What We Love

·  Enjoy unlimited gourmet food and top0shelf beverages from the 8 bars and 8 restaurants on-site.

·  Escape to select adults-only sections scattered throughout the resort for some much-needed peace and quiet.

·  Relax and unwind at one of the three heated pools or under a beachfront palapa.

Things to Know

·  The resort was recently renovated in 2019.

·  Located only 8 miles away from Cancun International Airport.

·  Maximize your vacay hours by checking pick-up times on scheduled transfers.

An elegant haven of relaxation situated in the heart of Cancun's hotel zone, the Now Emerald Cancun will offer a unique all-inclusive experience of Unlimited-Luxury®. Facing the Caribbean Sea on a white sand beach, this family-oriented resort combines lush nature with modern world-class facilities. Unlimited-Luxury® means a stress-free getaway: drinks, food and activities at your resort are all included in the price of your vacay! Get a delicious cocktail delivered directly to you as much as you want and tuck away into a private cabana surrounded by the soft sand and blue sea. Join in on a beach activity or two or spend some quality time at the spa. Bliss is at your fingertips. Here’s a snapshot of what you get:

  • Unlimited gourmet a la carte dining 
  • 24-hour room service 
  • Unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits (applies to natural fruit juices and soft drinks, too)
  • Daily maid service 
  • Oodles of daytime activities, theme parties and live nightly entertainment 
  • Daily refreshed, complimentary minibar 
  • Pool and beach wait service
  • The Sip, Savor & See program lets you wine/dine at sister properties 
  • Free Wi-Fi with Unlimited Connectivity app 
Woohoo! Book your beach vacay with CheapCaribbean and get MORE Perks at Now Emerald Cancun. Enjoy perks like free extras, upgrades and discounts you’ll only receive by booking with CheapCaribbean. Please note, not all reservations qualify, so please read all conditions to see if you are eligible.


Cancun Hotel Zone - Beachfront
Cancun International Airport (CUN) : 8 miles

Property Information

Last Renovation: 2019
Total rooms: 427


Resort Details


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Hotel Advisories

Advisory Minimum Check-in age is 18 years of age (unless children are accompanied by adults)

General Policies & Fine Print

General Policies:

Check-in Policy - Hotel requires a credit/debit card authorization or cash deposit upon check-in for incidentals; this will place a hold on your funds.

Convention Policy - Individuals attending a convention cannot book this property for their stay. If found attending a convention, guests may be subject to higher room rates upon arrival.

Hotel Spring Break Policy - This hotel cannot guarantee a spring-break-free environment.

Transfer Policy - A price may display when children stay free, if your vacation includes transfer to your hotel.

General Information - Room taxes and service fees are included in vacation price.  Minimum night stay restrictions may apply.  Reservation changes may not be permitted unless authorized by the hotel.

Student Groups (Spring Breakers) are not permitted at Hotel. A student group consist of those that travel without parent supervision or a responsible adult in each room. This could refer to but not limited to high school students or college students booking multiple rooms. The hotel reserves the right to deny lodging to any reservations of this type.

Customer Ratings & Reviews

TripAdvisor Traveler Rating

4.0 2196 reviews
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Relaxing vacation with lots of activities available.

    The activities were amazing including yoga, bingo, horseshoes, beach volley ball, paddle boarding, dance lessons and we did a sip and paint with Luis and Maima! Or, you can just sit back and chill! While the resort is older, the beach and pools were nice, and the staff was very friendly.

    May 26, 2023
  • 4.0 star tripadvisor rating
    We had a wonderful time but…..

    First time in Cancun, chose this resort because of high rating. But honestly I was upset upon arrival at the hotel. Our room was extremely dated and nothing fancy at all and the quick dinner we had at the buffet was horrible. With that being said there were many good things about the resort that outweighed the bad. Pros: service and staff were beyond excellent. They all had wonderful attitudes and bent over backwards to serve, pools had wonderful views, lots of seating and shade, restaurants were excellent and the breakfast buffet was much better than the dinner, beach was well kept, plenty of activities and shows throughout the day/night, wide array of drink choices. Cons: little to no AC anywhere at the resort - our room AC never turned off and it just felt cool, not cold; the bathroom, especially the shower was in need of some serious renovating, the resort would not break bigger bills into 5s and 1s-we had to ask wait staff for change for 20s. Overall we had a great time but will try a different place next time!

    May 25, 2023
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Good for someone on a budget.

    5 night stay first time in Cancun, here my honest review. THE GOOD: Affordable, restaurants were excellent except the buffet, it was ok. Incredible staff, greated us with champaign upon checking in.Entertainment was great. Outside views were breathtaking. THE BAD: Outdated rooms, bottom door hinge was broken, bedsheets smelled, curtains were stained, not all electrical outlets worked. Safe had a dead battery, AC leaked onto the floor, technician came and fixed it then leaked again the next day. Found 2 cockroaches in the room and hallways. Tiles were missing from the pool. The entire resort needs some updates.

    May 22, 2023
  • 1.0 star tripadvisor rating
    I cried when we arrived, the reviews must be fake.

    Other reviews really must be fake…this place is really run down, dirty, food was gross, old and falling apart. I actually cried when we arrived. Do not believe the pictures on their website, this place looks nothing like that. No ac in any place except your room, not in lobby, hallways, restaurants, it’s hot, stuffy, and smells dirty. I’m not trying to sound like an unhappy customer, I’m being very honest. You will be horrified by the condition of this place. The beach lounge chair cushions are all stained and dirty, the pools had mold (and were too small for the massive amount of people in them) everywhere you look it’s just dirty and covered in fingerprints. It looked like someone threw up on our toilet seat top when we arrived in our delapitated room. We wore flip flops in the shower, there were dead bugs and piles of dirt in the cabinet where the mini fridge was, there was NO HOT water to shower, restaurants were closed that the app says we’re open, the food was so bad (panini was 2 slices of white bread with chicken nugget in between and not even toasted), the buffet experience is scary- room is filthy and hot (no ac) and for anything “fresh” you have to wait in line for the one cook to make it. There is absolutely nothing upscale or luxurious about this place. It does NOT look like the pictures on the website. Pictures don’t lie, please look at mine. I don’t usually post reviews but was so upset about this place and then the dismissive response from management just put me over the edge. There are too many other hotels in Cancun to choose from, please do your homework before booking this place.

    May 21, 2023
  • 3.0 star tripadvisor rating
    Just an OK place to stay.

    This hotel was disappointing for us. It is very out of date and we didn’t check the reviews well enough before we booked. The beach wasn’t good and that was disappointing. We upgraded our reservation to include a private cool pool on our balcony. I think it was built in the 70’s or 80’s. It was not appealing. Although the hotel was clean it just felt really old and not luxurious at all. The restaurants did have really good food especially the steak house. We also enjoyed the Japanese and Greek restaurant. Service was excellent for the most part.

    May 21, 2023