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What you can expect during your stay
  • All linens sanitised in high-temperature wash
  • Face masks required for staff in public areas
  • Floors marked for social distancing
  • Hand sanitiser available to guests & staff
  • Stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms
  • Regularly sanitised high-traffic areas
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#10 of 330 in Playa del Carmen
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Surrounded by emerald jungle and winding lagoons, Rosewood Mayakoba is an ultra-luxury retreat situated along a mile of white-sand beach on Mexico’s Riviera Maya. The luxury resort covers many small islands surrounded by a mangrove jungle at the heart of the ecological enclave of Mayakoba. An unparalleled Mexico vacation destination, Rosewood Mayakoba offers Sense, A Rosewood Spa, situated on a private island at the heart of the resort. Guests of the award wining resort have access to all of the features and services of Mayakoba (a 620-acre gated development), including 20 restaurants and bars, the Mayakoba Dive Center and El Camaleón, an 18-hole Greg Norman championship PGA golf course.
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Property amenities
Free parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Bar / lounge
Beach
Archery
Babysitting
Valet parking
Wifi
Hot bath
Pool / beach towels
Infinity pool
Pool with view
Adult pool
Outdoor pool
Heated pool
Private pool
Plunge pool
Yoga classes
Yoga room
Fitness / spa changing rooms
Fitness classes
Personal trainer
Sauna
Coffee shop
Restaurant
Breakfast available
Breakfast buffet
Breakfast in the room
Complimentary Instant Coffee
Complimentary tea
Complimentary welcome drink
Kid-friendly buffet
Kids' meals
Outdoor dining area
Snack bar
Special diet menus
Wine / champagne
Poolside bar
Bicycle rental
Bicycles available
Diving
Golf course
Snorkelling
Tennis court
Bicycle tours
Evening entertainment
Fishing
Walking tours
Board games / puzzles
Books, DVDs, music for children
Indoor play area for children
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Kids club
Kids pool
Kids' outdoor play equipment
Highchairs available
Airport transportation
Car hire
Taxi service
Business Centre with Internet Access
Conference facilities
Banquet room
Meeting rooms
Spa
Body wrap
Couples massage
Facial treatments
Foot bath
Foot massage
Full body massage
Hand massage
Head massage
Makeup services
Manicure
Massage
Neck massage
Pedicure
Salon
Steam room
24-hour security
Baggage storage
Concierge
Gift shop
Newspaper
Non-smoking hotel
Outdoor fireplace
Outdoor furniture
Shops
Sun deck
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun terrace
Sun umbrellas
ATM on site
Butler service
First aid kit
Umbrella
24-hour front desk
Express check-in / check-out
Private check-in / check-out
Dry cleaning
Laundry service
Ironing service
Shoeshine
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Room features
Bathrobes
Air conditioning
Private beach
Additional bathroom
Coffee / tea maker
Cable / satellite TV
Sofa bed
Walk-in shower
Desk
Dining area
Housekeeping
Interconnected rooms available
Private balcony
Room service
Safe
Seating area
Separate dining area
Separate living room
Sofa
Telephone
VIP room facilities
Wardrobe / wardrobe
Bottled water
Clothes rack
Iron
Laptop safe
Private bathrooms
Tile / marble floor
Wake-up service / alarm clock
Minibar
Oven
Refrigerator
Stovetop
Electric kettle
Kitchenware
Flatscreen TV
On-demand films
iPod docking station
Bath / shower
Complimentary toiletries
Hair dryer
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English, Spanish
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g0duhkz wrote a review 15 Jun
Phoenix, Arizona8 contributions
We stayed in a beachfront suite with direct ocean access. The property is expansive and provides each guest with a personal bicycle and has cart shuttles available for getting around. After check in you are taken by boat across the resort lagoon to your room.
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Date of stay: July 2021
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Responded 5 days ago
Dear guest, muchas gracias for your review and comments. We are delighted to read that your experience at our resort was great. All our staff will be so happy to welcome you back in the future. Regards!
