The Ritz-Carlton Cancun exudes a timeless elegance with its sparkling chandeliers, oil paintings and wood paneling. Guest rooms are sleek and refined, featuring balconies overlooking the ocean. All room categories have iPod docking stations and flat-screen TVs. Bathrooms with twin marble vanities feature walk-in showers and separate soaking tubs, along with Asprey bath products.
The resort’s innovative Culinary Center is a noteworthy feature, offering exceptional hands-on cooking classes. The center also hosts tequila tasting, team-building cooking competitions, and market tours.
For dining, the resort’s seven restaurant options include Fantino, a fine-dining Mediterranean restaurant that regularly ranks among the best in the country. Guests can also enjoy private dining by candlelight in romantic beachside cabanas. The Lobby Lounge hosts regular live music performances. Activity options include diving, yoga, paddle boarding, and tennis. From July to November, guests can also participate in baby sea turtle releases.
The resort offers two gorgeous outdoor pools, as well as an oceanfront whirlpool. Valets provide drink service in the pool area and on the resort’s pretty beach. The spa includes a Vichy steam room and plunge pools of varying temperatures, as well as imaginative treatments like seashell Mayan massages.
The excellent kids’ camp offers supervised activities throughout the day, including treasure hunts and traditional Mexican games, as well as nightly entertainment on Fridays and Saturdays. Other kid-friendly features include children’s menus and on demand baby kits, which include helpful items like outlet covers and baby toiletries.