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Catalonia Gran Dominicus

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Set on one of the finest white sand beaches of Bayahibe and surrounded by lush vegetation and grand, towering palm trees, Catalonia Gran Dominicus is perfect for families, couples and singles. Formerly the VentaClub Gran Dominicus.
Location: Just steps to the beach in Bayahibe, 30 minutes from La Romana airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • anthonyh098 : Saint Louis, Missouri
Would not recommend

We just got home and there were some huge negatives1. $250 usd was taken out of my girlfriend's purse. It was suggested we put it in the safe but the purse was hidden inside a backpack in our room and it was taken out of the backpack without money. We thought being at a four star resort we should have no worries about theft and were just too excited to enjoy our vacation, after that incident we felt unsafe. There was no recourse after filing a report and the staff/security seemed like they could care less. 2. When we booked we paid for a privileged room and were placed in a room that lacked basic necessities. No hot shower water, the a/c was broken the first night, and the telephone did not work for the duration of our trip. Kind of funny that they offered room service and a special number for privilege concierge but we couldn't call to anything. I had to take a 6 minute walk to reception from villa la romana (the building where our room was) anytime we had an issue. I reported the telephone problem about 2 times a day but it could never be fixed. The lack of basic necessities is unacceptable being even a normal hotel could provide these services 3. We are from the United States and there was a big language barrier with the staff. You could get by but it was hard to understand or hold a conversation with most staff members. The bartenders and entertainment people were nice (same entertainment every day, same john legend song playing by the pool), but the hotel reception were extremely unhelpful and rude when you had any issuesI would not recommend catalonia and would suggest another resort if going to the Dominican. We still tried to make the best of our trip and enjoy the gorgeous beach and pool

  • Jose Antonio G : Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Incredible beach!

We spent Christmas holidays in this hotel and really enjoyable.It is worthy to book privilege rooms to get access to special areas on the beach and restaurants. In the area is one of the hotels with better and longer beach.Very kind services and romantic Lux hotel.Quality/lux price is excellent.

  • Everything665 :
Horrible resort

I would never recommend this resort to anyone who would expect 5 star service. The resort claims to be 3 star I give it a negative 1. Definitely not for anyone who expects a great stay. I know I am spoiled by going to the other Catalonia resorts but this one should have the name removed. I would never go back even if it was free. Plus we all, 12 of us, got sick while there and weeks after. I am a Infinity member of the travel club ETC and I would never go back.

  • jeannette87B : Bayahibe, Dominican Republic

Booked an honeymoon junior suite, did not receive what I paid for, so I was offered to stay at the hotel next door. The entertainment at night a this hotel was very boring, I felt as if I was at a retirement home. My companion for 13 to his beard shaved and it was very badly done.The buffet El Taino was nasty. I would recommend this hotel to a young hip couple. More for older couples with kids.

  • trinhtuyetm : Missouri City, Missouri
old room

If you like to have a stress free vacation, do not stay here. we know this resort is not ocean front or ocean view resort, but we do not think the room as bad as it is. It is not worth with the money we paid.

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Lunch & dinner at Grill restaurant and Pasta & pizza restaurant, reservation required for dinner
  • Unlimited Domestic drinks
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Canoeing
  • Kayaking
  • Introductory Scuba lesson
  • Daytime tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Aerobics
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • 404 rooms in 2 storey villas
  • Main buffet restaurant & 1 a la carte restaurant
  • Grill restaurant
  • Snack bar
  • 2 bars
  • Disco
  • Tennis courts (night - fee)
  • 2 pools
  • Jacuzzi
  • Fitness centre
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Massage centre (fee)
Hotel Rooms include:
  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Satellite TV
  • Mini-bar
  • In-room safe
  • Bathroom with shower only
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony or patio
  • Max occupancy 3 persons or 2 adults & 2 kids
Kids Deals - Kids 6 years & under stay & eat free when sharing room with 2 adults. Pay a special rate on airfare & transfers only. Kids 7-11 pay a special child's rate. Max 2 kids.

For the Kids - Kids Club for ages 4-12. Kids ages 13-16 can enjoy the Junior Club with sports and entertainment.

Honeymoon Bonus - Receive a bottle of wine in room, and a romantic dinner for two. Request at time of booking. Proof of marriage required upon check-in.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Catalonia Gran Dominicus
    La Romana,Dominican Republic

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Catalonia Gran Dominicus
Bayahibe Playa, Bayahibe 10501 Dominican Republic

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.