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Hotel overview

Get exclusive perks during your getaway at Breathless Riviera Cancun Resort & Spa. Travel now through December 22, 2022 and receive:

Standard Package + Upper Room Amenities
Guests staying in standard rooms:
• 25% discount on spa services
• One-in room family or champagne breakfast
• Complimentary upgrade to nonstop shared transfers
• One bottle of wine/sparkling wine per room
Guests staying in upgraded rooms:
• Enjoy all the perks of the standard rooms plus,
• Beach bag
• 25% off romantic dinner

Valid in Xhale Club Jr. Suite Ocean Front Whirlpool, Xhale Club Jr. Suite Swim Out Ocean Front, and Xhale Club Master Suite Ocean Front room categories. Terms, conditions, and restrictions apply to resort coupons and vary by resort.


Stylish and exhilarating. Breathless Riviera Cancun is located just 15 minutes from Cancun International Airport and nestled between the jungle and Caribbean Ocean. The resort’s layout consisting of two horseshoe shaped buildings and sections, each with their own unique personality and vibe, offers singles, couples, and friends (18+ age minimum) the perfect balance of excitement and relaxation. Guests can mix and mingle with friends and join the volleyball game in the Energy pool or become immersed in the entertainment scene and dance to the music of renowned DJ’s in the xcelerate zone. When you’re ready to Breathe Deep, enjoy a relaxing spa treatment or yoga class. 362 ultra-modern suites feature chic accommodations and the refined amenities included in the Unlimited-Luxury® experience, where everything is included - room service, daily refreshed mini-bars, pool and beach wait services, and so much more. Guests will experience our highest level of luxury and personal service at the xhale club, with exclusive access to the xhale club lounge, elevated concierge service and other special amenities.

A blend of ultra-contemporary and traditional Caribbean décor adorns the 362 guestrooms in five buildings. The xhale club accommodations include the highest level of personalized service and luxury and access to VIP areas throughout the resort. These accommodations include 4 spacious xhale club Master Suite Ocean Front Suites and one xhale club Presidential Suite. All guestrooms feature a daily refreshed mini bar and room service.
• Consists of two horseshoe shaped buildings and areas, each with their own personality and atmosphere. Relax or mix and mingle in the Energy center, then turn it up the in the xcelerate Party Zone
• AAA Four-Diamond award-winning resort
• Located just 15 minutes from the Cancun International Airport by the Lagoon of Bahia Petempich and a 25 minute ride to Playa del Carmen
• xcelerate and xhale club Junior Suite Swim Outs offer direct access to pools and xhale club suites offer even more special perks and privileges like an exclusive lounge and upgraded amenities
• Two stunning swimming pools including the main Energy pool and the Freestyle pool in the xcelerate Party Zone
• Open plan plaza with bars, restaurants and shops offering social gathering place for guests to mingle and meet
• Communal tables at our amazing gourmet restaurants create an interactive atmosphere and encourage guests to interact
• Large convention center includes two ballrooms and three breakout rooms, ideal for small and large meetings, incentive events, seminars or any other business purpose
• Lively atmosphere with parties and events focused on art, music, culture and fashion and an annual DJ program featuring trendsetting DJs
• State-of-the-art After Dark nightclub, exclusive champagne bar, a giant whirlpool for up to 35 people and fire pits around the resort create a vibrant a

Location

Riviera Cancun
Cancun International Airport (CUN) : 12 miles

Property information

Year Built: 2016
Total rooms: 362

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Amenities

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Hotel advisories

Advisory Student Groups (Spring Breakers) are not permitted at Hotel. A student group consist of those that travel without parent supervision or a responsible adult in each room. This could refer to but not limited to high school students or college students booking multiple rooms. The hotel reserves the right to deny lodging to any reservations of this type.

General policies & fine print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 AM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
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 - Student Groups (Spring Breakers) are not permitted at Hotel. student group consist of those that travel without parent supervision or a responsible adult in each room. This could refer to but not limited to high school students or college students booking multiple rooms. The hotel reserves the right to deny lodging to any reservations of this type.

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.

Ratings & reviews

TripAdvisor traveler rating

4.5 6193 reviews
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Celebrated 40th Birthday!

