"All in all we had a nice time, kinda far from the airport so prepare for big cab fare. Check in was a breeze. Rooms were nice and clean. Always someth ... " More

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Hotel Description

An all-inclusive stay in Bayahibe awaits you at Be Live Collection Canoa - All Inclusive. You'll be 31.2 km (19.4 mi) from Altos de Chavon Village. Highlights at this beachfront resort include 7 restaurants, 2 outdoor swimming pools, and a full-service spa.

All 871 rooms feature cable TV, coffee/tea makers, and free bottled water. Safes, hair dryers, and phones are also available.

A day of pampering at Bayesta can include hot stone massages, detox wraps, and body wraps along with access to the sauna and spa tub. The buffet restaurant, Las Piraguas, is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. At the resort's own beach bar or poolside bar, you can enjoy a drink. Spend the day at the beach and enjoy the onsite nightclub, free kids' club, and fitness center. Other amenities include a Turkish bath/hammam, a spa tub, and WiFi in public areas. Each morning free buffet breakfast is offered between 8 AM and 10:30 AM. There's also the convenience of free self parking.

Sights within a 20-minute drive of this 3.5-star Bayahibe resort include Dominicus Beach and Bayahibe Beach.

Be Live Collection Canoa - All Inclusive ratings based on 15 Verified Reviews

Review Summary
3.5 out of 5 3.5 out of 5.0
Room cleanliness 4.0 out of 5.0
Service & staff 3.5 out of 5.0
Room comfort 3.5 out of 5.0
Hotel condition 4.0 out of 5.0
4 out of 5

Nice place with a few issues

Pros: Beautiful grounds, beach is great and close, nice pool, food was good, friendly staff, always something going on, Hotel and grounds were very clean
Cons: Teach the male staff to respect women, get rid of all the pushy vendors, and for god sakes get real milk. Chocolate and regular.
Location: About an hour from the airport but all the cabbies drive fast. Small town and casino nearby. You don't really have to leave. It all comes to you.
All in all we had a nice time, kinda far from the airport so prepare for big cab fare. Check in was a breeze. Rooms were nice and clean. Always something to do or just do nothing. All the rooms are centrally located so you are close to everything. Pool was big and nice and clean always. Beach was very nice. The drinks were okay but some were a bit too sweet for me. Pool bar closes at 6pm then the pool at 7pm but the snack BAR serves until 4am and the Plaza Bar is 24 hours. The club is outrageous! So much fun. The buffet is well stocked with local fare as well as your usual buffet food. Really strong coffee! Our excursions were awesome ( dune buggies and catamaran ). The only drawbacks were very pushy vendors, cat calls from male employee's at my daughter, and NO REAL MILK! Chocolate or otherwise.

Posted by , from San Antonio Tx. on Aug 19, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Aug 22, 2017 by Direccion del hotel

Dear Guest: It is a pleasure for us to know that you spent an excellent holiday in Be Live Collection Canoa and to know that you enjoyed your stay with us, thank you very much for sharing your experience in our complex. At the same time we apologize for the inconvenience you have expressed and we assure you that we will do our best to improve this point. We hope to have the pleasure of welcoming you again at Be Live, to celebrate with you other unforgettable vacations. Best regards, General Manager.

4 out of 5

Rooms need to be remodeled!!!

I loved the hotel. The staff were very friendly. Hotel was clean but the rooms need to be upgraded. We were without electricity a whole day. Sheets smelled bad. Pool, restaurants and other facilities were clean. The beach wasn't what I expected.

Posted by on Jul 13, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 16, 2017 by Direccion del hotel

Dear guest: Thank you for staying in our hotel to spend your vacation and for writing your comment about us. We are happy to know that some of our services have been to your liking as mentioned in your comment, this is our highest priority. At the same time we feel very sad about the aspects that have not been to your liking. We also want to notify you we have solved the problem of electricity,And about the other points you have mentioned as the bed sheets we assure you that we have worked on this problem immediately to improve it and the rooms we will take into account your comment for the purpose of improving them. Best regards, General Manager.

