HOTEL OVERVIEWSurrounded 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.
Since its grand opening in 2008, Rosewood Mayakoba beckons guests in search of the ultimate escape. Inspired by Mayan traditions, this 1600-acre resort enclave sits along a mile‐long arc of white Caribbean sand, nestled just north of the picturesque waterfront town of Playa del Carmen. Designed to blend harmony with natural landscapes, Rosewood Mayakoba is an oasis of luxury offering 130 suites with private plunge pools, rooftop sundecks, garden showers, individual docks and the finest modern design and details. For further peace of mind, the resort is built to abide by the highest of eco-standards, offering indulgence with awareness, and has received the Rainforest Alliance Certification. The time zone is UTC/GMT -5.
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 Suite
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. With king bed; maximum occupancy two adults; 788 interior sq. ft./1,016 exterior sq. ft. With two queen beds; maximum occupancy two adults and two children ages 11 and younger; 858 interior sq. ft./1,093 exterior sq. ft.
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 in-suite spa services, and marble bathrooms with indoor shower and sculptured tub. With King bed; maximum occupancy two adults only; 1,544 interior sq. ft./599 exterior sq. ft.
Deluxe Lagoon Suite
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. With King bed; maximum occupancy three adults or two adults and one child age 11 or younger; 1,103 interior sq. ft./1,057 exterior sq. ft.
Deluxe Overwater Lagoon Suite
Like a picture perfect scene, the Deluxe Overwater Lagoon 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. King bed; maximum occupancy two adults only; 977 interior sq. ft./498 exterior sq. ft.
Beachside Lagoonview Suite
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. With King bed; maximum occupancy three adults or two adults and one child age 11 or younger; 966 interior sq. ft./1,530 exterior sq. ft.
Beachfront Studio Suite
Located in Casa Mañanitas, these luxurious one bedroom suites offer magnificent views of the sun rising over the Sea of Cortez. Featuring beautiful handcrafted Mexican woodwork and decorative art, these suites provide all the comforts of an elegant home with walk-in closets, a marble bathroom with double vanity sinks. The spacious living area with a wet bar and the private terrace daybed invite guest to lie back and enjoy the breezes and scenic views. Available with one King-size bed.
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. Two king beds and two queen beds; maximum occupancy four adults and two children 11 years old or younger; 3,800 interior sq. ft./4,750 exterior sq. ft.
Beachfront Presidential 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. King bed and two queen beds; maximum occupancy four adults, two children 11 years old or younger; 3,435 interior sq. ft./2,837 exterior sq. ft.
Two-Bedroom Deluxe Mayakoba Suite
Beautifully appointed townhouse style suites are comprised of a lagoon side grand master bedroom including king size bed with seating area, over sized bathroom and outdoor lounge area. An upper level living area with sleeper sofa, a second bedroom with two full beds or one queen bed, a full bath and closet space. The outdoor terrace features a private plunge pool, and a rooftop sundeck with a day bed and lounge chairs offering outstanding Caribbean ocean views. Maximum occupancy is five adults or two adults and three children 11 years old and under. 1,562 interior sq. ft. and 1,187 exterior sq. ft.
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 en-suite 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. 3 bedrooms with a maximum of 6 adults and 4 children 11 years old or younger; 6,500 interior sq. ft./3,500 exterior sq. ft.DINING & COCKTAILSRosewood Mayakoba offers some of the finest dining available among Playa del Carmen restaurants. Each meal is a magical experience accompanied by the beautiful Caribbean. From sunrise until late evening, guests savor inspired cuisine in an intoxicating coastal setting.
Casa del Lago
Rising above the tranquil waters of the main pool and emerald lagoon below, Casa del Lago features Italian inspired fare with Mexican flavors. Begin the day with an extensive breakfast buffet featuring local and international delicacies. Once the sun sets at Rosewood Mayakoba, Casa del Lago transforms into a chic dinner venue. Savor modern contemporary Italian cuisine prepared from the freshest ingredients, delivered with impeccable service.
In the afternoon, enjoy an excellent selection of tapas with the bar’s famous margaritas or cocktails at the Casa Del Lago Bar. On Tuesday evenings, join the sommelier for the pairing of excellent cheeses and renowned wines. An impressive collection of eclectic wines are housed in the resort’s glass-walled Wine Room names La Cava, which is also used as a private dining space for small groups or romantic dinners for two.
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 ambiance 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 flavors. 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. The resident Maestro Tequilero 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.Go To TopSERVICES
Sense, a Rosewood Spa
Hidden by the tropical jungle, Sense, A Rosewood Spa® lies on its own island, secluded from the rest of the resort. This exclusive Playa del Carmen spa melds water and earth to echo the soul of Mexico’s Riviera Maya. Offering an array of treatments inspired by the resort’s magical setting, guests discover how ancient Mayan culture harnessed natural elements to achieve overall well-being and balance.
Designed as a retreat-within-a-retreat, visitors cross a bridge called the Puente del Balneario to reach the private spa island. Sense spa’s interior spaces open to gentle breezes and stunning natural environment of the jungle. Comprising 17,000 square feet and including 12 treatment rooms and eight island suites, the spa experience is designed for guests desiring a pure wellness experience. Therapeutic treatments incorporate indigenous ingredients made from local plants such as aloe and agave cactus. Separate spa facilities for men and women include therapeutic plunge pools, steam grottos, saunas and experiential showers. Outside, the spa includes a meditation platform, pool and relaxation deck.
The Sense Spa offers a spacious fitness center with the most advanced wellness suite from Technogym, including a full range of cardio and resistance equipment, a widespread area dedicated to stretching and free weights, as well as functional training accessories such as TRX and BOSU available with private training sessions. Among the different array of activities is Yoga, Pilates, Cardio Combat and Iron Legs, offered from 8 to 10 a.m. A 24-hr access to the Fitness Center is complimentary for all resort guests.
Casa del Lago Pool – Feel the rejuvenating power of water at this calm oasis
Beach-front Infinity Edge pool – Beachfront pleasures as sky, sea and pool merge into one
Spa Pool – Exclusively for adults, this pool is located with the spa on its own special island
Golfing opportunities abound at the signature Greg Norman, 7,000-yard, 18-hole course, El Camaleón, which in 2006 became the first golf course to host an official PGA TOUR event in Mexico. The championship golf course is the centerpiece of the Mayakoba resort enclave in which Rosewood Mayakoba resides. Located on the resort’s doorstep, El Camaleón meanders through the lush tropical landscape of the Riviera Maya coast, providing a scenic backdrop to guests’ golfing sessions. Preferential tee times can be arranged through the concierge and charged to each room. The resort also provides complimentary transportation to and from the course.
With miles of white sand beaches to explore and enjoy, guests can indulge in some of their favorite sporting pursuits while soaking in the best of the Riviera Maya sun and surf.
A veritable playground for guests, the Caribbean Sea of the Riviera Maya can provide plenty of fun. Combining clear waters and warm climates with stunning geography and exciting marine life, snorkeling, diving and dolphin excursions along the coast is a joy. No matter whether guests are novices or pros, Rosewood Mayakoba’s staff will be on hand to make sure that they get to experience the underwater adventure of a lifetime.
The land of adventures is available with endless surprises. Step back in time, explore the Mayan civilization and slip into the sacred places of Mayans. Enjoy horseback riding or visiting ancient Mayan Ruins.
For fashionistas, shopping in Playa del Carmen and Cancun promises a luxurious and fun experience. Scattered along gilded avenues are the authentic markets that showcase an impressive mix of only the best Mexican handcrafts and silverware.Go To TopMAP