Iberostar Dominicana
Playa Arena Gorda, Bavaro
La Altagracia, Higuey

Distance from hotel to Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), 31 minutes. Distance from hotel to town of Higuey, 55 minutes.  

The hotel has 506 rooms, three swimming pools, one theater, star friends club, six a la carte restaurants, nine bars and one of them is a health bar, two main buffets with show cooking, one ice cream shop, 3 snacks bars, 2 supermarkets, cigar shop and logo shop, one internet-cafe, Spa, fitness center, beauty salon and hairdresser, water sports center, one casino, one medical center,one discotheque and three tennis courts.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Activities Desk
  • Aerobic Classes
  • Aerobics (aqua)
  • Archery
  • Babysitting Services (on request) ($)
  • Banquet Hall
  • Bar ($)
  • Bar (beach)
  • Bar (pool)
  • Barber Shop ($)
  • Bars
  • Basketball (water)
  • Beach (nearby)
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Billiards
  • Bocce
  • Breakfast Room
  • Business Center
  • Car Rental Desk ($)
  • Casino (nearby) (5) ($)
  • Casino (onsite) ($)
  • Catamarans
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Playground
  • Coffee Shop ($)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Dance Classes
  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Dive Center
  • Dive Center (PADI/SSI) ($)
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Elevators (9)
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise Classes
  • Fitness Center
  • Flower Shop
  • Front Desk (24-hour)
  • Gift Shop ($)
  • Golf (nearby) (5) ($)
  • Hospitality Desk
  • Ice Machines
  • Jacuzzi (outdoor)
  • Juice Bar ($)
  • Kayaks
  • Laundry Service
  • Lounges
  • Massage
  • Massage Services ($)
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Mini Market
  • Miniature Golf ($)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Newsstand ($)
  • Nightclub
  • Non-Smoking (accommodations/facilities)
  • Parking
  • Parking (nearby)
  • Physically Challenged Facilities
  • Ping Pong
  • Pool (children's)
  • Pool (outdoor)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Poolside Grill
  • Poolside Meal Service
  • Porters
  • Restaurants
  • Safe Deposit Box ($)
  • Sailing
  • Sauna
  • Security (24-hour)
  • Snack Bar
  • Snorkeling
  • Snorkeling ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Table Tennis
  • Tennis Court (lighted) ($)
  • Tennis Instructor ($)
  • Tour Desk
  • Tours & Excursions $ ($)
  • Towel Service
  • Towels (beach)
  • Umbrellas (beach/pool)
  • Volleyball (beach)
  • Watersports (motorized) ($)
  • Watersports (non-motorized)
  • Wedding Coordinator
  • Wedding Site (5) ($)
  • Whirlpool ($)
  • Windsurfing

Internet Access Hotel has a internet cafe Activities Table tennis ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.  

Markets (back to top)

All Inclusive, Beach, Casino, Dive, Wedding, Honeymoon, Romance, Spa and Family Friendly.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm  

Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.  

Children Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

2016-2017 Standard Room - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Ocean View Standard Room - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Ocean View Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

• Spa Junior Suite - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

Standard, Room with 2 double beds or 1 king bed, private balcony with garden view, AC, ceiling fan, mini bar stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water. Flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock w/radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 400 square feet.  

Added Values:  

• Free access to Spa Sensations wet area.  

Junior Suite, with 1 king bed or 2 double beds, private balcony with pool or garden view, AC, ceiling fan, mini bar stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water. Flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock w/radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Spacious bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 485 square feet.  

Added Values:  

• Garden or pool view  

• Free access to Spa Sensations wet area  

• Bathrobes and slippers Bedding: 1 double bed or 2 double beds.  

Ocean View Standard Room, Room with 2 double beds or 1 king bed, private balcony with ocean view, AC, ceiling fan, mini bar stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water. Flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock w/radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 400 square feet.  

Added Values:  

• Ocean view  

• Free access to Spa Sensations wet area Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds. View: Ocean. Accommodation amenities include: safe, telephone, television (satellite), air conditioning, ironing board, coffee machine, hairdryer, iron and balcony.  

Ocean View Junior Suite, Junior Suite with 1 king bed or 2 double beds, private balcony with ocean view, AC, ceiling fan, mini bar stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water. Flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock w/radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Spacious bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 485 square feet.  

Added Values:  

• Ocean view  

• Free access to Spa Sensations wet area  

• Bathrobes and slippers  

Spa Junior Suite, Junior Suite with 1 king bed , private balcony with garden or pool view, AC, ceiling fan, mini bar stocked every other day with beer, soft drinks and bottled water. Flat screen LCD TV, digital safe, alarm clock w/radio, coffee maker, iron and ironing board. Spacious bathroom with vanity, bathtub/shower combo and hair dryer. Total area is 485 square feet.  

Added Values:  

• Garden or pool view  

• Priority location convenient to Spa  

• Free access to Spa Sensations wet area plus $40 spa credit per room  

• Welcome amenity  

• Mini bar with healthy drink options plus an assortment of hot tea flavors  

• Bathrobes and slippers  

• Daily turn down service with aromatherapy plus one romantic turn down service  

• Flowers in-suite  

• Beach towels in-suite  

All accommodations include: coffee/tea maker, patio, shower, internet access, telephone, maid service, safe (in accommodation), bathtub, crib, air conditioning, , smoke detector, iron, , mini-bar, safe deposit box, ceiling fan, desk, balcony, housekeeping, soundproof, ironing board, wake-up calls and hairdryer.  

