Playa del Carmen is located on Yucutan peninsula and it has beautiful white beaches, and it is one of the top diving and snorkeling destinations in the world, where adventurers can see vibrant sea life.

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 Grand Velas Riviera Maya – Luxury Resort

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Offering amazing views of the Caribbean Sea, Grand Velas Riviera Maya is an luxury all-inclusive resort features a large outdoor pool, spa, 3 all-day restaurants, 5 gourmet dining venues and beautiful suites with private terraces. The Grand Velas Riviera Maya is made up of 3 different sections, including a family area, a section for children over 12, plus a Zen-like area surrounded by a tropical setting.

Location

A 5-minute drive from central Playa del Carmen.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

The Suites

Three unique suite models. Zen Grand Suites are surrounded by jungle, mangroves and natural cenotes.
Ambassador Suites are ideal for families looking to spend a day basking in the sun on white sand beaches.
Grand Class Suites are designed to provide an experience of absolute relaxation overlooking the sea.

All suites feature private terraces, plunge pools, uninhibited water views, stylish décor with tiled floors, and include a Nespresso coffee maker and L’Occitan toiletries. The marbled bathrooms have walk-in glass showers and deep-soak hot tubs. 24-hour suite service

Food and Drinks at Grand Velas Riviera Maya – All Inclusive

Grand Velas Riviera Maya takes you beyond All-Inclusive. Savor gourmet cuisine from renowned chefs.

Tempt yourself with an array of gourmet cuisine curated by renowned chefs from around the world. Savor decadent French dishes. Share an authentic, Italian-style meal. Discover the creativity of Asian fusion. Or indulge in creative interpretations of classic Mexican dishes. The resort restaurants offer a symphony of flavors for breakfast, lunch and dinner, showcasing incredible international cuisine. Lighter meals can be enjoyed in the bistro and poolside restaurants.

Ameneties and Services

Find refuge on the white sand beach or lounge by the infinity pool, paired with attentive service from our Concierge. Schedule a massage in the comfort of your suite.

The Grand Velas’ spa features an indoor swimming pool and a range of whirlpool baths and saunas.

Luxury wedding arrangements.

A cutting edge convention center for business travelers.

Concierge services are available 24/7, as well as gourmet room service.

Distance to the aiport

Cancun Airport  27 miles / 43 km.

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 Banyan Tree Mayakoba

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A proud recipient of Travel & Leisure’s 2018 “Best of the Best” award in Mexico, Banyan Tree Mayakoba is a AAA Five Diamond luxury beach resort.

A breathtaking getaway for relaxation, rejuvenation, romance and world-class dining, it is also the region’s most sustainable five-star resort.

Location

Located 6 miles / 10 km from downtown Playa del Carmen.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

The Villas

This 5-star resort features luxurious villas, each with a private pool and landscaped garden.

Each spacious villa at Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Riviera Maya has an expansive layout which includes a private sun terrace. All villas include a large bathroom, walk-in closet and iPod docking station. The living room has a 42-inch flat-screen TV and free WiFi.

Food and Drinks at Banyan Tree Mayakoba

It offers 11 specialty restaurants serving international cuisine and 3 bars.

Mayakoba Banyan Tree offers international cuisine, including Thai specialties at Saffron. Reflections Bar serves cocktails and snacks by the communal outdoor pool.

Ameneties and Services

They have a full-service spa, including massage and body treatments.
Guests of Banyan Tree resort can work out in the gym or enjoy a mangrove boat tour departing from the lobby.

El Camaleón Golf Club, opposite the resort, provides lessons through the Jim McLean Golf School.

Distance to the airport

Cancun International Airport is a 45-minute drive from the Banyan Tree Mayakoba resort.

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 Rosewood Mayakoba – 5-Star Resort

Rosewood Mayakoba is situated on the Riviera Maya. This luxury resort in Mexico offers spacious suites and is located south of Cancun and north of the charming seaside village of Playa del Carmen.
Surrounded by the emerald embrace of the jungle and caressed by warm Carribbean breezes, is a resort of rare luxury and indulgence. It is imbued with the unique spirit of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula.

