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Grand Bahia Principe San Juan - All-Inclusive

Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic (POP)

Room rates from:
$133 $77
Per Adult Nightly
Hotel + Flight from
Starting from:
$1,069 $879
Per Guest for 5 Nights
The Grand Bahia Principe San Juan is a dazzling all inclusive resort located close to Puerto Plata.
Style: Beachfront, all Inclusive, Family Friendly
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Based on 4376 reviews
Room & Rates
Standard Room - All-Inclusive

Standard Room - All-Inclusive

Best Rate Guaranteed
Starting from
$133 $77
Per Adult Nightly
Room Amenities: 
  • Rooms are air conditioned with 2 twins or 1 King bed
  • Ceiling fan
  • Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Mini bar (stocked daily with soft drinks, water and beer)
  • Full bathroom with hair dryer
  • In room safe ($)
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Maximum occupancy 2 adults 2 children o 3 adults.
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Suite - All-Inclusive

Suite - All-Inclusive

Best Rate Guaranteed
Starting from
$160 $92
Per Adult Nightly

Room DescriptionSuite rooms are housed in previous villas close to the beach and includes: 

  • 2 full-size beds or 1 king-size bed (2 m x 2 m) 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Fully fitted bathroom
  • Hair dryer 
  • TV LCD 
  • Telephone (external calls with charge) Safe (with charge) 
  • Mini-bar 
  • Terrace / balcony
  • Coffee machine
  • Alarm clock 
  • Towels for the pool and beach in your room upon arrival, Bathrobe and slipper service in the room  
  • Room service (limited)
  • 3 Dinners in specialty Restaurants per week
  • Free internet in the lobby: 60 minutes per day.
  • Internet in the room (with charge), International press.

Maximum occupancy 4 adults or 3 adults + 1 Child

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Grand Bahia Principe San Juan - All-Inclusive
Rio San Juan, Puerto Plata, DR Dominican Republic 9999


Located 60 minutes from Puerto Plata International Airport, the Grand Bahia Principe San Juan is close to the resort areas of Puerto Plata, Cabarete and Sousa. Enjoying a splendid oceanfront setting, this luxury property is a wonderful choice for any vacation.

Why Stay Here

  • Great Family Resort
  • All Meals Included
  • Beachfront
  • Wide variety of included activities for all ages.

Resort Details

The Grand Bahia Principe San Juan is a dazzling all inclusive resort located close to Puerto Plata. The resort features stunning oceanfront scenery and a wide variety of included activities for all ages.
These low-rise villas rest on a tropical sand beach surrounded by palm trees and tropical vegetation. Children can spend fun-filled days at the mini-club or at the mini golf. Property offers a variety of games and entertainment for kids, while parents enjoy water sports, tennis and exciting daily activities.

All-Inclusive Details

24-hour all-inclusive Breakfast, lunch, snacks and dinner. Dinner can be à la carte dining 3 times per week. (Reservations required and men are required to wear long pants.) Domestic drinks and snacks until 11.00 pm. After 11.00 pm, the Pueblo Principe snack bar offers snacks, beer and soft drinks. Free Wi-Fi in lobby area. (Wi-Fi available in guest rooms for an additional fee) Non-motorized water-sports including snorkeling (1 hour per person per day), daytime tennis (1 hour per person per day), windsurfing, sailing, kayaking (1 hour per person per day), and boogie boards (1 hour per person per day.) Introductory scuba lesson in pool. Use of exercise room. Supervised kids club for children 4 to 12 years. Daily activities and nightly entertainment. All current hotel taxes, gratuities and service charges are also included.

Accommodation Details

This luxury property has 420 rooms, located between 20 and 150 meters from the beach. The spacious, tropically inspired rooms offer many great amenities and a relaxing and comfortable home away from home. 

Restaurants, Lounges & Bars

Dining is a pleasure at the Grand Bahia Principe:

  • 4 a la carte specialty restaurants to choose from
  • 1 international buffet
  • 6 bars including a swim up bar and show bar offer unlimited local drinks, beer and soft drinks.

For the Family

  • Childrens play area
  • Childrens program
  • Kiddie pool.

Pools & Spas

If you are looking for complete relaxation, you will find it at one of the two lake-style swimming pools.


