Why Go To: Excellence Riviera Cancun

If you love being in the thick of things with the ability to escape into 5 star luxury, then Excellence Riviera Cancun is what you crave.

Perfectly situated to Cancun, this resort will provide easy access to all the shopping, nightlife, and tours while offering rich luxury accommodations, pristine white sand beaches, colorful tropical landscaping, and amazing views of the Caribbean Sea.

The resort’s nightlife is in abundance with a nightclub, nightly shows and entertainment, 10 bars and lounges, as well as the lure of Cancun’s legendary nightlife close by.

And let’s not forget Excellence’s Signature service including the upgraded Excellence Club suites!

Fun Things To Do:

  • Deep Water Shipwreck Dives
  • Nature walks or a leisurely stroll along the beach
  • Introductory Scuba Lesson
  • Deep Sea Sport Fishing for Snapper, Grouper, or Barracuda
  • A fun shopping excursion in town
  • Dinner aboard a Sunset cruise or Catamaran
  • Shallow Dive Night Tours
  • Pump some iron at a state-of the-art fitness center with a full gym and lots of exercise activities
  • Lower your handicap with four awesome golf courses to choose from (Moon Palace Golf Club, Playacar Golf Club, Mayakoba Golf Club, Playa Mujeres Golf Club)
  • Rejuvenate at the Miilé Spa
  • Tweet and Instagram throughout the resort

Rooms: (440)

  • Junior Suite - Large suites with King bed or two doubles with a spa or pool view. Max occupancy 3 adults.
  • Junior Swim Up Suite - Generous Suite with direct access to the pool, a private furnished terrace with outdoor Jacuzzi, 1 lounge bed and one hammock. The pool is just 2 or 3 meters away from your terrace. King bed or two doubles. Spa or Pool view. Max occupancy 3 adults.
  • Junior Suite Ocean View - Spectacular ocean view and a private furnished balcony. King bed only. Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • Two-Story Rooftop Terrace Suite - Spacious (668 sq. ft.) suites offer furnished balconies with Spa and/or Pool views and an expansive (390 sq. ft.) private rooftop terrace with Plunge Pool and comfortable lounge furniture. King bed only. Max occupancy 2 adults.
The Excellence Club:
  • Excellence Club Junior Suite Ocean Front - Prime ocean front views with both private indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis. 668 sq. ft. Club suites located in the VIP section and come with the services of a dedicated concierge and exclusive Excellence Club amenities. King bed or two doubles. Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • Excellence Club Junior Swim Up Suite - Direct access to the pool plus a coveted ocean view. Also has a private terrace with an outdoor Jacuzzi, one lounge bed and a hammock. Located in the VIP section. King bed. Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • Excellence Club Two-Story Rooftop Terrace Suite - Furnished balconies have Caribbean views and a private furnished rooftop terrace with Plunge Pool, shower and ocean views. 1058 sq. ft. Club suites located in the VIP section King bed. Max occupancy 2 adults
  • Honeymoon Suite - 1,041 square feet of luxury living, exclusive amenities, oceanfront views, two private and furnished balconies and private indoor and outdoor Jacuzzis for two. Club suites are located in the VIP section. King bed Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • Honeymoon Suite with Rooftop Terrace - 1,041 sq. ft. Offers two private and furnished balconies (one with outdoor jetted whirpool bathtub) and an expansive (1041 sq.ft) private Rooftop Terrace with Plunge Pool and comfortable lounge furniture, open-air shower and impressive views of the Caribbean Sea. Club Suites are located in the VIP section. King bed. Max occupancy 2 adults.
  • 1 Bedroom Imperial Suite - At nearly 2,000 square feet, the Excellence Imperial suite features a generous living room area with dramatic full-front ocean views of the Caribbean and a furnished terrace or balcony with an outdoor Jacuzzi for two. King bed Max occupancy 2 adults.

Room Amenities

  • King or two Double Beds
  • Free WiFi
  • Concierge service from 7:00am to 11:00pm
  • Full marble bathrooms featuring double showers
  • Oversized Balcony or terrace with comfortable patio furniture
  • Private round Jacuzzi with indoor/outdoor access
  • VIP toiletries
  • Flat screen TV
  • Handicapped facilities with 6 ADA rooms available for the physically challenged
  • Mini bar stocked with premium drinks
  • Pillow menu
  • IPod docking station
  • Bathrobe and slippers
  • 24 hour room service
  • Turndown service
  • Air conditioning, coffee maker, hair dryer, in room safe, iron/ironing board, telephone
Excellence Club:  In addition to these amenities, if you are in the Excellence Club, you will also enjoy the following:
  • Private check in
  • One Aqua Wellness treatment (per person/per stay)
  • Private lounges
  • Upgraded mini bar (you get to choose which liquor to stock)
  • Private pools
  • Private beach area
  • Bvlgari Toiletries
  • Free newspaper
  • Free beach bag
  • Shoe shine service
  • Fresh flowers in the suites
  • Room service Express

