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Family-friendly all-inclusive resort on Bavaro beach
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Soft sea breezes
Located on a white-sand Caribbean beach with calm and clear waters, this resort is set amid lush tropical gardens. Going to Punta Cana Golf Club is a 5 min ride and the airport is just 35 km away.
Food and domestic drinks at all restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate. The resort features many water sports such as snorkeling and windsurfing and also nightly live entertainment.
After a day of swimming in the two large lake-style pools, guests can retreat to spacious guestrooms, which include private balconies, garden, pool, or ocean views, satellite TV, and oval jetted tubs.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
- All-Inclusive Details
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages
- Buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and local beverages included
- Limited gourmet or à la carte dining
- Surcharges for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
Activities and facilities/equipment
- Surfing/boogie boarding
- Fitness facilities
- Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Access to onsite clubs
- Onsite live performances
- Airport transfers
- Use of golf cart
- Use of golf equipment
- Golf green fees
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Motorized water sports
- Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
- Premium food items
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Snorkeling excursions
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Wireless Internet access
- Activities and services offered by independent operators
- Offsite tours
- Transportation to offsite activities
Located on one of the most beautiful beaches in the Caribbean-Playa Bávaro-on the east coast of the Dominican Republic, 20 km from the Punta Cana airport (30 min by car), 70 km from La Romana airport (90 min by car), and 50 min from Higuey town, in the province of Altagracia. The hotel is situated on a white sand beach, of about 500 mt. It has numerous tropical gardens that serve as a frame to small streets in which our guests can take a stroll and at the same time feel the ocean breeze and the coolness of the natural surroundings. The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at the the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana All Inclusive are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for these amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information). Guests at the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana All-Inclusive enjoy abundant amenities, white-sand beach, freeform pools, tennis courts, miniature golf, an aquatic-activity center, spa and a sub-aqua center. The resort's professional spa offers body and facial treatments, manicures and pedicures, massages, massages on the beach. (Advanced reservations are required for all massages and spa treatments.) The two freeform pools include children's sections. The property includes solariums and gardens with sunshades and lounge chairs. The private shopping center offers a discotheque, casino, multiple bars, gift shops, and sundry stores. A miniclub is available for children from 4 to 12 years old and baby-sitting can be provided with charges. The hotel also runs a 24 hours medical service (with charges) to ensure the security of all its guests.
- Full-service health spa
- Swim-up bar
- Swimming pool - children's
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Use of nearby fitness center (complimentary)
- Fitness facilities
- Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
- Children's club (free)
- Free parking
- Self parking
- Exhibit space
- Multiple small meeting rooms
- Multiple large conference rooms
- Banquet facilities
- Audiovisual equipment
- Total number of rooms - 780
- Safe-deposit box at front desk
- 24-hour front desk
- Multilingual staff
- Medical assistance available
- Currency exchange
- Beauty services
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Shopping on site
- Hair salon
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Arcade/game room
- Barbecue grill(s)
- Number of floors - 3
- Air-conditioned public areas
- Tennis on site
- Number of bars/lounges 2
- Number of poolside bars - 3
- Number of beach bars - 3
- Wedding services
- Computer rental
- Concierge services
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Year Built 2004
- Number of restaurants - 6
- Beach umbrellas
- Pool sun loungers
- Beach towels
- Security guard
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge), Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Free parking, Self parking
- Room Amenities
- Separate sitting area
- Ceiling fan
- Air conditioning
- Complimentary newspaper
- Coffee/tea maker
- Complimentary bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Separate bathtub and shower
- Hair dryer
- Jetted bathtub
- Pillowtop mattress
- In-room safe
- Sofa bed
- Cribs/infant beds available
- Direct-dial phone
- Cable TV service
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- LED TV
- Iron/ironing board
- Wired high-speed Internet access (surcharge)
In the complex you'll find a wide variety of specialities, theme cuisine and restaurants. We want you to feel like you're in culinary paradise; executive chef Alex Rodríguez and Faustino Rodríguez, director of food and drinks, with vast restaurant experience, direct the team of chefs throughout the resort. We offer a dining experience of 6 theme restaurants which offer a wide range of cuisine (gourmet, Japanese, Italian, seafood, Tex-Mex, grill and meat).
Orquídea Restaurant, international cuisine buffet (main restaurant): breakfast, lunch and buffet dinner with traditional dishes from international cuisine. Theme dining nights by country. Smoking is not permitted.
"Le Gourmet" gourmet Restaurant: à la carte restaurant where you can taste French gourmet cuisine, so you can enjoy the cradle of nouvelle cuisine....
Mikado Japanese Restaurant: à la carte restaurant with traditional Japanese cuisine served to your taste with chopsticks for a total immersion, or if you don't dare you can go back to typical silverware. sushi, teka maki,...
“Santa Fe” Tex-Mex Restaurant: à la carte restaurant where you can enjoy authentic Tex-Mex cuisine. beans, fajitas…...
“Garden Grill” Restaurant: à la carte restaurant where you'll find the authentic flavour of grilled meats with their original seasonings. Yeehaw!...
“El Pescador” Restaurant: à la carte restaurant with conventional seafood cuisine, the sea as an essential culinary source....
