The Best Hotels in Playa del Carmen

We’ve filtered out the noise and surfaced the best luxury and boutique hotels in Playa del Carmen for you below. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Offering amazing views of the Caribbean Sea, Palmaïa – The House of AïA is a luxury all-inclusive resort that features… See more

Offering amazing views of the Caribbean Sea, Palmaïa – The House of AïA is a luxury all-inclusive resort that features large outdoor pools, a wonderful spa and beauty center, 5 à la carte restaurants and beautiful suites with private terraces. Its privileged location between the sea and the jungle allows guests to relax and reconnect with nature.

In addition, Palmaïa - The House of AïA Wellness Enclave All Inclusive offers wellness programs and personal growth practices such as yoga classes, meditation, cacao ceremonies, sound therapies and tai chi. It also has a 24-hour fitness center. In the evenings, it offers a musical program with live performances.

The spacious suites of this holistic resort have air conditioning, free WiFi, mini-bar, a Nespresso coffee machine, a seating area with a sofa and flat-screen TV and eco-friendly amenities. Concierge services are available 24/7, as well as gourmet room service.

For families, Palmaïa operates a holistic fun children's activities program led by certified Waldorf Educators. Also, the resort has 4 specialty restaurants and a food truck, which offer plant-based menus and serve high-quality ingredients. The spa has a natural cenote and a temazcal. Treatments include massages and healing therapies.

Palmaïa - The House of AïA Wellness Enclave All Inclusive is located 5 km away from Playa del Carmen’s downtown. Cancun International Airport is 40 minutes drive from the accommodations, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $771

Mvngata Beach Hotel

Rated 9.0 in 430 reviews

Located in Playa del Carmen, Mvngata Beach Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an… See more

Located in Playa del Carmen, Mvngata Beach Hotel provides accommodation with a restaurant, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a bar. Among the various facilities of this property are a shared lounge, a garden and a private beach area. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, room service and currency exchange for guests.

All units are equipped with air conditioning, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels, a coffee machine, a shower, a hairdryer and a wardrobe. At the hotel every room comes with a private bathroom with free toiletries.

A à la carte breakfast is available daily at Mvngata Beach Hotel.

The accommodation offers a terrace.

Cancun International Airport is 51 km from the property.

Rooms from $378

Hotel La Semilla

Rated 8.9 in 225 reviews

Offering a restaurant and free bikes, Hotel La Semilla is located in Playa del Carmen, only 200 metres away of the beach… See more

Offering a restaurant and free bikes, Hotel La Semilla is located in Playa del Carmen, only 200 metres away of the beach and 50 metres from vibrant 5th Avenue. Free Wi-Fi access is available.

Rooms here will provide you with air conditioning. Featuring a shower, the private bathrooms also come with free toiletries and towels. Extras include a fan.

The property will offer the guests free full breakfast, plus a variety of restaurants and eateries can be located all along the 5th Avenue.

Hotel La Semilla has a garden and a terrace. Other facilities offered include a tour desk and luggage storage. Free bicycle rentals are also included with the rate.

The property is 1.7 km from ADO International Bus Station. Cancun International Airport can be reached in a 1-hour drive.

Rooms from $156

Located in Playa del Carmen, 8.8 km from Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal, Hotel Xcaret Arte - All Parks All Fun… See more

Located in Playa del Carmen, 8.8 km from Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal, Hotel Xcaret Arte - All Parks All Fun Inclusive - Adults Only provides accommodation with free bikes, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Providing a restaurant, the property also has a terrace, as well as a sauna and a hot tub. The accommodation features room service, a 24-hour front desk and currency exchange for guests.

The hotel offers certain rooms with sea views, and each room is equipped with a balcony. Guest rooms at Hotel Xcaret Arte - All Parks All Fun Inclusive - Adults Only include air conditioning and a wardrobe.

The daily breakfast offers buffet, à la carte or continental options.

You can play tennis at this 5-star hotel, and the area is popular for cycling.

ADO International Bus Station is 9 km from the accommodation, while Church of Guadalupe is 11 km away. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 27 km from Hotel Xcaret Arte - All Parks All Fun Inclusive - Adults Only.

Rooms from $560

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is a AAA's 5 Diamond Award Winner property with 13 outdoor pools, 6 à la carte… See more

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun is a AAA's 5 Diamond Award Winner property with 13 outdoor pools, 6 à la carte gourmet restaurants, a buffet restaurant, a Coco Café, a Barefoot Grill and a Preferred Beach Club exclusive for Preferred Club guests. It also offers a wide variety of on-site activities like yoga and scuba lessons.

