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Carretera Cancun Km 27.5 Bahia Petempich  
Puerto Morelos, QR 77580
MEXICO

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Inspired by the lyrics and lifestyle of Jimmy Buffett, Margaritaville® Island Reserve Riviera Cancun provides the perfect setting for guests who want to escape the everyday with a tropical change in latitude. Margaritaville® Island Reserve Riviera Cancun is unique in that it has all the world class amenities of a luxurious, all-inclusive hotel coupled with a laid-back, beachy vibe - making it the perfect place for people who value exceptional quality without any pretense or complications.

From the moment guests enter the property, they are greeted with a refreshing treat, flip flops and immediately transported to a seaside paradise. Whether guests want to spend the day relaxing in one of our garden hammocks, partaking in margarita inspired spa treatments, or celebrating that it’s always 5 o-clock somewhere with a poolside margarita, there are unique, authentic experiences for all. With exceptional Island Reserve Inclusive restaurants, specialty bars, and daily live music, Margaritaville® Island Reserve Riviera Cancun is a place to raise a glass and take a bite out of a cheeseburger in paradise. Guests can enjoy meals with the utmost confidence knowing that the professional team of chefs are prepared to cater to all dietary requirements throughout each and every dining experience without exceptions.

Resort highlights include Rita’s Taco Bar, S.O.S. Stranded on a Sand Bar Swim Up Bar complete with hanging beds, Blended where you can whip up your favorite fresh fruit on a bike blender and a St. Somewhere Spa with over 8,000 square feet of treatment areas to take your relaxation to the next level. 

- Joe Merchant’s points

Location: Puerto Morelos Cancun International Airport : 12 miles
  • Important Information For Our Guests: Please be aware that due to changing weather and ocean conditions, beach shapes and characteristics may vary.
  • The Municipality of Solidaridad will be charging an Eco Tax of 20.00 Mexico Pesos (approx. $1.10 USD) per room per night. This amount is not included in your vacation price and will be collected at your hotel. These funds are being used to protect, maintain and conserve the natural beauty of the destination the area and its surroundings.
† Fees may apply
  • 24-hour front desk
  • 24-hour room service
  • Airport shuttle service†
  • All-inclusive meal plan
  • Babysitting†
  • Baggage hold
  • Bell staff/porter
  • Car rental desk†
  • Children programs
  • Children welcome
† Fees may apply

Paradise Room

Bedding -1 King bed.

Occupancy limits- 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total

These cozy rooms feature a King size bed and terrace with a table and chairs.

Paradise Junior Suite

Bedding - 2 queen beds

Occupancy limits- 3 adults, 2 children & 1 Junior, 4 total.

These suites feature two queen size beds, sitting area with a small table and chairs, and terrace with a table and chairs. Also features a bathroom with his & hers sinks, rainforest shower and freestanding tub.

Connecting room available upon request.

Swim Up Paradise Junior Suite

Bedding -2 queen beds

Occupancy limits - 3 adults, 2 children & 1 Junior, 4 total.

Guests can access the pool directly from their terrace. Connecting room available upon request.

Paradise Suite

Bedding -1 King bed.

Occupancy limits- 2 adults, 2 children, 4 total.

Effective 1/4/2021 Occupancy limits- 2 adults, 0 children, 2 total.

This spacious suite is divided in two parts; a king-sized bedroom area and living area, small table and chairs and TV, opening to a terrace. Also features a bathroom with his & hers sinks, rainforest shower and freestanding tub. Connecting suites available upon request.

Royal Paradise Suite

Bedding -1 King bed or 2 queen beds

Occupancy limits- 2 adults, 2 children, 4 total

This suite features a king size or two queen beds, small table with chairs, a terrace and bathroom with his & hers sinks, rainforest shower and freestanding tub.

Swim Up Paradise Suite

Bedding1 King bed

Occupancy limits- 2 adults, 2 children & 1 Junior, 4 total.

This spacious suite is divided in two parts; a king-sized bedroom area and living area with pull-out sofa bed, small table and chairs and TV, opening to a terrace. Also features a bathroom with his & hers sinks, rainforest shower and freestanding tub. Guests can access the pool right from their terrace.

Connecting suites available upon request.

Royal Swim Up Paradise Suite

Bedding -1 King bed or 2 queen beds

Occupancy limits- 2 adults, 2 children, 4 total

This suite features a king size or two queen beds, small table with chairs, a terrace and bathroom with his & hers sinks, rainforest shower and freestanding tub. Guests can access the pool right from their terrace.

