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Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun
Ranked #3 of 25 Hotels in Puerto Morelos
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We have been meaning to try this resort for several years and finally did. We have been to 5 or 6 other AMResorts and have decided to stay with this brand since we like the resorts and the staff has always been excellent.

For this trip we decided to not upgrade to the Preferred Club and it was just fine. Our rooms which at some resorts would be "tropical view" at this resort ended up being pool view since they located several lazy river type pools at the edges of the resort. We really liked the room and it was well furnished. As with all other A/I resorts we could have used more clothes storage space and hangers. We have learned to just bring clothes packed with their hangers to ease the shortage problem. There is a large sliding mirror that separates the jacuzzi tub from the main sections of the room and a nice stall shower.

Some of our favorite restaurants were Bordeaux, Oceana, Portofino and the Seaside Grill. The decor in the restaurants was well done and added to the overall experience.

The are several pools in addition to the main pool area where all the activities takes place. The infinity view pool is spectacular.

The entertainment was good overall. There was live music at times in the lobby bar which was very good.

There is a decent gym located on the second floor with the usual equipment. The one
downside for me was the lack of a spray to clean the equipment before using it. This is a pet peeve for me since once getting a topical infection from dirty gym equipment.

It was nice being fairly close to the Cancun airport and not having to travel so far to get to the resort.

  • Stayed: March 2014, travelled as a couple
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Aldo D, Social Media Coordinator & E-Concierge at Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Dear HarryRCT,

Thank you for choosing Secrets Silversands as your host and taking the time to share your experience with us.

We are glad that a loyal guest of AM Resorts enjoyed the concept of our beautiful Resort. We always appreciate the positive comments left by the most important people in our world; our guests.

It was indeed our pleasure to have you as our guest and we look forward to welcoming you back in the near future.

Best wishes,

Aldo Delgado Betancourt
Social Media Coordinator & E-Concierge
Info.sesrc@secretsresorts.com

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

My husband and I stayed here with two other couples min April this year. We all had a GREAT time. We spent time together as a couple but also with our other 4 friends. It is perfect for a group or couples vacation. We felt relaxed and entertained the whole time.
I loved the way the resort was designed, I never felt like I was too far away from anything. The beach was always clean and there was always someone to ask if you needed anything no matter where you were sitting. The food was amazing at each restaurant, our favorite being the Mexican one. I would love to come back to this resort!
The only thing I can think of that we didn't like was the cleaning service starts VERY early in the morning. You can hear them in the hallways at about 6am. I wish the rooms kept noise out a little better. But the room its self was very comfortable and always clean when we got back.

Room Tip: There is not a bad room in my opinion.
  • Stayed: April 2014, travelled with friends
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1  Thank Kkelley2930
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Aldo D, Social Media Coordinator & E-Concierge at Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Dear Kkelley2930,

It was a pleasure to be your host at our beautiful paradise.

As you experienced, our Unlimited-luxury® provide and exceptional selection of restaurants .That means a lot of choices with great food!

We will wait for your next gateway with us. Please do not hesitate to contact us if you require assistance.

Aldo Delgado Betancourt
Social Media Coordinator & E-Concierge
Info.sesrc@secretsresorts.com

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Just for Service! Food not so good. This resort needs a face lift, a little run done.We stayed in the PC OCEAN FRONT room Don't think this property P C was worth it ! last year we stayed at the Vine and that was!! The service at this Resort as UNBIELIVEABLE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE TIP your servers they work so hard!! We seen so many people that didn't!!! Thank you Victor,Natalio, Andreay and Selene in the World Café you are fantastic!!! Thankyou to Arcadio and night restaurant manager at Ratotoui for your service!!! We will go to another Secrets, just not this one! Glad our first visit was at Secrets The VINE!! Wish the same service we received was as good in this PC CLUB!!! Also Thanks to Arturo the Bellman for info on our Pre. Club O. F. ROOM.

Room Tip: P.C.CLUB Room is Beautifull , but only the room all other perks not worth extra $$$$$$
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank MARYANN721
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Reviewed 15 May 2014

Just got back from there. What a excellent resort! Very clean, excellent service, shout out to Jessica in reception, William bell boy, Felipe bar waiter, Marcos restaurant waiter and the great mexican restaurant ran by Daniel, receptionist Montsenat, waiter Didier, Victor in the morning cafe and Lifeguard Oscar. Service was exceptional our thanks to all. People please tip your servers, waiters they work very hard to make your stay enjoyable. Great drinks, quality liquor, Great food no reservations! Perfect size hotel not to big and not small. We have been to others in area by far the best!

Room Tip: Rooms closer to Beach get nice trade winds to keep it cooler. Plenty of Pools from noisy main pool...
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Brian M
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Aldo D, Social Media Coordinator & E-Concierge at Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun, responded to this reviewResponded 30 May 2014

Dear Brian M,

Many thanks for taking the time to leave your kind words and observations following your recent stay with us at Secrets Silversands.

I was delighted that you’ve enjoyed all the details we take pride in offering our guests. As are our regular practice, we’ve been happy to share your lovely remarks to our team who take so much pride in ensuring that all of our guests only receive the very best in service.

