Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Riviera Maya, Mexico

Why we love it

Enjoy the jungle’s mystique and endless ocean views at this resort for all ages — the region’s finest all-inclusive experience with luxury amenities that go above and beyond. Discover a different side of the Mexican Caribbean in the exotic Zen Grand Ambiance surrounded by lush greenery and freshwater streams, opt for ocean breezes in the Ambassador Ambiance. For adults only, Grand Class by Grand Velas Riviera Maya offers an opulent oceanfront experience. Explore the entire resort and its five family-friendly restaurants; adults are invited to enjoy Grand Class’s three additional restaurants and infinity pool as well. Visit the Kids’ Clubs and Teens’ Club, go on an eco-tour, play miniature golf and much more, for a vacation that’s anything but ordinary.

Located on more than 1,600ft of pristine white-sand beach of Mexico‘s Caribbean coast, embraced by turquoise waters, Grand Velas Riviera Maya seduces guests with spacious accommodations, impeccable service and outstanding hospitality. Dedicated concierge service is on hand to fulfill every whim. Indulge in terraces overlooking the lush Riviera Maya jungle or ocean, or retreat to the luxury of your spa bathroom with Jacuzzi and rain shower. Enjoy the premium, daily-stocked mini bar and 24-hour gourmet suite service menu, in addition to the resort’s spectacular dining experience led by Maître Cuisinier de France, chef Michel Mustiere.

Take a culinary tour through Mexico, Europe and Asia with five gourmet restaurants recognized by Forbes’ Top Ten list and AAA Five Diamond awards. Relax in the region’s largest spa sanctuary, specializing in signature treatments inspired by ancient cultures from around the world. Delight in activities ranging from wine tasting to cooking lessons and shows for the entire family.

This luxury resort features 539 suites with a carefully curated list of fine amenities. The property also offers the region’s finest meeting facilities, ranging from a world-class convention center to intimate oceanfront gardens.


Denys Montes de Oca, sales director, +52 984 877 4400 or +1 877 487 9674,

Rodolfo González, general director,


Presidential Suite Zen Grand
Size 3,518 sq ft
Nightly rate from $4,255
The decor blends in perfect harmony with the Mayan jungle. Here, you understand the true meaning of living with the flora and fauna and feel blessed with the bounties of nature. The scent of herbage, wood and earth and the sounds of birds, fountains and cenotes make this a dream environment for families and couples who love peace and quiet. The suite features a private terrace, open-air shower and plunge pool overlooking the jungle. The living room has a marble table for eight, sitting area with sofa and floor-to-ceiling windows looking out onto the terrace. There are two spacious bathrooms with rain showers and a Jacuzzi, and the suite benefits from daily turndown service, a personal concierge and 24-hour suite service.


Grand Class Suites
Size 1,300 sq ft
Nightly rate from $671 per person based on double occupancy
Grand Class is a separate wing of the resort and designated for adults only, thus offering couples a private space for intimate moments. All suites are oceanfront, offering views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea from a spacious terrace with a private plunge pool. Each suite is luxuriously appointed with plush accessories and commissioned artwork by local master artisans delivering bold punches of tropical color. Dark wooden accent walls add warmth, while travertine floors and slab countertops add soothing and cooling air after days spent in the tropical sun. Thoughtful amenities such as whirlpool bathtubs, an all-inclusive stocked minibar, artisanal tequila and 24-hour in-room suite service complement the guest-room experience, while exclusive restaurants, infinity pool and separate beach are also adults only.


SE Spa
The resort’s state-of-the-art SE Spa was voted Best of the Best by Virtuoso in 2010 and Best Luxury Resort Spa (Americas) in the 2014 World Luxury Spa Awards. It is in the heart of the Mayan jungle, covering an area of over 89,000 sq ft. SE offers deluxe spa services and holistic experiences in 40 treatment suites, including massage, signature body treatments, facials and energizing rituals.
Contact Maria Leticia Fernández, spa director,, +1 877 418 3067,


Cocina de Autor
Cocina de Autor showcases the cutting-edge cuisine of celebrity chefs Bruno Oteiza and Mikel Alonso, disciples of Spain’s star chef Arzak and owners of the famed restaurant Biko in Mexico City. The team has created one of the most avant-garde restaurants in the country, showcasing the finest local products from the Riviera Maya and elsewhere in Mexico. Cocina de Autor was the world‘s first all-inclusive resort restaurant to receive the AAA Five Diamond award.

Lucca, Piaf, Frida & Sen Lin
Gourmet Italian, French, traditional Mexican and Asian delights await every guest at each of these elegant, world-class restaurants.


Koi Bar
A venue for enjoying premium beverages, shows and dancing as well as sporting events projected on high-definition Black Diamond screens, the Koi Bar is the latest addition to the resort’s range of entertainment options. Guests will find live entertainment and special evening activities suited to all interests.


Grand Velas Riviera Maya brings meetings, conventions and incentive trips to a new level. The deluxe Convention Center at Grand Velas has over 30,000 sq ft of flexible event space for meetings and conventions. The resort also has a range of outdoor venues in each ambiance, allowing planners to select their choice of settings for each occasion. Meeting planners and executives also have full access to the Business Center, including private offices, computers, printers, copiers, high-speed internet, storage space and a professional staff for technical support.