- All-inclusive resort within the idyllic beachfront village of Bayahibe
- Enjoy the country’s best diving with an onsite partner dive centre
- Uncover additional exclusive benefits with ‘privileged’ bookings
- Wide selection of rooms, restaurants and bars to choose from
Catalonia Bayahibe is an inviting four-star hotel nestled amongst some of the Dominican Republic’s must-see sights – from the Cotubanamá National Park to the St George and Atlantic Princess wrecks, and the reefs of Isla Catalina and Isla Saona. This all-inclusive, family-friendly resort offers everything you could wish for from a getaway to the Caribbean, including eclectic eateries, relaxing services, and ample opportunity for adventure.
About Catalonia Bayahibe
Catalonia Bayahibe is an all-inclusive four-star resort located around 20-minutes by car from the city of La Romana and around a 30-minute boat ride from the islands of Saona and Catalina. This Green Globe certified resort is surrounded by leafy tropical gardens and is nestled on one of the Dominican Republic’s most dazzling beaches, Playa de Dominicus, which has been awarded the International Blue Flag in recognition of its water quality.
Whether spending your holiday with family, friends or as a couple, Catalonia Bayahibe’s choice of over 300 rooms are designed to cater for all tastes. Spread across two-story villas that are carefully integrated with the landscape, all rooms have a balcony or terrace from where guests can contemplate the lush tropical vegetation. What’s more, the accommodation also feature various facilities and equipment making them accessible to people with disabilities, allowing everyone to enjoy an excellent vacation.
At Catalonia Bayahibe, guests can expect to live life to the fullest, thanks to impressive onsite amenities such as themed restaurants, spa services, and evening entertainment. But, with the natural beauty of Bayahibe on its doorstep, this resort encourages guests to explore beyond its bubble, offering extensive recreational activities for all ages. Marvel at the Caribbean’s most stunning sunsets, escape to the Parque Nacional del Este, or experience the best scuba diving in the Dominican Republic.
Explore the resort
Guests can opt to dine at buffet-style eateries such as Taino and the Sorrento Pizzeria, or indulge in a la carte menus at one of the themed restaurants. Yuca promises traditional Caribbean cuisine while La Toscana tempts passersby with Italian specialities and the Rodeo Steak House serves seared American feasts. If you like to share, the Terrace Tapas and Lounge is sure to impress, while sweet and savoury snacks can be enjoyed at the beachfront Creperie.
The resort’s large central swimming pool features several separate sections including a Jacuzzi, children's pool, and activity area. Located beside the pool, El Merenguero, offers refreshing cocktails, smoothies and cold drinks, with Margarita's Swim-Up Bar serving those who’d rather stay in the water. And, when you need a break from the Caribbean sun, cool off at El Cocotero bar, which is conveniently located in a palapa on the beach.
Catalonia Bayahibe’s onsite Spa Alegria offers a wide range of massages and treatments that can be enjoyed both indoors and outdoors, along with a sauna and beauty salon. Guests that like to stay active can make the most of the resort’s gym, as well as aerobics and aqua-aerobics sessions, dance classes, and facilities for both beach football and beach volleyball. Non-motorised water sports include snorkelling, windsurfing, catamaran sailing, and kayaking.
Diving from Catalonia Bayahibe
Diving at Catalonia Bayahibe is overseen by Pro Dive International, a PADI 5-Star dive operator and career development centre. Founded in 2003, Pro Dive International is renowned for its high standards of excellence, quality, and safety. At Catalonia Bayahibe, the dive centre is located on the resort’s private beach and is staffed by a qualified multilingual team and instructors.
A full range of scuba certification courses can be undertaken here, catering to guests of all kinds – from those wishing to take their first breaths underwater, to seasoned adventurers seeking a new challenge. Courses can be commenced daily and confined water sessions can be undertaken in the onsite pool.
This dive centre operates up to five local dives each day, including night dives. Three dive boats are on hand to ferry guests to a variety of sites, most of which lie within a short, 15-minute trip from the beach. New, well-maintained rental gear is available on site and nitrox fills are available at an additional cost.
- Children between 7-11 years old benefit from a 50% discount on the adult price. Children up to 6 years old stay for free.
- The Cabeza de Toro Golf Club and the Caribe Golf Club are located within reach of this resort.
- The casino, located just 150-metres from the hotel, features arcade machines and games of chance such as roulette or black jack.
Diving in Bayahibe
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