Punta Cana

 

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ONSITE ACTIVITIES

POOLS

“Afternoons by the pool are full of rhythm and with good vibes”

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Boca Chica Pool: A large freshwater swimming pool with children’s areas, and  a swim up bar. Located in Grand Palladium Bavaro, lagoon style family pool. Open 9 am to 7 pm

Activity Center at the Pool – Adults  lessons 4:30p.m.

  • Monday-Cooking lessons
  • Tuesday- Fruit decoration
  • Wednesday- Bar tending
  • Thursday- Dance Lessons
  • Friday-Towel Decorating
  • Saturday -Rum Tasting

Barahona Pool: Located in Grand Palladium Palace This pool has a children’s area. Open 9 am to 7 pm.
Samana Pool: Located in Grand Palladium Punta Cana, lake style pool with children’s area. Open 9 am to 7 pm.

Aquatic Park : Located at the Grand Palladium Punt Cana. Open 9 am to 7 pm
Saona Pool: Located in Grand Palladium Punta Cana, lake style, children’s area.
Hours: 8:00 a.m. to 7:00 pm. depth 2.40m. All pools

The Secret Pool : Located between Grand Palladium Palace Resort and Spa and The Royal Suites Turquesa. The recently constructed pool is for adults only and has an environment of easing and incomparable tranquility. Schedules of 10:00 am – midnight.  Heated during winter months.

Towel, sunbeds and umbrellas service at the pool and beach included. Guests can use all resort pools, except those located at The Royal Suites Turquesa which are for the exclusive use of guests staying there.

SPORTS & ENTERTAINMENT

Sports: aerobics, water gymnastics, table tennis, beach volleyball, football and 17 soccer, tennis, petanque, archery, rifle shooting, basketball, water polo, mini golf, paddle tennis and badminton. Also offered is access to the fitness area with sauna, Jacuzzi and Turkish bath in the spa.

Water sports: non-motorized water sports such as windsurfing (beginners and experts), catamaran sailing and kayaking.
Water Activities with charge: Scuba diving school for beginners and experts, excursions to the coral reef diving, boat trips along the coast.

Around The Pool & Beach with POP

 

Entertainment : Full daily program of sports and entertainment on the beach and pool during the day. Night show entertaining and varied every night in two amphitheaters. Weekly “White Party.” Different and colorful-participation games, scavenger hunts, sand castle contest, yoga lessons, tournament, karaoke, etc …

  • Activities Schedule (special thanks to Peter Gittinger)
  • *White Party-every Monday 9:30pm at Playa Bavaro*Beach BBQ-every day 12:30pm at The Royal Suites beach

    *Foam Partys-Tuesday and Thursday 4:00pm

    *Breakfast with Raggs (Children)-Thursday 9am-Brazilian Restaurant

    *Pido’s Surf Party (Children)-Thursday 8pm-Sunset Disco

    *NIghtly music at the Lobbys

    *Nightly shows at theater from 9pm

Foam Party is held every Tuesday and Friday at one of the pools. They alternate, suggest checking the Palladium App or the bulletin boards.

Mojito Tuesday’s at The Royal Suites Turquesa lobby, every Tuesday starting at 7 pm.

What is your favorite kind of mojito?

Sangria Sampling at the Royal Suites Turquesa every Thursday from 7 to 10 pm

 

Check your activity schedule from your welcome package, bulletin boards or the Palladium App for changes.

 Shows Presented by the  People of Palladium : You can find the show schedule on a bulletin board near the theaters. There is something for all ages to enjoy. Scroll through the videos below and view the ones you choose or enjoy all of them. Shows are subject to change. Please look for the most up to date show information located on bulletin boards located at various places around the resort(s).

LIVE MUSIC

You can enjoy a variety of live music every night in the lobbies.

 

KIDS CLUB

  • Baby Club (1-3 years old)
  • Baby Room Service Menu
  • Mini-Club (4-12 years old)
  • Black & White Teens Club (13-17)

For detailed information, pictures and videos please refer to our Palladium Kids page.  An entire page dedicated to the younger travelers.

