Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya, Mexico

The Riviera Maya is famous for its large scale all-inclusive resorts and the most popular attractions are the fantastic sandy beaches lined with coconut trees and the crystal clear waters which are perfect for snorkelling.

Riviera Maya

Other activities in the resort include tennis and golf. The perfect resort for chilling out and enjoying the sun. The Riviera Maya is home to some of the best beaches in Mexico and enjoys a very laid back atmosphere which is just perfect for a relaxing family holiday.

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Riviera Maya Hotels (148)

Originally developed as a small diving resort on one of the longer stretches of beach in the area, the hotel is ideal for those looking for a relaxing holiday....

Allegro Playacar enjoys a picturesque setting, right alongside a white, sandy beach. This is an ideal choice for both couples and families looking for plenty of on-site facilities....

Barcelo Maya Beach and Caribe Resort Hotels offer a wide variety of facilities and services, this property makes you enjoy all the privileges, for an unforgettable stay....

Barcelo Maya Colonial Beach and Tropical Hotel featuring high standards of comfort and a friendly atmosphere, this hotel is an ideal place for a pleasant as well as a relaxing stay....

Barcelo Maya Palace Hotel has all you would expect from a hotel of this class, ideal for families and couples....

El Dorado Seaside Suites Hotel is an adults only boutique resort and just perfect for honeymooners....

The hotel in typically bright Caribbean-Mexican style does not accept guests under 18 years old. Ideal for adults to relax and enjoy the sun....

The Grand Palladium Colonial Resort is part of the Grand Palladium Maya Resorts, which offers a rich variety of leisure, wellness and entertainment facilities and programs suitable for all ages and ta...

The hotel has a peaceful environment and guests can enjoy relaxing beside the lakes, complete with flamingos or in the beautiful gardens. ...

Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya Heaven Adults Only is part of an impressive all inclusive resort, located next to a private white sand beach. The adult only zone features a choice of swimming pools, bars...

A five-star Adult Only hotel in Playa Del Carmen, this beachfront hotel is perfect for couples wanting to relax in Mexico....

If it's a fun filled family friendly resort packed with activities and facilities that you are looking for then you will not be disappointed; a fantastic destination for couples and families alike....

Situated on the beachfront in Playa Paraiso on the Riviera Maya, the Iberostar Paraiso del Mar offers all inclusive facilities with a large pool, kids club, buffet and a'la carte dining options....

Located in an area of outstanding beauty, this hotel offers five-star facilities with a friendly service. ...

A luxurious hotel offering elegant and modern accommodation combined with a fantastic range of facilities to ensure a truly relaxing holiday. ...

Viva Wyndham Azteca Hotel is situated within the breathtaking tropical scenery and the hotel is suitable for all types of holiday makers....

Situated on the beachfront on the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, the luxurious Grand Riviera Princess resort offers fantastic facilities and exstensive dining options for the whole family to enjoy. ...

This first-class hotel puts you in beautiful natural surroundings, on the white sands of Playacar Beach. Suitable for families and couples....

A charming beachfront hotel located just outside of the picturesque fishing village of Puerto Morelos, featuring three outdoor pools, a spa and a splash park with waterslides. ...

Guests of the Catalonia Privileged Maroma Hotel share the facilities with sister property Catalonia Playa Maroma Hotel, with some additional exclusive services and dining areas. ...

Catalonia Riviera Maya Resort is a charming beachfront resort boasting an extensive entertainment programme....

Eurostars Hacienda Vista Real Hotel provides guests with so many opportunities to relax and enjoy their holiday. The warm atmosphere in the hotel makes the guests feel home, perfect for families and ...

This all inclusive beachfront hotel is a family friendly property with a large pool area furnished with Balinese beds and palm-thatched gazebos, a kids club, a choice of bars and restaurants....

With miles of unspoiled, white sandy beaches, crystal clear Caribbean waters. It is a place for those in search of the real Caribbean....

The spectacular Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is situated on one of the world's best beaches on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsular and offers fantastic facilities and services....

Panama Jack Resorts Gran Porto is one of the best tropical resorts in Playa del Carmen, offering services and quality for your comfort - suitable for families and couples alike....

A superb beachfront property in Cancun offering luxury accommodation and five-star service exclusively for adults. ...

The Bahia Principe Resort is formed by four 5 star hotels, providing a fantastic choice of facilities and all the amenities needed for a upmarket holiday in the sun....

Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya is destined to be one of the most sought-after hotel resorts in the Riviera Maya. Ideal for families and couples looking for luxury in the Riviera Maya....

