Ikal del Mar

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.

Guests hoping to eat on-site will be particularly happy with Ikal del Mar, as they have some quality on-location dining opportunities. There are two places to eat on the on the property, and you should have plenty of chances to figure out which you prefer. If you're hoping to plan a conference or are traveling as a group, this group-friendly lodging can make the organizing process a bit less worrisome.

Located on the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, three miles northeast of the downtown area, Ikal del Mar happily welcomes visitors who are thinking about lodging in this part of the city or a nearby location.


Guests at Esencia have a wide range of accommodation choices, from luxurious cottages to ocean-view rooms in the main house. All cottages, suites and room boast a range of modern amenities, like air-conditioning, satellite television, well-appointed bathrooms, comfortable furnishings, and private balconies.

Featuring 88 rooms, Ikal del Mar is a mid-sized accommodation option. Because it offers a good balance between small-scale service and large-scale features, many visitors find that this property is well suited to their personalities. Considering its overall quality, we have given this villa complex a rating of four and a half stars.

A check list of the in-room features and amenities available for visitors at Ikal del Mar include:

  • Shower
  • Television
  • Room Service
  • Toilet
  • In-room Entertainment
  • Cable/Satellite TV
  • Telephone
  • Air Conditioned
  • Private Bath
  • Safe Deposit Box
  • Temperature Control
  • Terrace
  • In-Room Jacuzzi
  • Water closet
  • Bath Tub
  • Refrigerator
  • Balcony

Call ahead to confirm the availability of specific amenities, if it's particularly important to you.

Activities and Amenities

Besides in-room amenities, this villa complex also has a few other amenities.

  • Exercise Equipment
  • Live Entertainment
  • Multilingual
  • Yoga
  • Scuba Diving

However, because these details are always in flux, it's best to contact the lodging if you want to be certain the hotel has exactly what you expect. Visit this page to go to a comprehensive article about the specific recreational opportunities that Ikal del Mar has to offer.


Enjoy scrumptious meals at Esencia's gourmet restaurant, Sal Y Fuego. Guests can get the day started off on the right foot with breakfast at the poolside pavilion.

In addition to the dining options on-site, visitors hoping for more culinary diversity might also think about the region's other local dining selections. Vacationers who stay at Ikal del Mar will discover a few solid places to eat beyond the property. It may be helpful to find out which nearby restaurants are worth visiting, though Ikal del Mar does have some tasty choices of its own. Click here for more information on this area's dining choices.

Guest Services

Services at this property, including the one named below, could prove pretty valuable during your stay in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Concierge

Some may want to consider that this property also has a few business amenities, great for those who must bring along business or attend meetings in this region.

  • Group Friendly
  • Audio Visual Equipment


Guests will encounter a good selection of attractions located within a short distance of Ikal del Mar. Some of these attractions include Plaza 28 De Julio Park, El Faro Lighthouse, and Xcaret Maya Ruins. Since this villa complex is right on El Faro, this property is particularly attractive to sun-bathers and watersports fanatics. For a change of setting, you can also visit nearby Playa del Carmen.

One of the closest areas of interest to the villa complex is Playa del Carmen. For even more adventure, have yourself a side trip to a town within driving distance to check out just what else Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean has to offer.

To see more about what you'll find near the property, click here.

Contact Info

Location: Xcalacoco Road, Playa del Carmen, Mexico

General: (984) 877-3000

Toll free: (888) 230-7330

Website: http://www.ikaldelmar.com/


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