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Gran Caribe Resort & Spa : All-Inclusive & All-Inclusive - 5 Stars

Gran Caribe Resort & Spa  
All-InclusiveAll-Inclusive Rating 5 Stars

(Formerly the Continental Plaza Cancun) On Isla Cancun, between the sparkling Caribbean beach and Nichupte Lagoon. In the heart of Cancun's shopping, dining and nightlife and across the street from Plaza Flamingo shopping center. Only 20 minutes from the airport and 10 minutes from Kukulcán and La Isla shopping mall. Continental Plaza Cancun is an attractive oceanfront resort which offers numerous amenities and a convenient location within walking distance of the Flamingo Plaza Shopping Center. Enjoy a large variety of dining possibilities. 638 air-conditioned rooms and suites.

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Overlooking the bright blue waters of the Mexican Caribbean, families, spa enthusiasts and active travelers are in for a treat during visits to the all-suite Gran Caribe Real Cancun. Nestled in a prime location in Cancun's Hotel Zone, the Gran Caribe Real Cancun is literally across the street from Cancun's popular dining, shopping, entertainment and nightlife, allowing guests an endless selection of things to do and see. Whether you are swimming in one of the sparkling pools while your little ones participate in the kid's activities programs or play in the pirate-themed water park, dining at one of the resort's excellent all-inclusive restaurants, enjoying complete pampering with a massage at the spa or taking advantage of the superior facilities and services at the Gran Porto Real in Playa del Carmen, guests to the Gran Caribe Real Cancun are in for a treat.

Size: 6 floors, 376 rooms, plus 262 villas
Last renovation: 1987
A beachfront property one mile from the Convention Center.

All-Inclusive Inclusions

  • Meals and snacks, including the option of a la carte fine dining
  • Domestic and International beverages
  • Lighted tennis courts
  • Select non-motorized water sports at near by marina
  • Nightly live entertainment
  • Recreational activites program including: beach and pool volleyball, basketball, squash, raquetball, shuffleboard, mini-golf, horse shoes, boccie ball, giant chess, table tennis, billiards, table games and aerobics.
  • Kid's Club (ages 4-12)
  • Gym with steam room and sauna
  • All taxes and gratuities

Hotel Amenities

  • Babysitting services - Additional fees apply
  • Beach
  • Courtesy room
  • Handicap accessible
  • Handicap equipped
  • Health club facilities
  • Laundry facilities - Additional fees apply
  • Lounges/Bars - 4
  • Restaurants on premises - 4
  • Safety deposit box - Additional fees apply
  • Sauna
  • Steam room


  • Activities desk/Concierge
  • Bike rental
  • Spa - Additional fees apply
  • Swimming pools - 0 indoor, 3 outdoor, 1 children's
  • Tennis courts - 2 lighted


  • Distance from airport - 13 miles
  • Distance from beach - On the beach
  • Parking
  • Valet parking

 Room Information

Room Categories
Run of House

  • Bedding - 2 doubles or 1 king
  • Occupancy limits - Maximum 3 adults, 2 children, 4 total
  • Located in the main building, all rooms include lagoonview, air conditioning, satellite television with remote control, safety deposit boxes, hairdryer, international direct dial telephones, and balcony or terrace.

Nonsmoking Rooms

  • The hotel has 0 nonsmoking rooms.

Handicapped Rooms

  • The hotel has 2 handicapped room based on availability.

Additional Bedding

  • Rollaway beds are an additional fee, payable directly to the hotel and based upon availability.
  • Cribs are available free of charge, based upon availability.



  • El Navegante: Breakfast buffet, lunch buffet, Mexican dinner served a la carte. Midnight snacks
  • Las Conchas: Breakfast buffet, Deli and salad bar afternoons. Dinner buffet
  • La Trattoria: Gourmet Italian cuisine. A la carte dinner. Reservations required. Proper dress is expected. No beach wear, no sleeveless shirts and no shorts.
  • Paradise Cove: Seafood specialties. Afternoons.


Some restaurants may only operate on select schedules. Some restaurants may require reservations and expect appropriate dress. Consult the hotel upon arrival for hours of operation, reservation policies and dress codes.


  • Lobby Bar: Offering live music several nights weekly.
  • Snack Bar: Service offered poolside at the main pool. Offering domestic and imported beverages
  • Bar Palapa: Offering domestic and imported beverages
  • Bar Trebol: Offering domestic and imported beverages


 Hotel Policies

Hotel Deposit Requirements

  • A credit card imprint or cash deposit is required at time of check-in for telephone and incidental charges.

Hotel Spring Break Policy

  • Hotel will accept individual student bookings all year.
  • A refundable cash deposit of $100 per person is required at time of check in.
  • Any credit cards used must be issued in guest's name.
  • Guests may be required to sign agreement/list of rules at check in.
  • At least one person per room must satisfy the minimum age requirement for check in.
  • Maximum of 3 people per room ages 17-25 years allowed.
  • No extra bedding allowed

Room Taxes

  • Included in vacation price


Service Charges

  • Included in vacation price



  • 3pm check-in
  • 12pm check-out
  • Minimum check in age is 18 year round
Gran Caribe Resort & Spa
Lobby Gym Kids Club Pool
El Navegante Restaurant Entertainment
*Albatros - Casual all day dining. Show cooking, buffet and a la carte.
*Gaviotas - Beachfront restaurant open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Buffet and show cooking.
*Maria's Restaurant - Newly remodeled a la carte Mexican specialty restaurant serving dinner.
*Trade Winds - Beach and snack bar open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.
*Two 24 Hour All-Inclusive Clubs with self service snacks, drinks and games.
*Health and Sushi Bar - Poolside, open for breakfast and lunch. A la carte.
*Lobby Bar - Ocean and lagoon views with nightly live music.
*Show Bar - Open during nightly shows.
*Trade Winds Beach Bar - Beach bar deck with swings, hammocks, lounges and double beach beds.
*Gaviotas Bar.
*Health and Sushi Bar - Poolside.
*Two 24 Hour All-Inclusive Clubs with self service bar, snacks and games.
*Maria's Bar.
Wedding Services: Yes, Fees May Apply
Show: On Site
Casino: Within 1 mile
Gran Caribe Resort & Spa
Swimming Pools
Number Swimming2
Number Wading0
Heated OutdoorNone
Pool Barsfalse
2 Fresh water swimming pools
Fitness CenterYes, Complimentary
SpaYes, Fees May Apply
Steam RoomYes, Complimentary
Number Indoor Hottub0
Number Out Door Hottub1
On SiteNo
Off Site DistanceWithin 1 Mile
ShuttleYes, Fees May Apply
Carts AvailableNone
Caddy Requiredfalse
AvailableYes, Fees May Apply
Number Courts1
Number Lighted Courts1
Equipment RentalYes, Fees May Apply
Gran Caribe Resort & Spa
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