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Marriott International’s luxury brand St. Regis Hotels & Resorts has just announced the opening of the new St. Regis Kanai Resort, Riviera Maya.

This new resort is one of the top six North American Hotels opening in 2023, and many travelers across the globe have been anticipating its opening.

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The new St. Regis Kanai Resort, Riviera Maya has 124 guestrooms and 19 suites—including an impressive Presidential Suite that measures 2,300 sq. ft.

The rooms have stunning ocean views, a plunge pool, or a private terrace. 

Ready to impress the industry, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts shared a press release with more details about the new property. Here’s what travelers should know:

Pool at the St. Regis Kanai Resort
St. Regis Kanai Resort

About The New St. Regis Kanai Resort, Riviera Maya 

The new property draws inspiration from the 620-acre Sian Ka’an Reserve, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and will is located just a few miles away from Cancun—28 miles from Cancun International Airport— and Playa del Carmen. Developers have been inspired by the local culture and environment in order to create a unique concept and a special luxurious style for guests. 

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Restaurant at the St. Regis Kanai Resort
St. Regis Kanai Resort

Inspired by Mayan traditions, the resort has a sophisticated aesthetic, colors, furniture, and textiles adapted to the environment, including artwork created by local artisans, Mayan garments, and recreations of the Mayan calendar. 

These are the St. Regis Kanai Resort, Riviera Maya’s main features, amenities, and services:

  • 124 guestrooms and 19 suites with ocean views and a private terrace or plunge pool.
  • All guests have access to Butler Service, part of the St. Regis Signature.
  • Eight culinary venues.
  • Celebratory champagne at sunset.
  • The St. Regis Spa features a standalone salon and eight treatment suites. The spa offers unique and special services like a treatment inspired by Mayan cosmology.
  • The Athletic Club, a fully equipped gym, and an outdoor yoga platform.
  • Adults and family pools, and a Whirpool spa pool.
  • Private beach.
  • Private Cabanas.
  • A glamorous Beach Club with access to water sports and pool areas.
  • Tortuga Children’s Club.
  • Event spaces include six meeting venues and over 50,000 feet of outdoor and indoor event space for up to 600 guests.
Spa area at the St. Regis Kanai Resort
St. Regis Kanai Resort

Culinary Experiences

Besides a luxurious experience at a beautiful property next to the beach in the Mexican Caribbean, St. Regis Kanai Resort, Riviera Maya guests will also have unique culinary encounters. 

The resort has multiple bars and restaurants to please all tastes, including the signature restaurant TORO by Chef Richard Sandoval, with a Latin-inspired menu. The restaurant Chaya offers local ingredients and culinary elements from Eastern Mediterranean history. 

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For those who want to enjoy a delicious meal in front of the beach, the restaurant Riviera offers guests a unique culinary experience that combines French cuisine and local cuisine. The Beach Club offers light bites to enjoy in the area. At The Library, travelers can taste Mexican chocolate and drink tea. 

The hotel also has a signature Bloody Mary cocktail that includes Maya diet ingredients that guests can get at St. Regis Bar while also enjoying the beautiful night sky.

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About The Opening

Along with St. Regis London, the St. Regis Los Cabos Quivira, and other properties, the  St. Regis Kanai Resort, Riviera Maya is one of the most anticipated Marriott hotels opening in 2023

Travelers can book nights and make a reservation on the official website. Rates per room start at around 1,000 USD per night. 

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From this new property near Cancun, guests can expect outstanding service, impeccable amenities, and a beautiful facility.

George Fleck, Vice President and Global Brand Leader for St. Regis Hotels & Resorts, has said: “Kanai is a vibrant oasis yet to be discovered by many global travelers, but with its striking natural surroundings, rich cultural history, and inherent connection to the land, it is set to take its place among the world’s most coveted leisure destinations.” 

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