Romantic Places in the Riviera Maya: a paradise for two
Don’t let the flame go out. Love is all about spontaneity and surprise, but also care and effort. It’s all about showing everything that your partner means to you. And is there a better way to keep the spark alive than with a romantic getaway to a destination capable of making anyone fall in love?
Plan a nice trip to the Riviera Maya and live with your partner a set of unforgettable days. The best beaches, magical nature, unique experiences… Enjoy all kinds of plans that will make you both feel closer than ever.
- The most romantic hotels in Riviera Maya
- A romantic day at the beach
- Turquoise blue charm
- The most romantic plans in Riviera Maya
- The Riviera Maya under the moon
The most romantic hotels in Riviera Maya
When traveling, one of the keys to living the most romantic experience is, of course, choosing the right hotel. The atmosphere, the room, the services… Every detail counts and the difference between any trip and some truly unforgettable days is, to a large extent, in choosing the most suitable hotel.
Enjoy one of the most spectacular resorts in Riviera Maya with your partner, a magical place composed of 6 hotels, a more than a mile-long beach, the best restaurants, a Spa nominated as Best Spa in Mexico in the World Spa Awards 2020… And all of it under one of the best All-Inclusive programs in the Mexican Caribbean!
And if you want to take your romantic trip to another level, stay at the Barcelo Maya Riviera – Adults Only, one of the properties at Barcelo Maya Grand Resort. This incredible 5-star hotel offers you the perfect setting: rooms with a terrace and a hot tub, spectacular views of the sea or its lush gardens, even the option of having your own private pool, among other super romantic details.
Staying in this exclusive Adults Only 5-star hotel is another experience that you can’t miss. Located very close to Playa del Carmen, this magnificent All-Inclusive property offers you everything, from dream rooms with countless amenities to the best cuisine, 6 pools, spa, gym… And one of the best beaches in the Riviera Maya! All kinds of details that will make your stay an absolute dream for two.
This spectacular 5-star All-Inclusive resort, located next to the Xcaret eco-archaeological park, is one more of the best options in the Riviera Maya for a romantic getaway. Enjoy all the natural and cultural attractions of the park and the exclusive services of the hotel as well, from its delightful culinary offer to its beautiful private cove.
A tip: Make your stay at any of these magnificent resorts exceed all your expectations by booking the outstanding Premium Level and Royal Level categories. Exclusive and personalized services, the best rooms, and everything you need to live a romantic getaway totally out of the ordinary. And don’t forget to ask about the wedding vow renewal experiences that you can live in these super romantic hotels!
A romantic day at the beach
Virgin beaches, as if taken out from an ancient legend, or super lively beaches with every service in the palm of your hand. Just pick your kind of plan because the Riviera Maya offers you every option to enjoy a wonderful beach day with your partner.
If it’s more romantic for you to discover a natural paradise, visit Xcacel-Xcacelito beach. Some 200,000 baby sea turtles hatch each year in this breathtaking nature reserve. If you prefer a place that combines a magical landscape with a bohemian atmosphere, don’t miss Tulum beach. And if you rather spend the day at a fun beach club with the best music, sharing your favorite cocktail and delicious snacks, there’s no place like Playa del Carmen.
Of course, the more than a mile-long beach at Barcelo Maya Grand Resort as well as the beautiful beaches at Royal Hideaway Playacar – Adults Only and
Occidental at Xcaret Destination (just to name a few of the most romantic properties of Barcelo Hotel Group in the area) are also great spots to enjoy a beach day with your loved one. Relax on a deck chair in the shade of a palm tree, enjoy your favorite cocktail, discover the stunning marine life in the area while snorkeling… In short: enjoy a romantic day on a divine beach paradise.
Turquoise blue charm
The beaches of Rivera Maya are spectacular, but the turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea are an authentic wonder as well. Of course, they are the perfect setting for the most romantic moments. How about a catamaran cruise at sunset? With Vacaciones Barcelo, you can enjoy a charming sunset cruise along the coast, with open bar and delicious snacks included. Or you can also discover the underwater wonders of coral reefs with a snorkeling or diving excursion. Incredible experiences to live as a couple and enjoy the sea!
Also with water as the main character, but this time adding the magic of the jungle and the mysticism of the ancient Maya World, the cenotes of the Riviera Maya offer you a plan that you and your better half should not miss.
The most romantic plans in Riviera Maya
Besides the innumerable attractions that you can enjoy in the Riviera Maya, this corner of the Mexican Caribbean is the best gateway to other points of the Yucatan Peninsula. Enjoy all kinds of short trips, including many super romantic options, and discover stunning travel hot spots.
Chichén Itzá, the capital of the Itzaes
Discover with your partner the incredible Mayan city of Chichén Itzá, declared a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, on a private Barceló Vacations excursion. An exclusive experience in a magical place, complemented by a visit to one of the largest cenotes in Yucatan, a buffet lunch based on regional dishes and a brief visit to the colonial city of Valladolid.
Rio Secreto, an underground paradise
Riviera Maya is full of treasures, of super special places that, moreover, when you visit them as a couple offer you unforgettable experiences. And Rio Secreto, an impressive set of caves, galleries and underground rivers is precisely one of those fascinating places. Visit Rio Secreto with Barceló Vacations and enjoy a unique and incomparable experience.
Holbox, the island where time stands still
Located in the northern tip of the state of Quintana Roo, the island of Holbox is an authentic natural paradise. A place of breathtaking beauty that invites you to live with your partner a unique experience. Disconnect from the world and connect with your special someone at the fantastic beaches and the picturesque fishing village of this privileged island.
Las Coloradas, a landscape from another world
Close to Holbox and the Ria Lagartos Biosphere Reserve, also on the north coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, you can discover the incredible landscape of the Las Coloradas lagoon. The high concentrations of salt and the microorganisms that inhabit these ponds or brine lagoons make their waters acquire a unique pink color. A beautiful landscape from another world!
Bacalar, the lagoon of the 7 colors
At the opposite end of Quintana Roo, to the south, the spectacular Bacalar Lagoon, also known as the “Lagoon of the 7 colors”, offers you a unique experience surrounded by nature. Close to 30 miles long and just over a mile at its widest part, this system of shallow lagoons, rivers, and cenotes changes color according to the characteristics of its different areas. A fascinating natural spectacle!
The Riviera Maya under the moon
Nighttime in the Riviera Maya is perhaps the most romantic moment. The light of the moon reflecting on the waters of the Caribbean, the bars and restaurants of the lively Fifth Avenue of Playa del Carmen, as well as its famous nightclubs, are just some of the details that make this destination a charming place. Moreover, Vacaciones Barcelo offers you several services to enjoy Playa del Carmen at night, including different activities and VIP passes to restaurants and clubs.
Start by enjoying a romantic dinner at the specialty restaurants at Barcelo Maya Grand Resort, Royal Hideaway Playacar – Adults Only, and Occidental at Xcaret Destination. From the best French and Italian cuisine to the unique traditional Thai flavors, enjoy the many wonderful culinary experiences at your disposal. And don’t miss the exclusive Chef’s Table, a mind-blowing 9-course gourmet tasting menu at Royal Hideaway Playacar – Adults Only.
Close the day with a magical moment in any of the several bars of these incomparable resorts. Or go ahead and visit the exciting nightclubs also available in any of them. Laughter, looks, dance… The flame will be more alive than ever!