Nizuc Resort & Spa
Riviera Maya & Isla Holbox, Mexico
At a Glance
Just 15 minutes from Cancun airport
Very attentive and friendly service
Fantastic facilities and a great selection of dining options
Beautiful property with a modern Mayan Asian design and a beachfront location
Perfect for families or couples, with a separate adults-only pool and beach
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
The best time to visit is typically during the drier, slightly milder months between November and April. The ‘rainy’ season begins in the south around June and runs until November. Although it can be hotter and more humid at this time of year, usually it only rains for a couple of hours before the weather clears. The wettest months tend to be September and October. The Caribbean coast can be affected by the hurricane season, which officially is from June to November.
To start planning your vacation to Nizuc Resort & Spa
Set on a white sand beach just 10 minutes from Cancun airport but worlds away in its seclusion, Nizuc Resort & Spa is an ultra-luxury Asian-inspired design hotel. It's ideal for couples and families alike, with excellent facilities and service.
Located just 10 minutes from Cancun airport and the same distance from the hotel strip, but well away from the hustle and bustle, Nizuc Resort & Spa is located on Punta Nizuc, on one of the Riviera Maya’s most beautiful and alluring beaches. The resort has an obvious Asian feel in its design and architecture, and offers 274 suites and private villas dispersed throughout the property.
The suites are all spacious and have private terraces with breathtaking views over either the Caribbean or the verdant mangrove trees and water canal, and provide a feeling of privacy and seclusion. Included is butler service and in-suite dining, and many come with a private garden, private pool or plunge pool with cascade and an outdoor shower.
Guests can enjoy outstanding facilities that include six restaurants, a 3,000-square-meter ESPA spa with an oceanfront setting and state-of-the-art treatment facilities, and several activities including stand-up paddle boards, hobie cats, kayaks and snorkeling and diving tours to Punta Nizuc Reef. There are two tennis courts and a tennis pro on site.
The resort also runs fitness programs and yoga retreats. For children, the Winik’s Kids Club includes a supervised playroom as well as activities such as kayaking, kids cooking classes, pottery, painting, and music and dance.
Ocean Suites fuse contemporary Mexican design with Asian aesthetics and are huge, while the Residence Suites are ideally located on the oceanfront, and have private terraces, most with infinity plunge pools. With suites ranging from 75 to 164 square meters, these suites easily adapt to any guest configuration while still providing complete privacy and security. For the ultimate in discreet indulgence and privacy, the Private Pool Villas offer intimate and lavish retreats for the most discerning guests, and range from 255 to 515 square meters.
Nizuc has a superb childcare program which caters from infants to teens. The resort's kids club, Winik's, offers supervised play areas, structured activities such as cooking classes, pottery and crafts, painting, music and dance, while there are DVDs and books to enjoy. The official age is from 4 to 12 yrs old. Children below 4 years are also very welcome accompanied by an adult.
Cots and rollaway beds can be added to any room category, and babysitting and baby care amenities such as nappies and high chairs can also be provided. Oceanview Deluxe Doubles can interconnect with Master Suites, which are a great option for families or for families happy to share the Oceanview Deluxe Doubles have two queen beds.
Nizuc Resort & Spa features six restaurants, a fabulous ESPA branded spa with 9 treatment rooms, fitness center, beauty salon, yoga and pilates clases, a children's club and non-motorized water craft such as hobie cats, paddle boards, and kayaks. There are two tennis courts and a tennis pro on site.
Diving and snorkeling on the reef, non-motorized water sports, spa treatments and archaeological tours to a number of Mayan ruins.
Jenny Weidemann (Staff)
The minute I checked in I forgot I was in Cancun. Although just a 15 min drive from the airport you feel like you are further away - thanks to the unique location at Punta Nizuc, you are mostly surrounded by water. I loved the food at the Ni- a Peruvian inspired restaurant but didnt have time to try the other ones there is a great variety though and the pool by the Terra Nostra (the Italian place) is gorgeous and a lot less busy than the main pool. I stayed in an ocean view suite with stunning views. Make sure you walk around at night. The main areas look spectacular with multiple fireplaces lit in mirror like pools.
Scarlett Richard (Staff)
Nizuc is a fantastic beach escape where the service is unsurpassed and the food at each of the six world-class restaurants is delicious. I loved dining at La Ramona, which offers authentic Mexican food with a twist. Nizuc is a large property with 274 rooms but retains a personal feel. All of the rooms are very spacious, spread out and beautifully designed with a very masculine feel to them. What I like about Nizuc is that it is divided into sections and caters to everyone, meaning it is perfect for both couples and families. Nestled at the end of the peninsula, the beach is very private and it is one of the only hotels to enjoy a sunset. Not to mention, it is only ten minutes from the airport. The location here, is unbeatable.
