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    • Easily accessible 5 star luxury accommodations in a prime location
    • Awesome white sand beach
    • Upgraded rooms from designer marble bathrooms with 2 person showers to rooftop terrace suites with outdoor Jacuzzis and amazing hydro-pools (which are like big plunge pools where you can control the temperature)
    • Be “spur of the moment” with no reservations required at the restaurants
    • 10 bars to choose from plus a nightclub to dance the night away
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Why Go To: Excellence Riviera Cancun

If you love being in the thick of things with the ability to escape into 5 star luxury, then Excellence Riviera Cancun is what you crave.

Perfectly situated to Cancun, this resort will provide easy access to all the shopping, nightlife, and tours while offering rich luxury accommodations, pristine white sand beaches, colorful tropical landscaping, and amazing views of the Caribbean Sea.

The resort’s nightlife is in abundance with a nightclub, nightly shows and entertainment, 10 bars and lounges, as well as the lure of Cancun’s legendary nightlife close by.

And let’s not forget Excellence’s Signature service including the upgraded Excellence Club suites!

Fun Things To Do:

  • Deep Water Shipwreck Dives
  • Nature walks or a leisurely stroll along the beach
  • Introductory Scuba Lesson
  • Deep Sea Sport Fishing for Snapper, Grouper, or Barracuda
  • A fun shopping excursion in town
  • Dinner aboard a Sunset cruise or Catamaran
  • Shallow Dive Night Tours
  • Pump some iron at a state-of the-art fitness center with a full gym and lots of exercise activities
  • Lower your handicap with four awesome golf courses to choose from (Moon Palace Golf Club, Playacar Golf Club, Mayakoba Golf Club, Playa Mujeres Golf Club)
  • Rejuvenate at the Miilé Spa
  • Tweet and Instagram throughout the resort

Room Amenities

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

  • King or two Double Beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Concierge service from 7:00am to 11:00pm
  • Full marble bathrooms featuring double showers
  • Oversized Balcony or terrace with comfortable patio furniture
  • Private round Jacuzzi with indoor/outdoor access
  • VIP toiletries
  • Flat screen TV
  • Handicapped facilities with 6 ADA rooms available for the physically challenged
  • Mini bar stocked with premium drinks
  • Pillow menu
  • IPod docking station
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • 24 hour room service
  • Turndown service
  • Air conditioning, coffee maker, hair dryer, in room safe, iron/ironing board, telephone
Excellence Club:  In addition to these amenities, if you are in the Excellence Club, you will also enjoy the following:
  • Private check in
  • One Aqua Wellness treatment (per person/per stay)
  • Private lounges
  • Upgraded mini bar (you get to choose which liquor to stock)
  • Private pools
  • Private beach area
  • Bvlgari Toiletries
  • Free newspaper
  • Free beach bag
  • Shoe shine service
  • Fresh flowers in the suites
  • Room service Express

Rooms: (440)

  • Junior Suite - Huge suites with King bed or two doubles with a spa or pool view. Max occupancy 3 adults.
  • Junior Swim-Up Suite - King bed or two doubles, and additional exterior Jacuzzi. Spa or Pool view. Max occupancy 3 adults.
  • Junior Suite Ocean View - Generous Suite with King bed only. Ocean View. Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • 2-story Rooftop Terrace Suite - King bed, pool or spa views, private rooftop terrace with Plunge Pool and comfortable lounge furniture. Max occupancy 2 adults
  • Excellence Club Junior Suite - King bed or two doubles with oceanfront view and additional exterior Jacuzzi. Max occupancy 2 adults
  • Excellence Club Jr Swim-Up Suite - King bed with ocean view and additional exterior Jacuzzi. Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • Excellence Club 2-story Rooftop Terrace Suite - King bed only with oceanfront views with additional exterior Jacuzzi and exterior HydroSpa pool (heated in winter). Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • Honeymoon Suite - King bed with ocean view and additional exterior Jacuzzi. Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • Honeymoon Suite w/Rooftop Terrace - King bed only with oceanfront views with additional exterior Jacuzzi and exterior HydroSpa pool (heated in winter). Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • One Bedroom Imperial Suite - King bed with ocean view and additional exterior Jacuzzi. Max occupancy 2 adults.