Honeymooners receive:

  • A room upgrade (subject to availability)
  • A fruit basket and a bottle of rum in the room
Reserve at time of booking. Marriage certificate required upon check-in.


The closest Golf course to the resort is the Golf Club Playa Grande designed by Robert Trent Jones. The course’s 10 holes run along majestic cliffs with spectacular view of the Caribbean. Par72, 18 holes, length of course 7046 yards.

Entertainment & Activities

Adventure seekers can enjoy numerous water-sports and activities such as kayaking, a snorkel lesson, tennis or mini golf.


Stroll the Pueblo Principe village, where you will find shops, bars and activities.

  • 24-Hour Front Desk
  • Air-Conditioning
  • All-Inclusive
  • Babysitting (+)
  • Beachfront
  • Beauty Shop/Salon (+)
  • Business Center (+)
  • Car Rental Desk (+)
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Children's Play Area
  • Children's Program
  • Currency Exchange
  • Deck, balcony or terrace
  • Dry Cleaning Service (+)
  • Fitness Facility
  • Full Breakfast
  • Gift Shop on Property (+)
  • Golf (nearby) (+)
  • Guest Activity Desk
  • Hair Dryer
  • In room Mini Bar (+)
  • In room Safe (+)
  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub
  • Kiddie Pool
  • Medical Services (nearby) (+)
  • Miniature Golf
  • Multiple Swimming Pools
  • Night Club
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports
  • Outdoor Pool
  • Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Satellite TV
  • Spa Services (+)
  • Swim-Up Bar
  • Telephone (+)
  • Tennis Courts
  • Wedding Services (+)
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

