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The Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa hotel in Punta Cana is located near the Bavaro Beach and is perfect for families. Approximately 35 km from the Punta Cana airport.
Hotel details
Important information
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Brochure Erratum(s)

  • Please take note of the following changes in our 2017-2018 brochure. 
     
    June  28th , 2017:
    Please take note that as January 1st 2018 the safety deposit box will be included in all categories.

    May 30, 2017:
    The single parent special will be available with the Family Junior suite category.
About your Hotel
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Hotel Location

  • Approximately 35 km from Punta Cana International Airport
  • Close to a park/nature reserve
  • Within the complex
  • Area: Bavaro Beach

Hotel Description

  • 502 rooms
  • 14 villa(s) of 3 storey(s)

Services

  • Rooms for family of 5 or more
  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 1 pool(s)
  • 3 restaurant(s)
  • 8 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Playground ($)
  • Internet business center ($)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Live music
  • Casino (on site $)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • Not accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • Water park
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby
    • Room ($)
  • Currency exchange ($)
  • ATM ($)
  • Shuttle service throughout the resort
  • Shuttle service off site ($)
  • Check-in time : 3:00 PM
  • Check-out time : 12:00 PM
  • Shopping centre ($)
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Gift shop ($)
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Spa services ($)

Beach

  • Beach Club on site
  • Beach Club (facilities on the beach) : Yes (included)
  • Lounge chairs
  • Palapas
  • Topless allowed

Hotel Contact Information

  • Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa 4*
  • Arena Gorda - Macao, Section Baigua, Higuey - La Altagracia, Dominican Republic.
  • Tel.: 8095521444
  • Fax : 8094684327
  • Email : info.bavaro@bahia-principe.com
Inclusions
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For travel between November 1, 2016 and October 31, 2017

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Live music
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks, beer and alcoholic beverages)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Snacks soft drinks and domestic beer at Pueblo Principe
  • WiFi in the lobby (1 consecutive hour/day/device)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 2 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 14 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro and Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana adjacent to the Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa (except the Buffet and Gourmet restaurant)and access to the bars and restaurants located at the Bahia Principe Village.
  • Service of a representative at destination
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Little fish & Big fun for big families
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Live music
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks, beer and alcoholic beverages)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Snacks soft drinks and domestic beer at Pueblo Principe
  • WiFi in the lobby (1 consecutive hour/day/device)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • 2 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 14 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 8 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro and Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana adjacent to the Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa (except the Buffet and Gourmet restaurant)and access to the bars and restaurants located at the Bahia Principe Village.
  • Service of a representative at destination
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: Little fish & Big fun for big families
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more
For travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018

Package

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel (package only)
  • Roundtrip flight in Economy Class (package only)
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Live music
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks, beer and alcoholic beverages)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Snacks soft drinks and domestic beer at Pueblo Principe
  • WiFi in the lobby (1 consecutive hour/day/device)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro and Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana adjacent to the Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa (except the Buffet and Gourmet restaurant) and access to the bars and restaurants located at the Bahia Principe Village.
  • Service of a representative at destination
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: For the little ones & Big fun for big families, cool for teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more

Accommodation only

All inclusive (AI) meal plan :

Our most popular vacation option features:

3 meals a day
Unlimited alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks
A variety of activities

And more!

