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Riviera Maya- The Resort was built with horizontal flow, parallel to the Caribbean Sea and a long white beach to a far peninsula. It is integrated with the natural beauty of light jungle foliage, with abundant flowers and manicured gardens added.
Most of the facility is linked by walkways over lagoons, connecting restaurants with two lavishly decorated lobbies, with vast marble floors, sculptures and artwork.
There is a choice of four à la carte restaurants--Mexican, Oriental, Mediterranean, and a steakhouse--and three buffet restaurants offering continental, local and Creole cuisine. The Azul Palapa has dining a la fresco, overlooking a gigantic lagoon size pool, with Grecian columns encasing pools of bubbling water. A magical setting!
Nightly shows take place in a theater off the courtyard and guests gravitate to the lobby bars for cocktails in an inviting setting. Hemmingways is a non-smoking bar with games while Churchills is the place for an after dinner liqueur and cigar. The night lights up at Sunset Blvd. Disco in a Hollywood theme!
Located 3 miles from Akumal on Playa Kantenah. 5 minutes south of Barcelo Riviera Maya.
KM 259.5 CARRETERA CHETUMAL-CANCUN • MX
Barber / Beauty Salon Boutique Shops Car Rental Concierge Currency Exchange Disco / Nightclub Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service Meeting Rooms Parking(Complimentary.) Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (18 miles)
Pools: Number of Pools: 4 Outdoor Pools: 4 Main, Adults, Spa and Children's pool. 1 Pool with Swim Up Bar
Tennis: • Number of Courts: 6 • Outdoor Courts: 6 • Lighted Courts: 6 • Court Fee: Fee for night play.
Designed by an award winning architect, this resort has been integrated into the natural of Kantenah Beach and features décor and themes that highlight the rich history of the Yucatan. Exclusive Mayan Suites for Adults only.
All the guests have full use of the resort facilities of the neighboring Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa and the Grand Palladium White Sand Resort (except in the Royal Suites section.)
Beach: One of the best beaches in the corridor with the finest white sand. The magnificent beach is surrounded with breathtaking abundant tropical scenery.
Check-in: 3:00 pm Check-out: 12:00 pm Total Rooms: 836 Year Opened: 2002
Credit Cards: • Visa • Master Card
Fitness center, steam bath and sauna are Adults only (located in the spa). No springbreakers.Must be 18 years old.
COLONIAL JUNIOR SUITE FAMILY 1 King or 2 dbls, Sofabed in sitting area, Ceiling fan, Minibar, Satellite TV, Internal movie channel, Telephone, Safety deposit box, Hairdryer, coffee or tea maker, Ironing board with iron, Hydro-massage bathtub, Bathrobe and slippers. 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Bathtub, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Sofa, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
KANTENAH STANDARD ROOM 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Bathtub, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
COLONIAL MAYAN SUITE 1 King Bed Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
COLONIAL JUNIOR SUITE 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Bathtub, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Sofa, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
KANTENAH JUNIOR SUITE FAMILY 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Bathtub, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Sofa, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
COLONIAL STANDARD ROOM 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Bathtub, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
KANTENAH MAYAN SUITE 1 King Bed Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
KANTENAH JUNIOR SUITE 1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities: Air Conditioning, Fan, Bathtub, Shower, Balcony or Terrace, Minibar, Sofa, Coffee Maker, Hair Dryer, Iron, Telephone, Television, Room Safe, Satellite
Grand Palladium Colonial & Kantenah features 1 meal plan option:
There are 6 Restaurants at Grand Palladium Colonial & Kantenah: Mare Nostrum - This is an air-conditioned a la carte restaurant with a Mediterranean flare Men must wear long pants for dinner. This is a Non-Smoking restaurant. Tikal & La Hacienda - 2 large air-conditioned buffet restaurant with a "Creole Corner' and nightly show cooking. El Gran Azul - 1 large buffet restaurant designed with an open plan allowing its diners toexperience the magnificent surroundings and views of the main pool. This restaurant serves continental breakfast, lunch from 12 noon to 4:00 pm, snacks 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm La Adelita - A la carte Mexican restaurant. Air conditioned. Men must wear long pants for dinner. This is a non-smoking restaurant. El Dorado - A la Carte air conditioned Intenational Steakhouse. Men must wear long pants for dinner. This is non-smoking restaurant Sumptori - Japanese a la carte restaurant. Air Conditioned. Men must wear long pants for dinner. This is a non-smoking restaurant.
