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The Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa hotel in Samana is located on the beautiful Samana Peninsula, approximately 55 km from the Samana airport.
Hotel details
Important information
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Mandatory Information: Upgrade

  • June 3, 2016:
     
    Please take note that the free upgrade promotion is not combinable with the super EBB and EBB indicated in the brochure (price guarantee and Option Plus).

Brochure Erratum(s)

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

  • Approximately 55 km from Samaná El Catey International Airport - Samana
  • Beachfront
  • Close to a park/nature reserve
  • Area: Samana Bay

Hotel Description

  • Transat Exclusive club
  • 295 rooms
  • Elevator

Services

  • Parking available at the hotel
  • 3 pool(s)
  • 5 restaurant(s)
  • 4 bar(s)
  • 24h drinks
  • 24h snacks
  • Disco
  • Fitness center
  • Evening entertainment
  • Convenience Store ($)
  • Casino (off site $)
  • Spa ($)
  • Doctor on site ($)
  • Laundry services ($)
  • Not accessible for people with restricted mobility
  • WiFi available in :
    • Lobby
    • Room ($)
  • Nurse on site ($)
  • 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 ($)
  • Scuba diving ($)
  • Gift shop
  • Minimum age to check in without an adult : 18 years old
  • Convention centre ($)
  • Beauty salon ($)
  • Massage ($)
  • Spa services ($)

Beach

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

Hotel Contact Information

  • Grand Bahia Principe Cayacoa 4*
  • Loma Puerto Escondido s/n, 32000 Samana, Dominican Repulic.
  • Tel.: 8095383131
  • Fax : 8095383056
  • Email : info.cayacoa@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)
  • 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
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks (24 hours, beer and non-alcoholic beverages)
  • WiFi in the lobby, 1 consecutive hour/day/device
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Access to all services and facilities at Pueblo Principe
  • 1 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 5 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 6 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
Royal Golden inclusions *:
  • À la carte dinners plus 1 extra guaranteed/week for a total of 4 (reservations required)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Separate check-in
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Dedicated room location (accommodation in spacious rooms closest to the beach with partial ocean view)
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Turn-down service
  • Concierge service with direct phone line
  • Room service (24 hours, light menu)
  • VIP room amenities
  • Access to the Royal Golden Club House, a private lounge exclusive to Royal Golden guests
  • Complimentary printed press and Internet access at the Club House
  • Spa treatment discounts of 20% per adult
  • Upgrade Minibar
  • Complimentary WIFI in the lobby
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour once per week
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Complimentary WiFi in the lobby, 1 consecutive hour per day per device
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only

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)
  • 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
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks (24 hours, beer and non-alcoholic beverages)
  • WiFi in the lobby, 1 consecutive hour/day/device
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Access to all services and facilities at Pueblo Principe
  • 1 accessible pool(s) at the property
  • 5 accessible bar(s) at the property
  • 6 accessible restaurant(s) at the property
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
Royal Golden inclusions *:
  • À la carte dinners plus 1 extra guaranteed/week for a total of 4 (reservations required)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Separate check-in
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Dedicated room location (accommodation in spacious rooms closest to the beach with partial ocean view)
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Turn-down service
  • Concierge service with direct phone line
  • Room service (24 hours, light menu)
  • VIP room amenities
  • Access to the Royal Golden Club House, a private lounge exclusive to Royal Golden guests
  • Complimentary printed press and Internet access at the Club House
  • Spa treatment discounts of 20% per adult
  • Upgrade Minibar
  • Complimentary WIFI in the lobby
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour once per week
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Complimentary WiFi in the lobby, 1 consecutive hour per day per device
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
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)
  • 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
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks (24 hours, beer and non-alcoholic beverages)
  • WiFi in the lobby, 1 consecutive hour/day/device
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Access to all services and facilities at Pueblo Principe
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
Royal Golden inclusions *:
  • À la carte dinners plus 1 extra guaranteed/week for a total of 4 (reservations required)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Separate check-in
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Dedicated room location in spacious rooms closest to the beach with partial ocean view
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Turn-down service
  • Concierge service with direct phone line
  • Room service (24-hours, light menu)
  • VIP room amenities
  • Access to the Royal Golden Club House, a private lounge exclusive to Royal Golden guests
  • Complimentary printed press and Internet access at the Club House
  • Spa treatment discounts of 20% per adult
  • Upgrade Mini-bar
  • Complimentary WIFI in the lobby
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour once per week
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Complimentary WiFi in the lobby (1 consecutive hour/day/device)
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only