A large modern complex which offers first class amenities and a wealth of facilities to suit the whole family....

Enjoy this comfortable and fresh hotel with a soft decoration in a Mexican Caribbean style where you will find nice amenities and everything you need for a pleasant stay....

With a glistening white sand beach, this hotel provides an ideal spot to get away from it all. Perfect for a couples' escape to Mexico....

The Royal Playa Del Carmen Resort & Spa is an adults only hotel, offering privacy and comfort yet minutes from downtown and everything this destination has to offer....

Grand Sunset Princess Hotel is a new hotel perfect for families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday by the sea....

Iberostar Tucan is a five-star hotel located along the beachfront in Mexico, offering a range of facilities including multiple pools, a selection of dining venues, an on-site spa and an activity clu f...

On a stretch of white sandy beach, this exquisite property is a retreat for relaxation, where families and couples can lounge by the turquoise waters under a warm tropical sun....

An luxury complex located on the beach and close to the eco-archeological Xcaret Park. Ideal for families, couples and those looking for a quiet relaxing holiday on the beach in Mexico....

Sandos Caracol Eco Beach Resort and Spa is a great place for couples and families where you can enjoy a friendly atmosphere....

Acanto Boutique Hotel is ideal for families and couples that are looking for a relaxing holiday....

The Aldea Thai Luxury Condohotel has a great location on the beachfront and within easy reach of the popular 5th Avenue of Playa del Carmen....

All Riviera Resort friendly hotel, leave worries behind and live off one of the most famous beaches in the world. Suitable for all holiday makers....

Idle away the hours and enjoy pampered relaxation on your private terrace, where the only sound to disturb your dreams is the song of the garden's exotic birds....

An Adult Only five-star resort located by the beautiful beach just north of Cancun. Perfect for couples. ...

In a privileged location within a gated community beside a lagoon in Puerto Aventuras, the Aventuras Club Lagoon consists of just 8 apartments with one, two or three bedrooms, each elegantly furnished...

The Aventuras Club Marina is set within a gated community and offers 19 spacious apartments, situated beside the marina in Puerto Aventuras it provides a peaceful base ensuring a relaxed stay....

Caribbean dreams will come true at this luxury hotel, which is well known for its outstanding appointment and service. Ideal for families and couples looking for luxury....

The Azul Fives Hotel offers deluxe guest rooms and spacious suites with up to three bedrooms and penthouse suites with rooftop terraces, coupled with a wide range of facilities on-site make this hotel...

The hotel provides a rich variety of leisure, wellness and entertainment facilities and programmes suitable for all ages, coupled with spacious accommodation, and special zones for kids and adults onl...

Situated in the heart of the resort and just minutes from the beach, the Bambu Suites offers good value for money in a convenient location....

Banyan Tree Mayakoba Hotel is a sanctuary of luxury and serenity with an exotic beachfront setting....

Maroma Resort And Spa Hotel, by Orient Express, is hard to resist with it's luxury facilities, perfect for families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday....

Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique Riviera Maya is an Adults Only hotel situated on the beachfront on the Riviera Maya. This luxurious hotel provides all the necessary facilities and services for a relaxed ...

Blue Parrot Suites is ideal for families and couples looking for luxury in their accommodation and being close to the resort centre....

Cabanas Azulik Hotel offers guests accommodation in either villas or huts, perfect for that romantic getaway. An adults only complex....

Get ready for a getaway exotic vacation at Cabanas Copal Hotel, away from telephones and electricity....

The Casa De Las Flores Hotel provides a very relaxing environment and is close to local amenities....

This exclusive hideaway in Playa del Carmen combines modern design with traditional hospitality and is ideal for a relaxing holiday....

A gorgeous traditional style property offering fantastic facilities for all ages and a great location....

Nestled at the edge of a tropical forest and by a fabulous stretch of white sandy beach, this exquisite all inclusive, adults only resort offers the ultimate in luxury and relaxation....

Coco Rio Hotel is the perfect place to stay during your vacation in Playa del Carmen. It is very close to the beach and offers its guests the best authentic Italian food in town....

The hotel presents pleasant interiors and is perfect for a relaxing stay in our Mediterranean atmosphere where relaxation comes easy. Ideal for families and couples....

Located on the beachfront in Puerto Morelos, the Desire Pearl Resort and Spa is a couples only and clothing option vacation resort, for those aged over 21yrs....

Desire Resort and Spa Hotel is a unique couples over 21 only hotel. The hotel has a clothing optional policy with an atmosphere of freedom....

