Surrounded by lush jungle, mangroves, emerald lagoons and set back from the turquoise Caribbean Sea, Rosewood Mayakoba is a luxurious high-end resort within the exclusive Mayakoba enclave on Mexico's Riviera Maya, just north of Playa del Carmen.
The most luxurious resort in the Mayakoba complex. A selection of five star resorts north of playa del Carmen built around sprawling tropical gardens and crystal clear lagoons.
Incredible Rosewood service that is intensely personal for a large 129 room resort. Expect personalised pillow cases in your suite, a seemingly telepathic butler and numerous little touches during your stay.
Set on its own island, Sense, A Rosewood Spa offers a huge range of Mayan healing practises and treatments
The Mayakoba complex is home to a Greg Norman designed 18-hole golf course El Camaleón
Rosewood Mayakoba resort unfolds across 20 acres of emerald lagoons and is surrounded by lush jungle and protected mangroves. Indigenous materials have been used to create a spacious and stylish resort, which is joined by waterways. Limestone, wood and water combine perfectly with the natural surroundings to provide 129 suites that are decorated in a minimalist style and appear to float on the water's edge. There are also 11 private residences.
The hotel has a mile of beachfront with sweeping views of the turquoise Caribbean Sea and an award-winning spa located on its own private island, Sense a Rosewood Spa. The spa island also features 12 newly debuted Wellness Suites designed to heighten tranquility and renewal, offering. Situated amongst the freshwater of a private salt therapy pool, reflexology fountain and an outdoor meditation pavilion in a private garden.
The resort features six beautifully designed pools: Casa del Lago Pool is centrally located and overlooks the lagoon, Punta Bonita features a beachfront infinity pool, Sense Spa offers a private hydrotherapy pool, and the adult’s-only seaside oasis, Aquí Me Quedo, has three plunge pools sunken into the sand. If you can drag yourself away from the luxury of the resort and the pristine white powder beaches, activities include diving, snorkelling and golf at El Camaleón, Mayakoba’s championship golf course.
When to visit
If you are interested in nature and the hotel surrounds making sure to join in on the Eco-tour held every morning at 10 am for children and 11am for adults. Explore the mangrove areas and lagoons in search of wildlife and learn about the flora and fauna home to Rosewood Mayakoba.
Situated along a mile-long arc of white sand on the Riviera Maya, Rosewood Mayakoba Hotel is the heart of a 1,600-acre luxury resort enclave located 30 minutes south of Cancún and north of the charming seaside village of Playa del Carmen.
Chichen Itza & Private Cenote
A superb experience that combines exploring the archaeological wonders of Chichen Itza, a delicious picnic and relaxation by a beautiful cenote in complete privacy
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.
Ek Balam & Xchen Cenote
Explore one of the Maya world's less visited complexes, the magnificent Ek Balam, before relaxing by a beautiful cenote in the afternoon.
Jungle Quad Bike Adventure Mexico
Go quad biking along lush tropical jungle tracks through the Mayan rainforest on Mexico's Riviera Maya. Drive past stunning white sand beaches and cool off with a swim in a crystal clear sacred cenote.
Out-of-Hours Chichen Itza Private Tour
Rise early to explore the impressive site of Chichen Itza as the sun comes up and before the gates open to the public on this exclusive private experience, allowing you to escape the crowds and make the most of your time at this must-see landmark.
Private Catamaran Sail to Isla Mujeres
Charter your own private catamaran for the day and sail the turquoise Caribbean waters that separate Cancun from the stunning white shores of Isla Mujeres, stopping en route to visit secluded coral reefs for fantastic snorkelling in protected seas.
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.
Ultimate Chichen Itza air expedition
Soak in spectacular views as you swoop over the Yucatan peninsula by private plane, passing over cenotes and lush jungle to reach the impressive ancient ruins of Chichen Itza, one of the New 7 Wonders of the World.
Ultimate Uxmal & Merida Air Expedition
Soar over the Yucatan Peninsula by privately chartered plane for unrivalled views of the region's stunning topography, enjoying privately guided visits of the archaeological site of Uxmal and the charming historic centre of Merida.
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.