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Grand Bahia Principe Akumal

3.5 of 5 Resort (All-Inclusive)   |   Playa AventurasCtra. Chetumal - Cancun, km. 250, Akumal 77760, Mexico
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Ranked #3 of 20 hotels in Akumal
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2006
dutchgirl almelo, holland
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Waterloo, IA
3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
79 helpful votes 79 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2006

My husband and I just returned today from 3 days at the Gran Bahia Principe Tulum. We stayed from Feb. 13 to Feb. 16. We are in our early 30's. We booked our vacation through Transglobal, using a travel agency. We have also been to Playa del Carmen using Transglobal 3 years ago. Initially, things did not start off good.... More

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Kelowna, BC, Canada
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17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2006

This facility is beautiful. The rooms and service are outstanding. We returned for our second visit so obviously we felt it was a good fit for our family. We noticed the following changes that I think people going will appreciate knowing. Our daughter is 16. Although the animation team works hard to keep people busy there is no one interested... More

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almelo, holland
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19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2006

my husband and i just returned from the bpa and we are already homesick. would love to return immediately. the hotel is very beautiful, lots of marble and many colours. staff are very friendly, really trying to please you. we were also upgraded and stayed in villa 75. we had a lovely room with a jacuzzi! the resort is very... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2006

My wife and I just arrived home from a week at the Bahia Principe Akumal with another married couple. We are all in our early 30's/late 20's and found the vacation experience wonderful and memorable. The staff are plentiful and go out of the way to try and help you. Occasionally language difficulties will arise, but try to remember, the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2006

My husband and I just returned from the GBP Akumal yesterday. I am still full from eating so much! The buffets were delicious and there was ALWAYS something good to eat. The sister resorts of Tulum and Coba had just as nice buffets. We also ate at 4 of the a la carte restaurants. They were also very good. The... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2006

Arrival/Lobby When you arrive the staff are vrey helpful with luggage. You are given a cocktail, before making your way over to check-in desk. The lobby area looks very posh and is really impressive. Check-in was very quick and we were transported to our room staright away. Room We had booked a standard room but ended up with a suite,... More

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Bruce County, Ontario Canada
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39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2006

We stayed at BP Akumal for our second time from Jan 17 thru Jan 24. We found the resort to be exceptional in every sense of the word. I have read some of the negative reviews on this site and can't help but wonder what it would take to make some people happy. First people, this is an ALL INCLUSIVE... More

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29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2006

Recently returned from Bahia Principe and found the staff to be incredibly friendly and helpful. Food good and varied - if I wanted to be certain my meal would be HOT I ensured that I ate as soon as the restaurant opened, but this was no real problem. The whole hotel was spotless - no bugs as far as I... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2006

I stayed at the resort from January 21st to January 28th. My image of the experience changed one early evening after we went through the pesticide smoke spray from the truck going down the same path that our cart was driven down. I am afraid it included chemicals that are banned in Canada and the United States. I have heard... More

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Toronto, Canada
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72 helpful votes 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2006

. We just returned from the Bahia Principe Akumal, staying Jan 17 to 24. Being experienced seasoned travellers, we found this resort to be properly rated at 4 ½ stars overall . Although I’ve read some bad complaints about this resort, let me just say, I’ve stayed at 5+ star and pricey hotels, and regardless, nothing is perfect for everyone... More

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Address: Playa AventurasCtra. Chetumal - Cancun, km. 250, Akumal 77760, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3.5 star — Grand Bahia Principe Akumal 3.5*
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Also Known As:
Gran Bahia Principe Akumal
Bahia Principle
Bahia Principe Mexico
Gran Bahia Principe Hotel Akumal
Mexico Bahia Principe
Bahia Principe Tulum
Bahia Principe Riviera Maya
Bahia Mexico Principe
Akumal Gran Bahia Principe
Grand Bahia Principe Akumal Riviera Maya, Mexico

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