4 out of 5

Great Hotel

This is a great hotel... Nice and welcoming environment... Dominican Food in the buffet great for tourists... A great overall experience.

Posted by , from Dominican Republic on Jun 21, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 23, 2017 by Direccion del hotel

Dear David: It gives us great pleasure to know that we could accommodate you in every way. Our team strives to achieve meet the expectations of guests, providing high quality service so they can have a memorable vacation. We wish to take it up again soon and remain at your disposal should you need help managing your next booking with us. Best regards, General Manager.

5 out of 5

Great and Beautiful hotel. I loved

Pros: Everything, specially the entertainment group. They were so professional. We enjoyed so much!!!!!!!!!!! their night shows.
Cons: The bathroom around of beach.
Location: Excellent location, near to everything.
It was a wonderful and excited experience. we enjoyed all amenities that the hotel had. The employees of the hotel were so friendly, mannerly, and polite. The entertainment group were so so good, we laugh a lot. We passed marvelous days.

Posted by on May 6, 2017

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jun 18, 2017 by Direccion del hotel

Dear guest: Thank you for staying in our hotel to spend your vacation and for writing your comment about us. We are happy to know that some of our services have been to your liking as mentioned in your comment, this is our highest priority. At the same time we feel very sad about the aspects that have not been to your liking and we apologize for these inconveniences that you have notified us, we assure you that we will work on these points to improve these situations, and not have repetitions of other cases like this. Best regards, General Manager.

5 out of 5

Excellent resort

We were very happy with the resort. Great place to stay. Many activities on the property. Be sure to make restaurant dinner reservations as soon as you get there for the entire stay. Italian restaurant not worth it to go to it had the same food as the buffet. Japanese restaurant and gourmet restaurant were excellent great food and service.

Posted by , from Cleveland, Ohio on Jul 5, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 13, 2016 by Community manager

Dear Guest, Highly happy about your comments, our mission is to be there for you all the time and try to fulfill all your demands. We hope to assist you once again here and make your time with us more than enjoyable. Best regards, General Manager.

1 out of 5

Worst resort ever

What a waste of money ..from the moment we checked in it was all problems ..we hadn't even received our room keys and the staff was trying to wheel and deal us ..offering room Upgrades for free as long as we "did something for him"...we had to bring our own bags to our room up 3 flights of stairs..we lost power while showering ...the pool ran out of towels everyday and we had to lay out with no towels ..the food at the restaurants was a disgrace ..we went to the Mexican restaurants they had and they literally gave us saugy tortilla chips with canned spray cheese on it ..the buffet food was awful and made me and my boyfriend both get sick ..I could go on and on..for all inclusive we didn't really get what we paid for since it took 3 hours to get a drink and when we finally Did the alcohol was so bad I couldn't even drink it ..the frozen drinks weren't frozen and the staff completely ignores you unless your waving money in there face ..I wouldn't go back here for free

Posted by , from t on Jun 25, 2016

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Comment from Hotel Management

Jul 1, 2016 by Community manager

Dear Guest, We deeply regret any difficulties, which does not reflect our daily operation. We sincerely apologize that our overall image may have been tarnished, as well as not being able to fulfill your expectations this time. Best regards, General Manager

2 out of 5

Belive Collection Canoa

Pros: The staff at all of the vip areas especially Edward.
Cons: Don't even want to get started.
Location: Great location scuba diving all sorts of excursions that you can book.
I will be honest after reading all the reveiws pryor to our stay I had reservations about staying there but we chose to go with an open mind. Let me get started. We upgraded to the vip package yes the room was 100 ft from the Carribean sea awsome bar very close too the room. But that's it. Cold water too sometimes 30 minuets of running 2 sinks the tub the shower. we couldn't use the jacuzzi tub because no hot water. So the worst part about the rooms you can't flush your toilet paper the suction is horrible so you get a waste basket in the toilet area yup wow. Food. Resteraunts were so so. It's not like you would expect from a resort that claims to be 5 star. So breakfast actually pretty good except most of the food has been sitting for a while it's OK you know what's cooked as you wait or it sits on a hot plate. Getting your coffee for breakfast is like getting teeth pulled you need it but it takes forever to get it. At times we were done with eating before we would get or first cup. Now fir the vip lounge you can't say anything bad they are great people who made our vacation enjoyable, especially the bartender Edward say hi for us. So with the vip package it says all premium alcohol yes except beer they only have Corona for premium beer. The beach it's amazing, the grounds very nice ND clean.

