Samana

Luxury Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado


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All Inclusive    

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. As of 01/01/18 arrivals, all Grand Principe Hotels & Resorts will include free use of in-room safety deposit boxes for all of their guests.
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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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Wedding Trip
REBECCA C.
Dec 19 2012
We really didn't know what to expect, since this was our first trip to DR. I just knew we wanted a quiet, relaxing and enjoyable vacation and wedding. The resort and resort staff (including our wedding coordinator) far exceeded any expectations we had. The resort was absolutely beautiful and the grounds were impecably mantained. The resort staff was attentive and the service was exceptional. We are already looking at our calendars next year for a second trip :)
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ROBERT J.
Feb 01 2012
The Beach Villa is everything you would expect. Big, beautiful and very close to the beach, pool and food. The nicest room/villa we have ever stayed in to date. However, there didnt appear to be hot/warm water for the patio Jacuzzi? There was a bit of a language barrier but we were able to get by. Food was average but they make a good effort to change it up at dinner. Specialty restaurants were better. Entertainment was fair most of the time but it was the workers putting on some of the shows and I would give them an A for effort. If you are looking to just relax and sit by the pool or on the beach this is the perfect place. If you fly into any Airport other than Samana expect to have a 2-3 HOUR cab ride to the pier. The place was clean and the grounds well taken care of.
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GREAT HOLIDAY!
JOHN N.
Apr 26 2011
This resort is amazing! The service, quality, and atmosphere is indescribable...you have to experience it to understand. This resort is the best kept secret in teh Dominican Republic!
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Cayo Levantado Relaxation Haven
timbo, Winnipeg, Canada
Fri Nov 10 14:24:26 EST 2017
My wife and I recently returned from a two week trip to the BPCL from 21 October to 4 November. Background Both of us are in our mid-fifties and have travelled extensively in the Caribbean and have stayed at more than 30 all inclusive resorts. This was our 8th trip to the Dominican Republic but our first to the Samaná area. Arrival and Check-In We flew into the airport at Samana. The airport was quite small and we were through customs, picked up our bags and on the bus transport to the hotel in less than 30 minutes. Bus ride was about an hour but included a stop at one hotel. Enjoyed the countryside on route. When we arrived at the passenger ferry to Cayo Levantado, we actually checked in before boarding the ferry. After a short 10 minute ride to the island, we went to reception and were provided with our room keys. Process was very efficient and professional. Room The room was huge. We were in room 203 in the main building. It was beautiful. We were celebrating our anniversary and arrived to find a bottle of champagne waiting for us in the room. Very nice touch. Giant four post king size bed with a huge balcony overlooking the lobby patio/entertainment area and a beautiful view of the ocean. Lots of closet space with an armoire dresser and tv. Large electronic safe in the closet. Room mini-fridge was well stocked with a variety of soft drinks, bottled water, 2 cans of beer and three small bottles of vodka, rum and scotch and a couple of small bags of potatoe chips. Mini bar was refilled daily. Giant separate bathroom with separate shower, toilet with bidet and a large jacuzzi tub. Also had a hair dryer and make-up mirror. There was a large glass window with a curtain separating the bathroom and the main room. Very nice toiletries supplied including shampoo, bath gel, body lotion, bars of soap, dental kit, sewing kit, shower cap etc. Air conditioning worked well but you had to leave a room key in a slot just inside the door for the air and electricity to work in the room. We also had butler service and could order from both a pillow menu and a scent menu. When we returned from an excursion one day, our butler had poured a hot bubble bath with floating rose petals and a scented candle going. Not sure how they knew when we were getting back but it was a wonderful surprise! On our last night, when we returned to our room he had made a rose petal path in the floor leading to a heart shaped design with a candle in the middle. We did not request either of those things. One minor note are that there are limited electrical outlets to charge electronics such as iPads, cameras, iPhones, etc. We had to either unplug the alarm clock, the room lamp or the hair dryer. Wifi in the room was excellent. Housekeeping Room was kept immaculate and our room was cleaned early every morning. We left a tip each day. Toiletries were restocked daily. Resort Grounds The resort covers most of the island. There are wide walkways criss-crossing the island to all the separate villas, pools and restaurants. You are surrounded by beautiful foliage including both planted areas and wilder areas. It was great to walk however, they also have a fleet of electric carts to transport people and luggage around the resort. Very quiet in the evening and great views of the water in many spots. Pools and Beaches The main activity pool is located by the private beach. The pool is very large and irregular in shape with several small islands with foliage. Lots of lounge chairs and bar service. Pool water was about 88 degrees. Nice clean washrooms located near the pool. They give you a small wooden tray with a flag that you put up when you want a drink. Also has a cool cloth and some nuts or chips in the tray. Lots of towels and no towel cards to worry about. There is a restaurant there open from about 11 to 5 each day. It is a buffet and they also usually have a bbq going for fresh burgers or steaks. There is also an appetizer spot where they have some kind of snack during the day. There is a bar in the restaurant and a tiki bar for beach and pool goers. This is also where the entertainment staff hang out. They organize a variety of activities daily such as bocci ball, horseshoes, volleyball, bingo and other “crazy games”. There are two sides to the private beach area. Both have nice sand and lots of lounge chairs. One side of the beach has fairly large waves most days while the other is more sheltered. Both have nice sandy bottoms for the most part so no need for water shoes. Ocean was very warm. No problem finding a lounge chair most of the time. We spent a lot of time here as we could quickly go from the pool to the ocean and participate in some of the activities. The Central pool area is quieter and water temperature was in the low nineties. Nice bar area and a waiter comes around the pool area. It had its own towel Center as well. Lots of loungers and canopy covered areas. Seemed to be much warmer there than down by the beach as there was very little breeze here. Great place to relax and catch a nap. The third pool area is the jacuzzi area. Very quiet area. About 20 loungers with three large jacuzzis. Water is not hot in the jacuzzis. There are bathrooms here and a fridge with soft drinks and bottled water. Towels are also available. There's a very nice public beach at one end of the island that is open to the public until 6 PM daily. It has a bar there but it is not part of the all inclusive package during the day. Resort guests are able to sign out separate towels when you walk down to the public beach and loungers are free to use (at least for resort guests). It really is a beautiful beach with nice sand and sandy bottom. There are also a few shops to buy souvenirs. This beach is an excursion location for people from the mainland . The shoreline where people are dropped off for their excursion is great for seashells. There are literally hundreds and hundreds of them! There are separate wifi connections for the pool/resort areas. Internet connection outside of the hotel room could be temperamental at times. Overall, the wifi at the resort was very good (and was free). Restaurants There were 4 ala carte restaurants. We went to all of them and they were all excellent. Service was very good at all of the ala carter The Rodizio had a Brazilian theme so they served a wide variety of meats from skewers. Everything from sausage, pork, beef and chicken. Self serve salad bar and desserts. Excellent for you meat lovers out there. Restaurant was covered but outdoors. Ceiling fans helped keep it cool. Don Pablo had a French theme. Very tasty and lovely desserts. The beef filet was awesome. Indoors and air conditioned. Very tastefully decorated. Portofino was an Italian themed restaurant. Food was great and staff were super accommodating. Indoors and air conditioned. Mediterranean was a seafood themed restaurant. Great food including a pretty descently sized lobster tail on the menu. Indoors and air condoned. Orquidea was the main buffet restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Great buffet with lots of variety. Could get anything grilled fresh with fresh pasta at supper. Different theme every night. Desserts were great as were the soups. One of the better buffets we have ever had at an all inclusive resort. Indoors and air conditioned. Activities and Entertainment There was nightly entertainment with everything from a circus show to Michael Jackson to live music. Sometimes the entertainment was by the lobby and sometimes it was at the public beach. The nightly entertainment usually started at about 9:30. Overall it was pretty good. There was also a nightly disco down at the public beach starting around 11:00. We never made it to the disco. Excursions The snorkelling is not very good, if you are an avid snorkeller, as the water is not very clear most days. Took an excursion to snorkel from the dive shop but would not recommend it. Went to two different spots both close to the island and one has very few fish and the other was a sunken ferry with lots of fish but really better for diving and not for snorkelling due to the depth. Water was also murky so not great visibility. We also went to El Limon waterfall. This was a full day trip that cost $100 US pp. This included a trip to the falls, horseback riding, stop at a cigar shop and a stop at a typical home and farm. There was also a zip line option but we did not do that. Make sure to take some money for tipping and possible souvenir purchases. The falls were awesome but you had to ride a horse for about 15 minutes and then climb down some steep steps to get to the bottom of the falls. This is not for persons that are mobility challenged. You can swim in the pool below the falls. The rocks getting into the Falls are extremely slippery so you need to be careful getting into and out of the water. Staff All of the staff at this Resort go above and beyond to make your stay enjoyable. You are constantly being asking if everything is okay and if you need anything. Although all of the staff are amazing, we would like to point out a few of our favourites - Jose, our Butler; Franz at Reception; Paulina, Henrry and Javier with the Entertainment Team; Luz at the Pool Buffet; and Georgina at the main Buffet. Thank you for making our holiday even more fabulous! Overall, we had a fantastic holiday and loved this resort. We can’t wait to return!

