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Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda

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Our Opinion

An amazing resort getaway for couples and families. This resort has the best of both worlds - there are plenty of activities to keep you busy. Make sure that you book ahead of time to secure a spot! Alternatively, there are also plenty of quiet places to relax and enjoy the serene atmosphere of the resort. Good buffet and a la carte food options to choose from, including a snack bar that is open until late. Amazing and spacious rooms

At the Luxury Bah�a Pr�ncipe Esmeralda, Don Pablo Collection you'll enjoy exquisite treatment in beautiful surroundings. Offering a wide variety of facilities and services, you'll also be able to access the facilities and services of the 3 hotels in the B�varo resort complex, with simple minibus access. 

Location: On Bavaro Beach, 30 minutes to Punta Cana airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Lynn B :
Multiple Vists to this Resort

We are just getting prepared to head back to this resort for the 4th time! We are big Bahia fans (our last 6 vacations have been with Bahia Principe) as they always have excellent service and take pride in their hospitality. I would say that 90% is the staff is so excited to have you there and would bend over backwards for you! THose that we typically dealt with didn't expect a tip, however there were a few new faces for us that we felt a little pressure - all was good though because the service received was well worth the tip! As with most down south resorts the beds aren't great, but really the beach and the people make up for that over and over again and in reality I didn't go on vacation to stay in my room and sleep! We can't wait to go back and see our "Friends" because we truly feel that way. And the BEACH - ohhh the beach, one of the most beautiful beaches I have been on in the world! The back pool bar was amazing last year and will probably end up being our spot again this year! Countdown is on for the next visit!

  • Heidi A : Saint Thomas, Canada
A heavenly getaway.

The property is huge, but our area was a small pocket tucked between the beach and pool. An all adult resort was a first for me. It was fantastic. Details cater to an all adult ambiance. Entertainment team was by far the best I've ever seen! Sexy chocolate, Pedro, and Adrianne were a nonstop team for everyone. Food at the buffet was a wonderful experience. Presentation, different culinary tastes and the seafood was also fantastic. Our room was very clean and we could see the ocean from our balcony which was a wonderful treat to enjoy in the afternoon while sipping tea.

  • mgr_60 : Romulus, Michigan
My Bad Experience @ Jazmin

This resort is beautiful and I am still here now....I did have a bad experience at the Jazmin Buffet Restaurant... My wife and I cancelled our reservations at a sit down restaurant so we could dine with our cousins, who are also here... We were the first to arrive at Jazmin and when I went to enter the lady at the entrance "Ericka" gave me a once over and called another lady over and they refused me entry... I refused to leave, I payed good money for this trip...They then called another guy over who told me because I had on shorts... All the the while people were passing me going in with shorts...I asked him why were they being allowed to enter and I was not?....Finally because of my persistence, he allowed me to enter and apologized, but by now I am highly insulted, that I was ever treated like this... I never give bad reviews and I am not saying this is a bad resort at all, but I did have a bad experience and things like this should never happen... Last night, I dined at one of the restaurants where long pants and required and many of the guest had on shorts... It really makes me wonder why in the world I was treated so bad.... I am here until Saturday and hopefully I can say everything else went well....

  • Nick W :
Great stay at the Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda !

Had a wonderful 8 days at the hotel in February. I found the the staff were very helpful and always polite and smiling. Breakfast service was exceptional !. Tho the check in process was a bit confusing and slow. Wilson and lorenzo in the pool bar were great bar men and had a great sense of humour. You soon learn if you tip them around the pool they certainly look after you. they kept the drink and snacks flowing. Good light entertainment at night . Great beach , lovely and clean as was the complex. Be aware if booking a room, no lifts !. Would certainly go back. Rooms were very clean tho maybe a little dated and probably due refurbishment but nothing to complain about. Maid service is very good and punctual. Overall Fabulous stay for a good price !

  • sandy232017 : Toronto, Canada
Great Resort, Excellent entertainment staff

This is the one resort I always stay at when I am in Punta Cana. The rooms are new, clean and spacious.One issue we ran in to was the front desk. They are not efficient with requests. We had to ask a few times for a new tv remote to be sent up, we never got it. One department that stood out was the entertainment team. Danny boy, Paulin, and Pedro were EXCELLENT. They will be a huge reason we come back to the same resort. They honestly know how to entertain guests, especially Pedro with his goofy dance moves and contagious smile. He changes the whole atmosphere in a positive way. The pool games were hilarious and the nightly shows were amazing all thanks to Danny Boy, Paulin, and Pedro. Housekeeping was great and efficient. I will stay here again next year, this is the place to be.

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

  • Daily buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Unlimited a la carte dinners
  • Daily activities program
  • A variety of daily sports
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Selected non-motorized water sports (1 hour/day)
  • 24-hour snacks, soft drinks and domestic beer at Pueblo Principe
  • 24-hour room service
  • Butler service
  • Unlimited selected international drinks
  • Mini-bar (water, soft drinks, beer and alcoholic beverages)
  • Pillow menu
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool (once/stay)
  • Access to all services of the Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro and the Gran Bahia Principe Punta Cana (except the Buffet and Gourmet restaurants)
  • 240 Rooms
  • 1 a la carte restaurant (Italian)
  • Access to 8 a la carte restaurants at Gran Bahia Principe Punta Cana Royal Golden
  • 1 Snack bar
  • Bars including Swim-up bar, Karaoke bar
  • Disco
  • Casino
  • 1 Pool
  • Whirlpool
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Tennis
  • Gym
  • Mini-golf
  • Golf course nearby (fee)
  • Scuba diving centre (fee)
  • Motorized water sports (fee)
  • Spa (fee)
  • Internet (fee)
  • Convention facilities (fee)

Junior Suite includes:

  • 1 king-size or 2 double beds
  • Living area with daybed
  • Hydro-massage tub
  • Separate jet shower
  • Bathrobes
  • Hairdryer
  • Coffeemaker
  • Mini-bar
  • Air-conditioning
  • TV
  • In-room safe
  • Terrace or balcony
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults and 2 children (or 3 adults and 1 child)

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

For the Kids - Kids' Club for ages 4 to 12 and Children's pool.

Honeymoon Bonus - Bottle of rum and Fruit basket in room. Must request at time of booking. Marriage certificate dated within the last 6 months is 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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  • Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda
    Punta Cana,Dominican Republic

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Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection
Crta. Arena Gorda - Macao, 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.

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.