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.
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:
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 AAA Three Diamond Award is the third-highest level of recognition given by AAA. The following resort hotels have received this distinction:
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 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.
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.
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.
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 is the tourism industry's leading benchmarking system for sustainability and environmental compliance. The following Vidanta destinations have been recognized by EarthCheck:
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.
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 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 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:
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.