Royal Hideaway Playacar an Occidental Resort

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‘Adults Only All-inclusive Paradise’


A member of the prestigious ‘Leading Hotels of the World’, this luxury all-inclusive resort enjoys a privileged beachfront position in the Yucatan Peninsula. Guests will find delightfully appointed villas, a revitalising spa, a series of pools including a large infinity and several relaxation pools, plus a split-level oceanfront deck for lounging in the sun. Royal Hideaway Playacar provides couples with fun activities, elegant relaxation and opportunities to explore the country beyond - a perfect stress-free holiday for grown-ups who want service and style.

In Our Opinion

‘One of the best and well regarded hotels in the region for all-inclusive. Remember this is an adult’s only hotel’

The resort features 200 Mexican-style rooms, with some also offering added benefits.

  • Individual climate control/air conditioning
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Satellite TV/DVD/CD/iPod docking entertainment system
  • Bathrobes
  • Ceiling fan
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Tea & coffee maker
  • RITUALS® amenities
  • Fresh fruit upon arrival
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & board
  • Minibar/fridge
  • Pillow menu
  • Laptop size safe
  • Telephone
  • Trouser press
  • Nightly turndown service

Luxury Lux GRV

These luxurious rooms offer guests the choice of one king size bed or two queen beds and include a marble bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub and shower; there are mahogany furnishings throughout and marble tile floors creating a sense of opulence.

FEATURES

  • 50sqm
  • King size bed or two queen beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults
  • Bathroom with hydro-massage tub & shower
  • Terrace or balcony
  • Resort or garden view

Luxury Ocean View LOV

These luxurious rooms are close to the beach and offer guests the choice of one king size bed or two queen beds and include a marble bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub and shower; there are mahogany furnishings throughout and marble tile floors creating a sense of opulence.

FEATURES

  • 50sqm
  • King size bed or two queen beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults
  • Bathroom with hydro-massage tub & shower
  • Balcony
  • Ocean views

Luxury Royal Luxurious LRL

These luxurious rooms offer guests the choice of one king size bed or two queen beds and include a marble bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub and shower; there are mahogany furnishings throughout and marble tile floors creating a sense of opulence. Additional benefits include: a bottle of Moet Champagne, insignia-embroidered terry towel bathrobes, a specially prepared lobster dinner and Bvlgari amenities.

FEATURES

  • 50sqm
  • King size bed or two queen beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults
  • Bathroom with hydro-massage tub & shower
  • Terrace or balcony
  • Embroidered bathrobes
  • Bottle of Moet Champagne
  • Lobster dinner
  • Bvlgari amenities

Luxury Royal Memories LRM

These luxurious rooms offer guests the choice of one king size bed or two queen beds and include a marble bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub and shower; there are mahogany furnishings throughout and marble tile floors creating a sense of opulence. Additional benefits include: insignia-embroidered terry towel bathrobes, Bvlgari amenities, collector’s Edition Royal Hideaway book, a royal dinner on the beach, a photograph in a classical Mexican frame plus a Mayan cultural tour (Chichen Itza or Tulum/Xel-ha).

FEATURES

  • 50sqm
  • King size bed or two queen beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults
  • Bathroom with hydro-massage tub & shower
  • Terrace or balcony
  • Embroidered bathrobes
  • Collector’s edition Royal Hideaway book
  • Beach dinner
  • Bvlgari amenities
  • Mayan cultural tour
  • Framed photo

Luxury Royal Relaxation LRR

These luxurious rooms offer guests the choice of one king size bed or two queen beds and include a marble bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub and shower; there are mahogany furnishings throughout and marble tile floors creating a sense of opulence. Additional benefits include: spa gift, Royal Spa Experience, massage, facial, pedicure and manicure + Royal Night turn down.

FEATURES

  • 50sqm
  • King size bed or two queen beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults
  • Bathroom with hydro-massage tub & shower
  • Terrace or balcony
  • Embroidered bathrobes
  • Collector’s edition Royal Hideaway book
  • Beach dinner
  • Bvlgari amenities
  • Mayan cultural tour
  • Framed photo

Luxury Royal Romance LROM

These luxurious rooms offer guests the choice of one king size bed or two queen beds and include a marble bathroom with hydro-massage bathtub and shower; there are mahogany furnishings throughout and marble tile floors creating a sense of opulence. Additional benefits include: a bottle of Moet Champagne, chocolate covered strawberries, insignia-embroidered terry towel bathrobes, a royal dinner on the beach, and Bvlgari amenities.

