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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.

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!
Extra Value: Apple Vacationers receive private check-in, VIP amenities, exclusive concierge service, and more.
Honeymoon: Bottle of rum or domestic sparkling wine, fruit basket, and room upgrade (based on availability).

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HOTEL LOCATION
Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado is located 45 minutes from the new Samana Bay Airport.
Address:
SAMANA


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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.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Perfect honeymoon in every way!!!!!!!!
gals1973,
Tue Sep 20 13:10:22 EDT 2016
Well a week on and we are finally coming down to earth. We have just spent the most amazing honeymoon in paradise!! We both said we'll struggle to top this beautiful destination. Yes the transfer is long but I personally enjoyed taking in the Dominican way of the life. It's fascinating to see how others live in the world and watch the world go by. Anyone struggling with travel sickness I would recommend grabbing the front seat, this proved for a more pleasant return transfer. From the moment we arrived we were treated so well, Maria our butler surprised us with little treats along the way which made it an extra special stay. Thank you Maria x Most days we spent at the pool beach, although my new hubby didn't really like sand, there was no way I was sitting round the pool all day which although lovely could be anywhere, we'd paid an awful lot to be on the beautiful island so I made the most of it, hubby was fine after the waiter brought him a pinacolada!!!! After a relaxing day at the beach we'd enjoy a hot tub on our balcony admiring the stunning view, day 2 treated us to an almighty thunderstorm as well, quite bizarre but memorable sat watching from hot tub. Suite 18103 had a lovely view and we also had a pet gecko greet us each night on the porch, we named him Derek :-) the food is simply delicious either at any of the buffet or restaurants, Dom Pablo was our favourite and the special dinner on our last night with the surprise cake was the cherry on top. we met some lovely people whilst there but were particularly honoured to be in company of the king and queen of the island Joan and Anthony who we're on their 14th stay, we now understand why. The staff are great and can't do enough for you, nothing was too much trouble. We went on one trip to the waterfall which we loved however others on the trip reported the volunteers asked them for a larger tip, stating they had children to feed, this was sad and it spoilt it for them. We personally gave 5 dollars but wasn't prepared or knew what amount was expected. I could go on and on about how amazing this place really is but won't, I really can't recommend this place enough, if you want to choose a paradise destination this is the place. Thank you all for making our honeymoon so memorable we will be back one day xxx over and out Mr and Mrs Price aka Amanda and Richard xx More>

Got married on this paradise island
Michelle F,
Tue Sep 20 09:56:41 EDT 2016
Me and my husband got married on this beautiful island 10th April 2015 Simone the wedding planner was really good we was able to get married on the jetty which was amazing and got some beautiful wedding pictures which was taken all over the island. Our room which beautiful food was really good and the staff could not do enough for you. We are spending our Christmas and new year 2016 on this beautiful island and can not wait 😎🍹💕🍸🍾 More>

Great Trip
MercedesLirianoG,
Tue Sep 20 08:09:49 EDT 2016
We arrived to the city of Samana, there the hotel provided a boat from an private dock to get to the island, there they had kind of a Lobby with great facilities, lobby with wifi, bathrooms and even snacks to wait for the boat. When we arrived to the island, they had another bigger lobby, nearby they have the 24hrs buffet restaurant and an entreteiment area...the rooms where very fany and tiddy, a basquet with tropical fruits, the "a la carte" restaurant was awsome, awsome service, great food! I really really enyoyed my time there. TOTALLY RECOMEND!!! This hotel is for adults ONLY. More>

