Desire Riviera Maya Resort is located 5 mi (8.1 km) from Crococun Zoo and 7.7 mi (12.3 km) from Puerto Morelos Town Square. This 114-room, 4-star resort has a private beach, a full-service spa, and free breakfast. Delfines Beach and El Rey Ruins are also within a 30-minute drive of this Puerto Morelos resort.
Free breakfast is included with your stay. Order from 24-hour room service to satisfy your hunger without leaving your room, or enjoy a bite to eat at the onsite restaurant.
All of Desire Riviera Maya Resort's 114 air-conditioned rooms provide minibars, coffee makers, and free bottled water. Guests can enjoy free WiFi and satellite TV. Bathrooms have hair dryers, free toiletries, and bathrobes. Other standard amenities include ceiling fans, safes, and ironing boards.
Guests of Desire Riviera Maya Resort have access to a private beach, a full-service spa, and a nightclub. You can take advantage of free parking if you drive. The 24-hour front desk has multilingual staff ready to assist with dry cleaning/laundry and concierge services. Other amenities at this adults-only resort include an outdoor pool, a health club, and a spa tub.
- Free breakfast
- Free WiFi in rooms and public areas
- Free parking
- Onsite dining
Desire Riviera Maya Resort
This resort is all-inclusive. Onsite food and beverages are included in the room price (some restrictions may apply).
Gratuities and taxes
Gratuities and taxes are included.
Food and beverages
- All meals, snacks, and beverages included
- 24-hour room service
- In-room minibar (all beverages included)
Activities and facilities/equipment
- Fitness facilities
- Onsite entertainment and activities
- Theme parties
- Motorized water sports
- Scuba-diving certification
- Scuba-diving excursions
- Scuba-diving lessons
- Airport transfers
- Laundry/dry cleaning services
- Spa/beauty facilities and services
- Offsite tours
Check-in time starts at 3 PM
Minimum check-in age is 21
Special check-in instructions:
Check-out time is 11 AM
Desire Riviera Maya Resort offers 114 air-conditioned accommodations, which are accessible via exterior corridors and feature minibars and safes. Televisions come with satellite channels and pay movies.
Bathrooms include showers, bathrobes, complimentary toiletries, and hair dryers. Guests can surf the web using the complimentary wireless high-speed Internet access. Additionally, rooms include complimentary bottled water and coffee/tea makers. A nightly turndown service is provided and housekeeping is offered daily. Amenities available on request include in-room massages.
- Pay movies
- Room service (24 hours)
- In-room climate control (air conditioning)
- Air conditioning
- Ceiling fan
- Access via exterior corridors
- Coffee/tea maker
- Free bottled water
- Daily housekeeping
- Turndown service
- Private bathroom
- Free toiletries
- Hair dryer
- Shower only
- Satellite TV service
- Iron/ironing board
- In-room safe
- Free WiFi
- In-room massage available
The majority of amenities, activities, and gratuities at this resort are included in the room rate; guests will not be charged extra for the majority of amenities and activities (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information).
Numerous daily activities, such as beach volleyball, tennis, and adult-oriented games, are included in the rate. Also on site are five restaurants, including a snack bar and grill, six bars including Suki and El Arrecife, and a disco.
A gym, Ping-Pong table, and tennis court are provided. Clothing-optional areas include an oceanfront swimming pool with social activities, a private white-sand beach complete with beach umbrellas, towels and direct access from the property, multi-couple infinity spa tub and lounge with wet and dry bar, and what is dubbed the Sensuous Play Room (couples-only access).
The business center provides free WiFi, fax machine, and printer (surcharges for all). A logo shop is on site.
The on-site health spa with sauna and steam room provides more than 15 services, including hot stone massage, seaweed body wraps, aromatherapy, and a couple's package, which includes massage, Kama Sutra kit, and a bottle of wine served in a candle-lit spa tub.
Like all major Mexican hotels, the resort is equipped with a water purification system. Enjoy complimentary WiFi in public areas. Free parking is available (only during stay).
