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.

Those looking to eat on-site will be particularly pleased with Ikal del Mar, which has some quality on-site dining choices. There are a couple of restaurants right on the grounds, and you'll have ample opportunity to see which one suites you best. If you're hoping to plan for a special occasion, or if you're traveling with a group, this helpful property can make the organizing process a bit less troublesome.

Located on the edge of Playa del Carmen, three miles northeast of downtown, Ikal del Mar welcomes travelers who are thinking about lodging in this part of the city or an adjacent area.


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.

Ikal del Mar is a mid-sized accommodation option, utilizing a total of 88 rooms. Their combination of the space of a larger property makes it the perfect place for indecisive guests. For its overall merit, we've given this villa complex a four and a half star rating.

Below, you'll find a listing of in-room amenities offered by Ikal del Mar.

  • 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

If there is an amenity that is particularly important to you, contact the front desk to verify availability.

Activities and Amenities

Besides these room amenities, this villa complex also has some other amenities.

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

If you want to know exactly what to expect upon arrival, it's best to contact the lodging because these details are often in flux. Visit this page to see our in-depth description about the recreational opportunities available at Ikal del Mar.


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-location, visitors looking for more culinary diversity can also consider the area's other local mealtime selections. Visitors staying at Ikal del Mar will encounter a few solid places to eat nearby. 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 dining on-site. To get more information about dining in the surrounding area, click here.

Guest Services

The services available at Ikal del Mar, including the one listed below, may help you get the most out of your time here.

  • Concierge

Also available are a couple of business amenities, which can make any trip more productive, especially for those who think business should be comfortable.

  • Group Friendly
  • Audio Visual Equipment


You will find a fair number of interesting sites and attractions in the vicinity of Ikal del Mar. Some of these attractions include Plaza 28 De Julio Park and El Faro Lighthouse. Considering this villa complex is located directly on El Faro, it's a perfect fit for anyone who wants to experience the area's beautiful coastal region. Beyond the lodging, Playa del Carmen offers another area to explore.

One of the nearest notable areas to the villa complex is Playa del Carmen. If you want to see even more culture, food, and fun, have a little side trip to a neighboring city to see what else the country has to offer.

If you'd like to learn more about what else is in the vicinity of 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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