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Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

Dominican Republic - Punta Cana

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4 Nights with Air from $629 All-Inclusive
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Surrounded by hypnotizing cerulean waters, gentle ivory sands and flourishing flora, this resort on Bavaro Beach is spec ... More

Customer Rating 178 Reviews
Value
 
3.9
Service
 
3.7
Beaches & Pools
 
4.3
Dining Options
 
3.2
Room Comfort
 
3.6
3.8 out of 5
"I read many of the review written here and it was about 50/50, but I'm so glad I decided to book at Gran Bahia Principe anyway. It was me & best friend and as we were checking in, the guy at the desk t..." – Veryhappychica
145 out of 216 (67%) customers would recommend this product to a friend. Read All Reviews
Customer Rating
Value
 
3.9
Service
 
3.7
Beaches & Pools
 
4.3
Dining Options
 
3.2
Room Comfort
 
3.6
3.8 out of 5
"I read many of the review written here and it was about 50/50, but I'm so glad I decided to book at Gran Bahia Principe anyway. It was me & best friend and as we were checking in, the guy at the desk t..." – Veryhappychica
145 out of 216 (67%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Beautiful rainbow on the beach View at the beach bananas growing outside our room Crowded Beach the beach Pool bar lit up at night
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July 9, 2017
Overall my vacation was good

Check in was the worst I've ever experienced in my life. I waited for over 2 hours just to get room keys. No rooms where cleaned and available at 3pm. Customer service at the front desk was non existent. I asked to speak with a manager and was told I have to go through guest services forest and speak with them. They would decide if I could speak with a manager. The guy Jose at front desk who was supposed to be trying to get my room keys left the front and disappeared for over a hour. It was the worst. Once in the room there was no wash rags. Trying to communicate with housekeeper was also a huge task. Food was good, lots of options to choose from. I thank GOD for cheap carribean. Their onsite representative helped get our vacation bank on track. She set up our excursions even night club. It was great. Amenities at resort are good, staff in dining room was great. Especially Alfredo. Entertainment did a good job as well. Last negative was the bugs flying around in your actual room and bathroom. They really need to do something about that.


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Overall Rating: 4
Value
 
5.0
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2.0
Beaches & Pools
 
5.0
Dining Options
 
4.0
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3.0
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From: Orlando, Fla
Age: 35-44
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

July 5, 2017
Not impressed

The resort itself is absolutely beautiful, but the rooms ... not so much! We ended up having to change the first room we were given because the first one was full of mosquitoes and all the lights inside were flickering. Also the resort is way to big for its own good. You miss out on a lot of the activities because there is to much going on at the same time. The waiters were greattt especially Rhomer and Vincente in the Principe branch. But I personally will not stay here again.


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Overall Rating: 3
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3.0
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5.0
Beaches & Pools
 
5.0
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3.0
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From: New York
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

June 21, 2017
Gran Bahia Principe Punta Cana is PHENOMENAL!

This resort was absolutely phenomenal. The staff was extremely friendly. Service was quick wherever we went. The hotel grounds were flawless and meticulously cleaned. The food was great no matter where we ate and we felt like there were options for everyone. As for the beach, it was a little busy but not as busy as others made it seem. We could get there at any hour of the day and find a few lounge chairs with no problem. Water was crystal clear, and there were people raking the seaweed at all times. There was plenty to do, more than we could even manage. I highly recommend Gran Bahia Principe Punta Cana to everyone!


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Overall Rating: 5
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5.0
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5.0
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5.0
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From: Valhalla, NY
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

June 11, 2017
Great For The Price, with room for improvement

I was very worried this resort wasn't going to be up to my standards at first, but it turned out fine. You are greated very nicely by receptionist, taken to your room no issues. The pools are amazing and the beach is beautiful. I traveled with 2 kids so I spend more time in the pool and the kids water park. The buffet was wonderful! I have extremely picky children and they always found something to eat. I got to reserve 2 restaurants, honestly I would rather go to the buffet. The room was spacious. My complaints about the room were mainly the sheets, they stunk after sleeping on them for a week. The shower could be cleaned more deeply. My biggest pet peeve was the service at the restaurants and buffet. I witnessed tables being catered to while no one glanced at my table. I had to track people down for napkins. Sadly we were profiled as probably not leaving tip so no one bothered. Little did they know I was willing to leave tip just for being seated.


