Modern Architecture – Mandarin Oriental Riviera Maya

Could you imagine taking a break from your hectic life and escaping to this modern sanctuary? Designed by Mexican architect Gilberto Borja, the Mandarin Oriental Riviera Maya looks like the perfect place to relax.

Located 26 miles south of Cancun, Mexico, the Mandarin Oriental Riviera Maya is set amidst 36 acres of tropical forests, with calm water views over the Caribbean Sea. Visitors can check out the ancient Mayan ruins nearby, or can choose to stay back and lounge in the spa, the “soul” of the resort. According to their website, “the hideaway is where luxury and natural beauty are in complete harmony.”

Mandarin Oriental Riviera Maya's website

Eugene Kim

Eugene Kim is the Editor-in-Chief of My Modern Met. In May, 2008, he co-founded the website to create one big city that celebrates creative ideas. His mission is to promote a positive culture by spotlighting the best sides of humanity—from the lighthearted and fun to the thought-provoking and enlightening.
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