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Excellence Riviera Cancun

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Our Opinion

Beautiful resort with great amenities and plenty of activities. There is a variety of buffet and a la carte items available. There are plenty of pools and lounge space available. Great daytime and nightly entertainment.


Overview

If you have a taste of luxury, romance and adventure, then Excellence Riviera Cancun is where you belong. The all-suite, adults only resort is set along Mexico's renowned Riviera Maya, 15 minutes away from Cancun's airport, on an immaculate white sand beach. Six meandering pools wind through the grounds. You have access to 9 international restaurants from French to Asian to Gourmet, 11 bars, plus such amenities as an expansive swim-in spa, a full-scale fitness and cardio-conditioning center and an unparalleled range of activities on land and sea.

Location: On the beach, 25 minutes to downtown Cancun and Playa del Carmen, 15 minutes from the airport.


Highlights
  • Wide variety of restaurants - no reservations required
  • 6 free-form pools to choose from
  • Great spa with beachside treatments
  • Many daily activities including cooking lessons, archery, snorkeling and jogging trails
  • Mediterranean architecture and scenic views
  • AAA Four Diamond Award

tripadvisor Traveler Reviews
  • Bev92 : Owen Sound, Canada
Another week in Paradise!!

I travelled with my husband, sister and brother-in-law the week of Feb. 16th/2017. This was our second year in a row staying at the Excellence Riviera Cancun. It is truly one of the best resorts we've ever been to. Food is awesome, staff is amazing and the property is really nice. Rooms are beautiful and very fully stocked. I want to give a "shout-out" to some of the staff that really are special. We were so pleased to find out that our two favorite waiters that we had last year were still there. Mario who worked in the buffet last year has moved to the "Spice" restaurant. It was so awesome to meet up with him again. He is such an awesome waiter and just a really nice person. Ramon still works in the French restaurant and it was amazing to see him again. He is also a top-notch waiter with a wicked sense of humour. Other waiterswaitresses we met this year that really made an impression are: Victor in "Chez Isabelle"; Luis in the "Barcelona" restaurant; Marciel in the Martini bar; and Geronimo (forget what restaurant we met him). We also want to give a big shout-out to Javier and Carlos that work at the front gate. These two men are so extremely friendly and helpful - would do anything for you. They are a real asset to the resort. If you are looking for a wonderful vacation place where you can just relax and enjoy all the amenities, you might just want to check out the Excellence Riviera Cancun. We will definitely be back.

  • Farrah A :
Paradise

My husband and I went here for our honeymoon and we just went back for a second time for a relaxing getaway. This place is simply amazing! The staff is really friendly, attentive, and professional. The hotel itself is beautiful. The restaurants, rooms, pools, and spas are really clean and well thought out. The food was pretty good, we definitely enjoyed eating at all of the restaurants, especially the French place. It was so nice to hang out by the main bar and have drinks before and after dinner. The pool was really relaxing and the beach was so beautiful for an afternoon nap. We really enjoyed the mid-day entertainment near the swim up bar. If you are looking for a relaxing getaway with great food, premium drinks surrounded by friendly people then this is the place to go. We will definitely be returning

  • bella K : Columbus, Ohio
The Best Hotel

I would like to let everyone know who is looking for an excellent vacation to visit Excellence Riviera Cancun. We travel a lot and visited lots of resorts, but Excellence Riviera Cancun is by far the best adults only resort. We have been at this resorts 11 times and can't wait to book another vacation with them again. We go there twice a year. We met excellence people there such as Leslie Uribe who is an amazing person ever, her personality and ability to make your vacation is incredible. We met Rogeloo Vasconcelios he Is an awesome person ever and is making your stay like you are in paradise. We want to recognize Armando Badel who is just the best person ever, who cares so much about us that is just pretty amazing, he called us the night the were going home to make sure we have early breakfast so we don't leave the resort without breakfast. The Excellence Riviera Club pool crue is amazing. They are trying to make you feel so important and making your stay at the pool just amazing. I would like to recognize pool crue: Enrigie, Luis, Axel, Amable!!! Heads up to all of them!! Pretty amazing people. We also would to recognize Mayses who is the bar tender at the pool. He is an incredible gentlemen. All those people know us by name and follow us every step we make to make sure all Is great with us. Also, I wanted to recognize Andrija and Jesica from the Excellence club. They are simply great!!!! Heads up to all of them since they are our family and we enjoy every minute we are vacationing with them. The food at each restaurant is delicious. The quality and the food selection is incredible. The rooms are big and very clean. I would strongly recommend this hotel to people who are looking for the best out of the best!!! Great place!!! Sincerely, BK. Columbus OH

  • JennyK1970 : Chanhassen, Minnesota
A standout resort!