Luxury Rosewood Mayakoba is a resort that offers 3 outdoor pools, 3 restaurants a spa and a kids club that offers special activities for children.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

Suites and Villas

Featuring 129 suites and an exclusive collection of private villas, Rosewood Mayakoba offers a sophisticated living experience immersed in an awe-inspiring tropical environment.
Each suite offers an open floor plan, oversized terraces and contemporary custom furnishings crafted by Mexican artisans.
In this oasis of comfort and tranquility, subtle touches reflect the region’s Mayan heritage. Spacious bathrooms, plunge pools, boat docks, butler service and other thoughtful amenities contribute to an elevated stay.

Lagoon Villas are sensitively designed to delight guests with the natural beauty of the emerald lagoons that give these airy residences a serene, peaceful ambiance.

Food and Drinks at Rosewood Mayakoba

Guests can experience 3 different cuisines on site: Mexican, Asian and international style. Room service is available 24 hours a day. The resort also has a bar.

Ameneties and Services

The facilities at Rosewood Mayakoba include a gym, sauna, steam room and a spa. The kids club also has a children’s pool available.

Access to the Greg Norman, 7,000-yard, 18-hole course, El Camaleón is avalable for guests.

Diving can be arranged at Mayakoba Dive Center.

Playa del Carmen town center can be reached in a 10-minute drive.

Distance to the airport

Cancun Airport is 45 minutes away by car.

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 Palmaia The House of AiA – All Inclusive

All-Inclusive

Offering amazing views of the Caribbean Sea, Palmaïa, The House of AïA is a luxury all inclusive wellness resort in the Riviera Maya, Mexico.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

The Suites

The all-suite retreat has Vegan Suites which are completely free of animal products, Beach Front Suites, Family Suites, Swim-out Suites, and Ocean View Suites have air conditioning, free WiFi, mini-bar, a Nespresso coffee machine, a seating area with a sofa and flat-screen TV and eco-friendly amenities. Concierge services are available 24/7, as well as gourmet room service.

Food and Drinks at Palmaia – The House of AïA Wellness Enclave All Inclusive

The resort has 4 specialty restaurants and a food truck, which offer plant-based menus and serve high-quality ingredients.

Ameneties and Services

Palmaïa – The House of AïA is a luxury all-inclusive resort that features large outdoor pools, a wonderful spa and beauty center.

The resort offers wellness programs and personal growth practices such as yoga classes, meditation, cacao ceremonies, sound therapies and tai chi. Designed to create new categories of integrated and natural experiences, the Jungle Spa is located amidst the natural tropical flora and offers 19 treatments based on the seven chakras.

For families, Palmaïa operates a holistic fun children’s activities program led by certified Waldorf Educators.

It also has a 24-hour fitness center. In the evenings, it offers a musical program with live performances.

Distance to the airport

Cancun International Airport is 40 minutes drive.

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 Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort

Escape to Our Luxury Oceanfront Resort in Playa del Carmen. Get away to the Caribbean Coast of Quintana Roo. Retreat to oceanfront rooms with balconies and suites with private plunge pools overlooking the turquoise Caribbean sea. Enjoy relaxing spa treatments and immersive experiences that elevate the local culture through culinary experiences, art, and nature. Memorable moments await at Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

Rooms and Suites

The resort’s guest rooms and suites feature views of either the Caribbean Sea or the preserved mangrove, along with Hyatt Grand Beds, 47-inch flat-screen TVs, mini hub stations, minibars, and laptop-size safes.
Rooms with plunge pools or swim-up pools are available, and suites feature large bathrooms with rain showers and deep soaking tubs.

Food and Drinks at Grand Hyatt Playa del Carmen Resort

There are three on-site dining options, including The Grill at 126 with ocean views, seafood, and signature selections.
El Paseo, is the property’s extension of La Quinta Agenda with culinary experiences, authentic Mexican kiosks, and pathways to the pool and beach areas.
While La Cocina offers Mexican & Caribbean cuisine for breakfast, lunch, and dinner.

Ameneties and Services

For recreation, the beachfront resort has three infinity pools and a children’s pool.

Inspired by the region’s famous Cenotes—natural underground swimming rivers, the hotel’s Cenote Spa has eight treatment rooms, a variety of therapeutic treatments, and hydrotherapy area.

Along with an 82-foot lap pool, and a 24-hour fitness center offering cardio machines and strength training equipment.

