Accommodations in Riviera Maya

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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 has hotel possibilities that will suit just about every type of traveler. Pick from luxury resorts, budget hotels, and plenty more in between. Travelers hoping to enjoy an active bar scene will encounter precisely that at many hotels around Riviera Maya. Click on the links to read more information.

One of the top choices in Riviera Maya to enjoy on-site dining is Azul Fives By Karisma. Located just 10 minutes outside the popular resort town of Playa del Carmen, the family-friendly Azul Fives Hotel boasts all the amenities and services families require to have an enjoyable, stress-free vacation. If you would like to call before you go, do so at (998) 872-8084.

One destination on the oceanfront that merits consideration is Catalonia Riviera Maya. There are five different types of rooms at the Hotel Catalonia Riviera Maya, starting with double rooms that have king and double bed options and ending with the Privileged Honeymoon suite, the most intimate and romantic package for two. All rooms have modern amenities with free Wi-fi. Guests can find them on Avenida Xcacel.

Vacationers who appreciate convenient on-site dining should look into Fairmont Mayakoba. All guest rooms offer the following amenities high-speed Internet access, two-line phones with modem connection, LCD television, CD stereo system, tea & coffee service, iron & ironing board, in-room safe, evening turn down service, daily housekeeping service, and complimentary newspaper. To contact them, call (984) 206-3000.

Luckily, there will be many other choices. You can find more details about hotels within the area here.

Condos and Villa Complexes

Casa Freud

There are also non-standard hotel lodging possibilities in the area, which include tons of condos and a large variety of villa complexes. Avid beach-goers will usually have easy access to the beach, as a lot of the villas and other accommodations are situated right on the water.

If you and your family would rather stay at a exclusive accommodation, Ikal del Mar is probably a nice place to begin looking. Guests at Esencia have a wide range of accommodation choices, from luxurious cottages to ocean-view rooms in the main house. All cottages, suites and room boast a range of modern amenities, like air-conditioning, satellite television, well-appointed bathrooms, comfortable furnishings, and private balconies. Visitors can find them on Xcalacoco Road.

One destination on the water's edge that you could consider is El Taj Condo Hotel. Condominiums at El Taj are inspired by the designers’ trips to Indonesia, complete with antique Balinese lounge beds, tropical gardens, waterfals, Buddha statues, and a Koi fish pond with water lilies. All condos feature expansive floor plans, superb finishes, fully equipped gourmet kitchens, plush Egyptian cotton linens, pillow menu, daily maid service, flat-screen television with HD cable, DVD player with selection of DVDs, luxury toiletries, iron and ironing board, and hair dryer. If you have questions and want to call ahead, do so at 984-87-939-18.

If you would rather book a stay at a high-end accommodation, Maya Villa Condo Hotel would be a good place to begin looking. Maya Villa of Playa del Carmen is the pinnacle of luxury condominiums. The level of modern luxury and daunting list of services and amenities is more than enough to satisfy even the most discerning of personalities. Maya Villa is only one block from the famous Fifth Avenue and the beach where they provide even more luxury at their Indigo Beach Club. Visitors can find them at 1 Avenida Norte Entre Calle 14 Norte.

These are just a sample of what's available. You can read this article dedicated to these types of accommodations within the area if you want to find some more facts.

You can alternatively see all of the accommodations available for Yucatan Peninsula here.

Camping and Eco-Tourism

Visitors who love the great outdoors might want to think about the variety of eco-tourist options found in the area.

If you're hoping to plan for some special occasion, or if you're coming with a large party, think about a group-friendly accommodation such as 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. If you have questions, call them at (984) 182-7389.

A destination along the water's edge with excellent views of the water 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 before you go, you can do so at (998) 185-8300.

Those who love the outdoors will find a variety of different local eco-lodges in the area, including La Zebra Hotel. La Zebra Hotel is a small “jungle-chic” hotel on Tulum beach. The property is underdeveloped to preserve the natural beauty of the area, and guests can choose between cabanas right on the beach or surrounded by lush jungle. If you're looking for something specific, call them at (303) 578-1301.

Needless to say, you will find a wider range of options too. Click to see our article about these types of properties.

Individual Villas

Some people prefer the luxury offered by one of the many privately rented villas. To read more about rental properties in Riviera Maya, click here.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Ocean Coral & Turquesa Beach Resort

Some travelers prefer the reassurance of an all-inclusive price. There are multiple explanations why these plans are popular. For example, they provide the opportunity go full blast without having to think about money.

If you and your family would rather stay at a exclusive accommodation, Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya is probably a good place to start your search. 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. If you're looking for something specific, call them at (984) 875-1130.

One place positioned on the waterfront you should consider is Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa. The sprawling property of Sandros Caracol Resort & Spa features 738 standard and deluxe rooms, as well as junior suites -- and a collection of 11 villas are currently being constructed. Once finished, the villas will have water heated by solar power, LEW lighting, water recycling, and furniture made of certified wood. Guests can reach them at (984) 873-4444.

Those interested can find out more details concerning all-inclusive properties by following this link.


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