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Karen V wrote a review Jan 2022
Glen Ellyn, Illinois15 contributions5 helpful votes
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Such a unique place in a special setting! We were wowed from the moment we stepped foot onto the resort and traveled to our bungalow down the picturesque lagoon… we saw adorable turtles and heard beautiful birds calling - it’s almost easy to forget how close the ocean is and all of the beauty that goes along with the beach, when surrounded by such a lush jungle environment; truly the best of all worlds when it comes to grounds of this resort! Colorful & fragrant flowers, natural stone, gorgeous architecture and an overall design aesthetic that is cohesive, natural, clean and beautiful. This was my third time visiting and I will be returning many more times! In addition to the beautiful surroundings - the service is bar none! The staff not only anticipate every one of your needs, but they do an amazing job at anticipating your wants, as well (with small touches like placing a cool bookmark in the books you leave out or leaving a lens cloth by your sunglasses)! Communicating with your butlers via the app was easy and they always met us during the day to check in. The food is perfectly plated and incredibly delicious and we felt educated about the origins of each item. La Ceiba was especially fantastic and definitely an ‘experience’, not simply a meal. I will truly remember that night as one of the best meals of my life and a very special evening - definitely worth the price!
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Date of stay: January 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 31 Jan 2022
Hola Karen! We cannot begin to describe how touching your words are. Thank you not only for recognizing out team and the passion and effort we put into making your stay with us memorable, but also for reminding us to appreciate the space we're surrounded by and the great community we've built during these years. Your seat at our table will always hold a special place, please come back soon as we'll be waiting for you with open arms. ¡Hasta pronto!
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Mitch S wrote a review 10 Jun
San Mateo, California16 contributions6 helpful votes
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This is hands down the best resort in the world that I have ever been to. I've traveled to dozens of countries and tried many Rosewood, Four Season and other high end properties and this is the top one. We opted for them to give us a ride back and forth from the airport and the magic starts then. Caesar met us just outside the airport and whisked us over to our brand new Escalade where Aaron was waiting with doors open and cold towels, cold water and cold coronita's waiting inside. The drive was 40 Minutes and the Amazing Aaron even stopped to let us pick up some snacks, and some other room munchies. It was election day so we couldn't buy any beer or tequila, but that was OK because Aaron treated us like family members taking care of us. I can't even explain how special it was the "above and beyond" service he enjoyed providing. Thank you Aaron! Arriving at the resort, we were greeted by several of our friends (staff members) who felt more like family members as this was our 10th time coming to this resort over the last 10 years. Jose Maria and Christian greeted us with open arms and a cool refreshing drink. It's like seeing old friends and after a quick catch up on the last year, we jumped in the little boat that took us to our suite. There is art, wildlife and beauty everywhere on the grounds of this large resort. The trees, walkways and grass are all meticulously manicured. Our room was immaculately cleaned and there was a beautiful welcome amenity of a Oaxacan Mezcal that was delicious and refreshing. As repeat guest, I can tell you that every time we come, the welcome gifts and amenities surprise us and keep getting better. The housekeeping staff remembered requests we had made in previous years and we had fresh half and half for the coffee, limes to cut up for beers and a fresh fruit bowl with peaches, nectarines and banana's that was refreshed twice daily. Our main housekeeper Dorian kept the room in perfect condition and even left me some sun balm one day when I got a little too much sun. Our butlers, Yes 2 butlers, were available for any special needs and both Jaime and Ivan spoiled us with attention, even though we really didn't need much from them. They checked in every day and made sure we had reservations and everything else we needed. We went to the beach and pool area every day and planted ourselves in the sand right by their "food truck" in the Aqui Me Quedo area of the resort. Diego the manager stopped by to say hi as we knew him over the last three years as our server but he recently got promoted within the resort. Our new server named Luis was the absolute best. He didn't bother us but instead anticipated when we would need something and just magically showed up. We always had cold water and ice buckets and when we would order food he made recommendations and after the first day he remembered that I like a particular black ash habanero sauce and I never had to ask again, it was always on our chips and salsa platter. On the last day he spoiled me with some roasted Havana peppers (hotter than Habanero) with our fish tacos. So awesome. We were also spoiled by a new amenity ever few hours, like ceviche, sunglass cleaning and even the new Coconut O'clock where they give everyone a fresh cut coconut filled with coconut water. they added rum to mine too, very fun. They have a new bar experience called Zapote Bar, just voted one of the top 50 bars in North America, where we ate dinner one night and met our new most favorite server Fernando. The cool thing was that when we went back a couple of days later, Fernando saw us and said he would take care of us, wherever we sat. We grabbed a spot at the bar and were joined be some friends we had met years ago at the same resort. We were spoiled even more by the resort director, Mr. Daniel Scott, who checked in on us and then stayed with us through happy hour. Then they announced the bar had just won the top 11 spot on the list and everyone cheered and we all had a complimentary shot of Mezcal. It was like we were part of the family! There were so many more awesome people we met and spent time with. I wish I could list them all but I'm out of room! I must say though that the guest relations people, Nacho and Sylvia were also regularly checking in with us to make sure we had everything we needed. Mr. Scott has created an amazing family like resort that welcomes you in like part of their family. I think you really need to just slow down while you are there and talk to the amazing staff when you can, they make you feel good inside and out. We're definitely going back many more times, and have already booked our next week there in November for Dia De Los Muertos. Muchos Gracias to everyone who made our week there so special.
