Exceptional Values! Golf: Two free rounds of golf per adult, per 7 night stay in Superior and Junior Suite Superior room category (cart mandatory and extra; restrictions apply). Honeymooners: Bottle of rum or domestic sparkling wine, fruit basket, and room upgrade (based on availability).
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.
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.
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.
BENITO JUAREX KM 250 - A
Barber / Beauty Salon
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby
Number of Pools: 5
Outdoor Pools: 5
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.
Number of Courts: 6
Outdoor Courts: 3
Lighted Courts: 6
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
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
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.
JUNIOR SUITE SUP CLUB HACIENDA
460 sq. ft., King or 2 doubles, Located w/in 500 ft. of beach, Balcony, Garden view, Bathroom w/hydro-massage tub, Bathrobes/slippers, Coffee maker, Beach towels, Safe ($), WiFi ($). Buildings w/3 stories w/no elevator (1st floor handicap ready).
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
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 ($).
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
SUPERIOR CLUB HACIENDA
400 sq. ft., King or 2 double beds, Located in a section w/in 500 feet of beach, balcony w/garden-view, Mini-bar, safe ($). Offers its own: Reception, Restaurant, bar, pool, May reserve up to 4 a la carte reataurants per week.
Other Amenities -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
JUNIOR SUITE SUPERIOR
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 -
Balcony or Terrace
Radio Alarm Clock
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:
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
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 -
À la carte restaurant where guests can enjoy experimental cuisine and modernist design.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
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
Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes
Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
1615 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Grand Bahia Principe Tulum to their friends and family
Recently stayed at this resort. We had the Diamond Club package and was so worth it. We had our own pool area and beach. There were 12 of us and everyday we had no problem getting loungers on the...
Recently stayed at this resort. We had the Diamond Club package and was so worth it. We had our own pool area and beach. There were 12 of us and everyday we had no problem getting loungers on the beach together. The pool bartenders were so awesome to us, we even made up our own drink " the Canadiana"!!! The main pool is huge and never was crowded. The food here was amazing also, lots of variety and never boring. The nightly entertainment was always great, I think we closed the bar there every night. We also enjoyed the ala cart restaurants, the Japanesse, The Brazilian and The International, all we fabulous! Transfers to and from the resort are at least one and half hours, but they flew by. We went to the little market outside the resort a few times, close enough to walk or you could catch a ride and the multitude of trams. Over all I would highly recommend this resort. The only fall back is the beaches are rocky and with high wVes it can be tricky to enter and leave the water, also so much seaweed, but one lone hard worker spent everyday out there raking and bagging it up. They really should buy him a tractor and wagon!
Excellent resort and great value!
drtse, Toronto, ON
Thu Mar 19 17:56:03 EDT 2015
We stayed at BP Tulum from Feb 9-16th. It was a vacation with extended family so we had 4 parents, 3 kids and 2 grandparents. Everyone was happy with the rooms, food and restaurants, service and...
We stayed at BP Tulum from Feb 9-16th. It was a vacation with extended family so we had 4 parents, 3 kids and 2 grandparents. Everyone was happy with the rooms, food and restaurants, service and amenities. All the employees provided service with a smile and were quite attentive to our needs and ensuring we were happy with everything.
The room we had was on the second floor and was always kept clean. The bathroom was a bit small compared to other resorts we've been to and the layout of the tub and the swinging glass tub door did not contain spray from the shower too well. Our A/C worked without a hitch and we would turn it off at night because it would be too cold otherwise.
The pools were large and we were always able to reserve a few loungers poolside by dropping off our towels and toys before going for breakfast in the morning.
The beach area is a bit disappointing if you are really looking for a scenic, white sand beach. The erosion caused by the ocean has forced the resort to place massive sand bags about 50 feet out from the shoreline to break up the incoming waves. Basically they look like humpback whales. Also the beach itself is not very wide and is on an incline. On a positive note, there is a very calm and shallow water area between the shore and the sandbags for people to wade and lounge in. Plus there are a good number of fish swimming there especially if you have bread! Watch out as it gets rockier close to the watersports rental area.
We never ate at any a la cartes for dinner since we have young children and it's just easier to get them something to eat at the buffet. That said, the buffet was pretty good with a large selection. Each night there was a different theme to the food. It's pretty difficult to go hungry unless you are an extremely picky eater. None of us had stomach issues with the food or drinks at the resort either.
