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The Royal Sands Resort & Spa All Inclusive
Ranked #19 of 181 Hotels in Cancun
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Columbus, Ohio
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“Stay at the Sands while in Cancun”
Reviewed 27 March 2012

Recently returned back to the States from a family vacation in Cancun. Following a brief two day stay at the JW we moved to the Sands for the villa concept. We wanted to visit Cancun and made a trade on Interval since there is not a Marriott villa in Cancun. Since traveling with our two kids this is the best way we have found to enjoy vacation as a family and not be on top of each other in a hotel room. The villas are spacious here. We had a two bedroom villa which was clean and offered us a great view of the beach. We were on the 7th floor in Phase II and all of the rooms present with an ocean view due to the way the resort is contructed/designed. The staff is helpful and pleasant. There is a small grocery within the resort which allows you to stay on sight if you don't want to consider leaving even to make a quick run to the grocery! You must carry your room card as this allows you to charge back to your room, you cannot just provide your villa number and charge to it, so it is best to take both keys to the pool if you are planning to spend most of the afternoon there. This allows some family to use one key if there is a need to return to your villa while the other key is used at the pool bar. The activity center for kids is great! The kids did several different activities and had fun doing them. The facility is kept clean and pools are heated making it more enjoyable to be in them this spring!

Room Tip: To be closer to the kids pool request a room in Phase II.
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

It must be oour 10th or 11th year staying at the Royal sands. What keeps us coming back is the consistent quality of the place, immaculant upkeep, cleanliness and attention to detail by all the staff. It is nice to be welcome, to have high quality food choices, beautiful pools and the excellent beach. From the life guards, maid service, wait staff and resort management, we always have a great trip. It truley is like coming home when we arrive!

Room Tip: If you want total quiet and only the noise of the ocean. Choose beach front phase !! wing. Felt like...
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Reviewed 26 March 2012

I've benn to royal caribean, islander and mayan before. I still recomend the royals!

Villa: fantastic! They should review the quality of matress. Too old??
Beach: clean, white sand, blue "diamond" sea.
Pool: perfect condition, treated with ozone, clorum free.
Localization: near of the best restaurants, best beach localization. Close to the shoppings.
Pool bar: good nachos and quesadillas, beer not too cold. Great Pina colada and banana monkey. Service of high quality!
Fitness room: good equipments but you pay each day you go there.

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Reviewed 25 March 2012

There is not one bad thing I can say about the Royal Sands - The resort is beautiful - the staff is amazing, the location is perfect, the rooms are beautiful, spacious and huge -
I hightly recommend the Royal Sands!

Room Tip: I can't imagine there being a bad room in the place!
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Reviewed 18 March 2012

If you love tennis this is the place... Nacho is a highly qualified tennis pro...... Facilities are wonderful but the quality of the coaching was amazing..... Thank you......

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Additional Information about The Royal Sands Resort & Spa All Inclusive

Property: The Royal Sands Resort & Spa All Inclusive
Address: Blvd. Kukulcan km 13.5, No. 32, Seccion A, Segunda Etapa | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77504, Mexico
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Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Kitchenette Restaurant Room Service Shuttle Bus service Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#14 Family Hotel in Cancun
#18 Top resorts Hotel in Cancun
#19 On the Beach Hotel in Cancun
#19 Luxury Hotel in Cancun
#21 Romantic Hotel in Cancun
Price range (per night): $286 - $635
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Sands Resort & Spa All Inclusive 4*
Number of rooms: 340
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
The Royal Sands Resort & Spa All Inclusive, one of the best All-Inclusive resorts in the area, sits at the center of Cancun's spectacular Caribbean shoreline with breathtaking views of white sand and turquoise waters. With a privileged location, five-star luxury, a world-class Spa, tempting dining choices and activities for all ages, The Royal Sands has everything you need for your next Caribbean vacation. Enjoy fine dining, activities and amenities offered by the REFINE All-Inclusive package. ... more   less 
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