This mega hotel breaks the 1,000 mark for rooms. And there’s a private beach and golf course, too.
This one’s great for families, thanks to its huge rooms. As for the pools, there are a couple of lake-style numbers and a waterpark for kids. Dining highlights include a Mediterranean à la carte and a sushi place.
It’s surrounded by tropical jungle. And guests have their own 1.5-kilometre stretch of private beach. Look out for turtles – this is a local nesting ground. Plus, buzzy Playa del Carmen is only 40 minutes’ drive away.
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Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner. Three à la carte dinners per week. Selected local-brand alcohol, wine, beer, cocktails, soft drinks, tea and coffee until 23.00 or 02.00 in the disco. 24-hour snacks.
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Kukulcan main buffet restaurant
There's international dishes on offer for breakfast, lunch and dinner at this place.
Throughout the day and evening, the hotel runs a packed entertainment programme. Popular shows include karaoke and live music. And for a charge, you can check out the authentic Fiesta Mexicana every Thursday.
A sauna, a steam room and a wide range of reflexology and massages are available.
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Superior Junior Suite with Balcony or Terrace
The superior junior suite comes with a king-size or two double beds and a sofa-bed. Rooms are bright and spacious with a warm, inviting colour scheme and living area to relax in. As well as a ceiling fan, hydro-massage bath and shower, iron and ironing board and an alarm clock.
Master 2 Bedroom Family Room with Balcony or Terrace and Interconnecting Room
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"Ivan the Great" and the Golden Bar Coba
One of our groupâs highlights each evening was to visit the Golden Bar; where Ivan, the best bartender at the Grand Bahia Principe resorts was stationed. He made our stay memorable with his great humor, smile, laughter and ability to prepare some of the most exceptional drinks we ever had. If you enjoy a good time, ask him for our favorite drink, the âRich and Famousâ. Your friends, âThe Three AmigosâMore
Amazing hotel , brilliant holiday.
My wife and I travelled there for two weeks from the 25th April , on arrival wow the entrance looked amazing . Check in was fast and we were given a lovely ice cold drink while checking in . We were taken by one of the little buses to our room which was villa 4b room 3014 it was a little out of the way but we didn't mind , the room was very clean and massive especially the bed . This was our 30th wedding anniversary holiday treat so we were really looking forward to the holiday . The plus points we thought were how hard all the staff worked , nothing was any trouble , always polite , smiling and dressed imaculate . The place was huge but it was kept immaculate but easy to get round on one of the little buses which were always available . There was two pools the larger one had games going on most of the day but there was still a quieter part if you just wanted to chill . The children's area was amazing , which maid us wish we had the grandchildren with us . We spent most afternoons at one of the jacuzzis which had a bar and a top barman , ( a big thank you to Paulino for a great service) . The food in the main resteraunt was amazing always something for all tastes and a different theme on an evening . We booked six a la carte resteraunts during our stay , the best was the japoneses show table and the Mexican also the Brazilian , the others Peruvian , international and la gourmet we didn't particular like but that was our opinion . There was nine resteraunts throughout the resort plus a24 hour snack bar so there is always something for all tastes , and you can use the facilities at the Tulum hotel as well . We were amazed at the wildlife that just roamed the resort and how they took the Eco side of things very serious which was a big plus . The first week we were there there was a problem with seaweed on the beach but the staff worked tirelessly all day to keep it clean but this did not stop us spending most mornings on the beach , right next to the beach bar which did some great lunches everyday . The only negative points we thought about the resort were that the entertainment other than the Michael Jackson show was very poor for a 5 star resort , some evenings we were sat outside near the main lobby waiting for what was going on , and some evenings there was no entertainment . There was a lot of people including ourselves thought that 11 o'clock was a bit early to close the bars when people were just sitting chatting , there was a 24 hour snack bar were you could still get a drink but it was not the same atmosphere sitting in a snack bar . I also think to ease the quese at the bars including the swim up bars more staff could be used . The only other comment I would like to make was that on our last two days I had a pair of shorts stolen of our balcony on the bottom floor , and the next morning shouted at a man coming towards our balcony , he was dressed in plain clothes and not a member of staff or a gardener . We heard of several incidents of things stolen including a lap top of a sun end . I reported our incident to reception who made a note of it . Top tips get the boingo app for wifi it is only Â£4.95 for a month then you can cancel it when you get home , book your a la carte meals as soon as you check in so you can get the best times , if you want to swim with the Dolphins book on line before you go as I only paid Â£46.80 for two for swim and ride which on the day is well over $250 , if you like a night out go to co co bongo it is brill . While we were there I bought my wife a white gold and diamond ring as a anniversary present from the jewellers in the lobby and I managed to haggle a real good price and a certificate to go with it . All in all we had an absolute brilliant holiday and we would definitely go back , the resort the people everything was great , a big thank you to all for the memories .More
Enjoyed my time at Grand Bahia Principe Coba. The scenery is breath taking. Lots of animals; iguanas, sereque, coati, racoons, birds to name a few. The room is pleasant, typical decor. The buffet meals are varied there is everything for everyone. I was blown away by the night time entertainment, so much talent. Staff is super friendly and always willing to help out and make your stay more than pleasant. Special shout out to the Royal Golden Lobby barman Ivan for mixing up all the drinks with surpising tastes. He's real funny too, worth going to for a quiet place to drink! Only thing that could have been better would be the beach. There are lots of rocks, do go with shoes or something that can protect your feet. You are restricted by the manmade sandbags and can't cross so that was less enjoyable.More
1st time ... Great Time !!!
Huge resort with lots to do & see !!! The staff are great & very helpful. A la Cartes are great. Try the Brazilian it is amazing !!! Great selection at the buffets & breakfasts were great ! If you are part of the Golden Club go see Ivan the bartender in the lobby. Ivan is great fun !!! Ivan will make u the best drinks !!! Ask Ivan to make u a Rich & Famous shooter !! Great place, Great weather & great people ! Rich & FamousMore
Nice place to relax!
Go to the Royal golden lobby in Coba, it is nice and quiet. Great place to relax and enjoy a drink after a day at the beach. Don't miss the barman Ivan ! His drink are awesome and he is a really nice fellow, quite friendly and always smiling!! More
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You can use facilities in the Tulum and Coba section, with the exception of the gourmet and buffet restaurant in each hotel, which are reserved exclusively for residents of that particular hotel.