General inclusions :
  • Hotel taxes and service charges
  • Accommodation for the chosen period
  • À la carte dinners 3 times per week (reservations required)
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Daily activities program
  • Daily sports
  • Disco (admission and drinks included)
  • Domestic drinks (unlimited, house wine included)
  • Evening entertainment
  • Gala dinner on Dec. 31
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool once per stay
  • Live music
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks, beer and alcoholic beverages)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Snacks soft drinks and domestic beer at Pueblo Principe
  • WiFi in the lobby (1 consecutive hour/day/device)
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Access to all services and facilities at the Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro and Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana adjacent to the Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa (except the Buffet and Gourmet restaurant) and access to the bars and restaurants located at the Bahia Principe Village.
  • Service of a representative at destination
Family Collection inclusions :
  • Part of: For the little ones & Big fun for big families, cool for teens
  • Children's entertainment
  • Equipment for kids
  • Kids' Club
  • Free seat selection for kids exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Dedicated family check-in at airport counter (package only) available at main Canadian airports
  • Priority check-in and boarding (package only)
  • Priority baggage handling (package only) exclusive to Air Transat Kids Club members (some restrictions may apply)
  • Accommodation for families of five or more
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Junior Suite Superior > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Flat screen satellite TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 43 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Extra bed (on request)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
  • Family Junior Suite > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Flat screen satellite TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 43 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 4 people :
      • Maximum 3 adults
      • Maximum 2 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size and 1 sofa bed or 1 king-size and 1 double bed
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Bathrobes and slippers in room for the whole family
    • Mini-bar for adults and kids restocked daily (beer, water, soft drinks, juices, milkshakes, milk)
    • Welcome gift in the room comprising a T-shirt and cap
    • Kids' menu (Kid’s corner and Baby corner at the buffets with special dishes for children)
    • Treats in room upon arrival
    • Amenities for children
  • Family Master Suite > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Family Collection inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Flat screen satellite TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 86 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 7 people :
      • Maximum 4 adults
      • Maximum 5 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size and 1 sofa bed or 2 doubles and 1 sofa bed (1st room)
    • 2 queen-size and 1 sofa bed (2nd room)
    • Crib (on request)
    • Living area
    • Desk/Working area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Iron & ironing board
    • Telephone
    • Family Collection inclusions
    • Bathrobes and slippers in room for the whole family
    • Mini-bar for adults and kids restocked daily (beer, water, soft drinks, juices, milkshakes, milk and snacks)
    • Welcome gift in the room comprising a T-shirt and cap
    • Kids' menu (Kid’s corner and Baby corner at the buffets with special dishes for children)
    • Treats in room upon arrival
    • Amenities for children
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Basketball
  • Boogie board
  • Deep sea fishing ($)
  • Fishing ($)
  • Golf course nearby ($)
  • Jetski ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Paddleboard ($)
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Banana boat ($)
  • Bicycles
  • Bingo
  • Board games
  • Catamaran
  • Catamaran lessons ($)
  • Cooking lessons
  • Croquet
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Jacuzzi
  • Karaoke
  • Mini-golf
  • Nature walk
  • Ping-pong
  • Scuba Diving ($)
  • Spanish lessons
  • Windsurfing lessons ($)
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby
  • Room ($)

Internet for Business ($)

24hrs free WiFi in the lobby 
Family Collection
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Kid-Friendly Fun

You’re going on a family vacation! Great! Where do you go? Where do you stay? Does the hotel have a water park? Will your teen get bored? So many questions! That’s why we’ve compiled our Family Collection, catered to the wants and needs of all types of families. So you can spend more time teasing your teen about singing Justin Bieber at karaoke or bonding over that time Grandma fell out of the canoe.

WHO ARE YOU TRAVELLING WITH?

CHILDREN UP TO AGE 12
For the Little Ones and Tweens
With fun-filled kids’ clubs and activities galore, your children might never want to leave!

TEENS AGED 13 TO 16
Cool for Teens
Surf simulators, arcade games, DJ classes – your teens won’t even have time to miss Snapchat!

SWIM FANS
Water Parks
Spend hours of aqua fun at these hotels with awesome water parks and surf simulators.

JUST YOU AND THE KIDS
Single Parents
Moms or dads travelling alone with kids under 13 can benefit from reduced rates and even free stays for their little ones.

FAMILIES OF 5 OR MORE
Big Fun for Big Families
Big families are the stars at these hotels with spacious rooms and/or luxurious suites.

