• Aerial View
  • Panoramic View
  • Main Pool at Night
  • Infinity Pool
  • Main Lobby Arch
  • Main Lobby Arch at Night
  • Lobby (Outside)
  • Lobby (Inside)
  • Swimout Suites at Night
  • Swimout Suites
  • Restaurants at Night
  • Junior Suite Ocean View
  • Romance Master Suite Terrace
  • Presidential Suite Living Room
  • Romantic Master Suite
  • Preferred Club Junior Suite Swimout
  • Romance Master Suite Bathroom
  • Presidential Suite Terrace
  • Preferred Club Lounge
  • Bordeaux Restaurant
  • El Patio Restaurant
  • Himitsu Restaurant
  • Market Cafe
  • Oceana Restaurant
  • Portofino Restaurant
  • Wine Cellar
  • Barefoot Grill
  • Coco Cafe
  • Barracuda Bar
  • Desires Bar
  • Half Time Sports Bar
  • Rendezvous Terrace
  • Sugar Reef Bar
  • Hydrotherapy Circuit (Spa)
  • Fitness Center

Opening November 1, 2015 - Secrets Akumal Riviera Maya is ideally located in the heart of the Riviera Maya. This brand new, adults-only resort offers the Unlimited-Luxury® experience starting with 434 elegant suites, many with stunning ocean views, an expansive infinity pool along with 11 smaller pools, all located nearby the centuries-old Mayan sites of Tulum and Coba. Indulge in 24-hour room service, daily refreshed mini-bar, limitless gourmet dining and top-shelf spirits at nine restaurants and six bars and lounges, pool and beach wait service, nightly entertainment and more. Enjoy the natural beauty of Akumal – meaning “Place of Turtles” in Mayan – by snorkeling off the coast, visiting nearby underwater rivers, or simply basking on the pristine beach.

Idyllic. Striking. Nature.

Resort Features
  • Located in the center of the Riviera Maya, just 20 minutes from famous Playa del Carmen and 1 hour south of the Cancun International Airport
  • Nestled along the calm waters of Akumal Beach, awarded a 2014 TripAdvisor Travelers’ Choice Award for one of the “Top 10 Beaches in Mexico”
  • Expansive infinity pool with breathtaking views of the ocean, as well as 11 smaller pools providing swim-out access from select suites
  • Close to the area’s most unique sites including an authentic Mayan village and the world’s largest underground river
  • All-suite resort featuring spectacular views, as well as ground floor suites with direct swim-out access to a pool from a private terrace
  • Ideal location for snorkeling, scuba diving, and sport fishing – the world’s second largest barrier reef sits just 150 meters off the resort’s beach
  • Akumal, “place of turtles” in Mayan, is home to one of the largest green sea turtle populations in Mexico
  • Over 8,000 square feet of dedicated meeting and function space
  • Nearby the centuries-old Mayan sites of Tulum and Coba

Unlimited-Luxury® provides guests with an array of amenities, services, and activities. These include:

  • Full breakfast, lunch, dinner and snacks each day
  • Unlimited natural fruit juices and soft drinks
  • Unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits
  • Welcome bottle of sparkling wine and fruit plate
  • Spacious non-smoking rooms and suites, graciously appointed and luxuriously equipped
  • Mini-bar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water and beer
  • 24-hour room service
  • Pool and beach wait service
  • Endless daytime activities and live nightly entertainment
  • Theme parties, oceanfront bars and entertainment venues
  • No reservations at specialty restaurants
  • No wristbands required
  • All taxes and gratuities
Points of Interest

Secrets Akumal is conveniently located near a vast network of underground rivers and eco-adventure sports including mountain biking, snorkeling, scuba diving, trekking, bird watching, deep sea fishing, Mayan archeological sites, world-class golfing and some of the best shopping and gourmet dining the area has to offer. Our tour desk can help you arrange private or group excursions to these wonderful nearby attractions. Akumal offers a variety of activities nearby, including sport fishing, snorkeling and scuba diving, windsurfing, kayaking, exploring cenotes, bike rides and walks through the jungle, or if you prefer, just sit back and relax under the shade of palm trees bent.


These Mayan ruins are located in the one of the most important cities of its time and are among the most popular tourist sites in the area.


Learn about Mayan culture and enjoy family activities at this ecological/archeological theme park.


Enjoy aquatic adventures in natural lagoons and caves while learning about ancient Mayan culture.

Playa del Carmen

Originally a small fishing town, now Playa Del Carmen is a bustling tourist attraction with its pristine beaches and turquoise water.

Puerto Morelos

Puerto Morelos is known for its beachfront restaurants, bars and lounges.


Cozumel is conveniently located and a perfect scuba diving and snorkeling destination.

Chichén Itzá

Chichén Itzá is one of the most impressive of all the Mayan Ruins, named one of the ‘new 7 wonders of the world.’


