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THE ROYAL Playa del Carmen - Luxury Adult-Only All-Inclusive

THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen is a luxury All Suite, Adult-Only All-Inclusive beachfront resort located directly in Playa del Carmen, just steps from the woeld class shopping and nightlife excitement of fabulous Fifth Avenue. The staff of ULTIMATE CRUISE & VACATION has been visiting THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen since 2003 and we have never been less than highly impressed. We give props to THE ROYAL in Playa for being selected to the Conde Naste Gold List for 2013, it's first selection to this list.


Sure, all suites include ocean views, deluxe accommodations and an in-suite double Jacuzzi and have access to wonderful a la carte dining, premium brand drinks, 24-hour room service and a ton more exceptional features. But talk about “WOW” factor. We highly encourage our clients to upgrade to “Royal” service. It is well worth every penny. “Royal” guests have access to the first online check-in within 48 hours of arrival; plus this cutting edge technology allows guests in Royal accommodations to preview suite interiors and 180 degree panoramic terrace views before selecting their specific available suite. The exceptional Royal Service and Royal Housekeeping certainly raise the bar on personal service, and the top suite categories offer a number of exciting extras plus unlimited domestic and international phone calls; all this and more in an adult-only atmosphere.

While THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen is an adult-only resort which clearly appeals to couples, we have sent many girls getaway groups here. The lack of kids,  a beautiful beachfront location, with gourmet cuisine, premium brand drinks, a fantastic spa, and to top it off you are only steps from all the fabulous shopping, restaurants and nightlife to dance the night away, make THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen a sensational Girls Getaway!

All-Inclusive Features
• Garden, ocean view and oceanfront suite accommodations as selected include the following:
• Innovative online check-in available within 48 hours of arrival
• In-suite double Jacuzzi
• State-of-the-art, fully equipped Life Fitness Center & Stott Pilates, spinning, aerobics and yoga sessions
• A la carte breakfast, lunch, and dinner; show cooking and buffet
• Unlimited domestic and international premium brand liquors, a variety of beers, wine and sparkling wine by the glass, plus fine wines included. Exceptional vintage wines, cognacs and tequilas available at surcharge.
• Exclusive exchange privileges at all Real Resorts
• 24-Hour prompt Room Service
• 24-hour VIP Lounge serving hors d’oeuvres, premium snacks, domestic and international premium brand beverages with table games and large screen Plasma TV’s
• Personalized check-in/check-out with welcome and departure refreshing cocktail and cold towel service
• Olympic size fresh water swimming pool with 50-meter lap lane & starter block, (quiet pool) plus an oceanfront active pool
• SCUBA introductory lesson, snorkeling equipment and boogie boards. Lighted rooftop tennis court with complimentary equipment. Onsite tennis pro available
• Volleyball, billiards, ping-pong, table games and library
• Daily social entertainment, non-intrusive games, unique activities
• Nightly entertainment including live music and professional shows
• Educational wine & tequila tasting hosted by hotel sommelier
• Canopied shade beds & lounge chairs on the beach & at the pool, in-pool sun chaise and plush beach towels
• Exclusive royal Beach Cabanas upon availability
• Convenient flag system for guests to request waiter service on the beach
• Beach Butlers provide cold towel service, ice water, suntan lotion, newspapers, magazines and more
• Nightly turndown service
• Casual evening Management Cocktail party

Additional Facilities & Features
• Adult-Only resort – minimum age 16
• Spazul – An eco-holistic Mayan-inspired, full-service SPA with Polish massage showers; Temazcal; Shiatsu Oriental massage; treatments by the sea garden and more (treatments are extra)
• Unisex Beauty Salon – Offering a full range of traditional and special hair and nail services and special occasion make-up service
• Complimentary Wireless Internet Access – available in suites and public areas (included for Royal Service guests)
• Royal Service & Romance Concierge – offering special assistance to celebrating couples
• Lapis Jewelry Boutique – Fine jewelry and original handcrafted gold and silver selections
• Piazza Condotti – Boutique featuring the latest Italian fashions and accessories
• Royal Art Gallery – Exhibits by Mexican artists; many pieces for sale
• Bazar – Personal items: tobacco, magazine, souvenirs, local handcrafts and beachwear
• Non-Smoking – 50% of suites are non-smoking as well as many public areas

Meeting  Facilities
6,888 sq. feet of banquet and meeting rooms space accommodating up to 600 people theatre-style or for a cocktail reception; and 450 people banquet-style with wide stage
• Six breakout rooms, plus additional areas for seminars, functions, cocktails, private parties, group registration, and/or coffee breaks
• Executive boardroom accommodating up to 12 people
• State-of-the-art audio-visual equipment with onsite technical and coordination assistance
• VIP Business Center with computers with internet access, fax machines, office supplies and secretarial services provided by bi-lingual staff

 

Exchange Privilege
THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen has a family friendly sister resort, the Gran Porto Real, across the street. You, if you wish may dine at any or its restaurants. Guests of Gran Porto Real are not allowed to use the facilities at THE ROYAL. There are six options available to you there: Maria’s; II Pescatore: Albatros; Gaviotas; Beach Grill; and Trade Winds beach snack bar.



