Why Weddings at Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort Are Next-Level


February 6, 2024
Words by Lauren Ertl
Photos courtesy of Lopesan Hotel Group

From the moment you arrive at Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort, Spa & Casino in Punta Cana, the only word that will come to mind is “wow.” At least, this was the case for myself and my husband during a recent visit to this Caribbean seaside oasis.

Lopesan Costa Bávaro Resort, Spa & Casino beach and pools

Characterized by high-end design and Spanish influences, the Lopesan brand has a knack for making guests feel like royalty. The all-inclusive Lopesan Costa Bávaro set on Playa Bávaro in the Dominican Republic is no different, and it couldn’t be more ideal for destination weddings – especially for those couples who’d like their celebration to extend beyond just the special day itself.

entrance and lobby of Lopesan Costa Bávaro

Here’s why we believe this lux all-inclusive resort should be top of mind when considering Caribbean wedding venues:

Your stay is customizable!

Meaning that for the wedding couple or their guests who desire an elevated experience at every turn, or enjoy kid-free environments, that is entirely possible. For example, guests can select a “UNIQUE by Lopesan” package and receive access to specially designed suites with panoramic views, terraces, and/or a swim-up sensation. Beyond the rooms, UNIQUE guests enjoy a private check-in with bubbles upon arrival, exclusive dining options, a private pool and a special section of the extensive beach.

UNIQUE by Lopesan rooms

For couples or their wedding guests who wish to enjoy the serenity of adults-only areas, Lopesan Costa Bávaro has you covered with a section of rooms cordoned off with opulent amenities set away from the family-friendly spaces. Additionally, adults can enjoy a specialized pool, bar, and eating area within the resort’s main restaurant, Buffet Atlantico.

Dominican Republic resort rooms and beach

The fun isn’t only happening at the beach…

…although the resort’s pristine white sand, seating shades by beautiful palapas and stocked bars within steps of your lounge chair are hard to beat. Truly, like no other resort I’ve ever experienced, Lopesan Costa Bávaro has it ALL. If seven themed restaurants and two buffets, where guests choose from an array of international food, wine and beverages, seven freshwater swimming pools, and an abundance of lush green walkways weren’t enough, allow me to introduce you to The Boulevard. Offering fun for all ages, this section of the resort feels like it’s own little town!

kids club, splash park, ice cream parlor, bowling alley, arcade

With a full splash park neighboring the activity-packed kid’s and teen’s clubs, an ice cream parlor, arcade, and bowling alley will have the younger wedding guests entertained for hours. Meanwhile, the adults can indulge in a latte at Bávaro Coffee, relax and rejuvenate at the spa with its own private pool, shop for luxury goods and lovely souvenirs or witness a colorful show in the state-of-the-art theater.

Om Spa entrance, rooms and pool

If your wedding crew wants to keep the party going past sunset, they can enjoy a Syrah at the Baco Wine Bar, a whiskey in the English Pub, Mescal at the Tequila Bar, Baccarat at the Casino, or a dance at the nightclub, Chia Lounge. 

The Boulevard coffee shop, wine bar, casino, theaterLopesan Costa Bavaro Boulevard

Your dream wedding awaits!

Lastly, and most importantly, Lopesan Costa Bávaro’s wedding and events team is experienced, talented, and determined to make your celebration everything you dreamed of and more! In partnership with top local vendors, Lopesan offers couples an array of wedding packages with top-of-the-line details and services.

Lopesan Weddings in Dominican Republic

From intimate nuptials just for the couple to ceremonies and receptions with 99 guests, packages are designed to take the weight and stress of figuring out all the elements off brides and grooms. Venues are numerous, meaning if you love the idea of a tropical destination wedding but aren’t thrilled about a ceremony on the beach – no problem! Not to mention, additional amenities for the couple like late check-outs, spa discounts, breakfast in bed the morning after the ceremony and more based on the selected package. 

reception, pool, and lobby bar

After soaking up the sun and enjoying all this incomparable property had to offer, it’s safe to say our socks were thoroughly knocked off. We think destination couples and their guests will feel the same!

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