An excellent second visit, but will bring my own wine next time!
jenabee, Toronto
Sun Sep 18 08:58:44 EDT 2016
Our first visit to this amazing island getaway was back in November of 2014. Our deciding factors to return were the excellent food, amazing surroundings, and the above average quality of the house wines. We were pleased to find that in low season, the staff who are working at the resort are the very best of the best. At night, we always received cocktails as they were ordered and they were delivered quickly with a smile and a great deal of professionalism. I don't normally mention staff by name as I feel that it may leave out others who are hard workers that I may not have met. However, Virginia was amazing and never missed a beat with the drinks. Marcos is a great server and very humble. Miguel at the beach bar was aces all the way! We truly appreciated the efforts of all the staff from management to the hardworking landscapers who take such pride in keeping the island at it's beautiful best. Also the two lovely ladies at the jacuzzi pool were absolutely wonderful. I've forgotten their names, but they were a fabulous team! We requested villa 8, but were in Villa 10103. The view from our room was not as great as we had hoped, and they failed to acknowledge us as repeat guests in the welcome letter, but the room, itself was clean and had very comfortable loungers on the terrace. We loved the jacuzzi and took one almost every day or evening. Beds could be a little softer-- we had a mattress topper last time but when I emailed to request one this time, I received a reply saying that they don't have them. I didn't really mind the bed being hard, but my partner had trouble sleeping. Our toilet wasn't the greatest. We had troubles flushing quite often. Room service was not that great, but you sort of expect that at a resort where the villas are so spread out and your food comes on a cart. One evening we returned to find a note from management saying that they would be painting our terrace. At first we were worried, as we specifically wanted a private room and weren't sure when the painters would arrive. In the end, we didn't even see them as the painting was done when we were out at the beach for the day. It was nice of them to notify us and we thought this was handled professionally. Don Pablo was excellent this visit!! We went twice and enjoyed both the service and the food each time. Mediterraneano was also good. We ate outside by the pool and enjoyed the breeze through the palms. We didn't try Rodizio this time. We felt it would be too hot up by the main pool for my partner to wear long pants at night. Nothing like meat sweats on top of regular sweats ;) We were asked to write comments at both restaurants and were happy to do so. My only real complaint was the wine. Two years ago we had wonderful name brand wines at the a la cartes and the red and white house wines were both exceptional for an all inclusive. Frankly, the wines were one of the reasons we decided to return this year since I am a wine drinker and appreciated the quality and value on our last trip. The resort had the same red and white wines in the buffet as well as the a la cartes. Both were very watered down and did nothing to compliment the nice food. They did have a wine list, but what's the point of going to an all inclusive if you have to pay restaurant markup prices for your drinks? This was disappointing. The cava (champagne) was very low in alcohol. I was able to drink 7 full glasses and not even feel a thing. I do prefer a proper wine with my meal. I'm not a wine snob, and have no problem quaffing a cheap bottle at home, but the watery consistency was not in keeping with 5 star resort dining. We used the spa twice. For our first visit we had messages on the beach and they were so good that we went back again to have one in the spa. The services are affordably priced and the therapists were very professional. The beach and all the pools were absolutely stunning. Lots of sun or shade depending on what you prefer. We liked the beach pool better this time because it was much cooler compared to the upper pool and shady spots there were nabbed super early in the morning. We love the relaxing beauty of this island. On the whole, I think I'd give a 4.5 if I could. I'd like to give 5 stars, but I feel I need to be honest an take a half star off for the wines and beach drinks that came without alcohol unless you asked for it specifically to be added. Totally silly, if you ask me. We are looking for a resort to spend the holidays at this year. We still had an excellent time and the location of this resort can't be beat. We might go back, but not quite yet. If we do visit again in the future, most of my luggage will be stuffed with wines from home. I'll confess that we expected a little more this time around since it was our second visit and our fourth overall to a Luxury Bahia resort so if I sound nitpick, that may be why. I don't think you could have anything less than a great time here. More>

