Just returned from 3 days at the Nizuc resort and wished we could have had stayed longer! We had an ocean view room in building 1 that looked out over the bay with a wall of windows that opened up to a huge terrace. The sunsets were amazing. The room was modern, beautiful and clean. The beds were the best we have ever slept in on any of our travels to Mexico. We would come back just for our room. Our room butler, Aldo, was so kind and very on top of things. He stayed discreetly out of sight, but only had to dial his extension and he would set up what ever we needed. The infinity pool is gorgeous as is the adult pool. Yes this is a family resort, but it is quiet. At first my husband and I were thinking why would anyone bring kids here, but since this is not a " let's get drunk at the swim up bar" kind of place, we could see why. Only one family was English speaking, and the children were younger-which did make the adult pool very nice to have.
The beach is smaller but lovely. They have kayaks, paddle boards, and snorkel gear available to use when ever. There are mangroves on the property so it was fun and pretty to kayak by them. The water is calm, turquoise blue, and shallow so you can paddle or walk way out and feel completely comfortable. My husband snorkeled by the reef on the property and had a squid swim right below him-how cool is that!
We ate at Indochine and sat out side by the water garden. The Asian inspired food was very good and the ambiance even better. We also ate at the La Playa Grill which was wonderful. The ocean front building sets on its own with pathways lit by lanterns. My husband had the fish special and I had the rib eye. Both were very good.
The staff couldn't have been nicer and the grounds are stunning. Hector the protector, our beach waiter, deserves a shout out. Lots of water features and very romantic at night with paths lit by lanterns and big urns lit with fire. The bars are gorgeous especially at night. The whole place has a romantic sort of modern exotic vibe. Very cool, very discreet life styles of the rich and famous thing going for it. So with that being said it is pricey, so you have to go into it with that mid set. We had the breakfast buffet included in our stay which was a nice size and had great options.
- Official Description (provided by the hotel):
- NIZUC Resort & Spa provides an escape like no other on Mexico’s stunning Caribbean coast. Offering subdued extravagance and an unsurpassed level of service, NIZUC is the ultimate place to take in the sun, sand, sea, and tranquility of one of the world’s most coveted destinations.The luxurious new resort is located at the gateway of the Riviera Maya in beautiful Punta Nizuc with two exclusive beaches, lavish spa, six gourmet restaurants, deluxe conference and events center, a kids club and sumptuous accommodations throughout its 274 private suites and villas. Harmoniously blending cutting-edge architectural design with barefoot luxury, the resort is the epitome of relaxed elegance. Positioned on a lush 29-acre nature preserve, NIZUC is surrounded by rich tropical foliage, a flourishing coral reef, and serene waterways that add to its mystic ambiance. A wide variety of outdoor activities on or near the resort include snorkeling, scuba diving, fishing, and world-class golfing.NIZUC is home to the region’s most distinguished dining with six gourmet restaurants ranging from contemporary Mexican to Asian and Mediterranean fare. All of NIZUC’s restaurants are open to both guests and visitors of the resort. At the heart of this exclusive resort is NIZUC SPA by ESPA, a 30,000 square foot wellness facility that features beachfront private treatment rooms, thermal experiences and a fitness center. A sanctuary for the senses, NIZUC SPA by ESPA offers one-of-a kind treatments inspired by ancient Mayan rituals. NIZUC Resort & Spa offers a world of luxury and sophistication that is redefining modern Mexican luxury. ... more less
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