What’s New at Royal Resorts?

Royal Resorts is always looking for ways to enhance your vacation experience and a number of projects were carried out in 2016, and additional ones planned for 2017, to make your resort home even more comfortable and give you even more things to enjoy. Here’s a look at some of the most important amenities and activities to look forward to on your next vacation. Members can find more details in the annual Advisory Council reports and financial statements published in the Members Area of www.royalresorts.com (member log in required).

Resort Improvements

  • Supervised Kids Club activities now available for members at no additional charge at The Royal Sands, The Royal Cancun and The Royal Haciendas
  • New supervised Kids Club for The Royal Caribbean and The Royal Islander coming soon in 2017
  • Multipurpose sports court at The Royal Haciendas for basketball, volleyball, soccer and tennis
  • New half basketball court on one of the tennis courts at The Royal Islander
  • Tennis courts now resurfaced at The Royal Haciendas; specialized LED court lighting will be installed in 2017
  • New upholstery for couches, easy chairs, chairs and benches in the lobbies at The Royal Sands and The Royal Islander
  • New beach towels at The Royal Islander and The Royal Sands
  • Renovation of pool deck restrooms at The Royal Islander
  • New larger fixed shade umbrellas for Phase 1 pool deck at The Royal Sands
  • Replacement of guest elevator at The Royal Islander
  • Replacement of 600m3 Reverse Osmosis plant at The Royal Sands with an 800m3 model, which will bring savings in 2017
  • Replacement of two guest elevators at The Royal Sands in 2017
  • Tractor and seaweed sweeper for beach cleaning at The Royal Haciendas
  • Phase 2 pool bridge at The Royal Haciendas improved to give easier access for physically challenged guests
  • Phase 2 building painting project completed at The Royal Haciendas
  • Two dressing rooms for performers in the evening shows on the Phase 2 stage at The Royal Haciendas, 2017

Villa Improvements

Fresh look for the living room couches and chairs, dining room chairs, bedroom chairs and dressing room stools with new fabrics, upholstery, living room rugs and cushions at The Royal Islander in 2017

  • New art sets for villas to match new décor at The Royal Islander (2017)
  • New dressing room stools for guest bedrooms at The Royal Islander
  • New terrace furniture for all villas at The Royal Islander and The Royal Sands
  • Villa Renovation Program at The Royal Sands, 100 villas completed in 2016 and 80 more for 2017
  • Fan and coil replacement in 80 villas at The Royal Sands to make the air-conditioning silent, 2017 project
  • Reading lamps in the master bedrooms at The Royal Cancun
  • New alarm clocks with USB chargers for mobile phones and tablets at all Cancun resorts
  • Replacement of Standard Definition with HD for 20 TV channels in the villas at all resorts
  • 43” LED TVs at The Royal Haciendas
  • New pillows and pillowcases for villa bedrooms at The Royal Islander, The Royal Caribbean, the Royal Sands and The Royal Cancun
  • New bedspreads in all C Villas at The Royal Cancun

Coming in 2017, The Royal Haciendas Furniture Upholstery Project (FF & E)

At The Royal Haciendas, this year will see the start of a project to replace the upholstery on living room couches and easy chairs, dining room chairs, bar and dressing room stools and bedroom chairs in the villas. Plush fabrics in rich tones will be accented with new curtains, cushions and rugs. This project will be carried out over the next four years.

100 Villas at The Royal Sands have a Brand New Look

The villa renovation program at The Royal Sands is in full swing and 100 units were completed in 2016, giving them a stylish new look and comfortable furnishings for members and guests to enjoy. Another 80 units will get their makeover this year and the remainder in 2018 and 2019.

Other Improvements at the Resorts

On your next visit you’ll notice that several of the resort businesses have also been making upgrades for your vacation enjoyment. These include new dining options, renovations at The Royal Market and Thomas More Travel.

First up is news from the Royal Resorts restaurant scene, try new dining options such as the Smoke BBQ lunch at The Royal Islander, paninis and crepes at La Rotonda Bar, The Royal Haciendas, the Sand Dollar cevicheria at The Royal Sands and Mexican wine tasting dinners at Hacienda Sisal. There’s a new beach bar called Sippin’ and Dippin’ at The Royal Cancun and, a new open-air terrace bar at Tradewinds at The Royal Caribbean.

The Royal Market store at The Royal Islander was renovated and the fridges at The Royal Sands were replaced during the year. All stores are now sporting a brand new logo.

The Thomas More Travel tour desk at The Royal Sands has been completely renovated and expanded into the office formerly occupied by the British Consulate. It includes the car rental desk and is a much more better space for customers and staff, with comfy seating and big screens showing videos of major tourist attractions in the Mexican Caribbean and the Yucatan.

The resort businesses such as restaurants and bars, travel agency, spa, gym, resort stores and gift shops are independent entities with their own budgets. They are not included in the resort operating budgets and are not paid for by the member Club Service Fee.

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