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Gran Bahia Principe

- All-Inclusive Resort in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

By Myka Carroll

(LifeWire) - The Spanish Gran Bahía chain has numerous properties in the Caribbean and Mexico, and this resort has a number of sister properties in the Dominican Republic. Punta Cana is a popular tourist area, known for beautiful beaches, in the southeast of the island; this resort is located in Playa Bavaro on a white sand beach.

The Gran Bahía Príncipe Punta Cana is a large all-inclusive resort, set amid lush tropical gardens about 30 minutes from Punta Cana International Airport and an hour and a half from La Romana International Airport. This resort is side by side with another Gran Bahia Principe resort, the Gran Bahia Principe Bavaro; adults-only Gran Bahia Principe Ambar is also on the property.

Gran Bahía Príncipe Punta Cana  - Features:

  • Plenty of restaurant options serving a variety of cuisines
  • Lake-style swimming pools with children's section
  • 660 junior suites, built in  two or three story villas
  • Club Royal Golden Principe, an exclusive section of the resort, has upgraded amenities and private concierge and check-in
  • Tennis, mini-golf, windsurfing, kayaks, snorkeling, sunfish sailing, boogie boards, mountain bikes, volleyball etc.
  • Spa, fitness center and diving center
  • Access to three golf courses, one designed by José Pepe Gancedo and two designed by Pete Dye

For Families:

  • Junior suites have two beds (or one king-size) plus sofa bed
  • "Mini club" on the beach, for ages 4 to 12
  • Children’s section in one of the resort’s pools
  • Nighttime entertainment for kids - show, dancing, contests...
  • Free hour of evening babysitting for children 12 and younger

Keep in Mind about Gran Bahía Príncipe Punta Cana:

  • Book early, for a la carte restaurants.
  • All of the resort’s restaurants are non-smoking.
  • Rooms for guests with limited mobility are available.
  • You may find European visitors, depending on time of year.

Find Out More:

This brief profile is meant to introduce this resort to family vacationers; please note that the writer has not visited in person.

*Always check resort sites for updates!.

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