Punta Cana

Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

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2018 Exceptional Value!
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. (restrictions apply*)

The spectacular Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana is an elegant colonial-style complex, set on a splendid white sandy beach, with all the facilities you need for endless fun activities and a wide range of cuisine, all in a fantasy tropical setting.

All rooms are Junior Suites and have a terrace, Jacuzzi, and satellite TV.

Immerse yourself and be carried away by the unmistakable atmosphere of the Bahia Principe Village, where you will find activities to fill your nights with magic. Guests can explore a shopping center, which includes shops, bars, a casino, disco, live music, and more.

The complex has a buffet-type restaurant and 10 specialty restaurants with a la carte dinner service. There are also three snack bars and nine bars serving spectacular tropical drinks. Guest can also enjoy access to the facilities, restaurants, and bars at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro.

Note: Coupon system applies for dining: Stays of 3 nights receive one a la carte dinner, 4-6 nights receive two a la carte dinners, and 7 nights or more receive three a la carte dinners.

*Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.

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Learn more about Punta Cana.
30 minutes drive away from Punta Cana airport and 90 minutes from La Romana airport. Hotel overlooks a marvelo us white sand beach and is surrounded by tropical vegetation

Local Phone: 809-552-1444
Toll Free Phone: 1-800-537-8483
Fax: 809-552-1327
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Casino Onsite
Shopping Mall Nearby (Within hotel complex)
Number of Pools: 3

Swim-up Bar
Two extensive lagoon-type swimming pools and Aquatic Park. Large sun terraces and gardens with sun beds and sunshades Towel-service at pools and beach
3 Golf Courses are located nearby; Cocotal Golf Club, Punta Cana Golf Club, and 1 hr.drive to Casa de Campo Golf Club.
Holes: 0
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: $ for night tennis
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
Bahia Principe Punta Cana is a Caribbean-style hotel with touches of Colonial decoration, surroundedby tropical vegetation. Junior suites, set in villas of two or three stories, have a view of the ocean. As of 01/01/18 arrivals, all Grand Principe Hotels & Resorts will include free use of in-room safety deposit boxes for all of their guests. Beach: Sandy white beach.
Total Rooms: 756
Year Opened: 2004 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
Guests are guaranteed the following minimum # of a la carte dinner by duration- 3 nights= 1 a la carte dinner, 4-6 nights= 2 a la carte dinners, 7 nights or longer= 3 a la carte dinners.
Junior suite includes one king bed or two double beds, and a private balcony or terrace. Located in two and three story villas, these rooms also feature a spacious bathrom with a Jacuzzi, a ceiling fan, a minibar, and more.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe

There is a fee for use of the room safe and WiFi.
Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-A' La Carte dining requires coupons based on length of stay.
There are 7 Restaurants at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana:
El Pescador - la carte restaurant with conventional seafood cuisine, the sea as an essential culinary source.
Le Gourmet - la carte restaurant where you can taste French gourmet cuisine, so you can enjoy the cradle of nouvelle cuisine.
Piscis - Beach buffet/bar open for lunch.
Orquidea - International buffet for breakfast, lunch and dinner. All men must wear long pants for dinner.
Garden Grill - la carte restaurant where you'll find the authentic flavour of grilled meats with their original seasonings.
Santa Fe - la carte restaurant where you can enjoy authentic Tex-Mex cuisine. beans, fajitas.
Mikado - la carte restaurant with traditional Japanese cuisine served to your taste with chopsticks for a total immersion, or if you don't dare you can go back to typical silverware.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Water Sports Center on the beach and Diving Center; Tennis courts, Fitness-studio
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Daily entertainment with live music(merengue,salsa,...)and a variety of shows held at the Amphitheatre,Disco,Piano-bar,Karaoke
Mini Club offers children's activities for ages 4 to 12 years old.
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years old.

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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What to expect
Food Quality
2218 Recommend
2218 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana to their friends and family

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TripAdvisor Web Reviews
Based on 7609reviews
What to expect

