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"Excellent customer services and room was clean. The only thing I think it was difficult walking so far the distance! " More

By a verified traveller on Sat 03 Aug 2019

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Hotel Description

3.5-star all-inclusive property near Arena Gorda Beach, connected to a shopping center

On the beach

You'll be within half a mile (1 km) of Arena Gorda Beach and 2 miles (3 km) of Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay with a stay at this Punta Cana property. Also, Punta Blanca Golf Course is within 2 miles (3 km) and Iberostar Golf Course is within 6 miles (10 km).

All-inclusive

This smoke-free property features free water park access, a casino, and a full-service spa. Relax with sun loungers and beach umbrellas, and enjoy a drink at one of the 3 beachside bars. Bring the family and enjoy the free kid's club, mini golf, and children's pool.

Jetted tubs, free WiFi

Boasting jetted bathtubs, the 744 guestrooms also offer free WiFi and free minibar items. LED TVs come with satellite channels, and other amenities include furnished balconies or patios and sitting areas.

Junior Suite Superior

Bed Count 1 King Bed Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite (Superior)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite (Superior)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Junior Suite (Superior)

Bed Count 2 Full Beds Maximum Occupancy 4 Max

Bahia Principe Grand Bavaro - All Inclusive ratings based on 27 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.9 out of 5 4.0 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 4.0 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0

Guest reviews for Bahia Principe Grand Bavaro - All Inclusive

Everyone (22) Couples (1) Family (3)
4 out of 5

Posted by on 3 Apr. 2019

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4 Apr. 2019 by Customer Service

Dear Guest, Thank you for your scoring, we would have liked to know more about your stay. In the same way, we thank you for choosing us as a vacation option. Best regards, Bolívar Arias Bahía Príncipe Bávaro Resort

5 out of 5

Posted by on 17 Sep. 2019

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17 Sep. 2019 by Online Reputation

Dear Guest, Thank you for your scoring, we would have liked to know more about your stay. In the same way, we thank you for choosing us as a vacation option. Kind regards, Bolivar Arias Online Reputation Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort.

5 out of 5
Excellent customer services and room was clean. The only thing I think it was difficult walking so far the distance!

Posted by on 3 Aug. 2019

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4 Aug. 2019 by Customer Service

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate that you have chosen our Resort as your holiday destination. Regards from Punta Cana! Bolivar Arias Bahía Príncipe Bávaro Resort

3 out of 5
Just good, nothing spectacular. Food was alright at best, some stench odor at the buffet and rooms. It was a big group of approximately 15 rooms and almost half could not secure the balcony doors due to broken locks. Towels looked old and therefore I didn’t feel sanitary when drying self after shower.

Posted by , from Miami, FL on 10 Jun. 2019

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11 Jun. 2019 by Customer Service

Dear Doug, We thank you for taking the time of sharing your opinion which we will take in the highest consideration. It is indeed with great regret to know that we could not reach your expectations during your vacation, and we deeply sorry for any inconvenience that you may have passed though. Kindest regards, Bolivar Arias Bahía Príncipe Bávaro Resort

4 out of 5
Very nice resort ! The kids club could have been more better it’s not much to do for the kids! The stuff is very friendly at the buffet but not the restaurants !

Posted by on 10 May 2019

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11 May 2019 by Customer Service

Dear Guest, We greatly appreciate your feedback as it enables us to continue improving and providing our service for our guests. We would like to have the opportunity to welcome you once again and continue providing the greatest experiences. Best regards, Bolivar Arias Bahía Príncipe Bávaro Resort

3 out of 5
have no problem .the place was great ,the personnel was great My only problem was that it looks like management can change the rules at any time . even if they have agree to it .

Posted by on 22 Apr. 2019

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23 Apr. 2019 by Customer Service

Dear Guest, Thank you for sharing your experience on Expedia, and for acknowledging ur great personnel. We hope to welcome you soon and provide you once again a great vacation. Regards from the Dominican Republic! Bolivar Arias Bahía Príncipe Bávaro Resort

4 out of 5
The property was amazing, however, my room phone did not dial out all week, and bathroom toilet stopped up and could not call anyone had to go to lobby for all requests. Informed them phone does not dial out anywhere but it never got fixed so had to go to lobby everytime I had an issue or wanted to speak to front desk or guest services. Housekeeping was on the ball and had to fix the toilet several times.

