Riviera Maya


The Riviera Maya’s Top Luxury Resort Is Back 

maroma riviera

The top luxury resort in the Riviera Maya has made its long-awaited return after a large-scale transformation project: Maroma, a Belmond Hotel.  LVMH’s only hotel in Mexico, and one of just four in the Caribbean, officially welcomed back its first […]


LVMH’s Newest Caribbean Resort to Open in Riviera Maya

belmond maroma

The highly-anticipated Maroma, a Belmond Hotel is set to open its doors next month, according to Belmond.  The completely transformed resort on the Riviera Maya will begin welcoming guests on Aug. 3, 2023, according to Belmond. The property has been closed […]


All-Inclusive Resorts Where You Can Stay on Marriott Bonvoy Points

the beach at tamarind

Marriott’s alliance with Royalton Resorts and its acquisition of Elegant Hotels group in Barbados has greatly expanded the number of Caribbean resorts where its Marriott Bonvoy loyalty program members can use their rewards points to book all-inclusive vacation stays. In […]


Hilton's New Resort-Within-a-Resort in the Riviera Maya 

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Hilton’s first Conrad resort in the Caribbean is adding a new resort-within-a-resort concept to its Riviera Maya retreat, Caribbean Journal has learned.  The Conrad Tulum Riviera Maya is adding a new collection of rooms called the Ceiba Club, featuring exclusive […]

Margaritaville Just Opened Its New Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Resort

riviera maya all-inclusive margaritaville by the pool

Jimmy Buffett’s Margaritaville brand has just opened its newest Caribbean all-inclusive resort: the new Margaritaville Beach Resort Riviera Maya, the first adults-only resort in the company’s Island Reserve portfolio.  The new adults-only resort has 355 rooms, all of which are […]

The Newest Luxury All-Inclusive in Isla Mujeres Is Now Open

Isla Mujeres All-Inclusive on the pool deck

Tiny Isla Mujeres is a magnet for travelers looking for another side of the western Caribbean, one far from the mega resorts of Cancun and the sprawling resort complexes of the Riviera Maya. The island has always had a resort […]


This Riviera Maya All-Inclusive Is Adding a New Resort 

all-inclusive riviera maya pool with palm tree

The adults-only, adult-oriented Desire Riviera Maya resort is getting bigger, with newly-announced plans for an expansion at the Mexican Caribbean property.  Desire is adding 42 new rooms with a new resort-within-a-resort called Eden; the new wing will be opening its […]

The Marriott Cancun Resort Is Becoming an All-Inclusive 

the beach area at the marriott cancun resort

One of Cancun’s premier resort has closed to begin a dramatic transformation process, Caribbean Journal has learned. The popular Marriott Cancun recently shuttered to undertake what the company calls a “major renovation.” When it reopens at the height of the […]

Belmond Pushes Back Reopening of Riviera Maya Resort  

belmond maroma

Belmond has pushed back the highly-anticipated reopening of its Maroma, a Belmond Hotel in the Riviera Maya of Mexico.  The transformed luxury resort, parent company LVMH’s only hotel property in the Mexican Caribbean, had initially been set to reopen on […]


Margaritaville's New Caribbean All-Inclusive Is Opening in June

margaritaville all-inclusive caribbean riviera maya

Margaritaville is opening another new all-inclusive resort in partnership with Karisma Hotels and Resorts in June.  The new Margaritaville Island Reserve by Karisma Riviera Maya is officially opening its doors on June 1, according to Karisma.  It will be the […]

Marriott Is Opening Its New Edition Hotel in the Riviera Maya 

marriott edition riviera maya

Marriott is opening the first-ever EDITION resort in the Caribbean this summer.  The new Riviera Maya EDITION at Kanai is slated to open this summer in the Kanai development in the Mexican Caribbean.  It will be the second luxury resort […]

Kimpton Is Opening Its Newest Caribbean Resort on Roatan Island

kimpton caribbean island resort roatan

Before the pandemic, it was one of the most highly-anticipated hotel projects in the Caribbean. Since then, it’s fallen off the radar. But now Kimpton’s first-ever resort in the Western Caribbean is officially opening its doors this summer, with the […]


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