The evening entertainment was pretty well done. We've been to many resorts so the shows are pretty much the same but our kids love to go. The breakdancing crew and the circus act was particularly good this year. Live music in the lounge after dinner was great. We would kick back and enjoy a coffee or alcoholic drink while the kids were dancing to the band.
The opportunity to use the BP Coba resort is a nice extra. We went there to check out the kids waterpark which was pretty nice. Our kids didn't love it but other kids certainly did.
The resort property is big and you can elect to jump on one of the many shuttle carts that go back and forth. That said, if you are just staying on the Tulum side, I didn't feel that it was truly necessary to ride all the time.
In addition to the less than ideal beach setting, that would be what I didn't like about this resort. It was too big for our personal taste. We are more accustomed to medium sized resorts where we felt a little more connected to the staff and things were a bit closer to each other. I wouldn't hesitate to recommend BP Tulum as long as beach and resort size are not issues for you.
The other thing is...don't book with Air Canada Vacations! Their Rouge charter planes and service is crummy compared to their smaller competitors. You can only watch in-flight movies if you have your own smartphone or tablet on their private wifi network...however, they don't tell you beforehand that you need to download the Air Canada app ahead of time. No food or snacks...just a complimentary beverage. Seats seemed narrower than normal too. We only booked with them this time because my in-laws had Air Canada points to use up.
All in all still a great family vacation and I'm pretty sure you will have one too.
Excellent stay in Tulum
Thu Mar 19 16:29:35 EDT 2015
Weather beautiful and cooling wind is just what's needed. Plenty of loungers and shade on the beach and towels available until 5pm. Best nights sleep ever on their wonderful beds, room always clean...
Weather beautiful and cooling wind is just what's needed. Plenty of loungers and shade on the beach and towels available until 5pm. Best nights sleep ever on their wonderful beds, room always clean but fridge not regularly restocked. Food very varied and very good. Don Pablo is the best restaurant. Staff all very friendly and helpful. DONT swim with the dolphins in the hotel as their conditions are totally cramped and cruel. 5 males dolphins kept in a swimming pool size enclosure with no depth and nowhere else to go. Anyone who cares about these beautiful creatures would complain and avoid helping these people make money with them. Everything else is fabulous and the Hacienda is great for shopping and entertainment. We stayed in villa 16 which was very close to the beach, swimming pool and good beach snack bars. My daughter and I had a really enjoyable holiday and the shuttles that take you from your room to where ever you want to go are great. We would certainly re-visit given the opportunity. The only beef we would have is the lack of wifi which is limited to one hour a day in the lobby, but this is for each piece of equipment you have ie iPad, mobile and whatever else you have.
Another awesome stay
Thu Mar 19 15:03:39 EDT 2015
Like start bye saying that we actually stayed at the Coba resort but had full use of all three resort which made it awesome. The choices of restaurants and pools made the trip even more pleasurable...
Like start bye saying that we actually stayed at the Coba resort but had full use of all three resort which made it awesome. The choices of restaurants and pools made the trip even more pleasurable. This resort was also very clean and staff was awesome. It's a big complex but the trains are always comin bye and getting to one place or another was made simple. Would definitely go back again.
Wed Mar 18 22:31:13 EDT 2015
Room was clean with comfortable beds and pillows. The beach was great and a hut for shade always available. We enjoyed going back and forth to Coba for drinks and meals and shopping. The service was...
Room was clean with comfortable beds and pillows. The beach was great and a hut for shade always available. We enjoyed going back and forth to Coba for drinks and meals and shopping. The service was great, especially at breakfast and a la cartes. Wonderful dinner at Don Pablo! Great drinks and service at Coba lobby. Thoroughly enjoyed our ten days!
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Recommended for GolfUnlimited greens fees and 20% discount on private golf lessons when staying in the Superior Club Hacienda or Junior Suite Club Hacienda, and two free rounds of golf per person, per stay in Superior or Junior Suite Superior room categories for travel through 10/31/15. Cart is mandatory and extra. Restrictions may apply.
Recommended for GroupsEnjoy the best of both worlds at the Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, with the facilities of the large complex at your fingertips while you relax in the paradise of this resort. Business services feature the latest technology so you can execute your event flawlessly. In your down time, enjoy a variety of watersports of this stunning stretch of beach, swim with the dolphins (fee), or test your swing at the 27-hole Robert Trent Jones II golf course on-site.
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