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.

Active guests should find exactly what they're looking for at this all-inclusive destination, as they'll enjoy easy access to an impressive variety of recreational opportunities. Regardless of what you've come in search of, whether it's activities on land or in the ocean, you'll be able to find it all at this oceanfront destination. If you are hoping to plan a sizable get-together, or if you're traveling as part of a group, this group-friendly lodging makes the process a bit less troublesome.

Set near the middle of Akumal, Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes visitors who want to stay in this part 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 a large location boasting 858 rooms. All that extra space makes this resort a great setting for families who prefer to stay at one of the largest properties in the area. This resort has earned a rating of three and a half stars, for a number of reasons, including overall quality, amenities, and service.

A partial list of the in-room features and amenities available for visitors at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is provided below.

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

Please consider that specific amenities can vary by room, so if you have a certain requirement for your vacation, it's best to contact the resort before you arrive.

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.

The list below shows some other amenities on-site:

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

If you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available, don't hesitate to call with questions just in case some of the amenities vary. Visit this page to go to our complete article about the types of recreational opportunities that Grand Bahia Principe Tulum offers.


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 the on-location dining, vacationers looking for further culinary diversity should also take into account the region's other local mealtime choices. Those staying at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum will find a small handful of restaurants within traveling distance. It can be helpful to learn about the nearby restaurants, even though Principe Tulum does have on-site dining. To see a detailed discussion about dining, click here.

Guest Services

Grand Bahia Principe Tulum provides many guest services, including the ones in the list below, helping you to get the most out of your time on property, and off.

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

This lodging also has a nice set of business amenities, which can be an asset to people who tend to bring work along when visiting this destination.

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


You will notice numerous attractions in the vicinity of Principe Tulum. Some of the closest attractions are Jungle Place, X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area, and Aktun Chen Cave System. Since this resort is right on Playa Chacal, it is particularly appealing to sun-bathers and watersports fanatics.

The resort is located near Akumal, a fascinating destination for vacationers to visit.

To see more about what's located near the property, click here.

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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