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Excellence Riviera Cancun

Mexico, Riviera Cancun

All Inclusive
Exclusively for Adults
Good for Couples
Swim Up Rooms

The adults only Excellence Riviera Cancun is an all-suite resort which exudes luxury and comfort. In close proximity to the archaeological sites of the Riviera Maya and facing perfect white sandy beaches, this is a fantastic spot from which to experience this wonderful coastline. With six meandering pools winding through the hotel, all ground floor rooms benefit from direct pool access and the swim-in spa offers both indoor and al fresco treatments. Nine à la carte restaurants provide a global dining experience and the hotel's eleven bars provide the ideal setting for relaxing at the end of the day.

This hotel does not accept guests under the age of 18 years.

Specially modified rooms for people with reduced mobility are available on request.

The hotel has 440 rooms, 3 floors, 11 lifts and 14 blocks.

  • Adults-only luxury hotel
  • Swim-in spa with al fresco treatments
  • Nine a la carte restaurants and 11 bars
  • Live music and shows in the evening
  • Choose a suite with a pool or private spa
All Inclusive - what's included

All meals and snacks. Unlimited soft drinks, local and premium alcoholic drinks. Minibar. 24-hour room service. Daily activities. Evening entertainment. Non-motorised watersports. Wifi.

Added value

Honeymoon offer

Honeymoon or Anniversary couples receive the following benefits when staying for a minimum of 3 nights between 01 May 2018 - 31 October 2019.
Welcome letter. 
Basket of fresh fruits in room upon arrival. 
A bottle of sparkling wine. 
One special romantic dinner (restaurant). 
Rose petals in the room upon arrival.
Special turn down service.
Champagne breakfast in bed (one per stay). 
15% discount on your Photo package (non applicable for wedding packages). 
15% discount on all Spa treatments.
Couples must present a copy of the wedding certificate at the time of check in
Please call our Trusted Adviser for further details as the above offer is subject to terms and conditions.



Bars & Restaurants


With exotic dishes from across Asia, Spice offers an array of tasty delights. Don't forget to visit the Teppanyaki table and watch your culinary dreams be created in front of you.

Dress Code:
Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
For Gentlemen: Long trousers, collared shirts.
For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri trousers, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn.  T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed.

17:30 - 22:30


Open for dinner. Signature French Restaurant and Wine Cellar serving à la carte dinner.

Oregano Pizza e Pasta

Open for lunch and dinner. Trattoria style restaurant serving simple but delicious Italian cuisine.

The Grill

Open for lunch and dinner. Steak House restaurant serving an à la carte lunch menu of salads, sandwiches and burgers and dinner and al fresco dinners with steaks, chicken and shrimps.

The Lobster House

Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Serving tasty à la carte breakfast and lunch. At dinner the restaurant is transformed by the glow of lanterns and offers an exquisite range of shellfish dishes.


Italian restaurant serving a buffet breakfast and lunch and fine Italian à la carte cuisine for dinner.

Opening Times:
Breakfast: 07:00 - 11:00
Lunch: 12:00 - 16:00
Dinner: 17:30 - 22:30 

Dress Code:
Lunch: Casual
Shorts, Bermudas sarong and t-shirts welcome. Tank tops, wet clothes or swimsuits are not allowed.
Dinner: Casual Elegance
For Gentlemen: Long trousers, collared shirts.
For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri trousers, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn.  T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed.


Open for dinner. Sample the finest Mexican food whilst dining indoors or under the moonlight in the hacienda-style courtyard.


Open for dinner. Basmati serves contemporary Indian cuisine specialising in dishes from India's North-West frontier.

Flavour Market

Open for dinner. Serving a variety of tapas dishes.

Las Olas

Enjoy a light snack like wood-oven pizza at this grill, located on the beach

Opening Times:
12:00 - 15:00

Sports Bar

Kick back and relax whilst watching your favourite sports - with your favourite drinks and snacks to hand.

Opening Times:
Lunch: 15:30 - 17:30 
Dinner:18:00 - 22:30


With 11 bars to choose from, there's a venue for every time of the day. Favourites include the swim-up bar for a refreshing beverage, the smoothie bar - Revive, or for some evening entertainment you can visit Stars. 

Beach & Pools

Swimming Pools

Relax in one of the six swimming pools, with two of these heated during winter and for extra comfort, there are also five outdoor whirlpools to try.
One of the pools has disabled access. 

Spa & Wellness


Guests can enjoy access to the sensational Miilé Spa, which exudes opulence with its water surroundings and calming interiors. Guests can unwind in the spa circuit, featuring hydrotherapy pools, tropical rain showers, plunge pools, steam baths and relaxation areas to name just a few.

For extra indulgence, signature beauty and spa treatments that celebrate local traditions are available to try, from coco body wraps to reef shell massages - a real must. All treatments and services are payable locally. 

Fitness and Yoga

A well-equipped fitness centre is available to guests, with an excellent range of cardio equipment and weights. 

To enjoy the outdoors, a fitness trail allows joggers and walkers alike the chance to admire the scenery. 

Activities & Entertainment

Daytime Activities

Designated facilities and outdoor spaces for basketball, beach volleyball and tennis are favourites among guests, with a variety of indoor activities also on hand, including a games rooms, table tennis and various lessons. 


Guests can enjoy a wide range of water activities, ranging from kayaks and paddle boards to deep-sea fishing and scuba diving. 

Additional costs may apply to some excursions and activities, but these can all be booked and are payable locally. A variety of non-motorized watersports are free to guests. 

About the location
Half an hour outside Mexico’s party hotspot of Cancun lies its chilled-out cousin – the Riviera Cancun. Sandwiched between the city and popular Playa del Carmen, the Riviera Cancun is a quiet but prime beach zone. Its white-sand coast is the stuff of postcards, complete with swaying palms and swanky waterfront hotels. Nearby Playa del Carmen (less than an hour away) is known for some fantastic restaurants and local markets. Meanwhile, the Riviera Cancun puts you within easy reach of some of the region’s most impressive Mayan sites, including fascinating Tulum. If water exploration is more your thing, the pristine coral reefs along the coast offer fantastic scuba diving, or you can take the family to experience the rivers and ruins of Xcaret, an eco-archaeological park. 
Transfer time
25 minutes from Cancun airport
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alperry1027, Greensboro, North Carolina
Tripadvisor review Oct 18 2018
My husband and I came here for our honeymoon and we were completely blown away. Not only is the resort beautiful, but the staff, food, drinks, and activities are all 5 star. Special shoutout to...
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Highly recommend this resort as long as food isn't your main reason for booking.
Heather F,
Tripadvisor review Oct 17 2018
This resort was absolutely beautiful! The service was excellent, the rooms were perfect, the pools and bars were amazing!!! The food, however, fell short. Chez Isabel was the best restaurant, but...
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