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Grand Bahia Principe Tulum

Mexico - Riviera Maya

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4 Nights with Air from $579 All-Inclusive
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4 out of 5
"There a quite a few whiners and divas on here. So please please read this review from two well traveled and very easy going REAL people. We are in our early 30s and were visiting Riviera Maya for the s..." – 2Sundevils
196 out of 257 (76%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Beautiful scenery Iguanas are found throughout the resort Tulum Beach Sunrise on the beach Ocean view while waiting for dinner Roaches in sons bed Bug on sons face while sleeping view from our balcony Grand Bahia Principe-Tulum sunrise on the beach view from our balcony One of the locals in the gallery watching over the #15 tee box. March 2013 Tulum section beach in front of GBP-Tulum Tulum Lobby Akumal beach on resort-eel making Mexican coffee drinks This is true rest and relaxation
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April 14, 2019
Decent for the Price

We had several things go wrong through our stay. We first arrived mid day and check in took forever. The dining options are only open certain times. The “24 hours” snack shack was never open after 5pm. The buffet shuts down for two hours between breakfast and lunch and again for two hours between lunch and dinner. Our ac broke twice. Our jacuzzi tub never worked. We got locked out of our room because we left the safe lock out in the room and my bag was open/unzipped. There are three areas to the Bahia Proncipe. We stayed Tulum. We wouldn’t recommend this location. The Ackumal was good when we stepped over there to view the grounds. The beaches and pool were way nicer. When we booked we didn’t have the option to add additional meals so we only got three sit down meals. The rest was the buffet. The staff has been really nice and the grounds kept in good shape but that’s about it. Needs more swim up bars and adult only areas. If you are looking for a kid friendly place this is it. We don’t have kids and found to many families brought kids here and there was no escape from the splashing. The kids even took up the bar seats at the swim up bar. The hotel grounds are so big you have to get carted around. On the booking site it only showed the tulum grounds and not the other areas you have access to as well. The ride from the hotel to airport was about an hour.

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From: Cincinnati Ohio
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

March 24, 2019
Excellent Vacation Spot

The resort is beautiful and has many things to offer. The food was good. Cleaning service could be a little better. Room air conditioner did not work well.

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From: Michigan
Age: 55-64
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

January 13, 2019
Resort was good

Resort was nice but flight with frontier was a disaster. Delayed flight for maintenance, Lost and damaged luggage.

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From: Youngstown, OH
Age: 25-34
Travel: 3-6 trips/year

January 5, 2019
Well Worth the Ride

The resort was nice, clean and very well maintained. It was like being in the jungle, there were monkeys, large rabbits?, iguanas and raccoons. They were shy and would run off when anyone would approach. The pool was perfect, the staff was pleasant and professional. The room we had had an odd odor, a little dank in my opinion but still clean. The only downfall was that the night we arrived (11pm) the only food option was the 24 hour snack bar. Looked like 7/11 food, but tasted good. The only complaint regarding the snack bar is the raccoons. They say not to feed them but when we sat down we were surrounded. One even crawled up on my boyfriends lap and pawed at him (like a child) for food. I was creeped out, so we left starving. There was only one waiter on staff and he’d shoo them away but they’d come right back as he had a bunch of other things to deal with. There is an option to purchase internet access, if you buy it, which we did, you get WiFi throughout the resort. With the package we got, we had 2 or three restaurant meals. Otherwise you’d have to eat at the buffets. Well, the downside was you had to make a reservation to eat at the restaurants, but there were almost no reservations available. Apparently, according to the grapevine, people call months in advance to book their restaurant reservation this eats up all the reservations and leaves almost none for people like us who show up on their arrival day.

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From: Oakwood Georgia
Age: 35-44
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

Grand Bahia Principe Tulum features 978 guestrooms, decorated in contemporary Mexican design, are set in 3-story villas. Each room is equipped with air-conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite TV, hair dryer, mini bar, in-room safe, and terrace or balcony.

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Junior Suite Superior
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Junior Suite Superior Ocean Front
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What's to Love

It's an all-inclusive, ahh-mazing hotspot for beachy bliss.

The uber cool Dolphinarium - a dolphin entertainment show performed daily.

Cave-diving in nearby cenotes to satisfy our adventurey needs.

Unwinding with the mind-cleansing Mayan Chocolate Dreams treatment at the spa.


