Grand Bahia Principe Akumal

Grand Bahia Principe Akumal is a large beach resort that shares extensive facilities with two other hotels in the Bahia Principe family. This allows the hotels to maximize their offerings to guests, thus enabling guests to enjoy better, larger, and a greater variety of amenities and activities beyond other resorts. Guests will be bowled over by the selection of sports, water activities, dining options, and spa treatments at their disposal.

Those hoping to stay active won't leave disappointed with this all-inclusive destination, which has an impressive variety of outdoor activities. Regardless of whether you're looking for activities on land or in the ocean, you should find what you're looking at this coastal destination. If you are hoping to plan for a special occasion, or are traveling with a group, this helpful accommodation makes the process a bit less troublesome.

Situated in the southern outskirts of Akumal, Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, an all-inclusive complex, offers a warm welcome to vacationers who are thinking about staying in this section of the Riviera Maya.


All 630 guestrooms at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal are comfortable and practical, featuring tropical décor, air conditioning, private bathroom with shower, private balcony/ terrace, a ceiling fan, satellite television, direct-dial telephone, alarm clock, minibar, safe, hairdryer, magnifying mirror, and iron with ironing board. The Superior rooms are the most common and most basic of the accommodations at Gran Bahia Principe Akumal and include one king or two double beds. The Junior Suite Superior have the addition of a living area and slight improvements like hydro massage in the bathroom; they each have king bed. The Junior Suite Club Garden rooms are comparable to Superior rooms but with many luxurious additions like bathrobe and slippers, private reception, VIP bathroom amenities, access to the Casa Club, evening turn-down service, and other “all-inclusive” perks.

Principe Akumal is a rather large location with 630 units. Abundant features and the chance to interact with all kinds of people make this huge resort a favorite among guests who can't wait to be in the middle of the action. This resort has been awarded a 4 star rating, for its features on-site, amenities, and more.

Look below for a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

  • Toilet
  • Television
  • In-Room Alarm Clock
  • Private Bath
  • Safe
  • Iron
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Shower
  • Temperature Control
  • Balcony
  • Radio
  • Terrace
  • TV Remote Control
  • Telephone
  • Bath Tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Mini Bar
  • Non-Smoking Rooms

Call ahead to ensure you'll have certain amenities, if it's a high priority for you.

Activities and Amenities

The facilities at Grand Bahia Principe are not only extensive but stunning. The three pools and Jacuzzis are arefully designed and situated amidst the palms and handsome architecture of the resort and include activities like SCUBA diving lessons, water polo, and water aerobics. There is even a Dolphinarium where, for a fee, guests can swim with the dolphins. Traditional sports around the resort are naturally free, including basketball, volleyball, soccer, tennis, aerobics, biking, mini golf, fitness center, Pétanque, and table tennis. Non-motorized watersports are complimentary for an hour each day, including kayaking, snorkeling, catamaran sailing, windsurfing classes, boogie boards, and beach and pool games. Other watersports are also including for extra charges like SCUBA diving PADI courses, snorkeling tours, jet skis, parasailing, and fishing. The fun continues into the night with family-friendly live shows, a discotheque, and five bars. There are plenty of excursions and activities outside the hotel as well, like ATV tours, exploring the world's second largest reef, and witnessing Mayan ruins.

The spa at Grand Bahia Principe offers both modern and ancient treatments, with the latest in body wraps, exfoliation, massages, hot stone techniques, and hydrotherapy along with traditional, even ancient, treatments like Mayan Chocolate Dreams. Beauty treatments are also available including manicures, pedicures, polishes, and hairdressing. Guests' relaxation will be further enhanced during treatment by the open-air atmosphere of the private beachfront palapas treatment areas and with a soak in the Jacuzzi afterwards.

To view general amenities on the property, take a look at the list below:

  • Live Entertainment
  • Basketball
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Miniature Golf
  • Bicycling
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Wind Surfing
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Parasailing
  • Wheel Chair Access
  • Volleyball
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Parking
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

However, because these details are always in flux, don't hesitate to call with questions if you want to know exactly what to expect upon arrival. To view our in-depth article about the specific recreational opportunities available at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, click here.


The main restaurant at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal is the Riviera Restaurant, an international buffet providing guests with traditional and international dishes for each meal and featuring nightly themed buffets from different countries. There are also three additional restaurants; Gourmet Arlequin Restaurant features experimental cuisine with sea and land dishes, Dolce Vita Restaurant buffet-style Italian fare, and Frutos del Mar Seafood Restaurant buffet-style seafood. There are also seven unique bars to catch a drink by the beach, at the pool, or in the resort, and the Aquarium Snack Bar provides guests with fast food 24-hours a day.

Outside of the on-site dining, travelers hoping for more culinary variety may also be interested in some of the other nearby dining establishments. Vacationers who stay at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal will encounter a small handful of restaurants within traveling distance. It can be a time-saver to learn about the nearby restaurants, even though Principe Akumal does have some tempting choices of their own. Click here for a more detailed discussion about food in this area.

Guest Services

The guest services -- including the ones listed here -- may help you maximize your enjoyment during your time in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Express Check In
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Express Check Out
  • Concierge
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Turndown Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Security
  • Porters
  • Doctor On Call

This lodging option also has a healthy list of business amenities, doubly great for professionals who may need to put in some work during their visits.

  • Projector
  • Business Center
  • Group Friendly
  • Computer
  • Meeting rooms
  • Audio Visual Equipment


Guests will encounter many interesting sites and attractions situated near Principe Akumal. Some of the closest are Jungle Place, X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area, and Aktun Chen Cave System. Considering this resort is located right on Playa Chacal, this property is an ideal place for anyone who wants to have an incredible view.

The resort is located in the vicinity of Akumal, an enjoyable destination for vacationers to explore.

To see more about other destinations and attractions near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Carretera Chetumal Cancun at Km. 250, Akumal, Mexico 77760

General: (984) 875-5000



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