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Dominican Republic / Punta Cana
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Ocean Blue & Sand

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Ocean Blue & Sand

5 star hotel
Arena Gorda sn., Playa Bavaro, Dominican Rep.
705 rooms
YES ($) Internet

Pro Dive International

PADI 5 star dive center
Onsite
Max 8 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Every room is a luxury suite with a private Jacuzzi
  • Rare chance to dive with manatees
  • 24-hour all-inclusive service
  • Eat a different world cuisine every night for a week
  • Two swimming pools, thermal spa, sauna and steam room

Enhanced Health Measures

Date of last update:Feb 2, 2023

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Our company has always distinguished itself by having the highest quality standards in our services, as well as the most rigorous cleaning and safety protocols. That’s why, in COVID-19 times, we have increased these protocols for action and prevention to ensure the health and well-being of our guests, employees and collaborators in all our establishments. In order to develop these protocols and safety and hygiene measures, we have worked in alliance with Preverisk Group and Bio 9000, leading international companies in food safety, hygiene and health. The processes designed follow WHO recommendations and those of other international organizations. We continuously train and provide information to our teams on necessary updates for their safety. Furthermore, all of our employees have received specific training from Johnson Diversey, a leading international company in cleaning and disinfection products and procedures. After a few months of implementation, Preverisk Group and Bio 9000 have awarded our open hotels the Covid-19 Hygiene Response Certificate and Covid Protocol Certification, respectively. In addition, both companies advise us on how to continually monitor the established protocols.
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Booking process

1. BOOKING

Once we receive your booking, we double check availability with the dive operator and reserve your spot

2. CONFIRMATION

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

3. 48H FREE CANCELLATION PERIOD

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: 5%
  • 40 days before trip start: 100%

Cancellation fee

Free cancellation for 48h after confirmation

  • 5.0% of the total booking amount will be charged if you cancel more than 13 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 13 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Ocean Blue & Sand

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.

Dive Center

Description

Explore the Dominican Republic´s stunning marine environment, colorful coral formations and amazing variety of sea life, and dive into unique underwater cave systems.

Join the dive excursions to Bayahibe, Saona and Catalina islands, enjoy wreck diving, and a fantastic variety of marine life.

Please note that a refresher course is needed if you have not dove within 12 months.


DIVING SERVICES

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese

Dive Center Facilities

  • Wi-Fi ($)
  • Retail Shop
  • Waterfront Location
  • Dive Boat
  • Onsite Accommodation

Rental Equipment

  • Mask & Snorkel
  • Compass
  • Wetsuit – Shorty
  • Wetsuit – 3Mm
  • Flashlight
  • Regulator
  • Dive Computer
  • Gauges
  • Boots
  • Bcd
  • Aluminum Cylinders

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Great for families

  • Board Games

Sports & Watersports

  • Snorkeling

Payments

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

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi

Food & drink

  • Buffet
  • A La Carte
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food

Facilities

  • Lounge/Tv Area

Resort Description

Ocean Blue & Sand is an all-inclusive 5* resort with a jacuzzi in each suite and a chance to learn underwater photography.

While there are no palm-thatched huts in sight, this luxurious hotel fits naturally into its beachside location, with no part of it built taller than a coconut tree. All rooms are a suites, and each one gets the private jacuzzi treatment. 

Sip sweet rum cocktails and dine like the locals at the Casa de mi Abuela, or be transported to a Venetian carnival with Apertivo and Gnocci at the hotel’s Italian. You could eat from a different corner of the world every night for a week. Junior VIPs are kept busy with a kids and teens club.

Onsite PADI 5* stars Dive Center Pro Dive International

How to get there

Arrival

  • The best airport to fly to is Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), though you can also fly into Santa Domingo Airport (SDQ). 
  • We can arrange a transfer for you between the hotel and resort. ( an additional fee apply and advance notice required). 
  • You will meet the representative of Jumbo Tours at the Counter outside the airport, after pick up the luggage. The representative of Jumbo Tours, will give the passenger all the information corresponding to the confirmed service. Jumbo Tours counter will have a PADI Logo on the screen.
  • It will take around 30 minutes to reach the resort from Punta Cana airport. 
  • Check in time is 3pm. 

Departure

  • Check out time is 12pm. 
  • Please reconfirm your departure transfer pick up time with your hotel representative or otherwise to call the customer support number gave you by the driver of your arrival transfer.
  • Having checked out, your return transfer will be waiting to take you back to the airport (advance notice required, additional cost). 

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