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Honeymoon: Bottle of rum or domestic sparkling wine, fruit basket in the room upon arrival, and room upgrade (based on availability).

Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville, Don Pablo Collection is an adults-only resort located right on Santana Beach. Guests will receive exquisite service from staff that has been trained to meet guests' highest demands. The spa, pools, and fine restaurants promise guests the perfect opportunity for relaxation and luxury.

Feel the fine white sand between your toes along the 1,100 meters of beautiful beach. Enjoy the waves of Santana Beach by snorkeling, windsurfing, or kayaking, and then make sure to get a drink to cool off in the beach bay. To really relax, visit the spa for a massage facing the sea, a repairing facial after a day in the sun, or enjoy the hydrotherapy and relaxation zone.

Satisfy your appetite with unlimited dining at any of the fine restaurants. The Jazmin Restaurant offers breakfast, lunch, and dinner at an international buffet, featuring different dishes from around the world. Le Gourmet Restaurant features delicacies of avant-garde cuisine. Seafood lovers will enjoy El Pescador, while Il Capriccio offers all the Italian favorites.

The fun doesn't stop when the sun goes down. There's always something to do at night, with karaoke, live music and shows, and salsa dancing. For the liveliest guests, the night doesn't have to end there. The party continues in the Bachata discotheque until the early hours of the morning.

Enjoy access to the facilities, restaurants, and bars at Grand Bahia Principe La Romana (except main buffet).

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On a dreamy bay, with the exclusive services of the Luxury Bahia Principe brand - prestigious Grupo Piñeros top range- this hotel emerges as a bright star in one of the most iconic destinations of the world. Enjoy unlimited a la carte dining!

Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Casino Nearby (Onsite in Pueblo Principe)
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
Enjoy the large lake-style pool; surrounded by gardens and boasting three Jacuzzis.
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Additional Charge
Paddle Boats: Additional Charge
Motorboats: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Squash: Additional Charge
Other Sports: Guests may also enjoy soccer, stretching, basketball, volleyball and badminton.
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
Enjoy unlimited a la carte dining and free, 24-hour Wifi throughout the resort (up to 2 devices). Beach: Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 244
Year Opened: 2013 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, Discover, American Express
This hotel is an Adults Only property.
Fabulous views and exquisite services, including 24-hour room service. 2 full size beds or one king. Don Pablo Collection bathroom amenities.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
Spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea. 24-hour room service and reception with butler service. Don Pablo Collection bathroom amenities. Pillow menu.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe

Butler service, access to a private lounge with premium beverages, VIP amenities, a full bathroom with hydromassage tub and more!
Complimentary Wifi internet access throughout the resorts (24-hours, up to two devices).
Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 9 Restaurants at Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville:
Le Gourmet - An a la carte restaurant where guests may sample avant-garde cuisine with modernist design. Please note, there is a dress code for dinner.
Burger Principe - Open 11 p.m. to 7 a.m.
Orquídea - Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner buffet-style.
Los Corales - Beach restaurant garden grill. Smoking area.
Las Olas - Buffet and a la carte beach restaurant.
El Pescador - Take advantage of quality seafood and fish, with a traditional twist in this a la carte restaurant. Please note, there is a dress code for dinner.
Takara - Asian a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner.
Il Capriccio - À la carte restaurant offering exquisite Italian cuisine, pasta and pizza. Please note, there is a dress code for dinner.
Jazmin - Buffet restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Throughout the day the resort offers many activities, sports and facilities. Relax in the Spa, enjoy an incredible beach, have fun in the pool or get out and about - enjoying the local area.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
By night take-in a show, and if you feel like dancing, Salsa, Merengue or Bachata under the stars. For the lively, the night doesn't end when the show is over. The party continues at Bachata Discotheque until 2:00 a.m.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Tony T, Rochester, Michigan
Wed Feb 03 19:38:50 EST 2016
Great place, great staff ( especially Edwardo) . He went out of his way to make our experience that much better. Thx for a great time. The first is was good with a lot of variety. The entertainment was good and the they had constant activities if you're u were looking for it. More>

