Breathless Riviera Cancun (via Instagram @breathlessresorts)
Breathless Riviera Cancun (via Instagram @breathlessresorts)
By Meagan Drillinger / March 19, 2018 5:00 am

On the ranking of the best sex ever, hotel sex often rings in at number one. Whether it’s the high thread counts, the room service champagne, or the heightened level of anonymity, there is something about hotel sex that makes it a cut above the rest. For the ultimate in hotel sex, why not visit hotels that are geared directly toward sex itself? Here are five hotels to know where sex is most certainly on the menu.

Breathless Riviera Cancun (via Instagram @breathlessresorts)

Breathless Resorts & Spas

Sex appeal is full frontal at this party-centric resort company. It’s all about playful seduction here, with a party scene evocative of South Beach, but a resort atmosphere that is Caribbean luxury. By day it’s sexy pool parties with clientele embracing a ‘barely there’ attitude. By night, things heat up in the clubs with a roster of sensual parties, like PJ’s and DJ’s, Bacchanalian blowouts, and body painting. There are five resorts under the Breathless umbrella: Breathless Cabo San Lucas, Breathless Playa del Carmen, Breathless Riviera Cancun, Breathless Punta Cana, and Breathless Montego Bay.

Penthouse at the Temptation Cancun Resort & Spa (Temptation Cancun Resort & Spa)

Temptation Cancun Resort

The resort slogan, “Playground for Grown-Ups,” fits in nicely with its topless-optional policy. For years, this resort has been an institution in the Cancun sensual circuit. But a recent mega renovation has redone its reputation, as well as the Cancun skyline. The vibe here at this 21+ resort is laid-back and chic, with a playfully provocative vibe and a seemingly ‘anything goes,’ mentality. Even the beach at Temptation is topless, which is a first for the Cancun area. The elevated party scene at the ‘Sexy Pool’ includes cocktails, day parties, and the promise of no tan lines for the ladies. While at night, the energy transfers over to the Bash nightclub for resident and guest DJs and all-night dancing. Even the cuisine at Temptation is geared to sex, with SHE restaurant, with a multi-course menu built around aphrodisiac ingredients.

Pool bar at Desire Riviera Maya Resort (Desire Rivera Maya Resort)

Desire Riviera Maya Resort

Where Temptation leaves off, Desire kicks in. Topless is all well and good, but with that comes the hope for a little bit more. Desire takes it there. And we mean all the way there. This all-inclusive resort in Mexico’s Riviera Maya is designed for couples who want to make sex and sexuality the focal point of their vacations. Desire Riviera Maya Resort unabashedly celebrates sex as evidenced by its calendar of events that range from everything from tributes to Playboy to Vampires & Virgins. Themed nights include white and neon parties, to naughty nautical themes, and Lipstick & Lingerie. But one of the unique experiences at Desire is its fantasy menu, which offers guests curated experiences based on a number of fantasies. If you’ve fantasized about making your own erotic video, there’s a package for that. A private stripper show for you and your significant other? There’s a package for that. There’s even a package that (tastefully) curates sex on the beach, including a private “love bed,” wine, and chocolate covered strawberries.

Pearl restaurant at Desire Riviera Maya Pearl Resort (Desire Riviera Maya Pearl Resort)

Desire Riviera Maya Pearl Resort

Desire has a second Mexico property, that ups the ante a bit when it comes to sexual fantasies. The Desire Riviera Maya Pearl Resort is a collection of 88 villa-style rooms on a stretch of Caribbean beach in Mexico. Similar to the other Desire property, the theme is sex and lots of it. From Food Play to Pole Pleasures, Erotic Massages and Strip Seductions, Desire Pearl aims to make fantasy the real thing.

Kandyland Wonderland event at Hedonism II Negril (via Instagram @hedonismjamaica)

Hedonism II Negril

And then there’s the mothership. The Mecca of Swingers’ Resorts. Hedonism II is an institution in the swingers’ community, as being one of the first to hit the scene. Hedo paved the way for lifestyle and nudist hotels, and has one of the most loyal followings of clientele, who are drawn to its entertainment, theme nights, and, of course, the Playroom, where sex comes in all shapes and forms, from voyeurs and monogamous couples to swingers and orgies. Though technically the resort is a nudist resort, the only place where clothing is not allowed is on the designated Nude side of the resort, so you don’t have to be a nudist to go, nor do you have to be a swinger. It’s a playground where the two lifestyles happily intersect. Hedonism recently underwent a multi-million dollar renovation, as well, upgrading its guest rooms and public areas, as well as its food offerings, to be competitive with other high-end resorts, so not only is it a naked vacation, but it’s a comfortable and downright luxurious one.