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Excellence Riviera

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This all-suite, all-adult resort and spa is set on an immaculate white sand Caribbean beach along Mexico's renowned Mayan Riviera. This luxury beachfront resort and spa is located ten miles from Cancun's International Airport Cancun and Playa del Carmen are just a short drive away. At Excellence Riviera Cancun you are secluded but not isolated. Conde Nast awarded resort.

Why Stay Here

2017 TripAdvisors Certificate of Excellence
TripAdvisors Travellers Choice
TripAdvisors Top 25 Hotels for Romance Mexico (17th place)
Free Wi-Fi
Spacious Suites
Many Dining Choices
Dancing Lessons

Resort Details

If you have a taste for romance and relaxation, the all-inclusive luxury of Excellence Riviera Cancun is waiting to welcome you. Excellence Riviera Cancun is a classic all-suite Mediterranean-style resort of stucco, tile and marble. It may be secluded but it's not isolated. Vibrant Cancun, cosmopolitan Playa del Carmen and the ancient Mayan world are all at your doorstep. So much to discover, still no one would blame you if you lingered at the resort. The adult's only world is a tropical fantasy that revolves around six winding pools, the clear Caribbean, well-appointed accommodations and you. Open yourself up to a world of pampering at Miil Spa. Experience gourmet cuisine at the eight international restaurants. Take an afternoon snorkel or siesta. Enjoy a yoga class on the beach at sun-up or a late-night spin on the dance floor in the nightclub lounge. No reservations needed anywhere, no schedules to follow. Feel free to be as spontaneous as you like.

All-Inclusive Deals

All-Day Dining Including Full Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner and Snacks Each Day a Variety of Eight Gourmet Restaurants, No Reservation Needed
Unlimited Lobster Dinners
Unlimited Premium and Domestic Alcoholic Beverages
24-Hour Room Service Including Beverages
Wristband-Free Vacationing
Spacious and Stylish Suites with All Necessary Amenities Overlooking Fabulous Beach
Daily Maid and Turn Down Service
Mini-Bar in Room Stocked Daily with Water, Juices, Soft Drinks, Beer and Snacks
Pool and Beach Waiter Service
Non-Motorized Water Sports (sailing, windsurfing, sea kayaking, snorkeling, introductory scuba lesson)
Daily Activities and Nightly Entertainment
Live Music During the Day
Basketball, Bicycling, Table Tennis, Billiards, Volleyball, Football, Darts, Board Games, Archery, Air Rifle Shooting
Free Wi-Fi
Free Phone Calls to United States and Canada
All Gratuities are Included

Honeymooners and Anniversary Free Added Values: Fresh Fruits, One Bottle of Sparkling Wine, Rose Petals in the Room upon Arrival, 15% Discount on All Spa Treatments, Special Turn down Service and One Champagne Breakfast in Bed (reservation is required at Guest service desk). Honeymoon or Anniversary Must Be Indicated on Reservation at Time of Booking. Proof of Marriage Must Be Presented upon Check-In.

Accommodation Details

Each luxurious suite is an instantly transforming sanctuary. The spacious suites are infused with romantic appointments like king beds, private Jacuzzis, marble bathrooms and furnished balconies or patios. Separate indoor and outdoor seating areas mean plenty of room to spread out and unwind. Take a siesta on your personal hammock. The luxury suites are the perfect oasis for two. Each suite features a complimentary mini-bar and 24-hour room service at your whim. Choose among the direct private pool access of a swim-up suite, a lush garden view or an oceanfront suite with a spectacular Caribbean view.

Restaurants, Lounges & Bars

Prepare for a truly global dining experience during your stay on the Riviera Maya at Excellence Riviera Cancun. Eight international restaurants will tempt you with fine dining options. You`ll feel transported by gourmet cuisine, dramatic settings and world-class service. Italian, Asian, French, Indian, and Mexican dishes are only the beginning of your culinary adventure. Land or sea, spa or vegetarian, expect some of the top dishes on the Riviera Maya with an extensive wine list to pair with your meal. Ten different bars and lounges complete the experience. Reservations are never required so decide what resort restaurant to try when the mood strikes you.

Seasonal changes may apply without prior notice.

Agave - This is the restaurant to sample the finest Mexican food and Tex-Mex favorites on the Riviera Maya.  As mild as you like or as spicy as you can handle, enjoy authentic Mexican specialties grilled, sauteed or marinated. Your choice of romantic indoor seating or outdoors under the moonlight in our hacienda-style courtyard. Table side mariachi entertainment completes your perfect Mexican evening.

Basmati - Riviera Cancun's newest resort restaurant. Basmati specializes in the regional dishes of India's North-West frontier, mixing up tangy herbs, spices and cooking techniques against a dramatic backdrop.

Chez Isabelle - Dinner at Chez Isabelle, the resort's signature French restaurant, is as alluring as a night in Paris. You'll feel transported from the Riviera Maya to the Left Bank as you choose among savory hors d'oeuvres, mouth-watering entrees and desserts that live up to the French culinary reputation.

The Grill - For lunch, The Grill serves up an a la carte menu of hearty salads, sandwiches, burgers and wraps in a giant thatch-roof palapa. For alfresco dinner, the sizzle of prime steaks, chicken and shrimp searing on an open flame tips you off that you're in for an exceptional meal.

