Excellence Riviera Cancun
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From $383.00 Per Couple Nightly Rate
The sample prices listed are based on our best available rate for stays in low season. Prices are per couple, per night, based on double occupancy (two adults) and are subject to availability and may change without notice.


Excellence Riviera Cancun is an all-inclusive, adults-only, luxury resort, located in Riviera Maya. Excellence´s most long-standing favorite among repeat customers in Mexico, always a leader in destination.Bordered by sugar-white beaches and the crystal clear Caribbean Sea, this tropical oasis embraces beauty and splendor, perfect for a romantically secluded getaway. Guests luxuriate in spacious accommodations with each suite having at least one Jacuzzi, marble bathroom and a wealth of first-rate amenities; the perfect escape for couples seeking a vacation in romantic bliss.


  • All-Inclusive Plan
  • 440 Rooms
  • 10 Restaurants
  • 11 Bars
  • Beachfront
  • Adults Only – (18+) Adults

If you have a desire for the luxe life, look no further. The award-winning Excellence Riviera Cancun boasts lavish guestrooms and suites with unparalleled amenities and top-notch service. Seekers of romantic seclusion and the excitement of world famous Cancun and the Riviera Maya will find both at the Excellence Riviera Cancun. Bordered by sugar-white beaches and the brilliant, crystal clear Caribbean Sea, this tropical oasis truly embraces beauty and splendor – yet is only minutes away from Cancun and the eclectic Playa del Carmen. This luxurious adults only (18+) all-suite all-inclusive resort is designed to reflect the charm of the Mexican Caribbean. Guests luxuriate in spacious accommodations with each suite having at least one Jacuzzi, marble bathroom and a wealth of first-rate amenities. 440 suites surrounded by six meandering pools (two of them heated in winter) stretch over a vast expanse of prime beachfront property.

Ten à la carte dining options, one buffet for breakfast and lunch,one snack grill on the beach for lunch and eleven bars ranging from elegant to swim-up, provide guests with a host of dining choices for the discerning traveler. The Miilé Spa, offering outdoor and indoor treatments, a fitness center and five outdoor Jacuzzis, ensures guests are pampered and indulged during their stay. In addition, guests will enjoy enough entertainment, sightseeing options, sports and recreational opportunities to fill every waking hour.

Ideally located between Cancun and Playa del Carmen and just a short 25 minute drive south of Cancun International Airport, Excellence Riviera Cancun is situated along a stretch of magnificent white sandy beach in the Riviera Maya. Surrounded by a string of sparkling beaches, Mayan archeological sites, tropical coves and a number of cultural and eco-adventure attractions, the Riviera Maya provides seclusion from the bustling action of the nearby towns.The world’s second largest barrier reef lays just offshore while cenotes (underground rivers), caves and jungles lure adventure lovers. Eco-adventure attractions showcase the region’s unique ecology, while Mayan archaeological sites pepper the region. The mixture of developed sites and unexcavated ruins provides unique exploration opportunities into the region’s mysterious Mayan past.


Each guestroom features an oversized whirlpool, hair dryer, upgraded amenities, bathrobe and slippers, flat-screen TV, air-conditioning, Complimentary Wi-Fi and unlimited calls to U.S. and Canada, alarm clock, electronic in room safe, USB power outlets, coffee maker, stocked minibar with alcoholic beverages and snacks, 24-hour room service, iron and ironing board, pillow menu and private furnished balcony or terrace.

* Room categories are not indicative of room views. Rooms with a pool view or ocean view are available upon request and are subject to a higher rate.


Over 650 square feet of charming design and elegant appointments make our Junior Suites a stunning option for hotels in the Riviera Maya. Our suites all boast distinctive, world-class amenities and picturesque spa or pool views as well as an in-suite whirlpool bathtub, spacious indoor and outdoor living quarters, spa-like bathrooms with rainfall showers, and in-suite services and offerings designed to pamper and indulge. Essential offerings meet the creature comforts of home, making your getaway a study in luxurious relaxation.

Occupancy: 3 adults max
Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 Double

Starting from $383.00 a night per couple


The Riviera Maya’s finest swim-up suites await at Excellence Riviera Cancun, where refreshing pools invite you to simply bask in the beauty of your surroundings. Spacious, fully-furnished terraces lead directly toward one of our pools, creating the best of outdoor living, while inside you can indulge in your whirlpool bathtub, elegantly-appointed furnishings, and indulgent offerings like twenty-four hour room service and a premium stocked minibar.