I really appreciated this resort with all the live music at every dinner. Being a music teacher, this was something that really impacted me! I also loved taking tennis lessons from a fantastic instructor who was so passionate at helping us learn as much as possible. The yoga teacher was also a truly excellent teacher. He was inspiring and made me want to come back to his class each day. I really felt this resort focused on making our experience Excellent from the moment we arrived. I would come back!

  • aziemercol : Denver, Colorado
fantastico!

Just got back from a fabulous vacation. So hard to leave the Excellence and return to reality! We've been to many all-inclusives and this was the best! Everyone goes out of there way to make sure you are taken care of and have everything you need. Great service at all the restaurants, bars, etc. We did upgrade to the Excellence Club, and that was great. Having your sunglasses cleaned, cold towel on the beach, fantastic service, just wonderful. The resort is easy to navigate, great food at all the restaurants. This resort had more actual mexican food at the buffets than any other mexican resort I've stayed at. Loved the mexican restaurant, the indian restuarant, the lobster.... so much to this place!

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:

  • Travel insurance (mandatory if traveling to Cuba)
  • Tourist cards ($10USD)if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing Airlines
  • Departure taxes ($20USD) if traveling to Dominican Republic with Sunwing or Signarture Vacations
  • Hotel transfers for packages with WestJet to USA (with exception to Honolulu)
  • Hotel transfers for packages to Europe
  • Items of a personal nature

  • Buffet breakfast, buffet or a la carte lunch and dinner daily
  • Snacks
  • A la carte dining (dress code in effect)
  • Unlimited Premium brand drinks
  • 24 hour room service
  • In-room mini-bar stocked w/bottled water, soft drinks and beer
  • Pool and beach waiter service
  • Kayaking
  • Windsurfing
  • Snorkeling
  • Day and night tennis
  • Volleyball
  • Billiards
  • Use of gym
  • Dance lessons
  • Spanish lessons
  • Daily activities
  • Nightly entertainment

Excellence Club Inclusions

  • Premium suite
  • Private check-in and check-out plus early check-in and late check-out subject to availability
  • Private concierge service (7:00 -23:00)
  • Private lounge area with PCs, Internet access, buffet and bar service (7:00 -23:00)
  • Bvlgari VIP toiletries
  • Upgraded room service menu in-room
  • Upgraded mini-bar including premium liquor and wine to preference (List available with our Club Concierge)
  • Nespresso machine
  • Sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Fresh flowers upon arrival
  • Daily delivery of fresh fruit and petit fours
  • Private beach area
  • Daily complimentary newspaper
  • Shoeshine service
  • Complimentary beach bag for use during your stay
  • Free Wi-Fi Internet connection in rooms
  • Includes Aqua Wellness Spa Treatment, 1 per person per stay
  • 440 Well Appointed Junior Suites in fourteen 3-storey buildings
  • 1 buffet & 8 a la carte restaurants: Japanese, Steak & Seafood, Mexican, Indian, Gourmet and Continental cuisine
  • Snack bars
  • 10 Bars including, Cigar Bar, Piano-sing along bar and comedy club
  • 6 Swimming pools (2 heated in winter)
  • 5 Outdoor Jacuzzis
  • 1 Lit Tennis Court and 1 Multi Sports court
  • Library
  • Shopping galleria
  • Fully equipped Fitness Centre
  • Fitness trail - scenic, tropical route for walkers & joggers
  • Yoga & fitness classes
  • Signature outdoor Spa Garden with warm, shallow mineral water whirlpools (fee)
  • Full service world-class indoor Spa with sauna, salt water pools, private swiss showers, massage & body treatment rooms (fee)
  • Deep sea fishing (fee)
  • Bicycle tours
  • Concierge desk
  • Free Wi-Fi internet
  • Meeting rooms available
  • Medical facilities (fee)
  • Laundry services (fee)
  • ATM
  • Golf nearby

Junior Suite Oceanview

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Hair dryer
  • Oceanview
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • 1 King bed
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Vanity mirror
  • Pillow menu
  • Double vanities
  • Separate shower
  • Scale
  • CD/DVD player
  • Sitting area
  • Private furnished balcony
  • Separate water closet
  • 42" flat screen TV
  • Bathroom with jetted tub
  • Service box for room service
  • Air-conditioning with in-room climate control
  • Mini-bar (stocked with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks)
  • In-room safe
  • VIP amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Radio alarm clock with iPod docking station
  • In-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection

Excellence Club Junior Suite Swim-up Suite Oceanview

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Hair dryer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • 1 King bed
  • Vanity mirror
  • Pillow menu
  • Double vanities
  • Separate shower
  • Scale
  • CD/DVD player
  • Sitting area
  • Separate water closet 
  • 42" flat screen TV
  • Bathroom with jetted tub
  • Service box for room service
  • Air-conditioning with in-room climate control
  • Mini-bar (stocked with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks)
  • In-room safe
  • VIP amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Radio alarm clock with iPod docking station
  • Outdoor jetted whirlpool bathtub for two
  • Private furnished terrace with lounge bed, direct access to the pool with oceanview
  • Please see All Inclusive section for the Excellence Club Inclusions

