Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa

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Overview

Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa is nestled on a beautiful white sand beach and offers extensive facilities, great dining, entertainment and fun for the entire family. Featuring Junior Suite accommodations and a shopping and entertainment complex - complete with casino! Feast to your heart's content at a choice of eight restaurants, and enjoy your favourite cocktail at one of eleven bars plus enjoy access to Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro and Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana.

Location: Beachfront at Bavaro Beach. Approximately 35 km from Punta Cana International Airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Gayle V : Bayfield, Ontario, Canada
Beautiful Resort

We loved this resort! We travelled with two teen girls and everyone enjoyed our vacation. The only reason I didn't give it 5 stars is because check in was a disaster. They were extremely disorganized and it took forever. First they told us our teens couldn't be near us unless something came up the next day. Then 10 minutes later, they found us an adjoining room. We were travelling with another couple and they told them there were no rooms ready, to come back in a few hours. When we complained, they found a room in our building. They had all the rooms mixed up as too who was in which. After several tries we thought he (Keny) had it sorted out, only to find out hours later, they were still not in the right names, We had to go back several times as our keys wouldn't work. However, once our keys were sorted out,everything was great! The landscape is beautiful, extremely clean and well kept. The rooms are lovely and clean. We had an adjoining room with our daughters that worked out really well. The staff is very friendly and do their job well ( except for those doing check- in!). The food was top rate! The buffet had so much variety and was not the same every day. The seafood night was the best!! It us nice that you can go to other areas of the huge resort for meals. We enjoyed the Japenese a la carte very much. The chefs cook your meal right in front of you and it was so delicious! The beach is amazing. We always found chairs and enjoyed strolling forever! Make sure to try drinks in different lobbies as some make them better than others. The entertainment shows were really good! The recreational staff works very hard to make your stay enjoyable. We especially enjoyed Rosita( I think that was her name). She is so full of energy and made stretchy,stretchy time and water aerobics so much fun! I would highly recommend this resort!

  • Sarah K : Duisburg, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany
Just a perfect vacation

It was my first visit to the Dominican Republic and I am impressed. Together with a friend, we stayed at the Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa from the 23rd of November till the 2nd of December and it's definetly worth going back there. I've been to a lot of beautiful places but after coming home I have never before felt the urge to go back to a specific place. We absolutely want to go back there again - already looked for offers at the Punta Cana Airport for next year. ;) The whole staff - whether it be in the restaurant or the front desk - was always friendly and ready to help. To be honest we had nothing to complain about, except for the next time we have to stay at least two weeks.Especially the entertainers - who are arranging all kinds of activities every day from morning to night to please everyone - have to be emphasized. Francisco is just a very likeable person and an excellent dancer (he's got better hip swings than most woman ;)). Ramirez is just as pleasant, incredibly funny and amusing. You could only watch them the whole day and still have fun. They are very understanding even if you mess up some dance moves. ;) They got a place in my heart. All in all I am completely impressed of the whole atmosphere, the facilities as well as the staff!

  • realsweetdeb : Mississauga, Canada
best hotel and staff

Best staff at this resort went as a family group was the best time ever. Management was good staff was respectful acomodating food was good was the most amazing time ever. the micheal jackson show was the best i have ever seen this is a must to do. would recommend and visit at all times best time ever!!!!

  • Anita E :
Best holiday

It was a very good two week. The waiters and the animators were kind and patient and polite. We felt good. Dance shows were the best and.it was a real entertainment. Food.was delicious and room.was beautiful. Thank.you all.

  • Daniella V :
Don't even bother booking here with Transit Holidays

The day we arrived, we checked in on time at 3pm, and was told our room wasn't ready. They said to wait 30 mins, and they would get back to us. So after the 30 mins we went o to the desk and asked for and update. We were told this 5 times. "Give us 30 mins" It took over 2 hours to get into a room, and all we wanted to do was relax. Once we got into the room the safe was locked. It was supposed to be open so we could secure our belongings. So we had to call the front desk and we waited for an hour for them to open it for us. So the first day was a write off.We also had no body towels in our bathroom when we arrived. Since it was our Honeymoon. The front desk said that they would decorate our room and have Rum and flowers on the bed and in the bath tub. Took them two days to do something for us, and we only got a banner on our door and balloons on our curtains. We mentioned this to our Transit REP he'd take care of it. But we never saw him again after that. He was gone "day off" I suppose.Our Maid only came twice to our room in the 5 days we were there. The one time she came she took all of our towels and left none. I had to call the lobby/reception to ask for towels. Our maid came up and knocked on our door 30 mins later with towels with stains and them not folded. She rolled her eyes at me when I said thank you.Our last day we left money to thank her for the trip and she never came...We also noticed we weren't top priority at this resort. The locals were favoured over us. The second last day of our trip we set up an excursion to go Dune Buggying. We were told by the REP of Transit to be at Bavaro Lobby for 8:05am. So we were. We saw our excursion truck pull and tried to get in and The driver said we had to wait for the next bus.... That wasn't til 11am. So we woke up early for nothing. We talked to our REP and he said the guy accidentally put us in for 11am instead of 8:05pm to be picked up. I wouldn't suggest drinking bottled water there. My husband and I were sick the entire time.My husband and I don't ever plan on going back to Turquesa Bahia Principe. OR using Transit Holidays. They were useless! We lodged a complaint with our travel agent and all they said was sorry. They said they'd do an investigation. Which they did no such thing. I have the PDF of the so called investigation. It's all rubbish! This honeymoon was something to remember and not in a good way...

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
  • A la carte dinners (4/week, reservations required)
  • Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Snacks, soft drinks and domestic beer at Pueblo Principe (24-hour)
  • WiFi in the lobby (1 consecutive hour/day)
  • 502 rooms in 14 villas
  • 2 pools 
  • Water park
  • 8 restaurants
  • 11 bars
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Business center (fee)
  • Casino (fee)
  • Spa (fee)
  • Doctor on site (fee)
  • Laundry services (fee)
  • WiFi available in : Lobby
  • Shopping
  • Golf course nearby (fee)
  • Beauty salon (fee)
Junior Suite includes:
  • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
  • Living area
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Full bathroom
  • Individual air-conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Radio/alarm clock
  • Coffee/tea-maker
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & ironing board
  • Telephone
  • WiFi (fee)
  • Mini-bar
  •  In-room safe (fee)
  • Flat screen satellite TV 
  • Maximum 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children
For the Kids - Kids Club (ages 4 to 12), Kids pool, Playground (fee), Waterpark and Mini-disco. Babysitting available for a fee.
Stay at 1, Play at 3 - Access to all services and facilities at the Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro and Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana (except buffet and gourmet restaurants).
Free Wedding Package - Certain restrictions and fees may apply. A minimum number of passengers may be required. Inquire for details.
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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  • Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa
    Punta Cana,Dominican Republic

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Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa
Crta. Arena Gorda-Macao, Seccion Baigua-Higuey Playa Bavaro, Punta Cana 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.

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