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Dominican Republic / Punta Cana
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Iberostar Punta Cana

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Iberostar Punta Cana

5 star hotel
Playa Bávaro, Punta Cana, 23000, Dominican Republic
506 rooms
FREE Internet

Dressel Divers Club

8 Reviews
PADI 5 star dive center

Package highlights

  • Direct access to the amazing beach
  • 6 themed restaurants 
  • Dressel Divers PADI dive center will make you discover the thrill of diving
  • For golf lover, the complex has a professional 18-hole, 72-par course 
  • "SPA Sensations" where you can choose from various treatments
  • Fitness center (only for people of 16 or older) furnished with the latest exercise equipment and machines and water sports on the beach
  • "Star Camp" children’s activity programme
  • Coral nursery; "Wave of Change" is the Iberostar Group’s innovative campaign that aims to eliminate plastics, promote responsible fish consumption, and improve coastal health.
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Enhanced Health Measures

Date of last update:Jun 24, 2021

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Disinfection with virucide Health check Daily tissue disinfection Daily disinfection of the systems Dividers in the reception area Hydroalcoholic gel dispenser in the common areas Shifts for lunch and dinner Reduction of restaurant capacity Mask and gloves kit Distance control in common areas Web Check in

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Booking process


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We usually get back to you within 24 hours to confirm that your booking is final


You then have 48 hours to take care of other travel arrangements. Your credit card will only be charged after that period

Payment & cancellation

Payment terms

  • Now: 0%
  • 48 hours after booking confirmation: 10%
  • 60 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 15.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 37 days prior to arrival
  • 95.0% will be charged if you cancel between 37 and 22 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 22 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Iberostar Punta Cana

Best dive sites in Punta Cana

There are 24 well-known sites near Punta Cana that range from 26-80 feet (8-20 meters) in depth. Here you are guaranteed of seeing a multitude of tropical fish species as well as some of the larger game fish drifting by. If you are qualified, there are the wrecks of Astron and Monica. These wrecks house well-established ecosystems of coral and sea life and divers regularly report seeing masses of squirrelfish, particularly on the Monica. The weathered stern of the Astron is even impressive from the surface as the bow is visible on the boat ride to the dive site. The stern of the wreck extends 300 feet (120 meters) long and is rests at a depth of 48 feet (14 meters). If you are in search of nurse sharks and stingrays, then your best bet is La Cueva. La Cueva is particularly popular due to its cavernous features and at depths of between 26 to 43 feet (8 to 13 meters) even the beginner diver can enjoy it. Divers interested in underwater photography should check out the Punta Cana Underwater Museum and if night diving is on the itinerary, be sure to book a dive at El Deseo.
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Snorkeling in Punta Cana

Snorkeling in Punta Cana is a popular activity. While many of the resorts will have house reefs, the best snorkeling is further from shore and accessible by boat. You can even try snuba on many of these excursions. In addition, topside spotters may wish to seek out the Punta Cana Underwater Museum where they can see traditional sculptures submerged on the seafloor.

What to see

Game fish and larger species like small sharks and rays are a common sight on the reefs and wrecks of Punta Cana. Nurse sharks are the most seen inhabitants in this region of the Dominican Republic and are more than likely hiding away in the caverns and wrecks. You’ll only see them if you can get past the multitude of squirrelfish.

At night, the lobsters, morays, and octopus actively hunting for the dinner, so schedule at least one night dive. But if this is not an itch you need to scratch, turtles, eagle rays and all forms of tropical fish are in abundance on the shallow coral reefs. Lucky divers might even hear the song of the humpback whale while under the water.

Dive Center


  • Punta Cana and Bavaro share the country’s longest reef system. 
  • Dive among coral gardens and through underwater passageways
  • Saona Island and Catalina Island diving excursions
  • Free nitrox during excursions.


Perfectly located, Dressel Divers’ dive shop makes it possible to explore the very best dive sites with minimum boat travel.

Dressel Divers provides all levels of PADI courses: From Recreational Diver all the way to Instructor Training. 

In all Dressel Diving centres you will find the highest standard of technology in diving equipment. The center takes pride in offering personal service to each and every client, with many of them becoming new diving friends, that will plan their next vacation in one of Dressel diving centres, coming back to relive the pleasant experience of their first trip. One of the main missions is to provide, during your vacations, a service of unbeatable courtesy and kindness. All this is thanks to the philosphy of Safety, Quality and Service.

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Italian

PADI membership level

  • Padi Dive Resort
  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort
  • Padi 5 Star Idc
  • Padi Green Star Award

Diving gear

  • Nitrox ($)

Resort Amenities

Great for families

  • Teens Club
  • Kids Pool
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground

Food & drink

  • Beer And Wine
  • Private Dining
  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food


  • Marine Conservation Program

Sports & Watersports

  • Football (Soccer)
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Tennis
  • Golf (Close By)
  • Beach Volleyball


  • Sunset Cruises
  • Live Music
  • Nightclub


  • Restaurant
  • Beach Front
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Garden
  • Lounge/Tv Area


  • Visa
  • Mastercard
  • Amex
  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Local Currency)

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Spa Facility
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Massage Services

Resort Description

Iberostar Punta Cana is located on the seafront, in Playa Bávaro, Dominican Republic.

All rooms are equipped with flat screen TV with satellite channels, air conditioning, minibar, telephone and complete private bathroom.

Feel free to take a dip in the outdoor pool or relax on the solarium. There are several restaurants, 4 of them are specialized. In addition, you can take advantage of other services such as the water sports, the gym or the beauty and wellness treatments at the spa.

Next to the different facilities you will find small shops, a bank, an Internet Point of payment, as well as a Sports Bar and a pharmacy. Punta Cana International Airport is 27 km away.

A perfect place to experience the true Dominican atmosphere and spend an unforgettable vacation as a family or as a couple.

How to get there


  • The closet airport is Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ)
  • The ride from the airport to the resort is about 20/30 minutes
  • Check in time is at 15:00


  • Check out time is at 12.00


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