Andaz Mayakoba Resort Riviera Maya
Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
At a Glance
Located within the Mayakoba resort which is surrounded by lush lagoons and nature trails
Spacious, open-plan guest rooms and suites which all come with a private balcony or terrace
Complimentary bicycles available to explore Mayakoba and the Riviera Maya beyond
A less formal way to enjoy a casual vacation
Fantastic daily activities from sunrise yoga to boat trips
Budget friendly hotel with a young and refreshing vibe
Extensive facilities including three outdoor swimming pools and four restaurants
Best time to Visit
Good time to visit
Average time to visit
The best time to visit is typically during the drier, slightly milder months between November and April. The ‘rainy’ season begins in the south around June and runs until November. Although it can be hotter and more humid at this time of year, usually it only rains for a couple of hours before the weather clears. The wettest months tend to be September and October. The Caribbean coast can be affected by the hurricane season, which officially is from June to November.
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Surrounded by the lagoons & waterways of Mayakoba and fronted by the sparkling blue Caribbean Sea, Andaz Mayakoba is perfect for a relaxing beach break on Mexico's Riviera Maya. Extensive facilities and activity menus make this a great family option.
Situated on a stretch of picture perfect Caribbean coastline and surrounded by the lagoons and waterways of Mayakoba, Andaz Mayakoba has plenty to offer beach-goers, as well as adventure enthusiasts. A short drive from both Cancun and Playa del Carmen, this is a great base for exploring the highlights of Mexico's Riviera Maya, from Mayan ruins to cenotes (natural swimming pools), beaches and jungle.
The resort itself has an extensive range of facilities with three outdoor swimming pools, five restaurants providing a mix of fine and casual dining, a spa and access to the tennis courts and golf course of the larger Mayakoba resort complex. There is a daily activity program which includes sunrise yoga, boat trips and golf, along with a complimentary kids club and the use of bicycles to get out and explore the resort. Guests can make the most of the beachfront location with an array of non-motorized watersports to include stand-up paddleboarding and snorkeling.
Accommodation is simple and modern with neutral decor. All 214 guestrooms and suites are spacious and open-plan, with large floor-to-ceiling windows and a private terrace or balcony which overlooks either the lagoons or the ocean. Local artwork features throughout and splashes of bright colors add to the fun and friendly vibe of the resort. This is a fantastic option for families but couples will also love the facilities on offer and the great location of the Andaz Mayakoba.
There are 214 guestrooms and suites, all of which are open-plan and spacious, offering a private terrace or balcony. Floor-to-ceiling windows ensure plenty of light floods in and rooms enjoy views to either the resort gardens, mangrove lagoons or the Caribbean Sea. WiFi is complimentary, as is bottled water and the contents of the minibar. Standard Rooms measure from 50 sqm while the suites measure up to 425 sqm. All suites also come with a private plunge pool.
Andaz Mayakoba is a great option for families and complimentary use of the kids' club is included in your stay. Kids will also love the pools, the complimentary bikes, the beach activities and exploring the resort grounds and lagoons.
Andaz Mayakoba has five restaurants which serve up fresh local ingredients. Olla Taco and Olla Ceviche are casual beachfront affairs with fresh seafood or street food style snacks with deliciously refreshing cocktails. Casa Amate is a cosy restaurant which specializes in Latin American cuisine and Cocina Milagro offers an all-day dining buffet with fresh seafood dishes. The Sotavento restaurant serves up Mediterranean delicacies throughout the day, complemented by live music in the evenings.
The endless Caribbean waters provide plenty fo opportunities to enjoy watersports such as SUP, snorkeling and kayaking. Playa del Carmen is a 15-minute drive away and has many dining options and great nightlife for those who wish to get out of the resort and explore. Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula is also rich with natural attractions and historical sites, including the impressive Mayan ruins of Chichen Itza and Tulum, as well as cenotes (natural swimming holes) which are great for snorkeling or diving and cooling off from the Caribbean heat. Guests at Andaz Mayakoba also have access to a tennis center, golf course and plenty of walking trails.
Coba by Bicycle
Explore one of the Yucatan's less known Maya sites by bicycle, and climb the 120 steps to the top of the Nohoch Mul pyramid temple. Accompanied by a historian guide you will learn about the ruins and natural wonders which can be found at the site.
Dive Mexico's Underwater Museum
Explore the weird and wonderful underwater world of the Riviera Maya as you experience one of the most fascinating dive sites. The MUSA Underwater museum was created to encourage coral to grow and is now home to an array of colorful fish species.
Private Deep Sea Fishing in the Riviera Maya
Experience the thrill of sport fishing in the warm waters of the Mexican Caribbean on a private fishing charter. Catch mahi-mahi, sailfish, barracuda, king mackerel, wahoo, tuna, grouper, snapper, and many other species.
Rio Secreto - Underwater River Expedition
Step back in time as you head on this amazing excursion to explore the underground 'Secret River', a series of caverns with impressive stalagmites and stalactites which create a dramatic and mysterious setting for today's adventure.
Riviera Maya Jungle Adventure
Venture into the World's longest underground river system on this full day adventure through Mexico's Mayan Riviera, snorkeling in hauntingly beautiful sinkholes, off-roading through stunning jungle landscapes by jeep and flying along zip lines.
Scuba Diving Dos Ojos Cenote
Experience the most amazing scuba diving of your life exploring the world's most extensive system of underwater caverns and caves at Dos Ojos cenote near Tulum. All you need is an open water certificate for this epic adventure.
Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve Private Tour
Discover the UNESCO Sian Ka'an Biosphere Reserve on the Riviera Maya with this unique ecological tour through the coastal wetlands. Learn about nature, ecosystems, tropical birds and plants, as well as Mayan culture and swim in sacred cenotes.
Snorkel with whale sharks
Snorkelling with whale sharks is incredible, best experienced between July and August when droves of these remarkable creatures can be found. Gasp as these gentle leviathans of the deep cruise past you, an utterly unforgettable experience.
Snorkelling with Turtles in Akumal
Akumal is a small beach town on the Riviera Maya and is a great place to snorkel with sea turtles as you are almost guaranteed to see them. Wonder at these ancient sea creatures in their own environment.
Tulum Mayan Ruins
Experience the mystery and the magic of Tulum, considered some of the most beautiful Mayan ruins in Mexico mostly because of its dramatic location on a cliff overlooking the turquoise Caribbean.
Wave Runner Riviera Maya
Speed across the turquoise waters of Playa del Carmen by jet-ski for an exhilarating way to explore the beautiful Caribbean coast. Head to Playa Norte, a picture-perfect stretch of white sand beach where you can relax to your heart's content.
Location & directions
Riviera Maya, Yucatan Peninsula, Mexico
Andaz Mayakoba is located on the south-eastern shore of Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula, 15 minutes north of Playa del Carmen on the Mayan Riviera.
How to get there
11-hour direct flight to Cancun International Airport. Andaz Mayakoba is conveniently located 40 minutes drive from Cancun International airport.