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Located within the massive Grand Bahia Complex, guests at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal have a plethora of activities and dining to choose from. 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. Exquisite dining, entertainment day and night and a river-style pool will make your vacation just perfect.

Dance the night away at the Hacienda Doña Isabel Disco. Entrance and local drinks are included! During the day, enjoy the fabulous beach with watersports such as windsurfing, kayaking, and snorkeling included. An entertainment program is available for both kids and adults during the day.

Bahía Spa is the perfect place to unwind and rejuvenate. There are numerous massages and treatments available, all inspired by ancient Mayan recipes. Palapas are lined up along the pool area and the beach for massages by the sea.

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.

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: 011-52-984-875-5
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 (Wihin hotel complex.)
Number of Pools: 2

Swim-up Bar
Two swimming pools, one like a river with 3 jacuzzis and another one close to the beach with one jacuzzi. Both swimming pools have a children's section.
Holes: 18
Number of Courts: 3
Lighted Courts: 3
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Additional Charge
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Additional Charge
Other Sports Available
Bicycles: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
The magnificent Grand Bahia Principe Akumal 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. Full exchange Privileges within Bahia Tulum and Bahia Coba. Includes all services, activities, bars and restaurants. 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 noon
Total Rooms: 630
Year Opened: 2001 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
Long pants req.for dinner in all restaurants. Restaurants/stores of the Hacienda Dona Isabel are notincluded in the Al. Int'l.& national cocktails, beer & soft drinks avail till 11:pm at hotel bars. No Spring Breakers. Must be at least 18 years old.
460 sq.ft, 2 dbls or king bed, balcony, sitting area, A/C, fan, minibar refilled refilled daily, full marble bathroom w/whirlpool, hairdryer, satellite TV, phone, safe ($), Some handicap ready.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
353 sq. ft., King or 2 doubles, Balcony, Sitting area, Ceiling fan, Mini-bar, Full marbled bathroom with whirlpool, Hairdryer, Satellite TV, Safe ($), WiFi at Internet Cafe, Buildings are 3 stories with no elevators, some handicap on 1st floor.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe
460 sq.ft, close to ocean, 2 dbls or king, sitting area, TV, marble bathroom w/whirpool, hairdryer, VIP amenities such as slippers, bathrobes, coffeemaker, in-room pool towel service,concierge phone line, private check in, safe ($).
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Radio Alarm Clock
Room Safe

Room Service (11:00 am to 11:00 pm)
Grand Bahia Principe Akumal features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-ALL INCLUSIVE, includes all meals, snacks, national drinks and cocktails at all the restaurants and bars within the three hotels.
There are 5 Restaurants at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal:
Arlequin - International Gourmet restaurant.Exclusive for Bahia Príncipe Akumal guestsOpen for a la carte dinner only;reservations are required.Guests may dine in restaurant once a week(Subject to avail).DRESS CODE:Men required to wear long pants & shirt w/sleeves
Frutos del Mar - Only an à la carte dinner service with a large variety of fish and shellfish in Car ibbean style.Reservations are required. Guests may dine in this restaurant once a week(Subject to avail).DRESS CODE: Men required to wear long pants & shirts w/sleeves.
Dolce Vita - Italian specialities. Buffet service for breakfast & lunch. A la carte for dinner; reservations required. Guests may dine in this restaurant once a week(subject to avail.). DRESS CODE: men are required to wear long pants and shirts with sleeves for dinner
Riviera - Main restaurant (international buffet)with sea view (breakfast, lunch, & dinner).The restaurant is exclusively for use of guests staying at the Bahia Principe Akumal. DRESS CODE:footwear is required, no bathing suites.
El Acuario - A completely casual atmosphere located on the beach offering snacks and fast food. Grilled meats, sausages, hamburgers, pizzas and a selection of salads. Open 24 hours.
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:
Daily entertainment with live music and a variety of shows at hotel's amphitheatre, disco located at the Hacienda Dona Isabel. Access to casino at Grand Bahia Principe Coba with 85 slot machines, sports bets, roulette tables, craps table, and hybrid
Children playground and children activities at the Mini Club for children between 4 and 12 years
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary.

Children's Facilities

Babysitting Fee: Fee varies
Advance Notice for Babysitting: YES

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Amazing Holiday!!!
Thu Oct 16 16:55:05 EDT 2014
Just back from a two week holiday to GBP and would most definately recommend, the food is good and varied, the a la cartes are good for a change from buffet and drinks are of an extremely tasty... More>

Best Holiday :)
Laurafellows_10, Dudley, United Kingdom
Thu Oct 16 10:56:03 EDT 2014
Me and my boyfriend have just landed home this morning after an amazing two weeks in this resort. Don't think i have a single thing to complain about. It is my fifth visit to a Gran Bahia Resort but... More>

susiegreen, kent
Wed Oct 15 16:01:06 EDT 2014
My daughter and her husband were so thrilled with their holiday at this hotel last year that when they asked if we would like to go too this year we jumped at the chance. unfortunately our first... More>

Really Disappointed
Sherwal71, Calgary, Canada
Tue Oct 14 21:44:38 EDT 2014
I expected better. I am not a negative person and genuinely take things in stride however i feel this was a disappointment. there was a group of 13 of us over 7 rooms. 2 of those rooms had no working... More>

2nd visit to this beautiful hotel...
Rob K, London, England, United Kingdom
Tue Oct 14 16:20:25 EDT 2014
After my wife and I were so impressed with the Gran Bahia Principe resort last year we decided to book again in line with our 7th wedding anniversary, my Mother and Father in Law also came along for... More>

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