Occupancy: 3 adults max
Bedding: 1 king bed or 1 Double/Full

Starting from $425.00 a night per couple


Wake up to turquoise waters in our Junior Suite with Ocean View. Complete with modern design, stunning decor, and indulgent in-suite offerings like twenty-four hour room service, a fully-stocked premium minibar, nightly turndown service, and a pampering pillow menu, we invite you to make these luxury suites your home in the Riviera Maya. These Junior Suites combine the best of indoor outdoor living, with spacious ocean view balconies and in-suite whirlpool tubs for added comfort.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed

Starting from $467.00 a night per couple


Two floors of stunning design and elegantly-appointed amenities await in our Two-Story Rooftop Terrace Suites. Boasting spa or pool views and their own fully-furnished, private rooftop terrace, these suites invite you to indulge in the beauty of nature and relax in the epitome of everything a beach vacation should be. Indoors, you’ll discover intuitive offerings that delight the senses, such as a thoughtful nightly turndown service and twenty-four hour room service that make these Riviera Maya suites the perfect choice for your beach escape.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed

Starting from $488.00 a night per couple


Excellence Club rooms offer the following additional amenities- private check-in and check-out; private concierge service (7:00 am – 11:00 pm); access to a private lounge with complimentary Internet, buffets and bar service (7:00 am – 11:00 pm); bar service (7:00 am – 11:00 pm); superior VIP toiletries; upgraded room service menu and minibar, including premium in-room liquor and wine; Nespresso® coffee maker; access to a private beach area; a daily complimentary newspaper; a complimentary beach bag for use during stay; shoe shine service; a fruit basket in room, daily; fresh flowers in room upon arrival; and one Aqua Wellness spa treatment per person, per stay.


Upgraded perks abound in our Excellence Club Junior Suite, where intuitive and refined service ensures that every whim is catered to during your Excellence Riviera Cancun stay. Calming pool views, a spacious balcony, an in-suite whirlpool bathtub, a full marble bathroom, and Bvlgari bath amenities make your stay truly unforgettable, while our interiors bring true comfort and elevate your stay from a resort into your own home away from home.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed

Starting from $474.00 a night per couple


Combining the best of indoor and outdoor living, these suites in the Caribbean offer stunning ocean views, private furnished balconies, and luxe interiors and offerings. Amenities, upgrades, and perks all come standard here, with outdoor jacuzzis, daily seasonal fruits and petit fours, and Bvlgari bath amenities all included in your stay. We strive to make the Caribbean your home in these luxury suites, where the natural beauty of the Riviera Maya is thoughtfully integrated into every aspect of your stay.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed or 2 Double/Full

Starting from $509.00 a night per couple


For those who live for the water, our Excellence Club Junior-Swim Up Suites are the perfect choice for your Riviera Maya getaway. Boasting pool views, all of these suites house their own spacious terraces that lead directly to one of the beautiful resort pools. Indoors, you’ll discover luxe in-suite offerings and amenities such as spa-like bathrooms, a romantic in-suite whirlpool tub, and twenty-four hour room service.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed

Starting from $520.00 a night per couple


With stunning water vistas and private terraces that lead right up to one of the resort pools, Excellence Riviera Cancun houses the finest swim-up suites in Mexico. Bringing the best of nature to your own personal paradise, these luxury Junior Suites with ocean views have every aspect and amenity imaginable for a memorable and truly indulgent vacation. From our spa-like bathrooms to twenty-four hour room service, these suites are luxury and relaxation defined.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed

Starting from $537.00 a night per couple


Over one-thousand square feet of space specially conceived and created to amplify romance and indulge in luxury awaits at our Excellence Club Honeymoon Suite. Ocean views, two spacious balconies, separate living quarters, and all of the luxury perks of the Excellence Club await, while romantic offerings like our outdoor jacuzzi, special jacuzzi decoration, and in-suite fresh flowers and sparkling wine upon arrival make these luxury honeymoon suites the perfect setting for your romantic honeymoon.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed

Starting from $624.00 a night per couple


Let the sun and sea take center stage at our Two-Story Rooftop Ocean View Terrace Suite. Plush outdoor furniture and your own private plunge pool invite you to bask in the beauty of the Riviera Maya, while your own outdoor shower ensures you’ll never want to leave. Indoors, you’ll discover your own spa experience with a marble bathroom, jetted whirlpool tub, and Bvlgari bath amenities, as well as modern design and offerings that rank these among the best luxury hotel suites in the Riviera Maya.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed

Starting from $677.00 a night per couple


A couple’s massage room, two fully-furnished balconies, a personal plunge pool, and a private outdoor jacuzzi ensure that romance is integrated into every aspect of our most luxurious Honeymoon Suites. Designed to be among the best Honeymoon Suites in Caribbean, here you’ll discover a space conceived to embrace and celebrate the beauty of nature, while modern design, epic romance, and luxury await inside these sprawling acommodations.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed

Starting from $809.00 a night per couple


As the pinnacle of our Excellence Club suite offerings, our Imperial Suite redefines luxury and opulence with almost two-thousand square feet of luxe living space. Sweeping ocean views and dramatic high ceilings outfit the living area, while a private furnished balcony and outdoor jacuzzi invite you to revel in the beauty of the Riviera Maya. Also standard in these luxury Caribbean suites is your own kitchen and dining area, wet bar, personal butler service for luggage, and a host of offerings for a true VIP experience.

Occupancy: 2 adults
Bedding: 1 king bed

Starting from $835.00 a night per couple

In addition to a spectacular coconut palm lined beach, there are six beautiful lake-style swimming pools with a large swim-up pool bar, five large outdoor Jacuzzis and both pool and beach waiter service. Active guests will appreciate the state-of-the-art fitness center. An amazing world-class full-service Spa invites guests to relax and rejuvenate.

World Class Miilé Spa
Excellence Riviera Cancun offers an amazing world-class spa that is truly a sanctuary for the senses. This unique spa features a swim-in entrance, and is surrounded by a swimming pool that enters and surrounds the spa water-wellness area. The tranquil treatment rooms feature spectacular ocean views with terraces and are surrounded by a marine water pool.

Fitness Center
Guests will find an excellent state-of-the-art cardio-conditioning facility and fitness center. A full range of free weights, treadmills, lifecycles, step machines and aerobics classes help you stay in shape and stay on track during your vacation.

Meeting Facilities
Excellence Riviera Cancun has over 19,695 sq. ft. of dedicated meeting and function space; The Grand Ballroom offers 5,920 sq. ft. of flexible space divisible into three sections. Additionally, the resort offers two breakout rooms of 775 sq. ft. each, 3,000 square feet of pre-function space located adjacent to the Grand Ballroom and an outstanding outdoor venue including poolside reception space, 10,000 sq. ft. of private oceanfront terraces and a spectacular beach for private cocktail receptions.

Additional Amenities

Full-service world-class Miilé Spa
State-of-the art meeting facilities and event spaces
Wedding and honeymoon packages
Full-service beauty parlor
Shopping Galleria
Scuba diving
Deep sea fishing
Private yacht excursions
Nearby golf (in Cancun)
Private tennis lessons
Laundry service
Business center service
Medical facilities
Airport transfers
Audio-visual equipment and service
Shipping services.*
*Additional costs apply.

Excellence Riviera Cancun stands well apart from the ordinary. No reservations for à la carte dining here! Enjoy a fabulous buffet and exquisite à la carte dining specializing in contemporary Indian, Italian, Mexican, Asian and French cuisines as well as a lobster restaurant and fine steakhouse grill. The resort offers the diversion of 11 bars including a Lobby Bar, Coffee Bar on the main square, Pool and Beach Bar adjacent to the main pool, Excellence Club Pool Bar, combination Piano Bar, Karaoke and Comedy Club, Theatre Bar, Cigar Bar, Chill Out Lounge on the beach and Fruit Juice Bar adjacent to the Spa complex. All restaurants feature a new vegetarian menu at dinner.

An Array of Fine Dining
Excellence Riviera Cancun believes in offering dining options to tempt even the most discerning palates. Some restaurants feature smoking and non-smoking sections and some are exclusively non-smoking. Reservations are never required for à la carte dining here.

Flavor Market – À la carte Spanish tapas and premium wines.

Basmati – Indian contemporary cuisine, à la carte dinner only.

Toscana – Fine Italian cuisine, à la carte for dinner only. Newly renovated!

Oregano – Casual pizzeria and trattoria à la carte for lunch and dinner.

Agave – Gourmet Mexican cuisine à la carte for dinner.

