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Luxury Beach Resorts in Playa del Carmen

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#89 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
One traveler mentioned "luxury beachside" when describing this hotel.
  • "We mistakenly thought we had been booked into a luxury beachside resort. Wrong. This is party town for those much younger than we with an inclusive rate that means you can drink non..."
  • "This was our first trip to a hot destination. After reading some of these other reviews we were a little hesitatant at first. BUT....OMG it was amazing!!! Yes it is a big resort and there is alot of..."
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Paradisus Playa del Carmen La Perla 4.5 of 5
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#19 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
One traveler mentioned "lavish beaches" when describing this hotel.
  • "of this hotel, just remember that not all of Mexico is wonderous hotels and lavish beaches, poor people still live there. We are sure in the distant future that the surrounding area..."
  • "The week we spent at Paradisis La Perla was very memorable and just what we needed after a long cold New England winter. The accommodations were first rate with very comfortable beds and plenty of ro..."
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Secrets Capri Riviera Cancun 4.5 of 5
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Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner All-Inclusive Special Price 50% off room rate
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#28 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
One traveler mentioned "rich beaches" when describing this hotel.
  • "If you want to enjoy the rich beaches of Cancun and looking for a nice quite place to relax, I would definitely encourage you to look at Secrets Capri Riviera...."
  • "Loved it!! It's a beautiful resort, inside and out. The food at all the restaurants was amazing. We enjoyed the daily list of fun activities to do. The staff was amazing from the moment we entere..."
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Royal Hideaway Playacar 4.5 of 5
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#17 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
2 travelers mentioned "luxury ocean" when describing this hotel.
  • "We started with a Luxury Ocean View and were satisfied. The minibar in every room was fantastic, and they refilled it with water, beer, and sodas every day. The standard rooms..."
  • "Our luxury Ocean View room was spacious and comfortable, although the Ocean view was a bit limited. The quality of the food ranged from good to excellent. Service at the deck could..."
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Belmond Maroma Resort & Spa (Playa Maroma) 5.0 of 5
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Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner Top Hotels | Romance | Luxury | Best Service Special Offer $500 Spa Credit
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#1 of 6 hotels in Playa Maroma
One traveler mentioned "luxury beach" when describing this hotel.
  • "remember you on subsequent trips. You will feel like a rock star. When I think of the perfect luxury beach resort, I think of Maroma...."
  • "Just when you think you know what great customer service and luxury is, along comes Maroma and raises the bar! Well done and thank you for an unforgettable holiday. The premises are amazing and the pe..."
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#49 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "We recently stayed at the Blue Diamond in Mexico and I have to say it well-exceeded my expectations. The air was even luxurious. Accommodations were beyond incredible, the pools, beach, spa, restaura..."
  • "If you are looking for the ultimate in privacy and excellent service with a smile, you won't be disappointed! We arrived quite cranky, as my husband's luggage either never arrived at the airport, or ..."
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Grand Velas Riviera Maya 5.0 of 5
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Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner Family | Luxury | All-Inclusive (2015) Special Offer Package Deal
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#2 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "We arrived on Sept 2nd and stayed through the 5th. The service was impeccable. The hotel was only 13% occupied, so I do not know if the service would be lacking if it was overflowing with guests. W..."
  • "Let me start by saying I had very high expectations of this resort going into this vacation. I can say most if not all of them were exceeded during the trip. GV is truly a place to just relax and forg..."
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Azul Fives Hotel By Karisma 4.5 of 5
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#48 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "we arrived at the end of May for a wedding. The reception was really nice and very polite. They take a picture of you and print it directly on your room key (you better dont let humidity ruin your hai..."
  • "Just returned from a fantastic holiday at Azul Fives and would not hesitate to go back. Room, pools and food all excellent. The staff were amazing and couldn't do enough for us. The new Gin bar (adult..."
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Hacienda Tres Rios 4.0 of 5
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Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner Family
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#53 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "Went to Hacienda for the fifth time since it has opened. This is our favorite vacation of all times, and we look forward to going every year. The food service is one of them many reasons that we enj..."
