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Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo

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The Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo is located on the Samana coastline, just a short stroll from the vibrant fishing town of Las Terrenas. With views of white sands and crystal clear waters, this hotel encapsulates the true paradise of the Caribbean. The excellent range of facilities and activities make it the perfect choice for families and couples looking to experience the excitement the Dominican Republic has to offer.

How far is the nearest beach?

This hotel is situated on the beachfront.

Distance from Airport

This hotel is located 40km from Samana El Catey International Airport.


There are four choices of rooms available to guests at the Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo. All Standard Rooms feature a hydro-massage bathtub with shower, hairdryer, air conditioning, telephone, coffee machine, TV, safety deposit box, Wi-Fi and private balcony or terrace. The hotel also offers a number of larger suites, including a Family Junior Suite which provides extra space, a family welcome pack and access to the special family zone within the resort. The large luxury lodgings provide the perfect resting place to take in the serene tropical surroundings.

Food & Drink

The hotel has two main restaurants, Las Dalias main restaurant provides guests with an internationally themed buffet-style cuisine including fresh pasta dishes, cooked meats, fresh fruits and vegetables. Guests can also discover the delights of the Beach restaurant which offers delicious meals and drinks by the crisp white sands. With three à la carte dinners per stay, guests can explore the four themed restaurants on offer at the hotel. Traditional Italian cuisine is served at Portofino restaurant and experimental modern dishes can be enjoyed at the Qruídea gourmet restaurant. The El Pescador restaurant serves up freshly prepared Mediterranean food and succulent Brazilian grilled meats are served by the Caribbean Sea at the Rodizio restaurant. The Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo has four bars throughout the resort. The hotel has multiple pool and beach bars to provide guests with refreshing drinks whilst soaking up the sun and taking in the beauty of the island. In the evening guests can enjoy a cocktail from the Daiquiri Lobby Bar.

Sports & Entertainment

Guests can unwind by the poolside, with the lush tropical gardens and enchanting sea views making this the perfect place to soak up the Caribbean sunshine. Kids can enjoy their own adventures at the Bahia Scouts Water Park, and water sports such as aqua gym, water polo and scuba diving classes are also on offer daily. The resort beach is just a short walk away, for guests to experience the true paradise of the Samana coastline. At the beach guests, will find a number of watersports and activities, including the chance to scuba dive with tropical fish or an adventurous boat trip out to sea. For sports fans, there is a wide range of facilities on offer such as the onsite gym, tennis court and volleyball pitch. Guests can also choose to take part in activities such as boogie boarding, snorkelling and kayaking with family and friends. Other facilities include a beach-side spa, The Teens Club and Kids club. Guests can then enjoy the perfect Caribbean night, with live music and cocktails under the stars at El Portillo, drinks in the Daiquiri Lobby Bar and a Beach Party at the Bachata Discotheque until the early hours of the morning.


  • A la Carte Restaurant
  • Air Conditioning
  • Babysitting
  • Bar
  • Bath
  • Beach Bar
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Buffet Restaurant
  • By the Beach
  • Entertainment
  • Family Hotel
  • Gym
  • Internet Access
  • Iron
  • Kids Club
  • Kids Pool
  • Landscaped Gardens
  • Minibar
  • Pool Bar
  • Reception
  • Restaurant
  • Safety Deposit Box
  • Satellite TV
  • Scuba Diving
  • Shower
  • Spa
  • Sports Facilities
  • Sunbathing Terrace
  • Sunbeds
  • Swimming Pool
  • Telephone
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Water Sports
  • Wifi