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Gran Caribe Cancun - 5 Star All Inclusive Luxury Resort

Bedrooms 1
Space 390 sq. ft.
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 5 nights


About the property

Standard Suite

The Suites come with a private balcony or terrace, are fully equipped with a mini bar, king bed or two double beds (with pull-out sofa), flat screen satellite TV, telephone, safe, coffee maker, marble bathrooms with hair dryer, robes, and slippers; air conditioning, iron & board, and room service.

The rates shown are for a Standard Suite for two (2) adults. Other suites are available as well. There are additional charges for extra adults or children over 6 yrs. old. The Standard Suite will accommodate a max. of 4 people. These lower rates are available from the member only and are substantially lower than the rack rates. The mandatory All Inclusive package includes all food (7 restaurants!), all drinks, all taxes, all fees (including member rental fee), daily entertainment, and full member privileges.

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More Details

Property Manager
Ron Therien
Member since: 2013
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within 12 hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
March 28, 2017

About Ron Therien

We are members of the Real Club Resorts (now called Playa Resorts) which includes the Gran Caribe Cancun, the Hyatt Ziva Cancun, The Hyatt Zilara Cancun (formally the Royal Cancun), Gran Porto Playa del Carmen, The Royal Playa del Carmen, the Hyatt Ziva Los Cabos and Puerto Vallarta, the Hyatt Zilara Rose Hall Jamaica, and the Hyatt Ziva Rose Hall Jamaica. In 2010, following a trip to Cuba, we decided to become members of the Real Club. We live in Vancouver, British Columbia and we are avid travelers.

Ron Therien purchased this hotel in 2010

Why Ron Therien chose Cancun

We purchased a Platinum Membership because the Real Resorts have so much to offer travelers who want to stay in finer establishments. The Gran Caribe and the Hyatt Zilara, in our opinion are situated on one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Playa Linda. The food at the Reals is truly 5 star or better quality, and is never boring. The service is always beyond our expectations. We LOVE Real Resorts, and you will too!

What makes this hotel unique

*For a small fee we offer you lowest cost *member rates* which are not available to the general public - you will save hundreds of dollars! We have a lot of weeks to sell and can rent out several units at once for special events such as weddings or family get togethers. *As our guests, if staying at any of the Playa Resorts, you will receive full member privileges which include preferential reservations at the restaurants, VIP check in, your own personal concierge, use of the VIP lounge, discounts at the SPA, tours, and at any Real shop. *The All Inclusive is MANDATORY. Please note that the Hyatts DO NOT offer the member privileges mentioned above. For details of the pricing and payment arrangements please contact the owner. All resorts require a minimum stay of 5 nights.


Zona Hotelera Hotel Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • hotel
Accommodation Type:
  • Hotel
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Included in Price
  • Lunch - Included in Price
  • Dinner - Included in Price
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 390 sq. ft.
House Rules:
  • Max. occupancy 4
  • smoking allowed ...
  • pets not allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • Events Allowed
  • children welcome ...
Location Type:
  • Beach View
  • Beachfront
  • Ocean View
  • Oceanfront
  • Resort ...
  • Adventure
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment
  • Hair Dryer
  • Heating
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Coffee Maker
  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 4 people
  • 1 Bathroom
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower
  • 1 Bedroom, Sleeps 4
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king , 2 double , 1 sleep sofa /futon , Choice of 1 King or 2 doubles. Crib or roll-away availabl
  • DVD Player
  • Foosball
  • Game Room
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Television
  • Toys
  • Video Games
  • Video Library
  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Deck / Patio
  • wheelchair accessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool
  • Hot Tub
  • Private Pool
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Staff
  • churches
  • playground
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • boating
  • horseback riding
  • miniature golf
  • shopping
  • walking
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • hospital
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • parasailing
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • wind-surfing
Baby Sitting is available. Doctor available 24 hrs.. Squash Court


4.8/5 -
(5 traveler reviews)

Gran Caribe Cancun - 5 Star All Inclusive Luxury Resort
average rating of 4.8 based on 5 reviews

Best Deal In Cancun, IMO

  • 5 of 5

My wife and I just returned from an 11 night stay at the Gran Caribe. I so wish we were still there. Absolutely wonderful! Ron worked with us on our days we wanted and was always quick to respond; couldn't have been nicer to deal with. He never pushed us to hurry up and book and was always ready to answer my questions. This is our seventh trip to Cancun (second to Gran Caribe) and this was the best deal yet. We booked our first trip to the Gran Caribe through one of the major travel sites on line. I thought I would check with to see if there were any offers for Gran Caribe because we really wanted to go there again. I found this one and was so glad I did. It was a better deal than any of the major online travel sites (and I checked a lot of them). The resort is just great and the best restaurants of any of the six places we have stayed. And the service was top-notch. There are many things to do and action in the pool area is always great. We had an ocean-view room and the view was magnificent! The room was comfortable (king sized bed) and was cleaned and serviced with drinks every day. The management gave us a room close to the elevator at our request because my wife doesn't get around very well. It was easy for her to get to all the restaurants from where were and that made our stay more enjoyable. If you want activities and adventures outside of the resort, there are plenty of choices. There are people in the lobby ready to plan and book them for you. If you just want to relax, you can do that too! There are also some vendors each night outside near the pool that display and sell various native things. And every night there are shows (like those on cruises) downstairs with some good entertainment. This resort is great for all ages and adults and children. And when you get the best deal on the internet and the best of the service from Ron booking of the trip it just makes it that much sweeter!

