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Grand Bahia Principe Tulum

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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).

Exceptional Values!
Extra Value: Apple Vacationers receive private check-in, VIP amenities, exclusive concierge service, and more.
Honeymooners: Bottle of rum or domestic sparkling wine, fruit basket, and room upgrade (based on availability).

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.

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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.
Address: BENITO JUAREX KM 250 - A

Local Phone: 011529848755000
Fax: 011-52-984-875-5001
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (On property.)
Number of Pools: 5
Outdoor Pools: 5     
Swim-up Bar
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.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Fee Required
Number of Courts: 6
Outdoor Courts: 3
Lighted Courts: 6
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Bicycles: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
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 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card
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 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 -
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
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 -
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
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:
Bar El Tequila - An a la carte Mexican specialty restaurant, reservations are required. No shorts allowed, open 6:00p-10:30p
Yucatan - 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.
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
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

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Teen Disco
Children's Pool

Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

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Perfect Wedding /Vacation in one.
Shannon H,
Mon May 23 11:56:59 EDT 2016
Everything from the food to the service was spectacular. The wedding coordinator made it so easy. All you need to do is pick your main choices in an email and they handle the rest. I suggest doing the gazebo or beach front ceremony location instead of the ocean view it had no breeze the others did. Tropic one studio does amazing pictures and video. And they will negotiate with you. There was not one bad picture. So much to do, such a big resort. If you are going with a group I would suggest some of you get a roaming plan, we spent alot of time looking for are other group members. The only complaint I have is I wish the entertainment was later a night so we could make the show and have a late dinner. More>

zoeandtom28, Manchester, United Kingdom
Sun May 22 15:16:56 EDT 2016
Me and my husband along with 21 other family and friends from the Uk stayed here from 27april-11th may ... From start to Finnish Everything was perfect ... The hotel , the grounds , the staff. Our rooms where spacious and very clean and we loved the little treats left for us everyday ! I would recommend the hacienda rooms as they are so close to everything, food was amazing and most of all our wedding day was flawless ... The wedding team at this hotel are outstanding and not to mention the photography team studio one ! The pools and beaches are just paradise ... All in all me and my husband and all our wedding party loved the hotel and would defiantly return :) Thankyou for having us grand Bahia principe Tulum ! More>

All Inclusive Family Trip
rachelle46, Gatineau, Canada
Sun May 22 05:53:01 EDT 2016
This was our second all inclusive trip in Mexico and enjoyed this location a great deal. The Grand Bahia has several sites next to each other and we were staying at the Tulum resort but also had access to Coba. Tulum was quite animated all day long, and visitors joined in to the different activities which made it a lot fun. The beach is quite nice, although there is a rocky area which makes swimming there impossible. If you walk toward the dolphin pools, you'll find a nice sandy spot to go swimming. We did not visit the dolphin pools, as we would prefer to see them in the wild rather than in small enclosures. The rooms were clean and confortable. The air conditioning works well and does not make any noise (as it did in other resorts we visited). There was quite a large variety of food, although sometimes I found the see food and meat dishes a bit overcooked. (at the buffet) We spent half a day at Coba because they have a nice water park where my son (8 yrs) enjoyed playing (many water slides and fountains). To get there, the hotel offers a bus system (large golf cars), which runs every 2-3 minutes. We never had to wait for transportation and were at Coba within 5 minutes. We did not go on any of the incursions as we find them to be quite over priced most of the time. We did go see the see turtles in Akumal though. We ask the hotel receptionist how to get there and it turned out to be quite simple. We took the collectivo from our hotel (large minivan) (2$/person) and it was about a 5-10 minute drive to the Akumal beach. We had brought our own gear (life vest for children and poor swimmers + masks and tuba) which you need if you hope to see anything. We were in the water for about 30-45 minutes and were lucky enough to find 3 large sea turtles and 1 giant stinging ray. It was an amazing experience and would recommend to anyone. The weather was 30-31 all week, it did not rain although the weather forecast had announced it would rain for 2 days. There wasn't any wi-fi in the rooms but there was free wi-fi in the lobby 1h/day (although we did not use it at all). More>

Hot Hot Hot
Neil P,
Sat May 21 22:04:33 EDT 2016
UK family of four travelled with Thomas Cook 6-20 May. We stayed in the Tulum Hacienda section (locally called club diamond) available as an upgrade option with Thomas Cook. This area was 5 minutes away from the main Tulum lobby so nice and quiet. It had its own reception and bar area, private pool and beach, breakfast and lunch restaurant (at night this becomes the Tequila a la carte restaurant). Resort: Takes a couple of days to find your feet but the resort was all that’s described in previous reviews and I cannot add anything but praise. There is some shopping available on resort, many little gift shops whose sole aim is to try and charge you as much as possible so be prepared to haggle or walk away. All prices in resort are in USD but they will convert to MXN. Room: - Large, well equipped, Air con was free and much needed. Fridge restocked daily, towels and chocolates delivered each evening that I thought was a nice touch. We left a daily tip for the maid and the fridge guy and both looked after us very well. There were two power sockets in the room that we used with a standard US type travel adaptor. Beach: - Was lovely but sadly the water was very rough (red flag flying daily as it’s a very windy coast line). Sea shoes recommended as there are many stones to navigate to get into the water. Trips: many available but all were pricey, averaging about $99 each. As a family of four that was about £270 for each day out so choose carefully. Wi-Fi: - one hour free per day only in the lobby areas or $60 per week unlimited. The whole resort is a Boingo Wi-Fi Hotspot so I signed up to their mobile plan for $4.98 then just cancelled when I came home. It worked flawlessly all across the resort. General advice: - The sun is brutal; take plenty of high factor sun cream and good insect repellent, you will need lots of both. More>

Fabulous Wedding at the Bahia Tulum
Caroline122, Stoney Creek
Sat May 21 17:09:19 EDT 2016
We had our wedding at the Bahia Tulum on April 21.2016. Our group of 16 had a fantastic time. There are several wedding packages to choose from. We chose the "Unforgettable" plan which includes some photos, flowers, Mexican Trio Band etc. The location we chose was the Gazebo at Tulum. It was absolutely breathtaking. The wedding was at 5 pm. (I would recommend NOT having it any time between 11 am and 4 pm because you and your guests will feel like you are in a sauna.) All of the planning was done over email and there were NO surprises or extra charges when we arrived. It only took about 15 minutes to go over the options with the wedding planner when we got there. FYI you have to be in Mexico for 2 days prior to the wedding whether it is legal or ceremonial. We chose the ceremonial version and got legally married in Canada at the Justice of the Peace. We had no trouble getting chairs at the beach or pool unlike some resorts where I have seen chairs reserved with a piece of lego..yes really ! The buffet at Tulum was the best. We tried the Coba buffet but there were a million kids there. The a la cartes were okay but nothing to rave about. This is my second time at this resort. The first was 10 years ago. I have to say I liked it much better this time. Everyone of our group said they would come back in a heart beat. The resort was very clean, food was awesome and the grounds were immaculate. The staff at the resort are fantastic. I would recommend this place to anyone. More>

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