Posted by , from Massachusetts on Nov 15, 2015

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4 out of 5
Pros: on the beach good food
Cons: beds
try to get you to upgrade to VIP status for Wi Fi and private club usage. Hotel owned by an Italian company so many of the guests are Italin which is fine but the hotel bends over backwards to them and does not seem to care to much for non europeans

Posted by , from ny ny on Aug 23, 2015

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5 out of 5

Nice Hotel and Beach great location

Pros: everything!
Cons: Increase staff at the restaurant for rush hours.
Location: Location is great, downtown is nearby with lot of local activities and craftmarkets.
This Hotel has been recently renewed and is in great shape. The rooms are beautiful decorated and comfortable. The food is good. The Buffet has a great selection and is constantly updated. The only downside was that on Saturday evening at rush hour around 8:00 PM, the place was too crowded and ran out of plates for a while, and was hard to get a drink from the staff. I suggest that they should have self-serve drinks available instead of waiting for a waitress.

Posted by , from Puerto Rico on Jul 6, 2015

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3 out of 5

The beach is beautiful. The grounds are nice.

Pros: The beach was wonderful! The ocean was so calm most of our stay, Which was the main reason I chose this area.
Cons: Having sheets that fit the king size beds would be wonderful. Having guest services people who spoke other languages should be a must for customers
Location: The location is why I chose this area. My husband used Coral point dive center and loved it. They run a first class facility.
How this place got 5 stars is beyond me. The room was clean. We had a king size bed. But they didn't have king size sheets. So by morning the bottom sheet was pretty much in the center of the bed. It was all inclusive w/Buffet and other side restaurants. When I asked if all the restaurants were included I was told no. Which technically was correct, b/c the American restaurant was extra. But w/language barrier we didn't realize that. That was probably the biggest problem, the language barrier. Too many workers did not speak English. Having been other places we have not had this big of a problem. It would seem when you have that many visitors, the main reservation people and especially the guest service person would speak other languages. I had forgotten my blood pressure meds. So went to the 24 hour doctor. Joke she was no help. Had an excursion that day so husband went to postpone it. The lady at the excursion desk spoke excellent English and was more helpful in getting meds for me. The day before we were to leave we were at guest services and a man was there trying to get imodium for his wife. Again they were not helpful. Luckily I had some to give him. He is the one who informed us we could eat at the other restaurants. It doesn't mention that on Mondays & Thursdays (or Friday) our hotel beach is over run with cruise ship people. Our excursion was supposed to be a snorkel trip. But we didn't stop to snorkel in Bayahibe. So felt we were misled there.

Posted by , from OH on Mar 26, 2015

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About the Be Live Collection Canoa - All Inclusive

Location Playa Dominicus, 22000, Bayahibe, La Altagracia 23000

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

  • Buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • In-room minibar (some restrictions)
  • Dining availability limited at one or more venues

Activities and facilities/equipment
All non-motorized water sports, land activities, and use of recreational facilities and equipment are included.

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling

Land activities
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games
  • Aerobics
  • Dancing
  • Language
  • Water fitness

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

  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Bottled wine
  • Bottled liquor
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Offsite tours

Property Features

Be Live Collection Canoa - 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. Be Live Collection Canoa - All Inclusive offers its guests a full-service spa, 2 outdoor swimming pools, a spa tub, and a fitness center. There are 7 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. You can enjoy a drink at one of the bars, which include a beach bar and a swim-up bar. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is available in public spaces for a fee. A children's pool, a nightclub, and a complimentary children's club are also featured at the family-friendly Be Live Collection Canoa - All Inclusive. Self parking is free.

