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Desire Resort & Spa

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Carretera Cancun-Puerto Morelos Km 27.5 SM 12 | Mza 41, Lote 1, Fracc. 2, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Monterrey, Mexico
16 reviews 16 reviews
15 hotel reviews
97 helpful votes 97 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was our 3rd stay at this awesome place and again the best vacation off the year. We were in many CO resorts all the year long, but not one come close to this place. The food was like always great and the new breakfast, lunch area is now much better then it was before. The new pool bar is... More 

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Lancashire, England
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63 reviews 63 reviews
51 hotel reviews
89 helpful votes 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We have been to Desire Riviera Maya twice before, but this time we booked a few days in each property. I got asked A LOT for comparisons between the two, so I thought I'd post my impressions here, on the entries for both resorts. Which is best? Depends what you want from your holiday. Pearl is definitely the more upscale... More 

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

We were at Pearl, where the rooms are much better, but ended up moving here because the party atmosphere was so much better. Most of the Pearl people are well over 50, so for a 30 to 50 crowd you should be here. The food is better here than Pearl. The nicer rooms are closer to the water. And it's... More 

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Edmonton, AB
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27 reviews 27 reviews
15 hotel reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

After getting through the craziness of the Cancun airport, the 25 minute cab ride ended at the blissful Desire resort. The check in was easy, Alfredo explained the resort layout and rules, "He said you can have sex anywhere you wish except the beach and my desk". And then we were escorted to our room. That's when my smile dropped.... More 

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5 reviews 5 reviews
4 hotel reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

I will leave it at Pros and Cons Cons Lots of people kept their suits on primarily the younger couples, not that I care, but could be a negative for some. To me I like to see them there and to give it a try, its good for business if they get the courage up, and they are outnumbered regardless,... More 

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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015

Visited for the 1st time 2/4 - 2/9/15. "Living Like a Movie Star" If it is in your budget, we highly recommend the Passion Suite. At least once. Not that you spend much time in your room, but we found that the added amenities that accompany it are worth it. (private airport transfer, concierge check in, beach side view, large... More 

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7 hotel reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 10, 2015

Desire is a truly unique and wonderful place. Forget Disney World... Desire is the happiest place on earth. If you are considering going to Desire for the first time you will need to keep an open mind. To an outsider (or vanillas as they are commonly referred to) Desire may appear to be a obscene place. That perception couldn't be... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

This is one of the best resorts I ever visited. The attention to detail, the friendliness of the Staff, the amenities and accommodations are unforgettable. The Spa, the Pool, and the Beach are just phenomenal.

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Guernsey, United Kingdom
11 reviews 11 reviews
9 hotel reviews
27 helpful votes 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

I would highly recommend this resort, the staff are really great especially the entertainment guys and girls, they are fun and friendly and join in with everything. The room was nice but our bathroom could have done with a little renovation. Having seen some other rooms there were some which were much nicer. The food was excellent especially in the... More 

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4 reviews 4 reviews
3 hotel reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

2nd trip in a year and what can we say. From the welcome of friendly and consistent staff. Amazing location, room views, service, food and cocktail service. This place is heaven on earth. We get excited just talk about this place and sharing our experiences with friends. This is our getaway from life's stresses and strains. You can move from... More 

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