Samana

Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado


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All Inclusive    

Won First place in the Traveler's Choice awards as the best resort in the Caribbean, receiving the highest rating from TripAdvisor travelers.

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.

Located on its own tropical island, just 10 minutes from the mainland, this exclusive adults-only (18+) resort offers a wide range of services, high quality restaurants, and offers a truly luxurious atmosphere. Cayo Levantado is one of the most beautiful islands in the world. It is the ideal place to enjoy luxury, nature, and comfort.

Expertise, professionalism, and quality are superior in the resort's restaurants and bars. The chefs cook amazing dishes that are sure to please the most discerning traveler. In the Orqudea buffet, the chefs partake in show cooking. Enjoy access to unlimited dining at three a la carte restaurants, which boast scrumptious Italian, Mediterranean, and International dishes. Room service is available 24-hours a day, perfect for a snack at any time. Guests also have complimentary, 24-hour wireless internet access throughout the resort (up to 2 devices).

The impressive spa is located in the center of Cayo Levantado island, in soothing natural surroundings. All treatments and services are designed to soothe, pamper, and relax your body. The facilities are designed in traditional Caribbean style, like the Palapa on the beach, where you can soak up the natural surroundings while getting a pampering massage.

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*Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.
HOTEL LOCATION
Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado is located 45 minutes from the new Samana Bay Airport.
Address:
SAMANA


DR
Local Phone: 809-538-3056
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Parking
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
Swim-up Bar
Two swimming pools, whirlpool, wet bar and two open air jacuzzis.
Golf: NEARBY
The Playa Grande Golf Course designed by the prestigious architect Robert Trent Jones is 2 hours from the resort.
Holes: 0
Tennis
Number of Courts: 1
Outdoor Courts: 1
Water Sports on Site
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Features four bars, six restaurants, 24 hour-room service, gym, and spa. Enjoy unlimited a la carte dining and complimentary Wifi access throughout the resort. Beach: Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 265
Year Opened: 2006 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
This hotel is Adults Only. All restaurants are non-smoking. There is fee for use of the room safe.
ROOM TYPES
JUNIOR SUITE SUPERIOR
Spacious junior suites offer a canopy king size bed, a hydro massage tub, balcony or terrace, 24-hour room service, and Don Pablo Collection bathroom amenities.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
VILLAS
King size bed. Porch with Jacuzzi. Large living area with desk. Don Pablo Collection bathroom amenities. Bathrobe and slippers.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE
Spacious Junior Suites are exquisitely decorated and offer a minibar, bathrobe and slippers, and 24-hour room service.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
SUPERIOR
Spacious rooms with one king or two double canopy beds. Includes hydromassage tub, bathrobes, slippers, and pool towels. Enjoy 24-hour room service, unlimited a la carte dinners, free WiFi, and a private balcony.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE DELUXE
Deluxe Junior Suites are spacious and offer spectacular views of the ocean or vegetation of the island. Jacuzzi on terrace, 24-hour room service, bathrobe and slippers, and unlimited a la carte dinners. Butler service upon request.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
Free Wifi access throughout the resort for two devices.
DINING
Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado features 1 meal plan options:
All Inclusive
There are 5 Restaurants at Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado:
Las Caracolas - Beach buffet restaurant
Portofino - la carte restaurant where you can try traditional Italian cuisine.
Don Pablo Gourmet - la carte restaurant with the most exquisite international gourmet cuisine, with romantic candlelight, melodic music and attentive, meticulous bell service.
Mediterraneo - la carte restaurant with typical Mediterranean gastronomy: Spanish, Greek, Maghrebi.
Orquidea - Air conditioned buffet restaurant serving international cuisine.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
One hour free watersports per day, pools, spa, and land sports available.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
International entertainment program for adults program.
TripAdvisor Web Reviews
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Simply stunning
Lynn_Marie32, Phoenix, Arizona
Mon Mar 27 16:32:58 EDT 2017
This was our 3rd Bahia principle property and this property by far had the most gorgeous scenery. We stayed 7 nights. Buffet was good, not the best we've had but the restaurants were excellent. The rooms were beautiful you definitely want a room with a view to wake up in the morning and have your breath taken away. We felt totally taken care of from the time we arrived to the island untill we left. It is a very quite resort. You won't be partying to much. But you will get plenty of R&R. The staff was undeniably AMAZING! We had our favorites mostly at the beach bar. Where we spent 90% of our time at the beach. Jose, Abel, & Nathaniel were awesome taking really good care of us. They do have day time activities at the beach. Darts, bocce ball, volleyball, bingo, yoga, excersices. The entertainment crew is FANTASTIC! Daniel was the one that got us all involved with the games. Even when we weren't feeling like it. 😁 He made them fun and exciting to the point that we were actually looking forward to playing everyday. We spent everyday with these guys. We laughed, story told, and got to know them. Needless to say they felt more like family then strangers working at a resort. The staff is 5 star. We would most definitely return to this property.

