Exceptional Values! Golf: Two free rounds of golf per adult, per 7 night stay in Superior and Junior Suite Superior room category (cart mandatory and extra; restrictions apply). Honeymooners: Bottle of rum or domestic sparkling wine, fruit basket, and room upgrade (based on availability).
Located within the massive Grand Bahia Complex, guests at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum can relax and enjoy being in paradise. The Complex boasts a Dolphinarium on-site, the 27-hole Robert Trent Jones II golf course on-site, swim with the dolphins (fee) and the ruins of Tulum only minutes away.
This 24-hour paradise is set on a stunning stretch of beach perfect for watersports. Enjoy a complimentary hour per day trying watersports including windsurfing, snorkeling, and kayaking. Guests can also try the scuba equipment in the pool. Kids have special activities at the mini-club, while adults can relax and be in complete harmony in the Spa.
Dining options are plentiful with 15 total restaurants throughout the complex. Enjoy sumptuous a la carte options as well as International buffets. All of the bars serve unlimited local drinks, beer, and soft drinks. Each room also has a stocked mini-bar.
Enjoy access to the facilities, restaurants, and bars at Grand Bahia Principe Coba (except main buffet).
Note: Coupon system applies for dining: Stays of 3 nights receive one a la carte dinner, 4-6 nights receive two a la carte dinners, and 7 nights or more receive three a la carte dinners.
With a secluded location near many local ruins, this resort is stretched along a wonderful 3/4 mile stretch of white sand beach, surrounded by 275 acres of tropical vegetation. It's 1 hr from the Air-port, 35 min from Playa Del Carmen, 20 min from Tulum.
BENITO JUAREX KM 250 - A
Barber / Beauty Salon
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby
Number of Pools: 5
Outdoor Pools: 5
There are 3 pools on 3 levels creating one huge lagoon, considered one of the most impressive in the area. There is a jacuzzi in each pool, a giant whirlpool, SCUBA clinic, sun terrace with sunshades and sunbeds, and separate pool area just for kids.
Green Fees: Fee Required
Number of Courts: 6
Outdoor Courts: 3
Lighted Courts: 6
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Like a dream come true, the magnificent Bahia Principe is a hidden paradise featuring a distinctly Mayan influence, with rooms and suites distributed throughout 3-story villas surrounded by acres of tropical coconut palms and exotic vegetation.
Beach: The resort is situated on a completely natural, long stretch of private white sand beach (1 km in length) bordering along the crystalline waters of the Caribbean. Split between two private bays, thebeach is partially protected by an offshore coral reef.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 906
Year Opened: 1999
Coupon system for a la carte restaurants. Restaurants/stores of the Hacienda Dona Isabel are not included in the Al (drinks served after 11:00 p.m. in any of the 5 Hacienda bars are included). No Spring Breakers. Must be at least 18 years old.
JUNIOR SUITE SUPERIOR
460 sq. ft., 2 dbls or 1 king bed, sitting area, Balcony, A/C, fan, minibar refilled daily, full marble bathroom w/whirlpool, hairdryer, satellite TV, phone, safe. Some Handicap ready.
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
JUNIOR SUITE SUP CLUB HACIENDA
460 sq. ft., King or 2 doubles, Located w/in 500 ft. of beach, Balcony, Garden view, Bathroom w/hydro-massage tub, Bathrobes/slippers, Coffee maker, Beach towels, Safe ($), WiFi ($). Buildings w/3 stories w/no elevator (1st floor handicap ready).
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
Junior Suites have two beds or a king-size double bed, a terrace, air-conditioning, a ceiling fan, telephone, satellite television, a full bathroom in marble with hand drier and a hydro massage tub, mini-bar, safe ($).
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
SUPERIOR CLUB HACIENDA
400 sq. ft., King or 2 double beds, Located in a section w/in 500 feet of beach, balcony w/garden-view, Mini-bar, safe ($). Offers its own: Reception, Restaurant, bar, pool, May reserve up to 4 a la carte reataurants per week.
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
Grand Bahia Principe Tulum features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-Coupon system for a la carte restaurants.
There are 5 Restaurants at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum:
Don Pablo -
À la carte restaurant where guests can enjoy experimental cuisine and modernist design.
