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Dominican Republic hotel in San Juan Receives Blue Flag Certification

The Hotel Bahia Principe Rio San Juan has received Blue Flag certification for its beautiful and pristine-condition beach in Escondida, giving tourists one more reason to book their Dominican Republic holidays at the luxurious, environment-friendly hotel.

Dominican Republic hotel in San Juan Receives Blue Flag Certification

The Hotel Bahia Principe Rio San Juan has been awarded the a Blue Flag for its pristine beach in Escondida, on the Dominican Republic’s resort area of Rio San Juan.

Blue Flag certification is the highest of its kind and is awarded towards the sustainable development at of beaches and marinas with high standards of water quality, environmental education and information, environmental management and safety.

The coveted award is the fifth to be given to beaches located at by Dominican Republic hotels in Bahia Principe, and the first one to be awarded in the Espaillat province.

General Manager of the Hotel Bahia Principe Rio San Juan, Sigi de Garcia, highlighted the company's commitment to maintaining the certification which requires the highest standards while maintaining a public beach for tourists who visit during their Dominican Republic holidays.

During holidays in the Dominican Republic, travellers can visit 11 different Blue Flag beaches which are located in Punta Cana, Samana, Puerto Plata, Bayahibe and the newly-certified, Rio San Juan.

The Hotel Bahia Principe Rio San Juan is situated in Puerto Plata, on the shores of the turquoise Caribbean Sea. The hotel features 941 rooms with vibrant décor and furnishings, private balcony or terrace, and modern amenities including mini-bar, air conditioning, ceiling fan, telephone, bathroom, safe, hairdryer and satellite TV.

Facilities at the luxury resort include four restaurants with international cuisine; six bars located inside the hotel, by the pool and by the beach; a spa with a wide range of therapies, massages, facials, ecological body treatments, using local natural ingredients; three swimming pools with an aqua gym, water polo and water volleyball; tennis, kayaking, windsurfing, and snorkelling.

The hotel’s Blue Flag 1.5 km beach is fringed with swaying coconut trees and offers recliners, beach umbrellas, and beachfront Palapa gazebos where guests enjoying their Dominican Republic holidays can indulge in a relaxing massage.

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