A New Look At Cancun Area Hotels Part 4

It is amazing that there are so many hotels in the Cancun area!!!  I can’t believe we are up to part 4 already and there are still 2 more!


LOCATION: Cancun Hotel Zone on Cancun’s Eastern Shore

DISTANCE FROM AIRPORT: Drive time 25 Minutes

­­­­­­­­­­­­­DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:  Five Star – Adults only All-Inclusive Resort

Property type:  High Rise hotel

Lobby:  Modern, chic, white and Carmel marble and stone open lobby.  Personal sit-down check-in.  Offered a cold cloth and glass of chilled coconut juice as you enter the lobby.

Rooms: Property has 3 Physically Challenged Rooms.  Property offers smoking and non-smoking rooms.  Pillow menu, aromatherapy menu, bath salts, oils and bubbles for your Jacuzzi.   Swedish double headed shower with wall jets.  Bvlgari Bath amenities.

Beach: Beautiful large, white powder sand beach.

Pool: 3 outdoor pools (2 are infinity pools), one outdoor Jacuzzi and two swim-up bars.

Restaurants and Bars: 7 Dining and Bar Venues:

Health Facilities: Huge state of the art Fitness Center with Yoga and Palates Studio.

Classes and use of facilities are included.

Spa: World Class Spa; 24 Treatment rooms including 10 multi-functional Spa Suites, 5 Master Spa Suites with Hydro Tubs, 2 Indoor Couples Suites

Clientele: Sophisticated couples of all ages, honeymooners, corporate clients (incentive groups)

Nearby shopping: walking distance to the best upscale shopping and restaurant areas of the Cancun hotel zone




LOCATION: Riviera Maya

DISTANCE FROM AIRPORT:  20 minutes from airport, 10 minutes to Cancun Hotel Zone,

20 minutes to Playa Del Carmen

­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­DESCRIPTION OF PROPERTY:  4 Star Rating. All-inclusive, family-friendly boutique-style property with a lot of charm including full service concierge.  Cribs, monitors, stroller, bottle warmer, baby bathtub, beach toys supplied.

Property type:  4 Star low rise resort featuring deluxe rooms and suites.

Lobby:    Small lobby currently undergoing renovation….welcome champagne and cold towel on arrival;  Children receive chocolate milk and egg/toy.

Rooms:   90 rooms in contemporary design; 60 deluxe rooms, 30 Suites, connecting rooms on request.   Also have walk out rooms close to the beach.  Children under 3 are free; children 3-12 yrs old stay at half price when sharing room w/parents.

Pool:     Kids Pool, Adult Pool featuring 2 bars adjoining adult pool, Aquanox Bar with sunken bar stools under the shade of a thatched roof.

Grounds:  Tropical vegetation, palm trees, ease of walking throughout the grounds as all public facilities, restaurants, Azulitos Kids Club are cool for families.

Restaurants:  4 restaurants on property. Children’s high chairs/booster seats provided in restaurants. 24 hr. room service available.

Beach: Long and not exceptionally wide; low surf, beds on beach as well as a couple swing beds, crocheted hammocks by the sea; beach butler providing USA newspaper, water, lotion, paperback books, towels

Health Facilities: Spa and Fitness Center; Unique Massage treatment at Ocean Gazebo at the end of the dock, under a palapa elevated 12 feet!!

Activities & Specialty Vacation Programs:  Highlight is Azulitos Kids Club!

Advantages: This is an intimate hotel, ease of getting around the property, low rise; all rooms have been recently renovated and fresh contemporary design. This is a great little hidden jewel…….well located in the Riviera Maya and convenient to shopping in Cancun hotel zone as well as Playa Del Carmen.


LOCATION:  Cancun Hotel Zone


­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­Property type:  5 Star.  All suites, all ocean view or oceanfront.

Older property (21 years old) but maintained very well with 5-star rating.

   Large, welcoming lobby.

Rooms:  Note:  no elevator access to the club, so not ADA compliant.

Pool:  Large multi-level pool complex with 3 swim-up bars.

Grounds:   Beautifully manicured.

Restaurants:  5 dining options with 3 major restaurants – Mexican, international, and Italian cuisine.  Sunset Bar for light lunch or snacks and room services.  At various times of the year, they also offer a promotion where children under 12 eat free.

Beach:  Nice white sand beach, protected and safe for children with no waves.

Health Facilities:  Fitness center with state of the art equipment.   New Spa (opened 1 year ago in the space that used to be the tennis court.  It has 26 treatment rooms, steam room, invigoration shower, unique “clay room” and “ice room”, and “river walk”.  Cost to enter Spa facility is $80 daily plus treatments.

Activities:   Complimentary Kid’s Club program.  Water sports including water skiing, wave running, wind surfing, snorkeling and scuba diving.

OTHER THINGS TO NOTE:   Great location, near shopping in downtown Cancun, across from Coco Bongo, convention center, and Starbucks.

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