IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa Punta Cana

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Average rate: $65 - Hotel class: 4 stars
Playas De Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa Punta Cana Rates and Deals

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IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa Punta Cana Reviews

jacquelyn311 jacquely…
3 reviews
Decent resort for first visit to the DR May 12, 2009
This resort is a good place to stay for a first-time visit to the Dominican Republic. It's right on Bavaro beach, all the amenities (i.e: food, room, entertainment, etc) are pretty average. The staff is very friendly, but can be pretty slow to address maintenance issues. On my return to the DR, I would stay somewhere nicer, but for my first trip there I enjoyed the stay.
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aurora1124 aurora11…
3 reviews
You get what you pay for Jul 10, 2008
I just got back from staying 4 nights at the IFA Bavaro Villas for the Fourth. My friends arrived 2 days earlier, so I was the addition to the room. I was happy to find out that it was only $60 USD per night, instead of the $70 I was quoted for prior to the trip. The employees working the front desk were unhappy though, that I had bypassed security for half the day and had alreay parked my luggage in the room.

You really get what you pay for.

Location: The hotel is right next to the beach. It's actually not a far walk, I was surprised to hear that they actually have shuttles to the beach, when it is really just behind the hotel.

Food: We mainly ate at the buffet place (for breakfast, lunch, sometimes dinner). The food has a large variety, but there are a few flies here and there (bc it is an open area). While eating, there are also sometimes little chickens that venture in, but they aren't bothersome. The best things are the fresh fruit (usually watermelon, cantaloupe, pineapple, passionfruit, papaya) and oatmeal (seasoned with cinnamon?). I am a vegetarian, so I didnt' eat meat there, but it did look quite good.

There are 3 restaurants that you have to make reservations for and are only available for dinner. There is Caribe (I didn't go to that one, but I heard it was mostly meat, so I'm not too disappointed), Bambu (what they call "Japanese") and a Mexican restaurant. I was surprised to discover the "japanese" restaurant to be a lot better than the "mexican" restaurant! The Mexican place was a buffet and it was pretty awful.

Near the pool is a pizza/snack bar with fries, chicken nuggets, and pizza. We frequented this too often.

On the beach, there is a place where they have the nightly discotheque and during the day, another snack place with burgers, fries, and pasta.

Room: We had a wonderful view of the pond with ducks. It was quite beautiful. There was air-conditioning and the decor was pretty nice. I liked the sink especially. Only, our cleaning maid came at really odd hours, and refused to come back later. She was always mad, so for 3 days, we ended up not having our room cleaned (which turned it into a disgusting den of grossness) and only had our TP, water, and towels replenished.

Service: The people were really nice there usually. Only the maids seemed really angry everyday. The watersports people on the beach were really nice and we became friends with them (or should I say, my friend became really close with them).

So, all in all, the food was average, the room was nice, beach was beautiful, and the service really varied. I'm quite satisfied because I only paid $60 per night. So don't go to IFA expecting a whole lot, then it will surpass your expectations!
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IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa Punta Cana Overview

The hotel is located close to the beach, and it will take guests only a few minutes to hit the sand. Those at the IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa Punta Cana may also want to venture to Manati Park for a dolphin encounter or into the town of Higuey. The Punta Cana airport is only 17 miles from the IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa Punta Cana. Guests can find public transportation options that can take them to the airport and to other areas that they want to visit.

The hotel offers 652 rooms in buildings and bungalows. All of the rooms that guests will find at the IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa Punta Cana include amenities such as air conditioning, phones, refrigerators, cable TV, ceiling fans, bathrooms, hairdryers, and more. Some of the rooms are connecting and they all have terraces or balconies.

The IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa Punta Cana features many amenities, including a spa and a variety of shops. Guests choosing to stay at the hotel will also be able to dine at any of the 7 onsite restaurants, relax at the pools, or grab a drink at one of the bars.

IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa Amenities

  • Business Center
  • High-speed Internet
  • Fitness Room/Gym
  • Restaurant
  • Parking
  • Swimming pool
  • Disabled Access
  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Massage / Beauty Centre
  • Bar / Lounge
  • 24 Hour Reception
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Babysitting / Child Services
  • Air Conditioned
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Tennis Courts
  • Golf Course
  • Housekeeping
  • Conference Room(s)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Medical Assistance Available
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Safe-Deposit Box
  • Sauna
  • Security Guard
  • News Stand
  • ATM / Cash Machine
  • Refrigerator
  • Cable / Satellite TV
  • Connecting Rooms
  • Porters
  • Wake-up Service
  • Coffee / Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • TV
  • Private beach
  • Laundry service
  • Shops
  • Excursions
  • Garden
  • Scuba Diving
  • Windsurfing
  • Nightclubs
  • Water Activities
  • Dart Board
  • Fishing
  • Horse Riding
  • Playground
  • Volleyball
  • Tennis Courts (outdoor)
  • Water-skiing
  • Desk
  • Direct dial phone
  • Audio/Visual Equipment
  • Disabled Accessible Rooms
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Salon
  • Fitness Facilities
  • Jacuzzi
  • Steam Room
  • Massage
  • Steam Bath
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Beauty Salon
  • Body Treatments
  • Facial Treatments
  • Internet Connection (wireless)
  • Towels
  • Shower
  • En suite
  • Private Bathroom
  • Spa/Jetted Tub
  • Child Pool
  • Pool Outdoor
  • Kids Club
  • Cots
  • Supervised child care/activities
  • Poolside Bar
  • Coffee Shop/Cafeteria
  • Luggage Storage
  • Shops in Hotel
  • Souvenirs/Gift Shop
  • Free Parking
  • Doctor on call

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