The Hotel Marina El Cid Spa and Beach Resort is a luxurious all-inclusive, beachfront resort on the sun-splashed shores of the Caribbean Sea, halfway between Playa del Carmen and the Mayan Riviera. Conveniently located less than a mile from the charming, bohemian fishing village of Puerto Morelos and a short walk from the marina, the deluxe hotel, and spa resort features beautifully-appointed accommodations with breathtaking ocean views, upscale facilities and resort activities, and unforgettable dining experiences at five tantalizing restaurants around the resort.

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Light and airy Mediterranean-style guest rooms and suites boast contemporary décor in tropically-inspired hues with en-suite bathrooms, modern in-room conveniences and private balconies with stunning ocean and Riviera vistas. Five award-winning restaurants offer a variety of cuisine from fresh seafood, prime steaks, and authentic Mexican fare, along with signature cocktails and other libations. Upscale amenities and facilities at the resort include a 22,000-square-foot swimming pool with cascading waterfalls, an exclusive Mayan-inspired spa, an adults-only whirlpool and massage area, a fully equipped fitness room, and a business center.

Guest Accommodations

The Hotel Marina El Cid Spa and Beach Resort features beautifully appointed and stylishly decorated guest rooms and suites in a variety of layouts, sizes, and positions. Boasting chic, contemporary décor and modern furnishings, each room offers double, queen or king-size beds with pillowtop mattresses, designer linens, and hypoallergenic pillows, and spacious marble en-suite bathrooms with showers, vanities, and luxury bath amenities. Some suites have ample sitting and living areas with sofas, coffee tables, and armchairs, and multi-bedroom suites have dining tables and chairs for entertaining, fully equipped kitchenettes, and fully stocked minibars.

Modern in-room conveniences in every suite include air-conditioning, flat-screen televisions with satellite channels, coffee makers, direct dial telephones, mini-bars stocked with complimentary bottled water, soft drinks and beer, in-room digital safes, and complimentary high-speed wireless Internet. Additional guest services include 24-hour room service and nightly turn-down services.


The Hotel Marina El Cid Spa and Beach Resort features four elegant restaurants and six bars and lounges that serve a variety of freshly prepared cuisine and drinks, from authentic Mexican fare to fresh seafood and more. Covering a range of culinary tastes from around the globe, the resort’s restaurants offer wholesome breakfasts, light lunches and sumptuous dinners in elegant settings with spectacular views.

Savor mouthwatering Asian-Mediterranean fusion fare paired with wines from an extensive wine cellar at the chic Al Elcazar Restaurant, which offers indoor and alfresco dining on the terrace, or enjoys a sumptuous buffet with international flavors and daily themes at Al Alhambra.

Enjoy authentic Mexican cuisine and a range of specialties next to the sparkling swimming pool, along with a selection of the finest tequilas in the country, or head on a culinary journey to Italy at La Trattoria Di Gulio where the Caribbean meets the Mediterranean with homemade pasta and hand-tossed oven-fired pizzas, delectable soups, and traditional Italian dishes.

Take a short stroll along the shore to The Marina to enjoy freshly caught seafood, prime steaks, freshly prepared salads and decadent desserts against a backdrop of stunning marina and ocean views.

Sip handcrafted cocktails and premium brand beverages at the Scaramanga Beach Bar, which is set right on the sand, at the poolside Congo Bar, which is open all day, or at the swim-up bar in the pool as you soak up the rays. The Lobby Bar offers an extensive selection of libations along with live music in the evenings, and the Macondo Bar can be found next to the infinity swimming pool.

Amenities and Recreation

The Hotel Marina El Cid Spa and Beach Resort offer a wealth of deluxe amenities, facilities and guest services in and around the resort, including a 22,000-square-foot swimming pool with cascading waterfalls, a swim-up bar, a slide and diving pool and a dedicated children's area with slides. A sun deck features loungers, umbrellas, and private cabanas, and an adults-only area has a private pool and whirlpool, sun deck with loungers and a bar.

The exclusive 13,000 square-foot El Cocay Spa offers an array of indulgent and pampering treatments from massages and body treatments to traditional Mayan spa treatments and salon services, and five restaurants serve an exciting range of cuisine from around the world. Six bars and lounges offer elegant and laid-back places to sip cocktails and soak up the sun sets, and a dedicated children’s club is available to take care of the little ones.

The El Cid Marina is a private, full-service marina a short walk away from the resort and features 120 boat and yacht slips, a dive shop offering scuba diving and snorkeling courses and experiences, a mini-supermarket and a sports fishing fleet for charters.

Outdoor recreational activities and sports offers at the resort include kayaking, paddle-boarding, windsurfing, sailing, and surfing, along with tennis, sports fishing, horseback riding and golf (nearby), and a fully equipped fitness center.

Boulevard El Cid, Unidad 15, Km. 3, 77580 Puerto Morelos, Q.R., Mexico, website, Phone: +52-80-00-03-62-92

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