Featuring private access to the sandy beach, the Five Diamond Awarded, Ritz-Carlton resort in Cancun, offers the perfect hideaway for a sumptuous Caribbean vacation. Cancun’s white sand beaches, charismatic Mexican hospitality and exquisite Cancun restaurants, perfectly combine to offer a luxurious escape for couples and families alike. Whether sampling two Five Diamond awarded restaurants, dining al fresco under the stars, or attending an interactive cooking session, the guests at the Ritz-Carlton, Cancun experience innovative cuisine blended with unparalleled service. The resort boasts a unique Culinary Center with interactive cooking experiences conducted in a residential-style kitchen overlooking the Caribbean Sea.
In addition to Cooking Lessons and Dine with the Chef experiences, nightly tequila tastings are available at the Lobby Lounge. Signature spa services include Lol-Ha, a traditional Mayan bridal bath which uses plant extracts, and flower petals; the Zac-Xib treatment for men includes a vigorous body scrub, and bath therapy with essential oils. Sacred Piedritas Facial reflects the importance of stones in pre-Hispanic cultural rituals. A complimentary fitness center features strength-training machines, cardio equipment, and free weights. An exercise studio offers fitness classes such as Pilates, yoga, and kickboxing (surcharges). Two outdoor swimming pools with complimentary pool cabans, sun patios and an oceanfront spa tub are available. Tennis and volleyball courts are also available on site.
A daily kids’ club for children ages 4-12 (surcharge) provides supervised half- and full-day activities in a clubhouse. A “Kids’ Night Out” program is also available for evening fun.
A business center rents equipped with private computer rooms and Internet access (surcharges). Wireless Internet access is available throughout the resort (surcharge). Facilities for meetings and special events are on site and include 8 meeting/conference rooms, secretarial services, technology help-desk and technology support staff.
Further amenities at this smoke-free hotel include six restaurants and two lounges, and a full-service beauty salon. Shoppers can browse upscale boutiques, such as Escada and La Perla; and an art gallery.
The Club Grill - Guests can taste a variety of gourmet dishes where traditional cooking methods are blended with modern techniques. The Martini Bar serves hand-made artisanal cocktails to complement the gourmet experience.
Fantino - Offers Mediterranean cuisine served in an elegant dining room featuring vibrant artwork, hand-painted ceiling frescos, views of the Caribbean, and live music. An extensive international wine list and live jazz music complement the gourmet experience.
El Café Mexicano - The café features inventive breakfasts and elaborate buffets. Guest can enjoy all-day dining, indoors and outdoors, in a casual atmosphere overlooking the Caribbean Sea, with an emphasis on Mexican and American favorites.
The Caribe Bar & Grill - Located poolside overlooking the beach, open 10 AM-dusk, it offers Caribbean specialties, tropical drinks and fresh coconuts by the pool and the beach.
Casitas - Enjoy the freshest cuts of meat and seafood, grilled to perfection. Boasting hand-made cabanas transformed into private dining rooms on the beach, Casitas invites guests to enjoy dinner under the stars in their own palapa with the sounds of the ocean as their live entertainment.
Lobby Lounge - The Sushi and Ceviche Bar serves a light selection of Japanese delicacies and Latin American ceviches. Guests can listen to live music nightly or relax on the Terrace, an ideal spot for tropical cocktails with mesmerizing views.
A spectacular powdery white sand beach, which measures 126,000 square feet (11,700 square meters), fronts the resort. Recreational options include two pools, an aerobics studio, a fitness center with the latest cardiovascular machines and strength-training equipment, and two outdoor courts lit for night play.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the resort; fees may apply.
Scuba diving nearby
Water skiing nearby
Golf lessons available nearby
Aerobics on site
Pilates classes on site
Surfing/boogie boarding on site
Tennis on site
Tennis lessons on site
Volleyball on site
Yoga classes/instruction on site
Inspired by the Mayan phrase, ká a yaán tah, meaning “to be reborn,” Kayantá Spa at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is a lavish retreat offering total relaxation and renewal. Kayantá Spa boasts 8 treatment rooms, an ocean side palapa, herbal steam rooms, Swiss and open air showers, relaxation garden patios with whirlpools and cold plunge pools and Vichy showers. Water rituals, sea-side massage therapies, body treatments and facials influenced by the healing techniques of the local ancestors as well as ancient cultures from around the world, are delivered in a warm atmosphere enhanced by gracious personal attention.
Signature spa services include Lol-Ha, a traditional Mayan bridal bath uses plant extracts, crystals, and flower petals; the Zac-Xib treatment for men includes a vigorous body scrub, and a bath therapy with essential oils and plant extracts prepared as they were in ancient rituals for brave warriors; and the Sacred Piedritas Facial reflects the importance of stones in pre-Hispanic cultural rituals.
Guests under 16 are not allowed in the spa.
Number of treatment rooms 8
Outdoor treatment areas
Couples treatment rooms
Massages on beach
Manicures and pedicures
Spa tub in spa
Minimum age to access spa is 16
To make requests for specific accessibility needs, complete the “Special or Accessibility Requests" section of “Trip Preferences" when you book your hotel.
Accessible path of travel
Accessibility equipment for the deaf
When you arrive
Minimum check-in age is 18
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
When you leave
Check-out time is noon
How you can pay
Accepted at this hotel: American Express, Diners Club, Discover, JCB International, MasterCard, Visa
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
We should mention
Reservations are required for massage services and spa treatments. Reservations can be made by contacting the resort prior to arrival, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Children 18 years old and younger stay free when occupying the parent or guardian's room, using existing bedding. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms. The property has connecting/adjoining rooms, which are subject to availability and can be requested by contacting the property using the number on the booking confirmation.
Awards & Affiliations
The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun is listed in the 2013 Condé Nast Traveler Gold List of the world's best places to stay and the 2013 Travel + Leisure 500.