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VIDANTA Grand Mayan 5+ Star Golf & Spa Resort

Bedrooms 2
Property type hotel
Minimum Stay 7 nights


Minimum Stay
7 nights

About the property

Hotel, 2 Bedrooms + Convertible bed(s), 2.25 Baths, (Sleeps 4-8)

The VIDANTA Grand Mayan resort is truly a five star++ first-class hotel and has been listed as among the 25 top LUXURY Resorts in Mexico.

There is marble and tiles throughout the suite, private hot tubs and the largest swimming pools in Mexico. The beaches are wide and sandy. Rent includes twice-daily maid service, hotel amenities, and transfers from Airport.

The suite comes with a large living room with a well-equipped kitchen with fridge, cooktop, microwave and small appliances. Each bedroom has a king-size bed plus a single sofa bed.

The GRAND Mayan is located in the exclusive Mayan Riviera on the Caribbean Sea, 35 minutes from the Cancun International Airport, 45 minutes from downtown Cancun, and 15 minutes from Playa del Carmen and the ferry to Cozumel. It is home to the Cirque du Soleil in Mexico. Among its principal attractions, this extensive mega-resort has many pools including an interactive, interconnected swimming pool, which covers an overall 8000-square-meter water surface, making it one of the biggest in Latin America. There are also luxurious spas and fully equipped gyms.

My wife and I have spent many vacations at the GRAND Mayan in Riviera Maya. The pool area is spectacular, and the beach is clean clean clean! There was a major beach renewal recently, including development of an exclusive Beach Club. I went scuba diving off the hotel reef - the most amazing experience!

Resort restaurants are first class and compare well with the best eateries in nearby Playa del Carmen. Email me for pics and suggestions of where to eat and what to see.

The GRAND Mayan has a Jack Nicklaus-designed golf course; ask about special golf and spa packages.

Keywords: Vidanta, Grand Mayan, golf, Condo, Luxury Resorts, Golf, Spa, Cancun, Riviera Maya, Playa del Carmen, Golf package, .

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Property Manager
Ed Fine
Member since: 2004
Speaks: english, french
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
February 25, 2017

About Ed Fine

My wife and I enjoy our vacations in Mexico immensely. The Vidanta Grand Mayan at the Riviera Maya is close to interesting Mayan ruins, and ecological sightseeing.

The people at all the Grand Mayan resort are very friendly and the service is first class - plus! The on-site restaurants are superb, as are the spa and other facilities.

We usually buy some bread, cheese, yogourt, veggies and fruit at the convenience store on site and have breakfast in our suite, enjoy a poolside snack at lunch and have a gourmet dinner at one of the resort restaurants. We are particularly fond of Tremonto where we have had some of our best meals ever, as well as the theme buffets with live entertainment at the Del Lago and dancing to latin bands at the beachside Havana Moon.

There is plenty to do for couples and families of all ages.

Why Ed Fine chose Quintana Roo

We (and our guests) enjoy full access to the spa and golf course.

The resorts are very ecologically conscious with a flamingo sanctuary on site and crocodile hatchery near the golf course. The turtle release program has trebled the survival rate of theese amphibians, who return to lay eggs after 8 years.

What makes this hotel unique

I can offer a discount on golf at the Jack Nicklaus-designed "El Maglar" golf course on site as well as a discount for Cirque du Soleil, whose permanent Mexican theatre is on site.


Exceptional! 5/5 -
(9 traveler reviews)

VIDANTA Grand Mayan 5+ Star Golf & Spa Resort
average rating of 5.0 based on 9 reviews

We love the Grand Mayan property. It is large with multiple pools, great staff and restaurants.

  • 5 of 5

We love the property which is expanding. The restaurants are great and the grounds are beautiful. We were always able to find available pool chairs at one of the many pool areas. The staff is hospitable and helpful but the time share sales people are a pain. I suggest avoiding the presentation as it will take a full day of your vacation and is a waste of your valuable vacation time.

