Saffron is Banyan Tree's signature restaurant, where guests can dine on authentic Thai cuisine while enjoying an unparalleled view


In order to provide the most authentic Thai cuisine available, Saffron employs chefs straight from Thailand.

Saffron delights the Riviera Maya with Thai cooking that's worth licking your fork over. Beautiful and quality meals are a plated here, as this restaurant promises fine foods that entice the taste buds and the eyes. This dining option is on the table during dinner only, so be sure not to miss their open hours.


Saffron overlooks the lobby of Banyan Tree to one side, and the sea to the other. Three decks sit on the water, offering a view of the mangroves, a peaceful and romantic setting.


Located in the Riviera Maya. Saffron is a part of Banyan Tree Mayakoba. Residents and tourists making a trip to Playa del Carmen might also consider dining here, as it's four miles (six and a half kilometers) to the northeast of the city.

Those seeking to merge their restaurant visit with some local sightseeing opportunities should consider checking out Ocean Research Facility. Note that if you plan on visiting, hiring a driver or having a rental car might be necessary, as it's 16 and a half miles to the northeast.

There are some ways to stay active in this location, for instance, El Camaleon Mayakoba and El Faro. El Faro is the most convenient place to visit the beach, and is situated within a reasonable distance of the restaurant.

Nearby Restaurants

A variety of different dining options can enhance your entire experience during a relaxing holiday. Luckily, you'll soon learn this section of Mexico is overflowing with restaurants that satisfy guests with a myriad of food. If Saffron is closed when you're around, keep the meal going with International cuisine at Ixchel, which isn't very far away.

Credit Cards and Other Info

Saffron accepts most major credit cards.

Contact Info

Location: Carretera Federal, the Riviera Maya, Mexico

Phone: (984) 877-3688

Secondary Phone: (984) 877-3689




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