What We'd Change

Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is about an hour from the nearest airport. But once you arrive, you'll see it was so worth the drive.


Why You Should Go

It's 60 minutes from the airport. Dont you' fret. It'll be well worth the drive.

For the exploring side of things, the Mayan ruins of Tulum are close by.

There's a kids' club for the squirts to stay entertained while you take it easy.

You have'll access to amenities at Grand Bahia Principe Coba. Double the resort, double the fun.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Car Rental Available
  • Beach
  • Beach Bar
  • Volleyball
  • Business Center ($)
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Babysitting/Child Care ($)
  • Children's Pool
  • Concierge Services
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Cribs Available on Request
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kids Club
  • Laundry Services ($)
  • Lounge Chairs/Umbrellas
  • Snorkeling
  • Whirlpool/Hot Tub
  • Fishing
  • Aerobics
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • 24 Hour All-Inclusive
  • Mini Golf
  • Soccer
  • Medical Services ($)
  • Jet Skis ($)
  • Water Skiing ($)
  • ATV Rental ($)
  • Water Polo
  • Bicycles
  • Bicycle Rental
  • 4 Restaurants
  • 6 Bars/Lounges
  • Darts
  • Nightclub
  • Shopping
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Audio-Visual Equipment ($)
  • Massage/Spa Treatments ($)
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Safe Deposit Box ($)
  • Sailing ($)
  • Kayaks ($)
  • Windsurfing ($)
  • Honeymoon Packages ($)
  • Aqua Aerobics
  • Wireless Internet
  • Boogie Boarding ($)
  • Beach Towels
  • Pool Towels (complimentary)
  • Loungers at Beach and Pool
  • Free Parking
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Handicap Facilities/Wheelchair Accessible
  • Evening Entertainment
  • Handicap Rooms (on request)
  • Dive Shop ($)
  • ATM/Banking ($)
  • Doctor on call 24 hours
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Banquet Facilities ($)

Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • ATV Rides
  • Beach
  • Coral Reef
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Grocery Store(s)
  • Horseback Riding
  • Jet Ski Rentals
  • Kayaking
  • Mayan Ruins
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Watersports Rentals
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

Here you will find an abundance of possibilities, something for every person of any age, for every type of vacation, for every budget and every activity.

Grand Bahia Principe Tulum

Xetumal KM 249

+98 48 75 50 00

Hotel Description

Grand Bahia Principe Tulum: All-Inclusive & All-Beacheriffic

Huddled next to a breath-stealing beach with beguiling blue waves and warm, delicate sands, this all-inclusive Beach Eden will have you saying "ahh" the second you arrive. With abundant, luscious greenery every which way, Grand Bahia Principe Tulum's tropical landscape will bring you paradise day in and day out. Delighting in activities aplenty, grabbing a cocktail and lounging poolside will be your day's demands as a happy beacher.

Please note dining policies for this resort:

  • All the services of the sister resort Grand Bahia Principe Coba (except Gourmet restaurants and Main buffets).
  • All local taxes and tips.One dinner in a la carte restaurants per 3 night stay (advance reservation)
  • One dinner in a la carte restaurants per 3 night stay (advance reservation)
  • Two dinners in a la carte restaurants per 5 night stay (advance reservation)
  • Three dinners in a la carte restaurants per 7 night stay (advance reservation)
  • Unlimited local drinks, beer and soft drinks in the hotel's bars until 11:30 p.m. (except premium drinks).


    There are five nosh spots available onsite and nine total with access to the a la carte restaurants of the Grand Bahia Principe Coba. The chewing choices include Brazilian, Mexican, Mediterranean, Italian and Japanese. Your taste buds will be left begging for more.

    Yucatan Restaurant
    Type: International
    Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-10:30am; Lunch - daily, 1pm-3:30pm; Dinner - daily, 6pm-10:30pm
    Description: Divided into several sections, each with views of the Caribbean, this restaurant under an enormous palapa serves international-style breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets.

    Don Pablo Restaurant
    Type: Nouvelle
    Hours: Daily, 5:30pm-10pm
    Description: A la carte restaurant with experimental cuisine and modernist design.

    Tequila Restaurant
    Type: Mexican
    Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-10:30am; Lunch - daily, 1pm-3:30pm; 5:30pm-10pm
    Description: A la carte restaurant with traditional Mexican dishes. Reservations required.

