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Grand Bahia Principe Coba emerges along beautifully manicured gardens, close to one of the best white sand beaches. A favorite among vacationers, this resort offers outstanding service, spacious accommodations, and fun-filled activities.

Specialty restaurants include exclusive dining within the resort, with a variety of international cuisines available. Experience tastes of the Mediterranean at Mediterraneo Restaurant, Italian at Portofino, seafood at Pescador, Japanese at Mikado, gourmet cuisine at Le Gourmet, and international cuisine with modernist design at Restaurante Oasis.

The active traveler will enjoy a variety of watersports. Scuba lessons are included, as well as snorkeling, windsurfing, boogie boarding, and tennis. Children will enjoy the mini-club while adults can relax in one of the large 30 person Jacuzzis. The spectacular pools and lush gardens and beautiful architecture provide the perfect backdrop. The nightly shows and performances are the perfect way to end each fun-filled day.

Enjoy access to the facilities, restaurants, and bars at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum (except main buffet).

Exceptional Value!
Extra Value: Apple Vacationers receive private check-in, VIP amenities, exclusive concierge service, and more.
Honeymoon: 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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HOTEL LOCATION
Grand Bahia Principe Coba is located in the mangroves behind Grand Bahia Principe Akumal.
Address: CTRA CHETUMAL , KM 250-A
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Local Phone: 011-52-984-87...
Fax: 00-52-984-875-50 01
HOTEL FACILITIES
Boutique Shops
Business Services
Car Rental
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Casino Nearby (On-site)
Pools
Number of Pools: 2

Swim-up Bar
Two lagoon swimming pools with sunshades & Teka sunbeds at the Premier section.
Golf: NEARBY
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Fee Required
Tennis
Number of Courts: 3
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Bicycles: Complimentary
Other Sports: On request:Soccer, Basketball, Volley-ball, Boogie boards.
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
HOTEL DETAILS
Beach:
Year Opened: 2005 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Hotel does NOT permit Spring Breakers. Must be at least 18 years old to check in. Coupon system for a la carte restaurants.
ROOM TYPES
JUNIOR SUITE FAMILY
2 doubles or 1 king bed, balcony, sitting area, A/C, fan, minibar restocked daily, full marble bathroom w/whirlpool, hairdryer, satellite TV, phone, safe ($). Some Handicap ready. Family amenities also included.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
MASTER SUITE FAMILY
Connecting with Junior Suite Superior. Special amenities pack upon arrival. Welcome basket with sweets. Welcome kit with t-shirt and cap. Kids' bathrobe and slippers. Upgraded minibar for kids and adults. Up to 8 guests.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE CLUB GOLDEN
520 sq. ft , in private section of resort, 2 dbls or 1 king, sitting area, balcony, A/C, minibar restocked daily, full bathroom w/whirlpool, hairdryer, VIP amenities, satellite TV, safe ($), coffeemaker. Some Handicap ready.
Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:On request/No Charge
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Sofa
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE SUPERIOR
520 sq. ft, 2 doubles or 1 king bed, balcony, sitting area, A/C, fan, minibar restocked daily, full marble bathroom w/whirlpool, hairdryer, satellite TV, phone, safe ($). Some Handicap ready.
Rollaways Available, Rollaway Charge:On request/No Charge
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Sofa
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
Grand Bahia Principe Coba features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-Coupon system for a la carte restaurants.
There are 9 Restaurants at Grand Bahia Principe Coba:
Portofino - Italian Restaurant Open for Dinner 6:00pm-10:30pm
Le Gourmet - International Gourmet Open for Dinner 6:00pm-10:30pm
Mikado - Japenese restaurant Open for Dinner 6:00pm-10:30pm
Piscis - Snack buffet
Mediterraneo - Mediterranean restaurant Open for Dinner 6:00pm-10:30pm
La Casita - 24 hour snack buffet
El Pescador - Seafood restaurant Open for Dinner 6:00pm-10:30pm
Cozumel Buffet - Buffet Restaurant exclusive to Premier guests Breakfast- 7:00am-10:30am Lunch- 12:30pm-3:30pm Dinner- 6:30pm-10:30pm
Kukulcan Buffet - Main International Buffet: Breakfast- 7:00a-10:30 Lunch- 12:30pm-3:30pm Dinner- 6:30pm-10:30pm
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Games and organized activities. Aerobics and Merengue lessons. Kids' waterpark and children's spa.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
International entertainment program (day and night programs). Casino offers 85 slot machines, sport bets, roulette tables, craps table, and hybrid machines with electronic dealers.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
The Kids Club is available from 9:00AM - 5:00PM offering daily activities. Baby Station for children 2-6 years.
Applicable Ages: Ages 4 - 12
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Children's Pool

On-site kid's waterpark! The hotel offers adjoining rooms and cribs on request (based upon availability).

