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Riviera Maya Luxury Beach Resorts

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#14 of 20 hotels in Akumal
One traveler mentioned "fancy beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "All around the pools there are fancy beach chairs and even beds - quite literally puffy, comftorable beds, with four posts and curtains of the side. There's also a bar. This was..."
  • "I was in Grand Palladium White Sands last May in my honeymoon and althogh it was expensive it was really the best vacation of my life. I strongly recommend this hotel. Staff is the nicest, food is the..."
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Royal Hideaway Playacar (Playa del Carmen) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner All-Inclusive
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#14 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "luxury ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "We started with a Luxury Ocean View and were satisfied. The minibar in every room was fantastic, and they refilled it with water, beer, and sodas every day. The standard rooms..."
  • "Our luxury Ocean View room was spacious and comfortable, although the Ocean view was a bit limited. The quality of the food ranged from good to excellent. Service at the deck could..."
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Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla (Playa del Carmen) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner All-Inclusive
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#13 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
One traveler mentioned "lavish beaches" when describing this hotel.
  • "of this hotel, just remember that not all of Mexico is wonderous hotels and lavish beaches, poor people still live there. We are sure in the distant future that the surrounding area..."
  • "The week we spent at Paradisis La Perla was very memorable and just what we needed after a long cold New England winter. The accommodations were first rate with very comfortable beds and plenty of ro..."
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#6 of 26 hotels in Puerto Morelos
8 travelers mentioned "luxury ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "It was a Luxury Ocean View Suite located on the second floor of Building 3. Now I had some difficulty before booking my trip, deciding whether I wanted one of those swim-up suites..."
  • "I loved my vacation so much I need to let everyone know just how great it actually was!! Room: We had a luxury ocean view room and it was the nicest room we've ever stayed in..."
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El Dorado Seaside Suites, by Karisma (Puerto Aventuras) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner All-Inclusive
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#1 of 15 hotels in Puerto Aventuras
2 travelers mentioned "luxury beach" and "fancy beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "This hotel is for couples and apart from a wedding a day ..... it is a beautiful, romantic, luxury beach side heaven. Most of the sunbeds are double beds and the rooms have double..."
  • "We never had a problem getting a sunbed (although you will have to be up early if you want one of the fancy beach beds). If you want to go snorkelling then you should take water..."
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BlueBay Grand Esmeralda (Playa del Carmen) 4.0 of 5 Special Price 15% off room rate
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#122 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
One traveler mentioned "luxury beachside" when describing this hotel.
  • "We mistakenly thought we had been booked into a luxury beachside resort. Wrong. This is party town for those much younger than we with an inclusive rate that means you can drink non..."
  • "This was our first trip to a hot destination. After reading some of these other reviews we were a little hesitatant at first. BUT....OMG it was amazing!!! Yes it is a big resort and there is alot of..."
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Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun (Playa del Carmen) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner All-Inclusive
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#17 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
One traveler mentioned "rich beaches" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you want to enjoy the rich beaches of Cancun and looking for a nice quite place to relax, I would definitely encourage you to look at Secrets Capri Riviera...."
  • "Loved it!! It's a beautiful resort, inside and out. The food at all the restaurants was amazing. We enjoyed the daily list of fun activities to do. The staff was amazing from the moment we entere..."
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#1 of 5 hotels in Playa Maroma
One traveler mentioned "luxury beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "remember you on subsequent trips. You will feel like a rock star. When I think of the perfect luxury beach resort, I think of Maroma...."
  • "Just when you think you know what great customer service and luxury is, along comes Maroma and raises the bar! Well done and thank you for an unforgettable holiday. The premises are amazing and the pe..."
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Grand Residences Riviera Cancun (Puerto Morelos) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Top Hotels | Luxury | Family Special Price Saint Valentine's Offer!
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#1 of 26 hotels in Puerto Morelos
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  • "My husband and I just spend a week at the Grand Residences. The resort opened in Dec 2013 and is scheduled to be completed by 2016. So far about 40 of the 123 units are completed we were told, so t..."
  • "We had a fantastic vacation at the Grand Residences. The staff could not have been better, the food was wonderful, the rooms are beautiful. We felt totally pampered and relaxed. We had one week wi..."
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#44 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "We recently stayed at the Blue Diamond in Mexico and I have to say it well-exceeded my expectations. The air was even luxurious. Accommodations were beyond incredible, the pools, beach, spa, restaura..."
