Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Value!

Honeymoon*: Bottle of sparkling wine, box of chocolates, welcome card, surprise gift, special room decorations, turndown service, 20% discount on spa treatments, and late check-out (based on availability).

The spectacular Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana is an elegant colonial-style complex, set on a splendid white sandy beach, with all the facilities you need for endless fun activities and a wide range of cuisine, all in a fantasy tropical setting. 

All rooms are Junior Suites and have a terrace, Jacuzzi, and satellite TV.

Immerse yourself and be carried away by the unmistakable atmosphere of the Bahia Principe Village, where you will find activities to fill your nights with magic. Guests can explore a shopping center, which includes shops, bars, a casino, disco, live music, and more. 

The complex has a buffet-type restaurant and 10 specialty restaurants with à la carte dinner service. There are also three snack bars and nine bars serving spectacular tropical drinks. Guest can also enjoy access to the facilities, restaurants, and bars at Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro. 

Note: Coupon system applies for dining: Stays of 3 nights receive one à la carte dinner, 4-6 nights receive two à la carte dinners, and 7 nights or more receive three à la carte dinners.

*Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.


Punta Cana - Beach
Punta Cana, Dominican Republic (PUJ) : 15 miles
Casa De Campo, Dominican Republic (LRM)
Punta Causedo-Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic - Las Americas International Airport (SDQ)

Property Information

Year Built: 2004
Accessible rooms: 12
Floors: 3
Total rooms: 780


Hotel Details

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory The hotel will transform the Las Olas I & the Las Olas II restaurants. Working hours will be 8am-8pm. Snacks & drinks services will continue as usual but from the Piscis restaurant & other service stations placed around the main pool and beach area. The rooms closest to this area will be blocked and not used during this period to minimize any disturbance clients might encounter. Please note renovation dates and times are subject to change at any time without prior notification.
Advisory The hotel will do a complete makeover of the lobby bar terrace. Due to the location of the work, no disturbance to the guest rooms is to be expected. All services will continue as usual at the lobby bar. Please note renovation dates and times are subject to change at any time without prior notification.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
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

4.0 star tripadvisor rating Based on 8331 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    I want to come back

    In truth, the best vacations I have had, very good food, very good attention, the pool is good and the beach is very good activities, it is worth highlighting Juan's attention in the bars, I was there in June in the villa near the pool , very good hotel I recommend it.

    Aug 13, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating

    Wandel y isaia Wandel and isaia were excellent and we used paddle boards to do yoga on. The yoga was very relaxing with the music in the background. It was a different because you needed more core. I would definitely try this again!!!

    Aug 09, 2019
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great for eating, drinking, and sun tanning, just not much more.

    Grand Bahia Principe Aquamarine was a really nice place to stay. Particularly because it was adults only, the time we spent in other areas of the resort that were kid friendly, the atmosphere was FAR less relaxing. The pool was very nice and the shows in the lobby and at the sports bar were great. We really enjoyed that there was an air conditioned place to drink beverages (sports bar). We also really enjoyed eating at as many a la carte restaurants as much as we could. This was our first time (we were on our honeymoon) doing an all inclusive and my wife's first time being tropical at all. We went on an excursion outside of the resort; Marinarium Excursions- we swam with sharks and saw stingrays-it was great. Overall it was very nice, but we found that aside from eating, drinking, and sun bathing there was not a whole lot of scheduled activities. We also found that there was a drastic difference in your treatment if you tipped people. We are rookies to the whole all-inclusive scene, so take my review with a grain of salt. Major complaints-Pool and pool bar closes early. Like 7pm early. After 7 you can drink at the lobby bar or the sports bar-that's it. (or the club in the main village-if you like the loud club scene). Your mini fridge has a couple of beers in it, so nothing much. So the whole resort is serviced by a handful of bartenders after 7pm, which can make simply getting a drink a challenge. There were minimal organized activities or tours or much to do aside from drinking and eating during the day. If you don't tip, you don't get nearly the service. If you do tip, it's much better. Our room didn't have its bottled water re-stocked for 3 days until we called and started tipping the maid- which wouldn't be a big deal if you could drink the tap water, but when you wake up in the morning hungover and there is no drinkable water in your room, it gets old real quick. Minor detail-many rooms had special banners and champagne ans such because they were on their honeymoon. We indicated we were on our honeymoon on all of our registration stuff and when we checked in, but got no such reception. Minor detail that didn't make or break it for us, but added to the experience. Overall it was a really good experience, we ate lots, drank lots, got some sun, met some fun people, but for a place that advertises as a 5 star joint, I kind of thought there would be more to do. The wife and I had a nice time, and learned that we are kind of "go-go" people. If you are looking to eat, sleep, drink and tan, this is a great place to do it!

    Aug 07, 2019
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    You get what you pay for . . . ..

    My friend and I arrived for a 6 days and 5 nights vacation. Front desk employees were very courteous and friendly. Our room did not have any USB ports. Only one electrical outlet was available for charging our phones and tablets. We had to unplug coffee pot and lamps to use other outlets. The phone did not have a directory. While at the front desk we got instructions how to call other rooms and how to contact them (front desk). If you call another room, you can not leave a message. The WiFi only works in the lobby. You have to sign up for it in the lobby also. There is a $9 charge if you want to use WiFi outside the lobby. After paying the $9 their WiFi went down. There were no washcloths in bathroom, only towels. We called for them three times and went to the front desk twice, but still did not get any washcloths. They were delivered three days later. Lighting in the room was very, very poor. Room contained a ceiling fan but no light. The employees only speak Spanish. Obviously, management does not make it a requirement to speak English. Our room was infested with mosquitos. Housekeeping changed our sheets and somehow, the mosquitos stilled showed up. Especially in the bathroom. Most of the TV channels were Spanish and you could not set the language to English. No matter how you try to change the language to English, the channels were still in Spanish. Last, the food was awful!! We paid less than $600 for this vacation and now I understand why it was so cheap. Like I said, you get what you pay for. Take my advice, stay somewhere else.

    Aug 06, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    General review aboit thw rooms and area.

    We stayed at Grand Bahia Príncipe Punta Cana in January 2019. We loved the hotel, the rooms - beautiful area. The animation and the evening programs were just super - a lot of music and dancing! Very clean everywhere. Large beach, which is a big plus🏖 Apart from that, we stayed at other hotels in Dominican Republic, but I want to return only to Grand Bahia Príncipe Punta Cana. On the minuses side - very few staff speak English; and the keycards sometimes get deactivated.

    Aug 06, 2019
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