To find out if this hotel meets the needs of your family, and see which specific inclusions apply to this hotel, please refer to "Family Collection" Inclusions in the "Inclusions" section.  
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Restaurants / Bars
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  • This information is for informational purposes only and can change depending of the occupancy and season.
    • 24h snacks
    • 24h drinks
    • Disco
  • Restaurant(s)

    • Los Corales
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Dominican
      • Reservation required
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
      • Smoking area
    • Las Dalias
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
  • Bar(s)

    • Mai Tai
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:00
      • Local drinks
      Smoking area
    • Chiringo
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:30
      • Local drinks
    • Tropical
      Image bar
      • Location : Pool
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:30
      • Local drinks
    • Water Park Bar
      Image bar
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:30
      • Local drinks
    • Congas Bar
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:30
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Terraza
      Image bar
      • Location : Theatre
      • Opening time : 22:30
      • Closing time : 23:30
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Sports Bar & Karaoke
      Image bar
      • Sports Bar
      • Opening time : 19:00
      • Closing time : 00:00
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
    • Wet Bar Tropical
      Image bar
      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 17:30
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks
Kids
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  • Baby Club (ages 4 to 12)
  • 1 kids pool(s)
  • Playground ($)
  • Water park
  • Mini-disco
  • Babysitting ($)
  • Rooms for family of five or more
  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)

Notes

Kids's Spa available
Baby station on site
The playground is a Fun Park where you can have the following activities:
Skating ring
Bumper cars and remote-controlled cars
Inflatable balloons
Golf 1
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  • There’s nothing like a good game of golf to get you in the vacation spirit, so here's some information on nearby golf course(s) offering advantageous rates locally ($).

    This information is for informational purposes only and is subject to change.

Punta Blanca Golf Club

Designed by Nick Price
Ctra. Arena Gorda a Macao, Bávaro
8094684734
8094684113
  • Golf Course near the property
  • 18 holes
  • Men handicap : 36
  • Women handicap : 36
  • Driving range
  • Lockers ($)
  • Par 72
  • Black: 7,174 yd. (76.0/138) - Blue: 6,706 yd. (72.8/132) - White: 6,186 yd. (71.2/125) - Red: 5,583 yd. (72.5/130)
  • Pre-reserved tee times available
  • Formal dress code
  • Putting green
  • Teaching pro ($)
  • Club house ($)
  • Mandatory golf cart ($)
  • Pro shop ($)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Scuba diving centre on site
  • PADI certification
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
  • Sauna
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Wedding package ($)

Honeymoon package ($)

Special offers
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  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2016-2017)

      • Sharing the same room with 2 paying adults
      • Applicable for travel between May 1, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • Single Parent Special (2016-2017)

      • Single adult travelling with up to 2 children maximum ages 2 to 12 in the "Family Junior Suite" category.
      • Applicable for travel between January 3, 2017 and October 31, 2017
  • 1 child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with 2 paying adults. Quantity of rooms limited.
      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
  • 1st child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with 2 paying adults.
      • Applicable for travel between May 1, 2018 and June 30, 2018
  • 2nd child under 13 stays and eats free (2017-2018)

      • Sharing the same room with 2 paying adults.
      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2017 and December 23, 2017
        • Between January 3, 2018 and April 30, 2018
        • Between July 1, 2018 and August 31, 2018
  • Single Parent Special (2017-2018)

      • Single adult travelling with up to 2 children maximum ages 2 to 12 in the "Family Junior Suite" category.
      • Applicable for travel:
        • Between November 1, 2017 and December 22, 2017
        • Between January 3, 2018 and October 31, 2018
Ratings
0000¼ 10501 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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AMAZING!!!! 00000 September 14, 2017

  • just back from 2 weeks at the grand bahia principe. we were in the bavaro which is one of several hotels within the vast complex. having read some negative comments about the hotel i felt a bit...
  • tracyvowles

Nice beach 00¼¼¼ September 14, 2017

  • Breakfast was good, besides that food was terrible. We ate a few pieces of pizza with mold before we noticed. Food served by the beach did not look appetizing. Burned all fat burgers, hot dogs who...
  • maricelir2016

Lacking that extra something 000¼¼ September 12, 2017

  • The grounds and site are beautiful but feel this hotel has sacrificed quality for quantity; it is too big to able to provide a luxurious experience and that extra special something! Generally...
  • lindaR475
Transat rating
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Hotel Ranking Descriptions

★★★★★ A luxury resort offering first-class accommodation along with a very wide range of services and facilities.
★★★★ A superior resort offering a high standard of accommodation along with a wide array of services and facilities.
★★★ An intermediate resort offering a good price/quality ratio along with pleasant accommodation and various services.
★★ A standard resort offering comfortable accommodation and basic services.