Just got back from a family wedding at the Grand Bahia, what a fabulous week! The resort is beautiful, well run and clean. I was with a large group that were scattered throughout the resort and no one had a bad thing to say about their rooms.
The buffet was good, different food themes every night (make sure you try the home made donuts). We ate at four a la carte restaurants; Picasso, The Grill, Dolce Vita and Mikado (we chose the “cooking show” option which was quite entertaining). The food was good in all 3. I do recommend that if you like to eat early that you make your 3 or 4 reservations when you first arrive. Two of our dinners were at 9pm which was a bit of a pain given we were traveling with kids.
I recommend booking your excursions with the folks by the pool, Gina was a terrific help and very friendly. We did a group excursion to Dunns River Falls on the catamaran, what a blast. The climb up the falls is amazing (a bit of a workout), the crew of the catamaran were very entertaining and the snorkeling was terrific. We also took a car into Ocho Rios for shopping, Gina arranged a driver and he was great.
There is nightly entertainment at a shopping complex located within the resort, this is also where the partying takes place after the bars close in the hotel (11pm).
The beach was amazing, plenty big enough and the sand was great. All in all it was a fantastic week. If you are on your way there lucky you and make sure you make the most of the 7 days as they will fly by far to quickly!!
- Also Known As:
- Gran Bahia Principe Jamaica
- Bahia Principe Jamaica
- Gran Bahia Jamaica
- Gran Bahia Principe Jamaica Hotel
- Grand Bahia Jamaica
- Bahia Jamaica
- Gran Bahia Principe Runaway Bay
- Gran Bahia Principe Runaway Bay Jamaica
- Gran Bahia Principe Jamaica Resort
- Grand Bahia Principe Jamaica Runaway Bay
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