The resort is made up of 2 hotels - the Tulum and the Akumal, and is on the Riviera Maya, on the east side of the Yucatan Peninsula 35 minutes away from Playa del Carmen and 20 minutes away from Tulum. The three quarter of a mile-long private beach is naturally protected by a coral reef and has a selection of watersports and diving. The hotels are set in large well kept gardens full of tropical vegetation, protected ecology and architecture which all blend well together. The Riviera has a semi tropical climate with average temperatures of 26 degrees centigrade.
Distance from Airport:
30 miles - Cancun
All have * bathroom/shower * wc * TV * air conditioning * telephone * hairdryer * minibar * balcony/terrace * safe * (certain amenities may be payable locally)
Location and Resort:
The resort was designed by the Mexican architect, Fernando Quirarte, and it was inspired by the Puuc Mayan architectural period. The two hotels have nearly 1500 rooms between them and are split between 3 storey villas each holding 18 rooms each. Motorised watersports are not permitted to protect the reef from damage.
Eating and Drinking:
The hotel has a selection of bars and restaurants with a choice of cuisine including seafood and Italian among others. There are also pool bars and beach bars.
The hotel has 3 swimming pools and 3 children`s pool.
The Gran Bahia Principe Hotel in Mexico will appeal to couples and families looking for comfortable accommodation in a beach front position with a variety of facilities and amenities to choose from.
Couples and Families