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Why Go To: Desire Riviera Maya Pearl

The couples-only clothing-optional Desire Riviera Maya Pearl Resort & Spa (aka ‘the New’ Desire), has 88 guest rooms and suites in an elegant and intimate village-style setting, and offers a comfortably relaxed vibe.

From gourmet restaurants serving exotic cuisine to Bali beach beds on soothing white sand, Desire Riviera Maya Pearl offers a sensual, seductive environment, inviting you to relax and renew your relationship, to rekindle your intimacy, to make new friends with like-minded couples.

In the late afternoons, the party moves to the large outdoor Jacuzzi with its own swimup bar, outdoor shower, lounge area and day beds…and where you might find some couples getting a bit frisky — it’s one of only two public areas where sex is allowed (the other being the “Sin” Room at the nightclub, a private couples-only, guests-only environment for play).

Desire Resorts are also known for their provocative entertainment and sexy signature theme nights, setting the stage for you and your beloved to bring your most desired fantasies to life. Each moment is a new experience for continuing pleasure, with relaxing spa treatments to captivate you, or a fantasy menu dedicated to please you.

The resort is clothing-optional everywhere except the lobby, restaurants and some bars.

Fun Things To Do:

  • The pool Foam Party - NOT to be missed!
  • The couples-only Catamaran Snorkel Cruise - well worth the extra $
  • Meet people - naturists are some of the friendliest people on earth!
  • Put some clothes on and go shopping in nearby Puerto Morelos.
  • Liberate your wicked side by dressing up on Theme Nights!

Room Amenities

All rooms/suites feature these standard amenities, additional amenities and features per room type are shown in the room type descriptions below.

  • One King-sized bed or two Queens
  • 300 thread-count Premium Cotton Bed Sheets
  • Private Balcony or Terrace
  • Spacious Living Area
  • Flat-screen TVs with cable channels
  • Free Wifi
  • In-room Safe
  • Premium Cotton Bath Robes and Slippers
  • Two Telephones (in room and bathroom)
  • Air-conditioning with individual Climate Control
  • Alarm clock and radio
  • Ceiling Fan
  • Minibar Service
  • Hairdryer
  • Separate Shower and Bathtub

Rooms: (88)

  • Ocean View Room - King bed, stunning ocean views, organic bath amenities, ample living areas, and features a balcony or terrace with hammock and sitting area. Max Occupancy: 2 adults.
  • Junior Suite - 1 King or 2 Queen beds, spacious and beautifully appointed suite features a sitting area, private balcony or terrace for relaxing or dining. Max Occupancy: 2 adults.
  • Master Suite - A spacious bedroom with either 1 King or 2 Queen beds, a roomy sitting area, a full bathroom, and a balcony or terrace. Also a separate living room area with its own balcony or terrace, bar, 42" plasma television, a work area and another full bathroom. Max Occupancy: 2 adults.
  • Master Suite With Plunge Pool - A spacious bedroom with either 1 King or 2 Queen beds, a roomy sitting area, and a full bathroom. Also a separate living room area with a work area, another full bathroom, and a large terrace with sun-lounge beds and a plunge pool. Ocean views. Max Occupancy: 2 adults.
  • Penthouse Passion Suite W/Plunge Pool - This enormous suite has a King-sized bed and includes a wide variety of amenities (such as complimentary private airport transfers and butler service) and unparalleled luxury, also a Premium Minibar Service that includes peanuts, candy, soft drinks, water, beers and premium liqueurs. Its separate living room area offers splendid ocean views and a private spacious panoramic terrace featuring its own plunge pool and double chaise lounge to enjoy magic sunsets with your partner. Max Occupancy: 2 adults.