The Mayan ruins of Cobá are located deep in the jungle, boasting the tallest pyramid in the Yucatan peninsula.

Yal-Ku Lagoon

Yal-Ku is a narrow inlet through which fresh water traveling via underground rivers reaches the ocean. The lagoon has many small islands and areas where wildlife, flora, and fauna thrive. The primary activity at Yal-Ku is snorkeling.

Centro Ecológico Akumal

The Ecological Center in Akumal does a great job educating the public about conservation of the environment. Their focus is on Green and Loggerhead Sea Turtles that frequent the area.

Pablo Bush Romero Memorial Park

This little park is between two beautiful home, common along this road overlooking Half Moon Bay. There is a path that leads to the sea where you can see a variety of coral and interesting fossils.

Resort Map

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Relax in the most affluent surroundings while taking in the most captivating views of the Caribbean. Close attention to detail, exquisite architecture and the finest comforts make Secrets Akumal a truly remarkable hideaway. The resort boasts a total of 434 suites, many offering majestic ocean views. Swim-out suites are also available.

All suites offer the following amenities and inclusions:
  • Private, furnished balcony or terrace
  • 1 king or two double beds
  • His-and-her armoire
  • Sofa
  • Jacuzzi for two in every room
  • Ceiling fan
  • Electronic safety deposit box (laptop size)
  • Iron and ironing board
  • Vanity mirror
  • Hair dryer
  • 24-hour room service
  • Night table with lamp
  • 42” satellite TV
  • DVD player
  • Concierge in every building
  • Mini-bar refreshed daily with soft drinks, bottled water and beer
  • Coffee machine/tea maker
  • Alarm clock with iPod dock
  • Complimentary WiFi with Unlimited Connectivity
  • Direct dial telephone
  • Electric voltage 110V
Junior Suite Tropical View (544 sq. ft.)

In addition to the above amenities, the Junior Suite Tropical View offers stunning partial ocean views, one king or two double beds, a full bathroom with Jacuzzi for two, separate shower, water closet and double vanities, and a private furnished balcony or terrace.

Junior Suite Partial Ocean View (544 sq. ft.)

In addition to the above amenities, the Junior Suite Partial Ocean View offers stunning partial ocean views, one king or two double beds, a full bathroom with Jacuzzi for two, separate shower, water closet and double vanities, and a private furnished balcony or terrace.

Junior Suite Ocean View (544 sq. ft.)

In addition to the above amenities, the Junior Suite Ocean View offers spectacular ocean views, one king or two double beds, full bathroom with Jacuzzi for two, separate shower, water closet and double vanities, and a private furnished balcony or terrace.

Junior Suite Swim-Out (544 sq. ft.)

In addition to the above amenities, the Junior Suite Swim-Out offers pool and tropical garden views, one king-size bed, full bathroom with Jacuzzi for two, separate shower, water closet and double vanities, and a private furnished terrace with direct swim-out access.

Restaurants & Bars


Offering nine dining options including six à la carte gourmet restaurants, a buffet, a café and a grill. No reservations are required. Gluten-free and vegetarian menu options are available. All restaurant openings rotate throughout the week. Number of restaurants open for each meal is dependent upon occupancy levels.

Market Café | Breakfast 7 a.m. – 11 a.m., Lunch 12:30 p.m. – 3 p.m.
  • A buffet-style international restaurant
  • Dress Code: Casual
El Patio | Dinner 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Savor Mexican à la carte cuisine in a traditional authentic ambience
  • Dress Code: Casual Elegance
Himitsu | Dinner 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Specializing in a fusion of Pan-Asian à la carte specialties
  • Teppanyaki tables available
  • Dress Code: Casual Elegance
Portofino | Dinner 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Enjoy delectable Italian à la carte cuisine
  • Dress Code: Casual Elegance
Bordeaux | Dinner 6 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • À la carte French cuisine in a romantic, elegant atmosphere
  • Dress Code: Casual Elegance
Seaside Grill | Lunch 11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Dinner 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Located pool side serving à la carte grilled specialties
  • Dress Code: Casual
Oceana | Dinner 6:30 p.m. – 11 p.m.
  • Fresh seafood presented in a quiet and romantic seaside setting
  • Dress Code: Casual
Coco Café | 8 a.m. – 10 p.m.
  • Enjoy premium coffee and snacks in a casual and relaxed atmosphere
  • Dress Code: Casual
Barefoot Grill | Lunch 12:30 p.m. – 4 p.m.
  • Enjoy light lunch specialties in a casual and relaxed outdoor setting
  • Dress Code: Casual
Dress Codes
  • Bermudas (long shorts or capri pants), sneakers/ tennis shoes or sandals. No sleeveless shirts for men. Women must wear a bathing suit wrap or cover-up.
Casual Elegance
  • Sneakers/ tennis shoes or dress sandals, dress shirts with short sleeves or collared shirts. No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops. Long pants required for men.

