An amazing meal or food experience can turn a good vacation into a great one. All-inclusive resorts are known for their delectable dining options and specialty drinks that just don’t taste as good back home. Get ready to savor the flavors you’ve been missing at some of Riviera Maya’s greatest resorts! This is, for sure, not an exhaustive list, but just a few highlights!
Savor the Flavors in Riviera Maya
Cocina de Autor at Grand Velas Riviera Maya:
This breathtaking Trip Advisor Top 3 Resort Riviera Maya (since 2016) and AAA Five Diamond Award luxury resort features eight distinct and delicious themed restaurants, but the most unique is Cocina de Autor, where a playful and creative fusion prix-fixe menu will delight the senses. Currently, the eight courses include dishes such as lamb with honey and masala chai and prawn with smoked cream and honeydew mole.
Le Chique at Azul Beach Riviera Cancun:
Family-friendly Azul Beach Riviera Cancun is home to Le Chique, one of Latin America’s Top 50 Restaurants and a AAA Five Diamond Award winner. Seasonal tasting menus feature foods that have been deconstructed and reconstructed, resulting in a stunning visual dining experience. Summer offerings include dishes like Baby Corn Pibinal with Black Garlic Mayonnaise and Tazcalate Donuts. Reservations are a must, and the cost is $150 USD per person
La Ceiba Garden & Kitchen at Rosewood Mayakoba Riviera Maya:
This charming al fresco dining location at the incredible Rosewood Mayakoba hosts dinners, cooking demos, private events, and tastings. Guests rave about the five-course dinner, which currently features dishes like artichoke ceviche, street corn with lime emulsion, grilled lobster with corn puree, and hibiscus-glazed lamb. Dinners are hosted two nights each week, and reservations are required.
At-home chefs should make reservations for the 90-minute Tacos Discovery seminar, in which participants learn to make homemade tortillas, three varieties of salsa, and three types of tacos while sipping local beer, mezcal, or wine.
The restaurants of Palmaia – the House of Aia:
Those who follow a plant-based diet will be delighted by the vegan and vegetarian menus of Palmaia, a tranquil wellness resort and spa. Sample the plant-based cheese and mushroom quesadillas or indulge in a signature Palmaia burger with sweet potato fries. Not plant-based? The resort has full menus for you too! With a resort philosophy that promotes peace, harmony, and inclusion, everyone can feel relaxed in the restorative ambiance of Palmaia.
Feeling hungry? Truly unique dining experiences await you at the resorts in Riviera Maya, and I am here to help you plan a delicious vacation!