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Excellence Riviera Cancun

5 Riviera Maya, Mexico

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  • World-renowned adults-only all-inclusive hotel
  • Exceptional service from passionate, personable staff
  • All-suite accommodations for exceptional luxury experiences
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The adults-only all-inclusive luxury of Excellence Riviera Cancun is renowned as the best of the best. Situated on a sugar-white beach on Mexico's Riviera Maya coast, Excellence Riviera Cancun is a classic all-suite Mediterranean-style resort of stucco, tile and marble. Its location offers peaceful escapes within easy reach of vibrant Cancun, cosmopolitan Playa del Carmen and the ancient Mayan world. This tropical fantasy revolves around six winding pools, the clear Caribbean sea, well-appointed accommodations - and you. The culture of hospitality and service has been perfected by Excellence Riviera Cancun, welcoming you into a world of pampering at the Miilé Spa, gourmet cuisine at 9 international restaurants, and perhaps a yoga class on the beach at sun-up. No reservations are needed, and no schedules will dictate your holiday. Excellence Riviera Cancun is defined by you.


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All-Suite Accommodations

Excellence Riviera Cancun transports you away from the everyday with an endless list of unexpected extras that leave you feeling pampered.

Bedroom Features
  • King or 2 double beds
  • 42 inch flat screen satellite television
  • Air conditioning with in-room climate control
  • Radio alarm clock with iPod connection
  • Direct dial telephone
  • CD and DVD player
  • Free high speed data port
  • Stocked minibar with beer, juices, soft drinks and water
  • Electronic in-room safe
  • Coffee and tea maker
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Room service box
  • Pillow menu
  • Turndown service
  • Maximum occupancy of 3 adults
Bathroom Features
  • Jetted whirlpool bathtub
  • Separate shower
  • Bathrobes and slippers
  • Double vanity
  • Scales
  • Hair dryer
  • Separate water closet
  • VIP amenities
  • Phone

Junior Suites Spa or Pool View

Each spacious Junior Suite has a beautiful view of the spa or pool, complete with a private furnished balcony.

Junior Suites Ocean View

Each spacious Junior Suite has a beautiful view of the enviable ocean, complete with a private furnished balcony.

Junior Suite Swim Out

Each spacious Junior Suite has direct access to a stunning pool along with a private furnished balcony complete with lounge bed.

Two-Storey Rooftop Terrace Suite with Spa or Pool View

Each spacious Two-Storey Rooftop Terrace Suite offers a finely-furnished balcony and a spa or pool view. They also have a private terrace with a plunge pool, open air shower and comfortable lounge furniture.

The Excellence Club

The Excellence Club provides exclusive luxury inclusions, more privacy and even better service, taking your holiday at Excellence Riviera Cancun to the next level. All Excellence Club suites come with the following additional amenities:

  • Private check-in and check-out
  • Early check-in and late check-out (subject to availability)
  • Private concierge service (07:00 - 23:00)
  • Private lounge area with PCs, buffet and bar service (07:00 - 23:00)
  • Upgraded minibar with premium selection
  • Upgraded room service menu
  • Daily complimentary newspaper
  • Complimentary beach bag to use during your stay
  • 1 Aqua Wellness Spa treatment per person, per stay
  • Sparkling wine upon arrival
  • Fresh flowers upon arrival
  • Daily delivery of fresh fruit and petit fours
  • Private beach area
  • Shoeshine service

Excellence Club Junior Suite Oceanfront

Each spacious Excellence Club Oceanfront Junior Suite offers a private furnished balcony, offering an additional jetted whirlpool bathtub with a Spa or Pool View. These suites also enjoy all the perks of the Excellence Club.

Excellence Club Junior Swim-Up Suite

Each spacious Excellence Club Junior Swim Up Suite has an impressive ocean view from the ground floor, a private furnished terrace with a lounge bed for two, and direct access to the pool. These suites also enjoy all the perks of the Excellence Club.

Excellence Club Two-Storey Rooftop Terrace Suite Oceanfront

Each spacious Excellence Club Two-Storey Rooftop Terrace Suite has a furnished balcony with spectacular oceanfront views. The expansive private rooftop terrace includes comfortable lounge furniture, an open-air shower and an exterior plunge pool with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. These suites also enjoy all the perks of the Excellence Club.

Excellence Club Honeymoon Suite Oceanfront

Each spacious Excellence Club Honeymoon Suite has two private furnished balconies with spectacular oceanfront views and an outdoor Jacuzzi. These suites also enjoy all the perks of the Excellence Club.

