Grand Palladium Colonial Resort
All-Inclusive - Riviera Maya, Mexico
Grand Palladium Colonial Reservations 1-877-380-4142
The beautiful Grand Palladium Colonial Resort is superbly integrated with the preserved tropical vegetation. Foot paths weave through the lush flora and fauna to five freshwater pools and is located directly on over one mile of pristine white sand beach. The Palladium Colonial's beach is considered to be one of the best beaches in Riviera Maya.
Decorated to reflect the Spanish Colonial period of Mexico and designed by a leading architect, the resort perfectly blends the latest in modern hotel design with the lush tropical flora and fauna of the resort’s natural surroundings. Enjoy spacious and elegant gardens with exuberant tropical vegetation and an extensive network of ecological paths and wooden bridges that invite the clients for walking. The Grand Palladium Colonial's design reflects a perfect harmony between the most modern and luxurious facilities protecting the natural habitat of the native Mayan land.
Grand Palladium Colonial Location
The Grand Palladium Colonial Resort is an approximately one-and one-half hour direct ride from the Cancun International Airport. The resort is located near the town of Akumal and approximately 25 minutes from the hotel is the town of Playa del Carmen. The resort is perfectly situated in the heart of the Mayan sightseeing district.
Your vacation at the Palladium is a true experience! Attention to detail, combined with a friendly team of employees are at your service for unforgettable memories. A welcoming check-in, a greeting at every corner, smiles on the staff’s faces … let the Grand Palladium Colonial staff show you what hospitality is all about. Service and attention to detail is what separates a good vacation from a truly incredible one.
Grand Palladium Colonial Accommodations
The spacious, fully-equipped rooms are ideal for a comfortable, relaxing experience. All rooms boast the most modern comforts, while Junior Suites feature Jacuzzi, bathrobe and slippers. Mayan suites feature an additional lounge. Mayan Suites feature a private entrance, large terrace over the lake and charming outdoor shower.
Two double beds or one king-size bed, magnifying mirror, hairdryer, bathroom amenities, safe, telephone, satellite/cable TV, internal channel with movies, iron and ironing board, minibar refilled daily, tea and coffee making facilities, desk, air-conditioning thermostat in room, ceiling fan, alarm clock, MP3 docking station, terrace or balcony with table and chairs.
All Junior Suites contain a king size or two double beds. The Junior Suites include all of the Standard Room amenities plus: pull-out Queen Size sofa bed, athrobe and slippers and hydro massage bathtub.
Suites feature two double beds or one king-size bed. Suites include all of the Junior Suite amenities plus a spacious living room with one or two sofa beds.
The Mayan Suites are especially designed for couples and include all the amenities of the Standard plus they feature a king-size bed, private entrance from outside, large bathroom with hydro-massage bath, outside Mayan-style showers shower. Adults (18+) only. Large terrace or balcony. Mayan Suites are located in the Colonial on the lake.
Dining at the Grand Palladium Colonial is all about quality and variety. The resorts feature both á la carte dining options as well as buffet restaurants with show cooking and numerous bars situated throughout the properties. Guests will experience so many exciting selections to choose from. Included in your vacation: all meals, snacks, theme dinners, 24 hour food and beverage service, and unlimited drinks and so much more! Reservations are not required at the á la carte restaurants
- Buffet Tikal is air-conditioned buffet restaurants with a "Creole Corner" and nightly show cooking.
- Buffet La Hacienda is air-conditioned buffet restaurants with a "Creole Corner" and nightly show cooking.
El Gran Azul
- Buffet El Bran Azul features Italian corner and show cooking.
Á la carte Restaurants
Ribs and More
Punta Emila Bar Restaurant
Punta Emila á la carte dinner "Rice & Fish"
26 Bars Distributed throughout the Complex - The following is a brief list:
Grand Palladium Colonial Resort
Theater Bar EL Teatro
Grand Palladium Colonial Shows and Entertainment
Lecture Bar EL Deván
International premium drinks
La Laguna Palapa Pool Bar
Located next to the grand main pool
Swim up Pool Bar
Punta Emila Beach Bar
Sunset Boulevard Disco Bar
Minors under 18 from 9:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Adults from 11:00 pm to 2:00 am
Las Rocas Bar
Located by the salt water pool
La Terraza Bar
“The Royal Suites” pool
Two Bars in the Theme Restaurants
Located in the á la Carte Restaurants
The Grand Palladium complex features four fresh water swimming pools
The pride of the Grand Palladium Colonial is the grand huge lagoon swimming pool which is 3,500 square yards and features 4 integrated Jacuzzis and a swim up pool bar.
