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Viva Wyndham Maya


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2018 Exceptional Values
Honeymoon: Bottle of domestic sparkling wine, hors d'oeuvres, fruit basket, two t-shirts, and room upgrade (based on availability; Minimum 3 night stay).

Spend unforgettable moments alongside your family at Viva Wyndham Maya located in Riviera Maya, Mexico. This delightful resort has a mystical charm, with breathtaking white, sandy beaches, nearby Mayan ruins, colossal forests, and cenotes. Wake up in paradise and enjoy the magic of this all-inclusive resort bursting with energy, rhythm, and fun.

This one-of-a-kind resort is surrounded by an incredible culture, atmosphere, and extraordinary local attractions. The daily activities program has something for guests of every age. For the recreation-minded, Viva Wyndham Maya offers water aerobics, boogie boarding, kayaking, beach volleyball, a climbing wall, and much more. Enjoy a refreshing swim, lounge on the white-sand beach, or pamper yourself at the Renova Spa. Your children will create unforgettable moments at the kids' club. With an extensive activities program, the supervised club is ideal for families. Parents can enjoy time on their own while children form new friendships with kids from around the globe.

As night falls, the fun is just getting started. Enjoy nightly themed shows, sip your favorite cocktail at one of the premium bars, or dance the hours away at the disco.

Viva Wyndham Maya offers an international buffet, delicious snacks, and refreshing beverages 24-hours a day. Let yourself be seduced by the flavors of the Mexican, Mediterranean, and Italian specialty restaurants.

Viva Wyndham Maya has 604 elegantly decorated rooms providing the perfect place for a siesta. These picturesque sanctuaries include breathtaking ocean or garden views and are furnished in a quaint, colonial style.

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HOTEL LOCATION
Located on a prime stretch of sandy beachfront in the unique Playacar complex, this resort is two miles away from the town of Playa del Carmen, and 35 miles (45 minutes driving time) from the Cancun International Airport.
Address:
PLAYA DEL CARMEN
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Local Phone: 011-52-984-87...
Fax: 011-52-984-873-4646
HOTEL FACILITIES
Barber / Beauty Salon
Boutique Shops
Car Rental
Concierge
Currency Exchange
Disco / Nightclub
Laundry / Dry Cleaning Service
Meeting Rooms
Parking(Complimentary.)
Physician on Call
Shopping Mall Nearby (Walking distance)
Pools
Number of Pools: 1
Outdoor Pools: 1     
There is a freshwater swimming pool with a whirlpool.
Golf: NEARBY
Playacar Golf Club - 1/2 mile
This championship-level golf course was carved right out of the jungle by the Robert Von Hagge Associates. This 7,202 yard course is rated 73.1 and has plenty of tee boxes for every level of play. It is situated next to Playa del Carmen.
Holes: 18
Green Fees: $100
Cart Fee: Included
Club Rental Fees: $30
Caddy: Mandatory
Lessons Available
Tennis
Number of Courts: 2
Outdoor Courts: 2
Pro Onsite
Water Sports on Site
Fishing: Additional Charge
Scuba: Additional Charge
Snorkeling: Complimentary
Wind Surf: Complimentary
Health Club / Spa
Aerobics: Complimentary
Jacuzzi: Complimentary
Nautilus Equipment: Complimentary
Sauna: Complimentary
Manicure / Pedicure: Additional Charge
Facials: Additional Charge
HOTEL DETAILS
Club Viva Maya is a great property with Mexican architecture, modern facilities and a friendly atmosphere. This beachfront resort consists of 3-story units spread throughout lush tropical landscaping, each room features a balcony or terrace. Features include a strong entertainment program, wonderfull cuisine, lighted tennis, a disco, daily activities, live nightly entertainment. Beach: The property is situated along an expansive, white sandy beach. Check-in: 3:00 pm
Check-out: 12:00 noon
Total Rooms: 604
Year Opened: 1997 Credit Cards: Visa, Master Card, American Express
HOTEL RESTRICTIONS
No Springbreakers. Must be at least 18 years old to check in. Men are required to wear pants for dinner. There is a $2 per day charge for the use of the safety depsoit box.
ROOM TYPES
SUPERIOR ROOM OCEAN VIEW
Guestroom includes one king bed or two queen beds, and a private balcony with bea utiful ocean views. Room also includes a full bathroom, an in-room safe, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUPERIOR
Guestroom includes one king bed or two queen beds, and a private balcony with garden views. Room also includes an in-room safe, a full bathroom, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUPERIOR DELUXE
Guestroom includes one king bed or two queen beds, and a private balcony with stunning garden views. Room also includes a full bathroom, an in-room safe, and more.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
SUPERIOR SINGLE WITH CHILD
Guestroom includes one king bed or two queen beds, and a private balcony with garden views. Room also includes an in-room safe, a full bathroom, and more. Adjourning rooms upon request.
Other Amenities -
Air Conditioning
Shower
Balcony or Terrace
Hair Dryer
Iron
Telephone
Television
Room Safe
DINING
Viva Wyndham Maya features 1 meal plan options:
All Meals, Drinks & Tips-FULL
There are 5 Restaurants at Viva Wyndham Maya:
Viva Cafe - A la carte Fusion restaurant (international cuisine). Open for dinner. Reservations required.
Miramare - A la carte restaurant serving pizza and pasta dishes. Open for dinner. Reservations required. Dress Code: Men must wear long pants.
Portofino - A la carte restaurant serving Mediterranean cuisine. Open for dinner. Reservations required. Dress Code: Men must wear long pants.
Hacienda Don Diego - A la carte restaurant serving Mexican cuisine. Open for dinner. Reservations required. Dress Code: Men must wear long pants.
La Terraza - International buffet restaurant.
ACTIVITIES & ENTERTAINMENT
Daily Activities & Entertainment:
Dance Lessons, Spanish Lessons, Water Aerobics, Bingo, Tournaments, Bocce Ball, Sailing, Waterpolo.
Nightly Activities & Entertainment:
Evening Entertainment: A different show every night (15 night rotation); DiscothequeCovered theater.
CHILDREN'S PROGRAMS
The Kids Fun Club divides children into two age groups: one for younger children ages4-7; and another group for kids 8-12 years old. Both offer activities designed especially for the tastes of each respective age group.
Applicable Ages: 4 to 12 years old.
Program Fees: Complimentary.