Activities & Entertainment
Daily Activities & Entertainment: 1 Multi-Activity court equipped for outdoor football and basketball. Diving Centre offering snorkeling, water-sports and scuba. Nightly Activities & Entertainment: Live nightly entertainment in lobby with easy listening music, theater w/live shows &audience participation, disco
Mini Club El Ranchito with daily activites, many of which are eco-related. Club is open from 9:00 to 5:00 daily. There is also a Teenage entertainment programat peak times. Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old Program Fees: Complimentary.
Children's Facilities PlayGround Children's Pool
Babysitting Fee: $15.00 an hour Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hours Located on beach with both indoor and outdoor areas.
Our Average Customer Ratings (based on 50 reviews)
Pool: Numerous beautiful pools - enjoyed the "quiet" at the adults only pool.
Beach: Love the beach.
Food/Drink: Great variety/selection of food at the many restaurants.
Entertainment: Only attended one show.
Accommodations: Our Mayan Suite was excellent. Love the spacious room, outdoor Mayan shower and the covered porch.
Service: Exceptional, professional service. Staff were friendly, pleasant and very helpful.
Overall: Another fantastic vacation.
Pool: Very clean. Awsome pool
Food/Drink: The food is way better than Iberostar Maya. Huge selection at the buffets, especially the types of salads and diffrent kinds of lettuce.
Accommodations: The room and staff were wonderful.
Cathy said, 'We had a wonderful trip at a beautiful resort!'
Pool: Very nice and it was huge so private even with a lot of people
Beach: Perfect! Lots of beach chairs and umbrella's
Food/Drink: Restaraunts were excellent.
Accommodations: Very nice rooms!
Service: Mostly good, buffets service was slow as was pool area
Andrea said, 'Had a great time.! By far the nicest resort we have ever stayed at which made for a totally relaxing trip. We Will definitely go back again. Thanks for all you did to make our trip so pleasant!'
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Denise said, 'In general it was a very pleasant experience. I would go back again.'
Pool: excellent pools for all ages
Food/Drink: Lots of variety for all tastes
Entertainment: The young people who put on the shows do their best
Overall: Good experience overall
Joseph said, 'This was our second time and we would deffinitly go there again and recommend it to others.'
Pool: The pools were clean and the water was beautiful. They have adult pools for any adult to use but seating was used up quickly.
Beach: Water had a lot of coral, bring water shoes, but it was a great beach.
Food/Drink: Great drinks and bar service. There was plenty of food ,tasted great and the service was wonderful.
Entertainment: The vendors were there every night so no need to leave the resort. The shows were fun.
Accommodations: What great beds. We slept like babies.
Service: Very good service.
Overall: This was our second time and we would deffinitly go there again and recommend it to others.
Debra said, 'Fabulous overall experience. Awesome beach and the food and drink was wonderful.'
Pool: very clean
Entertainment: better than ever
Service: very good
Michael said, 'Over 1 mile of a beach, 11 a la carte restaurants, superb service...it was our 6th time here. '
Pool: There are at least 5 of them
Beach: over 1 mile of a beach
Food/Drink: 11 a la carte restaurants
Entertainment: live music every night
Accommodations: clean and spacious
Overall: it was our 6th time here
Lisa said, 'Great vacation!'
Pool: Great pool
Beach: Enjoyed the beach
Food/Drink: It was OK
Service: In the resort
Overall: The resort was good
Dong yong said, 'We had the best vacation this year. The Palladium had the best beach we have seen so far and a great selection of dining choices.'
Pool: Very nice
Beach: The best beach so far
Food/Drink: So much selection
Entertainment: Nice family entertainments
Service: Nice people
Overall: We had the best vacation this year
Beach: Loved it
Food/Drink: Very good
Pool: Very clean
Overall: Good trip
Pool: Nice, nice
Entertainment: Fun! Fun!
Accommodations: Junior Suite!
Stefan said, 'We had a very good experience once again, this was our second time at The Palladium. Everything was perfect, the food was very good a lot of choices, every day was a different cuisine. The entertainment team was very nice and friendly. Great thanks to the kids club people, they were great.'
Pool: The pool was clean and very big. They always had entertainment around the pool.
Beach: Beach was nice and clean, the sand is like a powder. The water was crystal blue.