Featuring hot tubs, furnished terraces and minibars, the suites at this adult-only have flat-screen cable TV. The marble bathrooms provide toiletries, bathrobes and a hairdryer.

The restaurants at Secrets Maroma have different specialties like: buffet services, Mexican cuisine, Asian delicacies, French dishes, Italian specialties and grilled meals.

Other activities that this all inclusive offers are dance lessons, beach and pool volleyball, water aerobics and archery, among others.

Cancun’s nightlife entertainment area is only 30 minutes’ drive from Secrets Maroma, and playa del Carmen can be reached in a 15-minute drive. Tulum Archaeological Site is 50 minutes’ drive away. Cancun International Airport is 40 km away.

Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun - All Inclusive - Adults only is a Preferred by Nature certified property due to its commitment with sustainability.

Rooms from $525

Chablé Maroma

Resort

Rated 9.2 in 41 reviews

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 17 km from ADO International Bus Station, Chablé Maroma provides rooms with air… See more

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 17 km from ADO International Bus Station, Chablé Maroma provides rooms with air conditioning. Offering a restaurant, the property also has a private beach area, as well as a hot tub. Both free WiFi and private parking are available on site.

All guest rooms at Chablé Maroma are fitted with a seating area, a flat-screen TV with satellite channels and a private bathroom with free toiletries and a shower. Chablé Maroma features certain units that include a terrace, and each room has a coffee machine. All rooms will provide guests with a wardrobe and a kettle.

A la carte breakfast can be enjoyed at the property. Daily activities such as yoga classes and unlimited access to the Spa and Gym.

Speaking English and Spanish, staff will be happy to provide guests with practical advice on the area at the reception.

Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal is 17 km from Chablé Maroma, while Church of Guadalupe is 14 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cancun International Airport, 40 km from Chablé Maroma.

Rooms from $1 193

Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Resort

Rated 9.3 in 185 reviews

Located 10 km from downtown Playa del Carmen, this 5-star resort features luxurious villas, each with a private pool and… See more

Located 10 km from downtown Playa del Carmen, this 5-star resort features luxurious villas, each with a private pool and landscaped garden. It offers 11 specialty restaurants serving international cuisine and 3 bars.

Each spacious villa at Banyan Tree Mayakoba in Riviera Maya has an expansive layout which includes a private sun terrace. All villas include a large bathroom, walk-in closet and iPod docking station. The living room has a 42-inch flat-screen TV and free WiFi.

Mayakoba Banyan Tree offers international cuisine, including Thai specialties at Saffron. Reflections Bar serves cocktails and snacks by the communal outdoor pool.

Banyan Tree Spa is a full-service spa, including massage and body treatments. Guests of Banyan Tree resort can work out in the gym or enjoy a mangrove boat tour departing from the lobby.

El Camaleón Golf Club, opposite the resort, provides lessons through the Jim McLean Golf School. Cancun International Airport is a 45-minute drive from the Banyan Tree Mayakoba resort.

Rooms from $519

Hotel Xcaret Mexico All Parks All Fun Inclusive

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Rated 9.2 in 1584 reviews

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 6 km from Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal, Hotel Xcaret Mexico All Parks All Fun… See more

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 6 km from Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal, Hotel Xcaret Mexico All Parks All Fun Inclusivehas a number of amenities including a private beach area, an outdoor swimming pool and a tennis court. Around 6 km from ADO International Bus Station, the property is also 6 km away from Disabled-friendly beach and offers free WiFi. The resort has a restaurant, and Kool Beach Club is 7 km away.

At the resort, rooms have a balcony. Each room is fitted with a private bathroom with free toiletries, while selected rooms are equipped with sea views. At Hotel Xcaret Mexico All Parks All Fun Inclusiverooms come with air conditioning and a flat-screen TV.

A buffet breakfast can be enjoyed in the breakfast area.

The wellness area at the accommodation is comprised of a hot tub and a fitness centre. Guests can take part in various activities in the surroundings, including snorkelling and hiking.

Staff at the reception can provide information on what to do in the area.

Church of Guadalupe is 8 km from Hotel Xcaret Mexico, while Rio Secreto is 3.3 km from the property. Cozumel International Airport is 21 km away, and the property offers a free airport shuttle service.

