Hotel Overview

2020 Resort Added Values

Honeymoon: Welcome card, special room decoration, surprise gift, bottle of sparking wine and chocolates upon arrival, turndown service, 20% discount on spa treatments, and late check-out (proof of marriage and advance request required; subject to availability).

Located within the massive Bahia Principe Riviera Maya Resort, guests at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum can relax and enjoy being in paradise. The complex boasts an on-site Dolphinarium and a 27-hole Robert Trent Jones II golf course. Dolphin swims (fee) and the ruins of Tulum are 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 like 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 at the spa (fee). 

Dining options are plentiful with 15 total restaurants throughout the complex. Enjoy sumptuous à 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 à la carte dinner, 4-6 nights receive two à la carte dinners, and 7 nights or more receive three à 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: 1999
Accessible rooms: 2
Floors: 3
Total rooms: 960


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Hotel Advisories

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.
Advisory The hotel will be closed for renovations.

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 15126 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    By far the largest all inclusive resort we have been too. This will be an easy review.

    Although the resort is a long ride from the airport it was definitely worth the ride. We wanted to stay close to Tulum as we had never seen the ruins there. The hotel property is very expansive. They have many shuttles to move you about the property. We were in a unit about an eight min walk from the beach. We were whisked through the check in at 9:45 pm. Our luggage was loaded and we were at the room before 10pm. The porter said that the buffet was closed but the beach restaurant was open. We stowed the luggage in the room and he took us to the beach restaurant. WELL - this is an outdoor cafe with lots of seating. Ribs, chicken fish, fries salads etc. etc. The food was great. Throughout our stay we ate there for lunch and not the main buffet. I want to make one thing clear, at no time during the stay did we have a bad interaction with any staff. Whether it was front desk, cleanup crew, bartenders or the transportation group all were polite and efficient Pro's - the buffet was huge.. there was seating for 1000 people. The food was great and the servers very professional. - the bars all had top named hard liquors - after dinner entertainment was very good. once it was over you could walk to the theater for their shows. - the rooms were very comfortable, beds new, maids great. - the pool area is also massive. this property had the best quality pool chairs that I have ever seen. There was always empty chairs around the 3 pools. It was the same with the beach - could always find empty chairs with shade. - at no time did the AC fail. We had hot water at all times. Cons - the resort is under renovations so hopefully they fix these room problems. - the lighting was very poor in the room. All the lights worked but we needed a flashlight to see into the safe and read pamphlets, day or nighttime. - there were to few outlets for charging phones , computers etc. - The safe style has been around for 30 + years. The big metal key in the locking mechanism was difficult so safely store the while at the beach or pool. The new safes where you program you own password are much better. Our key stuck in the lock and had to be replaced, done very quickly. We went to an ala carte restaurant, Cozumel, in the Bahia Coba. it is a 10 min drive from the Tulum lobby. The waiter asked us what we would like to drink. We said Hennessy Cognac , as our bars had it. He said he would check. When he came back he had 2 glasses of brandy. Neither of us liked the taste. About ten minutes later the waiter came in with a bottle of Hennessy and served us. He had sent someone to a larger bar to get a bottle for us. Unbelievable. The pork done in a strawberry and brandy sauce was also great.

    Jan 21, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Another great vacation

    Just going home from 2 weeks here. Other than a small glitch getting the fridge fixed in our room we had another great vacation at Bahia Principe, our 7th between Tulum and Akumel. The theatre shows have all been updated and are a lot better than previous years. We recieved great service from all areas and staff at the resort, but would like to thank the following for superb service, Maria from the entertainment group, Gumercindo, Francisco and Hipolito at the Tulum buffet, Gustavo on the pool deck, Luis at LeGourmet, Roberto at Rodigio and Antonio at Cozumel restaurants, and Desey at the Bahia Spa. The resort is kept very clean by all of the hard working staff. Looking forward to our next trip here to see the improvements that are planned for in the near future.

    Jan 20, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Bahia Principe Tulum

    Excellent as always. This is our 5th vacation with Bahia Principe and I cant say one negative thing. The customer service is excellent, the accommodations are to die for and the experiences are life changing. Thank you Bahia Principe for yet another outstanding get away. We will be back.

    Jan 20, 2020
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Our week over New Years

    Where to even begin...we stayed over New Years week and had a wonderful vacation. Everything in room was in good working order, restocked daily, and housekeeping staff did a great job. New Year’s Eve buffet was outstanding! mango margaritas and mojitos were fabulous. I can not say enough good things about this resort and would not hesitate visiting again, or recommending to anyone. We tried 3 of the alacartes and did enjoy them but found the food at the buffet to be just as good. All of the staff we dealt with throughout our stay were very friendly and helpful. The only issue we encountered was some sort of domestic dispute happening a couple of doors down in our villa building....we called the desk and someone was sent out immediately. Thanks to the resort for the speedy response. If anyone has any questions please feel free to message me

    Jan 17, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    beautiful beaches, great food, the best mojitos

    With the inclusive package you recieve all you can eat or drink at the retaurant and bars, plus two reservations at the restaurants, and access to the correlating resorts. A great place to meet people from around the world.

    Jan 16, 2020

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