RIVIERA MAYA, MEXICO – Experiencias Xcaret, the leader in sustainable tourism and socially responsible recreation in Mexico, announced the grand opening of Hotel Xcaret Mexico, the company’s first five-star hotel that celebrates the best of Mexico and redefines the all-inclusive concept to include the most comprehensive offering in the market. A carefully designed, nature-centric destination just 45 minutes from Cancun International Airport, Hotel Xcaret Mexico introduces the ALL-FUN INCLUSIVE concept that blends luxurious accommodations, first-class service and amenities, as well as complimentary access to eight nature parks and tours.
“What was an ambitious vision that began 25 years ago, today has become a dream come true. Hotel Xcaret Mexico invites travelers to celebrate the history, culture and natural landscape that makes Mexico such an invigorating place. Visitors can experience our culture in so many ways at Hotel Xcaret Mexico, and through an ALL-FUN INCLUSIVE experience that is unmatched by any other resort” says Marcos Constandse, CEO of Destino Xcaret.
The grand opening event took place on the starlit evening of December 2nd, when more than 2,000 people came to witness its unveiling. The guests had the opportunity to discover the new hotel through a selection of experiences and happenings that took place in different areas of the hotel, ultimately showcasing the beauty of the local culture. One of the most note-worthy happenings was an exclusive concert by the Symphony Orchestra of Merida, conducted by legendary Mexican director Alondra de la Parra.
Hotel Xcaret Mexico’s alluring elements include:
- A Natural Respite: Accommodations
Hotel Xcaret Mexico boasts 900 Mexican-inspired all-view suites that feature balconies with vistas of the tranquil beach, private coves, flowing river and lush gardens. Among the hotel’s spaces are two special retreats: Casa Fuego, an adults-only oasis with private spaces and amazing vistas and Casa Agua that presents a more holistic experience and caters to those looking for a more tranquil setting. Casa Agua is also positioned near the Spa and Wellness center, providing direct access. Guests can choose from a Suite, Junior Suite, Swim-up Suite or Master Suite. All rooms have been beautifully designed with authentic, locally made Mexican decor and accents/furniture. Guests will also appreciate premium, in-room amenities such as special blend of Nespresso-compatible coffee capsules by local Cafe del Cielo, inspired by the wonders of Xcaret, and only available to hotel guests.
- ALL-FUN INCLUSIVE Concept
Hotel Xcaret Mexico elevates the guest experience with the ALL-FUN INCLUSIVE®, that takes it one step further by including unlimited access to Experiencias Xcaret’s eight nature parks and tours including Xcaret, Xel-Ha, Xplor, XplorFuego, Xoximilco, Xenses, Xichen and Xenotes. The resort is also committed to providing the best in Mexican hospitality paired with innovative technology. For example, guests can easily roam the resort and park grounds with an innovative, and waterproof, wristband that provide access to the guestrooms, parks, and serves to make photo orders of experiences at the park. Among other perks are airport shuttle service, 24-hour room service, concierge and concierge App, Complimentary Wifi, Kids and Teens Clubs and Babysitting services upon request.
- Authentically Crafted Culinary Journeys
Further enhancing the experience at Hotel Xcaret Mexico is its exquisite culinary offering imagined by local Mexican Chef Orlando Trejo. The 10 distinct restaurants include La Trajinera, La Cantina Mexican Steak House, Ha’, El Mercado, Chibali, Teatro Del Rio, Xin-Gao, Fuego Restaurant, Snack Bar – La Plays and Las Cuevas. Guests can also choose from eight different bars: Lobby Bar, three Pool Bars, Trajinera Swim Up Bar, La Cantina (adults only), Ha’, Xin-Gao, Rooftop Bar Fuego and the Wellness/Spa Bar. The concept at Ha’ restaurant is led by Michelin star Chef Carlos Gaytan, who was also a “Top Chef” contestant. Gaytan’s vision for the gastronomy is personalized experiences that tell stories. “We are not just going to serve meals or dinners, we want to generate a personal relationship with each person and transform their lives through a story our dishes will tell,” explained Gaytan.
- Muluk Spa & Wellness
The Muluk Spa & Wellness is a mystical and natural sanctuary set among the river and jungle. Offering complete relaxation through holistic experiences, guests are catered to with a broad selection of wellness philosophies called Journeys. Treatments are done in cabins set within natural rock caves. Among the services include Temazcal, biodynamic signature amenities, dermo aesthetics, hydrotherapy circuit, salt flotation tank and much more.
- Earth Conscious Design
Hotel Xcaret was carefully designed to respect the integrity of its natural surroundings, practice sustainable tourism to preserve and enrich the ecosystem, reduce carbon footprint, and boost the local economy. With nearly 10 years of geological, environmental and water flow planning and studies to support this commitment to the natural environment, Hotel Xcaret is the first hotel in the Americas to open with the EarthCheck Certification. This distinction is awarded for sustainable-minded architecture, planning, and construction.
- Destination Xcaret
Hotel Xcaret is the beginning of an ambitious 10-year plan for Destination Xcaret, an innovative tourism development that will span more than 914 acres and will have 6,000 guestrooms at its completion. Plans also include a stadium that will be able to accommodate 12,000 spectators, a convention center, a shopping center and culinary destination called Pueblo del Rio.