Mayakoba

Destination

Main information

Mayakoba is an extraordinary destination situated along the tranquil shores of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Encompassing 620 acres of pristine lagoons, jungles and beaches, the private gated community is home to award-winning hotels, luxury residences and unparalleled resort offerings, including world-class cuisine, wellness, golf and beach clubs, designed to preserve and enhance the native landscape.

Each hotel offers its own distinct experience while complementing one another and the original vision of Mayakoba. Resort offerings follow the contours of the land to create one unified destination recognized worldwide for sustainable design.

Location

The story of Mayakoba is entirely unique, serving as a global example of what can come from one unified, inspired vision. The founding principles of the community—a deep respect for the environment and appreciation of the Mayan culture—resonate in each experience and architectural choice. The four resorts showcase distinct personalities yet complement one another while preserving the landscape and local traditions.

Attractions

Adventures at Mayakoba take you from the water’s edge to the leafy mangroves, with outdoor experiences for all ages and abilities. Whether exploring the coral reef offshore, biking miles of nature trails or immersing yourself in Mayan culture, Mayakoba offers an endless array of unique experiences, inspired by the pristine surroundings.

The sugar-sand beachfront at Mayakoba is among the most picturesque in the Riviera Maya, offering a wide range of activities, including scuba diving, snorkeling, jet skiing, kayaking, stand-up paddleboarding, sailing and volleyball.ail the Caribbean seas in the ultimate style and sophistication on Mayakoba’s sleek, private 55’ VanDutch Yacht. Enjoy one of three charter packages, including water activities, snorkeling stops, food and beverages, or custom-tailor your excursion.
Explore the world’s second-largest barrier reef and the crystal clear waters of Mexico’s Caribbean Sea from the new Mayakoba Dive & Water Sports Center. Our knowledgeable, certified instructors offer excursions for divers and water sports enthusiasts of all abilities, including dive training, certification or continued education to develop skills, as well as top-of-the-line equipment and facilities.

Set off on foot or by bike to explore 2.5 miles or four kilometers of nature trails, which seamlessly connect resort offerings and wind through the lush mangrove forests and around the El Camaleon Golf Course.
The town square of El Pueblito, or “Little Village,” is a traditional Mexican plaza in the heart of Mayakoba, featuring colorful, mission-style architecture, authentic cuisine, farmers’ markets, cooking classes, live music and boutique shopping.
A stunning geological feature common the Riviera Maya and formed millions of years ago, Cenote El Burrodromo is a natural cave filled with crystal clear water. Guest must be accompanied by a guide.

Good To Know

Country
Mexico
Visa requirements
Not required for EU and US citizens
Languages spoken
Spanish
Currency used
Mexican peso
Area
470,000 km2

Hotels

Recommended by Arminas Travel
The Resort is located along the shores of a clear lagoon flush with flora and fauna, offering guests easy access to the turquoise waters of the Caribbean.
5 Stars
Beach hotel
All inclusive
Recommended by Arminas Travel
Mayakoba, meaning village over the water, is internationally-recognized as one of the most exclusive resort communities in Mexico and home.
Grand Tourism
Beach hotel
Recommended by Arminas Travel
Fairmont Mayakoba is a luxurious hideaway, a private retreat offering exceptional service and an unequaled travel experience in five different ecosystems.
Grand Tourism
Beach hotel
All inclusive
Recommended by Arminas Travel
Where Ocean&Jungle meet. Surrounded by the jungle’s emerald embrace, Rosewood Mayakobá is imbued with the spirit of Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula.
Grand Tourism
Beach hotel

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