The ROYAL Playa Del Carmen
At the redesigned and redefined ROYAL Playa del Carmen, guests will discover an explosion of luxury around every corner, all provided in an atmosphere of casual elegance. The resort boasts a perfect beachfront location, mere steps from Playa del Carmen’s famed Fifth Avenue, with its hip night spots, trendy cafes, colorful shops and local color while experiencing THE ROYAL’s flawless hospitality. The resort’s interior is as impressive as its palatial exterior, where the use of textures, fabrics and natural materials reflects sophisticated seaside grace. The richness of the extra spacious suites (many of which are ocean view or oceanfront), the exquisite furniture, handcrafted by local artisans, the spacious marble bathrooms and furnished terraces, plus an array of unique and exceptional guest amenities assure an experience that goes beyond luxury for discerning guests. All suite categories boast the new enhanced Royal Service® treatment. The exceptional Royal Service® treatment and Royal Housekeeping Service® most raise the bar on personal service complemented with warm Mexican hospitality, and the top suite categories offer several exciting extras plus unlimited complimentary domestic and international phone calls. In this joyful, adults only atmosphere guests will be treated to a Royal vacation experience guaranteed to exceed your expectations!
All suites feature the new ‘Royal Bed’; in-suite double Jacuzzi; a convenient ‘Magic Box’ for discreet 24/7 room service delivery; 32″ flat screen TV, CD/DVD player; spacious bathroom with deluxe amenities; and large furnished private terrace or balcony with hammock. The new white-on-white plush Royal Bed® adds an incomparable level of style and comfort to Real’s new luxury ROYAL hotel brand. Designed to pamper guests with a luxurious combination of excellent support and extreme comfort, the bed features an oversized hand-carved mahogany headboard, bed skirt, plush custom designed ten-inch pillow-top mattress set, and a soft pillow-top pad covered by a quilted mattress cover. The bed is further complemented with two pillows from each of the three comfort levels (Support, Soothe, Soft) for a total of six pillows. The bedding features 300-thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets, a hypo-allergenic comforter nestled inside a cotton duvet cover, decorative pillows and a colorful bed scarf. Plus, an extensive pillow menu is available for guests staying in the Royal Service® suites, ensuring pillow selections that match each guest’s personal preferences. All room are subject to maximum occupancy.
Luxurious 653 sq. ft. suites feature lovely views from the hammock on the private balcony.
Elegant 653 sq. ft. suites include a comfortably furnished private balcony with picturesque garden views.
Gorgeous views of the central gardens are a highlight of these 653 sq. ft. suites with a private balcony.
Magnificent ocean views from the private balcony distinguish these 653 sq. ft. suites.
Overlooking the beach and the sparkling Caribbean, these 653 sq. ft. suites serenade you with soothing sounds of the sea from the private oceanfront balcony.
With fantastic oceanfront views and an exclusive Royal Beach Cabana® these impressive 653 sq. ft. suites include myriad luxurious amenities, as well as a walkout terrace providing direct access to the beach.
With soothing sounds of the ocean waves just beyond the private balcony, these spacious 1,331 sq. ft. suites offer endless luxuries, including a separate bedroom and living room, a bar and dining room for six, an exclusive Royal Beach Cabana, an oversized private balcony, a steam shower in addition to the double whirlpool tub.
With soothing sounds of the ocean waves just beyond the private balcony, these spacious 1,331 sq. ft. suites offer endless luxuries, including a separate bedroom and living room, a bar and dining room for six, an exclusive Royal Beach Cabana, an oversized private balcony with oceanfront views, a steam shower in addition to the double whirlpool tub, a Wii™ gaming system, and even a telescope.
The ultimate in opulence, these 1,959 sq. ft. penthouse suites feature every imaginable amenity, including a large living and dining area for eight people, a separate bedroom, a steam shower in addition to the double whirlpool tub, a Wii™ gaming system, and a private rooftop terrace with a pool, telescope, bar, and plenty of space for entertaining with a backdrop of stunning ocean views.
Restaurants and Bars
THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen features an excellent variety of gourmet dining options, including both buffet-style and à la carte specialty restaurants for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Reservations are not required (except at The Royal Chef’s Plate). The complimentary 24-hour room service experience allows guests to enjoy discreet delivery through the “Magic Box,” or opt for a more formal room service on a well-appointed table.
Open for dinner from 6 pm to 11 pm. Amidst the vibrant atmosphere of a traditional hacienda adorned in murals by Mexican artists, this upscale restaurant offers unique dishes that inventively blend gourmet Mexican cuisine with contemporary French flavors.
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner.Open for dinner from 6 pm to 11 pm. Variety is the spice of life, and this casual restaurant delivers with island favorites, authentic Mexican dishes, and American classics served on a sumptuous buffet as well as an à la carte menu.
Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner. Open from 7 am to 11 pm.Caribbean fusion à la carte restaurant complemented by fantastic ocean views.
Lunch from 12 pm to 5 pm, Dinner from 6 pm to 11 pm. A stylish and romantic decor creates an intimate setting in which to enjoy contemporary Asian-fusion cuisine.
