Luxury Hotels in the Riviera Maya

In the Riviera Maya, stay in some of our favourite beachfront boltholes, surrounded by lush green jungles and beautiful nature reserves.

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Chable Maroma

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Tropical beach life doesn’t get much better than what awaits you at Chablé Maroma. The warm waters of the Caribbean Coast lap white-sand beaches, and the cultural and natural wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula wait to be explored nearby. The luxurious suites and villas immerse you in the thick, lush jungle, while fresh bounty from the ocean is on offer at the fantastic restaurants.

Best for: Setting & Views, Spa & Wellness, Beach, Water activities

Hotel Esencia

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

On those icing-sugar sand beaches of Mexico’s Riviera Maya, tucked far, far away from Cancun’s crowds, is Hotel Esencia, the epitome of the boutique hideaway. Chic and stylish yet understated, Hotel Esencia combines Mexican charm and hospitality with impeccable service and laid-back luxury to create one of our favourite hotels.

Best for: Honeymoon, Family-friendly, Boutique Hotel, Beach

Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

The Grand Velas Riviera Maya is a luxurious all-inclusive resort on the Caribbean Coast of the Yucatan Peninsula. Inland lies dense jungle, while some of the most famous Mayan ruins are within easy reach. Back at the resort, there are several restaurants offering gourmet cuisine from across the globe, a beautiful beach, and one of the world’s finest spas.

Best for: Luxury Hotel, Beach, Spa & Wellness, Setting & Views

Viceroy Riviera Maya

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Viceroy Riviera Maya, with its luxurious private villas nestled in lush jungle and miles of white-sand beach, is the ultimate eco-conscious hideaway, and radiates peace and tranquillity along Mexico’s Caribbean coastline.

Best for: Honeymoon, Boutique Hotel, Beach, Hideaway

Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

One of the first luxury boutique hotels in the area, Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa is the granddaddy of Mayan Riviera hideaways and enjoys arguably the best beach on the whole stretch of coastline. Belmond gets it just right as usual - this resort has luxurious, stylish accommodation, plenty of local character, friendly, attentive service and effortless elegance.

Best for: Honeymoon, Luxury Hotel, Beach, Snorkelling & Diving


Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Jashita is a heavenly hideaway in Soliman Bay, one of the most spectacular parts of the Riviera Maya. With its own white sandy beach, and surrounded by the pristine wilderness of the Sian Ka’n Reserve, this is a beautiful place to spot wildlife and connect with nature. Enjoy panoramic views from your luxury suite, feast on fresh seafood, indulge in the treetop spa, which overlooks a private lagoon, and swim, snorkel and dive in the bay, which is protected by a reef teeming with tropical fish.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Beach, Setting & Views, Snorkelling & Diving

Be Tulum

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Be Tulum is a funky boutique hotel designed to blend in with the stunning natural surroundings: sublime white sands and turquoise waters out front with lush jungle as a backdrop. Tulum is for those seeking an unspoilt barefoot beach experience and Be Tulum is our pick for the ultimate stylish retreat.

Best for: Honeymoon, Chic Design, Boutique Hotel, Beach

La Zebra

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

La Zebra is a member of the prestigious Small Luxury Hotels of the World and is one of our favourite places to stay on the Riviera Maya. Combining luxury and style with an attractive laidback beach vibe, with beautiful suites lining a pristine white sand beach and a renowned restaurant serving up delicious Mexican cuisine, you’ll never want to leave… but La Zebra is also perfectly placed for exploring, and it’s well worth making the effort to check out the nearby ruins of Tulum, Coba and Chichen Itza.

Best for: Boutique Hotel, Beach, Setting & Views, Food & Wine

Mi Amor

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Mi Amor is a stylish boutique hotel on Mexico’s Caribbean coast, near the ancient ruins of Tulum. Inspired by the films of Mauricio Garces and the ‘Golden Age of Mexican Cinema’, the hotel has a feel of vintage glamour designed to evoke 1950s Acapulco. With the jungle on one side, and the Caribbean Sea on the other, this hotel feels in its own world but is well-placed for exploring famous attractions such as the ruins of Tulum, which lie nearby.

Best for: Romantic, Snorkelling & Diving, Water activities, Honeymoon

Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Banyan Tree has finally landed in Latin America. Mayakoba, meaning “village on water” in Mayan, may be a little larger than your average Mayan village but is nevertheless a sensitively designed development of four hotels nestled between mangrove lagoons and waterways behind a simply stunning beach.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Chic Design, Spa & Wellness

Rosewood Mayakoba

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Rosewood Mayakoba is a luxury beach resort that’s won international accolades for its amazing service and style – with a setting to match!

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Spa & Wellness, Water activities

Nizuc Resort & Spa

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Nizuc Resort & Spa is stylish luxury resort on the Riviera Maya, surrounded by beach, jungle and mangroves yet just a stone's throw from Cancun. The resort, consistently rated as one of Mexico's finest, feels like its own corner of the Earth, tucked away on the southern tip of the peaceful Nizuc Peninsula.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Food & Wine, Spa & Wellness

Casa Ikal

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Get in touch with nature without sacrificing your creature comforts at Casa Ikal, a contemporary Caribbean villa in the heart of one of Mexico’s most pristine nature reserves.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Private Villa, Beach

Casa Nalum

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

In the heart of the pristine Sian Ka’an nature reserve sits Casa Nalum, a rustic, thatched roofed villa hidden with a 2 ½ acre estate, with 300 feet of Caribbean seafront on its doorstep.

Best for: Family-friendly, Luxury Hotel, Private Villa, Beach


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