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 enjoy convenient access to a diverse range of recreational activities. Whether you're seeking activities on land or in the ocean, this beach-side destination will have you covered. If you are trying to plan for some special occasion, or are traveling as part of a group, this helpful accommodation might be just the place.

Located near the middle of Akumal, Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes vacationers who are interested in basing their vacation 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.

Having 858 rooms, Principe Tulum is a rather pretty big location. A range of neat features and plenty of guests to mingle with make this huge resort a hit with guests who want to get the most out of their trip to Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

This resort has been awarded a rating of three and a half stars from Caribya! on the basis of features, style, and ambience. Learn more about our Caribya! star ratings, which are more conservative than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

An overview of the in-room conveniences available for visitors at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum include:

  • 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 there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, you can contact the resort by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

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.

To view general activities and amenities available to guests, 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

If you want to guarantee that a certain favorite amenity will be available, don't hesitate to contact the location because these details are often in flux. To find out more about the kinds of activities and recreation opportunities offered at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, click here.


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, travelers hoping to find extra culinary diversity may also want to think about the region's other local restaurant choices. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter some nice places to eat nearby. It may be helpful to know the area's restaurant options, though Principe Tulum provides dining of its own. For an in-depth look at this area's options, click here.

Guest Services

Remember to ask about the property's guest services -- including the ones listed here -- can help 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

Also provided are a helpful set of business amenities, which makes this location a good choice for guests who seek some of the functionalities of their home offices.

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


You will find many attractions close to Principe Tulum. Some of the closest attractions include Jungle Place and X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area. Since this resort is located right on Playa Chacal, this property is particularly attractive to those who want a beautiful view of the sea.

One of the nearest notable areas to the resort is Akumal. For a fun way to fill your day, have a little side trip to a couple nearby towns to explore the sights and sounds they have to offer.

If you're still curious about what else is in the vicinity of the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Carretera Chetumal Benito Juarez, km 250, Local B, Akumal, Mexico

General: (52) 984 875 50 00

Fax: (52) 984 875 50 04



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