Pool at UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya

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UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya

UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya

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1840 Reviews
Guide Price £3,009 per person
Based on 15 October 18 departure from London Gatwick flying with British Airways, staying for 7 nights all inclusive in a One Bedroom Estancia Suite (2 adults sharing) including return transfers.
Our guide price gives you an idea of how much to budget for a stay at this hotel. The price will vary based on exchange rates, and your choice of room type, departure date, airline and cabin class, and any additional extras you’d like to add to your holiday.

Taking all inclusive to the next level

Perfectly located along the white sands of the Riviera Maya, UNICO 20°87° takes the all inclusive resort to the next level. Unlike many others of its kind, you will feel like you are in Mexico, from the locally supplied wood and stone to the decor and furnishings across the property. This adults only retreat prides itself on its cuisine, offering five unique dining experiences serving gastronomic delights inspired by flavours of the region. Everything is locally inspired, from the food and drink to the spa treatments and products. The resort actively promotes guests to leave the resort and go on one of the hotel's adventure selection - explore the ruins of Tulum and Coba, a Mayan jungle tour or swim in one of the stunning cenotes dotted across this region of Mexico. With so much included, it reinvents and raises the standard of your all inclusive holiday. 

  • Providing Anfitrion service, a private butler bringing you the UNICO experience
  • Enjoy an in-room minibar stocked according to your preference
  • Select from an array of tours and adventures across the region
  • Enjoy a sensory adventure at five dining experiences

Hotel Features

Hotel Category

Indulgent

Location Type

Beach
  • Check-in Time:
    15:00
  • Check-out Time:
    12:00
  • 448 rooms
  • The resort only permits guests aged 18 years and above

Main Facilities

  • Fitness facilities
  • Golf
  • Outdoor pool
  • Spa facilities
  • Wifi

Accommodation Type

  • H&J Recommended
  • Luxury Collection

Board Basis Options

  • All Inclusive
Location Highlights

UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya

  • Beach
  • Approx. 1 hour 10 minutes from Cancun International Airport
  • A short distance away from the Mayan ruins of Tulum and Coba
  • 30 minute drive to the lively Playa Del Carmen with shops and restaurants
  • Board the ferry at Playa Del Carmen and head to Cozumel
  • Explore nearby jungle and cenotes on one of the hotel's tours
1840 Reviews % of travellers recommended this hotel

