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Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun

Mexico - Riviera Maya

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4 Nights with Air from $789 All-Inclusive
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"This was our first time at a Secrets resort and we really enjoyed this one. The adults only was very nice. The resort was small enough to not be too big but big enough to offer all of the amenities tha..." – wdjinnc
707 out of 820 (86%) customers would recommend this product to a friend.
Best room Rose petals on our bed! food was the best Room Drink of the Day Tiki bar view Jr suite swimout A room with a view swim up bar Gorgeous JAMMING LOVE Oceana Restaurant Es muy Bueno!! A quiet morning walk View from my beach chair Dinner View from our front door of our room. Huge seaweed problem Infinity pool at night Looking cute in Cancun Elvis show Francisco-The Best of the Best ! Enjoying Turtle grass. They clean it daily - it is kinda awkward to see a tractor rolling by. View from the restaurant by the pool Beach at Sunset not a swim up birthday gift Ocean view room A walk on the beach overlooking beach from jacuzzi pool The resort View from our room of the resort Beach View from my room (junior suite ocean view) This is on the Fine Dining at Portofino - Appetizer Salad Sunrise on the beach The beach volleyball area one morning! At the pool restaurant View from room Great weekend! Best Cream brulee ever Silver Sands beach Seaweed pile and tractor Sunrise Beach View from eating lunch at outdoor restaurant View from our room Our swim-out room The view from our room HIGH DOLLAR ANTS ! Can only choose 1 photo?!! View from our private balcony (which all rooms have!) My kids and cool staff members Infinity Pool at night BEAUTIFUL GROUNDS! At the pool with a beautiful view We got engaged here Its A Blast
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April 19, 2019
Know before you go.

I guess it’s true that you get what you pay for. The all-inclusive idea is attractive, but the caveats are seemingly unlimited as well. First, you must realize that you WILL be stalked by Amstar reps trying to sell you on their VIP vacation program, which they adamantly deny is a timeshare. They insist you must hear about all their amazing beautiful properties and vacation options, and if you try to say no they get so so so sad and tell you this is the way they make their living and if you don’t go to a sales breakfast then how will they be able to feed their family?! The beach at this particular property was small, covered in seaweed, and tractors were going up and down the beach all day picking up seaweed from one area and then inexplicably moving it to a different area, but not actually removing it entirely. The giant pile of seaweed had a strong sulfur smell, making the entire beach smell like rotten eggs. The rotten egg smell also drifted into the rooms, which the hotel tried to cover by burning incense. The room was nice and clean. The staff was lovely, helpful, gracious, not intrusive. The food was below average. The safest thing to eat was the fresh fruit at breakfast. They managed to destroy even the simplest of foods: pizza! Somehow it was more like cream of pizza soup than actual pizza.

Seaweed pile and tractor
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From: New York
Age: 45-54
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 19, 2019
No Secrets! This is a great place to vacation

The resort is a 4 star but the service and the personnel makes this a great /fun 5 star place .There are few people that need to be mentioned because they were outstanding in making our stay at Secrets awesome : Daniel greeted us and gave us the introduction routine, without any pressure. Next, the guys at Oceania we’re great: Fernando ,Francisco and Yesina treated us like family. The lunches there were delicious. The service and food at Bourdoex were perfect.All bartenders ,Robers and co., were great. Charlie kept us entertained on the only rainy day, and made the beach volleyball fun.The Rock Show could be big hit on Broadway any day. The ladies serving the beach gowers were always around trying to get drinks. The room service has a great menu and it was delivered within the time frame it was promised. The beach is a 3 star, has seaweed, but they had people removing it. It’s also rocky. The rooms could get a little sprousing up.Also, the longe chairs on the beach need to be fixed/replaced since most of them have broken braces. Loui Sr.and Loui Jr. at the water sport hut were great taking us out on the water. There was always something fun going on on the main pool! We’be really enjoyed our vacation at Secrets Silversands and we plan to go again , for the 3-rd time , for our next vacation.

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From: NY
Age: 55-64
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 10, 2019
Great Experience

Overall fantastic experience. Staff very friendly but not over bearing. Food was great overall, would recommend Himatsu for both Hibachi and general restaurant. Best thing I ate was the sea bass at Himatsu. French restaurant was mediocre, but everything else was great. Breakfast was always good though options are the buffet or room service. Pools were great overall, beach was ok but full of seaweed every morning but they would clean it up daily. Never difficult to get a drink at any of the bars and they have a nice variety of specialty drinks to choose from and try. Great idea to bring your own insulated cup for the pool and beach to minimize trips to the bar. Overall great experience and I would definitely come back to this resort,

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From: Iowa
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

April 9, 2019
Not what I expected

Asked for. swim up room and what I got was a room with access to a pool in the back nothing I expected. Entire resort can be updated. If your looking to be with people 50+ perfect place for you but Im 29 and it was horrible felt like I was in an old folks home staff. was pleasant though

not a swim up
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From: Philadelphia
Age: 25-34
Travel: 1-2 trips/year

Room Information

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun features 433 beautifully appointed suites with sophisticated furnishings and lavish amenities. Each suite offers one king or two double beds, Jacuzzi for two, 32" flat screen television, and so much more.

