Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue
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Step into a world of beauty and privilege at this elegant adults-only, upscale resort with unlimited a la carte dining. The Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue section is located closest to the beach with spacious and elegantly appointed junior suites. Enjoy the luxury and attentive service that reflects the essence of the Don Pablo Collection, Bahia Principe's high end brand of hotels!
Location: Directly on a beautiful white-sand beach in Playa Bavaro. Approximately 40 minutes from Punta Cana airport and 50 minutes from Higuey.
First visit to the Dominican Republic and enjoyed every minute of our stay. The staff at this hotel were so friendly, they had everyone dancing at 4pm around the pool, it was such a brilliant atmosphere. Rooms were spacious and were always kept very clean by the maids. Turndown service every evening, sometimes with a chocolate, sometimes a towel made into an animal, sometimes rose petals - every night was different. The food was delicious with a completely different choice every lunchtime and evening. Choice of restaurants and booking the speciality ones was not a problem. All in all, a great holiday.
Visited The Bahia Principe Amber Blue from 14.12.17 till 28.12.17.This was not our first visit to a Bahia hotel but I think it will be our last.Before i start to ramble on dont get me wrong ,this isnt a bad hotel but not a 5* .I will note points that in my opinion let the hotel down.On arrival we where taken into a side room and given our room keys ,why a side room i dont know as there only about 6 couples then directed to our rooms .Our bags where brought up shortly afterwards by a bell boy. My point being, not that it was a problem to us but to find your own way at night in a large complex at a 5* hotel wasnt the best of starts.Our room was on the ground floor and a corner room which was bigger than other rooms in the block.We had requested block 60 via email to the hotel prior to arriving and 2 out of our 3 rooms where in block 60 the third was in block 64 which was our other choice.All 3 rooms where clean and tidy if a little dated and quite dark (light not working reported but not repaired)Down to the buffet for something to eat and drink which we visited a couple of times during our stay and was ok . As reviews told us the food was warm not hot and drinks service was slow.Breakfast in one of the buffets was always good warn and a good selection.Lunch could be taken in many buffets and was again good, drinks where usually slow to arrive .When requesting our rooms we also requested booking reservations for the specialist restaurant and where given the first weeks bookings on arrival .Again I wouldnt rush back to any as in my opinion the food was of a poor standard ( we had to send 3 meals back throughout our stay when served cool and one cold.) Our room throughout our stay was cleaned everyday towels changed if we required them to be.The mini bar was not filled up each day, if we had used anything out of it we had to leave a liitle note for our cleaner to top it up.We stayed mainly around the adult pool where we where entertained by the animation team who did a great job even if some of their props needed replacing.The bar at this pool was a disappointment with no atmosphere and poor slow service also this could be said for the waiter service around the pool .After 1 week, speaking to other guests about the personal waiter we thought we should have been introduced to at the start of the holiday we found one in the lobby, whether he was ours or not, he was excellent ,making a point of speaking to us when ever he saw us and the couple of requests we had he carried out without fuss and efficiently.So as you can read its not all bad.We did leave the hotel on a day trip to Saona island booked through Joseph who works for the hotel ( a good man but im sure he wasnt from Birmingham)Picked up from the hotel at 7.45 and arrived back about 12 hours later ,yes a long day but worth every penny.We also went to coco bongos and this again was very good and i would say a must .The weather was fabulous for the full 2 weeks (2 showers of around 10 mins each)So as you can read its not all bad some good points but too many small bad points.It is a large group of hotels in the same location, dont go expecting a small intimateholiday with staff getting to know your name ( except Marlon from the animation team he remembered all 6 of us from day one) Having had my say we did have a good holiday and met some nice people , so go and have a great time hope your weather is as good as our was.Oh forgot to mention the beach ,the sand is beautiful and the water is ok when the seaweed isnt about. Plenty of sunbeds, if there isnt one where you want to sunbath just move one as there is plenty of room. Overall I would rate this hotel as a 3 to 4* based on our experience.
Our second time there and now will be our only resort in Punta Cana. Beach, food and drink all perfect. All employees are the best friendly and helpful. Must stay at Ambar Blue. Adults only, close to the beach, pool and lobby.
My wife and I stayed here and could not be happier. The DonPablo Collection was the absolute choice for a relaxing stay. For us it was a perfect way to get away from our 'day to day'. The extra cost to stay in the DonPablo collection was worth the money for you get extra sit down meals (buffet is great but can live without the chaos) and better alcohol. The other thing is you have a separate beach and pool which is a lot less chaotic than the others (only had squatters from other resorts sneak on one day whom lets say drew attention to themselves and were quietly removed for being out of control). The other pools allow kids which understandably have a bit of crazy to it but the biggest thing for us when we went into there we MISSED out daughter :( after seeing the other kids. WIFI worked okay'ish but it worked for us to keep in contact with our daughter vie Skype. I will also say it was safe, a wedding band sat on a bench for hours (accidentally) and when we returned it was there - we were unaware that we left it there after applying lotion. If you stay here make a right down the beach and take a walk down to the shops along the shore (the shops are on piles latterly on the water... wasn't the safest to walk along the water being at times the water was approx. three feet deep so walk around it the other way :) ) but locals are selling and bartering for your purchases.
Just a quick note to share our wonderful vacation week at Ambar Blue. The entire resort was quite busy but the Ambar Blue area was wonderful and relaxing. From the magnificent beach, warm pool with the swim-up bar to the fine restaurants, we found everything to perfection. Certainly worth the added costs to stay in the adult only area.
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
- Resort fees (if applicable) must be paid directly to the hotel
- Hotel transfers for packages to USA
- Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
- Items of a personal nature
- Buffet Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner Daily
- A la carte dinner with reservations
- Unlimited domestic and international beverages
- 1 hour per day Non-motorized water sports:
- Boogie Boards
- Scuba lesson in pool
- Tennis Day and night (1 hour limit)
- Mountain bikes (1 hour free)
- Daily activities
- Dance lessons
- Nightly entertainment
- 528 rooms
- 1 Buffet restaurant (International)
- 3 a la carte restaurants (Gourmet, Italian)
- Snack bar
- 3 bars
- 1 pool
- Wi-Fi internet
- Room service
- "Pueblo Principe"-located at the entrance of the complex offering the following facilities: Disco, Piano Bar, Karaoke Bar, Sport & Snack bar, Photo shops, Internet services, medical services, Casino, and Gift shops.
- Balcony or terrace
- 2 double beds or 1 king-size bed and 1 double sofabed
- 1 full bathroom with hydromassage tub and separated jet shower with hydromassage
- Air conditioning and ceiling fan
- Plasma television with satellite
- Hair dryer
- Clock radio
- Coffee maker (coffee included)
- In-room safe
- Max occupancy 3
Resort Location Map
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar BluePunta Cana,Dominican Republic
- Extra Info
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.
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