Traveller ratings

  • Excellent 1526
  • Very Good 219
  • Average 61
  • Poor 16
  • Terrible 18

What to Expect

  • Sleep Quality
  • Location
  • Rooms
  • Service
  • Value
  • Cleanliness

Reviews

Sep 21, 2018

The perfect resort for couples R&R

Los Angeles, California

The aesthetic: Stunning resort. Immaculately cared for and clear design consideration of every inch of the resort from the lighting to the lounge chairs. Unico has done everything to make guests feel as relaxed as possible with general cleanliness and clean aesthetic design. Our favorite aspect of the efforts Unico makes toward relaxation is the smell. They pump a rotation of scents into the hallway and lobby area that instantly give guests a welcoming and calming feeling. The room: We had a top floor ocean view room. The layout was perfect with a bathroom that can be opened up into the sleeping area with a clear view out the balcony windows OR closed for a more traditional layout separating bathroom and living space. Comfortable beds, various options for pillows, large flat screen TVs and cordless phone were all desirable aspect of the room. Balcony Gorgeous. Including huge jet tubs on every balcony above the ground level. The tub comfortably fits two adults and bubble bath and bath salts are provided that again, smell incredible. AC: I have stayed at other resorts in this area of Mexico before and the AC needed to be cranked 24/7 to avoid extreme humidity and condensation build up in the room ( wet floors, dripping TV etc") This inconvenience DID NOT occur at Unico. The room temp was comfortable and there was no sign of interior humidity. Food: There are 4 restaurants and one Cafe at Unico in addition to 3 pool bars that each offer various lunch time food options. We visited over Mexican Independence day and there was a celebration with traditional Mexican food and music. We ate at the celebration and skipped the Mexican restaurant on this visit. I will say that this resort considers the " typical" ( America ) guest and Americanizes the food a bit. You wont find al pastor street tacos or grilled jalapeños at Unico and you definitely will not find traditional Mexican spice levels in ANYTHING. Mura house - The resort calls this restaurant Japanese, but its general Asian dishes. Mura House offers Hibachi or menu options as well as Sushi. They offer pad thai, rice dishes, seaweed salad and popcorn shrimp.... see why I called it Asian and not Japanese? There is sadly no Ramen here either. While the options are tasty and satisfying if you've been to Japan and are looking for some authenticity you will not find it here. Mi Carisa - Italian Take my ( and any ) review with a grain of salt. I am Italian and have a very high and authentic standard for Italian food. The food here was OK. Better than most all inclusive resorts but again not awe inspiring. We also had considerably slow service at this restaurant - could have been a one off but worth mentioning. 2087 - Steak house. YES!! go here as many times as you can!! perhaps my review of the preceding restaurants is a bit harsh because 2087 we so good. Scallops - delicious, Rib eye, fantastic ( and I don't particularly crave red meat ) Octopus, cooked to perfection. Cafe Inez this Cafe is open when most people are awake 6a - 2a. they make delicious sandwiches and a variety of sweet treats - the cheesecakes was one of the better deserts I tired at Unico. Also a great place to grab a healthy breakfast smoothie and some avocado toast on your way out the door to an excursion or to catch your flight out. The sandwiches are served in a plastic to-go container. I try not to use plastic when possible so this was mildly disappointing to see especially since Unico stopped the use of plastic straws in their drinks. All drinks are served without a straw. If you're a frozen drink person maybe consider buying some metal straws from Amazon before you leave for Unico. - I did this and I'm glad I did. Drinks: Each restaurant has a unique mixology menu. The drinks can not be made at other bars in the resort and are specific to the restaurant. Mura house makes specialty drinks with sake, the Katana was my personal favorite. The lobby bar also makes killer drinks. the Sinner was my go to, with chili infused vodka and strawberry puree, it subdued my carving for spice which I previously mentioned is lacking at Unico. Activities: Unico provides a schedule of activities which is really nice. Floating yoga in the quiet pool, movie night on the lawn, hookah in the lounge. Etc. I enjoy a good hookah and was surprised to see it on the activities menu however, when I arrived at the lounge at 11:01 ( started at 11) the 4 hookahs were already in use. I do wish the resort had a few more specifically smaller ones for smaller parties - A party of 10 and a party of 2 were smoking the same size hookahs - not ideal. Water sports Unico offers kayaks, SUP, Peddle boats and hobbie cats. We did SUP which I had done before, its pretty difficult with the small waves but fun to be in the water without anyone else around. The peddle boat was broken otherwise we would have tried that too. There weren't many guests at the beach, most people stick to the pool but the beach was enjoyable. Servers are out there to bring food and drinks and its quiet, don't rule it out because of the seaweed. Spa: The inclusions offering at Unico is a big selling point. We got a couples massage for 50 minutes. Our misuses were talented and pleasant and the hydro therapy prior to the massage was well worth the early arrival. Excursion: We did the Yalku Extreme tour and had a great time. Bam Bam was our guide and he was very knowledgable and entertaining. Bring a change of clothes, an extra bathing suit and shoes suitable for water. and be prepared to climb 600 steps! there are 7 zip lines and our fitness trackers counted 62 flights of stairs. This excursion is super fun but physically exhausting. Service: Every employee was lovely. Polite, professional, welcoming. Not a single complaint with the staff. Overall: A fantastic R&R vacation. Perfect for couples.
Sep 21, 2018

Awesome vacation

OMG, this was our first stay at Unico OMG, it was wonderful and we be back! The entire staff from the minute we arrive until we depart are always friendly and helpful. The food and service is great. Our Member Host Roger was wonderful and helpful. All the pool staff are great they took care of us during our stay. Specially Luis Torres, he was always there for us he knew what we wanted without asking, that's called special service. Other pool staff that were wonderful were Victor,Luis and Santos. The members pool at Unico is awesome uncrowded, quiet and relaxing. Loved using the Unico app to book dinner reservation, no lines. Can't waite until our next vacation :)
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UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya

Facilities

Spa

Spa

At UNICO 20°87° they have redefined the all inclusive and your stay will include selected spa and beauty treatments as part of your all inclusive. All you have to do is pay the 20% service fee for these selected treatments, meaning you can indulge even more with your stay. Selected Signature spa treatments are not included as part of the Unlimited Inclusions and will be at an additional charge

Jungle tours

Tour and Excursion inclusions

As part of your all inclusive (Unlimited Inclusions) package there are a wide range of tours and excursions included for you to explore the region. Choose from a guided tour of Chichen Itza and cenote, Garrafon Natural Reef Park, Coba and Tulum tours and sunset sailing. All you have to do is pay for the 20% service fee, making exploring even more affordable.

20°87° Pool and Swim Up Bar

Swimming Pools

The hotel has three pools each offering a different experience, all pools offer poolside snacks and drinks service and cabanas that can be booked in advance. La Unica pool is a great place to socialise and hang out, 20°87° pool is centrally located with a swim-up bar and La Escondida offers a place of serenity with mellow music and comfortable seating.

UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya

Room Types

Alcoba Ocean View

Alcoba Ocean View

These spacious Alcoba rooms offer unobstructed views of the ocean, an outdoor hydro spa tub and a furnished balcony where you can appreciate the stunning views. Inside, enjoy a host of amenities including a Nespresso® coffee machine, local hand-crafted pieces and either come with a king-size bed or two queen beds. Can sleep a maximum of two guests in a king or four guests with two queens. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
  • Whirlpool in room
Pure Alcoba

Pure® Alcoba

Offering the same amenities as the Alcoba rooms, these Pure® rooms are designed to give a better night sleep, especially for allergy sufferers. The Pure® Promise ensures these rooms undergo a seven step process intended to reduce airborne particles and minimise the presence of potential irritants and has a state-of-the-art air purification system and treatment of all surfaces and coverings in the room. These rooms come with hotel view, with a fully furnished balcony. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Alcoba Swim-Up Pool

Alcoba Swim-Up Pool

Elegantly furnished with hand-crafted touches, these rooms are located on the ground floor with a furnished terrace with lounge chairs leading onto the swim up pool. The rooms come with a king-size bed, custom designed furniture and local art pieces with tropical or pool views. 

*There are two rooms of this category specially adapted for guests with mobility or physical disabilities. Please speak to one of our travel advisors to get one of these rooms guaranteed for you. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Alcoba Ocean Front

Alcoba Ocean Front

Situated to command panoramic views of the ocean, these spacious and bright rooms boast an outdoor double hydro spa tub and lounge area, rooms either come with a king-size bed or two queen beds and boast modern Mexican decor. Can sleep a maximum of two guests in a king or four guests with two queens. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Estancia One Bedroom Suite Tropical View

Estancia One Bedroom Suite Tropical View

Cultivating a sense of relaxed luxury, the Estancia Suites are rustic yet modern and boast a large living area, a king-size bed, an outdoor hydro spa tub and local art and handcrafted designs are showcased. Enjoy personalised service such as a minibar stocked to your preference, custom bathrobe and slippers and a complimentary artisanal gift. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
Estancia One Bedroom Suite

Estancia One Bedroom Suite

Boasting the same amenities as the Estancia One Bedroom Suite Tropical View  including a Nespresso® machine, these suites come with a king-size bed, 24-hour room service, an outdoor hydro spa tub with sweeping views of the ocean. Enjoy personalised service such as a minibar stocked to your preference, custom bathrobe and slippers and a complimentary artisanal gift. 

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Butler Service
  • Flatscreen TV
  • Hairdryer
  • In Room WiFi
  • Ironing Facilities
  • Minibar
  • MP3 dock
  • Safe
  • Satellite/Cable TV
  • Sea View
  • Separate Shower
  • Tea & Coffee Facilities
  • Telephone
  • Towels included
UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya

Food & Drink

Mi Carisa

Mi Carisa

Mi Carisa focuses on the practices and traditions of coastal Italy. Serving every dish with perfection and love it provides a warm and intimate setting and is the perfect option for a romantic dinner just for two. Open Sunday to Thursday 18:00 - 23:00

Cueva Siete

Cueva Siete

Named for the seven caves of Mayan mythos Cueva Siete (or Cave Seven) serves dishes completely inspired by everything Yucatecan and showcasing the best in Mexican flavours and traditions. Dress code is smart or beach casual and is open for dinner only 18:00 - 23:00

Mura House

Mura House

Concentrating on the flavours and techniques from across Asia, in particular Japan - Mura House brings together three different styles of Japanese cuisine, teppanyaki, yakitori and sushi. Dress code is smart or beach casual and is open for dinner only 17:00 - 23:00

20°87° Restaurant

20°87° Restaurant

Incorporating the hotel's coordinates into its name and a perfectly situated beachside venue, offering a diverse and delicious breakfast buffet including eggs to order, Mexican pastries and fresh juices and then open in the evening serving a classic grill menu including cuts of steak and fish. Breakfast 06:30 - 11:00 Dinner 18:30 - 23:00 Brunch (Friday and weekends only) 11:00 - 15:00 Casual dress code

Inez Cafe

Inez Cafe

Taking its own spin on European cafe culture, it is the perfect gathering point for socialising and recharging. Serving coffee, tea, fresh juices with baked goods in the morning to sandwiches, paninis and salads for lunch and dinner. Dress code smart beach casual

Palmera Lounge

Palmera Lounge

Many bartenders left for Cuba and its nightlife triggering the Cuban cocktail renaissance, Palmera Lounge picks up where this story left off and oozes glamour, plenty of rum and world famous Cuban cigars. Offering a glance of Cuban clubs in the 1940's with great cocktails, cigar bar and an assortment of shows.

Bar Balam

Bar Balam

The resort's open-all-day cocktail bar combining mixology and an insightful Mexican taste on traditional cocktails.

Board Basis Options

All Inclusive
UNICO 20°87° Riviera Maya

Special Offers

Room upgrade

Complimentary Room Upgrades

Book an Alcoba Swim Up King room and receive a complimentary room upgrade to an Alcoba Ocean Front. Or book an Alcoba Ocean Front and receive an upgrade to an Estancia One Bedroom Suite. 

Upgrades are subject to availability and require a minimum of five night stay. 

Travelling
Saturday, June 1, 2019 to Saturday, October 26, 2019
Offer ends in 7 days

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