Other facilities offered at the property include water sports facilities, meeting facilities, Beauty Salon and a games room. There is also a multi-purpose ballroom plus fifteen meeting rooms and various indoor and outdoor pre-function areas for events.

Distance to the airport

This luxury resort is 45 minutes by car from Cancún International Airport.

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 Belmond Maroma Resort and Spa

Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa is a luxury boutique retreat on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Beyond the gates, the resort is set amidst 200 acres of jungle foliage directly along Maroma Beach with powder-fine beaches, Caribbean blue waters, and traditional dwellings.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

Rooms and Suites

Guests are accommodated in local-style palapas which echo the resort’s Mexican elegance. Light filters into airy rooms through raw-cotton curtains, and rooms feature handmade furniture and local art. Open terraces allow Caribbean breezes to flow inside, and some suites have outdoor showers and plunge pools. While bathroom products include organic honey shampoo and soaps scented with natural ingredients such as rosemary and orange.

Food and Drinks at Maroma, A Belmond Hotel, Riviera Maya

Savor regional dishes at El Restaurante for breakfast and lunch while the contemporary take paired with award-winning wines tempt you back during romantic dinners.
Sip a jalapeno-spiced cocktail to the sound of the waves at Freddy’s Bar.

Ameneties and Services

Begin the day at the Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa with a free daily a la carte breakfast or with a refreshing swim in one of the 3 outdoor pools. Admire stunning views of the ocean from the resort’s observation tower or take advantage of the on-site classes, including cooking lessons and tequila tastings.

Explore the scenic paths and trails surrounding the Belmond Maroma Resort or browse for souvenirs and traditional Mayan crafts at the on-site boutiques.

Easily arrange snorkeling excursions, deep-sea fishing and sailing with help from the Belmond Maroma’s friendly concierge services. Experience swimming with dolphins, explore the Yucatan Jungle or spend the afternoon kayaking.

This hotel ranked among the top 100 Hotels & Resorts in the World.

Distance to the airport

Cancun International Airport is 35 minutes drive.

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 Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Esmeralda

All Inclusive!

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An all-inclusive resort on the shores of the Caribbean Sea set in the most exotic natural environment. Enjoy a holiday with your family or partner at Paradisus Playa del Carmen and take home unforgettable memories.

This luxury seafront resort surrounded by a lush tropical mangrove offers spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea and Cozumel Island.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort

Rooms and Suites

Paradisus Playa Del Carmen is home to 488 bedrooms. All are tastefully furnished and many even provide such comforts as TV, separate living room, internet access – wifi, non smoking rooms.

The spacious suites are enveloped in contemporary, chic design crafted with natural stone and neutral tones. Feel free to indulge in an exotic rainfall shower or hydromassage. All suites feature a private balcony or terrace.

Food and Drinks at Paradisus Playa del Carmen All Inclusive

Take your senses on a culinary tour through 14 remarkable restaurants serving delicious cuisine from all around the world and 10 bars serving unlimited international Premium brand drinks. Enjoy life-enriching experiences such as tango dance classes, sushi-making, and sensorial experiences.

Ameneties and Services

Throughout the day you can enjoy the relaxing atmosphere of the hot tub, private beach, fitness center, sauna, golf course (within 3 km).

It offers a family concierge, YHI Kids, Kids Zone, Kids Club, Baby Club, Game Room, Life enriching experience and Kids Pool.

Guests can relax at the resort’s Yhi spa and enjoy a variety of body and facial treatments, Thalassotherapy or a massage.

Wedding services, tours/ticket assistance and a business center.

When you are looking for comfortable and convenient accommodations in Playa Del Carmen, make Paradisus Playa Del Carmen your home away from home.

Distance to the airport

Cancun International Airport is 35 minutes drive.

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 Blue Diamond Riviera Maya – Adults Only – All Inclusive

Adults Only – All Inclusive

The exclusive Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique Hotel, Adults Only, All Suites, A la Carte Luxury, Wellness & Spa Resort, reflects the new upscale trends in the destination providing the utmost in personal attention with special touches, innovative design with oriental details, time to experience life and its pleasure in 36 acres of lush tropical jungle, well manicured gardens and a spectacular palm filled white sandy beaches along the turquoise – colored Caribbean Sea, offering unparalleled pampering and rejuvenation.

