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First time visiting the Bahia Principle resort and very impressed with experience, staff are so friendly and always down for a laugh, plenty of activities and things to do, including shows every night of the week and beach party's during the day, food is amazing with a wide range of choice in the main restaurant although you can book separate... More 

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Have just returned from here having spent 2 weeks here on honeymoon. One word to describe it is Paradise. Although it was busy I never found myself queuing for anything. My only down point I would say is the amount of times you get harassed by the pools from people trying to sell you trips, massages and hair braids. After... More 

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4 reviews
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

My boyfriend and I visited here for our first goliday together on the recommendation of my parents and some family friends. We were not disappointed! We found a great last minute deal and decided to go in early May for 2 weeks all inclusive. This was the first time either of us had been all inc and the first time... More 

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AdrianaPeguero, Customer Service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Beth, We greatly appreciate that you have chosen our Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro for your first trip together. It is a pleasure to read that you were not disappointed with this great place. Thank you for your comments. We would like to cater you once again in any of our Hotels in Dominican Republic, Mexico, or Jamaica, to experience... More 

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7 reviews
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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Just returned from our vacation yesterday. We had an overall good stay, the ocean always relaxes me, no matter what. I was really concerned about the weather and yes, it rained a bit, especially at night, but there was also plenty of sunny hours to enjoy. The good... Beautiful grounds, very well maintained landscaping. Clean pools and the beach. I... More 

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AdrianaPeguero, Customer Service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate that you have chosen one of our Resorts for your visit to Dominican Republic. It is a real pleasure to read that overall you had good stay. Thank you for your nice comments. We are really sorry for not being able to fulfill your expectations with some services. Regards from Punta Cana, Iamed Franco Bahia... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Went to this hotel in may 2016 with my 3 kids and could not fault this place 1 bit. From food to entertainment was all first class. Weather was red hot during day and rained through the nite which was good to watch from the balcony. Would defo recommend this hotel

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AdrianaPeguero, Customer Service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate that you have chosen one of our Resorts for your visit to Punta Cana. It is a real pleasure to read that you enjoyed a fantastic holiday. Thank you for recommend us, and for mentioning that from food to entertainment everything was first class. Regards from the Caribbean, Iamed Franco Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort More 

Laval, Canada
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Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This was my 4th time visit at the Grand Bahia Principe : 4 years ago in Bavaro, 3 years ago in La Romana, last year in Ambar. We decided this time to book Bavaro for a week on the 19th of November. It was also my boyfriend’s second time in this resort. My boyfriend and I flew with West Jet... More 

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AdrianaPeguero, Customer Service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Jessy, We appreciate that you take the time to send us the comments regarding your experience during your stay with us. We apologize for the situations you may have experience. We sincerely appreciate all feedback which gives us an opportunity to assess and evaluate our operation. It is a shame that you were disappointed this time. We really hope... More 

Kelowna, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to Bahia Principe Punta Cana 3 times now. My first 2 times were at the Ambar and I can not say enough good things about the Ambar. Staff are professional, courteous and extremely accommodating. This last time the Ambar was full so we chose the Bavaro..what a mistake One would think that the same hiring practice would... More 

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AdrianaPeguero, Customer Service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Lisa, We appreciate that you take the time to send us your comments regarding your experience during your stay with us. We apologize for the situations you may have experience. We sincerely appreciate all feedback which gives us an opportunity to assess and evaluate our operation. It is a shame that you were disappointed this time. Best regards, Iamed... More 

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We stayed there in the first week of November (low season). We had rain and thunderstorms everyday (mostly at night), This was absolutely NOT a nuisance. The rain comes down for a few minutes, the weather is still hot; a couple of minutes later, it all comes to an end and we're at a magnificent beach, with warm, cristal clear... More 