Based on 4376 reviews
from nyc
Submitted on 18-05-2016
The family and I went here for about a week in May 2016. The grounds are beautiful, the beach is amazing, and the food is fantastic! The rooms are clean and comfortable. The beds and pillows are great. The staff is friendly. Rosalinda at the front desk is VERY helpful. She was able to help us with any issue or question we had. We had an issue with our rooms when checking in. We were supposed to have a specific room reserved for us as returning guests, yet the room was given away by anoth... Read more
from Scottsdale, Arizona
Submitted on 19-05-2016
There is a reason for the low rates for this resort. The grounds staff go out very early in the morning to clean up the beach from all of the garbage & sewage that washes up on the beach from the nearby Rio San Juan river. There are several nice pools which are nice but the beach is not enjoyed by the guests much. The wifi works but often goes down and is slow. The all inclusive buffet and drinks are par for the country. The hotel staff tell you they understand when you speak to them in E... Read more
from Cambridge, Canada
Submitted on 20-05-2016
We stayed at the resort from MAY 2016. Resort was nice, staff were amazing. (too many managers to the ratio of staff) Pools were great, beach was picture perfect. Food was okay. This was the first time the resort was open in the slow season so there were only about 300 guests. Half of the buffet was closed so the food was reused into other dishes from one meal into another to create variety. ( I don't mind it as long as it's done carefully and i believe it was) Room was BASIC two double b... Read more
from Reading, United Kingdom
Submitted on 22-05-2016
We stayed here for 11 nights. Hotel and grounds and staff were lovely. Food was good. But did not like this side of Dominican. Also Staff need to be trained on allergies as when I was asking if there was nuts in certain food they just didn't understand.
from Toronto, Canada
Submitted on 22-05-2016
My wife and I just arrived back from the Bahia Principe San Juan May 14 -21 2016, room 2235. It was our 2nd time. The last time we visited the resort was about 8 years ago. Thank-you again for the bottle of Brugal Rum and T-shirt which was in our room. To start we want to highlight the following staff for their friendly behaviour and often going out of their way to do extra for us and making us feel special; Nelson (Front Desk) Alexis (Server for Buffet and Specialty Restaurants) Frank ... Read more
from Kitchener, Canada
Submitted on 28-05-2016
Spent a week with my daughter and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The weather was amazing, sun was hot, pool refreshing and the AC cold. The food was good and there were was a lot of variety. As others have noted there are sand fleas and other bugs but don't let this deter you, just be prepared as some seem to be bothered more than others. Plenty of activities and you do as little or as much as you want and we went to relax.
from sydney n.s.
Submitted on 31-05-2016
We stayed at this resort from apr. 3-11, after reading some reviews we did have some concerns. This is a great resort as long as you have reasonable expectations, if you can book for anywhere under 1200$ in Eastern Canada it is worth the trip. Rooms are dated but very clean, as is the resort as a whole. Beach was great, lots of chairs and not overcrowded due to it's size. Beach does not have white powdery sand but is still very nice, sand fleas were not a problem for us. The food was great, lot... Read more
Submitted on 03-06-2016
Went from May 26 - June 2. My real rating is more of a 3.5 Let me get the bad out of the way first. We got assaulted by sand fleas. Like really really bad. My feet were completely covered in bites and my legs weren't much better. So because of that we spent most our days by the pool instead of the beach and even avoiding playing beach volleyball which I love. Another problem is that it seemed like very few staff spoke English. I don't expect them all to be perfectly fluent but when your waitre... Read more
from Chicago, Illinois, United States
Submitted on 04-06-2016
Huge property, nice, clean, well taken care of...BUT too far away from excursions, food is ok not great but you get what you pay for being an all-inclusive resort. Beach was good, sand is not "white" but no biggie! Water clear AND VERY choppy for boats. Property has great little street with shops, bar, disco and casino...unfortunately majority are empty store fronts. Very nice people work there and they work very hard too...they love those tips. US dollar excepted too!! Had an Oceanview room and... Read more
Submitted on 05-06-2016
My husband and I just came back from our anniversary little vacation yesterday June 4th the room was outstanding, the food was really good, the service was impeccable Juan perozo from the Italian restaurant and Charlie from the orquidea restaurant were amazing. The animation team did good Juan, Elizabeth and Alex were the best, even though they need better shows at night. I am really happy about my stay there and will definitely go back. Annyibert Gonzalez you are the boom; thanks very much for ... Read more
Submitted on 11-06-2016
We went here in January 2016. While the weather was so-so (it rained half the week - which is no fault of the resort), we had a longer time to actually do things at the resort (as opposed to staying at the beach away from everything). First off, the beaches were O.K. The sun faced away from the beach so to get a tan you have to position your chair away from the water. Which is good - because the water is murky. It's the type of murky that when you're there you tell yourself it's not that bad, a... Read more
from Edinburgh
Submitted on 12-06-2016
Myself and a group of friends stayed at the resort for 2 weeks from end of May to start of June. We had an excellent time. The resort is in the north of the island and only an hour from Puerta Plata airport (much better transfer time than those going to Semana etc.) The main highlights were in no particular order: - the reception staff, especially Michel, who was incredibly friendly and helpful - Ignacio, Elizabeth, Cappucino and the entire animation team! Yes the Bahia Principe song is very... Read more
from Kincardine, Canada
Submitted on 13-06-2016
We visited this resort in January 2016 that we purchased through Westjet Vacations. We came with expectations of a 4* resort and upon exiting the bus, we were very disappointed. The customer service was poor, there were staff yelling at vacationers just to get their attention before they had even registered to get the key to room etc. We had requested a king room, ocean view in a quiet area. We were taken to the furthest away building that was not quiet and our room had 2 double beds and was ver... Read more
from Waterloo, Ontario
Submitted on 13-06-2016
I just took my second trip to Bahai Principe Rio San Juan and it was even better than the first but 5* is all I'm allowed. Our stay was from May 28th to June 7 th. This time, we were in a suite (1223) on the second floor and it was lovely to have beach front views from our 2 balconies. The ceilings are vaulted, there are two full bathrooms, a living room and bedroom with a king sized bed. My first stay was in a ground floor basic room which also had an ocean view and was more than adequate. The... Read more
from Alberta, Canada
Submitted on 14-06-2016
I have been there twice and enjoyed both times immensely. The food is good, the variety is nice. The beaches, while not pristine white, is clean. The rooms are clean and the cleaning service was fabulous. Customer service in general was wonderful. There is a lot to do in the resort, and many excursions are offered to please everyone. If you are inclined to like to wander towns close by, this may not be the resort for you, but if you enjoy a relaxing holiday away from it all, or don't min... Read more