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Occidental Punta Cana

4 stars

Facilities

Restaurants & Bars
The diverse elements in cuisines around the world form a beautiful mosaic at the Occidental Punta Cana. This all-inclusive resort brings together an international buffet and an astonishing eight, ethnic-themed restaurants which allow guests to immerse themselves in different tastes every night. Le Buffet restaurant is an international buffet where guests consistently rate the fresh seafood, meats, fruits and salads as mouth-wateringly delicious. A la carte dining options include: Las Reses, a charming, rustic steakhouse featuring fish, steaks and chicken hot off the grill; La Hacienda, authentic Mexican dishes served in a colorful, traditional south-of-the-border atmosphere; Via Veneto, a formal, fine dining experience where Italian favorites like Beef Carpaccio and Lasagna Florentina bring guests back again and again and D'Oriental, Asian cuisine including vegetarian selections, seafood, pork and duck served in a refined, quiet atmosphere. Reservations are required at Las Reses, La Hacienda, Via Veneto and D'Oriental, where gentlemen are requested to wear long pants and shirts with sleeves.

For light dining, lunch and snacks, a quartet of casual spots stops mid-day hunger: La Fontana is a cute and casual pizzeria on the second-story terrace where guests rave over the pizza selections; Antojitos, next door to La Fontana, is a taqueria offering lighter Mexican fare; the Beach Club is a barefoot-friendly, open-air, poolside restaurant serving lunch specials and drinks daily and Home Run brings ballpark favorites like burgers, hot dogs, cool drinks and cocktails to a convenient poolside location.

The Occidental Punta Cana boasts seven bars strategically placed throughout the property to quickly bring guests a tropical refreshment wherever and whenever they need. The elegant Lobby Bar satisfies with a cool drink and offers a great people-watching perch. Mangu (free entrance included) brings on the night with cocktails, DJ and inviting dance floor.

Restaurants & Bars / Hours of Operation
9 Restaurants/7 Bars

  • Le Buffet/International buffet-style dining. Breakfast 7am-10:30am; Lunch 1pm-3pm; Dinner 7pm-10:30pm.
  • Las Reses/Steakhouse specials a la carte dining. Dinner 6:30pm-10:30pm.
  • La Hacienda/Traditional Mexican a la carte dining. Dinner 6:30pm-10:30pm.
  • Via Veneto/Italian cuisine a la carte dining. Dinner 6:30pm-10:30pm.
  • D'Oriental/Asian & Chinese a la carte dining. Dinner 6:30pm-10:30pm. .
  • Antojitos/Taqueria. Dinner 6:30 - 10:30pm.
  • La Fontana/Pizzeria. Dinner 6:30 - 10:30pm.
  • Beach Club/Lunch & snacks. 9am-18pm.
  • Home Run/Fast food. Lunch 11am - 6:30pm
  • The Lobby Bar/Cocktails. Open 10am - 01 midnight.
  • La Bodeguita Bar/Cocktails. Open 6pm-11:30pm.
  • Hundido Bar/Cocktails. Open 11am - 5pm.
  • Mangu Night Club (Free entrance, drinks extra chage). Open 11pm-5am.

Activities & Sports
The Occidental Punta Cana is a beach lover's paradise where sand and sun enchant guests with sheer tropical beauty. Every possible convenience and water sport has been thoughtfully made available. Like to lounge? No problem: comfortable chaise lounges and thatched-roof palapas can be found every few steps along the resort's stunning stretch of white sand beach. Prefer an active pursuit? Thanks to this all-inclusive resort, guests can get in the water and try these included activities:

Hoobiwave riding / Kayaking / Sailing / Snorkeling / Swimming / Windsurfing

Another way guests can enjoy the all-inclusive features is to head to one of the three free-form pools where fun activities happen throughout the day with our Fun Club, in and out of the water all day long:

  • Aerobic
  • Archery
  • Basketbal
  • Merengue dance classes
  • Scuba clinic in pool
  • 2 Tennis courts
  • Waterpolo
  • Water volleyball
  • Water aerobics

The Activities Center also contains a Fitness Room with Nautilus weights.

Guests with children happily find the Kids Club that accommodates ages 4 to 12 with supervised games, sports, playground and a kids-only swimming pool.

After a glorious sunset, the resort showcases live, nightly entertainment in the open-air amphitheater. Several times a week, the Occidental Fun Club Band, our exclusive orchestra, performs live music for audiences of all ages.

Two extra facilities within the resort offer activities for an additional fee including a mini casino in the lobby featuring slot machines for the lucky at heart and a luxurious spa, Metamorphosis, receiving guests by appointment for all types of treatments and services.

Resort staff strives to make every convenient service available to all guests. Please inquire as needed for babysitting services, laundry facilities, 24-hour on-call medical attention, fax services, meeting rooms, golf outings and other excursions from the resort, wedding and honeymoon packages, car rental and currency exchange. 

Diving
The Dominican Republic's East Coast is spotted with spectacular walls, tunnels, and overhangs. Bavaro/Punta Cana features a 19-mile reef where divers find cactus coral, sea rods, squirrelfish, damselfish, sea fans, yellowtail snapper, butterfly fish, blue tang, wrasse, sting rays, barracuda, and a family of manatees. Another remarkable site is Laguna Pepe, a freshwater cavern, reminiscent of a cathedral, which spans an area 160 feet wide by 65 feet high in the center of a golf course near the beach. The currents nurture and add vibrancy to the reefs and make for fabulous photographic backdrops. An impressive array of blossoming coral archways and towering reef pinnacles are separated by narrow swim-throughs. Explore Astro Wreck, which is home to an immense "beehive" display of yellowtail snapper, grunts, tang, and black dragons. At 300 feet in length, swim through a labyrinth of narrow passages that lead deep into Astro, where divers view phantoms at the farthest margins of sight. Also, popular sites recommended to beginners and certified divers, El Nie, El Parque, and El Shallow, reaching no more than 40 feet, are convenient to resorts.

  • Instructors are PADI and SSI certified; Logbooks and materials are included in certification courses
  • Daily dives are scheduled to convenient locations only minutes away
  • Equipment, wet-suits, and underwater rentals available and underwater cameras for sale
     

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