Dreams Puerto Aventuras Riviera Hotel has it all, and it's wonderful beaches to relax in the sunshine or take some shade under the palm groves. Suitable for families and couples....

Set in lush gardens on the beach front, this luxurious hotel has a large pool complex and generous all inclusive programme...

Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa is located on a stretch of pristine white sands and nestled amongst tropical greenery on the Riviera Maya coast. With excellent facilities and luxurious accommodation, this i...

El Campanario Hotel and Studios offer spacious and comfortable accommodation in a central location....

This adults only beach-front resort offers a unique setting for romantic and relaxing getaways....

Condo El Patio Hotel is perfect for families, or group of friends, these apartments can give you the chance to holiday in the town of Playa del Carmen....

Encanto Paseo Del Sol Hotel has a common goal and that is to make your stay here an enjoyable one, ideal for families and couples....

Fairmont Mayakoba property is the ideal getaway to Mexico for couples, honeymooners and families who like the finer things in life....

At the heart of Playa del Carmen, just steps from the lively Fifth Avenue and the beach, this hotel provides well equipped and comfortable guest accommodation, with access to a roof terrace with pool ...

A five-star beachfront hotel in Akumal, the Grand Bahia Principe Tulum is perfect for a family break in Mexico. ...

Hyatt Playa Del Carmen Hotel is a beach front family friendly resort offering luxurious designer accommodation alongside the turquoise waters of the Mexican Caribbean....

Grand Palladium Kantenah Resort Hotel decorated in the Mayan style is perfect for families as well as couples looking for a romantic holiday in the sun....

Grand Palladium White Sand Hotel is the perfect hotel offers seven spectacular pools, an array of delicious restaurants and excellent entertainment for the whole family. Making this hotel a perfect ch...

Situated on the beachfront and just a short 10-minute drive from the centre of Puerto Morelos, the Grand Residences Riviera Cancun offers an ocean-front infinity pool, a gourmet restaurant, coffee bar...

The luxurious Grand Sens Cancun resort is situated on a breathtaking beachfront overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Boasting elegant accommodation, excellent dining facilities and an exciting entertainment...

Grand Sirenas Mayan Beach Hotel is perfect for a relaxing holiday in the sun....

This charming bungalow style hotel is surrounded by a unique, natural paradise of flora and fauna to create a relaxing and peaceful environment....

The hotel has modern facilities resulting in a pleasant and cheerful place to stay. More suited to the young and lively and couples....

The comfortable hotel is built in Mexican style and offers a peaceful atmosphere. It is ideal for families and couples....

Hacienda Mariposa is a boutique hotel with 23 comfortably furnished guest rooms, in an ideal location on 5th Avenue, in the heart of Playa del Carmen....

This new hotel offers unique elegance and Mexican hacienda style furnishings and is ideal for those seeking a peaceful and relaxing holiday....

Nestled within a 326 acre nature reserve, the hotel offers warm hospitality and a wealth of facilities and experiences unlike any other....

Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is a luxurious resort, sitting alongside a private white sand beach with adult only pools, bars and restaurants as well as themed play areas for children....

Hidden Beach Resort is a 5 star All Inclusive resort it is a secluded adult's only nudist resort. The resort features a lazy river style swimming pool and on-site dining....

This charming eco hotel offers a relaxed environment with a beautiful setting....

The hotel is the best option for business travellers and those looking for ideal and affordable accommodation. It is an ideal place to gather with friends and family....

Hotel Xcaret Mexico is a beautiful five-star luxury resort set on a pristine white sand beach. ...

Small, elegant hotel offering a great location near to the sea and all the entertainment that is on offer in the surrounding areas, including bars and restaurants....

This hotel offers a lovely comfortable and friendly atmosphere ideal for those looking for that quality relaxing holiday....

The Koox Caribbean Paradise is within walking distance from one of the most beautiful beaches in the world. Suitable for visitors looking for peace and relaxation....

The Koox La Mar Club offers self-catering accommodation in the heart of Playa del Carmen, well placed for easy access to the beach and nightly entertainment of 5th Avenue....

This welcoming hotel is a small hotel that has personality and charm, ideal for families and couples looking to relax....

Central and traditionally decorated hotel, including a copy of the Lab Nah arch, situated in the heart of the town and within easy reach of the beach....

This intimate hotel is set amidst well tended gardens and rooms are decorated in true Mexican spirit with hand painted tiles. Perfect for independent travellers wanting a relaxing base....