Please do consider that the rate for children is not included, children must pay at the check in.
Enjoy full free access to Experiencias Xcaret’s nature parks and tours( (Xcaret, Xplor, Xplor Fuego, Xenses, Xoximilco, Xel-ha and Xenotes), as well as each of their dining plans.

Rooms from $701

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 1.6 km from Playa del Carmen Beach, Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen - Adults Only - All… See more

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 1.6 km from Playa del Carmen Beach, Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen - Adults Only - All Inclusive features accommodation with a fitness centre, free private parking, a garden and a terrace. This 5-star resort offers room service, a 24-hour front desk and free WiFi. The accommodation provides an ATM, a business centre and currency exchange for guests.

The resort will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a wardrobe, a coffee machine, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV and a private bathroom with a shower. At Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen - Adults Only - All Inclusive rooms have bed linen and towels.

A buffet, American or vegetarian breakfast is available each morning at the property. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving Cambodian, French and Italian cuisine. Vegetarian, vegan and dairy-free options can also be requested.

You can play billiards and tennis at this 5-star resort, and car hire is available.

ADO International Bus Station is 11 km from Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen - Adults Only - All Inclusive, while Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal is 11 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 43 km from the resort.

Rooms from $755

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 2.8 km from Playa del Carmen Beach, Palafitos Overwater Bungalows at El Dorado Maroma… See more

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 2.8 km from Playa del Carmen Beach, Palafitos Overwater Bungalows at El Dorado Maroma, Gourmet All Inclusive by Karisma - Adults Only features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a restaurant. This 5-star resort offers a bar. Featuring free WiFi throughout the property, the allergy-free resort has a hot tub and karaoke.

The resort will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a fridge, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. At Palafitos Overwater Bungalows at El Dorado Maroma, Gourmet All Inclusive by Karisma - Adults Only the rooms are fitted with bed linen and towels.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes à la carte, continental and Full English/Irish options.

Languages spoken at the reception include English and Spanish, and guests are invited to request advice on the area when needed.

ADO International Bus Station is 7.9 km from the accommodation, while Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal is 8.5 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 40 km from Palafitos Overwater Bungalows at El Dorado Maroma, Gourmet All Inclusive by Karisma - Adults Only.

Rooms from $1 727

Meliora by Bunik

Rated 9.0 in 1382 reviews

Conveniently situated in Playa del Carmen, Meliora by Bunik provides air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming pool… See more

Conveniently situated in Playa del Carmen, Meliora by Bunik provides air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and a garden. This 4-star hotel offers a 24-hour front desk and a concierge service. Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal is less than 1 km away and Church of Guadalupe is 2.9 km from the hotel.

At the hotel, each room is equipped with a wardrobe, a flat-screen TV, a private bathroom, bed linen and towels. Guest rooms include a safety deposit box.

Meliora by Bunik offers 4-star accommodation with a hot tub and terrace.

Popular points of interest near the accommodation include Playa del Carmen Beach, Playacar Beach and ADO International Bus Station. The nearest airport is Cozumel International, 35 km from Meliora by Bunik, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $90

Porto Playa Condo Hotel and Beach Club

Rated 9.0 in 271 reviews

Featuring a serene tropical atmosphere, surrounded by waterfalls and lush gardens, this apartment-style resort is only… See more

Featuring a serene tropical atmosphere, surrounded by waterfalls and lush gardens, this apartment-style resort is only minutes from beautiful beaches and exciting attractions and offers all the comforts of home. Complimentary Wi-Fi access is available.

Guests staying at Porto Playa Condo Hotel can feel at home with exceptional amenities, including fully equipped kitchens and separate living and dining areas. The hotel also offers a state-of-the-art fitness centre along with an on-site gourmet restaurant.

Within walking distance of Porto Playa Hotel, guests can easily discover the charming restaurants, shops and nightclubs of Quinta Avenida (Fifth Avenue). Stunning beaches offering numerous leisure activities such as snorkelling, fishing and boating are also only a short stroll away.

Rooms from $175

Viceroy Riviera Maya - Luxury Resort

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Rated 8.9 in 81 reviews

Located on the coast of Xcalacoco Beach 10 minutes outside of Playa del Carmen, this luxury resort and spa situated in… See more

Located on the coast of Xcalacoco Beach 10 minutes outside of Playa del Carmen, this luxury resort and spa situated in the tropical rainforest features a restaurant.