Posted by on 15 Apr. 2019

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15 Apr. 2019 by Customer Service

Dear Guest, We are very glad to know that you mention our property as amazing! It is through communications of this nature that our customers give us an opportunity to evaluate our performance. We regret not having been able to achieve our main objective with you, which is our guests´ entire satisfaction. It’s our sincere hope to cater you once again and change your perception of us. Kindest regards, Bolivar Arias Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort

1 out of 5

Posted by on 14 Feb. 2019

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3 Apr. 2019 by Customer Service

Dear Guest, Thank you for your scoring, we would have liked to know more about your stay. In the same way, we thank you for choosing us as a vacation option. Best regards, Bolívar Arias Bahía Príncipe Bávaro Resort

5 out of 5

Posted by on 23 Jan. 2019

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26 Jan. 2019 by Customer Service

Dear Guest, Thank you for your rating! We would have liked to know more about your stay, but in the same way, we thank you for choosing us as an option for your vacations. Please do not hesitate to visit our website where you can find all information and update of our Hotels. Kindest regards, Valentina Checo Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort

2 out of 5
First time here and I was not impressed. Beach is overcrowded. If you are a non smoker, definitely do not come here. People smoked everywhere witnout restrictions. Staff was rude. They don’t smile or acknowledge you. I will not come here again.

Posted by , from New York, NY on 21 Jan. 2019

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23 Jan. 2019 by Customer Service

Dear Daisy, We extend our most sincere apologies for any inconveniences or difficulties you encountered during your stay. It’s our sincere hope to cater you once again and change your perception of us. Please do not hesitate to contact us Best regards, Bolivar Arias Bahia Principe Bavaro Resort

About the Bahia Principe Grand Bavaro - All Inclusive

Location Arena Gorda, Higuey, Punta Cana, La Altagracia 23000

All-inclusive Details

  • Gratuities included
  • All food and beverages included
  • Food and beverage restrictions apply
  • Surcharge for premium or imported alcoholic beverages
  • Snorkeling included
  • Kayaking included
  • Surfing/boogie boarding included
  • Windsurfing included
  • Fitness facilities included
  • Tennis included
  • Volleyball included
  • Soccer (football) included
  • Aerobics classes/lessons included
  • Dancing classes/lessons included
  • Onsite live performances included
  • Access to onsite clubs included
  • Airport transfers not included
  • Premium/non-domestic beverages not included
  • Premium food items not included
  • Wireless Internet access not included
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services not included
  • Childcare not included
  • Scuba diving excursions not included
  • Snorkeling excursions not included
  • Scuba diving certification not included
  • Motorized water sports not included
  • Golf green fees not included
  • Use of golf equipment not included
  • Use of golf cart not included
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services not included
  • Activities/services from independent operators not included
  • Transportation to offsite activities not included
  • Offsite tours not included
  • Taxes included
  • Buffet and à la carte dining
  • A la carte or gourmet dining is limited
  • Room service not included
  • Onsite entertainment and activities included
  • Local beverages and soft drinks only
  • Minibar beverages - restrictions apply

Property Features

Bahia Principe Grand Bavaro - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive property. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities. Lie back and work on your tan with relaxing beach amenities like umbrellas and sun loungers. At Bahia Principe Grand Bavaro - All Inclusive you can cool off in one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools and indulge in a pampering afternoon at the full-service spa. Free breakfast is available daily. There are 9 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include 3 beach bars, 3 swim-up bars, and 13 bars/lounges. Public spaces have free WiFi. This all-inclusive property also offers a complimentary water park, a complimentary children's club, and a children's pool. Self parking is free. This 3.5-star Punta Cana property is smoke free.