La Gran Tortuga -
An open-air beachfront palapa restaurant serving Mediterranean food. Open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Breakfast 7:00a-10:30a, Lunch 12:30p- 3:30p, Dinner 6:00p-10:30p
Bar El Tequila -
An a la carte Mexican specialty restaurant, reservations are required. No shorts allowed, open 6:00p-10:30p
The main restaurant serving International cuisine buffet-style for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Tables are distributed throughout several dining rooms with sea-views. Breakfast 7a-10:30a, Lunch 12:30p-3:30p, Dinner 6:30p-8:30p/9p-10:30p
Las Olas Beach Grill -
A beachfront snack grill serving American food, open throughout the day andthen again throughout the evening for late night snacks.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
There is a Daily Activities Program every day from 10 am to 6 pm. Non-Motorized watersports are limited to 1 hour per day.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Theme Nights, Disco, Nightly Shows at the 1200-seat Amphitheater (shows are on a 14- day rotation). Access to casino at Grand Bahia Principe Coba with 85 slot machines, sports bets, roulette tables, craps table, and hybrid machines with electronic de
Club El Principito kids club is available from 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m., offering supervised activities for children between the ages of 4 and 12 years.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old
Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes
Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
1615 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Grand Bahia Principe Tulum to their friends and family
I visited this hotel back in November 2014 as a group of 5 adults. We had a double room and a family room for three. The rooms where clean and tidy with everything you could need (fresh towels...
I visited this hotel back in November 2014 as a group of 5 adults. We had a double room and a family room for three. The rooms where clean and tidy with everything you could need (fresh towels, toiletries etc). Our mini bar was re-stocked every two days which was handy for water, pop and so on. It did seem like the maids took a higher liking to the room sleeping two as they got more in their fridges and animals made out of towels, but that made no difference to the holiday (maybe they tipped more haha).
The grounds itself are huge and very well maintained with golf carts to help you get around if needs be (even if you weren't in their privilege club). Yes the pool at the swim up bar was loud and exciting, but there is a bar in it, what else would you expect? there are two other pools which are much quieter if you not looking to join in the fun!
Not much to say about the food as it was great at every meal (breakfast was a big favourite of mine just with the pancakes and bacon!) but there are options for everyone alike!
I definitely don't think the drinks are watered down as we had a good couple of days drinking and didn't need any extra drinks etc. The bars down at the shopping area where a great change and the shops themselves are a good to walk around and have lots of good souvenirs (that's where we got most of our stuff from as apposed to leaving the resort).
We did do a few trips but didn't book them with Thomas Cook who we flew with, only down to cost as the hotel itself, or the man at the beach was much cheaper and just as reliable.
I would recommend this hotel to anyone as even the nightlife was good!
Jul 3, 2015
This is our 2nd visit to Bahia, tulum, it was such a magical holiday, we arrived 10th june the staff made us feel welcome on our arrival , our room was beautiful, petals on the bed, champagne...a...
This is our 2nd visit to Bahia, tulum, it was such a magical holiday, we arrived 10th june the staff made us feel welcome on our arrival , our room was beautiful, petals on the bed, champagne...a lovely touch, even though we spent the 1st 3 days in a hurricane the staff worked so hard to clear the rain, put on entertainment it did not spoil things, the seaweed was washed onto the beach but staff quickly started to move it & clean up the resort which was beyond anyone's control. The food was excellent, plenty of choice, restaurants spotlessly clean, all the staff were cheerful, helpful especially when I kept having trouble connecting my phone to the WiFi.
Entertainment in the evening was brilliant.
Our room attendant kept our room spotless.
The highlight for me is seeing the wild animals roaming around & the raccoons keeping us entertained..love them.
Thank you to Jose, Jesus & Eric in Tortuga for looking after us.
Finally departed on 21st...very sad to come home!
The only downside in our opinion is the reps from the privilege club who we found very intimidating even though we said no on numerous occasions, we felt uncomfortable walking past their table.
Jul 2, 2015
This was our second time visiting the Gran Bahia Principe Tulum. We arrived 17/06/15 to 01/07/15. We came in June 2013 and it has changed a little for the better. Last time we was here you could use...
This was our second time visiting the Gran Bahia Principe Tulum. We arrived 17/06/15 to 01/07/15. We came in June 2013 and it has changed a little for the better. Last time we was here you could use the Akumal section but they have now made this bit private along with the Sian Kaan section which has always been private but you can use all the facilities in Coba so its not that bad. Tulum is more lively so we weren't really fussed about going to Coba although there buffet food was much nicer than Tulums, more fresh with a different variety. Tulum buffet food was warm at times but hey not everything is perfect.
Back to the hotel it is a gorgeous place the staff work so hard to make sure its kept spotless. There was seaweed washed up onto the beach the whole 2 weeks we was there but theres nothing that could stop that although the staff who was trying to clear it away worked so hard they should be proud of themselves.
The room is definitely not 5* but who cares the only time your in there is to sleep.
The pools are nice but be sure to be at the pool for 7am to get a bed otherwise you wont have one at all.
Entertainment is better this time than last. The team are a credit to the hotel they all make you feel welcome and part of one big family i love them all (especially Monsteraat) she's amazing. Night time entertainment is so funny when the team have little games on in the lobby bar be sure to take part your on holiday after all.
Michael Jackson show, Greece, Magic Show and the Acrobatics Show are a bit boring but its something to watch to pass a bit of time away.
