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Catalonia Riviera Maya Resort & Spa


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The all-inclusive Catalonia Riviera Maya Resort & Spa is located on the white sand beaches of Puerto Aventuras, just 50 miles from the airport. This is a tourist development that boasts a marina for yachts, a golf course, restaurants, and dolphin tanks, all within easy reach of the main Riviera Maya attractions including Tulum, Xel-Ha, and Xcaret.

The hotel's 415 rooms are known for their spacious layouts and beautiful Mexican-Caribbean decor. The terraces and balconies are an essential feature enabling one to feel the soft Caribbean breezes, even while in bed. From the rooms, you can fully enjoy the Caribbean experience.

Near the pool and next to the sea, there is a wonderful place for refreshments and snacks. Five theme restaurants and seven bars offer variety, quality, and great service. Discover authentic Mexican cuisine or savor the best of international cuisine. You will also enjoy the theme restaurants: Asian cuisine, Steak House, Creperie, and more! In addition, you can choose from a wide range of Caribbean cocktails, refreshments, juices, and snacks.

The resort offers everything from aquatic sports, relaxing massages and live music to extraordinary views in unforgettable locations. Five pools are located next to the sea, with Jacuzzis for those looking to relax. The Alegria Spa offers a full range of spa services (fee) for you to enjoy, and the privileged setting of the hotel offers you the opportunity to try out several championship golf courses. There is also a children's area. Have fun in the water or relax with a cocktail under Caribbean palms or at the poolside bar!

The hotel's staff is made up of a complete team of professionals. Their mission is to ensure that you have a fantastic vacation, and they will do everything possible to ensure that you do! Additionally, the resort also holds Travelife Gold Certification, which shows a commitment to protecting the environment and promoting sustainability.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Situated in the peaceful ambience of Puerto Aventuras, in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, this resort is 50 miles south of the Cancun International Airport. Puerto Aventuras is of easy access at only 20 km from Playa del Carmen.
Address: LOTE 1, MANZANA 18/PLANO 2 XCACEL A
PUERTO AVENTURAS
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Local Phone: 984-875-1020
Toll Free Phone: 877-251-0376
Fax: 52-984-877-3312
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Parking(Complimentary)
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (Playa del Carmen)
Pools
Number of Pools: 5
Outdoor Pools: 5     
4 swimming pools with different areas for activities including jacuzzi and 3 special areas inside the pools for children. One swimming pool with exclusive access to the privilaged customers.
Golf: NEARBY
Puerto Aventuras Golf Club - Just 5 minutes walking from the hotel. Golf course in not part of the hotel.
The Puerto Aventuras Golf Club features a 3,255 yard course designed by Tomas Dehmann.
Holes: 9
Green Fees: Fee requred.
Cart Fee: Fee required.
Caddy: No
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Lighted Courts: 2
Court Fee: Free during day
Water Sports on Site
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Hobie Cats: Complimentary
Paddle Boats: Complimentary
Other Sports Available
Bicycles: Additional Charge
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Additional Charge
Massage: Additional Charge
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Additional Charge
Steam Room: Additional Charge
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Catalonia Riviera Maya shares all the facilities with the hotel Catalonia Yucatan Beach forming a hotel complex with a total of 628 rooms. The rooms in the GARDEN VIEW category are distributed throughout the complex. All are non-smoking rooms. The hotel is located in the wonderful Puerto Aventuras development. This is a tourist development which boasts a marina for yyachts, a golf course, restaurants and dolphin tanks, all within easy reach of the main Mayan Riviera attractions. Beach: This property is situated on an unspoiled sugar white beach along the crystal clear waters of the beautiful Mexican Caribbean. Check-in: 3:00pm
Check-out: 12:00pm
Total Rooms: 628
Year Opened: 2000 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No unaccompanied Springbreakers or unaccompanied Summer Graduates!! At all other times of the year, guests must be at least 18 years old to check in. Casual dress attire is required for dinner dining in a la carte restaurants. No smoking in rooms & pets.
ROOM TYPES
PRIVILEGE HONEYMOON SUITE
Honeymoon suite includes one king bed with a canopy, a private terrace with a plunge pool, special decoration for honeymooners, welcome amenities, a couples massage, and much more. Guests also receive Privileged amenities and services.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Satellite
STANDARD GARDEN
King Size bed or two double size beds, air conditioningroom with courtesy amenities, full bathroom with courtesy amenities and Hairdryer, cable TV, direct dial telephone,safe deposit box (free), refrigerator with water and Coffee maker.
1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Satellite
PRIVILEGED FAMILY SUITE
Maximum capacity for four adults and two children. Bedroom with 2 Queen-size beds and separated living room with sofa-bed. Complete bathroom. Private duplex bath tub on the terrace (plunge pool), All suites on ground floor.
2 Queen Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Satellite
PREMIUM ROOM
In addition to the garden view room amenities, offers New furniture and modern decoration. Wide and modern bathroom with two washbasins, Ceiling fan.
1 King Bed or 2 Queen Beds or 2 Twin Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Fan
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Refrigerator
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
Satellite
PRIVILEGE SUPERIOR ROOM
New furniture and modern decoration, Ceiling fan, King size bed or two beds, Mini Bar with water, sodas and beers. Exclusive facilities and services for Privileged customers.
1 King Bed or 2 Twin Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Satellite
PRIVILEGE SUITE
Other Amenities -
Kitchen
PRIVILEGE SUITE
Suite includes a bedroom with a king bed, a complete bathroom, a walk-in closet, a separated living room, and a private balcony or terrace with a duplex bath tub. Guests also enjoy Privileged amenities and services.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Satellite
SUPER SAVER
Super Saver includes one king bed or two double beds, a balcony or terrace with garden views, a full bathroom with courtesy amenities, and a minibar.
1 King Bed or 2 Double Beds Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Jacuzzi
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Satellite
SUPERIOR PRIVILEGE OCEAN VIEW
Exclusive facilities and services for Privileged customers. New furniture and modern decoration. Ceiling fan, King size bed, mini Bar with water, sodas and beers.
1 King Bed Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Non-Smoking Available
Balcony or Terrace
Coffee Maker
Hair Dryer
Iron
Radio Alarm Clock
Telephone
Television
Satellite

