Why Go To: Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo

If you are a family, paired up or a group looking for a resort that appeals to all then Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo is for you … from the dramatic columns in the lobby to the endless beach there is lavish attention.

The beach is huge, the bars are lively, the children have an exciting water park, the specialty restaurants are amazing and the excursions are plentiful and varied. Boogie boards or kayaks with the kids is an awesome experience. Every day is “living the dream” and the cheerful staff makes your dreams come true.

The resort is super clean and the suites are stocked for kids and adults. You can even order fresh popcorn to go with you in-suite movie selections. The spa, the pool fun, windsurfing and cruising the mangrove swamp by boat may be new experiences and memories for the whole tribe.

Fun Things To Do:

  • Strawberry Margaritas on the beach
  • The murals in the buffet
  • The dramatic sunsets
  • The lights around the pool at night
  • The slides at the water park
  • El Limon waterfall and swim
  • Milkshakes and movies in our room

Rooms: (582)

  • Standard – (204) Balcony or Terrace.Hydro massage tub. 2full-size beds or 1 king-size bed. Max occupancy: 2 Adults + 1 Child
  • Junior Suite Superior – (158) Balcony or Terrace. Hydro-massage tub. 2 full-size canopy beds or 1 king-size bed. Max occupancy: 3 Adults + 1 Child
  • Junior Suite Club Golden– (100) Balcony or Terrace. Hydro massage tub. 2 full-size beds or 1 king-size bed. Max occupancy: 3 Adults + 1 Child
  • Family Junior Suite– (24) Jacuzzi. 2 full-size beds OR 1 king-size bed, plus sofa bed. Max occupancy: 3 Adults + 1 Child
  • Family Master Suite – (48) Jacuzzi. 2 full-size beds OR 1 king-size bed, plus sofa bed. Max occupancy: 4 Adults + 4 Children

Room Amenities

  • 2 full-size beds
  • 1 king-size bed• Hydro massage tub and shower
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Fully equipped bathroom
  • Hair dryer
  • Amplifying mirror
  • Telephone
  • Alarm clock
  • Satellite TV
  • Safe
  • Mini-bar
  • Balcony
  • 3 Dinners in specialty Restaurants per week
  • Iron and ironing board (upon request)
  • WIFI ($)

Dining: (5)

  • Portofino Restaurant –Reservations Required. A la carte traditional Italian cuisine with a special touch of the Mediterranean diet. Open 7-10pm. Dress Code: Formal
  • Las Dalias Buffet Restaurant- Reservations Required. Buffet Restaurant. Breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open 7am-10:30pm. Dress Code: Casual Elegant
  • Orquidea Restaurant-Reservations Required. Gourmet Restaurant. A la carte experimental cuisine and modern design, Open 7-10pm. Dress Code: Formal
  • El Pescador Restaurant- Reservations Required. Seafood Restaurant. A la carte traditional seafood cuisine. Open 7-10pm. Dress Code: Formal
  • La Olas – Rodizio Restaurant- Reservations Required. Mediterranean Restaurant. Grilled meat served on long skewers with side dishes, the Brazilian way. Open 7-10pm. Dress Code: Formal
  • 24-Hour Room Service

Bars: (8)

  • Beach Bar
  • Lobby Bar
  • Pool Bar
  • Amphitheater
  • Jacuzzi Bar
  • Chill Out Terrace Bar
  • Guests have access to more bars throughout the resort complex

Entertainment:

  • Live music
  • Live shows
  • Music bar
  • Beach Party
  • Bachata Disco
  • Tropicana Theater Bar
  • Arcade

Land Sports:

  • Golf
  • Basketball
  • Volleybal
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Aerobics
  • Fitness Center

Water Sports:

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Catamaran
  • Scuba diving classes ($)
  • Water Aerobics
  • Water Polo

Spa: Open Daily

  • Relaxation and Detoxification Circuit
  • Massage
  • Special Therapies
  • Facial Treatments
  • Body Treatments
  • Beauty Salon
  • Steam Sauna
  • Jacuzzi with Sea Views

Resort Amenities:

  • Accommodations (462)
  • Aerobic Classes
  • Bars
  • Beach
  • Billiards
  • Boat Trips ($)
  • Car Rental ($)
  • Catamarans
  • Concierge
  • Currency Exchange ($)
  • Disco
  • Dive Center ($)
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise Classes
  • Fax Service ($)
  • Fishing ($)
  • Gift Shops (4)
  • Gym
  • Horseback Riding ($)
  • ice Machines
  • Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
  • Jacuzzi (outdoor)
  • Kayaks
  • Laundry Service ($)
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Parking Facility
  • Pools
  • Restaurants (4)
  • Rooms (582)
  • Safe Deposit Box (in room) ($)
  • Sauna ($)
  • Snorkeling
  • Solarium
  • Spa ($)
  • Spa Treatments ($)
  • Suites (278)
  • Umbrellas (beach/pool)
  • Water sports (motorized) ($)
  • Water sports (non-motorized)
  • Wedding Gazebo ($)
  • Windsurfing
  • ($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.

Groups & Events:

  • No Conferences at the resort

Getting There:

  • Resort is only 45 scenic minutes from the new Samana Airport El Catey, so it's a quick scenic trip to the resort.
  • Ground transportation is waiting outside. There is an information kiosk if you require help locating your ride.

The Fine Print:

  • >Check in: 3:00pm / Checkout: 12:00pm
  • Minimum age to check in is 18 years old
  • Photo ID and a credit card or cash deposit at check-in for incidental charges
  • No Pets allowed & No Service Animals
  • Credit cards accepted are Visa/Mastercard/Amex
  • Special requests are based on availability and cannot be guaranteed