At Las Palapas Hotel you will have the most relaxing Mexican Caribbean holiday you can imagine. Suitable for all types of holiday makers....

Spacious beach-front accommodation offering a relaxing atmosphere and ideal for those seeking to self cater....

Charming adult only boutique hotel which has been designed to ensure comfort and hospitality, located at a secluded area of Riviera Maya with its magnificent sandy beaches....

This Adults Only hotel offers a brilliant location in Playa del Carmen's main entertainment street of Quinta Avenida. Guest can relax at the rooftop pool or head to the nearby beach....

Centrally located to everything Playa del Carmen has to offer, including beaches, restaurants, boutique style shops and bars with live music....

Guests at the Luxury Bahia Principe Sian Ka'an Hotel are entitled to use the facilities at the neighbouring complex which is easily reached by shuttle bus....

The hotel offers Boutique hotel service, adults only with fresh and soft architecture and a breathtaking view to the garden....

Magic Express Hotel is an air-conditioned establishment, the ideal destination for business travellers and private holidaymakers alike....

Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort is a five star premier resort that features all the luxurious facilities and amenities of a world class hotel, the benefits of a property located at the amazing Me...

Small hotel for adults only, in the perfect location for peace and relaxation but near to an array of shops and restaurants in the town centre....

Delightful boutique hotel for Adults Only. Ideal for a secluded base that's in easy reach of the famous sandy beaches close by....

A stunning designer styled hotel offering a fantastic beachfront location and a mass of facilities and amenities to suit all holidaymakers....

The Ocean Maya Royale is a magnificent Adults Only hotel, set on the beachfront in Riviera Maya. Boasting a wide range of on-site facilities, entertainment and a choice of restaurants, perfect for cou...

Situated just outside the resort of Playa del Carmen, the Ocean Riviera Paradise Daisy Family Club is part of a five-star beachside resort with four areas, catering for all types of holidaymakers....

Situated on the seafront just outside the resort of Playa del Carmen, this large five-star resort hotel has four areas catering for all types of holidaymakers. The closest section to the beach, Eden b...

Ocean Riviera Paradise El Beso is the Adults Only section of a five-star resort. Exclusive Adult Only facilities include a restaurant, swimming pool and a snack bar....

Set on the beachfront on the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, the Ocean Riviera Paradise is a large five-star resort hotel with four areas catering for all types of holidaymakers. The Privilege section ...

With its beachfront position and location within easy walking distance of the resort centre, Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda provides all the necessary facilities for a fun and relaxed stay....

Set on the beach front in a peaceful location just a few kilometres from the Tulum archeological site, this fully air conditioned resort-hotel is perfect for families and couples looking for a relaxin...

This welcoming hotel comprises 3 floors with a total of 38 rooms of which 2 are suites and 1 is an apartment. Perfect for that luxury getaway for families and couples....

Petit Lafitte Hotel is a small property situated on the beachfront just a 10-minute drive from the centre of Playa del Carmen....

Playa Del Karma Hotel with all its amenities will make your stay in the Riviera Maya a calm and peaceful one. Suitable for families and couples....

The hotel is ideally situated close to local attractions and provides plenty of areas for relaxation, should you prefer just to chill....

The pleasant atmosphere makes it a popular place to relax and get away from the stresses and strains of everyday life. Weather it's a couples or a family holiday you'll find the vacation you are looki...

Pueblito Escondido Resort and Residences Hotel is located in the heart of Mexico's Playa del Carmen and is ideal for families....

The charming Real Playa del Carmen Hotel offers a warm welcome with its All Inclusive package which is ideal for families and couples looking to relax....

Retiro Maya Tulum Eco Hotel offers a beach front, relaxing environment with rustic cabanas sleeping 2 to 6 people....

With great facilities, a wide choice of restaurants and easy access to one of the most beautiful beaches in the world, Riu Lupita is a fantastic choice for a relaxing holiday. ...

Riu Palace Mexico is a beautiful beachfront hotel. It's the ideal place for families and couples looking for a relaxing holiday. ...

Riu Palace Riviera Maya is the ultimate in pampered first-class service, creating unforgettable memories of Mexican paradise....

This colourful Caribbean style resort is right on the beach, perfect for the sun, sea and a relaxation holiday....

Riu Tequila Club Hotel offers a high standard of accommodation with activities and entertainment being provided non-stop day and night. Ideal for a family holiday....

This hotel offers fabulous facilities and a prime location in the heart of the Playa Del Carmen resort, making a perfect pick for families and couples seeking an exciting escape to the Carribean. ...

