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 travelers won't leave disappointed with this all-inclusive destination, as they will be able to enjoy a diverse range of recreational opportunities. Whether you're in the mood for fun on the water or on land, this beachfront location has got it all. If you are trying to plan for some special occasion, or if you're coming with a group, this group-friendly accommodation might be just the ticket.

Located toward the center of Akumal, Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, an all-inclusive complex, is a great choice for visitors who are thinking about lodging 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.

Because there are a total of 858 rooms, Principe Tulum is a very pretty big location. A range of neat features and an active social scene make this huge resort popular among visitors who never want a dull moment to pass. With respect to overall quality, we've given this resort a three and a half star rating.

Look below for this location's in-room amenities.

  • 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

Call the property to ensure the availability of their amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

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 following list identifies some other amenities at this property:

  • 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

Since the specifics tend to change, it's a good idea to call ahead of time if you're interested in something in particular. Visit this page to navigate to our in-depth article about the recreation and activities 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.

Outside of on-location dining options, guests hoping to find extra culinary variety may also want to think about the region's other local restaurants. Hungry guests will encounter a few solid places to eat within reach of these accommodations. It's helpful to know the area's restaurant options, even though Principe Tulum does have some tempting choices of their own. Click here for more info on the availability of food in this area.

Guest Services

Grand Bahia Principe Tulum offers a large number of guest services, including the ones listed below, meaning you can check off a few details and enjoy your time in this area.

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

This property also has a handy set of business amenities, doubly great for professionals who might be conducting business during their stays.

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


Guests will encounter many interesting sites and attractions located near Principe Tulum. Some of these attractions include Jungle Place and X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area. Since this resort is located directly on Playa Chacal, it is a great place for guests who just can't get enough sand and surf.

One of the closest areas to the resort is Akumal. For a fun way to fill your day, have a little side trip to a noteable nearby town and some important attractions along the way.

For our in-depth discussion on what else is 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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