Best Honeymoon Resorts in Playa del Carmen


Planning a honeymoon with privacy, beauty and fun activities on top of planning a wedding is no easy task. But if you choose the right hotel, it takes care of most of the heavy lifting. The honeymoon beach hotels in Playa del Carmen, Mexico ensure you’re surrounded by beauty with easy access to top attractions. Your honeymoon will be marked by sun-filled days in beach loungers and romantic nights in your luxurious suite. And when you want to venture out, Quinta Avenida, Mayan ruins and crystal-clear cenotes are just a short distance away.


Secrets Capri Riviera Cancún

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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Travelers to Playa del Carmen don’t have to choose between the relaxing atmosphere of a boutique hotel and the vast amenities of large resorts—Secrets Capri Riviera Cancún offers the best of both worlds! Sitting on 71 acres, this adults-only resort offers plenty of opportunities for couples to relax, reconnect and take on adventures.

Both the 16,000 square foot heated pool and beach area are fitted with lounge chairs and Bali beds, perfect for soaking in the soothing rays or taking a well-deserved nap. For the ultimate day of self-care, visit the renowned Secrets Spa by Pevonia for a hot-stone massage, facial or hydrotherapy treatment. Ready for some adventure? Reserve a spot on the resort’s bicycle tour, sign-up for a Latin American dance class or hit the water with a kayak or paddleboard.

Guests at Secrets Capri Riviera Cancún can choose from five on-site restaurants and one café. Taste the local cuisine buffet-style at La Riviera or relish the fresh seafood at Oceana. Planning a big day in Riviera Maya? Stop by Coco Café to grab a premium coffee and snacks before you head out. The Playa del Carmen resort’s 291 rooms and suites are elegantly furnished in a Mediterranean-style theme, featuring four-poster canopy beds and marble bathrooms. Guests can choose between ocean and tropical views, with each option offering a private patio or balcony.

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Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancún

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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If you’re looking for a romantic getaway on a sun-drenched white-sand beach with plenty of sunbeds, cabanas and palapas, this is the place for you. The rooms are spacious and tastefully-decorated with separate sitting areas and large four-poster beds. The ground floor rooms are swim-up suites.

All-inclusive means exactly that at Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancún. The resort doesn’t skimp on luxury and won’t surprise you with extras fees for the things you want. Enjoy unlimited top-shelf spirits at six different bars and lounges. In-room minibars are refreshed daily with soft drinks, juice, bottled water and beer. Impeccable wait service at the 13 pools and beach means you’ll feel like a VIP as you relax under the warm tropical sunshine. Twenty-four-hour room service is standard, as is free WiFi.

A host of daytime and evening activities, as well as various entertainment venues and theme parties held right on the beach, guarantee that there will never be a dull moment. Tennis, ping-pong, archery, yoga, football, volleyball, dance classes, cocktail classes and various water sports are all available on site. And if you want to hit the links, guests receive complimentary greens fees at the nearby Grand Coral Golf Course. Reservations are never required at the resort’s six á la carte gourmet restaurants. Choose from French, Mexican, Pan Asian, seafood, Italian and international. Check out the Barefoot Grill for a light lunch or the Coco Café for premium coffee and snacks.

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Viceroy Riviera Maya

Playa del Carmen, Mexico

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Offering idyllic views and high-end amenities, this resort creates the perfect atmosphere for a stress-free, private getaway. There are two on-site restaurants—the Coral Grill and La Marea. The Coral Grill & Bar offers a seaside dining experience, featuring an international dish selection and locally-sourced ingredients. The La Marea specializes in Mexican food with a modern spin.

The Viceroy Riviera Maya’s 41 villas are tucked away in the jaw-dropping beauty of the region. The resort’s award-winning Wayak Spa offers a pampering experience like none other. Couple’s massages are completed in the natural jungle landscape, featuring a waterfall. The spa also offers body treatments, facials and beauty services. Guests can also take advantage of the Viceroy’s many wellness activities, including private yoga, fitness and meditation classes.

At this seaside resort, couples experience the true sense of a getaway. Each villa boasts a private patio with a plunge pool, along with an outdoor shower. Inside, every edge of the room is designed with comfort in mind. The beds are fitted with down pillows and Egyptian cotton sheets for the highest quality sleep and relaxation. There are seven villa styles available, that allow visitors to choose ocean, jungle or mixed views.

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