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Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo


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Honeymoon*: Bottle of wine and box of chocolates, bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival, turndown service, 20% discount on couples spa massage, special room decoration, and surprise gift.

Surrounded by spectacular nature and set on one of the best beaches in the Dominican Republic, Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo is a charming colonial-style resort. This family-friendly resort looks out over a sugary white sand beach dotted with coconut trees, leading to the endless turquoise sea.

A perfect choice for families, the hotel organizes shows and activities that are perfect for kids. Children will find endless excitement at the Bahia Scouts Water Park and kids' club. Activities include everything from eco-adventures and exploration to mini-Olympics and beach activities. The resort also offers a mini-disco for children and babysitting service (fee) so parents can relax worry-free.

For a little relaxing getaway, adults can spend time in Baha Spa, savoring relaxing treatments, rejuvenating massages, and a variety of beauty services. For the more active, a wide array of beach activities are available, including windsurfing, kayaking, snorkeling, or a scuba diving lesson in the pool! Take it down a notch in the two sparkling pools and outdoor beachfront Jacuzzi. Once the sun sets, a variety of evening activities are available, including nightly shows and the Bachata discotheque at Bahia Principe Village!

Accommodations are comfortable and provide everything needed for a wonderful stay, from Junior Suites to Family Suites for up to eight guests.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo is located thirty minutes from the new Samana Airport.
Address: PO BOX 646 LAS TERRENAS
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Local Phone: 809-240-6100
Fax: 809-240-6104
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Outdoor pool with children's area. Jacuzzi with a large sunbathing terrace and gardens with beach umbrellas and recliners. Bahia Scouts Water Park available with full line of children activities including eco-adventures, exploration, mini-Olympics.
Golf: NEARBY
Playa Grande Golf Course designed by Robert Trent Jones is 2 hours away.
Holes: 18
Tennis
Number of Courts: 1
Outdoor Courts: 1
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Horseback Riding: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo features four restaurants, three bars (Lobby Bar, Pool Bar & Snack Bar), spa (fee), gym, tennis courts, kids' club, and kids' waterpark. Beach: Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 558
Year Opened: 2006 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
All restaurants are non-smoking. Three dinners in a la carte restaurants per week of stay and previous reservation required. There is fee for use of the room safe.
ROOM TYPES
FAMILY MASTER SUITE
Special amenities pack upon arrival, welcome basket with sweets, welcome kit with t-shirt and cap, kids' bathrobe and slippers, standard adult minibar plus upgraded kids' minibar. Up to 8 guests.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUPERIOR SUITE
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double bed, a fully-equipped bathroom with a hydromassage tub, and a private balcony or terrace. Room also features a stocked minibar, a sitting area with a sofa bed, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Sofa
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
STANDARD
Equipped with luxurious amenities. 2 full size beds or 1 king bed. Hydromassage tub and shower. The maxiumum occupancy for this room is 3 guests - 2 adults and 1 child.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
FAMILY JUNIOR SUITE
Special amenities pack upon arrival, welcome basket with sweets, welcome kit with t-shirt and cap, kids' bathrobe and slippers, standard adult minibar plus 2 juices, 2 milkshakes, and 2 cartons of milk. Up to 4 guests.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, a fully-equipped bathroom, and a private balcony or terrace.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
There is fee for use of the room safe.
DINING
Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo features 1 meal plan options:
All Inclusive
There are 5 Restaurants at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo:
Burger Principe - A la carte restaurant located in Pueblo Principe. Open from 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
El Pescador - Air conditioned a la carte seafood restaurant. This is a non-smoking restaurant. Reservations required.
Orquidea - la carte restaurant where guests can enjoy experimental cuisine and modernist design.
Portofino Restaurant - la carte Restaurant with specialities of traditional Italian cuisine.
Las Dalias - Air conditioned buffet restaurant serving international cuisine.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
One free hour: Windsurf, Catamaran, Kayaks, Boogie Boards, Snorkeling, kids' waterpark, kids' entertainment zone, bicycles. New chill out relaxation area on the beach, to enjoy the sun and the fantastic views of the magnificent Portillo beach with t
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
International entertainment program for adults and children. Live music and a large variety of shows.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Bahia Scouts Waterpark. Children's Bahia Scouts program includes children's pool, Mini Club with daytime activities, evening mini-disco and babysitting service (additional charge).
Applicable Ages: 3-11

