Viceroy Riviera Maya

Viceroy Riviera Maya is a luxury resort where all of the guestrooms are spacious, private villas with extensive and luxurious amenities. The resort is nestled in the midst of the rain forest and occupies a seven-mile stretch of picturesque beach. The amount of activities available either in or near the resort is outstanding, and guests will rest easy in luxury each night after taking advantage of these generous offerings.

Travelers hoping to keep active will never run out of things to do at this all-inclusive destination, as they will enjoy convenient access to an impressive variety of outdoor possibilities. No matter what you're in the mood for, whether it's activities on land or on the water, this beach-side destination will have you covered. If you are trying to organize a conference or if you're traveling as a group, this group-friendly lodging may be the perfect place.

Located on the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, three miles northeast of downtown, Viceroy Riviera Maya, an all-inclusive complex, happily welcomes guests who are thinking about lodging in this part of the city or the surrounding area.


All of Viceroy Riviera Maya's accommodations are villas. There are four different types of villas- Luxury, Royal, Beachfront, and Presidential.Each villa is spacious at over 1000 square feet and include luxurious touches like high thread-count Egyptian cotton sheets, down pillows, private patio with furniture and plunge pool, canopied beds, Italian linen bathrobes, exotic fruit platters, and VIP services (except at Luxury villas). All villas also include spacious private bathroom with marble shower and dual sinks, an LCD satellite television, Bose DVD player, handmade hammocks, mahogany-louvered doors and windows, personal in-room safes, beach amenities, books, DVDs, music, and hairdryers.

Viceroy Riviera Maya has 41 units, making it a moderately small property. Hence, it's perfect for visitors who prefer a calm, quaint atmosphere. With respect to overall quality, we've given this resort a four and a half star rating.

A listing of the in-room features and amenities awaiting visitors at Viceroy Riviera Maya is provided below.

  • Toilet
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • In-room Entertainment
  • Safe
  • Bathrobe
  • Air Conditioned
  • Temperature Control
  • Radio
  • Terrace
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Bath Tub
  • Hairdryer
  • Internet Access Port

If you want to confirm exactly what comes with your room, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

Viceroy Riviera Maya has plenty of on-site activities that guests can enjoy, many of which center around the resort's expansive seven mile long white-sand beach, like parasailing, fishing, snorkeling, swimming, and SCUBA lessons, as well as other activities like yoga, swimming in the pool, exercising in the fitness center, birdwatching, jungle tours, and full spa services. Viceroy Riviera Maya has a concierge to help guests to take advantage of everything available around Riviera Maya including tennis, water skiing, windsurfing, sailing, mountain biking, horseback riding, jogging, exploring local ruins, golfing, and even skydiving. There are many ancient cities and other highlights nearby worth exploring including Xcaret, Cozumel, Xel-ha, Tulum, Cancun, Coba, Isla Mujeres, Sian-Khan, Chichen-Itza, Akumal, Valladolid, Merida and Uxmal.

The list below shows this property's facilities and general amenities:

  • Jogging Track
  • Sports Available
  • Sailing
  • Hiking/Nature Walk
  • Exercise Equipment
  • Water Skiing
  • Multilingual
  • Pets Accepted
  • Wind Surfing
  • Parasailing
  • Bicycling
  • Horseback Riding
  • Yoga
  • Scuba Diving
  • Boutiques
  • Fishing

Since the specifics tend to change, it's best to contact the lodging if you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect. To view a comprehensive article about the kinds of activities that Viceroy Riviera Maya offers, click here.


Guests can enjoy the Mediterranean, Mexican, and Mayan cuisine of La Marea, the in-house restaurant, anywhere on the property like by the pool, on the beach, or in the comfort of a personal villa. The resort also features an impressive wine cellar of around 800 bottles including vintage selections.

In addition to what is available on-site, travelers hoping for further culinary variety might also consider some of the area's other local mealtime choices. Travelers looking for somewhere to eat will find a small handful of restaurants close-by. It's a smart idea to learn which choices are available nearby, though Viceroy Riviera Maya does have on-site dining, including La Marea. For more information about your dining options near this property, click here.

Guest Services

Taking advantage of guest services -- including the ones seen below -- can help ensure that you stay stress free and relaxed while visiting Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Express Check Out
  • Express Check In
  • Concierge
  • Tour Desk
  • Turndown Service
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Dry Cleaning/Laundry
  • Complimentary Newspaper
  • Security

There's also a couple of business amenities, which can make any trip more productive, if one must bring business along while attending this area.

  • Group Friendly


You will find a good selection of attractions located near Viceroy Riviera Maya. Some of the closest attractions are Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Considering this resort is located right on El Faro, it is particularly attractive to sun-worshippers and watersports junkies alike. Also in the area, within a few miles of the property, is Playa del Carmen.

The resort is located near Playa del Carmen, a pleasant location for vacationers to stop over.

If you're still curious about what else is near Viceroy Riviera Maya, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Fifth Avenue, Playa del Carmen, Mexico 77710

General: (984) 877-3000

Reservations: (800) 578-0281



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