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Playa de Bavaro, Punta Cana
Higuey, Dominican Republic
Reservations 877.645.3368 (877.GOLDEN8)

Distance from Punta Cana airport 20 minutes Distance from town 25 miles

The All Inclusive Resort Melia Caribe Tropical is the newest resort of Punta Cana. It offers 1,044 Deluxe Junior Suites in all. The complex spans 500,000 m2 on the shore of the eastern tip of the Dominican Republic, with only 145,000 m2 built, and surrounded by palm trees and lush vegetation. The resort is ideal for families, golfers, weddings, as well as meetings and conventions.

Punta Cana International Airport is 20 minutes away, Higuey 25 miles, La Romana 56 miles, and the capital, Santo Domingo, is 121 miles far away from the hotel.


The Melia Caribe Tropical is located right on Bavaro beach, one of the most beautiful beaches of the island: about 40 km of white, fine sand, uncountable palm trees and crystal clear blue water. 500 m of the beach are exclusively reserved for the hotels' guests.

Golf, Cocotal Golf & country club, on site, 18 hole golf course with a par 72, driving range, pro shop, equipment rental and golf academy
Beach Lake Style Swimming Pool
Mini Swimming Pool Meringue Classes
Fitness Center Disco
3 Floodlit Tennis Courts Health & Spa Center
Gift Shops Casino
Pub with Karaoke Laundry and Dry Cleaning
Gift Shops and Jewelry Mini-Club For Children (5-12yrs)
Arcade Baby Stroller Rentals ($)
Extensive daytime and evening entertainment program.
Non motorized watersports- windsurfing, scuba diving ($), water polo, kayaks, canoes, pedal boats, water bicycles, sunfish sailing, snorkeling, diving lessons, water bicycles and aerobics.
Land sports- volleyball, aerobics, beach soccer, beach volleyball, horseback excursions ($), table tennis, darts, and board games.
($) Denotes a fee
Some hotel amenities may have a fee associated with them.


Arrival/Departure Time:
Check-in time: 3pm, and check-out time: 12pm
Early check-in and late check-out on request, and subject to availability.
Children Policy:
Children 0-6 years old are free.
Children 7-12 years old pay 50% of the double rate.
Maximum Occupancy:
Deluxe Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Deluxe Poolview Jr Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 1 child.
Master Suite Royal Service - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Honeymoon Suite w/Jacuzzi - 2 adults.
Royal Service Deluxe Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
Royal Service Master Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children.
The resort comprises 44 two-story bungalows with a total of 1,044 lavishly appointed Deluxe Junior Suites. Each bungalow offers 2 connecting rooms, one with a king size bed and the other with 2 twin beds.
All suites include a living room with sofa-bed and chair, a terrace or balcony, fully equipped kitchenette, full bathroom, air conditioning, in-room safe, satellite TV, telephone with internet access. These have a total of 214.6 square feet (1 bedroom suites) and 256 square feet (2 bedrooms suites).
All the rooms are Junior Suite-style. All rooms have been decorated in an elegant Caribbean style with warm tropical colors, and have central a/c, ceiling fans, safety deposit
box ($), work area with IDD telephone, color satellite TV with remote control, minibar supplied as a welcome with soft sodas, living area with sofa-bed or couch and arm chair,
furnished balcony or terrace and fully equipped marble bath with hairdryer.
Royal Service Room categories: Last updated - July 13, 2005
Royal Service
ROYAL SERVICE DELUXE SUITE, with Jacuzzi, 1 king-size bed (plus sofa-bed), living area, kitchenette, plasma satellite TV, CD player, alarm clock, mini-bar, Internet access ($).
ROYAL SERVICE MASTER SUITE, with Jacuzzi, 1 king-size bed (plus sofa-bed), separate living area and dining-room, kitchenette, plasma satellite TV, CD player, alarm clock, mini-bar, and Internet access ($).
Royal Service inclusions are: Private check-in and check-out; Clients will have access to a private Royal Service Lounge, offering complimentary Internet access; Private restaurant
open for breakfast, lunch, snacks and a-la-carte dinner; Private pool with personalized poolside attention; Butler and concierge service; Room Service from 7am-11pm; Short
transfers provided to a private beach area.
Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.


