The Royal Playa del Carmen ★★★★★

The Royal Playa del Carmen Hotel

Redesigned and redefined, AAA Four-Diamond THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen is one of the most successful adults-only resorts (18 years & older) on the Riviera Maya. 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, colourful shops and local colour 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.


Designed for romance, the resort features new concierge-style check-in services, beautiful lobby overlooking the Caribbean, a new lobby lounge with panoramic views as well as a tequila bar; butler, beach butler & romance concierge services, new romantic beach walkout & swim up suites.


The exceptional Royal Service® and Royal Housekeeping Service® most definitely raise the bar on personal service complemented with warm Mexican hospitality, and the top suite categories offer a number of exciting extras. In this joyful, adults-only atmosphere guests will be treated to a Royal vacation experience guaranteed to Exceed Your Expectations!

Royal Junior Suites
• Elegant spacious Royal Junior Suites with entrance foyer
• In-suite double hot tub
• Royal Bed®
• Pillow Menu: Extra Soft “Plus” Hypoallergenic; Orthopedic; Memory; Aromatic; and “Sweet Dreams”
• Nightly Royal turndown service including choice of 3 aromatherapy & bath scents (romantic, relaxing or invigorating)
• Individually controlled air conditioner and ceiling fan with bedside controls
• Spacious modern marble bathroom and lighted vanity mirror
• Luxurious bath amenities
• Hairdryer
• Hair straightener (on request)
• His & Hers plush bathrobes and slippers
• In-suite laptop size safety deposit box
• Rotating 32” LCD satellite TV with DVD/CD player and iHome with AM/FM clock radio & iPod docking
• Work desk with desktop lamp, Internet and 110v electric power and cordless telephone
• Comfortable reading armchair
• Reading lamps on headboard
• 2-line dial cordless phone with bilingual voice mail plus a 3rd bathroom extension
• Iron & ironing board
• Complimentary DVD library
• Unique “Magic Box” for discreet 24 hour suite service
• Coffeemaker and in-suite mini-bar stocked daily with water, beer, soft drinks and a convenient liquor cabinet bar system with a selection of international liquors
• Furnished terrace or balcony with hammock
• Special welcome amenity
• Royal Concierge ready to anticipate, assist, advice and take care of your every need
• Romance Concierge offering special assistance to couples celebrating honeymoon or anniversary


Royal Junior Suites Ocean View
Including all the features of the Royal Junior Suite plus:
• Better location with ocean views of the turquoise Caribbean
• Royal Butler service with luggage unpacking, shoeshine service and 2 clothing pieces ironing (upon request), spa and dining arrangements, suite aromatherapy menu request, turndown service, Cancun & Riviera Maya information: what to do, where to go, tips, weather forecast and more
• State of the art Bose stereo & speaker system connected to DVD/ CD player and fully loaded iPod with a wide selection of music for all tastes
• World’s first online guest suite assignment with visual tours of the suite and associated view from terrace


Royal Junior Suites Swim-Up Ocean View
Including all the features of the Royal Junior Suite Ocean View (RJO) plus:
• Romantic and convenient direct access to a semi-private pool and private bathroom from your terrace


Royal Junior Suites Oceanfront
Fall asleep to the soothing sounds of the ocean!
Located in the front of the resort overlooking beach and the Caribbean these suites include all the features of the Royal Junior Suite Ocean view plus:
• In-suite check in
• Gourmet Nespresso™ coffee system
• Exclusive access to Chef’s Plate gourmet restaurant (reservation required)


Royal Master Suites
These fabulous, spacious Master Suites include most of the features of the Royal Junior Suites Oceanfront plus:
• Separate bedroom
• Large living room with additional plasma TV
• Bar and dining room for 6 persons
• Over-sized furnished terrace with lounge chairs & hammock
• Powder room
• In-suite steam shower
• In-suite check-in
• Exclusive suite-designated Royal Beach Cabana® reserved all day
• Bvlgari luxury bath amenities
• Wii in-suite interactive videogames
• In-suite DVD library


Royal Junior Suites Swim-Up Beachfront Walk-Out
Fall asleep with the sound of the waves just outside your suite!
Including all the features of the Royal Junior Suite Beachfront Walk- Out plus:
• Located at beach level
• Romantic & convenient direct access to a semi-private swimming pool and your bathroom just outside your terrace and walk-out right to the beach beyond


Royal Master One Bedroom Suites Oceanfront
Fall asleep to soothing sounds of the ocean!
Including all the features of the Royal Junior Suite Swim-Up Beachfront Walk-Out these stunning, large one-bedroom suites have the same floor plan as a Royal Master Suite with the most spectacular resort location, plus:
• Magnificent views of the beach and Caribbean
• Separate ocean view bedroom
• Large living room with additional LCD TV
• Bar and dining room for 6 persons
• Over-sized furnished terrace with lounge chairs & hammock
• Wii in-suite interactive videogames
• World’s first complimentary unlimited domestic and international telephone calls
• Powder room
• Telescope on fixed bases
• In-suite DVD library


Royal Presidential Suites
Including all the features of the Royal Master One Bedroom Suites Oceanfront plus:
• Located on the penthouse floor, overlooking the beautifully landscaped resort grounds
• A separate, spacious living and dining area for 8 persons
• A separate bedroom with king-size bed
• A built-in fully stocked bar
• Large bathroom with in-suite steam shower and glamorous “Cinderella” vanity corner
• Spectacular terrace, with private pool and comfortable patio furniture and hammock

Royal Coffee House
A gourmet European-style café 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 café’s sunset terrace or indulge your after-dinner craving for a delectable sweet.