Children's Facilities
PlayGround
Babysitting Fee: $5.00 per hour
Advance Notice for Babysitting: 24 hrs.

Apple Vacations Customer Satisfaction Score
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256 Recommend
256 past Apple Vacationers would recommend Viva Wyndham Maya to their friends and family



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Apple Vacations Traveller Reviews
Viva Wyndham Maya
VIRGINIA W.
Oct 24 2017
Accomodations and staff were excellent with beautiful beaches and pools. The drinks were excellent as were the hamburgers, pizza and breakfast. The speciality restaurants were excellent. The main cafeteria type dinning room was without air-conditioning there were overhead fans but it was hot and the food was fair.
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MICHELLE Z.
Aug 07 2017
The best part of the hotel was the beach. Employees were not very friendly especially when they tried to pitch you the sale of a timeshare with the pretense of explaining the hotel amenities. The food was fair. I have had better food and cocktails at other all inclusive properties. There was no swim up bar or staff bringing drinks out to you at the pool or beach. You had to go make a line to get your own alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverage. 8'm quite surprised at the lack luster service. I will say that the hotel was clean and the rooms were cleaned at least 2x per day. They even disinfect mattresses which was a big plus. The beach area was perfect.
Customer Rating: 

Excellent Resort
ASWANI V.
Jan 10 2017
We had a great experience at Viva Wyndham Maya. Very clean maintenance, friendly staff, amazing food and drink selection, and entertaining evenings.
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Viva Wyndham Maya
JOE R.
Oct 04 2016
Hotel staff was excellent and always helpful.
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DONALD L.
May 25 2016
The only complaint I have is the rooms on the site are not the rooms you get. You have to belong to the Hotel's "club" to get the nicer rooms with extras, like coffee pot. Micro wave and mini bar. The hotel was clean and staff was friendly. Always something going on to keep you entertained . We will return!
Customer Rating: 

This resort is just okay
VICTORIA W.
May 09 2016
This resort did not give me a vacation feel. First off, we were limited to 2 complimentary reservations for the restaurants on the resorts. After the 2 complimentary reservations had been used, we had to go back to guest services between 2pm-3pm to see if there were other openings for restaurants on a daily basis. This was such a hassle and felt like such an inconvenience. Secondly, our toilet in our bathroom stop flushing and maintenance did not come to fix this issue until after making a request twice. Thirdly, the housekeeping failed to leave us face towels the entire time we were there(which was 5 days). Not to mention that 2 of those nights we were not provided with the large towels either. Therefore we had to ask housekeeping while cleaning other tenant's rooms if we could get towels, which was also irritating. The room felt moist and not very comfortable and soothing. This resort did not give me the full vacation experience as I intended to say the least.
Customer Rating: 

We love Viva Wyndham Maya!!!
BRAD P.
Mar 22 2016
This was our 2nd trip to Viva Wyndham Maya. The Service and staff are excellent and the beach, pool, and facilities are extrememly clean and well taken care of. We will gladly visit here again.
Customer Rating: 

Nice Resort
ROBERT B.
Mar 21 2016
This is a very nice (all inclusive) resort. The room was nice although a little noisy. The hotel services were very adequate. I was surprised that there were no wash cloths. Had to use a hand towel for that purpose. The food was generally good. Enough selection to please most tastes. The Ala Carte restruants were very good.
Customer Rating: 