    Overall, the resort was beautiful. The beach had a decent amount of sargassum seaweed, but that was expected since it's normal right now. The restaurants were delicious, the staff were friendly & helpful when needed. There were some standout employees in each area of the resort. I would recommend this resort to family & friends, but inform them about The Deep bar. I would also rank the overall experience behind the Breathless Punta Cana, but ahead of the Breathless in Montego Bay. Resort Standouts: Wilberth, at the Twist & Squeeze swim-up bar, was absolutely amazing. My wife & I have been to about a dozen AM Resorts (Breathless/Secrets/Dreams/Now), and Wilberth is easily in my Top 3 bartenders of all those resorts (Jose/Wild Orchid & Eric/Secrets Costa Rica are the other 2). She had an absolute horrible experience our first afternoon when we went to The Deep. I had her visit The Energy pool & Twist & Squeeze the next day. Wilberth completely changed her viewpoint of the resort after that. Wilberth was amazing to everyone there. I compared him to Tom Cruise in the movie Cocktail. He was that good. For the cooking team, my wife, & I brought some friends along to celebrate my 40th birthday. This was their first time at an AM Resort. I wanted to make sure they experienced the French restaurant, Coquette. The resort concierge & UVC set up a private dinner for the 6 of us. The waiters, food, and drinks were amazing. It was by far everyone's most favorite restaurant of their trip. Props to everyone involved. The Entertainment Team was smaller at this resort than others, but they were still very good. I believe his name was Eduardo, but he was very good to discussing what you would want for fun. He told us about paddle boarding & the small sail boat, so we all took advantage of that. Him & I discussed volleyball a couple times, but really it was the discussion of beach soccer (futbal) that raised the bar. I've played it at other AM Resorts, but he mentioned they don't offer it there. We talked some more & raised more interest from other quests. We improvised with some cones & a volleyball to create a fun game of beach soccer with about 8 quests. I'd recommend investing in a couple small soccer goals & offering it as an activity. For the last person, it's actually the Lifeguard that was on staff at the time I hurt my foot. His name is also Wilberth. I was literally getting ready to play beach soccer when I opened up a dime-sized blister on some concrete. I told Eduardo about it, who introduced me to Wilberth the Lifeguard. He completely cleaned, sterilized , and bandaged up the blister on my pinky toe. He even knew I was wanting to play beach soccer, so he cut of a couple fingers from a latex glove to put around my toe. He then wrapped that in tape. I was able to play soccer on the beach for about 30 minutes, then get back into the pool for a couple hours after that. When I went back to the room the open blister was still clean & dry. Just amazing job by Wilberth.

    Aug 11, 2022
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Breathless Resort

    Great experience. Our family was very impressed. Resort is beautiful and the staff provides outstanding customer satisfaction. Pasqual, Angel, Felipe, and Spoon were particularly helpful and very friendly.

    Aug 11, 2022
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Service was great

    Thanks to Felipe, pascel , and angle breakfast was always amazing at spoon. Overall was a beautiful experience and I will love to come back and stay at breathless I had a wonderful time here. Thank you.

    Aug 11, 2022
  • 2.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Cancun Birthday Celebration Ruined

    From there being feces on my toilet seat RIGHT after housekeeping supposedly cleaned the room/bathroom, to being told that I'd been waiting for over half an hour for a manager because they have meetings with important people, to being offered a cheap bottle of Tequila as compensation for potentially being exposed to hepatitis, to not ever being contacted back during the remainder of my stay for followup or anything, if say that this resort is a no for me every recommending it to anyone. I gave a rating of two because the grounds are fairly well kept, though I tripped about a half dozen times on uneven tiles, and my sofa experience was awesome, though I was rescheduled for hydro therapy without being scheduled in the first place. Staff were very unfriendly. Definitely not what you'd expect at a tropical resort.

    Aug 10, 2022
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Nice place, bars close early, check in/ out horrible

    Over all a nice place with decent food good drinks. All bars close way to early. Also the pools close way too early. Xhale lounge has horrible service. The bar was good in there. The check in was horrible, the early night before check in again horrible spent over an hour checking in and over 45 min checking out.

    Aug 09, 2022