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01 Feb


Things to know about Riviera Maya

February 1, 2014 | By |

Brighter GETAWAYS Riviera Maya

Fun facts and popular activities for you to think about while you’re planning your trip to Riviera Maya.

What to experience at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

Step into Heaven

A resort within the resort exclusive to adult guests, Heaven elevates the spirit of Rock & Roll to all new levels with luxuriously appointed rooms and lush style.

The Legendary Rock Spa®

Exclusive and exuberant, the 55,154 square foot Rock Spa® offers a personal paradise with 75 treatments rooms, a yoga temple, and a revitalizing Temascal experience.

Epic Eats

Experiential dining at nine world-class restaurants, like Asian fusion at Zen, decadent steak at Toro, snacks by the pool at Dive, and 24-hour room service.

Endless Entertainment

Mix it up with snorkel tours, pool sports, dance clubs, rock climbing, Heaven Nightclub, and of course, live concerts to party the night away.

Where to stay at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

Deluxe Room

You’re a Rock Star now. Soak it in and enjoy top-shelf luxury and everything you need for an unforgettable all-inclusive stay.

Deluxe Platinum – Grand Sky Terrace

Amp things up with unparalleled access to the things in life that rock, like the private Grand Sky Terrace and private BBQ service. (charges may apply)

What not to miss in Riviera Maya

Chichen Itza

The most popular Mayan site, at Chichen Itza you can visit the iconic Castle of Kukulcan, the famous Ball Court, and more.


Xcaret is a full day of eco-adventures including underground rivers, a turtle farm and Xcaret’s one-of-a-kind celebration, Xcaret Mexico Espectacular.

Fun facts

  • Julia Roberts, Mark Wahlberg and Christina Aguilera have all stayed in the Riviera Maya.
  • Most of the cave scenes in the 2005 horror movie “The Cave” were filmed in the Riviera Maya.
  • Rihanna, Marc Anthony, David Guetta and Enrique Iglesias have all performed at an all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel.

Need to know

Language: Spanish is the official language.

Electricity: 110-120 Volts (same as Canada)

Transfer: 70 minutes from Cancun airport

Weather: Generally 25°C – 30°C

Famous landmark: Chichen Itza

Currency: Mexican pesos (MXN). Canadian and US dollars are also generally accepted.