ADVERTORIAL • June 2017
Want a summer break away from the family holiday crowds? Heaven at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya on Mexico’s north-eastern Yucatan Peninsula is an exclusive 85-acre grown-up sanctuary with lavish extras, superlative amenities, and a ‘no limits’ attitude. Here are five reasons why it’s guaranteed to be your match made in (adults-only) heaven
Whether you book a Deluxe Gold or Rock Suite Platinum, each of the hotel’s 577 ultra slick guest rooms and suites come complete with a sumptuous double-hydro bath – which is located on a private rooftop terrace in the Deluxe Platinum Sky Terrace rooms – ideal for getting into the rock star state of mind. You’ll also be treated to a balcony or terrace, meaning you can toast your holiday in style with views of the lush green gardens or azure Caribbean Sea. Cheers to that.
Club tip: The hot tub action doesn’t stop in the rooms – the hotel’s adults-only nightclub, Club Heaven, also has two Jacuzzis and even a swimming pool.
Treat yourself and your loved one with a relaxing afternoon in the lavish Rock Spa. The Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya boasts the largest spa in the Caribbean, with 75 indulgent treatment rooms, as well as steam rooms and hydrotherapy pools. Don’t miss the Temazacal Hut. Based on an ancient ritual practised for thousands of years throughout Mexico, the room is submerged in total darkness and reaches temperatures of up to 40°C – the experience is said to leave your mind, body and soul rejuvenated.
Club tip: Book a two-week stay at Heaven, and you’ll get treated to $3,600 of Limitless Resort Credit, which can be used on spa and beauty treatments, as well as tours, golf and other in-resort activities.
It’s easy to live the rock ’n’ roll life here – think 24-hour room service, an in-room mini bar with liquor dispenser, and complimentary music streaming service. But for serious music fans, the hotel offers a guitar hire service, with a selection of 20 guitars, along with downloadable tracks to rock out to.
Club tip: Book a Deluxe Gold room by 30 June 2017 and, as an Executive Club Member, you’ll receive a complimentary upgrade to a Deluxe Platinum Sky Terrace room, which features, a balcony with hammock and access to a private second-floor terrace with a double-hydro bath. See offer below for more details.
As well as the wider resort’s seven on-site restaurants – where you can find everything from wood-fired pizzas to local Mexican fare – guests at Heaven have access to four exclusive, adults-only (of course) dining venues. Tuck into fresh pasta at Ciao (pictured) or try Le Petit Cochon for rustic French cuisine.
Club tip: Though the dress code is casual at all of Heaven’s restaurants, it’s best to ditch your wet beach clothes, swimwear and flip-flops for the fine-dining venues.
If you’ve found the love of your life, you’ll probably feel like you’re already in heaven – but with complimentary wedding and honeymoon packages available, there’s even more of a reason to celebrate your special moment by the Caribbean Sea. To ensure your big day is truly A-list, the hotel works with celebrity event designer Colin Cowie – who has planned parties for the likes of Jennifer Aniston, Tom Cruise and Kim Kardashian.
British Airways flies direct to Cancun three times a week. To find out more and to book your holiday to Heaven at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, visit ba.com
Words: Alex Jones