Rosewood Mayakoba Resort is a luxurious resort set beside the Caribbean, the lagoons and the golf course....

Royal Hideaway Playacar is an Adults Only hotel that offers high-class facilities and a brilliant location by the beach....

The Royal Suites Yucatan by Palladium are situated within the Grand Palladium Resort, designed exclusively for adults the Royal Suites offers a small VIP resort with unlimited access to the facilities...

The Royalton Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa is a luxurious five-star resort with a pristine white sand beach. ...

A fantastic beachfront hotel which offers a great selection of facilities and amenities. Integrated within the Sandos Playacar Beach Hotel, this adult only section, for over 21's, offers luxury surrou...

This Adults Only resort is located alongside a stunning sandy beach and is perfect for honeymooners and couples looking for a luxury escape....

The Soho Playa Hotel is centrally located and features a rooftop swimming pool....

The Carmen Hotel is an adult only property set on the beachfront in the heart of the resort, just steps from the shops and nightly entertainment of 5th Avenue....

Situated at the heart of the resort, this boutique hotel is just steps from the beach and close to the shops and restaurants of 5th Avenue. Offering stylish accommodation the hotel also features a roo...

The Place Studio's on 5th offer simply accommodation moments from shops and the long white sands of Coco Beach...

A small property of just 27 guest rooms and suites, the Thompson Beach House offers an exclusive beachfront setting in the heart of downtown Playa del Carmen. ...

This hotel has a great location just minutes from the beach and amongst the resort nightlife, better suited to those looking to party all night....

Tukan Beach Club Hotel is the perfect accommodation for families and couples looking for a relaxing break....

This small and modern hotel offers comfortable accommodation and the perfect location for those wishing to visit the nearby local archaeological sites....

Viva Wyndham Maya is the perfect choice for couples, singles, dive enthusiasts or anyone seeking the holiday of a lifetime....

Inspired by the Greek Island architecture, it is a small and peaceful boutique hotel surrounding a lush tropical garden. Suitable for all types of holiday makers....

The Xtudio Comfort Hotel offers an ideal location on the famous 5th Avenue of Playa del Carmen and just minutes from the beach. An ideal choice for the budget minded traveller seeking self-catering ac...

A luxury hotel offering tranquillity and relaxation on the Mexican Riviera....

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Beaches

The Riviera Maya is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico and with 116km of powdery white sand and turquoise waters, there are plenty to choose from.

The calm waters make for perfect conditions for snorkeling and with the amazing coral reef and fantastic marine life it is a great way to spend a few hours.

Things to Do

There are many All Inclusive hotels here, each with their own facilities and entertainment programmes but there is also lots to do outside the complexes. The Riviera Maya is the ideal place for participating in various water sports and with Riviera Maya being home to the second largest barrier reef in the world, it is the ideal place for snorkeling and diving. It is also possible to go cave diving in the many underground sink holes that are unique to this area.

Have a day out at Dolpinaris Park where you can be a trainer for the day or even swim with dolphins, it's a great day out for all the family and something a little different.

It's not all about watersports here, there are ample opportunities to play tennis, enjoy a round of golf or even go horseriding so there is plenty to keep you active. Visit the Mayan ruins at Tulum, the archeological site was built over a cliff and is well worth a visit should you want to escape the beach for the day. You can also visit Coba, which is home to the highest pyramid in Mexico's Mayan world.

Out and About

There are plenty of restaurants on offer, many of which offer many Mexican dishes such as Mole which is made with either chicken or turkey and the popular enchiladas. Being on the coast, you will also find seafood such as tuna and red snapper are also popular. There is plenty of nightlife to be found in Riviera Maya, especially in Playa del Carmen where you can find many venues to enjoy a drink after a busy day on the beach.

Riviera Maya offers a good selection of shops, from souvenir shops to exclusive boutiques so whether it's a little something to take home or a treat for yourself, you will be certain to find it here.

Nearby Attractions

Take a trip to one of the world's most unique parks, Xcaret where you will be able to swim in an underground river, see various different species in the aviary and aquarium and even enjoy a Mexican show amongst other things.

At Xel-Ha ecological park, you will get a chance to meet some local wildlife, go on a jungle trek, rope swinging and a spot of cliff jumping so there is something for everyone and it is a really good day out.

Due to the location, there are many boat trips on offer, many of which include different experiences such as swimming with whale sharks and other sea creatures or you can simply relax and enjoy doing nothing.

There is so much to do in this area and the great weather makes all the outdoor activities even better.

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