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Weather Averages for Bavaro in July
Averages for Bavaro in July
July is the hottest month of the year in Bavaro, Punta Cana, when the resort experiences hot and wet weather. During this time of year the average temperature rises from 28°C at the beginning of the month to 29°C toward the last few days. Since July falls within the wet season, there is a good chance you’ll experience some rain during your holiday, with an average of 161mm of rainfall spread across 11 days. On the other hand, you’ll also get to enjoy plenty of sunshine with ten hours of the stuff each day and an average sea temperature of 28°C.
Things to do
Animal lovers won’t want to miss the chance to visit Manati Park. Here you can do all sorts of fun-filled things, including wandering around the animal enclosures, swimming with dolphins, exploring the Taino village, discovering the plants in the nature park and watching the animal shows. When it comes to lunch you’ll be spoilt for choice with a great range of bars, restaurants, kiosks and cafes scattered throughout Manati Park.
If you want to buy a unique souvenir or some authentic local gifts for friends and family back home, your best bet is to buy some handicrafts from the street vendors in Bavaro. You’ll find plenty of street vendors just outside your hotel with stalls set up into small flea markets which are held regularly. Here you can buy wooden carvings, local artwork and amber jewellery which is said to be the best in the world.
Hit the beach
Just a 30 minute drive away from most resorts, Macao Beach is ideal for families and couples who want a break away from the hustle and bustle of the tourist resorts. This isolated beach features soft golden sand peppered with tall palm trees, so you’ll never be stuck for somewhere to lie your towel down in the shade. The waters here are ideal for diving, with a plethora of marine life and an interesting shipwreck found just offshore. You won’t find any bars or restaurants nearby, so be sure to take your own supplies with you.
Uvero Alto is another great beach, popular with families and couples alike. With fine bronze-coloured sands, this bay is separated into open areas with large waves which are fun to splash about in and calm waters protected by reefs where you can enjoy a refreshing swim. If you visit the beach on a weekend you might be able to join in with one of the many surfing classes which are run by the locals.
Where to eat & drink
Highly regarded as one of the best restaurants in Bavaro, Jellyfish boasts a beachfront location where you can enjoy breakfast, lunch or dinner whilst listening to the sound of the waves. This restaurant serves a range of international fresh fish and seafood dishes which are always sure to please. Come nightfall Jellyfish evolves into a nightclub where you can sip exotic cocktails as you listen to the latest tunes.
If you’re dining in a large group, Onno’s is a great choice. This restaurant offers a huge international menu, with everything from Italian pizza and Spanish tapas to American burgers and local specialities, so there’s sure to be something for everyone to enjoy. On an evening, Onno’s is also one of the best spots for live music and resident DJs, with superb happy hours and special offers on drinks, too.
Located directly on the beach, Poseidon Restaurant & Pub is the ideal place to go if you want to enjoy a relaxing drink and watch the world go by. Here you can choose to sit outside on the sunny terrace or opt for a seat in the cool shade. This lively venue regularly holds parties and events, including ‘traffic light parties’ and ‘bonfire on the beach’.
Established since 1998, Huracan Café is beachside chic at its finest. This bar-restaurant features international music played throughout the day and evening and an extensive menu if you’re feeling hungry. The best place to grab a cocktail, Huracan Café provides guests with a huge drinks menu, packed with Caribbean specialities which you won’t find elsewhere.
Where to stay
Just a stone’s throw away from Bavaro Beach, Tortuga Bay Hotel is perfect for holidaymakers who plan on spending a lot of time at the beach during their holiday. This five-star hotel is within walking distance of two golf courses and is comprised of 30 air-conditioned rooms, each of which comes with a kitchenette. There is plenty to do within the hotel grounds, with shops, 24-hour reception, babysitting services, spa, free parking, café, kids’ club, fitness centre, free WiFi access and swimming pool.
Bavaro Princess All Suites Resort, Spa & Casino exceeds expectations when it comes to quality and variety. Here guests can choose between junior suites, bungalows, honeymoon spa suites and platinum suites, so there’s something to suit everyone. There is a wealth of onsite amenities available, including bars, restaurants, nightclub, casino, spa, swimming pool, evening entertainment, gym, kids’ club and entertainment programme.
When it comes to beachside accommodation, it doesn’t get much better than Iberostar Bavaro Suites. Surrounded by tropical gardens, this hotel is located on the Bavaro Beach and provides visitors with beautifully-decorated junior suites. The list of onsite facilities is extensive and covers numerous bars, restaurants, nightclubs, swimming pools, mini water parks, kids’ clubs, playground, spa, entertainment programme and sporting activities.
Ocean Blue & Sand is a popular choice for families and couples looking for all-inclusive accommodation in Bavaro. This hotel provides top quality accommodation in the form of numerous suites, many of which come with pool views. Guests are invited to take advantage of the numerous facilities which include bars, restaurants, kids’ clubs, spa, swimming pools, sports activities and diving lessons.
Families looking for somewhere to stay in Bavaro should take a look at Paradisus Palma Real Golf & Spa Resort. This resort lets kids stay for free and provides a huge selection of accommodation, ensuring something for all pockets, group sizes and tastes. There is a fantastic selection of amenities and services to enjoy, such as spa, swimming pools, water sports, bars, restaurants, sporting activities, dance classes, workshops, evening entertainment, kids’ club and playground.