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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…

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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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…