A Family Vacation at Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya

A Family Vacation for Everyone

By Darla Winstead - Publisher of Macaroni KID Annapolis July 7, 2022

An infinity pool on your own private balcony? Sounds impossibly wonderful, right?

But that's what you'll get at the 5-star Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya near Cancun, Mexico.

If that isn't enough, the gentle breeze and sound of the waves crashing below are sure to lull you into deep relaxation.

The author was a recent guest of the Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Riviera Maya during which accommodations, transportation, activities, and meals were complimentary. All opinions expressed within this article are 100% her own.

This Nickelodeon-themed, all-inclusive resort is the perfect destination for your family to take a vacation this summer, offering something for all ages, abilities, and interests. Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Riviera Maya can accommodate everyone from infants to grandparents.

Arriving at the resort

A short shuttle ride will take you from the Cancun International Airport to the luxurious and whimsical resort. Upon arrival, you will meet some of the 900+ friendly staff members who will take care of your every need. 

This is the beginning of your Summer of SpongeBob at the Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya

The rooms

Each of the 280 suites is well designed with a family vacation in mind. The majority of the colorful and tastefully decorated rooms include two queen beds and a pull-out couch to comfortably sleep 5. Adjoining rooms are available. Each suite has two bathrooms, a table and chairs, a mini fridge, and 24-hour room service. The resort is stocked with cribs, changing tables, monitors, bottle sterilizers and warmers, and even stepstools so you can travel lighter and still have what you need for your youngest family members. 

A delicious getaway

So many choices for food and beverages at Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya! The resort features six world-class gourmet restaurants. When you enter the full-service and buffet restaurants, you are immediately struck by the presentation and artistry of the meals that await you. 

Regardless of where you decide to dine, you will find a large variety of delicious food options for everyone in your family, even your picky eaters. The chefs are able to cater to any type of food allergy or dietary requirement. 

Don’t forget dessert! Your family will have a difficult time choosing from ice cream, edible slime, chocolate, and other decadent specialties.       

Several themed family friendly full-service bars are located throughout the resort and offer tropical specialty drinks both alcoholic and non-alcoholic. 

Even a waterpark!

You will probably spend most of your time during the day at Aqua Nick. This guest-only water park features 21 slides, 2 rivers, and wet fun for all ages, abilities, and thrill levels. Towels and dressing rooms are provided. Don’t forget your reef-safe sunscreen.

Slime time!

You can’t go to Nickelodeon without getting slimed! Join Team Nick as they dance and slime guests during Super Sliming!

Club Nick is just for kids

Ready for some adult time? Kids ages 4-12 will happily go to Club Nick, an indoor play area designed just for them. Daily activities may include crafts, cooking, and science experiments.  

Daily entertainment

Evenings are filled with live entertainment. At Nickelodeon Place you can cheer on your team at Slime Time Live and watch spectacular aerial acrobatics at the Tribe Show. The Orange Carpet Experience is an outdoor Nickelodeon character-led dance party for all ages. Snick Lounge offers live music, a pool table, and video games. After a long day of fun, your family will be ready to turn in for the night.  

Lots of extras

Your family can choose to have breakfast, dance, and take pictures with Nickelodeon characters at Pajama Jam. 

Or when mom needs a break from the family, she can head over to Náay Spa for one of their stress-reducing treatments. If you want to explore the local area, the Tour Desk can assist you with booking excursions.

Summer of SpongeBob!

2022 is the Summer of SpongeBob. So make a reservation, pack your bags and head off to the Nickelodeon Hotels and Resorts Riviera Maya for a family vacation that you will talk about for a lifetime.