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Royal Resorts Life magazine now available online

The 2019 edition of our annual magazine Royal Resorts Life is now available online. Click on this link to read and download it.

Get the latest news from Royal Resorts, including sightseeing ideas and activities for you to enjoy on your next trip to Cancun and the Riviera Maya.

The 2018 Advisory Council Reports and the accompanying financial statements are also included so take a few minutes to read them.

Printed complimentary copies of Royal Resorts Life are also available in the villas at the resorts.

For more news during the year, keep in touch with us by checking the Royal Resorts blog at www.royalresorts.com and reading the monthly e-newsletter The Royal Reporter, becoming one of our Facebook friends and following us on Twitter or Instagram.

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News about The Royal Caribbean

We would like to share some news about the future plans for The Royal Caribbean. Instead of closing for renovation at the end of April, the resort will now remain open for the summer and will close on September 2. The resort will be closed for the winter and spring season and will reopen on […]

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TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 honors for Grand Residences and Royal Resorts

Members of the TripAdvisor travel community have rated Grand Residences and Royal Resorts among the Top Hotels in Mexico by including them in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 listings.

For the fifth year running Grand Residences has picked up several TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 accolades given to the best of the best in Mexico.

  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 Top 25 Hotels in Mexico – Grand Residences Riviera Cancun is No. 20
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 Top 25 Luxury Hotels in Mexico – Grand Residences Riviera Cancun is No. 15
  • TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 Top 25 Hotels in Mexico for Families – Grand Residences Riviera Cancun is No. 7

Royal Resorts also in the Top 25 Hotels in Mexico for Families

In addition to Grand Residences, The Royal Haciendas and The Royal Cancun are also listed in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice 2019 Top 25 Hotels in Mexico for Families. The Royal Haciendas is rated No. 14 and The Royal Cancun No. 19.

You can help spread the word about Royal Resorts and staff that have made your day extra special by posting a review of your vacation experience on TripAdvisor. Visit www.tripadvisor.com or use the link in the online guest satisfaction survey you receive after your stay. Your feedback is very important to us.

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News about The Royal Caribbean

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News about The Royal Caribbean

We would like to share some news about the future plans for The Royal Caribbean. Instead of closing for renovation at the end of April, the resort will now remain open for the summer and will close on September 2.

The resort will be closed for the winter and spring season and will reopen on July 1, 2020 with 540 fully remodeled rooms, restaurants, bars and more.

Contact the Reservations Center if you would like to book a stay at The Royal Caribbean before September 2.

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A Royal Resorts wedding in paradise

From the breathtaking beauty of the beaches to the music, flowers and traditions, it’s easy to be swept up by romance in the Mexican Caribbean and Royal Resorts has witnessed many a marriage proposal and wedding over the years. If you or someone in your family would like to get married, the Special Events team can make the most important day of your lives an enchanting celebration of your love, a memory that you will treasure in the years to come: a Royal Resorts wedding in paradise.

Where to plan a Royal Resorts wedding? From the beach at sunset, a secluded spot in the gardens or a terrace to a thatched palapa on the shores of the lagoon or the more formal setting of the dining room and Gran Salon at Hacienda Sisal, Royal Resorts offers a variety of settings for your wedding. Whether you are thinking about an intimate ceremony on the beach or a full-blown formal wedding with all your family and friends, cocktails, dinner, dancing and more, there is a venue for you.

Visit the Special Events website to browse through the Royal Resorts Wedding package collection. Plan your dream wedding with our professional coordinators to assist you every step of the way as you choose flowers, wedding décor and your cake. If you want a formal wedding reception, there are set group menus and our chefs can create a special menu for you on demand if you would like something different.

Other services offered range from photos and video, live music, sound and lighting to arranging a stylist and spa time for the bride. Whatever your wishes, the Special Events team will take care of every detail to make your Royal Resorts wedding unforgettable.

Special Events can also help you arrange romantic dinners on the beach, anniversary dinners, engagement, graduation and birthday parties, family get-togethers and much more.

Our Royal Couples

See what some of the happy couples that got married in 2018 had to say about their Royal Resorts wedding.

“We can’t thank you enough for making our wedding day so perfect and special. Everything went so smoothly, which is a testament to you and your team’s hard work and dedication. We were blown away by your ability to bring our wedding vision to life. You went above and beyond on every detail. Our family and friends were so impressed by how beautiful the event was. It was such a pleasure working with you. Thank you again from the bottom of our hearts. It was a day we will never forget!” 

J & A, The Royal Sands

“It was my dream wedding come true. I did not have to go into so much detail of what I wanted. I just sent some pictures of ideas I liked and my awesome wedding planner wove her magic from the ceremony down to the small details at the reception. I literally did not get stressed out planning my wedding and enjoyed every moment. Thank you!”

C & C, The Royal Sands

“Thank you so much for making my dreams come true! You guys made everything so easy and everything was beautiful!”

