Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Location: Riviera Maya | Mexico

Price guide: £££££ £350-£500 per person per night

The luxurious Banyan Tree Mayakoba is perfectly situated along the white sandy beaches of the Riviera Maya. This stylish hotel has been inspired by both Asian and Mexican design to create a beautiful and contemporary beachfront escape. With a selection of sleek rooms, gourmet dining, a diverse range of activities and a soothing spa, there is something for everyone here.
Perfect forThose seeking privacy, luxury and plenty of square footage. Families, golfers, honeymooners and spa aficionados will not be disappointed.
In the knowWe love the Wellbeing Sanctuary Pool Villas, which not only have oodles of space and luxurious touches, but also come with plenty of wellbeing extras - you can enjoy your own exclusive spa treatment on your private balcony - bliss!

Recommended for...

  • Chic Design
  • Luxury Hotel
  • Beach
  • Setting & Views

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

The Banyan Tree Mayakoba has a goregous beachfront setting on the Riviera Maya and offers the perfect tropical retreat.

Rooms at Banyan Tree Mayakoba

Each villa has its own private pool and a pretty little garden, with a choice of one, two or three bedrooms. The decor is modern, chic and Mayan-inspired: think warming creams which perfectly complement the exposed wood features, adding both character and charm.

Take in the breathtaking views and the sunshine from your private terrace as you sip refreshing drinks from your mini-bar, or unwind on the plush sofas, which are perfectly placed to make the most of the views. Luxurious beds with premium linens and deluxe bathrooms with spa-worthy amenities complete these tranquil havens.

Food & Drink

There is an abundance of restaurants to choose from, with something to suit any mood and taste. Start your morning with a fulfilling buffet breakfast of local specialities and international favourites at the riverside Oriente restaurant, with gourmet a la carte options also on offer.

Dine at the chic Sands Beach Club and savour delicious Yucatan-inspired dishes which have been created using the finest locally-sourced ingredients, as you admire the panoramic resort views, or if you're a fan of all things Italy, head to Cello, where flavoursome Italian fare is on the menu.


Escape the heat of the sun with a dip in the refreshing outdoor pool, then relax with a cool cocktail from the poolside bar. For more blissful relaxation, spend the afternoon at the tranquil Banyan Tree Spa, where you will be taken on a rejuvenating journey with its selection of treatments, which have been inspired by traditional Asian and Mexican therapies.

There is also a state-of-the-art fitness centre for those looking to stay in shape during their stay, plus a library and a games room, Guests are also invited to make use of the facilities at the neighbouring hotels on the Mayakoba complex.

Activities at Banyan Tree Mayakoba

You'll never be stuck for something to do, with a range of land and water-based activities to choose from. Golf enthusiasts will love the 18-hole golf course, designed by the legendary Greg Norman, while water sports fans can explore the underwater world on a scuba diving experience or on a kayaking or canoeing adventure along the Riviera Maya. Explore some of the fascinating sights of the area, including the ruins of Tulum and the famous Chichen Itza.

At the end of the day, feel the sand between your toes as you admire the mesmerising sunset from the hotel's private beach.

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Hotel location

Banyan Tree Mayakoba is approximately a 1-hour drive from Cancun airport.

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