Stargazing

Members and guests looking out to sea from their villa terrace in Cancun or The Royal Haciendas could spot a shooting star tonight. The Perseid meteor shower reaches its peak on August 11 and 12.  While astronomers expect that the best viewing…

Turtle News

It was a very busy weekend at The Royal Sands with 10 turtle nests registered, bringing the season's tally to 52 nests and 6,308 eggs. No eggs have hatched so far although the security department expects this to start later this week. As…

Your Favorite Mexican Meal?

In a recent Forbes Magazine survey of the world's best cities for dining, travelers from 20 nations ranked Mexico City fourth behind Paris, Rome and Tokyo, another reminder that it is well and truly on the restaurant map. However, as seasoned…

Turtle News

The tally of turtles at The Royal Sands now stands at 40 nests and 4,849 eggs while The Royal Caribbean has still only registered one nest. We will keep you posted on our incredible summer visitors and let you know when the eggs start to h…

Favorite Snorkeling Spots

For those of you who like nothing more than donning a mask and fins and going in search of Nemo and his friends, we would like to hear from you. Tell us about your favorite snorkeling spot in the Mexican Caribbean and your most memorable sighting. With…
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About the Aluxes

If you have been coming to Cancun for many years, you may have heard local people saying “it must have been the alux” when they cannot find something. They are joking but you may have wondered what an alux is and what on earth it has to…
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Sail to Bird Island

Grab your binoculars, camera and snorkel mask and set sail for an island adventure. A two-hour boat ride to the north of Cancun, you’ll spy a tiny island of mangroves, dunes and palm groves. This desert island is Contoy, also known as la isla…

Kids Eat Free

Traveling with the kids? Treat the family to a meal at Captain’s Cove on Monday night or Hacienda Sisal on Tuesday night and they could eat for free. This offer is valid for children aged between five and 12 years ordering from the special…

Weeping Willow

By popular request, here's another of your favorite Royal Resorts cocktails kindly provided by the staff at the bar in Phase II of The Royal Sands. This one packs quite a punch! 1/2 oz  Cuervo Tequila 1/2 oz  1912 Tequila Cream liqueur 1/2…

A Familiar Face at Club Internacional de Cancun

Who is the first person to say Bienvenidos a Casa or “Welcome Home” when you step out of your van at Club Internacional de Cancun? The odds are that it is Jeremias Chi, one of the Bellboys at the resort. His big smile, friendly manner and…