The villas at Viceroy Riviera Maya are furnished with a private kidney-shaped pool and flat-screen TVs with DVD players. Free Wi-Fi is provided and room service is available.

This pet-friendly resort hosts a spa and wellness centre offering a hot tub, steam room, and personal massages. Yoga classes take place on the beach. A gym and outdoor pool are also part of the resort’s facilities. A concierge service is available.

The passenger ferry to Cozumel is less than 15 minutes from Viceroy Riviera Maya. Xcaret Eco Park is less than 20 minutes from the resort.

Rooms from $790

Situated on the beautiful Maya Riviera and within walking distance to the famous Fifth Avenue, this luxurious… See more

Situated on the beautiful Maya Riviera and within walking distance to the famous Fifth Avenue, this luxurious, all-inclusive beachfront resort offers exceptional service, first-class amenities and endless activities and entertainment.

Rooms in this resort have garden or ocean views, hot tub, LED TV with satellite channels, complimentary Wi-Fi, plush bathrobes and slippers, BOSE sound system, bathrooms with luxury amenities, a fully-stocked premium mini bar and turndown service.

Hilton Playa del Carmen, an All-Inclusive Adult Only Resort offers guests a variety of activities, adventures and excitement. With nightly live music, daily social entertainments, an on-site library and boutique shops, there is something for everyone.

Hilton Playa del Carmen, an All-Inclusive Adult Only Resort features 7 specialty restaurants serving Mexican, Asian, and Mediterranean and International dishes.

While at Hilton Playa del Carmen, an All-Inclusive Adult Only Resort guests can learn about wine tasting, receive tennis lessons, plan tours and excursions with the hotel's tour desk, or simply relax and enjoy the beautiful views from private balconies.

Rooms from $278

Andaz Mayakoba - a concept by Hyatt

Resort

Rated 8.9 in 263 reviews

Offering two outdoor pools and a private beach area, Upscale Andaz Mayakoba is in the gated Mayakoba complex in Playa… See more

Offering two outdoor pools and a private beach area, Upscale Andaz Mayakoba is in the gated Mayakoba complex in Playa del Carmen. The resort has a spa centre and sauna, and guests can enjoy a meal at one of the 4 restaurants. Free WiFi is provided throughout the property and free private parking is available on this pet friendly property.

Every room at this resort is air conditioned and comes with a flat-screen TV with cable channels. Some units have a seating area to relax in after a busy day. Certain units include views of the sea or lake. Rooms include a private bathroom. Extras include bathrobes and slippers.

The restaurant offer cover fine dinning with Casa Amate, fresh and local ingredients with relaxed environment with Cocina Milagro, and beachfront street and sea food at Sotavento and Tinta del Pulpo. Room service is also available 24 hours.

This elegant resort offers a Mayan Oasis Spa with 6 massage rooms and a hydrotherapy circuit centre and sauna and access to El Camaleón Golf Club and the Mayakoba Tennis Centre.

This resort has water sports facilities and free use of bicycles is available. You can engage in various activities, such as golfing and snorkelling. Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal is 9 km from Andaz Mayakoba, while Church of Guadalupe is 6 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cancun International Airport, 40 km from Andaz Mayakoba - a concept by Hyatt.

This hotel only accepts credit cards, debit cards and, where applicable, other contactless forms of payment. It is a cash-free environment

Rooms from $436

Located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, only steps away from the city's famous 5th Avenue where nightlife… See more

Located in the heart of Playa del Carmen, only steps away from the city's famous 5th Avenue where nightlife, restaurants, shopping and attractions gather and a few blocks from the beach and different beach clubs where the hotel guests have access.Magic Blue Spa Boutique Hotel is adults only and features an outdoor pool, hot tub and pool snack-bar with sun lounge beds where guests can relax and enjoy drinks, cocktails and light meals.The brand new spa offers  hydrotherapy which includes sauna, steam room, pool and an indoor hot tub to get relaxed and pampered. Also a great variety of massages and treatments are available for guests all year long; as well as a relaxing area for outdoor romantic massages.As part of the hotel services, Magic Blue Spa Boutique Hotel offers, Pool Butler ,Experience team,Wi-Fi free of charge and a Brazilian Rodizio style restaurant.