You are entitled to 3 or 4 al a carte restaurants a week so book these as soon as you arrive as they fill up fast and it would be a shame not to attend. We tried Portifino... horrible. Mediterranean and Oasis where lovely. Mikado is gorgeous you have to try here and ask for the show table. On our last night we had a meal in Le Gourmet... it was ok but Ivan the waiter made our night he goes out of his way to make sure you feel welcome, he also remembers your name once you tell him and he has a cheeky side to him were he has a laugh with you! Amazing guy and a credit to Le Gourmet.
I just want to mention the waiters an waitresses all around the resort should be proud of themselves there always making sure your ok and if you need anything. I think the service in this hotel is what attracts people as you cant fault them at all.
My boyfriend fell ill one night and there was a manager from Coba (i cant remember his name) he went out of his way to get a shuttle bus to pick us up an take us direct to our room and ordered us extra bottles of water to make sure he was alright. Honestly we couldn't thank him enough.
Last but not least big shout out to our friend Kevin who is now guest service manager in Coba. Last time we was here he was an entertainer in Tulum so were so proud of him to have been promoted he deserved it.
We will return one day but maybe in a few years time.
One word... Amazing!!!
Beautiful views, great activities and one of our favorite resorts!
cctropical7, Saint Joseph, Michigan
Jul 2, 2015
We have been to Mexico 5 times and would stay at a different resort each year. This was our favorite! They had multiple pools, a dolphin swim you could do right at the resort, and activities night...
We have been to Mexico 5 times and would stay at a different resort each year. This was our favorite! They had multiple pools, a dolphin swim you could do right at the resort, and activities night and day, great for everyone mostly! The food was great and grounds were very pretty. We had a perfect area for our room because we were almost in the middle of the resort, so it was a short walk where ever we wanted to go. They also have 2 other Grand Bahia resorts that are in walking range which you can visit and relax there, although we didn't much because one is far off from the beach and the other was very desolate (we liked people and making friends) plus the pool activities were always fun! They also have a shopping center and club-which was a BLAST!
The only con was we got $50 stolen by housekeeping (we think). This was our 5th year visiting Mexico, and we had always kept our valuables in the safe in the room, but we felt so comfortable that we left our money hidden in the room, and one evening we noticed it was missing. Our fault for not using the safe-but the hotel wouldn't take any responsibility and all of the employees who were in and out of our room that day declined it. We didn't sweat it because we didn't want the stress to ruin our vacation, but always lock your money and valuables, no matter what.
Jul 2, 2015
Just got back today from 2 fab weeks. I read many reviews on here in the weeks leading up to our departure and I can confirm that the hotel & complex is amazing! I emailed a couple of days before we...
Just got back today from 2 fab weeks. I read many reviews on here in the weeks leading up to our departure and I can confirm that the hotel & complex is amazing! I emailed a couple of days before we left to ask for a particular villa & 3rd floor room.....I got exactly as I requested.
The whole complex between the hotels is massive! But just jump on a golf buggy and the drivers will happily take you where you need to go. We used these for getting to our Al a Carte restaurant bookings. We did the Tequila (Mexican), Grand Tortuga twice (Brazilian)Mikado(Japanese) twice, Don Pablo the gourmet restaurant and El Pescador the seafood restaurant. Couldn't fault any of them.
The grounds are kept in immaculate condition.
There are 3 pools that make up the main pool area, there is a pool with the 24hours snack bar that provides amazing food, literally anything you think of! We also had access to the Hacienda pool as we had booked a junior suite which is well worth doing. We had a bottle of Tequila & a bowl of fruit in our room on arrival and chocolate covered strawberries left on our last day.
The staff at this hotel are the friendliest I have met. Special mention to Edwin in the main Yucatan buffet restaurant, he always welcomed us with a cheery greeting whatever time day or night. He is an asset to the hotel!
There are lots of wildlife around the complex which I know isn't everyone's cup of tea but we loved it! Lots of weddings there too which was nice to see.
We only made 1 trip outside the complex. We jumped in a taxi and went to Ziggys Bar, brilliant food and literally on the nicest beach around there. Our taxi driver waited for us to take us back to the hotel too!
The beach at the complex is not the best due to the seaweed on the sand but hey that's nature for you! However there are plenty of sun beds on the sand to use if you don't want to be round one of the pools.
I could go on and on for ages but the best thing do is just book and go and see for yourself, you won't regret it!
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Recommended for GolfUnlimited greens fees and 20% discount on private golf lessons when staying in the Superior Club Hacienda or Junior Suite Club Hacienda, and two free rounds of golf per person, per stay in Superior or Junior Suite Superior room categories for travel through 10/31/15. Cart is mandatory and extra. Restrictions may apply.
Recommended for GroupsEnjoy the best of both worlds at the Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, with the facilities of the large complex at your fingertips while you relax in the paradise of this resort. Business services feature the latest technology so you can execute your event flawlessly. In your down time, enjoy a variety of watersports of this stunning stretch of beach, swim with the dolphins (fee), or test your swing at the 27-hole Robert Trent Jones II golf course on-site.
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