Top 10 Swim-Up Suites In Riviera Maya, Mexico - Updated 2024

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The perfect summer getaway needs a balcony, a long stretch of white sand beach, and a pair of sunnies. You most certainly can realize this dream beach vacation at the captivating district of Riviera Maya, known for best-rated, all-inclusive hotels. This Carribean coastline is located in the northeastern Yucatan Peninsula and south of Cancun, Mexico. Riviera Maya is primarily a resort district. Tourists are welcomed by the sight of blue waters, sugar-fine white sand, and numerous hotels and accommodations, ranging from luxury resorts to boutique hotels. Nearly each has a swim-up suite that you must stay at, lest you miss out on a good sunrise view for your social media photos. There are also several Vrbo vacation rentals near the beach. The favorable period to visit Riviera Maya, Mexico starts from November to February. If you’re overwhelmed with options, check out our list of top swim-up suites in Riviera Maya, Mexico for your guide.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) presence of swim-up suites, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on May 31, 2024.

1. El Dorado Seaside Suites (from USD 277)

Located in Kantenah Bay, El Dorado Seaside Suites offers the popular Gourmet Inclusive Experience that allows you to try out 10 different restaurants and 11 bars. Name the cuisine you want and you can have it – Mexican, Asian, or contemporary Italian. After every sumptuous meal, you can retire comfortably in your fully furnished swim-up suite, even made fancier with a balcony and a hot tub. The hotel provides good facilities, including a full-service spa, fitness center, freshwater pool, and even a tennis court. Stay up late and participate in the varying programs hosted by the hotel. You may just be in time for a summer barbecue party.

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El Dorado Seaside Suites Catamarán, Cenote & More Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Cancún-Tulum Highway km 95, Riviera Maya, Quintana Roo
21.18 km (13.2 mi) from Xcaret Park

Parking Restaurant Meeting/banquet facilities Bar Tennis court Fitness centre Laundry Barber/beauty shop

2. Barceló Maya Caribe (from USD 225)

Booking an all-inclusive package in the Riviera Maya enables you to have a truly rewarding island paradise experience. You can swim in the blue waters, achieve the perfect tan under the Caribbean sun, or stroll in the surrounding woodlands. If you’re imagining the widest stretch of white sand filled with neatly lined coconut trees to wake up to every morning, you can have all that from your swim-up suite at Barceló Maya Caribe. The hotel is known for its Pitch and Putt, too. You can definitely bring your family at this kid-friendly hotel while you master your golf skills.

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Barceló Maya Caribe - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Chetumal Puerto Juarez Km. 266
16.52 km (10.3 mi) from Xcaret Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

3. Excellence Riviera Cancun (from USD 523)

With over 400 rooms, Excellence Riviera Cancun is a good option for those who want to stay close to the airport. By car, you can reach the hotel in about 20 minutes only. More importantly, the location has easy access to town facilities. There are several nearby attractions, too, such as Zona Arqueologica El Re, Playa Delfine, Museo Maya de Cancun, and La Isla Shopping Village. At the end of your sightseeing, shopping sprees, and town explorations, you can always take refuge at this hotel in Riviera Maya with swim-up rooms.

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Excellence Riviera Cancun All Inclusive - Adults Only

Address: Fed Road Cancun-PDC KM 324 - 342, Playa Caracol, Cancun, Mexico, 77580
42.03 km (26.2 mi) from Xcaret Park

4. Valentin Imperial Maya (from USD 610)

Check-in at Valentin Imperial Maya for a world-class swim-up suite experience. Beautifully settled in Playa Secreto, this environment-friendly hotel has a half-mile (0.80 kilometers) private beachfront and a wide selection of dining options. It’s an adults-only accommodation so entertainment and adventure options are aplenty. If you want to stay fit all throughout your summer stay, try snorkeling, scuba diving, kayaking, playing tennis, or any of its offered activities. At the end of the day, you can order wine and relax, then enjoy the pleasure of being in your swim-up suite which boasts jetted tubs and refreshing balcony views.

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Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya All Inclusive - Adults Only

Wifi Available

Address: Carretera Federal 307 Chetumal Puerto Juarez KM 311 500
27.48 km (17.1 mi) from Xcaret Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Fitness centre

5. Grand Riviera Princess (from USD 201)

This 5-star hotel has over 10 swimming pools, some are with internal hot tubs and poolside bars you must not miss. Access them easily from your luxurious swim-up suite. You can enjoy swimming at the beach if you crave for a more natural setting. The choice is up to you. Selections for restaurants are also varied, you can try Asian cuisine at Miso or Swiss cuisine at La Fondue. Whether you want a buffet or a la carte, Grand Riviera Princess has on-site restaurants to offer its guests. Fitness centers, full-service spas, and over five tennis courts are available, too. Once you checked in, you are guaranteed of a holistic hotel experience at Grand Riviera Princess.

