Occupying a prime location sandwiched between the sparkling Caribbean and lush jungle, Grand Velas Riviera Maya offers the ultimate accommodation experience, with its world-class holistic spa, lavish suites and impressive selection of top-notch dining options. Spend your days strolling hand-in-hand along the powder-white beach, indulging in blissful massages and feasting on skilfully prepared dishes from around the globe. When you are not relaxing and enjoying all the hotel has to offer, the resort is also perfectly placed to offer plenty of adventure and excitement, whether you want to snorkel the barrier reef, kayak on the glittering waves of the Caribbean or head to nearby Cancun Playa del Carmen.

Honeymoon resort information

Room Types

There are 539 exquisitely appointed suites at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya, divided into three sections: the jungle-situated Zen Grand, the central Ambassador section and the oceanfront Grand Class.
  • Grand Class Oceanfront

    Opt for the Grand Class Oceanfront Suite and spend your Mexican honeymoon in lavish 1,377 sq.ft. of living space, decorated with stunning Mexican artworks and featuring a plush king-size bed and spacious lounge area. These suites also boast a full marble bathroom with Jacuzzi and rain shower, not to mention a private oceanfront terrace with pristine private plunge pool.
  • Grand Class Presidential Oceanfront

    You can choose to enjoy the height of luxury and reserve the Grand Class Presidential oceanfront Suite, which measures a palatial 2,793sq.ft. This extravagant retreat comes with an expansive private terrace with ocean views, a private pool, elegant living and dining rooms and a lavish bathroom – not to mention your very own in-suite massage area. When you stay in this opulent suite you are entitled to a range of benefits including private maid service, private butler service and a 50-minute massage per person, per day.
  • Ambassador suite ocean view

    The Ambassador Suite ocean view offers 1270 sq. feet of contemporary living space, featuring Mexican artwork, comfortable furnishings and the latest tech facilities. Spend your honeymoon in relaxation with a spa-like bathroom that includes a spa tub, rain showers and L'Occitane amenities. Suite amenities feature a private terrace with views of the white sand beach and Caribbean Sea, King size bed, stocked mini bar and a Nespresso coffee maker.
  • Ambassador Pool Ocean front

    The Ambassador Pool Oceanfront Suite measure 1270 sq. feet with a tranquil terrace overlooking the ocean as well as having access to your very own plunge pool. Each suite features modern technology, from touch-screen telephones to a 42-inch plasma satellite TV. Enjoy a spacious and relaxing bedroom area with walk-in closet for that extra comfortable touch. The separate living area features a stocked mini bar and sofa area. In suite amenities include a king size bed, pillow menu, Nespresso /coffee maker and a bathroom with a Jacuzzi and separate rain shower.
  • Ambassador governor oceanfont

    Spend your honeymoon enveloped in romance in the Ambassador governor oceanfront suite, with a private plunge pool situated on the terrace, which overlooks the alluring Caribbean. In-suite amenities include a private butler and maid to tend your every request, sitting area, king size bed, a dedicated massage area, pillow menu, beach bag, Nespresso coffee machine, stocked mini bar, air-conditioning, daily turndown service, a 42-inch plasma TV and Wi-Fi. The bathroom features deluxe L’Occitane bath amenities, bathrobes and slippers and a Jacuzzi.
  • Ambassador presidential oceanfront

    The two-bedroom Ambassador Presidential Suites offer high-tech facilities, an impressive 3094 sq. foot of living space all designed for a tranquil honeymoon experience in Mexico. When staying in the Ambassador Presidential Suite you can take advantage of a 50-minute massage per adult every day of your stay as well as a VIP airport transfer service. In suite amenities include a private pool for two, in-suite massage area, walk-in closet, high speed Internet, private butler service, living area, 42-inch satellite plasma TV, touch screen digital phone, DVD player and iPod docking station.
  • Ambassador Two bedroom family suite ocean view

    Opt to stay with your family in the Ambassador Two bedroom family suite, with stunning ocean views. In-suite amenities include a sitting area, one king and two queen-size beds, bathroom with jacuzzi, personalised service of a Concierge and Baby Concierge, welcome kit and special amenities such as a teepee, beach toys, bathrobes for kids, kid-friendly turndown service, among others.
  • Zen Grand nature view

    Overlooking the Mayan jungle, the Zen Grand nature view suite is a haven of luxury and space for a relaxing honeymoon in Mexico. The luxurious suite includes a private terrace balcony, a cosy sitting area with a 42-inch plasma TV with satellite, fully stocked mini bar and a spa-like bathroom with deluxe L’Occitane bath amenities and Jacuzzi tub.
  • Zen Grand Pool nature view

    The Zen Grand Pool nature view are set in a tranquil ambience with views of the Riviera Maya jungle, which can be adored from the private terrace with plunge pool. In-suite amenities include a sitting area, king size bed, a spacious bath with Jacuzzi tub, a pillow menu, safe, fully stocked mini bar, Nespresso machine, daily turndown service, a 42-inch plasma satellite TV and Wi-Fi.
  • Zen Grand Presidential nature view

    Offering an impressive 3,518 sq. feet of living space, the serenity Zen Grand Presidential nature view is placed elegantly with views of the Maya jungle from the private garden with plunge pool. Enjoy a distinctive Mexican ambience combined with luxury and modern amenities to bring your Mexico honeymoon to life. This two-bedroom suite with 1 king and 2 queen beds features a spa-like bathroom with a rain shower and Jacuzzi and a marble dining table. In suite amenities include private butler service, mini bar, Nespresso coffee maker, a 42-inch plasma TV and Wi-Fi. This suite benefits of VIP airport transfer services and a 50-minute massage per adult per day.
  • Two bedroom family suite nature view

    Ideal for families, enjoy 2,000 sq. foot of opulent living with a private terrace offering impressive views of the Mayan jungle. Take some time out to relax in the spacious bathroom, or head to the spacious living area with a 42-inch plasma satellite TV with CD and DVD player. In suite amenities include two bedrooms and two queen beds, also fun amenities for the kids including stuffed animals, beach toys, kid-friendly turndown service and a Baby Concierge.


