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Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa


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Honeymoon: Gift in room, room upgrade (subject to availability), and late check-out (subject to availability). Guest arrival date must follow within 2 month of wedding date.
Family: First child 12 & under Stays, Plays, and Eats Free (valid 8/21-12/20/17).
Family of Five: Families of five may share the minimum room category with existing bedding (two adults and up to three children 12 years and under).

The Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa is located in the village of Akumal on the coast of Riviera Maya, offering amazing views of the Caribbean along a long beach of fine white sand built in perfect harmony with the environment. Enjoy a 24-hour all-inclusive vacation, Palladium style, with numerous activities throughout the day and fantastic shows at night. Guests also have full use of the facilities and restaurants at neighboring Grand Palladium Colonial and Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa.

Rooms have been decorated and equipped with top-notch amenities and exclusive attention to detail. Perfect for larger families, junior suites accommodate up to two adults and three children.

The resort has four delicious a la carte themed restaurants (Brazilian, Italian, Asian and Grill/Barbecue), two buffet-style restaurants with show cooking, and access to many more at the other hotels in the complex. Plus, you'll never go thirsty, with 13 bars including swim-up (26 bars around the complex) serving up national and international premium drinks!

The Baby Club (for children between 1 and 3), the Mini Club (4 -12), and Black & White Junior's Club (13+), are just some of the splendid entertainment options offered so kids can interact with other children their own ages and from other parts of the world. While the kids are being entertained, relax at the spa or work out in the fitness center. In addition to offering exclusive and personalized services (fee), the Zentropia Palladium Spa & Wellness Center also features a gymnasium with modern exercise equipment.

Refresh and sunbathe at the incredible pool areas, and participate in a daily program of sports and entertainment activities on the beach and at the pool-and don't miss the shows, live music, and games every night at the theater. Compete in PlayStation, pool, table tennis, sand castle, treasure hunt, and karaoke tournaments. For nature lovers, there is a crocodile habitat with an exhibition of their feeding. This beautiful mega resort is truly eco-friendly. Resort staff leads vacationers in daily eco-tours.

Greening Your Life: Part of the Apple Vacations Greening Your Life initiative, this property holds Silver Certification from Green Globe and has been awarded the prestigious Gold Travelife Award for environmental commitment. The resort is MARTI and Green Plant Certified, and is also a member of the Rainforest Alliance Environmental Program.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Located 3 miles from Akumal on Playa Kantenah.
Address: KM 256+100 CARRETERA FED PUERTO JUA
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Local Phone: 011-52-984-877-2
HOTEL FACILITIES
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Disco / Nightclub
Meeting Rooms
Physician on Call
Pools
Number of Pools: 7
Indoor Pools: 1
Access to 7 freshwater pools and 1 seawater pool
Tennis
Number of Courts: 6
Court Fee: Fee for night play
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Sunfish Sailing: Complimentary
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Additional Charge
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
Motorboats: Additional Charge
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Jogging Trail: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Spa: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
This ecologically friendly resort offers beautiful gardens with lush preserved vegetation. Guests have full use of the neighboring Palladium resorts, except The Royal Suites Yucatan. Check-in: 3 p.m.
Check-out: 12 p.m.
Total Rooms: 264
Year Opened: 2005 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card
ROOM TYPES
1BEDROOM SUITE SS
Suite includes one bedroom with a king bed, a separate sitting are with a double size sofa bed, and a private balcony or terrace. Suite also features a full bathroom with a hydro-massage tub and a separate shower.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE
Includes one king bed or two double beds, and a balcony or terrace with beautiful garden views. Room also features a spacious bathroom with a Jacuzzi style whirlpool tub, a separate shower, and much more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
MAYAN SUITE
Adults only room includes one king bed, a large living area, and stunning views of the gardens and lake. Room also features a wooden terrace over the lake, a private entrance, a whirpool tub, and an outdoor Mayan-style shower.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE SS
Includes one king bed or two double beds, and a balcony or terrace with beautiful garden views. Room also features a spacious bathroom with a Jacuzzi style whirlpool tub, a separate shower, and much more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
JUNIOR SUITE FAMILY ROOM
King sized bed or two double beds, as well as a sofa bed. Enclosed bath. Surrounded by beautiful gardens. Perfect for families.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
SUITE
Suite includes one king bed, a spacious living room area with a double sofa bed, a comfortable bathroom with a whirlpool tub and shower, and a private balcony or terrace with garden views.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Minibar
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Television
TV Movies
Room Safe
Satellite
DINING
There are 14 Restaurants at Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa:
El Gran Azul - Buffet restaurant located at the Grand Palladium Colonial and Grand Palladium Kantenah Resorts, with an outdoor dining area. Great for group dinners.
Portofino - Italian and Mediterranean a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.
La Hacienda - Buffet restaurant at the Grand Palladium Colonial.
Rodizio - Brazilian Rodizio restaurant serving different types and cuts of meat as they are cooked. Open for dinner from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.
La Laguna - Buffet at Grand Palladium White Sand and Grand Palladium Riviera Resorts, with an outdoor seating area.
Sumptuori - Japanese a la carte restaurant, featuring teppanyaki for a true culinary show. Open for dinner from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.
Kabah - Buffet restaurant and Grand Palladium White Sand and Grand Palladium Riviera Resorts. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
Ribs & More - American a la carte restaurant offering a variety of meat, ribs, hamburgers, and more. A variety of wines are available to pair with meals. Open for dinner from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.
Tikal - Buffet restaurant serving breakfast, lunch, and dinner.
La Adelita - Mexican a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.
Bamboo - Asian a la carte restaurant, featuring cuisine from the Orient based on ingredients such as rice, vegetables, white meat, and fish. Open for dinner from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.
Mare Nostrum - Mediterranean a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.
El Dorado - A la carte steakhouse. Premium cuts grilled and combined with a variety of flavorful side dishes. Open for dinner from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.
Punta Emilia - Open air seafood a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner from 5:30 pm - 10:30 pm.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Daily activities program, including 6 tennis courts, 2 badminton fields, 2 basketball courts, indoor and outdoor soccer fields, table tennis, aerobics, and watersports.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Disco at Grand Palladium Riviera Grand Resort & Spa. Live music at the Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Baby Club for ages 1-3, "El Ranchito" Mini Club for ages 4-12, and Black & White Junior's Club for ages 13-19.
Applicable Ages: 4-12

