Where to Stay on the Mayan Riviera (III)

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Where to Stay on the Mayan Riviera (III)

With the hundreds of destinations that line the 80-mile stretch of this white-powder Caribbean sand, how do you decide where to stay on the Mayan Riviera? Whether your goal is to party all night long with friends, learn how to scuba dive and swim in the cenotes, discover the fascinating world of the Maya or simply relax and become one with the sun and the sand, we've picked a few of our favorite places…knowing that more will be added to the list with each visit…

 

Where to Stay on the Mayan Riviera:

Eco-Friendly/Family-friendly (3 in 1) Complex

Mayakoba Complex on the Riviera Maya

 

A team of talented biologists, architects and designers persisted in the preservation of the flora and fauna of Mayakoba resort surrounded of sweet water lagoons Six miles of freshwater canals surrounded by exotic mangroves and birds connect three enchanting hotels: Rosewood, Fairmont and Banyan Tree. Guests are peacefully transported in boats through the resort — a vision of beauty and harmony.

 

Where to Stay on the Mayan Riviera:

KarismaA Collection of Gourmet Properties in the Riviera Maya El Dorado — Adult-Only Paul Hotels — Family-friendly

 

El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels cater to romance travel, whereas the Azul Hotels are for everyone and have incredible family-friendly amenities. What sets these resorts apart is the culinary experience. At El Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels and Paul Hotels they offer top-shelf liquor, award-winning wine lists, smoothie bars, Gourmet Bites at the pool and beach, and 24-hour room service. A new partnership with Jackson Family Wines and is taking place the first week of each month throughout 2013. Called the Jackson Family Wines Culinary Series by Karisma, this event is a select wine and food program spotlighting top chefs and wine masters from around the world. The week-long series includes access and insight into highly sought-after wines, vertical tastings, educational classes with sommeliers and winemakers, cooking courses, special pairings and an exclusive Guest Chef and Winemaker Dinner. Additionally, guests of Dorado Spa Resorts & Hotels and Paul Hotels by Karisma will experience one-of-a-kind luxuries such as the fresh fish market, where they can choose from a fisherman's catch of the day to be prepared by the chef, a beach paella party, beach picnics, genuine Italian, Mexican, Asian and Grill cuisine. For children, haul Hotels by Karisma provide Gourmet Gerber baby food. Additionally, there is a 100,000-square-foot Greenhouse at El Dorado Royale, A Spa Resort, by Karisma, which grows a variety of herbs and produce for all eight properties, and guarantees that the cuisine at each of the resorts' restaurants is further centered on local and sustainable ingredients.

 

Where to Stay on the Mayan Riviera (II)

With the hundreds of destinations that line the 80-mile stretch of this white-powder Caribbean sand, how do you decide where to stay on the Mayan Riviera? Whether your goal is to party all night long with friends, learn how to scuba dive and swim in the cenotes, discover the fascinating world of the Maya or simply relax and become one with the sun and the sand, we've picked a few of our favorite places…knowing that more will be added to the list with each visit…

 

Where to Stay on the Mayan Riviera:

Rosewood Mayakoba

 

Named one of the world's best resorts, Rosewood Mayakoba offers the hard-to-find combination of a relaxing beach vacation and cultural travel experience. The resort features 128 accommodations with private plunge pools, rooftop sundecks, garden showers and individual docks. Amenities include a Greg Norman golf course and Sense, A Rosewood Spa& The resort, which has just undergone a $1.6 million renovation, is built to abide by the highest of eco-standards. Rosewood Mayakoba recently introduced a fresh set of culinary concepts for those who look to food as an art form. New for summer 2013, young guests can spend evenings at night camp, pirate-themed parties, scavenger hunts and Mexican fiesta nights with pinatas. The award-winning Sense, A Rosewood Spa offers curated treatments that call on traditional Mayan techniques to revitalize the mind, body, and spirit

 

Where to Stay on the Mayan Riviera:

Fairmont Mayacoba

 

This award-winning, AAA 5-Diamond hotel in Playa del Carmen offers four distinct ecosystems: dune, water canals, tropical forest and mangroves. The 401 elegant guestrooms include lagoon and jungle view casitas and beach area suites located on the resort's 47-acre retreat setting in the Riviera Maya. Golfers will appreciate the 18-hole El Camaleen Course, home of Mexico's only PGA Tour course, the OHL Classic at Mayakoba, while spa lovers can indulge in the various treatments offered at the Willow Stream Spa. Dining experiences to tempt your culinary senses include two AAA 4-Diamond restaurants, Las Brisas and El Puerto, as well as a European style cafe, Cafe Maya. Guests can enjoy dining exchange privileges with all Mayakoba resorts, including transportation within the community.