Guests have use of two quiet pools. The quiet pools features one (1) Jacuzzi in each.
Sports and Activities
During the Day: Grand Palladium Colonial Resort offers activities on the beach and in the pool. Children's show in the theater and mini-disco in the discotheque.
During the Evening: The Grand Palladium Colonial Resort features different live shows nightly in the theater, disco with numerous styles of music in an air-conditioned environment.
Riffle and Archery range
2 Paddle Tennis Tables
2 Badminton Courts
Football Field (artificial turf)
Pro-Soccer Field (artificial turf)
Multipurpose court (volleyball, basketball)
2 Volley Beach Courts
Included in the Grand Palladium Colonial's all-inclusive program:
Water Sports with an Additional Fee
Scuba Diving Courses
Motorized Water Sports
With a daily program of sports activities and entertainment for all ages on the beach and at the pool, shows and games every night at the theater, and a complete activities program that includes: stretching, volleyball, aerobics, archery, salsa and Merengue lessons, beach Olympics, water polo, water aerobics, darts, Spanish lessons, mini golf tournament, soccer, play station tournament, pool tournament, table tennis tournament, sand castle competition, treasure hunt, basketball tournament, karaoke and much, much . . . and much, much more, guests of all ages can find something they'll enjoy. The Mini-disco for kids, the Sunset Boulevard disco (ages 18+), and live music are also fun options to end a perfect day in the Caribbean
Note: Disco prohibited for minors under 18-years-of-age.
Perfect for all Ages . . . Baby, Kids, Teens, and Adults
The Grand Palladium Colonial in the Mayan Riviera is an ideal choice for a family. With connecting rooms especially designed for families, children's menus in the restaurants, ecological tours of the resort to learn about nature and culture of the area and arts and crafts, children of all ages will have plenty to choose from. The Baby Club (ages 1-3), Mini Club (ages 4 - 12) and Black and White Junior's Club (ages 13+) are great options for kids to have fun and interact with others their age from all over the world!
Raggs to Rock Palladium Hotel Group's Caribbean and Mexican All-inclusive Resorts
The first phase of the "Play at Palladium with Raggs" program will include the Raggs characters singing by the pool, dancing in the lobbies, posing for photos at the beach, reading stories at the mini club and more. Families will also be able to join the characters for private breakfasts and other events. A new full production Raggs live stage show called "Play at Palladium with Raggs" will debut November at the 750-1000 seat theaters at each Caribbean and Mexico resort. Raggs' new licensed products, including plush toys from Fiesta Toys and DVD will also be available in each resort's retail shop, along with books, T-shirts and accessories.
Raggs is a live action and animated musical preschool television series originally produced in 2006-2009 in Sydney, Australia, with additional U.S. production in English and Spanish in 2012. The rock n' roll story of five canine characters and their wisecracking pet cat is growing an international brand that includes DVDs, toys, books and touring. The Raggs Band has played over 4,000 live shows including appearances at the White House, multiple trips overseas to perform for military families and at performing arts centers on four continents.
Mini Club “El Ranchito”
The Grand Palladium Colonial's Supervised Mini Club "El Ranchito" Hours of operation are 9:00 am until 5:00 pm and accepts children ages 4- to 12-years of age.
Facilities and activities at the "El Ranchito" Mini Club include:
Room for painting and crafts
Video and Games
Ecological tour within the resort to educate children on the culture, flowers and animals indigenous to the surrounding area.
Palladium Hotels & Resorts launched the Zentropia Spa & Wellness brand at its resorts in Mexico, the Dominican Republic, and Jamaica. Each spa facility captures the character and ambience of the resort. Signature rituals and treatments include Vichy showers with sea salts and peppermint, an antioxidant exfoliation with Mayan grapes or a ritual incorporating Mayan orchids and a couples' moonlight massage on the beach, complete with champagne or mimosas.