The Lobster House - Beneath an open-air thatch-roof palapa that bridges the main pool, The Lobster House serves up tasty breakfast and lunch with table side service. For dinner, the glow of soft lanterns and reflection of our meandering pool turns the restaurant into a wonderful atmosphere for all things lobster. This is the place on the Riviera Maya for exquisite shellfish dishes prepared to your tastes.

Oregano - For casual Italian lunch and dinner, Oregano Pizza e Pasta Italian is a popular outdoor gathering spot. The trattoria-style restaurant serves simple but delicious fare including pizza, from traditional to unpredictable, calzones, pastas and a selection of sweet treats. Think of it as a bit of the Old World in the Riviera Maya.

Las Olas - Enjoy the ocean, sun and a bite at Las Olas snack grill. Located on the beach with selection of fast food, salads, wood-oven pizzas and grilled favorites.

Spice - Step into the world of Pan-Asian delights with exotic specialties from Japan, China, Vietnam and Thailand. If you like Japanese iron griddle cooking, cozy Teppanyaki rooms are the place to delight your senses as talented chefs prepare your meal right in front of you.

Toscana - Buon Appetito at Toscana Restaurant, where the wondrous flavors of Italy come alive. You'll discover inventive spins on traditional favorites. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet-style. For dinner, enjoy pasta selections, prepared as you like them, and meat and seafood dishes infused with fresh ingredients and artfully prepared to five star standards. Save room for dessert.

Pools & Spas

The adult's only world is a tropical fantasy that revolves around six winding pools. Enter the beach resort sanctuary of Miile Spa at Excellence resorts and indulge in a spa renewal of luxury and rejuvenation. You will be surrounded by the most intense elements in nature-sun, air, earth and water- and secluded from the stresses of day-to-day living. Miile is the ultimate retreat where relaxation happens naturally. Native nutrient-rich botanical and marine essentials work to replenish your inner glow and restore your outer beauty. Please note: While all guests at Excellence Luxury Resorts have unlimited access to the pools and fitness and sports facilities, additional costs apply to spa services and treatments.


Wedding bliss begins as you exchange vows wrapped in the beauty of the Caribbean.

You can choose your -I Dos-in a beautiful gazebo on the edge of the sea, in an elegant terrace with ocean views or right on the beach.

Professional wedding planners take care of every last detail of your ceremony so your stress-free wedding will be remembered as one filled with romance and splendor.

Excellence Riviera Cancun creates a storybook wedding complete with a fairytale ending. With a long list of amenities, each moment of your Excellence Riviera Cancun stay from pre-wedding through your honeymoon will be filled with as much-- or as little fanfare as you like. This all-inclusive, adults only resort is a world away from ordinary. Six meandering pools, an immaculate sand beach, nine gourmet restaurants and 24-hour room service are just the beginning. You and your guests will be showered in magnificence and classic Caribbean luxury. For the ultimate honeymoon experience luxury, the bridal suite offers more than 1,000 square feet of luxurious living, exclusive amenities, oceanfront views and private indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis for two.

Ask about our complimentary wedding package when booking an Excellence Club Junior Suite Ocean view room (or higher) for seven nights or more.


Guests can enjoy preferential rates for Golf at the Greg Norman-designed Playa Mujeres Golf Club (27 miles of distance). Ask the concierge upon arrival, as rates may change.

Entertainment & Activities

At Excellence Riviera Cancun your all-inclusive vacation will be peaceful but never boring. Take advantage of any number of activities on sea or sand offered at Excellence: sailing, windsurfing, sea kayaking, snorkeling, introductory scuba lesson, aerobics, water aerobics, water polo, fitness, yoga, jogging, Spanish lessons, dancing lessons, cooking lessons, theme nights, beach volleyball, beach football, tennis, basketball, bicycles, table tennis, darts, board games, archery, air rifle shooting, billiards and a fully equipped fitness center.


  • 24-Hour Front Desk

  • AAA 4-Diamond Resorts

  • ATM Machine

  • All-Adults

  • All-Inclusive

  • Beach Service

  • Beachfront

  • Beauty Shop/Salon (+)

  • Bell Staff/Porter

  • Business Center (+)

  • Coffee Shop

  • Complimentary Newspaper in Lobby

  • Complimentary Use of Bathrobe

  • Concierge

  • Conference Facilities

  • Currency Exchange

  • Dry Cleaning Service (+)

  • Elevator / Lift

  • Fine Dining

  • Fitness Facility

  • Free Breakfast

  • Free Parking

  • Free Wi-Fi

  • Gift Shop on Property (+)

  • Golf (nearby) (+)

  • Handicap Services

  • Jacuzzi/Hot Tub

  • Laundry Services/Laundry Facility (+)

  • Library / Video Library

  • Live entertainment

  • Lounges/Bars

  • Luggage Storage

  • Luxury Resorts

  • Massage Therapist (+)

  • Multilingual Staff

  • Multiple Swimming Pools

  • Non-Motorized Water Sports

  • Non-Smoking Property

  • On-Site Dive Shop

  • On-Site Events

  • Outdoor Pool

  • Poolside Bar

  • Private Beach

  • Public Internet Access (*)

  • Restaurant

  • Rooftop Terrace

  • Room Service Included

  • Sauna

  • Security Guard

  • Shopping

  • Spa Services (+)

  • Steam Room

  • Swim-Up Bar

  • Tennis Courts

  • Valet Parking

  • Water Sports (+)

  • Wedding Services (+)

(+) = Additional fees may apply for the use of these amenities.
(*) = Free, some restrictions may apply

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