Dining: (2 plus a tapas menu at one bar)

  • Aphrodite | Contemporary International Cuisine - This is the main restaurant that features both a buffet selection and also an a la carte menu, with themed nights such as Italian, Brazilian and Mexican, and both indoor and outdoor seating. Open for breakfast (7am to 11am), lunch (noon to 4:30pm), and dinner (6pm to 10pm). No reservations required. **Dress code: Daytime: Casual. Evening: Sensual Elegance (see below).
  • Pearl | Mediterranean Fusion Cuisine - A very avant-garde restaurant, which serves three different a la carte menus. Dinner Only: 6pm – 10pm and Late-night snacks: 11pm – 5am. No reservation required. **Dress code: Elegance (see below).
  • Unik | Gastrobar/Tapas - Unik invites you to enjoy this delectable fusion between bar & restaurant, and offers a brief menu serving gourmet tapas accompanied by fine wines and creative cocktails. Open: 6:30pm - 10:00pm. *Vegetarian, gluten and sugar-free options are available. No reservation required. **Dress code: Smart Casual (see below).
  • Room service is available 24 hours a day (but incurs a service charge).
  • Also, a romantic beachside dinner can be arranged, but also incurs a fee.
  • **Dress Codes:
    • Casual: Shorts, t-shirts, and coverups are acceptable, footwear advisable and may be required.
    • Smart Casual: Casual but no jeans, no shorts, no beachwear. Footwear is required.
    • Casual Elegance: For Gentlemen: long pants and collared shirt. For Ladies: a dress or pants with an elegant top. No shorts, no t-shirts and no sandals.
    • Elegance: For Gentlemen: long pants, sleeved and collared shirt. For Ladies: a dress or sensual night outfit. Men’s sandals are not accepted, no shorts, no t-shirts.
    • Sensual Elegance: Same as Elegance but with a sexier edge. Sexy is okay, displaying private parts is not.

Bars: (5)

  • Agave (Located outside the disco) - Open 24 hours. An ideal spot to socialize with other couples. **Dress code: Casual
  • Lush (Pool Bar) - Open 10am - 5pm. Swimup bar at the pool. **Dress code: Clothing Optional.
  • The Wet Spot (Jacuzzi Bar) - Open from 1pm until 3am. In the late afternoons the action moves to this huge heated jacuzzi, featuring a swim-up bar, outdoor showers, daybeds, and music. The party continues until after dinner, when most people go to the Disco (Obsession) (Note: the Jacuzzi area is one of the two public areas where sex is allowed, the other being the Sin Room at Obsession). **Dress code: Clothing Optional.
  • Obession (Disco/Night Club) - A unique club where you can enjoy a Mexican Caribbean beat with a DJ’s mix of music nightly. For couples only privacy, the Sin Room is the adult playroom at Obsession. Decorated with dark windows and lounge beds, the Sin Room is the place where you can live out your fantasies, with our without other couples. **Dress Code: Theme Night Attire or Sensual Elegant.
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  • Unik | Gastrobar/Tapas - Unik invites you to enjoy this delectable fusion between bar & restaurant, and offers a brief menu serving gourmet tapas accompanied by fine wines and creative cocktails. *Vegetarian, gluten and sugar-free options are available. No reservation required. **Dress code: Smart Casual.


    While staying at Desire Riviera Maya Pearl, guests enjoy an entertainment program that includes a variety of sensual theme nights, live shows & activities that will make your temperature rise. Live your wildest fantasies each night as you dress up in the perfect outfit to fit the occasion. Late-night entertainment typically moves to the Obsession Nightclub and - for some - the Couples Party Room (aka the 'Sin Room'). Note: Theme nights are subject to change without notice. If theme nights are important to you, let us know so the current schedule can be determined….but please be forewarned: Themes can change in the middle of the week.

Land Sports:

  • Yoga
  • Zumba
  • Nude Beach Volleyball
  • Tequila Volleyball
  • Pole Dance
  • Belly Dance
  • Sexy Darts
  • and much, much more.

Water Sports:

  • Couples-only contests and games at the Pool
  • Water Polo
  • Wet n’Sexy Aqua Gym
  • Foam Parties
  • Kayaks**
  • Windsurfing**
  • Snorkeling**
  • Also, for an additional fee: Scuba diving tours and private clothing-optional cruises for couples only.
  • ** A note about the Marine Protected Area Fee: To protect the quality of environmentally sensitive Marine Protected Areas (MPA), the Mexican Government has implemented a fee for anyone (except guests over 60 and the disabled) participating in recreational or sports activities in or near these protected areas. The Reef located by Desire Resort & Spa is a designated MPA. All guests who use snorkel equipment, kayaks, windsurfers, etc. are obligated to pay this fee and must wear a bracelet to serve as proof that they have paid. Bracelets may be purchased at Desire's Sports and Activities Desk located by the Main Pool.

