Hotel Overview

2019 Exceptional Values
Honeymoon*: Bottle of domestic sparkling wine, box of chocolates, surprise gift and 20% discount on spa treatments.

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.

*Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.


Cancun, Mexico (CUN) : 60 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 2005
Accessible rooms: 12
Floors: 3
Total rooms: 1080


Hotel Details

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory ***Important Information For Our Guests*** Please be aware that due to changing weather and ocean conditions, beach shapes and characteristics may vary.
Advisory Family Junior Suite requires a minimum of 2 Adults and 1 Child 12 and under. The hotel will not accept bookings if this minimum is not met. Family Master Suite requires a minimum of 2 Adults and 2 Children 12 and under. The hotel will not accept bookings if this minimum is not met.
Advisory Guests booking in any Family Suite categories must have a minimum of 2 Adults and 1 child (2-17 years). Hotel will not accept bookings if this minimum is not met.
Advisory The Municipality of Solidaridad will be charging an Eco Tax of 20.00 Mexico Pesos (approx. $1.10 USD) per room per night. This amount is not included in your vacation price and will be collected at your hotel. These funds are being used to protect, maintain and conserve the natural beauty of the destination the area and its surroundings.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies: Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy:
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy:
A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information:
Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 star tripadvisor rating Based on 15519 reviews
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great holiday

    I have just returned from two weeks at the Coba with my daughter. It was an amazing holiday apart from the last couple of days when the renovations started. The room was spacious with two double beds and a seating area. The bathroom was massive with a rainfall shower over a hydro bath. We were near the road but this did not bother us as we never sat out on the balcony. The air con plus fan were excellent and did not turn off when you left the room as in some hotels. The buffet was excellent with lots of choice and the a la Cartes were fantastic . We particularly liked the Mikado show table. The staff were brilliant and we quickly made friends with Laura and Flora in the main buffet. A special mention to Jose the trolley driver who took care of me when I had a fall outside the Hacienda he called guest services immediately and I was quickly attended to and he stayed with me and a new driver was called to take the trolley. What entertainment we saw was very good. There was something in the lobby bar most nights, plus entertainment outside and in the theatre. The complex is massive but is easily accessible by the trolleys. In fact they are part of the holiday. If it were not for the renovations that started a couple of days before we left I would have given this hotel five stars. Hopefully the disruption won’t last long. I am hoping to go back again with friends next year.

    Jun 03, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Excellent and relaxing

    This resort complex is about one hour from Cancún International airport. We are able to use all facilities thru all locations Akumal, Sian Khan and Tulum as well. The location of the room was perfect for us, close enough to both Coba lobby and Akumal lobby too. Rooms are big and comfortable. We used Akumal for breakfast and lunch mostly since we were at that beach everyday. The service everywhere in the complex is great. We did not venture out for excursions deciding to relax by the beach. There is a seaweed problem that is being taken care of daily. Beaches in that section are rocky so beach shoes are recommended. Luis, Cano and Neyfi at Restaurante Riviera (Akumal) resort made our breakfast and lunch times very enjoyable.

    Jun 02, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    A good holiday with a few drawbacks.

    We stayed for 2 weeks in Coba. In general we were happy and had a good time but would like to highlight some problems we found. We found the decor in the room a bit dated and old fashioned The Aircon action in the room was slow and weak. I was up in the midddle of the night sweating to find out aircon was off. It seems to turn itself off at midnight. We have stayed for 14 nights with a dark room and not enough lights . There is a general lack of electric sockets. We reported twice a bit of faulty wire hanging loose. An accident waiting to happen but nobody came to repair it and it was still hanging loose when we left.I think this is a terrible to take risks with the safety of visitors and of your staff We found the cleaning staff to be very professional and our room was always spick and span. The food in the Coba restaurant was always excellent. Loads of fruits Yum Yum, huge choice of main courses and desserts that I found hard to resist. The staff in the restaurant were universally very friendly and as with the cleaning staff in our room very efficient. I wanted to take the breakfast staff home with us as I miss their smiling faces in the morning. The extra facilities such as the Spa and Massage we used were good but a bit expensive. It was a bit of a downer paying up when checking out. The Bahia Privilege sales staff trying to sign up new members were really annoying with their in your face intrusion every time we approached them on the way to the restaurant The complex should be selling their holidays with the quality of their service and attention to the needs of their guests not by this high pressure salesmanship. The complex itself is beautiful, is very well kept and has loads of wildlife. The local attractions such as Islas de Mulheres,Chitzen Itza and the Cenotes are very impressive but were spoiled by the sheer numbers of people attracted by them With reference to the Cenotes I do not think people should be allowed to swim in them. The sheer number of people in the pools swimming must be affecting the Cenotes and are possibly doing irreversible harm. The Cenotes would be just as impressive kept as a pristine environment. The complex is ideal for families with young children but is not so good for older people like us who like to get out and be closer to the local amenites where we can meet and interact with the local people in their own environment. In general we were very happy with our holiday and intend to go back very soon. we will certainly not be returning if the problems the sewage system causing the noxious smell on the way to the restaurant are not fixed. .

    Jun 02, 2019
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Extremely disappointed.

    We returned from the coba after two weeks of probably one of the worst holidays we've ever experienced. One star for the room and the cleaners did their best. Dispite tipping well This seameto make no difference with the staff. The food was cold and disgusting, I servived on a bowl of cereals in the morning, on a large number of occasions we had to cue to go in the buffet restaurant, the service was a disgrace, it's was worse than a canteen, not enough staff. Bar again, one person serving behind the bar, we waited sometimes up to 20 minutes, The entertainment was non existant, bingo or karaoke,and finally if you want to enjoy your holiday on a building site then that's the place for you. You couldn't relax and talk with all the banging and drilling, I hope you read this review before booking this so called five star hotel, I've stayed in better two stars.

    Jun 01, 2019
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Great time but not without issues and lots of building works.

    Went to Bahia Principe Coba for two weeks having been impressed spending time in the same resort within Punta Cana. Ultimately we had a good time but it's not without its disappointments. The room was the biggest disappointment. Multiple things not working, electrics hanging of the wall causing a shock to my wife, cleaning and minibar had to be chased up more than once. We made management aware and everything got fixed...eventually but it's not something you want to be chasing on your holidays. The pool was great and the grounds immaculate. Lots of wildlife running around which I know is not for everyone but we loved it. Service was poor it has to be said. Lots of staff just don't look engaged and some are just rude and ignorant. That being said a big shout out to Alfredo and Antonio from the main buffet restaurant who were absolute stars!!! The beach gets a lot of complaints and I can see why. Coba beach has vast amounts of seaweed, we were able to use the beach and swim but it wasn't the best of experiences. There are lots of guys trying to clear it but some are in diggers and they leave their massive diesel engines running just feet from where your sitting which isn't great to say the least. As we were nearing the end of our holiday lots of building works started popping up across the whole Coba resort. By the time we were due to leave there was building by the main pool, the lobby had works going on, the main entrance to the buffet restaurant and sports bar were all shut off and major building works there also. If this was at the start of the holiday I probably would have left as it was a major inconvenience. I recommend checking what's going on before you go. All in all we enjoyed our holiday but will probably be staying elsewhere should we return to Mexico.

    Jun 01, 2019
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