All reservations include 3 free dinners, per week of stay, in any of the à la carte theme restaurants. With advanced booking and formal dress, long trousers for men.
The complex has 16 bars, 3 located along the beach, two lobby bars, one theatre bar, 3 bars at the pool, 2 Snack Bars, a Merengue bar, a Disco bar, a terrace bar, a karaoke piano bar, sports bar and a Congas Bachata discotheque.
Guests will find 7 restaurants on-site:
Mikado: A la carte restaurant serving Japanese specialities. Reservations required. Diner only.
Orquidea: Buffet-style restaurant serving International specialities. Breakfast, lunch and diner.
Santa Fe: A la carte restaurant serving Mexican specialities. Reservations required. Diner only.
Piscis: Snack bar restaurant serving fast food. Lunch only. Opened from 10.30am to 5m.
Snack noche: Snack bar restaurant serving fast food. Opened from 11pm to 7am.
Garden Grill: A la carte restaurant serving steack house specialities. Reservations required.Diner only.
El Pescador: A la carte restaurant serving Mediterranean specialities. Reservations required. Dine only.
Junior suite Club Golden include a 24hours Room Service.
Steakhouse - This restaurant serves an à la carte menu. Reservations required.
El Charro Mexican Restaurant - Serving à la carte Mexican cuisine. Reservations required.
The resort also offers a swim-up bar, beach bar, karaoke/piano bar, and 24-hour snack bar.
Room service is available only for the Club Golden section.
There are sports and activities at all hours of the day, to enjoy the sun, the sea or the beach, so you won't stop even for a second. Learn to sail with a catamaran, the wind arts of windsurfing and even the banana boat with your friends. Each and every one of your activities and favourite sports are here. Find yours. The country's top golf destination is here, in one of the best spots in the Caribbean. Golf lovers will find, only 5 minutes from the resort complex, the fantastic course designed by Nick Price in the Dominican Republic, at the Punta Blanca Gold Club. Holes: 18. Also the course at White Sands Golf, with 9 spectacular holes. Known for its big lakes and coves. 15 minutes from the hotel. Bávaro Golf: 20 minutes from the complex, holes: 18, par 72. La Cana Golf Club: at just over 30 minutes from the hotel, holes 18, yards 7,152. Cocotal Golf & Country Club: holes 27, par 72. 20 minutes from the hotel.
Sports for every taste, Traditional : bocce, mini-golf, darts, sports - soccer, basketball, volleyball, gym, stretching, aerobics, yoga, tennis, paddle tennis, ping-pong.
Non-motor water activities (one hour free per day): snorkelling, kayaks, sailing, catamaran, boogie boards, catamaran outings, windsurfing and sailing classes, scuba diving class (Padi), aguagym.
Motorised (with charge): fishing boat and tour, banana boat, jet skis.
Classes and lessons include tennis, volleyball, muscle building, aerobics, and Merengue dancing. Located at the neighboring resort, the Nick Price-designed Punta Blanca Golf. In the evening guests will find a vibrant daily international program, with live music and a wide variety of shows in the hotel's amphitheater. In Pueblo Príncipe, a Dominican-style shopping center, they will find shops selling crafts, clothes, CDs and photos to bring home the best souvenir of their stay in Dominican Republic. The excitement continues at night in the karaoke piano bar, at the casino and discotheque. The recreational activities listed below are on site; fees may apply.
- Tennis on site
- Golfing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Motor boating nearby
- Scooter/moped rentals nearby
- Hiking/biking trails nearby
- Bicycle rentals nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Aerobics on site
- Basketball on site
- Golf - miniature on site
- Horse riding/rental on site
- Kayaking on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Surfing/boogie boarding on site
- Swimming on site
- Banana boat on site
The Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana's Spa has magnificent facilities and offers the most exotic Caribbean treatments. It's easy to relax and drift away in this luxurious Spa, in matchless surroundings with a beach with some of the whitest and finest sand in the world at your disposal. This Spa has many massage gazebos right on the magnificent beach. You have, among other treatments, a spectacular hydrotherapy area (water circuit) to beat stress, where you'll find 3 different kinds of saunas, therapeutic sensation showers, bathtubs, Vichy shower, Scottish shower, bubble beds, cervical jets and 2 splendid dynamic pools. Couples can also enjoy exotic VIP Cabins with private Jacuzzi. Highlighted treatment - Caribbean massages: Take care of your body and spirit with this fabulous massage based in a traditional technique, the results included better circulation, deep relaxation, and stress reduction. Exotic and uniques massages from the Caribbean culture.
- Hot stone massage
- Deep tissue massage
- Steam room in spa
- Sports massage
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body scrubs
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Massages on beach
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
- Accessible parking
Policies & Fees
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Check-out time is noon
- Payment types
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, MasterCard, Visa
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.
- Fee for in-room wireless Internet: USD 15 per day (rates may vary)
- In-room safe fee: USD 4 per day
- Additional Details
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Book a stay in any room/rate category for travel now - December 31, 2014 and receive the following:
- Room upgrade (subject to availability)
- Fruit basket and bottle of rum or tequila in room