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 free 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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With Thomson Airways
- Direct flights from 7 UK airports
- Fly on the spacious new Dreamliner
- Experience quieter, jetlag-busting flights
- Enjoy complimentary drinks
- Upgrade to Premium Club for additional benefits
- UK airport lounge access for Premium Club guests
If you stay at this hotel between the 1st of November 2015 and the 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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2 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
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.
Dolce Vita Italian à la carte restaurant
This restaurant offers traditional Italian dishes. You'll get unlimited meals here, but you'll need to reserve a table when you arrive at the hotel. This place comes with a dress code, it's sleeves and full-length trousers for gentlemen. Highchairs are available.
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Double room sleeps up to three adults and one child or two adults and two children, with one king-size, twin or two double beds. This room comes with a ceiling fan, TV, iron and board on request, coffee facilities, alarm clock and a minibar restocked every other day with beer, water and soft drinks.
Junior suite sleeps up to four - can be sold as a single. With ceiling fan, TV, iron and board on request, alarm clock and the minibar is restocked every other day with beer, water and soft drinks.
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Worth every penny
Awesome resort. Nothing else needs to be said food accommodation and staff were all amazing. Would recommend this group of resorts to anyone looking for a luxury resort. For all out luxury go to akumal or the adults only San kaan but you wouldn't go wrong with coba or tulum either. More
The whole family loved the place!!!!
The room was so big and the service was awesome! There are just so much to do in the resort we did not even consider leaving, The entertainment everybody liked especially my two girls ( 6 and 11 y.o), especially the magic show. My son is big on Tennis and he spent most of his time around a golf course and tennis courts. i personally loved the catamaran trips all the way to the Acumal beach ( outside the resort) The food was delicious!! Can't wait to comeback .......More
Luxury at its best .stayed here as a family group we couldn't have asked for more..amazing hotel amazing facilities. 24 hour room service..very clean hotel and rooms . very friendly and attentative staff they couldn't be more helpful.we had a fantastic stay.it definitely lived upto our expectations. That's why we have booked a return visit for my 50th birthday in January More
mhw66, London, United Kingdom
Consistent Bahia Principe luxury
This is the 3rd Bahia Principe we've been to and found it as good as the others. Though the Luxury Bahia Principe Esmeralda in Punta Cana is far the best we've been to. (I didn't get the chance to review it earlier as it was over a couple of years ago). Luxurious food selection and presentation, hotel grounds were always clean and the staff was very friendly and eager to help. Villas themselves come with personal butlers. Forgot the name of our butler (villa 72), but he did take the time and made every effort to ensure we had a comfortable stay. The beach was perfect for snorkeling with lots of fish swimming in and out. We even got to see a barracuda and watched it for some time. Do take caution when swimming/walking near the corals as there were a lot of sea urchins. We booked our trip via Bookit.com and our local rep, Lorena Rodriguez (BDTravel), was extremely helpful. We really enjoyed the Whale Shark swimming as per her suggestion. Only minor complaint was that the property map handouts need to be a lot bigger. One needs magnifying lens to see the text and property numbers.More
aenraca, Toronto, Canada
Just returned after a great stay. This is our 2nd visit after staying in Coba last time. The booking in process was smooth and the rooms given were massive and well stocked. Faultlessly clean. There is a mini bar in the room with beer and soft drinks and mini spirits (quick tip if you only drink one of the 3 choices of spirits, leave a couple of U.S. dollars in your fridge with a note) There are restaurants to book if you would like, book as soon as you book in, so you won't be disappointed. They book up quickly. The buffet restaurant is well stocked and food is of a good standard, you will find something for everyone. The snack bars have the normal choices and are great. There are pools every where. If you like music and games or if you just want to chill quietly, you will find a pool. The beach was our preferred place. There was a little cove that had been fishing netted off to try and stop the seaweed. One problem. The staff work long over 12 hour shifts trying to clean up the beach, the sea works 24/7. I went to the bar on numerous occasions to grab some ice water for the workers. They do a good and hard job. The bars are great and stock with premium spirits, not the local cheap stuff. All staff are very attentive. From a previous visit we toke U.S. dollars in one dollar bills for tipping as the staff are paid a very low wage and they work hard. We only tipped every 2nd or 3rd drink. We flew out with Thomson and did one of the boat trips with fat cats. What a lovely day out. We also did a shopping trip to playa de carmen. Be warned there are drug dealers trying to sell you Charlie every 2nd shop, so if you're a family with young children, give it a swerve. The gifts are the same price back in the resort, cheaper sometimes in the lobby shop. In full, a great hotel. Where you can use all of the other complexes facillities. We did try the adult only resort, but because it's in the jungle there are a lot of mozzies. We would definitely return. More
Welshtraveller247, Cardiff, United Kingdom
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