Mrs Laura Taylor-Vann (Guest)
Culinary delights to tantalize the taste buds, lovely people, food, ambience and layout. Stunning accommodation with equally fabulous staff.
So wonderful there.
Chichen Itza & Private Cenote
A superb experience that combines exploring the archaeological wonders of Chichen Itza, a delicious picnic and relaxation by a beautiful cenote in complete privacy
Coba by Bicycle
Explore one of the Yucatan's less known Maya sites by bicycle, and climb the 120 steps to the top of the Nohoch Mul pyramid temple. Accompanied by a historian guide you will learn about the ruins and natural wonders which can be found at the site.
Dive Mexico's Underwater Museum
Explore the weird and wonderful underwater world of the Riviera Maya as you experience one of the most fascinating dive sites. The MUSA Underwater museum was created to encourage coral to grow and is now home to an array of colorful fish species.
Ek Balam & Xchen Cenote
Explore one of the Maya world's less visited complexes, the magnificent Ek Balam, before relaxing by a beautiful cenote in the afternoon.
Jungle Quad Bike Adventure Mexico
Go quad biking along lush tropical jungle tracks through the Mayan rainforest on Mexico's Riviera Maya. Drive past stunning white sand beaches and cool off with a swim in a crystal clear sacred cenote.
Out-of-Hours Chichen Itza Private Tour
Rise early to explore the impressive site of Chichen Itza as the sun comes up and before the gates open to the public on this exclusive private experience, allowing you to escape the crowds and make the most of your time at this must-see landmark.
Private Catamaran Sail to Isla Mujeres
Charter your own private catamaran for the day and sail the turquoise Caribbean waters that separate Cancun from the stunning white shores of Isla Mujeres, stopping en route to visit secluded coral reefs for fantastic snorkeling in protected seas.
Private Chichen Itza tour
Enjoy a private guided tour of Chichen Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the 'New 7 World Wonders', a unique place to be discovered! This ancient Mayan capital is the most famous of the archaeological zones in the Yucatan.
Private Deep Sea Fishing in the Riviera Maya
Experience the thrill of sport fishing in the warm waters of the Mexican Caribbean on a private fishing charter. Catch mahi-mahi, sailfish, barracuda, king mackerel, wahoo, tuna, grouper, snapper, and many other species.
Rio Secreto - Underwater River Expedition
Step back in time as you head on this amazing excursion to explore the underground 'Secret River', a series of caverns with impressive stalagmites and stalactites which create a dramatic and mysterious setting for today's adventure.
Riviera Maya Jungle Adventure
Venture into the World's longest underground river system on this full day adventure through Mexico's Mayan Riviera, snorkeling in hauntingly beautiful sinkholes, off-roading through stunning jungle landscapes by jeep and flying along zip lines.
Scuba Diving Dos Ojos Cenote
Experience the most amazing scuba diving of your life exploring the world's most extensive system of underwater caverns and caves at Dos Ojos cenote near Tulum. All you need is an open water certificate for this epic adventure.
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve Private Tour
Discover the UNESCO Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve on the Riviera Maya with this unique ecological tour through the coastal wetlands. Learn about nature, ecosystems, tropical birds and plants, as well as Mayan culture and swim in sacred cenotes.
Snorkel with whale sharks
Snorkelling with whale sharks is incredible, best experienced between July and August when droves of these remarkable creatures can be found. Gasp as these gentle leviathans of the deep cruise past you, an utterly unforgettable experience.
Snorkelling with Turtles in Akumal
Akumal is a small beach town on the Riviera Maya and is a great place to snorkel with sea turtles as you are almost guaranteed to see them. Wonder at these ancient sea creatures in their own environment.
Tulum Mayan Ruins
Experience the mystery and the magic of Tulum, considered some of the most beautiful Mayan ruins in Mexico mostly because of its dramatic location on a cliff overlooking the turquoise Caribbean.
Ultimate Chichen Itza air expedition
Soak in spectacular views as you swoop over the Yucatan peninsula by private plane, passing over cenotes and lush jungle to reach the impressive ancient ruins of Chichen Itza, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.
Ultimate Uxmal & Merida Air Expedition
Soar over the Yucatan Peninsula by privately chartered plane for unrivalled views of the region's stunning topography, enjoying privately guided visits of the archaeological site of Uxmal and the charming historic center of Merida.
Wave Runner Riviera Maya
Speed across the turquoise waters of Playa del Carmen by jet-ski for an exhilarating way to explore the beautiful Caribbean coast. Head to Playa Norte, a picture-perfect stretch of white sand beach where you can relax to your heart's content.
Location & directions
Riviera Maya & Isla Holbox, Mexico
Located at the gateway of the Riviera Maya, Nizuc Resort & Spa is positioned in the secluded enclave of Punta Nizuc, the newest luxury destination in the Mexican Caribbean situated on the most desirable land of the Mayan region.
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