Tucked away in Puerto Morelos in Mexico, the five-star Grand Residences by Royal Resorts opened last week in Riviera Cancun.
The 103-all-suite-hotel is part of Leading Hotels of the World and features ocean-view rooms with private terraces. Guests can choose from a jr. suite with private outdoor jacuzzi; 1-bedroom suite accommodating up to five people; 1-bedroom penthouse suite with a private pool and panoramic views of the Caribbean Sea; or a 2-, 3- or 4-bedroom suite or penthouse.
The resort also offers four pools, tennis courts, bicycles and sailboats, watersports, a kids’ club, a teen’s club, a fitness center, and a spa and salon. In addition, guests can dine at an variety of onsite restaurants and bars, including El Faro Grill, which offers seafood and steak; the Lobby Cafe and Bar, for pastries and wine; the Heaven Beach Bar, for cocktails on the beach; a pool bar; and the grab-and-go Natural Foods Gourmet Market.
Rates start at $289 per night and include a resort credit of $100 per night. For more information, visit grandresidencesrivieracancun.com. For more in Cancun, see Mexico 2013 from the December 2013 issue.