Hotel Overview

2019 Resort Added Values
Extra Value: $600 Resort Credit per room (minimum 5 night stay; usage and duration restrictions apply).

Retreat to a paradise of turquoise Caribbean waters, soothing breezes, Mayan cultural sites, and beautiful, aromatic flora and fauna. Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort Riviera Maya invites you to experience the best of Riviera Maya. This luxurious all-inclusive resort is situated near the charming fishing village of Puerto Morelos.

For sports enthusiasts, a variety of non-motorized watersports are offered, including windsurfing, kayaking, Hobie cats, paddleboats, and boogie boards; or dive the reefs of Puerto Morelos National Reef Park, the second largest reef in the world. Relax in the magnificent 22,000-square-foot pool, dotted with waterfalls, children's slides, and a swim-up bar. Be pampered at El Cocay Spa. This beachfront spa preserves the ancient traditions of Mayan healers - rejuvenating guests through a harmony of mind, body, and spirit. Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort Rivera Maya also has a private, full-service marina featuring 120 slips, dive shop, mini-supermarket, and sport fishing fleet.

For the enjoyment of younger guests, El Cid Kids Club offers a full day of fun, featuring snorkeling lessons, Spanish and Mexican cooking classes, kayaking, water polo, and Mexican games. Each day offers something new!

Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort Riviera Maya prouly boasts a tantalizing array of Riviera Maya restaurants showcasing casual Caribbean elegance and world-class cuisine. Savor fusion Asian-Mediterranean fare and a diverse wine list at El Alcazar, a chic restaurant ideal for romantic dinners and celebrations. Alhambra features sumptuous buffets and intriguing themed specials. Poolside Hacienda Arrecife serves up gourmet Mexican favorites accompanied by more than 100 tequilas.


Riviera Maya - Beach
Cancun, Mexico (CUN) : 15 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 2006
Floors: 5
Total rooms: 350


Hotel Details

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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Spring Break Policy: Minimum age to check-in at hotel without an adult in the same room is 25 years old. Valid passport will be required.
Advisory The Municipality of Solidaridad will be charging an Eco Tax of 20.00 Mexico Pesos (approx. $1.10 USD) per room per night. This amount is not included in your vacation price and will be collected at your hotel. These funds are being used to protect, maintain and conserve the natural beauty of the destination the area and its surroundings.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 21
General Policies:

Check-in Policy:
Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy:
Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy:
This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy:
A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information:
Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 star tripadvisor rating Based on 8177 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Family vacation

    Our suite was beautiful, it faced the ocean. We had a 3 bedroom 3 1/2 bath suite. The resort was beautiful. We enjoyed our snorkeling excursion. The spa was great. Everyone on the property was nice and helpful. My family and I had a wonderful time.

    Jun 20, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Our trip to El Cid, Puerto Morelos

    The property at El Cid is beautiful. The staff who keep the grounds do a wonderful job. The staff in the restaurants, bars and housekeeping are above any I've experienced. They remember who you are and love to interact with the guests. My family/friends will return.

    Jun 19, 2019
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Do not stay here - learn from my mistake

    Marina El Cid has very little going for it. I booked through Costco and I extremely upset they allow a vacation package for this horrible company. Check in - 1/10 took over an hour and was nickel and dimed for everything. Internet, room, etc was an additional charge. Beach - 1/10 horrible beach you will only spend your time in the pool. Pool - 3/10 ventas has a nice adult pool. The drunk and party pool is fun bc they have a cliff dive area Food - 4/10 we loved Mercado Delores but if you are staying more than two nights it will get old. Reservations - 1/10 all restaurants will be “full” and unreservable. I walked up to Italian one night without reservation and was seated bc the restaurant was so empty. The food was okay. Mediterranean isn’t what you think it is so I would skip it. Service - 2/10 most staff is horrible, inconsistent, or completely untrained (do not know standard questions like where is X). You will feel like the staff is doing you a favor vs them bringing you peace of mind. They have different prices based on who you ask (Internet was $15 a day to $60 a day depending on who you asked). Location - 1/10 you are close to absolutely nothing and the resort is deep inside a extremely bumpy road. Leaving you to be a prisoner to their money making scheme. BD travels - 1/10 tried to book an overpriced excursion through them to find out they booked it a week later. Tried to get my money back but they refused. I will be disputing with my credit card company. Bike tour 10/10 - allowed me to get off property so I could book an excursion on my own for half the price. I highly recommend you leave their site and book from the Puerto morales market. Overall, I’m extremely dissapointed in Costco for selling their scam package. Do yourself an HUGE favor and learn from mine and the many others mistakes and do not stay here.

    Jun 18, 2019
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Most Restful Vacation

    We are in our 70's and have been going to Cancun for 28 years. We have seen it all, done it all and are now ready to just relax and this is the place to do it. You can put a Do Not Disturb notice out and you are not disturbed. They have 6 5* restrauants on property and we love them all. The grounds are clean and well taken care of and so arfe the guests. We love it.

    Jun 18, 2019
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Excellent Vacation

    Our family of 5 was at Marina el Cid Resort and it is very close ride over from the airport to the hotel, the hotel is very clean and the staff was great. there was no problem booking a reservation for the restaurants as we normally booked it in the morning, we tried the kids club and it was a success, all the pools were very clean and the main pool was fantastic, one of the workers named Magdalena was a big help. there was never an issue to be able to get a golf cart to stop for us, the entertainment wasn't the greatest but was good enough. my 65 year old dad loves Mercado dolores because the food is very tasty, I really recommend this resort, my 5 year old son enjoyed his time, the beach has a lot of sewed but the area around the beach is very nice we definitely will be coming back.

    Jun 18, 2019
Prices per person based on double occupancy including round-trip airfare via U.S. certified air carriers and round-trip airport/hotel transfers when arriving at airport closest to destination (for exceptions see, hotel taxes and baggage handling, fuel surcharges, and all pre-collected U.S. and foreign taxes. In some instances, pricing may specifically apply to one of multiple flights on select departure days. All packages are based on the lowest hotel/air classes available at time of publication, capacity controlled, subject to availability and change without notice. Promotional pricing may only be available for a limited time. Fees may apply for carry-on and checked baggage-view Baggage Policies. Some resort fees, environmental levies and departure taxes are not included and may be payable in resort. View Frequently Asked Questions for more information. Apple Vacations is not responsible for errors or omissions. Cancellation policies apply. Bookings are subject to the Fair Trade Contract. All public charter flights are operated by ALG Vacations Corp: Allegiant Air: PC 18-231, A319-156 seats or A320-177 seats or A320-186 seats/PC 18-234, A319-156 seats or A320-186 seats; Icelandair: PC 19-077, B757-200-183 seats; Miami Air: PC 18-230, B737-800-183 seats/PC 19-085, B737-800, 180 seats/PC 19-091, B737-800-183 seats; Sunwing Airlines: PC 19-090, B737-800-189 seats; Swift Air: PC 18-229, B737-400-150 seats/PC 19-092, B737-400-150 seats; Viva Aerobus: PC 18-228, A320-180 seats/PC 18-254, A320-180 seats/PC 19-079, A320-185 seats/PC 19-094, A320-185 seats; Volaris: PC 18-233, A320-180 seats. CST2139014-20 62519