The Grand Palladium Colonial features one of the largest and most complete Spas in the Mayan Riviera, The spa boasts a state-of-the-art gym, Jacuzzi, pool, sauna and steam baths for a total wellness experience. Indulge yourself with a luxurious massage or choose among the wide variety of other beauty treatments available (extra charge):
Gymnasium with lockers, dressing room and air conditioning
Dry and wet sauna
Eco-meditative cold bath*
Couple's massages, etc.*
Unisex hair salon*
Facial and body Treatments*
Manicures and pedicures*
Wide range of therapies*
Open every day. Air-conditioned. Adults only.
The state-of-the art air-conditioned fitness center offering guests a large gym with two areas:
- One offering a variety of weight lifting machines
- One offering aerobics training
The gym facilities include:
- Lockers and dressing rooms
- Jacuzzi Steam bath
- Quiet relaxation area
Stay at one, enjoy all four!
The four Grand Palladium Hotels are set on a lush beachfront property of spectacular tropical gardens. Take a stroll on the environmentally-friends trails and observe the impeccably maintained gardens, relax in your spacious and modern room, pamper yourself at the state-of-the-art spa, snorkel in the crystal blue water, dine on the decadent cuisine, watch a live show, or have a cocktail in one of the many bars. The options are endless for all ages!
Your Dream Wedding and Honeymoon
Make your dream wedding or vow renewal ceremony a reality at the Grand Palladium Colonial. Tropical and romantic, choose from special packages for all budgets. Celebrate your wedding with the ocean in the background at the spectacular beachfront gazebo or submerge yourself in exotic, natural surroundings on a private terrace surrounded by lush gardens. The new chapel is available for religious ceremonies for up to 100 guests. For additional information email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Meetings, Conventions & Events
The Grand Palladium Colonial boasts eleven spacious rooms fully equipped with all the necessary technology and services for any type of celebration, as well as 12 fully equipped Conference rooms and 1 luxury Convention Center for a capacity from 40 to 600 people. Meetings, Incentives, Events and Conventions in a refreshing and exotic environment.
- 24-hour food and beverage service
- All meals, snacks, unlimited domestic drinks
- Nightly entertainment
- Sunset Boulevard Disco
- Five pools
- Tennis courts
- Non-motorized watersports
- Dive shop (fee)
- Spa with sauna steam bath
- Massage treatments (fee)
- Fitness center
- Adult’s activities
- Children's activities
- Eco Center (native habitat and flamenco lagoon)
- Mini Club with children's program
- Satellite color TV in all room
Notes from Judy & Maria
- Guests will enjoy:
A "flamingo pond" located in the front of the Colonial and Kantenah lobbies.
A "crocodile habitat" feeding exhibition once a week.
Bridges and ecological walks built within the resort complex for guests to walk and view the palm groves, jungle, mangroves and spectacular gardens.
Spacious open air theater for daily shows and evening entertainment
A beautiful "Wedding Gazebo" located waterfront at the beach in addition to the magnificent wedding chapel
Conference rooms for business meetings
Internet café for a fee
Tour desks offering service, assistance and information for excursions and return confirmations of airport transportation.
Reverse Osmosis Water Treatment System
Backup power generation system for emergencies
"It was a pleasure to see the both of you again at the Apple Vacations Trade Fair in Chicago, September. We're honored to maintain our Golden Apple status and proud to be represented on Judy and Maria's Travel. Year after year these two special women provide not only an outstanding service to their clients, but they also uphold a personal, yet professional relationship with the Palladium Hotel Group. Your honest reviews, entrepreneurial spirit and dedication to your clients are remarkable and we're pleased to be able to continue to collaborate with the both of you. Looking forward to our next reunion."
Abel Matutes Prats
Director General/ C.E.O.
Palladium Hotel Group
Avda. de Bartolomé Rosello 18, 07800 Ibiza
Apart from the fact that we do have a business relationship with Judy and Maria, we could say that ours is like a family relationship. We know that Judy and Maria provide their clients that special touch that goes one step beyond and this is also our politics. We trust Judy and Maria the same way we know they trust us. We highly recommend Judy and Maria's Travel, Inc."
Felipe Martinez Verde
Operations & Product Manager - Vacational Americas
Palladium Hotel Group
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