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AdrianaPeguero, Customer Service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear João, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at our hotel. We sincerely appreciate your feedback. We are pleased that you had a good experience, and you enjoyed our beach. We hope you return very soon and please feel welcome to contact us for your next visit! Always at your disposal, Iamed... More 

Surrey, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Had a wonderful time during our stay at the Grand Bahia. The food was always really good and always a large variety of it. The pools were amazing and never over crowded (and they had bars) and just a few steps away from the beautiful beach. Different entertainment every night and always something for the kids. the rooms were beautiful... More 

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AdrianaPeguero, Customer Service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Jen, We are proud to read that you enjoyed a wonderful time during your stay and you had a great experience. Thank you for highlighting our good food and beautiful beach. Looking forwarded to see you once again, and thank you for recommending us. Best regards, Iamed Franco Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort More 

Sunshine Coast, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The resort is beautiful, including the pools, lobbies, beach, restaurants, etc. The rooms are very nice and are kept extremely clean, as is the whole resort. The food was very good also. Some delicious dishes. No stomach problems for me, my husband or most of the group we were with. Drinks are very sweet ( most cocktails were too sweet... More 

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AdrianaPeguero, Customer Service at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, responded to this review

Dear Susan, Thank you for expressing your comments, for us every opinion that our guests write us is of paramount importance and are considered as fundamental elements in the daily improvement of our activities. Thank you for your nice comments and we hope to see you again with us! Kindest greetings from Dominican Republic, Iamed Franco Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Room Service
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
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  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Golf course
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  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Center with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Facilities and services 2 lake-style pools Large sun terrace New relaxation zone with Bali beds, sun umbrellas and loungers Pool and beach towels BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, 3 tennis courts (floodlit for an additional charge), multi-sports court Water activity centre WiFi access in the lobby (1h per day free of charge) and in rooms (additional charge) Entertainment theatre Wedding gazebo 1 buffet restaurant and 17 speciality restaurants Japanese restaurant 10 bars 3 Snack Bars Cocktail Lounge Punta Blanca Golf Club: 18 hole Golf Punta Blanca Golf Club designed by Nick Price (additional charge) Pueblo Principe: Shopping and Leisure Mall with local craft stores, live music, shows, stores, bars, karaoke, disco and casino Rooms 816 rooms including two types: Superior Junior Suite and Club Hacienda Junior Suite Room facilities: King size bed or two full size beds Fully-equipped bathroom with hydromassage bath tub, hair dryer and magnifying mirror Sitting area with sofa Air conditioning Ceiling fan Telephone Alarm clock Satellite TV Minibar Coffee-making facilities Safe (additional charge) Ironing set Wifi (additional charge) Club Hacienda Junior Suite (See page 18 Club Golden, Club Hacienda) Children Bahia Scouts The hotel is perfect for families, offering a range of facilities tailored especially for children, including the following: Mini Club for children aged 4 to 12 Evening Mini Disco Babysitting service (additional charge) Bahia Scouts Water Park Fun Area and Adventure Park (additional charge) Teens' Club (11-16 years) Other services 24 hour medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) Bus stop opposite the hotel Meeting and convention room Personalised menus (for celiacs, diabetics, etc.) Available on request and subject to circumstances Specialised service for organising weddings, incentive trips, events and anniversaries ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro

Address: Arena Gorda - Macao Seccion Baigua, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Location: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $145 - $403 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro 4*
Number of rooms: 744
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Punta Cana
Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana
Bahia Principe Dominican Republic
Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
Punta Cana Bahia Principe
Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro Punta Cana
Principe Punta Cana
Bahia Punta Cana
Bahia Resort Principe
Gran Bahia Principe Dominican Republic
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#10 Best Value Hotel in Punta Cana
#32 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#38 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#44 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#44 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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“Villas in around the 78-80 were excellent location to everything. We were in Bavaro the mid range group.”
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“I had a room in building 32, top floor. The room was huge, clean and very quiet.”
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“Top floor maybe----we could hear people walking above us at night.”
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