The pool's the centrepiece here. It's massive, and comes paired with whirlpool jets and a palm-lined sun terrace. Out of the water, sporty types can join in with basketball, tennis and volleyball. There's also a brand new gym where you can work out or join exercise classes. Once you've worked up an appetite, there are five restaurants to refuel in, including gourmet and Italian à la cartes.
SPORTS & ACTIVITIES
Merengue dance classes, yoga sessions on the beach and tennis all make the activities list here. Watersports like kayaking and paddle surfing are also on offer, plus there’s a PADI scuba school* for divers.
- PADI scuba diving school*
- Paddle surfing
- Tennis court
You'll find the court at the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana. One hour per person per day is included.
- Dancing lessons
FOOD & DRINK
There are three à la carte restaurants, including a gourmet number with dishes like camembert truffles and grilled lobster, and another joint serving garlic shrimp and freshly caught snapper. You can also grab dinner at one of this place's sister hotels.
The buffet joint serves up a mix of local and international cuisine, while the poolside place and the beach restaurant sort snacks. On the bar front, you’ve got six to pick from, including swim-up, beach and sports numbers, and a cosy coffee shop.
- Portofino Italian à la carte restaurant
An à la carte restaurant with Italian avant-garde cuisine offering pasta, pizza and delicious meats. You'll need to book a table to eat here.
- Swim-up bar
Offering a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks.
- Limbo gourmet à la carte restaurant
This gourmet restaurant is where you can try French and international haute cuisine, with the likes of crispy truffles, lobster and filet mignon. You'll need to book in advance to dine here.
- New Year's Eve gala dinner
- 3 bars
- A la carte dining
There are 3 à la carte restaurants at this hotel, choose from gourmet, Italian or a steakhouse.
- Rodizio à la carte restaurant
Ideal for steak lovers, there's 13 Brazilian meats to choose from. It's located at Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar, and you'll need to book a table to eat here.
- Pamira restaurant
Fill your plates up at this international buffet restaurant.
- Beach restaurant
International meals served in this seafront setting restaurant.
- Pool restaurant
This poolside restaurant serves international meals, and drinks.
- Beach bars
Have a drink in-hand as you view the Caribbean waters, at the beach bars.
- Coffee bar
Serving a selection of coffees.
- Sports bar
Catch up on the latest sports matches with a drink in hand.
- Snack bar
The snack bar is open all night and will help settle any late night hunger pangs.
HEALTH & BEAUTY
Ayurveda treatments*, mud masks* and hot stone massages* top the bill at the spa, which also has a VIP massage cabin with a private hot tub. There’s a beauty salon, too, for French manicures and paraffin pedicures.
A brand new gym's been added as part of a big refurb, so you can work out on top-of-the-range equipment.
TRX, Crossfit, Zumba® and many more classes are held at this state-of-the-art gym.
Spa goers will be able to enjoy a head-to-toe pampering session.
- Beauty treatments*
Live shows and musicals take place in the theatre, while the lobby bar is a more laid-back venue. If you’re after a late night, the Congo Bachata nightclub and karaoke piano bar both stay open ‘til 2am.
- Live music
Don't miss out on the live music that is playing several times a week inside the hotel. And there's live Latin music in the disco too.
- Live music
- Live sport screenings
One of the pools is a huge lake-like number, with palm-topped islands, a big whirlpool section and a swim-up bar serving cocktails.
You’re right on a wide stretch of white sand – the hotel’s bagged a private section, with loungers and thatched parasols.
- Outdoor pool
With pool towels, sunbeds and beach towel service.
- Pool towels
- Outdoor pool
This pool comes with whirlpool baths, too.
- Pool parties
- Gift shop
- Handicraft shop
- Jewellery shop
- Laundry service*
- Money exchange
- Free Wi-Fi
- Plaza Ambar shopping centre
Items marked with * incur extra charges which are payable locally
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