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Barceló Bávaro Beach Hotel

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Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel a 5 star adult's only hotel is located on one of the 10 best beaches in the world, in the Punta Cana area of the Dominican Republic. This dreamy hotel has reinvented itself after a complete renovation to become an exclusive luxury hotel for adults only. The hotel offers first class rooms 80% of which are located right on the oceanfront. This makes it the perfect place for a memorable wedding, a romantic getaway or a relaxing vacation.

Enjoy the exquisite range of cuisine at the hotel with the Barceló All-Inclusive Program offering its Caribbean Buffet. You can also choose from 9 other a-la-carte restaurant options including Chez Gourmet (international), La Brisa (Mediterranean), El Coral (fish and seafood), Santa Fe (meat), La Dolce Vita (Italian), México Lindo (Mexican), La Fuente (Spanish), Kyoto (Japanese) and La Comedie (Gourmet – at an additional charge except for Club Premium guests).

Make use of the facilities where you can choose from different options to fill your days: football pitch, tennis court, swimming pool, golf course, water sports, wellness centre, theatre and casino. This exclusive hotel set on a virgin beach welcomes you with cocktails, spoils you with drinks by the pool and offers you a 45 minute hydrothermal circuit (once per person per stay). There are also 2 massage beds in the pool area (at an additional charge).

Staying at this hotel also gives guests access to the facilities of the Barceló Bávaro Palace hotel. This hotel is one of the very few in the country that boasts the international BLUE FLAG for compliance with the standards required by the non-profit non-governmental organisation the Foundation for Environmental Education (FEE). Come and discover the marvels that the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel has to offer!

Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort
The Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel forms part of the Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort complex and is situated on the beachfront of Bávaro Beach. The resort consists of 4 magnificent establishments: Barceló Bávaro Beach - Adult's Only, the Barceló Bávaro Palace, the Club Premium at Barceló Bávaro Palace and the Family Club at Barceló Bávaro Palace.

For availability, information and pricing on wedding and honeymoon packages at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.

Weddings

2017 Wedding Programs

A wedding is one of the most beautiful celebrations in a couple's life together. The Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel offers a unique setting for your special day; dreamlike gardens, turquoise sea, white sandy beach and a chapel where the ceremony is celebrated in style with its magnificent altar and the sky as a backdrop.

A wedding specialist, working with you will look after every detail of your event from a simple ceremony to a magnificent spectacle with numerous guests, followed by a lavish banquet. The Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort has a team of professionals and special services so that everything turns out just as you wish.

Wedding Locations and Times
· Both civil and symbolic weddings can be held on the beach, under one of the Resort gazebos, in the gardens or on the pier overlooking the sea at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel.
· Catholic weddings (see "For a Catholic Wedding" in the Additional Info section below) are celebrated in the San Salvador Chapel on the resort.
· Weddings are celebrated Monday to Saturday from 11 A.M. to 6 P.M.

For availability, information and pricing on wedding packages at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Coconut Paradise Wedding Package

Price: Complimentary* Symbolic
Symbolic Ceremony: $1275.00 USD - Civil Ceremony: $1875.00 USD                
*The Coconut Paradise Wedding Package is complimentary with the booking of a minimum total of 105 room nights at the adults' only Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel or the Barceló Bávaro Palace hotel.

Package Includes
· Late check out until 3:00 p.m. (subject to availability)
· Upgrade for the bride & groom to the next room category booked (subject to availability)
· Personal assistance of our wedding specialist
· Basic decoration of the wedding location
· One-tier wedding cake (for up to 10 people)
· 1 Bottle of sparkling wine
· 1 Bridal bouquet (Tropical flowers or Roses)
· 1 Boutonnière (Tropical flowers or Roses)
· Basic audio system for the ceremony
· Includes payment for the minister
· Reserved area for dinner in one of our a la carte restaurants (subject to availability for groups of less than 20 people)
· Special decoration in the couple's room and rose petals on the bed
· 1 Bottle of sparkling wine sent to the couple's room
· Breakfast in the room for the newlyweds, the morning after the ceremony

Restrictions
· In order to obtain this package complimentary, you must book of a minimum of at least 105 room nights at the adults' only Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel or the Barceló Bávaro Palace hotel.
· A rooming list is required
· This wedding package is subject to availability as confirmed by the wedding department
· Dinner for over 21 people must be coordinated by the wedding department
· Ceremonies in this package can only take place in the garden area or garden gazebo (subject to availability)
· The guests booked for the wedding must attend the ceremony
· The Wedding package inclusions cannot be exchanged for other services
· In case of bad weather, the wedding cannot be cancelled but will be moved to an alternate location
· Once the packages and extras have been paid for, there are no refunds
· Wedding packages are for guests staying at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel or the Barceló​ Bávaro Palace hotel
· Guests not staying at the Resort and attending the wedding must buy a day pass
· Payment of the taxes for the minister or judge, legal documentation and other related fees are not included
· Rooms are not included in the wedding package
· Any Items not mentioned in this package, if available would be at an additional cost
· Wedding package prices are subject to change without prior notice

