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Secrets Maroma Beach versus Excellence Riviera Cancun?

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Secrets Maroma Beach versus Excellence Riviera Cancun?

Hi All,

I have a suite booked at each for July: SMB due to rave reviews and the "best beach" and ERC due to rave reviews and that amazing looking 2 story oceanfront suite. Anyone been to both resorts? Would like to know which is the better one to keep. Thanks!

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1. Re: Secrets Maroma Beach versus Excellence Riviera Cancun?

Been to both a few times. First IMO there is no "best" resort, both will have their pros and cons but one thing certain both offer a excellent vacation experience.

I find ERC to be more "fun", no particular reason other then I always have a great time there. SMB is more laid back and Modern. I will give you my opinion on wins for each


Pools - ERC

Beach - SMB

Drinks - SMB

ala Carte Restaurants - Tie

Rooms - SMB

Buffett - ERC

Grounds - ERC

Service -SMB

Zen Factor - SMB

Entertainment at night - ERC

Entertainment staff - SMB

Your experience may vary based upon factors such as weather, guests visiting, occupancy, and attitude.

Always great to split your stay, you picked two good ones. Have a great time.

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