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RIVIERA MAYA

UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya Promises a “No Itinerary Necessary” Vacation

Dec 14, 2016  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher Boone

Opening in March 2017, the all-inclusive UNICO 20°87° Hotel Riviera Maya, is aiming to specialize in “no itinerary necessary” vacations and redefine the all-inclusive landscape. When you enter the lobby, you’re greeted by a custom scent, a trend that has been catching on over the last few years. 

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How to be a Rock Star for a Weekend

Nov 28, 2016  |   Contributor: Kimberly Fisher Boone

At one point or another, we’re guessing you’ve probably imagined what life would be like if you were an international rock star. From fame, fortune, adoring fans and touring the world first-class, the gig is appealing at every turn. While some of us don’t have the chops to make it in the music industry, there are still a few ways you can live out your rock star fantasies, at least as far as traveling is concerned.

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Andaz Mayakoba Prepares for December Opening in Riviera Maya

Nov 9, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

With just a handful of weeks left in 2016, Hyatt is coming in right under the wire with the opening of their newest property in Riviera Maya this December. Located just north of Playa del Carmen, Andaz Mayakoba is situated on 590 acres of oceanfront property amongst preserved mangroves and lagoons.

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A Look at Mexico's First Overwater Bungalows

Sep 28, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Mexico is known for a great many things, but of all the reasons to visit, overwater bungalows probably never made it onto your list. Destinations like the Maldives, Fiji, Tahiti and Bora Bora have long been the go-to spots for those seeking that kind of accommodation, until now. On September 1, El Dorado Maroma in the Riviera Maya opened 30 new palafitos (stilt houses in Spanish) over the Caribbean Sea, marking the country’s first overwater bungalows.

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Grand Velas Gives All-Inclusive the 5-Star Treatment

Sep 21, 2016  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

Before you even reach the lobby of Grand Velas Riviera Maya, you are met by large, striking white walls on either side of a check-in booth. Fronted by a sparkling pond, the entrance is stunning and a good indication of the level of luxury you can expect behind its walls. As you make your way to your designated lobby—the property is separated into three distinct areas—you pass by lush manicured grounds on a palm-tree-lined street.

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El Dorado Maroma: Riviera Maya's Romantic Adults-Only Retreat

Aug 24, 2016  |   Contributor: Travis Levius

In Mexico’s Cancun/Riviera Maya region, there are the vacationers who seek revelry and those who prefer stillness. After being among thousands of conference attendees for a week, the last thing I wanted was to throw myself into more hyper-social scenarios on my time off. No tequila-fueled partying this trip...seclusion was calling. I followed in the footsteps of serenity seekers, and checked into El Dorado Maroma, a mellow, all-inclusive resort known to deliver high-end beachfront R&R.

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Eco-Friendly Viceroy Riviera Maya Offers a Quiet Hideaway Experience

Apr 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

The Viceroy Riviera Maya, one of the Caribbean’s finest and most romantic luxury resorts, is unique in combining an eco-friendly experience tailored to those who prefer quieter, private hideaways, while still being able to enjoy five-star services and amenities. With just 41 villas on an unspoiled six-acre sanctuary fronting a picture-perfect stretch of Mexico’s Playa del Carmen, the elegant oasis is a seductive escape designed to keep guests’ cares at bay.

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Karisma Resorts Promises Both Family-Friendly and Child-Free in One Riviera Maya Location

Jul 1, 2015  |   Contributor: Lena Katz

Is there a happy medium between child-free and family-friendly? How can a resort welcome both groups while annoying neither? Karisma Resorts, stalwart of upscale all-inclusive in the Riviera Maya region seems to have hit upon the perfect solution.

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Throw Your Teen the Most Epic, MTV-Approved Coming-of-Age Party for $2M

Jun 26, 2015  |   Contributor: Nicolle Monico

In Hispanic cultures, many celebrate the coming-of-age of their daughters with a quinceañera on her 15th birthday. In the US we have Sweet Sixteen parties—some more elaborate than others (thanks, MTV)—for both males and females, and Jewish cultures celebrate Bar and Bat Mitzvahs. But one thing remains, no matter how you choose to celebrate, this day is all about your beloved teen.

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Let a Digital Detox Concierge Rid You of Distractions & Stress While on Vacation

Feb 12, 2015  |   Contributor: JustLuxe Team

If you’re like me, you’re probably tired of always being connected. That doesn’t mean we’re all going to give up our smartphones, iPads and laptops any time soon though (right?). Knowing that we wouldn’t pull the Band-Aid off ourselves, Grand Velas Resorts is offering to do it for us.

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This Mexican "City on the Water" Blends in With Tropical Forests and Canals Along the Riviera

Feb 11, 2015  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

It has only been open less than 10 years, but Mayakoba, the eco-luxe development on Mexico’s Mayan Riviera, has already achieved a sort of legendary status among elite travelers. Its guests treasure their natural surroundings as much as any high-end amenities. Mayakoba, Mayan for "city on the water,” is all the more impressive because the tremendous effort that went into creating it remains mostly hidden from view.

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Grand Velas Riviera Maya Makes the All-Inclusive Experience Even More Luxe

Jan 23, 2014  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern

With a $250 million development situated on 80 acres with a 75,000-square-foot spa, 15 food and beverage options and a 3-to-1 staff to guest ratio—the numbers at the Grand Velas Riviera Maya, one of the most luxurious beach resorts, prove truly inspiring. The AAA Five-Diamond resort blows other resorts out of the water by going one step further by re-defining the all-inclusive experience. 

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Occidental Vacation Club Brings Luxury Yacht Cruising to Members

Jul 24, 2013  |   Contributor: Mila Pantovich

Occidental Vacation Club first began back in 1982 and ever since they have been dedicated to their customers, striving to give them everything possible. While they've been an all-inclusive timeshare company all along, OVC is now offering an optional Yacht Club Membership as an addition to their First Club and Grand Level memberships. Once you jump on board (pun intended), you'll get a four to six hour cruise starting from Punta Cana, the Riviera Maya area or Aruba.... Read More

Two Riviera Maya Luxury Resorts Amidst Exotic Mayakoba

Mar 20, 2013  |   Contributor: Jared Paul Stern  |  1 Comment

Mayakoba, a retreat nestled on Mexico’s renowned Riviera Maya, is one of the world’s most enchanting destinations. Carefully nurtured by a team of biologists, architects and designers, it’s a natural wonder surrounded by picturesque lagoons fronting the ocean with a mile of stunning beachfront.... Read More

Azul Hotels by Karisma Unveils Azul Villa Esmeralda in Riviera Maya, Mexico

Nov 6, 2012  |   Contributor: Carly Zinderman

Azul Hotels by Karisma, a Gourmet Inclusive collection of properties, has just unveiled Azul Villa Esmeralda, an 11,000-square-foot oceanfront villa in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Azul Villa Esmeralda is a six-bedroom, six-bathroom secluded haven featuring two private pools, spa, fitness center, Bose equipped home theater, kids' club, and conference center that offers the privacy of a residence with the services and amenities of a luxury boutique resort.... Read More

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