Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal

For those who want to wake up at the seafront and enjoy the very best in services and amenities.

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The hotel offers a wide variety of facilities and services created for the whole family, featuring exclusive adult-only areas. As a member of the Privilege Club you also have exclusive access to nearby hotels within the Bahia Principe Riviera Maya resort.

  • Services & Facilities:

    • Privilege Lounge*
    • Privilege Beach*
    • Club Carts*
    • 3 Pools
    • 9 Bars
    • 7 Restaurants
    • Bahia SPA
    • Adult-only areas
    • Bahia Scouts Water Park
    • Resort trains
    • Riviera Maya Golf Course**
    • Hacienda Doña Isabel **
    • Dolphinaris Tulum **
    • Casino

    *Services and facilities exclusive for Privilege Club members
    **Subject to additional charges

  • Airport distance:

    • 100 minutes to Cancun (CUN)
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If you are seeking a luxury all-inclusive experience for your family or a more private getaway, we have that in our Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal resort. With areas that are for adults-only as well as those dedicated to family fun, we provide a luxurious vacation for travelers of all ages. Golfers love the Riviera Maya Golf Course, and many happy couples choose our property as the site of their unforgettable wedding.

We are located approximately 100 minutes (96.2 km) from the Cancun International Airport (CUN); the drive is via 307 Highway.


You'll experience the feeling of luxury as soon as you step through the door. Our Butler service will take care of all your needs while you are here. Moreover, you'll have use of the facilities of the other hotels in the complex and their restaurants. The buffet, however, is available only at the hotel where you are staying.

Some of the amenities that are included are:

  • Children's activities
  • Teen's Club
  • Sports equipment - 1 hour free per day
  • Sports
  • Free entry to “Hacienda Doña Isabel” nightclub
  • Unlimited á la carte dinners in restaurants
  • and much more


A variety of suites offer the ultimate in luxury during your stay. Your suite choices include:

  • Junior Suite Superior
  • Junior Suite Superior Ocean Front
  • Junior Suite Deluxe - adults only
  • Junior Suite Deluxe Ocean Front - adults only

Some suites provide a Hydromassage bathtub, while others provide a balcony overlooking the ocean.


For your dining convenience, room service is available as well as the Butler's Menu, upon request.

Our three restaurants where reservations are not required are the:

  • Riviera Restaurant - international buffet
  • Pool Restaurant
  • Beach Restaurant

À la carte restaurants cater to a variety of exciting flavors and tastes. A few of these are the following, but there are many more. Reservations are required here:

  • Frutos del Mar Seafood Restaurant
  • Dolce Vita Restaurant
  • Gourmet Arlequin Restaurant
  • Maiko Restaurant
  • Rodizio Restaurant: Los Corales
  • and many more

We offer a diverse dining experience that ranges from Brazilian and gourmet to Japanese, Mexican, Brazilian grilled meats, Mediterranean, Peruvian and more.

For those who want to keep up with their favorite sporting teams, we have a Sports Bar. Come in after a day of relaxing on the beach, adventuring or sightseeing, grab a beer and get the party started!

Family Friendly Atmosphere and Activities

Kids and teens will have much to do during their stay. There are adult-only areas in our resort, but there are plenty of additional pools with family activities. Families with kids can also take advantage of these amenities for our younger guests:

  • Bahia Scouts
  • Teen's Club (11-16 years)
  • Mini-Club (4-11 years) activities
  • Children’s water park
  • Mini-golf course

For a small charge, families can visit the Dolphin aquarium. If you need a babysitter for children 2 to 12 years, they are available by request for a small charge.

Sports and Activities

If you've ever wanted to try paddle surf boarding or kayaking, the equipment is available for 1 hour free per day. Other equipment includes:

  • Tennis
  • Catamarans for hire
  • Snorkeling

You can even learn diving in our pool with a free lesson by request. Other sports that are included are:

  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Volleyball
  • Boogie boards
  • and more

Golfers may want to take advantage of the Riviera Maya Golf Club, a paradise for golfers with stunning views.

Casino Gaming, Spa Time and Nightlife

We have a Casino on-site for adults who want to try their luck. You can choose from:

  • Blackjack
  • Roulette
  • Poker
  • Slot machines

If casinos are not your speed, we offer a spa to help you unwind through massage, sauna, aromatherapy and more. Relax with:

  • Zen- hot stone massage
  • Caribbean massage
  • Mayan experience
  • and more

When you’re all relaxed and recharged, you can energize yourself with a fun night of dancing at our “Hacienda Doña Isabel,” where local drinks are included.

Visits to a crafts market and shopping, as well as a host of tours to historic places, will round out your vacation. From the Mayan Jungle to Chichén Itzá and Tulum, there is much to do to experience incomparable Mexico while staying at the Luxury Bahia Principe Akumal. With family friendly activities, infinity pool and adult-only areas, and so much more, this beautiful seafront luxury resort truly has something to enchant and delight everyone.

  • “I had the chance to be part of the Privilege Club, which offers the best advantages within the resort, to be a VIP, we were given the black bracelet which allowed access to a better part of the beach with sunbeds, the best drinks and club carts that take you everywhere you wish.”
    TripAdvisor User: Pablosfs
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  • “Our first time as a Privilege Club Members. In adjoining rooms 26527/29. 5th floor of newer east wing. Clean & fresh, overlooking the pool/bay. Fantastic views/sunsets. Couldn’t fault the food (loved Jazmin Buffet), amenities, cleanliness and amazing staff.”
    TripAdvisor User: Dana M
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  • “We’ve had visited the Ambar hotel two times before (which is amazing too) and this was the first time we returned with the kids, we came back as members of the Privilege Club. I have to say everything was excellent!”
    TripAdvisor User: Mtfe
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  • “This was my first time I used my Privilege Club membership. And all I can say is OUTSTANDING. I booked my transfers thru the club, OUTSTANDING SERVICE as well. When we arrived we were taken to the Privileged Lounge, very, very nice. Great staff, quick check in, everything was great.”
    TripAdvisor User: Mike T
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