Barcelo builds up Dominican portfolio

2nd Nov 2006

Barcelo Hotels & Resorts has announced its
newest addition to its collection of all-inclusive hotels and resorts
in the Dominican Republic: The Barcelo Punta Cana Resort.The Premium Level
resort was previously operated by Super Clubs as the Breezes Punta Cana. It
includes 795 guestrooms and suites, as well as a casino, spa, convention
facilities and a collection of seven restaurants. The resort will be
upgraded with significant capital investment to insure the quality
experience of a Barcelo Premium property.
  “We welcome this beautiful property to the Barcelo portfolio in the
Dominican Republic and we look forward to adding the Barcelo service
standard to this first class resort,” said Oscar Serrano, Contract Director
for USA and Canada, Barcelo Hotels & Resorts. “This exceptional beachfront
resort certainly complements our existing resort in Punta Cana, The Barcelo
Bavaro Beach Resort, and will help us fill the growing demand for quality
vacation experiences in the Punta Cana area,” added Serrano.
  The Barcelo Punta Cana Resort is a Premium Level Barcelo all-inclusive
resort. The resort is located on an expansive 400 meter stretch of Arena
Gorda Beach at Bavaro Beach in Punta Cana. This beach is famous for its
white sand and crystal blue waters. The Barcelo Punta Cana Resort offers
extensive water sports and recreation from kayaking, to windsurfing and
scuba. The swimming pool is a great spot for relaxation or a game of water
polo. There are also tennis courts, boche ball courts, and basketball
  The hotel’s seven restaurants provide guests a large selection of
dining from traditional Dominican cuisine, to French, Mexican, Italian and
Japanese, as well as lavish buffets for casual dining. There is a casino,
spa facilities, a beauty shop, gift shops, and a children’s club complete
with its own ‘mini disco.’ For adults, there are five lounges including a
swim-up bar, and a disco that is open nightly, as well as entertainment.
  The Barcelo Punta Cana Resort is easily accessible from the Punta Cana
International airport and is only a 25 minute drive. For more information
and reservations on this all-inclusive resort please contact your travel
agent or visit online at
  The Barcelo Punta Cana Resort is the eleventh Barcelo branded hotel in
the Dominican Republic joining the five hotels at The Barcelo Bavaro Beach
Resort: The Premium Barcelo Bavaro Palace Hotel; The Barcelo Bavaro Beach
Hotel; The Barcelo Bavaro Caribe Hotel; The Barcelo Bavaro Golf Hotel; and
The Barcelo Bavaro Casino Hotel. In addition, Barcelo Hotels & Resorts
offers the Barcelo Lina Hotel in Santo Domingo, and four hotels in the
location of the Villas del Mar beach area: The Barcelo Capella Hotel; The
Barcelo Colonia Tropical Hotel; The Barcelo Tananquera Hotel and The
Barcelo Punta Goeleta Hotel.


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