Junior Suite Spa or Poolview

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
  • Hair dryer
  • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Vanity mirror
  • Pillow menu
  • Double vanities
  • Separate shower
  • Scale
  • CD/DVD player
  • Sitting area 
  • Private furnished balcony
  • Separate water closet
  • 42" flat screen TV
  • Bathroom with jetted tub
  • Service box for room service
  • Air-conditioning with in-room climate control
  • Mini-bar (stocked with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks)
  • In-room safe
  • VIP amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Radio alarm clock with iPod docking station
  • In-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection
  • Spa and or poolview

Junior Suite Swim-up Spa or Poolview

  • Maximum Number of Adults 3
  • Maximum Occupancy 3
  • Hair dryer
  • 1 King or 2 Double beds
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Vanity mirror
  • Pillow menu
  • Double vanities
  • Separate shower
  • Scale
  • CD/DVD player
  • Sitting area
  • Private furnished balcony
  • Separate water closet
  • 42" flat screen TV
  • Bathroom with jetted tub
  • Service box for room service
  • Air-conditioning with in-room climate control
  • Mini-bar (stocked with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks)
  • In-room safe
  • VIP amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Radio alarm clock with iPod docking station
  • In-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection
  • Spa and or poolview
  • Private furnished terrace with outdoor jetted whirlpool bathtub, 2 sun beds, direct access to the pool and one hammock

Excellence Club Junior Suite Oceanfront 

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Hair dryer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Oceanfront
  • Turndown service
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Vanity mirror
  • Pillow menu
  • Double vanities
  • Separate shower
  • Scale
  • CD/DVD player
  • Sitting area
  • Private furnished balcony 
  • Separate water closet
  • 42" flat screen TV
  • Air-conditioning with individual climate controls
  • Bathroom with jetted tub
  • Service box for room service
  • Mini-bar (stocked with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks)
  • In-room safe
  • VIP amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Radio alarm clock with iPod docking station
  • Outdoor jetted whirlpool bathtub for two
  • Please see All Inclusive section for the Excellence Club Inclusions

Excellence Club Honeymoon Suite Oceanfront

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Hair dryer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • Vanity mirror
  • Pillow menu
  • Double vanities
  • Separate shower
  • Scale
  • CD/DVD player
  • Separate water closet
  • 42" flat screen TV
  • Bathroom with jetted tub
  • Service box for room service 
  • Air-conditioning with in-room climate control
  • Mini-bar (stocked with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks)
  • In-room safe
  • VIP amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Radio alarm clock with iPod docking station
  • In-room check in & check out
  • Butler service for luggage
  • Special Jacuzzi decoration (must be booked through concierge)
  • Two private and furnished balconies (one with outdoor jetted whirlpool bathtub) with oceanfront
  • Separate couple massage room
  • Separate living room area with sound system
  • Please see All Inclusive section for the Excellence Club Inclusions

Excellence Club Two-Story Rooftop Terrace Suite Oceanfront

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Hair dryer
  • Oceanview
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • 1 King bed
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Vanity mirror
  • Pillow menu
  • 42" Flat-screen TV
  • Double vanities
  • Separate shower
  • Scale
  • CD/DVD player
  • Sitting area
  • Furnished balcony
  • Separate water closet
  • Bathroom with jetted tub
  • Outdoor Jacuzzi
  • Service box for room service
  • Air-conditioning with in-room climate control
  • Mini-bar (stocked with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks)
  • In-room safe
  • VIP amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Radio alarm clock with iPod docking station
  • Private rooftop terrace with plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture & open-air shower
  • Please see All Inclusive section for the Excellence Club Inclusions

Two-Story Rooftop Terrace Suite with Plunge Pool

  • Maximum Number of Adults 2
  • Maximum Occupancy 2
  • Hair dryer
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Turndown service
  • Iron & Ironing board
  • 1 King bed
  • Coffee/tea maker
  • Vanity mirror
  • Pillow menu
  • Double vanities
  • Separate shower
  • Scale
  • CD/DVD player
  • Sitting area
  • Separate water closet 
  • 42" flat screen TV
  • Bathroom with jetted tub
  • Outdoor Jacuzzi
  • Service box for room service
  • Air-conditioning with in-room climate control
  • Mini-bar (stocked with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks)
  • In-room safe
  • VIP amenities
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Radio alarm clock with iPod docking station
  • In-room premium liquor & wine bottle selection
  • Private rooftop terrace with plunge pool and comfortable lounge furniture & open-air shower
  • Spa and or poolview

