LuxuryFrom 401 roomsThis luxury AAA Five Diamond Award winner resort in the Riviera Maya is made up of a series of low-rise buildings connected by waterways. It is surrounded by a lush tropical forest and offers wonderful sea views. Fairmont Mayakoba’s 20,000 square foot Willow Stream Spa offers treetop treatment areas and a range of beauty and massage treatments based on the region’s local tradition and flora. There is an additional charge for access to the fitness centre and spa area. There are several on-site restaurants and bars at the resort, including a grill and seafood restaurant, a sushi bar and a swim-up bar. Discovery Club & Adventure Camp offer cultural and educational activities for kids 5 to 12 years old. El Camaleon Riviera Maya Golf Club, recognized by the Audubon Society, is suited for all skill levels and was designed by Greg Norman. The resort is car-free and guests can access the different areas by boat, on foot following the well-marked nature trails, or by bicycle or staff-driven electric golf cart. Located next to the 18-hole El Camaleón Golf Course, Mayakoba resort features 5 outdoor swimming pools and offers private access to Playa del Carmen beach. Cancún International Airport is about 45 minutes’ drive away and Playa del Carmen can be reached in about 15 minutes by car.
LuxuryFrom 130 suitesLuxury Rosewood Mayakoba is a resort that offers 3 outdoor pools, 3 restaurants a spa and a kids club that offers special activities for children. The comfortable bedrooms feature a private plunge pool in the terrace, LCD flat-screen satellite TV with DVD and CD player, Bose sound system, iPod dock, seating area and a mini bar. The bathroom provides bathrobes, slippers, hairdryer and free toiletries. 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. 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. Guests staying at this resort will receive a welcome tequila, free bottled water and fresh fruit, and Wi-Fi access. Playa del Carmen town centre can be reached in a 10-minute drive, while Xcaret Nature Park is 16 km away. Tulum Archaeological site and town are 60 minutes’ drive away.
Luxury VillasFrom 107 villasLocated 10 km from downtown Playa del Carmen, this 5-star resort features luxurious villas, each with a private pool and landscaped garden. It offers 11 specialty restaurants serving international cuisine and 3 bars. 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. Mayakoba Banyan Tree offers international cuisine, including Thai specialties at Saffron. Reflections Bar serves cocktails and snacks by the communal outdoor pool. Banyan Tree Spa is 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. Cancun International Airport is a 45-minute drive from the Banyan Tree Mayakoba resort.
LuxuryFrom 214 roomsOffering two outdoor pools and a private beach area, Upscale Andaz Mayakoba is in the gated Mayakoba complex in Playa del Carmen. The resort has a spa centre and sauna, and guests can enjoy a meal at one of the 4 restaurants. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on this pet friendly property. Every room at this resort is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Certain units include views of the sea or lake. Rooms include a private bathroom. Extras include bathrobes and slippers. The restaurant offer cover fine dinning with Casa Amate, fresh and local ingredients with relaxed environment with Cocina Milagro, and beachfront street and sea food at Olla Ceviche and Olla Taco. Room service is also available 24 hours. This elegant resort offers a Mayan Oasis Spa with 6 massage rooms and a hydrotherapy circuit centre and sauna and access to El Camaleón Golf Club and the Mayakoba Tennis Centre. This resort has water sports facilities and free use of bicycles is available. You can engage in various activities, such as golfing and snorkelling. Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal is 9 km from Andaz Mayakoba, while Church of Guadalupe is 6 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cancun International Airport, 40 km from Andaz Mayakoba - a concept by Hyatt.