Rosewood Mayakoba, Riviera Maya, Mexico
Surrounded by emerald jungle and pristine white beaches, Rosewood Mayakoba is a Riviera Maya resort that defines a private world of rare luxury and refined beauty.
Rosewood Mayakoba is a luxury retreat situated along a mile of white-sand beach on the Riviera Maya in Mexico just north of Playa del Carmen. The luxury resort covers many small islands surrounded by a mangrove jungle at the heart of the ecological enclave of Mayakoba. Using indigenous materials such as Yucatán limestone and renewable woods, the design emphasizes chic simplicity. An unparalleled Mexico spa vacation destination, Rosewood Mayakoba offers an indulgent spa situated on a private island at the heart of the resort. Rosewood Mayakoba’s beach offers Caribbean blue water and borders the second largest coral reef in the world. Guests have access to all features of the Mayakoba enclave, including the championship 18-hole Greg Norman golf course.
Location and Transfers
Situated on a protected stretch of the Yucatán Peninsula, Rosewood Mayakoba is four miles north of the charming coastal town of Playa del Carmen. It is 42 miles south of Cancún International Airport and easily accessible by private jet.
With 130 exclusive suites built along serene lagoons and the Caribbean Sea, Rosewood Mayakoba is one of the best Riviera Maya resorts for comfort, luxury and tranquility. Each suite is crafted from indigenous materials such as limestone, wood, and water to enhance harmony with natural surroundings. Guests discover open spaces, contemporary furnishings and sliding-glass doors with wooden lattices for fresh air in their private retreats. Accommodations at this luxurious Riviera Maya resort are complemented with rooftop sundecks, over-sized terraces, spacious bathrooms (some with outdoor garden showers), plunge pools and boat docks.
Lagoon Studio Suites – situated along the shimmering lagoons, the Lagoon Studio Suites offer spacious open floor plan with luxurious interiors. The suite’s oversize bathroom features a soaking tub as well as dual vanities, indoor and outdoor rain showers. Outdoor living spaces include a pool terrace with sun loungers as well as a rooftop terrace. Bedding types: one king or two queens
Island Suites – expansive and secluded, these split level suites located on the spa island have a residential feel with floor to ceiling windows. The bedroom and master bathroom are located on the suite’s entry level, while the downstairs living room includes a full wet bar as well as second bathroom with rain shower. Additional features include a private treatment cabin with outdoor rain shower for ensuite spa services and marble bathrooms with indoor shower and sculptured tub
Deluxe Lagoon Suites – offering views of the lagoons and mangroves, these one-bedroom suites include a sitting room with sofa bed that can be closed off from the bedroom with sliding doors for additional privacy, as well as a second bathroom with rain shower. Exterior features include outdoor rain shower, roof top terrace and pool terrace with sun loungers
Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suites – like a picture perfect scene, this suite floats graciously above the lagoon’s emerald waters. This one-of-a-kind accommodation provides an inviting lounge terrace with a relaxing plunge pool, luxurious bathroom complete with outdoor garden shower, private walk-in closet and spectacular views of the lagoon and mangroves. The Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suite is ideal for honeymooners and couples
Beachside Lagoonview Suites – these one-bedroom suites showcase amazing views of the lagoon and mangroves from the living room and pool terrace. A sumptuous bedroom and luxurious bathroom with soaking tub and rain shower offer the ultimate in comfort with the easy access to the resort’s Punta Bonita pool and beach club entrance. Connecting suites possible subject to availability
Oceanview Suites – an expansive suite with panoramic views of the ocean from the living room, these suites, which also offer a sofa bed, are located on the second floor just across from the beach. The rooftop pool terrace offers a stunning vista of the Caribbean and a sun bed for afternoon siestas or star gazing. Connecting suites subject to availability
Beachfront Studio Suites – located just steps away from the powdery sand, Beachfront Studio Suites offer gorgeously clear views of the turquoise Mexican Caribbean. After a long day at the beach, guests may relax in the suite’s generous soaking tub or lounge on the terrace in an inviting plunge pool. Adjoining rooms are possible, subject to availability
Deluxe Ocean View Suites – provide guests with the utmost comfort and spaciousness. These tri-level townhouse-style suites are located on the beach with stunning views of the ocean and the Caribbean coastline. With extensive living space, each suite features an upper-level living room and butler’s pantry with outdoor terrace, a private plunge pool, a pull-out sofa and a second bathroom. In addition, an exquisite circular stairway leads to a spectacular rooftop sundeck. The private master bedroom is situated on the main floor, offering a sitting area overlooking the lagoon, walk-in closet and oversized bathroom with changing area. Connecting rooms are possible, subject to availability