OTHER INFO
Privileged amenities: Private lounge; privileged reception with concierge service; 24-hour room service; privileged check-in area; welcome cocktail; privileged guest ID; one day free access to wet spa areas; 10% discount on massages or any spa treatment
DINING
Catalonia Riviera Maya Resort & Spa features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-Coupon system for a la carte dining. Number of coupons depend on length of stay.
There are 11 Restaurants at Catalonia Riviera Maya Resort & Spa:
La Creperie - Salty and sweet crepes, served a la carte. Informal dress code.
Terrace Tapas Lounge & Bar - A la carte restaurant serving delicious tapas specialties. Only available for Privileged guests. Dinner only. Casual dress code.
Bamboleo - Snack bar next to the pool. Open during the day. Informal dress code. Open air.
Ayami - Asiatic cuisine a la carte with teppanyaki tables and sushi, Air-conditioned, Dinner only, Dress Code: Casual - elegant.
El Mercardo - International buffet-style restaurant with theme dinners. Open for breakfast, lunch, and dinner. Informal dress code.
Bamboleo - A la carte steakhouse and grill. Open air restaurant. Open for dinner only. Casual dress code.
La Brisa - International buffet in an open-air restaurant. Open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. Informal dress code.
Los Alebrijes - A la carte restaurant serving authentic Mexican cuisine. Open for dinner. Casual dress code.
Carrito Butipa - During the day at the swimming pool area to enjoy snacks.
Toscana - Delicious a la carte Italian specialties, Air-conditioned, Dinner only, Dress code: Casual-elegant.
BLoved Lounge and Restaurant - A la carte restaurant with the best food. Enjoy its wonderful views to the Caribbean. Air-conditioned, breakfast, lunch and dinner, dress Code: casual - elegant.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Tennis court, Football & Volley Ball Playa, Aerobics & Aqua aerobics, Dance classes, Scuba-diving center, Snorkeling, Kayaks,Catamaran.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Indoor theatre featuring live shows and nightly entertainment. Disco.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
Kids' club with specialized staff.
Applicable Ages: 4-12 years old
Program Fees: Complimentary

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Game Room
Children's Pool
Advance Notice for Babysitting: Yes
Rollaways and Cribs are available on request at no extra charge