Bars & Lounges

Offering 6 bars and lounges, serving top-shelf spirits and premium brand domestic and international beverages, ranging from swim-up to a music lounge.

  • Lobby bar featuring chic furniture for lounging with a refreshing cocktail
  • Hours: 10 a.m. – 1 a.m.
  • Relax with a refreshing cocktail at this swim-up pool bar
  • Hours: 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
  • Pool and beach bar offering signature cocktails
  • Hours: 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Desires Music Lounge
  • Contemporary music lounge featuring flat screen TVs, dance floor and DJ
  • Hours: 10 p.m. – 1 a.m.
Sugar Reef
  • Bar serving your favorite tropical cocktails
  • Hours: 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.
Showtime Bar
  • Sip your favorite cocktail while enjoying our nighttime entertainment
  • Hours: 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience

As part of the privileges of Unlimited-Luxury®, we’re offering guests of Secrets Akumal the chance to Sip, Savor & See all Secrets, Dreams, Now and Sunscape Resorts & Spas in the region. Enjoy dinner and live entertainment at neighboring resorts including sipping complimentary cocktails, savoring delicious cuisine at the restaurant of your choice and the opportunity to see that evening’s entertainment.

The Sip, Savor & See Dining Experience is only good for dinner. This is not a day pass. Guests must make arrangements through the resort concierge by 3 p.m. Guests may choose to dine at any of the restaurants that are serving dinner. Guests are responsible for cost of transportation to and from the resort. A maximum of 4 people are allowed per seating. Special restrictions may apply for Christmas and New Year’s Eve dinners and special events. Guests can utilize the facilities at the resort they are visiting from 6 p.m. to 1 a.m., including bars and theater.

Activities & Entertainment
Indoor/Outdoor Activities
  • Golf nearby
  • Ping-Pong
  • Multi-purpose court (basketball, volleyball, etc.)
  • Beach volleyball
  • Euro-bungee
  • Archery
  • Yoga
  • Cocktail classes
  • Dance lessons
  • Football
Water Sports
  • Snorkel
  • Kayaks
  • Sailing
  • Water aerobics
  • Pool volleyball
  • Water polo
  • Hobie cats
  • Scuba diving*
  • Deep sea fishing*
  • Sport fishing*
  • Windsurfing

*Additional charges may apply.


Guests of Secrets Akumal will enjoy complimentary green fees at the nearby Riviera Maya Golf Club. *More information coming soon.

Facilities & Services


  • Three swimming pools including an expansive infinity pool
  • Outdoor Jacuzzi
  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room and concierge services
  • Elevators located in each building
  • Handicap Accessible
  • Currency exchange
  • Business center
  • Complimentary WiFi
  • State-of-the-art meeting rooms and facilities*
  • Shopping galleria
  • Cigar shop
  • Open-air theatre
  • Wedding gazebo
  • Wedding, honeymoon and spa packages*
  • Secrets Spa by Pevonia*
  • Laundry services*
  • Travel agency*
  • Car rental*

* Additional costs apply

Unlimited Connectivity

The complimentary, interactive Secrets Resorts and Spas mobile app allows guests to stay connected to those they are with, as well as friends and family back home with Unlimited Connectivity. Utilizing the app-to-app call feature, guests can make local and international calls using the resort’s Wi-Fi connection, without incurring any cell phone roaming charges. Guests can also personalize their stay by creating a user profile using email, Facebook or Twitter accounts to contact resort staff directly, book spa appointments, reserve excursions and access information about dining, resort activities, local attractions and much more. In addition, this easy-to-use, cost-saving app registers as a room extension so guests can send and receive calls throughout the resort as if they were in their room.


Hours: 7 a.m. – 11 p.m.

The business center spans 700 sq. ft. and offers computers with internet access and a printer.


Hours: 8 a.m. – 8 p.m.

For guests seeking a sanctuary for the senses, Secrets Spa by Pevonia at Secrets Akumal stretches 13,000 sq. ft. offering a sublime atmosphere of pure indulgence that combines hydrotherapy and relaxing treatments creating a refreshing, invigorating and peaceful experience. Pamper yourself in our stunning spa surrounded by a hydrotherapy circuit, sauna and steam room and relaxing indoor lounge area. Massages, body treatments, facials, manicures, pedicures and a full service beauty salon are available for you. The spa also offers an array of rejuvenating treatments and packages.

Hydrotherapy Circuit:

  • Sauna
  • Steam Room
  • Jacuzzi
  • Hydro massage pool


The on-premise, state-of-the-art fitness center provides a full range of cardio-conditioning activities and exercise equipment including treadmills, free weights, exercise bicycles, stair climbers and step machines. Elliptical and fitness accessories such as yoga mats and exercise balls.

*Additional costs apply.

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