A beautiful place to stay whether it’s a romantic getaway for two, a family adventure, or just a quiet time away from it all. Whatever kind of vacation you need, this place is for you. Enjoy the amenities of the Mayan Palace and other Vidanta Riviera Maya resorts. This unique vacation destination, located on the Yucatan Peninsula, possesses everything you could ever need to experience true happiness: JOYÀ, a resident Cirque du Soleil show; five luxury resort hotels; world-class restaurants; spectacular pools; shopping boutiques; a Jack Nicklaus golf course; wooden pathways connecting the resort; indulgent spas; and beach games and sports for the whole family. And, best of all — round-the-clock service from the most attentive staff in Mexico. The resort offers a variety of activities — including sports, games, and classes — to keep your vacation full of priceless memories and experiences.
The amazing stats:
- 1,000 acres of lush paradise
- Over half a mile of beach front
- Cirque du Soleil JOYÀ
- A Nicklaus designed golf course
- 15 pools
- 17 bars and restuarants
- On-resort shopping
- 2 spas and fitness centers
- Daytime & nighttime activities
- Kid’s Club
- Flamingo, crocodile, & sea turtle sanctuaries
- Wooden pathways that wind throughout the resort
- 30 minute drive from the Cancun International airport (CUN)
- 25 minute drive from the town of Playa del Carmen
(***OWNER'S NOTE: THIS STUDIO SLEEPS 2 ADULTS (AND 2 CHILDREN, UNDER THE AGE OF TWELVE). CHECK-IN DAYS ARE FRIDAY, SATURDAY, SUNDAY & MONDAY ONLY. CHECK-IN TIME IS 5:00 PM. CHECK OUT TIME IS 10:00 AM. ACCESS TO MAYAN PALACE PROPERTIES AT NUEVO VALLARTA, PUERTO VALLARTA, ACAPULCO AND PUERTO PENASCO ARE ALSO AVAILABLE. CONTACT OWNER FOR DETAILS.***).
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Start your day with breakfast at the buffet located in Balché restaurant which also offers a wide variety of sandwiches, burgers, and refreshing cocktails, and it is ideal for guests spending their day in the sun. You may choose to dine at one of the other wonderful restaurants that the resort has to offer like Azur Restaurant to explore the flavors of authentic France infused with modern flair, housed in a sophisticated setting or Blue Fish Restaurant to taste the freshness of the sea, and the cevicheria offers a flavorful fare in a poolside setting. The Burger Custom Made offers a wide variety of gourmet burgers with a sophisticated twist. Chiringuito features freshly prepared Spanish tapas, like “papas bravas,” chorizo, and jamón serrano, and their famous paella. At Del Lago Restaurante you can take in the beauty as you dine on the most extensive breakfast buffet imaginable or enjoy themed dinner menus. Immerse yourself in the lively ambiance and taste the traditional cantina-style appetizers at Frida’s, a new and fun dining destination. Gong is a pan-Asian restaurant which provides such delicious menu options as sushi, summer rolls, fried rice, dumplings, potstickers, and stir fry. Caribbean cuisine is the specialty at Havana Moon in this rustic, Cuban-style restaurant located by the ocean. Nektar features a flavorful array of Yucatecan food in a lively atmosphere, and is almost as vibrant as its jungle setting. It is also located next to the Cirque du Soleil building. Tacos Break offers traditional Mexican cuisine, including tacos, quesadillas, volcanoes, and tortas, all in a casual setting. Serving Italian and American cuisine in a luxurious setting, Tramonto offers fine dining in paradise. Situated between the popular restaurants Gong and Tramonto, the Wine Bar is a perfect place for appetizers from either restaurant. The JOYÀ Dinner Experience offers a 3-course dinner as spectacular and surprising as the Cirque du Soleil show itself which is served inside The Vidanta Theater prior to the show. Vidanta Riviera Maya is proud to feature some of the area’s brightest talent and most inspiring musicians through live performances at our various hotel lobbies and restaurants. Shows range in theme from jazz to Cuban music to classic violin serenades.
From a fantastic evening of folklore and Mexican traditions to the opportunity to steal the show with your singing, this destination provides guests plenty of fun with its regular theme nights. Offerings include Fiesta Mexicana, Karaoke Night, and Casino Night. Vidanta Riviera Maya features a full selection of live music, shows, sports, classes, tours, fitness activities, and a variety of other ways for you and your family to discover your happiness. Events and activities at this gorgeous destination include ping pong tournaments, nature walks, guacamole-making classes, Casino Night, karaoke, live entertainment in the lobby bar, dinner shows like Fiesta Mexicana, and dance classes by (and in) the pool! Guests are sure to find plenty of fun festivities to fill their evenings, including some truly amazing performances. And as the home to JOYÀ, the singular theatrical and culinary experience by Cirque du Soleil in Mexico, this destination offers an opportunity to take in world-class entertainment even in the remote depths of the Yucatán Peninsula jungle. IT EVEN HAS A KID'S CLUB!
The Nicklaus Design Golf Course at Vidanta Riviera Maya— an 18-hole, par 54 golf course — is a masterpiece of natural and technical beauty. As you play, you’ll weave in and out of the jungle, with new challenges and new views around every turn. The master course designers at Jack Nicklaus Design constructed the holes in a 1950's style to increase complexity, and the signature hole — known as the Donna green — is characterized by three traps, one on each side of the green, and one in the middle, making it uniquely challenging to make par. After a successful day on the course, reward yourself with a cold beer or cocktail under the shade of a palapa at Green Break restaurant, located at the 18th hole. First tee time is 7:30 AM.
If you enjoy working out and staying fit and trim while on vacation, the resort has an amazing fitness facility with state of the art machines and equipment. In addition, located inside Brio Spa & Fitness Center, Brio Health Bar is the perfect place to recharge after a workout with a nutritious bite. Open to all guests, Brio is also a sophisticated imagining of the classic French approach to spas. The environment has been engineered as a haven of relaxation, filled with serene spaces, soothing aromas, and tranquil sounds. Here, rich tradition and lavish touches pave the way to your bliss. Available for all guests, Spatium takes the spa experience to luxurious new heights. Fusing nature and ancient techniques with cutting-edge facilities and results-driven treatments, this spa reimagines a typical day of relaxation as a sumptuous celebration of indulgence.
Cancún International Airport
Airport Code: CUN
Carretera Cancún-Chetumal Km. 22
Cancún, Quintana Roo, Mexico
Once you book your vacation, you can arrange transportation from the airport to the resort by following the information/link sent to you in your confirmation email. You will be able to reserve your complimentary transportation using your reservation number. A confirmation slip will then be emailed to you directly from the transportation company once they’ve reviewed and accepted your request. Transport Service to Vidanta Riviera Maya is provided by Cancún Bay. When you get through customs at the airport, look for a driver wearing navy pants and a blue shirt with a Cancún Bay logo, carrying a sign for your resort hotel.