Location With a more than half-mile white sand beach, located in Playa del Secreto (The Secret Beach) in the Riviera Maya, this luxurious resort is some 25 minutes from Cancun International Airport, 30 minutes from Cancun and only 20 minutes from Playa del Carmen. Facilities The hotel has recently opened and is designed in the style of a typical Yucateca Mexican hacienda, with touches of rich colonial décor, and is set amidst tropical vegetation. In addition to the 408 guest rooms this air-conditioned beach resort features a lobby with a 24-hour reception, currency exchange facilities and lift access. There is also a hairdressing salon, an auditorium, a games room and a children's playground for younger guests. Dining options include the café, bar and restaurant, while those on business can take advantage of the conference facilities and the Internet access. The hotel also offers both room and laundry services, as well as a garage and a car park for those arriving by car. Rooms The rooms are decorated with a colonial touch and come equipped with a complete bathroom, a separate shower and either a terrace or balcony with a spectacular views of the Caribbean, the lagoon or the pool. Other in-room amenities include a double or king-size bed, a direct dial telephone, satellite/cable TV, a radio and Internet access. Extra features such as a safe, minibar, tea and coffee-making facilities, an ironing set and individually regulated air conditioning ensure peace of mind, comfort and convenience. Sports/Entertainment The resort has 6 swimming pools with a poolside snack bar and both sun loungers and parasols laid out ready for use, as well as daily activities, special events, live entertainment, a daily disco show. The spa features a hot tub, a gym, sauna, steam room and both massage and spa treatments. The resort also enjoys its own watersports activity centre, which provides non-motorised watersports free of charge. Motorised watersports such as jet skiing and diving incur additional charges. Other sports on offer include kayaking, windsurfing, sailing, catamaran boating, mountain biking, basketball, aerobics, paddle courts, football, snorkelling, volleyball and beach volleyball, not forgetting an array of dance courses. There are also sun loungers and parasols available at the nearby sandy beach. Meals The resort offers all-inclusive packages and an array of options including buffets, set menus and à la carte dining at breakfast, lunch and dinner. Payment American Express and VISA are accepted as methods of payment. Misc. The hotel is an adults only, all-inclusive resort.