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.
This stunning resort is nestled between a clear lagoon teeming with flora and fauna, lush green jungle, white powder fine sand and the warm turquoise waters of the Caribbean Sea
The spacious guestrooms are minimalist and indulgent in style, decorated with traditional Mexican handicrafts and colourful tiles, appointed with modern facilities and feature a balcony or terrace from which to enjoy the view
Four unique restaurants and bars with views of the pool(s), lagoon or ocean offer a variety of delectable culinary experiences, so you needn’t leave the resort in order to get your fill of delicious Latin American flavours!
There’s absolutely nothing wrong with just kicking back on a sun lounger all day, ordering another round of drinks and soaking up the sun’s rays but for those with a little more energy to burn there are plenty of water and land based activities to get involved in
Looking out over the turquoise waters of the Caribbean, their crystal clear waves lapping the dazzling white sands, Andaz Mayakoba lies between Cancun and Playa del Carmen on Mexico's Riviera Maya, though the extensive facilities and luxurious amenities may tempt you to remain cocooned in the resort.
The 214 rooms are contemporary and airy, with floor-to-ceiling windows flooding the open plan areas with light. A muted palette is brought to life with splashes of vibrant colour and nods to Mayan heritage while a private terrace or balcony is an idyllic spot for a morning coffee from the Nespresso machine, accompanied by a view over the ocean or the lagoon. Suites are impressively spacious, their terraces or balconies enhanced further by a private plunge pool. Hyatt Grand beds, air-conditioning, walk-in rain showers and thoughtful additions such as robes, slippers and luxurious bathroom toiletries create a welcoming beachside retreat.
With five restaurants and bars to chose from you need never leave the resort to sample the delicious cuisines, local specialities, innovative flavours and fresh seafood of the region. From market-to-table dining at Cocina Milagro to handcrafted cocktails at Olla Ceviche Bar as the sun dips into the ocean, dining at Andaz Mayakoba is to be savoured. Go from zingy ceviche at Tinta del Pulpo to sophisticated Latin American cuisine in the homely surrounds of Casa Amate and finish with live music and cocktails with your toes in the sand at Sotavento.
Two outdoor pools make the most of the Mexican sun, while the indulgent Naum Wellness and Spa boasts two hydrotherapy areas and six treatment rooms for relaxing rituals and innovative facial treatments. The Kimbo Kids Club keeps children between 4 and 12 years old entertained while their parents enjoy a round of golf on the Greg Norman designed PGA course, El Camaleón Golf Club.
With the turquoise waters of the Caribbean on its doorstep, many of the activities at Andaz Mayakoba revolve around the beach and the sea, whether paddleboarding, kayaking, snorkelling and simply lazing on the white sands. Head further afield and explore the Mayan ruins of Tulum and Chichen Itza, while the nightlife and restaurants of Playa del Carmen are just a 15-minute drive.
Offering a supremely comfortable stay with superb amenities and access to activities in ecologically diverse surrounds, Andaz Mayakoba is well-located for both restorative beach escapes and exploring the cultural and historical wonders of the Yucatan Peninsula.
When to visit
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.
11-hour direct flight to Cancun International Airport. Andaz Mayakoba is conveniently located 40 minutes drive from Cancun International airport.
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 colourful fish species.
Private Chichen Itza tour
Enjoy a private guided tour of Chichen Itza, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the 'New 7 World Wonders', a unique place to be discovered! This ancient Mayan capital is the most famous of the archaeological zones in the Yucatan.
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, snorkelling 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.