SOURCE: The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

January 19, 2010 09:33 ET

A Dazzling New Beach Debuts at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

Visitors to Cancun May Be the First to Luxuriate by the Sea in a $71 Million Beach

CANCUN, MEXICO--(Marketwire - January 19, 2010) - A new beach is born at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun marveling the sophisticated traveler. The Caribbean oceanfront resort has recently added to its world-class facilities a 300 feet deep beach as part of Cancun's $71 million beach recovery project.

The colossal enterprise contemplates extracting and pumping more than 5.2 million cubic meters of sand using 2,137 tons of equipment, which is equal to 4,470 linear meters of pipe use on land, floating and submerged for the restoration of the sand. As a result, the white-sand beach in front of the resort has been restored and is larger and more gorgeous than ever before.

"It has been a truly unique experience to witness first hand a project of this magnitude and we are extremely happy to begin the new year with what probably is one of the world's best beaches. Guests will find new programs designed to bring back to life the lively ambiance of vacationing on the beach which will make the travel experience to Cancun even more memorable," said Hermann Elger, general manager.

To highlight the dramatic expansion, guests staying at The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun will experience a beach celebration program that includes dining literally on the beach, moonlight fiestas, salsa lessons, ocean-inspired spa treatments and much more.

Beach lovers can reserve the resort's Beyond Beach package available until June 1, 2010. Starting at $559 USD per room it includes overnight accommodations with spectacular views of the Caribbean, complimentary Beach Villa during stay, daily breakfast for two, a beach bag with tailored amenities and a farewell gift. In addition, guests may pre-order picnic baskets to enjoy luncheon in the comfort of their own beach oasis for an additional price.

About The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun

Considered one of the most elegant resorts in the world, The Ritz-Carlton, Cancun features 365 guestrooms overlooking the sea, a 2,400-foot beach, sculpted outdoor swimming pools, a full service Spa, a private Beach Club, an impressive Culinary Center and award winning restaurants. For more information contact the hotel directly at 52-998-881-0808, The Ritz-Carlton toll free reservations at 1 (800) 241-3333, your travel consultant or visit

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