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Teen Disco
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: Fee required
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours

TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
A very good stay
cptjoe36,
Sun Apr 23 14:46:03 EDT 2017
A very well-maintained and pretty place. Check-in was quick & easy, and we were escorted to our room in short order. We didn't get into any of the buildings we asked for, but ours (27) was good. The only complaint was that it's by the main road, and you'll hear traffic. It's not a very heavily traveled road, but you'll hear it. I wouldn't advise staying there if you have a choice. But we didn't. Dahlia's, the main restaurant, was the best part of the place. The food was excellent! All the time. The didn't much care for the Mediterranean a la carte restaurant. The food was good, but no better than Dahlia's and the place is sparsely decorated. The Italian restaurant was good especially the choices at the antipasto bar that is the appetizer. The Brazilian on was the best, what with the many "swords" to choose from. The pools are both well-kept and just the right temperature. There are plenty of bars around so you're never far away from a beverage. The beach is very nice, plenty of chairs. But, for once in my life, I want to see a place that prohibits "chair-saving". You could walk the beach at 7:30 AM and see half the chairs with towels on them. The snorkeling was disappointing. There isn't much reef and it's not colorful and there only a handful of fish. Can't beat the price though! WiFi in the lobby was and is still a mystery. I was able to connect to the WiFi but not the internet, and nobody seems to know the answer. Quite frustrating, I gave up after day two. Overall, a nice stay, but I wouldn't go back a second time.

Wonderful stay
PadLuce,
Sun Apr 23 03:33:27 EDT 2017
We came from the uk with 3 boys. We were worried about the distance (9hr flight plus 3.5hr transfer) and although it was a long way it was worth it. A lovely peaceful resort in beautiful surroundings. But better for 2 weeks than just one. The rooms were lovely and kept spotlessly clean. The restaurants have stunning beach views and plenty of options. Kids enjoyed kids clubs and water sports! We thoroughly enjoyed our stay and will definitely go back!

my stay
kbirdd27, Ontario, Canada
Sat Apr 22 09:33:47 EDT 2017
Had a great time,great place and food. The pool areas are very clean,the service is friendly and always smiling, beach is very clean and nice to relax on. Lots of food no shortage, drinks are awesome especially the Miami Vice one. the music in the loung was awesome. The front desk is very helpful helping with the internet service

Fun in Bahia Principe
O6809HFrichardb, Las Terrenas
Fri Apr 21 05:47:46 EDT 2017
Enjoy the resort or see the sites; it's worth it! The staff is wonderful and the stay was quite lovely. Ramón or sine, you'll have a fun time. If you dont speak the language, there are several people who are willing to help--a language barrier is never a problem.

Relaxing holiday
shelley d, owen sound
Mon Apr 17 08:20:12 EDT 2017
My husband and I travelled to GBP El Portillo the first week of April. The resort was beautiful. Employees were constantly working around the resort to keep it clean and the grounds picture perfect. Staff was very friendly. We ate at the Brazilian and the Italian restaurants. The food was excellent. We had rain the first evening and the rest of the week was perfect. Sunny with light winds. Beach is great for walking. Resort is well laid out, we never felt crowded even though it is quite large. The resort offers several activities yet we found it very relaxing which was perfect for us. We spent time at the relax pool. The resort is in a remote area. Our drive was about half an hour from the airport. We flew in and out of Samana. Would definitely recommend this resort.



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