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Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa

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16 reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2010

This was our second trip to the Palladium White Sands Resort and Spa, we like this section as it is very central to the beach, the pools and the buffets and not long to walk to a lobby either. We also like the JR Suites which make up most of the rooms in this section along with one bedroom suites.... More 

16 Thank crforever
Leeds, United Kingdom
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13 reviews
10 hotel reviews
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Reviewed 29 December 2010

Me and my partner were at the Grand Palladium from last week in November/1st week in December. We were originally booked into the Princess but apparently, this hotel was the one that had the explosion. Our accomodation arrangements were changed the day before by our travel agents but we were assured that the Grand Palladium would be a suitable replacement......it... More 

4 Thank BradfordBikerchic
Edmonton, Canada
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Reviewed 28 December 2010

My gf and I are 23yo and this is trip #2 to Mexico. This review is directed towards an audience like us...young people who aren't too picky and are looking for a good time during the day AND night. Our comparison resort is Grand Bahia Principe resort just down the road from Palladium since we stayed there before. Overall the... More 

4 Thank Travelb4its2late
Vancouver Island, Canada
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Reviewed 24 December 2010

It was amazing, don't let little things mentioned get n your way of visiting this place. The people are "amazing" and can't do enough to help you. The food, restaurants and pools we A+. We are planing on going back in March it was that good! We upgraded to Royal Suites, and so wroth it as well.

Thank merv39
nottingham uk
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Reviewed 12 December 2010

Very smooth check-in but you have to endure a sales pitch for at least 10 no thanyou's before being driven to your room. We were situated in block 58 which was 100 yards from the beach and around 2 minutes to both pools so never took the shuttles. Room was of a good size with big bed and bathroom with... More 

2 Thank bully68
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Reviewed 27 November 2010

I stayed at this hotel between 13th - 24th November 2010 with my wife and 18 year old daughter. The hotel is fantastic - I can't speak highly enough of the quality of the hotel and all the staff are friendly, courteous and helpful. The hotel was far from full which meant there was plenty of space around and at... More 

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Reviewed 18 November 2010

We arrived on October 23rd for a 7 night stay. This was our second time at the Grand Palladium, or first time we celebrated our anniversary and my husband and I stayed at The Royal Yucatan Suites their adults only area. This year we came with our young son and we had a great time. Our suite was perfect, very... More 

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Decatur, IL
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Reviewed 17 November 2010

We stayed at the White Sand Oct 23-30, 2010. The hotel was at 30% occupancy. Our shuttle bus driver said it was because of the economy. I think it is because travelers are scared to go to Mexico because of the drug problems. Check- in was a breeze. There were four couples in our party and they had one couple... More 

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Reviewed 3 November 2010

The Grand Palladium resorts offer so much more there other resorts because they are so large and have 4 hotels to enjoy not just one. I stayed at the one in Punta Cana, also fantastic. This is my second time here. Last time we stayed in the Clo/Kan. This week we stayed at the White Sands. The only difference is... More 

Thank ChicagoCharlie
Ormond Beach, Florida
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Reviewed 1 November 2010

We spent 10 days at White Sands and really loved the resort, Rather than a detailed report, I thought I would just share some of my observations and address some of my concerns from previous reviews. I would be glad to answer any other questions. Grounds, pools, beach were amazing.The salt water pool was our favorite. Snorkeling off the beach... More 

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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Free Parking
  • Beachfront
  • Room Service
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Restaurant
  • Spa
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Hot Tub
  • Tennis Court
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  • Suites
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
  • Family Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Paid Internet
  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Room Service
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Laundry Service
  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Conference Facilities
  • Babysitting
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
The Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa is located on a spectacular, private Caribbean beach-front complex that boasts of 800 meters of white, fine sand and turquoise blue waters. Guests of the Grand Palladium White Sand are invited to use the facilities provided by the adjoining Grand Palladium Colonial Resort & Spa, the Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort & Spa, and the Grand Palladium Riviera Resort & Spa (excluding the Royal Suite facilities). ... more   less 

Additional Information about Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa

Address: Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Km, 256-100 | Municipio Solidaridad, Akumal 77710, Mexico
Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Akumal
Price Range: $347 - $1,058 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4 star — Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa 4*
Number of rooms: 264
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Also Known As:
Grand Palladium White Sand Resort And Spa
Grand Palladium White Sand Hotel Akumal
Palladium White Sands
Grand Palladium White Sands Resort
Grand Palladium White Sand Resort & Spa Riviera Maya/Akumal, Mexico
Hotel Style:
#5 Green Hotel in Akumal
#9 Top resorts Hotel in Akumal
#9 On the Beach Hotel in Akumal
#9 Luxury Hotel in Akumal
#9 Spa Hotel in Akumal
#13 Romantic Hotel in Akumal
#13 Family Hotel in Akumal
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“compare the different parts of the resort which fit your style and budget. Access to the restaurants and amenities is the same for all.”
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