Rooms from $143

Fairmont Mayakoba

Rated 8.8 in 142 reviews

This luxury AAA Five Diamond Award winner resort in the Riviera Maya is made up of a series of low-rise buildings… See more

This luxury AAA Five Diamond Award winner resort in the Riviera Maya is made up of a series of low-rise buildings connected by waterways. It is surrounded by a lush tropical forest and offers wonderful sea views.

Fairmont Mayakoba’s 20,000 square foot Willow Stream Spa offers treetop treatment areas and a range of beauty and massage treatments based on the region’s local tradition and flora. There is an additional charge for access to the fitness centre and spa area.

There are several on-site restaurants and bars at the resort, including a grill and seafood restaurant, a sushi bar and a swim-up bar.

Discovery Club & Adventure Camp offer cultural and educational activities for kids 5 to 12 years old. El Camaleon Riviera Maya Golf Club, recognized by the Audubon Society, is suited for all skill levels and was designed by Greg Norman.

The resort is car-free and guests can access the different areas by boat, on foot following the well-marked nature trails, or by bicycle or staff-driven electric golf cart.

Located next to the 18-hole El Camaleón Golf Course, Mayakoba resort features 5 outdoor swimming pools and offers private access to Playa del Carmen beach.

Cancún International Airport is about 45 minutes’ drive away and Playa del Carmen can be reached in about 15 minutes by car.

Rooms from $436

Casa Kaoba Hotel & Suites

Rated 8.5 in 1222 reviews

Set in Playa del Carmen, 2.4 km from Playacar Beach, Casa Kaoba Hotel & Suites offers accommodation with a garden, free… See more

Set in Playa del Carmen, 2.4 km from Playacar Beach, Casa Kaoba Hotel & Suites offers accommodation with a garden, free private parking, a terrace and a restaurant. This 5-star hotel offers a concierge service and a tour desk. The accommodation features a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

Complete with a private bathroom equipped with a shower and free toiletries, the units at the hotel have a flat-screen TV and air conditioning, and selected rooms here will provide you with a balcony. All guest rooms feature a safety deposit box.

Guests at Casa Kaoba Hotel & Suites can enjoy a continental breakfast.

The accommodation offers 5-star accommodation with a hot tub.

Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal is 7.1 km from Casa Kaoba Hotel & Suites, while ADO International Bus Station is 7.2 km away. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 29 km from the hotel.

Rooms from $78

The Royal Haciendas Resort & Spa

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Rated 8.9 in 396 reviews

Located next to the beach on the Mayan Riviera, the Royal Haciendas Resort & Spa offers luxury suites set in tropical… See more

Located next to the beach on the Mayan Riviera, the Royal Haciendas Resort & Spa offers luxury suites set in tropical gardens. The complex offers swimming pools, tennis courts and a free shuttle to Playa del Carmen.

All accommodations have free Wi-Fi, and many suites have a seating area with a flat-screen cable TV and DVD player. Some also have wonderful ocean views.

All reservations include two complimentary tickets for the Cancun Mayan Museum. Transportation not included.

The Royal Haciendas complex has a spa and wellness centre with Turkish baths. There is also a fitness centre. The beach next to the complex offers loungers and parasols.

The Hacienda complex offers activities including diving. Nearby Playa del Carmen offers a good range of shops, bars and restaurants, as well as beautiful natural surroundings. Cancun International Airport is 30 minutes’ drive away.

Rooms from $237

Attractively set in Playa del Carmen, The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen, All-Inclusive Adults Only, Tapestry by Hilton… See more

Attractively set in Playa del Carmen, The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen, All-Inclusive Adults Only, Tapestry by Hilton features air-conditioned rooms with free WiFi, free private parking and room service. Among the various facilities of this property are a garden, a terrace and a bar. The resort has an outdoor swimming pool, fitness centre, nightclub and a 24-hour front desk.

The rooms at the resort are fitted with a seating area, a flat-screen TV and a safety deposit box. With a private bathroom fitted with a shower and a hairdryer, some rooms at The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen, All-Inclusive Adults Only, Tapestry by Hilton also boast a balcony. All rooms have a desk.

Breakfast is available each morning, and includes buffet, à la carte and continental options. At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving Japanese and international cuisine. Vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options can also be requested.

Popular points of interest near The Yucatan Resort Playa del Carmen, All-Inclusive Adults Only, Tapestry by Hilton include Playa del Carmen Beach, Playacar Beach and ADO International Bus Station. The nearest airport is Cozumel International, 36 km from the resort, and the property offers a paid airport shuttle service.

Rooms from $207