Gourmet buffet and extensive à la carte menu serving Mediterranean cuisine and open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Oceanfront restaurant boasting authentic Mexican cuisine and open for lunch and dinner.
International haute cuisine with a new and different daily dinner menu carefully selected and artfully prepared each day. The Royal Chef’s Plate is reserved EXCLUSIVELY for guests staying in the Royal Junior Suite Oceanfront room categories and higher. Reservations are required.
Lobby Bar – Open from 7 am to 1 am. Elegant lobby area with impeccable service and great margaritas served with light snacks. Enjoy live music and cozy conversation areas. A self-serve beverage area with soft drinks, bottled water and coffee and tea is also available round-the-clock.
Coffee House – Open from 6 am to 11 pm. A gourmet, European-style cafe, serving premium espresso and cappuccino drinks with a wide variety of scrumptious pastries, desserts and ice cream. Enjoy a casual, light breakfast or mid-morning coffee pick-me-up. High Tea offered daily on the cafe’s sunset terrace or indulge your after-dinner craving for a delectable sweet.
Tequileria & Cigar Club – Offers a great selection of authentic, world-renowned Mexican tequilas, after dinner drinks, and hand-rolled imported cigars (with a surcharge for cigars and some tequilas).
Trade Winds Pool & Swim-Up Bar – Open during pool hours, this swim-up bar serves a wide variety of drinks while you relax by the pool.
Pelicanos Beach Bar – Adjacent to the restaurant and a perfect spot for a before-dinner cocktail with friends overlooking the beach.
Amenities and Activities
The Royal Playa del Carmen sits on a beautiful stretch of private white-sand beach dotted with beach palapas, canopied beach beds and cushioned lounge chairs, complete with water sports options of all kinds. You’ll find two magnificent, oversized freshwater freeform pools with an official Olympic-size lap lane, in-pool lounge chairs, swim-up bar and adjacent hot tubs, a quiet pool with pool bar, a roof-top lighted tennis court and a host of unique resort activities such as cooking and painting classes and educational wine tastings hosted by the hotel’s sommelier. Bicycles are available so guests can explore the charming town of Playa del Carmen, and introductory SCUBA lessons are offered in an on-site dive pool. Nightly entertainment, including live music and fabulous, professional “Cirque du Soleil” style shows.
In addition to the fabulous beach and the exceptional resort swimming pool area, guests will find the on-site aquatic center well-equipped to provide a wide variety of water sports. Boogie boards and snorkeling gear are included for guests and sailing, windsurfing, canoeing, pedal boats, kayaks and more are available. Motorized water sports, parasailing and Skyriders for two can be arranged through nearby independent operators.
On the Land
You’ll find table games, sports courts, beach volleyball, aerobics and fitness classes, handicrafts lessons and complimentary bicycles right at the resort. At the ‘REAL Bazar’ you’ll find gifts, souvenirs, liquor, tobacco and various sundries and travel necessities. Plus ‘Piazza Condotti’ designer fashion boutique and ‘Lapis’ jewelry boutique for fine jewelry are enticing additions to the convenient on-site shopping. And, of course, more shopping is right outside your door in Playa del Carmen, where you’ll find handicrafts from all over Mexico, art galleries, clothes, shoes, jewelry and silver.
Optional tours to nearby amazing archaeological sites and eco-parks can be arranged at the hotel’s tour desk.
Our romance concierge is here to help create special moments you and yours will remember forever. From in-suite massages to dinner under the stars or a hot bubble bath with rose petals, allow us to craft a truly out of the ordinary evening. Available at additional charge.
Of course you’ll enjoy putting around on the miniature on-site golf course, but golfers will find several challenging 18-hole courses in the surrounding Cancun and Playacar areas.
Guests staying at Gran Caribe Cancun, THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen and Gran Porto Playa del Carmen will receive a 50% discount for unlimited all-inclusive golf when they book a minimum 3-night stay in a Junior Suite (Gran Caribe Cancun, Gran Porto Playa del Carmen) or Royal Junior Suite (THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen) room category or higher.
Transcend the every day and find balance at SPAzul at The Royal. Here ancient restorative rituals, holistic therapies, and a calming environment gently lift away the cares of the world. With a Temazcal stone steam bath and luxurious salon, there’s no better place to invigorate your mind and body. Spa services available at an additional charge.
Weddings and Romance
With a stunningly romantic beachside wedding gazebo coupled with incredibly romantic accommodations and outstanding personal service, couples will find THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen the perfect choice for their ceremony and their honeymoon. Several wedding packages are available. Plus, a special ‘Romance Concierge’ is available to assist celebrating couples in ‘Royal Service’ suites with anything they may require.
For more special moments, celebrate your engagement, anniversary, vow-renewal, and let our romance concierge plan a getaway for the two of you just because. Host a family reunion or honor a milestone birthday. Whatever the occasion, Playa’s all-inclusive luxury resorts are the ideal destinations for making cherished memories.