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Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Playa del Carmen, Mexico

In the Mexican Caribbean exists a luxe sanctuary called Banyan Tree Mayakoba. This other worldly paradise harmoniously blends superb luxury with its lush natural surroundings, all on the Riviera Maya coast. The Mayakoba development area provides a sense of seclusion and quiet respite along with what is normally considered on of the world's most popular stretches of shore. This, combined with the tradition and reputation of Banyan Tree and its Eastern-inspired elegance, makes for an unparalleled retreat. Accommodations are set in private pool villas, each remarkably decorated with handcrafted Mayan furnishings, and outfitted with ultra modern amenities, giving you the best of both worlds. The freestanding villas are ultra spacious in layout, and boast individual landscaped gardens, private outdoor terraces, floor-to-ceiling windows, outdoor bathtubs, and sparkling private infinity pools. Stay well-connected with iPod docks, flat-panel televisions, wireless Internet access, and direct dial phones - although you may just find yourself enjoying the unadulterated bliss.

As if your accommodations were not already enough to indulge your every sense, Banyan Tree Spa Mayakoba is at the ready to pamper you even further with award-winning treatments and spiritual renewal. Experience The Rainforest, a complete hydrothermal ritual, opt for a Thai Herbal Detox, or choose a classic Royal Banyan Massage. No matter what your preference may be, Banyan Spa Mayakoba exceeds expectations with its incredible offerings and professionally trained staff. Contemporary dining is another highlight of the resort, and Banyan Tree Mayakoba is home to three signature restaurants, as well as numerous bars and alternative dining venues. Try a drifting dinner with Ixchel, a floating meal served right on the lagoon waters, or stop by Sands for a poolside snack and tropical cocktail. Saffron showcases traditional Thai cuisine for a flavor of the orient, and Tamarind is Mediterranean-inspired with a modern yet rustic dining room. When it comes to local activities, you are in a prime spot for nearly everything. On-site recreation options include golfing, snorkeling, canoeing, eco tours, yoga, tennis, and swimming in the resort's pair of freeform pools - and nearby there is access to archaeological sites, sandy beaches, and jungle trekking. Discover the hidden world of Mexico's Riviera Maya and make Banyan Tree Mayakoba your next stop in pursuing the extraordinary.

Location of Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Banyan Tree Mayakoba
Carretera Federal Chetumal-Puerto Juárez KM 298
77710
Playa del Carmen, Mexico

Nearest Airport: CUN

Amenities for Banyan Tree Mayakoba

  • General Information
  • 120 Guest Rooms
  • Dining
  • Private Dining
  • Pool Bar
  • 24-Hour Room Service
  • Wine Cellar
  • 4 Restaurants
  • On-Site Amenities
  • Beauty Salon
  • Spa on Property
  • Fitness Center
  • WiFi
  • Bicycle Rental
  • Art Collection
  • Boutique
  • Golf Course
  • Tennis Courts
  • Gardens
  • 2 Outdoor Pools
  • Infinity Pool
  • In-Room Amenities
  • Turndown Service
  • Air Conditioning
  • Direct Dial Telephones
  • Hair Dryers
  • In-Room Safes
  • Mini Bar
  • iPod Docks
  • Flat-Screen Televisions
  • Coffee & Tea Facilities
  • Pillow Menu
  • Private Pools
  • Private Gardens
  • Private Decks
  • Work Desks
  • Bathrobes & Slippers
  • Activities
  • Tennis
  • Snorkeling
  • Ecological Excursions
  • Canoeing
  • Yoga
  • Business
  • Meeting Rooms
  • Business Services
  • Family
  • Cribs
  • Babysitting
  • Kids Club
  • Highchairs
  • Strollers
  • Nearby
  • Historic Sites
  • Golf
  • Interests
  • Active & Adventure
  • Beach
  • Eco Friendly Luxury Vacations
  • Family
  • Golf
  • Spa & Wellness

Reviews for Banyan Tree Mayakoba

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TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 1 day ago

My wife and I visited Banyan Tree for a six day getaway. We were celebrating birthdays and a milestone anniversary. We weren’t sure what to expect when we booked the trip since we have never stayed in a resort quite like this but we wanted nothing short of excellence. And that’s exactly what we got. The experience begins when you arrive at the massive indoor / outdoor lobby space. You are greeted and introduced to the property while you go through a simple check in process. Then depending on where you were Villa is located you or brought over and introduced to your space. Most of the villas are walking distance from the lobby or you can use bikes to get around or just call and the lobby will golf cart to pick you up and bring you wherever you would like to go. The serenity pool villa is simply amazing. Clean, neat, and spacious is exactly what we were looking for and that’s what we got. The bedroom and bathroom are connected while the living room is on the other side of your villa. You are a pool and hot tub separate the two areas and there is also a beautiful grassy area and seating area next to the pool. While the villa is not totally enclosed you are completely secluded from all other guests on the property and have total privacy In your space. There are 4 great restaurants on the property. The most interesting thing is that there are other hotels in the Mayakoba development and you can make a reservation at any one of those restaurants and the hotels will provide transfers. The restaurants provide phenomenal options to vegetarians and pescatarians. They even go so far as to prepare food away from meat so there is no risk of mixing vegetarian dishes w regular meals. The level of service is second to none. Where ever you go on the property the staff knows who you are and what your preferences are too. They really go the extra mile to ensure that every single part of your visit is exactly what you want it to be. The beach is a few minute buggy ride from the main lobby. When you arrive there you are constantly catered to. One of our favorite meals was our late lunch by the beach. Overall this hotel and resort is simply the best place to go if you want privacy and just need to get away from the world. They will make sure that every expectation is met and surpassed.

NoahTrop - New Jersey


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 3 days ago

Relaxing and loved the resort . My husband and I can’t wait to return next year. We also loved being able to eat at the other hotels on the property . The best spa that I have ever been to at a resort .

nsjje - Morganville, New Jersey


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

This is probably one of the best (if not the best) place to stay around Riviera Maya. First rate restaurants on the property, and wonderful spa with specialists from Singapore and Thailand. Buffet breakfast with champagne is exceptional, and service — impeccable. All private villas with the real size (not plugging!) swimming pools are very discreet. The beach area had been greatly improved in the recent years, it is a great place to go for a long swim.

nin-hur - Chicago, Illinois


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

My husband and I have traveled pretty extensively and have never been as impressed as we have Banyan Tree Hotel in Mexico. Beautiful setting on a nature reserve and the staff works hard to care for the natural world and keep everything pristine. The service staff always greets you with a smile. Spa and cuisine outstanding. Happy place, stunning setting, outstanding service, great hotel!


TripAdvisor Traveler Review Rating Reviewed 4 days ago

we enjoyed two days with our kids in one of the many pool villas. the pool is huge and the room offers enough space. everything is clean and tidy. service is fantastic and the beacharea is great for everyone.

hirnograph - Aarau, Switzerland


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