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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


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
Amazing holiday
peachessdog, Ontario
Thu Jul 14 12:45:31 EDT 2016
A true 5 star. Absolutely beautiful. Without even knowing we were upgraded to a delux junior suite from a junior suite that came with a butler. We didn't use him but if we needed something I couldn't do my self he was our go to guy. Food was amazing, fresh. Employees were friendly and always said hello. The beach is nice. Don Pablo restaurant is fantastic, 5* class restaurant. The Buffett was great. Lots of choices. Breakfast, lunch or even the themed dinners were great. Staff at Buffett super accommodating. Drinks made well, not watered down. Pools are clean. No bugs, mice, cats lol. Our room 26004 was kind of central. Close to walking to everything. Shuttles were always available is needed. The room was clean and spacious. Nice size balcony. Nice bathroom. No issues with hot water or pressure. Bed a little hard. They did try to soften it by adding layers of soft fuzzy blankets lol. At least they tried. Not a place for kids, never had loud music by the pools, just a place to disconnect. The beach had more party nights. The spa is nice. I did find it weird that no music was playing during the massage. We will go back for sure. We travel often and this is the first place that was a true 5 star+. More>

Great relaxing and indulgent Honeymoon Spot
Golds85, Ottawa, Canada
Thu Jul 14 10:32:56 EDT 2016
My husband and I are in our early 30s, and spent a week here for our honeymoon. We stayed in a Junior Deluxe suite, however we were upgraded 2 levels once the hotel found out it was our honeymoon! We also received very cute gifts in the room & a bottle of liquor. I recommend telling the staff upon check-in if it is a special occasion, as we told our travel agent, but the message got lost before it reached the hotel. The manager was excellent in accommodating a room change for us (the mix-up resulted in us having a room with 2 smaller beds originally). We found the staff very friendly and engaging. Even those who did not speak a ton of English. Although I should point out that the staff that you interact with in depth (guest services/butler/bartender/activities director) all spoke fluent English. We were always greeted in a friendly manner, even when just walking by gardeners/etc. One important point about this resort is that it is NOT a resort for those looking for an active night life. Of course they have the standard shows (Michael Jackson/circus/etc), but the stage is a much smaller scale than what you might be used to at other large resorts. Also, their beach bar is fun, but not usually very busy. This resort is great for daytime activities, as the kayaks/hobie cat and snorkel rentals are very easy, and you can use them frequently as long as they are available. I recommend going in the morning, as the water becomes much rougher in the afternoon. Daytime beach aerobics are also a fun activity to participate in. The drinks provided at the beach bar were very good. You were aware that there was booze in them, but they weren't too strong. The house red wine was very palatable also. I enjoyed the beer they had on tap; it was light, crisp, and similar to a Corona. Service poolside was very good. The "quiet pool" servers were a little more attentive than the pool servers down by the beach, but I believe that is because the beach servers have to cover a greater area. TIP: Go early to get your towel, as they were frequently out of them when I went in the afternoon. (*However the staff were very helpful, and went above and beyond to bring me one when they were ready) When we first arrived, the age range was more 50s-60s, but towards the end of the week we noticed more late 20s/30s couples, so it may depend on when you go. The food was quite good, and varied. The buffet always had a good variety, and was usually very fresh. We tried all the restaurants, and were very happy with the service, food, and atmosphere. The portions were generous, and in particular the pastas at the Italian place were divine! Over all, this was a wonderful resort! Definitely would go back there. We did not want to leave at the end of our week. More>

Splendid resort
SunnyBeach4us, Ottawa, Canada
Thu Jul 14 05:12:44 EDT 2016
We spent a marvellous week on a perfectly manicured island. Don’t need to say more. Food and service was first class, which allowed us to enjoy each minute. Tried all ‘a la carte’ restaurants and our favorite was the Mediterranean for the sea food. The beach is OK but spends some time to visit the public beach at the end of the island, which is even nicer. Buffets are excellent with a great selection that should satisfy everyone. This is a great place to relax and unwind by the beach or poolside. We arrived quite late at night but the staff kept the buffet open just for the late guests. Kudos are in order to the hotel staff and especially Frantz at the guest’s reception desk for their positive and understanding attitude, always available to offer assistance. Overall we had a great stay a Cayo Levantado. This is the best we’ve seen in the DR so far. More>

Ideal Location
LESLEY M, newport south wales
Wed Jul 13 23:11:50 EDT 2016
The Island and the. Hotel truly paradise room we had a junior suite in the main building was beautiful bed very comfy buffet food was lovely just wish they would cover the food lots of flys which put us off at times service in buffet was very good but service elsewhere not as good as we have experienced before in 5 star hotels which was a shame we ate in 2 of the a la carts rodizio Brazilian not for us Portofino was excellent food and service we really enjoyed it there beaches lovely private and public entertainment not so good and shuts down 11 even the lobby bar so early nights for all which we found quite annoying for a adults only hotel other than these points we enjoyed our holiday island is stunning just need to address the points mentioned for us to return would like say that all staff were very friendly and say a big shout out to Gerson in buffet although everyone was great in there so thanks More>