Not for us but nice enough
cartersclan, County Durham, United Kingdom
Wed Sep 14 07:11:37 EDT 2016
We have just returned from 2 weeks at this hotel. Please note that my comment about it not being for us is personal and not really down to any fault of the hotel. There were a few niggles which i will talk about now then onto the good things. 1st the transfer is very long and getting a private taxi does not ensure getting there any earlier than the coach. The coach was only 15 mins behind us and our ferry had to wait for them to arrive so we could all go together. The return transfer was even worse. Thomson insist on kicking you out on the 9am ferry and we arrived at the airport almost 2 hrs before check in even opened which resulted in almost a 5hr wait at the airport - and yes we had a private taxi transfer. There were two things that really annoyed me about the hotel - on arrival we were given an information document detailing what restaurants were open when and for how long etc. We waited 2 days for the Rodizio to open for both breakfast and lunch to find out they were closed due to low occupancy. This is something that would have been helpful to have been noted to us on arrival. The other issue was the lack of alcohol in cocktails. There is a cocktail menu detailing all the ingredients for each drink. I was surprised that i was able to drink strawberry daiquiries all day which apparently contain rum without getting drunk. i say this because i am on medication that renders me tiddly after 2 normally. I then became aware that other people were having the same issues and were specifically asking for e.g strawberry daiquiri with rum. So we tried this and with a blody mary. My hubby ordered a blody mary with and requested it with vodka which he received. The next one he ordered from the same bar and the same barman and forgot to ask for vodka in it and it came without any. Im sorry Bahia Principe but if you advertise a cocktail menu detailing certain ingredients then that is what you should provide by default. 4 A la carte restaurants - we only got to visit 3 and in all honesty only 1 we thought was good and i say that biting my tongue. my reason being i would like to know who i have to favour in order to get the same treatment as certain other guests. For e,g i ordered the fillet mignon and i assumed it came wtih chips or something as i'd seen someone else eating the steak with chips. Mine and all the others i could see came with just the steak, some mushroom puree and a slice of apple. No chips, potatoes nothing. I'd also seen someone choosing from a wonderful section of cheeses on a trolley one night so on our return me and my husband decided to opt for the cheese selection for our dessert - we received a plate with 3 pieces of cheese on, some dry crackers and a few grapes. So I am curious as to why some people got "extras". Rodizio restaurant is ok but some of the meats were borderline cooked and they try to get you to fill up on the salad bar beforehand and ply you constantly with water in order to fill you up before the meat comes out. Lack of air conditioning in the hotel was an issue. It was incredibly humid and the staff were also suffering so please turn up the air con in the restaurants and the public areas as sitting eating your meals with sweat dripping onto your plate is not nice,. NOW ONTO THE POSITIVES There are many: The hotel is a good manageable size and if you have any issues getting around or with the hills then just call reception for a taxi. They will send a buggy to ferry you wherever you need to go. The buffet food is delicious. They have the largest selection of foods i have ever seen. smoked salmon and caviar for breakfast. Countless different salad types. Plenty of meat and fish dishes and go and see the egg man for breakfast. He is a cheerful little chap who is an absolute credit to the hotel. In fact all the staff are amazing. The hotel runs like a well oiled machine. usually you will see managers all over the place barking orders at staff but not here. Everyone knows their job and does it extremely well. Everyone has a smile and they really appreciate you trying a few words in spanish. I have to say they are the best staff i have come across and are a credit to the hotel. We found the bar service at the central pool to be the best. The girls and the new guy there plus robert always kept a never ending supply or drinks coming our way. Unfortunately the same could not be said for the waiters down by the beach pool. The hotel was approximately 50% full and in the 3 days we spent at that pool we received 3 drinks. The grounds are constantly being groomed and it truly is a beautiful resort. We stayed in Villa 26 and the room size was fantastic and were cleaned daily. A point I would make is that using the do not disturb sign on your door only seems to mean do not enter to the maid staff. we used our sign most afternoons as i have to sleep in the afternoon and every day the maids would bang the cupboard door shut which was next to our room, shout up and down the stairs and along the aisles to each other and sit talking and laughing. This i found very irritating however they did a very good job cleaning our room for us. The public beach is worth visiting but go early on in the day. it can get extremely busy. I saw in a previous review that somebody questioned the security of the villas - they are all very very secure so please do not worry. We also left Samsung tablets, phones, jewellery, all sorts out and not once did it get touched. I never had any concerns whatsoever that the staff were anything other than totally above board.In fact its probably the only hotel i have ever felt totally comfortable leaving things out. So no we wont be returning but this hotel was good value for money. it isn't up there with Iberostar grand bavaro but its a nice enough hotel. If a relaxed ambience, with very little to do but relax is your idea of heaven then this is definitely worth a visit. One last thing as a note to the hotel - it might be nice to open a pool bar in the evenings to give guests somewhere other than just the lobby to drink. More>



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