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Ocean Blue & Sand

4.0 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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  • Sleep Quality
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  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
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Leeds, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We stayed here beginning of April for two weeks, il be honest the first few days was still full of spring breakers with their parents, coming back to their rooms all night upto 4.30 am screaming and woooing did my nut in!!! Once they disappeared things were better. We didn't get the interconnecting rooms as booked as Thomson didn't send... More

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just got back from a seven day stay. My wife and I are seasoned travellers. I have great heartburn understanding how this "so called" resort is rated more than a 2 on Trip Advisor. I am even more skeptical about the basis of this resorts ranking on Trip Advisor, based on the negative comments of other families and folks stated... More

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Bowling Green, Kentucky
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The resort is absolutely beautiful, the restaurants are great (Blue Moon was our favorite...the food was fantastic and the staff were the friendliest by far!), the buffet is pretty good (lots of choices so you can find something you'll like), and the pools are huge and well kept. If you want a chair at the pool get out early. It... More

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newcastle
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Stayed here for my wedding with 25 people in our party. The resort is amazing not too big that you can't walk around the grounds but big enough that you don't feel crowded by other guests. The resort was full when we stayed there and we had no problem getting chairs by the pool and no problems getting reservations at... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I was here 4 nights and enjoyed. Most of the guests are american and russian, young and noisy.Beach Arena gorda is nice although not too much place with shades and view front available. Positive : friendly staff, food variety, boliche, Mike's coffee with delicious frappucinos, mocacinos, coffes,quiet rooms, wet bars, many bars besides the lobby one (at boliche, at sports... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Second year at Ocean Blue supervising a group with high school seniors. Adults upgraded to Privilege and kids did regular rooms. Perfect compromise. Resort big enough to get freedom and space but small enough if you want to locate someone quickly. Do bring your own insulated cups to keep drinks cold. Food is fine at buffets, better at restaurants. Service... More

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Mound, Minnesota
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Several families went to Punta Cana for Spring Break in March 2014. From the day we checked in until the day we left it was a bad experience. Day 1 a kids backpack was stolen from the pool area (had his I-Phone and wallet) - a woman supposedly "purchased" the backpack at a gas station 20 minutes away from the... More

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toronto
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Had a wonderful time at this hotel. Rooms were clean. Food was excellent. Pool and beach were perfect. The staff were friendly and helpful. The entertainment staff were so upbeat and worked hard to ensure guests had a great time. Juan from the animation staff was amazing and helpful. Sexy Black from the lobby bar was entertaining. Would return. It... More

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Madison, Wisconsin
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This trip was for 2 Moms & 2 Teen Daughters. We looked for a reasonably priced vacation and I believe we found it here at Ocean Blue & Sand! When you're booking a budget friendly vacation you have to keep your expectations within reason, if you do I think this place will be a winner. We did not go Privilege,... More

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Staten Island, New York
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This hotel is a rip off! We just returned from an 8 night stay and I don't miss it at all. The food is terrible, the decor is cheap, tacky, and filthy, most of the staff is rude, and they do NOT want to hear about any problems. We complained once about something that happened and they basically told us... More

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  • Very good(123)
  • Entertainment staff(111)
  • Lobby bar(89)
  • Steak house(84)
  • Great time(82)
  • Mike coffee(69)
  • Main buffet(34)
  • Pool area(29)
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Additional Information about Ocean Blue & Sand

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
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Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Amenities:
Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#17 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#20 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#22 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#24 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#25 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
#28 Business Hotel in Punta Cana
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:4 star — Ocean Blue & Sand 4*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Nestled on the wonderful beaches of Bávaro, and immersed in tropical foliage, close to the White Sands golf course, the Ocean Blue and Sand is an all-inclusive resort featuring suite accommodations, two luxurious pools, casino, spa and fitness center, dive center and an extensive activity program including childrens' and teen mini clubs, to make your stay an unforgettable experience. All-inclusive: Meals, drinks, cocktails and snacks included 24 hours. Some additional services are available at additional charge. Lobby with Free WiFi. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Ocean Blue Punta Cana
Ocean Blue Hotel Beach
Ocean Blue Golf Beach Resort
Ocean Blue Golf & Beach Resort
Ocean Blue Resort Punta Cana
Ocean Blue Resort
Ocean Blue Golf Beach Resort Punta Cana
Ocean Blue
Ocean Blue Dominican Republic
Ocean Blue Golf

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