Phase 2 of Grand Residences by Royal Resorts opens this November with 18 new luxury units. More suites and amenities, including a larger spa, two more restaurants and a shopping area, will be added in the years to come. Discover our award-winning beachfront resort to the south of Puerto Morelos, the latest in the Royal Resorts collection, and read what owners and guests are saying about it.
Setting New Standards of Luxury
Grand Residences continues to receive glowing reviews for the quality of the suites and amenities, the service and the beauty of the location. It is the recent recipient of the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence 2016 and was included in the Trip Advisor Travelers’ Choice Top Hotels in Mexico 2016. It is ranked No. 1 in the Puerto Morelos area on Trip Advisor, No. 4 in the Riviera Maya out of 360 properties and No. 12 in the Yucatan Peninsula out of 893 hotels.
In 2015, Grand Residences received the prestigious Travel Weekly Magellan Gold Award 2015 in the Luxury Hotels and Resorts category.
Unwind in the Perfect Sanctuary
Inspired by classic Mexican hacienda architecture, the two, three and four-bedroom residences at this award-winning private residence club are incredibly spacious and have everything owners and guests could need for an unforgettable vacation and life in paradise.
A stately living-dining area with sprawling sofas for relaxation, precious tropical hardwood furniture and a state of the art home entertainment theater leads out on to a private ocean view or beachfront terrace. Signature bedding and the finest 1,000-thread linens in the bedrooms make them a heavenly sanctuary for sleep and relaxation. A rain shower, granite countertops with twin basins, a whirlpool tub and separate WC are features of the large en suite bathrooms. The gourmet kitchen is equipped with high-end appliances including a Sub Zero fridge, Nespresso machine and a wine cooler. A separate laundry room with a washer and dryer is a welcome addition for owners with small children.
Touches of luxury are everywhere you look and include Bulgari® bath products, Jacuzzi, high-speed Wi-Fi, huge LED HD TVs, Blue Ray DVD players and iPod stations. The guest bedrooms are Jr. suites with a kitchenette, terrace and their own independent entrance, making them ideal for guests or for rental and exchange purposes.
Offering spectacular views of the Caribbean, the extensive outdoor terrace has comfy deck furniture and is perfect for al fresco living. Some of the residences even have infinity plunge pools, private gardens or roof terraces with a larger pool and deck.
Unwind and indulge in the art of fine living at Grand Residences. General Manager Carlo Bicaci and his team of 350+ staff take care of every little detail to ensure that owners and guests enjoy an unparalleled vacation experience in their home away from home. From a welcome cocktail and fresh flowers and fruit in the residences to daily dried fruit snacks, cookies for the children and artisanal gifts with evening turndown service, there are gracious touches of hospitality at every turn.
At Grand Residences, owners and guests experience the best of the best, an impressive array of amenities and services worthy of a resort in the prestigious The Leading Hotels of the World® collection. As they cool off in the pool or relax in a hammock a pool concierge serves their favorite cocktail from the pool bar, returning later with popsicles, fruit or a refreshing Evian spray. They can spend the morning working out in the fitness center or on the tennis courts, go snorkeling or swimming and then soothe tired muscles with a massage in the Spa. There are daily activities, sports and games to enjoy and they’ll watch their children or grandchildren have even more fun in the kids club or teens club.
As they wind down after another day in their own beach hideaway, owners and guests can sip tea, nibble freshly baked scones and enjoy the ceremony of traditional afternoon tea in the lobby. Later, there’s time for cocktails in the bar before a gourmet dinner prepared by acclaimed French chef Yann Cozic at El Faro Grill or Flor de Canela, the signature Mexican restaurant. Theme dining nights, an extensive room service menu, the lobby café and a beach bar appropriately called Heaven offer more tempting treats and candlelit chef’s dinners on the terrace or beach can also be arranged.
Other services at the resort include a gourmet food market, business center, beauty salon, airport transport and event and wedding coordination.
A Concierge is on hand to help owners and guests have a wonderful vacation, plan an exciting sightseeing itinerary for them, and book fishing, diving and snorkeling trips, yacht charters, golf tee times and tables at local restaurants.