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From: New York NY
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

This resort has 396 Superior Junior Suites, located in 2 or 3 floor villas and are equipped with 1 king or 2 double beds with pillow-top mattresses, air conditioning, ceiling fan, fully fitted bathroom with bathtub/ Jacuzzi, hair dryer, direct-dial telephone, satellite TV, mini-bar, safe (with surcharge), alarm clock, iron and ironing board (on request) and balcony or terrace.

The Club Golden is a separate part of the hotel indicated with exclusive signposting. Dedicated to the most discerning guests, these junior suites are characterized by their privileged location near the beach and by their exclusive services. Surrounded by palm trees, these facilities are designed for those seeking maximum comfort and offer numerous special amenities including coffee service, beach and swimming pool towels in room on day of arrival, bathrobe & slipper service in room, room service, evening turndown service, VIP amenities and umbrellas upon request at reception. The Golden Principe Club features a private clubhouse, private reception, welcome cocktail, private check-in and check-out, free daily press in clubhouse and free internet access in clubhouse (15 minutes per room per day). Guests will be provided with an exclusive All-Inclusive ID bracelet of a different color.

Room Details

Junior Suite Superior
Hotel/Studio Unit Details

What's to Love

It's an all-inclusive, all fun-in-the-sun hot spot for all ages.

Elongating on Bavaro Beach, named one of the top beaches on the planet by UNESCO.

Feeling the softness of your luscious skin after the oats and honey treatment at the spa.

Hydro-massage bathtub in the rooms - put in some bubbles and you're golden.

 

What We'd Change

Though wandering through the solariums and tropical gardens on the way to the beach can be fun, it's also quite a walk! Thankfully, the resort has free shuttles.

 

Why You Should Go

It's 25 minutes from the airport. You'll smell the salt of the sea very soon.

Your little urchins can splash around all day (every day) at the children's water park.

You can upgrade to The Club Golden & Golden Principe Club & enjoy rock star status.

You have access to everything (except buffets) at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro and Turquesa.

Available Amenities

  • Banquet Facilities
  • Beach
  • Beach Bar
  • Business Center ($)
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Casino ($)
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Pool
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Currency Exchange
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Kayaks
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Nightly Entertainment
  • Snorkeling
  • Internet Access ($)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Aerobics
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Poolside Bar
  • Parking
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Mini Golf
  • Basketball
  • Soccer
  • Ping Pong
  • Nightclub/Disco
  • Bicycle Rental
  • 6 Restaurants
  • 5 Bars/Lounges
  • Yoga
  • Beach Towels
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Wireless Internet Access ($)
  • Loungers at Beach and Pool
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Swim-Up Bar
  • Car Rental Available ($)
  • Dive Shop ($)
  • Gift Shop ($)


Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Deep-Sea Fishing
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Shopping
  • Snorkeling
  • Volleyball Court(s)
  • Watersports Rentals
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

The Dominican Republic continues to grow as a major tourist destination due to its beautiful beaches, rich culture, and abundance of available activities.

Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

Arena Gorda Macao, Seccion Baigua

+809 552 14 44

Hotel Description

Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana: An All-Inclusive Beach Eden

Surrounded by hypnotizing cerulean waters, gentle ivory sands and flourishing flora, this resort on Bavaro Beach is spectacular (read: Heaven-on-Earth). You'll be compelled to grab copious snaps of this delicious tropical treat. With swoon-worthy views all around and ahh-some all-inclusive perks, Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana has something to offer for everyone: beach-goers, land-lovers, food and drink enthusiasts - you name it. Snag a fruity cocktail from the kind bartender and take it easy, you happy beacher, you.

DINING

You've got five tasty nosh spots all loaded with yummy cuisine to choose from, plus live cooking stations. For some entertainment while you chew, hit the Japanese restaurant, where you can enjoy Teppanyaki dinner shows - they're ahh-mazing.

