Best hotels in Riviera Maya

When we talk about the Riviera Maya, many times we think that it is only about Playa el Carmen. This is a very common mistake, because the reality is that the Riviera Maya is made up of Isla Blanca, which is a continental zone of Isla Mujeres and this road includes the coastal area of Cancun, Isa Mujeres, Puerto Morelos, Playa del Carmen, Puerto Aventuras, Tulum, and all the way to Punta Allen.

In total, the Riviera Maya is almost 250 kilometers long and if you are looking to stay in the best hotels in the Riviera Maya, then you still haven’t defined well in which region of the Riviera Maya you want to be.

But don’t worry, because right now we will tell you which are the most recommended hotels in these 250 kilometers of length, here at

Best hotels in Riviera Maya

The Riviera Maya as such is a very large area and it encompasses the best of the Mexican Caribbean. So if you still don’t know where to stay, then check out these recommendations we have for you.

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya All Inclusive

The Nickelodeon hotel is one of the hotels that has become popular very quickly in the Mexican Caribbean and of course, how can it not be if it is a resort created not only for the little ones of the house, but also for us grown-ups.

The hotel is located very close to downtown Puerto Morelos and very close to the entrance of Playa del Carmen. This leaves it in a privileged location where all the fun happens.

It is a 5-star, all-inclusive, family-friendly hotel with rooms for up to 4 adults and 3 children. But this doesn’t mean that couples, or even a solo traveler, can go. For the Riviera Maya resort is prepared to make everyone completely happy.

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya All Inclusive - riviera maya hotels

Le Blanc Spa Resort

In the Riviera Maya there are more than 5 thousand hotels, but very few have been awarded the AAA Five Diamond award and Le Blanc Spa Resort is one of them.

This luxury, 5-star, adults-only resort is located in the city of Cancun and still holds its title as one of the best hotels in Cancun.

The hotel is located in the heart of the Hotel Zone, therefore: The nightclubs, restaurants and entertainment you will not lack. Besides having a private beach, it is the perfect resort to escape with your partner and say goodbye to the daily routine.

Le Blanc Spa Resort - best hotel riviera maya

Mia Reef Isla Mujeres

Another Riviera Maya resort that cannot be left out and not only for its elegance, style and service, but also for being close to one of the most beautiful beaches in Mexico is the Mia Reef hotel.

This resort is located in front of the North Beach of Isla Mujeres, it manages an all-inclusive, 5-star concept and among its many advantages, it also has direct access to the king’s natural pool.

Mia Reef Isla Mujeres

El Dorado Casitas Royale

Ideally built for couples, the Riviera Maya hotel El Dorado Casitas Royale is another resort you have to consider and is located very close to the heart of the Riviera Maya.

There are really many reasons to make this resort your vacation stay with your partner, whether for honeymoon, romantic getaway or just for the heck of it. It is one of the most fully equipped and all-inclusive resorts you will find.

The Riviera Maya resort has 10 restaurants where you will find Italian, international, Caribbean, Mexican and Asian food. Don’t even worry about drinks, they will be close by with 10 pool bars, 1 beach bar and 4 lounge bars.

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With an extravagant luxury architecture that resembles the jungle and among sculptures, cabins, suites of the highest quality and in the middle of the Mayan jungle, the Azulik hotel in Tulum is amazing.

This Riviera Maya resort is one of the most sought-after in the region, with its 5-star concept, but don’t expect a cheap stay, as it can cost close to 20 thousand pesos a night.

Azulik hotels riviera maya


This short list is not even close to the end of the list we have prepared for you and very, very soon we will update it with 15 more hotels. That’s right: we will not give you a list of the 10 best hotels in the Riviera Maya, we will give you the list of the 20 resorts you have to consider. See you next time.