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4390 Recommend
4390 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Grand Bahia Principe Coba to their friends and family



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A very special holiday in Grand Bahia Principe Coba
katypants1986, London, United Kingdom
Thu May 19 05:35:16 EDT 2016
I recently returned from a weeks holiday at Grand Bahia Principe Coba (27th April to 4th May). This was our first time visiting Mexico and prior to the holiday my expectations were not particularly high but wow - we were all completely blown away. The Coba is a massive resort, we probably only saw half of it in the time we were there. The grounds are absolutely spotless; the pools are pretty spectacular (particularly the pool with the swim up bar, which was closest to our room and our personal favourite); the rooms were spacious and had amazing air-con, which was much appreciated after a long day at the beach and the variety and quality of the food was spot on (I recommend the Brazillian and Japanese a la carte restaurants) Most of all, I was totally impressed with how friendly, attentive and helpful the staff were; the staff at the Coba were probably the most friendly I have ever experienced at a hotel. My only criticism of the resort was the dolphin swims at the Tulum hotel. I am not a fan of animals in captivity and when walking past the dolphin enclosure, I was really sad to see the pool that the dolphins were kept in as it looked far, far too small. For anyone wanting to get up close and personal to these amazing creatures, I suggest you swerve the dolphin swims at the Tulum and instead book to go on the amazing Si'an Khan tour through Thompson/First Choice; which is what my family and I did. This tour includes being taken out into the ocean and spotting dolphins and sea turtles (of which we saw lots!); followed by coral reef snorkelling; a visit to "paradise bay" (the clue is in the name!) and an amazing bbq on the beach. Book it - you won't regret it! Overall I have come away from my holiday with a new found love for Mexico and particularly the Grand Bahia Principe Coba. Thank you for making our holiday so wonderful - we will be back!! More>

Possibly the best holiday ever!
KerriB3110, Sheffield, United Kingdom
Thu May 19 03:25:07 EDT 2016
stayed in the grand Bahia coba in april with my boyfriend and we could not have asked for a better holiday! The food was great in the buffet but exceptional in the a la carte restaurants. We ate in the Mexican, the Brazilian, the don Pablo, Italian, and the oasis. The Italian and don Pablo were out of this world! 10/10! the best salmon I have ever tasted in the don Pablo! some of the a la cartes are at Tulum but the trams are always there to take you! I am an extremely fussy eater but I never went hungry! The rooms are lovely and very large! the maids were excellent and kept the room very tidy, and the mini bar was always stocked up with branded soft drinks. the fan and aircon are very good our room was always nice and cool! the Jacuzzi bath is also very good! the grounds of the hotel are beautiful and very well maintained. I loved to see all the wildlife. I was very scared of the iguanas at the beginning but I soon came around! The pool bar staff all work incredibly hard and deserve lots of positive comments! we really liked paulino @ the iguana pool, he was so helpful and never left us with an empty glass! excellent service! The only things I didn't like (my personal opinion!) the dolphin pool- I personally thought that the pool was far too small for so many dolphins to be kept in. I wouldn't want to swim with them in that pool. the guest swimming pool was larger than the pool for 4/5 dolphins! I thought it was really sad to see! me and my boyfriend were going for a meal one night and stood to have a look, when a lady came darting out asking us if we wanted to 'touch a dolphin' I don't know how much compassion goes into these animals when they are offering to let you touch one at 9PM for 5 dollars :( the monkey/bird pictures- again my personal opinion is that its not very nice for a small monkey to be going round having its picture taken with people and there kids all day. I just think its abit unfair. And to say the hotel is all 'eco friendly' I didn't think this was very kind. all in all, if you want a lovely holiday with friendly staff and good service this is the place to be! not too far from playa del Carmen if you fancy a good night out (i would so recommend doing the coco bongo goldmember!)but also good for just chilling out by the pool and eating good food! A REAL 5* EXPERIENCE! WOULD 100% RETURN IF I DO VISIT MEXICO AGAIN! More>

