Top 11 Mayan Riviera Hotels With A Lazy River

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Are you planning a vacation? Why not visit The Mayan Riviera? The Mayan Riviera is the main tourist destination of Mexico and it is among the most visited sites in the world. It is located in Quintana Roo, a region which is famous for its tropical abundance ranging from a warm climate, beaches, excellent cuisine and multiculturalism. The main transportation to Riviera Maya is through Cancun International Airport which is among the most important airports in Mexico. And if you’re looking for Mexico hotels with a lazy river, swimming pools and free parking space, we’ve got you covered! Check out these top 11 Mayan Riviera hotels with a lazy river.

1. Iberostar Paraiso Beach (from USD 212)

Those looking for resorts in Mayan Riviera with a lazy river will be interested in this listing. As you are travelling to Puerto Morelos, you should grab this opportunity and experience the world-class service at Iberostar Paraiso Beach. This five-star resort features on-site restaurants, a tennis court, a private beach and a crowd-pleaser lazy river pool winding through the property. Each room in Iberostar Paraiso Beach is furnished with a comfortable double bed, air conditioning, a flat-screen TV, a coffee machine and a working space for your laptop. At an extra cost, you can also get a room with a spacious balcony which will award you with a panoramic view of the sea. Other important amenities provided by the resort include linen, toiletries, unlisted access to the internet and a free parking space.


Iberostar Paraiso Beach

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Chetumal - Puerto Juarez km 309
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities 24-hour front desk Tennis court Fitness centre Golf course (within 3 km) Non-smoking rooms

2. El Dorado Casitas Royale (from USD 488)

El Dorado Casitas Royale is an adults-only resort featuring elegant and lavish suites, 13 swimming pools, a lazy river pool, a full-service spa and ten different restaurants offering an extensive selection of appealing cuisines from all over the world. The suites in El Dorado Casitas Royale are fully appointed and equipped with a flat-screen TV, a DVD and CD library, a working space for your laptop and a bathroom with a bath, a shower and a toilet. Guest are always welcome to visit and unwind at the on-site entertainment areas which include a beach bar, four lounge bars and ten swim-up bars. Ample parking space is also available on the premises.


El Dorado Casitas Royale, Gourmet All Inclusive by Karisma

Address: KM 45, Carretera Cancún - Tulum

Shuttle service (additional charge) Currency exchange Swimming pool Special diet menus (on request) Restaurant Adult only Business centre Non-smoking rooms

3. Grand Mayan Riviera Maya

Grand Mayan Riviera Maya is a five-star resort located at the heart of Puerto Morelos, 48.3 km (30 miles) from Cancún and 37 km (23 miles) from the Cancun International Airport. Each room at The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya has a cable TV, air conditioning, comfortable sofas, a desk and wardrobes for your clothes. Guests at Grand Mayan Riviera Maya are also given full access to a swimming pool, a hot tub, a fitness centre, a lazy river pool and a garden which are all available on-site. Other important amenities worth mentioning include unlimited access to the internet and an ample parking space. This accommodation is perfect for couples.


Grand Mayan Riviera Maya

Address: Kilómetro 48 Riviera Maya

4. Barcelo Maya Colonial (from USD 204)

Come and experience the natural beauty of Mexico’s beautiful Mayan Riviera as you spend your nights in Barceló Maya Colonial. Barceló Maya Colonial is located only a ten-minute drive from the town centre of Xpu Ha and offers a wide variety of amenities, which include numerous dining options, entertainment options, spacious swimming pools, a lazy river pool and comfortable accommodation suits. Guest are always invited to participate in the daily group activities arranged by the resort, which include horseback riding through the forest, diving lessons, kayaking, play basketball or play a game on the resort’s mini-golf course. This accommodation is best recommended for couples.


Barceló Maya Colonial - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Chetumal Km 266
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

5. Vidanta Riviera Maya (from USD 395)

When it comes to a relaxing tropical resort, Vidanta Riviera Maya is a great option to consider. Enjoy staying in a luxurious villa, suite or loft that provide access to superb amenities. The fully furnished accommodations are quite spacious and boast features like a hot tub, a private terrace with outdoor seating, and more.

Condé Nast dubbed this resort as one of the ‘Top 5 Hotels in Eastern Mexico’ to stay during a vacation. Highlighted amenities include access to JOYÀ, a show by the renowned Cirque du Soleil, and Jungala Water Park that has a wave pool and a lazy river for you and your kids to enjoy. The resort has stunning pools, a fitness center, a spa, and tennis courts for guest use.

THE GRAND LUXXE Loft/Suite/Villa, Riviera Maya or Nuevo Vallarta
Riviera Maya ( Playa del Carmen), QROO, MX
1 Bedroom 2 Bathrooms

More options: Hotels with normal swimming pool

The following listings with normal swimming pools are great accommodation options as well.