Dining: (9)

  • Oregano – Italian – Lunch/Dinner – Lunch is Casual dress from 12:00pm – 5:00pm and Dinner is Casual Elegant serving from 6:30pm – 11:00pm
  • Toscana – Buffet for breakfast and lunch but Italian for Dinner.  Breakfast/Lunch casual from 7:00am – 11:00am and again from 12;00pm – 4:00pm.  Dinner Casual Elegant from 6:00pm – 10:30pm
  • Agave – Mexican – Dinner – Casual Elegance from 6:00p-10:30p
  • Spice – Asian cuisine with Sushi and Tepanyaki – Dinner – Casual Elegant from 6:00pm – 10:30pm
  • Chez Isabelle – French – Dinner – Casual Elegant from 6:00pm – 10:30pm
  • Basmati – Indian – Dinner. Causal Elegant from 6:00pm – 10:30pm
  • The Flavor Market – World cuisine that matches the dishes with fine wines – Dinner – Casual Elegant from 6:00pm – 12:00am
  • The Lobster House – Breakfast/lunch/Dinner – a la carte breakfast, local Mexican a la carte seafood for lunch, lobster specialties for dinner.  Breakfast/lunch Casual form 10am – 12:00pm and 12:30pm – 3:00pm and Dinner is Causal Elegant from 6:30pm – 11:00pm
  • The Grill – Lunch/dinner – a la carte for lunch but steakhouse a la carte for dinner.  Lunch Casual dress and Dinner Casual Elegant from 12:00pm – 6:00pm and again from 6:30pm – 11:00pm
  • Las Olas – Snack grill featuring pizzas, salads and fast foods – Casual open from 12:00 – 3:00pm
  • *Room Service is available 24 hours a day *The outdoor restaurants will have a designated smoking section available

Bars: (10)

  • Lobby Bar
  • Swim Up Pool Bar
  • Cigar Bar
  • Chill Out Lounge
  • Coffee Bar
  • Pool and Beach bar
  • Pool Bar (Excellence Club)
  • Disco Bar
  • Theater Bar
  • Juice Bar


  • Night Club
  • Cigar Lounge
  • Live Music
  • Cooking Classes
  • Nightly Shows/Entertainment
  • Dance Classes
  • Piano Bar/Lounge
  • 10 Bars/Lounges

Land Sports:

  • Archery
  • Air Rifle Shooting
  • Bocce Ball
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Tennis
  • Bicycles
  • Pool Tables
  • Spa ($)
  • Game Room
  • Soccer
  • Basketball
  • Football
  • State-of-the-art Fitness Center
  • Library
  • Golf ($)

Water Sports:

  • 6 swimming pools (4 heated in the winter and 2 in the Excellence Club)
  • 5 Jacuzzis (2 in Excellence Club)
  • Sailing
  • Water Polo
  • Snorkeling
  • Windsurfing
  • Kayaking
  • Intro to Scuba Lesson
  • Aqua Aerobics

Miilé Spa: - open daily  9:00a – 8:00p

  • Amazing Swim Up accessibility
  • Refreshing hydrotherapy Circuit including aqua massage, cold plunge pools, and Arab-style steam baths
  • Fully equipped brand new fitness center with specialty classes like yoga and spinning
  • Indoor and outdoor treatment rooms available

Resort Amenities:

  • Adults Only
  • 9 restaurants with no reservations required
  • Miilé Spa ($)
  • Free WIFI throughout the hotel
  • State-of-the-art fitness center with cardio and weight machines
  • Beautiful beachfront location
  • Premium liquors and wines
  • 24-hour room service
  • Pool and Beach waiter service
  • Wedding gazebo

Groups & Events:

    There is over 19,695 square feet of space available.  The Grand Ballroom boasts 5, 920 square feet of indoor space and two additional breakout room with over 775 square feet each and over 10,000 square feet of outdoor space for poolside receptions and cocktail events.

Getting There:

  • Excellence Riviera Cancun is only 15 minutes south of Cancun International airport so getting there is quick and easy.
  • After you exit customs and come out the double glass doors, walk all the way down the air conditioned hallway.  You will see tons of greeters with smiling faces, but don’t be fooled…they all want to sell you a time share.  These are not the greeters you want.  Simply nod and keep walking all the way down the hall to the next set of double glass doors that will take you outside to the ground transportation area. Form here, you will look for AmStar Transportation that will set you up with the transfer van to take you to Excellence.

The Fine Print:

  • Check in:   3:00pm  /  Checkout:  12:00pm
  • Photo ID and a credit card or cash deposit at check-in for incidental charges
  • Pets are not allowed
  • This resort is for adult (18 and over) children are not allowed
  • WiFi is free and available in most of the public areas
  • Credit cards accepted are Visa/Mastercard/Amex
  • Special requests are based on availability and cannot be guaranteed.