Presidential Chill Out Suite

Bedding1 King bed

Occupancy limits- 2 adults, 2 children & 1 Junior, 4 total.

Effective 1/4/2021 Occupancy limits- 3 adults, 2 children & 1 Junior, 4 total.

This suite with oceanfront location offers a private area that features a king size bed and a living area with additional TV, a pull-out sofa bed as well as a small table and chairs, bathroom with his & hers sinks, rainforest shower and freestanding tub.

Presidential Swim Up Chill Out Suite

Bedding1 King bed

Occupancy limits- 2 adults, 2 children & 1 Junior, 4 total.

Effective 1/4/2021 Occupancy limits- 3 adults, 2 children & 1 Junior, 4 total.

This suite with oceanfront location offers a private area that features a king size bed and a living area with additional TV, a pull-out sofa bed as well as a small table and chairs, bathroom with his & hers sinks, rainforest shower and freestanding tub.

† Fees may apply
Various Bars

Compass – Caribbean Rum Lounge
The compass rose takes us to the West Indies with sugar cane inspired beverages. Along with a full bar offering, Compass showcases a wide array of Caribbean Rums and rum based concoctions. Located in the main lobby, adjacent to Joe Merchant, Compass is a great place to enjoy a morning coffee, watch your favorite sports event or sip on a pre-dinner cocktail.

License to Chill Bar
With a breezy beach location and attached wet feet pool, License to Chill is the perfect place to let the day go by, sipping on your favorite cocktail. A true chilled out vibe with oceanfront views, firepits and live evening entertainment.

5 o’Clock Somewhere Bar
As the lyrics go, “That sun is hot, and that old clock is moving slow” Indeed, it is 5 o’Clock somewhere. A staple of any Margaritaville® experience. With its recognizable “A” shape structure, 5 o’Clock Somewhere is the perfect place anytime of the day for poolside cocktails, a cold beer or world famous Margaritaville® Margaritas. Enjoy live music as the day concludes. Located just a few steps from the beach and The Beach House Restaurant.

S.O.S. Swim Up Bar
Enjoy refreshing in-pool or poolside beverages. Select from a wide variety of fresh tropical concoctions at this nautically inspired swim-up bar complete with hanging beds. Enjoy and sip away, you are Stranded on a Sandbar.

Blended – Wellness & Smoothie Bar
Jimmy says: “You chew a little juicy fruit, wash away the night, it’s good for your soul”. This is Margaritaville Island Reserve’s place for a healthy fix. Join us and get supercharged with one of our super food bowls, vegan options, fresh fruits and smoothies.

Joe Merchant’s – Coffee & Provisions
A unique set up which puts you in control of your in-room refreshment center. Our easy to use Joe Merchant point system allows you to customize your in room experience according to your and your family’s preferences. Joe Merchant is also the place for a freshly brewed Mexican cup of java while you peruse our extensive beverage and snack offering. Product list is available in each room. Pick up your personalized order or have it delivered to your room at an additional cost.


Various restaurants

The Beach House
Located beachside, this open-air Caribbean inspired restaurant serves international fares from our mouthwatering food display. From early morning to late night, all to be enjoyed in an upscale yet casual atmosphere, ideal for family and friends.

Rita’s Taco House
With a spectacular ocean front deck, Rita’s Taco House redefines the joy of Mexican tacos and beach inspired fares. Enjoy some of the finest agave-based beverages in the Riviera Maya and be sure not to miss our mariachi nights with live local performances.

Frank & Lola’s
Serving handcrafted, authentic and exquisitely prepared Italian cuisine, Frank & Lola’s is the resort’s premium dining experience. Our house made pasta is a must, accompanied by a wine from our extensive Wine Spectator awarded wine list. Reservations are recommended. To enhance the overall dining experience, we request no men’s tank tops, baseball caps or swimwear.

Latino
Latino offers the best of two culinary cultures where Latin flavors meet Asian spices and preparations. The restaurant offers fresh, locally-sourced ingredients for creative dishes, intriguing flavors and fun presentations.


  • Children's program†
    Parakeets Kid’s Club with supervised activities for children 4 – 12 years old



  • General†
    • Daily activities program
    • Fitness Center and classes (yoga, stretching, Aqua Fit)
    • Live performances & entertainment
    • Joe Merchant’s points to provision in room refreshment center
    • Table games & Ping Pong
    • paddle boards


  • Kayaking†
  • Non-Motorized Water Sports†
  • Pool†
    Four swimming pools (two ocean front)
  • Scuba diving†
    Scuba diving clinics in the pool
  • Snorkeling†
† Fees may apply
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