Excellence Club Honeymoon Suite with Rooftop Terrace

Each spacious Excellence Club Honeymoon Rooftop Terrace Suite has two private furnished balconies with spectacular oceanfront views and an outdoor Jacuzzi. The expansive private rooftop terrace includes comfortable lounge furniture, an open-air shower and an exterior plunge pool with stunning views of the Caribbean Sea. These suites also enjoy all the perks of the Excellence Club.

Excellence Club Imperial Suite

The Excellence Club Imperial Suite is the pinnacle of luxury at Excellence Riviera Cancun, featuring superior amenities that include a separate living room area with dramatic views of the Caribbean Sea and a fully furnished terrace with an outdoor Jacuzzi for two. These suites also enjoy all the perks of the Excellence Club plus free transportation to and from airport and farewell souvenir, laptop and iPad for use during stay and complimentary Laundry Services

Restaurants

Excellence Riviera Cancun serves up a mouthwatering array of global dining options. All your meals and snacks are included, and reservations are never required. If you'd prefer to stay in the luxury of your suite, a convenient room service is available 24 hours a day.

Agave

Enjoy authentic Mexican food and Tex-Mex favourites like burritos and fajitas, cooked as mild or as spicy as you'd like. Tableside mariachi entertainment completes your perfect Mexican evening.

  • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
  • For Gentlemen: Long trousers, dress short, Capri pants, dress shirt
  • For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri pants, skirt, blouse
  • Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed

Basmati

The newest resort restaurant at Excellence Riviera Cancun, specialising in the regional dishes of India's North-West frontier. Basmati's dishes incorporate tangy herbs, delicious spices and traditional cooking techniques.

  • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
  • For Gentlemen: Long trousers, dress shirt
  • For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri pants, skirt, blouse
  • Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed

Barceló na

International cuisine representing the fine traditional culinary arts of every corner of the world.

Las Olas

Enjoy the ocean, the sun and a quick bite at Las Olas snack grill, located on the beach with a selection of fast food, salads, wood-oven pizzas and grilled favourites.

  • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
  • For Gentlemen: Long trousers, dress shirt
  • For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri pants, skirt, blouse
  • Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed

Flavor Market

Flavor Market adds something a little different to the mix through an extensive menu of tapas dishes. A sommelier is on-call to match your favourite tapas with its perfect wine counterpart.

Chez Isabelle

Dinner at Chez Isabelle, a signature French restaurant, is as alluring as a night in Paris. You'll feel transported from Cancun to the Left Bank as you choose among savoury hors d'oeuvres, mouth-watering entrees and irresistible desserts. Enjoy indoor or outdoor seating in a plush and romantic atmosphere, with live music nightly to enhance the ambiance.

  • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
  • For Gentlemen: Long trousers, dress shirt
  • For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri pants, skirt, blouse
  • Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed

The Grill

The Grill serves up an à 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 signals a bounty of expectational meals.

  • Lunch Dress Code: Casual
  • Shorts, Bermudas, sarong and t-shirts welcome. Tank tops, wet clothes or swimsuits not allowed
  • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
  • For Gentlemen: Long trousers, dress short, Capri pants, dress shirt
  • For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri pants, skirt, blouse
  • Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed

The Lobster House

Beneath an open-air thatch-roof palapa that bridges the main pool, The Lobster House serves up tasty à la carte dishes for breakfast and lunch. For dinner, the glow of soft lanterns and the reflection of the meandering pool turn the restaurant into a wonderful eatery for all things lobster.

  • Breakfast and Lunch Dress Code: Casual
  • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
  • For Gentlemen: Long trousers, dress shorts, dress shirt
  • For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri pants, skirt, blouse
  • Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed

Spice

Step into the world of pan-Asian delights with exotic specialities from Japan, China, Vietnam and Thailand. Enjoy a romantic table for two or casual seating at the sushi bar, or take a cosy teppanyaki room and delight your taste buds as talented chefs prepare your meal right in front of you.

  • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
  • For Gentlemen: Long trousers, dress shirt
  • For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri pants, skirt, blouse
  • Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed

### Toscana

The wondrous flavours of Italy come alive at Tscana, where innovative spins are placed on traditional favourites. Breakfast and lunch are served buffet style, and dinner incorporates pasta, meat and seafood dishes infused with fresh ingredients.

  • Breakfast and Lunch Dress Code: Casual
  • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
  • For Gentlemen: Long trousers, dress shirt
  • For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri pants, skirt, blouse
  • Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed

Oregano

A popular trattoria restaurant serving simple but delicious fare.