  • "If you are looking for the ultimate in privacy and excellent service with a smile, you won't be disappointed! We arrived quite cranky, as my husband's luggage either never arrived at the airport, or ..."
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Dreams Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa (Puerto Morelos) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family
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#7 of 26 hotels in Puerto Morelos
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  • "This is a beautiful property right on the beach. I think every room is practically oceanview because of the shape of the hotel. Shaped like a U facing the ocean. We had a Premium Deluxe Plunge Pool ..."
  • "My wife and I spent 6 days here for our honeymoon. We were very excited to get away after the wedding and have a fun relaxing time, we weren't disappointed. The employees were extremely helpful and al..."
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Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya (Puerto Aventuras) 4.5 of 5 Special Price 35% OFF + $1,800 CREDIT
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#10 of 15 hotels in Puerto Aventuras
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  • "Stayed the first two weeks in february had an amazing time. The rooms were great no problems at all. The food was always good only one we didnt really like was the brazillian, but to each there own. t..."
  • "Stayed at the HRH Jul 5 - Jul 11 and overall it was great. Check in was easy and the room was ready despite arriving a few hours before official check in time. We received resort credits which can b..."
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#9 of 26 hotels in Puerto Morelos
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  • "Very good food with a variety of choices ranging from Italian, Oriental, Mediteranian and of course Mexican. Buffet's have a very good variety of choices. Enjoyed "Oscar" night as the staff took advan..."
  • "We found the staff at the Jade just outstanding from the check in desk to the restaurants. But one person we thought was over the the was a gentleman named Marcello at the main pool. This man went o..."
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Grand Velas Riviera Maya (Playa del Carmen) 5.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family | All-Inclusive (2014) | Top Hotels | Luxury Special Offer Package Deal
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#11 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "We arrived on Sept 2nd and stayed through the 5th. The service was impeccable. The hotel was only 13% occupied, so I do not know if the service would be lacking if it was overflowing with guests. W..."
  • "Let me start by saying I had very high expectations of this resort going into this vacation. I can say most if not all of them were exceeded during the trip. GV is truly a place to just relax and forg..."
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Azul Fives Hotel, by Karisma (Playa del Carmen) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family
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#32 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "we arrived at the end of May for a wedding. The reception was really nice and very polite. They take a picture of you and print it directly on your room key (you better dont let humidity ruin your hai..."
  • "Just returned from a fantastic holiday at Azul Fives and would not hesitate to go back. Room, pools and food all excellent. The staff were amazing and couldn't do enough for us. The new Gin bar (adult..."
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Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun (Puerto Morelos) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner All-Inclusive (2014) | Top Hotels | Romance | Luxury
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#2 of 26 hotels in Puerto Morelos
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  • "We are back for a second time and I think it is even better. We were here in September 2012 just 6 months ago and they have added a cool hut out on the ocean that you can have a private diviner on and..."
  • "I read sll the reviews and was somewhat concerned but realized a vacation is what you make of it. Check in was fine...there are a few bellboys and they took our luggage and stored it till our room wa..."
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Hacienda Tres Rios (Playa del Carmen) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family
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#62 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "Went to Hacienda for the fifth time since it has opened. This is our favorite vacation of all times, and we look forward to going every year. The food service is one of them many reasons that we enj..."
  • "I was offered a travel agent compliementary 3 night stay to inspect the hotel so my fiancee and I decided to take them up on their generous offer! The hotel offered transfers which I thought were pric..."
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El Dorado Maroma, a Beachfront Resort, by Karisma (Playa Maroma) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Romance
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#3 of 5 hotels in Playa Maroma
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Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun (Playa Maroma) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner All-Inclusive (2014) | Romance | Best Service | Top Hotels | Luxury
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#2 of 5 hotels in Playa Maroma
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  • "Secrets Maroma Beach is our absolute favorite vacation destination. We've been back twice and each time it gets better and better. The food, the location, the people- its the most welcoming and luxuri..."
  • "Let me start by saying that Gino and Rafael have put together a great team of managers, supervisors, assistants, and workers at Secrets. They are all very professional in their jobs and show that they..."
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#2 of 20 hotels in Akumal
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  • "Check-in: I found the process last year much better... they give you the paper to fill out ANYTIME and bring it back when it's done. This time we had to sit there and fill it out before we got our key..."
  • "TWO THUMBS UP! You know you've chosen the percefect vacation when you're welcomed with an "hola, welcome home", a cold towel and a refresing drink handed to you upon entering the doorway. The Royal S..."