  • 744 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 9 dining venues
  • 3 bars on the beach
  • 3 bars by the pool
  • 3 swim-up bars
  • 13 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2004
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Casino
  • Nightclub
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Beach lounge chairs
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Poolside lounge chairs
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Concierge
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Onsite shopping
  • No smoking on site

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Free water park access
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Free WiFi
  • Outdoor tennis courts - 3
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Arcade/game room
  • Playground on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Free cribs/infant beds

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: Punta Cana Intl. Airport (PUJ) (26.7 km / 16.6 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Bahia Principe Grand Bavaro - All Inclusive offers 744 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature free minibar items and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas and include day beds. LED televisions come with premium satellite channels. Bathrooms include shower/tub combinations with jetted bathtubs and rainfall showerheads. Bathrooms are also outfitted with bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Sitting area
  • Jetted tub
  • Stocked minibar (free)
  • Day bed
  • In-room dining (limited hours)
  • LED television
  • Satellite channels
  • Premium channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower and tub combination
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Blackout drapes
  • Exterior corridor access
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom
  • Connecting rooms available

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 7:00 AM to 10:30 AM.

Bugambilla - This buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Il Capriccio - This theme restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Santa Fe - This restaurant specializes in Tex-Mex cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Maiko - This theme restaurant specializes in Japanese cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

El Meson - This theme restaurant specializes in Spanish cuisine and serves dinner only. A children's menu is available. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Room service (during limited hours) is available.

Spa Services

  • Body treatments
  • Facial treatments
  • Number of treatment rooms 1
  • Massages on beach
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Aromatherapy treatments
  • Sauna in spa
  • Massages
  • Minimum age to access spa is 18
  • Hot stone massage
  • Deep tissue massage
  • Swedish massage
  • Reflexology
  • Sports massage

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is: 18
  • Check-in time ends at midnight

Special check-in instructions:

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Front desk staff will greet guests on arrival.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Rollaway/extra beds are not available.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pet Policy

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit, credit card, or debit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification may be required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges. The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation. This property accepts credit cards and debit cards. Cash is not accepted. This property advises that enhanced cleaning and guest safety measures are currently in place.Disinfectant is used to clean the property; commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant between stays; bed sheets and towels are laundered at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F.Personal protective equipment, including masks and gloves, will be available to guests.Social distancing measures are in place; staff at the property wear personal protective equipment; a shield is in place between staff and guests in main contact areas; periodic temperature checks are conducted on staff; temperature checks are available to guests; guests are provided with hand sanitizer.Contactless check-in and contactless check-out are available.Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

  • No rollaway/extra beds available
  • No elevators
  • Debit cards
  • Staffed front desk
  • Property is cleaned with disinfectant
  • Staff wears personal protective equipment
  • Protective clothing is available to guests
  • Masks are available to guests
  • Gloves are available to guests
  • Shield between guests and staff in main contact areas
  • Guests are provided with free hand sanitizer
  • Social distancing measures are in place
  • Contactless check-in is available
  • Property confirms they are implementing enhanced cleaning measures
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for breakfast
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for lunch
  • Individually-wrapped food options are available for dinner
  • Staff temperature checks are conducted regularly
  • Temperature checks are available to guests
  • Bed sheets and towels are washed at a temperature of at least 60°C/140°F
  • Commonly-touched surfaces are cleaned with disinfectant
  • Property confirms they are implementing guest safety measures
  • Contactless check-out is available

Fees

Guests will be asked to pay the following charges at the property:

The charges below are included in your overall room price:

  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.

Optional extras

Hotel Names

  • Grand Principe
  • Grand Bahia Principe Bávaro All Inclusive All-inclusive property
  • Bahia Principe Bávaro Inclusi
  • Grand Bahia Principe Bávaro All Inclusive
  • Bahia Principe Grand Bavaro
  • Grand Bahia Principe Bávaro All Inclusive
  • Bahia Principe Grand Bavaro - All Inclusive Punta Cana

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for golf tee times, massage services, and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the property before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
  • For stays on 24 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner.
  • For stays on 31 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner.
  • Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property at the number on your booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Travelife, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.

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