Located on the highest point of Cancun Island, The Royal Islander offers breathtaking views of the Caribbean shoreline, the Nichupte Lagoon and the nearby Iberostar Cancun golf course. With a prime beachfront setting, 179 spacious ocean-view villas and an impressive array of resort services, The Royal Islander is part of a two resort complex and guests can also use the facilities at sister club The Royal Caribbean, just a short walk away.
Nestled on the beach, The Royal Islander offers bewitching views of the Caribbean and the Nichupte Lagoon. Seek a moment of solitude at sunrise and enjoy enchanted hours in the warm sun. Play in the pool. Head for the tennis courts. Sign up for a round of golf on a nearby course and investigagte ancient Mayan temples at El Rey. Sip a tropical cocktail on the terrace. Taste fresh seafood cooked to perfection. A peaceful atmosphere and time-honored hospitality make this resort a truly special place to vacation with family and friends.
For dining at The Royal Caribbean, Cayo Largo Casual dining with an International menu for lunch and seafood specialties on the dinner menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Theme nights and poolside cookouts are performed on different nights of the week. There is a terrace bar for al fresco cocktails.
A courtesy guest shuttle bus also puts the activities and entertainment available at the other Cancun Royal Resorts within your grasp. The resort purifies its own water.
The 179 two-bedroom villas are fully-equipped and have ample balconies. Amenities include pools, tennis courts, activities for children and adults, El Conquistador, Cayo Largo and Pacos Tacos restaurants, a mini-market, tour and car rental desks and a golf program with discounted rates at several local courses. Wi-Fi access is available in the villas and throughout the resort. Water sports can be arranged at the lagoon side Royal Marina next to Captains Cove restaurant. Guests can also use the facilities at sister club The Royal Caribbean and a shuttle bus service links all four Royal Resorts.
Villa amenities include central air-conditioning, flat screen TVs, DVD players, Wi-Fi access, telephone, safety deposit box, walk in closets, iron and ironing board, hair dryer, fridge, cooker, dishwasher, microwave, coffee maker and toaster.
Restaurants, Lounges & Bars
Casual dining with an International menu for lunch and seafood specialties on the dinner menu. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Theme nights and poolside cookouts are staged on different nights of the week. There is a terrace bar for al fresco cocktails.
A family favorite with The Royal Islander guests, tasty Mexican and Tex-Mex favorites including fajitas and tacos for lunch and dinner. Open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Tradewinds Express at The Royal Caribbean
If you prefer a casual meal at the comfort of your own villa, we have a practical food-to-go counter that offers salads, roast chicken, ribs, meatloaf and other main courses, bread and desserts.
Pepperoni? Hawaiian? Vegetarian? Double cheese? Who doesn`t love pizza?! And it`s perfect for both lunch and dinner! Make your order and have it conveniently delivered straight to your villa!
A Royal Resorts classic and one of Cancun best-kept secrets, serving seafood, steaks, Continental and flambeed dishes. Don`t miss out on live guitar music playing from Sunday to Friday!
A Cancun classic, serving seafood in a captivating waterfront setting. On the shores of the lagoon, opposite The Royal Caribbean Sunset Happy Hour, try Pancho and Willys bar next door for after-dinner entertainment such as karaoke and live music.
Pools & Spas
There is a large pool and a separate childrens pool, which are heated during the winter. Pool activities include water aerobics, pool volleyball and snorkeling demonstrations.
Entertainment & Activities
Families will enjoy the beach at The Royal Islander; beach activities include volleyball and sand castle building and there are sun loungers and thatched palapas for shade.
The daily resort activity program features yoga, aerobics, crafts and beach fun.
Water sports such as snorkeling trips, scuba diving, windsurfing, fishing and boat trips can be arranged at the in-house travel agency.
There are lighted tennis courts at the resort and tennis gear can be signed out at the Sports Desk.
The recreational activities listed below are available on site or near The Royal Islander; fees will apply.
- Golf nearby
- Windsurfing nearby
- Snorkeling nearby
- Diving nearby
- Sailing nearby
- Swimming on site
- Water skiing nearby
- Jet skiing nearby
- Aerobics on site
- Yoga nearby
- Parasailing nearby
- Helicopter sightseeing nearby
- Fishing nearby
- Childrens playground on site
- Shopping on site
- Check-in: 4pm
- Check-out: 11am
- Minimum check-in age: 25
- Payment methods: MC, Visa, AMEX
- Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy.
- Extra beds are not available.
- 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, may incur additional charges and cannot be guaranteed.
- The name on the credit card used at check-in to pay for incidentals must be the primary name on the guestroom reservation.
Please note that guests staying on a Saturday night may need to change rooms. The Resort will work to avoid this scenario, but when necessary, management will work directly with the guest to streamline this process.
Please note that the total amount for the reservation will be charged when booking (see Hotel Policies section). The reservation will appear under the name of Royal Club Vac (Royal Club Vacations). At least one of the guests registered in each suite must be over 25 years old and will be held accountable for the rest of the suite`s occupants.
Please note that a credit card or cash deposit will be requested upon check-in to cover any additional charges made during the stay.
Extra beds are not available.
- 24 Hour Security
- 24-Hour Front Desk
- ATM Machine
- Adjoining Rooms
- Babysitting (nearby) (+)
- Beach Bar
- Beauty Shop/Salon (+)
- Boutiques/Stores (+)
- Breakfast Available (Surcharge)
- Business Services (+)
- Car Rental Desk (+)
- Child Programs
- Condo-Style Accommodations
- Exercise Gym (+)
- Fitness Facility (+)
- Free Parking
- Free Wi-Fi
- Handicap Accessible Elevator
- Handicap Services
- Ice Machine
- Kiddie Pool
- Kids Club
- Kids Stay Free (Based on Age)
- Laundry/Valet service (+)
- Massage Services (+)
- Medical Services (+)
- Multilingual Staff
- Museums Nearby (nearby) (+)
- Non-Motorized Water Sports
- On-Site Travel Agency (+)
- Ping Pong
- Poolside Bar
- Restaurant (+)
- Safe deposit box (*/Free)
- Scuba Diving (nearby) (+)
- Snack Bar
- Stay at 1-Play at 2
- Sun Deck
- Tennis court
- Wedding Services (+)
(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply