Our newest luxurious resort evaluation from the Riviera Maya area is up now and it’s the newest 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 almost each gigantic lodge, and plenty of of these are all-inclusive. Probably the most prestigious identify within the space was once 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 Lodge Cancun and it’s managed by European chain Kempinski.)
As I write this, the Waldorf Astoria Cancun has solely been open a number of months. Aside from the immature palm bushes you all the time discover in a model new seaside lodge, nonetheless, there was little indication throughout our go to that this was a model new lodge. 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 would mistake for a serious metropolis lodge 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 transferring individuals by. There’s a variety of sitting areas and a pretty foyer bar that’s a vacation spot fairly than a final resort.
Come take a fast video tour of the principle public areas, the pool complicated, two eating places, the Peacock Alley foyer bar, and one of many rooms:
It is a full-service resort with three primary eating places, meals service on the pool from roaming waiters, a lunch spot there, and a number of bars. This resort is fairly remoted from all the things—it’s south of the airport, not within the Cancun lodge zone, however there may be additionally a sister Hilton property subsequent door if you wish to dine someplace completely different throughout a protracted keep.
Households also can make the most of the Hilton with a day cross that offers them entry to extra various actions and a playground pool for the youngsters, 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 intensive gymnasium with wonderful gear and a wonderful full spa on web site with a menu of massages, facials, wraps, and varied rest remedy choices.
In any other case, there are a number of deliberate actions akin to yoga and seaside volleyball, however most company checking in right here appear to be content material to lounge, eat properly, drink properly, and luxuriate in their spacious room with a furnished balcony. The rooms listed below are among the most tasty on the coast, elegant, enjoyable, and fashionable with out being too stuffy. Some also have a small whirlpool tub with a view and the bathe has a window searching on the ocean as properly.
This resort is priced at the next degree than the present a la carte resorts within the Cancun space, together with on the meals and beverage retailers, so most company are in all probability high-earning, hard-driving varieties who’re able to tune out and loosen up.
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 best elite standing, you would 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 occasions and is predicated in a UNESCO World Heritage metropolis in central Mexico, the place he owns a house. See contact data right here.