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Desire Resort

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Our Opinion

Desire Resort sells themselves as a "wonderfully exotic, erotic, adults only resort where each moment is an adventure". This resort is a couples only, clothing optional resort for adults 21 years and older. It is a smaller resort with only 110 rooms and of course caters to a very specific traveler. The beach area is nice but a little small and the same goes for the pool area. Rooms are nice. If you are looking for a resort with a nude beach in the Riviera Maya or Cancun, this is one of a very few options.


This clothing-opitional, couples-only resort provides a sensuous and unique concept. Couples enjoy the freedom from conventional environments at this secluded and vibrant premium resort. Every amenity of this sublime hideaway is designed to pamper couples with everything needed for the most memorable vacation experience of their lives: from exquisite powder-soft, white sand beach to gourmet dining, to new friends, nothing is overlooked. Desire Resort & Spa is the world's foremost clothing optional all inclusive resort, and it's mysterious allure has devotees coming back time-and-time again. For a tension-relieving weekend getaway or for an extended holiday, there is no place on Earth like Desire.

Location: Beachfront, 20 minutes from Playa del Carmen and 20 minutes from the airport.

  • 21+ Couples resort with clothing-optional, racy atmosphere
  • Provocative entertainment featuring theme parties, "play room" and a lively nightclub
  • Nice white sand beach
  • Pool and whirlpool overlooking the ocean 
  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Well-equipped fitness centre 

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • waynelynch45 : Frisco, Texas
Best vacation ecer!

We stayed at Desire Riviera for 4 nights starting on April 5th, 2017. The staff was fantastic, helpful and courteous. The atmosphere was unlike anything we had ever experienced before. While Desire has its fair share of older visitors, it also has a mix of 30 to 40 somethings that obviously take pride in their appearance. We are not in "The Lifestyle" but were very open minded and friendly, judging nothing. You'll see it all if you go to the upstairs hot tub or the Sin Room at the club. We did and had a blast. We met the best people and everyone is very respectful. After going I believe there are many more couples that like to be open and maybe even play, but do not actually swap. The beauty of the lifestyle and resort is the communication needed within couples, like never before. We love it and want to go back asap! Food was also the best at any all-inclusive resort we've ever gone to. The size of the resort is perfect, I think around 110 rooms. It's easy to go from room to pool, pool to beach or club. Our only very minor complaint would be the size of the garden view room we had. It felt tight, but all things considered it didn't bother us at all. My wife and I had the erotic massage and it was incredible! We also checked a few boxes on the bucket list while we were there. The worst part is that's its kind of sad when you have to put clothes on to fly home. Usually by the pool I was nude and she was topless. She also played volleyball on the beach topless and looked beautiful doing it!

  • Carol B : Pottstown, Pennsylvania
best vacation ever

stayed a week starting march 24th in an ocean view room, small but clean and comfortably and right on thebeach. the resort is very well kept and beautiful end to end, with a very friendly staff and service that is amazing.the food was very good a wide choice at the buffets, and the two restaurants were excellent .the service at this resort is noticeable top notch, from poolside the beach or any of the restaurants the staff is on top of it. the pool is where the day time activity starts with some trivia or fun game you can participate in or just watch and enjoy some light hearted fun. and of coarse pool volleyball and beach volleyball. most of the guest are nude at the pool and beach as were we, but you can be half nude or in a bathing suit and totally comfortable either way no one judges.the roof top hot tub is where the adult fun gets started, the guest are friendly and easy to talk to and most of all respectful, no means no, but thing have a way of getting started at the hot tub and we did have a lot of fun and meet some great people and see some things you won't see at other resorts, fun at your comfort level being the key to a good time. there is no pressure to do anything, but you might surprise yourself, the place is fun. the entertain at night is good the staff does a great job, most of the guest are dressed very sexy as was my wife, there are some beautiful outfits on the theme nights, most guest are in to it, which adds the overall fun atmosphere. then up to the disco for some dancing fun and some the outfits accidentally fall off. after all it is a clothing optional resort. the beach is good not great some seaweed, but what the beach lacks the service you get more than makes ups for it, the other guest and the staff are what makes this resort and your vacation one of the best. we had a fantastic time and will return again the true sign of a great resort.

  • RandyRussell1 : Lake Village, Arkansas
Restaurant Service

Always ask for Oscar during breakfast, lunch, and any other time he may be available. He is awesome - wonderful personality, sincere, a very good man. I promise you - he will take great care of you and anticipate any needs or desires you may have. We could not have had a better experience dining, much due to his attention.

  • Clif B : Buffalo, New York
Still recommended

Just returned from our 10th trip to Desire. Our last trip was in November and I wrote how we thought the nightly shows had degenerated. They were better this trip, but not quite up to the same level or had the diversity of prior years. As for the food, we are easy to please. That said, they need to add to the menu at Sahalo. The romantic atmosphere and presentation make this my wife's favorite place to eat but I only like a few of their meal choices. Someone asked what surprised us the most at our first visit? While I could say it was the level of open play that can occur around the hot tub, or how comfortable we found ourselves to be with it, my answer was how happy the staff is to be working there. They are always smiling and there to help. For anyone reading these reviews to decide whether or not to go to this resort, the answer is "Yes." You do not go to Desire for the meals, the rooms or the beach. You go for the playfully erotic atmosphere, the outgoing people and the service that you cannot find at other resorts.