B & B, The Royal Sands

“THANK YOU for hosting my DREAM WEDDING at the Royal Sands Cancun! No words could ever describe how truly thankful I am. From day one, Karina took care of every detail and ensured that our day was perfect. I am in awe of how everything turned out. The day ran so smoothly and the decor was absolutely BREATHTAKING. Karina really brought my vision to life. No matter how stressed out I got, she put me at ease and assured me that she had everything taken care of. And she did!

I grew up vacationing at the Royal Sands with my family, so it was an incredibly special experience for me to be married there. Like the rest of the Royal Sands staff, the Special Events team blew me away with their professionalism and willingness to go the extra mile to make me happy.

I wouldn’t change a single thing about my day. THANK YOU for making my special day surpass all of my expectations! My husband and I are looking forward to a lifetime of anniversaries and vacations at the Royal Sands!” 

A & V, The Royal Sands

“OMG this made me cry!  Thank you so much for everything.  The whole thing was nothing short of amazing.  I will refer everyone I know to plan their wedding there!  …It was the best!!   Thank you again!” 

C & K, The Royal Haciendas

“Thank you so much for making my day so special! I cannot thank you enough, everything was so perfect. I have been in contact with the photographer and he is getting my photos ready! They look amazing!”
K & Z, The Royal Haciendas

“Thank you so much for creating and coordinating my fairytale wedding! It is a day I’ll cherish and remember forever!”

A & D, The Royal Sands

Vow Renewal

“Thank you again for making our 10-year anniversary party a success. All of our family and guests were extremely happy as was Kathy and I. 

You are very good at what you do! Thank you again.”

E & K, The Royal Sands

“Thank you Sulma for the kind words and thank you for helping us have the wedding of our dreams. It was such a special day and you had a big part in it. We appreciated all of your hard work and help.” 

K & A, The Royal Sands

Start planning your Royal Resorts wedding

Visit the Special events website at http://royalresorts.events and contact Special Events today to start planning your dream wedding at Royal Resorts.

 

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Treat yourself to a February Couples Massage at the Royal Resorts Spa

Treat yourself to some special pampering this February, a relaxing 90-minute Couples massage at the Royal Resorts Spa. The cost of this special Valentine’s Day offer is US$279 and it includes 20 minutes of Jacuzzi time for extra relaxation. Offer available at The Royal Sands and The Royal Haciendas Spa from February 2 – 22, 2019.

This promotion is not applicable with other promotions and discounts. Prices in dollars. Payment in pesos charged using the daily exchange rate. Information subject to change without prior notice.

 

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Order Valentine’s Day flowers from the Royal Market

Want to say I love you with flowers this Valentine’s Day, the Royal Market has got you covered. Use the convenient online shopping service to order roses and fragrant lilies, bouquets and floral arrangements in vibrant tropical shades of red, orange and yellow. The Royal Market will deliver them to the room for you. Alternatively, call in at the resort store during your vacation to choose flowers from the catalog.

Go one step further and add a bottle of wine or champagne, chocolates or a celebration cake.

Ready to order from The Royal Market

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Royal Resorts Valentine’s Day dining: beach dinner at The Royal Sands

Looking for some Royal Resorts Valentine’s Day dining ideas? Here’s one for you.  Celebrate Valentine’s Day with dinner under the stars on the beach at The Royal Sands in Cancun. Enjoy the sunset and the evening with the one you love listening to the sounds of the waves and a serenade by a talented musician.

The Royal Sands Valentine’s Day Beach Dinner includes a delicious five-course menu with a choice of main courses, open bar (domestic drinks) and live music for US$350 per couple (Taxes included). Couples will be greeted with a welcome drink and receive a souvenir gift photo after their dinner. There will also be a competition during the evening and the winning couple will take home a bottle of Moët & Chandon.

Let Special Events know beforehand if you are planning to pop the question during this dinner, ask about the upgrades available for engagements.

Book your table for the Valentine’s Day Beach dinner at The Royal Sands now

Tables are per couple. Reservations for this event must be prepaid. Event hours 6 p.m. – 9 p.m. Reservations required: +52 (998) 848-8245 ext. 65222 or 163, email: specialevents@royalresorts.com www.royalresorts.events

Facebook: Special Events by Royal Resorts

Reservations accepted until February 14 at 2 p.m.

More Royal Resorts Valentine’s Day dining choices

There will be plenty of other tempting Royal Resorts Valentine’s Day dining options for you to choose from, including special menus or set dishes. How about an evening of fine cuisine and live guitar music in El Conquistador at The Royal Islander and Los Murales at The Royal Haciendas in the Riviera Maya? A glorious sunset and cocktails followed by fresh seafood in the waterfront setting of Captain’s Cove is another unforgettable option for your Valentine’s Day meal. In the mood for Italian cuisine, La Trattoria at The Royal Cancun fits the bill and if you are craving Mexican food, head for Hacienda Sisal next to The Royal Sands. Check guest notice boards for further details.

