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The Royal Sands

4.0 of 5 Resort   |   Blvd. Kukulcan km 13.5, No. 32, Seccion A, Segunda Etapa | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Reno, Nevada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

We stayed at the Royal Sands in August 2014 - the staff is excellent in the shop, the grocery and house staff for cleaning and stocking rooms. The front desk staff is mostly excellent as is the bell staff just a few who aren't very accommodating. Since it is all-inclusive the first thing you are hit with is the 90... More

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Wichita, Kansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I have started to write some reviews to help families make good decisions with there vacations. We traded to go to an all inclusive via Interval. We are Marriott timeshare owners. This properties is just as nice, clean, maintained and well located as any Marriott. We have three boys. Ages 9, 8 and 7 at the time of this trip.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The Royal Sands is immaculately kept resort in the heart of the hotel zone! Close to shopping, and I mean within walking distance! The most exquisite Spa, far better than anything I've experienced state side and the people are incredibly kind and humble. Spa is a bit pricey but well worth the treatment received and the quality of your stay!... More

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Hillsborough, New Jersey
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

The Royal Sands was designed to be a private timeshare resort...however, as a result of a need to increase revenue, the resort decided to expand into an all inclusive/rental opportunity hotel as well. The problem......it has had a few people who come to the resort as renters that are abusive, disrespectful and have an aire of entitlement. I have no... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

My family and I just got back from a week long stay at the Royal Sands Resort. The grounds are very well kept, swimming pools are large and clean, on-site restaurants are delicious (slightly over priced). There isn't anything spectacular about the rooms, but at the same time, there is nothing that I can complain about. The beach is AMAZING... More

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South Brunswick, NJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

So after receiving 1000+ excellent ratings, I didn't feel the need to write a review until I read a recent review ("Beware") warning travelers of this horrible place! OK, lets start with the room key "issue". Yes if you order food at one of the restaurants you need to provide your room key. So what! They give you a zero... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It was our first time to cancun. The clue for our review is in the name "Royal" , the hotel staff of all the "Royal" hotels treated us like "Royalty". There is hotel transport between the resort hotels although the bus sometimes gets full. I would suggest per booking a taxi when arriving in cancun and not using the taxis... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

My boss owns a time share here and I never experienced being it of the country. When I saw the sands I was amazed . Very very clean staff is so nice and the food is great. Clean beaches and love that you can order a drink right on the beach. Moses is the best.staff knows you by name and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

We stayed here for our honeymoon and couldn't of asked for a better time. Every member of staff is friendly and do everything they can to make your stay enjoyable. The activities are fun and there is no pressure to join. In the evenings we were lucky enough to help release the baby turtles into the sea a real treat.... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

We own two weeks at this timeshare and now that they are offering all-inclusive we decided to try it this year as we have 3 drinking age children. As members we are not required to purchase the all-inclusive program but after using the program I did feel it was well worth the price and saved me the trip to Walmart... More

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Address: Blvd. Kukulcan km 13.5, No. 32, Seccion A, Segunda Etapa | Zona Hotelera, Cancun 77500, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Cancun
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Hotel Class:4 star — The Royal Sands 4*
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With a breathtaking beach location, a world-class Spa, tempting dining choices and activities for all ages, The Royal Sands has everything you need for a week of Royal relaxation.The Royal Sands® sits at the center of Cancun’s spectacular Caribbean shoreline with breathtaking views of white sand and turquoise waters. Enjoy fine dining, activities and many other creature comforts with the REFINE All-Inclusive package. ... more   less 
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