Accommodations in Playa Del Carmen

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A cultural stronghold for the Caribbean coast of Mexico, Playa del Carmen has much to offer visitors. This includes a huge array of accommodation offerings which range from simple hotels to mega resorts. While the area is advertised and perhaps even caters to a crowd with high-end tastes, there are also budget friendly options available in abundance for those who know where to look.


Acanto Hotel and Condominiums

Playa Del Carmen has accommodation options that will be suitable for just about any type of visitor. Choose from luxury resorts, low-cost accommodations, and lots more in between. Travelers looking to enjoy a spirited late-night scene will find precisely that at plenty hotels around Playa Del Carmen. Click on the links to read more info.

One of the top picks in Playa Del Carmen to enjoy a variety of on-site dining possibilities is Azul Fives By Karisma. All deluxe rooms and suites at The Azul Fives Hotel are appointed with the amenities you would expect from a modern hotel, like air-conditioning, satellite television, Wi-Fi internet access, well-appointed bathrooms, comfortable furnishings, and a large balcony or terrace. You can call them at (998) 872-8084.

A property located on the ocean that is worth considering is Fairmont Mayakoba. Located about 45 minutes south of Cancun International Airport and 15 minutes from Playa del Carmen, Fairmont Mayakoba sits alongside the Caribbean Sea in the heart of the Riviera Maya. The resort has more than 400 elegant rooms scattered among the main building and casitas spread through 47 acres of indigenous jungle – each one offering guests a magnificent vista. If you're looking to call before making reservations, you can do so at (984) 206-3000.

Visitors in search of good on-site dining should think about Rosewood Mayakoba. Nestled away in a tropical jungle at the edge of a gorgeous crescent-shaped beach on Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, Rosewood Mayakoba is an idyllic Caribbean resort that blends modernity with tradition. Guests enjoy a broad range of modern conveniences and amenities in their rustic suites as they are well-cared for by the gracious and friendly staff. If you want to call ahead of time, you can do so at (984) 875-8000.

These are just a sample of the available options. For a more thorough discussion of this topic, see this guide, which discusses all hotel possibilities.

Condos and Villa Complexes

There are also non-hotel lodging options here, which include a couple of condominiums and several villa complexes. Avid beach-goers can generally expect to find easy access to the beach, as many properties are located on the water.

If you would rather stay at a exclusive property, Ikal del Mar is probably a nice spot to begin your search. Esencia is more than a hotel, it is a home in which you are a welcome guest. The building is located on 50-acres of beachfront property, and features two swimming pools, a day spa, and a gourmet restaurant. Take refuge at Esencia, and let your worries and cares happily drift away. They're located on Xcalacoco Road.

A destination on the water's edge with excellent views of the water is El Taj Condo Hotel. El Taj Condo Hotel is owned and operated by the same group as Maya Villa, and as such it has the same level of exceptional services, amenities, and luxurious touches. The two hotels share the Indigo Beach Club and have very similar accommodations, so the major determining factor for prospective guests is likely the design and atmosphere; El Taj has more lush gardens and tropical plant life as well as Balinese design inspiration. Customers can reach them at 984-87-939-18.

If you would prefer staying at a high-end accommodation, Maya Villa Condo Hotel is probably a nice place to start your search. Maya Villa of Playa del Carmen is the pinnacle of luxury condominiums. The level of modern luxury and daunting list of services and amenities is more than enough to satisfy even the most discerning of personalities. Maya Villa is only one block from the famous Fifth Avenue and the beach where they provide even more luxury at their Indigo Beach Club. The property is situated at 1 Avenida Norte Entre Calle 14 Norte.

Playa Del Carmen has other villa complexes. To see our full guide to more villa complexes within the area, read this page.

Also, you can check out a complete collection of the accommodations found around Riviera Maya by clicking here.

Individual Villas

Some always favor the luxury offered by one of the individual villa rentals. To reach our detailed page about rental properties in and around Playa Del Carmen, visit this page.

All-Inclusive Accommodations

Grand Velas Riviera Maya

Some people prefer the convenience of paying for everything on a single bill. There are multiple reasons why this pricing method is popular. As an example, they let you dodge the need to figure out what everything is going to cost.

Tennis enthusiasts and their families will enjoy staying at Sandos Caracol Resort & Spa, as they offer some nice tennis facilities. One of Playa del Carmen's popular mega-resorts, Sandos Caracol Resort and Spa has everything you need to make your Mexican adventure a dream come true. This spot is all-inclusive, family-friendly, eco-friendly, set right on the beach, and has days packed filled with activities as well as some of the best service around. If you would like to call in advance, you can do so at (984) 873-4444.

One place positioned on the oceanfront you should consider is Occidental Grand Xcaret. Occidental Grand Xcaret is an all-inclusive resort neslted in an ecological and historical preserve, thus not only providing extensive amenities but also ecological and archaeological sites to explore. Almost everything is included in a stay at Occidental Grand Xcaret, from food and drink to activities and amenities, with the exception of some premium services like excursions and golf. If you are looking to call ahead, do so at (984) 871-5400.

Readers can find more details about all-inclusive properties by clicking here.


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