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Day of the Dead, Timeless Mexico

Flickering candles, the scent of copal incense, sugar candy skulls and garlands of marigolds herald one of Mexico’s most important and colorful festivals, Día de Muertos or the Day of the Dead, which takes place on November 1 and 2. Mexicans…

Royal Resorts Advance Concierge Service

Nowhere else in the world are you assigned a Personal Concierge to assist with information, restaurant and tour reservations and anything else you might need during your stay at the Royal Resorts in Cancun and the Riviera Maya. This invaluable…

Turtle Update

It has a been a busy few days for the turtles at The Royal Sands, eight females nested at the weekend and three more on Monday, bringing the tally to 63 nests and 7,628 eggs. A further 180 hatchlings were released last night to begin life at…

Welcome to the World

We are delighted to announce the birth of the first sea turtles of the season earlier today at The Royal Sands. All 117 are doing fine and will be released after dark tonight when there are fewer bird predators such as sea gulls and frigate…

City of Gold

If you like to go somewhere different each time you visit the Mexican Caribbean, how about a trip to Izamal, the Yucatan's very own "city of gold?" One of Mexico’s Pueblo Mágicos (communities with their own brand of magic and colorful traditions),…

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…