Children's Facilities
Game Room
Teen Disco
Children's Pool

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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226 Recommend
226 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa to their friends and family
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Fantastic again
Alayna M,
Sat Apr 22 19:37:21 EDT 2017
My family loves going to the palladium. This year it was our third return, and once again we were continued to be amazed. Not only is the resort beautiful, but the entertainment crew is fantastic. We spent our ten days lounging in the sun by the pool participating in activities which are provided by a fantastic crew of people. The crew always is the reason to draw us back to the palladium, last year Onesky was fabulous and made sure we were always having a good time, he also continued to do so this year. Rodrigo was absolutely incredible this year, and made our trip especially great. He is very friendly, and welcoming and would always invite us to participate in activities. Rodrigo is constantly upbeat and positive and made our family trip exciting and special. All the best reasons to continue going back to the palladium.

sun and laid back fun
triciarn1 ,
Fri Apr 21 10:36:17 EDT 2017
Great time , yes resort is large but you need to walk after eating all this awesome food. Beach side Punta Em is best lunch side spot. Bring your yeti , fill up on pepsi light , beer , or assorted frozen fruity beverage for less trips to the bar . Fire show and white party guys are awesome. Hammocks on the beach are great. Take the shuttle car or just walk through the lush jungle, see orchids, crocodiles, flamingos, sea turtles within your resort. Wear some keens or chaco's , for the reef bottom . Best snorkeling is straight off the beach in front of the flag pole . We loved the variety of food different restaurants, snorkeling, and easy food and beverages on the beach.

Francisco and Marcos
Geoffrey H,
Wed Apr 19 13:21:08 EDT 2017
Awesome attention and service provided by these two gentlemen. Spent a week at the White Sands and always found our way to the Sports Bar. Francisco, Marcos, and the rest of the staff at the Sports Bar are truly great people, offering suggestions and input on visitng local sites including Telum and the cenotes. Francisco was courteous and professional. Already looking to return soon. Salut....let the Don Julio flow! Thanks for providing a wonderful experience during our break.

Destination Sikh Wedding Grand Palladium Cancun Riviera Maya
freedomandleela, Vancouver, Canada
Tue Apr 18 13:36:25 EDT 2017
Recently we satyed 2 nights at Whitesands for a Sikh Wedding @ Grand Palladium Mexico. What an amazing event. They had flown in.a Sikh Priest from Canada and an Indiian Chef from Dominican Republic. This resort is fantastic to host your Sikh Destination Wedding

Best Palladium in North America
Jim K, St. Catharines, Canada
Fri Apr 14 10:49:19 EDT 2017
Met some friends from Europe at the Palladium White Sands and had a great time. Last visit was 8 years ago and noticed the 5 properties were well kept but not near as busy given that we were there in high season. Food and staff were very good. Cudo's to the bartenders at The Colonial (Ricardo) and Kantenah hotels (Valentin and Diego).Enjoyed the beach and natural salt water pool.



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