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Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma

Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma

As part of our ongoing commitment to our clients, Purple Palm Vacations spends a lot of time learning about the destinations you want to visit by visiting them firsthand. Recently while in Riviera Maya, Mexico, we had the pleasure of touring Generations Riviera Maya, an all Suite, all Butler, all Gourmet All-Inclusive resort. This resort impressed us with its brilliant architecture, amazing sea views and dedication to great service. 

We Recommend This Resort For:  Families, Multi-Generations and Destination Weddings


The Gourmet Tower of restaurants offers delicious food with amazing views.

Photo Tour

Take a photo tour and see for yourself what the Generations Riviera Maya has to offer.  All pictures were taken on our tour and none have been modified or enhanced.

Brilliant architecture allows almost all rooms to have their own infinity pool.
Generations Riviera Maya Lobby
The beach area is wide enough for plenty of fun or relaxation.
Swim-up bar at the main pool
Swell Swim-Up Bar & Lounge
All rooms on the first floor are Swim Up Suites
The decor is crisp and modern.
The kids pool
Family Swim Up Jacuzzi Suite Bedroom
Family Swim Up Jacuzzi Suite Sofa Bed and Wall Divider
Family Swim Up Jacuzzi Suite Sitting Area
Family Swim Up Jacuzzi Suite View from Balcony
Family Swim Up Jacuzzi Suite Infinity Pool
Oceanfront One Bedroom Infinity Pool Jacuzzi Suite Bedroom
Oceanfront One Bedroom Infinity Pool Jacuzzi Suite Infinity Pool
Oceanfront One Bedroom Infinity Pool Jacuzzi Suite Jacuzzi Tub
Oceanfront One Bedroom Infinity Pool Jacuzzi Suite Dining Room
Oceanfront One Bedroom Infinity Pool Jacuzzi Suite Living Room
Free Baby Amenities are Available Upon Request
Oceanfront One Bedroom Infinity Pool Jacuzzi Suite Infinity Pool
Sky Weddings on the rooftop offer incredible ocean views
Beachside Chapel "De Los Milagros"
Habb Mediterranean Restaurant and Lounge
Habb Mediterranean Restaurant and Lounge Ocean View
Jade Pan Asian Cuisine Restaurant
The Chef Market food display has fresh and delicious food.
Wine Kitchen Restaurant & Tasting Room
The Eko Kids Club™ Ball Pit & Climbing Wall

Resort Highlights

Generations Riviera Maya by Karisma is a true luxury experience with its top-notch service, gourmet restaurants and lavishly appointed rooms.  Condé Nast Traveler has ranked it #7 out of the top 50 resorts in the world.


  • All rooms are ocean view jacuzzi suites with butler service and most have balconies with infinity pools.
  • With only 162 suites, this resort never feels crowded.
  • The spacious suites are perfect for large families; the One Bedroom Suite sleeps 5, the Two Bedroom Suite sleeps 8 and the Three Bedroom Suite sleeps 12.​
  • The One, Two and Three Bedroom Suites come with a complete kitchen and complimentary in-suite dining available.
  • Free Baby Amenities (Baby Strollers, Baby Food, Cribs, Baby Monitors, Changing Tables and More!) are available upon request.


  • Generations Riviera Maya is located on a wide stretch of white sand beach with amazing water color.
  • There are gorgeous views of the blue-green Caribbean Sea throughout the resort.
  • The resort is only 1/2 hour from the Cancun airport.


  • Guests 18 and older, staying at Generations Riviera Maya can use the facilities of  El Dorado Royale and El Dorado Casitas Royale, located directly next door, giving guests access to 12 gourmet restaurants, 3 world class spas, an outdoor theater and over a mile of unspoiled beach.
  • With so many activities included free of charge, you will never get bored.  Chose from basketball, beach volleyball, cooking classes, cocktail classes, dance lessons, darts, eco and greenhouse tours, spanish lessons, snorkeling tours, tequila tastings, yoga and more! 
  • Eko Kids Club™ is a hit with kids with ball pits, slides, video games, toys and even cooking school.
  • Every Friday they have a 5K run for $15 which goes to help the homeless cats and dogs in the area.


  • Four Gourmet Inclusive® restaurants offer delicious food with 180-degree views of the Caribbean Sea.
  • Instead of traditional buffets with food sitting out for long periods of time, Generations has "Food Displays" where food is continually monitored for freshness.
  • Generations caters exceptionally well to any dietary need with the exception of Kosher.
  • A 76,000 square foot Greenhouse at next door El Dorado Royale supplies most of the fruits and vegetables for a true farm-to-table experience.

Why Book With Us

  • We know the best resorts in Mexico and the Caribbean and can help you get the most value for your travel dollar.
  • You will always have a dedicated travel agent who cares about your vacation to call directly with questions or help with any problems that may arise.
  • Round-trip airport transfers are included with our packages so there is no need to worry about finding a ride at a foreign airport.
  • You can book your vacation with a low deposit and even utilize our no interest Payment Plan option.
  • We have partnered with the best Destination Management companies who will take good care of you from start to finish once in your destination.

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About the Author

My name is Amy Burbank, owner of Purple Palm Vacations and the Traveling Travel Agent. I travel throughout the year to the destinations that are in high demand looking for quality vacation options that go above and beyond. This blog is a collection of my Resort and Cruise Ship reviews that I feel are the best of the best and will truly provide a great vacation. Happy Travels!

Posted: Mon, May 30, 2016

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