An amazing place
Robert B, Barrie, Canada
Thu Mar 23 12:47:10 EDT 2017
If you are looking to party till the we hours of the morning this is not for you! It is stunningly beautiful. It is a quiet place to unwind and spend some quality time with that special person in your life. Relaxing not loud and defiantly not crowded. We could get a spot at the pool or beach at any time of the day. The food was great! Yes even the buffet. People where friendly and helpful. Rooms where huge and very well dun. All in all a great vacation and we would definitely recommend it to anyone looking to relax and re connect with your significant other. Went wale watching! Do your research before you go! Atv was fun! Amazing Place! Enjoy

2nd time and just as amazing
360tracy, Birmingham, United Kingdom
Thu Mar 23 00:23:26 EDT 2017
It was our second time at cayo levantado, we 1st went in November 2013. Although the weather wasn't as good as the previous time it was still enough for us to get a lovely tan. With it being our second time we had a little more insight to what went on there. If it is your 1st time going then ask your rep anything your not sure about because our 1st meeting with the rep was very short and other guests were saying they didn't know about a lot of the entertainment such as the public beach being open after 11 when the other bars closed. As for the room it was just as good as the 1st time even though we were on the ground floor instead of the 1st floor like the previous time. The staff are still amazing and go out of their way to please. Beaches and pools still beautiful and well maintained. It is just a beautiful amazing place to go. We didn't do any excursions this time so carnt comment on those, we just had a very relaxing 2weeks. A lot of people complain about the transfer and although it is long after an already long and tiring day the coach is very comfortable and you could sleep during the journey but personally I think there is so much to see of the beautiful country it would be a shame to sleep.

