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Get an overview of this hotelAll-inclusive getaway on the Cancún oceanfront


Steps to Caribbean beach

The Royal Sands & Spa All Inclusive, a 25-minute drive from the airport, is centered on Cancún’s Caribbean shore, with direct access to the white sand beach and crystal-clear water. Guests can walk 10 minutes to Kukulcan Plaza, which offers plenty of tempting shops, bars, and restaurants.

Fun on land and water

Free watersports, a kids' club, restaurants and bars, all-inclusive privileges at the hotel’s sister properties (The Royal Cancún in Cancún and The Royal Haciendas in Playa del Carmen): the options are endless. Use of snorkel gear and bikes is free, and an open-air massage at the spa is a treat.

Large suites, free WiFi

Each suite sports a balcony with lovely views of the ocean, which can be enjoyed with the free beers and non-alcoholic drinks stocked in the room daily. Free WiFi, kitchenettes, and a dining area with room for 4-6 adults makes for a comfortable, connected stay.

Hotel Amenities

All-Inclusive Details

This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).

Gratuities and taxes

Gratuities and taxes are included. Additional gratuities at guests' discretion are accepted.

Food and beverages

  • All buffet and à la carte meals, snacks, and beverages included
  • 24-hour room service
  • In-room minibar (all beverages included)
  • Meals and beverages at companion properties
  • Dining and beverage availability limited at one or more venues

Activities and facilities/equipment

All non-motorized water sports are included.

Water activities

  • Sailing
  • Snorkeling

Land activities

  • Bicycling
  • Tennis
  • Tennis lessons


  • Aerobics
  • Cooking
  • Dancing
  • Language
  • Water fitness
  • Yoga

Kids' club

  • Supervised activities for children between 4 and 12 years old


  • Onsite entertainment and activities
  • Access to offsite clubs
  • Onsite live performances
  • Theme parties

Not included

  • Golf green fees
  • Use of golf cart
  • Use of golf equipment
  • Motorized water sports
  • Scuba-diving certification
  • Scuba-diving excursions
  • Scuba-diving lessons
  • Snorkeling excursions
  • Windsurfing equipment
  • Premium food items
  • Airport transfers
  • Childcare
  • Laundry/dry cleaning services
  • Spa/beauty facilities and services
  • Offsite tours
  • Transportation to offsite activities

Hotel Amenities

The Royal Sands & Spa All Inclusive is an all-inclusive resort. Room rates include meals and beverages at onsite restaurants and bars. Other items and amenities, including taxes and gratuities, and access to recreational activities and entertainment may also be included. Additional charges may apply for meals at some restaurants, special dinners and dishes, certain beverages, and other amenities.

Simply step outside to unwind on the resort's beach. Bring your whole family to The Royal Sands & Spa All Inclusive for summer fun including 2 outdoor swimming pools, a children's club, and an outdoor pool.

Dining is available at one of the resort's 3 restaurants. The property also offers a snack bar/deli. Guests can unwind with a drink at one of the resort's bars, which include a beach bar, a swim-up bar, and 2 poolside bars. High-speed wireless Internet access is complimentary. This Art Deco resort also offers a children's pool, outdoor tennis courts, and a health club. Complimentary self parking is available on site. The property may provide extended parking privileges to guests after check-out (surcharge).

The Royal Sands & Spa All Inclusive has designated areas for smoking.

  • Snack bar/deli 
  • Beach bar 
  • Marina on site 
  • Children's pool 
  • Health club 
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge) 
  • Children's club (free) 
  • Supervised childcare/activities (surcharge) 
  • Arcade/game room 
  • Multilingual staff 
  • 24-hour front desk 
  • Total number of rooms - 340 
  • Gift shops or newsstand 
  • Shopping on site 
  • Laundry facilities 
  • Coffee/tea in lobby 
  • Elevator/lift 
  • Tennis on site 
  • Bar/lounge 
  • Number of poolside bars - 2 
  • Wedding services 
  • Coffee shop or café 
  • Concierge services 
  • Dry cleaning/laundry service 
  • Express check-in 
  • Express check-out 
  • Fitness facilities 
  • Full-service spa 
  • Hair salon 
  • Tours/ticket assistance 
  • Designated smoking areas 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Number of outdoor pools - 2 
  • Number of floors - 9 
  • Free valet parking 
  • Terrace 
  • Porter/bellhop 
  • Luggage storage 
  • Beach towels 
  • Free self parking 
  • Free area shuttle 
  • Number of restaurants - 3 
  • Outdoor tennis courts 4 
  • Garden 
  • Airport transportation (surcharge) 
  • Spa services on site 
  • Outdoor pool 
  • Swim-up bar 
  • Use of nearby fitness center (discount) 
  • Year Built 2000 
  • Number of buildings/towers - 15 