  • "I was offered a travel agent compliementary 3 night stay to inspect the hotel so my fiancee and I decided to take them up on their generous offer! The hotel offered transfers which I thought were pric..."
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El Dorado Maroma, a Beachfront Resort, by Karisma (Playa Maroma) 4.5 of 5
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#3 of 6 hotels in Playa Maroma
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Secrets Maroma Beach Riviera Cancun (Playa Maroma) 5.0 of 5
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Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner All-Inclusive (2015) | Romance | Luxury | Best Service
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#2 of 6 hotels in Playa Maroma
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  • "Secrets Maroma Beach is our absolute favorite vacation destination. We've been back twice and each time it gets better and better. The food, the location, the people- its the most welcoming and luxuri..."
  • "Let me start by saying that Gino and Rafael have put together a great team of managers, supervisors, assistants, and workers at Secrets. They are all very professional in their jobs and show that they..."
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Iberostar Paraiso Maya (Playa Paraiso) 4.0 of 5
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#5 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
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  • "Returned recently from a week long stay at the Iberostar Paraiso Maya with my boyfriend and a few other couples. Resort is large but it only takes about 4-6 minutes to walk around from one place to an..."
  • "Our first all inclusive, and it is THE way to go. Pools, beach, food, bars and staff were excellent in every way. ..."
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#56 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "I stayed at Sandos Playacar for 10 days in late April/early May and we were both really impressed with the hotel and the value for money! We paid a little extra to stay in the adults only part of ..."
  • "I have stayed at this resort 3 times in the past few years. It is a great property. Location: Huge perk is that you can walk into the heart of Playa del Carmen in 20 minutes! It's a $5 taxi that t..."
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The Royal Playa del Carmen 4.5 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner All-Inclusive (2015) | Top Hotels Special Offer Save Up To 60%!
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#16 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "We spent the week there, 9/6-9/11. It was a great trip. The food was Awesome. Asiana was our favorite. The waiters at Spice gave us the best service every morning when we went there for breakfast. The..."
  • "This was the second time we went to the Royal. The food was incredible and you can order as much and as different items as you wish. The presentation was gorgeous and we even took pictures at the Me..."
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#3 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
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  • "My husband and I are just back from our honeymoon stay at EDR and we loved it. I honestly can't understand some of the complaints from other reviewers. I had used TA extensively before we went and w..."
  • "To find fault with this resort would need you to be extremely fussy. Minor hiccups will happen but when they are dealt with promptly and efficiently, you know you are in quality accommodation. Food an..."
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#34 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "We stayed for 5 days for our anniversary. At first they tried to put us in a room with 2 double beds pushed together. The front desk said that was all they had until the next day, but when we asked th..."
  • "We just had an awesome vacation at the Riu Palace Riviera Maya. This is our second vacation at this top notch all-inclusive resort. Everything about this place is five star – the staff / service, ..."
Iberostar Grand Hotel Paraiso (Playa Paraiso) 4.5 of 5
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#1 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
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  • "My husband and I spent a 2 month honeymoon here beginning of Oct 2008 - I'm very late writing my review! We choose Mexico b/c we wanted a 2-week trip and the best of all-inclusive world and Mexico all..."
  • "It is our 4th time at this hotel. No wonder we keep coming back. As soon as you set foot on the premises you receive a warm welcome by the bell boys and then directed to the reception. Throughout o..."
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#9 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
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  • "My husband and I visited for a week and the first three days was touch and go. When we checked in we were advised about certain charged like $30.00 a day resort fee and $800.00 charge on Credit Card ..."
  • "My husband and I just returned from the Mayan Palace. We exchanged through RCI and stayed in a one-bedroom suite. There is construction going on but we were never bothered by the noise and our room wa..."
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#73 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "My husband & I travelled here Feb. 4-11 & had a fabulous time! We've been to Barcelo & Bahia Principe in the Mayan several years ago & this resort was comparable, with some better, some worse aspects..."
