Upgraded Cancun holidays at the Sandos Eco Caracol & Spa with improved facilities
Standing out as one of Cancun's most unique eco-friendly resorts, the Sandos Caracol Eco Resort & Spa is now upgrading its wholel structure to include more luxurious and more ecologically superior touches to its rooms and hotel grounds.
Offering the most impeccably eco-conscious Cancun holidays imaginable, the Sandos Caracol Eco Resort & Spa is well underway to becoming the number one environmentally-friendly property on the Riviera Maya, Mexico, and is upgrading 128 of their total room units to create ecological rooms that reduce the CO2 emission by 75%.
The room upgrades began on 18th August 2010 and last through 15th November, 2010. The scope of the room improvements will include: ultra efficient air conditioning systems with low electrical consumption, solar system to heat water to avoid the use of gas, internal lighting system with LED, furniture made from certified wood and efficient recycling system of waste water
In addition to the room upgrades, the project will also create a new ocean front BBQ Chill Out Cafe with a wedding gazebo, a new Gaucho restaurant for 250 people with show cooking and a luxury beach club with night bar and live music for more entertainment.
Sandos Caracol Eco Resort & Spa was originally built with respect to its surrounding eco-systems in order to preserve the property's pristine nature and wildlife. The resort is the only property on the Riviera Maya with 16 cenotes. Sandos Caracol Eco Resort & Spa has removed sediment from the natural cenotes to allow the fresh water system to flow better. Better water flow allows nutrients to flow freely to the mangroves and out into the ocean to feed the coral reefs.
Recognising its responsibility to sustain the region, Sandos Caracol Eco Resort & Spa currently carries out the following preservation programmes: Recycling and separating trash, Use of biodegradable bottles throughout the resort, Elaboration of compost, Protecting and reproducing indigenous plants, Using recycled paper for all printed material, Improving the flow of the fresh water system, Wildlife conservation.
Eco-educational activities including an eco tour, snorkel tour, romantic canoe ride and eco workshops in the Kids Club Providing an atmosphere where guests learn and engage in ecological techniques and practices, Sandos Caracol Eco Resort & Spa offers a variety of eco-educational activities, all of which are included as part of an all-inclusive stay at the property.
Current activities include an Eco Tour, Snorkel Tour, Romantic Canoe Rides and Eco Workshops in the Kids Club.
Guests can enjoy a complimentary Eco Tour which takes them on an interwoven path throughout the property where they can discover nature areas within the eco resort. Guides will help participants observe the extraordinary details that the Mayan jungle holds including treasures such as 16 natural cenotes, indigenous animals and exotic fauna.
A complimentary Snorkel Tour allows visitors to explore one of the region's natural cenotes. Guests can sign up for one of two complimentary Snorkel Tours held daily where they can explore the resort's largest on-property cenote and discover three unique caves below the surface that connect to other cenotes throughout the resort. Each cenote is filled with crystal-clear turquoise waters and home to a few species of small fish.
Couples can enjoy a Romantic Trip where they board a canoe with a personal captain and enjoy a ride through the natural waterways surrounded by mangroves and lush fauna. Reservations must be made in advance at the hotel's front desk.
Children enrolledin the Kids Club will participate in a variety of Eco Workshops to learn more about the wildlife and fauna on the property.
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Enjoy the buzz of Playa Del Cramen’s 5th Avenue for an array of restaurants, shops and cafes
- Explore surrounding jungles, underground springs, mangrove forests, the sandy coast line, wildlife, or enjoy a boat ride through a winding river
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- Choose between family fun and tranquillity with sections of the hotel being either designated as family friendly sections or adult-only sections