Rosewood Mayakoba Receives Two Five-Star Forbes Travel Guide Awards

February 22, 2017

Rosewood Mayakoba Receives Two Prestigious Five-Star Awards from 2017 Forbes Travel Guide

Ultra-Luxury Resort Awarded Top Honors for Hotel and Spa

Riviera Maya, Mexico, February 22, 2017 – Rosewood Mayakoba, the leading luxury resort located along the Yucatán Peninsula, has received two Five-Star Awards from Forbes Travel Guide. Rosewood Mayakoba has received the top hotel ranking for 2017, and, Sense®, a Rosewood Mayakoba Spa, has been recognized as one of the world’s top spas. This is the first time that Sense® has been recognized by Forbes Travel Guide and it is the only spa in Mexico ever to be awarded this high honor.

“It is with great pride that we accept these top honors from Forbes Travel Guide for both our resort and spa”, said Daniel Scott, Managing Director of Rosewood Mayakoba. “From arrival to departure, our team strives to provide our guests with unforgettable, luxury experiences through service, amenities, and spa. We are extremely passionate about what we do every day at Rosewood Mayakoba and are thrilled to be recognized by one of the world’s highest authorities in travel.”

The world-renowned Rosewood Mayakoba sits among 1,600 acres of winding lagoons and a mile-long arc of coveted Caribbean beachfront. Featuring 130 suites with private pools, docks and waterfront terraces, the destination also features five award-winning dining venues, and El Camaleón, the Greg Norman-designed championship golf course.

Located on its own private island at the heart of Rosewood Mayakoba, Sense®, a Rosewood Spa, beckons guests in search of the ultimate escape. The unparalleled spa retreat spans 17,000 square-feet nestled amongst the property’s lush natural vegetation and sweeping lagoons, melding water, and earth in perfect harmony. With the use of traditional Mexican healing techniques and treatments inspired by ancient Mayan practices, an utterly unique approach to health and wellness has been carefully designed to rejuvenate mind, body, and soul.

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About Rosewood Mayakoba 
Rosewood Mayakoba sits in the heart of a 1600-acre resort enclave in the Riviera Maya. Built along winding lagoons and a mile-long arc of pristine beach, this oasis of indulgence offers 130 suites with private plunge pools, rooftop sundecks, garden showers, individual docks and the finest in-room design and details. Resort amenities include a signature Greg Norman championship golf course, fine dining at Casa del Lago and Punta Bonita, Rose Buds® for children, and Sense® spa, which is designed around a cenote, one of the sacred water wells of the ancient Mayans, and sits on a private island. The resort is built to abide by the highest of eco-standards, offering indulgence with awareness, and has recently been awarded the Rainforest Alliance Certification.

About Rosewood Hotels & Resorts:
Rosewood Hotels & Resorts® manages 18 one-of-a-kind luxury properties in eight countries. Each Rosewood hotel embraces the brand’s A Sense of Place® philosophy to reflect the individual location’s history, culture and sensibilities. The Rosewood collection includes some of the world’s most legendary hotels and resorts, including The Carlyle, A Rosewood Hotel in New York and Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek® in Dallas, Texas, US.

About Forbes Travel Guide
Forbes Travel Guide, formerly Mobil Travel Guide, is the originator of the prestigious Five-Star Rating system, and has provided the travel industry's most comprehensive rating and reviews of hotels, restaurants and spas since 1958. For 2017, Forbes Travel Guide's team of expert inspectors anonymously evaluated properties against up to 800 rigorous and objective standards in 162 destinations across 42 countries, providing consumers the insight to make better informed travel decisions. Forbes Travel Guide is the gold standard for luxury hospitality ratings worldwide.