Orquidea
Type:
International
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 5am-10:30pm; Lunch - daily, 12:30pm-3:30pm; Dinner - daily, 6:30pm-10:30pm
Description: Serving traditional dishes with an international flair on a buffet.

El Pescador
Type: Seafood
Hours: Daily, 6pm-10pm
Description: A la carte restaurant.

Garden Grill
Type:
Steakhouse
Hours: Daily, 6pm-10pm
Description: A la carte restaurant.

Santa Fe
Type: Tex-Mex
Hours: Daily, 6pm-10pm
Description: A la carte restaurant.

Mikado
Type: Japanese
Hours: Daily, 6pm-10pm
Description: A la carte restaurant serving traditional Japanese dishes, sushi, teka maki and authentic teppanyaki dinner.

Le Gourmet
Type: French
Hours: Daily 6pm-10pm
Description: A la carte restaurant featuring nouvelle cuisine.

All hours are subject to change.



BARS/NIGHTLIFE

There's something great about being buzzed under the lights singing your favorite song in front of a crowd of strangers, right? Lucky for you, there's a Karaoke bar. If that's not your scene, there's a disco and two other more chill bars for you to hang and get your drink on.

Lobby Bar
Daily, 10am-11pm.

Swim-up Bar
Daily, 10am-11pm.

Beach Bar
Daily, 10am-11pm.

Karaoke/Piano Bar
Daily, 10am-3am.

Snack Bar
Open 24 hours.

All hours are subject to change.



BEACHES AND POOLS

With two large, sparkling cobalt pools, curling up in a lounger with a frosty beverage has never been so delightful. As for the beach-goers, there are oceans of palm trees swaying in the breeze - cuddle up under one and watch the ways of the waves before you fall into a dreamy afternoon booze snooze.

SPORTS/ACTIVITIES

Water

  • Snorkeling
  • Kayaks
  • Sailing
  • Catamaran
  • Boogie boards
  • Aqua gym

Available at Additional Charge:

  • Fishing boat and tour
  • Banana boat
  • Jet skis
  • Catamaran outings
  • Windsurfing classes
  • Sailing classes
  • Scuba diving class (PADI)

Land

  • Bocce
  • Mini golf
  • Darts
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Stretching
  • Gym
  • Aerobics
  • Yoga
  • Tennis
  • Paddle tennis
  • Ping pong
  • Merengue classes

Golf
Just 5 minutes away is Punta Blanca Gold Club with the renowned golf course designed by professional golfer, Nick Price. Additional clubs available in the area.



INTERNET

Free Wi-Fi in the lobby for 1 hour per day per device, additional use with extra charge.

Once checked in, guests may also access Bahia's exclusive smart-phone and tablet app that will allow them to make reservations on specialty restaurants, access a directory of services and social activities, as well as chat with the group they are traveling with.

SPA SERVICES

Unwind in luxury at the Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro Spa. With several massage gazebos right on the beach, your worries will drift away. Couples can also enjoy exotic VIP Cabins with private Jacuzzi.
  • Massages
  • Body Treatments
  • Facials
  • Turkish Bath
  • Sauna


WEDDING/HONEYMOON

Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana offers several wedding packages to ensure your day is perfect and special. Please contact the resort directly for more information.

HONEYMOON BONUS: Bottle of wine and box of chocolates, bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival, turn-down service, 20% discount on Couples Spa massage, special room decoration and surprise gift.



CHILD CARE

The resort will entertain the kids, ages 4-12 years, while you rest and relax on beach or poolside.
  • Daily Activities
  • Mini-golf
  • Mini-Olympics on the beach
  • Babysitting available at an additional cost


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Location
Punta Cana International Airport (PUJ): Approximate driving time is 30 minutes and distance is 12 mi.

Check-In/Check-Out
Check-in: 3pm. Check-out: noon.

Minimum Stay Requirements
A 3-night minimum stay is required at this resort.

Holy Week
In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports, and loud music.

Spring Break
One person per room must be 18 years or older to check in, and the hotel reserves the right to request a passport or official ID as proof of age. If travel is booked and no one fulfills this requirement, you will be denied check-in at this resort. No groups of students younger than 18 years, or "Spring Breakers," are accepted, year round.



All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
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