  • Dinner Dress Code: Casual Elegance
  • For Gentlemen: Long trousers, dress shirt.
  • For Ladies: Long trousers, Capri pants, skirt, blouse.
  • Casual shoes or elegant sandals must be worn. T-shirts, tank tops, shorts or beach sandals are not allowed.

Bars and Lounges

Excellence Riviera Cancun boasts an array of stylish lounges, all with premium wine, beer and spirits. Even the beverages in your fully-stocked minibar are part of the all-inclusive luxury offering.

  • Martini: Located right in the main lobby, its central location makes the Martini Bar an ideal meeting spot. Listen to live music while sipping a cocktail from the extensive "tini" Menu
  • CaféKafé: Paradise for coffee lovers, where you can enjoy a cup your way, even flambéed
  • Blue: Popular swim-up bar. Float over for a cool refreshment without ever leaving the water
  • Sol: Let the bartenders surprise you with a signature cocktail while you soak up some Caribbean sunshine
  • Cielo: An exclusive bar for Excellence Club members offering privacy and pampering. Settle in with the beverage of your choice and a selection of tasty hors d'oeuvres
  • Sports Bar: A sports bar, with a big screen and an irresistible snack menu
  • Stars: Relax with a drink at the comfortable theatre bar while enjoying live evening entertainment
  • X Lounge: Chill out with a cold beverage right on the beach
  • Revive: Just steps away from the Miilé Spa, savour a smoothie prepared with fresh seasonal fruit
  • La Habana Cigar Lounge: A plush setting to kick back with a premium cigar and spirits
  • Aroma Coffee House: Aroma Coffee Shop creates a peaceful corner for indulging your sweet tooth

Facilities

Excellence Riviera Cancun provides a huge range of activities and amenities for every type of holidaymaker.

Complimentary Activities

  • 6 swimming pools (2 heated)
  • 5 outdoor Jacuzzis
  • 9 international restaurant options (no reservations required)
  • 11 bars
  • 24-hour room service
  • Pool and beach waiter service
  • Fully-equipped fitness centre
  • Fitness trail
  • 1 lit tennis court and 1 multi-sports court
  • Wedding gazebo

Additional Activities

  • Scuba diving
  • Deep sea fishing
  • Private yacht excursions
  • Full-service, world class spa and signature Spa Garden
  • Meeting facilities
  • Full-service business centre
  • Wedding and honeymoon packages
  • Shopping Galleria
  • Golf at the Greg Norman-designed championship golf course at the nearby Playa Mujeres Golf Club
  • Medical facilities

Sports and Activities

Your all-inclusive holiday at Excellence Riviera Cancun will be as peaceful or as adventurous as you like.

Non-Motorised Water Sports

  • Sailing
  • Windsurfing
  • Sea kayaking
  • Snorkelling gear
  • Water aerobics
  • Water polo
  • Introductory scuba lessons

Land Activities

  • Aerobics
  • Yoga
  • Jogging
  • Basketball
  • Bicycling
  • Table tennis
  • Billiards
  • Beach volleyball
  • Beach football
  • Darts
  • Board games
  • Archery
  • Air rifle shooting
  • Spanish lessons
  • Dancing lessons
  • Cooking lessons
  • Theme nights

Pools

The 6 swimming pools at Excellence Riviera Cancun cover a collective expanse of over 77,800 sq.feet, providing a variety of lounging options throughout the resort. Three Jacuzzis right next to the pools offer stunning sea views, and two additional Jacuzzis by the Spa and the swim-up bar provide immediate refreshments. All suites on the ground floor benefit from direct pool access, ideal for holidaymakers who think of the pool as a second home.

Golf

Take advantage of Playa Mujeres's exclusive Greg Norman golf course designed for the world's most demanding golfers. The 7,260 yard, 18-hole course was constructed with special regard for the exotic tropical flora and fauna that make the location so noteworthy. The golf course features spectacular vistas overlooking the picturesque Chacmochuc lagoon to the west, and the turquoise of the Caribbean Sea to the east. The holes along the beach are susceptible to variables such as wind, making the Playa Mujeres Golf Course a challenging course that's never the same twice.

State-of-the-Art Signature Mille Spa

The Miilé Spa offers you an incomparable aura of romance, where new sensory experiences achieve complete wellness of mind, body and spirit. A unique approach to wellness surrounds you in an environment rich in rejuvenation and beauty, blending traditional elements with sophisticated techniques.

