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Grand Bávaro Princess, Punta Cana, Dominican Republic

Latest report: August 5, 2022 6:58 PM
#puntacana #laaltagracia #dominicanrepublic #diarrhea #vomiting #nausea #cramps
YR

Diarrhea, Vomiting, Nausea, Cramps

1 week ago

Travelled for 7 days, three out of 6 of us have had cramps, nausea and diarrhea. It’s been horrible | Symptoms: Diarrhea, Vomiting, Nausea, Cramps See Less
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TU

Nausea, Diarrhea, Fever, Headache, Stomach Pain

1 week ago

I’m also at this. I also went to the same restaurant and have the same symptoms. I’m on my honeymoon right now as well. We go home Monday. I feel like I’ve been poisoned. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Fever, Headache, Stomach Pain See Less
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UA

Nausea, Diarrhea, Fever, Headache, Stomach Pain

2 weeks ago

My daughter- we ate dinner at the seafood restaurant Pescador and later on that night she started getting serious tummy aches and had serious diarrhea. The next day she had fever, stomach pains, headaches and diarrhea. Shes the only one sick so far. We are still here... See More and will be going back home to canada on sunday. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Fever, Headache, Stomach Pain See Less
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SE
s.......y
I’m also at the grand bavaro princess. I also went to the same restaurant and have the same symtoms. I’m on my honeymoon right now as well. We go home Monday. I feel like I’ve been poisoned.
Reply 1 week ago
WZ

Other

3 weeks ago

My daughter Inlaw died July 14, 2022 in Punta Canta of a heart attack. She was in her 30’s. Her and her husband stayed at the Grand Princess Barvo, She eat at the resort and multiple other restaurants near the resort. They are saying a heart attack... See More but no farther details have been given. She has 3 young children. I will give more details as they a rise. Her body has not been sent to the states yet. It is still in Punta Cunta. Her symptoms were bleeding from the mouth and respiratory failure. | Symptoms: Other See Less
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VP

Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting

1 month ago

We stayed in the hotel for 8 days two families, all of us got diarrhea from day one till the last days, one of us got severe vomiting with nausea for multiple days. We didn't eat or drink anything outside of the hotel | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less
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KH

Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Fever, Body Ache

1 month ago

My family of 5 just got home from a 6 day stay at this resort (June 18th-26th). 3 out of 5 of us have been violently Ill with my 15 year old ending up in the ER and still experiencing severe diarrhea for 7 days. We have... See More confirmed Salmonella poisoning. We all had diarrhea starting on day 2 but on the last day fever & body aches accompanied the GI distress. We washed our hands the entire time, only drank bottled water (even brushed our teeth with bottled water) we absolutely got it from the food that was served here! While the hotels aesthetics were nice it doesn’t matter if the safety of hotel guest isn’t priority! Anyone who reaches out to the resort to report this is dismissed with lack of hygiene or that it must have come from from an outside source. No accountability taken from the resort whatsoever! Please be advised and do your research!! WE will NEVER return to this resort again and our hope for the safety of the hotel guest that safe food handling protocols are put in place!! | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Fever, Body Ache See Less
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AB
anonymous6079
We were at Breathless mid-June and both my wife and I got E.Coli
Reply 1 month ago
ZG

Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Cramps

3 months ago

We stayed at this resort from 21Apr22-27Apr22. My husband became extremely ill with nausea, cramps, vomiting and diarrhea. He was so ill, not even keeping water down that the hotel clinic sent him by ambulance to the hospital. It was definitely the shrimp, it was the only... See More thing he ate differently than my son and I. Terrible resort and experience. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting, Cramps See Less
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DJ
anonymous5235
My entire family got salmonella from this resort. Took us three weeks to start to feel better. Worst pain … so sorry you got it too
Reply 3 months ago
LC
anonymous5355
My entire family got salmonella from this awful resort. I was sick for 3 weeks and couldn’t eat. The pain was insane. Many other reviews from this restaurant on Tripadvisor. Of course they just accused us of not washing our hands!! Lol! Hope you are doing better now???
Reply 2 months ago
CV

Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting

4 months ago

I stayed at this hotel from 21/03/2022 to 04/04/2022. During the night from March 22, 2022 to March 23, 2022, nausea, diarrhea and vomiting set in. Because of the severe symptoms, the hotel doctor sent me to hospital.
A stool sample showed that I had salmonella. Since... See More I ate exclusively at the hotel, it is obvious that it was due to the hotel meal (probably because of the medium-cooked lamb in the El Gaucho restaurant, which I had eaten the evening before). | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Vomiting See Less
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JA
J.............n
We returned from here 3 weeks ago and confirmed salmonella. We are still not 100%. The cramps and pain were so intense. The resort said there was no way we could get it from there and obviously we didn’t wash our hands after we went to the bathroom! What a joke! Hope you feel better soon and just know that it does take time to get your system back to normal.
Reply 4 months ago
TO
t..........l
Yes, reception is a joke. I don't have any more symptoms now. In 2 weeks I will give another stool sample and hope that Salmonella will no longer be present.
I hope you will be 100% fit again soon! All the best!
Reply 3 months ago
PU

Nausea, Diarrhea, Cramps

4 months ago

I stayed here for 2 weeks beginning March 18th, I became ill during my second week with stomach cramps and diarrhoea. Once I got home I was still unwell so my Doctor sent off some stool samples which confirmed I had Salmonella. Environment Health were then in... See More touch with me to track and trace where I had been and they said with absolute certainty given the time I was at the hotel prior to the onset of my symptoms, it was definitely the hotel I caught this at. I could not have caught this on the plane or before I left the UK and I only ate at the resort the entire stay. Lots of people have said lately they got salmonella from this resort and the resort try to deny this and blame the traveller for poor hygiene or try to accuse us of having eaten elsewhere other than the hotel. I even saw them tell someone it might be because they have changed their diet by being on holiday - you don’t get salmonella from simply changing your diet. They will not accept responsibility. When you are at this resort they do not listen or help you there is a massive language barrier so if you need help when ill you won’t get it. It has been almost 3 weeks since I first got sick and I am still not fully recovered. Do not stay here. It is not safe. | Symptoms: Nausea, Diarrhea, Cramps See Less
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JA
J.............n
We were there three weeks ago and extremely sick from day 3 on. Confirmed salmonella. We are still not back to 100%. The resort said it’s because we didn’t wash our hands after going to the washroom!!! Three of us???? This resort food was awful and the buffets were covered in flies. This resort should Be out in alert . They hide every report. Hope u are feeling better?
Reply 4 months ago
TO
t..........l
Hello,
did you get any kind of refund?
I have stayed in this hotel for almost the same time frame as you (also 2 weeks - just 3 days later). I also had salmonella, confirmed via a stool sample.

As I haven't received any refund yet, I'm considering suing the travel business I booked the trip with. As we have been there at the same time we could support us each other. The fact that you and I traveled there and got sick independently makes it obvious that the origin must be the hotel food. For example, I will be happy to send you a declaration that I experienced the same problems at the same time.

If you are interested in helping each other to get some refund, please send me an email to salmonella.bavaro.princess@gmail.com and we can discuss the details.
Reply 2 months ago

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FE
F.....e
I did too we stayed 8/5 to 8/9. I'm still sick with bad stomach cramps and going to bathroom all day
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