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Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa

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This mid-sized resort is set in lush environs of the Samana Peninsula near Punta Cana. With four restaurants, two bars and a snack bar to choose from, as well as a variety of activities and a beautiful sandy beach, everyone will find something to make their vacation perfect at the stunning Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa. 
Location: Located on the beautiful Samaná Peninsula, approximately 60 minutes from the new Samaná airport.

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Nigel D : Arundel, United Kingdom
Fantastic vacation in great location

We just returned from two week’s vacation here, it was absolutely superb. The main part of the hotel is located on the top of a cliff, and landscaped down to outlying parts, all with stunning views across the bay. Cleverly they have a lift which takes you from the main building to the beach. That said our favourite part was the pool which has loads of room for games, exercise etc, and a swim up bar where Raul took great care of us. Our room was clean, well equipped and very comfortable, which for a guy with a bad back was just great. I was surprised that we had to pay extra for the room safe, but they know your gonna needed so they have you over a barrel. The room wifi is also extra, but I guess that a plus as you don’t spend your time on the internet instead of enjoying a great holiday. There was a choice of main and 3 à la carte restaurants, all of which have a wide range of delicious food. I've read comments about the food being the same each night, but with every type of fish, meat, pasta, and vegetables this gave us the opportunity to try a different dish each night. The evening entertainment was mainly focused on audience participation, which actually was quite funny to watch. Our tour agent Cesar was extremely polite and helpful, and we booked for a couple of trips, the Zip-line and El Limon Waterfalls, both were very enjoyable. The best part was the fantastic folks we met from Canada, and I’m sure we’ll stay in contact over the years. Normally we wouldn’t go to the same location twice as we like to see different places around the world, but we enjoyed this vacation so much we may well return one day.

  • Andy M : Brantford, Canada
Over the top Golden

We recently stayed at this hotel during March break. We upgraded to the Golden Club and enjoyed the larger suite in the lower three story complex. This suite was large, comfortable bed, nicely finished , large balcony, not brand new, but well maintained. The bathroom had beautiful tiled walls and floors, large shower, lots of water pressure and hot water. The towels were changed every day as were the bed sheets. Luz helped us organize a cab to Las Terranas and took great care of us as a concierge.The animation team made us feel very welcome and entertained with games and activities, Darts, Ping Pong, Spanish lessons, Crazy Games. The staff gave their all, Miguel, Jimmy, Esther, Caroline, Bulgaria, Jose, to name a few.The food was well organized, of course many items were the same each day, but they also had themes that changed regularly and the quality was good. The specialty restaurants provided an excellent atmosphere, good service, and great food.The pools were clean and we had lots of choices for seating. There are four different pools, two different beaches and lots of available activities.The view from anywhere in the hotel is fabulous since it is situated on top of a hill. The town side is a little noisey.

  • 506donna : Yarmouth, Canada
gran bahia principe cayacoa is the best resort!!!

Just got back from a wonderful weeks vacation at the gran bahia principe cayacoa- everyone/everything was just the BEST-- nice quiet resort for relaxation- food is great- service and people the best ever... NOT ONE NEGATIVE remark from either myself or my daughter- WE SHALL BE BACK...scenery is unreal... loved every min there....

  • robbocancun_Mexico : cancun, Mexico
Loved every minute

I stayed here for a few night, along with my colleague, I stayed in room 427 and arrived on 16th March, my colleague was in room 428. When I arrived at the hotel the reception, as usual, were very friendly and welcoming. When I got to my room the views were to die for!!!The food in the hotel is faultless and if anyone on here says that the food is terrible, well, please invite me to your home as Id love to see what you have to eat!The food selection is fantastic and I looked forward to meal times - one slight criticism (very trivial): the pizza one day was sticking to the pizza pan, I was trying to get the pizza out of the pan (whilst the staff member was watching me) with the serving tongs but could not manage I walked away the staff member then decided to cut it up and release the pizza from the pan...think it might have been nice if he helped me!apart from the silly, trivial, pizza thing, I love the staff here, all of them are amazing and to me, this shows how professional and organized the management are..perfect! Staff morale and how staff treat their guests all filters down from the managers in my opinion, that's why they are all so good.The hotel is spotless and I cant wait to go back. I work in tourism and I have stayed in over 600 hotels, the Gran Bahia hotels are my favorite - been on holiday to the Gran Bahia Principe in La Romana and loved it there too.Well done to all the staff, I like your hotel so much that I have decided to become a member and my first choice of hotel options will certainly lie with you.Samana is a lovely destination, yes, the journey is quite far from Puerto Plata if you are travelling from there but, you should obviously be aware of the transfer time before you arrive!Enjoy your holiday experience here, you wont be disappointed.

  • Drozer68 : Montreal, Canada
All inclusive adult vacation

The place is very clean, the staff is friendly and the food is good. There is not as wide a selection of food as one might see in similar resorts in Riviera Maya, but it's still quite good. The pool are nice a clean. The bar service could be better in terms of doing rounds around the pools.It's more of an adult place, the beach is not so easily accessible for families with children.The village of Samana is not particularly interesting.

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

  • 3 meals daily plus snacks and afternoon tea
  • All drinks (Domestic brands, Domestic beer, House Wine)
  • Drinks at disco
  • Sailing
  • Hobie Cats
  • Catamarans
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Pedal Boat
  • Snorkeling
  • Boogie Boards
  • Volleyball
  • Exercise classes
  • Pottery lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Evening entertainment
  • 223 rooms in one main 4-storey buildings
  • 1 buffet restaurant
  • 3 a la carte restaurants (International, Mediterranean, Italian)
  • 6 bars including Beach bar, Swim-up bar, Pool bar
  • Disco
  • 2 outdoor pools
  • Fitness facilities
  • Sauna (fee)
  • Beauty salon (fee)
  • Spa (fee)
  • Internet (fee)
  • Shopping nearby
All accommodations include:
  • Air-conditioning
  • Cable TV
  • In-room safe (fee)
  • Iron
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Hair dryer
  • Mini-bar (fee)
Partial Oceanview includes:
  • 1 king bed and full bathroom with Jacuzzi tub
  • Max occ 2
Junior Suite Partial Oceanview includes:
  • 1 king or 2 double beds
  • Living area
  • Full bathroom
  • Max occ 4 up to 3 adults
Kids Deal - First child 2-12 stays and eats free when sharing a Junior Suite Partial Oceanview room and existing beds with 2 adults. Second child pays child rate. Max 2 kids.

For the Kids - Babysitting service for a fee, kid's section of main pool.

Honeymoon Bonus - Receive a bottle of rum and fruit basket. Wedding certificate required upon check-in. Maximum 6 months after the wedding. Request at time of booking.

Wedding Packages - Packages are available. Please inquire for details and pricing.

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 Cayacoa
    Samana,Dominican Republic

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Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa
Loma Puerto Escondido s/n 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.