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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
  • KelownaJoan :
A Little Piece of Heaven

Two weeks in paradise. Staff are attentive, friendly and caring. Place is very clean. Entertainment is amazing, especially the 3 Tenors and the Mexican night. We have never enjoyed a place as much as this one! So many restaurants to choose from as well as room service if you want. Grounds are very well maintained with enough space for all in the many meandering pools. Very special place for a special vacation.

  • Brittany L : Gloucester, Virginia
Wonderful Service

I just recently stayed at the Excellence Cancun for a friend's wedding. It was a short trip but amazing! I have stayed at a few other all inclusive places, but none could stand up to this. This was my first adults only resort and there is no comparison. The grounds are immaculate and elegant. I have never stayed somewhere that the service was as amazing as it was here. Everyone was genuinely happy to help you and cater to your every need. The drinks actually came in nice cups instead of the plastic cafeteria style cups I'm used to seeing at all inclusive! Also, they gave you bottled beer which was such a nice change from flat draft. The food was amazing and I never thought I could say that about an all inclusive. The Tapas was probably my favorite (not one to eat a HUGE meal) a bunch of us just ordered almost everything on the menu and sampled each other's. Nice atmosphere! We ate at the French restaurant the last night which was also amazing. The beach beds were great! Perfect for lounging and drinking champagne at dusk!Would like to give a huge shout out to Josue who waited on us the last day at the little terrace area by the beach. EXCELLENT service, he was on top of everything and was just as pleasant as can be. 5 stars for Josue!! Very personable and immaculate English. He was able to handle all of our craziness :) Rooms were great, the resort is so big and there are endless pools. There is DEFINITELY privacy to be had if that's what you're looking for. The last day my boyfriend and I did a couple's massage and Aquatherapy before the massage; we have had massages at many places, including one of the top notch spas in Miami and we both agreed---the quality of the massages not to mention the overall treatment and the delightfulness of the aquatherapy blew our mind. This was the best spa I have ever been to. HIGHLY RECOMMENDED! I would actually like to go back to the Excellence; I would like to try some of their other resorts and will be recommending it to friends and family!

  • Wendy H : London, Canada
A wonderful escape away from winter!

We recently returned from the Excellence resort. I cannot say enough about this lovely property. It was beautiful, with lovely pools, gardens, architecture and a beautiful beach. There were many beautiful touches everywhere, with a fountain, stain glass, or a sculpture to add to the view.We did not discover the spa area with the beautiful lazy river until late on the second day, and it actually took my breath away. It was so pretty, and pure heaven floating around in the lazy river, while the song birds flew over and the iguanas sunned themselves. The Jacuzzis were also lovely. The heated pool was also nice and never busy.There was never a problem getting a chair or a floaty. The room was beautiful and comfortable, although the A.C. was a bit a chilly at night, regardless of how you set it.The service was second to none, with housekeeping twice daily. We did not feel like we missed out by not having the excellence club or a swim up room. The staff were always friendly and always went out of their way to meet any of your needs.The entertainment was very good and varied, throughout the day, from a guitarist or saxophone player at breakfast, a folksinger on a horse at the beach grill for lunch, bands at the pool in the afternoon, and before, during and after dinner music in the evening. The shows were very entertaining.The specialty evenings were done very well with every attention to detail.My husband loved the food. I found a few meals to be just OK and the rest to be very good. The OK ones were due to to them being a bit cold, but they serve a lot people, and a lot are out doors. Our favorite restaurants was the Flavour Market and Spice, and my husband loved Basmati.The drinks were good, I enjoyed the "drink of the day", they had a special coconut or pineapple drink at 11 am on the beach daily which was nice. We found the house wine which was Chilean to be just fine. My favorite was the Martini bar that we visited every day. The Lemon drop and chocolate martinis being my favorite. My husband loved the Old Fashions.We have been to 5 different all inclusives in Mexico and this was one of our favorites and we would will be happy to return another time!

  • Patti C : Burlington
A week in Paradise

From the moment we arrived at the front doors of the resort, to the moment we departed, we were treated like royalty. The resort is very clean with beautiful grounds, pool areas and beach. The food is outstanding; the service excellent and all staff were friendly and hospitable. I spent time at the spa and felt like a new person when I left. I haven't stopped telling people about the resort. I can't wait to go back.

  • TazoG : Danville, CA
Amazing Service - All Inclusive - Adults Only

We were joyfully upgraded to the Excellence Club on our checkin. We had a gorgeous ocean view room. The club pool was heated and had a separate beach. I can't say enough about the people working at the resort. You can tell that their mission is to make you comfortable and respond to your every need. One pool boy in particular, Josue, went to extra lengths to secure nachos for our hungry group, picture attached! Most relaxing vacation I have ever taken. Can't wait to go back!

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

  • Café

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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