FEATURES

  • 50sqm
  • King size bed or two queen beds
  • Maximum occupancy 3 adults
  • Bathroom with hydro-massage tub & shower
  • Terrace or balcony
  • Embroidered bathrobes
  • Bottle of Moet Champagne
  • Lobster dinner
  • Bvlgari amenities

  • Individual climate control/air conditioning
  • Bathroom with tub & shower
  • Satellite TV/DVD/CD/iPod docking entertainment system
  • Bathrobes
  • Ceiling fan
  • Complimentary WIFI
  • Tea & coffee maker
  • RITUALS® amenities
  • Fresh fruit upon arrival
  • Hairdryer
  • Iron & board
  • Minibar/fridge
  • Pillow menu
  • Laptop size safe
  • Telephone
  • Trouser press
  • Nightly turndown service

All guests at this resort will enjoy a full all inclusive board basis which comprises:

Food & Beverage
• Champagne & cool towel upon arrival
• Unlimited meals and snacks
• 24-hour in-room light meals
• Unlimited top shelf alcoholic beverages, natural juices & soft drinks

Leisure
• Two lit tennis courts (soled trainers must be worn)
• Six pools including infinity pool & three relaxation pools
• Fitness centre

Service
• Private concierge service in each villa
• DVD library
• Wireless Internet
• Complimentary Internet access in Business Centre
• Taxes and gratuities

Entertainment
• Daily activities program
• Evening entertainment

Sports (land)
• Shuffleboard
• Basketball
• Bocce ball
• Horseshoes
• Table tennis
• Bicycles 

Water sports
• SCUBA clinics
• Kayaking
• Sailing
• Windsurfing
• Aqua aerobics
• Boogie boards

Not included (available at additional cost)
• Wedding packages
• Tours & excursions
• Scuba diving & deep-sea fishing
• Golf  (nearby)
• Private tennis lessons
• Motorised water sports
• Spa services
• Salon services
• Car rentals
• Laundry & dry cleaning
• Mail and fax services
• Currency exchange,
• Gift shop and boutiques
• Medical facilities

Leisure

• Two lit tennis courts (soled trainers must be worn)
• Six pools including infinity pool & three relaxation pools
• Fitness centre

Service

• Private concierge service in each villa
• DVD library
• Wireless Internet
• Complimentary Internet access in Business Centre
• Taxes and gratuities

Entertainment

• Daily activities program
• Evening entertainment

Sports (land)

• Shuffleboard
• Basketball
• Bocce ball
• Horseshoes
• Table tennis
• Bicycles 

Water sports

• SCUBA clinics
• Kayaking
• Sailing
• Windsurfing
• Aqua aerobics
• Boogie boards

Not included (available at additional cost)

• Wedding packages
• Tours & excursions
• Scuba diving & deep-sea fishing
• Golf  (nearby)
• Private tennis lessons
• Motorised water sports
• Spa services
• Salon services
• Car rentals
• Laundry & dry cleaning
• Mail and fax services
• Currency exchange,
• Gift shop and boutiques
• Medical facilities

Royal Hideaway Spa

The outstanding Royal Hideaway Spa facility is all about pure indulgence. Guests experience the resort's state-of-the-art spa facilities and rejuvenating treatments, such as massages, facial care and body treatments utilising Phytomer, Redken and OPI products.

Dining Options
For guidance only - subject to change
This resort operates an all-inclusive meal plan – full details may be found in our All Inclusive section

Chef's Table Experience

Open for dinner, the chef’s table takes guests through a unique gastronomic experience of 12+ courses accompanied by a selection of the best wines. Set in an intimate room beside the kitchen, guests can watch in delight as the executive chef and his team prepare innovative combinations of modern and classic culinary arts. This restaurant is not part of the all inclusive plan. Open for dinner 19.30 to 22.00

Las Ventanas

This restaurant is open for dinner and serves delicious and creative a la carte dishes to please even the most demanding palate. Reservations required/dress code applies, open for dinner 18.00 to 22.00

Spices

All-day dining venue overlooking magnificent Caribbean Sea and specialising in Mexican, Caribbean, seafood and local cuisine. Reservations required/dress code applies, open for breakfast 07.00 to 10.30, lunch 12.30 to 14.30, dinner 18.00 to 22.30

Palazzo

Italian restaurant serving authentic cuisine either in an elegant indoor setting or on a romantic terrace overlooking Cozumel Island. Reservations required/dress code applies, open for dinner 18.00 to 22.30

Club Royale

This grand, atmospheric theatre hosts a weekly dinner show in stylish surroundings. Reservations required/dress code applies, open for dinner 19.30 to 21.00

Azia

Offering a menu designed by a team of master chefs, Azia has been awarded the prestigious AAA 4 Diamond Award and serves gourmet Asian specialities. Reservations required/dress code applies, open for dinner 18.00 to 22.30

The Grill

This dining venue is open for dinner and offers a la carte options, specialising in grilled fare. Reservations required/dress code applies, open for dinner 19.00 to 22.00

The Deck

A relaxed setting where guests can enjoy a variety of snacks, sandwiches and local dishes. Open for lunch 11.00 to 18.00

Bar Allegria

Chilled-out bar serving drinks in a casual atmosphere with relaxing music, open 18.00 to 01.00.

Afternoon Tea

A tea service is offered daily on the terrace adjacent to the Las Ventanas restaurant. Sip a tasty cup of English tea and nibble on delicious canapes, sandwiches and cakes. Open 16.00 to 18.00

Las Ventanas Lounge Bar

Sip on a glass of Champagne whilst listening to the soothing sounds of the piano at this elegant bar. Dress code apples. Open 18.00 to 23.00

Bar Deck

Relaxed bar deck open from 09.00 to 18.00

• Located on a pristine beach of the Riviera Maya
• Cancun International Airport: 45 minutes drive

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