The El Dorado Royale is HUGE!

In fact if you like to walk, run or skip each morning to get a little exercise,  join the group who is taking a lap around the entire 450 acre resort path.   You can go from leisurely stroll to a fully soaked shirt.  Whatever suits you.

And don’t forget, this Resort shares the same real estate with El Dorado Casitas Royale so you have lots to explore.

As a  Conde Nast Traveler Readers’ “Top 100 Hotels in the World” and a “AAA Four Diamond Resort”, you can expect El Dorado Royale to provide the ultimate in service in the ultimate setting.

Experience “Gourmet All Inclusive” dining at 7 exceptional restaurants.

Relax in your own elegant suite that includes 24-hour room service and a private Jacuzzi.

13 swimming pools will give you the right amount of quiet seclusion or jammin’ beach party.

Just pack up all your stress – and the El Dorado Royale will take those monkeys off your back.

What We Love:

  • It’s so HUGE you can find a place to do whatever suits your fancy(s).
  • The stadium size greenhouse that grows the fresh fruit & veggies for the resort. Grab a free tour and check it out.
  • The Eco-Friendly nature of everything they do at the resort. You really feel like your treading lightly on the Earth. You can tell they care.
  • The variety at the Smoothie bar. They can whip up something so healthy you will sprout foliage.


25 minutes south of Cancun International Airport,

15 minutes north of Playa del Carmen,

20 minutes away from Playacar Golf Club,

5 minutes south of Puerto Morelos

and 35 minutes south of Downtown Cancun.

El Dorado Royale is located the perfect distance to the main tourist attractions and sightseeing places of the area.

Rooms» Back to top

Each suite includes a private Jacuzzi for two and a luxurious, romantic atmosphere with every personal touch you can imagine. It also includes a large terrace with a hammock, four post bed, ceiling fan, private bath or shower, cable TV, daily stocked minibar, and other amenities.

Jacuzzi Jr. Suite

With tropical garden views, these suites offer a magical romantic getaway. Soak in the in-suite Jacuzzi or relax in a hammock with the great surroundings from the balcony or terrace. Let the breeze surround you.

Ocean View Jacuzzi Jr. Suite

Offering open views of the amazing Caribbean Sea, these feature views of the Caribbean as romantic backdrops for every memorable day. Relax in your hammock on your terrace or balcony and take it all in, or enjoy the in-suite Jacuzzi for two.

Ocean Front Jacuzzi Jr. Suite

Just steps away from the beach with views of the Caribbean this suites allows you to step out and enjoy the white sandy beach and warm waters of the Caribbean right in front of you. Step back and relax in your suite Jacuzzi. Everything is just where you need it.

Swim Up Jacuzzi Jr. Suite

The Swim-Up Jacuzzi Junior Suites offer convenient luxury. The inviting waters of the lazy river are just off your terrace, ready for a trip to the main pool and swim-up bars. Enjoy your indoor Jacuzzi and surround yourself with elegance of your romantically oversized suite.

Presidential Suite

The Presidential Suite is our most exclusive, spacious and impressive choice of accommodations.

Dining» Back to top

Cocotal Restaurant

At Cocotal, guests’ appetites are met with enjoyable tastes from all over the world served à la carte. With a great chef’s menu, Cocotal offers something for everyone in an elegant air-conditioned atmosphere. Cocotal serves both a continental breakfast and an International à la carte breakfast as well as a gourmet dinner.

  • Cuisine: International
  • Continental breakfast: 6:30 am – 7:00 am
  • International breakfast: 7:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Dinner: 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm


With a five-star service D’Italia offers lovers the perfect intimate dining experience. Allow the soft, enchanting sounds of a string quartet to relax you as you enjoy an exquisite Italian meal prepared by our gourmet chefs. D’Italia takes on traditional dishes-with all time favorites, like the lobster lasagna. A visit to El Dorado Royale is not complete without spending a romantic evening here.

  • Cuisine: Contemporary Italian
  • Open: 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm


Enjoy the attractive ocean views as you delight in the best of Pacific Rim cuisine from India, Vietnam, China and Japan. Don’t miss the region’s freshest sushi or the authentic spring rolls. Buddha statues set the mood for the captivating Thai-inspired decor.

  • Cuisine: Pacific Rim
  • Breakfast: 7:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Lunch: 12:30 pm – 3:00 pm
  • Dinner: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

La Isla

Open air palapa serving à la carte International Cuisine. Features both a continental breakfast and an international breakfast, lunch and a Mediterranean Cuisine Gourmet Dinner.

  • Cuisine: International
  • Continental breakfast: 6:00 am – 7:00 am
  • International breakfast: 7:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Lunch: 12:30 pm – 3:30 pm
  • Dinner: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

JoJo’s Seaside Grill

A real seaside grill, JoJo’s offers authentic, fresh Caribbean cuisine in a delightful setting. Fresh sea breeze and relaxing sounds of the waves rolling in, the Caribbean Sea provides all the ambiance guests could ask for in this open-air restaurant. The menu is updated every day with just-off-the-boat fresh fish, making JoJo’s is a seafood lover’s Eden. From authentic ceviche to traditional fish and chips, each dish is prepared fresh, just the way you like it.

