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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, tennis courts, 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 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
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
CLUB GOLDEN
Located in the villas. Living area, hydromassage tub, private reception, welcome cocktail, 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
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

OTHER INFO
There is fee for use of the room safe.
DINING
Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo features 1 meal plan options:
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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 - À la carte restaurant where guests can enjoy experimental cuisine and modernist design.
Portofino Restaurant - À 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.
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
Applicable Ages: 3-11

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Teen Disco
Children's Pool

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

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Wonderful vacation place
Slavik N, Vancouver, Canada
Wed Jul 09 00:58:27 EDT 2014
We returned two weeks ago and we enjoyed ourselves very much at this location. Gran Bahia Principe - El Portillo is the best resort and Samana was really a paradise place. Our room was clean and... More>

You will plan to come back...
Lubica H, Toronto, Canada
Tue Jul 08 18:21:50 EDT 2014
My friend and I spent a wonderful week in this resort at the end of June. Beautiful and clean beaches, delicious food and extremely friendly and approachable staff made us feel welcome and special... More>

Lovely stay at el portillo
sweetchild0mine, keelby
Tue Jul 08 16:56:57 EDT 2014
The only downside to this holiday was the transfer from the airport to the complex. We were not told on booking it would take 3plus hours and neither were a lot of other holidayers. Thomson really... More>

a wonderful vacation place for a family of 6. grandparents and young teens
LJEC, Point Harbor, North Carolina
Mon Jul 07 07:40:53 EDT 2014
Our vacation was very special. We had 2 beautiful rooms with great service. The food was very good good the presentation was beautiful. Took several tours thru Blue Tour Company with Jose. He... More>

Great Hotel
Lisjohn13, Ottawa, Canada
Sun Jul 06 17:01:04 EDT 2014
We returned a week ago and we enjoyed ourselves very much at this location. We have been to the DR fourteen times, also Jamaica, Cuba and Antigua. We must say this resort is managed very well . The... More>



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