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Moncton, Canada
Reviewed 1 May 2015

We just came home from a week at the Esmeralda, April 21 to 28. The weather was perfect, and the service provided by the folks who work at the resort was fantastic! Always attentive and dealt with any issues we has promptly and professionally. Luis, Victor, Nikolas and Marino stood out for us as well as housekeeping for our room...

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Angela, We thank you for taking the time of sharing your opinion with us which we will take in the highest consideration. We are glad you find worth to mention our well maintained grounds, the fantastic maid you met, beautiful beach and pool. We regret your observations about our food concepts. Please be assured that your comments have been...

Halifax, Canada
Reviewed 30 April 2015

Two great weeks, April 10 to 24, for our 40th wedding anniversary ...beautiful beach that goes on forever; luxurious grounds; friendly and warm staff, always accommodating and helpful....quick to respond to any issues; great food, we ate 12 nights out of 14 "a la carte" ....very health aware...and delicious. We will be back...our new "go to" escape.....well deserved praise overall!

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear guest, Please be assured that it is a great compliment to read that we exceeded your expectations. For all our friendly and courteous staff is a pleasure to know that they contributed in creating a pleasurable and memorable 40th year anniversary for you. Looking forward to seeing you next time for another amazing holiday. Warm greetings, Vianca Graciano Bahia...

Richmond, Indiana
Reviewed 30 April 2015

This was our third visit to Bahia Principe, we love it there. Large resort but never feels crowded. Love the grounds, always clean and well manicured with flowers, trees and bushes. Pools always clean, beach clean, raked daily. Service good, staff very friendly and helpful. Good shops for souvenirs or necessities. Food good, always a good choice in the buffets....

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Meg, Please allow us to reassure that we are extremely proud to know that in your third trip to one of our Bahia Principe Hotels & Resort you loved it even more. Thank you for highlighting our incredible grounds, good food, clean pools and beach. Looking forward to welcoming you for another outstanding experience. Vianca Graciano Bahia Principe Bavaro...

Halifax, NS
Reviewed 29 April 2015

Visited the Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo from April 7 - 21. Travelled with a group of 22 ranging in age from 7 - 77. Everyone in the group thoroughly enjoyed this resort and all that it offered. Will go back again for sure! The Esmeralda is a self contained hotel within the large Grand Bahia complex. Really the...

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Viancagraciano, Gerente at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Niki, We do not know how to thank you for this kind of comments. Posts such as yours delight us and gives us confidence to keep working hard to satisfy our customers and improve our service. It is a pleasure for all of us to hear that we could fulfill your expectations during your stay in our Luxury Bahia...

Montreal
Reviewed 29 April 2015

The Esmeralda section is small family resort with everything within a short walking distance: Beach, pools, buffets, a la carte restaurants, bar and lobby. You also have the options to use the facilities of the other sections of the huge Bahia Principe site (including the Ambar section if you are 18+) Wonderfull week Wonderfull people Wonderfull vacation

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We are very pleased to read that you enjoyed of a wonderful vacation thanks to our amazing people, as well as the good a la carte reservations. You are welcome to contact us for your next visit to organize another excellent week. Greetings, Vianca Graciano Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort

Lawrencetown
Reviewed 29 April 2015

We spent a week at the Bahie Principe Esmeralda April 21 to 28th, 2015 and it was great. Food was good but was only able to get a A La Carte once because they were booked. The staff were great. Rosia gave us great service every day at the small buffet, morning and night. On my birthday, Rosia made me...

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Jennie, It is wonderful to read that our staff made your trip the most enjoyable stay. Our team, who were incredible, will be happy and motivated to know that they contributed in creating you a memorable experience. At Bahia Principe our goal is to make your vacation become an unforgettable experience. Please feel free to contact us directly, in...

Ottawa, Canada
Reviewed 28 April 2015 via mobile

The Bahia Principe Esmeralda is part of around 5 different hotels. From the esmerelda you have access to almost all of the other resort facilities. The esmerelda is a really nice resort, the good is awesome. Dominicans can cook. Beef, chicken, beans and the best thing I tried there was the pork leg, the skin was amazing. For kids there...

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Bryan, We would like to thank you for bringing to our attention your comments about your stay in our Hotel. We are glad to hear that you find worth to mention our great water park, fantastic staff and the rich gastronomy you tasted. It is delightful to read that you had a great time with us, especially for the...

