The Best Hotels in Playa del Carmen

Here’s our manually curated guide to the best and most luxurious hotels in Playa del Carmen. Bon voyage!

Hannah, Travel Blogger

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Chablé Maroma

Resort

Rated 9.2 in 49 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 $749

Set in Playa del Carmen, 7.8 km from Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal, La Casa de la Playa by Xcaret- All Inclusive… See more

Set in Playa del Carmen, 7.8 km from Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal, La Casa de la Playa by Xcaret- All Inclusive Adults Only offers accommodation with free bikes, free private parking, an outdoor swimming pool and a fitness centre. Among the various facilities are a garden, a shared lounge, as well as a terrace. The accommodation provides room service, a 24-hour front desk and currency exchange for guests.

The units feature a safety deposit box.

At the hotel you will find a restaurant serving Mexican, Peruvian and Steakhouse cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

Activities such as snorkelling, canoeing, cycling can be enjoyed in the surroundings, and guests can relax along the beachfront.

La Casa de la Playa by Xcaret- All Inclusive Adults Only features amenities such as an on-site business centre, sauna and hot tub.

ADO International Bus Station is 7.9 km from the accommodation, while Church of Guadalupe is 10 km away. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 27 km from La Casa de la Playa by Xcaret- All Inclusive Adults Only.

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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 Resort at Riviera Maya offers wellness programs and personal growth practices such as yoga classes, meditation, cacao ceremonies and sound therapies. It also has a 24-hour fitness center.

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 Resort at Riviera Maya 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 $1 355

Mahekal Beach Front Resort & Spa

Resort

Rated 8.3 in 580 reviews

Located on the beachfront in Playa del Carmen, this resort offers 4 outdoor pools, yoga classes and massages. Mahekal… See more

Located on the beachfront in Playa del Carmen, this resort offers 4 outdoor pools, yoga classes and massages.

Mahekal Beach Resort offers spacious, air-conditioned rooms with Mayan-style décor. The peaceful rooms do not include radios or TVs but do offer telephone services and WiFi. All rooms offer a private safe box, private bathroom with a hairdryer and have a terrace with hammocks and views of the sea or tropical gardens.

A daily breakfast and à la carte lunch and dinner are available in the Olas Restaurant. Fuego Restaurant serves four-course set dinners, and offers regular theme nights and live music.

The resort is situated in a very popular area of Playa del Carmen, just a few minutes' walk from lively 5th Avenue. The on-site concierge can arrange visits to the Mayan ruins of Tulum National Park, a 45-minute drive away.

Rooms from $329

Mvngata Beach Hotel

Rated 8.8 in 751 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 $325

Petit Lafitte is a tranquil beachfront hotel located 15 minutes’ drive from Playa del Carmen Airport. Set in tropical… See more

Petit Lafitte is a tranquil beachfront hotel located 15 minutes’ drive from Playa del Carmen Airport. Set in tropical gardens, it offers air-conditioned rooms with ocean or garden views, a spa and free Wi-Fi.

Rooms feature tiled floors and have a fan and cable TV. There is a safe, minibar and coffee maker. The private bathroom comes with a hairdryer.

Guests can enjoy meals in the Petit Lafitte’s charming restaurant. There is also a beachside bar, where you can relax in a hammock with a drink.

The hotel has concierge service and offers car hire. There is free on-site parking and an airport shuttle can be requested for a supplement.

Rooms from $343

Fairmont Mayakoba

Rated 9.0 in 277 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 Fairmont Mayakoba 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 $412

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 $33

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 1.3 km from Playa del Carmen Beach, Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen - Adults Only - All… See more

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 1.3 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 with 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.

At the accommodation you will find a restaurant serving Cambodian, French and Italian cuisine. Vegetarian, dairy-free and vegan options can also be requested.

You can play billiards and tennis at Secrets Moxché Playa del Carmen - Adults Only - All Inclusive, and car hire is available.

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

Rooms from $702

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. Restaurants that request dress code casual elegance are Bordeaux, El Patio, Himitsu, Oceana, Portofino, Seaside Grill and World Café. Dress code casual elegance – Long pants required for men. No sleeveless shirts or flip-flops. Sneakers/ tennis shoes or dress sandals, dress shirts with short sleeves or collared shirts. Himitsu, there are three teppanyaki tables available (must request in advance with Concierge). 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 to sustainability.

Rooms from $649

Viceroy Riviera Maya, a Luxury Villa Resort

Resort

Rated 9.1 in 84 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 $529

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 a 24-hour front desk, airport transfers, room service and free WiFi throughout the property.

