Creating the extraordinary means never standing still, even upon receiving recognition for what we've accomplished. Every time Vidanta receives an award or accolade, we see it as confirmation that we're on the right path, and use it as further motivation to see what we can achieve next—what new experience we can bring to our guests.

AAA FIVE DIAMOND AWARD

The AAA Five Diamond Award is the highest recognition given by AAA regarding excellence by restaurants or hotels/resorts. We are very proud to have received this distinction for the following resort hotels:

  • Grand Luxxe Nuevo Vallarta

  • Grand Luxxe Riviera Maya

  • The Grand Bliss Nuevo Vallarta

  • The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta

  • The Grand Mayan Los Cabos

  • The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya

AAA FOUR DIAMOND AWARD

The AAA Four Diamond Award is the second-highest recognition  awarded by AAA based on excellence. Many of our resort hotels have received this distinction, including the following:

  • The Grand Bliss Nuevo Vallarta

  • The Grand Mayan Nuevo Vallarta

  • The Grand Mayan Los Cabos

  • The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya

AAA THREE DIAMOND AWARD

The AAA Three Diamond Award is the third-highest level of recognition given by AAA. The following resort hotels have received this distinction:


  • Mayan Palace Puerto Peñasco

  • Mayan Palace Nuevo Vallarta

  • Mayan Palace Riviera Maya

CRISTAL CERTIFICATION

Vidanta participates in a voluntary benchmarking program known as Cristal International Standards, which measures and manages hospitality best practices, ensuring high standards of quality. The following resort hotels have received Cristal Certification:

  • Vidanta Riviera Maya

  • Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta

  • Vidanta Los Cabos

  • Mayan Palace Puerto Peñasco

  • Mayan Palace Mazatlán

CONDÉ NAST TRAVELER READERS' CHOICE AWARD: TOP 5 HOTELS IN EASTERN MEXICO

Vidanta Riviera Maya was recognized as one of the Top 5 hotels in Eastern Mexico, as voted by over 600,000 readers in Condé Nast Traveler's 2019 Readers' Choice Awards.

TRAVEL + LEISURE WORLD'S BEST AWARD: TOP 10 HOTELS IN MEXICO

Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta was named as one of Mexico's best hotels in the 2019 edition of Travel + Leisure's iconic awards, as voted by readers the world over.

TRAVEL + LEISURE WORLD'S BEST AWARD: TOP 100 HOTELS IN THE WORLD

 

Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta was named as one of the world's very best hotels in the 2019 edition of Travel + Leisure's iconic awards, as voted by readers the world over.

SOCIALLY RESPONSIBLE COMPANY DISTINCTIVE

 

Granted by the Mexican Center for Philanthropy (CEMEFI), this recognition was awarded to Grupo Vidanta for protecting the environment and upholding sustainable best practices as a business.

EARTHCHECK

EarthCheck is the tourism industry's leading benchmarking system for sustainability and environmental compliance. The following Vidanta destinations have been recognized by EarthCheck:

  • EarthCheck Platinum — Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta

  • EarthCheck Platinum — Vidanta Acapulco

  • EarthCheck Gold — Vidanta Los Cabos

  • EarthCheck Gold –– Vidanta Puerto Peñasco

EARTHCHECK MASTER

Vidanta Riviera Maya has received EarthCheck Master Certification for meeting rigorous environmental benchmarks, as evaluated by third-party auditors, and leading the way in sustainability for over 15 years.

RCI GOLD CROWN RESORT

This award is given by RCI to resorts that exceed specific standards in the areas of housekeeping, maintenance, hospitality, and check-in/check-out procedures. We are honored to call many of our resort hotels RCI Gold Crown Resorts:

  • The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya

  • The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya

  • Mayan Palace Riviera Maya

  • The Grand Mayan Los Cabos

  • Mayan Palace Mazatlán

RCI HOSPITALITY AWARD

The RCI Hospitality Award is presented for consistently high ratings in the check-in/check-out and hospitality categories. The following resort hotels have been recognized for this honor:

  • The Grand Bliss Riviera Maya

  • Mayan Palace Riviera Maya

  • The Grand Mayan Riviera Maya

  • The Grand Mayan Los Cabos

THE UNITED NATIONS WORLD TOURISM ORGANIZATION DISTINCTION

The UNWTO is responsible for the promotion of accountable, sustainable, and universally accessible tourism. In association with the UNWTO and supported by EarthCheck and The Rainforest Alliance, the Distinction "S" is given by the Mexican Secretary of Tourism to the following Vidanta destinations:

  • Vidanta Nuevo Vallarta

  • Vidanta Riviera Maya

  • Vidanta Los Cabos

  • Vidanta Puerto Peñasco

GREAT PLACE TO WORK MEXICO

Every year since 2013, including 2019, Vidanta has earned the distinction of being in the top 10 on the Great Place to Work® in Mexico list. And in 2019, Vidanta was named in the top 5 on the Great Place to Work® in Mexico list for Millennials.