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Excellence Riviera Cancun 5.0 -Star Hotel
(formerly Secrets Excellence Riviera Cancun)
Cancun, Yucatan Mexico
All-Inclusive! Includes room, meals, drinks and activities.
Adults Only ... Spa ... Tennis ... Weddings
30 miles from Cancun International Airport, 20 minutes from downtown, 1 mile from Puerto Morelos

See also:
Excellence Playa Mujeres 5.0 -Star Hotel

If you have a taste of luxury, romance and adventure, then Excellence Riviera Cancun is where you belong. Situated on a secluded, pure white sand beach on Mexico's Riviera Maya, Excellence Riviera Cancun is a luxury all inclusive resort and spa in the classic Mediterranean style of stucco, tile and marble. Our adults-only world revolves around six meandering pools, the crystal clear Caribbean…and you. Here, in a setting of all inclusive luxury, we address your every need so you are free to create the moments you dream of, and memories you'll have forever.

Please note: Guests aged 18 and older are considered adults at this resort.

Amenities - Excellence Riviera Cancun

440 Rooms, 6 Pools, Swim-Up Bar, Snorkeling, Windsurfing, Fitness Classes*, Deep Sea Fishing*, 5 Jacuzzis, Kayaking, Sailing, Beach Volleyball, Billiards, Spa*, Meeting Facilities, Shops, Tennis, Medical Facilities*, Scuba Diving*, Beauty Salon*, Business Center, Golf (Nearby)*, Laundry Service*, Wedding Gazebo, Fitness Center, 8 Restaurants, 10 Bars.

* denotes activities/services available for an additional cost. Amenities and inclusions are subject to change at any time.

Room Categories and Descriptions - Excellence Riviera Cancun

Room amenities include private and furnished terrace or balcony, full marble bathrooms with a jetted whirlpool bathtub and separate shower, hairdryer, scales, vanity mirror, double vanities, flat screen television, air-conditioning with in-room climate control, direct dial telephone, free wireless Internet, coffee/tea maker, CD/DVD player, iron/ironing board, pillow menu, robes, slippers, alarm clock radio with I-Pod connectivity, electronic in-room safe (laptop size), stocked minibar with beer, juices, soft drinks, water and snacks and in-room premium liquor and wine bottle selection.

Children's Policy: Guests must be at least 18 years old to stay at this hotel.

Junior Suite Spa/Pool View - Choose between a dreamy pool or Spa view, and let the relaxation begin. 668 sq. ft. Suites with private furnished balcony. King bed or two double beds. Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults.

Junior Suite Swim Up Spa/Pool View - All our spacious Junior Swim Out Suites Spa or Pool view are 668 sq. ft. in size, located on the ground floor and offer direct access to the pool, private furnished terrace with outdoor Jacuzzi, two sunbeds and one hammock. The pool is just 2 or 3 meters away from your terrace. King Bed or two double beds . Maximum Occupancy: 3 adults.

Junior Suite Oceanview - Spectacular Caribbean views elevate the experience. Savor sunsets on your private balcony. King bed. All our spacious Junior Suites are 668 sq. ft. in size. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults.

Excellence Club Suites
Excellence Club Benefits include private check-in & check-out/late check-out & early check-in, daily newspaper, complimentary beach bag for use during your stay, shoe shine service, daily fruit basket, fresh flowers, private lounge (7am to 11pm) with free Internet access, buffets and bar service, Bvlgari toiletries, room service express, 1 private pool, 1 Jacuzzi, upgraded in-room premium liquor and wine bottle selection (list available with club concierge) and one Aqua Wellness spa treatment (one per person, per stay).

Excellence Club Oceanview Junior Suite - Prime oceanfront views with both private indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis. 668 sq. ft. Club suites located in the VIP section and come with the services of a dedicated concierge and exclusive Excellence Club amenities. King bed or two doubles. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults.

Excellence Club Junior Suite Swim Up Oceanview - The best of both worlds with direct access to the pool plus a coveted ocean view. Drink in the scenery from a private terrace with an outdoor Jacuzzi, two sunbeds and a hammock.668 sq. ft Club suites located in the VIP section. King bed. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults.

