Our newest luxurious resort evaluation from the Riviera Maya area is up now and it’s the most recent one to open close to Mexico’s hottest trip space: Waldorf Astoria Cancun.
There are just a few true luxurious resorts in Cancun, regardless of what you see promised on the web site of practically each gigantic resort, and plenty of of these are all-inclusive. Essentially the most prestigious title within the space was Ritz-Carlton, however that model has exited the coastal areas of Mexico, with the brand new one within the capital being the one Ritz in the entire nation. (The previous R-C in Cancun is now the generic-sounding Grand Resort Cancun and it’s managed by European chain Kempinski.)
As I write this, the Waldorf Astoria Cancun has solely been open a couple of months. Other than the immature palm bushes you at all times discover in a model new seaside resort, nonetheless, there was little indication throughout our go to that this was a model new resort. They clearly recruited skilled staffers from the Cancun hospitality trade and put the complete Hilton coaching system in place earlier than opening.
It is a fancier resort than most others within the area, with a grand foyer that you could possibly mistake for a significant metropolis resort have been it not for the view out to the ocean from the far finish and the sunshine streaming in by the glass partitions. The customized furnishings doesn’t look something like your typical foyer catalog furnishings and it’s good to see a Riviera Maya foyer that’s meant for extra than simply shifting individuals by. There may be a variety of sitting areas and a pretty foyer bar that’s a vacation spot relatively than a final resort.
Come take a fast video tour of the primary public areas, the pool advanced, two eating places, the Peacock Alley foyer bar, and one of many rooms:
It is a full-service resort with three major eating places, meals service on the pool from roaming waiters, a lunch spot there, and a number of bars. This resort is relatively remoted from every part—it’s south of the airport, not within the Cancun resort zone, however there’s additionally a sister Hilton property subsequent door if you wish to dine someplace totally different throughout an extended keep.
Households also can reap the benefits of the Hilton with a day go that provides them entry to extra diverse actions and a playground pool for the children, one thing that may be fairly misplaced within the Waldorf property. (One pool on the Waldorf one is adults-only, one other is accessible to households.)
There’s additionally an in depth gymnasium with glorious tools and a phenomenal full spa on web site with a menu of massages, facials, wraps, and varied rest remedy choices.
In any other case, there are a couple of deliberate actions comparable to yoga and seaside volleyball, however most friends checking in right here appear to be content material to lounge, eat nicely, drink nicely, and revel in their spacious room with a furnished balcony. The rooms listed here are a few of the most engaging on the coast, elegant, stress-free, and stylish with out being too stuffy. Some actually have a small whirlpool tub with a view and the bathe has a window searching on the ocean as nicely.
This resort is priced at the next degree than the prevailing a la carte inns within the Cancun space, together with on the meals and beverage retailers, so most friends are most likely high-earning, hard-driving sorts who’re able to tune out and calm down.
Waldorf Astoria is the highest Hilton model, so in case you are part of that loyalty program you’ll be able to earn or money in factors right here and if in case you have the appropriate elite standing, you could possibly keep right here and get a pleasant improve.
See our detailed evaluation of the brand new Waldorf Astoria Cancun Mexico.
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Article by Timothy
Timothy Scott is the founder and editor of Luxurious Latin America and has been overlaying the area as a journey journalist for the reason that mid-2000s. He has visited every nation we cowl a number of instances and relies in a UNESCO World Heritage metropolis in central Mexico, the place he owns a house. See contact info right here.