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Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

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Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

We are a family of 4 (3 aduts and 1 teen) planning our first trip to Punta Cana. Please help us to decide which hotel to pick in term of beach location and food. After reading lots of comments in the forum we are confused and not sure which one to pick?

Bávaro Princess and Palladium Bavaro are pretty much same price. Bahia Principe Bavaro is the lowest . Thank you

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1. Re: Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

Of these three choices, the Palladium has the best teen activity program. The Palladium also offers a great beach front location as well as unlimited no reservation required a la carte dining.

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2. Re: Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

I have stayed at Palladium complex , Bahia Bavaro and Bavaro Princess. Our teens loved the Bahia in general but it was so huge it was hard to find the offered teen activities, if and when there were any.The Bavaro Princess had limited activities for teens and our son was bored in the evenings. By far the Palladium has the best teen program. The Bavaro Princess is much smaller than the other two which are classified as "mega" resorts with multiple sections.

I did not like the very crowded beach at the Bahia Bavaro. The Princess is only two doors down from the Palladium and the beach in that whole area is fabulous. The Palladium is right next to the village of El Corticito (easy walking distance) for shopping, bars, etc

Food wise IMHO the Palladium and Bahia are similar, limited a la cartes at the Bahia and reservations needed. The Bavaro Princess not quite as good foodwise, but still OK ( you don't need a la carte reservations); the Palladium advantage is the unlimited a la cartes with no reservations and full access to all three sections' pools, buffets and lobbies.

If I had a free choice of the three, I'd probably go Palladium Bavaro. Be aware they are renovating the Punta Cana section this year and I don't know how that will impact access to that section's facilities.

Hope this info is helpful.

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3. Re: Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

The teens will love the Palladium and the beach is simply gorgeous with lots going on.

Not been to the others so can't compare.

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4. Re: Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

Thank you very much for all your comments. That helps us make up our mind. We will book the Palladium. Thanks

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5. Re: Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

The Palladium offers the most extra activities for teens and the beach is super.

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6. Re: Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

Can we request for connecting room at the Palladium Bavaro? We need 2 rooms and booking 2 rooms are cheaper than the family suites.

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7. Re: Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

Some of the Master Junior suites connect to junior suites. Check here (great site BTW)

palladiumaddict.net/dominican-republic-punta…

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8. Re: Palladium Bavaro, Bávaro Princess or Bahia Principe Bavaro?

We are now at Occidential and is right next door to Palladium and the beach is great. Bavaro Princess is on other side of us and Beach is also beautifuL More people on Palladium beach than Princess...but as far as beach location you will not go wrong with either.

Have fun.......

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