Spa

• Spazul – An eco-holistic Mayan-inspired, full-service SPA with Polish massage showers; Temazcal; Shiatsu Oriental massage; treatments by the sea garden and more (treatments are extra) • Unisex Beauty Salon – Offering a full range of traditional and special hair and nail services and special occasion make-up service

 

Activities

• State-of-the-art, fully equipped Life Fitness Center & Stott Pilates, spinning, aerobics and yoga sessions

• Olympic size fresh water swimming pool with 50-meter lap lane & starter block, (quiet pool) plus an oceanfront active pool

• SCUBA introductory lesson, snorkeling equipment and boogie boards. Lighted rooftop tennis court with complimentary equipment. Onsite tennis pro available

• Volleyball, billiards, ping-pong, table games and library

• Daily social entertainment, non-intrusive games, unique activities

• Nightly entertainment including live music and professional shows

• Educational wine & tequila tasting hosted by hotel sommelier

 

Food/Drink

RESTAURANTS
For your convenience, reservations are not required for any of THE ROYAL restaurants.

Tapas & Pintxos
Ocean View Spanish Tapas restaurant with a trendy relaxing gourmet experience form Northern Spain and the Basque region.
Lunch and Dinner

Chef’s Plate
International haute cuisine where a new and different menu is selected and prepared every day at the discretion of the executive chef. Every meal is unique.
Dinner only.

Spice
A casual atmosphere with ocean views. Serving both show cooking buffet and a la carte menu.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Pelicanos
This is a wonderful a la carte oceanfront restaurant featuring Caribbean fusion seafood.
Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Asiana
Contemporary Asian fusion cuisine in a stylish romantic setting with cozy seating for an intimate dining experience.
Lunch & Dinner

Maria Marie
A unique upscale Mexican-French fusion, in a truly Mexican hacienda-like dining experience complete with colorful murals painted by Mexican artists.
Dinner only

24 Hour VIP Lounge
This is a cool place to escape the heat, munch on hors d’oeuvres, premium snacks, and enjoy international brand drinks. You can play a table game or simply watch a game or catch on the news on one of the large screen Plasma TV’s.

24 Hour Prompt Royal Room Service
This service is another example of innovation at THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen. So as not to interrupt you, your room service will be discreetly delivered to your suite’s “magic box” and a light will signal its arrival.

Exchange Privilege

THE ROYAL in Playa del Carmen has a family friendly sister resort, the Gran Porto Real, across the street. You, if you wish may dine at any or its restaurants. Guests of Gran Porto Real are not allowed to use the facilities at THE ROYAL. There are six options available to you there: Maria’s; II Pescatore: Albatros; Gaviotas; Beach Grill; and Trade Winds beach snack bar.

BARS & BEVERAGE SERVICES
Lobby Bar
This bar overlooks the impressive pool areas and the Caribbean Sea, features live music, your favorite drinks and has lounge beds and Plasma TV’s.

Martini Corner Bar
You guessed it – just about any type of Martini you request, plus other drinks.

Tequileria and Cigar Club Bar
Has a huge choice of world-famous Mexican tequilas and after diner drinks, plus hand-rolled and imported cigars worthy of the most discriminating aficionado (cigars and some tequila’s at a surcharge).

Trade Winds Pool and Swim-Up Bar

Right by the beach and a great way to cool off.

Pelicanos Beach Bar
This is a great spot for a before dinner drink.

24 Hour VIP Lounge
Help yourself to drinks and snacks 24/7. Make you own drink, have a beer or a glass of wine.

Six Additional Bars
The Gran Porto Real located adjacent to THE ROYAL has another six bars which are at your disposal.

Accommodations

Guestrooms: 459
Junior Suites: 219
653 square feet including terrace. The Junior Suites are spacious with an entrance foyer, in-suite double Jacuzzi; Royal Bed with pillow top mattress, fine high thread linen, plus duvet covers multiple pillows; “Cleopatra” style chaise lounge; elegant handcrafted furniture; adjustable 29” flat screen TV with CD/DVD player  & Sony AM/FM clock radio; in-suite laptop size safety deposit box; mini-bar stocked with water, soft rinks and domestic and international Bottle Butler system; “Magic Box” for discreet 24 hour room service; spacious modern marble bathroom, lighted vanity mirror, hairdryer and deluxe bathroom amenities; individual controlled air conditioner and ceiling fan with bedside controls; 2-line direct dial cordless phone with bi-lingual voice mail and bathroom extension; iron & ironing board; coffee maker; blackout drapes; evening turndown service; furnished terrace with hammock; Online check-in within 48 hours of arrival.

