Punta Cana

Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue


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2018 Exceptional Value!
Honeymoon*: Bottle of wine and box of chocolates, bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival, turndown service, 20% discount on couples spa massage, late check out upon availability, special room decoration, and surprise gift. Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.

Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue, Don Pablo Collection is an adults-only (18+) resort situated on the beach within the Bahia Principe Bavaro Complex. Guests will receive exquisite treatment from the staff that has been trained to meet guests' highest demands. Private sections of the beach, pool, and restaurants guarantee the best atmosphere for relaxation.

Feeling lazy? Smoke a cigar in the Cigar Lounge or take a soak in the Jacuzzi in the privacy of your own room. Sleep with your favorite pillow from the pillow-menu. Call your private butler for whatever you need. Want a little more action? Also enjoy waiter service on the beach and pool and complimentary 24-hour Wifi internet access throughout the resort (up to two devices). Bahia Principe Village has its own shopping & entertainment center that is open 24-hours. It includes shops, a disco, a casino, shows, live music, and much more.

Enjoy unlimited dining in the resort's four restaurants. Treat your taste buds to an International buffet or a la carte specialties including French, Italian and Mediterranean. The four bars serve cool, tropical drinks and each room has a mini-bar that is replenished daily. Enjoy access to the facilities, restaurants, and bars at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana, Grand Bahia Principe Turquesa, Grand Bahia Principe Bavaro, Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda Don Pablo Collection, and Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Green Don Pablo Collection (except main buffets).

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*Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.
HOTEL LOCATION
Right next to the new Golf Club Punta Blanca and near to Palma Real - Cocotal Golf Club, Punta Cana Golf Club and 90 min. drive to Casa de Campo Golf Club.
Address: ARENA GORDA - MACAO
PUNTA CANA


DR
Local Phone: 1-809-552-1444
Fax: 1-809-552-1327
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
1 large swimming pool. Large sun terraces and gardens with sunshades and sunbeds.
Golf: NEARBY
Golf Club Punta Blanca is next to resort, Palma Real is near by
Holes: 18
Tennis
Number of Courts: 3
Court Fee: $ for night tennis
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Other Sports: Boccia, soccer, basketball, volley ball, and mini golf.
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
A Caribbean style Hotel with touches of colonial decoration, surrounded by tropical vegetation. Located closest to the beach boasting exclusive services and unlimited a la carte dining. Guests have full use of resort facilities (five pools, eight restaurants and ten bars), and enjoy free entrance and local drinks in the disco at Pueblo Principe! Beach: 700m white sand beach front Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 748
Year Opened: 2007 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Room service from 10:00am-6:00am. 1 free hour on non-motorized watersports daily. Free 24-hour WiFi access throughout the resort. As of 01/01/18 arrivals, all Grand Principe Hotels & Resorts will include free use of in-room safety deposit boxes for guest
ROOM TYPES
DON PABLO SUP JRS DLX AI
Rooms are equiped with 2 double beds or 1 king bed, pillowtop mattress, full bath with hydro massage tub, hair dryer, plasma sat TV, room safe, mini bar, balcony or terrace. VIP amenities, pillow menu, bathrobes in room, Butler service.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Sofa
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
There is fee for use of the room safe. Free Wifi internet access (up to two devices).
DINING
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue features 1 meal plan options:
All Inclusive
There are 5 Restaurants at Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue:
Las Brisas - Beach buffet restaurant and bar. Open for breakfast and lunch.
Don Pablo - Gourmet. Finest selection of International Cuisine dishes in a sophisticated environment with magnificent garden and pool views. Air conditioned and non-smoking. Dress code required.
Palmira - International buffet. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner buffets. Different theme every night. Air conditioned and non-smoking. Dress code required.
Portofino - Italian specialties. Open for dinner.
El Olivo - Mediterranean. Air conditioned and non-smoking. Dress code required.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Games and organized activities, watersports, pool.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Daily entertanment with live music and a variety of shows.
Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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What to expect
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3899 Recommend
3899 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue to their friends and family



