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Rosewood Mayakoba
5.0 of 5 Resort   |   Ctra. Federal Cancun, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico   |  
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Ranked #1 of 209 Hotels in Playa del Carmen
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“Fabulous,”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

Beautiful resort-- superior and very friendly staff and service! Excellent food! It is quite expensive but worth it for a real treat! You are taken to your suite by boat and you have your own butler! Everyone is so very polite! The pool area is delightful! I would certainly go back there again. You could easily spent your entire time just at the resort.

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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled as a couple
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

The Rosewood Mayakoba far exceeded my expectations. The accommodation is luxurious and fabulous, the food at all 3 restaurants was outstanding, but what stood out above anything else, was the exceptional level of service that we received. The staff went above and beyond to meet our every need and to ensure that our stay was perfect. The staff are unbelievably friendly and greet you each time they see you as if you have been there for months. The spa is wonderful too. This is one place I will definitely go back to.

  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with friends
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2013

This resort really is a nice place beautiful grounds and REALLY nice rooms. The food is just ok. We ate the breakfast buffet every morning, and you can order as many of the food entrees with the buffet as you like, and they have some really great dishes on the menu. SInce we ate the buffet every morning we were not hungry for lunch, but the first day we got there we ate at the beach restaurant and the tacos were pretty good and so was the guacamole, the chips were a little thicker than what Iike but oh well! The dinners we had were just ok too. I was not real thrilled with a couple of my meals but oh well. All in all it was a great place and would consider staying there again, but not sure if I can part with my money that easily for what I thought was pretty good place.

  • Stayed November 2012, traveled with friends
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

This resort is amazing. Our favourite destination ever! We are still here, 4 nights to go and could not be happier. We have 2 children, 14 and 17 and all the staff have been wonderful, so sincere and friendly. The: food, ambience, rooms, facilities, size and beauty of the resort is unforgettable. We stayed in the Number 300 villa section and it was a great position, we could walk, or ride bikes or hop on one of the golf carts to take us anywhere. The spa is unbelievable and the tequila library is very interesting! The staff are my favourite ever and on our second day welcome us back wherever we go and remember our names! Love it..

Room Tip: All are beautiful...you actually get to ride a boat at check in as they take you to your room!
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  • Stayed January 2013, traveled with family
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2013

Amazing place...... great service.This is the first place I can compare to Maldives. I do travell a lot and love staying in 5 * anywhere I go. At least 5 times a year I go on vacation like this one, for a week. It is beautiful resort! Very romantic and wild too. I really enjoy it and will come back! The beach is like in Cabo S. Lucas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013 via mobile

Tops in aesthetics, Rosewood Mayakoba made for an amazing four day getaway. Boutique in scale but with mega amenities, the escort is just large enough to afford extreme privacy. The lagoon rooms (basic) are huge with the most gorgeous bathrooms, outdoor shower and upper deck. Inside, all spaces are well thought out and modernly minimal , but with luxurious textiles angles and curves. The plunge pool and sumptuous outdoor lounges made it hard to leave the room for the outrageously beautiful pools!

  • Stayed March 2012
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

I had never been to Mexico, more of a european traveler but went for a friend's birthday.
Wow, this resort was spectacular. So beautiful! Paradise. We went into town also by taxi and it's about 20 minutes away but fun to shop for jewelry and little souvenirs. But you never have to leave the resort if you don't want to. The restaurants are great, the beach is peaceful and the rooms are just gorgeous. Would definitely go back someday.

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  • Stayed March 2012, traveled with friends
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Property: Rosewood Mayakoba
Address: Ctra. Federal Cancun, Playa del Carmen 77710, Mexico
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Location: Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Playa del Carmen
Amenities:
Bar / Lounge Beach Business Center with Internet Access Fitness Center with Gym / Workout Room Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi ) Free Parking Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly) Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly ) Restaurant Room Service Spa Suites Swimming Pool Wheelchair access
Hotel Style:
#1 Luxury Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#1 On the Beach Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#1 Spa Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#1 Top resorts Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#2 Romantic Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#4 Business Hotel in Playa del Carmen
#11 Family Hotel in Playa del Carmen
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$$
Hotel Class:5 star — Rosewood Mayakoba 5*
Number of rooms: 128
Official Description (provided by the hotel):
Rosewood Mayakoba is situated on the Riviera Maya. This luxury resort in Mexico offers spacious suites and is located south of Cancun and north of the charming seaside village of Playa del Carmen.Surrounded by the emerald embrace of the jungle and caressed by warm Carribbean breezes, is a resort of rare luxury and indulgence. Rosewood Mayakoba is imbued with the unique spirit of Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula. A journey to this serene world, immersed in the dense green perfume of the jungle, captivates the soul with unimaginable tropical beauty,and pure, simple refinement. The ecological enclave of Mayakobá is a new, enlightened model of true luxury hospitality that celebrates the land without compromising it. Mayakoba embraces the government restrictions on development and mangrove preservation which has always been a top priority for the developers and designers. The Madrid-based construction company OHL, with 25 years of experience in Mexico, owned the land for many years before choosing how to build upon it. ... more   less 
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Rosewood Mayakoba Hotel Playa Del Carmen
Rosewood Mayakoba Playa Del Carmen
Rosewood Mayakoba Riviera Maya/Playa Del Carmen, Mexico

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