For those with special dietary needs, sugar-free choices are available. Open from early morning until late night.


24 Hr. All Inclusive Vip Lounge
An ideal place to relax and retreat yourself to hors d’oeuvres, premium snacks & international brand drinks; enjoy a friendly table game or watch your favorite sporting events on large plasma screen TVs.


El Mediterráneo
Nouvelle Mediterranean Specialties restaurant, buffet, a la carte & “show cooking”. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Tapas & Pintxos
Ocean view Spanish Tapas restaurant, offering a trendy and relaxing gourmet tasting experience from Northern Spain and the Basque region. Lunch and Dinner.


Contemporary gourmet Asian fusion cuisine; stylish,
with cozy seating ensuring an intimate dining experience. Lunch and Dinner.


Maria Marie
Upscale gourmet Mexican-French fusion cuisine, Mexican hacienda-like dining experience complete with colorful murals painted by Mexican artists, evoking memories of Mexico’s rich heritage. Outside dining facilities. Dinner. Reservation required.


Chef’s Plate
Gourmet international haute cuisine where a new and different dinner menu is carefully selected each day and artfully prepared at the discretion of our Executive Chef. Every meal is a unique and memorable gourmet dining event. Open for dinner. Reservation required.


All day gourmet nouvelle fine dining with sumptuous buffets, “show cooking” stations and a la carte menu, casual atmosphere. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.


Delicious a la carte gourmet Caribbean fusion seafood in an oceanfront setting, overlooking white powdery beach and turquoise Caribbean. Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner.


24 Hr. Prompt “Royal Suite Service”
Discreetly delivered to suite’s “magic box” announced by signal light.
Eight additional restaurant choices included at Gran Porto Resort located adjacent to THE ROYAL: Maria´s; Il Pescatore; Albatros; Gaviotas; Health & Sushi Bar; Parrillada Grill; 24 Hr.

All-Inclusive Club (Surcharges will apply on certain menu items).

• Complimentary luggage unpacking by professional Royal Butler (on request)
• Complimentary ironing two pieces per stay (upon request)
• Complimentary shoe shine (on request)
• 2 direct dial cordless telephone with bilingual voice mail plus a 3rd bathroom extension
• Modern, state-of-the-art, fully equipped Life Fitness® Centre & Stott Pilates®, spinning, aerobics and stretching reformer sessions
• LCD Monitors at the Lobby area with up-to-date resort information and announcements. Look for your personal welcome upon check-in!
• 24 Hr. prompt suite service
• 24 Hr. VIP Lounge serving hors d’oeuvres, premium snacks, domestic and international premium brand beverages with board games and large LCD screens
• Tequila, wine, martini & coffee tasting sessions once a week by professional tequila & wine sommelier & bartender
• Complimentary wireless Internet access in suites and public areas
• Personalized check-in
• Royal Concierge assistance 24 hours
• Nightly entertainment including live music and fabulous professional “Cirque du Soleil” style shows
• Exclusive exchange privileges in Gran Caribe Cancun or Gran Porto Playa del Carmen
• Complimentary access to Hydrotherapy at SPAzul, Ludic circuit & polish massage
• Unisex Beauty Salon offering a full range of salon services by expert staff plus special occasion make up service
• Olympic-size fresh water pool with 50-meter lap lane (quiet pool) plus an oceanfront active pool and in-pool whirlpools
• Tranquil pool for relaxation with 25-meter lap lane
• SCUBA introductory lesson, snorkeling equipment and boogie boards
• Lighted rooftop tennis court with complimentary equipment. Onsite tennis pro available
• Volleyball, billiard, ping-pong, board games and library
• Daily social entertainment, non-intrusive games and unique activities
• Exclusive Royal Beach Cabanas® (upon availability) & lounge chairs on the beach & at the pool, in-pool sun chaises and plush beach towels
• Beach Butlers providing cold towel service, ice water, suntan lotion newspapers, magazines and much more
• “Real bazar” gift shop, tobacco, magazines, souvenirs, local handcrafts, beachwear, boutique clothing and more
• Luxury jewellery boutique, a collection of fine jewellery and stunning one-of-a-kind locally handcrafted gold and silver selections available.
• Car rental, car selection for hourly or daily rentals

Prices from €1831 pp and includes;

  • Return flights from Ireland.
  • 7 night’s accommodation.
  • Meet & greet on arrival.
  • Return airport transfers.
  • All airport taxes.


Prices are for guide purposes only, on a per person basis and are based on low season departure dates.


To enquire about The Royal Playa Del Carmen, please email or call 01 241 2366

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