Built along peaceful river waterways, a mystical Mayan Cenote and the Mexican Caribbean Sea.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

The Suites

Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique Hotel offers 128 luxurious junior suites and suites in this piece of paradise. Each suite features floor-to-ceiling windows.
The resort suites are a perfect mix of limestone, wood, luxury amenities fused in harmony with this natural sanctuary; each suite feature a unique characteristic to choose from: spectacular beach front casitas; private docks, ocean view roof top terraces with sun chairs, roof top infinity pools, private pools and more.

Food and Drinks at Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique – All Inclusive Adults Only

The Restaurants at the Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique Hotel reflects an exclusive, serene atmosphere, indoor or al fresco, from casual to elegant chic ambience, for an all day-dining experience. Bars and Lounges are the perfect place to savor your preferred cocktail or meet with new people, from stunning ocean view locations, chic roof top bars and café lounges.

Ameneties and Services

Room service is available with extra charge.

The resort has a gym offering personal trainers for an extra charge, while the spa provides beauty therapies. Other activities include yoga, pilates and watsu.

There is also a boutique and a beauty salon.

This la carte luxury resort is all-inclusive, offering everything at your fingertips.

Distance to the airport

Cancun International Airport is 35 minutes drive from the Blue Diamond Luxury Boutique.

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 Esencia, A Seaside Estate – Riviera Maya – Boutique Resort

One of the Riviera Maya’s most exclusive boutique hotels.

Offering direct access to Xpu-Ha Beach, the 5-star Hotel Esencia offers beautiful rooms and suites with terraces set among attractive gardens.

Once the home of a European duchess, the main house is the heart of Esencia. Food, wine tasting, and intimate gatherings with friends will come alive here. Located on one of the best beaches in the Riviera Maya, the hotel is brought to life by its natural surroundings and elements, Esencia explores all of life’s most unique pleasures touching on each individual’s senses. Esencia offers the soothing sound of the water with incredible views. Elegant rustic cuisine, personalized butler service and modern amenities, separate it from the rest.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront luxury hotel.

Rooms and Suites

Choose from 29 air-conditioned luxurious suites and rooms. Each one individually designed, with options of sea views, garden views, private pools, in-room bathtubs, his and hers sinks and luscious gardens, terraces and hammocks.
Within the resort are 10 Garden suites featuring a private solarium with a plunge pool, a living area, oversized bathrooms and Catalan showerheads.

Food and Drinks at Hotel Esencia

Two restaurants, dining at Hotel Esencia is at once a culinary voyage and a coming home. Meals are simple yet sophisticated, drawing as much from Mexico’s eclectic range of regional cuisines as from the well-loved comforts of Mediterranean cooking. Ingredients are sourced locally from farmers and artisans in Quintana Roo, or further afield from the places in Mexico known for exemplary delicacies—moles from Oaxaca, fruits from Yucatán, and wines from Baja.
The hotel also offers Mexican cookery classes.

Ameneties and Services

The Esencia’s spa features a plunge pool, sauna and hot tub. Treatments include massage and facials.

The Riviera Maya coastline is ideal for diving and snorkeling. Guests can visit the Mayan ruins at Tulum, as well as the resort of Playa del Carmen, which can be reached within 15 minutes by car.

Distance to the airport

Cancun International Airport is 45 minutes drive.

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 UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya – Adults Only – All Inclusive

Adults Only – All Inclusive

UNICO 20˚87˚ Hotel Riviera Maya is an adults-only all-inclusive luxury hotel with curated adventures and locally-infused cuisine. Set on the white beaches of Riviera Maya, the property invites guests to be immersed in the culture of the region, from in-room artwork to handcrafted details and local hosts.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

Rooms and Suites

The resort’s 448 lavishly appointed guest rooms boast predominately ocean views, with semi-private swim up pools on all ground floor rooms, and outdoor hydro spa tubs on all remaining rooms.
Accommodations are topped off with in-room mini bars stocked for preference, Nespresso coffee machines, WiFi, 24-hour room service and more.
Plus, all accommodations feature an Anfitrión, a local host, to provide an added level of personalized service, including ironing and steaming services.

Food and Drinks at UNICO 20°N 87°W – Riviera Maya

For dining, the all-inclusive resort provides guests with a multi-sensory adventure. Cueva Siete showcases modern Mexican cuisine, Mi Carisa has a romantic setting with Mediterranean specialities, Mura House draws from the flavors and techniques of Asia, Inez has European dishes, and 20.87 has casual beachside dining.

