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Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo


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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 Bahía 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!

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


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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
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
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

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, 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

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Better late than never
cateyera, Toronto, Canada
Tue Sep 20 04:50:16 EDT 2016
Amazing ! This trip was simply amazing. It was my husband , my 2yr old and myself. Our room was across from the children water park which is very smart when you have a hyper 2yr old. The beach was great. To be able to snorkel walking distance from your hotel is unreal. They aquatic life you see for how far you are from shore is amazing. I would only expect that from deep sea diving. The beach itself was great. We had no problems getting shaded seats to sit on any time of the day. Same goes for the pool. I love that thus resort is green. You look out your window and see trees before you see a concrete building. It's smaller then some of the other bahia resorts I've been to and I was worried when I booked but now I think I would rather the smaller resorts. It had the same feel, same amenities as a lager resort just not as crowded. Unfortunately we didn't try any of the restaurants but buffet was great. Every night a different theme. We did have a problem with our ac so we had to change rooms two days into the stay. The second room there was also an ac issue but we realized why the have your access cards tied to the electrical. So we learned to mitigate the ac issue. The drive to and from the airport is breathtaking. Overall I think we may go back hopefully in the next year or so. The price for this resort ,you cannot go wrong. More>

Time of my Life!!!
Anthony T, Dorado, Puerto Rico
Mon Sep 19 10:03:37 EDT 2016
This hotel is a well kept secret. It is in El Portillo, Las Terrenas, Samaná Distric and it is a very lovely place. The Hotel is top notch, the attentions from the moment that you enter up till the the time for Check out is amazing. All the personal gives up a super service and they look to go a step futher for client service. From Victor in the pool bar to Kevin in the restaurants. All the restaurants are A-1, the Buffet area is with a lot of choices to pick to eat. The pool area, the beach, I really can't say anything negative of this place. More>

Excellent
Diana G,
Mon Sep 19 04:15:33 EDT 2016
I am a little late in writing this review on vacation from August 20 for 1 week. Got to the airport and they check you in right away. Since it was at night that we arrived they put us at the restaurant right away. Great idea!. The following day was beautiful, I have to say this is the first time that I was in the ocean all the time and not once at the pool. Not to say the pool wasn't nice but the ocean was so clear no seaweed, little waves and warm. The food was great and we ate (too much). Service was great and the entertainment was fun. Go see the Couple show and Mr. Gran Bahia the funniest shows. Enjoyed it since it was the last minute idea. On a little note I know it is an all inclusive but I don't see that you can't tip on occasion . If I go to coffee shop and I give a tip for someone giving me a coffee I don't see that we can't tip either a waiter or a bartender who has been working long hours. . More>

Fantastic holiday
biondina985, Watford, United Kingdom
Sat Sep 17 03:21:04 EDT 2016
Beautiful hotel deserves a 5* on all aspects don't listen to bad reviews or be put off by it's location not being punta Cana or the Caribbean sea it's situated on the north side of the island on the Atlantic ocean it's identical to the Caribbean sea warm waters and tropical fish excellent food lovely people beautiful grounds rooms have just been redecorated beautiful beach you will not be disappointed don't be put off by the 3 hour transfer it's worth the ride . we booked the excursions through Thompson they were good but over priced was still worth it though the tour guys were good we tipped all of them they really worked hard to please us More>

Holidays
Tatisch1, Calgary, Canada
Thu Sep 15 18:27:38 EDT 2016
Still here in Portillo .,we travel a lot. But this is one of the most amazing places ever visit., people are friendly polite. Amazing ., front desk Javier., snack buffet Margaret and the best yajeiri!!hotel., beach ,. Food ! Top!! I'll be back.,, these three people( now friends) made our holidays!! See you soon!!! More>



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