Nestling in the verdant tropical Mayan forest and bordered by a pristine, white sandy beach, Viceroy Riviera Maya is an intimate all-villa resort offering personalised service, understated luxury and a very high degree of seclusion and privacy and is sure to appeal to couples and honeymooners. Playa del Carmen is a 20 minute drive away and the mangroves of Mayakoba, 15 minutes north by car.
There is a choice of 41 generously sized private villas, ranging from luxury villas surrounded by lush jungle foliage to beachfront villas with dedicated butler service, full ocean views and easy access to the warm sands and crystal clear ocean. Designed to integrate harmoniously into the landscape, each air-conditioned, thatched-roof villa features a sizeable patio with heated private plunge pool, outdoor rain shower, and a hammock and comfortable chaise lounges for relaxing. Stylishly decorated bedrooms feature four-poster bed, and additionally there is a Nespresso coffee maker, mini bar, complimentary WiFi, satellite TV and movie library.
As well as the villa’s own private pools there is a central, infinity swimming pool complete with iced face towel service, cosy cabanas can be found on the beach and guests have access to a small gym, fitness classes and yoga. The Library Lounge is a luxurious living room setting perfect for cocktails and socialising with other guests, and also hosts tequila and ceviche tastings.
The Wayak Spa with steam room and hot tub enjoys a serene setting with open air treatment rooms surrounded by the tropical jungle and waterfalls and a range of holistic treatments include traditional Mayan massage and ceremonies.
Breakfast can be taken at the oceanfront Coral Grill, where lunch and dinner is also served each day. Or alternatively, candlelit fine dining is available in the evenings at the elegant La Marea Restaurant where delectable traditional Mexican cuisine with a contemporary twist is created with the freshest of ingredients sourced from local farms and markets or from the resort’s very own gardens.
This hotel does not allow children under the age of 12 years.