Rosewood Mayakoba Travel + Leisure Mexico Hotel Awards

June 1, 2017



Riviera Maya, Mexico (June 2017) – This month, Travel + Leisure México announced the winners of its annual Hotel Awards 2017, recognizing the industry’s best hotels in the country and those that offer outstanding guest experiences.  For the second consecutive year, Rosewood Mayakoba received the "Best of the Best" award, reaffirming its leadership among luxury hotels in Mexico.

A jury comprised of 15 expert travel advisers set out to experience and thoroughly evaluate Mexico's top 50 hotels in 21 categories over a three-month period.  After assessing attributes such as guestrooms, spa, wellness, gastronomy, food & beverage, and design, among others, judges then nominated hotels in a variety of diverse categories before selecting the winner of each.

Rosewood Mayakoba, was nominated in nine categories, including: Room Experience, Spa, Tropical Getaway, Family Getaway, Pet Friendly, Welcoming Experience, Gourmet Experience, Best Villa and Best of the Best, winning the most coveted award that names the resort as the best hotel in Mexico.  The winners of the 2017 Hotel Awards were revealed on June 2 in the presence of hoteliers, city government officials and Time Inc.’s Grupo Expansión editorial team in a two-day celebration that acknowledged their effort and dedication to push high-level tourism in Mexico.

 “With great humility and pride, I receive this recognition from Travel + Leisure México for the second consecutive year,” commented Daniel Scott, Managing Director of Rosewood Mayakoba.  “It is a privilege to be distinguished again as the "Best of the Best" because it not only reaffirms our positioning as the most special hotel in Mexico, but most importantly recognizes the extraordinary commitment of the entire team of Rosewood Mayakoba.”

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Rosewood Mayakoba Named “Best of the Best” At The 2017 Travel + Leisure Mexico Hotel Awards

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Rosewood Mayakoba is one of the top rated resorts in Mexico and the world, consecutively receiving the AAA Five Diamond Award and Forbes Travel Guide Five Star Award, and has also been listed as the number one Hotel in Mexico in the TripAdvisor Travelers' Choice Awards for the past two years.

The full list of nominees and winners for the Hotel Awards 2017 is published in the June issue of Travel + Leisure México.. More information can be found at



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 and 6 villas 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 11 countries, with 17 new hotels under development.  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, Rosewood Mansion on Turtle Creek in Dallas and Hôtel de Crillon, A Rosewood Hotel in Paris, as well as new classics such as Rosewood Beijing.  Rosewood Hotels & Resorts targets to double its number of hotels in operation by 2020.