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Grand Bahia Principe Tulum

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Our Opinion

The Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is a nice family-oriented property with a 1km long sandy beach. Popular with couples and families, this resort offers good service and food along with tons of activities. The Bahia Principe complex is home to 3 resorts, the Tulum as well as the Grand Bahia Principe Akumal and Grand Bahia Principe Coba, so guest have access to lots of facilities. The Bahia Principe Resorts are a great choice for singles, couples and families looking for a memorable Riviera Maya vacation.


Overview

You'll fall in love with this modern, spacious Mayan Paradise, perched on an all natural snow white bed of soft sand. Beautifully designed by a prestigious Mexican architect with all the warmth of Mexican tradition and built with materials such as stone, talavera pottery, marble, large palapas, and hardwood. Enjoy the Mexican-style commercial and entertainment village of Hacienda Dona Isabel for great shopping and fun filled evenings of entertainment. The Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is a fantastic relaxing getaway for everyone.

Location: On the beach, 45 min drive to Playa del Carmen, 20 min drive to the Mayan ruins of Tulum, 60 min from the airport.


Highlights
  • Beautiful beach with lots of water activities, 2 pools, a Dolphinarium and swim-up bar
  • Lots of restaurant options including a 24-hour snack bar and access to select restaurants at Coba section
  • Baby, Kid's and Teen's clubs and a large kid's water park at the Coba section
  • Great snorkeling at nearby Akumal
  • Nightclub, casino and craft market at Hacienda Doña Isabel
  • Awarded TripAdvisor's Certificate of Excellence
  • Awarded Travellife Gold for sustainability in tourism

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • manton165 : London
FAB FAB FAB

3rd time... yes yawn boring BUT WHY CHANGE ? We love it like most of my reviews short and sweet Hotel - amazing Food - to much choice Staff - room spotless / helps if you leave tip in fridge ;) Activities - plenty for kids and adults Bar and pool staff- amazing get everyone involved. Beach - amazing guys so close to pool if you hate sea water like me so good showers right on beach! Nightlife - you want quiet you get you won't loud you get You want 24hr you get ! Take a trip out to guys ! Tortuous place great trip! And the buggys ! Plenty of leaflets knocking about if you don't want to hear off the rep, who actually goes to see them these days ? Yawn. Have a great time Youl l love it I've been Jamaica, Dominican, Cuba .. MEXICO ticks the boxes for me, changed over the years this hotel when I first came you could literally bounce between all three coba tulum and akumal now your kinda restricted but trust me akumal is boring ! Tulum great and cobra good for kids in the day go over there! Also good adult entertainment! Wink If your a teenager! Guys I've been there when I was 17 amazing times so many people you meet on your nights out and in the day! Trust me there are party's all the time! Head to the club and follow the after party! Also here for my 21st I'd grown up a little bit, more mature say ?! Amazing, wow catch my drift. Great skinny dipping in the sea at 3 am ! For 14 nights ! Now I'm older - and settled. House- bills enjoy it!

  • Julie M : Grayling, Michigan
Great Vacation

Beautiful resort. Employees were very friendly and service was good. As usual at these kinds of places, the buffet food was plentiful but bland, and reservations for the other restaurants were virtually impossible to get. We did get one for 10 pm at a place in Coba but that was too late, both for eating and enjoying. They were cleaning up and closing down as we were eating. Keeping track of the hours of the various bars and restaurants was like a job, but there was always something available somewhere. Our room was on the 3rd floor in building 35. Location was pretty convenient, and we had a view of the water. There were a lot of rocks in the water at the beach, but it got better if you walked down a ways. Never had a problem finding chairs on the beach or by the pool.

  • Owen R : Wales, United Kingdom
Holiday Of A Life Time

the grand Bahia Principe Tulum is an amazing hotel, which offers facilities for all the family. I went with 7 other people and everybody believed that is was an excellent holiday.however the rooms, I believe were very poor and were very old fashioned, nothing like the pictures. we were moved rooms after 2 nights because of a leak through the roof.overall we had an amazing time, although the rooms were not satisfactory.

  • Marcin W :
Good place to visit

Very good place for a family vacation. Huge priperty with lots of condos, restaurants and bars. I have been to around 15 different bars in the resort but i must say the bar next to our room at a diamond bar had the best bartender bamed Eulises. Some of the pools bartenders i wasnt a fan of but Eulises made our stay very enjoyable. I have overlooked minor resort issues because of how he made us feel. Great worker and a great guy,

  • sylwiakozieja : Lemont, Illinois
DONT GET FULLED

I have traveled for the pas 26 years, by far this was the worst experience ever. At first we were put in a room on ground level with misquotes and roaches. After numerous complaints two days later we were moved to a newer building, guess what ? NO AC!!! Yes no AC. Called the front desk during the day and night, stopped by the lobby we were told it will be fixed. One day i was told manager will come to see the problem guess what after 2 hrs of waiting no one came!!!!Upon arrival told them its my sons birthday to please decorate our room, was told to remind day before. So i did day before day of, NOTHING HAPPENED!!!!Lobby--- limited sitting area, no bar. So when you need a drink while enjoin the WIFI you need to step outside of that area to get a drink.One bar tender at each bar so imagine the wait for your drink. One day ordered white russian was told no milk, and he is not going to get it!!!!!Beach very narrow, rocky and lots of sea weeds so can't enjoy swimming in the ocean.If not the weather and friend that we came with this would haven not been a great vacation.I WILL NOT RECOMMEND THIS HOTEL TO ANYONE!!!