Dining: (9)

  • Oregano – Italian – Lunch/Dinner – Lunch is Casual dress from 12:00pm – 5:00pm and Dinner is Casual Elegant serving from 6:30pm – 11:00pm
  • Toscana – Buffet for breakfast and lunch but Italian for Dinner.  Breakfast/Lunch casual from 7:00am – 11:00am and again from 12;00pm – 4:00pm.  Dinner Casual Elegant from 6:00pm – 10:30pm
  • Agave – Mexican – Dinner – Casual Elegance from 6:00p-10:30p
  • Spice – Asian cuisine with Sushi and Tepanyaki – Dinner – Casual Elegant from 6:00pm – 10:30pm
  • Chez Isabelle – French – Dinner – Casual Elegant from 6:00pm – 10:30pm
  • Basmati – Indian – Dinner. Casual Elegant from 6:00pm – 10:30pm
  • The Flavor Market – World cuisine that matches the dishes with fine wines – Dinner – Casual Elegant from 6:00pm – 12:00am
  • The Lobster House – Breakfast/lunch/Dinner – a la carte breakfast, local Mexican a la carte seafood for lunch, lobster specialties for dinner.  Breakfast/lunch Casual form 10am – 12:00pm and 12:30pm – 3:00pm and Dinner is Causal Elegant from 6:30pm – 11:00pm
  • The Grill – Lunch/dinner – a la carte for lunch but steakhouse a la carte for dinner.  Lunch Casual dress and Dinner Casual Elegant from 12:00pm – 6:00pm and again from 6:30pm – 11:00pm
  • Las Olas – Snack grill featuring pizzas, salads and fast foods – Casual open from 12:00 – 3:00pm
  • *Room Service is available 24 hours a day
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    • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance - This means: For Gentlemen: Long pants, dress short, Capri pants, collar shirt. For Ladies: Long pants, Capri pants, skirt, blouse. Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed.
    • Breakfast and Lunch Dress Code: Casual - This means: Shorts, Bermudas, sarong and t-shirts welcome. Tank tops, wet clothes or swimsuits not allowed.

Bars: (10)

  • Lobby Bar
  • Swim Up Pool Bar
  • Cigar Bar
  • Chill Out Lounge
  • Coffee Bar
  • Pool and Beach bar
  • Pool Bar (Excellence Club)
  • Disco Bar
  • Theater Bar
  • Juice Bar


  • Night Club
  • Cigar Lounge
  • Live Music
  • Cooking Classes
  • Nightly Shows/Entertainment
  • Dance Classes
  • Piano Bar/Lounge
  • 10 Bars/Lounges

Land Sports:

  • Archery
  • Air Rifle Shooting
  • Bocce Ball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Bicycles
  • Pool Tables
  • Spa ($)
  • Game Room
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center
  • Library
  • Golf ($)

Water Sports:

  • 6 swimming pools (4 heated in the winter and 2 in the Excellence Club)
  • 5 Jacuzzis (2 in Excellence Club)
  • Sailing
  • Water Polo
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Intro to Scuba Lesson
  • Aqua Aerobics

Miilé Spa: - open daily  9:00a – 8:00p

  • Amazing Swim Up accessibility
  • Refreshing hydrotherapy Circuit including aqua massage, cold plunge pools, and Arab-style steam baths
  • Fully equipped brand new fitness center with specialty classes like yoga and spinning
  • Indoor and outdoor treatment rooms available

Resort Amenities:

  • Adults Only
  • 9 restaurants with no reservations required
  • Miilé Spa ($)
  • Free WIFI throughout the hotel
  • State-of-the-art fitness center with cardio and weight machines
  • Beautiful beachfront location
  • Premium liquors and wines
  • 24-hour room service
  • Pool and Beach waiter service
  • Wedding gazebo

Groups & Events:

    There is over 19,695 square feet of space available.  The Grand Ballroom boasts 5, 920 square feet of indoor space and two additional breakout room with over 775 square feet each and over 10,000 square feet of outdoor space for poolside receptions and cocktail events.

Getting There:

  • Excellence Riviera Cancun is only 15 minutes south of Cancun International airport so getting there is quick and easy.
  • 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. Form here, you will look for the Transportation Kiosk that will set you up with the transfer van to take you to Excellence.

The Fine Print:

  • Check in:   3:00pm  /  Checkout:  12:00pm
  • Photo ID and a credit card or cash deposit at check-in for incidental charges
  • Pets are not allowed
  • This resort is for adult (18 and over) children are not allowed
  • WiFi is free and available in most of the public areas
  • Credit cards accepted are Visa/Mastercard/Amex
  • Special requests are based on availability and cannot be guaranteed.