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GBP Akumal.....June 2015

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GBP Akumal.....June 2015

Just booked June 2015 to GBP Akumal aware that there will be some changes (hopefully for the better) with the transfer to Don Pablo Luxury Collection. We have visited Mexico before staying in PDC at Riu Yucatan. Anyone who has been to GBP Akumal have any tips? From forum posts we gather villas 65,66 and 67 are the better located for beach etc.

We have been to Xcarat and Xel-ha and intend to visit again and like the idea of Tulum and Akumal beaches for a visit. Tips and insights very welcome. Thanks.

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1. Re: GBP Akumal.....June 2015

Not sure on your side of the pond but the tour operator in Canada that sells GBP Akumal is now selling those buildings as ocean view and at a bit higher price. If you are able to get into one of those buildings there is a beach bar right in front of them and the 24 hour snackbar is very near

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2. Re: GBP Akumal.....June 2015

Linda, if you have a regular computer, see the 1st Time tips over in Top Questions

tripadvisor.ca/ShowTopic-g499445-i9177-k6167…

From the Akumal Destination Experts

GBP Tips, section differences, Buffets and a-la-Cartes, Akumal Upgrade, repeat perks

1st, you can use all the bars, buffets, pools , alacartes at all the facilities for any resort except for Sian Kaan and a few other private bars. After Nov 1/14, Akumal will be restricted - see the last topic in this section

Tips and hints from a 1st timer (revised Feb 2013)

Bahia Section differences

sample menus and reviews for the alacartes

You are allowed ONLY 3 per week/ 4 with premium/golden) for a 7 day stay - <7 nights - likely 2 a-la cartes - you can not prebook by email ... (more)

New DEC/13 Menus for Bahia alacartes and Bars

Thanks to Rob, he was busy taking photos -dress code in effect for Le Gourmet (Coba), Arlequin (Akumal), Don Pablo (Tulum). ... (more)

Buffet hours are 700-1030am, 1230-330pm, 630-1030pm

Mon--Italian,Tues--French,Wedn--Spanish ,Thurs--Mexican, Fri--Caribbean, Sat--Gala, Sun-American ... (more)

DO I get anyting after 2,3,4 .... visits

A often changing story as to gifts, upgrades, extra alacartes, access to Sian Kaan ... (more)

Changes Nov 1, 2014 for the Akumal Section

Bahia is upgrading the Akumal section to be an exclusive Don Pablo Family section. The Tulum/Coba sections will not have access to it ... (more)

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