Family Friendly Amenities

  • Family Hotel  
  • Outdoor pools  
  • Outdoor pool  
  • Children's pool  
  • Free Wi-Fi  
  • Soundproofed rooms  
  • Outdoor tennis courts  
  • Children's club (free)  
  • Area shuttle (complimentary)  
  • Snack bar/deli  
  • Laundry facilities  
  • Babysitting or childcare (surcharge)  
  • Arcade/game room  
  • Cribs/infant beds (complimentary)  
  • DVD player  


Available in all rooms: Free WiFi

Available in some public areas: Free WiFi


Free self parking, Free valet parking

Room Amenities

  • DVD player 
  • Premium bedding 
  • Balcony 
  • Access via exterior corridors 
  • Climate control 
  • Ceiling fan 
  • Soundproofed rooms 
  • Air conditioning 
  • Free local calls 
  • Coffee/tea maker 
  • Free bottled water 
  • Minibar (stocked, free items) 
  • Daily housekeeping 
  • Private bathroom 
  • Free toiletries 
  • Hair dryer 
  • Shower/tub combination 
  • In-room massage available 
  • Iron/ironing board 
  • Desk 
  • In-room safe (laptop compatible) 
  • Blackout drapes/curtains 
  • Flat-panel TV 
  • HDTV 
  • Room service (24 hours) 
  • Individually furnished 
  • Individually decorated 
  • Free cribs/infant beds 
  • Free WiFi 
  • Satellite TV service 
  • Pillowtop mattress 

Where to Eat

La Veranda - Overlooking the ocean, this family restaurant specializes in international cuisine and serves lunch and dinner.

Hacienda Sisal - This restaurant specializes in Mexican cuisine and serves dinner and brunch.

Char Hut - This poolside café specializes in American cuisine and serves light fare only.

Sidelines Sports Bar - Onsite sports bar. Happy hour is offered.

The Royal Roast - This coffee shop serves light fare only.

24-hour room service is available.

Nearby Things to Do

A private beach, outdoor tennis courts, a marina, and a health club are featured at the resort. 2 outdoor swimming pools are on site along with an outdoor pool. Other recreational amenities include a children's pool.

The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or nearby; fees may apply.

  • Golfing nearby 
  • Snorkeling nearby 
  • Surfing/boogie boarding nearby 
  • Kayaking nearby 
  • Sailing nearby 
  • Scuba diving nearby 
  • Windsurfing nearby 
  • Free bicycles on site 
  • Bicycle rentals nearby 
  • Parasailing nearby 
  • Ecotours nearby 
  • Golf lessons available nearby 
  • Tennis lessons on site 
  • Volleyball on site 
  • Beach volleyball on site 
  • Boat tours nearby 
  • Cave exploring/spelunking nearby 

Spa Services

  • Steam room in spa 
  • Body wraps 
  • Sauna in spa 
  • Spa tub in spa 
  • Massages 
  • Body treatments 
  • Facial treatments 


To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.

  • Accessible bathroom 
  • Accessible parking 
  • In-room accessibility 

Hotel Policies


Check-in time ends at Midnight

Check-in time starts at 4 PM

Minimum check-in age is 25


Check-out time is 11 AM

Payment types

You need to know

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.

Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.

No rollaway/extra beds available

Guests staying on Saturday night may need to change units. The hotel will work to avoid this scenario, but when necessary, management will work directly with guests to streamline this process.

One registered guest in each villa must be at least 25 years of age and willing to accept responsibility for the actions of all villa occupants.


The following fees and deposits are charged by the property at time of service, check-in, or check-out.
  • Late check-out fee: MXN 1250
  • Deposit: MXN 1500 per night
The above list may not be comprehensive. Fees and deposits may not include tax and are subject to change.

All Inclusive

Book a stay in an “All Inclusive” rate category any time for travel after October 27, 2012, and receive the following:

  • Accommodations as selected
  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner
  • Snacks served twice daily
  • Non-alcoholic drinks, select beers, cocktails, house wine, liquors and liqueurs
  • 24-hour room service
  • Entertainment, such as theme nights and a movies
  • Access to pools, tennis courts, fitness center, snorkeling gear, sailboats, golf clubs, and non-motorized water sports
  • Activity program for adults and children
  • Kids Club for children ages 4-12
  • Sports desk for beach towels
  • Housekeeping and turndown service
  • Wireless Internet access in rooms, suites, and public areas of resort
  • Minibar in room or suite (replenished once a day)
  • Taxes and gratuities
Not included (surcharges apply): Premium food and drink options, Royal Express food to-go counter, Bartolo's Pizza, spa and beauty salon treatments, tours and water sports, craft workshops, laundry service, purchases in resort stores, use of premium brands of golf clubs and golf bags. Other restrictions may apply.

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