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Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

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Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

I can't wait to get out of this winter chill but I can't help to worry that my daydreams of sitting by the pool or at the beach when we arrive at the end of the month at the Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana are going to be much more difficult than my imagination allows. Review after review states that lounge chairs are impossible to secure after 7 am...Can that really be 100% true?

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1. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

They are removing towels that are places on chairs after they are unoccupied for an hour...

They have placards all over the seats....

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2. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

It's the most crowded beach I've seen in the Punta Cana region, and it will be busy at the end of this month. It is by far the biggest resort, with respect to the number of rooms and guests, and it's a very small beach considering the number of guests.

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3. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

Set you're alarm clock for 6:30 a.m if ya want prime property!

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4. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

hlywud, Are they enforcing that rule now at all of the Bahia resorts in their complex, we will at the Bahia Ambar in another month, and the "towel game" seems to be out of control by reading a lot of the comments here. Thanks for any info, and ideas you can give. Best Wishes, Leo & Sue

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5. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

Been there 2 times and NEVER had trouble finding chairs..

If you are picky about where your chair needs to be, you will be disappointed..

If you are open to laying anywhere you will be fine.

You are in paradise, Prime property is anywhere..

Edited: 21 March 2014, 10:49
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6. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

Thanks Joseph D....not picky at all...in fact I would be happy to toss a towel on the sand but then I hear all the horror stories about sand fleas...Glad to hear you didn't have any trouble...Thanks for the positive feedback.

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7. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

Also been there 3 times, never had a problem with chairs. You are in paradise so people should stop complaining and enjoy this great resort. Happy travels.

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8. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

WUD,

that they remove towels is something that happens once in a while, but that beach fills early and chairs get and stay reserved by towels and books etc from early on.

the bavaro and punta cana sections are this time of the year very crowded and fill up from early on.

suggerating a traveler that thnere is plenty of space available at all times during peak travel season is not right.

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9. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

Mike,

I have gone the past 2 years on the week before Easter and NEVER once were we unable to find chairs. Our group is 6 people, most times we find 1 chair here , 1 chair there and move them all together.

But from MY experiance there is NO issue what so ever.

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10. Re: Lounge chairs-beach/pool at Grand Bahia Principe Punta Cana

how bad is the "towel game" in early June at this resort?