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Punta Cana Princess Review

Amid hundreds of coconut trees, tropical mangroves and exotic gardens, the Punta Cana Princess is the perfect beachfront getaway. Beautifully appointed suites, 24-hour all-inclusive service, land and water activities and sports galore, excellent dining, nightly entertainment and friendly service make the Punta Cana Princess a true island vacation value. Dining at the Punta Cana Princess is a gourmet experience at every meal. Guests will enjoy four restaurants including one buffet and three a la carte venues, four bars, plus the use of seven other restaurants and five bars at the sister properties. The all inclusive Punta Cana Princess is an adults-only paradise for honeymoon couples and adults eighteen year of age and older. Featuring 270 deluxe suites located on the prime white sand beaches of the Bavaro area, the Punta Cana Princess hotel is home to 24 hour all inclusive amenities.

Punta Cana Princess Bavaro

They then print out an invitation to which they staple your card to and you bring this to the restaurant. They will also arrange for transportation but we opted to walk over. Eat in two of the speciality restaurants Chopin and El Graunte. Chopin is a buffet but more of a elegant buffet and is a favourite.

Plaza Bavaro with its many shopping venues as well as countless restaurants, diverse bars, pubs, cafes and other entertainment venues lies just 1 km away. The airport is 25 km from the hotel and can easily be reached by car. Also, all the other restaurants require reservations that you can set up at a desk in the main lobby right outside the buffet.

Punta Cana Princess RestaurantsGet there early if you want early reservations: the earliest we were able to eat was at 8pm, but that was ok because we hung out at the beach til 6 and then went back to shower and dress for dinner.

The Hotel is air-conditioned in all rooms, main restaurant, pizzeria and discotheque. The remaining buildings are a large open-plan with generous ventilation and also ceiling fans.

Choose from 8 different restaurants, 5 bars and a variety of water sports, nightly entertainment and many other activities. Catalonia also features a magnificent pool with green islands, fountains, Jacuzzi and a swim-up pool bar.

Our sweet suite @ Bavaro Princess Resort in Punta Cana

Even the formal a la carte restaurant is designed with nature in mind, its floor to ceiling windows make it the perfect place to enjoy a meal and watch the birdlife on the pond. Dining – Punta Cana has a great variety of restaurants , in the all-inclusive resorts and in the region. You’ll find menus offering great steaks, fresh seafood (caught daily fresh!), 4-star restaurants that compete in service and food with those in US top cities. Its old world cobblestone streets and quaint architecture conceal charming shops, fine restaurants, intimate bars, artisans workshops, a church, a vast amphitheater, an archaeological museum, and a university specializing in design. Lovely architecture, restaurants with great views and international cuisine, and a small but superb museum.

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  • Steve Crane March 30, 2010, 4:54 pm

    First and foremost, if you are American don’t go. You must speak fluent Spanish and have a Canadian accent to be accepted by these people. They have an animosity toward Americans because of the lack of US visitors to their nation compared to other vacation sites in the Caribbean. About 95% of the resort was all Canadian guest and they were very nice to us and other American visitors. It’s the staff that will treat you as 2nd hand visitors once they find out you are from the US.

    DON’T DRINK THE WATER, unless it is bottled and check the bottle seal to make sure it has been used and refilled. Plan to get very sick on about the third day of your trip. If you can not drink the water, then what are they washing the food with and making ice from? Plan to spend a lot time in and around the toilet for the rest of your trip.

    Make sure when you go to the pool or beach that you are in quick reach on your own room to use the bathroom. The bathrooms at the pool and beach bars are disgusting.

    Key staff positions in the resort, such as Hotel Mgr., Front Desk, and Guest Services had such broken English that you had to point at pictures in the literature to get any help.

    So a resort beach bag was supposed to be in the room. When I called and asked for one to be delivered, they brought a used one with black bugs and two scorpions. I killed the scorpions on the dresser and then had room service redo the room. The next day they were fumigating all the rooms on our floor.

    The only ocean views are the honeymoon suites on the end of the building on the 2nd and 3rd floor.

    Don’t even try for room service. No one speaks English and the food shows up and hour late and it is not even what you ordered.

    They allow street vendors onto the property just before dinner time at the buffet so you can be bombarded with “come see my stuff, my stuff good for you”. Back off, I just want to get dinner without being harassed. Reminded me of Tijuana Mexico.

    Take a calculator if you plan to by anything, they refuse to price in US$ and try rip you off with the conversion rate on their own calculators.

    And then there is the credit card fraud at the on site gift shop run by the hotel. I used mine to get a better currency rate exchange that what they were trying to rip me off with. They will swipe you card and say it did not go through, then swipe it again and claim the machine is broken. I got taken for $150 and the Hotel Manager will not do anything to help you.

    Forget Internet Access, leave the laptop at home. I took mine to keep an eye on the weather and research local attractions. Believe me, just leave it at home.

    And if you do find an attraction, don’t dare try to call from the room for more info. You have to go through the hotel operator for a buck a minute.

    I have never seen so much cheap liquors in all my life. They must be brewing this stuff out back and refilling the empty bottles at night.

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