What We Love

  • This couples-only resort appeals to those looking for a sexy Caribbean vacation. The clothing-optional areas create a sense of freedom and openness that's perfect for adventurous couples.

Things to Know

  • This adult playground has an erotic, sultry atmosphere. Couples can step outside their comfort zone and be playful in a sensuous and beautiful tropical setting.
Tempted to try something different, exciting and sexy? Escape to Desire Resort & Spa Riviera Maya, where gorgeous beaches, sultry nightclubs and clothing-optional pools and Jacuzzis bring sensuous fantasies to life. Whether you want to recharge the romance or kick-start the passion of a new relationship, this all-inclusive, couples-only resort is the place to explore your wilder side.

At this unique island paradise, clothing is optional throughout the resort, with the exception of the lobby and dining areas. The resort features a secluded nude beach where guests can enjoy private sun beds, as well as a variety of water sports. At the pool, check out a free introductory scuba lesson, or just hang out poolside on the complimentary loungers, chairs and umbrellas. Desire Resort & Spa Riviera Maya has four romantic restaurants serving succulent cuisine. The hotel's main dining venue, El Arrecife, offers variety with theme nights throughout the week. Tentazione, the poolside grill, has snacks and fresh entrees. Get your sushi fix at Suki, the resort's Asian restaurant.

Come evening, it's time to indulge at the rooftop Nude Jacuzzi Lounge Bar, where you can socialize in a 30-person hot tub with swim-up bar service. Also fun (and a little scandalous) is Y Night Club with fruity drinks, hopping music and energetic dancing. Feeling playful? Sneak away with your honey into the club's intimate couples-only Sensuous Play Room.

Throughout your stay at Desire Resort & Spa Riviera Maya, stay fit, healthy and refreshed with the resort's spa and fitness center. Guests have complimentary access to a fully equipped gym with a variety of cardio and weight training equipment. You can also score on the tennis and volleyball courts, or try out the aqua aerobics and yoga sessions. At the spa, amp up your skin's sexy glow with a facial or a massage. Then check out the latest trend in pedicures: fish therapy. Indonesian Garra Rufa fish gently remove the dead skin from your feet, leaving your tootsies softer than ever. Just another of the many surprises at this resort.

This hotel is All-Inclusive.
Features include:

  • All meals (buffet breakfast, lunch and dinner)
  • A la carte dining at specialty restaurants
  • Daytime snacks
  • All drinks, wine, beer and refreshments
  • Daily afternoon and evening activities program
  • Sensuous Play Room (couples-only access)
  • Hotel taxes and tips


Riviera Maya
Cancún International Airport : 12 miles

Property Information

Total available rooms and suites: 112


Resort Details


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Hotel Advisories

Advisory All guests must be at least 21 years old to stay at this “Couples Only” resort.
Advisory The Municipality of Solidaridad will be charging an Eco Tax of 30.00 Mexico Pesos (approx. $1.60 USD) per room per night. This amount is not included in your vacation price and will be collected at your hotel. These funds are being used to protect, maintain and conserve the natural beauty of the destination the area and its surroundings. This fee is subject to change at any time without notice by the hotel.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 11:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 21
Minimum Guest Age: 21
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy - This hotel cannot guarantee a spring break-free environment.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price. Minimum night stay restrictions may apply. Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 1991 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Beautiful and Perfect!

    We were the crazy couple who decided to go in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic just as it was getting started in the US. The resort was not absent to the world crisis but rather took extra precautions to keep things clean and sanitary. But even more remarkable, we ended up having to leave a day early to get back into the country and the staff was absolutely incredible. They helped us arrange everything and check in frequently to ensure we were getting our new travel arrangements. They also have provided us with a free one night voucher even though I did not book through them and the travel agency I did book through would not comp me the nights stay that we lost. We were beyond impressed with everything and everyone we interacted with. Food was incredible, the spa was Excellent!!... we are so ready to go back already!1

    Mar 31, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Another great stay!!

    Our third visit to Desire was again an excellent experience to spice up our marriage of many years, enjoy nice people, great food, drinks and especially great staff and service. We cannot thank enough to bartenders Alejandro, Carlos (we missed him a lot at the disco!!), Gustavo, CC, Abraham, Fernando, also the staff in the restaurants and bars: Leo and all the guys always so professional, Africa, the hostess Eunice always so sweet and welcoming!!, the guys taking care of the pool: Rene, (we missed Daniel this time!!), and the guy in the beach cabanas, great people at the gym and spa, our housekeeper Juanita was also great, and everyone else who made our stay unforgettable. Cannot wait to be back this year!!

    Mar 27, 2020
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Adult fun and sun

    1 st time here, front desk personnel were a bit pushy wanting you to become a member($$) , food was overall great, service was above par especially Rene at poolside, Mario and Cesar in the restaurants, and C C at the tiki bar, thank you. However one of the playmaker from Mexico City found humor that I was a Vietnam Vet, I found this very upsetting!! I also got tired of the daily sales pitch for massages,pictures, etc. The beach could have been cleared of trash better, I understand seaweed but this is trash.

    Mar 21, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Desire does it right

    Love this place! Every time we arrive we are greeted by smiles and made to feel welcome. The staff goes above and beyond to make you feel like royalty! Thank you to Rene,Africa Daniel,Maximilian,Thelma, Stephanie, Alejandro,Luis, Carlos, Matilda and many more!

    Mar 17, 2020
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    The staff take the best party in the Caribbean to a new level

    Same fun, different day. Looking forward to our next trip "home". We've been going in late October and February every year for three+ years and this resort delivers the same phenomenal experience every time. Staff took the time to get to know us on our first visit and have greeted us warmly, and by name, on return visits. How they remember everyone with so many guests is beyond me, but they do. Mia, who now does hangover recovery was on animation crew from our first visit, still makes a point of coming over to say hi and ask about our kids. Whenever we arrive ar RM, Daniel hustles to ensure that we have somewhere to sit and big, thirsty towels. Pao, Kevin, Richie and Yuni were beaming when we arrived and asked if I brought my paints with me again this trip. They are a teriffic crew and while it was sad to see Yuni leave, it was fun to give her a big sendoff. Thanks to those from the animation crew who took the time to chat with us. Raphael and G, our butlers, learned new skills on making floral crowns with garden flowers that day! Thanks for the help you guys, and for all your attentive care. Jorge (pronounce it "hoar-hay" if you want to make him smile) was great fun as the afternoon bartender at the main pool. He is always full of smiles, so cute. Elena and Eunice will make you feel welcome at the restaurants, and show genuine concern for your welfare. Once seated we were fortunate to have Leo waiting on us for many of our dining room visits. He made sure that our cups were never empty, folded our napkins so they were fresh on our return from the buffet, and made the time to warmly engage in good conversation. Oh, and if one of the senior bartenders asks you "Who loves you?" chances are the answer is "Miguel does," and it's true!

    Mar 14, 2020