Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort

RIVIERA MAYA : VACATION DEALS - MEXICO

Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort

Riviera Maya, Puerto Morelos, Quintana Roo, Mexico

Category: UPSCALE

Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort blends Mexican Colonial and modern. This All-Inclusive resort boasts spacious, luxury suites with expansive private terraces

This all-inclusive 500-room resort, palm-studded grounds contain plenty of facilities, including five attractive restaurants, several bars, two pools, and an adult-only whirlpool. There's plenty of entertainment, much of it geared toward families, including live music, pool activities, and a kids' club. A full-service spa, marina, fitness center, water sports, tour desk service, and an outdoor tennis court are additional nice-to-haves.

This property offers gorgeous ocean views that overlook Puerto Morelos National Reef Park. The small road leading up to the hotel is enveloped in a lush green jungle landscape, making it feel far from city life.

The hotel has its own private stretch of beach.

LOCATION

Quiet beachside location, a five-minute drive away from Puerto Morelos, Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort is nestled between Playa Del Carmen and Cancun. Overlooking beautiful turquoise waters and powder white sands, it's a short five-minute drive from Puerto Morelos. Playa Del Carmen is a 40-minute drive from the hotel, and Cancun International Airport is a 30-minute drive away. The ruins in Tulum are 80-minute drive south of the hotel for those looking to explore a little of the local culture.

Features:

*All-inclusive, family-friendly resort on the beach

*Quiet location, a short drive from Puerto Morelos

*Modern, spacious rooms with balconies, some with ocean views

*A 22,000-square-foot main pool with water slides and waterfalls

*Relaxed beachfront infinity pool and adult-only whirlpool

*Private beach with sun loungers, palapas, and waiter service

*Five attractive dining options, including a marina restaurant

*Several bars, including a swim-up bar and beachfront deck bar

*Full-service Mayan-themed spa and sauna, plus massage huts on the beach

*Fitness center with classes, table tennis, and outdoor tennis court

*Entertainment includes nightly live music, kids' club, and fire shows

*Range of water sports including windsurfing, kayaking, and paddleboarding

*7,500 square-foot, Conventions center

Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort

ACCOMMODATIONS

All 500 rooms are spacious and well-appointed All rooms have furnished balconies, some with lovely ocean or pool views. Modern amenities include air-conditioning, flat-screen TVs with satellite channels, coffeemakers, fully-stocked minibars (included with all-inclusive rates), ironing facilities, safes, phones, hairdryers, and free bottled water. Bathrooms are spacious and modern, with walk-in, glass-enclosed showers and generous free toiletries. Some have separate soaking tubs, though the dark marble look. There are plenty of room options for big families, including suites with multiple bedrooms, kitchenettes, and separate living areas. Higher-category Platinum Rooms also come with perks like butlers, turndown service, late checkouts, and in-room treats like fruit and snacks.

*Luxury Double or King Suite

*Junior Double or King Suite

*Junior Suite Jacuzzi

*Junior Suite Platinum

*One Bedroom Suite

*Studio Suite with Jacuzzi

*Two Bedroom Suite

*Three Bedroom Suite

Accommodation Amenities:

Air conditioning, TV with premium channels, Pillow menu, Hairdryer, Iron & Ironing board, In-room safe, Direct dial telephone, Coffee maker, Turndown service, Minibar stocked with complimentary bottles of water, soft drinks, and beer. Room service (24 hours) a la carte selections.

RESTAURANTS & BARS

*El Alcazar-Mediterranean gourmet restaurant

*Alhambra-Casual International buffet

*Hacienda Arrecife-Mexican specialties

*La Marina-Fresh seafood

*Trattoria D’Gulio-New Italian gourmet

*Scaramanga Moon & Beach Lounge

*Lobby Bar

*Congo Bar

*Macondo Ocean Deck Bar

*Swim-up Bar

*Adults only Jacuzzi Bar

*Valet laundry

*Sundry store

RECREATION ACTIVITIES

*2,200 square-foot pool with separate kids’ pool

*Beach and water activities

*Fishing, snorkeling, scuba diving, Kayaking, and water polo

*Tour itineraries to action & adventure activities, including Chichen-Itza, Xcaret, Mayan ruins, and more

*Two tennis courts

*Bicycle Tours to the charming town of Puerto Morelos

*Adult area with Jacuzzi

*7,500 square foot fitness center

*Horseback riding and golf nearby

HOTEL SERVICES

*120 slip full-service marina, providing safe harbor to yachts and other large boats

*First-class convention center offering high tech amenities located right on the beach

*Tour desk in hotel and car rental

*Wireless Internet at a fee

*Concierge

*Baby-sitting

*Medical service

SPA

El Cocay Spa Services & Amenities

*Temazcal, Mayan inspired steam bath

*Traditional healing remedies & massage techniques

*One-of-a-kind Mayan specialty treatments

*Hydrotherapy facilities

*Zen garden and meditation areas

*Massage cabins

*Steam room & sauna

*Yoga & Tai-Chi instructions

*Hair and nail salon

*Boutique featuring native Mayan handcrafts

GROUPS

*State-of-the-art convention center for up to 500guests

*Exclusive group check-in area

*Variety of private outdoor venues

*Onsite assistance with airport transportation, customized tours, and specialized

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