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Overview
Calle Carretera Federal KM 265, Xpu-Ha 77710 Mexico See on map
AMENITIES
Free Wifi
Parking
Air Conditioning
Beachfront
Pool
Non-Smoking Hotel
Restaurant
4.5 Star accommodation
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This was my first time to the Riviera Maya and I would not stay anywhere else. The big “luxury” resorts to the north look beautiful but they’re just that - big resorts. The town of Tulum was 40 minutes away; we enjoyed eating at Arca...More

Thank MichelleNaden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

My wife and I have been to many of the top-rated resorts in the Riviera Maya - including the Rosewood Mayakoba, Banyan Tree, Azulik, and Be Tulum. All are amazing with unparalleled service and comfort, but none compare to the beauty, intimacy and charm of...More

Thank Brent B
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Brent B, Thanks so much for your incredibly kind review. I especially enjoyed your comments comparing us to some of the best resorts in the region. I have a ton of respect for the hotels you've mentioned here so it's great to hear that...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I've traveled to many destinations and stayed at a lot of really nice hotels. Hotel Esencia has been the best experience and hotel by far. The rooms are very chic, the customer services is above standard, the food at the restaurants was delicious, the beach...More

1  Thank Ayanna B
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Ayanna B, "Best hotel by far"...that's an incredible compliment! Thank you so much. My staff and I are truly committed to providing the absolute best guest experience we possibly can. We are a small family owned and operated business and Hotel Esencia is really...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My family and I stayed at Hotel Esencia in July and our stay was just FANTASTIC. The staff was excellent, discret but yet present and helpful. They gave us great recommendations for our stay. The food at the restaurants or the room service were both...More

1  Thank Catherine F
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Catherine F, I'm delighted to hear that you were able to witness the birth of the baby sea turtles. This happens each year only during the months of September and October and it's always such a moving experience watching them dash by the dozens...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

After researching destinations all over the world for our honeymoon, my wife and I came across Hotel Esencia and immediately fell in love with it. We wanted a place that was private, on the beach, had great food, made delicious drinks and a had fun/relaxing...More

1  Thank Jeff W
Response from Kevin W, Owner at Hotel EsenciaResponded 2 weeks ago

Dear Jeff W, I'm so pleased to hear that we exceeded your expectations! On behalf of all of us, thank you so much for choosing Hotel Esencia for your honeymoon. I know that my staff was determined to do something extra special for your private...More

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Description
Hotel Esencia is a 50-acre private estate, with an awe-inspiring beachfront, two swimming pools, day spa, three restaurants, and an indulgent atmosphere fitting of royalty. In fact, the property and many of the More buildings once served as the exclusive beach-side retreat of an Italian duchess. Though friendly, warm and generous, the duchess demands the very best and Esencia still benefits from her superior taste, her impeccable style, and her zest for life. Less
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Hotel Amenities
HOTEL FEATURES
Pool
Restaurant
Room Service
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Beachfront
Bar/Lounge
Spa
Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
Air Conditioning
Airport Transportation
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Concierge
Dry Cleaning
Heated pool
Hot Tub
Laundry Service
Minibar
Multilingual Staff
Non-Smoking Hotel
Outdoor pool
Refrigerator in room
Wheelchair Access
Free Parking
Breakfast included
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
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On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$583 - US$1,757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esencia Playa Del Carmen
,
Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen
,
Hotel Esencia Riviera Maya, Mexico
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Xpu-Ha
Hotel class
Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Hotel Style
Spa
,
On the Beach
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms, Family Rooms
Number of rooms
40
Price range
US$583 - US$1,757 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Also Known As
Esencia Playa Del Carmen
,
Esencia Hotel Playa Del Carmen
,
Hotel Esencia Riviera Maya, Mexico
Location
Mexico > Yucatan Peninsula > Quintana Roo > Riviera Maya > Xpu-Ha
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Traveller (458)
Room & Suite (282)
Pool & Beach (198)
Dining (64)
Amenities (66)
Family and Play Areas (4)
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Questions & Answers
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aislinnkottwitz
26 September 2018|
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Response from Lydell T | Reviewed this property |
They do have paddle boarding and I think they had kayaks. No volleyball. Don't recommend biking on Hwy 307. No bike paths and a little too busy with traffic. You can have a cab pick you up and head to Puerto Aventuras. It's... More
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mjmusser2
23 July 2018|
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Response from Snoozan | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know about fly fishing. The day we arrived the seaweed smell was pretty bad (of course they clean off the seaweed itself so the beach is immaculate) but the rest of the four days it was beautiful— no smell at all. As... More
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mjmusser2
23 July 2018|
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Response from Lydell T | Reviewed this property |
There is in Akumal but the best is in Punta Allen. Contact Greg Rahe In Punta. I can't remember his company and Trip Advisor won't let me give you his email. Just Google his name.They can send a boat to pick you up at... More
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Room Tips
"Jungle room was great; we never used our plunge pool. Next time will do an ocean view."
MichelleNaden
1 week ago
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"I believe all the rooms are great. We had the jungle room with private pool...love, love, loved our room."
826ayannab
4 weeks ago
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"The best service imaginable."
Y6106BAjeffw
4 weeks ago
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"Every room is magical. Some have their own swimming pool."
LeoLeoGG
27 Aug 2018
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