Room Details

Junior Suite Tropical View
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Junior Suite Pool View
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Junior Suite Partial Ocean View
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Junior Suite Swim Up
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Junior Suite Ocean View
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Preferred Club Junior Suite Pool View
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Preferred Club Rooftop Jacuzzi Ocean View
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Preferred Club Junior Suite Ocean Front
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Preferred Club Junior Suite Ocean Front Swim up
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Preferred Club Honeymoon Suite
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Preferred Club Master Suite
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Over the pool Cabana Honeymoon
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What's to Love

As of June 2018 you can bring your furry friend along!

Uber posh architecture. Sophisticated, ultra modern buildings with sleek lines. It's LA on the beach.

The ahh-some suites with private terraces or balconies - some with killer views of the hypnotic turquoise water. (Will be hard not to stare 24/7).

Epic, romantic moments like dining on the beach under the twinkling stars, the purring waves just inches away.

Sweet Junior swim-out suites - instant gratification for cooling off.

Secrets box for private room service delivery - you don't ever have to see a human if you don't want to.

Foodie Alert: there are featured chefs nearly every night who can whip up some wildly creative cuisine.

Losing all track of time at the spa with Purifying hydrotherapy and Swedish massage.

The Staff who makes you feel like family - everyone knows your name. (Better than "Cheers" - the liquor is top-shelf).

Breakfast in bed with mimosas. Nothing more need be said.

For birthdays, the champagne, cake and everyone at the resort singing "Happy Birthday" to you. Woot!

There's usually a waiter hovering & ready to take your drink order. Serious service goin' on here.


What We'd Change

While the beach is a little on the small side, it's so beautiful you can't help but be thankful for this little slice of heaven.


Why You Should Go

Just 20 minutes away from the airport so you'll be at the resort before you can say "margarita."

Upgrade to Preferred Club, get better rooms, a private pool, and exquisite desserts/fine liquors and more.

Go reef snorkeling at the world's second largest barrier reef. Boom.

You can play tennis, bocce ball or go on a scuba diving tour.

For something a little different, there's Euro-bungee. (You're like a human slingshot. It's a blast).

Get to pool by 9 a.m. to snag the floating chairs and mats in the pool.

You can swim out pretty far into the ocean before you are neck deep. But be careful!

Enjoy a complimentary round of golf at Grand Riviera Maya. Schwing.

It's Rainforest Alliance Certified so it's environmentally-friendly. Big kudos.

Snorkeling or kayaking out to the aahh-mazing coral reefs.

There are Hobie cats and sailing, too. Whatever floats your beach boat.

There's a special hospitality suite for changing into beach gear if you arrive and your room is not ready yet. They know you luv your beach.

Available Amenities

  • Tour Assistance
  • Car Rental Available
  • Beach
  • Conference Facilities ($)
  • Currency Exchange
  • Daily Maid Service
  • Dive Shop
  • Fitness/Exercise Room
  • Gift Shop
  • Jacuzzi
  • Kayaks
  • Scuba Certification ($)
  • Snorkeling
  • Swim-Up Bar(s)
  • Swimming Pool(s)
  • Tennis Court(s)
  • Sailing
  • Fishing
  • Ping Pong
  • Game Room
  • 9 Bars/Lounges
  • Darts
  • Bocce Ball
  • Porter/Bellhop
  • Shopping
  • Theater
  • 10 Restaurants
  • Elevators
  • Yoga
  • Spa Services ($)
  • Handicap Room Available
  • Wedding Services ($)
  • Dry Cleaning Services ($)
  • Business Services ($)
  • Beach Volleyball
  • Wireless Internet
  • Watersports Center ($)
  • Beach Towels
  • Loungers at Beach and Pool
  • Beauty Salon ($)
  • Euro-bungee
  • Banquet Facilities ($)

Nearby Excursions & Attractions

  • Beach
  • Dive Shop(s)
  • Golf Course(s)
  • Medical Facilities
  • Parasailing
  • Sailing
  • Scuba Diving
  • Snorkeling
  • Water-Skiing
  • Windsurfing

Map of Local Area

Here you will find an abundance of possibilities, something for every person of any age, for every type of vacation, for every budget and every activity.