  • Submitted: Jan 8, 2017
  • Stayed: Dec 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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  • 5 of 5

Ed, thank you for helping us have another outstanding stay at the Grand Mayan. This was our second time staying at this resort which provided top of the line service and accommodation for our whole family. The resort staff is extremely helpful and they work very hard to make sure that all of the guests feel welcome. Again, thank you Ed for all of your help in making our holiday another memorable experience.

  • Submitted: Apr 7, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Great Vacation Spot

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ed for helping with arrangements for the Grand Luxxe. We loved this facility and the rooms were extremely spacious, luxurious and beautifully laid out, wonderful kitchen and bathrooms, and a really nice big outdoor patio that we thoroughly enjoyed every morning and evening. Oh – and a great coffee maker. The resort is large, beautifully landscaped and the raised walkways were nice and well lighted that we enjoyed for our evening walks. If you did not want to use the walkways, the shuttles were regular and the drivers were friendly, helpful and fun. Yes, the beach was rocky, but the pools more than compensated as they are absolutely beautiful with great service (beverages, towels, and food) – plus the beaches were great for ‘walking on the beach’ and super nice palapas. Restaurants are also all good. The concierges at the building were so friendly and helpful – they made it so easy to make any arrangements. We never found any need to leave the property. We are going to do this again next year – no reason to go anywhere else!

  • Submitted: Mar 30, 2016
  • Stayed: Mar 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Kelowna, B.C., Canada

Holiday in the Garden of Eden

  • 5 of 5

We just returned after two weeks in the lush tropical landscape at the Grande Luxxe? Our studio was luxurious and very spacious. Even though the resort is large it takes no time to walk using the raised walkways or the shuttles which are very fast and efficient. Although the beach is very rocky and weedy, there are so many wonderful pools throughout the resort they more than compensate for the beach. We tried out all the wonderful restaurants and were amazed at the phenomenal live entertainment at many of them each evening. As for the setting of the Cirque theatre and Nectar restaurant it is without a doubt exceptionally outstanding and needs to be seen to be believed. All of the staff were courteous and helpful and we have never seen such diligence at cleanliness throughout the resort. There are not enough adjectives to express how impressed we were with this resort. Thank you Ed, we so look forward to our next visit. Hopefully our Canadian dollar improves by then as everything is priced to the American dollar.

  • Submitted: Feb 11, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Oshkosh, WI

Absolutely loved it (again)

  • 5 of 5

Thank you Ed, for helping us arrange another wonderful Christmas vacation. We stayed again at the Grand Bliss and love the facility. The rooms are extremely spacious and very comfortable. My two college aged kids had a blast with all the evening activities and met lots of kids from all over. The beach is considerably upgraded from last year and is fantastic now. Restaurants are all phenomenal, especially Tramanto. We never even left the property this time. All necessities can be purchased at Jade, including food and beverage. The Burger Custom Made is definitely a must try while you are there. For fun, don't miss the beach party at Havana moon. We enjoyed a few days at the new Beach Club and dinner at the new Spanish tapas restaurant. Especially loved the beet and goat cheese salad. There are so many pools and restaurants to choose from that you just can't do them all in one week. Insider tips: you can reserve a cabana one day in advance and may cancel by 11 AM, so for the day of, if you you don't have one, check at information desk at about 11 to see if anyone has cancelled. Also the breakfast buffet at Balache is essentially the same but quite a bit cheaper than the breakfast buffet at Del Lago. Thanks again Ed, for your wonderful response, help, and advice. Can't wait till next year.

  • Submitted: Jan 13, 2016
  • Stayed: Jan 2016
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Chicago, IL

Fantastic Grand Luxxe family vacation.