  • Cuisine: Caribbean Food
  • Open: 11:30 am – 10:00 pm

Fuentes-Culinary Theatre

A gastronome’s dream come true, Fuentes is the best for dining and entertainment. Five opened kitchens under a 90-foot domed thatched roof. Fuentes is a bon vivant adventure to please all your appetites and gastronomic curiosities. Flat-screens display our Michelin-trained chefs’ cooking specialties and Mexico’s vast culinary heritage.

  • Cuisine: Culinary Arts
  • Breakfast: 7:00 am – 11:00 am
  • Dinner: 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

La Fondue

For a fresh, fun, flavorful, and scenic dining experience come to La Fondue. La Fondue elevates cuisine to gourmet levels with spectacular ocean views and a vast selection of fondues accompanied by a premium wine list.

  • Cuisine: Fondue
  • Dinner: 5:30 pm – 10:00 pm
  • To ensure total comfort and maximum flexibility, none of our restaurants requires reservations.
  • All restaurants are non smoking.

Dress Code

To enhance our unique dining experience, please comply with our “casual-elegance” dress code in all gourmet restaurants.

  • Ladies: Capri pants, dresses, skirts, long pants, shoes, dress sandals.
  • Gentlemen: Bermuda shorts, long pants, collared shirts, dress sandals, casual shoes.

Gourmet Corners

For those afternoon cravings, our Gourmet Corners are the perfect answer.

La Cabaña Pizzeria

Come enjoy wood fired oven pizzas served to order, a selection of Angus burgers, gourmet bites and other succulent Mexican “botana” preparations. Open: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Healthy Corner

Healthy corner serves fruit, whole-wheat sandwiches and smoothies made fresh to order. Open: 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Rincon Mexicano

This gourmet corner serves delicious and authentic Mexican delicacies. Open: 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm.

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Fun, relaxed and friendly are some of the moods that you’ll find with the entertainment from our bars at El Dorado Royale. We have 13 bars, each one with its unique Caribbean concept to enjoy day or night. Feel the rhythm from the live music and the luxurious pool bars, make friends in the swim bars or relax in our comfortable shaded lounges.

Observe the spectacular ocean views while enjoying your favorite drink from a vast cocktail variety. Try the world renowned Mexican beer with the famous “Chelada”, enjoy premium brands, Tequila and much more. Remember that you have it all!

Martini Bar

Sip martinis at the sophisticated-chic Martini Bar which offers a variety of premium vodkas from around the world. Have a drink while enjoying the sea breeze and palm trees. Open: 12:00 pm – 2:00 am

Las Guacamayas

Relax on one of the swinging chairs while savoring a cold drink. Choose between a variety of beverages, (cold Mexican beers, cheladas, exotic cocktails and aged tequila and more), all the while enjoying live music. Open: 5:00 pm – 2:00 am

Las Olas Corner

Located at Albatross bar, Las Olas serves tasty salads, wraps, whole wheat sandwiches and refreshing smoothies. Open: 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Swim-Up Bars

Enjoy the 10 swim-up bars where gourmet snacks, premium cocktails and other refreshing beverages are served without having to even leave the pool! All swim-up bars are open 9:00 am- 5:00 pm (except beach bar which is open 9:00 am – 2:00 am).

  • La Isla
  • Las Fuentes
  • Pericos
  • Papagayos
  • Pelicanos
  • Colibri
  • Quetzal
  • Faisanes
  • Albatros
  • Gaviotas Seashore Bar
  • Tucanes
  • Beach Bar

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Have fun with a grand variety of day activities that offer adventure experiences, relaxation, culture and sports in the most beautiful Caribbean scenery. Practice your favorite hobby, make new friends, admire the natural surroundings, dance and exercise everything at El Dorado Royale.

Enjoy a variety of activities in El Dorado Royale like beach volleyball, romantic hikes, massages, snorkeling, kayaking, scuba clinics in the pool, swimming in fresh water pools, tennis courts with free rackets and balls, gym, steam and sauna baths, aquaerobics, salsa lessons, low impact aerobics and much more. Try something new every day!


  • Air Rifle Shooting
  • Archery
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Bike Tour
  • Boccie Game
  • Choose a Song
  • Cooking Lessons
  • Dance on a towel
  • Darts Tournament
  • Fitness Center
  • Horseshoe
  • Kayak Race
  • Kayak Tour
  • Kayak Towing
  • Latin dance lessons
  • Million Goal
  • Mini Boat Race
  • Mini Golf
  • Name that tune
  • NFL Shots
  • Paper Plane contest
  • Ping Pong
  • Pool Volleyball
  • Sauna
  • Soccer
  • Spanish lessons
  • Steam Baths
  • Tennis Lessons
  • Tequila Tasting
  • Towel Figures
  • Water Aerobics
  • Water Balloon fight
  • Water Olympics
  • Water Polo
  • Yoga Classes


Enjoy Live Entertainment all Night long!