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun

Bahia de Petempich SM 12 MZ 31 Lote14-02

+52 99 81 93 1800

Hotel Description

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun: Simply Beachaliscious

Picture this: white boxy, clean architecture that rises before you. Behind you, a purr of waves - pure aqua, crystal clear water that is hugged by pillowy, perfect sand. The temperature is a perfect 72 degrees. Then, as you turn around to take in this view of heaven, you feel a soft breeze. Time to hit the beach? The bar? The spa? Seems every choice is better than the next. What to do? Nothing. It'll all be here tomorrow.

This Beach Bliss was designed with you in mind.

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun has everything you have ever wanted in an all-inclusive getaway, and so very much more. There's a name for all this awesome - Unlimited-Luxury®. Here's a snapshot of what you get:

  • Unlimited gourmet a la carte dining - nine gourmet restaurants (no reservations needed), plus a coffee bar for your requisite caffeine rush.
  • 24-hour room service - if you wake at 4:13 am and want something, you can get it.
  • Limitless international and domestic top-shelf spirits (applies to natural fruit juices and soft drinks, too. All you can drink).
  • Daily refreshed, complimentary mini-bar. You'll never be parched.
  • Nightly entertainment at the open-air theater - a live show every night. Get ready!
  • Pool and beach wait service. (Chilled beverages at your beck and call).
  • No wristbands. (You're not at a sleepaway camp).
  • No gratuities, unless you are so moved.
  • The Sip, Savor & See program lets you to wine/dine at sister properties including Dreams and Now.
  • Free Wi-Fi and Free International Calling with Unlimited Connectivity - mobile app that lets you stay connected, that is, if you want to.


Might want to flip a coin with all the nosh spots here. All nine are gourmand rock stars - International, Mexican, Pan-Asian, Seafood (two, but not surprising, you're near the ocean), Italian, French. Mediterranean and a fun snack bar. Let's not forget the adorable Coco Cafe for your morning Joe. At one stellar restaurant, you can dine 24-hours a day. Check with the front desk to see where you can grub day and night.

World Cafe
Hours: Breakfast - daily, 7am-11am; Lunch - daily, noon-3pm
Description: Dedicated to international cuisine with a variety of specialty items and classics.
Dress code: Casual

El Patio
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Savor Mexican a la carte cuisine in a traditional and authentic setting.
Dress code: Elegant casual. For men, long pants and collar shirts; dress shoes. For women, blouses, skirts, slacks or dresses; dress shoes.

Type: Pan-Asian
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Specializing in a fusion of Pan-Asian and Oriental a la carte specialties with two teppanyaki tables and a sushi bar.
Dress code: Elegant casual. For men, long pants and collar shirts; dress shoes. For women, blouses, skirts, slacks or dresses; dress shoes.

Seaside Grill
Type: Seafood
Hours: Lunch - daily, noon-5pm; Dinner - daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Located in the pool area with a stunning ocean view, serving a la carte grill specialties.
Dress code:
Casual for lunch. Elegant casual for dinner. Gentlemen are requested to wear long pants and a collared shirt.

Type: Seafood
Hours: Lunch - daily, noon-5pm; Dinner - daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Serves a la carte seafood specialties in a quiet, romantic and seaside setting.
Dress code: Casual at lunch. Casual elegance for dinner. Sneakers, tennis shoes or sandals; dress shirts with short sleeves and long pants required for men. No shorts, sleeveless shirts, t-shirts or flip-flops.

Type: Italian
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: Italian a la carte cuisine. Open for dinner only.
Dress code: Elegant casual. For men, long pants and collar shirts; dress shoes. For women, blouses, skirts, slacks or dresses; dress shoes.

Type: French
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: A la carte restaurant serving traditional French cuisine.
Dress code:
Elegant casual. For men, long pants and collar shirts; dress shoes. For women, blouses, skirts, slacks or dresses; dress shoes.

Type: Mediterranean
Hours: Daily, 6pm-11pm
Description: A la carte Mediterranean cuisine in an elegant setting.
Dress code: Elegant casual. For men, long pants and collar shirts; dress shoes. For women, blouses, skirts, slacks or dresses; dress shoes.

Coco Cafe
Coffee Shop
Hours: Daily, 7am-11pm
Description: Great coffee shop serving gourmet drinks and pastries.
Dress code: Casual

Barefoot Grill
Snack bar
Hours: Daily, 11am-5pm
Description: A poolside snack bar serving a light lunch and drinks.
Dress code: Casual

All hours are subject to change.


Drinks on the beach. Life doesn't get much better than this. That's why there are eight rockin' places to imbibe: beachside, music lounge & sports bar, swim-up, lobby, theatre bar, pool bar, and outdoor lounge. Boom.

Lobby bar. Daily, 10am-11pm.

Swim-up bar. Daily, 10am-5pm.