6. Grand Velas Riviera Maya (from USD 960)

Considered one of the best hotels in Riviera Maya, this property offers stunning views of Caribbean Sea. Grand Velas Riviera Maya is a five-star hotel featuring an outdoor pool, three on-site restaurants and well-appointed suites with private balconies. Grand Velas Riviera Maya is located only five minutes’ drive from Playa del Carmen and a 35-minute drive from the Cancún International Airport. Each room in Grand Velas Riviera Maya is spacious and furnished with an air conditioner, mini-bar, a Nespresso coffee machine and a seating area with a flat-screen TV and comfy sofas. Guests also have private access to their own marble bathroom with walk-in glass showers and deep-soak hot tubs. This accommodation is highly recommended for couples.


Grand Velas Riviera Maya - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Cancun Tulum Km 62
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Sauna Fitness centre

7. Ocean Maya Royale (from USD 264)

As you tour Mexico, you should take advantage of the nightly live entertainment or relax in one of the two on-site oceanfront swimming pools available at Ocean Maya Royale. Ocean Maya Royale is a four-star hotel located at the heart of Playa del Carmen, Mexico less than twenty minutes’ drive from Cozumel and Cancun. While you are here, you will be able to discover a large variety of recreational activities which includes guided jungle tours, scuba diving and jet skiing. You will also get the opportunity to sample out the vast variety of dining options which includes authentic Japanese cuisine and traditional Mexican dishes all available at the on-site restaurant. Couples, in particular, prefer this resort.


Ocean Maya Royale - Adults Only

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Federal Chetumal, Km 299
Accommodates: 10

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

8. Catalonia Privileged Maroma (from USD 216)

Counted among the top kid-friendly resorts in Riviera Maya, Catalonia Privileged Maroma is an all-inclusive hotel and spa that offers world-class accommodation for all. Situated on the Punta Maroma Beach, Catalonia Playa Maroma features a beachfront swimming pool, a poolside bar, fitness centre, a tennis court and an on-site restaurant that serves everything from authentic Mexican cuisine to fresh seafood. Each suit in Catalonia Privileged Maroma is furnished with a queen size bed, a cable TV, a mirror and a couch. Guests also have access to their own bathroom where they will find a bath, shower and free toiletries. Other important amenities such as unlimited internet access and ample parking space are also provided by the resort.


Catalonia Playa Maroma - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Federal 307 Chetumal- Puerto Juarez Km. 306+250, Punta Maroma
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

9. Sandos Caracol Select Club adults only (from USD 119)

Sandos Caracol Select Club is an adult only resort offering five-star services to all its customers. All guests in Sandos Caracol Select Club are given exclusive access to the reception area for private check-in and private concierge service. All guests are welcomed at the Select Club Adults Only Ocean Front Club House, where they will find lockers, towel service, showers, a living area with TV and video games, a reading area, a pool table, and a mini-bar with Premium liquors and snacks. The resort also has its own pool and hot tub with luxury sun loungers and free WiFi access. As for your meal, there is an exclusive a la carte restaurant that serves gourmet breakfast and lunch. Guests also have access to an exclusive beach area where they will find loungers, hammocks and bali beds.


Sandos Caracol Eco Resort Select Club Adults Only- All inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Chetumal-Puerto Juarez Km.295.1
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna Fitness centre

10. Sandos Caracol Eco Experiences Resort (from USD 105)

Located 2 miles (3.2 kilometres) from the Church of Guadalupe and a 45-minute drive from Cancún Airport, Sandos Caracol Eco Resort is set on beautiful gardens in Playa del Carmen Beach overlooking Cozumel Island and it features bright accommodations, a spa, 9 restaurants, 2 outdoor pools and a water park with 29 water slides for both kids and adults. All rooms in Sandos Caracol Eco Resort have flat-screen TVs, air conditioning, and a mini-bar. Additionally, some of the rooms have balconies overlooking the Caribbean Sea. Other amenities such as free WiFi and a secure parking space are also provided by the resort.


Sandos Caracol Eco Resort All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Cancún Chetumal Km 295
Accommodates: 3

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Tennis court Sauna

11. Thompson Playa del Carmen (from USD 177)

Thompson Playa del Carmen is located at the heart of Playa del Carmen, only 300 meters (984 ft) from 28 de Julio Square. The hotel features world-class accommodations, all year-round outdoor pool, a fitness centre, and an on-site restaurant. Each room at Thompson Playa del Carmen is air-conditioned and equipped with a flat-screen TV, comfortable beds and a private bathroom. At an extra cost, you can also secure a room which has a seating area where you can relax after an active day. You can also indulge in various activities during your stay here including snorkelling and windsurfing. The hotel also offers bike hire and car hire services.


Thompson Playa del Carmen - Adults Only

Wifi Available

Address: 5th Avenida Norte Por 12 Norte y 14 Norte
Accommodates: 4

Parking Restaurant Pets allowed Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-hour front desk Fitness centre

Explore Mexico

As you are planning your vacation, make sure you book the right accommodation that will check all your boxes. From the top swim-up suites in Riviera Maya to the luxe Airbnbs, a range of lodging options are available here. In the list above you will find the best lazy river resorts in Mexico along with hotels with amazing swimming pools.

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