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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Entertainment team
VERONICA A.
Nov 16 2017
We had a wonderful stay at the Luxury Bahia Principal. The entertainment team (jimmy and cris) were outstanding and made our stay very enjoyable. The food selection was great and the customer service was delightful. I highly reccomend this hotel to other adult couples.
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Not a 5-Star Resort.
ANITA B.
Nov 01 2017
First and foremost, my husband and I have stayed at a 5-star hotels, and Baha Principe is definitely not a 5-star resort. The facilities is in need of repair and maintenance. We give it a 2-star rating, at most.
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Experience at luxury Bahia Ambar blue
RASHEAN F.
Aug 07 2017
The rooms weren't updated but the food was good the weather was nice the pool was nice as well. While we were there we were robbed and the cash was stolen out of our room which basically ruined our trip but we had to make the best out of the rest of the days we were there. There was a bad language barrier with most staff but the ones we could talk to were nice. Loved the daily entertainment at the pool and the fresh fruit and food to eat. The room service menu had very limited options but the food was good sometimes they didn't answer the phone. Overall the resort was nice besides the robbery. Because of it , I wouldn't recommend the resort to anyone , if that didn't happen I would probably recommend the resort to others.
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Had a wonderful time.
MARK A.
Jul 30 2017
Hotel rooms need to be updated. Facility was wonderful and the staff was great.
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Okay Experience - will consider staying again
KEVIN C.
Jul 30 2017
Overall experience was okay. The service at the restaurants, bars, stores, and train rides were exceptional. The food was pretty good as well. We ate at the buffets mostly and had 2 dinner reservations. The room was spacious and we had a great view of the pool, great location near both the beach and pool, and close to two eateries. Although the resort was listed as adults only, it's located on a complex with other resorts that were family oriented. It was very hard getting additional wash clothes as we were only supplied 1 per person per day. We had some issues with our room that had to be elevated to the manager of guest services; he was extremely helpful. Overall, I wouldn't rate this resort as 5 stars. We would consider staying again and recommending the resort.
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25th Anniversary getaway
DANIEL D.
Jul 29 2017
Getting to hotel and checking in wasn't smooth but after that everything went great.Pool,food drinks, service was great
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ROGER B.
Jun 23 2017
The quality and taste of the food was good; we are not very adventurous about trying new things in food. The good rating is based only on our tastes. Others would probably disagree. The maintenance of our room was really the only issue. We called for ice two times and both times waited over 45-120 minutes. We did 3 repeat calls one night before the ice was delivered. We also could not figure out the room maintenance. They would make the beds and then forget to replenish towels, or replenish the in-room coffee, etc. It was very inconsistent which caused many calls to the front desk for service.
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Experience
RONNIE H.
Jun 14 2017
Great experience with everything
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Bahia Príncipe, Ambar Blue is EXCELLENT
DORION M.
Jun 08 2017
My wife and I really enjoyed our 22nd wedding anniversary here. We can't wait to go back. This was our 3rd visit to DR and we have found our place.
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Six Days at a Wonderful Resort in the DR
ALBERT W.
May 10 2017
My wife and I enjoyed 6 days in Bahai's Ambar Blue all-inclusive resort in Punta Cana, DR. The food was good (especially in the specialty restaurant). the pool and beach were terrific, and the service excellent. The only downside was that our room was too close to the nightly entertainment and we turned in around 10 (it ended at 11). We considered this an excellent value and would recommend it to our friends and family.
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3 star resort
LISA B.
May 03 2017
this is a 3 star resort. the beach and grounds are pretty but the service is very lacking and then they want a tip for everything. I was under the impression that gratuity was included in our package with Apple Vacations, so that was misleading. We spent a fortune tipping which needs to be addressed with the employees or include the tip in the price. If you didn't tip you didn't receive any service which is unfair considering we paid almost 3 grand for our vacation. it was a group of 12 friends on vacation and we were not put on the same flights and we were not even in the same building which was not what we wanted we wanted to be together for vacation. Just not impressed.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Definitely value for money
Michael H,
Tue Nov 21 05:17:58 EST 2017
Being an experienced traveller and reading many reviews before this trip, the most sensible review I read before I went stated 'just remember what you have paid' This Hotel is not top end but remember you haven't paid top end prices either, but what you get is definitely in line with what you have paid. In Summary: The goods: Excellent food ! we recommend the Rodizzio Brazilian especially The Service is very good - everyone very friendly The Hotel Lobby's are all very good indeed Choice and transportation - the resort is huge and we worked out we could choose up to 15 places to eat and 19 places to drink. A golf buggy service operates and you can flag one down and just jump in - brilliant. If you want a quieter pool there a others to choose from (amber green pool was great) Rooms - yes the rooms are a little dated but to be honest we didn't experience what other reviews are saying. Chambermaid service was brilliant, we had clean sheets almost every day and our mini bar was well stocked. What was average: The Beach - not the best we've been too but very nice. The not so good stuff. Check in was disorganised and poorly communicated. This could easily be improved on and is tiresome and testing after a long journey. Bugs - too many bugs inside and outside with no evidence of any preventative measures, spraying or smoking out in the evenings for example. did we enjoy it? - YES Would we return? - YES HOWEVER- bear in mind what I have said, only if the price is right - YOU GET WHAT YOU PAY FOR PEOPLE !

R & R in the DR
beachbum320, Altoona, Pennsylvania
Mon Nov 20 19:36:48 EST 2017
My husband and I recently made our 10th visit to the Dominican Republic. This was our first stay at a Bahia Principe property. We stayed at the Ambar Blue. The staff was very friendly and helpful. Check in was quick and we made reservations at a different al la carte restaurant for each night. Our room was beautiful and in a great location. Room had jetted tub, stocked mini bar and safe. The beach and pool area were well maintained and there was plenty of seating. We never had a problem getting clean beach towels. We were there over Halloween and the hotel was very festive with a beach bash at night.