The Spa at Desire Riviera Maya Pearl Resort

    The Spa at Desire Riviera Maya Pearl Resort is a full-service spa with a somewhat erotic, sexy vibe, where you'll still find a traditional sauna, steam room, Swiss shower, cold plunge pool and a large warm whirlpool, a wide array of body treatments, massages, facials, a fitness center, and typical salon services such as manicures and pedicures. What you won't find at other resort spas, however, is the sensual couples-only massage treatments that are very popular at Desire!

Resort Amenities:

  • Activities
  • Aerobic Classes
  • Aerobics (aqua)
  • Air Conditioning (public areas)
  • Bars
  • Beach (onsite)
  • Beauty Salon
  • Breakfast Room
  • Business Services
  • Concierge
  • Currency Exchange
  • Disco/Nightclub
  • Doctor (on call) ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Entertainment
  • Fitness Room
  • Front Desk (24-hour)
  • Game Room (nearby)
  • Golf (onsite)
  • Internet Access (high-speed)
  • Lounges
  • Massage
  • Parking
  • Pools (outdoor) (2)
  • Poolside Beverage Service
  • Poolside Meal Service
  • Restaurants (2)
  • Safe Deposit Box (front desk)
  • Sauna
  • Security (24-hour)
  • Spa
  • Umbrellas (beach/pool)
  • Volleyball (beach)
  • Watersports (non-motorized)

  • ($) Denotes additional charges apply.

Groups & Events:

    Desire Riviera Maya Pearl is a smaller, village-like resort which does not have conference amenities, however they several beautifully decorated indoor & outdoor venues, that include unique features such as cathedral ceilings, waterfalls, a natural garden, terraces patios and a private ‘Palapa’ pier, and have a wedding planner who can assist (complementary with any wedding package purchased). Keep in mind that all wedding guests must be over 21 and must be guests of Desire as they do not issue 'day passes'.

Getting There:

  • Desire Riviera Maya Pearl is only 30 minutes from the Cancun International Airport in the Puerto Morelos section of Riviera Maya.
  • After you exit customs and come out the double glass doors, walk all the way down the air conditioned hallway. You will see tons of greeters with smiling faces, but don’t be fooled…they all want to sell you a time share. These are not the greeters you want. Simply nod and keep walking all the way down the hall to the next set of double glass doors that will take you outside to the ground transportation area. From here, you will look for the Transportation Kiosk where a coordinator will set you up with the transfer van to take you to Desire Riviera Maya Pearl.

The Fine Print:

  • Check in: 3:00pm / Checkout: 11:00am
  • Photo ID and a credit card or cash deposit at check-in for incidental charges
  • Pets are not allowed
  • This resort is for adult (21and over) children are not allowed. Minimum age for check-in is 21.
  • Credit cards accepted are Visa/MasterCard/AmEx
  • Special requests are based on availability and cannot be guaranteed.
  • ADDITIONAL "HOUSE RULES" specific to Desire Riviera Maya Pearl:
  • Please dress appropriately in all the restaurants of Desire.
  • We have created an open-minded ambiance at Desire, but drug use is strictly prohibited.
  • Due to the nature of our Resort, please respect all guests. Taking photos or videos in public areas is NOT permitted.
  • Please refrain from sexual activities in public areas.
  • Please treat all guests with the utmost respect, and remember the Golden Rule: 'NO' means 'NO'.
  • The reservation of the Palapa Beds is permitted (extra charge except for guests in Passion Suites and Desire Suites). If belongings are found on unreserved beds or beach chairs, they will be sent to the Front Desk as Lost & Found.
  • The Hotel provides an in-room safe deposit box. Please use it to store all valuables when you are not in your room.
  • The Hotel is not responsible for lost item left out of the safety deposit box.
  • We are proud to provide you a secure, open-minded climate in which you will fully enjoy your Desire vacation. However, it is a firm company policy that all staff members are strictly forbidden from interacting intimately with guests; otherwise, they will be immediately dismissed.

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