Hotels in Riviera Maya

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Mexico’s Riviera Maya is known for its sprawling resorts, but the new, 27-room Acanto Boutique Hotel proves that low-key simplicity also has a... Read More

This eco-friendly boutique has 24 thatched-roof cabanas with thatched roofs and rustic designs that include East Asian hints such as Buddha statuettes... Read More

Ana y Jose, named after its founding couple, has 24 spacious rooms placed throughout the lush property, which faces a quiet, white sand beach about four... Read More

A 10,700-square-foot, six-bedroom former residence with its own outdoor pool, butler, chef, and a spectacular beachfront location. Read More

Gran Bahia Principe Tulum is connected to four other resorts in the Riviera Maya area, and has tropical gardens and native fauna that are found in Mayan... Read More

The Banyan Tree, which opened in the lavish Mayakoba coastal development in March 2009, upped the opulence ante with 107 private stand-alone villas (the... Read More

Five hotels on a white-sand beach, plus more than 37,000 square feet of pools and water-park features. Read More

Set amid lush foliage between Cancún and Tulum, Maroma is one a clutch of standout hotels along a prime swath of Riviera Maya beachfront. There you’ll... Read More

The infinity pool, meditation room, and thatched-roof palapas buildings give this small resort plenty of quiet, tropical touches. There are no... Read More

A compound of three-story beach houses, Casa Magna was reputedly built by drug kingpin Pablo Escobar, and the outlaw couldn’t have chosen a more... Read More

The 36-room property features a whitewashed villa complex fronting a secluded 600-foot-long beach. It's now in the talented hands of New York–based art... Read More

Along a stretch of Mexico’s Mayan Riviera surf, the six-room resort resembles a whimsical sandcastle. Facing a freshwater lagoon, these pyramid... Read More

This boutique hotel, part of the Grupo Habita hospitality group, features a sea blue motif befitting its beachfront setting in Playa del Carmen. The... Read More

The “essence” of Mexico’s Riviera Maya rests 20 minutes south of Playa del Carmen and takes the form of a beachfront boutique hotel on... Read More

Situated on a sugary beach on Mexico's Riviera Maya coast, Excellence Riviera Cancun is styled after a classic Mediterranean resort: stucco, tile, and... Read More

As the Riviera Maya’s first environmentally conscious golf-and-spa complex, the Fairmont Mayakoba is an eco-friendly alternative to the monolithic... Read More

Located inside an 80-acre mangrove and jungle reserve, the all-inclusive Grand Velas Riviera Maya has an exotic, faraway feel within easy drive of Playa... Read More

Years of environmental study preceded the 2008 opening of this all-inclusive resort, which occupies 326 acres of privately owned, painstakingly... Read More

The boutique property is the latest venture from the hip Micha brothers, who were behind the popular Hotel Deseo, also in bustling Playa del Carmen.... Read More

Located on the shore of Akumal Bay in the Maya Riviera, this sprawling hotel has a variety of accommodation options, including 21 beachfront hotel rooms... Read More

This hotel, halfway between Tulum and Playa del Carmen, used to be owned by an Italian duchess. A sense of elegance still remains today, under new owner... Read More

Custom built in 2001, the Hotel Secreto is not signposted, yet it is one of the best-known accommodations on the five-mile-long Isla Mujeres. The white... Read More

Waterfront views and a Swiss-Italian restaurant on a 4-mile island off Cancún. ... Read More

Located on Playa Paraíso, this all-inclusive beach resort is one of the most family friendly hotels in the Yucatán region. The centerpiece... Read More

La Vita e' Bella has direct beach access in a secluded setting near Tulum. Owned by an Italian couple who fell in love with the area during a vacation,... Read More

Few hotels along Mexico’s Mayan Riviera are as private and intimate as Le Reve Hotel and Spa. This adults-only seaside escape (perfect for... Read More

A three-story charmer blooms in the thick of the Fifth Avenue street party. This vine-draped hotel hits all the comfort notes—television, central... Read More

Behind a stark urban façade, another world unwinds in slow motion, reminiscent of a scene from the Swiss Family Robinson: wood-and-thatch... Read More

Mahekal Beach Resort, situated on the sun-dappled Riviera Maya in the Mexican state of Quintana Roo, was formerly the Shangri-La Caribe, deriving its... Read More

The winning Mandarin formula—exemplary service, forward-reaching design, a first-rate spa—has taken root in a pristine Mexican coastal... Read More

Known for its tranquil setting, Maya Tulum Retreat and Resort has 45 private cabanas that are all within 50 meters of the beach; some open up right onto... Read More

This adults-only boutique hotel in secluded Tulum has nine guest rooms, including four ocean view suites, two master suites, and three non-view, ground... Read More

The sunrise and sea inspired this boutique hotel unique yellow and blue color scheme, located in on the fringe of Playa's Centro district. Whereas some... Read More

Nest is a relatively new hotel in Tulum, but it has quickly become one of the top spots to relax and unwind. The property was opened in December 2015 by... Read More

This new hotel on the Tulum beachfront opened in December, 2015. The property has a Moroccan feel—in the common spaces, floors are lined with mismatched... Read More

The hotel's spartan-but-chic suites, many in two-story, thatched-roof units, are clean and elegant, with rustic furnishings made of tropical woods. Read More

This Riviera Maya resort borders the eco-archaeological Xcaret Park and offers everything from snorkeling to spa treatments. Read More

Luxury travel agent Natalie Nevares likes the little touches at Ocean Coral & Turquesa: "Chaise longues studded with air jets are built right into... Read More

This sprawling property, part of the Design Hotels group, opened in 2012 and recently unveiled 36 new casitas, each with a private plunge pool. There... Read More

Located just 25 minutes from the Cancun airport, Rancho Sak-Ol is a beachfront bed and breakfast. Known for antique furnishings, ocean views, and a... Read More

Dotted along the edges of a freshwater lagoon and a pristine slice of Caribbean shore, the 130 exclusive suites at Playa del Carmen’s most secluded... Read More

This adults-only all-inclusive resort is just a five-minute stroll from Playa del Carmen, so if its activities—tennis, biking, kayaking, sailing,... Read More

This is the place to stay for those who want to embrace Tulum’s eco-conscious, healthy lifestyle, with vinyasa yoga sessions, fresh smoothies, and house... Read More

Popular with honeymooners, the adults-only Secrets Maroma Beach is the type of place made for active couples. Most of the 412 rooms have ocean views,... Read More

Formerly the Tides Riviera Maya ... Read More

One of Tulum’s most long-standing hotels, Zamas opened 23 years ago with one restaurant and just one room on two acres of space. Today there are 18... Read More

Wellness is so integral to this 14-acre Riviera Maya property that its signature Endless Privileges experience includes Hydrothalasso pool and cold... Read More

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