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: Every suite is amazing, after 10 times there, never been disappointed with a room
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, it is impossible to express in words the deep gratitude that all the staff feels when reading your beautiful words of thanks, admiration and love towards our work and our hotel. Rosewood Mayakoba will be waiting for you with open arms whenever you want to come back home again. See you soon!
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michael f wrote a review 9 Jun
los angeles77 contributions221 helpful votes
My husband and I just returned from an incredible stay at the Rosewood. Despite a few service hiccups at the beach (waited some time one day for towels and water), incredible and amiable service from Nacho (a real gem) and our friendly butler Jamie more than made up for it. The litmus test for a five star hotel is a property that seems to anticipate one's needs before they are needed. It is safe to say that the aloe gel appearing in our room one day, a cheese plate arriving on another, and even a "make your own root beer float" amenity not only anticipated our needs before we thought of them. They surpassed the test by making them personal to us! Other personal touches included meeting chefs at dinner who made custom tastings and proper turndowns (replete with folded clothes and bed mats). As a note, we were upgraded to a lovely over-water lagoon suite. We liked it better than the original room we booked in the beach area since we didn't have neighbors sharing a wall with us or on top of us. We saw some other over-water lagoon suites that seem to have had views into other rooms. Hence, if privacy is important, you might want to make specific room requests. We can't wait to come back!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Responded 1 week ago
Dear Guest, Greetings from sunny Mayakoba! Thank you for taking the time to write this review and share your comments with us. We truly appreciate your feedback as it allows us to learn from areas of opportunity. I was delighted to read that we were able to exceed your expectations in various areas and we have shared your comments with all those highlighted in your observation. Should you have any further comments, please do not hesitate to contact us. We truly appreciate your loyalty to Rosewood Mayakoba and look forward to welcoming you again soon.
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Michael N wrote a review 8 Jun
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We have been to many resorts around the world but keep coming back to Rosewood Mayakoba, 10 years and counting. With out a doubt, the best service we have experienced anywhere. They do everything possible to make your stay an incredible experience - paying close attention to detail, remembering all of your likes and preferences. Every single employee is empowered to make decisions on the spot, and they do. Frequently going above and beyond your expectations. The staff is warm and friendly and a key reason we keep coming back. I do not think we have heard a "no" in all the years we have come here. Rosewood's favorite expression is "welcome home". Here they truly mean it.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Room Tip: The ones we like best are the Beachside View Suites. Offer blue water views along with being able...
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Responded 2 weeks ago
And we will say it again! Welcome home, Dear Michael. Thank you for sharing your experience with us. We will be very happy to welcome you home again!
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FAB wrote a review 8 Jun
Bethlehem, Pennsylvania10 contributions17 helpful votes
My wife and I traveled to the Rosewood Mayakoba to celebrate our 20th anniversary. From arrival to departure this resort does it right. We participated in all the wonderful experiences including the Mexican grill night, La Ceiba garden dinner and the Sabores de Baja night. All were fantastic. We also did a private boat dinner in the lagoon and that was magical. Bike riding around the property and around Maykoba was a delight. The property is gorgeous, the SPA is heavenly, and the staff were wonderful but what really sets the property apart from other top notch properties around the world is service (and the FOOD). It is genuine, it is abundantly available and as one of the managers said to a guest, "we always do the right thing". We missed our flight on memorial day due to heavy rain, significant traffic and a delay with transportation and the representative at the airport made one call, took us to the next awaiting escalade and took us back to the resort as if we had newly arrived and offered us once again a beachfront suite COMPLIMENTARY as if we never left. The next day they took us back to the airport and helped us all the way until we reached security. We just loved this place! Thank you to all the staff, managers, butlers, beach attendants, spa staff... etc... 5 stars in every way!
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Date of stay: June 2022
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Room Tip: beachfront suite for sure
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Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Guest, ¡Muchas gracias! We are overjoyed to read that your experience at our property was great. We would love to welcome you again in the near future. We send you a big hug from sunny Mayakoba!