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • 24 hour snacks
  • 3 a la carte dinners w/reservations
  • Unlimited House Wine with meals, Domestic brand beer and select International drinks
  • Free Wi-Fi in lobby
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Boogie boards
  • Introductory scuba diving lesson in pool
  • Daytime tennis
  • Bicycles
  • Volleyball
  • Gym
  • Spanish lessons
  • Dance lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • Domestic drinks at the 'Plaza Mayor' bar, bars & disco at Hacienda Dona Isabel
  • 978 rooms in 3-storey villas
  • Main buffet restaurant
  • 3 a la carte restaurants
  • 2 snack bars open 24 hrs
  • 7 bars including swim-up pool bar
  • Disco
  • 1 lake-shaped pool and 2 relaxation pools w/jacuzzis, all with kid's section
  • Dolphinarium
  • Large open Jacuzzi
  • Lounge chairs & towel service (beach/pool)
  • Water sports centre
  • 3 lit tennis courts
  • Fitness facilities
  • Aerobic classes
  • Hacienda Dona Isabel shopping and entertainment arcade
  • Casino
  • Spa 
  • Beauty salon
  • Wedding services
  • Laundry service (fee)
  • WiFi in lobby 
  • ATM
  • Medical services on call 24 hours

Superior Room

  • 2 full-size beds or 1 king-size bed
  • Maximum occupancy: 3 adults or 2 adults & 2 children
  • Views of the  gardens, pool, or ocean
  • Full bathroom
  • Magnifying mirror
  • Hair dryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Telephone (outside calls with additional charge)
  • Coffee and tea machine 
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Alarm clock
  • Satellite TV
  • Safe (additional charge)
  • Mini-bar with water, soft drinks and beer (restocked daily)
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Umbrella
  • Wi-Fi in the room (additional charge)

Junior Suite Superior

  • 2 full-size beds or 1 king-size bed
  • Sitting area with sofa bed
  • Maximum occupancy: 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults & 2 children
  • Garden or ocean view
  • Full bathroom
  • Hydromassage bathtub
  • Magnifying mirror
  • Hair dryer
  • Air conditioning
  • Ceiling fan
  • Telephone (outside calls with additional charge)
  • Coffee and tea machine 
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Alarm clock
  • Satellite TV
  • Safe (additional charge)
  • Mini-bar with water, soft drinks and beer (restocked daily)
  • Balcony or terrace
  • Umbrella
  • Wi-Fi in the room (additional charge)

Restaurants

Yucatan Restaurant

  • Buffet for all meals
  • International
  • Formal dress code (Long pants and shirt for men)

Gran Tortuga-Rodizio

  • à la carte for dinner
  • Brazilian
  • Reservations required
  • Casual dress code

Tequila

  • à la carte for dinner
  • Mexican
  • Reservations required
  • Casual dress code

Don Pablo

  • à la carte for dinner
  • Gourmet
  • Reservations required
  • Formal dress code

Coba Restaurants

  • Guest can visit select à la carte restaurants at Coba section of the resort
  • Reservations and dress code required; based on availability
  • Does not apply to buffet restaurants
  • Limited à la carte reservations in effect
  • Subject to change.

Bars

  • Lobby bar
  • Entertainment bar
  • Swim-up bar
  • Poolside bar
  • Hacienda Doña Isabel Nightclub

Kids Deals - Kids Stay, Play and Eat FREE offer is available at select times. Savings will be reflected in online prices automatically.

For the Kids - Kids 2-12 can enjoy the Kids' Club, Babysitting (fee), Kids' section of main pool, Playground. Waterpark at Coba Section.

Facilities

  • Sauna
  • Steam bath
  • Contrast showers
  • Outdoor whirpool tub
  • Bubble beds
  • Foot baths
  • Treatment rooms and beach palapas

Treatments

  • Massages
  • Hydrotherapy
  • Body scrub
  • Facials
  • Reflexology
  • Rituals
  • Bridal Packages
  • Manicure/Pedicure
  • Hair styling

Golf Bonus - Guests of Grand Bahia Principe Tulum will benefit from a 50% discount on the public rates at the Riviera Maya Golf Club. Offer is subject to change.

The Riviera Maya Golf Club

  • Designed by Robert Trent Jones II
  • 18 hole, 7,483 yard, Par 72 championship course
  • 9 hole, Par 3 course

Exchange Privileges - Guest staying at this hotel can also enjoy the facilities of the Grand Bahia Principe Coba (excluding the buffet restaurants).

Bonus - Enjoy the facilities of Hacienda Dona Isabel, a Mexican style commercial and entertainment village at the hotel's entrance.

Honeymoon Bonus - Receive honeymoon amenities. Request at time of booking. Requires proof of marriage.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel offers early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Grand Bahia Principe Tulum
    Riviera Maya,Mexico

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Grand Bahia Principe Tulum
Crta Chetumal - Cancun km 250, Akumal 77760 Mexico

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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