4.2 out of 5

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay and White Sands Golf Course.

Located in Punta Cana (Bavaro), Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive is convenient to Punta Blanca Golf Course and Iberostar Golf Course.

Make yourself at home in one of the 570 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars and plasma televisions. Rooms have private furnished balconies or patios. Complimentary wireless Internet access keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with separate bathtubs and showers feature jetted bathtubs and designer toiletries.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After practicing your swing on the golf course, you can dip into one of the 2 outdoor swimming pools. This resort also features complimentary wireless Internet access, babysitting/childcare (surcharge), and an arcade/game room.

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 6 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. When you are in need of a refreshing drink, visit a beach bar or one of 8 bars/lounges, or 2 poolside bars.



Featured amenities include complimentary newspapers in the lobby, dry cleaning/laundry services, and a 24-hour front desk. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is complimentary (available 24 hours).

All-Inclusive Details

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Entertainment

  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Soccer
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Lessons/classes/games

  • Aerobics
  • Dancing

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old

Not included

  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Premium food items
  • Premium and/or non-domestic beverages
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Activities and services offered by independent operators
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service

Property Features

Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - 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.

Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive offers its guests a full-service spa, a golf course, a complimentary water park, and 2 outdoor swimming pools. There are 6 restaurants on site, along with a snack bar/deli. For a drink, you can stop by one of the onsite bars, including 2 poolside bars and 8 bars/lounges. Free breakfast is served daily. WiFi is free in public spaces.

A casino, a children's pool, and a nightclub are also featured at the family-friendly Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive. A shuttle from the airport to the hotel is free (available 24 hours). Self parking is free.

  • 570 guestrooms or units
  • 3 levels
  • 5 buildings
  • 6 dining venues
  • 2 bars by the pool
  • 8 bars or lounges
  • Built in 2009
  • Buffet breakfast (free)
  • Casino
  • Nightclub
  • Bar on the beach
  • Swim-up bar
  • Deli
  • Kid's club (free)
  • Supervised kid's activities (surcharge)
  • Childcare (surcharge)
  • Towels for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the beach
  • Umbrellas for the pool
  • 1 conference room
  • Coffee in lobby
  • Dry cleaning
  • Self-service laundry
  • Front desk (24 hours)
  • Staff is multilingual
  • Storage area for luggage
  • Tour and ticket information
  • Wedding services available
  • Game room or arcade
  • Terrace
  • Garden
  • Gift shop
  • Beauty salon
  • Newspapers in lobby (free)
  • Onsite shopping
  • Bellhop

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Water park access (complimentary)  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Outdoor tennis court  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • In-room childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Playground on site  
  • Miniature golf on site  
  • Sofa bed  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  

Internet

Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi

Parking

Free self parking

Room Amenities

Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda - All Inclusive offers 570 air-conditioned accommodations with minibars and safes. Rooms open to furnished balconies or patios. Accommodations offer separate sitting areas and include sofa beds. A pillow menu is available. Plasma televisions come with satellite channels. Bathrooms include separate bathtubs and showers with jetted bathtubs, bathrobes, slippers, and designer toiletries.

Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless Internet access. Business-friendly amenities include desks and phones. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. Housekeeping is provided daily.

  • Private balcony or patio (furnished)
  • Sitting area
  • Jetted tub
  • Pull-out sofa bed
  • Minibar
  • In-room dining (24 hours)
  • Plasma television
  • Satellite channels
  • Coffee maker
  • Pillow options
  • Separate shower and tub
  • Cribs (free)
  • Housekeeping (daily)
  • Childcare in room (surcharge)
  • Hair dryer
  • Safe
  • Bathrobes
  • Slippers
  • Designer toiletries
  • Bidet
  • Telephone
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Desk
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Ensuite bathroom

Food & Drink

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

Arrecife Grill Restaurant - This restaurant serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Jazmin - Overlooking the pool, this buffet restaurant specializes in international cuisine. Guests can enjoy drinks at the bar.

Bella Italia - This restaurant specializes in Italian cuisine and serves dinner only. Reservations are required.

Snack Night - This buffet restaurant overlooks the pool.

24-hour room service is available.

Guests are served free buffet breakfast daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM.

Breakfast

Start your day with a free buffet breakfast, available daily from 6:30 AM to 10 AM. You can order a meal from 24-hour room service.

Nearby Things to Do

  • Snorkeling on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Golfing nearby 
  • Windsurfing on site 
  • Yoga classes/instruction on site 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding on site 
  • Fitness classes on site 
  • Basketball on site 
  • Bicycle rentals on site 
  • Fishing on site 
  • Miniature golf on site 
  • Kayaking on site 
  • Motor boating on site 
  • Mountain biking on site 
  • Parasailing on site 
  • Playground on site 
  • Racquetball/squash on site 
  • Rowing or canoeing on site 
  • Scuba diving on site 

Spa Services

Guests can enjoy Bahia Spa, offering massages with hot stones and essential oils, reflexology, and body treatments. Guests can also put themselves in the hands of professionals for customized facial treatments like anti-stress, anti-ageing (or wrinkle reducing) or traditional body massages. The spa also offers an extensive and varied list of beauty services (manicures, pedicures) and hairdressing. It has an area for Ayurveda treatments, based on Hindu philosophy, and a VIP cabin with private hot tub. On the beach or poolside, guests can enjoy Caribbean massages in the palapas.

  • Hot stone massage 
  • Reflexology 
  • Massages on beach 
  • Manicures and pedicures 
  • Aromatherapy treatments 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 

Accessibility

  • Roll-in shower
  • In-room accessibility

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

Resort Policies

Check-in

Check-in time starts at 3 PM

Check-in time ends at midnight

Minimum check-in age is 18

Special check-in instructions:

Check-out

Check-out time is noon

Payment types

Children and extra beds

  • Children are welcome.
  • Free cribs (infant beds)!

Pets

  • No pets allowed

Policies

Charges for extra guests may apply and vary according to property policy.

A cash deposit or credit card for incidental charges and government-issued photo identification are required upon check-in.

Special requests are subject to availability at the time of check-in. Special requests can't be guaranteed and may incur additional charges.

  • Minimum Spring Break check-in age is 18 years old.

Fees

We've listed all charges provided to us by the property, but they may vary based on length of stay or the room booked.
The charges below are included in your overall room price:
  • New Year's Eve gala dinner fee
  • Christmas Eve gala dinner fee
  • Resort fee

Resort Name

  • Bahia Principe Luxury Esmeralda
  • Esmeralda All Inclusive
  • Esmeralda Bahia
  • Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda
  • Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda All Inclusive
  • Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda All Inclusive Punta Cana
  • Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Punta Cana
  • Luxury Esmeralda Bahia Principe
  • Luxury Principe Esmeralda
  • Principe Esmeralda

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. The total price shown includes a resort fee. For stays on 24 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory Christmas Eve gala dinner. For stays on 31 December, the total price shown includes a charge for a mandatory New Year's Eve gala dinner. Registered guests are the only ones allowed to be in guestrooms.