News Wire | 9/1/2009, 7 p.m.
Fairfax, VA/Punta Cana, D.R. - The Barceló Punta Cana Resort, an all-inclusive, Club Premium property in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, ...

Discover Punta Cana’s Best Kept Secret With All-inclusive Rates Starting at $57 Per Person, Per Night, Plus Complimentary Room Upgrade

Fairfax, VA/Punta Cana, D.R. - The Barceló Punta Cana Resort, an all-inclusive, Club Premium property in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic, joined the Barceló portfolio in 2006, after undergoing an extensive renovation and rejuvenation to its restaurants, guestrooms, services and amenities. The Barceló Punta Cana Resort still boasts an impressive 798 well-appointed guestrooms and measures up to its five-in-one sister complex in all-inclusive value, service and diversity of activities.

Situated on an expansive 1,300-foot stretch of Arena Gorda Beach at Bavaro Beach, the resort is world-famous for its sweeping views of white sands, blue-green ocean waters and verdant tropical gardens, which span nearly 100 acres. Inspired by elegant Mediterranean décor, this beachfront resort exudes Spanish style with white washed buildings blanketed by red-tiled roofs.

For dining, the Barceló Punta Cana Resort offers seven international restaurants, ranging from local Dominican dishes to tasty barbeque to sumptuous French cuisine, as well as six bars and lounges, each offering its own stylish vibe and decor. With so many choices, all surrounded by a truly paradisiacal setting, every traveler can find something to suit his or her tastes and without becoming bored by the same routine.

For those seeking fun and adventure, the resort offers a never-ending list of activities, including three tennis courts, beach volleyball, bocce ball, a climbing wall, nearby golf courses, kayaking, sailing, water volleyball, water basketball, windsurfing, aerobics, circus trapeze, diving, ice skating, ping pong, water polo and more. An 800-person, state-of-the-art theatre also offers live nightly entertainment. But for those seeking rest and relaxation, the pool, beach and Metamorphosis Spa are all excellent choices. The spa has been recently enlarged and upgraded to now offer two hydrotherapy machines, three massage cabins, a Vichy shower, two saunas and two Jacuzzis as well as a boutique beauty salon.

Particularly convenient for families, the resort's playground, adult-supervised Barcy Kids Club and new children's pool allow kids to rule the roost. And for parents and children alike, the fun does not end at sundown. Adults can enjoy the on-site casino and nightclub, while kids aged four to 12 and teens aged 13 through 17 can each enjoy their very own mini discos.

"The Barceló Punta Cana Resort is truly the ideal solution for travelers looking to experience the tranquility of island life while enjoying diverse restaurants and an abundance of fun activities," said Claudio Zboznovits, vice president of Barceló Hotels & Resorts sales and marketing in the U.S. and Canada. "And with Barceló's comprehensive all-inclusive program, guests can receive the benefits of booking lodging, delectable dining and an endless array of fun at one convenient, upfront and affordable price."

The Barceló Punta Cana Resort is conveniently located just 25 minutes from the Punta Cana International Airport. All-inclusive rates start as low as $57 per person, per night, with the best rates found for September or October travel dates. This rate amounts to a 34 percent savings over the peak season rate. Best of all, guests who book any three-night minimum stay by August 31, 2009, for September or October travel will receive a complimentary room upgrade. Guests who book a Standard Room will be upgraded to a Deluxe Room, while guests who book a Deluxe Room will be upgraded to a Deluxe Ocean View Room. Room upgrade is subject to availability.

For additional information and reservations, please contact your travel agent or visit the Barceló Punta Cana Resort online at