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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!

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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.
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     
The hotel offers five outdoor swimming pools, three of which overlook the adjoining beachfront. Pool features include a swim-up bar, scuba lessons, and pool volleyball.
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
Other Sports: Volleyball, Basketball.
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
The hotel offers a particular architecture style with some Polynesian influences. There are two room buildings and eight villas. The thatched roofs, bamboo, and rattan decoration create a fresh Caribbean atmosphere. Beach: This property is situated on an unspoiled sugar white beach along the crystal clear waters of the beautiful Mexican Caribbean. Check-in: 3:00 p.m.
Check-out: 12:00 p.m.
Total Rooms: 415
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
Guestroom 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 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
Family suite includes a bedroom with two queen beds, a separate living room, a walk-in closet, and a private balcony or terrace with a duplex bath tub. Privileged amenities include 24-hour room service, exclusive access to a lounge, and more.
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
PRIVILEGE COMFORT ROOM
Guestroom includes one king bed or two double beds, a full bathroom, a privileged location, and a balcony or terrace. Room also features a minibar and the exclusive facilities and services available for Privileged Guests.
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 SUPERIOR ROOM
Superior room includes one king bed or two double beds, modern decoration, a full bathtroom, and a private balcony or terrace. Privileged guests also enjoy 24-hour room service, a welcome cocktail, access to a private lounge, and more.
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
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
Superior room includes one king bed, modern decoration, a full bathroom, and a private balcony or terrace with ocean views. Privilege guests also enjoy 24-hour room service, access to a private lounge, and more.
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 9 Restaurants at Catalonia Riviera Maya Resort & Spa:
La Creperie - Salty and sweet crepes, served a la carte. Informal dress code.
Terrace Tapas Lounge - 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.
Mikado - Asian with Teppanyaki a la carte restaurant. Open for dinner. Casual dress code.
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.
Bellavista - A la carte restaurant serving Italian cuisine. Open for dinner. Casual dress code.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Tennis, archery, football, aqua aerobics, dance classes, non-motorized water sports, snorkeling, kayaking, weekly beach party
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Indoor theater 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

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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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Enjoyable
kristijill, Winnipeg, Manitoba
Mon Mar 20 19:39:15 EDT 2017
This resort was beautiful and accommodating, I loved all the options available for eating and laying by the pool , I would purchase the privilege pkg in the future . We enjoyed the spa treatments and the hotel in general

The Cat Came Back (rather, we returned to the "Cat")
CDNtravellerz, Winnipeg, Canada
Mon Mar 20 17:34:25 EDT 2017
Our friends questioned why we would go back to same resort on our second trip to Mexico. Basically, our first experience was so good, that it was an easy decision. I was a little worried that it wouldn't live up to our first experience, but that wasn't the case. PROS: Beautiful grounds & accommodations Very clean rooms Issues (few) handled quickly and professionally Tons of fresh fruit available No shortage of good food Good coffee (a necessity!) No lack of entertainment Friendly staff especially in the buffets Weather superb Lots of quiet areas Hot showers CONS (I feel bad listing any cons as it seems very nit-picky) Our meal in the steakhouse was the weakest point of our trip. The practice of reserving sunbeds is my only real complaint about the Cat. We never once during our whole weeklong stay found two open beds by the pool or by the water. They were all being "used" by towels. So we had to find chairs (beds) further away, and watch those prime locations go ignored hour after hour. Very frustrating. On the whole, I would recommend the Cat. In fact, I already have.

Third Time
anitaround, Calgary, Canada
Mon Mar 20 14:00:28 EDT 2017
Catalonia Riviera Maya and Catalonia Yucatan are one resort with numerous pools, bars and restaurants. We were there for the third time for a multigenerational (7 to 65 years) holiday. The beach area is good and safe for easy snorkelling with children. Spotted a few different fish, lobster and rays. The calmer lagoon area was great for the first time kayaker in our party. We upgraded to Privilege the last couple of times just to get the larger rooms and we were accommodated all in the same area as per the request made at booking. Turns out we were offered some Privilege perks just for being returning customers, but apparently that would not have included a larger room. The a la carte restaurants were very good and we like that reservations are no longer required. The buffets were a big hit at breakfast with pretty much everything you can think of on offer. The snack bar during the day was ok, but the sweet and savoury crepes plus ice creams, milk shakes and espresso at the Creperie by the quiet pool were always popular. The Chill Out bar on the Privileged side of the beach is nice, but we were a bit offended one early evening by a bunch of young women drinking from phallic symbol vessels that they brought to the bar, it is a family resort after all. There was some reno work going on but we were unaffected due to the location our rooms. The staff are generally friendly and efficient, though the evening turn down service didn't always happen. Apparently the housekeeping staff won't work in a room if valuables aren't locked away, for security reasons, but we got missed even when everything was put in the safe. The 7 and 10 year old loved the evening shows (especially the Lion King) but not sure that the adults in out party would bother going otherwise. The live bands at the Abuello bar in the evenings were quite good, if loud. There were stalls set up for souvenirs a couple of evenings and its a short walk to the Marina where there are more stores, though expensive. Fun to see the dolphins, manatees and sea lions there. A few of our party walked to the main road (about 10-15 mins) and took the bus to Tulum and back to check out the pyramids and beach. They found it fairly easy and the bus drivers were helpful, a lot less expensive than the organized tour.

Verry nice holiday
116erikv, Uden, The Netherlands
Mon Mar 20 12:07:05 EDT 2017
The service was good, the hotel was nice and clean. The animation team was verry friendly and did a good job. The only down side was the buffet in the evening, but we could eat a la carte included. We would reccoment this hotel!

Great hotel, friendly staff
angelae890, Rochester, Minnesota
Mon Mar 20 10:32:09 EDT 2017
This was our first time in mexico and at this hotel. It was recommended to us by many people. We really enjoyed it. Not too big not too small and always seemed to have something going on! I would recommend this hotel especially for the quality/price! :-)



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