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The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun Unveiled during Inaugural Ceremony with Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto


Following the successful completion of a multimillion-dollar project, Cancun’s newest awe-inclusive resort welcomes Mexican President, dignitaries, government officials and industry leaders to celebrate in style.  



MIAMI, Fla. (May 25, 2017) – Palace Resorts – the company that sets the standard in five-star, all-inclusive resort accommodations – is proud to celebrate the opening of The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun. On May 25, 2017, Palace Resorts welcomed Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto, alongside dignitaries and government officials for in inaugural ceremony at The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun.


Additional respected dignitaries in attendance at the inaugural celebration included:

  • Miguel Ángel Osorio Chong, Secretary of the Interior in the cabinet of Mexican President, Enrique Peña Nieto.
  • Carlos Joaquin Gonzalez, Governor of the state of Quintana Roo.


Invited attendees had the distinct opportunity to attend the event held at The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun’s gorgeous lobby, followed by exclusive property tours and speeches from Palace Resorts’ Executive Vice President Gibran Chapur and President Jose Chapur, among others. The event concluded with an impressive dining experience prepared by Executive Chef, Ricardo Cabeza and live entertainment.


“The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun is without a doubt our most unbelievable project yet. Palace Resorts envisioned a property that would truly take luxury, convenience, and entertainment and upscale culinary dining and combine it to surpass any traditional, luxury all-inclusive around. Launching this ambitious undertaking would not have been possible without the endorsement of Mexican President, Enrique Pena Nieto and other government officials and entities including our valued partners,” said Gibran Chapur, Executive Vice President of Palace Resorts.  “The entire Palace Resorts team is committed to ensuring the success of The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun, acts as a catalyst for the growth and further enhancement of the continued emerging destination of Cancun and Mexico.”


Palace Resorts invites guests to “Live the Palace Life,” a concept that reflects the unmatched offerings we provide at each of our resorts throughout Mexico and the Caribbean. The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun is certainly taking that concept to the next level by creating a world that transcends convention and expectations. The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun offers guests the luxury and tailored touch of a boutique experience coupled with the grandeur of a world-class resort destination. Located within the brand’s signature property, AAA Four Diamond Moon Palace Cancun, The Grand is sure to elevate the brand to the highest possible luxury standards. The resort offers spacious and luxurious accommodations, exclusive access to premier dining establishments, the convenience of close proximity to the property’s most astounding attractions and much more.


With more than 1,300 guest rooms, a luxurious well designed, contemporary lobby, nine outdoor swimming pools, including “Unique Day club” an adults-only with a live DJ spinning poolside beats, five swim-up bars, an elaborate beach club, children’s waterpark, gymnasium, Awe-Spa®, more than 80,000 square feet of meeting and event spaces, a six-lane bowling alley, ultra-trendy teen lounge, chic nightclub, 17 food and beverage outlets and more.



Awe-Exclusive Appeal

Envisioned by Palace Resorts’ exclusive designer, Francois Frossard, The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun offers guests a new standard in luxury all-inclusive resort accommodations with elegantly modern décor. The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun will appeal to sophisticates seeking a tailored luxury lifestyle experience.  Beyond positioning the property as Cancun’s definitive entertainment resort, Palace Resorts seeks to rival destination hotels on a global scale. Further emphasizing the brand’s ability to cater to a variety of travelers with distinctive needs and desires, The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun also offers a serene alternative within the lively property and include two adults-only swimming pools.


Transcendent Dining

With more than eight new dining destinations, foodies and finicky diners will agree there is truly something for every palate at The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun. The resort incorporates an unprecedented variety of flavors including gourmet Asian “Jade,” traditional Italian “Tavola”, mouth-watering Caribbean, decadent French “Le Chateau,” a traditional high-end steakhouse, “JC,” savory Lebanese, “Habibi, authentic Mexican “Cielito Lindo” and traditional Peruvian cuisine, “Cusco” among others, to the property’s already unrivaled culinary portfolio.