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Andrea M wrote a review 1 Jun
2 contributions1 helpful vote
The attention to every detail at this property is remarkable. I have also traveled all over the world and have been fortunate enough to stay at some of the worlds best resorts and I have to say that the Rosewood Mayakoba property is among the very best. The staff puts in every effort to make you feel at home. The amenities are plentiful and the thoughtfulness they put into taking care of and anticipating your every need is remarkable. Please share our deepest thanks with the staff.
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Date of stay: June 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Thank you very much, dear Guest, for taking the time to send us your comments. All feedback helps us improve the quality of our service. Every day, we work with a lot of passion to give you and your family the best ultra-luxury experiences. We look forward to seeing you back very soon! Take care!
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Talin M wrote a review 1 Jun
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Best place I have every traveled to! The accommodations were amazing, hospitality incredible, food was delicious! I have traveled all over the world and this is now my favorite vacation spot! Will be going again soon. They take care of your every need and make your trip special!
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Date of stay: May 2022Trip type: Travelled
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Responded 3 weeks ago
Dear Guest, MUCHAS GRACIAS for your inspiring review! With much love we read that your experience was fantastic and we are infinitely grateful that you have chosen us as your favorite vacation spot so far. We will be waiting for you back, at your Mexican home. With all our heart, RW Mayakoba Familia.
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Ricardo wrote a review May 2022
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The service we received was exceptional. It was my 2nd time back to RWMayakoba and this time I brought the entire family. It was the first time experience for my parents and sister. Edgar @ La Fondita was so friendly, introduced the staff & gave us a warm welcome. Miguel at SENSE SPA was exceptional, the best massage experience I have ever had. He was intuitive and listened. Maria Jose was such a pleasure to dine w/ @ La Ceiba and she is a lovely person. Jose Maria was very attentive to my sister's needs who is in a wheelchair so accessibility was a big item of concern for us but he was on top of it from the moment of our arrival! He provided a cup holder, had a chair set up for our dinner @ La Ceiba and was overall extremely helpful. Eduardo is always such a pleasure, I met him with my brother last year and it was great to see him at Aqui me Quedo. Rafa provided us with exceptional service during our dining at Aqui me Quedo/ Punta Bonita & Silvia who spoke at La Ceiba dinner was so friendly, funny and an absolute pleasure. It was a truly unforgettable experience. They made us feel like family.
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Responded 4 weeks ago
Dear Guest, we greatly appreciate the time you took to share with us this review about your experience at our resort! We have shared your comments with our entire team and we are happy to know that your stay was impeccable. We really appreciate you coming with your family. We look forward to seeing you all very soon. Greetings from our Mexican paradise.
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Pepe T wrote a review May 2022
Los Angeles, California2 contributions2 helpful votes
We've been to Rosewood Mayakoba several times and they never fail to impress us. Their service is just impeccable. Food quality is fantastic, and we always feel every penny we pay is absolutely worth it. Keep up the good job!
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Date of stay: May 2022
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Responded 20 May 2022
Dear Guest, ¡muchas gracias! We feel very happy whenever you and your family visit our resort. We strive every day to provide extraordinary quality in all the services we offer, every day. We will love to have you back very soon. Greetings and hugs from your home away from home!
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US$1,318 - US$2,095 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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MexicoYucatan PeninsulaQuintana RooRiviera MayaPlaya del Carmen
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129
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rosewood Mayakoba
Which popular attractions are close to Rosewood Mayakoba?
Nearby attractions include Cenote "el Burrodromo" Mayakoba (1.0 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Rosewood Mayakoba?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include free wifi, a pool, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Rosewood Mayakoba?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Rosewood Mayakoba?
Guests can enjoy an on-site restaurant, a lounge, and a poolside bar during their stay.
Is parking available at Rosewood Mayakoba?
Yes, free parking and valet parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rosewood Mayakoba?
Conveniently located restaurants include Casa Amate, Saffron at Banyan Tree Mayakoba, and Punta Bonita at Rosewood Mayakoba.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rosewood Mayakoba?
Yes, guests have access to a pool, a fitness centre, and a sauna during their stay.
Does Rosewood Mayakoba have airport transportation?
Yes, Rosewood Mayakoba offers airport transportation for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Are any cleaning services offered at Rosewood Mayakoba?
Yes, dry cleaning and laundry service are offered to guests.
Does Rosewood Mayakoba offer any business services?
Yes, it conveniently offers a business centre, meeting rooms, and a banquet room.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Rosewood Mayakoba?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Spanish.