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.

Visitors hoping to eat on-site will be particularly pleased with Ikal del Mar, as they have some quality on-site dining opportunities. There are two restaurants right on the property, and you should have plenty of opportunities to figure out which one you like best. If you are organizing a conference or are traveling as a group, this helpful lodging might be the perfect location.

Situated toward the outskirts of Playa del Carmen, three miles northeast of downtown, Ikal del Mar happily welcomes customers who are interested in staying 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.

With its 88 rooms, Ikal del Mar is a moderate-sized property. Since it provides a good combination of small-scale service and large-scale features, many visitors will find that this property is well suited to their personalities. For its overall merit, we've given this villa complex a four and a half star rating.

Below, you can see a list of amenities in-room available at this location.

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

Please consider that some rooms will have different amenities than others, so if a particular amenity is important to you, call the front desk or reservation service.

Activities and Amenities

In addition to their room amenities, this villa complex also has a few other amenities.

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

Just in case, it's best to check with the front desk if you don't want any surprises upon arrival. Visit this page to view our in-depth discussion about the types of activities and recreation opportunities that Ikal del Mar offers.


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.

Besides what is available on-site, travelers hoping to find extra culinary diversity may also want to consider some of the region's other local dining selections. Guests looking for a bite to eat will encounter a few solid places to eat close-by. It can be a time-saver to pick out a few restaurants in the area that are worth trying, even though Ikal del Mar does have on-site dining. To find out more about dining in this area, click here.

Guest Services

Guest services here at Ikal del Mar, including the one listed below, can help you stay prepared during your time in Cancun and the Mexican Caribbean.

  • Concierge

Also available are a couple of business amenities, which makes it a good choice for just about any trip, if one must bring business along while attending this area.

  • Group Friendly
  • Audio Visual Equipment


You'll encounter a good selection of attractions located within a short distance of Ikal del Mar. Some of the closest are Plaza 28 De Julio Park, Cinema, and El Faro Lighthouse. Because this villa complex is located right on El Faro, it's an ideal setting for those who want a beautiful view of the sea. For a change of setting, you can also visit nearby Playa del Carmen (just a few miles from the property).

The villa complex is in the vicinity of Playa del Carmen, a fascinating location for sightseers to visit.

If you'd like to learn more about what's near Ikal del Mar, 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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