Making the right decision is hard, and even so when it comes to choosing the ideal holiday destination for you and your party. If you are leaning towards sun-kissed skin, radiant mornings, and refreshing drinks over Christmas and New Year, you found the right place. From all the places to spend New Year’s Eve in the Riviera Maya, we made a summary list of our top destinations, including the most luxurious resort in Cancun, Isla Mujeres, and Playa del Carmen, just what you want to step into the New Year.
Waldorf Astoria Cancun
Talking about luxury accommodation for the holidays, this resort is magically surrounded by shimmering seas and lush, tropical mangroves, the Waldorf Astoria might be a newcomer to the scene, but it already boasts all the hallmarks of a top-quality resort. Offering 173 rooms and suites – each with a private balcony – this mega-resort features a stunning spa, a wealth of gourmet eateries, and a private beach, alongside many other unrivaled amenities. Every room features a breathless ocean view, making this the perfect frame for a picture-perfect New Year’s memory in Cancun.
Nestled along the winding lagoons and turquoise Caribbean Sea, Rosewood Mayakoba sets a new standard for timeless sophistication, offering a truly distinct, ultra-luxury hotel experience. This Ultra-Luxury resort offers a variety of multi-room, residential-style accommodations with bespoke furnishing and naturally inspired design detail, ideal for your winter vacation. Whether overlooking the beach or the Mayakoba canals, each suite seamlessly blends indoor and outdoor spaces, creating a tranquil escape that brings nature to the forefront of the experience.
Atelier Playa Mujeres-All Inclusive Resort
Atelier Playa Mujeres-All Inclusive Resort is offering accommodation in Playa Mujeres, With free WiFi, this 5-star resort offers a private beach area and a 24-hour front desk. The units in the resort are fitted with a flat-screen TV with satellite channels. The private bathroom is equipped with a bath and free toiletries. All guest rooms include a seating area. A buffet breakfast is available every morning at the property. And when it comes to Christmas and New Year’s Eve, there is an on-site restaurant you’ll want to take advantage of, Italian and Asian cuisine that is to die for.
Cancun International Airport is 30 km from Atelier Playa Mujeres-All Inclusive Resort.
Icaco Island Village – Adults Only
Situated in Isla Mujeres, within a few steps of Isla Mujeres Beach and 1.5 km of Norte Beach, Icaco Island Village – Adults Only features accommodation with a garden and free WiFi as well as free private parking for guests who drive. Each accommodation at the 4-star hotel has sea views, and guests can enjoy access to a barbecue and to a hot tub. The accommodation provides a shared kitchen, a tour desk, and luggage storage for guests.
The hotel rooms have air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a safety deposit box, and a private bathroom with a shower, bathrobes, and slippers. At Icaco Island Village – Adults Only All rooms have bed linen and towels. Perfect for a romantic getaway holiday vacation!
Located in Isla Mujeres, 100 meters from Paraiso Beach, Casa Coco by Coco B Isla provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a bar, and a garden. Featuring family rooms, this property also provides guests with a terrace. Some units at the property include a balcony with a pool view. Each room comes with a private bathroom, a shower, and a hairdryer, and certain rooms at the hotel have a safety deposit box.
Pescador Beach is less than 1 km from Casa Coco by Coco B Isla, while Indios Beach is 2.5 km away.
Lotus Beach Hotel – Adults Only
Lotus Beach Hotel – Adults Only in Isla Mujeres provides adults-only accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service, and free WiFi. The accommodation features a concierge service and a tour desk. At the hotel, rooms are fitted with a TV and a private bathroom.
Cancun Underwater Museum is 7 km from the accommodation, while National park El Garrafón is 8 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cancun International, 28 km from Lotus Beach Hotel – Adults Only, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.
Playa del Carmen
Palafitos Overwater Bungalows at El Dorado Maroma
Situated in Playa del Carmen, 2.8 km from Playa del Carmen Beach, Palafitos Overwater Bungalows at El Dorado Maroma, Gourmet All Inclusive by Karisma – Adults Only features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool, and a fitness center. Just imagine waking up on the New Year in the middle of the Caribbean sea! All rooms at the resort come with air conditioning, a seating area, a flat-screen TV with cable channels, a safety deposit box, and a private bathroom with a hot tub, bathrobes, and slippers.
Ready to welcome the New Year with tropical vibes and a piña colada in our hand? Situated in Playa del Carmen, 17 km from ADO International Bus Station, Chablé Maroma provides rooms with air conditioning. Offering a restaurant, the property also has a private beach area, as well as a hot tub. Both free WiFi and private parking are available on-site. All guest rooms at Chablé Maroma are fitted with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a shower.
Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen – Adults Only – All Inclusive
Situated in Playa del Carmen, 1.6 km from Playa del Carmen Beach, Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen – Adults Only – All Inclusive features accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, a fitness center, and a bar. With free WiFi, this 5-star resort has a garden and a terrace. The accommodation provides a 24-hour front desk, room service, and currency exchange for guests.