Spa Facilities

  • Personal reception
  • Hydrotherapy information desk
  • Spa concierge desk
  • Fresh fruit bars
  • Marine water treatment pool with swans and waterfall high-pressure water hoses
  • 3-person bubble massage bench
  • Exercise lanes for counter-current swimming
  • Massage area
  • Temperature contrast stone walk
  • Sweet water treatment pool with swim-in access
  • Double massage beds
  • Swan water hoses
  • Cold-plunge pool
  • Swedish saunas in separate facilities
  • Temazcal
  • Spa boutique with prestigious spa items for sale.
  • A steam bath with ceramic tiles, cool water fountain
  • Ice-treatment room
  • Sensations shower, Scottish shower, Cuban shower, and Tropical rain showers
  • Indoor treatment rooms, many with ocean view, including couple's treatments rooms
  • Facial rooms and Vichy showers, both with ocean view.
  • Master rooms with treatment shower, hydrotherapy tubs and a massage area for Ayurveda treatments
  • Outdoor oceanfront treatment room
  • Outdoor relaxation patio with aromatic spa garden and waterfall
  • Master pedicure stations with individual foot-whirlpool
  • Manicure stations
  • Haircut and hair wash stations
  • Elegant locker areas
  • Full spa amenities including shampoo, body gel, lotion, body splash deodorant, and more
  • Bathrobe, towel and sandal service

Get Married in Paradise

Excellence Riviera Cancun sets the stage for unforgettable weddings in one of the Caribbean's most memorable locations. Whether it's an intimate boutique ceremony, an adults-only gathering, or a memorable celebration with the family, you'll always find the perfect wedding.

Exclusive Free Excellence Wedding Package -" Only with Blue Bay Travel

The Excellence Wedding package is complimentary when booking a Junior Suite Ocean View category or higher, for a minimum of 7 nights, or with a bridal party of minimum 5 rooms of any category for 7 nights. All other packages incur additional costs.

  • Services of a Judge or Minister
  • Wedding organisation and personalisation by our wedding coordinator
  • Preferential location of room accommodation in the category reserved
  • Preparation and ironing of the wedding dress and groom's tuxedo or suit
  • Complimentary suite for groom the night before the wedding (subject to availability).
  • Wedding gazebo overlooking the Caribbean or beach location
  • Horse-drawn carriage transporting bride to the wedding gazebo (only at Excellence Punta Cana).
  • 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 (subject to availability).

Excellence of Love Wedding Package

In addition to Excellence Wedding Package you will receive:

  • Love Bridal bouquet and boutonniere for the groom
  • 4 boutonnieres or corsages
  • Special Silver Wedding Dinner (for 20 people)
  • Love natural floral centrepiece for dinner table
  • Wedding cake for 20 people
  • One hour cocktail party with hors d'oeuvres for 20 people
  • 24 full colour photos taken during ceremony (digital)
  • Bride's hairstyling for ceremony
  • Make-up application for the bride

Gold Excellence Wedding Package

In addition to Excellence of love Wedding Package you will receive:

  • Additional decoration for the ceremony
  • Gold natural table bouquet for ceremony
  • Gold bridal bouquet and boutonniere for the groom
  • 4 boutonniere or corsages
  • Romantic Music trio (45 min)
  • 24 full colour photos taken during ceremony (digital)
  • Video of the ceremony (15 minutes, unedited)
  • One hour cocktail with hors d'oeuvres for 20 people
  • Special Gold Wedding Dinner for 20 people
  • One Love Birds Spa Treatment for the couple

Honeymoon or Anniversary Package

  • The Honeymoon or Anniversary Package is complimentary with your stay at Excellence Resorts
  • Welcome letter
  • Basket of fresh fruits in room upon arrival
  • A bottle of sparkling wine
  • One special 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

Excellence Honeymoon or Anniversary Package

  • The Excellence Honeymoon or Anniversary Package is complimentary for stays of minimum 7 nights or more in the Junior Suite Ocean View category or higher
  • Champagne upon arrival
  • Fruit basket and exotic fresh flowers in room upon arrival
  • Champagne breakfast in bed (one per stay; reservation must be made in advance with concierge)
  • Special Aurum Couples Spa Treatment (Duration: 50 minutes). Unwind and indulge in this romantic treatment for two. Includes feet scrub and healing reflexology massage with an herbal balm, followed by arms, neck and scalp therapy to emerge completely restored
  • Private beachfront dinner one evening — upon return from dinner you will find a romantic rose petal bath ready for you with essential oils and candles
  • Petit fours each evening at turn down service
  • One complimentary Lovers Live CD by Sade

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