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This 2022 was a very active year of opening new resorts in Mexico, and more have already been announced for 2023.
Here’s a look at some of the most recent openings and others to come.
Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun
This all-inclusive luxury resort, which opens this December, focuses on families and includes fun amenities such as sizeable on-site water parks and a kids club, a unique dining offering, and a world-class spa with relaxing hydrotherapy tubs and massage therapies.
The water park has 14 giant slides, two lazy rivers, spray grounds, and splash pads. In addition, the kids club includes amenities such as an open-air theater where performances are held, as well as activities such as beach volleyball and soccer, bowling, trampoline park, water slides, ping pong, cooking classes, and Aquatic Olympic competitions, among many others.
Margaritaville St. Somewhere by Karisma Punta Coco, Resort Holbox Island
Located in the Caribbean paradise of Holbox Island, this resort offers luxurious accommodations with boutique service and personalized attention in 39 exclusive suites and two outdoor restaurants. One is the Sand Bar & Pan American Grill, featuring seafood and ceviches. The other is The Harbor House Peninsular Cuisine & Wood Stove, which features a menu of pizza and bruschetta options, among others, and a bar serving signature cocktails.
Activities at this resort include deep-sea fishing, swimming with the amazing whale shark, birdwatching, and cooking classes. In addition, from the resort, guests can take exciting tours to the flamingo reserve of Pájaros Island and Yum Balam, a natural reserve of exotic birds.
Paradisus Playa Mujeres
This is the fourth Paradisus resort to open in the Mexican Caribbean. It offers luxury accommodations in large suites designed with traditional Mexican motifs, overlooking lush gardens, the fabulous white sandy beach, and the resort’s marina. Its gastronomic offer includes many restaurant options such as Flora, which offers fine dining; another one is Malva- Food Bazar, which offers market-style food and Asian cuisine in Tokimeki, among others.
Guests can also have fun on the superb Greg Norman-designed golf course and relax in YHI Spa, which offers personalized wellness treatments, massages, and healing therapies to recover the balance between body, mind, and spirit as a great diversity of gym equipment of the new generation. Amenities include beach cinema, theme nights, and even rock festivals, among other entertainment.
Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive
Set in a private bay, this resort overlooks the finest white sandy beaches of the Tulum area. It also offers luxurious facilities including 735 suites decorated in Mexican style, as well as 13 restaurants and bars with a culinary offering ranging from Mexican, Italian, Asian, steakhouse and seafood cuisine, primarily.
In addition, its spa offers exclusive wellness treatments in 16 rooms attended by expert therapists in various massage techniques so that guests release stress, relax and recover the mind-soul balance. Also, Hilton Tulum Riviera Maya All-Inclusive has nine pools, a kids-only pool, and a playground.
This resort also features a private beach, and an exclusive Family Zone. In addition, adventurers can take tours to several cenotes near the resort, various water parks, the city center of Tulum, and the impressive Biosphere Reserve of Sian Ka’an.
Royal Uno All-Inclusive Resort & Spa, Cancún
This family resort is located on a beautiful beach of white sand and crystal clear waters where fun is unique, with a wide variety of activities and relaxation options facing the sea. In addition, it has an incredible gastronomic offer with exclusive restaurants based on fresh seafood recipes and international flavors.
The variety of restaurants at Royal Uno All Inclusive Resort & Spa offer Mexican, international, catch-the-day, Italian, and Asian cuisine. Miamare features a delicious menu of Mediterranean dishes; Aora offers dishes from Japan, Thailand, and India, plus a sophisticated Teppanyaki menu. On the other hand, Os is a family restaurant that serves international cuisine buffet style. In Palotinte, guests enjoy a menu that includes dishes of Mexican cuisine with handmade recipes served a la carte. The resort also has top-notch bars, such as Star Bar, a rooftop bar, Snack Shack, offering seafood tacos, burgers, pizzas, snacks, and grills, and Kukul Cantina Sports Bar, which offers fine dining, live music, and sporting events accompanied by signature cocktails.
Waldorf Astoria Cancun
This luxury resort is located in a privileged area by the sea, between mangroves and 15 minutes from Cancun International Airport. It offers 173 exclusive suites and rooms with a private balcony and bathtub. It has 100 acres of secluded beaches, two large swimming pools, a spa with personalized treatments, and a beauty salon with 21 rooms offering massages and body treatments with oils created with local ingredients and fresh herbs. The connection between the Yaxché, or tree of life for Mayan culture and the use of healing stones and the Mayan worldview inspires the spa experience.
In addition, there is a first-class gastronomic offer that includes international restaurants and bars where guests can have signature cocktails. In Malpeque, guests enjoy refined culinary experiences with regional dishes prepared with top-quality local ingredients. In Chaya, the menu offers Mexican and international specialties, and JA’O is an open-air Mexican cantina.