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.

Guests looking to stay active should find exactly what they're looking for at this all-inclusive destination, which provides an impressive selection of recreational possibilities. Regardless of what you're in the mood for, whether it's excitement on land or in the ocean, this beach-side destination will have you covered. If you are planning for some special occasion, or if you're coming with a group, this hospitable accommodation might be just what you're looking for.

Positioned in the southern outskirts of Akumal, Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes guests who want to stay in this part 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 very large location featuring 630 units. With size comes diversity of options, making this resort an ideal setting for travelers who appreciate the perks of booking one of the area's largest hotels. This resort has earned a 4 star rating, when considering its amenities, value, and more.

A check list of the in-room amenities available for visitors at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal is provided below.

  • 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

If you are looking for a particular amenity, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

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.

For general amenities on the property, check out the following list:

  • 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

Just in case, it's suggested that you call the front desk if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. Visit this page to see our complete description about the kinds of activities and recreation opportunities that Grand Bahia Principe Akumal has to offer.


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 what is available on-location, guests looking to find more culinary variety may also want to consider some of the area's other nearby restaurants. Those staying at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal will discover a small handful of restaurants within reach of these accommodations. It might save you time to check out the nearby restaurant options, though Principe Akumal does have some tasty choices of its own. For more info about dining in this part of town, click here.

Guest Services

Grand Bahia Principe Akumal provides a large number of guest services, including those listed below, so you won't be entirely on your own during your time on the property.

  • 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

Also available are some useful business amenities, making this property an excellent choice for people visiting on work-related travel.

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


You will find many interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Principe Akumal. Some of these attractions include Jungle Place and X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area. Since this resort is located directly on Playa Chacal, it's the perfect spot for travelers who prefer to stay on the coast.

The resort is in the vicinity of Akumal, a pleasant area for tourists to experience the diversity of Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

For more about what else is near Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, click here.

Contact Info

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

General: (984) 875-5000



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