MY IDEA OF PARADISE
Moony12, Crossville, Tennessee
Wed May 18 20:04:15 EDT 2016
My husband and I booked 9 days at the Grand Bahia Principe Coba on the recommendation of our friends we travel with. We were a little confused when we checked in at the Grand Bahia Principe Premiere Lobby. We soon realized how lucky we were. This is the premiere area of the Coba section of the property. Prior to our trip we had requested a ground floor room with our travel agent and via email directly to the resort. We were happy that our request was met and we were located on the ground floor of Villa 26 a few feet from the quiet pool. Our check in with Lenin went very smooth. He explained everything to us and we were delighted that all of our Ala Carte restaurants were booked in advance for us. It can be very difficult at some resorts to get the reservations for the time you want. Our dinner reservations were for 7:00 P.M. each night, which was perfect for us. Our room was not ready since it was only noon so we were happy to have lunch at the Cozumel Restaurant in the premiere lobby. Our room was ready by 1:00 P.M. Abigail was wonderful and helped with our many questions. She always had a smile and greeted us by name every day. The Cozumel is a buffet restaurant for breakfast, lunch and dinner. We ate most of our breakfast and all of our lunch meals at this restaurant. The food was very good and presented well. There is something on the buffet for everyone. In the morning a chef will make fresh omelets and eggs of your choice, for lunch the chef grills fish, chicken burgers, hamburgers and stir-fry. There is usually some pasta dish to offer and many different types of cold meats (salami, pastrami, Italian ham etc. There was also very delicious baked chicken at lunch with other types of fish, plenty of potatoes, rice and veggies. You will not go hungry. The servers were very good, spoke English and easy to converse with. The Ala Carte restaurants were exceptional. The first Ala Carte restaurant we ate at was the Gourmet Restaurant near the Coba lobby. I highly recommend the filet. Cooked to perfection, medium rare. This was most likely the best fillet I have ever had. We ate at the Brazilian at the Tulum section of the resort and it was outstanding. This is a meat lover’s paradise, three types of beef, chicken, pork, sausage, turkey and lamb. After the beef we waited for the lamb and were too full to have anymore. My advice, skip the bread and be very selective on the buffet salad bar. The Mexican restaurant was also located at the Tulum section of the resort. I had the flank steak, which was very good. They had a live Mariachi band in the restaurant while we ate. The Japanese restaurant was also very good. We had our dinner prepared while seated at the grill. The chef showed off his skills at the grill. We also ate at the gourmet restaurant in the Tulum section. Again, excellent food and service. If you are eating at one of the Ala Carte restaurants in another section of the resort, allow at least 35-40 minutes to ride the trolley to that area. The trolleys usually stop at several locations before you get where you are going. This resort is huge, you will most likely do a lot of walking. You can also take a trolley everywhere. Some things to do on the resort: the Dolphin show, it’s free and right near the Coba beach: once you get to the beach walk towards the wooden pier (about a block) and wade into the ocean in about knee deep water by the steps on the pier, there are lot’s of fish to watch. Interact with the animation crew. We played darts, water volleyball, crazy games, shot archery, shooting range and water basketball. I won a T shirt and my hubby won a bottle of tequila. A special thanks to Julian at the Coba Premiere lobby bar for the little straw hat. There is always live entertainment in the various lobbies in the evenings. At noon there was also a show by the swim up pool bar next to the quiet pool. The pools were always clean and clear. I would return to this resort in a heartbeat. My personal comments: Gentlemen, remove your hats and respect your hosts in the restaurants. Ladies with small children: take the dirty diapers to the trash; don’t leave them in the landscaping or under the beach chairs. More>

In my opinion the resort has gotten worse.
Sonya B, Brooklyn, New York
Wed May 18 09:37:08 EDT 2016
We just returned from our vacation to Mexico. We stayed at Gran Bahia Plincipe Coba May 6- 15. This was our second stay at this resort. We decided to book our vacation there as we were really pleased with our first stay about 12 years ago. Grounds of this resort are beautiful and well maintained, with lots of birds. lizards, iguanas, raccoons. The resort is very large, but they provide tram service all day. The trams should run every 10 minutes, but really we waited about 20-25 minutes. The beach is awesome: white sand, lots of lounge chairs and umbrellas. The area where you swim has a sandy bottom, no waives and a lot of colorful fish that come and swim with you. We fed them with bread, and they take it from your hands. It was amazing. We also like to watch the Dolphins behind the beach. The show with Dolphins is free. However, we did not enjoy our vacation at this resort now as much as we did 12 years ago. Kukulkan Buffet has a wide range of food option, but a very cheap selection of wine, beer (no Corona) and Tequila (no Don Julio) as it did before. Also few times the food in this Buffet was cold. We stayed in Building 29 on the second floor. The room was large, the bed has a good mattress, but it was covered with a peace of foam. It looks very cheap and inappropriate. Cleaning in our room was not so bad, but few times we need to call about shortness of towels and to restock our fridge with sodas. Over our 10 day stay we just received 1 night turn down service. No animal shapes out of towels this time. WiFi is only available for an hour a day per device in the lobby. No pool or beach service at all. Overall I would recommend this hotel to people with small children for the Waterpark and the Dolphin show, but it’s not as suitable for couples. In my opinion the resort has gotten worse. More>

stolen money!!!!!!
minskayamurka, Houston, Texas
Wed May 18 07:43:33 EDT 2016
When we arrived at the hotel on the second day the money were stolen from our room ! We filed the report with security and guest hotel manager but nothing was done. They offered to do an investigation, but of course nothing was found. We had 450$ in total left in a wallet. The service at the buffet is very slow and there is no a/c turned on during breakfast or dinner. Also, the food was not fresh, and we are not picky eaters. There were no dishes there, just different foods which i can cook at home. Dinner only restaurants , only one was good, piscado, other too, Mediterranean and mexican were a mess. Mexican was semi good, but even guacamole was not fresh, which i love, i was so disappointing. Mediterranean, i didn't even touch the dish, no salt or pepper, dry food. My husband ordered steak, i don't know how you can mess up a steak. Waste of food. Other disappointing thing is our room got flooded with water. The cleaned it, and offered free 25 minute massages. I am glad it was free, i would never pay for this kind of massage. It's 65$ for 25 minutes The best thing about this hotel is the beach. Very nice, no waves. I picked it based on reviews, but i think all inclusive is over for us, no more. More>



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