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Jul 02 2018
The hotel rooms had mold in them. The faucet in the tub was close to falling off. The tub had weird stains on it. The floor tiles in the bathroom were cracking and were coming off. Everything in the room looked very worn out and the furniture was stained. There were 5 of us and something was always missing for the fifth person. Other than the rooms, everything was great. The staff was very nice and the food was great.
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The Best Birthday so far
Jun 18 2018
From the beginning to the end was a great time. Ive never been to an all inclusive resort so I was shocked by all the things that was right at our finger tips.
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Punta cana
May 21 2018
We had a fabulous time. Weather perfect service was perfect and the hotel was wonderful. The staff was amazing!! will definitely be back
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Beautiful Resort
Apr 19 2018
The grounds are Gorgeous and always being kept up and worked on. The food was very good and great variety. The breakfast really needs work though very bland and boring. The entertainment staff, wait staff and resort staff is amazing as well. I would definitely go back. Our flight home was cancelled and the resort staff was great and extremely helpful.
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Punta cana review
Apr 18 2018
I was not satisfied with the trip overall. The bathrooms in the aircraft were absolutely disgusting. The drinks were served warm even drinks that were supposed to be iced. Half of the staff was nice while others you felt as if you were bothering them. The beach was hardly enjoyable because you got harassed the entire time by people to buy things. Needless to say I would never pick this resort or swift air again. I have used apple before and loved it so I'm not sure what went wrong this time but I will seriously be considering another company next time.
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Food and service
Mar 28 2018
I did not think the food was all that good. Some of the bartenders were not very friendly and if you were on the older side you had to wait as the younger patrons came first.
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Poor customer service
Mar 02 2018
We stayed at the Grand Bahia for 5 nights. Upon arrival, we were shuffled around to 3 different places before finally being helped by an Apple representative. The check-in process took over an hour. There was a huge language barrier--even with our Apple representative. We tried to book reservations at the restaurants during check-in and the majority of the restaurants were already booked. I have traveled to many places in the world and the attitude of the staff at this resort was by far the worst I have ever encountered. The beach area at the resort was extremely crowded, so we tried to stay near the pool, which was also crowded, but less so than the beach. My daughter loved the water park at the resort. The food at both the buffet and restaurants was very good. Although our "chef" at the Japanese Hibahchi restaurant provided no entertainment at all. He just cooked the food on the grill in front of us, which was a bit disappointing considering the effort it took to actually get a reservation at the Hibachi. We were warned by the Amstar representative to make sure we use the room safe to lock up our valuable. However, the safe in our room broke TWICE during our 5 night stay. Also, three of the five night we were there are villa lost electricity (ranging from a few minutes to a few hours). I would never return to this hotel and would not recommend it to anyone based solely on the extremely poor level of customer service. However, given the price we paid, it was an ok vacation.
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Buffet food & Restaurant reservations
Feb 27 2018
Buffet food only mediocre. Nothing great. We had a group of 3 families traveling together, and had issues getting 2 dinner restaurant reservations for our grouo of 11. Both of our Restaurant reservations were made the minute we checked in. For our preferred choices they only had openings for the last 2 out of the 6 nights we were there. We were promised by the apple representative that our 2nd reservation could be made. They would just have to contact the restaurant and for us to just check back later in the week. It came down to 45 minutes before our reservation on the lat night and only 6 of us could eat at that restaurant, and another restaurant had to be picked at the last minute. Staff should not tell you reservations will work, when they can't conifirm them. Very disappointing. I was also told by hotel staff that restaurant reservations could be made online 2-3 weeks ahead of your stay. When I called after the apple manifest was sent to the hotel a week before our stay, it was too late to book restaurant reservations on line. We have stayed at the resort before and getting restaurant reservations was a problem then too. I was hoping it would be better this time. Not so.
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Overall very happy with stay!
Feb 23 2018
Overall we were very happy with the stay. The maid service for additional wash clothes (even after asking) was a challenge. The remainder of maid service was good and the room kept very clean. The bars were very nice as were the pools, beach. Hotel grounds were manicured and nice to see.
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Not the resort I booked, but still a nice stay......use caution booking!
Jan 24 2018
I very carefully booked AMBAR BLUE, ADULTS ONLY, I got a family friendly Punta Cana. I was not concerned when my paperwork said my stay would be in "Punta Cana"....it is ALL Punta Cana. I'm not new at this, and I stayed in Ambar Green 9 months ago. It was very disappointing to spend so much money and end up in the wrong resort. Oh well, making the best of what I got, I'll admit that the Punta Cana resort was very nice, just not what I wanted or booked. The buffet food was excellent and the staff very friendly. Very nice place..... just watch your booking with Apple and make SURE you are ending up at the resort your wanted. They are ALL Punta Cana.
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Awesome resort
Jan 20 2018
The staff was very friendly...but it helps to know Spanish. This resort is very large. And fools more like a city. I love the trolley system! There is very little snorkeling in this country...so if that's what you are looking for. ..try somewhere else. The Dominican restaurant is the best.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Love this resort
Kimandmark1, Angus, Canada
Thu Jul 19 08:24:27 EDT 2018
I travel south a few times a year and The grand Bahia principe Punta Cana is by far the better of most i have been to. The staff work hard to keep the place clean and it shows..workers are out scrubbing walkways early morning and late night. Rooms are well kept and clean. Pools are warm and very clean. The food is plentiful and always a variety. Be sure to try the specialty restaurants for a variety... The beach is amazing and keeps me coming back..there are waves so be aware of your surroundings. This is a large resort but there are shuttles running all the time..(the walking helps wear off the meals). I cannot say enough good stuff about this resort. Shopping village and nightly entertainment and Also has a water park for the kids. I am booked to visit again September 13-20 with my daughters and granddaughter. This will be my 4th trip and it wont be my last. If you are looking for comfort, cleanliness, great food and beaches, you need to visit The Grand Bahia!!!! You wont be disappointed. Much love to the great staff Who work hard to keep us happy!!!! See you soon