  • Submitted: Oct 20, 2016
  • Stayed: Sep 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Danny & Linda, Thank you so much for the wonderful review. It was my pleasure helping you out and I am so very happy that you had such a great vacation at the Gran Caribe. It truly is an amazing resort! I would certainly be pleased to be of assistance again in the future. Sincerely, Ron
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Family Vacation

  • 5 of 5

As we all know, planning a vacation is difficult in so many aspects however Ron made this quite a great experience for me to plan. Originally I had inquired about the Gran Caribe however it wasn't available for us for the days I wanted, however we were recommended to the next available location Ron had which was the Hyatt Ziva Cancun. When we arrived, we were all breathless - husband, 12 yr old daughter and 6 yr old son. This place was picture perfect, the ocean was beautifully staring you in the eyes as you entered into the resort walkway. WOW is all we have to say! The pools were top notch (lots of them), the resort was spotless, the service is some of the best we've had, food was wonderful and top quality at the restaurants & buffet service, the nightly entertainment was again top notch also. The ocean view room was dreamlike, and perfect! The kids had an absolute blast and truly loved this experience. There is also an adult only pool which by far is the best view I have ever come across. You will NOT be disappointed in anyway of the Ziva Cancun!! We all can't wait to get back, it was truly disappointing knowing we had to leave this little piece of heaven. When we talked to many of the other guests, comparing stories of past travels etc. this place was TOP for most of the people we talked to there, and one of the best places they've ever been. We will be back without a doubt......thank you Ron for this beautiful experience with our family, they truly treated ALL guests - young and old with exceptional service. We WILL be back and we will deal with Ron again :) with much gratitude and thanks....Alana K.

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you so much for the wonderful review! I am very pleased that you all had such a wonderful time at the Hyatt Ziva Cancun and I look forward to helping you out with your next booking.
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Best Vacation Experience Ever

  • 5 of 5

My husband and I arrived at Gran Caribe on the 23rd of May, 2015. We were completely amazed at the excellent food they had to offer. Also many of the evenings there were shows that the hotel would put on for the guests. The best part was when Real Playa Resorts contacted me via e-mail and asked me if I would like to upgrade to Hyatt Zilara. They offered me a couple of options and I decided to upgrade. Hyatt Zilara is an adult only all inclusive resort. There were no children onsite. Everything we would eat would taste so good and the hotel has a 24 hour coffee shop!!! It was very luxurious. At one of the nightly shows they even had Harley's drive into the lobby down a narrow ramp. I would definitely recommend Gran Caribe and Hyatt Zilara. Gran Caribe is a resort that is more family oriented and Hyatt Zilara is a high end adult only resort.

  • Submitted: Jun 17, 2015
  • Stayed: May 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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A super Cancun Vacation

  • 4 of 5

A great resort for families with young kids. The information provided was accurate and the photos listed did reflect the rental's appearance and amenities.

The property was clean and well maintained. The owner was very helpful answering all questions and concerns. I would recommend friends and family this property.

The location of the property was excellent, walking distance to activities and attractions.

The food was quite good and the staff very friendly. Cheers!!!!

  • Submitted: Mar 14, 2014
  • Stayed: Feb 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Exceptional Service and Exceptional Value

  • 5 of 5

What a vacation!!! These words describe the whole process of not only booking the vacation, but with the actual stay itself. First off, booking through Ron allowed us the opportunity to afford a vacation that wasnt even within our budget going through other sites. Dealing with Ron was a pleasure, and we had full faith and trust that what we paid for we would get.

Now, in terms of the resort, we had a great time. Not only was the service from the staff a complete and total 5 star, but all of the amenities set this place apart from the rest. I have 3 kids ages 8, 5, and 1, so we are very particular about where we go. The 8 and 5 year olds were completely in love with the kids club and everything that it had to offer. The waterslides were a huge hit, and the pools are great to swim in.

I normally dont comment about the maid service as it is an expectation that a room is supposed to be cleaned, but I had to make mention about not only how good they did, but how great they were to deal with. Along with this, the wait staff at the restaurants made sure we had everything we ever needed.

Put it this way, we will be back again, this is for sure!!!!!!!!!!!! We say thank you again to Ron for allowing us the opportunity to spend a week at a beautiful resort in Cancun.

  • Submitted: Jan 24, 2014
  • Stayed: Jan 2014
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Car: not necessary


The 5 star Gran Caribe Real Resort & Spa – better than ever and stretching along a quarter mile of white sandy beach - is an awe-inspiring resort, where style and service come together in grand fashion. Situated in the heart of Cancun’s famed hotel zone, this Mediterranean-style resort provides a first class vacation experience, combining the renowned Mexican hospitality with Real Resorts unique brand of attentive service.

Distinguished for its excellent location, stylish elegance and lively ambiance, this popular beachfront resort offers a variety of accommodations for everyone.

You will be able to visit ruins in Chichen Itza, or Tulum;

visit theme parks such as Xcaret or Xel-Ha, snorkeling and scuba diving, shopping in Cancun, and much much more.


Rates & Availability

Zona Hotelera Hotel Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
April 1-22
Apr 1 2017 - Apr 22 2017
5 night minimum stay
April 23 - Aug. 16
Apr 23 2017 - Aug 16 2017
5 night minimum stay
Aug. 17-Oct. 31
Aug 17 2017 - Oct 31 2017
5 night minimum stay
Nov.1 - Dec. 21
Nov 1 2017 - Dec 21 2017
5 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

All Inclusive fees are payable to the resort directly or through the member. The price shown is for 2 ADULTS ONLY in a Junior Suite & includes entertainment, all food & drinks, tips, taxes, and all fees. Children receive discounts. Transportation is extra. There is a surcharge for stays over 7 nights. PLEASE NOTE THAT THE CALCULATOR ON THIS SITE IS INACCURATE FOR ALL INCLUSIVE PRICING!

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