The Occidental Punta Cana graces the best beach in Punta Cana, Bavaro Beach, known for its superb white sand, thick lush coconut groves and dazzling aqua Caribbean Sea. The open areas are spacious with two enormous lake size pools, adorned with little isles of tropical foliage. A children’s pool is long and shallow; a delight for the kids. As is the Fun Club, whimsical and appealing, with supervised activities for the youngsters to enjoy.
Dining venues are plentiful with 9 restaurants, which include dining a la carte and buffets with an array of sumptuous choices and theme nights. You’ll notice the details in decor in each restaurant pertaining to its nationality. Also a unique feature, there is an upper esplanade of open air kiosks with tacos and ice-creams, snacks and sampling of Brazilian meats, with a large terrace with tables and chairs overlooking the entire resort.
873 air-conditioned rooms feature two double beds or one king bed, bathroom, ceiling fan, in-room safe, mini-bar, and balcony or terrace.
There are two gigantic lake-shaped swimming pools resting beneath the sway of towering palms, where guests have access to chaise lounges and towel service. There is also a swim-up bar.
There are 10 Restaurants at Occidental Grand Punta Cana:
Via Veneto – Featuring Italian cuisine, the first seating is 7pm-8:30pm, the second seating is 8:30pm-10:30pm. Reservations required. Dress code: casual elegant wear only; no shorts, sleeveless shirts or sandals.
D’Oriental – Asian specialities. 10:30pm. Men are required to wear long pants. Resverations are required.
The Beach Club – A barbeque restaurant serving lunch from 12-4pm. Dress Code: casual wear only; dinner – no sleeveless shirts, sandals or shorts.
El Cortijo – *Not included* Gourmet restaurant 30% discount on food-bill Dinner 7pm-10:30pm. Men are required to wear long pants. Reservations are required.
Las Reses – A steakhouse restaurant open from 7pm-10:30pm Reservations required. Dress code: casual elegant wear only; no shorts, sleeveless shirts or sandals.
La Hacienda – Serving Mexican food, the first seating is 7-8:30pm, the second is from 8:30pm-10:30pm. Reservations are required. Dress code: casual elegant wear only- no shorts, sleeveless shirts or sandals.
El Lago – Fast food (Pool restaurant) Snacks – 11am-6:30pm
Le Buffet – An international buffet restaurant where dishes are prepared to order Breakfast is from 7-11a, Lunch is 1-3 and Dinner is 7-10:30pm. Dress Code: no bathing suits allowed; dinner – no sleeveless shirts, sandals or shorts.
La Fontana – Pizzeria. Dinner 6:30pm-10:30pm. Dress code: casual wear
There are 8 Bars on-site
HONEYMOONERS: Breakfast in bed (once per stay), 10% off massage and upgraded room (based on availability at check-in)
Nightly entertainment, tennis courts, daily activities, non-motorized watersports (snorkleing, scuba lessons, windsurfing, kayaks), aqua & land aerobics, pool volleyball, Occidental's Fun Club (ages 4-12)