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This Blue Diamond Cancun Resort Just Received Another Prestigious Award

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Blue Diamond Resorts, the Caribbean’s most rapidly expanding resort chain, has been awarded a grand total of six Travel Weekly’s 2023 Magellan Awards.

These prestigious awards celebrate excellence in design, marketing, and services across the industry, encompassing hospitality, destinations, airlines, tour operators, and more.

Woman at Riviera Maya Beach

Among the recipients of this recognition is the Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun, one of Blue Diamond Resort’s brand-new properties, which was honored with a Gold Magellan Award in the New Resort/Hotel category.

Despite having opened just 10 months ago, this family-friendly all-inclusive is already making waves in the industry, thanks to its exceptional hospitality and diverse activities catering to guests of all ages.

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If you’re curious to find out what exactly makes Royalton Splash Riviera deserving of this prestigious recognition and what you can expect during a stay at this stunning resort, keep reading!

9 Suite Options With Premium Amenities

Conveniently situated just under a 25-minute drive from Cancun International Airport, Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun enjoys a privileged location featuring secluded white-sand beaches and lush natural surroundings.

The resort’s 1,005 world-class suites are meticulously designed for the utmost comfort, providing spacious accommodations and premium amenities.

You can pick from 9 room types, from the standard Luxury Junior Suite to the lavish Luxury Terrace Diamond Junior Suite, with all suites offering sea, garden, or swimming pool views.

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No matter which suite you choose, all of them include amenities such as high-speed Wi-Fi, a bathroom with rain shower, a stocked minibar, a private balcony and terrace, and convenient room service.

If you sign up for the exclusive Diamond Club service, you can unlock additional privileges, including private butler service, preferred room locations, in-room complimentary snacks, an in-suite Jacuzzi soaker tub, and many other perks.

A World Of Endless Fun

Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun goes the extra mile to ensure that its guests enjoy an unforgettable and action-packed stay.

With a myriad of activities for guests of all ages, including water sports, laser tag, bowling, a trampoline park, a kids club, and more, the resort offers the perfect family-friendly Cancun getaway.

Royalton Splash Riviera Maya pool area
Image courtesy of: Royalton Splash Riviera Maya

The resort’s impressive water park – one of the largest in the Caribbean – is sure to be a hit with both kids and adults. Here, you can unwind in the lazy rivers, experience the thrill of 14 monster water slides, and more.

During the day, you can enjoy beach volleyball, soccer, ping pong, and aquatic Olympic competitions, and in the evenings, the open-air theater comes to life with entertaining live performances.

Luxury Restaurants & Bars

When it comes to dining Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun truly excels, providing guests with an impressive selection of 12 world-class international restaurants to choose from.

Steak lovers will be delighted by the resort’s three exceptional steakhouses: Rio, a Brazilian Grill, Hunter Steakhouse, and Southern American BBQ.


If you’re seeking a romantic dining experience, Ma Maison, an elegant adults-only French cuisine restaurant, is the perfect setting.

And for a family-friendly mealtime, Grazie-to-Go, conveniently located near the kids’ club, serves up tasty pizza and snacks.

After a delicious meal, you can head for a sweet treat at Scoops Gelato – or perhaps enjoy something a bit stronger at one of the resort’s 10 bars, where you’ll find a variety of world-class international spirits and specialty cocktails.

Colorful drinks in a Cancun bar

Wellness & Fitness Excellence

Last but not least, it’s impossible to overlook Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun’s wellness offerings as one of the top reasons behind its recent recognition.

The resort’s Royal Spa offers signature spa experiences, which include massages, body treatments, facials and spa rituals, and hydrotherapy circuits.

While access to the spa isn’t included in the all-inclusive option, if you’re looking for ultimate relaxation in a luxurious and serene environment – this is the place to go.


Furthermore, the Royalton Fit modern fitness center is the perfect place to keep yourself in shape during your vacation, offering aerobics classes, weight training, yoga/pilates, tennis, kickboxing, and many other training options.

Few Cancun resorts can match the wide array of excellent attractions and amenities offered by Royalton Splash Riviera Cancun, so it’s easy to see why its ‘Best New Resort’ Gold Magellan Award is truly well-deserved.

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