Travel insights from Andrea Sedlacek, editor of The Compass

10 New Resorts That Opened in Mexico in 2018

Let’s face it – 2018 was a busy year for all of us. So busy, in fact, that you might’ve missed some amazing new resorts that opened in Mexico. Here are 10 that opened in 2018 that we’re excited about.

RIU Palace Costa Mujered

Riu Palace Costa Mujeres

Opened in November 2018, this sophisticated resort boasts all the exclusive features of RIU’s Palace line. Visitors can enjoy free entrance to Splash Water World at Riu Dunamar, six restaurants, six bars and five pools, all overlooking the beautiful beach of Costa Mujeres.

Melody Maker Cancun

Melody Maker Cancun

Stretching along the Atlantic Ocean, the 682 rooms and suites of Melody Maker Cancun pair the lifestyle and excitement of a beachfront hotel with the amenities of a luxury resort creating a Miami meets Vegas style. This resort offers stunning views of the Caribbean Sea and the Nichupté Lagoon and is also home to the best Day Club in Cancun, Delirio.

Reflect Resorts

3 Reflect Resorts

AMResorts debuted three new resorts in 2018 under the new Reflect Resorts & Spas name: Reflect Krystal Grand Cancun, Reflect Krystal Grand Nuevo Vallarta and Reflect Krystal Grand Los Cabos. Reflect Resorts & Spas offer vibrant vacations for the spirited traveler -perfect for all types of travel including friend getaways, annual family vacations and couples trips. And with AMResort’s Unlimited Luxury experience, guests get a superior getaway that goes above and beyond the traditional inclusions.

Haven Riviera Cancun

Haven Riviera Cancun

With a stay at Haven Riviera Cancun, guests will be surrounded by pure luxury with exclusive services and personal amenities. This all-suite resort offers rooms with whirlpool spas, walk-in showers for two, swim-out pools and private terraces and balconies. Their 109 Serenity Club Oceanfront Suites guarantee an oceanfront view and include daily a la carte breakfast delivered to your room.

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort and Spa

Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa

Situated in Quintana Roo on the northern edge of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres was built to ensure minimum environmental impact and to protect the native species in the area. The resort is connected by a canal system and guests can travel around the property via boat. Combined with a two-level wellness center, seven restaurants and a convenient location this new resort is truly special.

TRS Coral Hotel

TRS Coral Hotel

This luxury experience adults-only hotel debuted in November 2018 in a beautiful part of the Mexican Caribbean. Connected to the same canal system and amenities as Grand Palladium Costa Mujeres Resort & Spa, the TRS Coral Hotel features six international restaurants, exclusive to TRS Coral Hotel guests.

RIU Palace Baja California

Riu Palace Baja California

RIU’s third Los Cabos resort, Riu Palace Baja California, opened in December 2018. The resort’s spectacular terrace, panoramic vistas of the bay and breathtaking view of the Arch make for an ideal adults-only getaway.

Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos

Le Blanc Spa Resort Los Cabos

This stunning 373-room resort that opened in April 2018 exudes elegance, escape, and intimacy. With seven world-class restaurants, five bars, a state-of-the-art spa and a beautiful location on the Baja Peninsula is a great option for travelers who want to do it all or do nothing at all.

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