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).

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.
Rooms 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 - 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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Amazing!! Need to go back
Marina F,
Mon Jun 26 12:37:14 EDT 2017
this is a gorgeous hotel. we were lucky to get the villa 40, which is towards the end of the resort. we had a pool and Tequila restaurant almost to ourselves , as they were not buys at all, and the restaurant is right on the sandy beach - GORGEOUS! the service was outstanding - thank you Edwin and Gonzalo!

Excellent Hotel in paradise
norwichmum173, Norwich, United Kingdom
Mon Jun 26 11:08:47 EDT 2017
I travelled with my 2 teenage sons and their friend for 2 weeks all inclusive in the Mexican sun, the hotel is very clean and nicely set out. We even got a sea view and swimming pool view with no extra charge. Our room had 2 large double beds 32 inch tv, fridge hair dryer towels and a Jaccusi in the bathroom. We stayed in villa 43 next to the quiet diamond bar where we could connect to the free internet . The hotel staff go out of their way to ensure you have a great stay, the young man who topped up the fridge every day asked what drinks the lads prefer and we even got the odd bag of crisps and some chocolate thrown in. The choice of drinks were Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Diet Cola or Beer, the older lads also had some whisky left on 2 occasions. The restaurants were very clean and tidy. We ate most of our breakfasts and lunches at the Tequila restaurant on the beach under a canopy. The waiters and waitress were calling us by our first names after the first week. The selection of food was very varied and even my youngest son who is very fussy found food he enjoyed every day. We made the most of our A la Carte allowances too. We would recommend the Mexican night at Tequila restaurant, Don Pablo next to resort reception and the Brazilian next door to the dolphinarium. The food and drinks were amazing. It was easy to book our reservations in the public relations centre next to reception. We booked a swim with Dolphins on resort which was a bit overpriced, however the photos and DVD they do of you cost me another $99 usd. So a very expensive experience. The kids also booked the jungle buggy ride and Segway on resort, as long as one person is 18 or over they can drive. They found it very interesting on the jungle buggies as the went to a zoo to see monkeys and also swam in a ceynote. Miguel who was selling the resort trips around the pool was a very friendly member of staff and very helpful in giving us tips on places to visit around Tulum. Make the most of all the free activities the body boards, kayak and snorkling you can even do the free scuba session in the pool daily. We went to the Coba hotel pool on several occasions on the golf trains that run you around resort. It was really nicely set out plenty of sun beds a pool bar and snack bar too. Be aware there is a sign warning you of crocodiles in one area so do use the free golf trains to get about resorts. The staff with Jet holidays were very friendly too encouraging guests to take part in each volleyball water polo aqua aerobics, so thank you Nabil, Quinten, Laureen and Anton for making our stay memorable. The Hacienda is pricy for gifts with most costing $10 and during the day there is no free bar there. There is a doctors on site and unfortunately I had to use them and as a British holiday maker I had to pay £150 up front to get assistance even though I had my travel insurance. I had allergic reaction to mosquitos bites even though I had bought the insect repellent bracelets from Thomas Cook rep on arrival and also used jungle formular. It cost me a total of £240 so I would advise taking some anti histamine and repellent with you. I would go back to this hotel and would recommend anyone travelling to Mexico to stay at the Bahia Principe Tulum. It was our own little taste of paradise.

Practically Paradise
Stephen M, Alness, United Kingdom
Sun Jun 25 14:45:37 EDT 2017
This was our second time staying in a Grand Bahia Principe hotel, after a fantastic stay in the Dominican Republic Punta Cana resort we had high hopes for the Tulum Akumal...they did not disappoint! With extremely friendly, hard working staff from maintenance & cleaning all the way up to management we instantly felt welcomed to the resort. As was to be expected the room was good, having previously stayed in the adults only section with a room upgrade we knew it wouldn't be quite as good but for the most part the room was exactly as we booked. We did have a slight issue with the air conditioning unit however the maintenance team (always on the move) worked on it regularly to keep the room as comfortable as possible...which believe me was hard some days as the weather was HOT and extremely humid! As for the resort there was plenty to see, do and generally experience. With a variety of pools for everyone from your young families to spring breakers (and a pristine beach for those looking to read a book and chill the day away in peace). There's a hacienda entertainment & shopping complex which hosts a weekly themed show and a evening auditorium with fantastic shows from comedy to acrobatic circus. On the subject of food there is something for everyone with themed restaurants (Brazilian, Mexican, Japanese etc), buffet restaurant with evening themes and if you're travelling all the way to Mexico just to eat burgers, chips and ribs (what I feel are ignorant people) then there is a 24/7 snack bar just for you. Having had a read of a few other reviews I've noticed comments about the shuttles, bikes and general delivery and maintenance vehicles 'running you off the path' or forcing you onto the grass. Personally we never had this happen to us, all the vehicles or even walking members of staff either stopped to let us pass or waited at a safe location. There were occurrences where we chose to go onto the grass to allow the flow of traffic to pass but that was purely our choice. It is something to be aware of but I would say it affected our stay in any way, its really something that you need to expect when visiting a large hotel complex. In a form of conclusion however I really loved the hotel, staff and the overall feel of the place. We loved all the food on offer and being Scottish we especially loved the alcohol selection. If you are planning a visit and do like alcohol try as for a 'Frozen Mojito' and for those which a taste for adventure ask for a 'Sh*t on the Grass' (Pina Colada, Melon Liquor and a little chocolate, all in a shot glass...really refreshing!). If we were to visit Mexico again it would be high on our Hotels to look up!

Robert D,
Fri Jun 23 17:14:19 EDT 2017
Bar Daimon bartender Euleses first class service very friendly always attentive and looks after your every needs. This is the bar I recommend to have a relaxing day/night with first class service where nothing is too much bother

Fab holiday no regrets.
smudge6434, Fife, United Kingdom
Fri Jun 23 07:58:56 EDT 2017
Just recently stayed at tulum resort with my wife for 14 nights. Second time in Mexico and the best resort we've been to infact it was that good that we going to book the akumal side for next year as we get more of a choice of restaurants and facilities. Everyone was so friendly from start to end. The don pablo gourmet is the best place we have ever eaten and like to mention the first class service from Miguel. The whole resort is very clean and always clean and all the staff are very good at their jobs. The waitress girls in bar akumal every night were very friendly and smiley and always made sure you had a drink. The resort in a whole is so nice and good and can't thank you all enough for the best holiday we've had.

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