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 looking to keep active will be kept plenty busy at this all-inclusive destination, as they will enjoy convenient access to an ever-expanding array of outdoor activities. Whatever you're in the mood for, whether it's action on the water or on land, this beachfront location has got it all. If you are organizing for a special occasion, or if you're traveling with a group, this helpful lodging may be just what you're looking for.

Set toward the southern outskirts of Akumal, Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, an all-inclusive property, happily welcomes tourists who are thinking about basing their vacation 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 large property boasting 630 rooms. It's not short on space, making this resort an ideal setting for families who appreciate the perks of booking a large scale complex. This resort has been awarded a 4 star rating, for many reasons, including overall quality, style, and more.

A check list of the in-room features and amenities offered by Grand Bahia Principe Akumal is provided below.

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

Call ahead for more info regarding certain amenities, since your options vary per guest room.

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 other general amenties at this location, check the list below:

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

Since the specifics tend to change, it's a good idea to call ahead of time if you're interested in something in particular. To find out more info about the activities and recreation opportunities that Grand Bahia Principe Akumal offers, 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.

In addition to what's available on-site, visitors hoping for further culinary diversity might also consider some of the area's other local dining establishments. Hungry guests will discover a small handful of restaurants beyond the property. It's helpful to decide which nearby choices your family will enjoy, though Principe Akumal provides on-site dining. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

Also included with these accommodations are guest services -- including the ones listed below -- are ready to help you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting 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

Some may want to consider that this property also has a handy set of business amenities, perfect for those who tend to bring work along when visiting this destination.

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


You'll encounter numerous attractions in the vicinity of Principe Akumal. Some of these attractions include Jungle Place, X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area, and Aktun Chen Cave System. Since this resort is located directly on Playa Chacal, this property is particularly attractive to anyone who wants to experience the area's beautiful coastal region.

The resort is located near Akumal, a nice spot for sightseers to explore.

If you'd like to learn more about what else is in the vicinity of the property, click here.

Contact Info

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

General: (984) 875-5000



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