Full moon rising over the pool in the Ambar section (adults only) at the Gran Bahia Principe resort. It is situated on the powder soft sandy beach in Punta Cana. A lovely hotel and a great destination with the friendliest people I've met in all my travels. Playa del Cortecito ,Punta Cana
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#EndlessSummer Sunrise at Bavaro Beach For a fine art print visit www.mattandersonphotography.com
Beautiful Bavaro beach on the island of the Dominican Republic. A long exposure at sunrise. My experience on this coast was so peaceful with the waves slowly crashing, sun casually rising, and the new day beginning. I was accompanied only by this amazing palm tree. Punta Cana is part of the newly created Punta Cana-Bávaro-Veron-Macao municipal district in La Altagracia and has an estimated population of 100,000. The weather is fairly consistent all year, with an average temperature of 30 °C. ----Golfing fan? Punta Cana has 12 professional golf courses that were built in 1991, from designers such as Jack Nicklaus, P.B. Dye, Tom Fazio, Nick Faldo and Nick Price. Punta Espada, along with Teeth of the Dog in Casa de Campo figure among the very first 50 best golf courses in the world.
Miss my morning walks with my wife on the beach The beautiful beaches of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Papagayos - Punta Cana This was taken while waiting for our charter boat looks like a great place to hang out.
#beach Summer breeze makes me feel fine... The Beach at our hotel in Punta Cana. So beautiful🇩🇴🌴 The beautiful beaches of Punta Cana in the Dominican Republic. Stayed at the Majestic Elegance resort. Great resort great service. Beautiful beach, Punta Cana View from my beach chair. As close to paradise as you can get. Love the DR. Punta Cana #puntacana #waterlust Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana A statue of a man standing at a treasure chest.
We had done a submarine tour we seen a lot of these cool statues Good Morning Sun! #LifeAtExpedia Bavaro Beach Punta Cana The ocean is the perfect temperature and the #beach is picture perfect in Punta Cana. Beautiful day in beautiful Punta Cana! Pure bliss! #beach Punta Cana sunset. A beautiful beach with miles to walk. Bavaro Beach, Punta Cana Sunrise run View from the sky of Dominican Republic Turtle vs. Flamingo Iberostar Punta Cana Majestic Colonial Resort. #puj #puntacana #repdominicana It’s all about the sun 🎩 Paradise. The best way to spend a lazy day. Beach vibes 🏖 The Hard Rock Resort in Punta Cana Dominican Republic is a wonderful all-inclusive resort experience. Beautiful rooms, great restaurants, and lots of fun activities to fill each day. The property is right on the beach, so views like this were commonplace. Beautiful beaches at a resort with fantastic service!! Absolutely beautiful beaches here. The hotel was passable, but the beach made our trip fantastic. Lunchtime at the Beach 🍉🍌🥑🍍🍈 Punta Cana Swim up to the bar. Stay cool in Punta Cana This resort, along with most along Playa de Arena Gorda offer gorgeous beaches. The water is warm, the fish friendly, and the sand feels great under your feet. I found it a very safe place to let my kids play in the water. Love it so much we have been 3x! #endlesssummer #beachbound Sunset great hotel for kids The dive boats on the beach at the hotel. A clean beach with many places to relax. Good diving is just off the shore. The beach is still beautiful on a Monday morning at 10am.
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Get an overview of this hotel4-star All-Inclusive DPC resort with 6 restaurants in Punta Cana (Bávaro Beach)

Popular property highlights

Free breakfast
Free parking
Free WiFi
Restaurant
Swimming pools

On the beach

Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive sits on the beach in Punta Cana, 5 minutes from the Punta Blanca Golf Course and White Sands Golf Course. The airport is easily accessible with a 24-hour airport shuttle (surcharge).

All-inclusive

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Balconies, ocean views

Balconies, ocean views

Languages Spoken

Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive

Resort Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite 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
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Aerobics
  • Dancing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Not included

  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling 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
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Resort Amenities

Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. 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.

In addition to a full-service spa, Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive features a spa tub and steam room.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 6 restaurants and guests can grab a drink at the coffee shop/café. Guests can also unwind with a drink at one of the 8 bars, which include a beach bar, 2 poolside bars, and 1 swim-up bar. A complimentary buffet breakfast is offered each morning.

This resort also offers free WiFi, 2 outdoor pools, a children's pool, and a fitness center. Onsite self parking is complimentary.

  • Water park 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Children's club 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Free self parking 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Terrace 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Hair salon 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Outdoor tennis court 
  • Pool umbrellas 
  • Total number of rooms - 570 
  • One meeting room 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 5 
  • Golf course on site 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Casino 
  • Beach bar 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 8 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Free water park access 
  • Beach umbrellas 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Year Built 2009 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Smoke-free property 
  • Nightclub 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Children's pool 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Number of restaurants - 6 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Beach towels 
  • Spa tub 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Wedding services 
  • Garden 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Water park access (complimentary)  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French
  • German
  • Italian
  • Portuguese
  • Russian
  • Spanish

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • Separate sitting area 
  • Furnished balcony or patio 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Designer toiletries 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Separate bathtub and shower 
  • Bidet 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • Slippers 
  • In-room childcare (surcharge) 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • In-room safe 
  • Desk 
  • Sofa bed 
  • Number of bathrooms -  
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Pillow menu 
  • Plasma TV 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 

Where to Eat

Jazmin - Overlooking the pool, this buffet restaurant serves international cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Children's menus are also available.

Bella Italia - À la carte restaurant serving Italian cuisine including traditional pasta with a modern touch. Exclusive for customers Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda. Reservations and formal dress required. Dinner only.

Takara - Chefs prepare Japanese fusion cuisine by combining new and traditional recipes with original seasonings. Reservations are required. Open for dinner only.

Guests can access the wide selection of à la carte restaurants offered at the Grand Bahia Principe Bávaro, Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana, and Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar resorts, located near the hotel.

24 hour room service is also available.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 

Spa Services

Guests can enjoy Bahia Spa, offering massages with hot stones and essential oils, reflexology, and body treatments. Guests can also put themselves in the hands of professionals for customized facial treatments like anti-stress, anti-ageing (or wrinkle reducing) or traditional body massages. The spa also offers an extensive and varied list of beauty services (manicures, pedicures) and hairdressing. It has an area for Ayurveda treatments, based on Hindu philosophy, and a VIP cabin with private hot tub. On the beach or poolside, guests can enjoy Caribbean massages in the palapas.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Reflexology 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Massages 

Accessibility

If you have requests for specific accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when you book your room.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Roll-in shower 
  • In-room accessibility 

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

24-hour airport shuttle service is available on request. Contact the property in advance to make arrangements.

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

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

Pets

  • Pets not allowed

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.
No rollaway/extra beds available
No elevators
Minimum guest age is 18

Fees

The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
  • Resort fee
We have included all charges provided to us by the property. However, charges can vary, for example, based on length of stay or the room you book.

Resort Name

  • Bahia Principe Luxury Esmeralda
  • Esmeralda All Inclusive
  • Esmeralda Bahia
  • Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda
  • Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda All Inclusive
  • Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda All Inclusive Punta Cana
  • Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Punta Cana
  • Luxury Esmeralda Bahia Principe
  • Luxury Principe Esmeralda
  • Principe Esmeralda

We should mention

Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. A resort fee is included in the total price displayed. A fee for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 24 December. A fee for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner is included in the total price displayed for stays on 31 December. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.


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