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Ocean El Faro

Dominican Republic - Punta Cana

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4 Nights with Air from $619 All-Inclusive
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Located on the beautiful Uvero Alto beaches, overlooking the idyllic waters of Punta Cana, Ocean El Faro is a newly buil ... More

Customer Rating 31 Reviews
Value
 
3.0
Service
 
2.6
Beaches & Pools
 
3.5
Dining Options
 
2.8
Room Comfort
 
3.2
3 out of 5
"I had the best vacation in my life !everything was exceptional I love my room it was so clean .The resort is so welcoming . Very modern .the Variety restaurants the staff was very nice.you can have any..." – Izabella67
15 out of 31 (48%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
Customer Rating
Value
 
3.0
Service
 
2.6
Beaches & Pools
 
3.5
Dining Options
 
2.8
Room Comfort
 
3.2
3 out of 5
"I had the best vacation in my life !everything was exceptional I love my room it was so clean .The resort is so welcoming . Very modern .the Variety restaurants the staff was very nice.you can have any..." – Izabella67
15 out of 31 (48%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Swim up rooms My view Construction debris in bath tub Blue Moon Restaurant Beach view... notice the seaweed but the lounging amenities were really pretty and beach was clean/peaceful Our room
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June 23, 2019
Good Value for Students

Ocean El Faro is a good resort for just graduated college students. We arrived late (around 6:30pm) and still had to wait to speak to the front desk and check in. We were placed in the adult-only section and had a balcony that overlooked the pool which never was rowdy like the central party pool. It was nice to be close to the beach as well. Many other reviews complained about construction but we were never exposed to the sounds from our room. The room (as many other reviews mentioned) was constructed a little bit hastily but it was clean and beautifully decorated. There was hole in the entry hallway where the large door handle had hit it. The shower door to the bathroom was a struggle to open and we never closed it (we closed the main door instead). In fact, the shower would be awesome for a couple because it had two spa faucet heads on either side! The room was serviced every day :) Meals were a breeze as long as you planned it out. The buffet (el mercado) had great variety and was of good quality. The restaurants we tried were all pretty good. We went to Sakura, Blue Moon, Steakhouse, La Locanda, El Mercado, Pez Dama, and Mike's Coffee. The Sakura is a must to attend! It is the only restaurant that is reservation and get on line before 11am to book for that night. We avoided the hours wait that others experienced by going to eat 6pm. We never were waiting for food or service. Some of the food like the meat were a little below usual american standards but we were never hungry thanks to the el mercado pasta station. The amenities of the resort are great, particularly the pools! The sports area was just a little too hot to go to at midday as there is no cover from the sun but they have good facilities. The beach was a nice place to relax but we never swam in the ocean because of the seaweed and honestly the red flag always seemed to be up. The shows, pool activities, and beach party were a nice touch to the resort atmosphere and there were many things to do at anytime. The employees are great at El Faro. However, as two younger women, we were stared at in and out of our bathing suits. Eventually, we had to accept it as a norm but it could be uncomfortable for a solo female traveler. Obtaining excursions was a breeze with the many representatives to talk to and they are very organized. We were never approached by the H10 white shirt employees like other reviews (probably because they know we have no $ to spare!). Chris Rock and the other entertainment employees are amazing people. They taught us merengue, bachata, and salsa, as well as, danced with us every evening. When interacting with employees, it would definitely help to have some spanish skills but it is not a requirement to have a good time. Overall, I would recommend this place to my peers and families! Keep in mind that the DR tourist industry employee salary is heavily based on tips. There were times water and food services was not provided without some liquidity.

Blue Moon Restaurant Beach view... notice the seaweed but the lounging amenities were really pretty and beach was clean/peaceful
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Overall Rating: 4
Value
 
5.0
Service
 
2.0
Beaches & Pools
 
4.0
Dining Options
 
3.0
Room Comfort
 
5.0
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From: New Jersey
Age: 19-24
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

June 9, 2019
Nice hotel.

Hotel was very good. The pool was excellent especially with orquídea serving us. Staff was super friendly. The beach was ok, not great. Very dirty. Our AC stopped working and we had no hot water for 2 days. The place is beautiful.


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Overall Rating: 4
Value
 
5.0
Service
 
4.0
Beaches & Pools
 
4.0
Dining Options
 
4.0
Room Comfort
 
4.0
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From: Florida
Age: 45-54
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

May 29, 2019
Best Future Resort in Punta Cana

Beautiful resort with amazing rooms, pools and beaches! You can definitely tell that the resort just opened up as they are very understaffed and the staff needs more training. Overall, it was an amazing experience and in a few years they will probably be one of the top resorts in the country! They have a lot of potential to grow once they hire more staff. Upgrading to privilege was one of the best decisions we made!


