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Honeymoon: Bottle of rum or domestic sparkling wine, fruit basket, and room upgrade (based on availability).

Secluded, charming and upscale, Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda, Don Pablo Collection is an oasis of tranquility in the sun. There are numerous tropical gardens that serve as a frame to small streets in which guests can take a stroll. The ocean breeze is the perfect complement to the natural surroundings.

Accommodations are all Junior Suites with a sitting area, full bathroom with Jacuzzi tub and separate shower, mini-bar stocked regularly, and flat screen plasma satellite TV, and balcony or terrace. VIP amenities and special dining privileges include unlimited à la carte dinners, 24-hour room service, bathrobes, and slippers. Guests can enjoy all facilities of the Grand Bahía Principe Resort Complex including Pueblo Principe. This replica of a Dominican village has a festive atmosphere of shops, a casino, restaurants, bars and a disco.

Bavaro Beach is highly regarded as one of the best beaches in the world. At Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda, Don Pablo Collection, guests can enjoy watersports including windsurfing, kayaking, sailing, boogie boarding, and snorkeling. Want to try scuba? All guests can try a scuba diving lesson in the pool!

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The Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda is located in the east coast of the Dominican Republic, 30 minutes from the Punta Cana airport.

Fax: 809-468-4327
Barber / Beauty Salon
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Casino Onsite
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
Swim-up Bar
1 big lake-style pool. Children's pool. Kids waterpark. One bar in pool. Outdoor Jacuzzi area.
Punta Blanca Golf Club Course, designed by Nick Price
Holes: 18
Number of Courts: 1
Outdoor Courts: 1
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
At the Luxury Bahía Príncipe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection you'll enjoy exquisite treatment. Located in the first row of the Gran Bahía Príncipe Bávaro Resort Complex you'll spend the best vacation of your life, in unique surroundings. This property features three restaurants, snack bars, four bars, WiFi in lobby area, full service spa ($) and exchange privileges within the Gran Bahia Complex. Guests will also enjoy unlimited a la carte dining! Beach: Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 570
Year Opened: 2009 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card
Sitting room area, Sofa bed, Plasma TV, Pillow menu, Bathrobe/slippers, Hydro-massage bathtub, Room service (24 hours),
1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 5 Restaurants at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda:
Los Geranios - Buffet dinner serving international cuisine.
Bella Italia - Gourmet Italian a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner 6:30pm to 10:00pm. Non-smoking restaurant.
Jazmin - Buffet restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Arrecife - Beach buffet and bar
Takara - Restaurant where our chef prepares Japanese cuisine and fusion, combining new and traditional recipes with original seasonings.
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Diving Lessons (in pool), Football, Dance Lessons, Kayaks, Catamaran Trips, Billiard
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Disco, Casino
Team Parrot (ages 3-7), Team Monkey (8-10), and Team Wildfires (11+)
Applicable Ages: 3-17

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Children's Pool

Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
There is nothing Luxury about this resort
Aug 07 2014
Poor costumer service, low quality food, lack of knowledge in front desk, slow service, air condicioner in restaurants close to nothing, bad service, our room was nor ready at check in, no beach towels in room, requested pillows did not get till aske for the second time, call the front desk at che .. More>
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Luxury Grand Bahia
May 17 2014
This hotel is huge and contains four other Bahia properties. The staff was awesome as well as the service. My wife and I had an amazing time. The beaches are gorgeous and the pools are excellent just as well. My wife and I are health nuts when it comes to our dietary choices, so it would have been .. More>
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Good hotel
Feb 20 2014
The service at the hotel was very accomidating. Pleasant to deal with overall. We had an incident at check out and it was handled very professionally. I would recommend this hotel to future visitors. .. More>
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No Effort / Empty Promises!
Feb 20 2014
Check you in and that's all they care about. Lights don't work in your room........too bad. Promise third floor room two weeks prior to stay and get put on second floor so like Trip Advisor warned you and the kids can hear everything going on above you at all hours of the night. Staff at front desk .. More>
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Girls week in Punta Cana!!
Jan 29 2014
We were celebrating my daughter's college graduation and we could not have picked a better location. LOVE, LOVE, LOVE the Esmeralda. Everyone very friendly. We will be back next year. .. More>
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Not a Luxury property
Jan 28 2014
We stayed at the Gran Bahia Esmeralda for 5 nights in January. We booked hotel only, however, the included hotel transfers. Got to the hotel after 11pm after dropping 3 couples at different resorts. Check in was fine, however when I asked for a map of the resort they did not have any. We were g .. More>
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First time out of the country.... AMAZING
Jan 19 2014
Honestly the best service from beginning to end. Rooms are amazing, view was unreal, and the pools and staff were great. The free shows and activities that were offered were really fun. Apple vacations takes care of you. Best experience Ive had vacationing. Would go back in a heartbeat. .. More>
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Luxury in name only
Jan 08 2014
We were disappointed with the lack of "luxury" at the hotel. There were constant renovations, landscaping, painting going on, during New Year's Week and Eve and Day. Constant problems with toilet and leaking shower. Wait staff was constantly arguing with one another which detracted from the overall .. More>
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Luxury Bahia Principe... not so much...
Jan 03 2014
You guys should be ashamed to call yourself a luxury resort! Even a 1 star motel with untrained employees have a better attitude to help their guests but you guys with your unlimited resources made the worst vacation for us! From check-in, to room allocation to restaurants, you guys personify un .. More>
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Christmas Break in Dominican Republic
Dec 31 2013
The hotel was clean and was a small section of a giant resort. We liked the fact that the pool closest to our rooms was never crowded and didnt have loud activities going on throughout the day. The pool bar was staffed with people who clearly didnt want to work outside as they really never left t .. More>
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Bahia Principia Esmeralda
Jul 21 2013
Check in and Check out lacked organization; we were rushed to the Apple shuttle as a result of the delay in checkout, getting our bags retrieved by the hotel staff and minimal seating on the transportation to the Apple shuttle. Overall the staff were friendly, however had less than average Englis .. More>
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  APPLE RATINGS:    Exceptional Standard of Service & Quality;    Luxurious;
    Superior First Class;    First Class;    Comfortable;    Modest
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