First Nickelodeon Resort in Mexico will open in June

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya will give fans of “SpongeBob SquarePants,” “Dora the Explorer,” “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” and “PAW Patrol” the ultimate family beach escape when the resort opens in June 2021.

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya
Photos courtesy of Karisma Hotels & Resorts

Mexico’s first Nickelodeon Resort will provide a premium vacation experience themed to Nickelodeon’s worlds along with one of the largest water attractions in Mexico and all oceanfront swim-up suites that can accommodate families of five.

“After the huge success of the Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Punta Cana, we could not be better poised to expand the brand experience […] with themed experiences with an extended cast of 20 your favorite Nickelodeon characters,” said Mario Mathieu, senior vice president of Business Development, Design, and Construction of Karisma Hotels & Resorts. “This property features many firsts such as the new Turtle Lair Suite, even more dedicated entertainment spaces such as SNICK Lounge and Mainstage, and the one-of-a-kind Aqua Nick with its epic slides, river rides, and the teen-friendly Soak Summit, which will be a destination in itself.”

water park

The highlight of the resort’s entertainment offerings is Aqua Nick, a six-acre themed water park featuring 2,000 square feet of slides and over 1,820 square feet of river rides (including a Lazy River and a faster-paced Adventure River), with complimentary and early access offered to guests. Aqua Nick also includes Bikini Bottom Beach, a Slime Spot, PAW Patrol Adventure Bay, an interactive water playground, and Soak Summit with ten single and double-rider slides (including a multi-lane racing format).

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya Slime

Nickelodeon Place will feature signature experiences and entertainment for all ages with characters such as SpongeBob SquarePants, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Blue from “Blue’s Clues & You,” and more. Club Nick inside Nickelodeon Place is the ultimate kids’ play zone with immersive entertainment experiences, special themed days, a craft laboratory, playground, stage, surprise visits by Nickelodeon characters, and even Slime!

Karisma’s industry-leading World-Class Gourmet Inclusive Experience will provide Nickelodeon Riviera Maya guests with access to 24-hour in-room dining as well as world-class food and beverages served at six different restaurants and three bars, including The Bikini Bottom Bar and two swim-up bars. Other resort amenities include a state-of-the-art fitness center and a spa featuring kids’ treatments, couple’s suites, and outdoor treatment areas.

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya Bikini Bottom Bar

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya will feature spacious 280 oceanfront swim-up suites that incorporate family-friendly amenities like two bathrooms in every suite, art pieces from beloved show archives, and furnishings inspired by Nickelodeon’s iconic colors and current and past characters from “Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles,” “SpongeBob SquarePants,” and “Dora the Explorer.” The property will also feature four rooftop penthouse-style Signature Suites, including the fan-favorite “Pineapple Suite” and the first-ever “Turtle Lair Suite,” dedicated to the famous Ninja Turtles.

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts Riviera Maya Bedroom

Nickelodeon Hotels & Resorts is being brought to Riviera Maya by Grupo Lomas, which has provided travelers with an authentic Mexican experience for decades with a collection of properties that include the award-winning El Dorado Spa Resorts.

“We are delighted to continue our successful partnership with Grupo Lomas and Karisma Hotels & Resorts to open this incredible resort along a stunning stretch of white sand beach, providing guests of all ages with an authentic vacation experience centered on five-star luxury, playfulness, and the warm hospitality that makes Mexico such a beloved destination,” said Kevin Suh, president of Themed Entertainment at ViacomCBS. “With Viacom Global Insights reporting that 70% of kids find family time one of the most important sources of happiness, we’re excited to offer a fun destination that gives them a world-class family experience they won’t ever forget.”

To ensure guest safety and wellness, Karisma Hotels & Resorts has created a comprehensive well-being program called Karisma Peace of Mind, which includes a free, on-site antigen test for guests traveling to the U.S. per CDC requirements. Click here for more information.

Exclusive June opening rates are now available starting at $453 per person per night, which includes full access to Aqua Nick (including exclusive early access), as well as airport transfers and the World-Class Gourmet Inclusive experience. Click here for details.


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