Sugar Reef
Pool bar. Daily, 10am-5pm.

Beach bar. Daily 10am-11pm.

Veranda Bar
Serving cocktails and light refreshments complete with a large open-air sitting area. Daily, 10am-1am.

Theater bar, open during the nightly live shows.

Contemporary music lounge and sports bar open. Daily, 6pm-1am.

Spa bar. Daily, 9am-8pm.

Wine cellar and pairing room.

The open-air theater features a different live show every night and offers bar service. Silversands also features Cinema under the stars.


Do you want to relax on a beautiful stretch of beach under a palapa with your favorite drink in hand? Dip into one of the eight pools that total an outrageous 43,000 square feet? (FYI: There's an infinity pool for Preferred members). Or check out to the 16-person outdoor Jacuzzi? Oh, you don't do groups? There's a smaller, more private one by the beach. Yes, anything you choose will be aahh-some.



  • Kayaks
  • Snorkeling
  • Hobie Cats
  • Pool Volleyball

For an additional charge:

  • Scuba classes
  • Motorized water sports
  • Fishing excursions


  • Tennis
  • Euro-Bungee
  • Billiards
  • Volleyball
  • Ping-pong
  • Yoga

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun guests can enjoy a complimentary round of golf at Grand Coral Riviera Maya and El Tinto Golf Course at Cancun Country Club.

November 1, 2016 through April 30, 2017 and November 1 - April 30, 2018:

  • Premium Tee Time Supplement: $30 per person
  • Cart fee: $55 per person in a shared cart
  • Junior (under 18 years old): $40 per junior riding with an adult
  • Rider fee: $35 (includes access to the club areas)

Pricing from May 1 through October 31, 2016 and May 1 - October 31, 2017:

  • Premium Tee Time Supplement: $30 per person
  • Cart fee: $45 per person in a shared cart
  • Junior (under 18 years old): $40 per junior riding with an adult
  • Rider fee: $35 (includes access to the club areas)


Secrets Silversands offers Wi-Fi in all guestrooms and some public areas. It also offers a free mobile app that allows guests to stay connected to family and friends at the resort as well as the United States and Canada, without any cell phone roaming charges. The app offers access to social media, free app-to-app calling, resort info, local info and discounts, and even weather.


The Secrets Spa by Pevonia consists 12,000 square feet of pure indulgence for an additional charge. Services include:
  • Massages
  • Couples massage
  • Body therapy room
  • Facials
  • Sauna
  • Hydrotherapy


Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun offers a variety of wedding and honeymoon packages and services. Please contact the resort directly for more information.


This is an adult-only resort. No child care is available.


For a $65 fee at all Secrets Brand resorts, you can now bring your furry friend who is under 22lbs (10kg.) along for your beach vacation!

Included in the fee: dog bed, food and water bowls, dog toys, waste bags, dog towel and a "dog-in-room" door hanger to let those around you know your furry friend is in tow!

Additional dog amenities available for a fee.

Additional restrictions apply.


Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun is located on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, 15 miles south of Cancun and about 20 minutes from the Cancun International Airport (CUN).

Check In/Check Out
Check-in: 3pm. check-out: noon.
A valid credit card may be required upon check-in for possible incidentals not included in your hotel reservation.

Minimum Stay
A 3-night minimum stay is required for arrivals Mar 2-4, Mar 17-19, 2017 and May 4-7, 2017
A 5-night minimum stay is required for arrivals July 12-13, 2017.
A 6-night minimum stay is required for arrivals Dec 7-8, 2017.

Holy Week Policy
In observance of Holy Week, some resorts in the Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Costa Rica may put limits on the use of motorized water sports, and loud music.

Resort Awards
2009-2013 AAA Five Diamond Award
2014 AAA Four Diamond Award
Rainforest Alliance Verified

Complimentary Green Fees Policy
From now until December 31, 2015, guests are able to enjoy one complimentary green fee per person, per day, at Grand Coral Riviera Maya golf course. The use of a golf cart is mandatory and there will be a charge per person in a shared cart. Guests choosing to play during premium tee times will also incur an additional fee. Tee times are subject to availability and additional restrictions apply. This offer is not valid when booking in any Deal of the Day, Super Saver, ROH or other promotional room category.

Deal of the Day Terms and Conditions
By booking the Deal of the Day room you are getting an even bigger discount on your vacation! Please note that by booking this room category we are unable to cancel or modify your hotel stay. Any changes or cancellations to the Deal of the Day room category will be assessed a 100% fee. No refund or credit will be issued for the hotel portion of your reservation.

All hours, fees, amenities, information and services are subject to change without notice.
Note: The use of drones or artifacts that fly or float in or on the premises of AMResorts hotels is strictly forbidden, except for those that have written authorization from the General Management of the hotel

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