Excellence Club Honeymoon Suite Oceanfront - Imagine more than 1,000 square feet of luxury living, exclusive amenities, oceanfront views, two private and furnished balconies and private indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis for two. Club suites are located in the VIP section. This 1-bedroom suite is perfect for wedding and honeymoon couples. King bed. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults.

Excellence Club Two Story Rooftop Terrace Suite Ocean Front - The sun and sea take center stage. Furnished balconies have Caribbean views, an outdoor Jacuzzi and a private furnished rooftop terrace with HydroSpa Pool, shower and ocean views that go on forever. 668 sq. ft. Club suites located in the VIP section King bed. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults.

Excellence Club Honeymoon Suite Oceanfront with Rooftop Terrace - Our spacious Honeymoon Suite is 1,041 sq. ft. Offers two private and furnished balconies (one with outdoor jetted whirpool bathtub) and an expansive (1041 sq.ft) private Rooftop Terrace with HydroSpa Pool and confortable lounge furniture, open-air shower and impressive views of the Caribbean Sea. Club Suites are located in the VIP section. King bed. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults.

Excellence Club Imperial Suite - This is luxury redefined. At nearly 2,000 square feet, the Excellence Imperial suite features a generous living room area with dramatic full-front ocean views of the Caribbean and a furnished terrace or balcony with an outdoor Jacuzzi for two. King bed. Maximum Occupancy: 2 adults.

Specific bedding and/or special requests are fulfilled based on availability and cannot always be guaranteed.

Restaurants and Bars - Excellence Riviera Cancun

Excellence Riviera Cancun offers the following restaurants:

Agave - This is the restaurant to sample the finest Mexican food and Tex-Mex favorites on the Riviera Maya---as mild as you like or as spicy as you can handle. Enjoy authentic Mexican specialties grilled, sautéed or marinated. Your choice of romantic indoor seating or outdoors under the moonlight in our hacienda-style courtyard. Tableside mariachi entertainment completes your perfect Mexican evening. Open from 6:00 pm-10:30 pm. Dress Code: Casual Elegance.

Basmati - Riviera Cancun’s newest resort restaurant. Basmati specializes in the regional dishes of India’s North-West frontier, mixing up tangy herbs, spices and cooking techniques against a dramatic backdrop. Open from 6:00pm-10:30 pm. Dress Code: Casual Elegance.

Chez Isabelle - Dinner at Chez Isabelle, our signature French restaurant, is as alluring as a night in Paris. You’ll feel transported from the Riviera Maya to the Left Bank as you choose among savory hors d’oeuvres, mouth-watering entrees and desserts that live up to the French culinary reputation. Open from 6:00 pm-10:30 pm. Dress Code: Casual Elegance.

The Grill - For lunch, The Grill at Excellence Riviera Cancun serves up an a la carte menu of hearty salads, sandwiches, burgers and wraps in a giant thatch-roof palapa. For alfresco dinner, the sizzle of prime steaks, chicken and shrimp searing on an open flame tips you off that you’re in for an exceptional meal. Lunch open from noon-6:00 pm. Lunch Dress Code: Casual. Dinner open from 6.30 pm-11:00 pm. Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance.

The Lobster House - Beneath an open-air thatch-roof palapa that bridges the main pool, The Lobster House serves up tasty breakfast and lunch with tableside service. For dinner, the glow of soft lanterns and reflection of our meandering pool turns the restaurant into a wonderful atmosphere for all things lobster. This is the place on the Riviera Maya for exquisite shellfish dishes prepared to your tastes. Breakfast open from 9:00 am - noon. Lunch from 12:30pm - 3:00pm. Breakfast/Lunch Dress Code: Casual. Dinner open from 6:30 pm -11:00pm. Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance.

Oregano Pizza & Pasta - For casual Italian lunch and dinner, Oregano Pizza e Pasta Italian is a popular outdoor gathering spot. Our trattoria-style restaurant serves simple but delicious fare including pizza--from traditional to unpredictable--calzones, pastas and a selection of sweet treats. Think of it as a bit of the Old World on the Riviera Maya. Lunch open from noon - 5:00 pm. Lunch Dress Code: Casual. Dinner open from 6:30 pm - 11:00 pm. Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance.