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Grand Riviera Princess - All Inclusive

Wifi Available

Address: Prolongacion 5 Avenida Manzana 20 Lote 006
13.52 km (8.4 mi) from Xcaret Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Tennis court Sauna

6. Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya (from USD 684)

Are you traveling with your partner? Try the all-inclusive package at Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya, popular among couples. The hotel has several master suites available with breathtaking ocean views and easy access to swimming pools. Shoot them an email for recommendations for the best views on your honeymoon. Plus, the hotel has complete facilities, from fitness centers to beauty shops, on-site restaurants, hot tubs, and even nightclubs. It’s an adults-only hotel, so you have several entertainment options that suit mature tastes, including a games room. After a day of swimming in the private beach, explore nearby places on a bike. Pretty much everything you need for a pleasurable vacation is in one place.

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Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya - Adults Only

Wifi Available Wheelchair accessible

Address: Carretera Federal 307 Chetumal- Puerto Juárez km 254 + 600
29.21 km (18.2 mi) from Xcaret Park

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7. The Grand at Moon Palace (from USD 620)

One of the convenient places to spend your summer is the sophisticatedly styled The Grand at Moon Palace. You can reach the place in only about 30 minutes from Cancun International Airport. Guests love the hotel’s service and the facilities, not to mention the captivating exteriors and outdoor views. Besides the usual waterparks and basic facilities, the hotel has a golf course, bowling alley, and a solarium to serve the varied interests of the guests. Live in the lap of luxury in one of their swim-up suites. You can also take a tour of nearby tourist attractions like El Rey Ruins and Museo Maya de Cancun. This all-inclusive resort in Riviera Maya with swim-up rooms also offers shuttle services and tours for a convenient trip.

Shoot them an email to ask for details about shuttle services and tours.

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Moon Palace The Grand Cancun All Inclusive

Wheelchair accessible

Address: Carretera Cancun-Chetumal Km. 36.5, Riviera Maya, Cancun, QROO,
54.44 km (33.9 mi) from Xcaret Park

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8. Alea Tulum by Blue Sky (from USD 216)

This 4-star hotel is given a perfect 10 by guests for offering great value for money. It’s rated highly as well for cleanliness, comfort, and service. Alea Tulum by Blue Sky has all the necessary facilities such as game rooms, outdoor pools, hot tubs, and fitness centers, to keep you entertained and comfortable all throughout your stay. They also offer tours and several outdoor activities like diving, snorkeling, and canoeing. If you’re travelling on a reasonable budget or with a big group, this hotel should be on your top list. Here, the bikes are free of charge so you can freely explore more nooks and crannies.

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Alea Tulum

Address: Fracc tankah III, mza 3, lte 28, tulum, q. Roo, Tulsayab, Tulum, Mexico, 77760
45.01 km (28.0 mi) from Xcaret Park

9. Paradisus La Esmeralda (from USD 792)

Paradisus La Esmeraldo has 488 rooms of various sizes, all tastefully designed to give guests the most pleasurable stay. Its master swim-up suite is perfect for couples seeking intimacy and easy access to pool facilities. The hotel is also family-friendly with its dedicated family room, kiddie pools, playground, and babysitting services. If you get tired of doing watersports and recreational adventures, you have the golf course and the garden to explore, or the spa and sauna to indulge in. Don’t dare miss swimming in the pool at night at this resort with swim-up rooms in Riviera Maya because the view is just magical.

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Paradisus Playa del Carmen - Riviera Maya - All Inclusive

Address: Quinta Avenida Esquina Calle 112 Norte Lote 1 Manzana 569
10.06 km (6.3 mi) from Xcaret Park

Parking Restaurant Room service Meeting/banquet facilities Bar 24-HOUR FRONT DESK Sauna Fitness centre

10. Ocean Riviera Paradise (from USD 279)

Situated in the El Marlyn Azul area, you will travel for about 45 minutes to get to Ocean Riviera Paradise. But the distance compensates for the view and the service. There, you will be welcomed with a long stretch of fine sand and clear waters. Ocean Riviera Paradise is a holistic place that caters to adults and children. Besides the usual fitness facilities, pools, and waterpark, it has a casino and a nightclub. Likewise, it has a playground, family room, and kids club.

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Ocean Riviera Paradise - All Inclusive

Wheelchair accessible

Address: Crta. Cancún Chetumal, km 296, Manzana 020, Lote 007-1, Playa Xcalacoco, El Marlyn Azul, Playa Del Carmen, Mexico, 77511
13.32 km (8.3 mi) from Xcaret Park

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Enjoy the best Riviera Maya sunset views at the best swim-up suites

Riviera Maya, Mexico is filled with different accommodations. You will not run out of options for different travel occasions – honeymoon, random trips, or family reunions. To take advantage of the beautiful horizons, booking a swim-out room in Riviera Maya is only ideal. Not only will you get to enjoy a nice view of the scenery, but you will also get to invigorate your senses with the cool summer breeze upon waking up and right before calling it a night. There are several Mayan Riviera hotels and resorts, including kid-friendly resorts, available as well. Remember the top swim-up suites in this article on your next Riviera Maya adventure.

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Jahz is a Philippine-based writer who enjoys solo travels as much as group adventures. She believes that life is too short to be spent living in one place, so she makes it a point to experience a...Read more

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