Playa del Carmen

UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya

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Why We Love This Hotel

  • Adults-only all-inclusive resort opened in March 2017
  • One of Travel + Leisure’s “Hotel Openings to Watch Out for in 2017”
  • Top Chef Mexico contestant runs one of five on-site restaurants
  • All stays include fitness classes, water sports and select spa treatments

Overview

Opened in March 2017, the UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya is an all-inclusive resort catering to the needs of adult guests and curating personalized itineraries beyond the typical packaged vacation experience. Visitors are paired with butlers to book Mayan cooking lessons, tours of Tulum’s ancient ruins, canoe trips to the nearby cenotes or zip-lining excursions through Cancun’s jungles.

All rooms are decorated with works from local artists, are furnished with regional woods and have private patios with plunge pools or furnished balconies with spa tubs. Standard accommodations face the pool and gardens, while upgraded rooms have partial or full ocean views. Families and groups traveling together can spread out comfortably in villas with living rooms, kitchens, dining tables, sweeping terraces and additional bedrooms and bathrooms to accommodate up to six adults.

All-inclusive rates include unlimited meals and drinks at the property’s five restaurants and six bars. Cueva Siete is run by Chef Christian Bravo, once a competitor on Top Chef Mexico, who brings his experience cooking across Mexico and Spain to Riviera Maya. Guests can also dine on coastal Italian favorites at Mi Carisa or sample three different kinds of Japanese cuisine at Mura House. The beachfront buffet at Restaurant 20.87 is open for breakfast and dinner daily as well as brunch on the weekends.

Day and night, traditional cocktails with a Mayan twist are served at Bar Balam, or guests can sip frozen concoctions by the pool at Bar Unica. For a nightcap with a taste of nostalgia, the Palmera Lounge is decorated like a Prohibition-era Cuban speakeasy.

The resort helps guests stay on track of fitness goals at the gym offering personal training sessions and daily group classes with options like Pilates, cross-training and spinning. Active visitors can borrow tennis and basketball gear to play on the illuminated courts, and enjoy unlimited use of the catamarans, kayaks, pedal boats and stand-up paddleboards in the ocean.

To unwind after a tough workout, all guests are treated to complimentary spa treatments and can purchase additional services. The property features three pools with swim-up bars, and the staff delivers food and drinks to sunbathers on the beach.  

    Rooms & Rates

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    Amenities

    General

    • Bar
    • Fitness classes
    • Gym / fitness center
    • Hot Tub / Jacuzzi
    • Outdoor pool
    • Pool bar
    • Private beach
    • Restaurant
    • Nightlife / entertainment
    • No pets allowed
    • Spa

    Services

    • 24-hour front desk
    • 24-hour room service
    • 24-hour security
    • Beauty treatments / massages (fees apply)
    • Butler service
    • Concierge service
    • Express check-in / checkout
    • Laundry / dry cleaning
    • Pillow menu
    • Room service (limited hours)
    • ATM

    Room amenities

    • Air-conditioning
    • Coffee / tea-making facilities
    • Iron and ironing board
    • Mini bar
    • Outdoor space for some rooms
    • Sitting area
    • Flatscreen TV

    Internet

    • Complimentary Internet access
    • Complimentary Wi-Fi throughout

    Bathroom

    • Bathrobes and slippers
    • Hair-dryer
    • Luxury toiletries
    • Bathtub or shower

    Parking

    • Complimentary parking
    • Complimentary valet service

    Accessibility

    • Accessible bathroom in some rooms
    • Accessible parking
    • Accessible restaurant
    • Facilities for guests with special needs
    • Roll-in shower
    • Wheelchair accessible

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    Check-in: Standard Time is 3pm.
    Minimum age required to check in: 18.

    Checkout: Standard Time is 12pm.

    Children and additional guests: This is an Adults Only resort.
    Extra beds are not available.

    Room price is based on two adults. For each additional guest (age 18 and older) an additional per person, per night fee will apply.
    This fee varies by room and season. Please call 888-680-7625 with your confirmation number for specific pricing based on your arrival dates if you wish to add extra guests to your room.
    The additional person fees are NOT included in the total price shown.
    Charges will be applied by the hotel.

    Pets: No pets allowed.

    Cancellation: Cancellation policy & booking conditions vary by 'rate plan'. These will be displayed on the payment page after you have searched for your dates and selected a rate.

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    Customer Service available Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm ET

    Winner: People's Choice Stevie Awards for Favorite Customer Service

    Rates may vary by date, are subject to availability and are not guaranteed until your purchase is complete.

    Please note: Some amenities and services may not be available in all rooms or may incur an additional charge. All prices stated have been verified at the time of publication and may vary at the discretion of the hotel.

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