For availability, information and pricing on wedding packages at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Blueberry Dream Wedding Package

Price: $800.00 USD (includes 4 people staying at the Resort)

Package Includes
· Late check out until 3:00 p.m. (subject to availability)
· Upgrade for the bride & groom to the next room category booked (subject to availability)
· Personal assistance of our wedding specialist
· Basic decoration of the wedding location
· One-tier wedding cake (for up to 4 people)
· 1 Bottle of sparkling wine
· Basic audio system for the ceremony
· Payment for the minister included
· Reserved area for dinner in one of our a la carte restaurants (subject to availability for groups of less than 20 people)
· King-size bed (on request)
· Bathrobes and slippers in your room
· Special decoration in the couple's room and rose petals on the bed
· Special amenities and a bottle of sparkling wine sent to the couple's room after the wedding
· Breakfast in the room for the newlyweds, the morning after the ceremony
· Symbolic marriage certificate

Restrictions
· Ceremonies in this package can only take place in the garden area and garden gazebo (subject to availability)
· Basic decoration includes: white covered chairs, sashes, ceremony table and tropical flowers centerpiece
· The wedding package items cannot be exchanged for other services
· The guests booked for the wedding must attend the ceremony
· In case of bad weather, the wedding cannot be cancelled but will be moved to an alternate location·
· Once the packages and extras have been paid for, there are no refunds
· Wedding packages are for guests staying at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel or the Barceló Bávaro Palace hotel
· Guest not staying at the resort and attending the wedding must buy a day pass
· A 15% deposit is required for this package
· Room costs are not included in the wedding package
· Any items not mentioned in this package, if available, are at an additional cost
· Wedding package prices are subject to change without notice
· Payment of the taxes for the minister or judge, legal documentation and other related fees are not included
· An additional charge of $10.00 USD per person applies for each guest over the 4 included in this package·

For availability, information and pricing on wedding packages at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Strawberry Passion Wedding Package
Price: $3,200.00 USD (includes 25 people staying at the Resort)

Package Includes
· Late check out until 3:00 p.m. (subject to availability)
· Upgrade for the bride & groom to the next room category booked (subject to availability)
· Personal assistance of our wedding specialist
· Decorated wedding location
· Wedding cake (for up to 25 people)
· 4 bottles of sparkling wine
· Payment of the tax for the minister or judge included
· Witnesses if required
· Manicure and pedicure with essence for the bride
· 50 minute relaxing massage for the bride
· Special Package at the beauty salon enjoying strawberries and a bottle of sparkling wine for the bride (hair and makeup)
· 1 Bridal bouquet (Tropical flowers or Roses)
· 1 Boutonnière (Tropical flowers or Roses)
· Center piece for the ceremony table (Tropical flowers or Roses)
· Guitar trio playing Caribbean music for one hour during the ceremony
· 3 hour private dinner in a ballroom with a set menu and dedicated wait staff
· 3 hour open bar (serving national brands) at a private reception
· King-size bed (on request)
· Bathrobes and slippers in the room
· Special decoration in the room and rose petals on the bed
· Special Amenities and a bottle of sparkling wine sent to the room
· Special gift from the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel
· Breakfast in the room for the newlyweds, the morning after the ceremony
· Registration of the marriage certificate in the Dominican Republic (In Spanish)
· Delivery of the marriage, approximately 3 months

Restrictions
· Ceremonies in this package can only take place in the garden area, garden gazebo, ocean front gazebo and beach (subject to availability)
· Basic decoration for the ceremony includes: white covered chairs, sashes and tropical flowers centerpiece
· Basic decoration for the private reception includes: white covered chairs, sashes, round tables with white tablecloths
· The wedding package items cannot be exchanged for other services·
· The guests booked for the wedding must attend the ceremony
· In case of bad weather, the wedding cannot be cancelled but will be moved to an alternate location
· Once the packages and extras have been paid for, there are no refunds
· Wedding packages are for guests staying at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel or the Barceló Bávaro Palace hotel
· Guest not staying at the resort and attending the wedding must buy a day pass
· A 30% deposit is required for this package
· Rooms are not included in the wedding package
· Any items not mentioned in this package, if available, are at an additional cost
· Prices are subject to change without prior notice
· An additional charge of $50.00 USD per person applies for each guest over the 25 included in this package

For availability, information and pricing on wedding packages at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Tangerine Sunset Wedding Package
 
Price: $5,000.00 USD (includes 35 people staying at the Resort)

