Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo

Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo

Grand Bahia Principe is a name in resort accommodations that people trust. With thriving locations throughout the Caribbean, Grand Bahia Principe has learned what works, and treat their guests like kings and queens. Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo was built in 2001, and welcomes guests into the lobby with tropical decor that sets the tone for the rest of their trip.

Visitors hoping to stay active will never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive resort, which has a wide array of recreational activities. Regardless of what you're searching for, whether it's thrills in the ocean or on land, this ocean-side location has got you covered.

Located toward the center of Abra Grande, Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, an all-inclusive complex, welcomes travelers who are thinking about basing their vacation in this village or an adjacent area. It's northwest of the center of Samana.


Each room at Grand Bahía Príncipe El Portillo comes with your choice of king-sized or two full-sized beds, as well as all of the standard amenities. There are 204 Standard rooms that offer not much more than that. The 158 Junior Suite Superior rooms come equipped with a hydro massage tub, as well as a balcony, and the 100 Junior Suite Club Golden rooms also have a hydro massage tub, balcony, but receive a private welcome reception with cocktails.

Having 462 rooms, Bahia Principe El Portillo is a very pretty big place to stay. All that extra space makes this resort an excellent setting for travelers who want to explore one of the area's largest hotels.

This resort has been given a three and a half star rating from Caribya! based upon ambience, style, public spaces and furnishings. You can learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

A partial list of the in-room conveniences available at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo is provided below.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Television
  • Safe
  • Room Service
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Balcony
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access Port
  • Bath Tub
  • Mini Bar
  • Telephone

If you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, you can contact the resort by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

Activities and Amenities

If you've been to one spa, you've been to them all, right? Wrong. The Spa of the Grand Bahía Príncipe El Portillo offers the specialty Caribbean Massage to help beat stress and relax the body. Enjoy a number of other treatments as you gaze out onto the beach.

Each night the hotel puts on an event of one type or another; be it a performance of local folklore, or a dance party. If you prefer a quieter type of nightlife, check out one of the four bars on property, which are located in the lobby, in the amphitheater, by the beach, and by the pool.

For general amenities on the property, check out the following list:

  • FAX
  • Playroom
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Live Entertainment
  • Wind Surfing
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling

However, don't hesitate to call with questions if you have your heart set on a particular activity. To see our in-depth description about the activities and recreation opportunities that Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo offers, click here.


The five restaurants on site serve guests everything from international to oriental cuisine. Las Dalias is the main restaurant and serves up international fare on the buffet, Portifino serves Italian, El Pescador has seafood galore, Oriental is where you go for Asian delights, and Orquídea Gourmet is the resort's experimental restaurant.

Besides what is available on-site, travelers looking for more culinary variety might also check out some of the area's other local eateries. Vacationers who stay at Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo will find a small handful of restaurants close-by. It's a good idea to find out if there are suitable options in the area, though Bahia Principe El Portillo does have some tasty choices of its own. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Making use of this location's guest services -- including the ones seen below -- may help you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting the Dominican Republic.

  • Guest Laundromat
  • Barber/Beauty Shop

This lodging also has a helpful set of business amenities, doubly great for professionals who are visiting on account of business in addition to the beautiful area.

  • FAX
  • Meeting rooms
  • Business Center


There are a good selection of attractions within a short distance of Bahia Principe El Portillo. One of the nearest examples is Ectopia, an interesting botanical garden. Since this resort is right on Las Terrenas, it's the perfect spot for those who want a beautiful view of the sea.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the resort is Samana. For even more adventure, have a little side trip to a nearby town to check out just what else the Dominican Republic has to offer.

For additional information about what else is in the vicinity of Grand Bahia Principe El Portillo, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Loma Pto. Escondido S/N, Abra Grande, Hispaniola 1809

Phone: (018) 092-4061 ext. 00



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