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Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal


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2018 Exceptional Values
Honeymoon*: Bottle of domestic sparkling wine, box of chocolates, surprise gift and 20% discount on couples massage.

Experience all the luxury and personalized service of the Don Pablo Collection with its newest addition, the all-inclusive Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal. Based on individual treatment and excellent service, this hotel offers exquisite facilities, a beachfront location, and authentic Mexican hospitality. With personalized butler service, magnificent dining, and endless activities in the clear blue waters of Akumal.

Located within the Grand Bahia Principe Complex, this property offers all Superior Junior Suites for the utmost in relaxation and luxury. The complex offers several lake style swimming pools, extensive sunbathing terraces, tennis courts, a kids' waterpark, and an on-site Dolphinarium. Experience the fine white sand of the Riviera Maya, and engage in a variety of watersports. Guests also have 24-hour access to complimentary Wifi throughout the resort. The community of Akumal is renowned for its spectacular snorkeling and diving due to its location where fresh water meets salt water, providing nutrient-rich waters for exotic fish and sea turtles.

Dining options are plentiful with seven restaurants within the hotel and 25 total restaurants throughout the complex. Enjoy unlimited dining at sumptuous a la carte options and international buffets. All of the bars serve unlimited premium cocktails, beer, and soft drinks. Enjoy access to the resort's sister properties within the complex, the Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka'an Don Pablo Collection, Grand Bahia Principe Coba, and Grand Bahia Principe Tulum. Unwind and rejuvenate at the Bahia Spa, where numerous massages and treatments are available, all inspired by ancient Mayan recipes. Then dance the night away at the Hacienda Dońa Isabel Disco!

Guests can enjoy access to the facilities, restaurants, and bars at Grand Bahia Principe Coba, Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, and Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka'an Don Pablo Collection Adults only** (except main buffets).

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*Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.
**Must be over 18 years old.
HOTEL LOCATION
Beachfront location 20 minutes from Tulum, the best conserved Mayan Ruins in the Yucatan. It is a 25 minute frive to the city of Playa del Carmen by car and just over 1 hour to the Cancun airport.
Address: BENITO JUAREX KM 250 - A
AKUMAL
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Local Phone: 011-52-984-87...
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 2
Outdoor Pools: 2     
2 pools, 4 Jacuzzis, and 2 children's pools. Solarium with sun umbrellas and sun loungers.
Golf: ON-SITE
Riviera Maya Golf Course
Designed by Robert Trent Jones II that spans over 290 hectares beside the Mayan jungle and natural lakes. 18 holes and 9 executive holes.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: Fee Required
Cart Fee: mandatory & extra
Club Rental Fees: $
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 5
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
JetSki / Waverunner: Additional Charge
Waterskiing: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
The design of the Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal was inspired by the Mayan buildings. 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 vegetation. Spacious and comfortable suites with exquisite decor and oriented towards the best views of the impressive Mayan beach location. Its upscale facilities and services meet the highest standard of quality. Internal mini-train service. Beach: Check-in: 2 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 630
Year Opened: 2001 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, Diners Club, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
Long pants requested for dinner in restaurants. Stores and pharmacy of Hacienda Dona Isabel not included in AI. No Spring Breakers. Must be at least 18 years old.
ROOM TYPES
DE LUXE JUNIOR SUITE
Deluxe junior suite includes a living area, a spacious bathroom, and a private balcony or terrace. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 full beds.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JR SUITE SUPERIOR OCEAN FRONT
These junior suite superiors have oceanfront views from the balcony and offer one king bed. The living area features a sofa bed. Don Pablo Collection bath amenities and hydromassage tub in bathroom. Unlimited a-la-carte dinners.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DLX JRSUITE OCEANFRONT ADULTS
Adults only guestroom includes a living area, a spacious bathroom, and a private balcony or terrace with stunning oceanfront views. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 full beds.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE SUPERIOR
Two full size beds or one king size bed. Living area with sofa. Hydromassage tub. Ba throbe and slippers. Balcony or terrace. 24-hour room service.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DE LUXE JUNIOR STE OCEANFRONT
Deluxe junior suite includes a living area, a spacious bathroom, and a private balcony or terrace with beautiful ocean views. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 full beds.
Crib Available, Crib Charge:
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Kitchen
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
DELUXE JUNIOR SUITE ADULTSONLY
Adults only guestroom includes a living area, a spacious bathroom, and a private balcony or terrace. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 full beds.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Bathtub
Non-Smoking Available
Room Service
Balcony or Terrace
Minibar
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Shaver
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite

