Awards & Certifications

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun has received some of the most prestigious travel awards in the world. Book your getaway, wedding or meeting now and see for yourself what sets our award-winning resort apart.

AAA Five Diamond Award

The highly-coveted AAA Five Diamond Award is given to resorts that exceed the highest standards of overall quality, range of facilities and level of services offered on property, based on rigorous AAA standards. 

Years won: 2013-2018

AAA Four Diamond Award

The highly-prestigious AAA Four Diamond Award is given to resorts that meet and uphold high standards of overall quality, range of facilities and level of services offered on property, based on rigorous AAA standards. 

Years won: 2010-2013

Crystal Apple Award

Secrets Maroma Beach was awarded the Crystal Apple Award by Apple Vacations as the Best Adults Only resort. The Crystal Apple Award is the most prestige acknowledgement given to the top entries in various categories as chosen by Apple Vacationers who complete a post-vacation survey.

Year won: 2016

Golden Apple Award

Secrets Maroma Beach has recieved the Golden Apple award by earning exceptional ratings on Apple Vacation's Vacation Satisfaction Questionnaires, completed by Apple Vacationers upon their return home.

Year won: 2017

Noble Beach Prize Winner

Secrets Maroma Riviera Beach Cancun was awarded the Noble Beach Prize - Best Beach Bliss by Cheap Caribbean. The selection was made by internal judges at Cheap Caribbean and by external "travel-savvy" judges.

Year won: 2017

Travel Weekly Magellan Award

The Travel Weekly Magellan Awards is a premier awards program honoring the best names in the travel industry. Secrets Maroma Beach won the Silver Magellan award for best "Luxury Resort/Hotel" in the overall hospitality category.

Year won: 2014

Travvy Award

Secrets Maroma Beach was awarded with three gold Travvy awards, which recognize outstanding achievement in the industry: categories included Best All Inclusive Adult and Couple Resort, Best All Inclusive Luxury Resort, and Best Honeymoon Resort.

Year won: 2017

Travvy Award Best Honeymoon Resort

The Travvy Awards recognize the highest standards of excellence in the travel industry. Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun has been awarded the Gold Travvy for the best honeymoon resort.

Year won: 2016

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Award

The TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards are given to resorts based on the quantity and quality of millions of reviews gathered from TripAdvisor travelers over a 12-month period. 

Years won: 2009-2018

TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence

The TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence is awarded to qualifying accommodations listed on TripAdvisor that maintain a high overall user rating and a high volume of recent and quality reviews. 

Years won: 2012-2018

TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Secrets Maroma Beach was inducted into the TripAdvisor Hall of Fame by receiving the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence Award for 5 consecutive years. The award is a testament to the resort's outstanding customer experiences.

Years won: 2016-2018

TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Silver

The TripAdvisor GreenLeaders program acknowledges Secrets Maroma Beach as an eco-friendly hotel that is committed to green practices.

TripAdvisor Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts - World

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun was rated #11 (2018) and #9 (2015) in the list of Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in the world by TripAdvisor.

Years won: 2015, 2018

 

TripAdvisor Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts - Mexico

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun was rated #10 in the list of Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico by TripAdvisor

Year won: 2016

Rated #1 in Playa Maroma

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun has been rated the #1 hotel in Playa Maroma on TripAdvisor. With thousands of reviews by real travelers, this is quite an honor. This award is a testament to the resort's outstanding customer experiences.

Year won: 2016

Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Award

The Condé Nast Traveler Readers' Choice Awards are chosen based on average traveler survey ratings in the following criteria: rooms, service, location, food/dining, design, activities/facilities, and value. 

Years Won: 2010-2016

Condé Nast Traveler Gold List

The annual Gold List is presented by Condé Nast Traveler to honor the world's best hotels and resorts based on the rankings from the Readers' Choice surveys. 

Years Won: 2011-2014

RCI Gold Crown Resort®

The RCI Gold Crown Resort® award designates resorts that have met or exceeded the highest RCI standards in an evaluation of resort facilities, amenities and services. 

Years won: 2013-2015

 

RCI Premier Plus All Inclusive Award

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun received this award based on the global quality and service awards to recognize RCI all-inclusive affiliated resorts which provide an exceptional level of service, including the AAA Four or Five Diamond award, 4.5+ in TripAdvisor ratings, etc.

Year Won: 2015

RCI Excellence in Service

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun received this award due to its high level of quality in customer service, as evaluated by RCI, one of the largest timeshare organizations in the world and a proud partner of the Unlimited Vacation Club by AMResorts.

Rainforest Alliance Certified™

Secrets Maroma Beach has achieved significant and measurable sustainability milestones and is certified as meeting the Rainforest Alliance sustainable tourism standard. Resorts that earn this certification mark support a healthy environment and the conservation of local communities and cultures.

Travelife Gold Award

Secrets Maroma Beach is a proud recipient of the Travelife GOLD Certification for its dedication to environmental and socio-economic responsibility. Travelife is an international certification system promoting, managing, and monitoring sustainability within the tourism industry. The assessment criteria for certification includes supporting the local community and the minimization of waste, energy and water use through day-to-day practices.

TAG Approved®

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is TAG Approved® - Gay Friendly Hotels and Attractions Worldwide.

U.S. News & World Report – Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico

Secrets Maroma Beach was listed as #10 in U.S. News & World Report's Best All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico. U.S. News ranks the best resorts by taking into account reputation among professional travel experts, guest reviews and hotel class ratings.

Year won: 2018

Experts' Choice Award

Secrets Maroma Beach was awarded the Experts’ Choice Award by TripExpert based on 1M+ reviews from 85 different publications, the award recognizes the best hotels around the world.

Year won: 2018

TripExpert’s Best of Playa del Carmen

Secrets Maroma Beach won TripExpert’s Best of Playa del Carmen based on reviewers who agree that it is an outstanding choice for accommodation in Playa del Carmen.

Year won: 2018

T + L 500 World's Best Hotels

The T + L 500 World's Best Hotels awards recognizes the top hotels and resorts throughout the world based on the readers' choice World's Best Awards survey. Secrets Maroma Beach was awarded a top spot among the Latin America/Mexico region.

Years Won: 2013, 2014

Expedia Insiders’ Select

The Expedia Insiders' Select list is an annual award recognizing the very best hotels and resorts worldwide, as judged by the experiences of Expedia customers. 

Years Won: 2010, 2013, 2014

Travel + Leisure World’s Best Awards

The Travel + Leisure World's Best Award for the "Top Resorts in Mexico" is based on readers' choice survey rankings for specific voting criteria. 

Years won: 2012, 2013

TravelAge West WAVE Award

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun has earned the widely-acknowledged TravelAge West WAVE Award for Best All-Inclusive Resort in Mexico. Secrets Maroma Beach was chosen for this prestigious honor by an online community of thousands of travel agents.

Years won: 2011, 2013

Hotels.com Certificate of Recognition

Hotels.com’s Certificate of Recognition is awarded to Resorts for gathering exceptional guest ratings and reviews from Hotels.com customers.