Both the Riu Dunamar and Hotel Xcaret Mexico are open for business, just as promised. From what I have heard, there are the usual soft opening issues–getting some elevators to work at the Riu, some communication issues at Hotel Xcaret (limited English speaking from some staff), a la carte restaurant limitations with a less than full house, but these are not out of the ordinary issues given a brand new resort opening. A pleasant surprise is the water park opening at the Riu (I didn’t even know they had adult waterslides).
I just returned from another trip to Cancun and stayed at the beautiful Dreams Playa Mujeres Golf and Spa Resort during Feb. 2017. I stayed in an upgraded Preferred Club Jr. Suite Ocean View, room #7408. I had pre-requested a pool view in addition to the ocean view since I did not want to look out at the side of the resort and this wish was definitely met. This was the view from my balcony with its own comfortable day bed and Jacuzzi tub.