Super tranquil spot
Topspeed007, Eastbourne, United Kingdom
Wed Mar 22 15:41:18 EDT 2017
Flew from LGW to Puerto Plata with Thomson, on arrival transfer to waiting taxi was excellent. Only downside it the transfer from the airport to the hotel. Expect 3.5hrs maybe 4, that isn't the hotel fault but if coming from the UK keep this in mind. On arrival in Samana you are checked in and given your wristband and then finally the short transfer from the mainland to the hotel. The hotel are well used to taking guests at all hours, so don't worry about arriving at 8 or 9 pm, the main restaurant is open and they expect you will use it. Once ready go back to reception and you are escorted (in a buggy) with your luggage to your room (if you are not in the main building). We had upgraded to a beach villa 30101, right next door to the watersports and less than 20 yards from the water. Guaranteed the best room the hotel has! 1st impressions of the villa are wow... large, well apportioned and clean. The bed is huge, quite firm but no lumps or bumps and air con works a treat. Nice large bathroom, shower is powerful and his and hers sinks. Lots of toiletries although I cannot comment on them as we had brought our own. From inside the villa you can hear the sea gently lapping on the beach, it is just so relaxing. After waking up (with the associated jet lag) it was time to explore the hotel grounds. The main pool is large and there are lots of loungers. Next to the pool is the lift which takes you up to the main hotel level. From the lift you can walk to the main hotel about 5 mins able away going past the 2nd pool and bar - again large and lots of loungers. What you will notice are dozens of gardeners tending to the lovely lawns - it is a huge botanic island, small lizards run around when the heat gets going, but they never bother you. We did get bitten but only in our room at night - there was the odd mozzie but nothing bad at all. The main hotel: lovely layout, the mens toilet was quite simply the nicest I have ever been in (not that I've commented about them ever b4). Service in the Orchidea is varied. One day its like fine dining, everything you'd expect, next day you wait 10 mins for coffee or cutlery if the table has been used previously that morning. We only once saw the restaurant at over 50/60% capacity. Breakfast is either continental meats, cheeses, fresh fruit, cereal, yoghurt, pastries, English breakfast (almost) or you can have omelettes made on the griddle whilst you wait. Cannot complain. Lunch is salad, lots of hot choices and the evening meal again has around 8-10 choices along with soup, cold meats/bread, salad bar which featured lots of different choice, again no complaint. Dessert is usually small patisserie type, the obligatory choc fountain or ice cream, not being a pud person I didn't go too often but it did look like the choice remained reasonably static, but cannot really comment here. You are offered red or white wine (or beer or juice) with your main and if you wish to push the boat out you can order at additional charge off the wine list. The red house isn't bad, if its at room temp, but it does need to be room temp. Again service one night is 5*, the next is 2*, but I am not really complaining. It isn't as though the staff aren't doing anything and it isn't that the hotel is understaffed, its just how it is. Don't fight it and you will be fine....this place is all about relaxation. You are able to book the various a la carte restaurants in the lobby - we did and they were pretty good on the whole. There are lots of reviews and the majority are about right. What you do need to be aware of it the timeshare sales patter ... only happens in the hotel lobby and to be fair once you've told the staff you're not interested they don't bother you again, but they do get lots of people and the salesmen are always busy... Out of the main hotel there is a spa pool which is exceedingly quiet, has it's own bar - the water is cool but it isn't for swimming. This was our preferred choice of location when not on our patio. There are 2 beaches on the hotel grounds - one is open to the prevailing wind, and it does get quite a reasonable surf up if the wind is right. The 2nd is protected and much calmer, but only a few yards from the 1st. There is a beach bar, service is reasonable at the bar but don't expect to grab a lounger (of which there are loads) and have waiters refill your cocktail every 15 mins ... try 35-45 min. What more can I say about this place... it was lovely but we did have the best room in the place (lucky us). The downside really is the journey from the hotel to the airport. If you could fly into Samana which is only 1hr away I probably wouldn't look elsewhere for an all inclusive, but as they don't then I will continue to hunt for the perfect place. Bring US$ not local as currency, make sure you have lots of $1 bills, nobody hangs around for a tip but it's not right IMO not too, each to their own though. You don't need more than $2-300 depending on how you tip really (over 2 weeks). I could go on for another 5000 characters but in the main if you choose this hotel and are happy to go with the flow there isn't much that can beat it. Enjoy!

vacation
grizzlycopper, Dorset, Canada
Wed Mar 22 14:13:01 EDT 2017
We arrived for our 3rd, 10 day holiday. Upon arrival at the docks the young lady was not prepared for our arrival nor did she care when everyone arrived at her desk. It was a disorganized effort to get eight couples registered and she had no help. At the dock the boat was anchored 100 feet off shore and the crew sat for thirty minutes before they anchored at the dock. Arriving at the many lobby staff were ready for our arrival which made the long journey rewarding. The staff was outstanding and our Butler Fransisco was so attentive to every detail and made sure our holiday was a wonderful memory. Sadly, the resort has lost some of it's lustre. Our arrival was disorganized compared to previous visits. First timers were not impressed. The Main Resturant and Don Pablo were excellent. The Italian and Portifino Restaurants were a serious disappointment. The service was terrible and the food was not edible. Wait staff did not understand their menu and many orders were served incorrectly. We were forced to leave and dine at the buffet. The Ridizio Resturant was only open in the evening. The lobby bar was an active evening place and Winny was an outstanding bartender and server. He was always on the move with most amazing smile. Liz, Service Manager was wonderful when she had to deal with complaints and issues with service...She was so attentive to other patrons. Very impressive. The facility was spotless and the grounds were lush and green. A great detail of love and care shown by the ground staff. We would love to see this resort return to the luxurious oasis that we first experience in 2015. The room was cleaned daily and the maid service was very efficient.



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