Restaurants

Oregano

  • a la carte for lunch and dinner
  • Italian
  • Lunch dress code is Casual (Shorts, bermudas, sarong and t-shirts welcome. Tank tops, wet clothes or swimsuits not allowed)
  • Dinner dress code is Casual Elegance (For Gentlemen: Long pants, dress shirt)
  • (For Ladies: Long pants, capri pants, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts,tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed)

Toscana

  • Buffet for breakfast and lunch / a la carte for dinner
  • Italian
  • Breakfast and lunch dress code is Casual (shorts, bermudas, sarongs and t-shirts welcome. Tank tops, wet clothes or swimsuits not allowed)
  • Dinner dress code is Casual Elegance (For Gentlemen: Long pants, dress shirt)
  • (For Ladies: Long pants, capri pants, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts,tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed)

Agave

  • a la carte for dinner
  • Mexican
  • Indoor or outdoor dining
  • Outdoor seating: Dress shorts & capri pants are allowed For Ladies: Long pants, capri pants, skirt, blouse

Spice

  • a la carte for dinner
  • Asian/Teppanyaki
  • Dinner dress code is Casual Elegance (For Gentlemen: Long pants, dress shirt)
  • (For Ladies: Long pants, capri pants, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts,tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed)

The Lobster House

  • a la carte for breakfast, lunch and dinner
  • International/Lobster
  • Breakfast and lunch dress code is Casual (shorts, bermudas, sarongs and t-shirts welcome. Tank tops, wet clothes or swimsuits not allowed)
  • Dinner dress code is Casual Elegance (For Gentlemen: Long pants, dress shirt)
  • (For Ladies: Long pants, capri pants, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts,tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed)

The Grill

  • a la carte for lunch and dinner
  • Grill and Steakhouse
  • Lunch dress code is Casual (Shorts, bermudas, sarong and t-shirts welcome. Tank tops, wet clothes or swimsuits not allowed)
  • Dinner dress code is Casual Elegance (For Gentlemen: Long pants, dress shirt)
  • (For Ladies: Long pants, capri pants, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts,tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed)

Chez Isabelle

  • a la carte for dinner
  • French
  • Dinner dress code is Casual Elegance (For Gentlemen: Long pants, dress shirt)
  • (For Ladies: Long pants, capri pants, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts,tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed)

Basmati

  • a la carte for dinner
  • Indian
  • Dinner dress code is Casual Elegance (For Gentlemen: Long pants, dress shirt)
  • (For Ladies: Long pants, capri pants, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts,tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed)

Las Olas

  • Snack Bar/Grill

Flavor Market

  • Tapas for dinner
  • Spanish
  • Dinner dress code is Casual Elegance (For Gentlemen: Long pants, dress shirt)
  • (For Ladies: Long pants, capri pants, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts,tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed)

Aroma

  • CafĂ©

Bars

  • Cafe Kafe
  • Martini Bar
  • Blue Swim-up bar
  • Sol Pool bar
  • Cielo Pool bar
  • Alegria Piano bar and comedy club
  • Stars Theatre bar
  • La Havana Cigar bar
  • Revive Juice bar 
  • X-Lounge Beach bar
  • Sports Bar

Facilities

  • Aqua Wellness Hydrotherapy Circuit
  • Steam bath
  • Saunas
  • Temazcal steam bath
  • 10 Indoor treatment rooms, including  4 couple's rooms
  • Outdoor, oceanfront treatment rooms
  • 2 Facial rooms
  • 2 Vichy showers
  • Outdoor relaxation patio with waterfall
  • Juice and smoothie bar
  • Boutique
  • Beauty Salon
  • Bridal Spa

Treatments

  • Hydrotherapy circuit
  • Massages
  • Facials
  • Couples treatments
  • Body Treatments
  • Manicures and pedicures
  • Waxing
  • Hair styling


Honeymoon & Anniversary Bonus

  • Welcome letter
  • Basket of fresh fruits in room upon arrival
  • A bottle of sparkling wine
  • One special romantic dinner
  • Rose petals in room upon arrival
  • Special turn down service
  • Champagne breakfast in bed (one per stay; reservation must be made in advance with concierge)
  • 15% discount on all spa treatments + 15% photo package

Note: The honeymoon package is complimentary with your stay at Excellence Resorts. Guest must request it at time of booking and will be required to present a copy of the wedding certificate at time of check in. Valid within 3 months of wedding date for honeymoons.Valid 7 days before or after anniversary date.

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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  • Excellence Riviera Cancun
    Riviera Maya,Mexico

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Excellence Riviera Cancun
Carretera Federal 307 Chetumal-Puerto Juarez KM 324 -342 Manzana 7, Lote 1, S.M. 11, 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. Escapes.ca cannot be held responsible for any guests who may be removed from the hotel due to a violation of rules.

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