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Salem, NH
Reviewed 2 January 2013

First of all I would like to let you know that "I" am the woman in the review from Joanna Markham Toronto, Canada below. I would like to Thank Joanna as well as Ocean Blue Management for this opportunity to FINALLY voice my opinion to the manager directly. I do not usually like to air my business in a public...

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Ontario, Canada
Reviewed 1 January 2013

Stayed at Ocean Blue over the Christmas holidays. What an AMAZING vacation!!! The staff at the resort are very friendly and always willing to please. The best bartender is located at the pool bar, thanks Raynaldo for making our vacation so fun!!! The property is beautiful and clean. The rooms are spacious and very clean. The buffet and restaurants are...

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GuestServiceOBS, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Blue & Sand, responded to this review

Is our pleasure to receive your comments letting us know the level of satisfaction archived in our clients. Therefore, we would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our hotel Ocean Blue & Sand by H10 for your vacation and for sharing that comment in regards to your stay with us. We will give Reynaldo from the pool...

Yorkton, Canada
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Let me start by saying, we had a fantastic family vacation at Ocean Blue. Our family of 14 came to Ocean Blue to spend Christmas. (December 23 - December 30, 2012) For two couples in the group this was our second and third time to Ocean Blue. We couldn't have asked for more beautiful weather. Our days were often spent...

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Hollywood, Maryland
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Our family (group of 7, ages 4 to 66) spent Christmas at the Ocean Blue and Sand. We arrived 12/20 and stayed for 8 days. The atmosphere was relaxed and the facility was clean. The food was good. Upgrading to Privilege status is worth the money, your rooms are closest to the beach, they make reservations at the sit-down restaurants...

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GuestServiceOBS, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Blue & Sand, responded to this review

Thank You so much on behalf of Ocean Blue and Sand by H10, for your most wonderful review and for sharing with others you Amazing experience here with us, we are also glad that you found the property cozy and the privilege package really enjoyable for you along with our facility and beautiful environment. We most gladly will like to...

Downingtown
Reviewed 31 December 2012

Just returned from a large family trip (19 of us) and wanted to write a short review to encourage others to visit this resort. The resort is large (but not the largest on the island) but plenty of shuttles runnign around if you don't want to walk. The resort property and rooms are beuatiful. But, the best part was our...

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On behalf of Ocean Blue and sand by H10 we are delighted to know that you found our property very enjoyable and that we have meet your expectations. Is for us a pleasure to know that you found the rest of the employees were polity and helpful. We want to thank you so much for choosing us and for sharing...

Minnesota
Reviewed 31 December 2012

My Husband and I spent 7 wonderful days at Ocean Blue! I was a bit nervous as I read negative reports, but I didn't let negativity stop our trip. I'm glad I didn't listen to all the negative reports! We are pretty low maintence- so we didn't need a lot of things. And we had a great time! We were...

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GuestServiceOBS, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Blue & Sand, responded to this review

On behalf of Ocean Blue and sand by H10 we are delighted to know that out of all the other amazing resort you found our property and country very enjoyable and that we have met your expectations for this Christmas. Is for us a pleasure to know that the employees understood you well and were polity and kind to you...

Barrie, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2012

My family (group of 8, ranging in age from 12 to 70) travelled to the Ocean Blue & Sand for Christmas, 2012. We arrived in the early afternoon on December 22, and from the moment we arrived until we left, we found the staff to be nothing short of friendly, always smiling, and ready to help. Check-in went quickly and...

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Thank You so much on behalf of Ocean Blue and Sand by H10 for your most wonderful review and for sharing with others the variety of things to do here at this hotel .We are glad that you found property cozy and the staff of ocean blue friendly as well. We will like to send your regards to Julio and...

San Diego, California
Reviewed 30 December 2012

Had a great time, recommend to all! Special thanks to Mr Luis Guerrero and Henery Pineda! Our housekeeper Maria did an awesome job daily! And the Fun Squad guys were the best ( Wili Wonka, Alejandro, Mini me and the Spaghetti guy)!!! And without our bartenders (Reynaldo, Carlos and Rafael) we would not have made it, these guys are absolutely...

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GuestServiceOBS, Guest Relations Manager at Ocean Blue & Sand, responded to this review

We are pleased to know that you along with your family had a wonderful time here at ocean blue and sand now On behalf of Ocean Blue and sand by H10 We would like to really thank you for your preference in selecting our hotel for your vacation and also for sharing your valuable experience with others through Trip Advisor....

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2012

We just returned from a week at this resort where we spent Christmas. The beach is absolutely gorgeous - white sandy beach, turquoise water, blue skies, etc. The only negative was the number of people vying for their spot on the beach. On our first day there, we went for beach towels three times only to be told to come...

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First of all, we would like to thank you for your preference in selecting our Ocean Blue & Sand by H10 for your vacation and especially for this Christmas. We take this opportunity to thank you for sharing those comments in regards to your stay with us and for letting us know some of the details about your stay ,...

Holly, Michigan
Reviewed 30 December 2012

I went to the Ocean Blue resort on an Apple vacation for 4. I was really disappointed that I was subjected to vacation club salesmen stalking me from the moment of my arrival. This was extremely inconvenient and tainted the vacation. If I wanted a vacation club sales pitch I would have taken one of the many “free” offers. I...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Parking
  • Breakfast included
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
  • Casino and Gambling
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Accessible rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Breakfast included
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Babysitting
  • Airport Transportation
  • Conference Facilities
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Nestled on the wonderful beaches of Bavaro, and immersed in tropical foliage, close to the White Sands golf course, the Ocean Blue and Sand is an all-inclusive resort featuring suite accommodations, two luxurious pools, casino, spa and fitness center, dive center and an extensive activity program including childrens' and teen mini clubs, to make your stay an unforgettable experience. All-inclusive: Meals, drinks, cocktails and snacks included 24 hours. Some additional services are available at additional charge. Free WiFi available in all the resort areas. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Ocean Blue & Sand

Address: Playa Arena Gorda, Bavaro, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana > Bavaro
Price Range: $209 - $853 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Ocean Blue & Sand 4*
Number of rooms: 708
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Also Known As:
Ocean Blue Punta Cana
Ocean Blue Hotel Beach
Ocean Blue Resort Punta Cana
Ocean Blue Golf Beach Resort Punta Cana
Ocean Blue Dominican Republic
Punta Cana Ocean Blue
Ocean Blue Hotel Punta Cana
Ocean Blue Resort Dominican Republic
Hotel Style:
#6 Family Hotel in Bavaro
#7 Romantic Hotel in Bavaro
#9 Luxury Hotel in Bavaro
#10 On the Beach Hotel in Bavaro
#11 Spa Hotel in Bavaro
#11 Top resorts Hotel in Bavaro
#11 Casino Hotel in Bavaro
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