Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro

With many ways to spend your days on Hispaniola, the Dominican Republic, the Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro will provide everything you need to have a blast in their delightful coastal location. This vacation spot offers travelers a wide selection of recreational possibilities, which means you'll have no shortage of exciting activities to pick from during your trip.

With 2 swimming pools to choose from at Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro, you won't have to rush ahead of other guests to find enough space to spread your towel by the water. This accommodation is also situated right next to the ocean, so there are many ways to spend time in the water when you stay here. Follow up your swim with a few minutes in the lodgings's whirlpool, perfect for relieving soreness from a day of exploring.

Travelers staying at this property won't need to worry about finding a gym to use during their vacations; a fitness facility is available on the grounds.


Anyone who likes tennis will find an extra perk when booking this property, since its tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a fun afternoon outdoors that doesn't require travel time or extra funds. You will find 2 courts on the property.

Looking for more options where on-site tennis is a possibility? You can compare Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro to other popular accommodations that offer this activity, including Grand Palladium Palace Resort, Spa & Casino and Melia Caribe Tropical.


Boasting some of the most scenic attractions in the world, the Caribbean has many attractive golf courses, like the on-site course at Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro. This resort invites you to enjoy a few holes at their on-site course.

If you like to have a variety of golf options available to you, there are some other courses very close. Notable courses in the area include Iberostate Bavaro Golf Club, Hard Rock Golf Club at Cana Bay, and Punta Blanca Golf Course. Each is within one and a quarter miles and the closest one of the group, Punta Blanca Golf Course, is just a quick distance off from the lodging, so it won't be troublesome to plan stopping by for a few rounds of golf. It has a total of 18 holes. It's a par 72 course, and is 6706 yards long. For those who would like to find out more information, you can reach the course at (809) 468-4734.


While visiting Hispaniola you may want to try out a new recreational sport. There are several options available, so you will be sure to find a watersport to enjoy, even if you're a novice. The bullets below indicates which watersports are available at Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro:

  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Do you plan to bring the kids on vacation? You might be impressed with what's offered at Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro, since it is stocked full of family-friendly amenities.

Babysitting services can be scheduled for some time off from the kids at this extremely child-friendly resort.

One favorite feature for families is the playground. It's a great place to let kids have some daily playtime while their parents take a moment of rest for themselves. A children's program, with activities to entertain your kids, is available here as well. At times, you might want to enjoy the Dominican Republic's grown-up attractions, without worrying about the kids. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so moms and dads can have the chance to take some time out for themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the amenities is on-site live entertainment, so even when guests choose to stay in at night they'll still have the opportunity to see a show. Generally, vacationers can enjoy live entertainment 7 days per week. However, the frequency may vary seasonally.

Plus, there are several bars, which provide the perfect excuse to explore all areas of the property.

Another options is to check if one of the accommodations nearby has what you are looking for with regards to nightlife, despite the lack of highly rated options with nightlife in your surrounding area. Your choices are in the following table:

Accommodations near the Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Riu Palace Punta Cana 14.3 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 5 check
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Don Pablo Collection 14.4 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 check
ClubHotel Riu Bambu 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Bambuall Inclusive 14.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Riu Macao 14.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 4 check
Majestic Colonial Punta Cana Resort All-inclusive 15.0 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 9 check
Majestic Elegance Punta Cana 15.1 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 11 check
Hotel Riu Taino 13.9 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 3 check
Riu Naiboa 13.8 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check
Memories Splash 15.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 7 check
Royalton Resort and Casino 15.2 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana -- --
Iberostar Dominicana Hotel 13.7 mi. North-Northwest of Central Punta Cana 2 check

If you want to try your hand at some games of chance, you can visit the nearest casino, Casino Riu Palace Macao. You can find Casino Riu Palace Macao merely a short distance away from Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro.


Not every accommodation in the Dominican Republic can include a spa on their amenities list, but Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro is one of the few in the area that is able and excited to offer its guests a fun (sometimes necessary) way to release tension and renew their bodies. This list has some of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool

For the most relaxing 30 to 90 minutes of your life, schedule a massage in a gazebo right out on the beach. There are also three saunas, sensation showers, a hydrotherapy room, bubble beds, and two pools for a wide variety of ways to relax your body, and tap into your inner peace.


The front desk also arranges horseback rides. Since the weather is nice year-round, horseback riding is a pleasant experience at any time.

The beauty salon at Grand Bahía Príncipe Bávaro makes it easy to beautify yourself before a dressy dinner date.

Beyond all the activities available right on-location, visitors who want to go exploring won't find a shortage of interesting things to do on Hispaniola. Whether you are looking to spend time on the beach or enjoy a couple rounds of golf, you can find lots of other opportunities for recreation in the immediate surroundings. Check out these pages to read more about sightseeing, scuba diving, riding a bike or scooter, shopping, fishing, snorkeling, and other activities.


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