A Tour of SLS Cancun Artsy Boutique Resort


While new lodges maintain opening within the Riviera Maya each above and beneath Cancun, the resort zone of town itself is at capability until they tear one thing down, Vegas-style, and put a brand new resort as an alternative. So when SLS Cancun opened final yr, they headed to a brand new a part of city that’s a bit north and nearer to the middle.

SLS Cancun

SLS has not beforehand had a footing in Mexico, however they’re a well known model in Miami, the place they’ve a number of properties, plus Las Vegas, Beverly Hills, and Dubai. It’s a classy model that appeals to these with a robust sense of aesthetics, but it surely’s playful as nicely, not veering off into the pretentious or snobby aspect as some artwork lodges are inclined to do.

The rooms listed here are fabulous and have a degree of designer furnishings that’s far above all the opposite luxurious chain lodges within the space. The constructing is big, however most of it’s devoted to personal residence condos: the resort solely has 45 rooms, making it probably the most intimate luxe property in Cancun by far. Plus just a few of the rooms face inland: most have a view like that one you see above.

The suites at SLS Cancun have extra space than the requirements, in fact, however all include robes, slippers, a sensible TV, and a sprawling minibar that’s higher stocked than what you in all probability have in your house. Between that and the large balcony to get pleasure from, you may be tempted to do your partying in your suite as a substitute of on the bar.

There are two good bars although: one inside between the foyer and the restaurant, the opposite on the seashore membership the place you may sip cocktails together with your toes within the sand. The foyer is extra like a giant lounge, with a pool desk, video games, and low desk books by the sofas, plus a rotating assortment of curated artwork work. Come take a video tour of SLS Cancun with us right here:

There are a number of small drawbacks: the seashore space right here will not be as good as it’s within the Cancun Hotel Zone, plus the industrial choices largely revolve round a giant upscale shopping center with a movie show. This space is named Puerto Cancun and it’s largely marinas and apartment buildings, with the ferry to Isla Mujeres being a bit previous it to the north.

It’s additionally type of imply to have the rooms overlooking an enormous infinity pool lengthy sufficient for laps that’s not open to resort visitors–it’s just for the residents. The resort’s pool is inviting although and has the identical view from the water, plus some good lounging areas out and in of the water.

Also on the property is a full spa and a fitness center, so you will get in a exercise to maintain wanting good in these selfies after which get a therapeutic massage to finish the holiday rest course of. You can eat nicely right here too, however in the event you’re vegetarian or only a very wholesome eater, you’ll be completely happy at breakfast, however be brief on selections later. Lunch and dinner are Argentine, with a heavy give attention to meat and pasta. It does have a superb wine listing.

Since this can be a new resort, you received’t should hunt round for a spot to cost your devices, the lighting controls are wonderful, and the baths have double vanities. Capsule espresso makers are in each room. If you need to splash out, go for one of many prime two suites. The two-bedroom oceanfront suite is 1,400 sq. toes and the Presidential Suite is even bigger.

The SLS model is a part of the Ennismore Group, which is majority-owned by French model Accor. They have their very own loyalty program although, which is sort of a bit completely different than the norm. It’s known as the “Dis-loyalty” program and in the event you be part of it you get 20% off the primary time you keep at any of their properties, 10% off on repeat visits, and one free espresso or tea every single day.

See our full evaluation of SLS Cancun and scroll to the underside for hyperlinks to verify charges to your keep.

Article by Timothy

Timothy Scott is the founder and editor of Luxury Latin America and has been masking the area as a journey journalist because the mid-2000s. He has visited every nation we cowl a number of instances and relies in a UNESCO World Heritage metropolis in central Mexico, the place he owns a house. See contact info right here.


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