Mexico’s Riviera Maya remains one of the world’s more popular travel destinations, particularly among Canadians. From a luxury lifestyle standpoint, there is a bustle of construction and new resort openings, all over the region. Here is our list of some of the top, more recent resort openings:

TRS YUCATAN

TRS YUCATAN
This adults-only hotel recently received extensive upgrades. It offers high-quality restaurants, 24-hour room service and a sensational infinity pool overlooking the Caribbean, making it an ideal getaway for couples, groups of friends, honeymooners and anyone looking for a destination wedding.

With the Dine Around program, TRS guests can eat and drink at all the restaurants and bars at Grand Palladium Riviera Maya Resort & Spa. More than a merely memorable gastronomic experience.  Among these dining options is the new Chic Cabaret & Restaurant.

Book directly with TRS Yucatan and get out of the winter cold.

XCARET

HOTEL XCARET MEXICO
More than just a resort, Hotel Xcaret is a destination rich in history, art and entertainment. The impressive ecosystem full of colours and textures sets a perfect communion between man and nature – jungles, caves and rivers are some of the principal ingredients.

PALAFITOS

PALAFITOS
Surrounded by the turquoise waters of Maroma Beach, these elegant suites offer breathtaking ocean views in a luxurious and magnificent décor. All suites offer a private infinity pool and an oversized deck with lounge chairs where you can delight your soul while watching the sunrise or by having a stunning sunset experience.

Each Overwater Bungalow features:

  • Glass bottom floors.
  • A ladder providing access to the ocean.
  • Our lovely outdoor showers “Aguas del Amor”.
  • A romantic indoor jacuzzi for two.

GRAND VELAS

GRAND VELAS

With three hotels located in the same area, Zen, Ambassador and Grand Class, this last one is an adults-only resort. Grand Velas is considerate a #1 all-inclusive hotel.

Eight restaurants take you on a culinary journey around the world. Beachfront bistros, elegant eateries and vibrant bars create an exciting food and drink culture.

Grand Velas offers no shortage of unique vacation experiences.

UNICO

UNICO 20°87°
An all-inclusive-adults-only hotel, with three unique pools and holistic spa and wellness centre driving home a sense of relaxed luxury, while exciting pop-up events insert a touch of spontaneity into the experience.

The resort offers five unique dining experiences, varying from high cuisine to a casual café setting.

UNICO 20°87° has redefined the all-inclusive experience by offering the unexpected. Your stay includes select spa and beauty salon treatments plus all the amenities of a luxury boutique hotel, combining the comfort and convenience of an all-inclusive.

“UNICO 20°87° offers an immersive experience to guests by incorporating the local culture and contemporary Mexican traditions throughout the hotel, including an elegant, rustic and warm design,” says Fernando Garcia, UNICO 20˚87˚’s General Manager. “Our dining options at UNICO 20°87° is really what sets us apart. While locally-sourced ingredients are a staple at every restaurant and bar, the offerings are a diverse mix of international flavours. Our restaurants vary from elevated fine dining to casual beachside buffet.”

OLEO

OLÉO CANCUN PLAYA
A five-star hotel with an all-inclusive plan. With two restaurants, the resort offers a unique gastronomic experience, an international buffet and a snack bar, and two mixology and premium beverage bars.

Its 168 minimalist chic style rooms and the OLEO Artist Service concept provide all the amenities and personalized service for a memorable vacation, including: VIP Concierge, Room Service, MALIN+GOETZ®, Apple TV, Pool Concierge, Sunscreen and Sunscreen Menu, Free Wi-Fi, Hand Reflexology and Welcome Cocktail during Check-In, Pet-it Pet Amenities, among others.