Catalonia Royal Tulum

Carretera Cancun Chetumal Km. 264.5 (Ex. Copacabana Beach & Spa), Xpuha, Riviera Maya 77790, Mexico
(4.5 star hotel)
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Good (3.0 out of 5.0) 1 review
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A family oriented all-inclusive

Good (3.0 of 5.0 stars)
by written on April 14, 2005

I stayed at Copacabana for 5nights. The room was spacious and had a grand feel to it because of the polished stone tile on the floor. The bathroom only had a shower, but it had a roomy shower and had a luxurious feel. The room also has a tv and a fridge. The only complaint I had was that the room always felt damp due to the humidity outside, although there's a/c.
We stayed at one of the rooms farthest from the beach but it was no problem, the rooms are all built arround a central path that leads to the beach. On the way, there are little natural pools of water where you can see fish swimming, and you also go through a small mangrove patch. We also saw lots of iguanas.
The beach (Xpu-ha) has white sand and turquoise waters that are really warm and comfortable to wade in. You can also rent body boards and stuff there. Although you get a glimpse of the neighboring property, it's not close enough to bother you. There are also some hammocks tied to the palms on the beach, and taking naps while enjoying the breeze from the beach was heavenly.
Copacabana is an all-inclusive, so you get three meals, as well as snacks and drinks. There's a couple of bars in the hotel, one in the main building and one on the pool side, and it was nice to be able to grab a light snack and a cocktail anytime we wanted to. I thought the food choices at the general dinner buffet were pretty good, and I enjoyed them, but don't expect too much from the Italian and Mexican restaurants.
They have activities during the day such as Spanish lessons and aerobics, and "dance lessons" on the pool side. They also offer a disco and enterntainment at night, but they were so silly and immature that they didn't appeal to me. They could be fun, and if you are traveling with older children they might find it entertaining.
There's a tour desk in the lobby and the staff were all very helpful.
Overall: nice room, very nice setting, the food and enterntainment could be better.

Unique Quality: The natural setting

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Catalonia Royal Tulum

We've found that other people looking for this hotel also know it by these names:

  • Riviera Maya Copacabana
  • Catalonia Royal Tulum Xpuha

Address: Carretera Cancun Chetumal Km. 264.5 (Ex. Copacabana Beach & Spa), Xpuha, Riviera Maya 77790, Mexico

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Amenities at Catalonia Royal Tulum

  • Restaurant
  • Swimming Pool
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Room Service
  • Fitness Center
  • Free Parking
  • Business Services
  • Kids Activities
  • Suites
  • Bar / Lounge
  • Free High Speed Internet

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