Grand Bahia Principe Tulum

Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is a large beach resort that shares extensive facilities with two other hotels in the Bahia Principe family. This means that Grand Bahia Principe Tulum has numerous ways to stay entertained or relaxed, whether with sports, in the water, or at the spa. With 858 rooms in just this one of the three hotels, there is plenty of space here.

Guests looking to stay active will have a blast at this all-inclusive resort, as they'll enjoy easy access to an impressive variety of recreational opportunities. Whether you're in search of activities on land or on the water, this beachfront location has got it all. If you are planning for a special occasion, or are traveling with a group, this hospitable lodging makes organizing a bit less worrisome.

Located toward the center of Akumal, Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, an all-inclusive property, offers a warm welcome to customers interested in staying in this area of the Riviera Maya.


With 858 total rooms and four types of accommodations, there is a perfect room waiting for everyone. All rooms feature 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 Grand Bahia Principe Tulum 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. Superior Club Hacienda rooms are comparable to Superior rooms but with many luxurious additions like bathrobe and slippers, private restaurant, private lake-style pool, access to the Club Hacienda Reception, and other “all-inclusive” perks. The Junior Suite Club Hacienda is similarly comparable to the Junior Suite Superior but with the addition of the same perks as the Superior Club Hacienda rooms.

Principe Tulum is an undoubtedly large location with a total of 858 rooms. The square footage alone makes this resort an excellent match for families who will enjoy the benefits of being at a large complex with plenty of amenities. This resort has been awarded a three and a half star rating, for its amenities, value, and more.

A partial list of the in-room features and amenities that you'll find at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is provided below.

  • Toilet
  • Television
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Room Service
  • In-Room Alarm Clock
  • Private Bath
  • Safe
  • Telephone
  • Bathrobe
  • Shower
  • Temperature Control
  • Mini Bar
  • Terrace
  • Iron
  • Rollaway Beds
  • Air Conditioned
  • TV Remote Control
  • Balcony

If you have an important amenity in mind, 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 at the location, take a look at the following list:

  • FAX
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Miniature Golf
  • Bicycling
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Kayaking
  • Live Entertainment
  • Wind Surfing
  • Parasailing
  • Volleyball
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Snorkeling
  • Fishing

Because these details can sometimes change, don't hesitate to contact the location if you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available. Visit this page to go to our complete article about the recreational opportunities available at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum.


The main restaurant at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is the Yucatan 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 two a la carte restaurants; Don Pablo features experimental cuisine with dishes including baked lamb chops, heart of beef steak and shrimp, and raspberry magret of duck, while Tequila Restaurant serves up traditional Mexican dishes like fajitas and marinated skirt steak. There are also six unique bars to catch a drink by the beach, at the pool, or in the resort, and the Las Olas Snack Bar provides guests with fast food 24-hours a day.

In addition to on-location dining options, those looking for more culinary diversity should also think about the area's other local dining selections. Hungry guests will find a few solid places to eat within reach. It can be a time-saver to get familiar with the nearby options, even though Principe Tulum offers some tempting choices of their own. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

The property's guest services -- including the ones listed below -- can help ensure that you have a smooth, stress free vacation 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
  • Security
  • Doctor On Call

Some may want to consider that this property also has a few invaluable business amenities, doubly great for professionals who need to put in a few hours of work during their vacations.

  • Group Friendly
  • FAX
  • Audio Visual Equipment
  • Projector
  • Business Center


Guests will encounter many interesting sites and attractions located within a short distance of Principe Tulum. Some nearby places of interest are Jungle Place, X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area, and Aktun Chen Cave System. Considering this resort is located right on Playa Chacal, it is an attractive setting for travelers who look forward to frequent trips to the water.

One of the nearest areas of interest from the resort is Akumal. To maximize what you see and learn during your trip, take a day trip to a nearby town and some important attractions along the way.

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Contact Info

Location: Carretera Chetumal - Cancún at Km 250, Akumal, Mexico

General: (52) 984 875 50 00

Fax: (52) 984 875 50 04



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