Package Includes
· Late check out until 3:00 p.m. (subject to availability)
· Upgrade for the bride & groom to the next room category booked (subject to availability)
· Personal assistance of our wedding specialist
· Decorated wedding location
· Huppa on the beach included
· Deluxe wedding cake (for up to 35 people)
· 5 bottles of sparkling wine
· Payment of the tax for the minister or judge included
· Witnesses if required
· Tangerine multi-vitamin facial for the bride
· 50 minute deep tissue massage for the bride and groom
· Special Package (hair and makeup) at the beauty salon for the bride
· 1 Bridal bouquet (Tropical flowers or Roses)
· 1 Boutonnière (Tropical flowers or Roses)
· Center piece for the ceremony table (Tropical flowers or Roses)
· Guitar trio playing Caribbean music for one hour during the ceremony
· Cocktails and appetizers for one hour after the ceremony (for up to 35 people)
· 3 hour private dinner in a ballroom with a set menu and dedicated wait staff
· 3 hour open bar (serving international brands) at a private reception
· Basic decorations with standard table centerpieces
· King-size bed (on request)
· Bathrobes and slippers in the room
· Special decoration in the couple's room and rose petals on the bed
· Special Amenities and a bottle of sparkling wine sent to the room
· A special gift from the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel
· Breakfast in the room for the newlyweds, the morning after the ceremony
· Registration of the marriage certificate in the Dominican Republic (In Spanish)
· Delivery of the marriage certificate (approximately 3 months)

Restrictions
· Ceremonies in this package can only take place in the garden area, garden gazebo, ocean front gazebo and beach (subject to availability)
· Basic decoration for the ceremony includes: white covered chairs, sashes and tropical flowers centerpiece
· Basic decoration for the private reception includes: white covered chairs, sashes, round tables with white tablecloths and basic centerpiece
· The wedding package items cannot be exchanged for other services·
· The guests booked for the wedding must attend the ceremony
· In case of bad weather, the wedding cannot be cancelled but will be moved to an alternate location
· Once the packages and extras have been paid for, there are no refunds
· Wedding packages are for guests staying at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel or the Barceló Bávaro Palace hotel
· Guest not staying at the resort and attending the wedding must buy a day pass
· A 30% deposit is required for this package
· Rooms are not included in the wedding package
· Any items not mentioned in this package, if available, are at an additional cost
· Prices are subject to change without prior notice
· An additional charge of $60.00 USD per person applies for each guest over the 35 included in this package

For availability, information and pricing on wedding packages at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Honeymoons

2017 Honeymoon Programs
Make your honeymoon an unforgettable memory in the best environment and with the best attention and service.

In Love Package

Price:  Complimentary

Package Includes
· Complimentary upgrade to the next room category (subject to availability) **
· Priority at the check in and late check out until 3:00 pm (subject to availability)
· Continental breakfast in the room the day after arrival
· One bottle of sparkling wine and  Petit Fours delivered to the room
· Honeymooners' t-shirts (one per person)
· 15% discount on our U Spa services *
· 10% discount on tours with Vacaciones Barceló *
· 1 printed picture from the Photoshop

Forever Love Package

Price: $169.00 USD

Package Includes
· All items from the In Love Package
· A romantic dinner on the beach
· A 25 minute relaxing massage for the couple in the Duo-Wellness cabin of our U Spa
· 10% discount in your honeymoon session with Foto Shop

Restrictions
· * Discounts not cumulative with ”Resort Credit”
· ** Does not apply to the Grand Master Suite and the Presidential Suite.

For availability, information and pricing on honeymoon packages at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


Additional Info

 Requirements for a Legal Wedding in the Dominican Republic

Documents Required
· Valid passports for the bride and groom with photocopies of the photo page and the latest entries into the country. If passports are not ready for the early dates required, copies of both drivers' licenses should be sent. 
· Original and one copy of the Apostile* birth certificates for the bride and groom.
· Sworn declaration (plus one copy) by the bride and groom before a notary public to being single and eligible to marry (the Single Status Affidavit) plus one copy
· If the bride and/or groom was previously married, the divorce or death certificate (plus 2 copies) notarized and Apostille* is required
· Adoption certificate, if applicable
· Parental authorization, if applicable
· Valid passports for two or more witnesses. RELATIVES CANNOT BE WITNESSES