very nice
Larry311, Ottawa, Canada
Wed Feb 03 03:31:21 EST 2016
Just back from a weeks stay, Jan.26-Feb2nd This was our second time back, last time 2014 We enjoyed this resort again, the ala cartes are very good meals and service Make your reservations a week before you leave by email or you will have a difficult time once you are there The grounds are prestine the staff always smiling and very helpful rooms are nice power was out frequently but for only short periods No water in entire complex one morning for about 2 hours The pool is beautiful but waiters and waitresses are almost non existent to get a drink was not like this 2 years ago, I guess the pinnaro group and management are cutting corners to save money, not a good idea if they want to call themselves a 5 star so if you want a drink around pool area be prepared to get it yourself by wading to swim up bar or waiking to whirlpool bar The bar staff are overworked trying to keep up The lobby bar, same thing understaffed especially in evening, we went a couple times in evening to get a coffee after dinner, after waiting 20 mins we left with no service, again another example of them cutting corners with staff Even with that said the employees are always smiling there to help but are stretched too thin bad management All in all nice resort More>

We have seen better resorts
Aalona63, New York City, New York
Tue Feb 02 18:48:07 EST 2016
Overall, the resort is nice and clean and rooms are spacious and well kept. Can not say the same about the beach and sea. The service in the buffet leaves a lot to be deserved! We always had to ask more than twice to get drinks or even whater. The bars are closed after 11 PM which is the most ridiculous thing for the all-inclusive resort! The management took away coffe machines from the lobby and buffet not explaining anything and after that we could get coffee only from the bar or buffet and it tasted very bad! Never seen so many flies in the buffet even though it does not have outside areas at all. The resort seems to be short of towels because we never had a full set of them for the entire stay. The gym could not be used because it's air conditioner was not working. We are not coming back there and won't recommend this resort to our friends. More>

Lower your expectations and you'll be OK... I guess
Joe R, Montreal, Canada
Tue Feb 02 09:47:01 EST 2016
As the title implies, this is by no standard a "Luxury" resort. It is a good regular resort, nothing more. Real Luxury resorts do not require you to use beach towel tag and can serve you quality drinks promptly. Staff is friendly (as much as dominicans can be) but they all struggle with English and it can be challenging communicating sometimes. Getting a drink at the lobby bar is an experience on his own as they always run back and forth to get a clean glass or a piece of lime. They never have what they need handy. Alcool quality is ok, selection not so great but they just don't know how to mix a drink and to get organized. Not staff fault, just bad management. Food is average by Dominican standard but as many other reviewers mentioned, there was a lot of sick people on the resort (myself included). The resort is small, very clean and well maintain. You can't really get a bad room as everything is close and all rooms are the same. It is in the middle of nowhere. A cab ride to La Romana is about 30 minutes and 30$ USD and double that for Santo Domingo Beach is nice with a lot of palm trees and you get to see beautiful sunsets in La Romana. As many reviewers... sand bugs are starving there and will eat you alive. Average people age is 55+ and I wish I knew that before booking. At 11h00 everything shuts down and if you want a drink after that you need to go to the resort next door and drink cheap, local, alcool served is a plastic cup! Overall I am disappointed but it is partially my fault. At 40yo I guess I am still too young for resorts like that! I paid the same thing as a trip to Riviera Maya in a nice resort but I enjoyed is way less. I guess I will start to rely a bit less on TA ratings and make wiser travel decisions from now on. More>

Jean M, Ancaster, Canada
Tue Feb 02 07:17:05 EST 2016
My 3rd trip to this little slice of heaven From the moment you arrive to the minute you leave you are treated like royalty The room is spacious with a canopy bed sitting area separate bathroom with a jetted tub and a window looking from the tub to the bedroom Mini fridge was stocked daily with chips beer etc Outstanding job done by the cleaning staff always surprising me with towel art and flower petals Did I forget Freddie my butler ....booked all my a la carte restaurant not to forget my spa treatments. Arrived with a pillow choice and a spare blanket even an umbrella for the 1 day it rained Travelling solo can be a bit daunting however by my 3 rd day the animation team became my new friends including me in activities and making new friends Thanks to Manuel who taught me to dance and speak a few words of Spanish The beach is beautiful and the lagoon area to the left of the hotel is crystal clear and great for swimming . No need to reserve chairs as they are plentiful on the beach and around the pools. I found the bar service excellent Ariel and Jazmin even knew my drink! More>

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    Superior First Class;    First Class;    Comfortable;    Modest
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