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All-inclusive Dominican Republic resort
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Located on the island's eastern tip, the Melia Tropical All Inclusive faces Bavaro Beach, famed for its white sands and crystalline waters; dolphin encounters at Manati Park are 5 kilometers (3 miles) away.
Attractions: Two freeform pools with swim-up bars, a disco, a casino, 13 dining options, nightly entertainment, a kids' club and use of aquatic equipment, free lobby Internet access, all included in the room rate.
Each marble-floored suite has a separate sitting area with a living room and sofa set off by a marble archway, air conditioning, satellite TV, minibar, and furnished terrace, most with garden views.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
Meliá Caribe Tropical - All Inclusive
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and beverages included
- Surcharges for premium food items and premium or imported alcoholic beverages
Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports are included.
- Climbing wall
- Fitness facilities
- Access to golf course
- Transportation to golf course
- Supervised activities for children ages 12 years old and younger
- Access to onsite clubs
- Onsite live performances
- Theme parties
- Airport transfers
- Use of golf cart
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving certification
- Wireless Internet access
- Offsite tours
At your hotel
The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at Melia Tropical All Inclusive are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).
Among hotel amenities are tennis courts, spa tubs and numerous pools with beach umbrellas, towels and sun loungers. A fitness facility and yoga classes are onsite. Nearby amenities include golf lessons, ecotours and helicopter tours.
A scarlet-carpeted casino (open from evening until late night) offers 40 slot machines, 6 blackjack tables, 4 roulette tables, and 2 Caribbean-poker tables. 6 pools, 2 discos, and 2 theaters are on site. The property also includes a rooftop terrace.
The resort presents a “Flintstones” children's program, featuring The Baby Rock Club (8 months – 4 years old) and the Bam Bam Club with a fun park and stone lake (ages 5–12); teenagers (ages 13–17) can play at an arcade and dance at a disco for 2 hours in the early evening.
Bavaro Beach is the point of departure for glass-bottom boats, disco-party boats, and snorkeling excursions (surcharges).
The resort provides a complimentary roundtrip shuttle to the Palma Real Shopping Village next door. The village has many stores, restaurants/bars, and gift/accessory shops.
- Children's pool
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Health club
- Business center
- Conference space
- Meeting rooms
- Multilingual staff
- 24-hour front desk
- Number of floors - 2
- Hair salon
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Arcade/game room
- Picnic area
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Tennis on site
- Number of bars/lounges 14
- Number of swim-up bars - 3
- Wedding services
- Number of outdoor pools - 10
- Number of spa tubs - 2
- Free Wi-Fi
- Total number of rooms - 1140
- Room service (limited hours)
- Number of restaurants - 13
- Outdoor tennis courts 8
- Snack bar/deli
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach sun loungers
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Free self parking
- Free breakfast
- Children's club
- Rooftop terrace
Available in some public areas: Free Wi-Fi
Park your car
Free self parking
In your room
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Access via exterior corridors
- Blackout drapes/curtains
- Climate control
- Complimentary bottled water
- Complimentary toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower/tub combination
- In-room childcare (surcharge)
- Iron/ironing board (on request)
- Satellite TV service
- Rollaway/extra beds available
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Daily housekeeping
- In-room safe
Eat and drink
The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).
At all 13 of Melia Tropical All Inclusive's à la carte restaurants, men are requested to wear long pants, collared shirts, and closed shoes at dinner; reservations are required 24 hours in advance.
La Gondola - This popular spot plays four roles, offering an Italian buffet for lunch, Italian à la carte selections at dinner, fast foods from late evening until early morning, and a continental breakfast.
Hokkaido - This Japanese place features à la carte teppanyaki dinners, with guests seated around grills while chefs cook to order. Additional charges may apply.
Le Gourmet - Serving international favorites such as Tuna in Dill Sauce and Duck in Orange Sauce, Le Gourmet is a fine-dining, à la carte restaurant.
Market Place - This restaurant serves a breakfast buffet and an international dinner buffet every night with no dress code.
Turey Grill - This beachfront place serves breakfast and lunch buffets and grilled foods such as burgers and chicken all afternoon.
Agora Grill - Like Turey Grill, Agora Grill is located on the beach and serves breakfast and lunch buffets and grilled foods such as burgers and chicken.
La Pagoda - This Chinese dinner restaurant specializes in popular à la carte choices such as Peking duck and wonton soup.
Ma Maison - This à la carte dinner house specializes in dishes such as Lobster Thermidor and Beef Filet in Sour Cream and Cognac.
Capri - Food from the sea such as seafood crepes and grilled shellfish is the attraction at this à la carte restaurant.
La Hacienda - This Mexican à la carte restaurant has a dinner buffet and made-to-order taco grill.
American Grill - American-style à la carte restaurant.
El Guarapo - Dominican à la carte restaurant.
Gabi Club - Restaurant and lounge in a private pool area serving international cuisine. Open exclusively to guests staying in Royal Service rooms. À la carte service for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open from early morning to late evening.
The resort includes nine bars, including one in each lobby (Caribe and Tropical), swim-up bars in both large pools, and a bar serving the casino and adjoining sports bar/disco that remains open until late night.
Golfing is available on-site at the 27-hole Cocotal Golf & Country Club. This par 36/72 World Class Championship Golf Course, designed by José Pepe Gancedo, offers professional golf lessons (surcharges) at the Sol Meliá Golf Academy. Calloway golf equipment is available for rent at the pro shop. Golf carts are mandatory (surcharge for rental). Green Fees are not included in room rate. Golf balls are for sale at the pro shop.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on-site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Ecotours nearby
- Golf lessons available nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Basketball on site
- Fishing on site
- Horse riding/rental on site
- Parasailing on site
- Playground on site
- Rowing or canoeing on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Tennis on site
- Tennis lessons on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Yoga classes/instruction on site
- Hot stone massage
- Sports massage
- Manicures and pedicures
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
- Accessible path of travel
- Accessible bathroom
- Roll-in shower
- Accessible parking
- In-room accessibility
The fine print for Meliá Caribe Tropical - All Inclusive
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is Noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
No rollaway/extra beds available
Awards & Affiliations
Free Unlimited Golf
Book a stay in any room or rate category and receive free, unlimited access to the Cocotal Golf & Country Club 27-hole world-class championship golf course.
Valid for all room and rate categories. Golf cart is mandatory and not included. Complete details available upon check-in. Offer may not include taxes or gratuities. Other restrictions may apply.