Having been to Bahia Principe Akumel in Mexico last year and having loved it beyond anyplace we have been to we decided to take our honeymoon at another Bahia Principe hotel and picked the Ambar in Dominican Republic.
We returned yesterday and we had an amazing time, staff, food, hotel everything was amazing (only thing I would say is the A La Carte restaurants (bar the French one) we found very much underpar with the Mexican resort which was outstanding). Other than that the buffet and snack food was amazing and variety of drinks we couldn't fault.
As we wanted to see more of the complex we did go to the Bravo area for entertainment and drinks in the evening. the staff were always helpful and especially Yajaira in the lobby bar in Bravo should get a special recommendation she was always very attentive to me and my husband and always bought us anything we wished for. Also Angel (I think that is right) in the bravo bar was a good friend to my husband.
We did notice that the American clientele were better treated but we summarised this as being that they tip a lot and are very loud so being british maybe we need to be a bit more vocal !
Beaches were glorious, pools were good and clean couldn't actually fault it.
Highly recommended would go to a Bahia Principe anywhere
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- Facilities and services 1 pool Sun terrace with sun umbrellas and loungers Relaxation zone with Bali beds Outdoor Jacuzzi BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, 3 tennis courts, multi-sports court Water activity centre Motorised water sports (additionalcharge) WiFi access in the lobby (free) and in rooms (additional charge) Entertainment amphitheatre Wedding gazebo 1 buffetrestaurant 3 speciality restaurants 4 bars 1 snack- bar Gazebo de bodas Smokers' lounge with bar service (cigar menu with additional charge) Punta Blanca Golf Club: 18 hole 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 528 Deluxe Junior Suites Room facilities: King size bed or two full size beds Ceiling fan Air conditioning Sitting area with sofa Terrace Fully-equipped bathroom with hydromassage bath tub and separate shower, hair dryer Bathrobe and slippers Don Pablo Collection amenities Direct phone line (additional charge for external calls) Alarm clock with iPod docking station Flat screen TV Coffee-making machine Minibar Safe Butler service 24 hour room service Evening turndown service Pillow menu 2 disabled rooms for a maximum of 3 adults Prime location right on the sea front Exclusive lake-style pool Aroma menu WiFi (additional charge) Other services Medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) Specialised service for organising weddings, incentive trips, events and anniversaries Personalised menus (for celiacs, diabetics, etc.) Available on request ... more less
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- Also Known As:
- Gran Bahia Principe Ambar Hotel Punta Cana