Dirty...Worst FOOD ever...people SMOKING everwhere
HEIDI M.
Mar 21 2016
This is the worst resort I have EVER stayed at. From the moment we checked in it was awful. The front desk staff was rude. We were put in a downgraded room from what we paid for (and not reimbursed) because we wanted a king size bed (which we requested ahead of time and I doubled check we were going to have prior to our arrival). No elevators and people smoke everywhere. The rooms are VERY small, dated, linens are rough, pillows are small, and beds are old, squeaky and disgusting. Some bathrooms are updated which was my saving grace. But, limited towels with no shampoo or conditioner. Bring your own. Expect to be haggled for everything. Nothing is really "free". They are always trying to upsell you and depending on who you talk to, you will get a different price for everything. I think most employees are getting some kind of kick-back...even the taxi drivers. This is hands down the worst food I have ever encountered at a hotel and I travel A LOT. It's virtually impossible to get a reservation at one of the "nicer restaurants" which they only seat at 50% but don't worry, its not worth the wait. It's the same food just plated differently. Oh and the wine tastes like vinegar and the meat look like SPAM. Several in our group got sick. I stayed away from all dairy, fruits and vegetables (anything washed with water) and was ok but I STARVED. The nicest people are the bartenders and employees who work around the pool. Drinks are OK...very watered down. Expect long lines for a drink. We booked through Apple Vacations and they rated this 4 apples...It's barely a 2 star resort. On a positive note, the beaches are beautiful and guests (if you don't mind a fairly foreign crowd) were friendly. Wyndham should be ashamed to have this resort in their portfolio. After this, I will probably not ever stay at another Wyndham resort. Very disappointed. DO NOT WASTE YOUR MONEY ON THIS HOTEL.
Customer Rating: 

Awesome vacation
MAUREEN S.
Mar 04 2016
We loved the resort and staff, had a great vacation there!
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It could be better
TERA F.
Jan 05 2016
Buffet is decent, but restaurants on site is excellent for food quality and service is excellent. Only 2 bars, no cocktail servers at lobby bar, only 1 beach cocktail server, no poolside servers. Hotel staff is courteous, maid service is excellent, massage service is excellent. Service in buffet breakfast is excellent.
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TripAdvisor Traveller Reviews
Pleasant stay in this resort
,
Mon Jan 22 10:44:12 EST 2018
We had a wonderful mini vacation at this resort. Great services, friendly people, amazing team!! Kudos to the entertainment team, every single one of them are putting 100% effort to make lives better! To Kuko and the trapeze team you guys rock, although my little one and I didn’t do well, but hey we had so much fun because of your help and hard work!!! Oh and the SHOW....just so fun to attend all the shows, great work, love you guys!!! To Tony, gracias por la lección de español todos los días!! I love the food and drinks, the food management is doing a great job! Thank you!! Lovely kids club that you run, very caring and friendly! The beach is beautiful, I’ll be back to have more fun!!! Aplausos!!!!!

Relaxing holiday at Viva Maya
lebrew, Vernon, Canada
Mon Jan 22 08:48:18 EST 2018
We spent 2 wonderful weeks at the Viva Wyndam Maya from Dec 30- Jan 13. Great food, tremendous staff, fabulous beach! We were able to visit all 4 A La Carte restaurants, all were very good. The buffet at La Tarreza was amazing. We enjoyed the energy and professionalism of the dancers in the evening shows. Check in took a little bit of time, I noticed that it was more efficient at other times. The only negative I had was poor wifi reception, but hey, we were on holidays! This was our 2nd visit the Viva Maya, the 1st in 2003. We highly Reccomended it.

Little Cool but Made best of it
Steve-Jen S, London, Ontario, Canada
Mon Jan 22 05:23:41 EST 2018
This hotel was really great for travelling with children. It was a little cool due to winter time there but our kids still played at the beach and in the pool. The service was really good especially in the buffett restaurant. They could use a little more variety for the food on the buffett.

Week of Relaxation
carli p,
Sun Jan 21 23:17:46 EST 2018
Wonderful people, so accommodating and excellent food. We say hello to Deter the drink master! We snorkeled in underground cenotes, and swam with whale sharks. The beauty of Tulum is unique and the story of Tulum is mindblowing. If you've not visited Playa del Carmen, you're missing out on a truly beautiful holiday.

Excellent hotel but does not recognize repeat clients
Bioube, Gatineau QC
Sun Jan 21 15:25:58 EST 2018
We stayed at this hotel from 27 Sep to 11 Oct 2017. This was our fifth consecutive stay at this hotel. We asked if it was possible to have a room in the 3000 building, where we usually have our room, and we were told that we would be charged an extra $40 US for every night. I asked why it was not like that in our previous stays and I was told that this is how it was now. A week later, friends of ours arrived at the hotel (this was their second trip to the hotel in 3 years). They did not like their room and asked to change room. They were offered a room in the 3000 building at no extra cost. That really made us feel like choped liver. We will return to that hotel, but we will not expect to be appreciated for our returning business as it does not appear to have any value for this hotel. A la carte restaurants are excellent, staff is great, registration staff and policies are not designed to make you feel welcomed.



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