Spice – À la carte Asian and Japanese specialties for dinner. Newly renovated!

The Lobster House – Newly renovated lobster and seafood restaurant serving à la carte dinner.

The Grill – Providing continental breakfast, casual à la carte lunch and fine steakhouse and grill à la carte for dinner. Newly renovated!

Chez Isabelle – Gourmet French cuisine and wine cellar à la carte for dinner.

Las Olas Beach Restaurant – Delicious snacks just steps from the sea.

Beach Snack Bar – Open for lunch only.

Sports Bar – À la carte snacks and games.

Coffeehouse – Coffee and light food including pastries and paninis.

Crepe Station – Enjoy crepes in the afternoon

Excellence Riviera Cancun allows you to be as active or as relaxed as you desire, with an amazing selection of activities to choose from. This all-inclusive resort offers a wide variety of beach, land and water activities throughout the day, including kayaks, snorkeling, sailing, windsurfing, introductory scuba lessons, aerobics and water aerobics, water polo, fitness classes, yoga, jogging, Spanish lessons, dancing lessons, cooking classes, beach volleyball, beach football, tennis, basketball, football, bicycles, table tennis, darts, board games, archery, air rifle shooting, billiards and various theme parties.

Pool Areas
Excellence Riviera Cancun has a total of six beautiful lake-style swimming pools. Two pools are heated year round, and guests with ground floor suites enjoy direct pool access. Throughout the resort there are five large Jacuzzis, three adjacent to the main pools offering ocean views, one adjacent to the swim-up bar and one within the Spa complex.

Golf Nearby
Excellence Riviera Cancun invites their guests to enjoy the spectacular new Playa Mujeres Golf Club, located within the 930 tropical acres of the upscale Playa Mujeres Resort. Just seven miles north of Cancun, the golf course sits in between the Caribbean Sea and Chachmochuc Lagoon. The original Greg Norman signature 18-hole course features ecologically friendly championship golf with carefully crafted water holes, jungles, bunkers and greens, utilizing a rearrangement of the site’s native plants, trees and other indigenous foliage. Several of the holes offer spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and additional facility amenities include a fully stocked golf shop, well appointed clubhouse, restaurant, practice facilities and lounge area.

More Optional Activities
For an additional charge you may enjoy a deep see fishing excursion, private yacht excursions and scuba diving with instruction.

The all-inclusive plan at Excellence Riviera Cancun includes room accommodations as selected, as well as:

Special Welcome Cocktail and cool towel
Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day
10 à la carte dining options
1 buffet restaurant for breakfast & lunch, 1 snack grill at the beach for lunch and 3 á la carte lunch options
Creppe station in the afternoon
Takeaway wood oven pizza
11 bars
Unlimited natural fruit juices and soft drinks
Unlimited premium and domestic alcoholic beverages
24-hour room service
Pool and beach waiter service
6 swimming pools
5 outdoor Jacuzzis
Non-motorized water sports (sailing, sea kayaking, paddle board, snorkeling gear, introductory scuba lesson)
Daily activities
Live music during the day
Tennis clinics
Game room
Fully equipped fitness center with state-of-the art “Cybex” equipment
Wedding gazebo
Free wireless internet
All taxes and gratuities


With a team of onsite wedding experts and an array of picturesque backdrops and thoughtful touches, Excellence Riviera Cancun ensures that every couple has the wedding of their dreams. Set against Mexico’s Caribbean coast, the stunning locale and high end offerings make planning your Riviera Maya destination wedding a seamless and stress-free occasion. While we offer an array of packages to suit every need and budget, our team of dedicated professionals works closely alongside couples to custom-tailor each ceremony and reception, ensuring that their special day reflects their personal style.
Whether you’ve imagined your big day in an opulent ballroom, romantic open-air gazebo with the Riviera Maya as a backdrop, or simply barefoot on the beach with your toes on the sand, your perfect venue awaits at Excellence Riviera Cancun. Ensuring that not a single detail of your big day is overlooked, we ensure that every aspect, from the floral arrangements to the food and beverage offerings, inspires and embodies the picture-perfect Riviera Maya wedding. Before you exchange your vows, our onsite spa and salon is ready to pamper and get you ready for your walk down the aisle.