We look forward to have the pleasure of having you back home in the near future.


Best wishes,

Aldo Delgado Betancourt
Social Media Coordinator & E-Concierge
Info.sesrc@secretsresorts.com

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Reviewed 15 May 2014

We had so much fun! The hotel is beautiful and the food was delicious. The perfect place to go and relax all day and enjoy great food at night, The drinks were great so they had many frozen cocktails to choose from. The staff is amazing! Thanks for a great trip!

  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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1  Thank Jill T
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Reviewed 14 May 2014

30 min from Cancun airport and walking distance to quaint fishing village of Puerto Morelos makes this a perfect adults only all inclusive for those looking for a modern and chic resort, Drive up is "natural" to the environment but overlook this as the resort will give you the essence of its advertising. Spacious junior suites with varied views of tropical gardens, you are bound to overlook a pool. Oceanview is OK if this is a "must" as you will spend most of your time in the spacious resort grounds. Even at full capacity the hotel never feels cramped. Buffet breakfast is opened to additional seating if required, no waiting. Food can be cool rather then hot but they will fix if asked.
The a la carte dining options are the Secrets standard with emphasis here on service and ambiance.
Poolside dining options along with the traditional sit down outdoor dining venues. Infinity pool in addition to the many other pools makes this a haven for pool lovers(heated in the winter). Beach is nice for walking in either direction with hotels Azul Sensatori and Excellence Riviera nearby. Town of Puerto morelos easy 30-45 min stroll with many boat excursions available for deep sea fishing etc. Swimming in the ocean is decent, but it isn't The Maroma beach. Plenty if beach/pool chaises. Entertainment is better then most All inclusive resorts and a decent sports bar.
Preferred Club rooms are the same as the rest of the hotel with preferred room allocation. This also provides a preferred club area on the beach, however limited shade in this section. Preferred club lounge offers top shelf drinks with added amenities. Choosing the preferred club is ones own decision based on use of the amenities included.
The wear and tear is starting to show in the halls/tiles but easily overlooked due to the service and overall quality. Full service spa is Typical to secrets brands.
Overall rating and value is 4.5 out of 5.

  • Stayed: January 2014, travelled as a couple
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3  Thank Jackie B
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Aldo D, Social Media Coordinator & E-Concierge at Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun, responded to this reviewResponded 19 May 2014

Dear Jackie B,

It was a pleasure to be the host of your gateway at Secrets Silversands.

We are truly happy that you enjoyed the Unlimited-luxury® experience which consists in awesome suites, delicious food and professional staff every day of your stay.

We would certainly be glad to have you back for another round of a wonderful stay. Please feel confident to reach us prior your next visit at info.sesrc@secretsresorts.com if you need assistance prior arrival.

Best wishes,

Aldo Delgado Betancourt
Social Media Coordinator & E-Concierge
info.sesrc@secretsresorts.com

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Reviewed 14 May 2014

Just got back. Had a great time. Rooms were fabulous. Food was ok -not great but not bad.
Service was OUT OF THIS WORLD - best ever! Especially had great service from Ranan, our server each morning in the Word Cafe for breakfast. These guys HUSTLE! You WANT TO TIP THEM! He turned me onto zanahoria jugo (Carrot Juice, Mexican Style). Probably not that different from any other style, but it was delicious and he served it with such enthusiasm and friendliness...really left a great impression on my wife and I.

Really everything was fabulous except for the beach. Apparently there was a break in the barrier reef that you can see out in the distance from the beach and alot of seaweed, rocks and debris swept in. So, the beach is a little rocky. I love going in the Ocean so this was kind of a bummer but the place was tops in every other respect. The other great thing is that this place is relatively close to the airport - just 20-30 minutes if that...and....one last note...my wife checked out the spa and the prices are in the stratosphere so we skipped that.

Room Tip: No need to "upgrade" - we got the basic room with an ocean view and it was fine.
  • Stayed: May 2014, travelled as a couple
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Address: Bahia de Petempich SM 12, Mz 31, Puerto Morelos 77580, Mexico
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Region: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Puerto Morelos
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Centre with Internet Access Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room Free Breakfast Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Romantic Hotel in Puerto Morelos
#1 Family Hotel in Puerto Morelos
#3 Spa Hotel in Puerto Morelos
#3 On the Beach Hotel in Puerto Morelos
#3 Top resorts Hotel in Puerto Morelos
#3 Luxury Hotel in Puerto Morelos
#5 Green Hotel in Puerto Morelos
Price Range: £177 - £480 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun 4.5*
Number of rooms: 441
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun is a chic, ultra modern all-suite adult-only unlimited-luxury resort featuring 433 suites, over 43,000 sq ft of pool areas and expansive manicured gardens, exceptional dining options, several bars ranging from elegant to swim-up. World class spa, a fitness center and two Jacuzzis ensure that guests are pampered and indulged. We are nestled on the coast of the Yucatan Peninsula, 15 miles south of Cancun and only twenty minutes from the Cancun International Airport. ... more   less 
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