Barcelo Golf de Bavaro (The Lakes course)


Unrated course. Not yet visited by the Where2Golf Team.
   Barcelo Golf de Bavaro (The Lakes course) Est. 1991

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Barcelo Golf de Bavaro (The Lakes course): The oldest golf course in Dominican's Punta Cana region, and one of its most natural, underwent a major renovation in 2009 (back-nine) and 2010 (front-nine). The routing of the course stayed essentially the same, with a counter-clockwise front-nine loop and clockwise back-nine loop. However, P.B. Dye's redesign dramatically improved the green surrounds, mounding and bunkering, and overall look of this layout, without detracting from its abundant naturalness and degree of golfing challenge. Your A-game will be needed to score well at Barcelo. Apart from the easy-going par-4 1st and the seriously water-defended par-4 8th and par-5 9th, you spend much of the front-nine threading your ball through an attractive and wonderfully natural area of tropical forest. Anything hit too far offline risks disappearing into dense, jungle-like vegetation, unless the impressively large deciduous trees help the ball back into play. The back-nine is less heavily tree-lined, but water threatens on several holes. The par-5 17th and par-4 18th, like the closing duo on the outward-nine, dangerously hug the side of Barcelo's largest lake, making for another testing finish. Although just 200 metres from the ocean (at the nearest point), you'll not be distracted by sea views, but can stay firmly concentrated on this enjoyable, testing and very natural layout.

At this Stay & Play venue, the on-site accommodation is located close to the golf facilities.

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Making Contact

Barcelo Golf de Bavaro
Playa de Bavaro,
nr Bavaro, Punta Cana 
Caribbean
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Office   +1 809 686 5797
Pro Shop  
Fax

  +1 (809) 686 5711

Email   bavaro.golf@barcelo.com
Website   www.barcelobavarogolf.net
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About the course

The course: 18 holes. Tree-lined parkland.
Relatively flat terrain - no effort to walk.
 
Surroundings: Tropical forest.
 
Designer: Original design by Juan Manuel Gordillo. Major renovation and upgrade by P.B. Dye (2009/10).
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  Men Back Men Front Women Front
Metres 6085 5669 4361
Par 72 72 72
SSS or Slope 72.1 70.3
 
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How2Get There?

7 km SE of Bavaro / 18 km N of Punta Cana.
From the Texaco gas station in the centre of Bavaro (Friusa), head east towards the coast. After 1.7 km turn right. After 1.8 km follow the road as it bears sharply right. After 1 km turn right. After 3.3 km, at roundabout, turn left into Barcelo gatehouse, and follow signs for golf.

Essential information

Green Fees:
2014/15 visitor fee, 18-holes in high season (Nov thru' April): US$110. Golf cart included. Reduced twilight (from 1pm), replay and junior rates. Discounted prices for Barcelo Bavaro Resort guests. [Contact club for full details, discounts, packages, etc]. Credit cards accepted.
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Who can play and When?
Visitors welcome on weekdays and weekends.  Must book in advance.
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Other Information
Golf carts compulsory.

Practice facilities
Good
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Did you know?

The Barceló Hotels & Resorts group, originally established over 80 years ago in Palma de Mallorca (Spain), now has more than 142 hotels and resorts spread across 16 countries. Several of them offer golf.

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Location

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Latitude: (18.661066)
Longitude: (-68.396078)
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Where2Stay including nearby courses also detailed in where2golf.com

Barcelo Bavaro Resort 4 & 5-star
Playas de Bavaro (Bavaro Beach), Punta Cana
+1 (809) 686 5797
www.barcelo.com

The Barceló Bávaro Beach Resort caters for the widest possible range of tastes and expectations. Six different hotels provide many options for your stay, alongside the ocean at Bavaro Beach. As a guest at either the Barcelo Bavaro Palace, Palace Deluxe, Bavaro Beach, Caribe Beach, Golf or Casino hotels, you will be able to utilize the huge array of facilities, activities and restaurants that this multi-hotel resort has to offer. Next door to the 4-star all-inclusive Barcelo Bavaro Golf Hotel, you will find the PB Dye renovated Barcelo Bavaro golf course.

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Golf within 10 km Cocotal; Punta Blanca; Catalonia Caribe.
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