The hotels 652 rooms have ocean, garden or pool views. There are three swimming pools available to use as well as catamaran sailing and padi diving (with extra charge). The hotel has 4 buffet style restaurants, 3 thematic restaurants including Mexican, gourmet and oriental and 8 bars. The pool has a swim up bar as well as one poolside and a lobby bar. Each pool has its own bar and there is the Dominican cafe and a beach bar between the others. This resort will appeal to couples and families looking for nice accommodation and varied facilities for a relaxed or active beach based holiday in the Dominican Republic.
The IFA Villas Bavaro Resort and Spa is in Bavaro Beach, a 2 mile stretch of fine white sand and 2 miles from the centre of Bavaro. The coral reef protects the beach and almost forms a natural swimming pool. The beach is thought of as one of the top ten in the world and is edged with palms, has clear water and fine sand.