- On private beach
- Outdoor pool
- Poolside bar
- Swim-up bar
- Spa services on site
- Spa tub
- Full-service spa
- Steam room
- Concierge services
- 24-hour front desk
- Total number of rooms - 114
- Multilingual staff
- Gift shops or newsstand
- Hair salon
- Laundry facilities
- Dry cleaning/laundry service
- Tennis on site
- Number of bars/lounges - 4
- Wedding services
- Free breakfast
- Free WiFi
- Express check-in
- Health club
- Beach umbrellas
- Beach towels
- Free self parking
Available in all rooms: Free WiFi
Available in some public areas: Free WiFi
Free self parking
- Number of treatment rooms 6
- Couples treatment rooms
- Aromatherapy treatments
- Spa tub in spa
- Body treatments
- Facial treatments
Where to Eat
The majority of meals and beverages, plus all gratuities, at the following restaurants, snack spots, and bars are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive Details section for more information). Days and hours of operation for all restaurants and bars vary by season. Exclusive wines and liquors are available for purchase.
Melange Lounge Bar - Open-air lounge where guests can sip cocktails in a relaxed atmosphere. 24-hour bar service and late-night snacks. A selection of pizzas and baguettes can be enjoyed overnight.
Nude Jacuzzi Lounge Bar - Roof-top, clothing-optional venue features a 30-person spa tub finished in Venetian Tile. A circular, tempered crystal 'see-and-be-seen' open-air shower adjoins the spa tub, offering a 360-degree view of the lounge. Open from early afternoon to early morning.
L'Alternative Disco Lounge - Includes the private guests-only, couples-only Sensuous Play Room. Open from late night.
Coconut Bar - Beach/poolfront bar with extensive selection of refreshments and cocktails, with spectacular vistas. Open midmorning through the afternoon.
Il Piacere Cocktail Bar - Popular for pre-dinner cocktails. Open evenings only.
El Arrecife - Serves daily breakfast buffets. Theme dinners served buffet-style four nights a week. Dress code: casual. Reservations not required; closed Monday, Wednesday, Friday.
Il Piacere Restaurant and Bar - Dinner-only restaurant offers international haute cuisine, white linen, and cloth-wrapped chairs. Reservations not required. Dress code: casually elegant.
Sample menu for Il Piacere Restaurant
Tentazione - This venue serves snacks and grilled specialties during the day. For dinner, it serves Italian cuisine six nights per week from early-evening to late-evening.
Suki - Asian specialties, including sushi, Teppanyaki, and desserts. Dinner dress code: casually elegant. Reservations not required; closed Thursday.
Nearby Things to Do
The majority of on-site recreational activities and facilities described below are included in the room rate for this resort (scroll up to the All-Inclusive details section for more information).
The beachfront Puerto Morelos location provides ample sunning and swimming opportunities (with clothing-optional areas), and the All-Inclusive room rate includes non-motorized water sports and games such as tennis and Ping-Pong. Scheduled daytime activities include beach walks, stretching and water aerobics. The property also features direct access to a private white-sand beach complete with beach umbrellas and towels. The on-site disco, L'Alternative—with optional daily dress themes such as Lazy, Lingerie and PJs, and Masquerade—opens late in the evening with nightly contests.
The recreational activities listed below are available either on site or near the hotel; fees may apply.
- Surfing/boogie boarding nearby
- Kayaking on site
- Sailing on site
- Scuba diving on site
- Volleyball on site
- Windsurfing on site
Children and extra beds
- Children 21 and younger are not allowed at this adults-only property. All guests older than 21 are welcome.
You need to know
Extra-person charges may apply and vary depending on property policy.
Government-issued photo identification and a credit card or cash deposit are required at check-in for incidental charges.
Special requests are subject to availability upon check-in and may incur additional charges. Special requests cannot be guaranteed.
Minimum guest age is 21
Noise-free rooms not guaranteed
Caters to adults only
No rollaway/extra beds available
No cribs (infant beds) available
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- Desire Resort Couples Only All Inclusive
- Desire Resort Couples Only All Inclusive Puerto Morelos
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- Desire Resort Couples All Inclusive Puerto Morelos
We should mention
Clothing is optional at this property. This property offers transfers from the airport. Guests must contact the property with arrival details before travel, using the contact information on the booking confirmation. Guests under 21 years old are not permitted at this adults-only property. Only registered guests are allowed in the guestrooms.
- Pets not allowed
Passion Suite Offer
Book a stay in a Passion Suite and receive the following:
- Private airport transfers
- Concierge "no-waiting" check-in upon arrival
- Music and soft lighting upon arrival
- Daily in-room continental breakfast
- Daily afternoon hors d'oeuvres with sparkling wine and fruit basket
- Unlimited reservations for a table of 2-4 at the specialty restaurants
- Variety of candles
- Tantra essentials gift box
- Desire incense