Within our All Inclusive Plan we offer a variety of 9 bars: 2 lobby bars, 2 pool bars, 2 beach bars, 1 Fun Pub, 1 Sports Bar in the Casino Palma Real and 1 lounge bar at the Ma Maison & Capri restaurant, as well as 11 excellent buffet- style and a la carte restaurants:
LOS ATABALES, International buffet service open for breakfast and for dinner
LA GONDOLA, Italian Restaurant offering pizza and pastas specialties with buffet service for lunch, dinner and late snack.
PAGODA, Asian Restaurant with a la carte service.
AGORA GRILL and EL TUREY, Beach Restaurants located just a few steps from the swimming pool and right on the beach offering International buffet, sandwiches, hot dogs, salads and other snacks
LE GOURMET, High-class a la carte restaurant serving French and International cuisine at dinner time.
LOS PANCHOS, (Closed until further notice) Buffet-style restaurant with Mexican specialties and show cooking, open for dinner.
CAPRI, Dinner time Fish and Sea Food Restaurant a la carte, lobster every night.
MA MAISON, Bistro a la carte with exquisite dinner time cuisine, lobster every night.
HOKKAIDO, Japanese restaurant with three special rooms with sushi and Teppanyaki, at your disposal at dinner time.
EL TUPAN and ALAMBRA, Spanish buffet-style restaurant.


• Accommodations
• Mini bar in the room (soft drinks and water)
• 12 restaurants; 7 a la carte, 5 buffet
• Daily lobster at 2 restaurants a la carte
• 8 bars
• Kids club
• Arcade
• Full service professional Spa
• 7 pools
• 8 tennis courts
• Non motorized water sports
• 1 show and live music every night
• Fun Pub and Disco light for teens (non alcoholic)
• Sport bar with large screen TV with seasonal sports
• Free 18 holes golf rounds at the Cocotal Golf & Country Club: 2 rounds for stays 3-4nts and 3 rounds for stays of 5-7nts.
• Mandatory Golf Cart paid at Cocotal Golf


• Accommodations
• Mini bar in the room (soft drinks and water)
• 12 restaurants; 7 a la carte, 5 buffet
• Daily lobster at 2 restaurants a la carte
• 24 hour room service (some restrictions apply)
• 8 bars with national and select international drinks
• Kids club
• Arcade
• Spa (free use of fitness center, sauna, steam room,
and Jacuzzi
• 7 pools
• 8 tennis courts
• Non motorized water sports
• 1 show and live music every night
• Fun Pub and Disco light for teens (non alcoholic)
• Sport bar with large screen TV with seasonal sports
• Climbing Wall


• Stays of 3-4 nights include 2 rounds of golf
• Stays of 5-7 nights include 3 rounds of golf
• Maximum handicap: 36
• Golf cart and equipment are not included but are mandatory


Now when you vacation at Meli Caribe Tropical, your children will have just as much fun as you will, maybe more! Just imagine a park created just for kids, with fun activities, imaginative games and a chance to hang out with The Flintstones.
4 months to 4 years.
Baby Rock is for infants and toddlers and this club includes a sleeping area, kitchen and bathroom adapted to their size. (Childcare is available for babies at an extra cost.) Toddlers can participate in fun activities like arts & crafts, fantasy make-up, imaginative games, costumes, music workshops, puzzles, movies, storytime, sensory stimulation and more.
5 to 8 years.
Members of the Bamm-Bamm Club have their own game room and playground. Bamm-Bamm members participate in a variety of imaginative and stimulating activities, including pool games, camping, T-shirt painting, balloon art, even costume and magic workshops.
9 to 13 years.
The Cool Club is for older children and features competitive outdoor activities such as pool games, camping, workshops and sports. At The Flintstones Land even mealtimes are an
adventure. Kids can start the day by having Bronto Breakfast with Fred and Dino. For lunch there are 2 choices and both offer delicious and nutritious meals. Betty's Kitchen is the
ultimate mealtime hangout. The kid-friendly Flintstones dcor, designed by Betty herself, combined with tasty treats and a fun atmosphere, makes this unique eatery feel like
home... but here, drawing on the tablecloths is encouraged!
And at Fred's Bronto Burger, kids can sample a delicious Brontosaurus Hamburger.


• Guests celebrating a birthday will receive a surprise gift. Guests must show proof of date of birth upon registration.


All minimum lengths of stay requirements are subject to change without notice.

December (Christmas/New Years)
4 night minimum stay required.

3 night minimum stay required.
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