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IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playas de Bavaro, Punta Cana 51101, Dominican Republic
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3 of 5 stars reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Huntsville, Canada
1 review
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just got back, some reviews I had looked at before scared us a bit but we had few issues. Doesn't matter where u stay not everyone likes the same things. Resort is great, property well kept and beautiful! Alot of walking as it is a large resort, but we liked that part, helped wear off the extra calories gained at... More

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Melville, Canada
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

12 of us booked 5 months in advance and we get a call 4 days before flying that IFA has over booked. We were dictated 3 unacceptable alternatives. 8 hours before flying we were still unsure if we were going on a holiday. We were completely stressed out! Instead of counting sleeps and experiencing the excitement of a long awaited... More

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LopesanHotelGroup, General Manager at IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest. Thank you for choosing our hotel IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa for your vacations. We regret that you couldn’t enjoy the IFA Villas Bavaro experience because of external factors out of our reach. As far as I can tell by your review, you didn’t enjoy the hotel options and/or compensations you were offered by the travel agency... More

Cap-Pele, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at IFA Villas Bavaro from March 22-29, 2014 and what a Fabulous vacation it was. I read a lot of reviews and my Travel Agent told me to stop reading cause everyone doesn't see everything the same way. This is a Diamond in the Rough, The service was Excellent. We had no complaints at all. Check in was easy... More

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Hudson, Wisconsin
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We just returned from six days at this resort. We had read the reviews in advance and were a bit concerned. We did have a great vacation but would rate this hotel as average for the following reasons: 1. The beach was amazing (although be aware that swim tops appear to be optional... didn't really expect that). 2. The pools... More

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LopesanHotelGroup, General Manager at IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Receive our warmest greetings from IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa. Thank you for extending to us your compliments about the beauty of our resort. I really appreciate it, as well as your observations about the areas of improvements you found. I believe that it is only through our guest´s feedbacks that we keep improving our service quality,... More

Souris, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Stayed at IFA Bavaro Village Resort and Spa March14-21. Pizza was excellent. Liked the breakfasts but noticed on the last day that birds were walking on the omelet counter and taking cheese out of the container. Beach was lovely until loud music started. Travelled with six friends and three of us got sick. Will not go back to this resort.

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LopesanHotelGroup, General Manager at IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear guest, Receive our warmest greetings from IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa. Thank you for extending to us your compliments about the Pizza. I really appreciate it, as well as your observations about the areas of improvements you found. I hope you can give us a second opportunity to host your vacations again and provide you the real IFA... More

Toronto, Canada
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I will list in point form the good and the bad. The good. 1. My room was on ground level, overlooking the pond. Nice birds, and peaceful. 2. The quiet pool. 3. The Beach. The bad. 1. The food. It was absolutely awful all around. The Pizza was okay. One of my family members did get sick, and ended up... More

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LopesanHotelGroup, General Manager at IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our hotel IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa and for sharing your review with other travelers on tripadvisor.com. I’m really sorry to read that some guest of your party got sick during your stay. Our quality and hygiene department is supervised by Cristal Americas and several international tour operators that guarantee that the food... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We traveled from March 15th-22nd. Beautiful beach ruined by too many catamarans, pirate ships, parasailing, etc. There were too many fumes and different music coming from every tour boat that went by, plus the booming of the IFA music or buddy yelling into the mike! The pool was also annoyingly loud with contests and music. We did find the other... More

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LopesanHotelGroup, General Manager at IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you for choosing our hotel IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa and for sharing your review with other travelers on tripadvisor.com. I’m really sorry to read that some guest of your party got sick during your stay. Our quality and hygiene department is supervised by Cristal Americas and several international tour operators that guarantee that the food... More

North Sydney, Canada
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My boyfriend and I spent the week of March 8-15th at Ifa Villas Bavaro. Our experience was overall positive with the exception of a bit of sickness that we encountered. However, we know people who went to other resorts during this same week and experienced the same thing. We can not pinpoint the problem, but we weren't careful about not... More

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I traveled to the IFA with my husband the week of March 14th. When reading reviews before we left we were a little concerned as they were so mixed, but were pleasantly surprised by MOST of our experience at the IFA. Read all reviews keeping in mind everyone's expectations are different, and your vacation is totally what you make of... More

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Springhill, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We went to IFA with another family. Total of 4 kids and 4 adults. We had a wonderful vacation. Loved the two pools and the beach. I would recommend this resort to anyone. It was clean, food was good, and loved the pizza restaurant. The only complaints that I had were that some of the staff were not overly friendly,... More

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Additional Information about IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa

Address: Playas de Bavaro, Punta Cana 51101, Dominican Republic
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Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#38 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#46 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#55 Business Hotel in Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa 3.5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & SPA is situated on the fine, white sands of Playa Bavaro. Bordered by a fabulous coral reef and surrounded by turquoise-colored waters this extraordinary vacation complex offers its guests a friendly, luxurious environment for sports & cuisine with its 6 charming restaurants and 7 spectacular bars, colorful tropical shows, a wide range of facilities and services especially designed to ensure an unforgettable stay right in heart of the Caribbean. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Ifa Hotel Punta Cana
Ifa Villas Bavaro
Ifa Hotel Bavaro
Ifa Bavaro Villas
Ifa Villas Bavaro Beach Resort & Spa
Ifa Villas Bavaro Beach Resort
Villas Bavaro
Ifa Villas
Ifa Villas Bavaro Punta Cana

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Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style
#38 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana #46 Family Hotel in Punta Cana #47 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana #47 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana #55 Business Hotel in Punta Cana
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & SPA is situated on the fine, white sands of Playa Bavaro. Bordered by a fabulous coral reef and surrounded by turquoise-colored waters this extraordinary vacation complex offers its guests a friendly, luxurious environment for sports & cuisine with its 6 charming restaurants and 7 spectacular bars, colorful tropical shows, a wide range of facilities and services especially designed to ensure an unforgettable stay right in heart of the Caribbean. ... more   less 
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