The Royal Islander

The Royal Islander is actually the smallest of Royal Resorts' properties and, as a result, the most intimate. The resort is tranquil and family-friendly. Located at the highest point on the island, the resort offers breathtaking views and plenty of ways to relax and unwind.

The Royal Islander is a nice choice for vacationers hoping to go out after dinner, as there is a decent variety of late-night spots in the area. Pancho & Willy's Party Bar is one such after-hours destination, but the area as a whole is where you'll tend to find excellent live shows, bars, and lounges. If you are planning for some special occasion, or are traveling with a group, this helpful accommodation might be just the ticket.

Positioned in Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, The Royal Islander is a great choice for visitors wanting to stay in this neighborhood. If you're curious, the center of Cancun is eight and a half miles (13 and a half kilometers) to the northwest.


At 179 villas, The Royal Islander is actually Royal Resorts' smallest property. This also means that it is the most intimate, private, and spacious, especially in regards to the guestrooms. These villas have two bedrooms, two full bathrooms, a fully-equipped kitchen, large balconies. If these villas seem a little large for a group of four or fewer people, that's because the villas have a unique “flexivilla” design that allows guests to customize the size of their room from the full villa to a one bedroom suite for four people to a simple hotel-style second bedroom for two. The doors that divide up the villa have double locks and ensure privacy for guests.

The Royal Islander is a fairly large location with a total of 179 rooms. An impressive array of options and plenty of space to explore make this generously sized resort a hit with visitors who want to get the most out of their time in Cancun. Upon reviewing its overall quality, we've rated this resort a 4 star rating.

An overview of the in-room features and amenities available at The Royal Islander is provided below.

  • Coffee Maker
  • Room Service
  • Mini-Fridge
  • Safe
  • Kitchen
  • Air Conditioned
  • Flat Screen TV
  • Cribs Available
  • Sitting Area
  • Balcony

If you are looking for a particular amenity, mention this when you contact the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

The Royal Islander is one of the most secluded resorts in Cancun and offer more tranquility than other resorts in the region as a result. The Royal Islander provides guests with the opportunity to go sailing on the lagoon, swim in the pool, play tennis, paint pottery, or participate in one of the unique daily activities. And there is plenty more to do nearby including shopping, snorkeling, diving, kayaking, windsurfing, tours, and more. And with two more Royal Resorts, Royal Caribbean and Royal Mayan, just down the road, guests are free to utilize the facilities at those larger resorts as well.

The list below displays other amenities on this property:

  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Bicycling
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Volleyball
  • Gift Shop
  • Highspeed Internet
  • Complimentary Health Club
  • Wi Fi Internet Access
  • Snorkeling

If you're still not sure exactly what to expect, don't hesitate to contact the location since these details tend to change. To see more details about the kinds of activities available at The Royal Islander, click here.


The Royal Islander has two main restaurant: Cayo Largo and Paco's Tacos. Cayo Largo serves up fresh seafood and international dishes all day in a poolside garden. Cayo Largo has theme nights three nights a week; Tuesday is a poolside barbecue cookout, Friday is a shrimp festival, and Saturday is the Caribbean Lobster Festival.

Paco's Tacos is a festive and informal Tex-Mex restaurant with all of the favorite Tex-Mex dishes like tacos, burritos, fajitas, chimichangas, guacamole, and chips and salsa.

Royal Islander also has a resort delivery service, Bartolo's Pizza, for ordering a pizza to go.

Besides dining options on-location, those looking to find more culinary diversity might also want to think about the area's other local dining choices. Hungry guests will discover a few solid places to eat nearby. It's helpful to learn which choices are available nearby, despite the fact that The Royal Islander offers some on-site dining, including Cayo Largo. To find out more about this area's dining, click here.

Guest Services

Acquainting yourself with the guest services -- including the ones below -- are offered to help you make your vacation as enjoyable as possible.

  • Guest Laundromat
  • Currency Exchange
  • 24 Hour Front Desk
  • Tour Desk
  • Concierge
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Maid Service
  • Shops/Commercial Services
  • Local Shuttle Service
  • Doctor On Call
  • Barber/Beauty Shop

The property also has a couple of business amenities, which can be an asset to people who are traveling to this region on business.

  • Group Friendly


There are lots of interesting sites and attractions within a short distance of The Royal Islander. Some of these attractions include Cinepolis, Parque De Las Palapas, and Iglesia de Cristo Rey. Considering this resort is located directly on Playa Delfines, this property is particularly appealing to guests who just can't get enough sand and surf. Playa Ballenas is another seaside strip in this area, within a few miles from this accommodation.

The resort is in the vicinity of Cancun, an interesting destination for vacationers to stop over.

For the full discussion of what's located near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Cancun Beach Hotel Zone, Mexico

Phone: (888) 611-8648



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