Vow Renewal Package or Elopement Package

On site assistance of a wedding coordinator
Unforgettable wedding location
Commemorative certificate (non-legal)
Symbolic Ceremony by a non-denominational minister
Wedding cake for two
Sparkling wine toast after the ceremony
Special dining arrangements for two during the evening of the ceremony at a restaurant or a discount for a private beach front dinner
Small sound system and microphone during the ceremony
Anniversary package
Discount on all spa treatments
This Package is complimentary when you book a Casita Suite with Private Pool or higher for a minimum of 5 nights.

Honeymoon or Anniversary Package

Welcome letter
Basket of fresh fruits in room upon arrival
A bottle of sparkling wine
One special romantic restaurant dinner
Rose petals in the room upon arrival
Special turn down service
One champagne breakfast in bed per stay
Discount on your photo package (non-applicable for wedding packages)
Discount on all spa treatments
The Honeymoon or Anniversary Package is complimentary with your stay at Excellence Resorts, Finest Resorts or Beloved Hotels. 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. Anniversary Package: Valid 7 days before or 7 days after your anniversary date. Honeymoon Package: Valid for 3 months after your wedding date.

Excellence Honeymoon Package or Excellence Anniversary Package

Champagne upon arrival
Fruit basket and exotic fresh flowers in room upon arrival
Champagne breakfast in bed (one per stay)
Look Inside ritual at the spa (40 minutes)
Private, beachfront dinner for one evening and upon return, a rose petal bath ready with essential oils and candles
Petit fours each evening at turn down service
One complimentary Lovers Live CD by Sade
Discount on your photo package and five complimentary digital pictures of your photo package (non applicable for wedding packages)
The Excellence Honeymoon or Anniversary Package is complimentary for stays of minimum 5 nights or more in the Ocean View Junior Suite category or higher.

Terms and Conditions apply. Taxes and gratuities included. Subject to availability. Double occupancy only. This package cannot be combined with the free Excellence Wedding package.

Excellence Wedding Package
Minister or judge services
On-site assistance from a wedding coordinator
Wedding gazebo overlooking the Caribbean or beach location
Standard ceremony decoration (white Avant Garde chairs and high table with white fabric)
Bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonnière
Wedding cake
Preparation and ironing of bride and groom attires
Sparkling wine toast after the ceremony
Complimentary suite for groom the night before the the wedding (subject to availability)
Special turn down service the night of the wedding
Preferential location of room accommodation in the category reserved
Late checkout for bride and groom (based on availability and upon request)
Five digital full color photos (during the ceremony)
Discount on all spa treatments (product purchases not included)
Honeymoon Package

This Package is complimentary when booking a minimum of 5 rooms of any category for 3 nights.

Terms and Conditions apply. This package cannot be combined with the Excellence Honeymoon complimentary package. Guest list should be provided at the time of redemption. Package suitable for up to 10 guests lodged at the hotel.

Excellence of Love Wedding Package
In addition to Excellence Wedding Package, you will receive:

Upgraded Floral Bridal Boutique and groom’s boutonniere (Love Section)
Four boutonnieres or corsages for the wedding party (Love Section)
One hour cocktail with hors d’oeuvres
Love private reception (standard white set up)
Natural floral centerpiece for the head wedding table during the dinner
20 digital full color photos (during the ceremony)
Bride’s hairstyling for ceremony
Brides make-up application

Terms and Conditions apply. Package suitable for up to 20 guests lodged in the hotel. Upgrades to host larger parties available at additional cost. Package may be upgraded from the Excellence Wedding Package by covering the applicable difference in selling price.

Gold Excellence Wedding Package
In addition to Excellence of Love Wedding Package, you will receive:

Additional decoration for the ceremony
Upgraded Floral bridal bouquet and groom’s boutonniere (Gold section)
Upgraded boutonnieres or corsages for the wedding party (Gold section)
Romantic or Caribbean music trio (for 45 minutes)
Gold private reception (standard white set up)
Video of the reception (15 minutes)
Duet balance massage (for 50 minutes)

Terms and Conditions apply. This package is suitable for up to 20 guests lodged at the hotel. Upgrades to host larger parties available at additional cost. This package may be upgraded from the Excellence Wedding Package by covering the applicable difference in selling price.

Information and prices are subject to change. All packages subject to confirmation of availability. These package inclusions have no cash value, there are no refunds for unused elements/events and items are not interchangeable for other inclusions or a-la-carte amenities. Bride and groom, along with 90% of the total wedding guests, must stay at the hotel where the wedding is taking place. Additional fees may apply for non-hotel guests on top of the private event.

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