Awards & Certifications

Secrets Silversands 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 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: 2010-2018

Golden Apple Award

Secrets Silversands received 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

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: 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 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: 2011-2018

TripAdvisor Hall of Fame

Secrets Silversands 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: 2015-2018

TripAdvisor GreenLeaders Gold

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

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice: Top 25 Hotels - Mexico 2016

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun was rated #7 in the list of Top 25 Hotels in Mexico by TripAdvisor.

TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Top 25 Hotels for Service 2016

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun was rated #18 in the list of Top 25 Hotels for Service by TripAdvisor Travlers.

TripAdvisor Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts - Mexico 2015-2016

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun was rated #15 in the list of Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in Mexico by TripAdvisor in 2016.

TripAdvisor Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts - World 2015

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun was rated #15 in the list of Top 25 All-Inclusive Resorts in the world by TripAdvisor.

Condé Nast Traveler Reader's Choice Award

The Condé Nast Traveler Reader's 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: 2013, 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 Silversands Riviera Cancun received this designation based on the global quality and service awards to recognize RCI all-inclusive affiliated resorts which provide an exceptional level of service, including the RCI Gold Crown Resort award, AAA Four or Five Diamond award, 4.5 or higher in TripAdvisor ratings, etc.

Year won: 2015

RCI Excellence in Service

Secrets Silversands 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 Silversands 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.

TAG Approved®

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

Quality Assurance Award

Secrets Silversands earned the 2018 Quality Assurance Award for outstanding service to Delta Vacations customers. The resort has demonstrated extemporary operational consistency and top-notch standards for Delta Vacations.

Year won: 2018

MLT Vacations Quality Assurance Award

The MLT Vacations Quality Assurance Award recognizes select hotels in the US, Mexico, Caribbean and Europe for outstanding quality, customer service and product delivery. 

Years won: 2012-2015

Hotels.com Top 100 All Inclusive Award

Secret Silversands earned the Top 100 All Inclusive Award for receiving exceptional guest ratings and reviews from Hotels.com customers, showing dedication and high standards. This award honors All Inclusive hotels that consistently earn top ratings from Hotels.com guests and with a rating of 4.5 out of 5.0

Year won: 2017

Expedia's Best of VIP+ Access Hotels

Secrets Silversands Riviera Cancun was chosen as one of Expedia's Best of VIP+ Access hotels for their superior service, top guest reviews and popularity among Expedia+ members.

Year won: 2016