The shining stars here's the two giant pools. They're dolloped in the middle of the central courtyard, along with a splash area for kids. The hotel's private beach is a stone's throw away, too, where snorkelling and scuba diving headline the activity list. Food-wise, there are four restaurants to pick from, and you can chase your meal with a cocktail from one of the bars. Young'uns have free rein of the artsy kids' club, whereas parents rule the roost in the spa.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
You can make the most of the hotel's seaside postcode with a snorkelling* or scuba diving* lesson. If you're feeling adventurous, you can opt for a 4x4 tour* around Bavaro's Insta-worthy lagoons and rainforests, too.
Rugrats can let out their inner Da Vinci during an arts and crafts session at the kids' club.
- Scuba diving*
FOOD & DRINK
The four restaurants here offer up a globe-trotting variety of food to sink your teeth into. There's an international buffet, a Brazilian steakhouse, an Asian eatery and a beachfront seafood place that gets rave reviews from guests.
If you'd prefer to chow down in your room, this place has 24/7 room service, too.
- La Caracola
You'll find full and flavoursome foods at the international buffet.
Mediterranean cuisine is listed on the menu at Aretusa. And you'll need to book a table if you'd like to eat here, too.
- Blue Wave
The Blue Wave restaurant plates up fresh seafood as well as Caribbean speciality dishes. And you'll need to book a table if you'd like to eat here, too.
- Beach bar
This bar has a prime spot at the beach, serving a range of light bites and drinks.
This snack bar's located by the pool – offering an extensive cocktail menu, too.
- On the Rocks bar & lounge
Located in the lobby area – this bar has a wide and varied drinks menu, plus relaxing music complements the scene.
- Moma restaurant
You'll find something to whet your appetite at this Pan-Asian restaurant.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
Over in the spa, you can treat yourself to a deep-tissue massage*, then hop in a steam bath*.
The gym's loaded with everything you'll need for a full-body workout, including treadmills, free weights and medicine balls.
- Namasté Spa*
Spa goers can treat themselves to some head-to-toe pampering – massages, beauty treatments, and steam baths are listed on its menu.
- Beauty salon/treatments*
Enjoy a workout in a state-of-the-art gym.
After the sun's gone down, the hotel comes alive with performances by aerial acrobats, local merengue dancers and fire-eaters.
Elsewhere, after-dinner tipples are served in the three bars. There's one in the lobby, one by the pool, and another down on the beach.
- Kids' club
The hotel-run kids' club is the go-to place for children to partake in games, activities and crafts.
- Live music
- Evening entertainment programme
The evening entertainment varies from a live band to acrobatic performances to karaoke.
- DJ night
The two pools here run all the way through the hotel's central courtyard. Plus, there's a bit for little splashers to play in.
The private beach here has over 400 feet of silky-smooth sand to its name, so there's plenty of room to work on your tan. It's dusted with sunbeds and shady tropical trees.
- Outdoor pools
The outdoor pools meander their way through the hotel's complex, plus you'll find loungers and parasols nearby, too.
- Kids' pool
There's a splash area for kids.
- 24-hour reception
- Room service*
- Currency exchange
- Towel service*
Beach towels are available at the beach.
- Private beach
- Free Wi-Fi
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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