Of course you can organize a Romantic Beach Dinner at any of the Royal Resorts to celebrate your love, an anniversary or a birthday all year round. Prior reservations required, contact the Special Events department during your vacation or email specialevents@royalresorts.com

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Cancun tours: Xavage Adventure Park to open in May

A new attraction is coming to Cancun this May. The latest park from Grupo Xcaret, Xavage Adventure Park offers visitors a day of thrills on land, water and in the air.

Built with an investment of more than 50 million dollars, Xavage Adventure Park is located to the south of Cancun Airport in an area of old limestone quarries near the popular Mexico-themed Xoximilco Park. There are six different activities for park-goers to try at Xavage, all named after different wild creatures found in the Yucatan and with varying degrees of difficulty, from soft to extreme adventures.

  • Barracuda – White water Rafting
  • Puma – Rock Crawler vehicle
  • Dragonfly – Fierce Jet Boat
  • Hawk – Zip line flight
  • Howler Monkey – Intense Rope Course
  • Crocodile – Ultimate Kayaking
  • Serpent: Tough Cubs adventure playground for children

Xavage is the seventh park by Grupo Xcaret and complements the activities offered in Xplor Park and the Xplor Fuego evening adventure. Open daily from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m, Xavage also has shaded rest areas with hammocks, lockers and rest rooms, a restaurant and a gift shop.

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Cancun flight news

Here is the latest Cancun flight news. The growth of the Cancun air route network continues with more flights from Canada and Europe and new routes from new markets.

Quintana Roo state tourism officials recently announced that Cancun Airport will receive new flights from Turkey, Quebec and Russia this year. Additionally, Spanish airline Evelop is boosting the number of summer flights from Madrid to five a week on larger planes with 432 seats.

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Upcoming events in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Yucatan

Here’s our regular round up of festivals and events in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Yucatan in the next few months.

Cozumel Carnival, February 2-March 6

Dating from 1876, Cozumel Carnival is the oldest Carnival in the Yucatan Peninsula and one of the oldest in Mexico. The pre Carnival celebrations run from February 2 to 24 and the Carnival from February 27 to March 6.

Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Isla Mujeres, Merida, Campeche and Valladolid will also be holding their own Carnival celebrations; the dates may vary slightly in each location. The Cancun Carnival will be from March 1 to 5 and in Merida from February 26 to March 6.

Tulum Food, Spirits & Wine Festival, Tulum, February 6-10

Mixology, tastings of tequila, mescal, sotol and other Mexican liqueurs, chefs contests, and much more.

Island Time Music Fest 2019, Isla Mujeres, February 18 – 23

It is the tenth anniversary of this Isla Mujeres music festival featuring country, rock and R&B performers.

65th International Movie Selection, Playa del Carmen & Puerto Morelos, February

World cinema on the beach, multiple locations in Playa del Carmen, February 2 – 24; Playa del Carmen Unico Beach Club, February 22 -23.

Isla Blanca Kite Festival, Cancun area, Feb 24 and 25

From 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. in Isla Blanca north of Punta Sam.

Spring Equinox, Chichen Itza, March 19-22

The famous light and shadow serpent of Kukulcan appears on El Castillo Pyramid at Chichen Itza and descends from the heavens at sunset on the day of the Spring Equinox (March 20-22). It is also visible the day before and after, cloud cover permitting.

Elsewhere in the Yucatan, at dawn on the day of the Equinox the rising sun appears through the doorway of the Temple of the Dolls in the ancient city of Dzibilchaltun to the north of Merida.

The spring equinox officially falls on March 20 in 2019 but the largest gathering at Chichen Itza takes place on March 21, a national holiday in Mexico.

Easter Week, Cancun, Playa del Carmen, Merida, Valladolid and elsewhere in Mexico, April 15 – 21

Masses, processions and reenactments of the Crucifixion, masses, floral carpets in the streets and more on Maundy Thursday, Good Friday, Easter Saturday and Easter Sunday.

Anniversary of Cancun, Cancun April 20

Events include exhibitions, parades and more.

Copa Capitan Ferrat Fishing Tournament, Cancun, April 19 – 21

One of the most important fishing tournaments in the Mexican Caribbean.

Volando al Paraiso Hot Air Balloon Festival, Cancun, April 19-21

Pok Ta Pok Golf course in the Cancun Hotel Zone will be the site for this Hot Air Balloon Festival and there will also be kite flying, cuisine, music and more.

Challenge Cancun Triathlon, Cancun, April 28

1,500 top triathletes gather in Cancun for this international triathlon. The swimming course is in the bay between Cancun and Isla Mujeres; the bike race circuit is from Casa Blanca Sports Club in Bonampak Ave to The Royal Sands in the Hotel Zone (two laps) and the running event will take place on Bonampak Ave.

Check the Royal Resorts blog during the year for more listings of events in Cancun, Riviera Maya and Yucatan.

 

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