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 2 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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Buffet meals. 3 visits per week to one of the 4 speciality à la carte restaurants. Snacks.
Local alcoholic drinks including beer, spirits, cocktails, house wine with dinner, juices and soft drinks.
All are included except where indicated.
With whirlpools, fountains, and a kids section. Towels are also available.
Offering a variety of international dishes for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Offering authentic Japanese dishes. This place comes with a dress code, it's long trousers for men. You'll also need to make your reservation in advance.
These warm, bright junior suites sleep up to 4 with 2 double beds or 1 king-size bed and a sofa-bed. They're spacious rooms with a balcony or terrace outside. And air-conditioning and a ceiling fan have also been provided. You'll also find a whirlpool bathtub.
Club junior suites are tastefully furnished with warm tones. They sleep up to 4 with 2 double beds or a king-size bed and a sofa-bed. It's the extras that make these rooms special with the Golden Club services and amenities with an alarm clock, beach towel, bathrobes and slippers, nightly turndown service, VIP amenities, umbrella on request at reception, private Golden reception, 24-hour room service, welcome cocktail, 4 à la carte dinners per week, entry to private Casa Club and free internet and newspapers in the Casa Club. Plus, you'll have a balcony or terrace with a garden view.
Check in was horrible. It took an hour of standing in line (the lobby is very hot & humid) and another hour to fill out all the necessary paperwork. There are only 2 or 3 people to assist with check in, more help is needed in this area. Outside of that, everything else was great. Rooms cleaned daily, (with wash cloths) fridge stocked, buffet food was great. Loved the Paella, shrimp and lobster tails most. Tried booking the Garden Grill steak house and the Italian restaurants but those were booked 3 weeks out. I was told people make reservations prior to arrival. Not sure how true that is bcz restaurants always seemed to be half full. Ended up booking the Olas Caribbean restaurant which wasn't that great. The only Caribbean food they had was curry goat, nothing else. We are not people to complain so, we ended up staying and enjoyed our meal. We mostly visited the buffet restaurant in the lobby of our hotel with excellent service from Alex and Anthony. Transportation around the hotel was excellent!!! We also enjoyed the shuttle to the kids water park. The resort is huge!!! It took us a few days to enjoy all the Grand Bahia had to offer and we enjoyed every single bit of the shows, casino and night club. The teens also enjoyed the teen club. Overall, we had a nice time. More
This was our first trip to the DR and an AI resort. We were there for ten days at the end of March. The weather was beautiful. It rained only once for about ten minutes as we checked out the last day. The grounds are meticulously kept. Someone is always cleaning. The beach was by far the most well maintained beach in the area. We walked a couple of miles in both directions and saw first hand that Bahia was the best maintained. The pool by the beach was great. Johnny and his staff at the pool bar made are time there more enjoyable. He treated me like family and when he saw me coming started making my drink before I reached the bar. He always made time to ask how our vacation was going. The food was really good. The main lobby buffet had a wide variety of different foods fruits and vegetables. My only complaint with the lobby buffet was that the theme nights were a let down. Not in the quality of the food but that there want a larger selection of food for the particular theme. We went to four of the a la carte restaurants and I thoroughly enjoyed the Dominican one the best. I had the spicy goat which was my favorite dish of the whole trip. I told the waiter how much I enjoyed the dish and he asked if I wanted another plate of goat. Yes I did. Other food that made a big impression was the tomatoes which were some of the freshest I've had aandd the mussels were the biggest I've seen and were so delicious. As large as the resort is they made it covienent to get around with the trams they had. They were plentiful and I never waited more then 3 minutes for one. The rooms were well kept and large. Daily maid service and I made sure to tip our maid. It paid off because she brought us extra beer, water and coffee every day. All in all this was a great experience and I am looking forward to returning. Job well done Bahia , job well done.More
all was very good from de hotel to de food the only problem on our trip was the fly back ,was a big disaster after all is a very good place we love our stay we pass a good time and we recommend do the boogies car at macao beachMore
Yuderki C, 34373
This was the most amazing trip I've been on. When we arrived at the hotel we were told we were being upgraded to their Esmerelda property. It was amazing. The kids loved 24 hour wifi & of course the room service. I can't say enough about this resort. It was wonderful. There were tons of choices on the buffets. I'm a very picky eater & most trips I live on salads, but they had a large variety of food. I would definitely return. The beach was beautiful & there were plenty of pools to swim in. I loved that the fridge was filled every day with a variety of beverages. Sometimes it was difficult to understand some of the employees because they all speak Spanish and we only speak English. So, it's helpful to know Spanish.More
Always wanted to go to the DR since I've heard great things about the resorts & golf courses. Found this resort on Apple & it looked very nice. Turned out to be great! Gigantic complex with several sections funneled into one giant lobby. Everything was so beautiful & CLEAN! Room was large & nicely furnished. Bavaro Beach is amazing. Soft sand & sparkling emerald water beckons you to stay there all day. It's All-inclusive so bring your appetite (for food & drink). There are eats for any palate so if you can't find something you like, it's your fault. I have always doubted "open bar" at All-inclusive"s. How can I drink so much & never feel it? But the beer was good & most cocktails also (except the rum, yuck). If you want to eat at the a la carte restaurants book immediately because it seems that they try to keep those exclusive. We just ate mostly at the main dinning room since it had hundreds of items from which to choose. I don't speak Spanish so it was a little hard to get questions answered, but we muddled through. The concierge seemed too bothered to help us on a couple of occasions so we didn't bother him (See Angel, the head bellman; he knows what's going on & will steer you well). Other than that everything was perfect & we will go again. Bring dollars because you'll want to tip the great service.More
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