5 Hotels in Riviera Maya, A Mexican Luxury Affair

Discover Riviera Maya, MexicoOn Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula, exists a Caribbean beachfront known as the Riviera Maya. It’s a luxury holiday hotspot, known for its bountiful all-inclusive resorts and coastlines that stretch endlessly.

The Riviera Maya is an outstanding length of Caribbean shoreline that extends from the fishing community that is Puerto Morelos down to the Biosphere Reserve of Sian Ka’an. There’s a coast for whatever vibe you’re feeling, with so many famous destinations nearby, like Cancun, Isla Mujeres, and Holbox Island.

The area’s diving and snorkeling are top-notch, notably at the Puerto Morelos reef, and there are a plethora of religious ruins and deep blue dive sites to discover. Partygoers find that New Year’s Eve is just the commencement of a season filled with excitement. There’s still the Carnival season in February, which features parades and ornate costumes that never fail to draw crowds.

Riviera Maya is a haven with lots of fascinating activities, beautiful beaches, and interesting towns and places to discover. The region’s hub, the stunning Playa del Carmen, offers a warm coastline as well as upscale stores and eateries serving traditional Mexican seafood. There are also museums and aquariums in this neighborhood where you can learn more about the past and distinctive animals of the area.

Read on to discover some of the top hotels for your next trip to the abundant Riviera Maya.


Banyan Tree Mayakoba

The first of the Banyan Tree chain in Mexico, Banyan Tree Mayakoba combines Asian hospitality with exquisite Mexican fervor to provide a tranquil, lavish, and hidden haven from the world at large. The property’s award-winning golf site, stunning spa, and private villas are woven into the topography each with its own pool offering a lovely place to unwind. Another alternative spot to rest and laze away is Sands Beach Club, where you may swim in the waterfront pool, have lunch of fresh seafood, drink cocktails from the swim-up bar, sunbathe on the shore, or go for a dip in the ocean.

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Be Tulum

The sleek wonder Be Tulum by Argentinian architect and owner Sebastian Sas is the physical representation of au natural chicness. It’s a true masterpiece that incorporates chicness and sustainability into nature: the structures are fashioned from 100 percent repurposed wood that protrudes through the trees. Being an adult-only hotel, it’s ideal for holidays with loved ones as well as outings with friends. Be Tulum is also close to most of the prominent local sites if you feel the want to sightsee. It straddles the Sian Ka’an ecological reserve, just a 30-minute drive from Tulum’s Mayan ruins, and is only 25 minutes from the downtown area.

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Fairmont Mayakoba

Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya has acquired its status as among the most aesthetically appealing establishments in Mexico’s Riviera Maya because of its flawless fusion of lush mangrove forest and Mexican-Caribbean elegance. Every one of the resort’s suites, casitas, and guestrooms features a modern take on the relaxed, tropical atmosphere of the Riviera Maya, fitting into the lush landscape yet still offering exquisite accommodations. Each of the diners at Fairmont Mayakoba has cuisine from Mexico and other parts of Latin America, and they all include indoor-outdoor eating areas to make the most of the resort’s breathtaking setting.

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Hotel Esencia

The Hotel Esencia, once designed as the personal residence of an Italian duchess, is a destination where ancient customs and contemporary spirit coexist. It’s located on the remote and tranquil length of the white sand beach of Xpu-ha and is among the few remaining unspoiled coasts of the Mayan Riviera. Hotel Esencia is where the Yucatán rainforest disappears into an affluent oasis. This opulent property’s lush surroundings and peaceful rainforests make it seem like a genuine retreat. This Tulum hotel relies on subtle elegance, and the management has taken great efforts to establish an opulent home-away-from-home setting.

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Maroma Belmond Hotel

Maroma, Belmond Hotel in Riviera Maya is a peaceful jewel hidden by dense green foliage and enormous coconut trees, with an inconspicuous, hidden entrance. After a brief drive through a lush forest, visitors arrive at a luxurious colonial-style hacienda with immaculately kept grounds encircling a pool. Most of the luxurious guest rooms provide the choice of either courtyard or sea views and are adorned with genuine Mexican design cues. The opulent resort is situated on a stunning beach bordered by lush greenery, halfway between occasionally-touristy Cancun and tranquil Tulum. It’s pure escapism here at Maroma. With various dining and drinking options, you’re sure to enjoy your vacation.

Discover the Mayan magical jewel that is Belmond Maroma


With its abundance of eateries, lively bars and nightlife, and resorts that cater to tourists of all tastes, from those seeking adults-only resorts to families seeking kid-friendly pools and entertainment, the Riviera Maya region has established itself as a resort destination.

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