  • BobOrCarol : Cambridge, Canada
Desire riviera mayan

Great atmosphere and staff and service are exceptional .... very erotic. Clothing optional.... no pressure to join in if your not the swinger type.....However, the rooms are very dated. The food is decent, but I've had better for a LOT LESS $.... The drinks as far as I'm concerned are VERY sub par considering the price of the Mexico and don't even get real Kahlua... the only premium drink they had was grey goose vodka..... You are definitely paying big $ for the atmosphere. I think the management could certainly work on upgrading the food and drinks value. Beach unfortunately was destroyed in late 2016 thru no fault of hotel, but apparently it used to be very nice

Vacations packages include round-trip flights, accommodations, round-trip transfers (unless outlined below) to and from the hotel, and tourist cards (if required, unless outlined below).

If selecting an all-inclusive resort option, the package will also include the all-inclusive features as outlined by each resort.

Items not included:

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  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
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  • Buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • A la carte dining for dinner
  • Snacks
  • All drinks (domestic beer & cocktails, select international brands, house wine with dinner)
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Hobie cats
  • Tennis
  • Sauna and steam room
  • Access to fitness facilities
  • Wi-Fi
  • Disco
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment
  • 151 rooms
  • 4 restaurants
  • 5 bars 
  • 1 pool
  • Clothing optional beach, pools, and Multi-couple infinity
  • Jacuzzi
  • Fitness facilities
  • Tennis
  • 2 courts
  • Beauty salon
  • Spa facilities 
  • Motorized water sports (fee)
  • 24 hr room service (charges may apply)
  • Free Wi-Fi in common areas
  • Shops
  • Concierge
  • Currency exchange

Deluxe Gardenview

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Alarm clock
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Amenities kit
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-bar
  • In-room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Bathroom/Shower
  • Gardenview
  • 1 King or 1 Queen bed

Superior Gardenview Room

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • 1 King bed
  • Living area
  • Air-conditioning 
  • LCD TV with cable
  • Telephone 
  • In-room safe
  • Bathroom with shower
  • Coffee maker
  • Hair dryer
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Mini-bar (replenished daily with water, soft drinks and beer)
  • Alarm clock

Deluxe Oceanview

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Air-conditioned
  • Ceiling fan
  • Alarm clock
  • CD player
  • Telephone
  • Shower only
  • Hair dryer
  • Bathrobe
  • Slippers
  • Amenities kit
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Mini-bar
  • In-room safe
  • Satellite TV
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Oceanview
  • 1 King or 1 Queen bed


El Arrecife

  • Buffet / Themed dinner
  • International
  • Dress code is Casual elegant


  • a la carte for dinner
  • International
  • Reservations required
  • Dress code is Sensual elegant


  • Buffet (lunch and snacks)
  • Italian


  • a la carte for dinner
  • Asian
  • Reservations required for Teppanyaki only
  • Dress code - Casual elegant


  • Melange Lobby bar
  • Nude Jacuzzi Lounge Bar
  • Tentazione Swim-up bar
  • Y Nightclub & Sin Room
  • Beach Bar

Spa Treatments

  • Body treatments
  • Couples treatments
  • Facial treatments 
  • Manicure treatments 
  • Massage therapy 
  • Pedicure treatments 
  • Waxing 
  • Body wraps 
  • Exfoliating session 
  • Aromatherapy massage    

Honeymoon Bonus - Receive a bottle of champagne in room and fruit basket in room. Request at time of booking. Marriage certificate dated within the last 3 months is required upon check-in. Subject to change.

Early Booking Bonus - This hotel may offer early booking bonuses at certain times of the year. If early booking bonuses apply to your vacation, prices shown online have already been adjusted accordingly. Please inquire for complete details.

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  • Desire Resort
    Riviera Maya,Mexico

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Desire Resort & Spa Riviera Maya
Carretera Cancun-Puerto Morelos Km 27.5 SM 12 Mza 41, Lote 1, Fracc. 2, Puerto Morelos 77580 Mexico

Some restaurants may be open for certain meals only and limited visits may apply. Reservations required and dress code in effect for a la carte restaurants. Time restrictions may apply for water sports.

Child pricing may only be available with select tour operators and valid for select dates and durations. Child pricing rules are subject to change without notice. Please contact one of our vacation specialists if you require assistance with child pricing.

Photo identification and/or credit card or cash deposit may be required at check-in for incidental charges.

Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on hotel policy. Rollaway beds and cribs (infant beds) may be available and should be requested at the time of booking; fees may apply.

Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in. Special requests cannot be guaranteed and may incur additional charges upon check-in to fulfil.

Hotels do not condone unruly behavior, parties in rooms, excessive noise or any other actions that violate the hotels terms of use. Guests may be removed from the property at their own expense in the event of any disturbance or complaint from other guests or hotel staff. cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules. makes every effort to ensure that the information on this page is accurate, however, all information on this page is subject to change without notice. is not responsible for any changes, errors or omissions that may occur.