From its name to the sculptures of Mayan gods and long-lost rulers in the lobby and in the tropical gardens and even the hand-carved mahogany villa doors, The Royal Mayan takes its inspiration from the Maya, one of the most gifted cultures in ancient America.Families will love the beach at The Royal Mayan and will want to spend most of their waking hours relaxing on the soft white sand, in the water, playing volleyball and even building sand castles with the children. There are plenty of sun loungers and thatched palapas for shade. The resort also has a large pool and a separate pool for children. Organized pool activities during the week include water aerobics, pool volleyball and snorkeling demonstrations. The daily resort activity program features yoga, aerobics, sports and crafts and there are tennis courts with lights for night play. Tennis gear can be signed out at the Sports Desk.Guests can also enjoy additional amenities at sister clubs, The Royal Caribbean and The Royal Islander next door. A shuttle bus service is available to The Royal Sands and The Royal Cancun Club Internacional de Cancun, the other two Royal Resorts in the famous Cancun hotel zone.There are two restaurants at The Royal Mayan- La Palapa for International and Mexican favorites in a thatched tropical-style palapa with a popular swim-up bar and El Conquistador, an intimate setting with live guitar music for a romantic candlelit dinner. Theme nights and cookouts are staged during the week and the in-house pizza delivery service by Bartolo is another guest favorite. The resort has a car rental and a travel agency for day trips, cruises, and water sports such as snorkeling, diving, windsurfing, fishing and all other area sightseeing needs. Sail boating can also be arranged at the Royal Marina next to Captains Cove restaurant on the shores of Nichupte Lagoon. There is even a Sailboat Regatta for guests, held every Friday.Minimum age required at check-in is 25. Late checkout fee- USD 100.00 per hour after checkout time. Dirty kitchen- USD 75.00.Guests who smoke in villas will be penalized with the cost of one night. Housekeeping service schedule is upon departure only.