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Iberostar Paraiso Maya (Playa Paraiso) 4.0 of 5
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#7 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
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  • "Returned recently from a week long stay at the Iberostar Paraiso Maya with my boyfriend and a few other couples. Resort is large but it only takes about 4-6 minutes to walk around from one place to an..."
  • "Our first all inclusive, and it is THE way to go. Pools, beach, food, bars and staff were excellent in every way. ..."
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#54 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "I stayed at Sandos Playacar for 10 days in late April/early May and we were both really impressed with the hotel and the value for money! We paid a little extra to stay in the adults only part of ..."
  • "I have stayed at this resort 3 times in the past few years. It is a great property. Location: Huge perk is that you can walk into the heart of Playa del Carmen in 20 minutes! It's a $5 taxi that t..."
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Dreams Tulum Resort & Spa (Tulum) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family
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#30 of 78 hotels in Tulum
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  • "Just returned from our first trip to Mexico, 2nd time in a Dreams resort. I cannot understand the negative comments from some reviewers. We found this a 1st class resort from the time we checked in ..."
  • "We stayed a week at Dreams Tulum and had a wonderful time. The resort is beautiful. The staff is excellent....enthusiastic and anxious to help. The restaurant offerings are good: Seafood and Steak,..."
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The Royal Playa del Carmen (Playa del Carmen) 4.5 of 5
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#8 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "We spent the week there, 9/6-9/11. It was a great trip. The food was Awesome. Asiana was our favorite. The waiters at Spice gave us the best service every morning when we went there for breakfast. The..."
  • "This was the second time we went to the Royal. The food was incredible and you can order as much and as different items as you wish. The presentation was gorgeous and we even took pictures at the Me..."
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El Dorado Royale, a Spa Resort by Karisma (Playa Paraiso) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2014 Winner All-Inclusive
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#2 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
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  • "My husband and I are just back from our honeymoon stay at EDR and we loved it. I honestly can't understand some of the complaints from other reviewers. I had used TA extensively before we went and w..."
  • "To find fault with this resort would need you to be extremely fussy. Minor hiccups will happen but when they are dealt with promptly and efficiently, you know you are in quality accommodation. Food an..."
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Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort (Puerto Morelos) 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner Family Special Offer Up to 45% Off
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#12 of 26 hotels in Puerto Morelos
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  • "Very good place to take the family to spend spring break . Hotel is nice but not as nice as JR Solaris in Cancun we stayed there 3 years ago . Pool is large size . 4 restaurants on site also very good..."
  • "Wow! we had such a great time at The El Cid, we stayed from Aug 24-31, We had the Platinum upgrade which is worth the extra money. I'd liked to thank Julio who took care of us anything i wanted or nee..."
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#37 of 200 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "We stayed for 5 days for our anniversary. At first they tried to put us in a room with 2 double beds pushed together. The front desk said that was all they had until the next day, but when we asked th..."
  • "We just had an awesome vacation at the Riu Palace Riviera Maya. This is our second vacation at this top notch all-inclusive resort. Everything about this place is five star – the staff / service, ..."
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#2 of 15 hotels in Puerto Aventuras
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  • "..Me and my Girlfriend stayed from Feb 21st - 26th and loved this hotel! It makes the top 3 of my life! Staff were very friendly and spoke good English. They were willing to answer any questions we ha..."
  • "We spent in this hotel a week in the last week of July. This is a small hotel with a relatively limited property but it has all one needs for a relaxed quiet stay, including a beach, two pools, gym, ..."
Catalonia Yucatan Beach (Puerto Aventuras) 4.0 of 5
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#14 of 15 hotels in Puerto Aventuras
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  • "We spent the extra money. T get the privileged suite, and it was well worth it. I spoke to other couples who also had the privileged suite but did not have the same amenities that we did. For example,..."
  • "Just came back from a two week stay and would not hesitate to come back again next year.We have stayed at many all inclusives over the years and there is always something one has that another doesn't ..."
Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso (Playa Paraiso) 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner All-Inclusive (2014) | Top Hotels | Luxury | Romance
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#1 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
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  • "My husband and I spent a 2 month honeymoon here beginning of Oct 2008 - I'm very late writing my review! We choose Mexico b/c we wanted a 2-week trip and the best of all-inclusive world and Mexico all..."
  • "It is our 4th time at this hotel. No wonder we keep coming back. As soon as you set foot on the premises you receive a warm welcome by the bell boys and then directed to the reception. Throughout o..."
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