Presidential Lagoon Suite – this expansive three-bedroom suite features a large living and dining area, circular TV room for a relaxing family afternoon, studio and kitchen with a separate pantry. Connected to the main building by a bridge, the Presidential Lagoon Suite offers a separate master bedroom for additional privacy, spacious bathroom, walk-in closet and private plunge pool. Each of the two additional bedrooms offer private bathrooms. One offers a King bed; the second features two Queen beds. In the main building, the private pool is large enough for the entire family and the extensive wood terrace is an ideal spot for sunbathing
Presidential Oceanfront Suite – positioned directly on the Mexican Caribbean, the crescent moon-shaped Presidential Oceanfront Suite delivers extensive living space and floor-to-ceiling glass walls. This brings in breathtaking views of the ocean and access to a spectacular terrace suitable for exclusive dinners by the beach. With two large bedrooms, luxurious bathrooms, study, TV rooms, lounge terraces and two oversized plunged pools, this suite delivers luxury and privacy. The master bedroom also offers a unique swim-up pool as a personal retreat. Due to the ability to connect to two other beachfront suites, the Presidential Oceanfront Suite is perfect for large families
Casa Laguna – residents of Casa Laguna walk into an expansive living and dining room overlooking the picturesque lagoon with floor to ceiling windows. Adjacent to the living room in a contemporary open floor plan is a chef’s kitchen. On the lagoon level, three bedrooms including two master suites with ensuite bathrooms offer ample room for couples or families looking for the ultimate in relaxation. The villa also features a media room and ample outdoor space with a private pool overlooking the lagoon. A boat dock and a private dining deck encourage elegant fresco entertaining and dedicated staff of five
Casa del Lago – rising above the tranquil waters of the main pool and the emerald lagoon below, Casa del Lago’s atmosphere offers an ideal setting for all-day dining. In the morning, an extensive breakfast buffet featuring local and international delicacies is served and a light poolside menu with a Italian flair is available during lunchtime. Once the sun sets at Rosewood Mayakoba, Casa del Lago transforms into a chic dinner venue. Guests delight their palates with modern contemporary Italian cuisine prepared from the freshest ingredients
Casa Del Lago Bar – a relaxing place to enjoy a pre-dinner cocktail before heading to the restaurant for dinner. On Tuesday evenings, the bar offers a wine and cheese tasting, where guests are guided by the sommelier through the marriage of excellent cheeses with renowned wines. During the day one can enjoy a excellent selection of tapas with the bar’s famous margaritas
La Cava – an impressive collection of eclectic wines are housed in the resort’s glass-walled Wine Room, which is also used as a private dining space for small groups or romantic dinners for two. La Cava is available by special arrangement
Punta Bonita – dining at Punta Bonita is an experience unlike any other. Graced with one-of-a-kind views of the Caribbean Sea, this warm and relaxing venue provides an ambience synonymous with Mexican hospitality. An extensive dining menu offers everything from light lunches and pizzas to regional Riviera Maya specialties served “tapas” style for authentic flavours. Guests may choose to dine indoors or on the outdoor terrace, making this a beachside experience to remember
Agave Azul Sushi & Tequila Bar – housing more than 100 labels of premium tequilas, Agave Azul hosts weekly tequila tastings during which the resident shares the art of making and appreciating the “drink of the gods,” while guests sample a selection of the finest labels. With fine sushi and Asian-inspired entrees, this relaxing setting is one of the best in the Riviera Maya. Located near the reception area and over the tranquil lagoon, guests are treated to sweeping views of the lush mangroves and the main pool, making Agave Azul the ultimate choice for pre-dinner cocktails, appetizers or even a light dinner
Facilities and Activities
Sense, A Rosewood Spa®
Yoga and Pilates classes are offered
Infinity-Edge and Spa Pools
Golf – at the signature Greg Norman 7,000-yard, 18-hole course, El Camaleón adjacent to the resort
Day trips to explore Mayan ruins in Tulum or the ecological haven of Xcaret
Shopping in nearby Playa del Carmen
Deep-sea & sports fishing
Rose Buds™ – a programme designed to provide the youngest guests with special services, amenities and convenience items designed just for them