Exceptional Value! 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.
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
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Physician on Call
(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
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.
Enjoy unlimited a la carte dining!
Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 244
Year Opened: 2013
This hotel is an Adults Only property.
DELUXE JUNIOR SUITE
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 -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
Other Amenities -
JUNIOR SUITE OCEANFRONT
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 -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
Butler service, access to a private lounge with premium beverages, VIP amenities, a full bathroom with hydromassage tub and more!
Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 9 Restaurants at Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville:
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.
Buffet restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
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.
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.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
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.
We stayed at this resort from Feb. 18-21. This place exhibited excellent service from start to finish. Candi at the daytime desk was sweet and helpful and David at the night side desk was great as...
We stayed at this resort from Feb. 18-21. This place exhibited excellent service from start to finish. Candi at the daytime desk was sweet and helpful and David at the night side desk was great as well. ONE WARNING: DO NOT FLY INTO PUNTA CANA AIRPORT!! There was an hour and 30 minute ride to this resort from Punta Cana. Make sure you fly into LaRomana airport. Also, book a PRIVATE car service with Dominican Quest. They were excellent! I hear the shared car service with other places were a nightmare. Dominican Quest does car service as well as fun excursions to explore Punta Cana.You won't be disappointed!
The food at this resort was mediocre except for the Japanese/Sushi restaurant. I never thought that I would get such great Japanese food in a place like the Dominican Republic but it was delicious! We didn't have a problem getting sick because we were very mindful of what we ate. You should get to the buffet when they put the food out to eliminate concerns of food sitting out all day. Also stay away from pastas, cheeses and foods made with cream and mayo sitting on the buffet. Those foods, mixed with the heat and alcohol are sure to turn on your stomach no matter what!
Finally, although it didn't bother us because we just needed a relaxing getaway from the cold, this place doesn't have much diversity and is not a party place. Most people at the resort were older and in bed by 11pm. If you're looking for a younger, more mixed crowd with all nationalities, you probably should stay elsewhere.
Don't be fooled
Dennisk317, Climax, Sask
Sun Feb 22 12:26:17 EST 2015
It is obvious the hotel is writing their own reviews. The hotel is beautiful, the staff work hard and are friendly. However, we never got the rooms we had paid for. We were to get five ocean view...
It is obvious the hotel is writing their own reviews. The hotel is beautiful, the staff work hard and are friendly. However, we never got the rooms we had paid for. We were to get five ocean view rooms never happened. Two of us were sick. Everyone we visited with at the beach or the pool had people in their parties sick. this resort needs to be shut down and properly cleaned inside the kitchens/bars. There is a management issue. Seen bartenders taking dirty glasses, rinse them with water and dry them with paper towel and turn around and mix drinks. The restaurant booking was a joke tried to book the first day we were there and only could get two bookings the last two days of our trip....yet the restaurants are empty. The Asian restaurant was excellent....the Seafood was horrible. The food on the buffet was usually cold. This is our seventh trip, we have spent three at a Bahia, Jamaica and Mexico and they were excellent, so it is a local internal issue at this resort. This is our third trip to the Dominican and will be back but not to this location, to bad the resort could b wonderful!
Beautiful resort- BUT beware of the illness there!!!!
Sun Feb 22 00:18:43 EST 2015
We stayed here Jan 14th- 21st- travelled with a party of 6. First off- BE AWARE- staying here you will get sick!!!!! More on that!!! We felt this trip was a splurge for us- we do not usually spend...
We stayed here Jan 14th- 21st- travelled with a party of 6. First off- BE AWARE- staying here you will get sick!!!!! More on that!!! We felt this trip was a splurge for us- we do not usually spend this much on our Caribbean get aways.
I do have to say- that it is a beautiful hotel, gorgeous rooms, and spot-less lobby area- truly amazing!!!! The hotel is very well maintained; you would be hard pressed to find peeling paint or chipped tiles- they are constantly touching up the areas. The staff is very friendly- polite- cleaning areas all the time- we had great service for the most part. Gardens and grounds beautifully maintained, gardeners working hard and it shows! Our rooms were lovely- clean, spacious and well stocked. Choice of pillows for you to sleep on, to suit all needs; scented oils for your rooms to enjoy also. Francisco our butler- worked hard to meet all our needs and certainly went out of his way to do his job well for us!
We received invitations to special events at the hotel, and they were for the most part quite fun! Canadian night, couples night, chocolate festival, managers reception etc?
