Resort Fact Sheet

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.

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 the Cancún International Airport and easily accessible by private jet. With stunning weather and tropical warmth, the winter months from December to March are the peak season. Another beautiful time to visit is late spring into June, when the weather is excellent, with very low humidity and rainfall.

Cancún International Airport is 42 miles from the resort. A chauffeured car will be available for airport pick-up at an extra change, and independent car services and rentals are also offered at the airport. The property is easily accessible by jet. Within the resort, guests may explore by foot, resort shuttle, golf cart or boat. The suites, spa, restaurants, beaches, and golf course are accessible by the resort's luxury boats.

Built along serene lagoons and the Caribbean Sea, the resort’s 129 suites and 11 Private Residences (villas) are crafted from indigenous materials and offer panoramic views of the surrounding natural habitat. Guests enjoy spacious interiors outfitted with contemporary furnishings, the finest modern design and airy outdoor terraces complete with private plunge pools. The luxurious retreats are complemented with 24-hour butler service.

Experience an exclusive collection of two-, three- and four-bedroom villas with modern sophistication and comfort that offers spectacular vistas of the lagoons and mangroves. Designed to showcase expansive indoor-outdoor living space, the villas combine modern sophistication and comfort with world-class amenities.

Activities & Amenities
Within Rosewood Mayakoba:

  • Six beautifully designed pools: main pool, beachfront infinity pool, three seaside plunge pools & spa pool
  • Sense, A Rosewood Spa® & state-of-the-art fitness center
  • Rosewood Explorer's children's program and year round Kid's Club
  • Shopping outlets include a logo, sportswear, jewelry & sundries mart

Within the Mayakoba resort enclave guests have access to El Camaleón, the championship golf course designed by Greg Norman, two tennis courts and lectures on Mayan culture, history and the Yucatán ecosystem.

Nearby leisure activities include scuba diving and snorkeling in the world's second largest coral reef, shopping, dining and nightlife in Playa del Carmen and visits to ecological and archaeological parks, including the famous ruins of Xel-Ha, Xcaret and Tulum.

The elegant restaurant Casa del Lago serves breakfast, lunch, and dinner as well as two private wine rooms. Punta Bonita, a beachfront grill overlooking the infinity pool, offers guests Mexican cuisine in a casual atmosphere. The resort also features a cigar bar and the Agave Azul Sushi & Tequila Bar.

Sense, A Rosewood Spa®
The spa is designed as a retreat-within-a-retreat. Guests at this Mexico spa vacation destination, cross a bridge, called "Puente del Balneario", to reach the private spa island. The spa's interior spaces open to gentle breezes and stunning natural environment of the jungle. Comprising 17,000 sq. ft., the spa space includes 12 treatment rooms and eight Island Suites, designed for those guests who desire a pure wellness experience. The spa menu features therapeutic treatments using indigenous ingredients made from local plants such as aloe and agave cactus. Spa facilities, which are separate for men and women, include therapeutic plunge pools, steam grottos, saunas and experiential showers. Outside, the spa has a meditation platform, pool and relaxation deck.

Meeting Rooms & Event Space
There are three meeting rooms, comprising 3,300 sq. ft. of interior space. Palma Real (2,100 sq. ft.), Palma Areca (700 sq. ft.) and Palma Kuka (498 sq. ft.) as well as the Foyer Las Palmas area offering elegant outdoor space for events of all types. In addition, the main restaurant, Casa del Lago, offers a private dining room, Avicenia, that accommodates approximately 16 persons banquet-style. Outdood space includes, the lush and private Lagoon Lawn and La Palapa, Aquí Me Quedo's private event space right on the beach overlooking the Caribbean Sea. 

Management: Rosewood Hotels & Resorts
Owner/Developer: RLH Properties, Mexico