Distance from hotel to Playa del Carmen, 30 minutes. Distance from hotel to airport, 62 miles (100 kms).
The rooms are distributed in three-story villas, surrounded by coconut palms and exotic vegetation. All rooms are equipped with a terrace, full bathroom, hair dryer, air conditioning, ceiling fan, satellite television, telephone and mini-bar. There is one snack bar on the beach, one swim-up bar at the main pool, three pool bars, one beach bar, one lobby bar, a snack bar and a show lounge bar. The main restaurant is an international buffet, plus there are three a la carte dinner restaurants serving Italian, seafood and international specialties. The beach restaurant serves American food snacks 24 hours. Hotel amenities include one main swimming pool with a special area for children, another pool with Jacuzzi, a large sun terrace with sunshades and sun beds, mini -club for children ages 4-12, an amphitheater for entertainment, five tennis courts, diving center and fitness studio. Activities include windsurfing, catamarans, kayaks, boogie boards, snorkeling, a diving clinic in pool, tennis, bikes, volleyball, gym, aerobics, Merengue and Salsa lessons and an entertainment center.
- Accommodations (630)
- Activities Desk
- Aerobic Classes
- Aerobics (aqua)
- Babysitting Services ($)
- Bar (swim-up)
- Bars/Lounges (8)
- Basketball Court
- Beach (onsite)
- Bicycle Rentals ($)
- Car Rental Desk
- Children's Activities
- Children's Playground
- Coffee Shop
- Cooking (classes)
- Currency Exchange
- Dive Center
- Doctor (on call)
- Exercise Classes
- Fitness Center
- Gift Shop
- Golf (nearby) ($)
- Hospitality Desk
- Ice Machines
- Internet Access (Wi-Fi)
- Laundry Service ($)
- Medical Services ($)
- Meeting Room
- Multilingual Staff
- Parking Facility
- Physically Challenged Accommodations
- Physically Challenged Facilities
- Ping Pong
- Pool (children's)
- Pool (outdoor)
- Poolside Beverage Service
- Restaurants (5)
- Safe Deposit Box (in room) ($)
- Snack Bar
- Taxi Stand ($)
- Tennis Courts (lighted)
- Tennis Instructor ($)
- Tour Desk
- Tours & Excursions ($)
- Trail/Track (jogging)
- Volleyball (beach)
- Watersports (non-motorized)
- Wedding Coordinator
($) Denotes a fee may be charged. Please note: Some hotel amenities listed above may have an additional fee associated with them.
• Check-in-time: 3:00 pm Check-out-time: 12:00 pm
Early check-in and late checkout on request, and subject to availability.
• Children's age break is 12 years old.
• Superior - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children. Junior Suite Superior - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child. Junior Suite Club Golden - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.
Superior Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.
Superior Junior Suite Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 full beds.
Jr Suite Club Golden, In a peaceful area of the Hotel, there is Royal Golden Principe, a private club where guests can enjoy all services and facilities at Gran Bahia Principe Akumal and private reception. Guests staying at the Club Golden section have ID bracelets in a different color, which gives them exclusive access to the facilities and services of Club Golden Principe, as well as those of the Gran Bahia Principe Akumal. This are is part of Gran Bahia Principe Akumal (south side) but separated from the rest of the hotel and with exclusive, Royal Golden Principe signs/placards. 200 double rooms distributed in villas, located between 65 feet and 492 feet from the beach.
Exclusive Facilities & Services of Club Royal Golden Principe:
• Exclusive reception: check-in and check-out
• Welcome drink
• A desk for representatives, reservations for specialty a-la-carte restaurants (4 per each week), reservations for shuttle to Playa del Carmen
• Free internet access
• Room service until 11:00pm
• Coffee machine facilities
• Ironing board and iron facilities
• House keeping courtesies
• Daily refills on mini-bars
• One additional reservation per stay at a la carte theme restaurant of your choice
All accommodations include: safe deposit box: ($), rollaway bed (on request): ($), smoke detector, telephone, air conditioning, television, alarm clock, balcony, bathtub, ceiling fan, crib (on request), hairdryer, iron, ironing board, maid service, mini-bar, radio and shower.
Room Service (limited) 11:00am to 11:00pm
($) Denotes a fee may be charged.
Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.
Chit Pool Bar General Opening Hours: 10:00am-6:00pm
Coral Pool Bar General Opening Hours: 10:00-6:00pm
El Mar Beach Bar General Opening Hours: 9:00am-5:00pm
Hollywood Amphiteather Bar General Opening Hours: 10:30pm-11:00pm
Pakal Music Bar General Opening Hours: 6:00-11:00pm
Sirena Swim-up Bar General Opening Hours: 10:00am-6:00pm
Tulum Lobby Bar, open from 10:00am-11:00pm with live music from 8:00pm-11:45pm
White Sands Pool Bar General Opening Hours: 10:00am-6:00pm
Restaurant Riviera, International buffet
Breakfast Hours: 7:00am-10:30am Lunch Hours: 12:30pm-3:30pm Dinner Hours: 6:30pm-10:30pm
Dolce Vita Cuisine: Italian.
Dinner Hours: 6:00pm-11:30pm
Restaurant Arlequin, gourmet international cuisine
General Opening Hours: 6:00pm-11:30pm
Restaurant Frutos Del Mar Cuisine: Seafood.
Dinner Hours: 6:00pm-11:30pm
Acuario, 24 hour service
• Afternoon tea
• Welcome Drink
• Use of Tennis Courts
• Watersports (Non-Motorized)
• Use of Fitness Center
• Unlimited free green fees for guests staying in Junior Suite Club Golden room category. -2 rounds of golf per week stay (adults only) in Superior and Junior Suite Superior rooms. 7 night minimum stay required. Golf cart not included and is mandatory ($). Travel Dates: 12/24/2011 - 01/01/2014
Exchange Privileges Guests staying at the Grand Bahia Principe Akumal can use all facilities and amenities of the other Grand Bahia Principe Riviera Maya properties except during mid season (12/24/12-4/30/13). Guests have access to the following hotels:
Grand Bahia Principe Tulum Grand Bahia Principe Coba
Tourist Attractions Nearby:
• Coba Arqueological Village: 45 minutes by car
• Xcaret Park: 20 minutes by car
• Playa del Carmen town: 35 minutes by car
• Xel-Ha Park: 15 minutes by car
• Chichen Itza: 2 hours by car