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Get an overview of this hotelRiviera Maya resort between jungle and beach

When you stay at Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal - All Inclusive in Akumal, you'll be next to a golf course and close to Riviera Maya Golf Club and Akumal Beach.

This 4-star resort is within close proximity of Aktun Chen and Xcacel Beach.

Make yourself at home in one of the 758 air-conditioned rooms featuring minibars. Rooms have private balconies. Wireless Internet access (surcharge) keeps you connected, and satellite programming is available for your entertainment. Private bathrooms with shower/tub combinations feature jetted bathtubs and complimentary toiletries.

Pamper yourself with a visit to the spa, which offers massages, body treatments, and facials. After dipping into one of the 3 outdoor swimming pools, you can spend some time at the private beach. Additional amenities include complimentary wireless Internet access, concierge services, and babysitting/childcare (surcharge).

This resort is all inclusive. Rates include meals and beverages at onsite dining establishments. Charges may be applied for dining at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, some beverages, and other amenities.

Grab a bite at one of the resort's 4 restaurants, or stay in and take advantage of 24-hour room service. When you are in need of a refreshing drink, visit a swim-up bar or one of 11 bars/lounges, or 3 poolside bars. A complimentary buffet breakfast is served daily.

Featured amenities include express check-in, express check-out, and complimentary newspapers in the lobby. Free self parking is available onsite.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room minibar (some restrictions)
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties

Activities and facilities/equipment

Water activities

  • Kayaking
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing/boogie boarding
  • Windsurfing

Land activities

  • Bicycling
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball


  • Aerobics
  • Dancing
  • Water fitness

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old


  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to onsite clubs
  • Access to offsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Golf green fees
  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Wireless Internet access
  • Offsite tours

Hotel Amenities

This 758-room Riviera Maya resort offers facilities and services for families and couples to enjoy complete vacations without leaving the grounds. Dance lessons, introductory scuba diving lessons, aerobics, and all manner of games and athletic contests are part of a busy activity program. Like all major Mayan Riviera hotels, this resort is equipped with a water-purification system.

The on-site spa offers saunas, steam rooms, massages, body and facial treatments, and hair and nail care (surcharges). Guests can also enjoy massages and hair braiding in two palapas next to the pool (surcharges). The resort offers 3 outdoor pools and a children's pool. Childcare is also available (surcharge). There are 4 restaurants on site, 3 poolside bars, 11 bars and lounges, and room service is available 24 hours a day.

Trams shuttle guests around the resort; to its sister property; and to Hacienda Doña Isabel, a shopping and entertainment complex in the common area shared by both hotels. The Hacienda includes a number of businesses including a 24-hour doctor's office, pharmacy, Internet café, and numerous shops arrayed around 2 movie-set-perfect Mexican plazas. Use of some services at the Hacienda incurs a surcharge. Wireless internet is free for 1 hour per day. Scroll down to the Dining section for details on restaurants and bars available to guests as part of the All-Inclusive plan.

  • Swim-up bar 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Spa treatment room(s) 
  • Steam room 
  • Sauna 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • Babysitting or childcare 
  • Supervised childcare/activities 
  • Free newspapers in lobby 
  • Conference space 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Shopping on site 
  • ATM/banking 
  • Nightclub 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Total number of rooms - 758 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Number of floors - 3 
  • Number of bars/lounges - 11 
  • Number of poolside bars - 3 
  • Wedding services 
  • Free breakfast 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 3 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Garden 
  • Number of restaurants - 4 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Children's pool 
  • Coffee/tea in common areas 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Hair salon 
  • Health club 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • On private beach 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • On private beach  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  


Available in all rooms: Wireless internet access ( 0 USD per hour )

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking

Room Amenities

  • WiFi (surcharge) 
  • In-room safe 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Balcony 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Minibar 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Climate control 
  • Phone 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Bathrobes 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Jetted bathtub 
  • Slippers 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Television 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Hydromassage showerhead 

Where to Eat

Note: À la carte dining at specialty restaurants is unlimited. Reservations are required.

The Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal offers guests a complimentary buffet breakfast between 7 and 10:30 AM daily. Guests can also choose to dine and drink at the bars and selected restaurants at neighboring Grand Bahia Principe Tulum All-Inclusive.

Riviera Main International Buffet - Offering views of the Caribbean, this vast, airy restaurant under an enormous palapa serves international-style breakfast, lunch, and dinner buffets. No reservations required.

Dolce Vita - This restaurant serves Italian-style buffet breakfast and lunch. Dinner is served a la carte and reservations are required.

Sample menu for Dolce Vita


  • Selections from the Appetizer Buffet
  • Tomato Cream soup
  • Minestrone

    Main courses:

  • Tagliatelle Four Cheeses
  • Ossobucco of Beef
  • Rigatoni with Seafood


  • Tiramisu
  • Cannolis with cream cheese
  • Pear Tart

    Frutos del Mar - Providing views of the Caribbean in moonlight, Frutos del Mar is an à la carte seafood restaurant open for dinner. Reservations are required.

    Sample menu for Frutos del Mar


  • Selections from the Buffet Bar
  • Cream of Seven Hot Peppers soup
  • Seafood soup

    Main courses:

  • Fettucine with Shrimp
  • Chicken Supreme
  • Grilled Tuna steak


  • Selections from the Dessert and Fruit Buffet

    Arlequin - This à la carte gourmet restaurant is open for dinner with an international menu. Reservations are required.

    Sample menu for Arlequin


  • Seafood Tacos
  • Marinated Fresh Salmon
  • Roasted Vegetables

    Main courses:

  • Sea Bass Fillet in Tequila sauce
  • Shrimp in Garlic sauce
  • Tournedo Beef


  • Selections from the Dessert Bar

    Oriental - Located in the Hacienda Doña Isabel, this à la carte restaurant serves Asian cuisines.

    El Acuario - This 24-hour beach restaurant serves American food and snacks.

    The resort also houses these bars: Lobby Bar Pakal; Lobby Bar Tulum; the pool bar, White Sands; the swim-up bar, La Sirena; Bar Coral; the beach bar, El Mar, and the pool bar, Chit, located near Villas 74, 76, and 78.

    Disco La Rancherita - Opens at midnight with music and dancing. Located in the Hacienda, along with Bar Plaza Mayor and the Sport Bar.

  • Nearby Things to Do

    A variety of activities and sports including daily beach and pool games and contests, snorkeling, kayaking, fitness facilities, and tennis can be enjoyed at the resort.

    The Riviera Maya Golf Club has been designed by Robert Trend Jones II. It is divided in two golf courses: the first has 18 executive holes with par 72, and the second has 9 executive holes with par 27. A fee applies for use of golf courses. For guests staying in Superior or Junior Suite rooms, free Green Fee limited to 2 rounds per week stay applies.

    The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.

    • Golfing nearby 
    • Personal motorized watercraft on site 
    • Water skiing nearby 
    • Bicycle rentals on site 
    • Kayaking on site 
    • Parasailing on site 
    • Sailing on site 
    • Snorkeling on site 
    • Volleyball on site 
    • Windsurfing on site 

    Spa Services

    • Steam room in spa 
    • Reflexology 
    • Couples treatment rooms 
    • Manicures and pedicures 
    • Body wraps 
    • Body scrubs 
    • Aromatherapy treatments 
    • Hydrotherapy treatments 
    • Sauna in spa 
    • Spa tub in spa 
    • Massages 
    • Body treatments 
    • Facial treatments 

    Hotel Policies


    Check-in time starts at 3 PM


    Check-out time is Noon

    You need to know

    Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

    Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

    Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.


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    We should mention

    Reservations are required for golf tee times. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation.

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