Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Value
Honeymoon: Fruit tray, flower petals in room, bathrobes and slippers, and one champagne breakfast in bed (reservations required).

The BlueBay Villas Doradas is an All-Inclusive resort, designated exclusively for Adults. It is a perfect place for couples who want to relax or enjoy their wedding or honeymoon in the Dominican Republic, as nothing will disturb the peaceful atmosphere of luxury and eminence. The hotel has a seafront location by the picturesque, sandy Playa Dorada and crystal clear waters, next to the beautiful Playa Dorada golf-course, which was designed by famous Robert Trent. This 18-hole golf course hosts regular local and international competitions.

BlueBay Villas Dorada offers accommodation in large and quiet beautifully decorated guest rooms as well as luxurious suites with beautiful bedrooms, a terrace, and hot tub where you can easily get away and relax.

BlueBay Villas Dorada offers plenty of leisure activities like sushi or cocktail making classes, bachata and merengue lessons, massage classes (to teach your partner), and sport activities like tennis, windsurfing, sailing, diving, and canoeing. The animation team surprises us every day with a different show, where entertainment is guaranteed.

Location

Puerto Plata - Beach
Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic - La Union (POP) : 15 miles
Santiago, Dominican Republic - Municipal (STI) : 60 miles
Punta Causedo-Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - Las Americas International Airport (SDQ)
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Property Information

Year Built: 1984
Last Renovation: 2006
Floors: 3
Total rooms: 245

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Hotel Details

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Hotel Advisories

Current Renovations: Description: This hotel is an adults only hotel where the minimum age is 18.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy:
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy:
A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information:
Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 star tripadvisor rating Based on 6760 reviews
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Okay hotel

    Pros Friendly staff( for the most part) comfortable bed and pillows Very quite place the beach was very clean Cons Food was awful If you call for an Uber they don't let it come in to the resort property ( be ready to walk) Taxis from the resort charge triple the amount The guy who seems to be the manager of the buffet and bars was very rude Security guards would be drinking and getting drunk during their shifts Can't even enjoy the beach because vendors won't leave you alone Less then 24 hours in the resort and staff putting pressure on you to buy timeshare ( the guy who was helping us got mad because we said we were not interesting) The resort is not 4 or 5 stars. I would say 3. Conclusion: it is an average place to stay if you are looking for a quite area. They need to work on their customer service and be more professional ( you can tell people only want to rip you off) . But I need to be honest bartenders Maria, Lorelai, other staff like Alfredo, Pedro, a new guy at the buffet I think his name was Derek and all the young waitresses did a great job. Also housekeeping very friendly. And at the beach Felix was very helpful. And to be honest, I don't know if I would go back to this place.

    Aug 11, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Family Vacation

    Second time being at this resort and loved it again! The group I was traveling with found the rooms were tired and the 3 couples had to change rooms due to issues unfortunately but the staff was great and moved them. Because it was low season only one restaurant was open each night. This was unfortunate for the people who paid extra for the upgrade because it didn't get them anything extra. Last time I went in high season and it was a very different experience. Food was always great..low season had less options. Restaurant staff were outstanding and went above and beyond for us! Entertainment staff work so hard and were extremely friendly! Beach is absolutely beautiful and so clean. Pools are great and lots of seating was always available. Shows at night were good but with low season it wasn't a great variety of shows but the ones they had were good. Disco was cancelled some nights because there was hardly any people there. Locals come in on weekends...we had no issues but other guests were not happy. Be careful with the hotel taxi drivers. One of the men told us $80 to Cabarete and back. When we got back to the hotel he increased the price on us and we had to pay the extra.

    Aug 10, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Best time ever!

    I had so much fun! Everyone easy super nice! Specially the entertainment! Waldo was beyond cool he made my mother and I laugh a lot. He was also friendly and funny. When you come to BlueBay ask for him.

    Aug 09, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Friendly staff

    We were a group of 4 and for our first all included trip we loved it. The staff was impeccable and the people in the animation team really did their best to entertain a bunch of people who were not participating (not talking about us though). The rooms were super clean and we always had bottled water near. The food was much better than we expected. We didn't know that the beach was public so we ended up going only once because we were always harassed. Overall we left super happy!

    Aug 06, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Vacation

    Very nice hotel the staff is so nice the food at the buffet is pretty good. Veronica is really the best at what she does make people have fun and make sure everybody is entertain. The pool parties oh wow not to miss.

    Jul 30, 2019
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