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Royal Caribbean plans Royal Beach Club in Cozumel

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At the site of the new Royal Beach Club Cozumel are, from left, Michael Bayley, Cozumel Mayor Juanita Alonso, Quintana Roo Tourism Secretary Bernardo Cueto Riestra and Jason Liberty
Royal Caribbean International is expanding its Royal Beach Club concept to Cozumel, with a 2026 opening planned.

Striking beaches, views and pools for every vibe are in store. Swim-up bars, dedicated pools for relaxation enthusiasts and families, private cabanas, snorkeling, kayaking and more will be offered.

Dining spots will include a restaurant, bar and lounge with views and a street market as well as hands-on experiences like tequila tastings and cooking classes.

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Striking beaches, views and pools for every vibe are in store at Royal Beach Club Cozumel, Royal Caribbean said

At the future location of the beach club along the island's western coast, Royal Caribbean Group President/CEO Jason Liberty and Royal Caribbean International President/CEO Michael Bayley revealed plans on Friday with Quintana Roo Tourism Secretary Bernardo Cueto Riestra and Cozumel Mayor Juanita Alonso.    

Aligns with demand for 'ultimate vacation experiences'  

'We are delighted to build on our longstanding partnership with the local community and government to continue bringing our guests to Mexico,' Liberty said, adding that expanding destination offerings 'aligns with the growing global demand for the ultimate vacation experiences and enables our guests to connect with the beauty of local cultures and people in the places they visit.'

'Cozumel is an incredible destination, and the beach club will perfectly complement all the island has to offer as an experience that combines familiar Royal Caribbean touches with the spirit of Mexico, alongside amenities and activities for every type of vacationer,' Bayley added.

Follows Royal Beach Club in Nassau

The Cozumel location follows Royal Beach Club Paradise Island in The Bahamas, set to open in 2025.

'My administration will always be committed to partnering and working very closely with the private sector to build modern and sustainable infrastructure and create local jobs for our people,' Quintana Roo Gov. Mara Lezama said. 'These kinds of projects reaffirm our commitment to continue to be the top port of call in Latin America.'

More details about Royal Beach Club Cozumel will be revealed in the coming months.