What’s hot in Riviera Maya 2018

Riviera Maya, located south of Cancun along Mexico’s Caribbean coast just keeps getting better and better.  Existing resorts have been making enhancements and actively refurbishing their buildings.  And new properties have recently opened or are opening later this year.  This means more options are available than ever before, with some specializing in families and family groups while others are exclusively adults-only.

Photo:  Hotel Xcaret Mexico

Here are the highlights of what’s hot in Riviera Maya today…

  • Active travelers, rejoice.  Brand new Hotel Xcaret Mexico  opened this past Christmas and is already receiving rave reviews.  This 900 room resort is located next to beautiful Xcaret Park, and is a 4+ star all-inclusive for all ages.  Entrance and transportation is included to the “X” Parks Xcaret, Xel-Ha, Xoximilco, Xenses, Xplor, Xplor Fuego and Xichen, as part of the complete ALL-FUN INCLUSIVE program.  There are plenty of dining options, and the property exudes charm and style.
  • Luxury adults only resort Unico 20 87 Riviera Maya has been open for just about a year, and already it is trending as the new favorite among adult couples and adult friend groups.  All-inclusive dining is elevated to a new level, and several tours and spa treatments are included in your stay (“almost free” with a 20% service fee).
  •  Palace Resorts has reopened its Playacar Palace following an extensive $14 million renovation.  Enhancements can be seen in the guestrooms, lobby, restaurants, and bars.  This 201 room property sits on the beach in downtown Playa del Carmen and is a vacation favorite among returning clients.
  • Azul Fives by Karisma has just opened an adults-only building with 53 units (one- two- and three-bedroom residences).  This all-inclusive property is just north of downtown Playa del Carmen and is popular with extended families and for destination weddings.

Photo:  Azul Five Resort’s new adults only tower.

Now, I got to tell you, there’s no shortage of hotel rooms in the Riviera Maya area (well, except maybe during Christmas Week but that’s another story).  However, not all resorts are created equal.  To help navigate through all the choices so that you are sure to stay at a resort that fits YOU be sure to contact the friendly folks at Expert Family Travel to plan your next vacation.

Expert Family Travel.  972-625-6200.