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The Ritz-Carlton Cancunmexico

Wednesday January 23
INSIDE SCOOP NEIL SAYS Take a trip to nearby Xel-Ha, a fabulous aquatic and nature park with aquatic zip lines, snorkeling and river tubing. scoop image

About The Hotel

Overlooking the Caribbean Sea in Cancun, The Ritz-Carlton Cancun is a luxury resort which embraces both the vibrant heart of Cancun and its ancient history, paying tribute to Mayan culture and the natural environment of the nesting green turtles. Overlooking a stunning stretch of beach and with lots of family activities including cooking classes, tennis and the interactive Ritz Kids programme, The Ritz-Carlton Cancun is the perfect winter sun getaway. Nearby attractions include the historical Mayan sites of Chichen Itza and Tulum as well as nature and water parks at Xcaret and Xel-Ha. Kids of all ages will love learning about the ancient Mayan civilisation and discovering the natural habitats of exotic animals.

As well as a large stretch of white sandy beach with private beach palapas and cabanas there are two swimming pools and an oceanfront whirlpool, a fitness centre with personal training, group classes, sauna and steam room and tennis courts. The Kayantá Spa offers a variety of treatments and its relaxation garden patios feature whirlpools, cold plunge pools and secluded terraces available for outdoor massages and infusion baths. Kids will enjoy learning all about turtles in the Turtle Release Programme.

The standard rooms in the hotel all have ocean views and sleep up to two adults and one child, with connecting options for larger families. All have balconies, large marble baths with separate rain showers and Itzy Bitzy baby amenities including changing tables, highchairs, baby baths and cots are available on request. The suites sleep up to two adults and two children and have a spacious bedroom with sliding doors to a separate living room.

There is a choice of eight restaurants including al fresco dining under the stars in private beach cabanas and a sushi bar. El Café Mexicano serves Mexican and world cuisine (buffet and a la carte),  The Club Grill offers fine dining accompanied by English Jazz music and The Culinary Centre is an intimate 12-seat venue featuring prix fixe menus from the creative chefs at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun and regular cookery classes.  Kids’ menus are available in all restaurants, with a “healthy taste” menu as well as traditional favourites.

Kids Camp offers our younger guests the opportunity to interact with people their own age, create arts and crafts, and play traditional Mexican games. Little ones ages 4 to 12 can join for full-day programs or hourly activities including treasure hunts and cultural explorations. On Friday and Saturday evenings, Kids Night Out gives children a night of fun while parents enjoy a romantic dinner or spa treatment; a variety of indoor and outdoor activities are arranged such as a bubble party, arts and crafts and Safari Night. Electrical plug covers, first aid kits and shampoo and conditioner for children and babies are all available.

Family Facts

Cots, highchairs and baby and toddler equipment are available on request.

Babysitting is available on request.

Kids Camp is open daily from 9am until 4pm and a full day is priced at $68 per child. Half day and hourly rates are also available and booking is recommended at least 24 hours before.

The resort is pushchair friendly.

The resort is located 20 minutes from Cancun airport.

Changing tables, feeding chairs and baby monitors are all available on request.

Child and infant car seats are available for airport transfers.

Teens will love the vibrant centre of Cancun as well as the ancient Mayan sites and nearby nature and water parks as well as the resort's beautiful beach with water sports.


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