Gran Caribe Real

Cancun, Mexico
All-Inclusive • Family Friendly
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Overlooking the bright blue waters of the Mexican Caribbean, families, spa enthusiasts and active travelers are in for a treat during visits to the all-suite Gran Caribe Real Cancun. Nestled in a prime location in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, the Gran Caribe Real Cancun is literally across the street from Cancun’s popular dining, shopping, e... Read More

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Blvd. Kukulcan KM 11.5
Cancun, QR77500

Airport Access: CUN Within 15 miles (24km)
Shuttle Service: Yes, Fees May Apply

Beach: Direct Access - Public


  • Built in 1970
  • Elevators Available
  • Floors: 6
  • Handicapped Accessible
  • Handicapped Accessible Rooms: 2
  • Non Smoking Rooms Available
  • Self Parking: Yes, Complimentary
  • Renovated 2005
  • Rooms: 474
  • Shopping On Site
  • Cribs Available
  • Rollaway Beds Available
  • ATM On Site
  • Baggage Check
  • Business Center
  • Concierge
  • Front Desk Open 24 Hours
  • Housekeeping Provided Daily
  • Internet Access
  • Laundry: Valet
  • Porter
  • Room Service: Limited
  • Safe Available
  • Shuttle Services: Airports: CUNValet Parking: Yes, Fees May Apply
  • Wake-up Calls
  • Wedding Services


Check-In Age (Minimum): 18
Check-In Time: 3:00 PM
Check-Out Time: 12:00 PM

Hotel Cancellation Policy:
*Cancellations made inside of 2 days prior of arrival will incur a 1 night penalty and applicable product penalties. (Apr 24, 2011 - May 25, 2011) (May 29, 2011 - Jul 14, 2011) (Aug 16, 2011 - Nov 23, 2011) (Nov 27, 2011 - Dec 23, 2011)(Jan 2, 2012 - Feb 16, 2012) (Feb 20, 2012 - Apr 20, 2012) (Apr 24, 2012 - May 25, 2012) (May 29, 2012 - Jul 14, 2012) (Aug 16, 2012 - Nov 23, 2012) (Nov 27, 2012 - Dec 23, 2012)

*Cancellations made inside of 2 days prior of arrival and no shows, will incur a FULL STAY penalty and applicable product penalties. (Apr 21, 2011 - Apr 23, 2011) (Dec 24, 2011 - Jan 1, 2012) (Feb17, 2012 - Feb 19, 2012) (Apr 21, 2012- Apr 23, 2012)

*Cancellations made inside of 2 days prior of arrival will incur a 2 night penalty and applicable product penalties. (May 26, 2011 - May 28, 2011) ( Jul 15, 2011 - Aug 15, 2011) (Nov 24, 2011 - Nov 26, 2011)(May 26, 2012 - May 28, 2012) ( Jul 15, 2012 - Aug 15, 2012) (Nov 24, 2012 - Nov 26, 2012)

*No shows will incur a 2 night penalty and applicable product penalties. (Jan 2, 2011 - Feb 16, 2011) (Feb 20, 2011 - Apr 20, 2011) (Apr 24, 2011 - Dec 23, 2011) (Jan 2, 2012 - Feb 16, 2012) (Feb 20, 2012 - Apr 20, 2012) (Apr 24, 2012 - Dec 23, 2012)

*Early departures will incur a FULL STAY penalty and applicable product penalties. (Dec 24, 2011 - Jan 1, 2012)

Length-of-Stay Policy: *Minimum night stay: 6 nights (Dec 26, 2011 - Dec 31, 2011)

Hotel Deposit Requirements: A credit card imprint or cash deposit is required at time of check-in for telephone and incidental charges.

Hotel Spring Break Policy: Hotel will allow spring break bookings.

Transfer Policy: A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfers to your hotel.

Room Taxes: Included in vacation price.

Service Charges: Included in vacation price.

3:00 PM check-in
12:00 PM check-out
Minimum check in age is 18 year round

Room Types

In In the heart of Cancun’s popular Hotel Zone, the all-suite Gran Caribe Real Cancun offers a cool retreat after unforgettable days and nights exploring Cancun, Mexico. With expansive views of the gardens, lagoon or Mexican Caribbean, active travelers can relax and unwind in inviting junior suites that include a sitting area with a sofa bed, a marble bathroom, 27 inch flat-screen TV, a mini-bar stocked daily with water, soft drinks and beer and a private balcony or terrace, while spacious Family Suites accommodate up to five people and provide direct access to the Oki Splash and Kid’s Club. Escape to the Hotel Zone’s Gran Caribe Real Cancun for an all inclusive getaway you will never forget.

Room Types:

  • Junior Suite Oceanview
  • Gran Junior Suite Beachfront Walk Out
  • Junior Suite Oceanfront
  • Family Junior Suite
  • Gran Master Suite
  • Gran Master One Bedroom Suite Oceanfront
  • Junior Suite
  • Gran Presidential Suite Oceanview
  • Gran Master One Bedroom Suite Oceanview
  • Gran Junior Suite Oceanview

All rooms include:

  • Air Conditioning
  • Alarm
  • Cable or Satellite TV
  • Coffee or Tea Maker
  • Hair Dryer
  • In Room Safe
  • Telephone
  • Television


With convenient access to the dining and entertainment in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, the Gran Caribe Real Cancun is a great pick for families and active travelers hoping to experience the sights and sounds of Cancun from the comfort of an upscale resort. Here fabulous dining and entertainment options abound with outstanding restaurants sure to please every palate, dynamic bars and lounges, two all-inclusive clubs where you can enjoy 24-hour self-service snacks, an international open bar, games and activities and nightly theme parties and shows designed to keep you entertained till long after the sun goes down. For a change of pace, guests can also take advantage of the restaurants and facilities at the Gran Caribe Real Cancun’s sister resort, the Gran Porto Real in Playa del Carmen.

