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Grand Bahia Principe Coba


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Crystal Award Winner: Best Destination, 2015-2016
Crystal Award Winner: Best All-Inclusive Family Resort, 2013 & 2016

Exceptional Value!

Honeymoon*: Bottle of domestic sparkling wine, box of chocolates, surprise gift and 20% discount on couples massage.

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 and water park 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).

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: 011-52-984-875-5
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 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
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
JUNIOR SUITE SUPP
Other Amenities -
Kitchen
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
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:
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
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
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).

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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5101 Recommend
5101 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Grand Bahia Principe Coba to their friends and family



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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Bad service. As 4 star motel , not resort
H5578CBtatianac,
Thu May 25 07:02:44 EDT 2017
Year to year service become worse. Bad service in buffets and restaurants even on the beach, in all a la carte restaurants air conditionong, is not working, u need to go there with wet towell . And much more minuscle thinks which mades vacation not as wos expected as privelege club member, will never come back.

Magical Mexico & The Brilliant Bahia!
Jasper6072,
Thu May 25 06:20:35 EDT 2017
Just returned from a weeks stay at the Grand Bahia Principe Coba. Last time I stayed at the Grand Bahia was around 5years ago & that was at the Tulum & Akumal & at the time the Coba was the best of the 3 hotels. At that time guests could use all the facilities at each hotel, however this is no longer the case. The Akumal is now a higher spec hotel, meaning that unless you're staying in that hotel, guests of the Coba or Tulum cannot use the facilities. This is a little frustrating and confusing as the Akumal sits on the prettiest & most child friendly part of the beach within the 3 hotel complex. With its wooden jetties & shallow calm waters it's obviously ideal for watching the fish & letting the kids play. Whilst the restricted use of the Akumal facilities to the other guests does not restrict access to this beach it does present awkwardness if you want a drink or something to eat as you cannot use the beach or pool bars that are close by, you have to either bring your own out of your room or walk to one of the other hotels. We did take our own water & I must say whilst I knew we were allowed on the beach, a member of staff did question our presence (as we had the wrong colour band) until I explained I was aware I couldn't get a drink etc from the bar. Add this to the fact there is also zones for guests who are staying at the Sian ka'an which is another Bahia hotel within the golf course & guests who are privilege customers (those who have paid to upgrade) then it can get confusing & frustrating as to where you can & can't go especially as one of the beaches is called Coba beach, you'd naturally think this was for Coba guests as the Coba doesn't sit on the beach like the Akumal & Tulum does, but this isn't the case, you can sit on it but you cannot use the bar or pool area as it's part of the Akumal hotel. To compensate for this there is the scouts waterpark with slides which the kids seem to love, it's not big but it does it's job in keeping the kids entertained. Regarding the hotel in general, the staff are fantastic, the hotel & grounds are beautiful & clean & the food is great. Yes buffets can get repetitive but given the fact you generally choose from 2-3 different cereals for breakfast whilst at home, the choice is vast & you do have the option of booking some of the a la carte restaurants too for your evening meal. The hotel itself allows guests to hire bikes for free as well as kayaks, paddle boards & snorkelling equipment too. The hotel is very eco-friendly aware & as such offer bird watching & eco walks to guests for a $5 donation to their various eco projects. Travelling around this hotel complex is done by getting around on a trolley service which operates every 5-10 mins or so to each hotel lobby, it can be a big of a guessing game sometimes but generally works well. There is also the Hacienda on site which has a selection of shops, a Casino & sports bars to watch the footy if you wish, I didn't venture up there much but I believe the bars are not part of the all inclusive so drinks would be chargeable. If you want to go to playa del Carmen for the day then just go outside the hotel & wait by the side of the road for a collectivo which costs 40pesos each whereas a taxi would cost around 400 pesos. Likewise a trip to the ruins at Tulum is around £30/$35 each with Thomson, whereas if you do it yourself it's 40pesos each in the collectivo & 70pesos entry (free for kids), so that's around £5/$7 each in comparison & the journey takes around 20mins. Back to the hotel, the rooms are clean & spacious & come with a mini bar which is restocked daily, you are given cards to get a towel for the pool which you hand back so you get a clean towel every day. Given the location of the hotel wildlife is in abundance, so on any given day you'll see iguanas, agoutis, coati's & lots of birds which is beautiful to see & my son got a thrill seeing how many iguanas he could spot in a day! Would I stay again at the Bahia? Yes almost certainly. Despite the fact I do think it's spoiled it somewhat from my previous visits with the segregation of the Akumal, we had a great time & yet again this hotel showcases the diversity of the country's flora & fauna & the friendliness & helpfulness of the staff is to the hotels credit. We found out that majority of the staff work a 10hr shift for around $3 so go easy on the petty complaints, these guys do an amazing job & deserve to be tipped!

