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Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

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Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

Returned yesterday from our first trip to Mexico

Was blown away by the Bahia Akumal. Ticked all the boxes we wanted from a holiday. To have a hotel that is child friendly & has the Luxury element really made our holiday.

Can’t really find any fault with the hotel except more parasols for pool area (like every single other guest has said!)

Above all else it is the incredible staff at the resort who made sure guests are well looked after. They work so hard yet every one we came across were friendly & couldn’t do enough for you. They are amazing. Didn’t feel we had to Tip either yet we did when staff went above & beyond. They really appreciate it too.

Visited the 2 other hotels & they were lovely but noticeable the quality of the cocktails were much poorer compared to the Akumal.

Mainly used the Buffet at Akumal for food which was incredible & coukdn’t fault. Only ate at the Tulum Brazilian & Dolce Vita Italian at Akumal. Both very nice but red hot inside at Brazilian with no air con. The Italian was best meal we ate, very tasty.

Mozzies were out in force & very nasty despite Trek 50. Wife had some very awful bites, she must be allergic to them as they bruise badly after a few days.

Weather was perfect too every single day.

Shows were ok, nothing special. Only ones that stood out was the MIchael Jackson Show where the backing dancers wowed you with their routines & the Lion King at the Hacienda. Both a must see.

Any questions anyone has feel free to ask & will try my best.

Will be booking again for next year. We have fallen in love with the place & have very bad post holiday blues 😩

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1. Re: Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

Glad you had a wonderful trip , out first trip to an AI in the area was to the Grand Bahia Akumal too , 6 yrs ago , and we’ve been back five times now - going for 6 th time this December , however we’ve tried a few other resorts now and like them a tad more than gbakumal ( we’ve been twice there ) we did not like the reservations system for dinner !!both times were given horrible time slots !

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2. Re: Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

Thanks a lot. Being child friendly was a huge plus for us!

Out of interest which resorts do you prefer?

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3. Re: Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

Glad you enjoyed it, We also returned recently,our 8th trip to this particular complex. The Grand Bahia Akumal is fast becoming an exiting destination for many repeat guests now and a favourite retreat for many fellow Brits. As for other Hotels,perhaps you try something along the lines of my other particular favourite namely the Grand Palladium resort and spa some three miles away from Akumal to compare,slightly more expensive but deals do appear here and there. Other than that the list is endless vis Tui or Thomas Cook these days and whilst you usually get what you pay for, the Grand Bahia Akumal is still excellent value for money Imo.

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4. Re: Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

We like the Grand Palladium, we just choose which ever part is cheapest as you have access to all the other ones anyways ( except their TRS section which is adult only and is setapart from other resorts anyways ) We took our 11 yr old the second time we went and he loved it . Great kiddie pool , which is so well located between the beach and main pool so adults can easily enjoy the beach and main pool as well as supervise their kids . My son attended the “ teen” clubhouse and made friends and liked the video games and pool table , but the little kids have their own section and it looks well staffed and attended .

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5. Re: Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

Glad you had a great holiday, I loved this hotel 👌🏽

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6. Re: Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

Bahia gives you so many Quality Choices , so we decided to live there after a 30 year search . Never a regret and always a Joy, we visited many but beauty and kindness won our Hearts. Enjoy my friends !

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7. Re: Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

We love the Bahia Akumal, fabulous place! Only issue is the lack of parasols. Travelling without kids we love the Sian Kaan adult only section, if you get the chance next time check it out as it's amazing.

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8. Re: Back from amazing trip @ Luxury Bahia Akumal

Bahia Akumal is a Beach Resort with many beach Coves and " Hundreds of Beach Palapas for shade " more than I have seen at any Resort , Around huge pool patios for the 1500 guests it is impossible to shade , so over the years Snack Bar Tents , seating and cover from elements was created , some with Beach and Pool Views [ 5 in total ] . We have requested more especially at Adult area another Tent should be created . There is always positive change every 6 months we return . Entertainment on Patios is Great , New Furniture and Electric Shuttles is appreciated . YES , Sian Kaan is our favorite,* I see it is always in the TOP 5 Resorts in Mexico , know you product , but it is all subjective . [ Monarc .ca for ref.]

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