Samana

Grand Paradise Samana


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This all-inclusive resort is located in the beautiful Samana bay at Las Galeras, beside white sand beaches, lush greenery, and clear blue waters. Only 45 minutes from the Arroyo Barril National Airport, the unspoiled natural beach at this hotel feels a world away, yet is convenient to many local attractions. The resort is near Boca el Diablo and Playa Rincon, and is only 25 minutes from the town of Samana.

When youre not resting in one of the comfortably-appointed guest rooms or soaking up sun on the beach, there are plenty of activities to keep guests of all ages entertained. Supervised kids activities are available all day long, while non-motorized watersports from snorkeling to sailing to windsurfing are available to all guests. Rent a bicycle, take a scuba diving lesson, or play a game of tennis.

In the evening, enjoy nightly entertainment programs and a disco. Enjoy dining at three restaurants, including two a la carte, and sit back with drinks at four bars. Sea Scape, one of the a la carte restaurants, offers fresh seafood in an elegant atmosphere. Michelangelo serves a la carte Italian in a sophisticated venue. Eat all you want at Aserradero Buffet. Night owls can feast on midnight snacks!

Experience the natural beauty of paradise at Grand Paradise Samana.
HOTEL LOCATION
Grand Paradise Samana is located in the Samana Bay at Las Galeras, 45 minutes from El Catey Airport and 25 minutes from the picturesque town of Samana.
Address: Playa Las Galeras
Samana


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Local Phone: 809-538-0020
HOTEL FACILITIES
Business Services
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Parking
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 3
Tennis
Number of Courts: 1
Court Fee: night - $
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Onsite meals and beverages are included in the room rate at Grand Paradise Samana-an Amhsa Marina Resort-All Inclusive. Amenities include a beach bar and a poolside bar. Beach: Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 1:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 420
Year Opened: 0 Credit Cards:
ROOM TYPES
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW
Deluxe room incudes two double beds, air conditioning, a full bath, a minibar (soft drinks), and a private terrace or balcony with ocean views.
2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Television
Room Safe
DELUXE GARDEN VIEW
Deluxe room incudes two double beds, air conditioning, a full bath, a minibar (soft drinks), and a private terrace or balcony with garden views.
2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Television
Room Safe
BUNGALOW OCEAN FRONT
Two story bungalow includes one queen bed and two twin beds, a living area, a kitchennette, a full bathroom, air conditioning, and a private terrace with beautiful oceanfront views.
1 Queen Bed or 2 Twin Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Television
Room Safe
BUNGALOWS/VILLAS OCEAN VIEW
Two story bungalow includes one queen bed and two twin beds, a sofa bed, a full bathroom with premium amenities such as a bath robe and slippers, a kitchenette, a living area, and a private terrace with stunning ocean views.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Television
Room Safe
BUNGALOWS/VILLAS GARDEN VIEW
Two story bungalow includes one queen bed and two twin beds, a sofa bed, a full bathroom with premium amenities such as a bath robe and slippers, a kitchenette, a living area, and a private terrace with garden views.
1 Queen Bed or 2 Twin Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Television
Room Safe
DELUXE OCEAN VIEW SELECT VIP
VIP guestroom includes two double beds, air conditioning, a full bathroom with premium bath amenities, bath robes and slippers, a minibar (water, soda, and beer), and a private balcony or terrace with stunning ocean views.
2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Television
Room Safe
SUPERIOR OCEAN VIEW
Guestroom includes two double beds, air conditioning, a minibar (soft drinks), a full bathroom, and a private terrace or balcony with ocean views.
2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Television
Room Safe
SUPERIOR GARDEN VIEW
Guestroom includes two double beds, air conditioning, a minibar (soft drinks), a full bathroom, and a private terrace or balcony with garden views.
2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Television
Room Safe
DINING
There are 5 Restaurants at Grand Paradise Samana:
Asia Teppanyaki and Sushi Bar - A la carte restaurant featuring Asian inspired cuisine served teppanyaki style and with a sushi bar. Open for dinner only.
Beach Club - Grill, sandwiches, and fruits. Open for lunch.
Michelangelo Restaurant - A la carte Italian
Sea Scape - A la carte seafood restaurant open for lunch.
Aserradero Restaurant - Buffet open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Water sports (non-motorized and motorized) ($). Ping pong, billiard, volleyball, Natural Sea Aquarium ($), free scuba diving at the pool and at the beach, mini golf, dance lessons. From February to March you may be able to watch humpback whales ($).
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Disco and night show
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS

