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whala!bavaro

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Traveller (1139)
Pool & Beach (425)
Room & Suite (345)
Ratings and reviews
  • Excellent39%
  • Very good25%
  • Average18%
  • Poor9%
  • Terrible9%
Travellers talk about
“beach bar”(54 reviews)
“bbq night”(7 reviews)
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What's included
Free Wifi
Breakfast included
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Rooms
Restaurant
Airport Transportation
Suites
Poolside Bar
Concierge
Private Balcony
Free Parking
Room Service
3 Star Hotel
Located in front of the beach, whala!Bavaro is the ideal place to enjoy the summer heat. Bavaro Beach is part of the Dominican Republic most exclusive coast resorts, thanks to its fine white sand bathed by the beautiful Caribbean Sea with crystal clear and emerald tone waters. Located...
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Location and contact
El Cortecito | Bávaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
13.6 km to Punta Cana Airport
30 restaurants are within a 0.5 km radius
2.6 km from Bavaro Beach
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Traveled here early in June hoping to have a good time and just relax under the hot sun, and thankfully, goal achieved, at a very reasonable price. The resort itself is very big, its clean, theres a lot to do just on site so we...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I stayed at Whala for a week in February and I had such an amazing time. I woke up with the Latin music on the background and once I arrived at the cafeteria the people around me where all smiling and welcoming. The place it's...More

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I spent almost 2 weeks at this amazing hotel Whala Bavaro with my friends and it was fantastic time for us.The favorite thing for us about this hotel was the location.We absolutely loved the hotel !!!Rooms were always clean.Food in restaurant was absolutely unbelievable anything...More

1  Thank LiLiSlovakia
Response from PABLO B, Adjunto Dirección at whala!bavaroResponded 1 week ago

Dear Mss. Lili. Greetings from whala, Thank you for taking the time to write a review of your experience in our hotel. Our Resort ensures that prior to our valued guest’s arrival, all our rooms are carefully prepared and all the equipment in the rooms...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The pics on this site do not reflect what it is.Reception staff was very nice and friendly.The room-clean,furniture, TV and door were old.Door did have a lock and chain, no peephole. Hotel beach-not like pics-Full of algae. The Snack bar-not good.More

Thank super_longhorn2
Response from PABLO B, Adjunto Dirección at whala!bavaroResponded 1 week ago

Dear Super, Greetings from whala!bavaro, In our Hotel we truly understand that the services our clients long for the most, are accommodation, food and beverage, therefore we are extremely careful in assuring our clients comforting accommodations, as it considerably influence our customer’s satisfaction and disposition...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

You kind of expect to get bad "hotel" food when you are on vacation, but we had fantastic meals at this hotel every night that we stayed, and we especially loved the BBQ night that they had on Monday, couldnt get enough. The hotel is...More

Thank amberritten
Response from PABLO B, Adjunto Dirección at whala!bavaroResponded 1 week ago

Dear Amberriten, Greeting from whala, We are glad to find out that you enjoyed the stay with us. There are some aspects you find worth to mention, especially our food and beverage departament which is improving daily, nice and spacious beach and very friendly staff....More

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Amenities
Top amenities
Pool
Restaurant
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Breakfast included
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Airport Transportation
Breakfast included
Concierge
Multilingual Staff
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Pool
Restaurant
Bar/Lounge
Outdoor pool
Details
Price range
USD 73 - USD 233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#39 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#75 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#77 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Details
Price range
USD 73 - USD 233 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel class
Hotel Style
#39 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#75 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#77 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
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Traveller (1139)
Pool & Beach (425)
Room & Suite (345)
Dining (105)
Family and Play Areas (18)
Business Centre & Event Rooms (13)
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Hellsbells75
4 June 2018|
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Response from bflojim | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Whala in May. Was not the best resort in Punta Cana but was fine. I had a hard time getting a hold of anyone prior to our stay. You may have to get your request looked after upon arrival.
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nbafamily
23 May 2018|
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Response from Drewboy134 | Reviewed this property |
We did not need a credit card to check in. The internet is free now. They charged last year though. I think we still paid for the safe though. Love the whala
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Room Tips
"Suites are probably best for quietness and luxury"
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"Pool No. 3 has the quietest accomodations. Room above the bar at Pool #2 may be too noisy for some people."
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"We had a suite on 2nd floor by pool #3. Absolutle stunning view."
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"Go to another hotel! Please..."
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