Hyatt Hotels has officially opened a Ziva-branded all-inclusive resort in Puerto Morelos, Mexico.

The new property, named Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun, is located between the Caribbean Sea and the lagoon of Bahia Petempich near the famous Cancun Hotel Zone.

Playa Hotels & Resorts will operate the new resort.

Hyatt Global Operations senior vice-president Frank Lavey said: “We’re thrilled that Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun is welcoming guests and World of Hyatt members to experience the Hyatt Ziva brand in Mexico, a key leisure destination this year.

“This addition to the Hyatt Ziva portfolio offers a sophisticated, multi-generational stay in the exciting Riviera Cancun region.”

The 438-room Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun features luxurious and spacious suites with private balconies.

Facilities include 17 globally inspired and locally authentic restaurants, bars, and lounges; nine swimming pools including an ocean-view pool and a water park; a fitness centre; and a two-story spa.

The resort also features more than 51,000ft2 of meeting and event space.

Playa Hotels & Resorts executive vice-president and chief development officer Fernando Mulet said: “With elevated amenities along with Playa’s award-winning Service from the Heart and an extraordinary destination, Hyatt Ziva Riviera Cancun represents the very best in all-inclusive luxury.

“Since partnering with Hyatt less than a decade ago, the family-friendly Hyatt Ziva and adults-only Hyatt Zilara brands have become the premier all-inclusive experiences throughout Mexico and the Caribbean. We look forward to expanding our footprint together with Hyatt and our investment partners.”

Recently, Hyatt Regency brand opened a new hotel in Cairo, Egypt.