Modern, Mayan-inspired architecture welcomes guests for a casual, beachfront stay.
Grand Sirenis Riviera Maya Hotel & Spa inhabits a high-end hotel complex near Playa del Carmen. Flanked by a white sand beach, and surrounded by tropical foliage and (nearby) Mayan ruins, this lushly landscaped property features several pools (including three for adults only), coastal and jungle trails, a PADI 5-star Gold Palm dive center, tennis courts and (next door) the Dolphin Discovery Tulum Akumal oceanarium/education center. With its casual vibe and range of activities, the hotel is a top choice for families, although couples will find plenty to enjoy here, as well.
Nurturing body treatments and massages can be found at Spa Grand Sirenis, where outdoor pools feature pressure waterfalls and highlights include a traditional Mexican steam bath. The resort complex is home to nine restaurants with menus that range from Mexican and Italian to Thai and Brazilian. In addition, there are more than ten bars, including a disco. As for the accommodations here, they are casual and comfortable, with hints of mid-century modern in their design. The smallest measures in at more than 500 square feet, and all come with individual air-conditioning, mini-bars, satellite TV and double whirlpool tubs.