Escape for the Summer and Save at Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort

Barceló Hotels & Resorts’ new promotion offers $1,000 resort credit and up to 25 percent off all-inclusive stays at its newest beachfront property in Punta Cana

Fairfax, Va. (April 18, 2012) – Get a jump-start on your summer vacation plans by booking a stay now at the luxurious all-inclusive Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic.  Guests can indulge in the resort’s wide range of amenities from the spa to the sea with a $1,000 complimentary resort credit and up to 25 percent off early reservations now through December 2012.

In addition to the excess of amenities already encompassed in a Barceló all-inclusive getaway, future guests with a minimum four-night stay will now receive a $1,000 resort credit per room that has been allotted to highlight Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort’s multitude of activities.  Shopping enthusiasts can exercise their retail muscle at the on-site 16-store shopping promenade, while those looking to try their luck can get the night started in Casino Bávaro then dance the night away with VIP service at Disco Bávaro.  Avid golfers and beginners alike can practice their swing with $100 toward a day of fun at the all-new golf complex including a fully-stocked pro shop and the 19th Hole, a gourmet restaurant with picturesque views of the newly redesigned golf course, The Lakes.  Kids big and small can make a splash at the new Pirate’s Island water park, while adults spend the day being pampered with a $250 credit toward treatments at the renowned U Spa before experiencing Bávaro’s gourmet menu with a private beach dinner.  Families can explore the vibrant local Dominican culture with $280 credit good for off-site excursions from a daytrip to the historic nation’s capital, Santo Domingo, or an adventurous jeep safari.

“Welcome shoulder season by booking an all-inclusive beachfront getaway to Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort, one of the most comprehensive resort complexes in the Caribbean,” said Claudio A. Zboznovits, Barceló’s vice president of sales and marketing in the U.S. “By giving travelers a $1,000 resort credit and offering the early booking discount through the end of the year, we’re giving consumers an opportunity to experience the expansive amenities and activities Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort has to offer in addition to taking advantage of an unforgettable vacation for an unbeatable value.”

On top of the $1,000 resort credit, reservations made at Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort for travel May 1 through Oct. 31, 2012 will receive a percentage off the cost based on how early it’s booked.  The earlier the vacation is booked – the greater the value.

Guests will receive the following discounts when reservations are made:
•    More than 120 days in advance – 25 percent off
•    Between 90 and 119 days in advance – 20 percent off
•    Between 60 and 89 days in advance – 15 percent off
•    Between 31 and 59 days in advance – 10 percent off

Following a recent $330 million renovation, Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort continues to be recognized for its unparalleled offerings such as the innovative welcome center, dazzling entertainment district, delectable gourmet dining options, new golf course and plush contemporary accommodations, pampering spa and fitness center.  The resort’s architecture, design and amenities reflect Punta Cana’s rich culture and allow guests to truly experience a “world away” escape.

To give travelers a first-hand view of the resort, Barceló Bávaro Palace Deluxe has added all-new videos to its YouTube channel that showcase its incomparable amenities in high definition.  Experience the decadent dining, plush accommodations and alluring entertainment options for a virtual vacation by visiting

The resort credit and early booking promotion is only valid for U.S. residents and requires no minimum-night stay.  Other restrictions may apply.  Make a reservation now at, 1-800-BARCELO or contact the preferred travel agent.

About Barceló Hotels & Resorts
Barceló Hotels & Resorts is among the world’s top 25 largest hospitality and travel companies. Barceló was established in Palma de Mallorca, Spain, in 1931, first as a transportation provider and then as a hotel and travel company.  The family-owned, privately held company has been world-renowned for more than 80 years for its excellence in service and its innovation within the tourism industry.

The hotel company owns or manages more than 140 properties in 16 countries. Barceló’s hotels and resorts are found in key destinations and cities throughout Europe, North America, Africa, Latin America and the Caribbean. The company offers a large variety of hotels and resort types to accommodate all travelers, from budget-minded to upscale guests seeking luxurious accommodations.  Barceló specializes in all-inclusive resorts that make vacation planning both convenient and affordable, offering one upfront, all-encompassing price.  For more information or reservations, visit