Applicable Ages: 4-12
Program Fees: complimentary

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Babysitting Fee: Yes

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Worst Resort in the Dominican Republic
Chris I,
Sat Jul 14 15:27:10 EDT 2018
Hello Everyone. Me and the family went on a vacation to the Dominican and we stayed at the Grand Paradise Samana resort. Believe me when i say the beach and the AMAZING cleaning lady Ana was the best part of it. Just want to share some of our experiences at this terrible resort. For starters We were there during the world cup and we were watching the Japan vs Belgium game at the bar in the resort when a family of Dominicans in front of us turned around and started saying "ching ching chong" to us. Mocking us since we were Asian. They all laughed at us including the bartender. I was very upset along with my son and brother in law. I went to the reception and asked to speak to someone in charge to let them know what happened. They woman at the desk said she would get someone. She went into a room 2 feet away and never came out. I waited over 30 mins and when i tried to get someone else i was told to come back later. I was totally disgusted by this. The ignorance not only with the family but the bartender who works there. At the buffet me and my son were in line for the food(steak) after some explaining he understood we wanted well done. There were a few of us in line when a family jumped right to teh front of the line spoke to the cook in Spanish and then the cook proceeded to give our portions to the family. I couldnt believe that happened. i was mad and asked him why did he give them the pieces that we were waiting for? He just gave us a smirk and that was it. I left my plate there and walked away with my son. Also the fact its a resort and it HOT you would think they would have ice cream during the lunch and dinner hours for dessert. out of the 7 days we were there only 3 days had ice cream. The food was either bland or to salty as well. Overall the buffet was 1 out of 10 in my eyes. I found myself eating the muffins more than the actual dinner items. Went to the bar with some of the family and the majority of the times we went we got served last. No matter what, even when we were right at the bar in front of the bartender. Anyone who spoke spanish was served ahead of us. A man from London, England came over and stood beside me and said "I have to learn Spanish or be Dominican otherwise you get served last" I agreed with him completely. So the experience we had at this AWFUL AWFUL resort was worthy of a negative rating but since i cannot i just gave it a 1. I hope this helps all of you in deciding whether or not u would go to this resort. Have a safe and fun summer everyone!

Nobody speaks english + false advertising, but nice place in the end
Jordan D,
Wed Jul 11 16:30:05 EDT 2018
Firstly, the hotel advertises free wifi and inclusion to all the restaurants. We were also told that the deluxe garden view (base room) had your choice of either two double beds or one queen....this was also a lie. When we got there my girlfriend and I had to squeeze into a double bed so we could sleep together which was quite uncomfortable. We ended up paying $120 each extra for the week so we could upgrade to premium, which included all the restaurants, and gave us a better room with a king size bed with wifi included. NOBODY spoke english! I want to say 5% of staff spoke a little but it was impossible communicating the basics, which was very frustrating. Food at the regular restaurants wasn't great, however the sushi and the japanese (accessible only to premium and select) was really good.

not going back
danielmailly7, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
Tue Jul 10 09:48:08 EDT 2018
Just came back, first time there and last time. The place was beautiful but that was it. The buffet was most of the time cold and the service was close to nothing. The only place wich had good service was at the premier pool. The room was great, we had the junior suite. The bus rid was bad , the airport was 2 hours away. Took a taxi back to the airport. Beach was great and only a 10 minute walk to town. Took a taxi to see samana, nothing to see. Be carefull in samana there is a lot of con artist that just want your money.

Amazing Vacation for 7 Montrealers
AudreyC292, Montreal, Canada
Sat Jul 07 09:48:40 EDT 2018
Was there from June 23 to July 1, 2018 with 6 close friends and family! First time in the Samana area and definitely NOT THE LAST! We truly had an amazing time and must say that this hotel is absolutely beautiful! We stayed in the Premium Section which included a private pool, great drinks (the best daquiris and pina coladas on the resort) and quite close to the beach! Spectacular view from our rooms (Section 5) and rooms were gorgeous and very clean! Reception was flawless - rapid and rooms were ready upon arrival . Bellboys were so helpful always - A special THANK U to Carlos who was always available for us from beginning to departure time! Truly an exceptional man! Always cordial and a smile on his face! They really work hard especially carrying the luggage upto the rooms (3rd floor) and in the extreme heat - this being done with a smile on their face!!! Dining - Food was delicious as usual at buffet. We tried the seafood resto 'a la carte but enjoyed the buffet better. All in all, food was quite good and variety of food to choose from especially the desserts! all was yummy! lol lol Beach - BREATHTAKING! What an amazing beach and water - sand is like powder! Ocean is crystal clear and very calm which we all enjoyed very much! Pools - beautiful - our private pool was quiet except for the weekend which was disappointing because many Dominican families come to visit for weekends which is great and nice to see BUT were using the Premium Section pool and filled with screaming kids (they were not supposed to be in that pool BUT nobody was checking and when we advised the bartender and security, they did nothing which is the reason we were not too pleased (we paid extra money to stay in this section ) , Animation - FANTASTIC - A SPECIAL THANKS goes out to the Fabulous Animator Mikiki Johnson who made our week extremely pleasant and fun! He is so far the best animator I have seen (been to Punta Cana several times) .Such a Sweetie with the most gorgeous smile!!!! He made everyone feel so comfortable, would talk to everyone ,very down-to-earth, easy-going, spunky, great dancer and FUN! Would always stop and talk to us whether it was on the beach, lobby, dining area and show! Thank you Mikiki and MISS you very much!!!! The other animator, Juan, also very sweet and fun and would always stop to talk, ask us to dance at the disco or just sit with us outside the disco. We truly had a great time with both of them - Muchas Gracias xoxoxo Only 1 thing missing and this is having the Latino music playing by pool or beach more often during the day and night (a live band would definitely be a great idea!!!) All in all - a Fantastic Hotel, great service, very pleasant staff always quick to respond to your needs. Thank you all for making our vacation awesome! Looking forward to coming back soon!

Awesome Stay!
Johanna G,
Sun Jul 01 18:30:25 EDT 2018
I was Just Recently There , with my family, (Milta Pichardo,Santos Pichardo my cousin And Grand Mother .I had best vacation ever, the place is beautiful, clean , but what make it even better is the great attention and Excellence of customers service. Looking forward to come back soon and spend a awesome time , like I did .Thanks To Reynaldo For Your Excellent Service. Best Luis.



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