Restaurants: 8

  • Albatros - casual all day dining, show cooking, buffet and a la carte
  • Gaviotas - beachfront restaurant open for breakfast, lunch and dinner, buffet and show cooking. This is the resort's most casual venue where we know for sure you'll make new friends
  • Maria´s - newly remodeled Mexican specialty restaurant open for dinner, a la carte.
  • Sunset Grill - casual all day dining. Open for lunch and dinner a la carte. Kids shows 3 days a week.
  • TRADE WINDS - beach and snack bar open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
  • Poolside Health and Sushi Bar - open for breakfast, lunch and dinner a la carte.
  • Two (2) 24 Hr. All-Inclusive Clubs with self-serve hors d’oeuvres, snacks, drinks and games.

Some restaurants may only operate on select schedules. Some restaurants may require reservations and expect appropriate dress. Consult the hotel upon arrival for hours of operation, reservation policies, and dress codes.

Bars/Lounges: 8

  • Lobby bar ocean and lagoon view with live music nightly
  • Show Bar open during shows
  • Trade Winds beach Bar deck with swings, hammocks, lounges and double beach beds
  • Gaviotas Bar
  • Health and Sushi Bar by the pool
  • Maria’s bar
  • Two (2) 24 Hr. All-Inclusive Clubs with self-serve hors d’oeuvres, snacks drinks and games

Room Service: Available Limited



Activities & Entertainment

Surrounded by the shopping, dining and nightlife in Cancun’s Hotel Zone, the Gran Caribe Real Cancun offers the perfect blend of non-stop fun and relaxation. Here, family-friendly amenities abound including fun-filled kid’s and teen’s clubs with supervised activities for children and teens ages 4 to 12 and 13 to 17; the expansive Oki Splash Water Park featuring a Pirate Ship, Castle and water slides; a fully-equipped fitness center; daily activities designed for every member of the family; non-motorized water sports; sparkling free-form swimming pools; exchange privileges at the Gran Porto Real in Playa del Carmen and upscale wedding services for guests hoping to tie the knot in this sunny Mexican paradise. ***Important Information For Our Guests*** Please be aware that due to changing weather and ocean conditions, beach shapes and characteristics may vary.

  • Casino
  • Hot Tubs
  • Fitness Center
  • Spa
  • Pools: 2
  • Sauna
  • Steamroom
  • Beach: Direct Access - Public
  • Bike Rental
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports: Paddle boats, kayaks and snorkeling.
  • Activity Desk
  • Arcade
  • Outdoor Hot Tubs: 1
  • Pools: 2
  • 2 Fresh water swimming pools
  • Tennis Courts: 1
  • Lighted: 1
  • Equipment Available
  • Golf Course on site: No
  • Other Golf Courses: Nearest Course is Within 1 Mile
  • Shuttle Services



Gran Caribe Real has a beautiful wedding gazebo and has an ocean view roof top Catholic chapel.

Classic Wedding Package includes service of a wedding coordinator; a complimentary room upgrade upon arrival and late check-out for bride and groom (subject to availability); civil marriage ceremony; all legal and registration fees and marriage certificate; a beautifully decorated wedding site; fresh floral bridal bouquet and boutonniere for the groom; a wedding cake and bottle of sparkling wine during the ceremony; fresh fruit basket, bottle of wine in room upon arrival; a special breakfast in bed on first honeymoon day; a romantic 20 min. couples massage and a host of romantic in-room amenities.

The Luxury Wedding Package is the ideal choice for couples looking for the ultimate in romance and luxury. In addition to all the wonderful inclusions of the Classic Wedding Package, couples will enjoy a romantic candlelight dinner on the beach and the services of a professional wedding photographer and 36 color prints.

Our Average Customer Ratings (based on 3 reviews)

Jenny ~ Johnston, IA

Pool: Simple; Did some activities around pool
Beach: Chairs and cabanas nice; Tired looking
Food/Drink: Same food all the time; Restaurant food okay.
Entertainment: Colorful and spirited shows
Accommodations: Rooms were very clean; Tired looking
Service: Excellent; Helped us look for an upgrade; Pool service excellent
Overall: Fine.

Thomas ~ Chippewa Falls, WI

Pool: No swim-up bar.

James ~ Farmington, MO

Pool: very nice
Beach: kind of hard to actually get in the water, but view was beautiful
Food/Drink: We realize it was spring break, so lots of h.s. & college aged, but the food was terrible.
Entertainment: we were told not to miss the show & dinner the night we got there. went and it was cancelled, they closed the lounge early 11PM 2nights
Accommodations: our room was dirty, last night there I found clothes between sheets, no hot water, the patio door lock,the remote,the safe didn't work
Service: they said they would be right there, didn't show for hours, restrauants were to be open, but then weren't
Overall: my daughter & I had fun, but not because of the hotel, it was a nightmare!!!!
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