Food/Drink: Plenty food and drinks. The food was excellent.
Entertainment: Entertainment team was excellent
Accommodations: Clean rooms
Service: Great service
Overall: We had a great time
David said, 'The staff was always wanting to help and most spoke good English'
Pool: Always clean and plenty of room
Beach: Lots of chairs and safety people always visible
Entertainment: Very creative and full of energy
Service: Always wanting to help and most spoke good English
Gerald said, 'The beach = heaven on earth! Plus, we had the best service, the food was excellent, all pools were a delight, and clean rooms. I WILL be back.'
Pool: Very clean, it was a delight
Beach: Heaven on earth
Accommodations: Clean rooms
Service: The best
Overall: I will be back
Jim said, 'We can't wait to go back'
Pool: Clean, fun, and lots of activities
Food/Drink: Excellent food, we ate like royalty
Entertainment: Good stuff, house band was excellent
Accommodations: We upgraded to a Junior Suite which was marvelous
Service: Everyone was very accommodating
Overall: We can't wait to go back
Bradford said, 'We'll be back!!!'
Pool: Adult only pool was great
Food/Drink: Excellent food
Accommodations: Great room
Overall: We'll be back
Elton said, 'We enjoyed the entire trip & this great resort. Service was excellent and everybody was very friendly and helpful. Also enjoyed the very nice, white, sandy beach.'
Pool: Plenty of room
Beach: Very nice white sandy beach
Food/Drink: Plenty of both
Entertainment: Enjoyed the professional group
Accommodations: Rooms were taken well care of
Service: Service was excellent, everybody very friendly and helpful
Overall: Great trip & great esort
Pool: Loved the quiet pool, nice size, plenty of room, clean bathroom, nice bartender, lots of lizards to watch
Beach: Clean, nice, plenty of chairs and shade, clean bathrooms, Pedro (the thinner one) was so nice. Remembered what my daughter ordered every tim
Food/Drink: Tons of great food all the time and anything you wanted to drink
Accommodations: Nice rooms, plenty of room, kept very clean, housekeeping was great.
Service: Fabulous service from everyone
Overall: Would go back again
Roman said, 'We'll reccomend this resort to our friends. It's conviniently located to everything and the food was delicious.'
Pool: Very clean
Beach: Beach was not crowded
Food/Drink: Delicious. Eyes were bigger than stomach.
Entertainment: It was a good idea that they have daily fliers of programs.
Accommodations: The room was clean and staff very friendly.
Overall: We'll reccomend this resort to our friends. It's conviniently located to everything.
Entertainment: So so
Overall: We will be back
Carla said, 'Thanks for a making our family vacation the best!'
Pool: Enjoyed the variety of pools and the pool activities.
Beach: Plenty of chairs and shade. Lots of non motorized sports.
Food/Drink: Enjoyed the choices available.
Accommodations: Need better pillows.
Service: Very friendly staff members.
Overall: Would go again!
Pool: great pools and good entertainment around pool
Beach: needs to be kept cleaner should clean all debris even off property boundary as people walk it constantly
Food/Drink: food not as good this trip (third trip for us)
Entertainment: very enthusiastic and do nice job with kids
Accommodations: brought 16 people had reservations all screwed up kids sepatate rooms were not in same complex asked to be close but were not
Overall: see general comments
Pool: very nice, well taken care of
Beach: sand hard
Food/Drink: very good, should be able to make reservations
Beach: Beautiful, soft sand
Entertainment: Did not attend
Accommodations: Acceptable. Needs evelator.
Overall: We've had better
Pool: Could be heated for the winter months?
Beach: Needs more shade area
Food/Drink: Most of the self serv machines where down
Overall: Going back
Pool: Main pool is too deep. Can't get out in it because can't stand in it.
Beach: Very amazing.
Food/Drink: Most restaurants had great food. Meat at the ribs place not high quality.
Entertainment: Dancers are talented but would appreciate a variety show instead of "history".
Accommodations: Lovely and clean but rooms have humidity problem. Sheets always felt a little damp.
Overall: Enjoyed greatly.
Frannie said, 'Loved the White Sands resort. Staff was very friendly and service was very good. A very beautiful resort (2nd visit there).'
Food/Drink: very good
Entertainment: needs improvement
Accommodations: very nice, water could have been hotter