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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 Bahia Principe 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 Bavaro resort complex, with simple minibus access. 

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

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Crimona04 : Montreal, Canada
Great vacation !

We have been to Esmeralda last time on May. Resort is beautiful,customer service is exellent, food is amazing,a lot of variety, and you can eat in different places, Esmaralda and the other restaurants in tha Bahia Complex : Ambar,Bavaro and Punta Cana .Rooms are very clean and nice, Staff is helpfull,pools are very clean.Entertaiment is very nice,music,beach party. We recomanded this resort to our friends and they were very happy as well.Thank you Noris Garcia from Customer Service,for answering to our e- mails in an efficient way.We will be back!

  • frednemma : Samana
Best honeymoon destoration

Was a beautiful island with everythink you coludidos need everyone was so happy and friendly and madre our honeymon so romantic and relaxing. We had a beautiful soy in a lovely Roma with bullera service .

  • Nadi555 : Chelyabinsk, Chelyabinsk, Russia

5 stars?? REALLY??? 3... maybeEverything is dusty and dirty. Rooms, bathrooms, stairs, towels, curtains....etcNo sound isolation at all!!! From our room we could hear even when housekeeper was moving her trash bags, about doors and more loud stuff I am not even saying..:(((The furniture is super old.. try to turn in the bed without it making noise - not gonna happen. Couples you got it right...Towels... with old dirty marks and holes.. no comments.. remember they think they are 5 star!!! And a lot of time they run out of towels.. again no comments..Staff is lazy.. u will wait for ur order forever just to figure that they forgot about you. Tips help a little bit but not much. Beach is super crowdy.. so so so many ppl and you will not get your drinks if you r at the beach or you will wait for them forever!I can keep and keep writing but doesn't worth the time. We will never recommend and never will be back. It just absolutely doesn't worth the money they r asking for what they offer. And its not even about money. You take your time from work and expect nice relaxing vacation but instead you wake up at 7 am cuz of crazy noises outside of ur room.

  • Linda L : Jackson, MI
Punta Cana Esmeralda

This resort was awesome. We have been to Punta Cana at least 6-7 times. Each time, we have chosen a different property. We would return to the Esmeralda if they continue to keep it an adults only resort. Esmeralda is one of 6 different resorts all in one under the name Gran Bahia Principe. Combined, they are a huge property, so much so that they have trams running thru out the area to get you from one resort to another. However, the Esmeralda is right on the beach, as mentioned it was Adults Only. Families with children were not allowed in this area yet we could roam around to all the other areas. Service was very personalized since it was a smaller area. Butler service provided. We had a great room facing the pool. You also could view the sunrise over the ocean right from our patio on the second floor We were in villa 90. There was an extensive shopping centre within the resort complex. My only two complaints would be the fact that reservations for the various theme restaurants were very hard to secure. And the beach was very crowded since everyone from all 6 resorts were competing for the same space. However the beach was groomed every day and there were many shady areas if you wanted shade.

  • caper06 : Glace Bay, Canada
Too Big

Beautiful spot staff are excellent I was a vip.Requested pool side room never got that food was good but mainly cold .The bar ran out of cranberry juice everyday mosquitoes had a feast on us first time ever this is our 21st time to the carribean .Will not return if you like big this is your resort.Wifi almost non existent everyone complaining.

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
  • Free Wi-Fi throughout resort
  • 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)
  • Wi-Fi
  • 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
  • Free Wi-Fi (up to 2 devices; unlimited devices in lobby)
  • 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. Offer is subject to change.

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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.