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  • Avatar for as288
    By as288
    Apr 27, 2021

    I bought a week through this site and stayed here for spring break with my husband and 3 kids, ages 21, 14, and 10. Everyone had THE BEST...

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  • Avatar for paulettec33
    By paulettec33
    Mar 27, 2021

    Beautiful and restful place to stay. Great family activities and beautiful beach! Heated pools are a plus.

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  • Avatar for johnw496
    By johnw496
    Sep 22, 2020

    We first bought 2 weeks at the Royal Islander in it's second year and loved it so much that we added 2 more weeks at the Royal Sands...

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  • Avatar for davej170
    By davej170
    Jun 19, 2020

    The review of tonyap30: I bought into the Royal Sands also and the contract says 6 max people in the whole villa. You should have read...

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  • Avatar for daveg226
    By daveg226
    Mar 4, 2020

    My go to Resort, We love the beach, the water, the staff, the food (choices) swim up bar. I can go on and on. We love this place, we're...

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  • Avatar for ryanm7
    By ryanm7
    Jan 6, 2020

    Been coming here for 17-18 years, before phase 2 was built. Would go anywhere else! Staff is amazing and helpful with everything. They...

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  • Avatar for raymonda47
    By raymonda47
    Jan 2, 2018

    We have been owners at the Islander and Sands since the beginning, and wouldn't think of going anywhere else to escape the bone chilling...

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  • Avatar for cindys610
    By cindys610
    Jul 5, 2017

    What a well maintained resort. Staff is consistently working to ensure the resort is clean and maintenance is performed. We stayed in...

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  • Avatar for ronaldj118
    By ronaldj118
    Updated Sep 30, 2016

    Absolutely a FABULOUS place. From the Front desk, Bell boys, Wait staff, Maid service, and the food. This place is off the charts. My...

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  • Avatar for jeromes57
    By jeromes57
    Updated Feb 17, 2016

    Terrific! The staff makes you feel like family .

  • Avatar for robertc822
    By robertc822
    Updated Jul 3, 2015

    The Royal Sands is fantastic, family friendly and offers a wide variety of services and amenities than most other resorts. The staff...

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  • Avatar for vickies84
    By vickies84
    Mar 2, 2013

    Top to bottom the Royal Sands is the best!

  • Avatar for tom1463
    By tom1463
    Feb 27, 2012

    Great place to relax and enjoy. Our unit was beachfront, which was awesome. Staff is very friendly and daily maid service is nice. The...

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  • Avatar for davidd781
    By davidd781
    Dec 14, 2011

    Our family has been with Royal Resorts in Cancun since inception in the mid 80's. This is the finest resort in Cancun as far as service,...

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  • Avatar for kenneths48
    By kenneths48
    Jan 30, 2011

    I spend two weeks every year at this resort. All I can say is INCREDIBLE. A must see and stay.

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  • Avatar for jessicaf85
    By jessicaf85
    Nov 27, 2010

    The best vacation you'll ever experience! The rooms are clean and beautifully decorated. Rooms offer an awesome view of the Caribbean and...

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  • Avatar for karene199
    By karene199
    Sep 8, 2010

    A week at the Royal Sands is like a week in paradise. The Royal Resorts look brand new everytime we go. The staff is unusually friendly...

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  • Avatar for sharels
    By sharels
    Updated Feb 20, 2010

    Our family of five stayed at the Royal Sands for Christmas week 2009/10. We had the unlucky once in a lifetime experience of being...

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  • Avatar for tonyap30
    By tonyap30
    Updated Jan 12, 2010

    DON'T try to put 4 people in the lock off! Even though there are two double beds you will pay extra for putting 2 people to a bed. I went...

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  • Avatar for rosalies15
    By rosalies15
    Nov 9, 2009

    royal sands is the best. I am so glad my family bought this i love everything about this, expecially the SPA its wonderful. i would go as...

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  • Avatar for colleenc83
    By colleenc83
    May 6, 2009

    This resort is absolutely fantastic. The staff is the nicest that I have ever experienced anywhere. The place is immaculate. Beautiful...

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  • Avatar for dorothym92
    By dorothym92
    Apr 26, 2009

    We love the Royal Sands! We stayed in Phase 2 the first week and Phase 1 the second week. The furniture, kitchen appliances and TV's had...

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  • Avatar for adela03
    By adela03
    Updated Dec 29, 2008

    We love the Sands, we stayed here 3 times in the past 2 years, both in Phase I and Phase II. Phase II is more quiet than Phase I and a...

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  • Avatar for susan2085
    By susan2085
    Updated Jun 8, 2008

    Just returned from a two week stay at the Sands. Service is outstanding as usual! The restaurant food was good; however, we enjoyed...

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  • Avatar for robert3172
    By robert3172
    Apr 20, 2008

    We just returned from our fifth year at the Royal Sands. We have never had a bad day and it has impoved every year. Now they have free wi...

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  • Avatar for jeffs152
    By jeffs152
    Jan 7, 2008

    We stayed at the Royal Sands from Dec 29 - January 5 with our 3 children raning in ages from 8-5. The resort arranged our pickup from the...

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  • Avatar for royalresort
    By royalresort
    Updated Dec 16, 2007

    We've been going to Cancun for a decade and bought a time share in the Royal Sands when it first opened. Never one regret! Right in the...

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  • Avatar for oscarj2
    By oscarj2
    May 8, 2007

    Stay for seven days in the lock-off unit (hotel room). Place is well tended (clean and attractive and the hotel room was roomy and had...

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  • Avatar for vickiek2
    By vickiek2
    Apr 7, 2007

    Awesome, this place Rocks. Gorgeous view from every room. Great friendly service. Beautiful sand and pools. We WILL be back. May 2006...

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  • Avatar for jeff316
    By jeff316
    Apr 4, 2007

    Vacationed with friends during the week of March 24, 2007. Everything was perfect. Fantastic pools, nice affordable restaurants, fun...

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  • Avatar for jimr117
    By jimr117
    Nov 4, 2006

    After renting for two years, we bought a week and have been going ever since. The property is simply beautiful. The facilities are...

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  • Avatar for akasabian
    By akasabian
    Oct 28, 2006

    The Royal Resorts are always among the highest rated timeshares. They are well maintained, clean and spacious, but not really a 5 star.(I...

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  • Avatar for jimm256
    By jimm256
    Oct 26, 2006

    Have stayed here a number of times with a large group from OKC. Its a very casual, family friendly place that take good care of it's...

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  • Avatar for gary1627
    By gary1627
    Aug 3, 2006

    The Sands is perfect. neautiful Beaches, top notch service.

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  • Avatar for s172
    By s172
    Updated Apr 23, 2006

    Spent the week in a beach front 2 bedroom unit March 25 to April 2, 2006. Beach was completely restored and it was beautiful! Unit...

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  • Avatar for john4604
    By john4604
    Mar 23, 2006

    Just returned from a week stay at the Royal Sands. Witnessed the re-making of the beach. Quite a site as they pumped the sand along the...

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  • Avatar for cathy96
    By cathy96
    Feb 26, 2006

    Just got back...yes the beach is back at the Sands....alot smaller than last yr but we spent everyday on it and in the water. There is...

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  • Avatar for akgolfer
    By akgolfer
    Updated Dec 27, 2005

    UPDATE: The Royal Sands BEACH IS BACK!!! See link My Wife & I have been going been going down to...

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  • Avatar for rubyp4
    By rubyp4
    Nov 12, 2005

    Paradise - with all the amenities!

  • Avatar for dora12
    By dora12
    Jun 6, 2005

    Beautiful resort, spotlessly clean, wonderful employees. Two-bedroom, two-bath condos with full kitchen, dining room, living room, huge...

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  • Avatar for george1386
    By george1386
    Apr 7, 2005

    Great for the whole family and friends. Plenty of activities, great restuarants, dancing and nearby shopping malls.

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  • Avatar for bgabehart
    By bgabehart
    Mar 22, 2005

    Gorgeous resort. No detail is left out. Fantastic service all around. The beaches and amenities are all you need. The grocery store in...

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  • Avatar for allan101
    By allan101
    Updated Mar 18, 2005

    This is the gold standard for all timeshares. Place is spectacular. Beautiful physical plant and great location on the strip. You can...

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  • Avatar for claireheath
    By claireheath
    Updated Mar 14, 2005

    The Royal Sands is sensational! Walk into your oceanfront villa and the very first thing you see is the shimmering blue sea right in...

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  • Avatar for dan1077
    By dan1077
    Feb 20, 2005

    We used our unit in 2004 and had the best experience at the resort. The unit was in great condition. The restaurant wasn't as good as I...

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  • Avatar for jeff1282
    By jeff1282
    Feb 16, 2005

    My wife and I bought a week back in 1999 before the Sands was even done being built. We now own weeks in January and November. This...

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  • Avatar for wendy64
    By wendy64
    Updated Feb 2, 2005

    As close to heaven as you can get! Fantastic accommodations! All of the employees treat you with first class all the way and pay...

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  • Avatar for susan706
    By susan706
    Nov 10, 2004

    I purchased a villa in March and brought my family in the beginning of November. Everyone absolutely loved the resort, the villa, the...

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  • Avatar for jamie208
    By jamie208
    Oct 27, 2004

    What a fabulous resort! We have been to the Royal Sands 4 times - and can't wait to return. Impeccable grounds, wonderful service,...

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  • Avatar for dawn395
    By dawn395
    Oct 27, 2004

    we loved the Royal Sands. I enjoyed their "fully" equipped kitchen: stove,dishwasher, and full fridge came in very handy. The staff is...

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    By accorn55
    Jun 24, 2004


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    By frank130
    Feb 16, 2004

    We went in Sept. 2002 (hurricane season) and had a great time. You are treated like royalty the moment you check in. First class all the...

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  • Avatar for eric_h
    By eric_h
    Updated Sep 23, 2003

    We are owners, so you can take this with a grain of salt if you like. The minute we walked through the lobby and saw the view across the...

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  • Avatar for tdtish
    By tdtish
    Updated Sep 16, 2003

    The resort is beautiful. We were in an oceanfront unit. There is nothing like waking up every morning with a view of the white sand beach...

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    By gabby91899
    Jul 7, 2003


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  • Avatar for glamdan
    By glamdan
    May 12, 2003

    Just got back from this resort. Stayed week 18. I would rate this as a best resort I ever stayed in. The location on the beach is...

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  • Avatar for elliepags
    By elliepags
    Updated Mar 27, 2003

    Not an owner Family of four spent seven nights March 15-22, 2003. J Villa fifth floor last unit facing pool with an incredible view of...

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  • Avatar for khcancun
    By khcancun
    Dec 27, 2002

    This is the newest and most modern of the 5 Royal Resorts in Cancun. There are two phases, each with its own swimming pool. The pool in...

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  • Avatar for mikes
    By mikes
    Dec 18, 2002

    Brand new 5 star Royal resort with excellent amenities in a prime location. See reviews under Royal Mayan, Royal Carribbean and Royal...

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