Another delicious way to treat yourself is by making your way to the outstanding hotel spa, nestled on the fringes of the lush jungle. With its 40 treatment suites and innovative hydrotherapy circuit, a few hours spent in this spa is sure to refresh, rejuvenate and re-energize you. Why not try the blissful Spa Water Journey, or the Romantic Journey, perfect for couples with its Therapeutic Neuro-Amor ritual, romantic massage and Meeting of Two Souls experience.

Of course there are plenty of other things to see and do during your stay at the resort besides relax and indulge in gourmet cuisine. From scuba diving and swimming with dolphins to golfing, kayaking and Sea Trekking, you are sure to find an experience to suit you. As well as offering an extensive program of activities, the resort also boasts a sparkling infinity pool, a sports bar and disco and fitness centre, among other amenities, so you will never have a dull moment during your unforgettable Riviera Maya honeymoon.


When it comes to wining and dining you will be spoilt for choice by the superlative restaurants and bars of Grand Velas Riviera Maya. There are 8 exceptional restaurants in the resort, serving up an impressive variety of global cuisines, including French, Asian, Basque and Mexican.

After dinner you can enjoy drinks and good conversation in any of the resort’s 6 bars, such as the trendy rooftop Sky Bar or the effortlessly chic Piano Bar.
  • Piaf

    Piaf is a romantic French restaurant named after the famous songstress Edith Piaf and is the ideal spot for a cosy dinner for 2, with its 1940’s Parisian-inspired décor.
  • Frida

    The elegant restaurant, Frida, honours the legacy of the Mexican painter. It is an innovative dining venue delivering exceptional Mexican cuisine with live music and hand crafted cocktails. Awarded Four diamonds by the AAA, dine being surrounded by vibrant décor and gorgeous ocean views on the terrace
  • Azul

    Enjoy a delicious buffet and a hearty breakfast on the open-air terrace with stunning beach views or in the air-conditioned dining room at the family-friendly restaurant, Azul. It serves an international buffet section featuring global cuisine and flavourful grilled dishes as well as lunch and dinner which includes grilled hamburgers, sushi, pasta and burritos.
  • Bistro

    Enjoy a unique selection of traditional French favorites, local specialties and international cuisine at the French-style restaurant, Bistro. Set in a beautiful oceanfront setting, enjoy a relaxed ambiance with exceptional cuisine and international wine or hand crafted cocktails.
  • Chaka

    Enjoy dining in Chaka, a casual open-air restaurant set in tropical foliage and located near the pool in the Zen grand Ambiance. Chaka serves a fusion of international cuisines alongside mouth-watering desserts, international wines and specialty coffee. It is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner seasonally.
  • Sen Lin

    Alternatively you can enjoy a culinary journey to the Far East courtesy of Sen Lin. Here you can feast on delicacies hailing from Thailand, Japan, Korea, Vietnam and China.
  • Cocina de Autor

    Opt for the Cocina de Autor if you want a relaxed gastronomic experience offering speciality
    Mexican and Caribbean Cuisine. This is a relaxed culinary adventure that reflects the culture and essence of life.
  • Lucca

    If you love Italian-Mediterranean cuisine then head to Lucca. Located in the Ambassador Ambiance, indulge in fresh seafood, grilled meats and homemade pastas in a casual and relaxed atmosphere.
  • Aqua bar

    Head to the Aqua bar, located in the main swimming pool. You can swim up and enjoy refreshing drinks as well as catch some sun rays by the pool.
  • Sky bar

    Located in the adult-only section, enjoy refreshing drinks paired with a dazzling sunset view at the hip, rooftop lounge, Sky bar. It offers a chic lounge setting with nightly entertainment.
  • Sen Lin bar

    Make your way to the Sen Lin bar once you’ve eaten in the fine dining restaurant. It offers an extensive drink menu so sip on hand-crafted cocktails whilst listening to live music throughout the evening.
  • Karaoke bar

    The Karaoke bar sets the stage for the Playa del Carmen nightlife scene. Located in the Ambassador section, the state of the art Karaoke system features hundreds of songs guaranteed to rock the house. Not only that Cocktails, wine and liquor is also served.
  • Piano bar

    It’s all about mixing and mingling at the Piano bar. In addition to premium liquor, beer, wine and light appetisers being served, live piano music is played at evenings
  • Koi bar

    Located in the Zen Grand Ambiance, this new Koi bar and lounge is the ideal place for sports lovers and socialising with others. Guests can watch sports events on HD screens or listen to music played by resident DJ’s whilst enjoying refreshing beverages and light snacks.


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