Located less than two kilometers south of downtown Playa del Carmen, Mexico, the adults-only Royal Hideaway Playacar All Inclusive stands on five hectares of tropically landscaped grounds across from the Playacar Golf Course.
Ten restaurants and bars serve patrons at this luxury hotel. Among the dining options are Ventanas, where live music often accompanies international fare, and Palazzo, a white-linen service Italian restaurant that affords views of the Caribbean Sea. Azia specializes in Japanese-Thai dishes, whereas Spices favors the flavors of Mexico and the Caribbean. The Cigar Bar offers evening cigars and drinks, and Club Royale, the resort's theater, presents dinner and drinks with a show. This property's main building contains a 24-hour business center with four computers equipped with high-speed Internet access. Function space accommodates small or large gatherings. Land and water sports offered at the resort include soccer, bocce ball, windsurfing, tennis, six outdoor pools and a fitness center with cardio and weight equipment. The fitness center houses a spa tub and sauna. The Royal Class Spa offers a host of massage and beauty treatments that feature Thalgo, Phytomer and OPI products and include hydrotherapy.
The Royal Hideaway offers 200 air-conditioned guestrooms with balconies or patios furnished with two chairs and a table. Guestrooms are located in 11 yellow, English colonial-style villas, each surrounded by an open-air, blossom-filled courtyard, and attended by concierges stationed at individual courtyard desks. Room décor includes dark-toned furnishings and lighted wall recesses that illuminate Mexican pottery. Entertainment options feature cable television and DVD/CD players. Marble bathrooms house jetted tubs, stall showers and twin sinks.