If you go to Punta Cana I recommend this hotel. Excellent service, very tasty and abundant food, drinks all the time ... And beaches! They offer a lot of recreational activities like water polo, dance, gymnastics, volleyball and night shows and a club. As it is a complex of many hotels one can use many facilities throughout the chain.
I really liked the location. We went on a few excursions and beach trips, and it was great. The entertainment was the worst thing, due to the timing - too early for us! But that happens in almost every hotel. The beach is beautiful, with fine white sand and crystal-clear waters. Within minutes of walking from the hotel, you find a block full of shops, perfect if you want to do a spot of shopping or pick up some souvenirs.
Next to Palladium Bavaro Beach hotel is in Palladium Punta Cana is the tiniest hotel in the resort area of Palladium. It is an All Inclusive, and instead of villas, it is made up of 3 buildings that have 425 rooms and 26 suites. They are on the beach and it has 2 beach bars, Diving Center, Mini club, pool bar, and the restaurant Grape (also serving snacks) at the foot of the beach is The Cortecito. It also has its own lobby, where there is internet and desk recruiting trips. On the back of the buildings there are villas and other services, but they belong to the Grand Palladium Palace Resort. You can use all the facilities of the other hotels in the resort , except for the Royal Suites.
We arrived at the airport in Punta Cana in a small plane. The airport is very simple, with a roof made of palm leaves. The tour guide explained that the small wooden houses were typical Dominican buildings. It has eating areas, and is extremely comfortable, with flights arriving from the major cities of the world, especially Europe and America. We moved on to the Riu Palace Macao hotel, a 5-star resort with a three-storey colonial-style building on the beach of Arena Gorda.
It offers all kinds of amenities among towering palms, lush plants and flowers, and a splendid beach with white sands, and clear, warm, turquoise water. The pool is a real beauty, with its water jets and bronze mermaids. Room service was excellent, and the room was spacious. You could have fit another bed in the huge bathroom! Breakfast is served in the dining room until 10 am, with a wide variety of food to suit all tastes. They have aqua gymnastics, a spa, a nightclub, a beach bar serving fresh fruit juices, dancing on the beach, a gym and a casino. There were several restaurants and bars, each with a different atmosphere. We stayed for a week in October, and would really recommend it.
What can we say about this hotel? As soon as we got onto the plane at the end of the holiday, we were already dreaming of returning! This is one of five resorts located next to each other, where you can enjoy all the services, restaurants and beaches, like in a self-contained city.There's a train that runs to different parts of the village. Bavaro Casino is located a little bit far from the best beach in Punta Cana, but you can get to the sea in a 10-minute walk. Inside the hall is a small pond where several pink flamingos live, and it's not far from the tennis courts and mini golf.