As with all Palace Resorts properties, The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun features only the finest, top-shelf liquors and premium-ingredient cuisine consisting of the highest quality standards. In addition, Palace Resorts recently partnered with Certified Angus Beef ® brand, making Palace Resorts the first and ONLY luxury, all-inclusive hotel chain to offer Certified Angus Beef ® in all ten of the brand’s luxury all-inclusive resorts. The partnership and investment of only offering Certified Angus Beef ® is a testament to Palace Resorts’ commitment to only offering premium culinary products to guests. Additionally, The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun offers 24-hour gourmet room service to valued guests seeking everything from a late night snack to a full course meal.


Grand Meetings & Events

Whether seeking the ideal venue to host a spectacular destination wedding or an unforgettable corporate affair, The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun offers more than 80,000 square feet of versatile meeting and event space that seamlessly blend cutting-edge style and convenient functionality. The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun offers visitors multiple meeting rooms, a theater with room for nearly 1,000 guests, ballrooms, exhibition areas, outdoor spaces and more, complete with the industry’s most innovative technology and audiovisual equipment.


Grand Fun for Every Age

The property offers children of all ages and adults seeking to unleash their inner kid the opportunity to engage in a variety of attractions and diversions not seen before in the destination. In fact, kids and teens stay free at The Grand. Families can bring up kids age 17 or younger, and their kids’ stay is on the house. Beyond the addition of two Palace Resorts family-friendly staples – a kid’s dream club “The Playroom,” and a sleekly designed teen lounge stocked with today’s video games, a colossal concession stand and so much more – guests of all ages also have hours of endless indoor and outdoor entertainment at their disposal via a massive waterpark and six-lane bowling alley.


A testament to the brand’s guest-centric approach of offering unexpected amenities and attractions, the new bowling alley transports guests to an upscale entertainment venue, complete with six lanes, bar and lounge with ultramodern sound system, vivid lighting and dramatic design by Frossard.  Poolside, guests will be clamoring for a turn on any of the new waterpark’s thrilling slides, lazy river and recreation areas, specifically designed for children. An immense water destination for splashing, sliding and sunning, the new waterpark is just one of the many new attractions at The Grand.


When the sun sets, adults will experience why Moon Palace Cancun is truly an entertainment destination. In addition to eight bars and lounges, The Grand offers guests the option of choosing between two on-property nightclubs, with the addition of a new expansive nightlife destination. The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun’s new “Unique” nightclub will feature live entertainment, specialty cocktails and glamorous décor also designed by Frossard.


Live the Palace Life

Rounding out the total Palace-lifestyle, The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun’s new 76,875 square foot Awe-Spa® features more than 60 spa suites, a hydrotherapy circuit, plunge pools, steam and sauna rooms and more. The resort’s second spa offers inventive treatments and a fully immersive experience, curated for tranquil rejuvenation. The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun’s new wellness offerings include a fully equipped luxury fitness center. The impressive fitness facilities include smart technology treadmills, elliptical machines, weight lifting equipment and exclusive quarters for spinning, yoga, Pilates and a variety of specialty fitness classes, ultimately ensuring active guests can enjoy their vacation experience without skipping out on wellness.

Palace Resorts has plenty to offer families, but now, kids and teens stay free on a luxury all-inclusive vacation everyone will enjoy. Families can bring up kids age 17 or younger, and their kids’ stay is on the house. In addition, Palace Resorts’ still offers their invaluable $1,500 resort credit: stay 5-8 nights, and use the credit toward spa treatments, rounds of golf, tours, and other above-the-ordinary experiences.

The Grand at Moon Palace Cancun’s all-inclusive accommodations start at $295 per person, per night, based on double occupancy. To reserve your stay at Palace Resorts, please visit, call (800) 635-1836 or contact your preferred travel professional.



About Palace Resorts:

With ten oceanfront resorts overlooking the sparkling turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea, Palace Resorts sets the highest standards for five-star all-inclusive vacations in Mexico and Jamaica. Offering luxurious and spacious accommodations accentuated by signature in-room double whirlpool tubs, nightly entertainment, the Caribbean’s most extravagant spas and premier Jack Nicklaus signature golf courses, Palace Resorts sets the stage for a truly exceptional experience for travelers. The unparalleled level of service and comfort found at each property makes Palace Resorts a leading provider of world-class resort vacations. For more information, visit