 

BEACH BBQ

There are 2 sittings available 6:30 and 8 :30pm. The BBQ is held on Friday nights located on the beach. Reservations are required. You may reserve with guest services at their desk in the lobby or through your Royal Turquesa Butler. Reservations begin the morning prior to the scheduled BBQ. (subject to change)

BEACH PARTY :Held  Thursday evenings on the beach, enjoy live music and dancing. Reservations are not required.

PAELLA is served at the beach on most days and at the the Spanish buffet on Saturday.

CHOCOLATE BLISS :Every Thursday from 5 pm  meet at Hemingway’s to enjoy from a delicious Chocolate Afternoon.

WHITE PARTY is held every Monday on the beach at 9 pm (if possible dress in white).

MUSIC

Live music in all of  the lobbies from 9:00pm to midnight. (Except in The Royal Suites)
-All schedules are subject to change.

SPORTS BAR

 

The Sports Bar serves food 24 hours – Sports Bar Menu

 

DISCO

Located in the Grand Palladium Bavaro section of the complex. Open from 11:15 pm to 2 am with drink service available.

SMILE SERVICES

Do you have a special event you would like to celebrate ? Perhaps a birthday, anniversary, marriage proposal, friendship or other ? Let the amazing POP help make it a memory you will cherish for a lifetime.

Contact Smile Services for more information
Punta Cana – smileservices.bavaro@palladiumhotelgroup.com

 

CASINO

You will find a medium-size casino is located on the Palace’s property with slot machines as well as Texas hold’em, blackjack, and roulette tables. Open from 10 am until 3 am.

 

ZENTROPIA SPA

The zentropia spa offers the new Zentropía line, a wonderful experience with top quality services for wellness, relaxation and rest, with exclusive, personal care from highly qualified staff.  It is the perfect choice for nature lovers, with its four palm shelters standing right on the beach. The soothing murmur of the Caribbean Sea rounds off this incomparable experience.

Our Punta Cana resort has the following facilities: 11 indoor treatment cabins with air conditioning, including:

  • 3 double treatment rooms for couples.
  • 1 Shiatsu treatment room.
  • 1 shower circuit: bi-thermal, chromotherapy and Scottish.
  • Water zone (sauna, Turkish bath, hydromassage, etc)
  • 2 manicure and 2 pedicure booths.
  • 1 foot wash booth.
  • Fitness centre with air conditioning.

The new floatarium is sure to relax and center you. The cost is $65  USD per person with room to accommodate couples.

The Spa provides massages, facials and body treatments given by a team of highly qualified, professional therapists. The Spa also has a modern beauty salon for cutting and styling hair, and offers the latest trends in fashion, manicures, pedicures and waxing.

NOTE : Entry to the water zones (jacuzzis, pool, sauna and steam bath) at Zentropía Palladium Spa & Wellness costs $10 USD per person per day for guests at the Grand Palladium.
Entry to the water zones is included for guests at The Royal Suites by Palladium and members of the Palladium Travel Club. There will also be promotions and special services.
For your information, anyone receiving a treatment at Zentropía Palladium Spa & Wellness has entry to the water zone included for the day.

FITNESS CENTRE: Located within the Spa hotel, it contains modern exercise apparatus and is air conditioned. The equipment includes treadmills, elliptical trainers, static bikes and weights. The gym has changing rooms and lockers, air conditioning, background music and plasma TV screens. No reservation is required and it is free of charge.

The fitness center is bright, spacious, and air conditioned. Punta Cana’s huge sports center includes six tennis courts, a soccer field, an archery and rifle shooting range, a badminton court, a basketball court, and a mini-golf course.

Clients can reserve services prior to arrival at the resort with a 15% discount on the total purchase price. Reservations are paid 50% in advance, and the remaining 50% paid directly to the spa.
Info.riviera@zentropia-spa.com

 

HOLIDAY’S & CELBRATIONS

If you are lucky enough to be on vacation over the holiday’s be sure to join in on the fun.