  • 871 guestrooms or units
  • 7 dining venues
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Nightclub
  • Bar on the beach
  • Bar by the pool
  • Swim-up bar
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Conference space
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Concierge
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • ATM
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Property
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2
  • Children's pool
  • Children's club (free)
  • Snack bar/deli
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)
  • Babysitting or childcare
  • Playground on site

Internet

Available in some public areas: WiFi (surcharge)

Parking

Free self parking

Transport

  • Airport: La Romana (LRM-La Romana Intl.) (19.5 km / 12.1 mi)
  • Parking: Free self parking

Room Amenities

Be Live Collection Canoa - All Inclusive offers 871 air-conditioned accommodations with safes and complimentary bottled water. Televisions come with cable channels. Bathrooms include showers, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include coffee/tea makers and irons/ironing boards. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Cable channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Shower
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Toiletries (free)
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Climate control (air conditioning)
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 8 AM to 10:30 AM.

Las Piraguas - This buffet restaurant serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Open daily.

Orale - This restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required. Open daily.

Mylos - This restaurant specializes in Mediterranean cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Rodizio - This restaurant specializes in Brazilian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Akeru - This restaurant specializes in Asian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Nearby Activities

Water sports available at this resort include snorkeling, windsurfing, kayaking, and sailing, with introductory clinics held for novices. Guests can swim in 2 outdoor pools. An on-site dive center can arrange scuba diving courses, certification, and trips (surcharges for all). Three clay tennis courts allow for both day and night games. All ages enjoy archery; team sports include beach volleyball; and a fitness center—with attendant present for advice or help—provides weights and cardio equipment.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

  • Snorkeling on site
  • Water skiing nearby
  • Golfing nearby
  • Parasailing nearby
  • Volleyball on site
  • Kayaking on site
  • Windsurfing on site
  • Playground on site
  • Fitness classes on site
  • Sailing on site
  • Scuba diving on site
  • Personal motorized watercraft on site

Spa Services

  • Hot stone massage
  • Sauna in spa
  • Spa tub in spa
  • Steam room in spa
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Detoxification wrap
  • Body wraps
  • Body treatments
  • Body scrubs
  • Facial treatments
  • Massages

Accessibility

If you need to make special requests for accessibility needs, please note them at check-out when booking your stay.

  • In-room accessibility

Hotel Policies

Check-in

  • Check-in time ends at midnight
  • Check-in time starts at 3 PM
  • Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

From February 1 - March 31, 2018, the minimum check-in age is 24. Each guestroom must include an adult age 24 or older. For more details, please contact the property using the number provided on the booking confirmation email.

Check-out

  • Check-out by noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

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 24 years old.

This property has a strict no-party policy. Bookings for individuals or groups for the purpose of attending parties are prohibited and will be rejected. For more details, please contact the office using the information on the reservation confirmation received after booking.

Fees

Optional extras

The fees and deposits listed below will be charged at the time of service, check-in, or check-out.

  • Fee for wireless Internet in public areas: USD 25 per day (rates may vary)

This may not be a comprehensive list. Fees and deposits are subject to change and might not include tax.

Hotel Names

  • Be Live
  • Be Live Canoa
  • Be Live Canoa All Inclusive
  • Be Live Canoa All Inclusive Bayahibe
  • Be Live Canoa Bayahibe
  • Canoa Be Live
  • Canoa Live
  • Be Live Canoa Hotel Bayahibe
  • Canoa Coral Hilton
  • Coral Canoa Resort
  • Hilton Canoa Coral La Romana
  • Oasis Canoa Bayahibe
  • Oasis Canoa Hotel Bayahibe
  • Be Live Collection Canoa All Inclusive Bayahibe
  • Be Live Collection Canoa All Inclusive
  • Be Live Collection Canoa Bayahibe
  • Be Live Collection Canoa

You should know

  • Reservations are needed for massage services and spa treatments. For reservations, contact the resort before arrival using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

Awards & Affiliations

Green / Sustainable Property
This property participates in Green Globe, a program that measures the property's impact on one or more of the following: environment, community, cultural-heritage, the local economy.