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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1393 Recommend
1393 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Catalonia Riviera Maya Resort & Spa to their friends and family
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
2 week vacation in paradise
Paul D, Manchester, United Kingdom
Mon Sep 24 12:50:56 EDT 2018
I would like to start this review by saying that I was a little apprehensive given some of the reviews on this resort before we came out .... But you shouldn’t be, this place is amazing. Ok let’s start with the hotel. It’s two separate resorts that make one medium size resort Catalonia Riviera maya (CRM) and the Catalonia Yutican (CY) We stayed on the CRM side. The resort is beautiful and the grounds are kept impeccable and beautiful. The CRM side has 3 pools including the including the privileged pool and the other 2 pools are over on the CY side Check in was quick and super friendly and a delicious cocktail is given to you while this happens. Our bags were then collected by a member of the concierge team and brought to our room. We stayed in a Privileged room in block B room No 433. The room is actually quite basic but with everything you need including a stocked mini bar. The jewel in this beauty is the waterfall shower ... So good. On our balcony if you look right you could see the sea which is always nice. If your book a privileged room you get 24hr room service ... I thought this little touch was brilliant. The two buffet halls are La Bistro and El Macardo and you can eat there for breakfast, Dinner & Tea. Breakfast there is plenty of .... well everything you could possibly want. I actually thought breakfast at the best meal at these buffet halls. Especially good at breakfast or so my girl tells me is the omelette station 😍 out of this world apparently. Dinner and tea at these two was quite basic. Food was good quality but basic and similar for the full two weeks. This would have a problem if not for the outstanding evening A la cartes Sausage cart & the creperie are both amazing 😍. I personally recommend the hotdog smothered in mustard and follow that up with a chocolate and nut crepe 😱. Honestly that place has extended my waist line haha. The Steak house (Bamboleo Grill) and Mexican (Alebrijes) are in our eyes the two most outstanding a la carte restaurants we have ever visited while at a holiday resort. The T-Bone steak, the Beef tenderloin & the Angus beef burger were all outstanding mains at Bamboleo. The Mixed fajitas and traditional Mexican hurache were delightful at Alebrijes. We also tried the Tapas bar and the Japanese (Ayami) These we both nice restaurants with great service but not really our kind of food. Our favourite bar was the sports bar air conditioning and pool and our drinks never even got close to being empty haha amazing service at this bar. There are so many bars to move around on the resort and all are pretty awesome. Now the beach is a little strange. There are two entrances as you come to the beach. In my opinion head left as the entrance to the water is more clear of rocks and feels like a Caribbean beach. On our first day we went to the right and found the water hard to enter due to so many rocks. People have complained in review I had read about seaweed. It is a little gutting when it happens but it’s Mother Nature and hardly something that the hotel can be blamed for and they do an amazing job of trying to clear it all bless them. This beach will always have fond memories for me given my partner agreed to become my wife while we were here 😍😍. A few special mentions for people who made this trip very special and work so hard.... Teribleblo @ the sports bar. Honestly this is a brilliant bar man lots of drinks lots shooters always fun to have around. Alfonso @ the makeshift pure bar. What a friendly and delightful man. Always made the effort to talk to you and ask how your day was Leanardo @ Sports bar / T-bar. Friendly fellow always remembers your order even if from 4 days ago and very congratulatory on our engagement Juan @ Alebrijes a la carte. So attentive even when the resturant is busy. Naturally good with people and a real gent. Just an amazing time really not looking forward to leaving on Wednesday the 26th 😭 thanks for a brilliant holiday guys

My Stay At Catalonia Riviera Maya
gebrinacoutee, San Francisco, California
Mon Sep 24 09:21:33 EDT 2018
Better than the Grand princess. The welcome into the hotel was fantastic but Id prefer not to freeze in my room over night due to inability to adjust fan and thermometer. It felt a little dusty. And buffet food was plentiful but not at all good...

Second coming
Ed T,
Sun Sep 23 08:20:59 EDT 2018
Everything came up to standard as usual, and we enjoyed our two week stay. We were pleased with the overall quality of the hotel and its facilities. We would like to try out the Privileged apartments the next time we come.

Lovely but not ideal honeymooners
Stephanie Louis... W,
Sat Sep 22 04:44:50 EDT 2018
My new husband and I went to this hotel for our honeymoon. The hotel was lovely, clean, great food and friendly staff. We had a lovely holiday. The only downside is, it’s not really a place for honeymooners. Although there’s a lot of people there on their honeymoon. They don’t really cater for them. They had entertainment on in the evening every night which was amazing! But it was aimed for families. As they have honeymoon rooms. They didn’t have much for honeymooners. Our room was quite basic, facing a car park with builders on a roof opposite. We had a bath type hole thing in the floor, which wasn’t comfortable or private. Everyone else could overlook it (not that we’d do anything in it of course, but privacy would be nice). Room service is a fab bonus and the towel animals etc on the bed each day is a great touch. My husband and I would have just liked an adult only area for couples for in the evening. The hotel next door had an open air cinema with snuggle couches. Which would have been lovely. The only thing to do in the evening is sit in a very quiet bar or watch the entertainment show in the theatre. Again, fab for families but not for honeymooners. On the plus.... The BLoved restaurant (which is delicious) puts a special one time honeymoon meal on for you, and you get an AMAZING 25 minute honeymoon massage which we can’t fault. Please note there’s a lot of entertainment staff but none are English. They speak great English but even the kids club is ran by the French. So don’t expect to see any English reps seeing if you’re ok around the pool. Plenty for the French, Italian and Spanish/Mexican people.

Vacation
Sheila G,
Fri Sep 21 22:33:51 EDT 2018
I went with my family of 6 and stayed in Catalonia for about a week. We stayed in room 8104 from sept. 9-14. As a member of the ETC, the staff of the club are great especially Sophia. They are friendly and very welcoming. They also speak good English. But that’s the only good part of it. Some of the staff were rude. Some pretend not to understand English and caters only to white people (racist?) and the staff in the buffet would not serve you water or juice unless you would come to them and ask for it. Then we came across this guy “Antonio” of the activity. We had an incident in the pool were my kids saw poop on the pool ground. Antonio came over to us speaking in Spanish and yelled at us to take my kids to the “banyo” and pointed at its direction. He did’nt even ask if it was my kids poop or somebody else’s. I told him my kids were actually the ones who saw the poop and kinda played with it (gross) as they thought it was just a wet cardboard. I’ve never met a person so rude in my whole life. The rest of our stay was ruined because of this guy. I already reported this incident to The ETC office and hopefully they did something.



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