Grand Bahia Principe Akumal
Carretera Chetumal Benito Juarez km 250
Akumal, C.P. 77760, Quintana Roo, Mexico

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.  

Effective 11/01/14 Grand Bahia Principe Akumal will be revamped and will be a luxury Don Pablo Collection hotel under the new name Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal, Don Pablo Collection hosting all amenities and upgrades of the brand.  

Hotel Amenities (back to top)
  • Accommodations (630)
  • Activities Desk
  • Aerobic Classes
  • Aerobics (aqua)
  • Babysitting Services ($)
  • Bar (swim-up)
  • Bars/Lounges (8)
  • Basketball Court
  • Beach (onsite)
  • Bicycle Rentals ($)
  • Billiards
  • Car Rental Desk
  • Children's Activities
  • Children's Playground
  • Coffee Shop
  • Concierge
  • Cooking (classes)
  • Currency Exchange ($)
  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Dive Center ($)
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Entertainment
  • Exercise Classes
  • Fitness Center
  • Gift Shop
  • Golf (nearby) ($)
  • 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.  

Accommodation Categories and Descriptions (back to top)

Arrival/Departure Time:  

• 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 Policy:  

• Children's age break is 12 years old.  

Maximum Occupancy:  

• 2015 Junior Suite Superior - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child. Junior Suite Ocean Front - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

Now-10/31/14 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.  

11/01/14-01/01/15 Junior Suite Superior - 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children or 3 adults and 1 child.  

8/25/2014 - 10/31/2014 Superior Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 double beds.  

Superior Junior Suite, The Superior Junior Suite rooms are all 38 square meters and are completely equipped with comfortable beds, fully fitted bathrooms with hydro massage and a balcony or terrace. In addition there are many supplements that will make you feel at home: coffee machine, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, minibar, living area, sofa bed and much more. Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 full beds. View: Garden or Sea.  

1/2/2015 - 1/1/2016 Junior Suite Ocean Front, Junior Suite Ocean Front rooms have sea views and are completely equipped with comfortable beds, fully fitted bathrooms with hydro massage and a balcony or terrace. In addition to many supplements that will make you feel at home: coffee machine, iron and ironing board, alarm clock, minibar, living area, sofa bed and much more.  

8/25/2014 - 10/31/2014 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  

• Umbrellas  

• 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.  

Food and Beverage Outlets (back to top)

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  

Please Note:  

• The number of guaranteed reservations for the a la carte restaurants varies among the different hotels since this is established by their own management based on number of restaurants available on site and the average stay of their guests.  

Length of Stay & Amount of Guaranteed Reservations for Standard and Superior Room Categories:  

• 1 night: 0 guaranteed reservations. 2 to 3 nights: 1 guaranteed reservation. 4 to 5 nights: 2 guaranteed reservations.  

• 6 to 8 nights: 3 guaranteed reservations.  

• 9 to 10 nights: 4 guaranteed reservations.  

• 11 to 12 nights: 5 guaranteed reservations.  

• 13 to 15 nights: 6 guaranteed reservations.  

• 16 to 17 nights: 7 guaranteed reservations.  

• 18 to 19 nights: 8 guaranteed reservations.  

• 20 to 21 nights: 9 guaranteed reservations.  

Length of Stay & Amount of Guaranteed Reservations for Golden and Hacienda Room Categories:  

• 1 to 2 nights: 1 guaranteed reservation. 3 to 4 nights: 2 guaranteed reservations.  

• 5 to 6 nights: 3 guaranteed reservations.  

• 7 nights: 4 guaranteed reservations.  

• 8 to 9 nights: 5 guaranteed reservations.  

• 10 to 11 nights: 6 guaranteed reservations.  

• 12 to 13 nights: 7 guaranteed reservations.  

• 14 nights: 8 guaranteed reservations.  

• 15 to 16 nights: 9 guaranteed reservations.  

• 17 to 18 nights: 10 guaranteed reservations.  

• 19 to 20 nights: 11 guaranteed reservations.  

• 21 nights: 12 guaranteed reservations.  

Restrictions:  

• Reservations have to be made in advance.  

• The hotel does not guarantee the restaurant or the times. This depends on availability.  

Bonus Features (back to top)

• Afternoon tea  

• Parking  

• Towels  

• Welcome Drink  

• Use of Tennis Courts  

• Watersports (Non-Motorized)  

• Use of Fitness Center  

Honeymooners Travel Dates: 01/02/2015 - 01/01/2016  

Honeymooners will receive:  

• 1 complimentary bottle of sparkling wine or rum -1 fruit basket in the room upon arrival  

• Upgrade to superior accommodation upon request and subject to availability.  

• Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.  

Honeymooners Travel Dates: 06/24/2013 - 01/01/2015  

Honeymooners will receive:  

• 1 complimentary bottle of tequila -1 fruit basket in the room upon arrival  

• Upgrade to superior accommodation upon request and subject to availability.  

• Proof of marriage required. Must be within 6 months of original wedding date.  

Miscellaneous Information (back to top)

Exchange Privileges 11/01/14-Onwards:  

• Guests staying at the Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal, Don Pablo Collection can use all facilities and amenities of the other Grand Bahia Principe Riviera Maya properties. Please note that all clients have to eat at the buffet of their host hotel. Guests have access to the following hotels:  

• Grand Bahia Principe Tulum Grand Bahia Principe Coba Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka'an, Don Pablo Collection  

Exchange Privileges Travel Dates: 09/04/2014 - 10/31/2014  

Guests staying at the Grand Bahia Principe Akumal can use all facilities and amenities of the other Grand Bahia Principe Riviera Maya properties. No exchange privileges with Grand Bahia Principe Sian Ka'an. Please note that all clients have to eat at the buffet of their host hotel. Guests have access to the following hotels:  

• Grand Bahia Principe Tulum Grand Bahia Principe Coba  

Local Attractions (back to top)

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