Located on Playa del Carmen, Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel, Riviera Maya offers a unique experience within four distinct ecosystems: dune, water canals, tropical forests and mangroves. The entire resort is designed around a network of crystal clear waterways making the journey from end of the property to the other a delightful stroll.
The property’s 401 elegantly furnished rooms boasts both lagoon or jungle view casitas and suites located by the beach. Each of the rooms is decked with a private balcony, bathrooms reminiscent of your own private spa and luxurious amenities.
A golfers paradise, Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel, Riviera Maya Resort is home to an 18-hole, El Camaleon Course, which is made even more enjoyable with the sea breeze and beautiful ocean views. To soothe out any sore muscles, the hotel’s spa, Willow Stream, offers a wide range of massages from invigorating massages to more relaxing ones. Set within the treetops of the mangrove forest, it is bound to be a pleasant experience.
Dining at Fairmont Mayakoba, Riviera Maya Resort is quite an experience: three exceptional restaurants offer delicious dishes. Las Brisas, a beachfront restaurant, serves eclectic global contemporary cuisine which is an AAA Four Diamond restaurant. El Puerto restaurant specialises in seafood cuisine, with produce provided by local family owned fisheries. La Laguna, the all-day dining restaurant, overlooks the mangrove and water canals and serves healthy alternatives and Mexican specialties.
A decidedly family-friendly hotel with a kids’ club, a children’s play pool, a pool with water-slide and Teens room, kids of all ages will not want for activities.
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Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel Information
- Location & Getting There
Located on Playa del Carmen, Fairmont Mayakoba Hotel is designed around a network of crystal clear waterways, a 45-minute drive from Cancun International Airport.
The property’s 401 elegantly furnished rooms boast either lagoon or jungle view casitas and suites located by the beach, each decked with a private balcony. Fairmont Rooms include a working desk, luxurious soaking tub and private glassed shower stall; Signature Casita Suites are appointed with a separate living room and sofa bed; Beach Area Casita Suites feature their own exclusive private infinity pool on the roof terrace, and are just steps away from the beach; the Oceanfront Casita Suite offers a separate living and dining area apart from the master bedroom, also featuring an infinity pool on the private terrace; the Presidential Suite "La Tortuga" is a grand 3-bedroom suite located on its own island near the main pool area; Presidential Suite El Camaleon is a generous 2-bedroom that leads to the white sandy beach via a private stairway.
- 18-hole golf course
- Infinity pool & children's pool
- Tennis court
- Fairmont Fit
- Dining: 3 restaurants
The hotel provides a much varied experience for its guests. Playa del Carmen's shopping and nightlife can be found just 15 minutes away, at the main shopping street Quinta Avenida and La Isla Shopping Mall. Sightseeing spots include the Xcaret ecological park and archaeological area just 25 minutes away, shallow lakes and limestone roads at Coba, the giant serpent head at the foot of El Castillo pyramid at Chichén Itzá, the unspoiled tropical forest of the Riviera Maya and Muyil Jungle trails.
This is a family-friendly hotel catered to children of all ages, with a kids’ club, a children’s play pool and Teens room.