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Banyan Tree Mayakoba

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Carretera Federal, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed today NEW

Banyan Tree Mayakoba is a beautiful resort in a beautiful setting. The food is fantastic, the beach is gorgeous (although not really suited for swimming - but that's not my thing anyway), and the service was above par with every interaction. All of these things are great reasons to visit Banyan Tree Mayakoba but the privacy of the villas is... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We have stayed in many many top resorts like Jumby bay, Sandy lane Barbados but nothing compares to this place. The service is brilliant and the villas although showing their age in some parts are amazing . The food was excellent but I would prefer if they had a daily special at lunchtime at the beach club as the food... More

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Dallas, Texas
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This place is beyond words... We spent 3 nights here and had an amazing time. We had the luxury pool villa and it was the perfect romantic setting for my husband and I. The service and treatment from the staff is superb. Everyone is very friendly and always cater to your every need. They have a very good variety of... More

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

The service at Banyan Tree Maykoba is of the highest caliber - 5 stars easily. The rooms are incredible - 5 stars. The property is gorgeous - 5 stars. The beach is pretty awful compared to what we experienced further south in Tulum - 2.5 to 3 stars max for the beach. This may be a temporary thing, but basically... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just finished a week long stay. This resort is unparalleled by any other that we have been to (and we have been to a lot of places). The facilities, service, and restaurants are all incredible. The resort is pristine and incredibly well maintained. We were there with our three children and the staff were great with them too. We... More

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New Haven, Connecticut
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We just returned from our third stay in the Banyan Tree and had a very relaxing 6 days. This time we had a luxury pool villa, the two previous years we had villas with and extra inside sitting area. We were very pleased with this type of villa. It had two outside sitting arrangements, which gave us more variety, and... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We've spent 1 week between Banyan Tree and Rosewood Mayakoba recently and it was just the perfect way to do. It was Spring Holidays in the US so both places were full of kids which was sometimes annoying specially in the restaurants we were very disappointed that they don't have area just for kids of families so doesn't matter where... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Overall this is an amazing place. But it is expensive. At no point will you think that you are getting a deal but you will get the service you would expect. You can probably get a better deal somewhere else but I doubt you will find a place that is higher quality. The resort was at capacity while we were... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I stayed in a basic golf villa over three days. The facilities are a bit of a trek to get into, set back in a new development. The beach is a modest golf cart ride away. Both the beach area and adjacent pool are compact but very nice. A second, larger pool area is located near the hotel. Besides the... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Just spent spring break at the Banyan Tree in a 3 bedroom golf villa. It was divine. The hotel is well designed, feels like it was a feng shui design. There is an open airiness to the main lobby. The staff was also so accommodating. I highly recommend Candra for massages. She was awesome. We loved the villa. Only three... More

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  • Breakfast buffet(17)
  • Private pool(16)
  • Very good(15)
  • Golf cart(14)
  • Beach Club(9)
  • Very nice(5)
  • Room service(5)
  • Boat ride(5)
  • Hot tub(5)
  • Thai restaurant(4)

Additional Information about Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Address: Carretera Federal, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Beverage Selection Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities ( Kid / Family Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access Airport Transportation
Hotel Style:
#1 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#3 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#4 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#4 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#7 Business Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#15 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Banyan Tree Mayakoba 5*
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
A harmonious blend of nature and luxury, Banyan Tree Mayakoba takes resort living to new heights with the first all-pool villa resort in Riviera Maya, Mexico. Banyan Tree Hotels and Resorts brings Asian hospitality to the beautiful development of Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, complete with Banyan Tree Mayakoba pool villas offering premium seclusion and an expansive Mayakoba spa complex with the introduction of the award-winning Banyan Tree Mayakoba Spa. ... more   less 
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Also Known As:
Banyan Tree Mayakoba Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Banyan Tree Mayakoba Hotel
Banyan Tree Mayakoba Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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