Riviera Maya, Yucatan
Situated along the beach of Riveria Maya, Hotel Esencia is the perfect place for a beachside getaway in Mexico. Its award-winning services and facilities are bound to impress on all fronts, fitting the bill for even the most discerning of beach holiday-goers.
With its white-washed walls and minimalist room layout, the hotel delivers an impeccable experience while providing comfort akin to one’s own home. It brings you the best of both worlds. Choose from 3 room types, namely the garden view, ocean view and cottage. Each provides a different combination of privacy and relaxation: the garden suite comprises a spacious terrace; the ocean suite overlooks spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea; the cottage has two storeys, a private swimming pool and a fully media equipped room.
Take a stroll along the stretch of soft sand, enjoy the mesmerizing sea views and get the perfect summer tan on the many loungers that line the beach. Alternatively, head indoors for a rejuvenating session at Aroma Spa, whereby ancient herbalist practices from different Meso-American cultures are retained.
For foodies interested in learning how to cook up local favourites, cooking classes in a group or private session are available with the Esencia’s dedicated Chef Bernardo. Children’s cooking classes can also be arranged for the little ones. End your day by sipping the killer tequila-based creations in the chill-out lounge in the main house, by the pool or on the beach up till 11pm.
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Hotel Esencia Information
- Location & Getting There
A luxury beachfront resort situated along the beach of Riveria Maya, Esencia is a 50-minute drive from Cancun International Airport.
Each room at the resort provides a different combination of privacy and relaxation: the Garden room comprises a spacious terrace and sitting area; the Garden suite boasts a terrace plunge pool and rain-like shower room; the Ocean suite overlooks spectacular views of the Caribbean Sea from its large private terrace; the 2-storey Villa features 2 bedrooms, a courtyard furnished with hammocks, a private swimming pool and a fully-equipped media room.
- 2 swimming pools
- Open-air yoga studio
- Technogym fitness room
- Dining: 2 restaurants, 1 bar
There are plenty of activities in this area. Start off with a visit to the Mayan ruins of Tulum, marvel at the underwater river Rio Secreto, head for some adventure at X-Plor adventure park or visit the towns of Merida & Valladolidt. Alternatively, sports-lovers will be thrilled at diving, snorkelling, horseback riding, deep sea fishing, golf and paddle boarding options just 15 minutes away from the hotel. Back indoors, go for a rejuvenating session at Aroma Spa, whereby ancient herbalist practices from different Meso-American cultures are retained. For foodies interested in learning how to cook up local favourites, cooking classes in a group or private session are available with Esencia’s dedicated Chef Bernardo.
Children are welcome. Cooking classes can be arranged for the little ones and babysitting is available.