Value for money and a great getaway
danieldanj, Dorking, United Kingdom
Thu Jul 19 08:07:15 EDT 2018
We were, like others, quite worried for our trip to the Dominican following reviews written on this site - but I think it needs to be remembered they are simply ONE person's opinion or view on their holiday - and sometimes with travel, you need to take into account what you pay vs what to expect! We had a brilliant holiday at the Grand Bahia Principe, and would happily revisit this property or one of their others. Food - All the food was great throughout, the buffet restaurants had loads of choice with fresh cooking stations at each meal time, and a good selection of hot and cold food (Breakfast, you could eat all day, the choices were great!) The A La Carte restaurants are well worth booking for some variety and for something a little special, they vary from full table service to full buffet. Personally recommend the Japanese, Mexican and Garden Grill! (Also, if breakfast at the beach is open, go, smaller selection but great views!) Drinks - Never had a problem with finding something to drink, the local beer and rum were very drinkable, as were the iced cocktails available day and night. Only grumble,is the majority of hotel bars close by 11pm each night, however you can go the the 'Bahia Village' to continue until 12am at the Sport's Bar (and this is only a couple of minutes walk from reception) Staff - Every member of staff we came across were friendly and helpful - Maria from the Entertainment Team did a great job each day, and her bingo calling is excellent! Hotel - It is a large complex, so make use of the buggies to transport you up and down the resort complex, they run every few minutes in each direction, rooms are spread across the complex, we had a room in Villa 17 which was a few minutes from reception and next to one of the main pools - perfect! - Rooms have a free safe, and cleaned each day, mini bar restocked with soft drinks, beer and water. We did have a problem with our door lock on arrival, but once called, they had a maintenance man with us in minutes.... Other - Beach was a little seaweed heavy, but they were doing everything they could to try and clear it during our stay, you can't help the ocean, it'll do what it wants! Overall, we had a great holiday with superb June weather in the Dominican Republic - so thanks Tui (and Rafael) and all the staff at Bahia Principe Punta Cana for a great 2 week holiday!

Overall very good
Cam M,
Wed Jul 18 08:41:25 EDT 2018
Having read the reviews on trip advisor we expected the best but was prepared for the worst. Firstly check in was a little slow but to a big issue. We stayed in Villa 15 which is directly next to a pool. The music started at 10:00 and was off by 18:00 so noise wasn't an issue. Rooms were dated but bad, cleaned impeccably everyday however mini fridge wasn't stocked fully everyday (not a big issue unless you drink diet drinks). The music by the pool became repetitive and annoying after a while but some people seemed to be enjoying themselves. The bars were very good and we had good services overall. The food in the buffet was beyond our expectations as there's defiantly enough for anyone's tastes. It can get very busy however so we recommend either eating early or very late. With regards to the Wi-Fi don't bother paying the $65 or even the $9 packages the hotel offer. Sign up to Boingo Wi-Fi for $4.99 and get a months Wi-Fi in room and around the hotel for 4 devices. Then cancel after your stay. Overall a very large resort that manages its size very well. Kind staff and well maintained. Would recommend.

Perfect holiday !
Zoltán Ö,
Sun Jul 15 07:32:43 EDT 2018
We spent 2 weeks in this beautiful resort and I really hope we can return there! The resort itself its really perfect with many pools, unbelievable clean with many green and well maintained areas. In the all-inclusive restaurant the food is high quality and diverse, showed and prepared very professionally, everybody can find his choice. The personal everywhere is very friendly and helpful, the music and entertainment is ongoing all the time ! The rooms are very comfortable, with perfect room service all considered ! The only issue is the Wi-Fi, what is available only on the reception area and even there very poor quality, and to “sophisticated” to connect ! Thank you Grand Bahia Principe for this unforgettable holiday !

Quick All Girls Getaway June 30 to July 4
Marilyn0113, Pickering, Canada
Sat Jul 14 06:00:41 EDT 2018
To celebrate 50th Birthdays, myself and five friends did a four night stay at this all inclusive resort in the DR. The resort is about half an hour from the airport. We were the only stop our driver made which was great. The property is huge and there are golf cart like shuttles all over to take you where you need to go. Never had to wait long so we didn't mind this. We stayed in buildings 26 and 28, situated closer to the beach, a few a la cart restaurants, breakfast and lunch buffets. The rooms were beautiful with comfortable beds, large clean bathrooms and balconies however, not ocean view. Food was great, the best I've had at any all inclusive. We dined at the Steak restaurant and BBQ restaurant. Make reservations ASAP as there were only after 8:00pm times left. The shows at night were fantastic. There was a Michael Jackson performance our first night and a Canada Day theme show the second, complete with fireworks. There is a marketplace area and giftshops for browsing as well as the beach vendors who you can negotiate price with. We didn't get to the beach that early and still did not have any trouble finding a shady spot. We had a fifteen minute banana boat ride for $10 each which was an absolute riot. Staff were friendly and efficient. I would recommend Grand Bahai Principe highly. Two negatives I would mention is if you don't like a large resort this isn't for you and that the main buffet at the lobby is crowded. We opted to eat breakfast and lunch at the beach buffets after the first day and enjoy the view.

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