Other Requirements
· ALL DOCUMENTS, except the passports, must be Apostille* by the authorities of the country where they were issued if not the Dominion Republic. Canadian citizens are not required to present Apostille* documents
· All documents must be translated into Spanish by a certified translator and legalized at the Dominican Consulate
· It is recommended that all required documents be submitted to the "Oficialía del Estado Civil" (Civil Registry Office), through the Resort's wedding specialist at least 3 months in advance
· The original and one copy of each birth certificate, must be Apostille*. If the parents names are not shown on the certificates, they have to be shown on a separate document
· The original and one copy of the Single Status Affidavits notarized in your home country must show the names as they appear on the passports. The Notary's signature must be Apostille*
· It is recommended that scanned or photocopied documents be sent (email or fax - DO NOT MAIL YOUR DOCUMENTS TO THE RESORT!) in advance and all originals be brought to the Resort.
· The Resort's wedding specialist will ensure that your paperwork is processed correctly and papers sent to the right entities
· Please contact the wedding specialist if you have any questions and/or concerns regarding documentation
· Civil services are performed only in Spanish. The wedding specialist will translate as required
· The date and time for a civil (legal) ceremony is determined by the Judge or Justice of the Peace and subject to availability
· Legal weddings are not performed on Sundays or Public Holidays
· Passports and birth certificates must contain the same information
· The legal notarized marriage certificate, from the Justice of the Peace usually takes  3 to 4 weeks to process and will be sent to the couple
· Fees apply for U.S. citizens resident in the U.S. Other citizenships differ. 
· Apostille* is required for all official documents required for a legal wedding in the Dominican Republic

* When documents need to be recognized as legal in a foreign country, they’re required to go through the Apostille process, also known as authentication and legalization

You should check with the Dominican Republic Consulate in your country of residence to confirm the legal requirements as these can change at any time.


For a Catholic Wedding

Price: A surcharge of $550.00 USD over and above the price of the selected wedding package
Couples wanting to have a Catholic ceremony performed in the Atlantic Parishes of the Diocese of Altagracia, by a priest can choose from any of the wedding packages above (except the Coconut Paradise Package) and must, prior to their trip to the Dominican Republic, comply with the following:

Requirements
· The couple must visit the priest in their home parish (at least 6 months in advance) to begin the process. The Resort is NOT responsible for the preparations.·
· The couple must complete any pre-marriage courses and wedding banns required in their home country and their Parish Priest must issue a certificate (Nihil Obstat), permitting the priest at the “Atlantic Parishes of the Diocese of Altagracia” Parish (the local Priest) to perform the ceremony
· Once the certificate is received, fax or email a copy to the wedding specialist at the Resort. It must be received at least 2 months prior to the ceremony.
· Bring the original certificate with you.
· The local Parish is responsible for all the legal paperwork with the local government
· The marriage registration will be done by the local Parish. The Resort will send the marriage certificate to the couple, which normally takes up to 3 months
· The ceremony will be held in the “Oratorio Virgen de San Salvador” Chapel located in the Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort Complex. This is the only venue permitted for Catholic ceremonies
· Ask the wedding specialist at the Barceló Bávaro Grand Resort to confirm all the documentation required to fulfill the legal requirements for a Catholic wedding in the Dominican Republic. In order to confirm the date and time of the ceremony, all the required ORIGINAL documents must be sent to the Resort's wedding coordinator at least 2 month prior to the ceremony
· The local priest will approve all of the documents submitted which will be returned to the couple after the ceremony
· The Chapel is available from Monday to Saturday. The actual day and time for a catholic ceremony is subject to availability and must be confirmed by the local priest

For availability, information and pricing on wedding and honeymoon packages at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


EXTRAS
At Barceló, we are committed to offering you every possible service that will make your wedding an absolute success. Below, please find a wide range of extras that Barceló Beach Resort offers to ensure your dream wedding is one to remember, for both you and your guests.

Flower Arrangements
· Bridesmaid Bouquet $45.00 USD
· Bridal Bouquet $100.00 USD
·Wrist Corsage $35.00 USD
· Boutonnière / Corsage $20.00 USD
· Petal Bag $20.00 USD each
· Basic Table Centerpieces $75.00 USD
· Huppa for weddings on the beach (more options available)
· Arch of greenery with 3 flowers to Quote

Food and Beverage
· Cocktails & canapés per person $12.00 USD
· Bottle of Champagne $18.00 USD

Photography and Video Services
· Photo & Video Service must be arranged with your wedding specialist
· Tropical pictures is the exclusive on-site photography company authorized by the resort
· For information and prices please contact them at: info@tropicalpictures.com.do
                                                   www.tropicalpictures.com.do
· External Photographers /videographers & suppliers are not permitted

Music
· Basic DJ service (3 Hours) $710.00 USD
· Live music bands to Quote

Other
The following are available at various prices. Consult your wedding coordinator:
· A private party boat cruise with an open bar and snacks or a full menu
· Belly Dancers
· Funny bride & groom
· Karaoke or crazy dance
· Live band
· Inflatable games for kids
· Face painting
· Clown, mingle
· Bubble machine/Confetti canons
· Cigar roller
· Human statues
· Sancos dancers

For availability, information and pricing on wedding and honeymoon packages at the Barceló Bávaro Beach hotel please fill out the CONTACT US form.


 
   
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