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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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Gaby S,
Thu Jun 15 12:12:20 EDT 2017
My Fiance and I stayed at the Catalonia Riviera Maya in their Honeymoon Suite which was amazingly beautiful. We joined the Resorts Exclusive Travelers Club which upgraded us to exceptional options and services!!! We had access to a private beach section, access to all a la carte restaurants with reservations and or priority access that our personal concierge took care of for us...we enjoyed 24 hr room service, turn down service, champagne & fruit deliver to the room and premium alcohol at all bars!!! The food was amazing with the Bamboleo Dinner Steak restaurant as our favorite!! We spent several hours at the Alegria Spa enjoying their relaxing atmosphere which included the spa hydrotherapy circuit pool, sauna, steam room and ended it with a couple's massage which was the best we had experienced!! My Fiance and I had the best vacation ever in this resort and will definitely be back soon ♡♡♡♡

Fantastic resort
V1195HPdr, Bristol, United Kingdom
Wed Jun 14 12:15:41 EDT 2017
Best holiday ever, can't fault anything. Really didn't want to come home and can't wait to go back. Excellent staff, food, entertainment, lovely clean rooms and housekeeping first class. As soon as we arrived we were well looked after, nothing is too much trouble for the staff. Service in all restaurants was excellent and wide variety of food to suit all tastes. Not too much queuing for food and all restaurants were very clean. With Japanese, Mexican, Italian, Tapas, Grill and buffet, it was lovely to be able to eat somewhere different every night. Watch the Tequilla though, you could end up spending a day in bed after a night trying all the different ones you can have.

What a busy place!!!
Arlete F, Atlanta, Georgia
Tue Jun 13 17:45:38 EDT 2017
The place is overcrowded, there is wait in restaurants, even the buffet ones sometimes. The pool is packed. Once you get there, you need to pay an update in order to use the beach bar and some of the restaurantes. They called it "privileged" The beach is not nice, small with ugly wave breakers.

Just booked our 12th visit to the Catalonia
senioritakatrina, cold spring mn
Tue Jun 13 17:42:32 EDT 2017
I'm excited because we just booked a vacation in October 2017 to our favorite resort along with 10 of our friends. This will be our 12th time at this resort and for good reason. The service is second to none... from the bell boys who greet us upon arrival, the reception staff who check us in and all of the others who work hard to make our vacation so relaxing and enjoyable. Many of the bartenders and wait staff have been at the resort since our first stay in 2007. It amazes me they not only remember us when we return each year, but they also remember little things about us (like how we like our drinks) and then go out of their way to accommodate us. They truly have become friends that we look forward to seeing each time we return. We are especially excited to see Gregario, Nazario and Luis. The entertainment staff work hard all day to provide fun and entertainment but never badger people to participate if they don't want to. It is mostly because of the friendliness, dedication, and hard work of all of the wonderful staff that make this resort what it is. I can't say enough about the cleanliness of the rooms, grounds and pools. The quality and variety of the food and drink is plentiful and very good for an all-inclusive resort. There are at least 5 swimming pools with two swim up bars and a beach with lots of chairs, palapas & umbrellas, beach beds and hammocks. The pool water is warm and there is good snorkeling right in front of the hotel. It is in a gated, safe community and just a very short walk to the marina where there are dolphins, sea lions, manatees, boat excursions, small shops and eating establishments. All 12 people in our group who are vacationing at the Catalonia in Oct. 2017 are return guests. Some of them have been at the Catalonia 5 or more times. That, I think, is the greatest compliment which can be given to an establishment. It is well deserved. Thank you to everyone at the Catalonia for providing us a vacation we can't wait to come back to. We look forward to seeing you in October 2017.

hotel was great
Ariana T, New York City, New York
Tue Jun 13 14:15:42 EDT 2017
good pool, foam pool party, location- very close to playa del carmen and La Quinta Avenida, clean, really good mango margaritas and tequila, the disco isn't that great more preteens than adults, met great people. the food is the only thing that wasn't great but if your going to eat, stay away from the fish, i only ate steak and shrimp, the other fish wasn't fresh.



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