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

Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean offers no shortage of intriguing recreational possibilities, particularly for those booking a beachside vacation spot like this one. Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is great for those who want to have several on-site choices and participate in new activities.

This property has 3 swimming pools, so don't worry about not being able to find enough room to relax by the water. This accommodation is situated right next to the shore, so there are a lot of ways to enjoy the water during your stay.

Fitness nuts won't need to put their workout routines on pause at this location; the exercise facility on-site includes the equipment you need to keep it going.


Anyone who likes tennis might want to consider staying at this property, since the tennis facilities — located on-site — make for a fun afternoon outdoors that doesn't require travel time or extra funds. Players probably won't have to wait for an open court, considering there are 5 tennis courts here. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.


While there isn't a golf course at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, you may be able to arrange a tee time during your stay. The nearest course is Riviera Maya Golf Club, which you'll find a half mile from the resort. There are 18 holes at this course. This 6691 yard course has been rated a par 72. For those who would like to find out more information, you can call the course at (984) 875-5048.


While visiting Mexico you may want to try out a new recreational sport. There are several options available, so you will be sure to find an enjoyable aquatic activity, even if you're a novice. This list indicates which watersports are available at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum:

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

Family Activities

If traveling with youngsters, you should definitely consider staying here at Grand Bahia Principe Tulum, as it is stocked full of family-friendly offerings.

Families with jam-packed itineraries will appreciate the kids' program, designed for young guests. It gives parents some true downtime, while their little ones meet new friends. During your vacation, you may want to spend a few hours away from the kids. Guests can arrange for a babysitter, so parents can have a chance to take some time out for themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

One of the greatest perks of staying at this location is seeing their live entertainment, which means that staying onsite for the evening can be as thrilling as a night on the town.

Also on-site are several different bars, so guests can choose from among their favorite settings and types of cocktails.

Another option when you're looking for nighttime activities is to visit one of the other accommodations in the area. Though it should be noted that the hotels surrounding your own are not as highly rated with regards to nightlife as others, these options are in the following chart:

Accommodations near the Grand Bahia Principe Tulum with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Grand Oasis Riviera Maya 1.9 mi. South-Southwest of Central Akumal 8 check
Hotel Be Live Grand Riviera Maya 1.8 mi. South of Central Akumal 4 check
Oasis Akumal 1.8 mi. South of Central Akumal 4 check
Grand Bahia Principe Akumal 3.0 mi. South-Southwest of Central Akumal 9 check
Akumal Beach Resort Central Akumal 3 check
Hotel Akumal Caribe Central Akumal -- --
Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya Central Akumal 6 --
Las Casitas Akumal Central Akumal -- --
Casa Luna Central Akumal -- --
Vista del Mar Hotel Central Akumal -- --
La Bahia Condominiums Central Akumal -- --
Hotel La Tortuga Central Akumal 1 check


Visitors will really love relaxing here, since this destination has its own spa. The list below shows 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 salon on-site will allow you to take a couple inches off before a romantic evening.

Though you'll find plenty of activities right on this property, travelers who enjoy exploring shouldn't ever find a shortage of interesting things to do and see in Mexico. No matter if you'd rather relax at the beach or play a few rounds of golf, you'll find plenty of other opportunities for recreation close at hand. Check out these pages for information regarding riding a bike or moped, shopping, snorkeling, diving, fishing, sightseeing, and other activities you might enjoy.


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