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)
  • 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
  • Mini-bar restocked daily (water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Non-motorized water sports (select, 1 hour/day)
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Snacks (24 hours, beer and non-alcoholic beverages)
  • WiFi in the lobby, 1 consecutive hour/day/device
  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • Access to all services and facilities at Pueblo Principe
  • Service of a representative at destination
  • Wedding package
  • Honeymoon package
Distinction Collection inclusions *:
  • Direct transfer between the airport and hotel (package only)
  • À la carte dinners (additional guaranteed reservations may apply)
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Mini-bar restocked daily
  • Selected international drinks (unlimited)
  • Safety deposit box (free)
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room
  • Beach towels in room
  • WiFi (free in the lobby (some restrictions may apply))
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
Royal Golden inclusions *:
  • À la carte dinners plus 1 extra guaranteed/week for a total of 4 (reservations required)
  • Safety deposit box
  • Separate check-in
  • Welcome cocktail upon arrival
  • Cool Towel upon arrival
  • Distinct identification bracelet
  • Dedicated room location in spacious rooms closest to the beach with partial ocean view
  • Bottle of rum in room upon arrival
  • Beach towels in room
  • Bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival
  • Turn-down service
  • Concierge service with direct phone line
  • Room service (24-hours, light menu)
  • VIP room amenities
  • Access to the Royal Golden Club House, a private lounge exclusive to Royal Golden guests
  • Complimentary printed press and Internet access at the Club House
  • Spa treatment discounts of 20% per adult
  • Upgrade Mini-bar
  • Complimentary WIFI in the lobby
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
Solo Collection inclusions *:
  • Promotion No single supplement (restrictions may apply)
  • Communal table for sharing meals
  • Happy hour once per week
  • Room service (24 hours)
  • Complimentary WiFi in the lobby (1 consecutive hour/day/device)
* Included with "Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5*" only
Rooms
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  • For your comfort, each room offers :
  • Room 4* > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Satellite TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 28 m²
    • Run of the house View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Room Sea View 4* > Ø

    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe ($)
    • Satellite TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 28 m²
    • Sea View
    • Up to 3 people :
      • Maximum 2 adults
      • Maximum 1 children
    • Non-smoking room
    • 1 king-size bed or 2 double beds
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Hairdryer
    • Room service ($)
    • Telephone
  • Junior Suite Superior Royal Golden 4.5* > Ø

    Inclusions
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Season 2017-2018
    • Season 2016-2017
    • Season 2017-2018
    • Royal Golden inclusions (Season 2016-2017)
    • Royal Golden inclusions (Season 2017-2018)
    • WiFi ($)
    • Mini-bar
    • In-room safe
    • Satellite TV
    • 110/120 volts
    • Size of the room : 38 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
    • 1 sofa bed in the living area
    • Living area
    • Connecting room available on request
    • Balcony or terrace
    • Full bathroom
      • Shower : Regular
      • Bath type : Whirlpool
    • Whirlpool in room
    • Individual air-conditioning
    • Ceiling fan
    • Radio/alarm clock
    • Coffee/tea-maker
    • Turndown service
    • Hairdryer
    • Room service
    • Telephone
    • Distinction Collection inclusions
    • Solo Collection inclusions
    • Royal Golden inclusions
    • WiFi
Sports / Activities
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Sports

  • Boogie board ($)
  • Fishing ($)
  • Kayaking
  • Motorized water sports ($)
  • Non-motorized water sports
  • Sailing ($)
  • Snorkeling
  • Volleyball
Catamaran (1 hour per day on request)

Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Aquafitness
  • Catamaran
  • Dance lessons
  • Darts
  • Fitness center
  • Horseback riding nearby ($)
  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Jacuzzi
  • Ping-pong
  • Scuba Diving ($)
Internet
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WiFi available in :

  • Lobby
  • Room ($)
24hr Free WiFi in the lobby
Distinction Collection
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Extraordinary Extras

Who doesn’t like to be pampered during their all-inclusive Sun holidays? With our Distinction Collection, you’ll unlock new levels of indulgence. Toast to your vacation with a welcome cocktail. Slide into comfort with plush bathrobes. Dine at your favourite gourmet restaurant. The good life just doesn’t get any better than this.

