Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal by Don Pablo Collection

This huge hotel is pulled up next to its own private beach area. It comes with a great pool scene, three à la carte restaurants and an 18-hole golf course nearby.

The hotel is one of three in a super-sized complex. Golf buggies whisk guests to the countless restaurants and bars. Speaking of golf, you’ll have access to the Riviera Maya Golf Club*, a couple of minutes’ drive away. Plus, it’s 35 minutes to the shops of Playa del Carmen.

This Mayan-inspired place is part of the luxe Don Pablo collection, so junior suites come as standard. Expect butler service, an indulgent pillow menu and a mini-fridge for kids, stocked with juices and milkshakes. Book an Oceanfront Suite for striking sea views.

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Golf offer

If you stay at this hotel before 31st of October 2016, you'll get a special discount of 50% on public rates at the Rivera Maya Golf Course. Rates include green fee with golf cart, golf club custody, mineral water and soft drinks and 20 golf balls for practice.

All Inclusive - Here's what you get


24-hour All Inclusive. Full Board buffet meals. Unlimited dining in the à la carte restaurants, reservations must be made on arrival. Snacks, afternoon cakes and ice-cream.


24-hour All Inclusive. Unlimited local alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages including beer, wine, spirits, cocktails and soft drinks, until 23.00 or until 02.00 in La Rancherita disco. International premium drinks will be available in all bars.

Sports and Activities

All are included except where indicated.

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7 outdoor pools

You've got two large pools at the Akumal, one of which is an activity pool. The poolside here comes with luxury hammocks and waiter service offering premium drinks, like juices, cocktails and international drinks. There are 5 other pools throughout the complex including the Tulum and Coba hotels.

Riviera international buffet restaurant

This restaurant is open from 5.30pm to 10pm in the winter months. This place comes with a dress code, it's sleeves and long trousers for gentlemen. Reservation required. Highchairs are available.

Kids' club

This place has its own hotel-run kids' clubs providing hours of fun for your little ones, with different activities planned every day. Suitable for children aged 4 to 12.

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oceanfront junior suite with limited sea view and balcony or terrace

These oceanfront junior suites come enhanced with limited sea views. They're traditional in style and feature a lounge area, and a balcony or terrace for a bit of outside space. Features include air-conditioning and free Wi-Fi. Plus you'll get bathrobes, slippers. These rooms sleep 3 adults and 2 adults and 2 children until 31st October 2016. There's a double bedroom with 1 king-size bed and 1 child-bed. Just to let you know from 1st November 2016 these rooms sleep 3 adults.

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Luxury vacation in Akumal

Vacation with mom from june 12, 2016- june 16, 2016. Luxury bahia principe akumal is a hotel in playa del carmen, which is one of 5 hotels. There is a mini train taking guest from room to main lobby and from main lobby of hotel to other main lobby hotels. The workers in the hotel are very friendly and helpful. We stayed in building 82 which is close to the infinity pool and corales which is a breakfast and lunch buffet and is a reservation dinner at night. the Infinity pool was nice but has lots of kids in it. The breakfast and lunch at los corales was very tasty. It is a smaller buffet than at the main lobbies, but i think the food is more flavorful. We also went to one of the international cuisine for dinner, but the food portions were small for us americans. My only complaint about the place is that its so big, it was hard for us to know what was happening where. The have a "mexican show" in tulum only a short train away on hotel property for $18usd. Anything you want to buy on property is in u.s. currency. We went to the beach around the akumal property. The water clear and pretty shallow. There is a partition that keeps most of the seaweed out, but even 100 feet out the average person could stand up. The beach near the infinity pool doesnt seem as nice. I should also mention the propert has wildlife. You will see spider monkeys with their face usually on the ground. They dont really bother people and Im terrified of animals. You will also see a lot of iguanas, also dont bother people. I saw a sign about alligators, but that was near to the entrance of the property. No mosquitos. Only bit by 1 mosquito on a day trip to chitzen itza. Overall Luxury Bahia principe akumal is one part of a big hotel property. The trains run pretty well. I must add that the trains dont start running until 7am but you can call the front desk to schedule pickup (free) especially for baggage pickup on the way home. The room was beautiful, with a 4 poster bed. always clean. room facing the pool. you can control the temp in the room. bathroom very big and also beautiful. safe for valuables is free. I would definetly recc a stay at this hotel. I would like to add that Akumal is the hotel with beach access. But coba seems to be where all the action is. Many young adults in coba. akumal was pretty quiet. wifi free. need to set up wifi in lobby 1st then set up in hotel room. wifi last 24 hours at a time. after 24 hours need to set up in lobby again and in room again. 2nd set up not as extensive as subsequent setups. The food had lots of variety not the same exact thing every day although you could have the staples if you want and they also have a kids part of the buffet for the kids ex: burgers, chicken nuggets.More

