Top Rated Riviera Maya Hotels

by Andrea Koop on February 13, 2012

Club Hotel Riu Tequila

Each year, visitors travel throughout the globe stopping at various vacation hotspots and 2011 was no exception.

To help future travelers find the destination and resort of their choice, HolidayCheck conducts an annual survey of customer favorite locations and selects its 99 favorites at the beginning of the following year.

While many of the top 99 most popular worldwide hotels were located in Europe, 2 were selected in Mexico and both were located in the tropical paradise retreat known as the Riviera Maya.

Located on the eastern portion of the Yucatan Peninsula in the Mexican state of the Quintana Roo, Riviera Maya, also known as the Mayan Riviera, boast beautiful blue Caribbean water, soft white sandy beaches and vacation options for all types of travelers.

Clubhotel RIU Tequila

Club Hotel Riu Tequila
Receiving an award in 2011’s category of “Popular with guests under 30”, Clubhotel RIU Tequila offers something for everyone with 664 rooms and suites.

Visitors also enjoy the best of both worlds as the hotel is located in a lush garden just a short walk from the beautiful beaches of Playa del Carmen.

In addition to its tropical charm, Clubhotel RIU Tequila offers travelers a variety of water, beach and sporting activities. For the beach goer, assorted water activities ranging from windsurfing to snorkeling and scuba diving are available at the RIU Yucatan water sports center.

For the land lover, visitors can enjoy a game of tennis, table or traditional, a round of golf at the nearby 18 hole course or a variety of other sporting activities.

Hotel Viva Wyndham Maya

Viva Wyndham Maya HotelPhoto Taken by Photo taken by andrewarchy

2012 marks the first year Hotel Viva Wyndham Maya has received a coveted HolidayCheck award, receiving it in the category of “Beach Holiday”. A 4 star hotel located on the beach of Playa del Carmen, Hotel Viva Wyndham Maya is surrounded by pristine beaches and coral reefs.

With 7 restaurants, this all inclusive hotel can satisfy even the choosiest of tastes. Guests will also enjoy the 480 colonial style decorated rooms and amenities.

While visitors may never want to stray too far from the luxurious beaches, there are many reasons they should; fishing, snorkeling or jet skiing or just taking a relaxing nature walk are just a few.

With a location that is sure to please even the weariest traveler and so many wonderful ways to relax and enjoy your vacation, it is no wonder these two hotels are among the 99 worldwide favorites.

What is your favorite hotel and travel destination?

Andrea Koop
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{ 2 comments… read them below or add one }

Oscar February 21, 2012 at 10:18 pm

These hotels have the best services?


maria March 30, 2012 at 5:35 pm

Oscar, I Love Riviera Maya, and i think one of the best options there is Hacienda Tres Ríos, see why ->


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