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Carretera Cancún - Tulum Km 55.3, Playa del Carmen 77710 Mexico
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#3 of 334 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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4.9
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4.9
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4.8
2022 Travelers' Choice Best of the Best
The ultimate experience in tropical bliss isn't on the coast - it's within the waves. El Dorado Maroma offers guests the opportunity to experience one of the Top 10 Beaches in the World in a whole new light. Palafitos-Overwater Bungalows are a cluster of 30 exclusive, private bungalows sitting right over the turquoise waters of Maroma Beach. Every single facet of these exclusive suites is designed to highlight the surrounding beauty. Direct ladder access to the ocean and glass floors are just the beginning of overwater living. Watch the sun rise and set in a stunning display of colors right from your private deck. Take a dip within your private infinity pool, offering picture-perfect views of the sparkling sea. Rinse off within your Aguas del Amor™ private outdoor shower. And let your personal Majordomo take care of the rest, as you relax in absolute bliss. Every suite comes with your own infinity pool.
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Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room
Free breakfast
Beach
Aerobics
Airport transportation
Parking
Internet
Pool / beach towels
Private pool
Fitness classes
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Entertainment staff
Evening entertainment
Business Center with Internet Access
Spa
Facial treatments
Massage
Salon
Concierge
Gift shop
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
Butler service
Private check-in / check-out
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Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Additional bathroom
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Coffee / tea maker
Minibar
Complimentary toiletries
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Safe
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Sofa
Telephone
Iron
Wake-up service / alarm clock
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Ocean view
Non-smoking rooms
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Languages Spoken
English, Spanish
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Ashley C wrote a review Nov 2022
Cartagena, Colombia5 contributions
Excellent hotel, the food is delicious, the rooms are very nice and clean, but what we loved the most was the attention of the entertainment staff, they are incredible people; but I would like to make a special mention of Alex, Gabriel, DJ Carlos, Isabel, Adrian and Azael. Their games and activities are amazing.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Room Tip: The bungalows are out of this planet, you must try them!
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Justin A wrote a review Nov 2022
Phoenix, Arizona
Great hotel, shows, activities (Alex, Leirb, dj Carlos, Isabels, Adrian, Hazael), facilities, beach, restaurants and most importantly the staff that attends you. The concierge service is a plus that helps you spend a few days without any worries! The Spa is spectacular, the massage is an experience with all the contrasts. MIO is a small restaurant next to the pool is a jewel that satisfies your palate. Be sure to try the taste of their pasta. The beach is beautiful.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Keith R wrote a review Nov 2022
New Mexico4 contributions
The hotel staff is friendly and helpful. The facilities are clean and very comfortable. Every day there is animation and activities. There is one day a week, a great Mexican party. There are several restaurants. The animation by Alejandro is great and the night shows are very good. Thanks dj Charlie, Leirbag, Isa, Adrian and Hazarl The hotel is a bit far from the main road, so to get out of it you have to take a taxi from the hotel. In general the assessment is positive. Riviera Maya is wonderful.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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kathleen y wrote a review Nov 2022
Tigard, Oregon
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This is our 4th trip to Palafitos and it was the best visit yet! We go back because of the the staff, food, and customer service. We are big foodies so the food and drinks play a big part in why we love coming back. Every meal at the Palafitos restaurant is perfect: I love the caviar and eggs, ceviche, duck tacos, lobster tacos, the lentil and chickpea salad to name a few things. The dinners are always great! William and Mauricio were our butlers who took care of us every day. Eva, Wilmar, Martha, Carmen and Rita were fantastic at the spa! Salome makes the most amazing drinks at the Palafitos beach bar. Daisy, a true gem, remembers us every year and prepared the most amazing beach picnic. We love her so much! Ezekiel and Dennis were also great at the Palafitos restaurant. Julian, at Pepitos, is doing a fantastic job and is loved by all. The best addition to Palafitos since our last visit was daily yoga with Fabiola!!! We participated Monday through Saturday and it was the best way to start each day with stretching and meditation. Do yourself a favor and attend her classes! El Dorado Maroma was thriving! The new beach bar with swings was a great place to hang out. We had lovely meals at Mio, Lima Limon and the Caribbean Restaurant. If you are looking for a relaxing and quiet vacation where you are pampered, with amazing food and drinks and customer service is out of this world, you HAVE to book a trip to Palafitos!
