Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

The Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana is a huge complex with a prime beachfront address. Expect everything from sea-view pools and gourmet restaurants to merengue and salsa sessions.

This place doesn’t do things by halves – it lines up 3 pools, 6 restaurants and tons of sports and activities. Plus, the whole complex is pulled up against a white-sand beach.

Bedroom-wise, junior suites are the standard here. They’re really spacious, and each one has a whirlpool bath and a roomy terrace. Golden Club rooms get add-ons like cocktails and 24-hour room service, too.

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All Inclusive - Here's what you get


Buffet meals. 3 visits per week to one of the 5 speciality à la carte restaurants. Snacks.


Local and selected international alcoholic drinks including beer, spirits, cocktails, house wine with dinner, juices and soft drinks.

Sports and Activities

All are included except where indicated.

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Outdoor pool

With whirlpools, fountains, and a kids section. Towels are also available.

Main buffet restaurant

Offering a variety of international dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

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junior suite golden club room

Junior suite in the Golden Club sleeps up to 3 adults and a child or 1 adult and 2 children up to 12 years with 2 double beds or 1 king-size bed and a ceiling fan, plus Golden Club services and amenities such as alarm clock, beach towel, bathrobes and slippers, nightly turndown service, VIP amenities, umbrella on request at reception, private Golden reception, welcome cocktail, 4 à la carte dinners per week, entry to private Casa Club, free internet and newspapers in the Casa Club.

junior suite

Junior suite sleeps up to 3 adults and a child or 1 adult and 2 children up to 12 years - can be sold as a single - with 2 double beds or 1 king-size bed and a ceiling fan.

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Think twice!

Resort This resort is huge! There are over 7,000 people here. You must rely on the commuter train to get anywhere in this community style resort, unless you enjoy walking a lot. This gets a little tiresome after a few days. Restaurants The buffet food was always good and fresh tasting with lots of variety and the kitchen staff were always kind and friendly. Probably the highlight of our stay here. Oh yes, don't bother dressing up for the a la carte dinners. Many people showed up wearing shorts and sandals. However, the guidelines clearly state the men must wear long pants and covered shoes. It seems like the staff really don't care to enforce these rules. Service Our biggest concern was the lack of service from the Diamond club staff. Our air conditioner was not working and it was 26-27 degrees celsius in our room. We know this because we had a thermometer in our room with us. We complained several times to the Diamond club staff. Finally,they sent over a repairman and he told us he would be back in an hour but never returned. Subsequently, we had to endure this inconvenience for the remainder of our trip. Anyway, our alarm clock was illegible, so we weren't able to set the alarm. So we requested a replacement since we had to get up at 5:00 a.m. the next morning for a trip to Santo Domingo. No one came, so we had to rely on our cell phones to wake up taking into consideration the 1 hour time difference. Our tub was out of level by at least 2" from left to right, making it difficult to stand up straight while showering. We also had a difficult time with the wifi in the main lobby. Neither my wife or I could connect to the internet until our last day there. On our second day there, a female staff member (not the maid) came into our room and removed one of our chairs without any explanation. It was never returned during our stay there. We were baffled by this.The maid comes in to clean our room around 10-11:00 a.m. and removes all the bath towels. They are not replaced until 7:00-8:00 p.m. later that evening. Not the maid's fault. We have to get ready for our a la carte reservations with no clean towels to freshen up. That sucks! Our maid was always very friendly to us and brought us extra beer. soft drinks and water. Beach and pools The pools are beautiful! We were spending most of our time at the pools in the middle of the resort. The bartenders are always very friendly and made you feel welcome. The only drawback is if you want a lounge chair, you must put your towels on your chairs early in the morning. Same applies for the beach area. We didn't bother with the beach as there is seaweed everywhere.More