Las Olas - Enjoy the ocean, sun and a bite at Las Olas snack grill. Located on the beach with selection of fast food, salads, wood-oven pizzas and grilled favorites. Open from 12:00 pm-03:00 pm.

Spice - Step into the world of pan-Asian delights with exotic specialties from Japan, China, Vietnam and Thailand. If you like Japanese iron griddle cooking, cozy Teppanyaki rooms are the place to delight your senses as talented chefs prepare your meal right in front of you. Open from 6:00 pm-10:30pm. Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance.

Toscana - Buon Appetito at Toscana Restaurant, where the wondrous flavors of Italy come alive. You’ll discover inventive spins on traditional favorites. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet-style. For dinner, enjoy pasta selections, prepared as you like them.... and meat and seafood dishes infused with fresh ingredients and artfully prepared to five star standards. Save room for dessert. Breakfast open from 7:00 am - 11:00 am. Lunch open from noon - 4:00 pm. Breakfast/Lunch Dress Code: Casual. Dinner open from 6:00 pm - 10:30 pm. Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance

24-hour room service available

Weddings - Excellence Riviera Cancun

Excellence Riviera Cancun creates a storybook wedding complete with a fairytale ending. With a long list of amenities, each moment of your Excellence Riviera Cancun stay from pre-wedding through your honeymoon will be filled with as much-- or as little fanfare as you like. Romantic, exotic, unforgettable. An Excellence Riviera Cancun wedding on the Riviera Maya is what dreams are made of.

Included in the Excellence Wedding Package:

--Services of a judge or minister
--Wedding organization and personalization by our wedding coordinator
--Preferential location of room accommodation in the category reserved
--Preparation and ironing of the wedding dress and groom’s tuxedo/suit
--Complimentary suite for groom the night before the wedding (subject to availability)
--Wedding gazebo overlooking the Caribbean or beach location
--Bride’s bouquet
--Boutonniere for the groom
--Wedding cake for 10 guests
--One bottle of sparkling wine
--Special turn down service
--15% discount on all spa treatments (product purchases not included)
--Honeymoon Package
--Late checkout for bride and groom (based on availability)
--$850 USD

Please note - This package is complimentary when booking an Excellence Club Junior Suite Ocean View category or higher for a minimum of seven nights or with a bridal party of minimum 5 rooms of any category for 7 nights. Guest list should be provided at the time of reservation.

Please ask your Vacations to Go travel counselor for more information and additional packages.

Honeymoons and Anniversaries - Excellence Riviera Cancun

Is there a more romantic setting for a honeymoon than the Caribbean? At Excellence Riviera Cancun, we have all the makings of a honeymoon you’ll never forget. Enjoy unlimited luxury, all inclusive amenities and endless opportunities to cherish alone-time.

Included in the Honeymoon and Anniversary Package:

--Welcome letter
--Basket of fresh fruits in room upon arrival
--One bottle of sparkling wine
--One specially prepared romantic dinner
--Rose petals in the room upon arrival
--Special turn-down service
--Champagne breakfast in bed (one per stay; reservation must be made in advance with concierge)
--15% discount on all spa treatments

Please note - The Honeymoon or Anniversary Package is complimentary with your stay at Excellence Resorts. 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 seven days before or seven days after
your anniversary date.

Honeymoon Package: Valid for three months after your wedding date.

Please ask your Vacations to Go travel counselor for more information and additional packages.



Location of Excellence Riviera Cancun

Resort Rating Key
6-Star Resort Exceptional (Premier property with finest services,
amenities and exquisite surroundings)
5-Star Resort Deluxe (Prime location with outstanding service, elegant accommodations and a wide array of amenities)
4-Star Resort Good (Tastefully furnished accommodations with
assortment of amenities and services)
3-Star Resort Moderate (Comfortable accommodations with limited
amenities and services)
2-Star Resort Fair (Clean, basic, budget property)
1-Star Resort Very limited appeal