 

 

 Some Popular Sightseeing Tours

 

Punta Cana Mike’s Dominican Adventures

Viator Tours

Segway Eco-Tour

Hispaniola Aquatic Adventures

 
Isla Saona, Dominican Republic, Saona Island, located in the southeast of the Dominican Republic is the largest of the islands adjacent to the Spanish, is part of the Eastern National Park and provides sanctuary to several species of migratory birds. Originally his name is “Adamanay” is a primitive aboriginal name.
Trip to Santo Domingo: Santo Domingo Dominican Republic’s capital, founded on August 4, 1496 by Bartholomew Columbus in the eastern part of the Ozama River, is the first city founded in America. Located on the southern coast of the island, bordering the Caribbean Sea. Its historic center is hosting the “colonial area, features over 300 historical museums. It is a place that deserves a visit and see the museums and monuments, and houses built in colonial times, there can see the first cathedral built in America, the Alcazar de Colon, a former residence of Don Diego Colon, son of Christopher Colon, Dominican monastery, home to the first university in the New World, House of Bastidas, the house of the Jesuits.
The village of Altos de Chavon Altos de Chavon is located southeast of the Dominican Republic, La Romana, and just 110 kilometers from the historical city of Santo Domingo. Built in 1976, Altos de Chavon is home to the Cultural Center Foundation Altos de Chavon, a cultural institution and educational non-profit. Altos de Chavon is a church, restaurants, art galleries, museum Taino, shops, discotheque, artists’ studios, school of design and an amphitheater. The design school Altos de Chavon is associated with Parsons School of Design in New York.
Cayo Levantado, is a beautiful little piece of land located on the east coast of the Dominican Republic in Samaná Bay, on the Samana Peninsula. It has rainforest vegetation, beaches, white sand and crystal clear waters, set in a beautiful landscape. Cayo Levantado is a place where humpback whales were sighted during the season from January to March. Cayo Levantado, where the tourist and the lush vegetation vie reign. As a powder white sand, turquoise waters, and crystal – perfect for snorkeling or swimming gently. Several birds found here, including parrots, lettuce and Gannets. It is notable that there are also the guinea pig and solenodonte.

Souvenir shopping

El Cortecita souvenirs

Transfers and Tours

¡Bienvenidos! Forums What are your Grand Palladium Punta Cana "Can't miss, must see or do favorites"

This topic contains 4 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by Anne Anne 1 month, 3 weeks ago.

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  • #10087
    Blueskies
    Blueskies
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    Here a a few to get you started from our Facebook Group. What are yours ??

    Dan DeAthe : Foam party

    Judi Kozar : While there go on The Outback Safari for a taste of the country. Went 2 times and loved it both times.

    Anne Adams : Punta Cana Mike’s Dominican Adventure http://puntacanamike.com

    Keely Simpson : Hemmingways bar for gorgeous cocktails …Saona island excursion..

    • This topic was modified 2 months, 3 weeks ago by Blueskies Blueskies.

    #lovethepalladium

  • #10089
    Anne
    Anne
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    Macao beach

    Agree we loved Punta Can Mikes Mayan Adventure. Awesome day. He is so knowledgeable and a Canadian if that matters.

     

    • This reply was modified 2 months, 3 weeks ago by Anne Anne.
  • #10100
    Anne
    Anne
    Keymaster

    Photo op on the beach

  • #10164
    Blueskies
    Blueskies
    Keymaster

    More from our Facebook group:

    “Lynn Shallenberger – I love the beach and strolling to nearby. El Corticito…. And the staff is so friendly…”

    “Peter Gittinger – My favorites are breakfast at Royal Gourmet wit Claribel Adames-Morel and the gang and just relaxing at the TC lounge. I’m a pretty boring guy.”

    #lovethepalladium

  • #10854
    Anne
    Anne
    Keymaster

    Just FYI, the chocolate night now at Hemingways on Thursday will be re-located to a yet unknown location.

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