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IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa

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Brooklyn, New York
1 review
14 helpful votes
Reviewed June 26, 2006

My boyfriend and I, both 30 and professional, were seeking a quiet, romantic, beach paradise vacation to relax. We booked through Apple Vacations, and didn't have any problems with their services. I decided that we may want to do "all inclusive" to make things easier. We were not really happy being so "stuck" with the way things work with an...

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youngstown, ohio
Reviewed June 25, 2006

well my family just got back from this resort. the resort it self is great, pools, beach, things to do all the time. the only issue is the rooms. when we got there we didnt have any water!...then when we did it was very little and it was very cold. the room had not light, extremely dim. the air conditioning...

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7Thank Bmazejko
Edmonton
Reviewed June 22, 2006

We booked our trip last minute, and shortly after read the reviews posted on this site, needless to say we were mortified, with the horror stories written by some of the past guests. We decided to go anyway with a little coaxing from my wife and 14 year old son. Our flight was great, we had a short stop over...

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26Thank Dwayne&Dixie
Loxley, Alabama
Reviewed June 21, 2006

This resort is definitely for the budget traveler. Very few activitiies included in the "all-inclusive." Yes, snorkeling is available free of charge but you can only snorkel in the roped off swimming areas. Free non-motorized sports activities...not sure what those were?!?! The one paddle boat at the resort looked like it had been stuck in the sand since the resort...

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PA
1 review
16 helpful votes
Reviewed June 21, 2006

This Hotel, and resort were amazing!!! At first leaving the country for the first time we (my friends and i were scared) This resort is nothing to be scared of. They are all very friendly people and will make sure nothing will happen to you. Even though my friends air was broken in the one room and the next morning...

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Frederick, Maryland USA
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34 helpful votes
Reviewed June 11, 2006

We took a shot in the dark on the hotel/resort, all eight of us knew this, but all were up for the adventure. We had read reviews which were bouncing from good to bad. But remembering that reviews are opinions, everyone has one. Our gamble won. The hotel/resort was fabulous, beach was probably one of my top 3 ever. Not...

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Philadelphia, PA
1 review
11 helpful votes
Reviewed June 6, 2006

great value, the hotel was somewhat simple and the food was plentiful. the beach was gorgeous and the pools were all very nice. people were friendly but with the exception of a few service workers none were able to communicate in English. I got the feeling that Americans were not appreciated as they catered more to the Europeans. However we...

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Cleveland, Ohio
Reviewed June 5, 2006

We just returned back from IFA resort. We went there with the baby 15 months old. He ended up in th emergency room with high fewer,stomach infection and some kind of bacteria in his stomach, so be very carefull with the food what you eat there. All of us also had diarreah. The food selection was very poor and not...

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10Thank Irina2013-1
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New York
1 review
18 helpful votes
Reviewed June 4, 2006

This resort was great for the money. The pools were great and the beach was amazing. People complain about the walk to the beach but it's really not that bad. You have to be real lazy and picky to complain about the walk. Do take advantage of the excursions offered at the lobby of the hotel (we got great deals..look...

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Reviewed May 24, 2006

We returned from the IFA Villas Bavaro on May 8, 2006. We were on our Honeymoon and got upgraded to the 3000 building. The staff was very plesent. The food was great (big selection to choose from at the buffets). If you can make reservations for the Japaneese restrauant and International restrauant go for it. We thought that they were...

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Amenities

Highlights
  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Free Parking
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
Internet
  • Paid Wifi
  • Paid Internet
Services
  • Free Parking
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
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 

Additional Information about IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa

Address: Playas de Bavaro, Bavaro, Punta Cana 51101, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana > Bavaro
Price Range: $130 - $290 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3.5 star — IFA Villas Bavaro Resort & Spa 3.5*
Number of rooms: 262
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Also Known As:
Ifa Hotel Punta Cana
Ifa Hotel Bavaro
Ifa Bavaro Villas
Ifa Villas Bavaro Beach Resort & Spa
Villas Bavaro
Ifa Villas Bavaro Punta Cana
Hotel Style:
#12 Family Hotel in Bavaro
#12 Romantic Hotel in Bavaro
#16 On the Beach Hotel in Bavaro
#17 Spa Hotel in Bavaro
#17 Top resorts Hotel in Bavaro
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“Superior rooms are the best. We had ground floor 3410 overlooking pizzeria/pool”
 of 5 bubbles RachelleCBTRAVEL, 1 week ago | Read review
“Ask for the renovated rooms near the beach because the resort is huge and if you stay in the villas you would have to walk a bit more”
 of 5 bubbles arletteescoto, 1 week ago | Read review
“be sure and ask for one of the Superior rooms or you will have a very out of date room”
 of 5 bubbles Snoopia, 2 weeks ago | Read review
“Get a villa or ifa club room. Stay away from the French balconies. They are old and run down.”
 of 5 bubbles CharCharV, 3 weeks ago | Read review
“rooms away from main pool are quieter.”
 of 5 bubbles stillgotit53, 5 weeks ago | Read review
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