Viceroy Riviera Maya


The Mayan people, esteemed visionaries of one of the most advanced civilizations, built a legacy that thrives in the heart of Riviera Maya two thousand years later. Their traditions, native tongue, and timeless creations still enrich this vibrant region.

Pristinely nestled at the junction of crisp aquamarine waters and majestic rainforests, the Viceroy Riviera Maya represents a pinnacle of Caribbean beachfront resort luxury. It weaves together splendor, the magic of undiscovered mysteries, and unparalleled heritage. From the moment guests arrive until the final moments of departure, the experience spoils and delights even the most discerning traveler. Guests always treasure the time spent uncovering Mayan opulence, yet it seems to end too soon.

Signature Villa

Dreamy Dwellings

Perched majestically on the coast of Playa Xcalacoco, the establishment captures the imagination just as much as the serene waters it overlooks. Guests receive a spa-like welcome upon arrival, complete with warm smiles, cool plush face towels, a refreshing beverage, and the inviting scent of Mayan coals. Attentive staff promptly takes care of the luggage, inviting guests to sink into the essence of relaxation without delay. For many, including myself, a notable highlight upon settling in is the visit from the soap concierge, offering a selection of themed, fragrant soaps.

A spacious and inviting Bungalow Suite at the Viceroy Riviera Maya, with a covered patio featuring a hammock and dining area, overlooking the turquoise Caribbean Sea and lush tropical surroundings.
Bungalow Suite

Forty-one palapa villas stand proudly at the Viceroy, showcasing hand-carved stone architecture, deep wood accents, and refined decor. Seclusion awaits within each villa, featuring amenities like a heated plunge pool, outdoor rain shower, and crochet hammock—all harmoniously blending the outdoors with the indoor ambiance. Comfort is a given, with air conditioning for a cool retreat, luxurious Egyptian cotton sheets, and a curated pillow menu for an exquisite night’s sleep. Each bathroom is a spacious sanctuary equipped with double vanities, stand-alone showers, and plush Italian linen bathrobes

A two-level Oceanview Villa at the Viceroy Riviera Maya, with a traditional thatched roof, encircled by rich greenery, and featuring a balcony overlooking a personal plunge pool.
Oceanview Two-Level Villa

Luxury and Specialty Villas

The resort categorizes villas into luxury and specialty classes, each offering unique features. Luxury villas, at 1,000 square feet, provide ample space with dressing areas and beds suitable for families or larger groups. Specialty villas enhance the experience with large decks, soaking tubs, and additional square footage, justifying their premium.

Elegant beachfront dining at the Coral Bar in Viceroy Riviera Maya, with an open-air design, woven light fixtures, and a tranquil view of the ocean, providing an ideal spot for a refreshing cocktail or a gourmet meal.
The view from the Coral Bar

Decadent Dining

Dining at the Viceroy is an unparalleled experience. With two upscale restaurants, the resort masterfully blends authentic Mexican cuisine with five-star flavors. Coral Restaurant and Bar offers memorable breakfasts, lunches, and dinners in a beachy setting, while La Marea provides a premier evening dining experience with themed dinner nights like the Antojeria street food rendition.

Romantic dining experiences feature palapas in the sand, exotic flower arrangements, and candlelit views of the Caribbean Sea, offering a mix of all-inclusive and a la carte options to tailor the perfect vacation dining experience. The quality of food, from tableside dining to late-night room service, is consistently fresh and delicious.

Inside the Coral Bar

Activities, Adventures, and Amenities

Whether lounging, seeking thrills, exploring, or shopping, the Viceroy offers it all. The Wayak Spa, a 2024 Forbes Travel Guide winner, delivers traditional Mayan treatments and personalized spa packages. A short drive away, Dos Ojos Natural Reserve offers a cenote for exclusive exploration, while architectural wonders and adventure parks provide additional excitement.

The resort anticipates every need, offering thoughtful services to enhance the guest experience.

Two-Level Villa Terrace

Mayan Luxury is Waiting for You

Experiencing the fusion of luxury, nature, and Mayan culture at the Viceroy Riviera Maya offers a memorable escape that leaves a lasting impression. I encourage everyone to discover the essence of Mayan luxury for themselves.

Journey Beyond Aspen to Playa del Carmen, Mexico and the Viceroy Riviera Maya.

Villiers Private Jet Charter

Frequently Asked Questions About the Viceroy Riviera Maya

What makes the Viceroy Riviera Maya stand out among other luxury resorts?

The Viceroy Riviera Maya uniquely blends luxurious accommodations with the rich heritage and natural beauty of the Riviera Maya. Its focus on personalized experiences, from the soap concierge to custom dining options and traditional Mayan spa treatments, sets it apart.

Can families stay comfortably at the Viceroy Riviera Maya?

Yes, the resort offers luxury villas with ample space, including king and queen-size beds and dressing areas, making it a comfortable choice for families or larger parties.

What are some of the unique dining experiences available at the Viceroy?

Guests can enjoy themed dinner nights, romantic dinners in palapas by the Caribbean Sea, and a variety of dining options ranging from authentic Mexican cuisine to five-star international dishes. The commitment to fresh, high-quality ingredients and creative presentation enhances the dining experience.

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