7 Best Hotels with Waterparks in the Dominican Republic.

    When planning a vacation with children, choosing the right hotel is not so simple. After all, many parents worry about whether their children will get bored, whether they will have enough things to do and where to go for fun. We will make this job easy for you. We have compiled a list of the best hotels with aquaparks where you and your children will find it impossible to be bored.

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    1. Nickelodeon Hotels & Resort Punta Cana 5*

    Hotel description: Even those who do not have children probably have heard about the children's channel Nickelodeon. This hotel was created with the popular TV show in mind and was originally aimed at vacationers with children.

    Despite the fact that this hotel opened only recently - less than a year ago, it has become very popular for family vacations and places high in hotel ratings.
    In addition, we must mention the excellent service and chic rooms in this hotel.

    For children: In addition to the water park, the hotel has a children's club, babysitting services, entertainment and performances for children. Also, your children will be delighted to meet famous cartoon characters like SpongeBob, Dory, and many others.


    Aquapark: The state-of-the-art water park at the Nickelodeon Hotel is the reason the hotel is recognized as the world's best hotel with an aquapark. The study was conducted by the Canadian edition of "Ridest Digest" during which hotels were evaluated in such elite areas as Las Vegas and the Bahamas.
    In addition to the traditional slides and pools, you can enjoy a smooth descent along a slow river, a whirlpool session and a stroll under the waterfalls.

    2. Hard Rock Hotel & Casino 5*

    Hotel description: This hotel has a huge territory and is popular with a wide range of tourists including families with children. In addition, the hotel has a wonderful beach with the cleanest water. There are often concerts showcasing the world's biggest stars including those popular among teenagers. For example, in April of this year, the Hard Rock Hotel featured Justin Bieber!

    For children: there is plenty of entertainment for children of all ages. Among them is a children's club (for children from 4 to 12 years) as well as an entertainment center for teenagers 12 and older.

    Aquapark: There are 15 swimming pools on the territory of the hotel. Many of them are equipped with water slides and are designed specifically for children. Attractions and slides in these pools are so diverse and exciting that they will provide enjoyment to both adults and children.

    3. Отель Barcelo Palace Deluxe 5*

    Hotel description: Barcelo Palace is one of the best hotels not only for families with children but for everyone. There is everything for a great vacation: a beautiful beach, restaurants, bars, shops, tennis courts, a spa, and much more.

    For children: At the hotel children of all ages will find entertainment: children's pools, dance lessons, horse stables, bicycles, board games, and much more.

    Aquapark: There is a whole complex of water parks on the territory of the hotel.

    Barcy Water Park and Pirates Island Water Park are designed especially for young guests. The first is designed as a castle with slides and waterfalls right in the pool. As for Pirates Island, it looks like a real pirate ship with artificial waves splashing around it. Here you can play real sea battles!

    4. Memories Splash 5*

    Hotel description: This hotel is located in a quiet and cozy place near the Arena Gorda beach. It is perfect for families with a modest budget as the prices for a vacation here is notably less as compared to other hotels.

    For children: For children there is a special entertainment program, a children's club, swimming pools for small children and a club for teenagers.

    Aquapark: Splash Park is one of the hotel's highlights. In it you will find all sorts of attractions, slides, cascades, bridges. A great spot for the whole family to spend time.

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    5. Sirenis Punta Cana Resort Casino & Aquagames 5*

    Hotel description: This hotel is located some distance from the airport, in the area of Uvero Alto. This is another economical option with good infrastructure and service.

    For children:The hotel has a playground, a games room and for children from 2 to 12 years old, there is a mini club.

    Aquapark: The scale of the water park "Sirenis Aqualand" is amazing: more than 10 000 square meters with all kinds of water activities. The designers of the water park created a children's area, decorated in the style of the famous saga of pirates of the Caribbean Sea. Children have a wide choice of fun things to do: 10 slides, 4 attractions, and for the smallest, a special pool just for them.

    Parents in the water park won’t be bored. For them there are higher slides including one in the shape of a zigzag pipe. And there is a high-speed hill consisting of four lanes, and a hill for the bravest where you can feel the effect of free fall.

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    6. Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro 5*

    Hotel description: This hotel is located in a picturesque location with a lush, green spaces.. Excellent service, varied food, and a wide range of entertainment provide everything you need for a great vacation.

    For children: The hotel has a children's club, entertainment and a special children's menu .

    Aquapark: On the territory of the central pool, you can relax with the whole family. For children there is seperate area with inflatable slides and attractions. The water park itself is small but the kids will surely like it. Parents can relax in the recreation area while children frolic in the water.

    7. RIU Hotels & Resorts

    Hotel description: Riu network includes a entire complex of hotels located on one large territory. You can choose and stay in any of them, depending on your preferences and budget:

    • Riu Naiboa
    • Riu Palace Punta Cana
    • Riu Palace Macao
    • ClubHotel Riu Bambu
    • Riu Palace Bavaro


    Guests of any of the hotels can use the water park for free

    For children: in each of the hotels of the Riu network, children will find plenty of entertainment for every taste: children's clubs and playgrounds, master classes, games and more.


    Water Park: The new water park Splash Water World opened at the end of 2016 on the territory of the hotel Riu Palace already is in full swing giving joy to visitors of all ages. The budget for this project was 3.5 million dollars!
    As in hotels, the water park is equipped with an all-inclusive system so you can freely use the soft drinks provided in the bar. Also on the territory of the aqua complex is a recreation area with chaise lounges and a solarium.
    For children, there is a special zone in the water park with various kinds of entertainment and, of course, water slides.
    Older visitors will surely appreciate the slide with the closed Body Vortex and extreme lovers are advised to try out the Kamikaze attraction where the drops are quite steep.

    We have listed the best hotels for families with children in the Dominican Republic You only need to choose one that suits you.

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