The sun-drenched Riviera Maya has long drawn travelers with its pristine white-sand beaches, secluded cenotes, ancient Maya ruins, and vibrant culture. What’s more, the food scene along this gorgeous coast is one of the best in Mexico, and you’ll find all kinds of incredible restaurants, bars, and shops to visit in between shoreside fun in the sun.
Now, sun-seekers have another reason to add this fan-favorite vacation destination to the top of their travel list. The first-ever adults-only Margaritaville Island Reserve resort will open in the Riviera Maya in early 2023, offering a whole new elevated seaside escape.
The new resort will deliver the five-star Island Reserve Inclusive® experience fans of the brand have come to know and love — plus a slew of new surprises, including Mexico’s first and only LandShark Brewery, the portfolio’s most expansive Sky Weddings rooftop terrace, an entire wing of the resort that can be reserved for private events, and new culinary concepts sure to impress even the most discerning foodies.
Here are just some of the many reasons to get excited about the all-new Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Maya.
Enjoy the brand’s first-ever adults-only escape
Margaritaville Island Reserve Resorts are famous for delivering five-star getaways to couples, solo travelers, and families — but the newest addition to the collection beckons with an exclusive adults-only experience. It’s a first for the brand, and sure to please couples, singles, and parents looking for a purely grown-up experience away from the little ones.
With five world-class restaurants and four top-notch bars, ongoing live performances by local artists and bands, and plenty of poolside activities and parties, adults will find plenty to elevate every moment of their stay among other like-minded travelers.
Unwind in extraordinary accommodations
Every Margaritaville Island Reserve resort pays special attention to detail when it comes to designing luxurious accommodations — and the newest property coming to the Riviera Maya lives up to and even exceeds that very high standard. Guests can choose between a range of lavish room categories, from spacious accommodations with panoramic sea views to elevated suites with private balcony pools and direct swim-up access.
Every amenity within the resort’s rooms is top of the line, too, from plush beds and designer couches to deluxe dual rain showers, his-and-hers sinks, and even spacious outdoor showers in select suites. Those traveling in groups will also love the fact that they have so many options for connecting suites. Down to splurge on the ultimate level of luxury? Opt for the resort’s coveted Coral Reefer Signature Suite or One Particular Harbor Suite.
Engage in unforgettable activities on-site
You’ll never run out of things to do when you vacation at the new Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Maya. If your ideal escape is all about soaking up the sunshine and unwinding poolside, you’ll find ample ways to fill each day with chill vibes. Grab a lounger by the resort’s lagoon-like pool and work on your tropical glow, or take advantage of our swim-up service and have your favorite vacation libations delivered to you right in the water.
If you’re craving a little action, join the resort’s signature Flip-Flop Olympics — a rite of passage for every Margaritaville guest — or go head-to-head with new friends in a round of bocce ball or cornhole — loser grabs the winner a signature margarita. You’ll also find plenty of watersports available on-site if you’re in the mood to chase some thrills out on the turquoise-blue waves.
Feast your eyes on awe-inspiring entertainment
There’s never a dull moment at the newest addition to the Margaritaville family of resorts, thanks to ongoing live entertainment that keeps the island vibes going strong all day and night. You’ll want to keep an eye out and a camera close by to catch the resort’s surprise Caribbean parades and beat-driven pool parties, where it’s all about good times set to all your favorite hits.
At LandShark Brewery & Grill, you can raise a glass of ice-cold lager crafted by our resident master brewer and jam out to stellar performances by local TropRock bands. That’s all in addition to salsa lessons under the stars, live margarita-mixing sessions, pedal-power face-offs on our iconic Blender Bikes, and so much to shake up every moment of your stay.
Savor delicious global flavors
The food scene at the new Margaritaville Island Reserve Riviera Maya is out of this world. The resort encompasses five crave-worthy culinary concepts, including authentic Italian dishes served trattoria-style at Frank & Lola’s, prime cuts of meat seasoned and seared to perfection at JWB Steakhouse, Pacific Rim cuisine at Far Side of the World, grilled and smoked sports bar classics at LandShark Brewery & Grill, and global delicacies served during breakfast, lunch, and dinner at The Boat House.
One of the things that make dining at this new resort so special is that each restaurant offers al fresco seating on an expansive terrace that opens out onto the main pool, so you’re always connected to all the action no matter where you choose to dine.
These are just some of the many memorable features you can look forward to during your stay at the new Margaritaville Island Reserve, coming to the Riviera Maya in 2023. There are plenty more surprises in store, so stay tuned for updates and exclusive reveals in the months to come!
If you’ve read enough and are ready to be among the first to book your stay in paradise, start planning your getaway here.