Situated on the stunning Mayan Riviera in Mexico, the Sandos Riviera Beach Resort & Spa is located close to the Sandos Playacar Beach Resort and shares much of the beautiful scenery with the magnificent sandy beach of Playa del Carmen just steps away. This means that the centre of Playa del Carmen can be walked to from the resort where there are many shops and restaurants to choose from, along with much of the popular tourist attractions located close by like the Xcaret ecological water park and the impressive 18-hole Playacar golf course.
Overlooking the ocean with its beachfront position the 5-star Sandos Riviera Beach Resort is a luxurious all-inclusive resort that has been designed to cater for almost any guest whether on business or leisure, with 396 oversized rooms and an extensive choice of recreational facilities including several outdoor pools and numerous dining options. Should you be looking to stay at the Sandos Riviera Beach Resort just for leisure then you may want to visit the resort's impressive full-service spa, which offers numerous ways to unwind with 22 indoor treatment rooms, along with steam rooms, hydrotherapy baths, a beauty parlour and a modern gym to help you keep in shape. Alternatively you might like to keep active with some of the sports and activities to try, which includes the two tennis courts complete with equipment, water sports such as windsurfing, sailing, kayaking and snorkelling on the private beach; if that wasn't enough there is a daily activity program that includes a variety of things to try like beach/water volleyball, pool games and aerobics. The friendly staff at the resort will also ensure that kids are not left out either, no matter how old they are as there several kids clubs for all ages (2-3, 4-12 and 13-17) that offer a variety of supervised games, competitions and activities to help ensure they wont be bored. Even more services available at this resort include business/event facilities with a number of meeting/conference rooms and special event catering such as for weddings, there is also Wi-Fi available throughout the resort for additional charge and free parking available onsite. For any more assistance you might need the resort has a 24-hour reception/front desk, where the professional staff can arrange useful service like currency exchange, car rental, laundry facilities, medical assistance and provide tour/ticket assistance to help you make the most of your stay in the area.
Distance from Airport:
38 miles - Cancun Airport
The 396 spacious and comfortable rooms at the resort offer a choice of either junior suites or the even more luxurious master suites, with each featuring a full private bathroom, a separate living area (with a sofa bed) and a spacious balcony or terrace. All the suites are ideal for families with the junior suites suitable for up 3 adults and 1 child or 2 adults and 2/3 children, and the master suites offering even more space with room for up to 4 adults and 1 child or 2/3 adults and 3/2 children.
Each of the suites also come with a host of luxury amenities to help ensure your stay is as comfortable as possible, including: air conditioning/ceiling fan - plasma TV with satellite channels - telephone - safe deposit box - radio/alarm clock - tea/coffee maker - iron/ironing board - minibar - hairdryer - jacuzzi bath.
Location and Resort:
Playacar is a peaceful resort and makes an ideal base for exploring. The resort is modern and shares the beach with Playa del Carmen, both resorts are opposite the tax free snorkeling and diving paradise of Cozumel. Cancun is a 40 minute drive away. Playa del Carmen provides the evening entertainment away from the hotel with plenty of lively bars and a laid back atmosphere.
Eating and Drinking:
There are two restaurants onsite at the resort, with the main restaurant the “Grand Buffet Riveria”, which is open all day with a buffet breakfast in the morning (7am - 11am), as well as lunch (12:30pm - 3pm) and a dinner buffet (6:30pm - 10pm) with an extensive selection of international dishes, pasta and deserts to suit almost any taste. For an even more special dining experience you might like to try the new addition of the “Mexican Speciality Restaurant”, which requires a reservation.
Along with the main restaurant there is the also the “Riviera Blue” located by the pool, which is from 8am till 6pm and is the perfect place to grab a meal on the go or a light meal with both an a-la-carte and buffet service featuring a breakfast menu and lunch menu with snacks, light meals and drinks.
In addition guests at the resort are free to use the restaurants and bars at the nearby Sandos Playacar Beach Resort for even more choice.
There are 7 different swimming pools to enjoy during your stay the Sandos Riviera Beach Resort, which includes a separate pool for children, an adults only pool and two Sandos Select Club pool areas. Most of the pools also feature terraces where you can make the most of the sun with plenty of loungers/sunbeds provided, and for refreshments there are several bars located close to the pool area serving drinks and snacks.
For a completely relaxing and enjoyable holiday experience on the Mayan Riviera it would be hard to beat a stay at the Sandos Riviera Beach Resort, with its impressive choice of leisure facilities and spacious rooms combined with fantastic location next to the beach and not far from several popular attractions.
Couples and families