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Grand Residences wins Wine Spectator award

In a new accolade for Grand Residences, the latest luxury resort in the Royal Resorts collection, its signature restaurant El Faro Grill has made it into the prestigious Wine Spectator magazine list of top restaurants for 2017.

Wine Spectator Restaurant Awards honor restaurants with outstanding wine lists that offer carefully chosen wine selections to go with their cuisine and with something to appeal to all discerning wine lovers. This year, the Wine Spectator list showcases restaurants from every state in the United States and 75 countries around the world for their passion for wine. All award winners will feature in the August edition of the magazine. https://restaurants.winespectator.com/restaurant/3855/el-faro-grill.

El Faro received the Award of Excellence for its extensive wine list Available for diners to browse on a tablet, it features 200 wine selections from some of the finest vineyards in France, Italy, Germany, Spain, Mexico, California, Chile and Argentina and a wine cellar of 2,000 bottles. Wine Spectator critics judged its particular strengths to be Mexico, Burgundy and Bordeaux.

Wine lovers will find classic favorites side by side with wines from small, family-owned vineyards in up-and-coming wine regions such as Valle de Guadalupe in Baja California.

El Faro Sommelier Javier Moreno Cortez is on hand to help diners choose wines that will be the perfect pairing for all their menu selections. Whether you pick a fragrant white wine, a full-bodied red or a bottle of champagne to accompany a dish prepared by award-winning French chef Yann Cozic, it will be a marriage made in heaven.

Affiliated with The Leading Hotels of the World®, Grand Residences is located on a beautiful beach to the south of Puerto Morelos, the gateway to the Riviera Maya. It has incredibly spacious luxury suites with every creature comfort and an array of world-class services for guests to enjoy, including two restaurants, beach bar, swim up bar, lobby bar, four swimming pools, tennis courts, kids club and activity center, gym, spa and a gourmet food market. Other refinements range from a weekly sunset cruise to afternoon tea on the terrace and cooking classes. A team of concierges is on hand to help book unforgettable day trips, water sports and more.

Grand Residences is the No. 1 hotel in the Puerto Morelos area on TripAdvisor and appears in the TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Top 25 Luxury Resorts in Mexico 2017 and the Top 25 Resorts for Service in Mexico 2017.

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