  • "Stayed in the platinum suite, all adult section, great experience. Food, room service, buffets were good, standard. A la carts were outstanding, great food. Platinum lounge was awesome, great service..."
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#76 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "We booked this hotel for our honeymoon. We were impressed the second we arrived. We got a free room upgrade when we got there, the rooms were fantastic. We dropped our bags and explored. ..."
  • "Just returned from a week at the Grand Riviera Princess. Massive complex (>1100 rooms), but very spaced out, and beautifully landscaped with several large swimming pools. Staff very friendly. Good c..."
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Valentin Imperial Maya (Playa del Secreto) 4.5 of 5
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#1 of 1 hotels in Playa del Secreto
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  • "My Husband and I went to the Valentin on our 1 year anniversary! Our checkin was so fast and we were handed cool clothes asap, champagne and then off to our room with Diego giving us even a quick tou..."
  • "e recently stayed at the VIM from July 23-28. It was our first time to Mexico and we had an awesome time. This will also be my first resort review on TripAdvisor ☺ I’ll try to break out some different..."
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Rosewood Mayakoba 5.0 of 5
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Travelers' Choice® 2016 Winner Best Service | Luxury | Top Hotels | Romance Special Offer Complimentary 4th Night
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#1 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "I went to this hotel to spend a week. As soon as you get out of the secure area @ Cancun airport, you are going to find your driver waiting for you. They own a fleet of Cadillac Escalades, packed with..."
  • "I was fortunate enough to stay here June 2014 with Shires 2013 President's Club winners. Upon arrival, you are taken to your room by boat!! The first thing I noticed is the stunning beauty everywhere...."
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Hotel Riu Palace Mexico 4.0 of 5 Travelers' Choice® 2015 Winner All-Inclusive Special Offer Your first gift: 500 pts
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#25 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "My husband & I stayed at the Riu Palace Mexico from December 18 to December 25, 2004 and after reading countless excellent user reviews I can unequivically state that they were all on the money. Throu..."
  • "My husband and I stayed at RIU Palace Mexico for 4 nights (Dec 8th-Dec 12th), and had a great experience. We were celebrating our 1st anniversary and were looking for a perfect place on the beach to ..."
Iberostar Paraiso Lindo (Playa Paraiso) 4.0 of 5
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#4 of 10 hotels in Playa Paraiso
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  • "We ( 2 adults, 1 child 9). May 31-June 7) Check- in went smooth. we got there about 11:30 am.Room wasn't ready so we left our bags and went on a walking trip. We were in building 50. 2nd floor. A..."
  • "We just returned from this resort and I can't wait to go back. My only complaint is that the food is too good and there is too much - I must have gained 5 pounds. There are so many restaurants and so ..."
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#64 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "After reading reviews on here we were unsure what to expect but found the Occidental Grand did not disappoint. The grounds is beautiful and whole extensive it has shuttle services. While we were her..."
  • "This review is based on my family of 4's stay from March 29 - 31, 2012. We opted for the Royal Club, and never regretted it for a second. First, let me offer a big "thank you" to the other reviewe..."
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#15 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "Outdoor shower, beautiful beach, an incredibly attentive staff, great food, great friends. I had my first cuban cigar, and took a naked plunge in my private pool. It doesn't get any better than this o..."
  • "spent the perfect 4 nights here - from breakfast to the beach palapa to the heated plunge pool and outdoor shower - every detail was perfect! having stayed here 10 years ago when it was originally ik..."
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Playacar Palace 4.0 of 5
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#18 of 209 hotels in Playa del Carmen
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  • "I arrange our marketing meetings and this year was Playacar Palace. Everyone loved it. It's a little smaller property than others in the past, which we liked. What was great: Staff Service Food..."
  • "I have spent time at many Palace Resorts and have not come across a bad one. Room was great. Service exceptional. Food was excellent. Beach is beautiful. Ocean a little rough but who does not like..."
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