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Overall Rating: 4
Value
 
4.0
Service
 
3.0
Beaches & Pools
 
5.0
Dining Options
 
3.0
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From: Boston, MA
Age: 19-24
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

May 23, 2019
Not what we expected

When we arrived they had several hundred Dominican nurses at the resort for a convention. We booked our trip 6 months ago and we were put in unfinished rooms in the new adult only section because they were full. Our room was not even cleaned from the construction but we were told they would get us whatever was needed. The next morning we took the list of things that needed done to the front desk and were told they would move us to a different room. It was a fiasco moving because even the employees didn't know where the room numbers were that they had placed us in. The new room only cooled the room when the temperature was set in the 50s and the shower did not drain. Every place around the resort has things falling apart already. The snack bar and the ice cream stand were never open during our stay and the dining options were very limited some nights. Many of the reviews that you read were requested by the employees saying they will get bonuses if you mention their names. I expected some glitches with a new resort but unfortunately the issues were far greater than expected!


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From: Pennsylvania
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

The 909 suites of this three-part complex are just stunning. With a family, privilege and adults-only section, there is bound to be something for everyone!

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Jr. Suite Pool/Garden View
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El Beso Jr. Suite Garden View
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Jr. Suite Swim Up
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El Beso Jr. Suite Swim Up
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Privilege Jr. Suite
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Privilege Jr. Suite Pool View
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El Beso Jr. Suite Rooftop
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Privilege Jr. Suite Rooftop Pool View
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El Beso Royal Master Suite Ocean View
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What's to Love

Upgrading to Privilege class gives you all of the luxurious amenities you've been dreaming of.
When they say all-inclusive, 24 hours a day, they really mean it!
 

What We'd Change

The 30-minute drive from the airport may seem like an eternity but believe us, paradise is waiting!
 

Why You Should Go

This gorgeous resort was just built at the end of 2018. Meaning it has all of the latest and greatest features!
There is something for every member of the family, so no one is ever left out.

Available Amenities

  • Bar/Lounge
  • Beach
  • Casino ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Concierge Services
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Spa ($)
  • Sauna
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Nightclub
  • Massage ($)
  • Snack Bar
  • Elevators
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Bell Staff Service
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Wireless Internet
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Tennis Courts
  • Fitness Center
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Swim-Up Bar
  • Car Rental Available ($)
  • Dive Shop ($)
  • Babysitting Services ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Bars and Nightlife
  • Beach
  • Casino(s)
  • Dining
  • Spa(s)/ Wellness Center(s)

Map of Local Area

The Dominican Republic continues to grow as a major tourist destination due to its beautiful beaches, rich culture, and abundance of available activities.

Ocean El Faro

Carretera Macao Uvero Alto S/N

(34) 900 444 466

Hotel Description

Located on the beautiful Uvero Alto beaches, overlooking the idyllic waters of Punta Cana, Ocean El Faro is a newly built resort, opening its doors in late 2018.
Ocean El Faro is the ultimate, 24 hour, all-inclusive resort, with exclusive suites, themed restaurants, meeting rooms, a Despacio Spa Centre, a scuba dive center and a wide range of sports and entertainment options, including a children's water playground and family bowling alley.

DINING

Main Restaurant
Type: International
Hours: Open daily
Description: Display of delicious international cuisine.

Steakhouse
Type: Steak
Hours: Open daily
Description: Enjoy delicious steakhouse cuisine.

Italian
Type: Italian
Hours: Open daily
Description: Traditional flavors of Italy.

Blue Moon
Type: Romantic Adult-Dining
Hours: Open daily
Description: Enjoy a delicious meal in a romantic setting.

Route 66
Type: American BBQ
Hours: Open daily
Description: Dine on classic, American BBQ favorites.

Mexican
Type: Mexican
Hours: Open daily
Description: Enjoy delicious Mexican favorites.

Caribbean
Type: Seafood
Hours: Open daily
Description: Dine on delicious fish and other seafood items.

Beach Restaurant
Type: Light beach cuisine
Hours: Open daily
Description: Enjoy lite bites near the beach.

Privilege Lounge
Type: A la Carte
Hours: Open daily
Description: Enjoy a la carte dining in a casual environment.

All restaurants do not allow guests to enter if they are in swimwear, flip flops or barefoot, and gentlemen are asked to wear shirts with sleeves.

Hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

Sports Bar
Open daily

Lobby Bar
Open daily

Beach Bar
Open daily

Piano Bar
Open daily

Bowling Alley Bar
Open daily

Mike's Coffee
Open daily

3 Snack Bars
Open daily

5 Pool Bars
Open daily



BEACHES AND POOLS

Enjoy the glistening pools and the awesome waterpark.
Savor the soft sand on Uvero Alto beach.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Swimming
  • Water Aerobics
  • Waterpark
  • Non-motorized Watersports
  • Lazy River

Land

  • Playground
  • Beach volleyball
  • Bowling
  • Tennis
  • Multi-sport Court
  • Casino

INTERNET

Wi-Fi is available for all guests.

SPA SERVICES

Spa services are available at the Despacio Spa Center at an additional cost.

WEDDING SERVICES

Wedding services are available at the resort.

CHILD CARE

Child care is available for kids ages 4-12 in the Daisy Club.
Teens ages 13-17 can enjoy the TeenClub.


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Located in beautiful Uvero Alto, Dominican Republic
30-minute car ride from the airport

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: noon.

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5 days, 4 nights
Travel Dates 6/26 - 12/23
Starting at $619 was $1129
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