1st class all inclusive
gjb41, Oxford, United Kingdom
Tue Jul 12 12:33:54 EDT 2016
We stayed here from 18th June until 2nd July and its the first time, after visiting many all inclusive's, that I honestly felt I was in a 5 star resort. It's hard to write a review when so many good things have already been written by many reviewers in the past. All I can do is agree with them and give my opinion on some of the negative reviews I have read. We travelled with Thomsons and as everybody say's the 4 hour coach trip is hard going but well worth it once you get there. The check in is carried out on the mainland followed by a 15 minute boat ride to the island then you arrive in a tropical paradise that could be anywhere in the world. We were originally booked into a Junior Suite but had decided before leaving home that we wanted to upgrade to a Superior Junior Suite as the additional cost is minimal and more suited to what we wanted. As soon as we stepped into the lobby at 8:30pm we were greeted by a butler called Fransisco that stayed as our butler for our 2 week stay. Straight away he took control showing us our our original room then escorted us via a taxi, giving us a guided tour en-route, to show us another room. Although both rooms were basically the same the Superior Suite (11104) was in a villa on the north side of the island with a massive terrace looking straight out to sea with an amazing view with knowbody overlooking the room. This was perfect for us and I think villa 11 is the best place to be on the island with nothing being more than a 5-10 minute walk away. We were then whisked back to the lobby to complete the change of room with the minimal of hassle and all sorted within 30 minutes of arriving on the island. We then decided to have dinner while Fransisco sorted out our new room for us. We found the butler service perfect for what we needed. Although we did not need many of the services on offer everything was taken care of by Fransisco and he checked in with us a few times over the holiday to make sure everything was OK without being intrusive. After dinner the taxi/bell boy took us to our room with our luggage. For some reason the door would not open with our key cards and after we were let in with his master card I was happy to sort the key issue out in the morning. This was not good enough in his view so he went straight back to reception and came back 5 minutes later with a tool box and quickly sorted the door out to save us the problem in the morning. For me the big issues when staying at all inclusive's are food quality and cleanliness. The whole resort is kept spotless and the food was always well presented and cooked well using good ingredients (so often food that is mass produced is overcooked and presented more like a school canteen). I personally rate the buffet restaurants on a few simple things. Juice at breakfast - freshly squeezed juice here served at the table, butter not that horrible spread - salted and unsalted available, tables fully laid with cloth napkins at every meal and service. I always find it annoying when you try and get a drink in the restaurant and the staff fussing around the big tippers (no offence to our North American cousins but your tipping culture is very different to ours and just a way of life for you to tip for everything), this is not the case here and I didn't feel that service changed regardless of tipping. I have read reviews that the resort has a tipping culture, and yes I did tip at times, but this is probably the first resort where I honestly felt you got the great service without the expectation of a tip. Most hotels get there star ratings for loads of facilities I never really use. Here service is everything and thats reflected throughout the resort. Nothing is too much trouble and it is clear that the quality of your overall stay is important to all the staff in the hotel. We had bad service in one of the a la carte's and my wife complained when we got back to the lobby. Surprisingly the following day champagne and chocolates were delivered to our room and I was called by customer relations to apologise and put things right, real customer service and much appreciated. To summarise what I feel makes this a perfect resort and the reason why we will be returning. 1. The island is amazing with a good balance of landscaped gardens and natural vegetation. 2. The accommodation is massive, clean and comfortable. 3. The facilities that matter to me are all good, well maintained and clean. 4. The food and drink is good and going for dinner is a pleasure not a chore. 5. Most importantly, exceptional service from everybody. The only negative I have that I hope the management will act on as I feel it lowers the standard of the hotel is access in the buffet. I have seen the dress code flaunted in the daytime with guests entering with swimming clothes that are sometimes wet with something chucked over the top. Worse still is inflatable beds etc being taken into the buffet at breakfast and we even saw a family take two fully inflated airbeds to lunch and lean then against the table while they had their lunch. I think this is something that needs to be stricter as it truly degrades the hotel. The only other minor issue is that the waiter service on the beach is a bit hit and miss and although it didn't effect my time at the resort but it is an advertised feature that doesn't function properly due to lack of staff. Finally I would like to personally thank all the staff at the hotel, especially Fransisco and the lady at the Jacuzzi pool, for making this an excellent holiday. We will be returning and would highly recommend the resort to anybody that wants a truly relaxing holiday. More>



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