Book your room at Grand Bahia Principe Akumal - All Inclusive
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Riviera Maya resort between jungle and beach
Green trees, white sand
Located 6 miles (10 kilometers) from Xel-Ha, the archaeological site and nature park, this Riviera Maya All-Inclusive hotel lies between a mangrove jungle and a beach of white sand and rock; the city of Tulum is 12 miles (19 kilometers) away.
Food and drink at Gran Bahia Principe Akumal All-Inclusive, most eateries at its sister hotel, plus a range of sports, a kids' club, daily activity program, and nightly entertainment are included in the room rate.
Rooms with balconies
Gran Bahia Principe Akumal All-Inclusive guestrooms have balconies or terraces to enjoy the tropical air. Minibars (restocked daily), satellite TV, and in-room safes are standard. Junior suite baths have jetted tubs.Information missing or incorrect? Tell us!
At your hotel
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages
- Buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
- In-room minibar (some restrictions)
- Limited gourmet or à la carte dining
Activities and facilities/equipment
- Surfing/boogie boarding
- Fitness facilities
- Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Access to onsite clubs
- Access to offsite clubs
- Onsite live performances
- Theme parties
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Scuba-diving lessons
- Snorkeling excursions
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Wireless Internet access
- Offsite tours
At your hotel
This 630-room Riviera Maya resort offers facilities and services for families and couples to enjoy complete vacations without leaving the grounds. Dance lessons, introductory scuba diving lessons, aerobics, and all manner of games and athletic contests are part of a busy activity program. Like all major Mayan Riviera hotels, this resort is equipped with a water-purification system.
The on-site spa offers saunas, steam rooms, massages, body and facial treatments, and hair and nail care (surcharges). Guests can also enjoy massages and hair braiding in two palapas next to the pool (surcharges). For kids 4–12, a Mini Club features all-day activities in a children's center and offers a supervised lunch period. There are 4 restaurants on site.
Trams shuttle guests around the resort; to its sister property; and to Hacienda Doña Isabel, a shopping and entertainment complex in the common area shared by both hotels. The Hacienda includes a number of businesses including a 24-hour doctor's office, pharmacy, Internet café, and numerous shops arrayed around two movie-set-perfect Mexican plazas. Use of some services at the Hacienda incurs a surcharge. Wireless internet is free for 1 hour per day. Scroll down to the Dining section for details on restaurants and bars available to guests as part of the All-Inclusive plan.
- Wireless Internet access - surcharge
- Swim-up bar
- Full-service spa
- Spa treatment room(s)
- Steam room
- Spa services on site
- Multilingual staff
- Babysitting or childcare
- Supervised childcare/activities
- Complimentary newspapers in lobby
- Conference space
- Shopping on site
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Total number of rooms - 630
- 24-hour front desk
- Children's club
- Tennis on site
- Number of floors - 3
- Wedding services
- Snack bar/deli
- Number of restaurants - 4
- Free self parking
- Coffee/tea in lobby
- Express check-in
- Express check-out
- Hair salon
- Health club
- Beach/pool umbrellas
- Tours/ticket assistance
- Poolside bar
- On private beach
Available in all rooms: Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
Available in some public areas: Wireless Internet access - surcharge
Park your car
Free self parking
In your room
- In-room safe
- Wireless Internet access (surcharge)
- Air conditioning
- Hair dryer
- Ceiling fan
- Private bathroom
- Jetted bathtub
- Shower/tub combination
- Iron/ironing board
- Daily housekeeping
- Satellite TV service
- Hydromassage showerhead
Eat and drink
Note: À la carte dining is restricted.
Guests staying a minimum of 3 nights can dine one time in an à la carte specialty restaurant; guests staying 4–6 nights can dine twice; and guests staying 7 nights can dine three times in à la carte specialty restaurants during their stay. Guests of this hotel can also choose to dine and drink at the bars and selected restaurants at neighboring Gran Bahia Principe Tulum All-Inclusive.
Guests booking rooms in the Hacienda or Golden sections may have four à la carte dinners per week stay. Reservations are required.
Riviera Main International Buffet - Offering views of the Caribbean, this vast, airy restaurant under an enormous palapa serves international-style breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets. No reservations required.
Dolce Vita - This restaurant serves Italian-style buffet breakfast and lunch. Dinner is served a la carte and reservations are required.
Sample menu for Dolce Vita
Frutos del Mar - Providing views of the Caribbean in moonlight, Frutos del Mar is an à la carte seafood restaurant open for dinner. Reservations are required.
Sample menu for Frutos del Mar
Arlequin - This à la carte gourmet restaurant is open for dinner with an international menu. Reservations are required.
Sample menu for Arlequin
Oriental - Located in the Hacienda Doña Isabel, this à la carte restaurant serves Asian cuisines.
El Acuario - This 24-hour beach restaurant serves American food and snacks.
The resort also houses these bars: Lobby Bar Pakal; Lobby Bar Tulum; the pool bar, White Sands; the swim-up bar, La Sirena; Bar Coral; the beach bar, El Mar, and the pool bar, Chit, located near Villas 74, 76, and 78.
Disco La Rancherita - Opens at midnight with music and dancing. Located in the Hacienda, along with Bar Plaza Mayor and the Sport Bar.
Room Service (limited hours) is available for the Club Golden section only.
A variety of activities and sports including daily beach and pool games and contests, snorkeling, kayaking, and tennis can be enjoyed at the resort.
The Riviera Maya Golf Club has been designed by Robert Trend Jones II. It is divided in two golf courses: the first has 18 executive holes with par 72, and the second has 9 executive holes with par 27. A fee applies for use of golf courses. For guests staying in Superior or Junior Suite rooms, free Green Fee limited to 2 rounds per week stay applies.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Golfing nearby
- Personal motorized watercraft on site
- Water skiing nearby
- Bicycle rentals on site
- Kayaking on site
- Parasailing on site
- Sailing on site
- Snorkeling on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
- Steam room in spa
- Couples treatment rooms
- Manicures and pedicures
- Body wraps
- Body scrubs
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Hydrotherapy treatments
- Sauna in spa
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
The fine print for Grand Bahia Principe Akumal - All Inclusive
When you arrive
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is Noon
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
- In-room safe fee: USD 6 per night
We should mention
Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.
Book a stay in any room/rate category for travel now - December 31, 2014 and receive the following:
- Room upgrade (subject to availability)
- Fruit basket and bottle of rum or tequila in room