neenee95, 60763

Amazing Trip

Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal Don Pablo Collection was amazing!! The resort is huge & the trolleys are so well organized, super easy to hitch a ride where you want to go if your feet get tired. The food was amazing, did not have a bad meal. The room was clean & stocked daily, housekeepers were on point. The beaches/pools were spotless & the staff was amazing as well. Marisol was our go to waitress while on the beach & she was great, kept our drinks full & cold & always had a smile....We will definitely be back to this location!More

Amy L, 60913


room was great location was perfect, food was out of this world.. couldn't ask for a better holiday. me and my partner stayed in 2012 I cant imagine anything changing, the facilities were amazing too.More

dean a, 190734

great spot!

property was incredibly clean, tons of staff working to keep things running smoothly. Room was very nice- king bed, rainfall shower, balcony. cleaned daily but no one was able to tell us when that might be occurring. food was excellent! buffet had tons of choices. plenty of free activities, as well as vendor staff to assist with excursions (some of which didn't have the full info, esp. as it related to time). Cons: would have been much more helpful to have some sort of orientation to the property- how to get to the other spots, make reservations, what areas, if any, were off limits (infinity pool for everyone? or just the 'premiere' members?). biggest complaint was with the guys trying to sell time shares, who seemed to be stationed in the lobby all day, every day, really intrusive to the point of mild harassment. we all know how time shares work; if we're interested, we'll find you. also- lots of people clearly drinking from morning until night....loud and obnoxious at times. way too much cigarette smoking. overall, very nice, pretty. beach a little rockyMore

nancy s, 60745

Great not outstanding as well

Wife and I were here June 10 - June 15 for our first vaca without the kids in YEARS! Thoroughly enjoyed our stay here, but even though we will be recommending, I doubt that we'll be returning. I go down south for the beach. This beach is ordinary. Small, rocky. The water is clear but one must be careful where they step. the best part of the beach was just north of the resort, by the Crystal club in Tulum. You'll find better beach in many many many destinations. The beds were hard as well. Too hard for our liking. Would wake with a sore back. As I'm a beach bum at heart, I'm at the beach early in the morning to enjoy a long quiet soak before everyone gets there. The only coffee I was able to muster at 6:30 was from the snack bar from a machine in a styrofoam cup. The Sian Ka'an section of the resort had premium coffee available all days long..... Ok. Enough complaining. Lovelly resort! Beautiful rooms, great pools, amazing food! From this section of the resort, one also has access to the Sian Ka'an, Tulum and Coba sections of the Bahia Principe resort. Lots to do, easy transit to and from most areas of the resort using the people movers. The Tulum buffet was so big that I got lost! Excellent selection of drinks, top shelf stuff readily available. No trouble reserving the A la carte restaurants and we really really enjoyed those! Wildlife all around the resort make for great pics as well. And really really amazing pool selection and quality. The people are really really serviable and friendly. Seriously! Everyone went out of their way to satisfy our requirements. Hola's! and smiles across the resort at all times. But.... Being a beach bum at heart, I prefer any beach in Cuba, Siesta Keys in Fla or Old Orchard beach in Maine. Which is quite a pity because this really is a great resort.More

Benoit N, 155032

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