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

Quisqueya Lobby Bar, lobby bar.  

General Opening Hours: 9:00pm-1:30am  

Higey Buffet Restaurant, This endless free buffet highlights a variety of international dishes for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.  

• Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Night owls can grab a late night snack after 11:00pm.  

La Hispaniola Buffet Restaurant, Unparalleled buffet serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.  

La Cana Buffet Restaurant, This restaurant is ideal for trying excellent native cuisine straight from the sea. Take in marvelous ocean views while winding down with a coffee. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations required for dinner.  

La Cana Steak House Restaurant(*), Meat lovers will be in paradise at La Cana Steak House. Its informal, American-style beachside setting, makes La Cana Steak House a great choice for tasting different specialties.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

La Marimba Seafood Restaurant(*), La Marimba is an incredible dining option for savoring a large selection of fish and seafood dishes straight from the sea in addition to international cuisine.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

La Sibila Restaurant(*), For more refined palates, La Sibila Restaurant offers a distinguished a la carte gourmet menu including delicious appetizers and entrees accompanied by the most exquisite desserts. Open for dinner. Semi-formal dress required: men are kindly ask to wear long pants.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Maria Bonita Mexican Restaurant(*), If unbelievable Mexican food is what you are craving, Maria Bonita is the place. Try its excellent appetizers, salads, entrees, and desserts in an exciting Caribbean atmosphere. Semi-formal dress required: men are kindly asked to wear long pants.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Oriental La Pagoda Restaurant(*), Indulge in the alluring, seductive Oriental flavors at this amazing restaurant. With delicate Asian decor, this air conditioned restaurant highlights a wide variety of sushi, Thai dishes, and classic Chinese fare. Semi-formal dress required: men are kindly asked to wear long pants.  

(*) Denotes reservation is required.  

Rock Star Cafe Restaurant And Sports Bar, Whether dining in or meeting friends for a drink, Rock Star Cafe offers a classic American-style atmosphere including televised sporting events. Serving dinner. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar until 3:00am.  

Please Note:  

• For dinner at the specialty restaurants it is necessary to make a reservation with the guest services desk. The resort will only guarantee a certain number of dinners based on the guests length of stay.  

Length of Stay & Amount of Guaranteed Reservations:  

• 1 - 3 nights - 1 guaranteed reservation.  

• 4 - 6 nights - 2 guaranteed reservations.  

• 7 - 13 nights - 3 guaranteed reservations.  

• 14 nights - 4 guaranteed reservations.  

Restrictions:  

• We accept more reservations if space is available.  

• Reservations have to be made in advance.  

• Dress code applies: gentlemen must wear shirts with sleeves at all specialty restaurants and they must wear long trousers at most of them. Appropriate footwear is also encouraged.  

• All the restaurants are non-smoking.  

• Also, at certain restaurants there is a minimum age:  

• e.g. Gourmet La Couple IB Bavaro 18 years, Gourmet Restaurant El Colonial in IB Hacienda Dominicus 1 year.  

Add-On Package (Honeymoon 16-17) (back to top)

HONEYMOON PACKAGE 2015-2017  

Booking Dates: 07/27/2015 - 10/31/2017 Travel Dates: 12/01/2015 - 10/31/2017  

Package Inclusions:  

• Bottle of Champagne  

• Fruit basket  

Please Note:  

• Marriage certificate copy will be required at the arrival in reception of the hotel.  

Specialty Package (All Inclusive 15-17) (back to top)

ALL INCLUSIVE 2015 - 2017  

Booking Dates: 12/24/2014 - 10/31/2017 Travel Dates: 12/24/2014 - 10/31/2017  

Package Inclusions:  

• Welcome drink  

• Unlimited imported & domestic drinks  

• International buffet restaurant with "show cooking."  

• Japanese Tepanyaki, Steak House & Sea food, Italian, Gourmet specialty restaurants with a la carte dining  

• Beach restaurant and grill for lunch & snacks  

• Twenty four (24) hour room service  

• Five(5) bars with access to additional 13 bars and 10 restaurants on sister properties  

• New Years' Eve Gala dinner  

• Breakfast buffet  

• Lunch buffet  

• Dinner buffet  

Package inclusions are subject to change.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

--Chaise lounges -Daily activities -Morning coffee -Towels -Welcome drink -Use of tennis court -Watersports (motorized) -Watersports (non-motorized) -Use of fitness center  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

Kid's Club Travel Dates: 12/01/2015 - 10/31/2017  

• Supervised activities for children 4-12 years old.  

Spring Break Policy 2016-2017 Travel Dates: 12/01/2015 - 10/31/2017  

All groups booked during the months of March and April shall adhere to the following criteria:  

• One parent or chaperone age at least 25 is required in every room.  

• refundable cash deposit of USD $200.00 per room for any charges or damages that might be incurred during the stay.  

• In the event that any members from the group engage in inappropriate behavior disrespecting our staff and/or other guests or causing physical damages to the facilities, the hotel management reserves the right to expel the entire group without reimbursement.  

General Information  

• This IBEROSTAR Resort is a part of the "Premium Collection".