50th Anniversary trip
S K,
Mon Nov 20 05:22:07 EST 2017
The resort, beach and pool area were all great but it was really the staff that made the trip. Every staff member we spoke to was friendly, helpful and seemed happy. the food in the buffets was good but the restaurants were way better. All of them we went to were fantastic. We went for my parents 50th anniversary and the resort added some nice touches to their room for them which was nice. there was some construction on a resort right next to this one but it wasn't too bad. ONly 1 night were they worked late. As long as the patio doors were closed it didn't really bother us. the only downside was that we didn't use our balcony due to this.

Not so "luxury" at Ambar Blue
Beth M, Sarnia, Canada
Mon Nov 20 04:41:22 EST 2017
Went to the Luxury Ambar Blue with 4 girl friends to celebrate our 50th birthday year. 4/5 friends have been to all inclusive resorts many many times. As a group we give Ambar Blue a 3.5 star. The best part of our stay was the pool staff (Jimmie, Christopher-pool side entertainment, Marlene- server, and some awesome bartenders I can't remember their names) Here are probs: Rooms: Fridge in rooms broken entire stay so no cold drinks in room A/C broken for 2 days Handle broken on inside patio doors, outside patio doors handle missing 1 bed had dirty sheets first night (sand and hair) and empty beer can in toilet room from previous guest Door to shower would not close tightly so floor would get very wet in bathroom On one of our rooms handle on outside door fell off multi times and not fixed proper. Toilet handle issues that did get fixed on second last day. Pool: always running out of pool side towels even by 10am! Must get to pool and place a towel and a personal belonging no later than 7 am or you will not get a chair. Other guests at the sister hotels can use the pool too. So very very busy at Ambar Blue. Constantly running out of coconut rum, Clamato and premium mixes. Restaurants: Booked! We had prebooked restaurants using email before arriving. We were unaware prior to arriving that you must download the app and reserve restaurants that way. No one responded to are email to inform us. We were only able to get 1 of our choice restaurants. We all agreed that the Gourmet French restaurant (Ambar Blue)was the best and the others were just OK. The seafood restaurant (Punta Cana) had severe water leaks from roof while raining outside, leaving dangerously slippery floors. Multi items on menus are not available or they run out on reservations made at 7 pm or later. But the staff at the restaurants were wonderful trying their best to accommodate- Juan, Jorge and many more. Butler service: Marcus had cake, champagne and room decorated upon arrival. Very attentive on first day but than he was off for 3 days and the butler who replaced Marcus was less visible. (Although we didn't call upon him for much). Marcus returned the last 2 days and he did check in on us for his services. Room service: we called for more water on first night and they never delivered it that night. After that, we left notes for cleaning staff to please leave extra water and they did. One friend was not well and stayed in room for day. She ordered breakfast and it never arrived. She complained at guests services but they were not sympathetic just busy with multi unhappy guests. She did fill out a complaint form. I would not stay at this resort in D.R again. I have stayed at a Bahia Principe on the Mayan Riviera that was 5 star and perfect in every way. All in all it was very disappointing for my friends and I, but we were able to laugh at all the mishaps and enjoy each other's company on our "Fabulous 50" celebration.

Second Trip to Ambar Blue this Year
Stuart815, Boston
Sun Nov 19 07:12:17 EST 2017
Luxury Bahia Principe Ambar Blue November 11-15, 2017 This was our second visit as we also went July 15-22, 2017 (see earlier review) Saturday - Flight from Boston – No issues Quick transportation from the airport to the hotel I had emailed the hotel requesting a room in building 60, the hotel wrote back saying they noted it but couldn’t guarantee it. At check-in I asked again for building 60. They gave us a room in a different building and said we could move to building 60 the next day as they had no open rooms that day. After we got settled we went to the pool and the beach but by then it was 3:30 and it started to get cloudy. It was a beautiful sunny day until then! Sunday – breakfast, beach and pool all day. We did switch rooms after lunch. Thank you Ambar Blue. Monday – we are walkers so we walked around the other parts of the complex and eat breakfast at the Ambar Green. Spent the day at the beach, Lunch at the outdoor café. Dinner was at the specialty restaurant Mikado at the Punta Cana section of the complex. It is a teppanyaki type restaurant where they cook as you sit around the grill. Great dinner, make sure you pick this one if you go to the hotel. Tuesday – early morning walk to another section of the property. Beach for the day. Tuesday night’s dinner in the buffet was seafood night. I had a lobster tail, slice of roast beef from the carving station and tons of fresh fish. The dining room was the busiest of all the nights. Wednesday – We had a half day at the resort as our transportation to the airport was at 1:15pm. Just spent the morning at the beach. My thoughts – Everyone who works there was very nice. Special thanks to Orlando and Yubi at the front desk, Eileana and Santa, hostesses who greeted us every meal at the buffet. Food – plenty of choices. They have a bread section with beautiful loaves of bread for you to cut but the bread knife still had no serrated edge on it anymore so you couldn’t slice the bread. Same knife from our first trip. Please replace the knife. The rooms have no extra outlets to charge your phones. Bring a multi outlet with you. Fresh beach towels run out midafternoon every day. You have to wait until 8am the next day to exchange. Big shout out to the towel guy. Very friendly to everyone. Sorry I don’t remember his name.



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