del Carmen's Best 5 Star Luxury Resorts
del Carmen or just "Playa", as it is also commonly
referred to by locals, is a resort town on the Yucatan
Peninsula, Mexico. It's approximately 45 minutes south
of Cancun on the Mayan Riviera, and offers a more
relaxed atmosphere engineered for lounging and beach
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del Carmen's BEST Luxury Resort:
amid lagoons and white sandy beaches, the Fairmont
Mayakoba lies eight kilometers north of Playa del
The resort sits on 45
acres of a master-planned resort community and
features four pools, including a 10,000-square-foot main
pool with swim-up bar and an 18-hole, 2007 PGA-featured
golf course designed by Greg Norman.
Fairmont Mayakoba's 401 Elegant Rooms including 34
Suites are located in a traditional low-rise hotel
building and clustered throughout the property in 90
two-story Casitas with two to four rooms each.
Accomodations categories range from generous Fairmont
rooms to Presidential Suites.
With the ambiance of a gracious Mexican home, luxury
amenities include comfortable Fairmont beds and
expansive bathrooms, each with a soaker tub and a
separate glass-walled shower stall. Large sliding doors
open to furnished balconies or terraces, and all rooms
offer both air conditioning and ceiling fans.
Hacienda Vista Real
Villas and Spa
Adjacent to a golf course and located two kilometers
from Playa del Carmen Beach, Hotel Hacienda Vista Real
Villas & Spa offers a serene setting tucked away from
beachside bustle. The property is 1.5 kilometers from
the ferry to Cozumel Island.
first glance, guests are greeted by thatched- roofed
buildings and an open-air lobby. The resort is comprised
of 73 guest villas which feature exterior corridors.
Breezy courtyards connect porticos, yielding the
property much-desired shade.
resort is well-known for its Vida Real Spa. At more than
36,000 square feet and four levels, this venue is the
largest in Latin America and one of the biggest resort
spas in the world. Frescos dominate the walls in an area
that architecturally resembles a Mayan temple.
Tee-times are available next door at the Playacar Golf
Club, or guests can enjoy the hotel's shuttle to its
nearby private beach resort.
Guestrooms feature contemporary Mexican décor with
marble and granite floors.
Banyan Tree Mayakoba brings Asian hospitality to the
beautiful and idyllic Riviera Maya. The resort is
situated within the private gated integrated resort
development of Mayakoba.
Along the Riviera Maya coast, home to the second-largest
coral reef in the world stretching from the Yucatán to
Guatemala, Mayakoba offers a unique and carefully
maintained ecosystem of dunes, mangroves and freshwater
lagoons – home to a myriad indigenous species of fish
and birds. Banyan Tree Mayakoba brings new heights of
resort living, 40 minutes away from Cancun International
Banyan Tree Mayakoba introduced an All-Pool villa resort
concept infused with Asian hospitality and architecture.
All 107 villas, Banyan Tree Spa, signature restaurants
and Gallery will provide guests a sanctuary for the
senses. All villas are freestanding units on land or
The Basico Hotel Playa Del Carmen
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