Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya

This free flowing resort is like two resorts in one – split down the middle by our Concert Courtyard Main Stage. Each side of the resort has a unique vibe with its own lobby, restaurants and shops for you to explore during our trip!  When roaming the property, the Heaven buildings are blue and the Hacienda buildings are terra cotta.

** Pro Tip: Get to and from the Heaven and Hacienda side by grabbing a golf cart ride from the lobbies, which run 24/7.


Start the day with your favorite coffee drink, meet up with new friends for a brick-oven style pizza poolside, or order room service for breakfast in bed! Closer to the Sun also sets up specially catered buffets by the pools and stages so you can grab some late night munchies or a snack between shows.

Bars and lounges offer unlimited beer, wine, and cocktails as part of your all-inclusive package.

Enjoy unlimited dining at nine restaurants – 

  • The Market – International Buffet
  • Le Petit Cochon – French Fare
  • Zen – Asian Favorites, Sushi & Teppanyaki tables
  • Los Gallos – Mexican Cuisine
  • Ciao – Italian Favorites
  • Ipanema – Brazilian Steakhouse
  • Frida – Mexican Cuisine
  • Toro – Steakhouse
  • Pizzeto – Brick Oven Style Pizza
  • Cafetto – Coffee Shop with Pastries & Grab n’ Go Sandwiches

* There is no dress code during the event, however, shirts and shoes are required in the restaurants. Guests who add extra nights should bring pants to comply with the standard resort dress code.

Spa + Salon

Relax and rejuvenate at the luxurious Rock Spa® or unleash your inner diva at the Posh® Beauty Salon. Indulge in an extensive menu of spa services including the signature Temazcal treatment, for an authentic Mexican purifying experience. There is no limit to how many Resort Credits can be used at the Spa so treat yourself! All spa packages include complimentary use of the hydrotherapy facilities on the day of your appointment.

To make an appointment at the Spa or Salon prior to arriving in Mexico, please send an email to Ricardo Requena Fournier ([email protected]) with the subject line “Closer to the Sun Program Vacation Planner Reservation Request” and following information.

  1. Full Name
  2. Service (ex. relaxing massage 50 Min, golf, haircut)
  3. Time (ex. 10:00 am)
  4. Date (ex. Dec 6)
  5. Therapist / Male or Female


Adrenaline junkies will love Woodward Riviera Maya, an epic 20,000 sq. ft. extreme sports center. Test your ninja skills on the obstacle course or skate the ramps using your own gear – or rent some when you arrive. Use your unlimited Resort Credits for discounted entry!


Slide into the ultimate fun zone at Hard Rock Riviera Maya’s brand new waterpark, Rockaway Bay! As part of the all-inclusive package, it’s easy to find yourself here for a cool down and an instant mood booster. Whether you bring your kids or let your inner child out to play, fun is guaranteed!

Hard Rock Golf Club

Spend the day with friends at the beautiful Hard Rock Golf Club Riviera Maya! The Hard Rock Golf Club was awarded the Trip Advisor Certificate of Excellence thanks to 18 flawless holes and 7,136 yards of challenging play. Located just 20 minutes from the Hard Rock Hotel, this course features stunning natural beauty surrounded by exotic wildlife and ancient Mayan ruins – the perfect way to enjoy an afternoon on the fairways.

Unlimited Resort Credits

Get the most out of your vacation by taking advantage of the Hard Rock’s Resort Credits. When you check in, your reservation will receive unlimited Resort Credits to use like cash during your stay. Then pay just 25 cents for each credit you use! Head to the Rock Spa for a relaxing deep tissue massage or get an adrenaline rush at Woodward for the day.