Grupo Piñero, the parent company of Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts – the leader in all-inclusive resorts in the Caribbean, is pleased to inaugurate an 18-hole championship golf course located within the company’s La Romana Golf Club. It is Grupo Piñero’s second golf course.
Located in Dominican Republic’s east coast with a picturesque Caribbean backdrop, La Romana Golf Club also boasts an executive golf course and exclusive amenities for its guests.
Designed and built by world-renowned golf course design company, Maverick Design & Construction, Grupo Piñero’s new course also boasts a Club House that features a restaurant, bar and a boutique with golf equipment and sports clothing. The golf course itself has 18, par 72 holes and a spacious driving range with a sample bunker, chipping green and putting green. La Romana Golf Club is set to become a perfect meeting point for professional golfers and golf aficionados alike to play the sport while enjoying an exclusive and welcoming brand-new space.
“To further enhance the Bahia Principe vacation offering, we are excited to open the new championship golf course at La Romana Golf Club featuring state-of-the-art facilities,” said Julio Pérez González, Executive Vice President. “This project is a testament to the brand’s commitment to the Dominican Republic’s thriving tourism sector; we have invested more than USD 800 million in the island and have created over 9,000 jobs spread between the 14 luxurious properties we own and operate in Punta Cana, Samana, Rio San Juan and La Romana.”
The new championship golf course offers a journey through the tropical landscape of the La Romana area and will awe players with its diverse natural setting and modern design. With views of the Caribbean Sea, holes that wrap around lakes and expansive fairways, La Romana Golf Club is an ideal golfing experience for those who seek to play a competitive round of golf featuring the verdant Caribbean splendor of the Dominican Republic.
Among the most noteworthy services available at La Romana Golf Club is Bahia Principe’s Golf Academy, the brand’s very own training school presented by Toni Planell, a Spanish golf expert with over 30 years of experience, and his “Golf Natural Guidance” method. Planell, also known for training the Spanish national golf teams, created an educational program that welcomes players of all levels.
Guests of Grand Bahia Principe La Romana and Luxury Bahia Principe Bouganville are invited to tee off at La Romana Golf Club to complement their memorable stay. With exquisite, personalized service, comfortable and elegantly-appointed accommodations and a robust culinary offering, Bahia Principe properties in La Romana offer vacation experiences that are equal parts relaxing and exciting, ultimately allowing guests to truly experience happiness. All Bahia Principe guests benefit from special discounts at La Romana Golf Club.
About Bahia Principe Hotels & Resorts
Grupo Piñero’s Bahia Principe hotel chain has a presence in the Dominican Republic, where it is the market leader in terms of the number of hotel beds, as well as the Riviera Maya (Mexico), Jamaica and Spain (in the Canaries and Balearic Islands). Year after year, the Bahia Principe hotels receive a large part of the most prestigious international awards for quality that are given in the vacation industry. Alongside its high-end hotel facilities, the Piñero family’s company also manages two large luxury home resorts: Playa Nueva Romana Residences & Golf (Dominican Republic) and Bahia Principe Rivera Maya Residences & Golf (Mexico). The company has also developed other lines of business in the tourism industry, the most notable of which include the tour operator business (Soltour and BP-USA Travel) and guest reception services (Coming2).
About Grupo Piñero
Grupo Piñero is a family-owned Spanish tourism group with a presence throughout the entire value chain in the vacation industry. It holds the top rankings in international leadership within the sun and beach travel segment, basing its value offerings on three main foundations: its ability to inspire trust, its service which pursues excellence, warmth and attention to detail, and unique quality for price in its different segments of activity. Grupo Piñero manages 8 million tourist stays per year for customers from more than 30 countries. In 2016, and its revenue increased by 9.2%.
Grupo Piñero has four business units: the hotel division, with 27 establishments and 13,629 rooms in the Dominican Republic, Mexico, Jamaica and Spain; the tour operating unit, through its brand Soltour; the tourist receptive and other at-destination services unit, which provides more than 30 different services to guests (transfers, entertainment activities, etc.), and the residence and golf unit, which runs 6 luxury resorts and 4 golf courses.
As part of the implementation of its CSR strategy, Grupo Piñero is committed to being a healthy, sustainable company that is sensitive to the well-being of its employees, while also making a positive economic, social and environmental contribution to the locations where it does business.