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Live “The Royalton Life” at Royalton Riviera Cancun


Last weekend Bebé and I lived “The Royalton Life” (they actually have their own song with the same title) at Royalton Riviera Cancun! The resort is located about 10 minutes south of the Cancun airport. We had never been to a Royalton resort before, so I was very anxious to check it out.

This was the first thing we saw… the view from the lobby… so pretty!

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We were guests of TravelSmart VIP, Royalton’s vacation and travel club, so we were taken to their lounge to check in. It was stocked with snacks, cocktails, beer, soft drinks and water.

After we checked-in we headed to the room, which was also very pretty. The resort is only a few years old.

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Annnd, no key cards! Your bracelet opens the door! Bebé loved it.

The room had all the usual bells and whistles, but one particularly cool feature was the outlet INSIDE the safe, so you could charge your device while it was locked up.

This was the view from our room…

Royalton Riviera Cancun splash park

We had a bit of a view of the ocean as well.

We arrived in the early evening, so it was already time to head to dinner and evening activities. There are many activities available throughout the day and evening, including a fitness program.

We ate dinner at Hunter Steakhouse and it was delicious. The resort has 9 restaurants, an awesome little cafe and a whopping 11 bars.

After dinner we joined the Glow Party!

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There was a DJ and dancing robots and other surprises.

The next morning we got up and went to Marche for the buffet breakfast. The place is HUGE and they have everything you could possible want for breakfast. The food was very good.

Royalton Riviera Cancun Marche

They also have a bar! Hello Mimosas and Bloody Marys!

Royalton Riviera Maya breakfast buffet

Then it was pool and beach time!

The resort has sooo many pools.

The beach is wide with powdery white sand, but it should be noted that it does not have the aqua blue Caribbean water like in the Hotel Zone.

Look how tall Bebé is now!

We didn’t have time to check out the kids and teen clubs, but he really enjoyed the huge splash park.

Royalton Riviera Cancun kids activities

And I could relax a bit… wrinkles and all… (no filter, no make-up).

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That day we Bebé also found some kids to play with and I had a great time with their parents!

That evening we got ready and headed to the Mexican restaurant, Agave, for dinner. Then saw the Michael Jackson show. Bebé loved it, he never tires of it!

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The resort is really beautiful. I couldn’t stop taking pictures…

The sunrise from our room…

Riviera Maya sunrise

How would you like to get married here?

Look at this cool food truck by the main pool…

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Oceanfront rooms…

TravelSmart VIP beach bar…


The resort also offers a full service spa and fitness center.

We stayed little later than check-out time on Sunday, and we really enjoyed using their hospitality rooms to shower and change.

Gracias & salud to Royalton Riviera Cancun and TravelSmart VIP!


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