THE BEST OF
TWO WORLDS
MEXICAN
CARIBBEAN
From big adventure in Riviera Maya to dazzling beaches in Cancun - here's the best of both worlds.

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Cancun, Q.Roo, Mexico
TRS Coral Hotel Adults Only All-Inclusive
Live an upgraded luxury experience honoring your freedom and indulging at the most exclusive adults only hotel in Cancun's - Costa Mujeres area.
Cancun, Quintana Roo
Paradisus Cancun
Located right on the beach, we offer you comfortable oceanfront suites, a wide variety of dining options, and The Reserve, an upgraded experience.
Mayakoba, Riviera Maya
Banyan Tree Mayakoba
Break the routine and live in a tropical paradise surrounded by nature. Enjoy our beachfront luxury suites with a private swimming pool.
Riviera Maya, Mexico
Bahia Principe Grand Tulum
Just renovated, this amazing beachfront all-inclusive hotel features fun for the entire family, including a Mayan-inspired playground and water park.
Hotel Zone, Cancun, QR
The Ritz-Carlton Cancun
Located 20 minutes away from Cancun International Airport and near shopping malls and attractions.
Riviera Cancun, Mexico
Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa
Haven Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa is a luxurious, adults-only, intimate all-inclusive resort ensuring elevated experiences to celebrate each moment.
Costa Mujeres, Cancun, MX
Majestic Elegance Costa Mujeres
Experience a luxury all-inclusive, in a protected algae-free beachfront location. Exquisite gastronomy, top shelf spirits and entertainment all yours.
Cancun, Mexico
Secrets Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa
Discover an all-preferred club-suite resort for adults seeking an exquisite getaway with pampered, destination-concierge style service.
Puerto Morelos, Mexico
Hotel Marina El Cid Spa & Beach Resort
Enjoy five restaurants, adults-only area, relaxing spa, and kids game zone. We offer a tranquil stay, following strict protocols in all our resorts.
Things to Do
Go big on the beaches
For big waves to lazy days - you can supersize the good vibes on some of the world's best beaches
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Step back in time
Wander through epic Mayan history at the landmarks of Riviera Maya
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Spice things up
Dig into a world of flavor at first-class restaurants and tucked-away taquerias in Cancun
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Dive deeper
Journey into the stunning natural cenotes of lush Riviera Maya
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Make a margarita with bite
Nothing says welcome to Mexico like a margarita, but the Mexican Caribbean likes to put its own twist on things. Whip up a memorable margarita with Mexican mezcal to slip into a world of bold tastes and refreshing, beat-the-heat bitters.
INGREDIENTS
Coarse kosher salt, for garnish
6 to 10 ice cubes
1 ½ ounces Wahaka Joven Espadín Mezcal
½ ounce Torres 10 Imperial Brandy Gran Reserva
2 ½ ounces limonada
3 dashes Peychaud's bitters
Lime wedge or wheel, for garnish
METHOD
Wet the rim of a cocktail (martini) glass. Invert it onto a dish of coarse salt to coat the rim.
Fill a cocktail shaker with the ice. Add the mezcal, brandy, limonada and bitters; seal and shake vigorously until frothy and cold; tiny ice crystals will appear in the drink after about 15 seconds of shaking. Strain into the glass.
Garnish with the lime; serve right away.
NOTE: To make the limonada, combine 1 cup of fresh lime juice, ½ cup of sugar and 1 ½ cups of water in a pitcher or glass container. Stir until the sugar has dissolved. Cover and refrigerate until well chilled. The yield is about 2 ¾ cups.
RECIPE SOURCE
The Washington Post, 2015, originally adapted from Adapted from Rick Bayless's Topolobampo restaurant in Chicago.