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.

You can play tennis at this 5-star hotel, and the area is popular for snorkelling and 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, 28 km from Hotel Xcaret Arte - All Parks All Fun Inclusive - Adults Only.

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Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Resort

Rated 9.3 in 173 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 $1 804

Hotel Xcaret Mexico All Parks All Fun Inclusive

Resort

Rated 9.2 in 1625 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 $496

Andaz Mayakoba - a concept by Hyatt

Resort

Rated 8.6 in 243 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 $405

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 100 metres from Ocean Maya Royale - Adults Only Beach, Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya Adults… See more

Situated in Playa del Carmen, 100 metres from Ocean Maya Royale - Adults Only Beach, Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya Adults Only All-Inclusive features accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a terrace. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, room service and a 24-hour front desk, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The accommodation offers evening entertainment and an ATM.

The resort will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms with a desk, a coffee machine, a minibar, a safety deposit box, a TV, a balcony and a private bathroom with a shower. All rooms have a wardrobe.

A buffet breakfast is available each morning at Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya Adults Only All-Inclusive.

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

Casa Vela Beach is 800 metres from the accommodation, while Mayakoba Beach is less than 1 km from the property. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 45 km from Hyatt Zilara Riviera Maya Adults Only All-Inclusive.

Rooms from $345

Riu Playacar - All Inclusive

Rated 8.6 in 335 reviews

Located in Playa del Carmen, 800 metres from Playacar Beach, Riu Playacar - All Inclusive provides accommodation with an… See more

Located in Playa del Carmen, 800 metres from Playacar Beach, Riu Playacar - All Inclusive provides accommodation with an outdoor swimming pool, free private parking, a fitness centre and a garden. Among the facilities of this property are a restaurant, a 24-hour front desk and an ATM, along with free WiFi throughout the property. The property is 600 metres from the city centre and 500 metres from ADO International Bus Station.

The hotel will provide guests with air-conditioned rooms offering a wardrobe, a safety deposit box, a flat-screen TV, a terrace and a private bathroom with a shower. At Riu Playacar - All Inclusive each room includes bed linen and towels.

The accommodation offers a buffet or American breakfast.

Riu Playacar - All Inclusive offers a children's playground.

Playa del Carmen Maritime Terminal is 800 metres from the hotel, while Church of Guadalupe is 3.1 km away. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 35 km from Riu Playacar - All Inclusive.

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Aloft Playa del Carmen

Rated 8.8 in 667 reviews

In a prime location in Playa del Carmen, Aloft Playa del Carmen provides air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming… See more

In a prime location in Playa del Carmen, Aloft Playa del Carmen provides air-conditioned rooms, an outdoor swimming pool, free WiFi and a fitness centre. Featuring room service, this property also has a restaurant and a terrace. Certain units at the property include a balcony with a city view.

All units at the hotel are equipped with a flat-screen TV with cable channels and a safety deposit box. Every room is fitted with a coffee machine and a private bathroom with a shower and free toiletries, while some rooms will provide you with a kitchenette equipped with a microwave. All rooms have bed linen.

The daily breakfast offers buffet, continental or American options.

Guests can enjoy playing billiards, or take advantage of the business centre. Speaking English and Spanish at the 24-hour front desk, staff are willing to help at any time of the day.

Popular points of interest near Aloft Playa del Carmen include Playa del Carmen Beach, Playacar Beach and ADO International Bus Station. The nearest airport is Cozumel International Airport, 36 km from the accommodation.

Rooms from $85

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 $258

Ocean Maya Royale Adults Only - All Inclusive

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Rated 8.5 in 360 reviews

Offering endless activities, international on-site dining and full-service spa treatments, Ocean Maya Royale provides… See more

Offering endless activities, international on-site dining and full-service spa treatments, Ocean Maya Royale provides oceanfront accommodations. Guests can enjoy direct beach access in the heart of the Mayan Riviera, near Cozumel and Cancun.

With an on-site scuba diving center and daily organized activities, there is something for everyone at the Ocean Maya Royale. Take advantage of the resort's nightly live entertainment or relax in one of the 2 oceanfront swimming pools.

Sample a large variety of dining options while staying at the Ocean Maya Royale, including authentic Japanese cuisine and traditional Mexican dishes. The resort also features several on-site bars.

In the area surrounding the Ocean Maya Royale, discover a large variety of recreational activities, including jet skiing and guided jungle tours. The area is also home to one of the world's largest coral reefs, and is ideal for scuba diving or snorkeling.

Rooms from $251