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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).

Exceptional Values!
Extra Value: Apple Vacationers receive private check-in, VIP amenities, exclusive concierge service, and more.
Honeymooners: 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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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:
Don Pablo - 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
Las Olas Beach Grill - A beachfront snack grill serving American food, open throughout the day andthen again throughout the evening for late night snacks.
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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The best
Tom W,
Thu Jun 30 11:15:48 EDT 2016
Easily the best hotel I've ever stayed in, catered to all needs, huge selection of restaurants, even the regular all inclusive buffet is better than most restaurants I've visited. Couldn't have asked for a better holiday, staff tended to all needs, couldn't have down enough for us. Hopefully will be back to Mexico soon and will definitely be staying at The Bahia Principe. More>

Very average gone downhill since 2008
Danielle G,
Thu Jun 30 10:29:05 EDT 2016
Food was absolutely amazing which is a big thing for us we love our food, drinks were not so good all watered down and couldn't tell I'd had a drink after 5 cocktails (I don't usually drink so I should of been able to tell) this was a bit of a let down as you go on holiday to relax and have a few drinks but this wasn't possible unless you were prepared to drink whisky! Rooms dated and very average. Parts of the hotel are now separate and you are not allowed to go in other areas the staff are very rude to you if you do - we stayed in tulum in 2008 also and was able to go to all the other parts of the hotel no problem so when we were met with such hostility this time we were made to feel like criminals! At the bar you are always queuing for at least 10 minutes to get drinks and to top it off when you get it there is 0% alcohol in it very poor. Staff are not very friendly like they used to be the last time we visited in 2008. Entertainment finishes at 10.30 and the bar closes about 11 which is a bit rubbish when you want to relax and enjoy your evening until a little bit later, there is absolutely nothing to do if you want a big more nightlife or even just a few drinks. When we come to check out we had a big bill to pay a lot more than we spent but we didn't argue we just wanted to get out of the place by that point. The experience ruined memories of our first trip here and we will never return. More>

Clean. Good Food. Fun Resort.
Wed Jun 29 18:40:40 EDT 2016
Spent 5 days at this resort. For an all inclusive resort, food is reasonable with a large assortment of choices. Rooms are spacious but slightly dated. Tulum is close to the beach, casino and resort market. Would suggest to take the resort carts to Coba, which is a newer sister resort; buffet is slightly better than. A La Cartes we tried the Brazilian BBQ and Don Julio. Would recommend Don Julio, nice atmosphere and food. One hour free Wi-Fi daily in the lobby. More>

Worse than before...
NunoDias, Lisbon-Portugal
Wed Jun 29 13:26:24 EDT 2016
Last week i did return to GBP Tulum for 1 week of family vacations, but the resort i do remember from 3 years ago is not the same. The beach areas are different as the best areas like the bay in the right of the beach are only for Akumal and Sian K'aan guests, no others are allowed there. The Tulum guests only get the few spaces of the front beach of the resort with rocks, 'topes' and blocks of ciment in the bathing area to hold new limiters (i'm sure they put them because of the sargasso seaweed). This last ones are a huge risk for someone who can take a dive into the block, without nowing is there. The beach animation team does not exist, beside 1 guy for volleybol or stretching lessons. The usual animation only exists on the main pool area of the resort. No more beach partys, like in the past. The service is normal, but for 2 or 3 times at dinner my drink only did get to the table in the end of my meal. The good part was the friendly guy in the buffet at the Yucatan restaurant at breakfast, Alfredo Tun was always ready to serve with friendliness and efficiency and never forgot our Expresso every mornig. ;-) The room cleanliness are good as usual, but forget the dolls with towels, not even at arrival. The GBP @ Riviera Maya is turning is attention only to major guests, Akumal, Sian K'aan and Privillege...the other ones are only to fill space. More>

Distinctly average
Paul P, Kent, United Kingdom
Wed Jun 29 08:59:04 EDT 2016
The accommodation and food is good, and I was fully inclusive, though there are several places that could be improved. There is always only bar man on at each bar, meaning long queues to get your drinks. When asking for drinks of the waiters, you get the feeling that this is a chore for them and never receive any smiles or pleasantries, bordering on rude sometimes. They should get some lessons of the restaurant staff who are outstanding. You always get the feeling that everything they do around the hotel is to make more money out of you, whilst all hotels do this, they seem to be far more blatant and are by no means reasonable costs. Their exchange rates are so far removed from reality and ATM charges 16% commission. The entertainment could be improved and be less repetitive. Our room seems to be cleaned at 4pm each day, and often return prior to this happening, which means it often doesn't happen, a bit of rotation on cleaning times would be great to at least have our room cleaned occasionally. I love Mexico, though this hotel fell far short of the last resort I visited here, and whilst I will be back in the Rivera Maya shortly, it will not be here. More>

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