OTHER INFO
Complimentary Wifi internet access throughout the resort (up to two devices).
Minibar with drinks for children included. Butler service on request. Pillow menu on request.
DINING
Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips
There are 6 Restaurants at Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal:
Dolce Vita - Italian Resaturant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Frutos del Mar - Buffet style dishes and an extensive menu of seafood cuisine. Only a la carte dinner service with a large variety of fish and shellfish in Caribbean style. Reservations required. Men required to wear long pants and shirts with sleeves.
Arlequin - International gourmet restaurant. A la carte restaurant where guests can enjoy experimental cuisine and modernist design. Open for a la carte dinner. Reservations required. Men required to wear long pants and shirt with sleeves.
El Acuario - A casual atmosphere located on the beach offering snacks and fast food. Grilled meats, sausages, hamburgers, pizzas, and a selection of salads.
Riviera - Main restaurant (international buffet) with sea view. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. The restaurat is exclusively for use of guests staying at the Bahia Principe Akumal. Theme dining nights by country. Footwear required, no bathing suits.
Los Corales - Pool/Rodizio Restaurant. Bar hours are 7:00am-3:30pm. Dinner hours are 5:30pm-11:00pm. These hours of operation are subject to change.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daily Activities Program from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. One hour per day of non-motorized watersports. Motorized watersports available for a fee. Sports center offers gym, 5 tennis courts, bicycles, motorized watersports, aquatic activity center. Bahia Spa.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Nightly entertainment with live music and a variety of shows at hotel's amphitheatre. The Hacienda Dona Isabel offers karaoke bars, shows, live music, and a night club.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Bahia Scouts programs: Shows and activities for children. Children's pools, water park, mini-disco, Mini Club, magical paint, treasure hunt or a buggy race.
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Teen Disco
Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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1106 Recommend
1106 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal to their friends and family
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Bad start to holiday
james12358,
Wed Jun 20 06:40:05 EDT 2018
Lets start at the begining. Booked a private transfer via their website but it didnt turn up. No representative was at airport to meet us. Stood outside airport 50mins called their emergency number twice no answer. Called the hotel and eventually transferred me to a company 'coming2' who do transfer and excursions who said transfer would be 5 minutes but waited another 20 mins but no taxi. Eventually gave up and jumped on TUI transfer bus. On arrival at hotel spoke with coming2 staff and bahia concierge looking for a refund but staff were very evasive and coming2 were simply rude. She was texting on her phone whilst I was explaining what happened. Tried over 6 days to resolve this, even agreed to a meeting with Bahia manager but he didn't bother to turn up at agreed time. However I must commend 2 concierge staff Nayra and Cora who tried their best for us when all others didn't give a hoot. This place is huge and use electric buses to get around but they are a hazard when trying to walk anywhere. Buffet restaurants have a great choice but repetitive. The a la carte restaurants we found best were maika in Sian kaan, mediteranio coba, brazilian tulum and don pablo tulum. Coba buffet and breakfast area was poor. Staff slow to help and set tables however it is the busiest. Best going to akumal or tulum. Don't bother with Italians, pizzas are poor and not real Italian food. The rooms were well equipped and clean. Great air con. But not modern as we would like. Mini bar is not stocked regularly and you need to prompt them. In general nice beaches, nice pools and nice ambience. Some staff very funny and helpful. Others not so. Not keen to serve top drinks but If you ask them they will serve it. Overall nice resort but had bad weather and not a good experience with private transfer

Excellent, truly, but the beach....
mike p, Baltimore, Maryland
Wed Jun 20 05:42:42 EDT 2018
Ok Ive learned that Im a beach snob. Walking the beach for hours is more important that I understood previously. If this isn't a high priority for you then they deserve the 5 stars. Food, drink, property, service all excellent. Any complaints come from those that don't understand where they are on the planet. Bugs, humidity, smells are all part of the jungle and ocean coast. The beach is iffy, They have built a lagoon to protect their beaches from wave erosion and probably sea weed. Excellent for kids but not for those who like waves beating the shores and long sandy beaches to walk. Again all is excellent but I did miss my long walks.

Second visit
Willis37, London
Wed Jun 20 03:27:22 EDT 2018
Check in was ok Serigio was very patient in trying to get 3 rooms close to each other in the blocks we wanted. We found there was a lot more going on Entertainment wise this time for adults and children compared to last year.Jaqueline Jose(Pepe) and Manuela stood out for me but all entertainment team was very good. Buffet fans was all working this year so wasn’t as hot in there lunchtime.Meyfi was our waitress Breakfast and Lunch she was very nice and made a right fuss of me and my family. Ala cart reastraunts:Mediterranean was best this year followed by Japanese with show and the Brazilian.Arliquin reastraunt was nice but very slow we was in there for hours.Don Pablo wasn’t as nice this time. Rooms are ok bit dated but ok. The only quarrel we have this year was not enough Parasols around the pools I was having to get up at 6 to get beds with parasols so our kids could get out of the sun when they needed to.We did notice towards the end of our second week they had put more parasols out. Would definitely like to return to this complex as I love it here and think you get good value for money.

Fantastic resort
lorraineb609, Morecambe
Tue Jun 19 12:07:36 EDT 2018
Excellent hotel people very very friendly, could use facilities on all hotels trolleys to take you everywhere, even adults only section no bad experience best of every thing will definitely go back , rooms excellent food excellent can’t find any fault , trips very poor but not the fault of hotel just go on any of the very expensive trips, not worth the money

Bahia Akumal
Stephen E, London, United Kingdom
Mon Jun 18 23:34:50 EDT 2018
Fantastic stay at luxury Bahia Akumal, friendly staff, great location, lovely food with a wide variety in the buffet restaurant and 6 or 7 themed restaurants of which we tried 5 and all were great a lovely pool area and beach area which was protected making it very safe and calm and lots of people enjoyed feeding the fish. Altogether a lovely hotel and we will be returning in the future.



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