Gran Bahia Principe El Portillo - Las Terrenas, Dominican Republic -
The Gran Bahia Principe Portillo is a getaway for couples, singles, and families located on the northeast coast of the Dominican Republic. Situated on El Portillo Beach, it is walking distance from the town of Las Terrenas. The manicured lawn of the hotel has an artificial pond with a rock fountain in its center surrounded by water lilies. The large pillared lobby has a high ceiling, marble floor, and a tropical décor with potted plants and palm trees, upholstered furniture and soft muted lights. The rooms in light shades have terra-cotta tile floors, walls adorned with paintings, and a king-size bed or double beds with bedspreads in bright island colors. The main buffet restaurant is open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. There also are three specialty restaurants: The Gourmet Specialty serves a menu that features international cuisine; the Oriental Specialty has a selection of Asian dishes; the Pescador Specialty serves seafood. The Snack Bar is available for a quick bite, and the Lobby Bar and Pool Bar provide cocktails and drinks. Kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, introductory lessons in scuba diving, tennis courts, and a gym area available. There's shopping and nightlife at Pueblo Principe, situated near the entrance of the hotel, and the Bahia Spa has a full menu of treatments, including hydrotherapy and Vichy showers.