bigbartbass, Ottawa, Canada

Expectations met but not fulfilled December 12-16, 2014

Let me start off by saying this isn't everyone's type of resort. This is a very large resort and by saying large is an understatement. For someone who wants to relax on vacation and not have to worry about reading a map constantly while in their resort, this ain't the type of resort for you. You have to travel many times back and forth to the lobby for breakfast/Internet/leaving the resort for any activities. At times it felt inconvenient to spend so much time going back and forth. Hotel room was clean and frequently cleaned by housekeeping. Though our first day we had an airconditioning leak and two of our lights didn't work. Maintenance responded quickly though our last day the roof was leaking. We didn't mind much as the rest of the stay in the room was pleasant. The food is decent but I have had better at other resorts. The buffet had many choices but at times felt bland. The service was very good. The people were very nice and attentive. El pescador was one of the nicer places to eat. Although the beach was close by and we received an upgrade to our room, we felt at times that there were many "clubs" or "groups" that received preferential treatment or had access to certain areas. When going to a resort, you don't want to feel as if you aren't getting equal treatment as everyone else. We didn't feel comfortable in the way the resort was promoting this. As far as the beach it was beautiful but barely any room for you to find a chair. There were wayy too many people to feel as if you had your own space to relax. All in all, I wouldn't recommend this to an older group as there is a lot of traveling to do in the resort and for someone is looking for a quiet retreat while on vacation. This was my first visit to Punta Cana and can't say that I will be revisiting 100% to this resort. Although it had the amenities and the staff was very friendly and accommodating, it's best to research a bit more if this is the type of resort you want to vacation in.More


The Best Party Resort in Punta Cana PERIOD

This is the best party resort you will find in Punta Cana and probably the world. Bahia makes sure to stay modern and puts money back into their resort. They have modernized all their rooms with Flat screen TVs and have built a new casino with 2 floors. I have gone to the complex 4 different times and I NEVER get tired of it. I've tried all the resorts in the Complex, they're all the same if you ask me. The one I do now is torquesa, which is cheaper than the rest. All the rooms look the same here BUT, don't let that turn you off. Bahia has a mind of it's own, once you get there you will feel the energy. Whoever designed this complex is a genius. As people are always in groups and not scattered around and separated. The property is huge but the way it's designed it keeps people in compact places to socialize. All rooms here are 5 stars, don't get it confused. This place all around has good service and 5 star builds. The floors are nice, the tiles are nice and the bathrooms are nice. They have the best service out of all the resorts I've been too. The workers are THE BEST as well. The places to gather are just amazing. You do the pool and beach area in the night, then come 6pm to 10pm You do the lobby areas. Then after that you do the Sports Bar, the disco and then the 24 hour snack bar by the beach where the after party gets started! The Bahia complex is a little city with it's own feel and energy. You just have to go there to feel it. This Complex has 5 resorts in one... But it get's better, they're building a 6 currently. This complex literally holds up to 8000 people all at once. This is why Bahia is Punta Cana's number one Party resort! No comparison! The food is good, the restaurants are good. If you don't like it here then something is wrong with you point blank. I've been to Palace Deluxe and The Hard Rock in Punta Cana and I LIKE Bahia wayyyyy more than these more modernized hotels. Bahia is modern in its build don't get me wrong but. There's nothing like Bahia, NOTHING. One of the best party resorts in The World, the property is ran well and the security guards are laid back and let you have freedom! Going back again soonMore

Felix P, New York, New York, United States

perfect holidays

I was in GBP Bavaro, villa 78210. Near to lobby and swimingpools. Everything was excellent. Everyone should be there. The only problem is the airport. Crowd of people and terribly expensive. Do not buy pesos in cash cambio - not profitable. It is better to take out money from an ATM.More

Włodzimierz S,

Guests beware

Please be careful with any possessions that you take to the hotel. My partner and I stayed at the Grand Bahia Principe from 28.11.2014 - 05.12.2014. A bottle of aftershave went missing from our room and in spite of an 'investigation' by the Guest Services area no explanation was provided and it was suggested we had taken it out of the room ourselves - WHAT a bottle of AFTERSHAVE! Guest services are rude, offensive and unhelpful. I have been to the Dominican Republic about 9 times and never had an item taken from my room. But beware, the cleaners have more that one guest room open at one time so could be working in one but the other 2 are open and unlocked leaving anyone to enter your room and take your possessions. Very disappointing. On the other hand the resort is large, clean and staff generally helpful. Food typical of this area. But be really careful of any possessions you keep in your room.More

JosieB007, London, United Kingdom

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