  • 5 of 5

My family just returned from an exceptional week at the Grand Luxxe. I can say without hesitation that this is one of the most beautiful properties at which I have had the pleasure of staying. The rooms are extremely spacious and luxurious (and have the largest balconies I've ever seen). The resort itself is carved into the jungle and you feel as if you are immersed in nature as you walk throughout the grounds. The pools and beaches were beautifully maintained and there are enough different pool areas that there were always ample chairs available and we never felt as if we were competing for space. The Grand Luxxe concierge and all of the resort staff were helpful and always available. We were also quite pleasantly surprised at how affordable the restaurants (all very good and we never had to wait more than 5 min for a table), bars/drinks, and market on property were. We were traveling with two elementary school aged children -and this was a great trip to do with kids - plenty of space to roam around, safe for them to do limited exploring on their own, and plenty to keep them occupied even without participating in the kids' club. For those who are looking at properties other than the Grand Luxxe, while we didn't see individual rooms for Grand Mayan or Grand Bliss, the pools, grounds, lobbies, etc. for each of these other properties were all quite lovely and much of the facilities/property/pools/etc. are shared and accessible to all guests of the resort complex, regardless of which specific property you are technically a guest.

Ed was really wonderful to work with - a huge thanks to him for helping our family with our fantastic vacation. I can't recommend the Grand Luxxe and working with Ed highly enough. We look forward to returning there in there future.

  • Submitted: Dec 28, 2015
  • Stayed: Dec 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
15 Miles
Cancun (CUN)
Nearest Barpub
on site
Nearest Ferry
8 Miles
Playa del Carmen
Nearest Golf
on site - Jack Nicklaus El Maglar
Nearest Motorway
1 Miles
Carretera Federal
Nearest Restaurant
several on site
Nearest Beach
on site
Car: not necessary

Spa, Golf, Children's programs, great restaurants, 10 minutes from Ferry to Cozumel

Flamingo Sanctuary and Crocodile farm on site


Rates & Availability

Playa del Carmen Hotel Rental Rates

Rental Basis:
per property
Manager accepts payment in:
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Rate Period Nightly Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event
2017 standard rate
Jan 9 2017 - Mar 10 2017
7 night minimum stay
Discount Season 1
Apr 21 2017 - Jun 24 2017
7 night minimum stay
Discount Season 2
Jun 30 2017 - Aug 31 2017
7 night minimum stay
Xmas 2017
Dec 22 2017 - Jan 5 2018
7 night minimum stay
My Standard Rate
7 night minimum stay

Additional information about rental rates

small local tax payable at the resort (about US$35/week) per suite. Rental weeks run from Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays or Mondays.

Manager's Cancellation Policy

Cancelled bookings will not receive a refund
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Playa del Carmen Hotel Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • hotel
Building Type:
  • building
  • Guests provide their own meals
Floor Area:
  • 1450 sq. ft.
Location Type:
  • Beachfront ...
  • Golf Course View ...
  • Resort ...
  • Family
  • Romantic
  • Spa
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Broadband Access ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Telephone
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Wireless Internet ...
  • Catering Available ...
  • Coffee Maker
  • Cooking Utensils ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Ice Maker
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator
  • Stove ...
  • Toaster
  • Dining Area
  • seating for 6 people
  • 3 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 2 -
    Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , double vanity
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , jetted tub , double vanity
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 8
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 king
    Bedroom 2 - 2 king
    Convertible bed(s) - 2 double
  • King size beds (2) 1 King bed in each bedroom , Baby Cribs (1) Complimentary - On Request, Sleep Sofa or Futons (4) 2 double sofa beds in the living room, 1 single sofa bed in each bedroom
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Television ...
  • Balcony
  • Deck / Patio
  • Golf ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • Events Allowed
  • Minimum Age Limit for Renters ...
  • children welcome
  • wheelchair accessible ...
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
  • Hot Tub ...
  • Sauna
Onsite Services:
  • Concierge
  • Massage
  • churches
  • duty free shops
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • museums
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • zoo
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf
  • golf privileges optional
  • hiking
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • mountain biking
  • paragliding
  • parasailing
  • rafting
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • spelunking
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • wind-surfing
Full Kitchenette with Microwave, toaster, coffee maker, blender and Cooking Utensils and dishes provided, Private indoor Hot Tub, private outdoor dipping Pool, Exercise center, Spa, etc

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