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Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive

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Great for familiesThis property has good facilities for families.
Arena Gorda Macao, Punta Cana, La Altagracia, 23000, Dominican Republic

All-inclusive beachfront resort with golf course, near Arena Gorda Beach
  • Free buffet breakfast, free WiFi and free parking
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From 8,103 reviews. TripAdvisor Traveller Rating.

TripAdvisor Traveller Rating

Location
Great location
Service
Fantastic service
Room
Great room
Breakfast
Tasty breakfast

Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive

from £202
  • Junior Suite (Deluxe)
  • Junior Suite Deluxe
  • Junior Suite (Deluxe)
  • Junior Suite Deluxe
  • Junior Suite Deluxe

What’s around Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive

Landmarks

  • On the beach
  • Arena Gorda Beach (5-minute walk)
  • Punta Blanca Golf Course (13-minute walk)
  • Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay - 2.6 mi / 4.1 km
  • Iberostar Golf Course - 3.1 mi / 5 km
  • Cortecito Beach - 5.3 mi / 8.5 km
  • Bavaro Beach - 8.1 mi / 13 km
  • Macao Beach - 8.1 mi / 13 km

Getting around

  • Punta Cana (PUJ-Punta Cana Intl.) 22-min drive

At a glance

Key facts

Size

  • 570 rooms
  • Arranged over 3 floors

Arriving/leaving

  • Check-in time 3 PM-midnight
  • Check-out time is noon

Required at check-in

  • Credit card or cash deposit required

  • Government-issued photo ID required

  • Minimum guest age is 18
  • Minimum check-in age is 18
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18

Travelling with others

Children

  • Babysitting/childcare *

  • Free children's club (ages 4-12)

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

Internet

  • Free WiFi in public areas

  • Free WiFi in rooms

Transport

Parking

  • Free self parking

Payment types at the property

Other information

  • Smoke-free property
  • All-inclusive (taxes and gratuities included)
* See small print for additional details or extra charges

At the property

Taking the kids?
  • Children's club (free)
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge)
Food and drink
  • Free buffet breakfast daily
  • 4 restaurants
  • 8 bars/lounges
  • 2 poolside bars
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Beach bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • 24-hour room service
  • Coffee/tea in a common area
Things to do
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Basketball on site
  • Bicycle rentals on site
  • Fishing on site
  • Miniature golf on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Motor boating on site
  • Mountain biking on site
  • Parasailing on site
  • Playground on site
  • Rowing or canoeing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Snorkelling on site
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site
  • Volleyball on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site
  • Golfing nearby
Working away
  • One meeting room
Services
  • 24-hour front desk
  • Tours/ticket assistance
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service
  • Laundry facilities
  • Hair salon
  • Free newspapers in lobby
  • Luggage storage
  • Wedding services
  • Multilingual staff
  • Porter
Facilities
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5
  • Year Built – 2009
  • Garden
  • Terrace
Accessibility
  • Accessible bathroom
  • In-room accessibility
  • Roll-in shower

In the room

Home comforts
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Iron/ironing board
Sleep well
  • Pillow menu
  • Blackout drapes/curtains
  • Turndown service
  • Sofa bed
  • Sofa bed size single
Things to enjoy
  • Separate sitting area
  • Balcony
Freshen up
  • Private bathroom
  • Jetted bathtub
  • Rainfall showerhead
  • Free toiletries
  • Hair dryer
Be entertained
  • Plasma TV
  • Satellite TV channels
Stay connected
  • Desk
  • Free WiFi
  • Phone
Food and drink
  • Free bottled water
More
  • Daily housekeeping
  • In-room safe
  • Connecting/adjoining rooms available
  • Access via exterior corridors

Special features

All inclusive

This resort is all-inclusive. On-site food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service

Activities and facilities/equipment
Water activities
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkelling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Football
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics
  • Dancing

Kids' club
  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment
  • On-site entertainment and activities
  • Access to on-site clubs
  • On-site live performances

Not included
  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorised water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkelling excursions
  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Off-site tours
  • Transport to off-site activities

Spa

Bahia Spa has massage/treatment rooms. Massages are available on the beach and in the spa. Other services include hot stone massages, facials and body treatments. The spa is equipped with a sauna. A variety of treatment therapies are provided, including aromatherapy and reflexology.

Dining

Jazmin – Overlooking the pool, this buffet restaurant specialises in international cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Night Snack – On-site buffet restaurant. Open daily.

Rodizio Arrecife – This restaurant specialises in Brazilian cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Takara – This restaurant specialises in Asian cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Bella Italia – This restaurant specialises in Italian cuisine and only serves dinner. Reservations are required. Open daily.

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Policies

The property has connecting/adjoining rooms. These are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.

Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.

This property does not have lifts.

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments, and can be made by contacting the property before arrival at the number on the booking confirmation.

Optional extras

Babysitting/childcare is available for an extra charge

We have included all charges provided to us by this property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the unit you book.

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Recent reviews

Very good 8.4 From 421 reviews

Very good 8.0
Definitely will return!!
Food and staff was amazing. Rooms could use a little updating but where always clean and tidy.
Nikki, usRomance trip
Very good 8.0
Luke warm buffet food but excellent service
The buffet food was always luke warm
Shelly, us6 night romance trip
Very good 8.0
Pretty Property in Paradise
This resort is very large. Esmerelda is close to the beach. We were very lucky with our room - it was close to the lobby area, and very quiet. We loved it! The beach was very nice - clean - soft sand. Interestingly, while there are signs saying that reserving beach chairs is prohibited, the great majority of them had towels on them by 8:30 am. Same with the poolside chairs. People get up early to claim their chairs. The food at the buffets were about a 3.5 - 4, on a scale from 1-5. We couldn't get into the Brazilian restaurant at all - the entire week, so we did the Italian and the Asian. The Italian was very good, and the servers were very friendly. The Asian featured a buffet for appetizers and desserts , and then you ordered your main course. The house red and white wines were good - no complaints. We did some excursions to Santo Domingo and a catamaran snorkeling adventure. The communication for the evening activities could have been better. There was a carnival event one night, with a roasted pig - but I couldn't find mention of it in their website. There was also something at the beach - again, nothing on the agenda site of their website. One last note - while I understand that the wait staff there shouldn't have to speak English, it would have been helpful for some of them to understand some English. There are a lot of international guests there, and English is pretty universal for most of them. I did my best to speak Spanish and learn some words.
Mary, us6 night romance trip
Exceptional 10.0
Terrifc
Great food great staff .Kids programs predominate. Beautiful. Grounds and pools. Great access t o beach
deborah, us6 night trip with friends

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