Hotel Overview

Set amid lavish gardens on a half-mile-long stretch of pearlescent beach named Playa Del Secreto (The Secret Beach), the adults-only, all-inclusive Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya boasts one of the most breathtaking swimming pools in Riviera Maya, Mexico! This magnificent award-winning resort is ideally located close to Cancun and the world-famous Mayan archaeological sites of Tulum, Coba, and Chichen Itza, yet is secluded enough to enjoy the casual and elegant ambiance within the resort.

Bask in the luxurious guest suites overlooking the majestic Caribbean Sea, sumptuous gardens, or beautiful pool. Get a welcome cocktail at your personalized check-in–you'll be treated like a star! Escape into a world where your every wish comes true. Come indulge yourself–you deserve it!

Treat your tastebuds to a culinary adventure with spectacular menus crafted by expert chefs in a modern and trendy atmosphere. Start your day with a tasty breakfast in the beachfront restaurant Mar and Tierra or at the main buffet Le Marche, where you can also enjoy à la carte breakfast and lunch. For unlimited gourmet dining, choose from any of the eight à la carte restaurants: Italian, French, Japanese, Asian, Mexican, Steak House, and Seafood Grill. Reservations are not required, with the exception of the Teppanyaki Grill cooking show held in the private rooms of the Japanese restaurant.

The world-class spa (fee) is the perfect place to discover your senses and experience total relaxation. There are a variety of extraordinary treatments for your well-being. Unique massage techniques will help you achieve a perfect rest, while facial and body treatments will help regenerate, hydrate, and rejuvenate the skin. The combination of aromas create a unique sensory experience. Rituals are designed to achieve a complete balance between body and mind.

Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya is committed to preserving the environment with the help of staff and guests by reducing the consumption of natural resources and by promoting protection and respect for the environment through good environmental practices.

It's also important to note that Valentin Cares Health and Safety Protocols have been carefully established to maintain a balance between your safety and the conservation and protection of natural resources. 


Riviera Maya - Beach
Cancun, Mexico (CUN) : 22 miles

Property Information

Year Built: 2007
Accessible rooms: 8
All rooms non-smoking: 540
Floors: 3
Total rooms: 540


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Hotel Advisories

Advisory ***Important Information For Our Guests*** Please be aware that due to changing weather and ocean conditions, beach shapes and characteristics may vary.
Current Renovations: Description: Important Notes:
*This hotel is an adults only property and does not allow anyone under the age of 18 years.

General Policies & Fine Print

Check In: 3:00 PM
Check Out: 12:00 PM
Minimum Check-In Age: 18
General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival. 


Hotel Spring Break Policy - This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment. Student Groups (Spring Breakers) are not permitted at Hotel. A student group consist of those that travel without parent supervision or a responsible adult in each room. This could refer to but not limited to high school students or college students booking multiple rooms. The hotel reserves the right to deny lodging to any reservations of this type. 

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel. 

General Information - Room taxes and service fee are included in vacation price.
Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.
Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.
Minimum check in age is 18 year round.

Pet Policy Pets Not Allowed

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.5 17763 reviews
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Something For Everyone

    This was our fourth visit to the Valentin Imperial Riviera Maya and we think it was the best one yet! We spent most of our days at the beach, great service there by Virginia & Alejandra. We did also venture up to the main pool. The Go Team always has something going on. Alejandra Jessica Pepe and Cesar are usually looking for participants for beach volleyball, beach games, and events going on at the pool Shout out to Brandon at La Hacienda - BEST server ever, Wilson also did a great job and Jose the manager was fabulous. If you're looking to go on an excursion, book with Barrakuda Valentin Imperial at the main pool - Chief DonJulio Paul Alberto Cesar and Noel will take great care of you. And if you need ANYTHING - look for Dora from customer relations - she is usually walking around the pools and the grounds and will help you out.

    May 27, 2023
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    week in Paradise

    was a wonderful time, the resort is incredible. The food is excellent, the drinks are divine and the service is top notch. Dora is a spunky fun lady that makes your day brighten as soon as you see her, Miquel at the pool serves with the biggest smile and just a lot of Humor, Jorge at the buffet, is top notch, fun, and blast to talk too, Alejandra with the go team is a true spirit of the resort. overall the resort is the bomb and can't wait to go back!!

    May 27, 2023
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    10th Time and It Just Keeps Getting Better

    This is our 10th stay at the Valentin and once again we are so happy! From check in where the staff worked to get our group rooms that were close to each other, to Nancy at the morning breakfast service at the beach, each stay just seems to get better. The staff at the Valentin is what makes the difference, in 10 years I cant think of a request the staff hasnt tried to accommodate. It great to see long time employees like Dora greeting repeat customes like they are family. I'm a picky eater and I'm always pleased with the selection and the options that each restaurant has. We have already started to plan our dates for next year.

    May 26, 2023
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Best Vacation Home

    Hospitality was absolutely amazing! The Go Team staff is always amazing and Dora is so amazing to be around. The Valentine will always be our go to resort. La Hancenda is the best restaurant at the restaurant.

    May 26, 2023
  • 5.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Perfect as always

    This was our seventh trip and as always it was perfect! The grounds are impeccable and the food outstanding! Every single employee had a smile and pleasant greeting! Dora is always the highlight to see and catch up each year!

    May 26, 2023

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