Azul Fives Changes Name and Completes Villa 19

Azul Fives by Karisma, an all-inclusive optional resort in the Riviera Maya, is now referred to as Azul Beach Resort the Fives Playa del Carmen.  It just completed its latest Villa, #19, and the pics look outstanding.  Here is a sample:

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Azul Fives Restaurant Closure

The Poolside Grill at Azul Fives Hotel by Karisma will be closed until Oct. 1, 2015 due to nearby construction–Karisma is finishing a $40 million renovation and expansion of the resort.  Guests who have recently stayed in the new Essence guest room Villas (#15 and #16) have also experienced temporary disruptions of service during this construction phase as well (re. lack of hot water for several days).  Hopefully this is just a temporary situation.

Azul Fives Renovations Media Presentation

I just discovered this very nice media presentation of the proposed renovations to Karisma’s Azul Fives resort in the Riviera Maya.  There’s not much information out there that I have found as to the exact status of all these renovations, but at least one can get a good idea of what it is supposed to look like when completed.  Just click the arrows below the pictures when you want to advance or go back.

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