Discover enchanting night entertainment with fabulous Disco Nights, Shows, Mexican Live music, DJ’s and more. Be our guest at the famous Disco where you can enjoy nightly entertainment as well as inviting dance music. If you are more the quiet kind, join a fine conversation with other guests at while enjoying a great variety of cool Caribbean cocktails.

Spa & Beauty Salon Services» Back to top

Moisturizing Exfoliation Cacao & Vanilla

Enjoy this body scrub that helps elevate the mood and invigorate the body. Performed at the Vichy Suite

Revitalizing Sea Salt & Grape Fruit – Mint Oils Body Scrub

Choose this great revitalizing body scrub, ideal for dry, flaky skin. Sea salt exfoliates the skin’s surface and rids it of dead cells, the tonic and invigorating effects of grapefruit and mint will help increase blood flow.

Complete Couple Plan

Full body relaxing massage and body scrub

Delicious Chocolate

Indulge your senses with an irresistible experience that combines cocoa butter, chocolate and hazelnut oil. This treatment creates a cascade of relaxation, pleasure and restoration for the body and provides special care and nourishment to the skin so it becomes radiant. It includes exfoliation, body wrap, balneotherapy and a relaxing massage

El Dorado Beauty Plan

To improve your beauty, experience a 100-minute luxurious session at our beauty salon.
Service includes: manicure, pedicure, hair treatment and a refreshing facial.

Romantic Journey

Share a relaxing aromatherapy massage followed by a facial for him and for her.
Time: 100min. Price per couple.

Refresher Facial

Created specially for this warm beach climate, its specific function is to prepare the face for solar exposure and help maintain the effects of tanning.
This facial treatment re-hydrates deeper skin layers, restoring a flexible, light and radiant appearance.

Spa Manicure

Pamper your hands with this luxurious treatment that uses deep moisturizing paraffin.

Spa Manicure

Pamper your hands with this luxurious treatment that uses deep moisturizing paraffin.

Beachfront Sky Massage

This massage is performed on a traditional Mayan Palapa overlooking the Caribbean Sea, so you can hear the waves crashing on the shore and feel the fresh breeze.
Massage with soft movements that helps reduce stress and increase joint and muscle mobility; promotes body and mind relaxation.

Aroma Essence Massage

Soothe your senses with our unique and comforting massage techniques, which stimulate the body’s detoxifying systems, with precious and healing aromatic balms applied to the entire body.
Not recommended to pregnant women or to those with acute allergic reactions.

Coconut Mud Massage Week

This unique treatment combines the benefits of a Swedish massage with the properties of the coconut butter, providing restoration, tone, detoxification and revitalization to the skin.

Full Body Relax Massage

Massage with soft movements that helps reduce stress and increases joint and muscle mobility; promotes body and mind relaxation.

Moonlight Massage

A dreamy, pleasurable, exotic and romantic massage on the beach, enhanced by a bottle of fine champagne.

Stress Relief

Try the relaxing combination of aromatic pillows, while you receive a soft massage.

Sunrise Couple Plan

Full body relaxing massage on the beach while enjoying a cool mimosa (champagne & orange juice).

Spa Pedicure

Pamper your feet with this luxurious treatment that uses deep moisturizing paraffin.

Your date with romance:

A paradise was made for lovers and exquisite romance. A place where nature offers a perfect scenery, divine sun sets and places to capture the most profound sensations and share your love. A perfect destination with an exclusive variety of resorts specially designed for couples and honeymooners.

Exchange your vows with your couple just like your dreams. Plan a romantic honeymoon with an incredible package full of surprises. Celebrate love in a calm and private resort and feel alive at El Dorado Royale Spa Resort.

Romantic Highlights:

Beach Beds

Specially located for privacy and attended by your beach butler, our beach beds allow you to share each intimate moment while gentle breeze and the sound of the waves pamper you.

Private Open-Air Showers

An exquisite experience, totally private, with the sunshine overhead and the inviting waters of your very own outdoor shower.

Candlelight Dinners on the Beach

Intimate as it is unforgettable, only the two of you, savoring incredible food and wine, while the surf gently breaks at the beach and the candlelight flutters across your faces. This is an unforgettable moment that lasts forever.

Gourmet Restaurants

Each night has a different flavor, a different dining experience. From elegant surroundings to a more festive atmosphere, you make the choice.

Couples Massage

Choose from our private couples massage room at the spa or our signature Sky massage in a bungalow above the white beach. These moments are designed to offer the ultimate relaxation experience.