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Dominican Republic / Punta Cana
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Ocean El Faro

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Ocean El Faro

5 star hotel
CARRETERA UVERO ALTO, Punta Cana, La Altagracia, Dominican Rep.
911 rooms
No Internet

Pro Dive International Ocean El Faro

PADI 5 star dive center
Offsite (Paid pickup)
Max 8 divers per guide

Package highlights

  • Overlooking the idyllic beaches of Punta Cana, the Ocean El Faro features an impressive colonial-style interior design and a comprehensive adult-only area.
  • Go straight from the pool to the beach, with direct access and private loungers
  • Rare chance to dive with manatees
  • Deluxe whirlpool tub and monsoon shower in every suite
  • Swim in two beachfront pools and/or be carried by the gently flowing stream
  • 24-hour all-inclusive service
  • Sample a different world cuisine every night for a week
  • New Dining concept: Unlimited A La Carte Dining and Fine Dining
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Booking process


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


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: 20%
  • 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 40 days prior to arrival
  • 100.0% will be charged if you cancel less than 40 days prior to arrival

Explore diving around the Ocean El Faro

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


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

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

Explore the stunning marine environment of the Dominican Republic, which features vibrant coral formations and a diverse array of sea life. Immerse yourself in the unique experience of diving into underwater cave systems.

Join our exciting dive excursions to Bayahibe, Saona, and Catalina islands, where you can indulge in wreck diving and encounter a fantastic variety of marine life.

During the Saona Island diving excursions, you'll have the opportunity to embark on two dives at the reefs of this natural park, which is virtually uninhabited. Some renowned sites include La Parguera, Cacon, El Faro, El Canal, Palmilla, El Penon, and many more. Snorkelers are also welcome to join this trip!

Our Catalina Island diving excursions will take you to "THE WALL," a spectacular drop-off. Starting from the beach, you'll encounter a gentle slope leading to the steep wall that plunges into the depths. The plateau and wall are adorned with sponges, hard and soft corals covering every square inch/centimeter. The depth of the terrace varies from 1.5 to 6 meters, ensuring ample "safety stop" time on the return journey from the deeper wall. This trip includes two dives, and snorkelers are also welcome to participate.

Please be aware that if you haven't dived within one year, a pool check is required, and after two years, a refresher course is necessary.

We can run all pool sessions on-site; however, local ocean dives are done from another location. Transportation (approximately 30 minutes drive) is organized. It is payable onsite for a fee of USD 40 for up to 4 people (can be shared). 

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Rental Equipment

  • Compass
  • Mask & Snorkel

Dive Center Facilities

  • Onsite Training Pool
  • Onsite Classroom

Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

PADI membership level

  • Padi 5 Star Dive Resort

Resort Amenities

Great for families

  • Kids Pool
  • Teens Club
  • Board Games
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Playground
  • Babysitting/Child Services

Sports & Watersports

  • Football (Soccer)
  • Archery
  • Waterskiing
  • Badminton
  • Tennis
  • Golf (Close By)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Cycling


  • Cash Machine/Atm
  • Beach Front
  • Swimming Pool(S)
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Garden
  • Games Room

Food & drink

  • Self-Catering
  • Private Dining
  • Buffet
  • Snacks All Day
  • Alcohol
  • Vegetarian Food
  • Gluten Free Food


  • Book Swap/Library
  • Live Music
  • Karaoke

Amenities & services

  • Wi-Fi (Free)
  • Air-Conditioning

Wellness & Relaxation

  • Fitness Center/Gym
  • Spa Facility
  • Sauna
  • Hot Tub/Whirlpool/Jacuzzi
  • Beauty Treatments
  • Massage Services
  • Yoga


  • Cash (Usd)
  • Cash (Eur)
  • Cash (Gbp)

Resort Description

Ocean El Faro is a 5* all-inclusive hotel with elegant colonial-style suites and world-class scuba diving 

The pristine ocean-front hotel opened its doors in late 2018. Each of the glossy, colonial-style suites has a king-size bed, whirlpool bath, monsoon shower, and a terrace or balcony. Some are poolside, others overlook the tropical gardens - all are equally luxurious.

Sip sweet rum cocktails at the main restaurant – think wooden shutters, cut glasses and bottle green velvet armchairs - 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.

The dive boats are leaving from another location, - 20 minutes transfer , payable onsite.

How to get there


  • The best airport to fly to is Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ), though you can also fly into Santa Domingo (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. 


  • 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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