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Grand Velas Riviera Maya

| Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo, Mexico


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Five Star Alliance Perk:
All guests making reservations through Five Star Alliance receive private one way transfer from the airport to the hotel (arranged prior to arrival); a welcome bottle of tequila; $50 USD spa credit, per adult, per day (applicable to massages, facials and body wrap treatments with a duration of 50 minutes or more); and welcome note. Also, subject to availability at the time of check-in/departure: a room category upgrade, early check-in late, and check-out.
  • Overview
  • Location & Map
  • Highlights & Reviews
  • Amenities
  • World's Best Awards


The luxurious Grand Velas Riviera Maya is the newest resort to distinguish Riviera Maya as a premier vacation destination. Opened in 2008, the luxurious, all-Inclusive luxury resort hugs the pristine white sand shores of Playa del Carmen, Mexico. Elegant accommodations, gourmet culinary tour dining experience, a deluxe spa, personalized butler concierge services, and a cutting edge convention center make Grand Velas Riviera Maya an ideal choice for leisure and business travelers.

Grand Velas All Suites and SPA Resort Riviera Maya is located 5 minutes away from downtown Playa del Carmen.

Please Note: This hotel property may offer both all-inclusive and room-only rates. Please read the rate description information carefully and contact us if you have any questions about what’s included in the room rate.

Location & Map

Hotel Address:
  • Grand Velas Riviera Maya
  • Carretera Cancun Tulum Km.
  • Playa del Carmen, Quintana Roo 77710
  • Mexico

Location Summary
Fronting the glorious white sand beach of Mexico’s stunning Caribbean coast, the new Grand Velas Riviera Maya redefines all-inclusive luxury. Lush tropical Yucatan jungle fringes the back of the resort with intriguing appeal. Cancun International Airport is just 35 minutes away from the resort, while downtown Playa del Carmen is just 5 minutes away.

Directions to Hotel
Cancun International Airport is located just 35 minutes away from Grand Velas Riviera Maya. Taxis and private transportation services are available at the airport.

Highlights & Reviews

Banquets & Meetings
The deluxe convention center offers more than 91,547 square feet of flexible event space that can be divided into as many as 32 small meeting rooms. Two large convention areas easily accommodate up to 3000 guests.
Fine Dining On Site
The restaurants of Grand Velas Riviera Maya include fine dining for adult guests, casual family restaurants, outdoor dining, and international cuisine.
Fitness Center
Life Fitness Center.
High Speed Internet
Wireless Internet service.
Child Programs
Grand Kids Activities Program.
Pool Outdoor
Infinity Pool and Children’s Pool.
Spa Facility
Built amid the lush jungle that hugs the resort, the Spa at Grand Velas covers an area of 76,640 sq. ft. that contains 40 treatment suites appointed with beautiful native art and design and separate hydrotherapy facilities for men and women. Its extensive treatment menu includes massage therapies for men, women and couples; body treatments and wraps, facials and our decadent Riviera Maya Water Journey.
Ecological Tourism
Sian Ka’an Biosphere Reserve, Xel-Ha and Xcaret are popular attractions near Grand Velas for exploring the wild side of Riviera Maya, including tours to hot springs, kayaking, and swimming with dolphins and sea lions.

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Hotel Amenities
  • - Banquets & Meetings
    - Business Center
    - Meeting Space
    - Disabled Access
    - Fine Dining On Site
    - Fine Dining Nearby
    - Fitness Center
    - High Speed Internet
    - Child Programs
    - Pool Outdoor
    - Spa Facility
    - Tennis Courts On Site
Available Activities
  • - Beach
    - Boating
    - Ecological Tourism
    - Fishing Ocean
    - Horseback Riding
    - Jogging Running
    - Sailing
    - Scuba Diving
    - Shopping
    - Tennis Courts Nearby
    - Volleyball
    - Windsurfing

World's Best Awards

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