Benefits exclusive to Transat * 
Direct roundtrip transfers between airport and hotel ** 
Additional guaranteed reservations at à la carte restaurants
Free WiFi in the lobby *** 
Mini-bar stocked daily
Unlimited select international drinks
Free in-room safe

YOU’LL ALSO ENJOY…
Welcome cocktail and cold towel upon arrival
Beach towels, bathrobes and slippers in the room
Bottle of wine or local specialty in the room upon arrival
Concierge service
Turndown service
Golf or spa discounts*

* Some inclusions may vary by resort. See hotel inclusions for details.
** Not available at the Meliá Cayo Guillermo.
*** One hour or more per day. Some restrictions may apply in Cuba.
 
May be available with some room categories, according to the property
Solo Collection
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Your Vacation, Your Way

The South is your oyster when travelling solo. Kick up your heels in salsa classes. Swap your dancing shoes for fins and snorkel among colourful fish at the beach. Go ahead and order that plate of empanadas in your room at 3 a.m., no one is stopping you! Make new friends, blaze out of your comfort zone… or stay in it! The choice is yours because this is your vacation. Another serving of empanadas, please!

BENEFITS

No single supplement * 
Free WIFI ** 
Communal table for sharing meals **
Free room service **

* Limited number of rooms.
** Where available, in designated areaa.
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)

    • Las Dalias
      Image bar
      • Breakfast : Buffet Restaurant
      • Lunch : Buffet Restaurant
      • Dinner : Buffet Restaurant
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Dolce Vita
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Italian
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • El Pescador
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Mediterranean
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • Orquidea
      Image bar
      • Dinner : À la Carte Gourmet
      • Reservation required
      • Air conditioning
      • Evening dress code: Semi-formal
      • High chairs available
    • La Casita
      Image bar
      • Lunch : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
      • High chairs available
    • Burger Principe
      Image bar
      • Dinner : Snack Bar
      • Evening dress code: Casual
  • Bar(s)

    • Hibiscus
      Image bar
      • Location : Beach
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • Premier
      Image bar
      • Location : Lobby
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 23:30
      • Local drinks
      • International drinks ($)
    • Flamboyan
      Image bar
      • Location : Swim-up
      • Opening time : 10:00
      • Closing time : 18:00
      • Local drinks
    • Bachata
      Image bar
      • Disco
      • Opening time : 23:00
      • Closing time : 02:00
      • Local drinks
Kids
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  • High chair available at the restaurant(s)
Scuba Diving
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Services ($)

  • Introduction to scuba diving in pool
  • Scuba diving centre off-site
Spa
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Services ($)

  • Body Treatments
  • Massage
  • Spa Circuits
  • Special Therapies
Wedding / Honeymoon
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Free wedding Package

Free honeymoon package

Wedding package ($)

Honeymoon package ($)

Eco-responsible
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Travelife Gold

Travelife is an international label designed by and for the travel industry. This efficient certification system helps managers in the lodging sector measure and track their social and environmental performance.

All properties displaying a Travelife Gold award were certified within the last two years, under the current or previous Travelife criteria. 

Blue Flag

Blue Flag is an international sustainable management program for beaches and marinas.
Excursions ($)7
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Special offers
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  • 1st 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
  • 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
  • No Single Supplement (2017-2018)

      • Limited quantity of rooms.
      • Applicable for travel between November 1, 2017 and October 31, 2018
Ratings
0000) 3905 Review(s)
TripAdvisor rating
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TripAdvisor rating : Last 3 reviews
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Disappointed 000¼¼ July 24, 2017

  • I have waited over 6 months to write this review because when we returned I felt anything I wrote may have been coloured by our holiday. First, we were surprised it took so long to get from the...
  • 132JulieR

Some hits and misses 000¼¼ July 13, 2017

  • We were there for a week. HITS: Nice clean place room was clean comfy bed and balcony facing the ocean. Food was good. Lots of choices. Amazing spa. Not to far from airport. MISSES: Stairs omg if...
  • peachessdog

Beautiful Views!!! 0000¼ July 10, 2017

  • We stayed here because we wanted a smaller resort. I have nothing but good things to say. The staff was very friendly, the service was great. Rooms are very spacious. We had one overlooking the small...
  • Donald F
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.