Sandals Is Expanding to Mexico

Sandals LaSource Grenada // Photo by Joe Pike
Sandals LaSource Grenada // Photo by Joe Pike

After more than a decade of speculation, Sandals Resorts International will officially be expanding to Mexico.

Travel Agent chatted with Adam Stewart, CEO of Sandals, and learned that the Jamaica-based company will be expanding out of the Caribbean for the first time in the form of a Sandals resort in the Riviera Maya.

Stewart told us he expects ground to break by the end of the year. Stewart says it will be a new build and will be located "further north" of Playa del Carmen.

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There is also heavy speculation that Sandals will follow that development up with a Beaches Resort in Cancun. Travel Agent, however, was unable to confirm or deny this by press time.

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