The Whala Bavaro hotel is located just a few meters from the impressive Bavaro beach in Punta Cana. Enjoy a perfect vacation with the all-inclusive service at one of the best hotels in Punta Cana, equipped with the best services and with all the comforts at your disposal, and relax in the paradisiacal environment of the Dominican Republic. The hotel features an outdoor pool and is close to shopping centres like the Palma shopping village and the Cocotal golf club. The hotel arranges for kayaking, surfing, snorkelling and a host of other activities and programmes. The gastronomical offer by the hotel is varied and enticing.
Whala Bavaro is located on the coast of the Caribbean Sea, within walking distance of the Dolphin Island Park. The nearest airport is the Punta Cana International Airport at 18.5km from the hotel. Head out to the Manati Park, which is 6.6km, while Palma real shopping village is only 2.3km from the hotel.
Whala Bavaro features a total of 157 rooms for guests, divided into 36 double bedrooms, 97 superior rooms and 24 suites which come with an en-suite Jacuzzi. Double rooms offer a living space for up to three adults and come with a balcony. Superior rooms can accommodate up to four people, while the suites are spacious with all modern amenities included.
Food and Drink
Enjoy a host of bars and restaurants at the Whala Bavaro hotel. All meals of the day are offered in the form of a buffet. Guests can also visit the Sueno Restaurant, which serves Mediterranean cuisine and is open six days a week. There are three bars in the hotel: Bar Sueno, Bar Orquidea and the beach bar, serving house wines, cocktails, snacks and many more.
Sports, Games and Entertainment
In the well-kept outdoor area, you can find two swimming pools for adults, a children's pool, a snack bar, sun loungers and parasols. On the beach you have sun beds and umbrellas at your disposal, as well as the possibility of diving. The nearest golf course is 5.2km away – Cocotal Golf and Country Club. The hotel also offers numerous activities and entertainment programs for its guests. In addition, you can book your stay within the 'all-inclusive' package.
Check-in: 3pm – Midnight
Check-out: Midnight – 12 noon
Pets are not allowed
All major cards are accepted
Distance to the beach: 200m
Distance to Punta Cana International Airport: 18.5km
Distance to Arena Blanca beach: 6.6km
Distance to Manati Park: 6.6km
Is the hotel on the beach?
Hotel Whala! Bávaro is situated right on the beach in the Playa Bávaro neighborhood of El Cortecito. It is about a 20-minute drive from Punta Cana International Airport.
Can you get a full English breakfast at the hotel and is there a kettle in the room?
No this is not a breakfast option and there are no kettles in the room. Coffee making facilities are present in every room.
Are all areas of the hotel included in the All Inclusive package?
Drinks from the rooftop bar are not included. Neither in the Skybar. All other drinks and snacks around the hotel are included.
Is there a nightclub at the hotel?
There isn’t a nightclub but there is karaoke in the evening and evening entertainment.
Is there a currency exchange at the hotel?
Yes, you can use British Pounds at the hotel or use the exchange at the reception.
What is the location like?
Hotel Whala! Bavaro is located in one of the most exclusive tourist areas in the Dominican Republic. In the vicinity of the hotel, you will find a large selection of bars, restaurants, shops and entertainment. Isla Saona, an island in the Parque Nacional del Este park (East National Park) can be easily reached by boat.
How far is the hotel from the airport?
The hotel is about a 25-minute drive from the airport by car.
What are the amenities in the rooms?
All rooms are equipped with a fridge, TV, Air conditioning or ceiling fan, safe (at a charge), and private bathrooms have rainfall showers, toiletries, and a hairdryer.
How many pools are there?
There are five outdoor pools at this hotel including a rooftop swimming pool.
What dining options are available at Whala Bavaro?
There are two buffet restaurants at Whala! and an à la carte Japanese restaurant with infinity pool on the roof offering views over the ocean.
There are also two pool bars (open from 10am) and a beach snack bar serving snacks such as burgers, fries, hot dogs and pizzas.
Is there Wi-Fi at this hotel?
Yes, there is free Wi-Fi in the rooms at Whala! Bavaro.
Is there any entertainment at the resort?
The hotel has an animation team and has live music and entertainment in the evenings.
I have children, are there any babysitting or child-minding services?
Yes, these are available at an additional charge.
What languages are spoken at the hotel?
English, Spanish, French, and Russian.
Are there any spa facilities at this hotel?
The Hotel Whala! Bavaro does offer various beauty services, body treatments, and massage, at an additional charge.
Is there a gym?
Yes, there is a 24-hour fitness centre at the Hotel Whala! Bavaro.
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The hotel is within easy reach of taxi stands and bus stops. Accessible from the hotel: airport FUE (85 km), tourist information (3 km), shops (3 km), disco (3 km) and supermarkets (3 km).
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Hotel Whala BavaroEl Cortecito, Bavaro, Punta Cana,, BAVARO, 23301
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- Sun terrace
- Private Beach Area
- BBQ facilities (Additional charge)
- Swimming Pool
- Outdoor pool (all year)
- Massage (Additional charge)
- Spa and wellness centre (Additional charge)
- Fitness centre
- Entertainment staff
- Diving (Additional charge)
- Billiards (Additional charge)
- Games room
- Fishing (Additional charge)
- Luggage storage
- Tour Desk
- Currency exchange
- 24-hour front desk
- Daily maid service
- Laundry (Additional charge)
- Mini-market on site
- Airport shuttle (additional charge)
- Designated smoking area
- Air conditioning
- Car hire
- Gift Shop
- Non-smoking rooms
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