Owners and guests participate in unique experiences and activities during their stay such as a manager’s cocktail, wine and tequila tastings, a sunset cruise, bike trips and cooking classes, among others.
Spectacular Beach Setting
Nestled on one of the Mexican Caribbean’s most beautiful beaches, with the Mesoamerican Reef, the world’s second longest reef just offshore and a nature reserve on the doorstep, Grand Residences has a privileged location. The traditional Mexican fishing village of Puerto Morelos is just a short walk or bike ride to the north and for guests who like to combine their relaxation with fine dining, luxury shopping and nightlife, Cancun and Playa del Carmen are a 20-minute drive away. The many attractions in the Puerto Morelos area, the Riviera Maya and neighboring Yucatan are also within easy driving distance.
What owners and guests are saying about Grand Residences
Take a look at what owners and guests are saying about Grand Residences.
“First Class experience!”
The Grand Residences is a beautiful property with first-rate service. We were greeted with cucumber margaritas upon our arrival, check in was quick and our villa was magnificent. The attention to service detail was apparent everywhere here…
This resort is amazing! … Everyone here works really hard to exceed your expectations! Just the little touches from the pickup at the airport to the little figurines at turndown service are what set this hotel apart from others!
“Top notch Resort”
It was an amazing and luxurious 6 day stay. … It’s a 5 star property with top notch food and service.
This was our fourth visit to this resort in a year! Suites: the suites are absolutely gorgeous: modern, spotless, luxurious. The dream kitchen has everything you can possibly need and it’s a pleasure to cook in it.
…The pools and beach areas are kept spotless and the service at both is amazing. You are treated like royalty!
“Our second stay”
We stayed there for our second time this past spring. I absolutely love it here. It is a quiet and lovely family resort. It is so well maintained, the rooms are wonderful and I can’t possibly say enough about the staff. They are so welcoming and helpful and we enjoyed seeing many of them for the second time. We will be taking our entire family down there next summer for yet another stay, can’t wait!
“Unfair not to be honest: BEST experience EVER!”
Our expectations were high, admitted – but everything lived up to the high expectations – and a good bit more!
…We have been blessed by having some really great dining experiences all over the world – also in some of the top notch 1-2-3 Michelin star restaurants. However we have to admit that we have never before been eating this good for 9 days in a row. Will we get back? OH yes! Amazing service, amazing food, amazing staff! 6 star experience!
“Amazing family vacation”
I cannot say enough about the property and people at the Grand Residence. The master suite was fantastic, the food was perfection, and the most friendly and accommodating people we have ever encountered. The locals in town were very sweet and proud of their culture.
“Such a Gem”
This place is the perfect place for families. Customer service is outstanding. So many wonderful people that truly care.
“5 Star Everything!”
We have been fortunate to stay at the Grand Residences three times and each time just keeps getting better. The suites are bigger than my home, the service, the restaurants, the beach, everything is top of the line. You not only feel welcome from the moment you arrive but every single person gives you the impression that their whole existence is to make your stay the most pleasurable experience ever. We are not wealthy but they make you feel like a movie star. If you want to feel like royalty, stay at the Grand Residences!
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The President’s Circle gives Grand Residences owners additional travel benefits
Grand Residences owners enjoy endless privileges on vacation and at home with an exclusive Royal Resorts Signature Club membership, the President’s Circle.
Using President’s Circle Flexibility Elite Credits, Grand Residences owners can tailor their vacation time at the resort and book stays at other resorts in the Royal Resorts collection. If they have a prior Signature Club Platinum membership they can convert points for Royal Resorts weeks to credits for additional nights at Grand Residences.
Elite Credits are used in the Signature Marketplace to book international travel and additional vacation treats at Grand Residences and Royal Resorts.
With President’s Circle Elite Destinations, members enjoy reciprocal use privileges at a network of luxury resorts throughout the world, and special pricing and promotions with selected luxury cruises, hotel brands, adventure travel packages and other services.
Through Karma Exchange, Presidents Circle members also have exclusive exchange privileges at the award-winning Karma Kandara Resort on the island of Bali.
A President’s Circle Concierge is on call to assist members with all their travel needs.
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