We knew what to expect from the beach and ocean- and enjoyed the sand and trees, and swam in the ocean- never seeing a jelly fish! The water is not clear, but that did not stop us. We were always able to find palapas for shade, but were turned off by people smoking on the beach even though it clearly states it is non-smoking. The walk to the far end of the beach is worth doing to see the lovely private club and enjoy the beach from another angle. Also ? spray bug spray on yourself before going to the beach- as we were all bitten by sand fleas- we sprayed ourselves at night but didn?t think to when going to the beach.
The Transat Rep really didn?t seem concerned when approached with concerns from guests. We booked several excursions through him, and have to say the Santo Domingo tour, though a full day- lacked with the tour guide who translated fully in French and only partially for the other half of our group in English. Not once did he give us any indication of any washroom opportunities, even though someone on our tour had fallen ill during the excursion! We were not told much about the culture, life, food or expectations, that our other excursions on other vacations had informed us of- giving us a better understanding of life in the DR.
Our main concern was the food- lots of choice ? buffet very well stocked, enough to meet everyone?s needs BUT- not enough serving spoons/utensils for the dishes offered- so many of the utensils were used for multiple dishes- NOT GOOD- especially if you had an allergy of some sort! Also, many of the foods were not served hot- even though they were supposed to be, and never once did I see anyone come to check temperatures of foods sitting on the buffet to ensure they were maintained. The manager appeared to keep a keen eye on the appearance of the restaurants- yet temperature of food was never measured?
The ?illness? plaguing the resort got 4 of the 6 of us- 1 by 1- we all needed 12-24 hours to get back on our feet- not just stomach issues, but fever and chills- so bad your feet were like ice!!!! No matter what you did you could not get warm- yet your face was on fire? We heard from many we chatted to, that members of their party also succumbed to the ?illness?, and it was easy to see that guests had people missing from their groups as they fell ill to this ?bug??
We are not new to travelling, and have been to many of the islands, including DR, but this was the first we had ever experienced anything like this! We always carry a variety of medications for ?just in case? situations. Don?t get me wrong- we have had ?travellers tummy? before, but this is not that at all!!! We had been warned by someone who had been to Punta Cana 2 weeks prior and were on her flight, that she had heard people who were at our resort were falling ill- well the rumour is right!
4 friends stayed here exactly one week after us and they also got very sick!!! They had trouble with their room- having paid the extra for a sea room terrace, and being told they were overbooked? WHAT? They finally got their rooms, but not till well into half of their stay!! Very poor on the hotels part.
We sat through a very long presentation of the time share- and the one thing loud and clear was that Don Pablo, the man behind this empire, expected excellence at all times- that being said, this resort has lacked in some areas- especially not looking after the illness spreading through it like wild fire.
Sheryl T, Port Stanley, Canada
Sat Feb 21 16:30:16 EST 2015
We are here right now and love it. The best dinner we had is at the gourmet but cannot fault the food in the other restaurants except it is cold at times. Get there early is the answer. The place is...
We are here right now and love it. The best dinner we had is at the gourmet but cannot fault the food in the other restaurants except it is cold at times. Get there early is the answer. The place is so clean and staff work endlessly to keep it that way. Having a great time.
Sharon K, Campbellford, Canada
Fri Feb 20 16:12:53 EST 2015
I loved this hotel. First the food was wonderful,. I had everything with no problems. And thank goodness no lineups at the buffet. Very classy. The hotel itself lovely room hugh and very clean...
I loved this hotel. First the food was wonderful,. I had everything with no problems. And thank goodness no lineups at the buffet. Very classy. The hotel itself lovely room hugh and very clean, comfortable.The best part, for me, lots of chairs in the shade. For once I wasn't hiding under a single leaf some where in the corner of the beach. Even at 11:00 or 2:00 lots of chairs., and towels. But it's all about the staff, and this hotel has the best of the best. Jasmin, in the buffet. Thanks for you sincere friendship. Recreation team , you were to much fun. OLAH...Francisco LOL. Maria in The Spa lovely. Gracias por su amabilidad y por unas vacaciones maravillosas en el hermoso condado
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Recommended for GroupsThis adults-only hotel located on Santana Beach offers all the luxurious service and fine amenities of the Don Pablo Collection, and is ready to meet guests' highest demands, whether you're here to relax, reunited with friends and loved ones, or host an organized event with the assistance of Bahia Principe staff.
Recommended for Honeymoons & Romantic GetawaysThis adults-only luxury resort opened in November 2013 on a dreamy bay with the exclusive services of the Don Pablo Collection seal. Enjoy 24-hour room service, three restaurants, a bar, and a snack bar, as well as exchange privileges with the Grand Bahia Principe La Romana.
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