Looks can be deceiving.
notmydogband, Georgetown, Canada
Wed May 24 13:54:48 EDT 2017
First off I was at a resort wedding. ( My sisters ) The wedding was beautiful! It was on the beach and the weather was great. How ever, we were there in the middle of May and it was above 95 F with the humid-ex for the entire week. That is not the fault of the resort but when we would go for to any of the food buildings for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, it was only a couple degrees cooler. This left you lethargic and no apatite. I believe this was on purpose to keep you from over indulging at the all you can eat buffet. The staff were great but there were not enough of them. You would wait in a line up at the pool bar as the poor bar tender was overwhelmed. The drinks were inconsistent because the bar tenders were rushed. They constantly ran out of things like Bailelys Irish Cream. Really!?The food at the main buffet was mediocre at best. 3rd day into our stay and the air conditioning broke in our room.By the way the maid never showed up until 530 pm each day to make up our room. By the way when we checked in the room smelt bad. (mildew smell) After 1 day with no air conditioning I had them move me to a different room. (pain in the butt). The new room had air conditioning but no hot water! LOL! I was fine with that because it was so hot anyway. Which brings me to the pool. It was maybe 2 degrees cooler than the air temp. Again this is not the fault of the resort but when you want to cool off and your air conditioner is broken it leaves you wanting to dive into the nearest slush machine. The resort is beautiful and it is a shame that they are cutting corners. All that is needed is maybe 50% more staff and turn down the A/C to below 80 F! Hope this review helps!

Excelllent stay
dayleknowles, Lancaster, United Kingdom
Wed May 24 02:24:48 EDT 2017
Me and my partner stayed here for one week, we flew from Manchester. The transfer from cancun airport to the hotel was around 1 and a half hours and stopped once at another hotel to drop people off. On arrival at the hotel the bell boys deal with your luggage, you go and check in, which was quick and you get a cocktail while you are checking in, then you go and tell the bell boys where you are staying and they take you to your room on a golf cart like thing then brings your luggage to your rom very helpful. We stayed in a room overlooking the quiet pool and it was in an ideal spot. I would recommend emailing the hotel as this is what we did and we got the room we requested. The room was very clean and spacious and the bed was massive. Air con was a little smelly at first but was ok after a day or two, the air con was lovely and there is also a ceiling fan, I read some reviews that the air con was rubbish but I found it fine. The room was cleaned everyday and the fridge stocked with pop and beer. Food at the resort buffet was nice you could always find something to eat I prefer the restaurants though. Cocktails are so good my favourite being mango tango it's beautiful you have to try it. We went to the Mexican, Brazilian and Japanese tepanyaki restaurants my favourite being the Japanese , I would advise booking the restaurants asap as we booked the first day and only managed to get late meal reservations (10pm) The Mexican restaurant was a massive let down for me, I thought this would be the best , I had fajitas and they were tasteless and dessert is from a buffet which annoyed me as I thought you would be served something with it being an al a carte. Brazilian was lovely if you like your meats you will enjoy this, little confusing at first with the way they serve things but when the meat comes it's really nice. Japanese tepanyaki was brilliant. The beach was a massive let down for me I expected it to be a stunning Caribbean beach but when we got there it was very rocky and full of sea weed , the men down there work hard to remove the sea weed but when you see a dumper getting rid of it all into a wagon it really dampens your Caribbean beach experience lol I know this can't be helped and it's no ones fault I just wasn't impressed by it. The golf buggys take you all over if you need a lift to the beach there is one coming regularly or if you want just a lift round the resort they are very handy. You have to pay for a safe which I think is wrong! The entertainment and bar outside the lobby at night is good but that stops at 11pm then you only have the 24 hour bar to get alcohol from and there is no atmosphere in there. There is the hacienda for More entertainment but we didn't bother with that! There is a quieter pool and a more noisier one which plays music And has pool games etc we preferred the quieter pool it was less busy both have pool bar. I would recommend taking a thermos cup to keep drinks cold As drinks get warm so quick. It was very very hot and humid when we went so take plenty of creams as I think the shop on site is highly over priced ( 9 dollars for a share bag of lays crisps ) As for tipping we didn't spend a lot £25 in a week, you can spend as little or as much as you want , we tipped the maid daily and the odd waiter for great service. Overall I really enjoyed my week here and would definitely come back if I found as good a deal as what I did this time around.

Honeymoon
andymazz,
Wed May 24 00:48:09 EDT 2017
We stayed here from May1st for two weeks fabulous, great food loads to do great beach trips galore if you want them fantastic staff 10\10 would recommend to anyone going to mexico, marvelous entertainment cocktails wow superb, onsite Dolphins, shops,pharmacy.market



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