Ameneties and Services

Providing relaxed luxury, the resort has three unique pools and a holistic spa and wellness center. Guests can partake in an array of fitness classes including beachfront options, meditation, and yoga, or workout in the state-of-the-art gym.

You can play billiards and tennis at UNICO 20°N 87°W – Riviera Maya, and the area is popular for snorkeling.

Distance to the airport

Cancun International Airport is 50 minutes drive.

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 Hilton Playa del Carmen – All Inclusive. All New. All You.

Adults Only – All Inclusive

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Welcome to the all-new Hilton Playa del Carmen—an all-inclusive, adults-only escape from the ordinary, where you’ll delight in privacy and romance amid casual elegance, comfort, and convenience. Located in the famed Riviera Maya region, and just steps away from the vibrant Fifth Avenue of Playa del Carmen, the beachfront resort features sweeping ocean views, palm-lined, white-sand beaches, and exhilarating activities.

We take pride in making you feel at home and delivering vacation experiences that are both relaxing and unforgettable. It’s time for a stress-free, all-inclusive experience that only the 5-star Hilton can provide.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

The Suites

Over 500 all-suite accommodations, including beachfront and swim-up suites.

Relax in our light and airy all-suite accommodations featuring a private balcony, complimentary WiFi, pillow menu, mini-bar, double jetted tubs and rainfall showers. Choose one of our iconic beachfront or swim-up suites for a large living room, additional amenities and direct access to the water.

Food and Drinks at Hilton Playa del Carmen, an All-Inclusive Adult Only Resort

10 restaurants and bars featuring global cuisine and 24-hour room service.
Elite dining experiences are all yours at Hilton Playa del Carmen, where every meal is a culinary journey to flavorful and exotic locations from around the world. Relish in a variety of delectable dining venues, from Mexican to Mediterranean—and including our brand-new Kalamata restaurant and La Mejorada bar.
Enjoy six energetic lounges and bars, including a swim-up bar and authentic Tequileria. From à la carte restaurants to gourmet buffets to 24-hour in-suite dining

Ameneties and Services

Luxurious spa, Olympic-sized pool, fitness center, tennis court, water activities and classes.
Meeting space, including Ballroom, Boardroom and Wedding Gazebo.

Hilton Playa del Carmen is an All-Inclusive Adult Only Resort.

Distance to the airport

Cancun International Airport is 45 minutes drive from Hilton.

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 Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun – Luxury Resort

Adults Only – All Inclusive

Tripadvisor Travelers’ Choice Best of the Best for All-Inclusive Resort in Mexico, Best Romance in Mexico.

This hotel for Adults Only is located on Punta Maroma recognized as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world by The Travel Channel. This exquisite AAA Five Diamond award-winning resort is the only Secrets Resort & Spa with this recognition.

The Unlimited-Luxury is a commitment to redefining the all-inclusive experience, if you select a room with Unlimited Luxury includes: Limitless access to gourmet à la carte dining options without reservations required, Unlimited international and domestic top-shelf spirits, Unlimited natural fruit juices and soft drinks, 24-hour room and concierge services, room service, enjoy free Wi-Fi and all taxes and gratuities included.

Distance to the beach

Beachfront resort.

The Suites

The elegant suites providing 24-hour room service, daily refreshed mini-bars, and several of them with swim-out access to twelve smaller pools plus a shimmering infinity pool, gourmet dining options and chic lounges.
Featuring hot tubs, furnished terraces, the suites have flat-screen cable TV. The marble bathrooms provide toiletries, bathrobes and a hairdryer.

Food and Drinks at Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun – Adults only

7 different restaurants and a coffee shop. The restaurants at Secrets Maroma have different specialties like: buffet services, Mexican cuisine, Asian delicacies, French dishes, Italian specialties and grilled meals.

Ameneties and Services

13 outdoor pools. Activities offered are dance lessons, beach and pool volleyball, water aerobics and archery, among others.

Experience the ultimate in pampering at this Unlimited-Luxury, adults-only paradise offering countless indulgences, delicious gourmet fare, breathtaking views and outstanding entertainment.

Distance to the airport

Cancun International Airport is 25 minutes drive.

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