When Princess Beatrice and her boyfriend, Dave Clark, headed on a Mexico holiday with Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis for a friend's wedding, it was bound to be luxurious. Guests were seen relaxing poolside at one of Riviera Maya's 5-star paradises, the beautiful Rosewood Mayakoba resort, and we're taking a closer look at the lush property.
As charming as it is luxurious, Rosewood Mayakoba takes several unique trademarks from its "big sister", Rosewood's Las Ventanas al Paraisoon Mexico's west coast, where Cindy Crawford once spent Christmas.
Think welcome trays of fine tequila in every room, lavish accommodations (130 beach and lagoon-facing rooms and villas), and an amazing spa, which sits on a private island and is inspired by Mayan traditions, complete with an authentic Temazcal (Mayan steam bath).
Set in the heart of a 1,600-acre luxury resort enclave along a mile of pristine Caribbean sand in the Riviera Maya surrounded by a verdant jungle, Rosewood Mayakoba is a stone's throw from the world-famous ancient ruins of Tulum, the only Mayan city built on the coast, as well as pyramids and lost cities, such as Chichen Itza and Coba.
It's also close to the world's second largest coral reef, which parallels the entire coast. And adventurous types like Ashton have water sports including sport fishing, diving and snorkeling close at hand.
Out of the water, guests can enjoy jungle adventures, zip lines, wildlife viewing, and a range of unique interactive eco-theme parks.
While in the region, Beatrice and Dave may well have taken a dip in one of the freshwater cenotes– sinkholes in the limestone terrain – that make for impossibly attractive swimming holes and dot the landscape.