ROYAL SUITE CATEGORIES WITH ROYAL SERVICE
FEATURING ROYAL HOUSEKEEPING

• Upgraded suites in prime locations
• World’s first select and assign your own available suite. For your convenience you can preview interior suite photos and see 180 degree panoramic views from the terrace of your selected suite online within 48 hours of arrival
• Bose stereo and speaker system with CD/DVD/Radio plus loaded iPod with music for all taste and complimentary DVD library
• Rotating 32” LCD satellite TV for multiple-position viewing from bed, Jacuzzi or terrace (Royal Jr Suite Ocean View features adjustable 29” flat screen TV)
• Complimentary wireless internet access in suites and public areas
• Upgraded mini-bar with premium international beverages Bottle Butler system and snack selection
• Decide your own time for daily suite make-up and special aromatherapy scents (romantic, relaxing or invigorating)
• Pillow Menu: Extra Soft “Plus” Hypo-allergenic; Orthopedic; Memory; Aromatic; and “Sweet Dreams”
• His & Hers plush bathrobes and slippers
• Bvlgari luxurious bath amenities
• Special welcome amenity
• Royal concierge & Romance concierge ready to anticipate, assist, advise and take care of your every need

ROYAL SUITES
The following suite categories include all features of Junior Suites PLUS the Royal Service and Royal Housekeeping; Bose stereo and speaker system with CD/DVD player and fully loaded iPod with music for all taste; plush bathrobes & slippers; and complimentary wireless internet access, plus unlimited Golf green fees (transportation not included).

Royal Junior Suites Ocean View: 186
653 square feet including terrace. Better location with superb ocean views
• Exclusive access to Chef’s Plate gourmet restaurant (reservation required).

Royal Junior Suites Oceanfront: 30
653 square feet including terrace. Located in the front of the resort overlooking beach and the Caribbean Sea, these suites have an upgraded multi-purpose 323” LCD satellite TV & one hour per stay complimentary BMW Mini cooper test drive.

TOP SUITE CATEGORIES
WITH UNIQUE EXTRAS INCLUDED

• World’s first complimentary unlimited domestic and international telephone calls (exclusively for Master & Presidential Suites)
• Exclusive suite-designated Royal Beach Cabana
• State-of-the-art gourmet Nespresso coffee system
• Unique in-suite steam shower

Royal Junior Suite Beachfront Walk-Out: 10
653 square feet including terrace. These unique beachfront suites offer prime location and convenient direct access to the beach from your private, furnished terrace. Besides upgraded multi-position 32” LCD satellite TV; plus all the Royal Suite upgrades..

Royal Junior Suites Swim-Up Beachfront: 6
653 square feet including terrace. Located on the beach level, these oceanfront suites offer the romantic convenience of access to the swimming pool just outside your terrace, and the beach beyond; plus all the Royal Suite upgrades.

Royal Master One Bedroom Suites Ocean View: 6
1,331 square feet including terrace. These fabulous, spacious Master Suites have a separate bedroom; master bath with unique in-suite steam shower; plus large living room with additional plasma TV, Bose stereo system and loaded iPod; bar, and dining room for 6; powder room; and an oversized furnished terrace with lounge chairs & hammock; and unlimited complimentary domestic and international phone calls.

Royal Master One Bedroom Suites Oceanfront: 4
These are stunning, large one-bedroom suites and have the same floor plan as the Master One Bedroom Ocean View with the most spectacular oceanfront location in the resort. They have magnificent views of the beach and Caribbean Sea; unique in-suite steam shower; and unlimited complimentary domestic and international phone calls.

Royal Presidential Suites Ocean View with Private Pool: 3
1,959 square feet including terrace. Now these are special. Obviously these Suites are designed for that special person, or special occasion. They are located on the Penthouse floor, overlooking the beautifully landscaped resort grounds and brilliant turquoise Caribbean Sea with amazing views of Cozumel. You’ll feel like you can almost reach out and pull Cozumel in. These huge Presidential Suites feature a separate bedroom with king-size bed plus a separate spacious living area, dining area for eight, a built-in fully stocked bar and large bathroom with in-suite steam shower and glamorous “Cinderella” vanity corner.

There’s more. You will be the envy of everyone on your spectacular balcony with a private pool with patio furniture and hammock. Of course you get all the Royal Suite perks. PLUS ... Champagne in suite upon arrival.

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