Grand Velas Riviera Maya | Mexico | If Only

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Whatever the holiday style - Grand Velas Riviera Maya delivers: the Grand Class Experience for romantics, the family friendly Ambassador Experience or the secluded luxury of the Zen Grand Experience.

The cool and airy Grand Lobby seamlessly blends tropical jungle chic with elegant and modern furnishings – a style that continues throughout this sprawling resort.


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What's nearby

Playa del Carmen is only 10 minutes away, while the Isla Mujeres is a 20 minute ferry ride from Cancun and Cozumel National Park is a 45 minute ferry ride from Playa del Carmen.

At a glance

  • Luxury Hotel
  • 5 Star
  • 539 suites



The Zen Grand section is a family friendly resort nestled in the heart of lush tropical foliage and just a short shuttle ride from the main resort facilties. These 254 suites come in king, twin and two bedroom options and all enjoy spectacular jungle views from their terraces. Spa-like bathrooms and Jacuzzi tubs offer havens of relaxation, enhanced with in-room mini-bars and Nespresso machines. Some room categories have private plunge pools.

The 195 spacious suites in the Ambassador Experience section of the resort, are designed with families in mind, with plenty space to relax - featuring Jacuzzi tubs, sitting areas, home-style amenities, private terrace with ocean views and optional plunge pools. Located close to the Kids' Club, Teens' Club and fitness centre, the Ambassador Experience section ideally placed for fun for all of the family.

The oceanfront Grand Class Experience offers luxury and relaxation in 90 elegant suites. King size beds and spa-like bathrooms are matched with private terraces and plunge pools that offer memorable Caribbean sunset views.



With a 2 Michelin star chef his is a foodie’s paradise,with eight dining options to choose from. Be sure to book a table at Cocina de Autor; the first restaurant at an all-inclusive resort to receive a Five Diamond award. With an array of gourmet cuisine created by renowned chefs from around the world guests can savour decadent French dishes, share an authentic Italian meal, and discover the creativity of Asian fusion.

Enjoy a relaxed drink at the Piano Bar, sing you heart out at to the lively Karaoke Bar or dance the night away at Koi Bar.



Lounge on the pristine white sand beach or by the sparkling infinity pool with poolside and beach waiter services.

Activities including snorkelling, kayaking and scuba diving - all available from the water sports centre, while adrenaline junkies will love the kitesurfing and flyboarding lessons.

On land, enjoy a game of golf on the nearby 18-hole course or stay in tone at the fitness centre.



With an impressive 40 treatment rooms, guests can aspire to find balance of body and soul in the Spa.

This calming sanctuary pampers, with rejuvenating skin therapies, soothing massages and ancient holistic rituals that restore and renew.

Take an exotic Spa Water Journey to enhance any treatment with the magic of hydrotherapy that’s a holistic journey through eight unique water experiences.



With two themed resorts within the resort that focus on families, Gran Velas is ideal for the perfect family vacation.

The Grand Velas Kids’ Club for children aged 4-12 years of age offers everything from Xbox and Wii games to storytelling and movie nights, while the Teens’ Club has a pool table, board games, karaoke and a mocktail bar. Open daily until 11 pm, parents can have ease of mind while they enjoy some time to themselves.

The resort even offers a baby concierge service to ensure that parents have all the supplies they need, such as bottles, dummies and nappies.


Getting There

Arrival Airport

35 minutes from Cancún International Airport


35 minutes from Cancún International Airport


December until March is classified as high season, when it is warm and sunny with just a few rain showers. The wet season is from May to November and is the best time to go for swimming in the ocean, as the sea temperature has heated up. The winter is very warm and dry. Sea Turtle nesting takes place from late April until October.



Playa del Carmen