Riviera Maya Accommodations

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The Riviera Maya runs along Highway 307, which snakes down the Caribbean coast and encompasses one of the busiest sections of tourism in Mexico. Visitors from around the world are invited to make themselves at home here, dining, shopping, and relaxing to their heart's content. After long days of exploring, there are hundreds of accommodations to suite every style available, in prices that are able to fit into any budget you can draw up.


Acanto Boutique Hotel and Condominiums

Riviera Maya offers accommodation options that will appeal to nearly any kind of traveler. Pick from luxury resorts, budget hotels, and much more in between. Visitors looking to enjoy a spirited late-night scene will encounter precisely that at many hotels around Riviera Maya. Click on their names to read more info.

One of the best locations in Riviera Maya to enjoy convenient dining is Azul Fives By Karisma. All deluxe rooms and suites at The Azul Fives Hotel are appointed with the amenities you would expect from a modern hotel, like air-conditioning, satellite television, Wi-Fi internet access, well-appointed bathrooms, comfortable furnishings, and a large balcony or terrace. You can call them at (998) 872-8084.

One destination positioned on the waterfront you should consider is Catalonia Riviera Maya. The Hotel Catalonia Riviera Maya is a large hotel in Puerto Aventuras, a tourist development that boast a massive amount of facilities, services and activities. They are situated on Avenida Xcacel.

Those in search of good on-location dining opportunities might want to look into Fairmont Mayakoba. Located about 45 minutes south of Cancun International Airport and 15 minutes from Playa del Carmen, Fairmont Mayakoba sits alongside the Caribbean Sea in the heart of the Riviera Maya. The resort has more than 400 elegant rooms scattered among the main building and casitas spread through 47 acres of indigenous jungle – each one offering guests a magnificent vista. If you want to call in advance, you can do so at (984) 206-3000.

These examples are just some of your choices. For a more comprehensive look at this specific topic, read this page, about more possibilities for hotels.

Condos and Villa Complexes

You'll be able to find non-standard hotel accommodations in the area, which include tons of condominiums and a large variety of villa complexes. Avid beach-goers can generally expect to find easy access to the beach, as a lot of the villas and other accommodations are situated right on the coast.

If you would rather book your stay at a high-end property, Ikal del Mar would be a good place to start looking. Esencia is more than a hotel, it is a home in which you are a welcome guest. The building is located on 50-acres of beachfront property, and features two swimming pools, a day spa, and a gourmet restaurant. Take refuge at Esencia, and let your worries and cares happily drift away. Visitors will find them on Xcalacoco Road.

One property on the water's edge worth mentioning is El Taj Condo Hotel. El Taj Condo Hotel is owned and operated by the same group as Maya Villa, and as such it has the same level of exceptional services, amenities, and luxurious touches. The two hotels share the Indigo Beach Club and have very similar accommodations, so the major determining factor for prospective guests is likely the design and atmosphere; El Taj has more lush gardens and tropical plant life as well as Balinese design inspiration. If you have questions and want to call before making reservations, you can do so at 984-87-939-18.

Those who prefer staying at a high-end accommodation, Maya Villa Condo Hotel is probably a good place to start your search. Maya Villa has 17 condominiums for rent that range from one to three bedrooms and the option of a luxury penthouse with a view of the Caribbean Sea a block away as well as a Jacuzzi. Some condos have a washer and dryer. They're at 1 Avenida Norte Entre Calle 14 Norte.

Of course, you can find additional choices too. Navigate here to visit our guide to these types of accommodations within the area.

Also, you can check out all the accommodations found around Yucatan Peninsula here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism

Guests who want to be close to nature should check out the variety of eco-tourist options offered in the area.

If you're organizing a sizable get-together, or if you're traveling as a large group, consider a group-friendly property like Papaya Playa Beach & Jungle Paradise. Each cabana is simple in decor, but comfortable and clean. They have double or king-sized beds, power lighting (but the use of candles is encouraged), and some of them have private bathrooms. Guests can reach them at (984) 182-7389.

One destination located on the water's edge worth mentioning is Diamante K. Diamante K is hotel secluded between the jungle and a pristine bay of Tulum. The cabanas here vary greatly in amenities and style, providing accommodations over a wide range from luxurious suites to simplistic and rustic rooms with views or bathrooms, catering to all manner of tastes and budgets. If you're looking to call ahead of time, you can do so at (998) 185-8300.

Nature lovers can find a selection of different eco-lodges in the vicinity, including La Zebra Hotel. The cabanas at La Zebra Hotel are tastefully designed and are generously spaced out throughout the property to create more privacy. There are eight different types of accommodations to fit many different tastes and need; these options include Balcony Level Suites with a king bed and two single beds, Beach Front Cabana with king bed, Beach Side Cabana with king bed, Beach Side Cabana with two double beds, a Beach Front Master Suite with a private outdoor sitting area with bathtub and rain shower, Ground level suite with Plunge Pool, Absolute Beach front Ground level suite and PH Suite. If you have questions, call them at (303) 578-1301.

Anyone visiting Riviera Maya will find other eco-accommodation choices. To visit our complete page about eco-accommodations read this article.

Individual Villas

Some people would rather have the seclusion offered by one of the many individual villa rentals. Click this link to view our guide to rental properties in Riviera Maya.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort

Some travelers like the advantages of paying for everything on a single bill. There are multiple reasons for their appeal. For instance, they eliminate the need to figure out what everything is going to cost.

If you and your family would rather book your stay at a high-end property, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is probably a nice spot to start looking. Whether you stay in a standard room or a two bedroom suite, the rooms are luxurious and over the top with hydro spa tubs, flat screen satellite televisions, fully stocked mini bars, and private balconies with a view. Reach them at (984) 875-1130.

A property on the water's edge that merits your consideration is Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa. One of Playa del Carmen's popular mega-resorts, Sandos Caracol Resort and Spa has everything you need to make your Mexican adventure a dream come true. This spot is all-inclusive, family-friendly, eco-friendly, set right on the beach, and has days packed filled with activities as well as some of the best service around. If you would like to call ahead of time, you can do so at (984) 873-4444.

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