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Lola A wrote a review Nov 2022
Texas1 contribution
It is a place where you can meet people from many different countries, besides that every day you can do very fun activities or enjoy very good shows, thank you very much Alex, Leirbag, Charlie dj, Haziel!
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Jhon C wrote a review Nov 2022
Tel Aviv, Israel2 contributions
The rooms are wonderful, you can have contact with the sea from your room, that seems phenomenal to me, the food is exquisite, the treatment of all the staff is wonderful. I want to thank all the entertainment staff because without their unconditional support, we would never have had an unforgettable vacation, once again many thanks to Alex, Leirbag, Isabel, Adrian, Hazael & dj Charlie, who was entertaining every night with wonderful music. They are all a gem. Congratulations!
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Caitlin M wrote a review Nov 2022
My wife and I stayed at Palafitos for our honeymoon and it was magical. Our bungalow became our little slice of heaven, with gorgeous views and clear floors. The resort is stunning and there is so much to do on site. We went jet skiing, snorkeling, ATVing, and swam with dolphins. There are so many cuisine options and the food never disappointed. What really stood out to us was the staff. Our butlers, Pilar and Samantha were always available to answer any questions we had/serve us in any way they could. They were so kind and helpful. Giselle with customer service came to check on us often and made us feel so welcome. Sergio was our busboy and he went ABOVE AND BEYOND for us. He helped transport us to and from all our activities and was always so kind to us. He checked on us often and was willing to help, no matter how busy he was. We LOVED our stay here and we can’t wait to return. Mel with Elite Members really showed interest in us and assisted us in picking the membership that fit our lives best.
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Date of stay: November 2022
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Caroline P wrote a review Nov 2022
It's stunning worth it x spectacular views through fluffier pillows food to fie for champagne always chilled I've rebooted already x they have a fabulous yoga teacher and hesler called Fabiola she was amazing - they had a great guy Mike for a personal bespoke package around lifestyle food health and keeping it really I'm Going back just for fabiola
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Date of stay: October 2022
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Room Tip: Book in with fabiola for morning yoga and have a session with Mike on the paddle board I loved...
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Caroline P wrote a review Nov 2022
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What an amazing experience Fabiola the yoga teacher was out of this world, her knowledge and practices were amazing you do not expect to find that level and quality of teaching at a resort. A total holistic approach to well being led by the beautiful spiritual and very practical Fabiola she is the reason we have re booked for next year.
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Date of stay: October 2022Trip type: Traveled as a couple
Room Tip: Book in advance and take time for a yoga session
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Sarah L wrote a review Nov 2022
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Excellent hotel, excellent villas with a beautiful view, excellent service and attention, the food is incredible, you eat very well in all the restaurants, the beautiful beach with very good music, DJ Charlie! All the staff treated us very well. I'll be back soon. Thank you all for your great attention and kindness.
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Date of stay: November 2022Trip type: Traveled with friends
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$1,750 - $2,603 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
LOCATION
MexicoYucatan PeninsulaQuintana RooRiviera MayaPlaya del Carmen
NUMBER OF ROOMS
2
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PALAFITOS OVERWATER BUNGALOWS - Updated 2022 Prices & Hotel Reviews (Riviera Maya/Playa del Carmen, Mexico)

Frequently Asked Questions about Palafitos Overwater Bungalows
Which popular attractions are close to Palafitos Overwater Bungalows?
Nearby attractions include Cirque du Soleil Joyà (3.5 miles), Jungala Aqua Experience (3.7 miles), and Cenote "el Burrodromo" Mayakoba (4.0 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Palafitos Overwater Bungalows?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, free breakfast, and a pool.
Which room amenities are available at Palafitos Overwater Bungalows?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and an additional bathroom.
What food & drink options are available at Palafitos Overwater Bungalows?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Palafitos Overwater Bungalows?
Yes, free parking is available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Palafitos Overwater Bungalows?
Conveniently located restaurants include Casa Amate, Tramonto, and Il Olivo.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Palafitos Overwater Bungalows?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness center, and fitness classes during their stay.
Does Palafitos Overwater Bungalows have airport transportation?
Yes, Palafitos Overwater Bungalows offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Palafitos Overwater Bungalows?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.
Are there any historical sites close to Palafitos Overwater Bungalows?
Many travelers enjoy visiting Zona Arqueológica Playa del Carmen (9.6 miles).
Does Palafitos Overwater Bungalows have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the ocean view available here.