Things to See and Do While Staying at Royal Sands

Cancun provides no shortage of intriguing recreational possibilities, especially for guests staying at an oceanfront vacation spot like this one. Royal Sands is a perfect property for guests who prefer to have many on-site options and try a long list of new activities.

Royal Sands has 2 pools, meaning each guest will experience less hassle when seeking a spot to lounge. A big plus for many vacationers is that this property is also built right next to the sea, meaning that there will be plenty of options when it comes time to enjoy the water during your stay. If you're not fond of swimming, the site's whirlpool provides a different way to enjoy the water.


Tennis fanatics should consider booking this property, since its on-site tennis facilites make for a fun afternoon outdoors that doesn't require travel time or extra funds. You will find 4 tennis courts on-site. An evening match on their lighted courts would be a nice alternative to hot daytime play.

If you're interested in more accommodation options that offer tennis, you can compare Royal Sands to other popular accommodations that offer this activity, like The Royal Islander and JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa.


Though Royal Sands does not have a golf course, you can always ask the property's staff about trying to arrange a tee time nearby. Courses nearby are Cancun Golf Club at Pok-Ta-Pok, Melia Cancun Golf Club, and Oasis Cancun Golf Club. The lot of them are within visiting distance, and the closest of the collection, Melia Cancun Golf Club, is only a small interval away from the property, so it won't be a bother to make a quick trip for some rounds on the links. There are 9 total holes at this golf course. This par 27 course has a total length of 893 yards. For golfers who want to learn more, you can reach the course at (998) 881-1100.


Travelers that like a wide variety of aquatic adventures will have a great experience when they visit Royal Sands. The following list details the water activities available on-site.

  • Boating
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Surfing
  • Watercraft
  • Water Skiing
  • Wind Surfing

Family Activities

Do you plan to bring the kids on vacation? You might be impressed with what's offered at Royal Sands, as it is known for its family-focused amenities.

Parents may want to take advantage of the children's program at this property, which provides activities to keep kids busy and happy. This lets parents have a little time away, while their little ones have a chance to meet new friends. At some point during your vacation, you may want to leave the little ones behind for Cancun's adult attractions. Guests can make arrangements for a babysitter, so parents have the opportunity to take some time for themselves.

Entertainment and Nightlife

Spend your days in the sun and your nights being dazzled by live performances on stage; seeing a show is an easy option since Royal Sands offers live entertainment. Live shows are typically hosted about 7 days per week. However, the frequency may vary seasonally. If you want to find out more about the entertainment schedule, call the resort at (998) 881-0100.

Also on-site are several different bars, so whether you go to the show or not, you'll have a number of options for the evening.

When you've exhausted all of the nighttime entertainment options at your destination, you can seek pleasure elsewhere. The accommodations in the surrounding area have a small amount of nightlife available to you, such as what you will find shown below:

Accommodations near the Royal Sands with Bars
Property Name Location Number of Bars Live Entertainment
Casa Turquesa Boutique Hotel 0.5 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Tucancun Beach Resort & Villas 0.6 mi. Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 5 check
Aloft Cancun 0.6 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Ritz-Carlton Cancun 0.1 mi. Southeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check
Great Parnassus Resort And Spa 0.1 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 11 check
Le Meridien Cancun Resort & Spa 0.2 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 1 --
Live Aqua Cancun 1.0 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 3 --
Hard Rock Hotel Cancun 0.3 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 5 check
JW Marriott Cancun Resort and Spa 0.4 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check
Suites Costa Blanca 1.2 mi. North of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone -- --
CasaMagna Marriott Resort Cancun 0.6 mi. South of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 --
Park Royal Piramides Cancun 1.3 mi. North-Northeast of Central Cancun Beach Hotel Zone 2 check

For some nearby fun, you can visit the closest casino, Playboy Club Cancun. This one is located two and a half miles north from Royal Sands.


Not all accommodations in Cancun offer spa services on-site, but Royal Sands is one of the pleasant properties that can provide its visitors an effortless way to release tension and renew their bodies. This list has some of the spa services that are available:

  • Facials
  • Massages
  • Sauna
  • Spa Facility
  • Steam Room
  • Whirlpool


The salon on-site offers both a relaxing and convenient way to beautify yourself before a dressy dinner date.

Even though there's plenty of fun activities on the property, those hoping to get out 'n' about will find no shortage of exciting outdoor activities in Mexico. Whether you're looking to hang out at the beach or play a couple of rounds on the golf course, you can find lots of other opportunities for recreation in the area. Click on these articles to read more with regard to riding a bike or scooter, scuba diving, fishing, shopping, snorkeling, and other activities.


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