Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

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Our Opinion

A lovely resort situated within the heart of the Punta Cana resort. There are a plethora of food options to choose from. The buffet spreads are great and have pleasant and attentive staff. Make sure to check out the BBQ Buffet, the Garden Grill and the Italian a la carte restaurants (reserve when you check-in, as there are limited spots for these places). Great modern and spacious rooms. The Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana also has an incredible lobby bar, that very rarely gets busy. It's elegant, modern, and serves up some top-notch drinks, which makes this resort stand out from others along the resort strip. While the pool area is spacious, it gets relatively busy throughout the day. Make sure that you reserve spots early in the morning. The workout facilities could use an upgrade. There are very limited machines and some are often broken.

The spectacular Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana, extending over 500 metres of beach front is set on an incredible beach of white sand. Equipped with all Junior Suite accommodations and each complete with oval hydro-massage tubs for soaking pleasures. At the entrance of the hotel is 'Pueblo Principe', a Dominican-style commercial & entertainment village with daily entertainment and a variety of shows, bars, casino, shops, internet access, car rental and a medical centre.

Location: Directly on Bavaro Beach, 30 min to Higuey, 25 min from Punta Cana airport, 60 min from La Romana airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Loc Tan D :
Best and safe

we are family of 4, this is our first time stay 7 days at resort. good services, care, safe and listen or it just best of the best. nothing to worry if you stay at this resort. and we are very fun...swim..and party..we are at room 22207.Best vacation by far!!! I highly recommend this hotel!

  • cufan2017 : Spartanburg, South Carolina
Poor service, frustrations and mosquitoes

I am not one to complain quickly and will usually endure the odd issue while on vacation but my bad experiences at the Bahia Principe Punta Cana has prompted this review.Front Desk - Takes much too long to check-in and staff don't seem to care. When I called the front desk from our room they did not answer.Housekeeping - What a disaster. Every day we returned to our room to find an issue such as beds without sheets, no towels (twice), no soap (twice), no coffee and one day the maid didn't come at all.Pool towels - Both pools do not have enough towels for all of the guests and most days when we asked for clean towels we were told they had none which meant that we had to re-use the dirty towels from the previous day. Maintenance - One day we arrived back at the room and the door lock would not open. I was told by the front desk that a technician would be there in 5 minutes but I waited an hour for him to arrive. The next day we had the same problem but I managed to get into the room after swiping the key 26 times. The technician came out again, did nothing but said the lock was OK and we had problems with it for the rest of our vacation.Mosquitoes - Every day when we returned to our room we found many mosquitoes in the room. When I complained I was told that they would fumigate but they never did. I was bitten over 30 times during our stay mostly at night while I was asleep.Hotel Manager - When I asked to speak to the hotel manager about some of these issues I was told he would call me back but he never did.DO NOT STAY HERE!

  • Jinny M :
Wedding nightmare

Hi to all!I was at the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana in 2016 and loved it, however my dream wedding turned into a nightmare July 2017. I paid over 17,000 dollars for the experience that I had I can say it has been very traumatizing. But it is not the people that work there fault. They were not ready for 130 guest. The front desk during check in was horrible, and the way they handle my wedding was worse. I don't want to get into details but I don't recommend to do your wedding at any of the grand Bahia unless you have 30 people or less... they made my entire family wait over 5 hours during check in to get rooms and once they got their rooms none of the rooms were available and some even had other people's belongings.. some of the rooms were flooded with water. They DO NOT HAVE ENOUGH STAFF TO MAKE YOUR CHECK IN FASTER... my story is very depressing that it hurts so much to even continue.... I wish I can get some of my money back, but all they said was sorry and did not work anything out for me or my wedding.. PLEASE DO NOTTT!!!!!!! PLAN WEDDINGS HERE.!!! You will lose so much money..

  • clioOxford : Oxfordshire, United Kingdom
Another great holiday

Spent another 2 weeks at the hotel, had a great time staying in villa 14. Room was clean and had no problems. Food in the buffet restaurant was very good Thank you to Manuel. Pool bar staff were very good thank you Alberto and Fernando. Gardens were well kept so thank you to all the grounds maintenance staff.

  • jcarlborg :
Big resort

The resort was great and the food was good. The pool and beach area were the best part. The bartenders were really good and fun. The only part that we did not enjoy was the size of the resort. We were very far from the pool and beach areas. It was a really long walk and the carts took forever. If you stay towards the beach I'm sure it is fine.

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

  • 24 hour all-inclusive with buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks
  • 3 a la carte dinners w/reservations
  • Unlimited Domestic drinks & snacks (restricted after Midnight)
  • Table wine w/all meals (except snack bars)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Sunfish sailing
  • Catamarans
  • Kayaking
  • Boogie boards
  • Snorkeling 1 hour/person/stay
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
  • Daytime tennis
  • Mini-golf
  • Mountain bikes 1 hour/person/stay
  • Badminton
  • Volleyball
  • Soccer
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness studio
  • Free Wi-Fi in lobby
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Amphitheatre for programs & shows
  • Entrance and drinks included to Disco & Karaoke bar
  • 600 Junior Suites
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 7 a la carte restaurants: Italian, Mediterranean, Japanese, Mexican, Brazilian, Seafood gourmet and Steakhouse, dress code & reservations required
  • Snack bar
  • 6 bars including Swim-up bar
  • 2 large lake-style pools
  • Tennis courts
  • Fitness studio
  • Aerobics classes
  • Wi-Fi in lobby
  • Amphitheatre for entertainment programs and shows
  • Pueblo Dominicano entertainment village with piano bar, sports bar, casino, Internet cafe, shops, car rental and medical centre
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Spa and massage (fee)
  • Laundry service (fee)

Junior Suites include:

  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Satellite TV
  • Mini-bar - stocked daily w/water, soft drinks & beer
  • Coffee maker
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Wi-Fi (fee)
  • Full bathroom w/jacuzzi tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Living area with daybed
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults (or 2 adults and 2 children, or 3 adults and 1 child)

Kids Deals - The 1st child under 13 stays and eats free when sharing with 2 adults (except for stays including the Christmas and New Year's holiday period).

For the Kids - Bahia Scouts Water Park and Mini club is now open for your little ones to enjoy! Kids 4-12 can enjoy supervised activities at the Kids' Club, playground and wading pool. Baby-sitting service available for a fee.

Exchange Privileges - Access to all services of the Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro (except buffet/gourmet restaurants).

Honeymooners - Receive a fruit basket and a bottle of rum in the room, as well as a room upgrade (subject to availability). Request at time of booking. Requires proof of marriage certificate at 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.

Resort Location Map

  • Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana
    Punta Cana,Dominican Republic

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Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana
Crta. Arena Gorda, Punta Cana 9999 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.