Miramichi
Reviewed 27 April 2015 via mobile

Traveled here for a week with my family which consisted of a group of 8. Never had to wait longer than 5 minutes for a table when dining. The entire resort is maintained very well. This place is clean! Close proximity to the beach which has a ramp for wheelchair access. Nightly entertainment available. Food was plentiful though nothing tastes...

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Your opinion is very important to us. It represents a challenge, an opportunity to improve our services, and maintain the magic that makes our dear customers choose for their holiday destination this paradise called Dominican Republic. Please rest assured that it will be a pleasure to cater you once again! Yours sincerely, Vianca Graciano Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort

Miramichi, Canada
Reviewed 27 April 2015

My husband and I stayed at Esmeralda from April 10-17 and it was a amazing trip. I email the resort 2 weeks prior to going to request a room in building 90 or 91 and they fulfilled the request and gave us room 91007 which was great it was a perfect location. This was our 4 trip south (second trip...

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Viancagraciano, customer service at Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, responded to this review

Dear Melissa, Thank you for taking the time to post a review of your recent stay at our hotel. We sincerely appreciate your feedback. We are happy to know that you had wonderful memories from your recent vacation in our Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda and had received the best service ever. You are welcome to contact us for a next...

Hamilton, Canada
Reviewed 27 April 2015

For a one week family vacation the Esmeralda Bahia Principe is the place to be. I have been travelling to resorts on family vacation for over 15 years now so I have some experience, especially this being my 5th time to the Dominican Republic. The cleanliness of the resort was impeccable, your room is even cleaned twice a day. The...

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Dear Client, Posts such as yours delight us and gives us confidence to keep working hard to satisfy our customers and improve our service. Please feel free to contact us for your next stay in order to prepare all the details before arrival, and make your next visit the most unforgettable experience in the Caribbean. Looking forward to seeing you...

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  • Spa
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Facilities and services 2 Pools Sun terrace 4 Jacuzzis Sun umbrellas and loungers Beach and pool towel service BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, 3 tennis courts, 1 padel tennis court (additional charge), multi-sports court Water activity centre Motorised water sports (additional charge) WiFi access in the lobby (free) and in rooms (additional charge) Entertainment amphitheatre 2 buffet restaurants 3 speciality restaurants 3 Bars 1 Snack- bar Wedding gazebo Punta Blanca Golf Club: 18 hole Punta Blanca Golf Club, designed by Nick Price (additional charge) Pueblo Principe: Shopping and Leisure Mall with local craft stores, live music, shows, stores, bars, karaoke, disco and casino. Rooms, 570 Deluxe Junior Suite Room facilities: King size bed or two full size beds Air conditioning Ceiling fan Sitting area with sofa Terrace Fully-equipped bathroom with hydromassage bath tub and separate shower, hair dryer and magnifying mirror Bathrobe and slippers VIP amenities Radio-alarm clock Flat screen satellite TV Coffee-making facilities Ironing set Pillow menu Umbrella 24 hour room service Minibar WiFi (additional charge) Children Bahia Scouts The hotel is perfect for families, offering a range of facilities tailored especially for children, including the following: Mini Club for children aged 4 to 12 (at the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana) Evening Mini Disco Babysitting service (additional charge) Bahia Scouts Water park Fun Area and Adventure Park (additional charge) Teen's club (11 - 16 years) Other services Medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) Specialised service for organising weddings, incentive trips, events and anniversaries Personalised menus (for celiacs, diabetics, etc.) Available on request ... more   less 

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Address: Crta. Arena Gorda - Macao, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $288 - $689 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection 4*
Number of rooms: 570
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Principe Esmeralda Hotel Punta Cana
Hotel Style:
#4 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#7 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#25 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#26 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#29 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
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“It is so noisy early mornings, if the room is close to the cleaning storage rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles Sarah_mgh, 23 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you want peace and quiet avoid rooms overlooking the pool area”
 of 5 bubbles chrisbX1296PF, 22 Feb 2017 | Read review
“If you like peace and quiet, don't get a room near the pool- it can get a little loud.”
 of 5 bubbles melissat509, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Building 90 or 91 are the closest to the pool and the beach.”
  • We were 2nd floor 2nd room fromt eh ocean end.
 of 5 bubbles JodieM601, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
“Recommend building 90 or 91 on top floor for a view of the ocean.”
 of 5 bubbles Largang, 20 Feb 2017 | Read review
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