Grand Bahia Principe Tulum

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Crystal Award Winner: Best Destination, 2015-2016

Exceptional Values!

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

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.
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
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
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:
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
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
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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Bahia Principe Tulum - Privilege Club Beach Bar
JC Personal E,
Mon Mar 27 10:40:10 EDT 2017
We spent a week at the Bahia Principe, and went to the Privilege Club beach almost every day. A special thank you goes out to Alexandro, Samuel, Dair, and Teo...and also to Carlos who we met our last day on the beach. These guys work their tails off, were always available, and more importantly made us feel welcome every time we saw them. We can't say enough about how special these guys made us feel. We already miss our new friends. Jefe and Rick (Jill, Vanessa and bambinos Sophia and Carson)

All inclusive one week vacation in March break 2017
pranay2017, Brampton, Canada
Sun Mar 26 06:20:38 EDT 2017
This was our first all inclusive one week vacation with our kids. We enjoyed the resort and beach. Starting from airport pick up to drop off entire trip was wonderful and memorable experience at Grand Behiya Principe Tulum. There were certain people who really made difference like Jaime from Best Day Travel, who took care of us while we were there. Servers like Tomas and Issac were good to us as well. Overall a very good trip

Overall great vacation spot!
BuddhistRecon, Danbury, Connecticut
Sat Mar 25 19:14:59 EDT 2017
This resort is huge, has lots of activities for different types of people. We are a couple from Manhattan who enjoys a balance of relaxation and adventure. Pros: great facilities , clean, tons of pools, activities, friendly and helpful staff, nice room with balcony, fun shows and club, good drinks, Cons: food is mediocre (but haven't been to an all inclusive that has had amazing food), beach is a bit rocky (as are most beaches in the area, so bring water shoes) Overall we had a really great experience, we would go again, the resort is located about 40 mins from Tulum to the south and Playa Del Carmen to the north so getting off the resort to eat top notch food was a good change from the mediocre food, The pools, games, activities, entertainment , and helpful staff were great,

Mexico for Spring Break
Shelly65, St. Joseph Missouri
Fri Mar 24 13:33:04 EDT 2017
We checked in on Saturday afternoon. Check in was swift and they carted us to our villa on a golf cart. The resort is huge and requires riding golf carts/trolleys unless you are an avid walker. We enjoy walking so we were able to get around on foot ok but we did use the trolley to go to the market and to Coba a couple of times. The resort is very nice. We were in Villa number 334. When we arrived it had a terrible odor when we walked in, a moldy smell. The room was clean and cleaned daily for us. We were without a coffee pot for about 3 days. They always restocked water for us but would always only leave two bath towels and there was 3 of us in the room. The bed was comfortable except it was too small for my husband and I. We are used to a queen and the room had two full size beds. Perfect for our daughter but a little tight for us. Food: Well I was frustrated when we were there only 30 minutes and tried to make dinner reservations and none were available. We were finally able to make two - one at Portofino and the other Gran Tortuga. We expected this since we had stayed in Jamaica and Grand Bahia and only able to get into one restaurant. We got a phone call one night at 9:45 saying they had to cancel our Gran Tortuga reservation due to a problem at the restaurant. We did go to Portofino over in Coba and it was nice and food was decent. The buffet of appetizers and salads were awesome as were the desserts. My entrée was not very good but I think I just picked the wrong one. We did go to the presentation for the Privilege Club and were there for over two hours. The deal sounded very good to us but the timining is just not right for us right now. We enjoyed talking with the sales people and they were not overly pushy which I appreciated that. The dinner buffet got a little old but we always enjoyed breakfast. We ate lunch by the pool at the restaurant there and the birds were the only issue there. They swoop down to eat your food when you get up! All of the workers are so nice and work hard for you. We did tip them at meal time as they work long hours and probably deal with many jerks! All in all we enjoy Grand Bahia resorts but this one was way too big for us! We will return but perhaps at a smaller one someplace else? One more thing - it is a shame they charge for the use of the safe and the internet is not very good in the lobby. it wasn't very reliable.

Good for the price
NJZ22, Denver, Colorado
Fri Mar 24 06:57:02 EDT 2017
My 18 yr old and I venture to GBPTulum last week for a mother daughter trip. We opted for a less expensive resort as she was paying half. In all fairness, my husband and I typically stay at Secrets or Excellence Adults only so take all this with that in mind. Arrival was easy. We took a private shuttle through Cancun Shuttle from the airport. It took about 1 hour 15 minutes. We were checked in quickly and stayed in Villa 3. This is a great, nicely located Villa. We were on the top floor and saw parts of the ocean through the palm trees but never had to take a tram around the resort. Room was nice. Bed is firm. No room service. We did get room service every day so not sure why others say it was hit or miss. The beach right in front is rocky and even when I went out there in my water shoes, I was yelled at. The large barriers are very unsightly but it does allow for you to be in the water further down the beach. The tram system is frequent and alot of Coba residents come to Tulum during the day so chairs with shade was an issue. Still has the rude people who rush down and place all their crap on the chairs by 8 am but you don't see them till noon. I think that's just tacky and people should be more courteous. Also, it is a family resort but many parents bring their small children to the pool with the swim up bar. That pool has the loud music and drunk people - they should've gone to the other pool. Pool bar is good but yes, only 1 bartender at the pool bar and the one just outside. You do have to wait but its not bad. It was spring break so I'm surprised they didn't staff better. We took a taxi to the Tulum Ruins one day - $20 each way. When you get ot the ruins, there is still along walk and the entrance accepts pesos only. However, when you get closer to the actual entrance, there is a credit card machine to purchase tickets. It was really hot and there is no breeze. Lots of tourists and people have no idea how to walk in a line. The beach was over crowded with no shade and its a LOT of walking. We did go to the Hacienda and shop as well as dance one night. That was fun. The casino is small with a few tables and slots but it does stay open until 2 am. Resort was pretty and well maintained. They did start power washing our building one morning at 7:30 am and that was ridiculous. The walls are very thin and you can hear every single person walking up the stairs. We had no issue with the A/C but I'd bring a loofa so you can scrub all the lotion off at the end of the day. Upon arrival we tried to book our 2 a la carte. There was literally 1 opening, of all 6 nights for Asian a la carte, not the Teppanyaki. We were told to check back every day but nothing opened. We got to our reservation and asked if anyone had cancelled. They only hold your reservation for 5 minutes so we wound up in the Teppanyaki after all - lucky I guess. Buffet was good - we had it every other night and each day for breakfast. Shout out to Antonio and Francisco! We thought the food was tasty and a nice assortment. For lunch, they have a 24 hour snack bar and that was what we would do - food there was good. Shows - we only saw the CIrcus and the Vegas shows. Circus was ok - lots of acts hanging on the ribbons. The Vegas show, pretty bad. First of all, family resort and the first ladies come out in pasties and their thongs. The little boy next to us - thought his eyes were going to pop out of his head. I felt awkward for those parents and we saw lots of families leave. We chose to leave b/c it was just not a good show. Lobby bar was great - shout out to Fredy! I do feel bad for those that didn't get to experience the lobby bar. One of the best I've seen at any resort - good music, good drinks and tequila self serve samples with education on each type. You do get towel cards so savor your towel - only 1 per person. No poolside drink service, can't take food out of the restaurants and no beach side service. Overall, it was fine for us but I wouldn't go there as a couple - I'd spring for something a little nicer.

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