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Surrounded by spectacular nature and set on one of the best beaches in the Dominican Republic, Grand Bahía Principe El Portillo is a charming colonial-style resort.

A perfect choice for families, the hotel organizes shows and activities that are perfect for kids. Pool activities, non-stop dancing in the mini-disco and mini-shows are always a favorite among families. For a little relaxing getaway, adults can spend time in Bahía Spa, savoring relaxing treatments and rejuvenating massages.

Accommodations are comfortable and provide everything needed for a wonderful stay. For guests wanting a more luxurious stay, Junior Suite Club Golden rooms are located in the resorts beautiful villas and have a private reception, welcome cocktail, a living area with sofa bed, and a full bathroom with a hydro-massage tub.

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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
SAMANA


DR
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. Bahia Scouts Waterpark. Jacuzzi with a large sunbathing terrace and gardens with beach umbrellas and recliners.
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 andtennis courts. 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
JUNIOR SUITE
Spacious suites with lounge area, hydromassage tub, balcony, and VIP amenities.
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
Spacious rooms equipped with luxurious amenities. 2 full size beds or 1 king bed. Hydromassage tub and shower.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
CLUB GOLDEN
These luxurious suites are located in the villas and feature a living area, balcony, hydromassage tub, and special treatment including private reception, welcome cocktail, and 4 dinners per week in specialty restaurants.
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

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:
Portofino Restaurant - À la carte Restaurant with specialities of traditional Italian cuisine.
Las Dalias - Air conditioned buffet restaurant serving international cuisine.
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 - À la carte restaurant where guests can enjoy experimental cuisine and modernist design.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
One free hour: Windsurf, Catamaran, Kayaks, Boogie Boards, Snorkeling
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
International entertainment program for adults and children. Live music and a large variety of shows.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Mini Club, Bahia Scouts Waterpark

Children's Facilities
Teen Disco
Children's Pool

Babysitting Fee: Fee required
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours

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Sun, fun, friends & family.
fren1961, Dannemora, New York
Tue Apr 22 19:15:14 EDT 2014
This resort was the best prepared resort I have ever dealt with. After landing at the airport we met a resort hostess on our 40 min bus transfer to the hotel. Before the bus even moved we had our... More>

Highly Recommended!
AndreaLP73, Bromley, United Kingdom
Mon Apr 21 11:14:25 EDT 2014
Have just come back from here! We were a party of four (2 adults, 2 children) in two rooms. I requested interconnecting rooms on the ground floor which we got (even though wasn't guaranteed). We... More>

Had a great time if you overlook all the issues with ours rooms
Mag55555, Hamilton, Canada
Sat Apr 19 22:02:11 EDT 2014
I would like to start off stating that we did have a great vacation. However, due to the stress and hassles that occurred with our rooms (yes we had to change rooms and still had issues) which were... More>

Awesome Vacation!!
WendyNB, Riverview, New Brunswick
Fri Apr 18 17:18:10 EDT 2014
We stayed at this resort from March 27 to April 10, and it was an awesome experience from start to finish. First I have to applaud Air Canada Vacations for their supreme service. We flew out of... More>

Fabulous Vacation!
253Debbie, Lower Sackville, Canada
Fri Apr 18 09:27:35 EDT 2014
This was our first time to the DR and this resort. We came with friends and we thoroughly enjoyed our time at the El Portillo. The food was excellent with a great selection. The staff were wonderful... More>



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