Royal Hideaway Playacar, one of Barceló Hotel Group’s star properties and a longtime leader of the Riviera Maya’s hotel industry, announced that Chef Alejandro Sánchez has joined its team as the Gastronomic Director of the luxury resort.

Sánchez’ presence at Royal Hideaway Playacar will take the luxury resort’s cuisine offerings to the next level—the Andalusian chef’s resume boasts years of culinary experience, and includes a coveted Michelin Star.

“With the addition of Chef Alejandro Sánchez as our Gastronomic Director at Royal Hideaway Playacar, the culinary experience at our hotel will become more innovative and refined,” says Ignacio Lázaro, general manager of Royal Hideaway Playacar. “Our guests will have the opportunity to savor dishes designed and prepared by this world renowned chef. It’s a big moment, not only for Royal Hideaway Playacar, but for Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo and the rest of Mexico as a whole.”

Chef Alejandro’s arrival at Royal Hideaway Playacar will lead to gradual changes in the luxury resort’s five specialty restaurants. Once a week, at the Royal Club Theater, the chefs will create a menu to complement the thematic shows. It’s also worth noting that the hotel offers an exclusive “Chef’s Table,” a unique experience that offers diners the chance to interact with the chef in an intimate setting.

This luxury all-inclusive Royal Hideaway Playacar is distinguished by being an adults-only property, ensuring a peaceful and pleasant stay on the wonderful white sands of Playacar. The resort’s magnificent facilities that include six swimming pools, a spa, gym, as well as a variety of aquatic activities and adventures.

The property is a member of “The Leading Hotels of the World” and is considered one of the best hotels in the world. The innovation, tranquility, and luxury the property offers are backed by certifications from Travel Weekly USA, as well as accolades such as Gold 2017 Magellan Awards in the Luxury Resort and Presidential Suites categories and the Silver Award in the Upscale Resort category;  and the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence in 2017, among others.

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