Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa

Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa is a massive beachfront resort with just about every amenity, service, and activity possible. The resort was built with respect to the landscape and plants, so there is still plenty of tropical vegetation throughout the grounds including the gardens that the rooms look out onto. The resort has special programming for kids age one and up, and touches like a spa and the Sunset Boulevard Discotheque for adults, so everyone inclduing families, couples, and travelers on business will enjoy a stay at Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa.

Active guests will have a blast at this all-inclusive resort, which offers convenient access to an excellent selection of outdoor opportunities. Regardless of what you're searching for, whether it's fun on the water or on land, this beachfront location has got it all. If you are trying to organize a sizable get-together, or are traveling as a group, this hospitable lodging can make the organizing process a bit less of a hassle.

Located in the northeastern outskirts of Akumal, Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes travelers who are thinking about lodging in this area of the Riviera Maya.


Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa has 324 Spanish colonial style suites and junior suites that can accommodate up to five guests comfortably. Each suite is fitted with the best amenities and a strong attention to detail and include air conditioning, ceiling fan, Jacuzzi, private bathroom with shower and hydromassage tub, bathrobe and slippers, private terrace with furniture, daily replenished minibar, in-room safe, satellite television with pay-per-view, direct dial telephone, coffee and tea makers, pillow menu, magnification mirror, hairdryer, MP3 player and alarm clock, iron, and ironing board.

Palladium Colonial is a very large location boasting 324 units. It's not short on space, making this resort a perfect setting for guests who will enjoy the benefits of being at a large complex with plenty of amenities.

Considering features on-site, style, and ambience, Caribya! has given this resort a rating of three and a half stars. Read more about our Caribya! star ratings, and why they are usually lower than ratings from Trip Advisor and other sites, by clicking here.

Below, you can see a listing of this property's in-room amenities.

  • Shower
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • Iron
  • Toilet
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Terrace
  • TV Remote Control
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Rollaway Beds
  • AM/FM Alarm Clock
  • Hairdryer
  • Bath Tub
  • Mini Bar
  • Balcony

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, you can contact the resort by phone to verify it's available in the room you are reserving.

Activities and Amenities

Grand Palladium Resorts has professional entertainers that organize live shows and music as well as games every night. These entertainers also organize friendly tournaments in billiards, table tennis, PlayStation, sand castle building, treasure hunt, and karaoke. There are daily sports and entertainment activities on the beach and at the pool, and guests can enjoy a variety of sports throughout the day including soccer, volleyball, paddle ball, darts, mini golf, aerobics, aqua-gym, basketball, badminton, tennis, shuffleboard, petanque, BB guns, riflery, and archery. Being a beachfront resort, you'd expect a variety of watersports to be available, and you'd be right; the resort provides snorkeling, kayaking, windsurfing pedal boats, and catamaran sailing as complimentary services as well as SCUBA diving, deep sea fishing, excursions, and courses in windsurfing and sailing for extra fees. Additionally, the resort features seven freshwater pools, one seawater pool, a private pool with built-in Jacuzzi and waiter service, a VIP beach area with Bali beds and waiter service, golf cart shuttle service, event and meeting rooms, the adults-only Sunset Boulevard Discotheque, and even a crocodile habitat with a feeding exhibition.

The Renova Spa and Wellness center is a complete facility and experience with exclusive and personalized services as well as extra facilities like modern gymnasium, Jacuzzi, wet and dry sauna, pool, hydromassage, waterfalls, eco-meditative cold bath, relax area, and vapor baths. A variety of massages are available, including Swedish, couple's, sports, Vichy, and reflexology, as well as facial and body treatments and exfoliations and other various therapies. There are also beauty treatments like waxing, manicures, and pedicures. Most facilities and treatments are included in the all-inclusive packaging, but some may incur extra fees.

To see general amenities at the location, check out the list below:

  • Basketball
  • Playroom
  • Shopping Mall
  • FAX
  • Sports Available
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Wind Surfing
  • Courtyard
  • Skeet Shooting
  • Outdoor Parking
  • Sailing
  • Kayaking
  • Volleyball
  • Movies
  • Gift Shop
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Live Entertainment
  • Miniature Golf
  • Canoeing
  • Shuffleboard
  • Fishing
  • Parking
  • Personal Watercraft
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Snorkeling

However, it's always best to call with questions to be sure everything you're expecting is available. Visit this page to view a comprehensive description about the specific recreation and activities offered at Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa.


Grand Palladium Resorts features dining that is not only exquisite but extensive. In addition to the gourmet far of El Jardin Restaurant, there are eight other outstanding a la carte restaurants that cover a wide swath of themes including Chinese, Mexican, Italian, international, steak and grill house, barbecue, Japanese, and Mediterranean. There are also five buffet-style restaurants with show cooking. And if the restaurant selections were extensive, the bar options are baffling; there are 26 total bars around the complex. And when guests simply can't bring themselves to leave their room, 24-hour room service will oblige.

Outside of the dining options on-location, travelers hoping for extra culinary diversity might also consider some of the region's other local mealtime choices. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a choice of restaurants within traveling distance. It's worth it to check out the nearby restaurant options, even though Palladium Colonial offers on-site dining. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa offers a lot of guest services, including those that are listed below, which means you can let go of those few details and enjoy your vacation.

  • Express Check In
  • Barber/Beauty Shop
  • Express Check Out
  • Doctor On Call
  • Nursery for Children
  • Turndown Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Currency Exchange
  • Laundry/Valet
  • Theater Desk
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Local Shuttle Service
  • Housekeeping

The property also boasts a nice set of business amenities, making Palladium Colonial a superior choice for travelers who will be bringing work along with them.

  • Conference Facilities
  • FAX
  • Business Center
  • Group Friendly
  • Computer
  • Meeting Facility
  • Audio Visual Equipment


You'll encounter lots of attractions within a short distance of Palladium Colonial. Some of the closest are Jungle Place, X'Cacel Turtle Conservation Area, and Aktun Chen Cave System. Because this resort is located directly on Hidden Beach, this property is an ideal setting for those who enjoy sun-bathing just outside their accommodations. Half Moon Bay Beach is another spot worth visiting in the area.

The resort is situated near Akumal, a particularly enjoyable area for vacationers to stop over.

For our in-depth discussion on what else is in the vicinity of Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juárez at Km, 256-100, Akumal, Mexico

General: (984) 877-2100



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