Cancun and Riviera Maya

Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Beyond All-Inclusive Resort – Romance, Relaxation and Family Perfection

Located on the coast where the Yucatán jungle meets the Caribbean Sea, Grand Velas Riviera is an All-Inclusive luxury resort. Suites have private terraces overlooking the tropical jungle or the ocean, open plan sitting areas and bathrooms with jacuzzi tubs, some have a plunge pool. The resort sits on a beach and has an infinity pool where attentive service caters to every need. Enjoy water sports, spa services, adult & kids activities, kids’ club and teens’ lounge. Restaurants offer an international menu from local specialities to European favourites and there are both family friendly and adults only options available. In the evening there is live entertainment, and some bars are open until late.

In Our Opinion

'The Suites are sublime, the perfect place to relax and unwind after a day of spa treatments, beach service, and fun activities and before you head to the a la carté dining restaurants where dining is award winning.'


Experience a French Bistro from iconic Paris in the 1940s. On the menu you will find duck, snails, Lobster and Steak. Booking is essential. Age 16 plus. Open for dinner.


Legendary Frida Kahlo is the inspiration behind this restaurant. Family friendly, the menu is Mexican with a modern twist. Overlooks the ocean. Open for dinner.


On the beachfront, this family friendly venue serves buffet-style breakfast, lunch and dinner daily.


French inspired dishes and local Mexican favourites. Adults only. Open for dinner.


Natural and healthy dishes are served amongst the Chechen trees, open air. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Sen Lin

Experience the culinary traditions of Asia, including China, Viewtnam, Malaysia and Thailand at Sen Lin. Specialities include softshell crab marinated in roasted garlic and duck in a warm plum sauce. Open for dinner.

Cocina de Autor

Exceptional Mexican and Caribbean cuisine that is a journey of the senses. Age 16 plus. Open for dinner.


Italian food reimagined with a modern twist. Gather family and friends to dine. Open for dinner.

Bars & Entertainment

Sky Bar – Located on the rooftop where at sunset cocktails are mandatory. 16 +

Aqua Bar – Swim up pool bar

Sen Lin Bar – Live music in the evening. Adult only

Karaoke Bar – Open until late. Adult only

Piano Bar – Premium drinks and live piano music. Adult only

Koi Bar – Live sporting events. Open until late. Adult only.


  • Infinity pool
  • Beach
  • Fitness centre
  • Kids’ Club
  • Teen lounge

Water sports

  • Kayak
  • Boogie boards
  • Sailing
  • Motorised water sports*


  • Beach games
  • Snorkel tour*
  • Kayak tour*
  • Bike rides*
  • Swim with dolphins*
  • Golf*


  • Healing rituals & massage
  • Facials
  • Body treatments
  • Romantic rituals
  • Enchanting spa rituals including the Riviera Maya Water Ceremony


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • Car rental
  • 24 hr gourmet suite service
  • Beach & pool concierge
  • 24 hr personal concierge
  • Shop & boutique
  • Laundry & dry-cleaning service*
  • Airport transportation*
  • Doctor consultation available*
  • Babysitting services*

*additional charges

The Grand Velas Riviera Maya operates an all-inclusive program called Beyond All-Inclusive.

Food & Drink

  • Breakfast, lunch and din
  • Dinner a la carté or buffet at Bistro, Azul & Chaka
  • Dinner a la carté – Frida, Cocina de Autor, Piaf, Sen Lin & Lucca
  • 24hr room service
  • Premium domestic and international drinks from AI menu.
  • Minibar stocked daily


  • Non-motorised water sports
  • Life fitness centre & classes
  • Kids’ club
  • Teens’ club
  • Activities program for adults & kids

*motorised water sports available at an additional charge


  • Free Wi-Fi
  • 24 hr gourmet suite service
  • Beach & pool concierge
  • 24 hr personal concierge
  • Beach & poolside waiting service
  • Taxes & gratuities

Families are well catered for at Grand Velas Riviera Maya, with the following activities and amenities.


Zen, Grand and Ambassador Suites can accommodate up to 2 children & 1 infant.

The Two Bed Grand Family Suite is perfect for families and comes with services and amenities especially designed for small travellers.


Sen Lin, Frida, Azul, Chaka and Lucca are all family friendly dining venues.

The Grand Velas Kids’ Club

Open 09.00 – 23.00

Age 4 – 12 years


  • Movies
  • Story telling
  • Daily activities
  • Video games
  • Board games
  • Arts & crafts

Teens’ Club

Age 13 – 18 years


  • Karaoke
  • Gaming consoles
  • Arcade games
  • Disco dance floor
  • Billiards table
  • Teen bar with soft drinks & snacks

Babysitting Services – additional charges apply

Riviera Maya weddings are luxurious affairs with gourmet food and gatherings of loved ones.

Choose from 8 wedding venues including the resort Chapel,  Zen Garden and Ocean Terrace.

The Grand Velas wedding planners know how to make your day unique and perfect.

Wedding Services

  • Menu tasting
  • Photography & videography
  • Flowers
  • Décor & decorations
  • Beauty Salon services
  • Spa services
  • VIP transportation
  • Catering service
  • Entertainment

Enquire further for details


Located on the  Caribbean coast, the resort is just 15 minutes from the shopping and nightlife of Playa del Carmen and close to the main attractions of the area. Cancun International Airport is 31 miles approximately 40 mins by car.

Nearby Attractions

  • Playa del Carmen – 6 miles, 15 mins by car
  • Xcaret Eco Park – 11 miles, 20 mins by car
  • Tulum Archaeological Site – 45 miles, 1 hr by car
  • Chichén Itzá – 115 miles, 2hr 30mins by car
  • Cozumel Island – 11 miles by car plus ferry