    Las Olas Snack Bar
    Type: Casual
    Hours: Open 24 hours
    Description: Serving snacks.

    All hours are subject to change.


    Join the drinking frenzy at one of the seven stylin' bars, three of which are swim-up bars (thank goodness). And if you're feelin' lucky, bring some extra cash for the casino.

    La Isla
    Located in the center of the main pool. Daily, 10am-5pm.

    Las Caracolas
    Located in the north pool. Daily, 10am-5pm.

    El Crangrejo
    Located in the south pool. Daily, 10am-5pm.

    Akumal Bar
    Located in the lobby and offers live music. Daily, 10am-11pm.

    Show bar in the amphitheater. Daily, 9pm-11pm.

    Hacienda Dona Isabel
    La Rancherita Nightclub, Sports Bar and La Plaza Mayor are each open daily. Hours vary.

    All hours subject to change.


    With alluring azure waters to wash all of your worries away, an afternoon booze snooze on the sugar-sanded beach never looked so appealing. For the land lovers, there are three glistening, lake-style pools - one with a water park for the kiddos and two for the grownups.


    • Snorkeling
    • Kayaks
    • Catamaran
    • Boogie boards
    • Windsurfing classes
    • Scuba-diving equipment in the pool
    • Beach and pool games

    Available for an additional charge:

    • Snorkel/diving tour
    • Scuba-diving PADI courses
    • Fishing trip
    • Jet skis
    • Parasailing
    • Tennis (extra charge for lights)
    • Gym
    • Stretching
    • Aerobics
    • Soccer, basketball, volleyball
    • Bicycles
    • Patanque (beach only)
    • Darts
    • Volleyball
    • Mini golf
    • Ping-pong

    Grand Bahia Principe Resorts offer a state-of-the-art golf course designed by Robert Trent Jones II in Riviera Maya. Golf is not included in the all-inclusive plan.


    24-hour Wi-Fi available in the lobby.


    Massages and treatments inspired by ancient Mayan recipes will ensure a luxurious and relaxing spa experience.
    • Massages
    • Body treatments
    • Facials
    • Beauty Salon


    Grand Bahia Principe Tulum offers several wedding packages to make your special day unforgettable.

    HONEYMOON BONUS: Bottle of wine and box of chocolates, bathrobes and slippers in room upon arrival, turn-down service, 20% discount on Couples Spa massage, special room decoration and surprise gift.

    Terms and Conditions: Must be within six months of original wedding date. Couples must present proof of marriage (marriage certificate) at the resort upon check-in and at time of dinner reservation with concierge desk. Please request HONEYMOON in the Special Request field when making your reservation. All terms and conditions must be met to receive this package.

    Please contact the resort directly for more information.


    Grand Bahia Principe Tulum welcomes families with children and offers a number of services for children ages 4-12. Services include:
    • Babysitting service (with charge and upon request)
    • Daily children's activities
    • Shows for kids
    • Special menus


    Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is located to the south of Cancun and is approximately one hour, by car, from Cancun International Airport (CUN) and 20 minutes to Tulum.

    Check In/Check Out
    Check-in: 3pm, Check-out: 11am.
    A valid credit card may be required upon check in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

    Holy Week
    In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports, and loud music.

    Age Restrictions
    At least one person per room must be 18 years of age or older to check in, and the hotel reserves the right to request a passport or official ID as proof of age. If travel is booked and no one fulfills this requirement, you will be denied check-in at this resort. No groups with those younger than 18 years, or "Spring Breakers," allowed any time of the year.

    Environmental Levy Fee
    The Municipalidad of Solidaridad in the Rivera Maya is one of the most beautiful places in the Mexican Caribbean. Tourism has been instrumental in driving the economic and social development of the region. In an effort to continue to preserve, conserve and beautify the destination, the Municipality of Solidaridad has implemented a small environmental levy on visitors effective September 1, 2017. Hotels will collect 20 Mexican pesos per room per day on check out; the proceeds will be deposited in an environmental trust to fund local projects. The Municipalidad of Solidaridad thanks you for your understanding and support of this worthwhile endeavor. Thank you and enjoy your visit.

    All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.

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    Travel Dates 8/18 - 10/31
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