Our Honeymoon
Izabela Z,
Wed Nov 08 13:07:03 EST 2017
What an Absolutely Outstanding holiday. Great food, Great Location. The Tui Rep Cesar was great and helpful. We will be back. The rooms where fab with a great sea view. Outstanding evening entertainment.

A Beautiful Private Island
suebguelph, Guelph, Ontario
Wed Nov 08 12:55:17 EST 2017
We visited this resort for a week at the beginning of October. It had only been open for a week, after the hurricanes hit. The resort was beautiful. We stayed in villa 13, room 103. We had a beautiful room, and a huge patio. The food was okay, not fabulous. The a la carte restaurants were quite good. Now, I do have one complaint, that I think many others would agree. This resort is advertised as a luxury 5 star resort. When you tell your clients that they have internet everywhere, they should have internet everywhere. We did not. The internet was horrible. Now I understand we are on vacation...we don’t need to spend our time on the internet. But the fact is, we all have families, and responsibilities at home.....and we need to stay connected. Provide half decent internet. Your clients will thank you. This resort is out on a private island and its absolutely beautiful. There is a public beach on the end of the island, and is only accessible by boat.....and the people on the public beach have no access to the resort. There is security in place. We are very glad we visited this resort, and we would return.

Best Dream Place Ever
Jocelyne L,
Wed Nov 08 07:27:07 EST 2017
My husband and I have been married for 42 years and end of August was our anniversary and we have been travelling 2 to 3 times a year to the best places there is but for some reason Bahia Principe Cayo Levantado blew us away.The resort, the people, the food, the ambiance and the cleanliness was above and beyond. We plan to return every year our experience was amazing.

Absolutely blown away!!
wolfieWarrington, warrington
Mon Nov 06 09:21:15 EST 2017
We travelled to this beautiful island on 1st October for 2 weeks. When we arrived after a long transfer we were tired and it was late, however it was totally worth the journey. It was stunning, the staff, the suite the food the island in its entirety. The entertainment was fun and you could join in or watch which ever suited you. We will return and meet up with some lovely friends again, and let’s hope that the few moaners who wanted a free upgrade aren’t there. Holidays are what you make them and ours was magical.



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