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Toronto, Ontario, Canada
1 review
55 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 January 2006

My family and I just came back from an awesom 2 week vacation at the Bahia Principe Punta Cana. Absolutely incredible. We left Toronto on December 22, 2005 and returned January 5, 2005. We decided to do something a little different this year for Christmas and New Years. We were impressed with some of the reviews we read on this...

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Edmonton, Alberta
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43 helpful votes
Reviewed 6 January 2006

Just came back from a family holiday, and we were all very impressed with the resort. So much to say - here are the key points: - The resort is very large. There really is something for everyone here, but if you want a quiet getaway, I would recommend somewhere smaller. Specifically, the main pool was very loud and crowded...

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Reviewed 5 January 2006

My family and I liked this resort. We stayed for two weeks. The staff were always friendly and helpful; bring lots of 1.00 bills because you will tip and often. There is a mini fridge in your room filled daily. I gave the guys a few bucks as I dring a lot of water and they gave me tons of...

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Hancock, Maryland
Reviewed 4 January 2006

Just returned from Gran Bahia and had a wonderful time! My husband and I traveled with two friends and our only complaint was that it is impossible to find newspapers. We checked the lobby store each day and there was never a paper in English our entire trip. Our rooms were on what was called the "Premier" side which we...

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Toronto, Canada
1 review
23 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2006

Great place to relax. The beachfront and water were very pleasant. The food was decent (which is good for an all inclusive) and the drinks were good, once relationships were established with the bartenders who knew what they were doing. Best food and drinks to be had were in the lobby complex. Weather was very good. Great place for kids,...

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Ottawa, Ontario
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67 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 January 2006

This was my second all-inclusive in Dominican, the first was in Puerto Plata. Bahia Principe Punta Cana was the nicest one out of the two. Here's my list of pros and cons PRO'S -everything not mentioned in cons CONS'S -VERY BIG..taking the tran (shuttle) everywhere isn't all that bad. But when we went to reserve a sail boat, surf board,...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 30 December 2005

We spent a week (Dec 22-29) at the Bahia Principe this Christmas, in the Diamond Club area of the resort, and here was our view of the resort: FLIGHT – We booked our vacation with Sunquest. The tour company are relatively reliable, but I am sorry to say that their airline partner, Skyservice, is not. The flight to the Dominican...

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Orangeville, Ontario, Canada
1 review
23 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 December 2005

My friend and I stayed at tis magnificent hotel Dec-03 to Dec-17 of 2005. The staff were very pleasant and service was excellent. Food was excellent except the porridge contained sugar and we did not get sick. We drank beer (not soft drinks) and the in room bar had both but only three cans of beer per day for two...

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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 29 December 2005

We traveled to the Golden Club Bahia Principe Dec 10-17 with a group of 10 people, 5 couples aged 31-34. This was our second group trip to DR Punta Cana. Yes it is true that the resort is large and that there is a lot of walking to do but so what we were no hurry and after the way...

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LISBON, PORTUGAL
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46 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 December 2005

when you arrive to this hotel you will be impressed by its size(about 1500 rooms)distributed by a large number of villages.in the first couple of days, i felt some dificulty to understand how the hotel works an were are all the facilities so you feel a litle lost. After two days you will see the hotel in a diferent way,...

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
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  • Spa
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  • Restaurant
  • Tennis Court
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  • Hot Tub
  • Spa
  • Casino and Gambling
  • Golf Course
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Facilities and services 2 lake-style pools Large sun terrace New relaxation zone with Bali beds, sun umbrellas and loungers Pool and beach towels BAHIA SPA (additional charge) Sports facilities: gym, 3 tennis courts (floodlit for an additional charge), multi-sports court Water activity centre WiFi access in the lobby (1h per day free of charge) and in rooms (additional charge) Entertainment theatre Wedding gazebo 1 buffet restaurant and 17 speciality restaurants Japanese restaurant 10 bars 3 Snack Bars Cocktail Lounge Punta Blanca Golf Club: 18 hole Golf 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 816 rooms including two types: Superior Junior Suite and Club Hacienda Junior Suite Room facilities: King size bed or two full size beds Fully-equipped bathroom with hydromassage bath tub, hair dryer and magnifying mirror Sitting area with sofa Air conditioning Ceiling fan Telephone Alarm clock Satellite TV Minibar Coffee-making facilities Safe (additional charge) Ironing set Wifi (additional charge) Club Hacienda Junior Suite (See page 18 Club Golden, Club Hacienda) 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 Evening Mini Disco Babysitting service (additional charge) Bahia Scouts Water Park Fun Area and Adventure Park (additional charge) Teens' Club (11-16 years) Other services 24 hour medical service (additional charge) Pharmacy (additional charge) Bus stop opposite the hotel Meeting and convention room Personalised menus (for celiacs, diabetics, etc.) Available on request and subject to circumstances Specialised service for organising weddings, incentive trips, events and anniversaries ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro

Address: Arena Gorda - Macao Seccion Baigua, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic
Region: Caribbean > Dominican Republic > La Altagracia Province > Punta Cana
Price Range: $207 - $574 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro 4*
Number of rooms: 744
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Punta Cana
Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana
Bahia Principe Dominican Republic
Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort
Punta Cana Bahia Principe
Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro Punta Cana
Principe Punta Cana
Bahia Punta Cana
Bahia Resort Principe
Gran Bahia Principe Dominican Republic
Hotel Style:
#10 Best Value Hotel in Punta Cana
#32 Casino Hotel in Punta Cana
#34 Family Hotel in Punta Cana
#38 Romantic Hotel in Punta Cana
#44 Top resorts Hotel in Punta Cana
#44 Spa Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 Luxury Hotel in Punta Cana
#47 On the Beach Hotel in Punta Cana
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