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Hotel Esencia

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Carretera Tulum-Cancun KM 265, Xpu-Ha 77710, Mexico
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    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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London, United Kingdom
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48 reviews 48 reviews
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18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We spent a lot of time choosing the Esencia as we wanted the perfect holiday and honeymoon. From a shortlist of three hotels on this cost (we visited the other 2 during out stay), we made the right choice. Every detail has been considered and peace and relaxation are paramount. From the fantasy island style arrival and transportation to your... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I recently returned from a much needed mini vacation to celebrate our anniversary. Being that we could only get away for 4 days our goal was to relax,relax and relax some more. Hotel Esencia absolutely blew us away. From the moment we stepped off the airplane until we were dropped off for our flight home, we did... More 

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My Financee and I went there to celebrate our engagement, and we are thinking about going back for our honeymoon. Escencia was incredible. We're still deciding whether or not to tell all our friends cause it is such a gem, and we want to be able to go back ;). You'll love it if you enjoy incredible service, quality health... More 

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3 reviews 3 reviews
3 hotel reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We returned to Esencia in late April. This is our second trip there this year. We were very excited to be able to return as we truly enjoyed our Nov. stay. As expected the trip was wonderful. The people, the room, the food, the service, the spa, the location, and the fantastic beach were once again perfect. It is expensive,... More 

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Murrieta California
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8 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If you like quiet, total privacy, impeccable accommodations and service, deliciously prepared healthy food in one of the most beautiful beach settings, this is the place. As soon as you arrive, you will feel the accumulated stress leave you. A truly wonderful place for body and soul.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This was my fourth trip to the Yucatan Peninsula but my first time at Hotel Esencia, though most certainly not my last. 8 nights of perfection, which started well before arrival thanks to the ease of booking and clear communication with the friendliest and most helpful hotel staff I've ever encountered. Esencia's accurate and whimsical website made the choices for... More 

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Brooklyn, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago

My wife and I have stayed in many beach hotels around the world (Thailand, Bali, Zanzibar) and Hotel Esencia on the Riviera Maya undoubtedly qualifies as "paradise." The owner, Kevin, greets all the guests individually and will make sure all your needs are met. The poolside meals are relaxing and delicious. There's even a neat lookout point to sip cocktails... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2015

It’s hard to put into words all the experiences we’ve been through at the Esencia. It is a place to relax, to be with the family and meet interesting people and is also was one of the most extraordinary experiences that we’ve been through. We’re used to travel a lot in search for new adventures. We went to the Maya... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2015 via mobile

One of the most wonderful hotels I have visited. I'm a keen traveller with much experience in customer service. Thank you all, from the extremely warm management, to the whole team... I shall certainly make many returns. "Enchanted" is one of the many words I would like to describe this experience, to be a solo traveller and feel so at... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2015

We just spent 4 fantastic days at Hotel Esencia at the end of a trip that took us from Mexico City to Palenque and the Yucatan to visit Mayan sites and colonial cities. We arrived at Esencia tired, but found the perfect spot to recover. The hotel is set on a beautiful pristine beach about 15 minutes from Praya del... More 

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