Things to See and Do While Staying at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers plenty of interesting recreational opportunities, especially if you plan to stay at an oceanfront vacation spot like this one. Grand Bahia Principe Akumal is a perfect option for those who crave entertainment and to participate in new activities.

Grand Bahia Principe Akumal has 2 pools, so don't worry about not being able to find enough room to relax by the water. One of the bonuses is that this accommodation is also built adjacent to the ocean, meaning that there will be a few different ways to spend time in the water throughout your stay.

Travelers staying at this property won't need to worry about finding a gym to use during their vacations; be sure to ask the staff how to access the workout facility available on-site.


This resort is an especially fitting place for tennis fanatics, because vacationers staying here can break a sweat at the on-site tennis facilities.

To find more nearby tennis courts, you can compare Grand Bahia Principe Akumal to other popular accommodations that offer this activity, like Grand Bahia Principe Tulum.


During a visit to Mexico is the ideal time to enjoy a new recreational experience. The property offers several options, so you're sure to find an aquatic activity to enjoy, regardless of your taste. This list shows the watersports available at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal:

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Watercraft
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Travelers of all ages can have a blast at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal, as it boasts a wonderful set of family-friendly amenities.

Families with jam-packed itineraries will appreciate the kids' program, designed for young guests. It's a great excuse for parents to take a break, while the little ones meet up with other guests their own age. At times, you may find yourself wanting to spend a little time away from the kids. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so parents will have a chance to take a romantic stroll around town.

Entertainment and Nightlife

If you want to add a little spice to your vacation, spend some time near the sparkling lights of a live performance; it's an easy option since Grand Bahia Principe Akumal offers live entertainment.

Another nice thing about this spot is their several bars, so guests can visit a different setting every night without leaving the property.


Not every property in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has a spa of their own, but Grand Bahia Principe Akumal is one of the limited number of properties that can provide their guests a fun (sometimes necessary) way to unwind during their stay. The list below has some of the available services:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Spa Facility

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.


The beauty salon on the property offers both a relaxing and convenient way to take a couple inches off before a romantic evening.

Even though there's a lot of fun activities on the property, guests hoping to do some exploring will appreciate the many exciting recreational possibilities in Mexico. In the end, the only limits travelers have are the ones they put upon themselves. Regardless of if you plan to spend a few hours of time on the water or locate the closest diving opportunity, it won't be hard to locate a fun pastime if you are in need. Check out these articles to read more regarding riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities.


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