Mexico’s first Nickelodeon resort is scheduled to open in the Riviera Maya by the end of next year.

The all-inclusive resort will be operated by Karisma Hotels & Resorts. The beachfront property will have 288 suites in one-, two- and three-bedroom configurations. Ground-floor suites will be “swim up,” while every upper-floor suite will have access to an infinity pool.

The “casual luxury” property, which broke ground earlier this month, will feature guest visits from Nickelodeon characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Dora the Explorer and the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles. 

Amenities include six restaurants and lounges, a “food truck experience,” complimentary baby food and strollers, and organic produce from a 75,000-square-foot greenhouse adjacent to the resort.

Nickelodeon first non-U.S. property will open next month in Punta Cana, Dominican Republic. That resort on Uvero Alto Beach is taking reservations for stays starting June 12.

The first Nickelodeon resort opened in Orlando in 2005. That property will be reflagged as the Holiday Inn Resort Orlando Suites – Waterpark on June 1.

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